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How to hide the free U2 album from your iTunes library

Apple and U2 were generous to provide the band's album for free, but if you'd prefer to not see it, Kirk McElhearn shows you how to hide it.

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U2 releases new, full album 'Songs of Innocence' for free exclusively on Apple's iTunes

All half billion-plus iTunes users are getting U2's 'Songs of Innocence' for absolutely nothing.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Re-download audiobooks, watch Netflix offline, and more

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss matters of prohibited audiobook re-downloading, lossless audio file conversion, what's not in your playlists, and inability to download Netflix and Hulu content.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Encoding miracles and missing audiobook chapters

Kirk McElhearn returns to dispense wisdom concerning the difference between lossy and lossless encoders, the heartbreak of corrupt iPhone backups, and how to navigate through an audiobook's chapters.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Moving your iTunes library, holiday specials, and WAV vs AIFF

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your pressing iTunes questions. In this episode he discusses moving iTunes libraries to an external drive, how to tag holiday TV episodes, and why you may prefer AIFF over WAV.

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Explore OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 in Macworld's September Digital Edition

In this month's Digital Edition of Macworld, we answer frequently asked questions about Apple's upcoming OSes, offer tips for organizing your iTunes library, and discuss the impact of Apple's acquisition of Beats.

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Does Apple employ planned obsolescence? Isn't this argument itself obsolete by now?

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How to automatically add movies to your Mac media server

Do you rip movies on one Mac and copy them to another? Chris Breen offers a shortcut to get around tedious file- and screen-sharing.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Should you re-rip your CDs?

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss such topics as missing album artwork, when re-ripping CDs makes sense, and how to save Internet radio stations.

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BitPerfect review: Improve your iTunes music sound quality

BitPerfect works with iTunes to produce better sounding music from your Mac.