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Threes!, Elevate, and Taylor Swift dominate iTunes Best of 2014

Apple picks the year's top apps, games, music, and more.

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Apple asks court to dismiss iTunes DRM case after curious plaintiff twist

It turns out that the class-action plaintiffs may never have owned iPods affected by DRM.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Ripping CDs in 2014, streaming music from Mac to stereo

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss all things iTunes including ripping CDs when you Mac doesn't have a CD player, syncing both iTunes Match and local music, and TV show playback options.

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Why Apple wiped some of your iPod songs without telling you

The company is embroiled in a class-action lawsuit that claims it removed rival music services’ songs from iPods without telling users.

Dead again: Unshipped products kill Apple every time

Competitors rule, Apple drools. Over and over again.

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Mac Gems: Denied auto-skips annoying songs in Spotify, Rdio, and iTunes

You know that one song that sends you lunging for the skip button every time? Denied can skip it for you.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your burning iTunes questions.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Demystifying artwork, wish lists, and alerts in iTunes 12

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to provide even greater enlightenment about iTunes 12, including working with artwork and Wish List limitations.

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What's to be done about iTunes? Tweak? Strip? Split?

Each iteration of iTunes invites the question: How else might this be done? Chris Breen ponders the possibilities.

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Southwest Airlines adds free Beats Music streaming to its list of perks

Now you can stream all the curated playlists you desire, and your bags still fly free, too.