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iTunes workarounds

Sometimes iTunes just doesn't work the way you want it to. Here are several workarounds to get CDs to rip properly, audiobooks to upload to iTunes Match, and more.

Apple: One billion iTunes podcast subscriptions and counting

Apple on Tuesday announced that iTunes has eclipsed one billion podcast subscriptions.

How to sync your iPhone and iPad using iTunes

Do you still need to use iTunes to sync your iPad and iPhone with your Mac? The answer is (probably) yes. Associate Editor Serenity Caldwell explains why, and leads you through the ins and outs of the syncing process.

The Macalope: Feelings, nothing more than feelings

You can't sell anything based on feelings! As long as you throw out all of human history.

The Macalope Weekly: Recycling

Saturday is argument recycling day for these pundits.

Of cross-fades and combined tracks

In this week's column, I look at sending iTunes gifts to other countries, joining two music files to make one, how you can cross-fade songs on an iOS device, and more.

Keep iTunes metadata when you re-rip, and deauthorize missing Macs

In a grab-bag installment of The iTunes Guy, I discuss how to ensure that tags and metadata get retained when you re-rip CDs, how to reauthorize computers for iTunes Store accounts, and how to change the name of your iTunes library for Home Sharing.

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

Dealing with iTunes font sizes, file types, and missing files

It's time for another grab bag, selected from the many questions I get from readers. In this week's column, I look at some questions about font size in iTunes (spoiler: your options are limited), identifying music file types in iTunes, finding which tracks iTunes has lost track of (spoiler: there's an easy way), and moving podcasts to another Mac.

Apple gets into the stream of things with iTunes Radio

Apple's Eddy Cue provided details on the company's upcoming music streaming service, iTunes Radio. Chris Breen has the details.