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What Apple's new content delivery network means for net neutrality, and for you

Apple has reportedly developed its own network for delivering content more efficiently; Glenn Fleishman explains how it benefits users and what it might mean for debates over net neutrality.

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Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including iOS and iBM, real work on an iPad, too easy in-app purchases, and unlimited lit.

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How to use iTunes Pass to reload iTunes credit for you or a friend

Apple's now offering a Passbook option for iTunes Store credit. Here's how to set it up and how you can use it to add money to your account (or a friend's).

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How to share iTunes content with your family right now

The recently announced Family Sharing feature looks great, but if you don't want to wait until autumn to share your purchased media, follow Chris Breen's advice today.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

With WWDC imminent, we're covering changes and improvements we'd like to see in the next version of iOS. This installment covers FaceTime, Maps, Messages, and Music.

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.

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Earnings preview: No news is good news?

On Wednesday, Apple will dish on its second-quarter earnings. Dan Moren runs down what you can expect from the company's conference call.

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How to use the iTunes Wish List

In iTunes 11.1.4, the Wish List has become a lot easier to access and use. Here's how to make the most of it.

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

iTunes Radio: Poor reception

Music lover Chris Breen understands that iTunes Radio is designed with the "good enough" listener in mind. Still, he mourns what might have been.