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Pundits are looking for answers in all the wrong places.

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Podcast: Nicely done!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including corporate hook-ups, changes at Apple retail stores, and why iTunes updates can be problematic.

Apple issues iTunes update to fix /Users issue

iTunes 11.2, released Thursday, included a bug that hid the /Users directory and made it vulnerable to modification. Late Friday, the company issued an update to fix the issue.

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Forbes is your place to go to find out why Apple's Beats acquisition is the worst idea ever.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Mass-deleting iOS music, tracking playlists, and an empty year

Kirk McElhearn responds to your latest batch of iTunes questions in this installment of Ask the iTunes Guy.

Tethered syncing returns with iTunes 11.2 and OS X 10.9.3

If you're missed syncing contacts and calendars to your iOS device via iTunes, you'll be happy to know it's back with the latest versions of OS X and iTunes.

OS X 10.9.3, iTunes 11.2 arrive with bug fixes, feature enhancements

Apple on Thursday released updates for OS X Mavericks and iTunes, bringing assorted bug fixes as well as a few feature enhancements.

What's my motivation?

Has Apple lost the plot? Has anyone seen the script?

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Apple to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion? Why?

The Financial Times reports that Apple is in talks to buy Beats, the headphone and music-streaming company. What's in it for Cupertino?

Ask the iTunes Guy: Locating unique playlist tracks and the perils of the 25K track limit

In this edition of Ask the iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn teaches you how to find unique tracks within two playlists, eyeballs the downside of a too-large music library, and puts the kibosh on cross-border gifting.