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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.

Obsolete arguments

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.

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Apple's eighth annual UK iTunes Festival to kick off in September

The festival, taking place at London's Roundhouse, will feature Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, and more.

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How to use iTunes Pass to reload iTunes credit for you or a friend

Apple's now offering a Passbook option for iTunes Store credit. Here's how to set it up and how you can use it to add money to your account (or a friend's).

Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.