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Ask the iTunes Guy: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three issues: Naming live performances that span sets and dates, adding iTunes Match content to an old iPod, and the purpose of two iTunes columns.

Supremely wrong: Getting the iPhone wrong at its birth

Looking back at some of the worst reaction to the iPhone's announcement eight years ago.

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Apple faces trial in decade-old iTunes DRM lawsuit

Plaintiffs complain that Apple married iTunes music with iPod players, and they want $350 million in damages.

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4 key takeaways (and 1 non-news tidbit) from Apple CEO Tim Cook's WSJD talk

Apple's boss was his usual coy self at an industry conference, but still revealed a few hints of the future.

Keeping it real: When Apple derangement ruins an argument

Did Sony innovate more than Apple? Maybe. But that doesn't make Apple a slouch.

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Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Off to the great big click-wheel in the sky.

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The iPod classic plays its last

Unlike Mark Antony, Chris Breen comes to praise as well as bury the last of the hard-drive iPod line.

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Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

All right, so it's really just an iPod nano with a 3D printer-produced wristband. But it beats waiting for Apple to set a release date.

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Elegy for the iPod, the device that transformed Apple

Anticipating Apple's latest earnings numbers, one thing is likely: The decline of the iPod will continue. Before it disappears altogether, Kirk McElhearn pays tribute.