Buying from the iTunes Store is convenient, but being forced to immediately download purchases isn't. Jonathan Seff thinks Apple's should change that.
This week I answer a couple of questions about the iTunes Store, explain how to add comments to multiple tracks at once, and discuss the useful Skip When Shuffling tag. And I also reveal a way to have iTunes announce what track is about to be played.
Looking for the way to join tracks when you rip CDs with iTunes 11? Need to know how to get tracks into playlists quickly? What about iTunes Store device limits and gifting apps? All this and more in this week's column.
One of the marquee features of iTunes 11 is Up Next, a new way to queue up songs for your listening sessions. Radically different from iTunes DJ, which this feature replaces, it can be a bit complex. Here's a look at how to get the most out of Up Next.
Associate editor Serenity Caldwell likes iBooks Author--but she has a few gripes she'd like to see fixed before she can consider using it more often.
Apple's education service, which allows downloads of material from almost 2500 schools, has finally topped 1 billion downloads.
Tim Cook shares and cares at the annual Apple shareholders meeting, Samsung nicks Apple's wallet, and Sergey Brin's smartphone is mocking him.
Disoriented by iTunes 11's new way of syncing iOS devices? Confused by the different lengths of audiobooks with the same titles? Curious about how to make a list of the books in your iTunes library? Interested in listening to your audio in mono, instead of stereo? I have the answers to all these questions in this week's column.
If your iOS device gets stuck in a restore loop, you may need to turn to a tool not approved by Apple.
This week's column looks at some common problems with iTunes, some quirks with iTunes Match, and explains how to update smart playlists, among other subjects.