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Bugs & Fixes: iTunes 11.0.3 update improves app updating

Ted Landau explains that updating apps in iTunes just got easier with version 11.0.3.

The Macalope Weekly: Missed connections

These pundits aren't really getting it and would like to hook up with readers who also don't get it.

What to do when you have more content than room on your iOS device

I get a lot of emails about syncing music to an iOS device, and many people find it difficult to sync when their music library is larger than their iOS device can handle. So here's a question about checked tracks, playing albums, and syncing.

iTunes 11.0.3 enhances MiniPlayer, tweaks album options

The minor 11.0.3 update to iTunes brings a few user interface changes, though probably not the ones wanted by those unhappy with the latest version of Apple's media software.

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Microsoft desperately wants a Windows 8 iTunes app, but Apple's in no rush

Apple apparently isn't interested in porting iTunes to the touch-centric Windows 8 and making Microsoft's tablets more attractive.

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Creating complex smart playlists in iTunes

In this week's column, I answer three questions to show just how complex smart playlists can be.

iTunes Match: another neglected Apple service

iTunes Match should be mature by now, but Kirk McElhearn points out that the service doesn't live up to expectations.

iTunes Store adds 'buy now, download later' option for video and music

Apple recently added a new option for iTunes purchases made in iTunes or on iOS devices to buy TV shows, movies, and music box sets now, but download later.

Renaming files, wireless syncing, and matching music ripped from vinyl

In this week's installment, the iTunes Guy looks at renaming files, syncing iOS devices wirelessly, matching music ripped from vinyl, and a couple of questions about tags and file names.

Find missing podcast playlists, replace converted songs in playlists, and more

Sometimes the iTunes Guy gets questions where the only answer is, "sorry, you can't". This week's column covers a couple of questions with no solutions, along with some that do have answers. Learn about finding missing podcast playlists, replacing converted songs in their playlists, and more.