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Equilibrium 1.0 review: One set of menu bar controls for iTunes and streaming music

When you're listening to your music, Equilibrium gives you controls that work with iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, and Vox.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Changing tags and missing movies

Our own iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, returns to discuss the changing nature of some media tags, iOS backups, and movies here but not there.

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All in one: Owning the experience is key to Apple's customer satisfaction

One of the ways Apple keeps its customers so satisfied, John Moltz argues, is by owning the experience--something no other company has quite managed to pull of.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When iTunes Match doesn't match

Kirk McElhearn offers advice for convincing iTunes Match to show your music, creating playlists of playlists, and making a USB stick full of music work in your car.

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iTunes: What's great, what's not, and how Apple might fix it

iTunes has its flaws, but it's also a powerful and useful media-management app. Here's what Apple could do to make it great again.

Mojo-jumbo

Let's measure Apple subjectively! Come on, it'll be fun and uninformative!

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Four ways to control iTunes

If you think iTunes can be controlled only from its toolbar, you have another think coming, says iTunes maven Kirk McElhearn.

Beating a dead horse

The Beats deal is a disaster!

Ask the iTunes Guy: Special tagging issue

Kirk McElhearn returns to dive deeper into iTunes tagging including duplicated artist entries, working with the Year tag, and editing genre tags.

Missed connections

Pundits are looking for answers in all the wrong places.