Dan Moren and Chris Breen talk the news of the week including Stupid Apple Rumors (Tesla Edition), terrible trolls, iPad and Office meetings, and bad news for the makers of Flappy Jacks.
Along with Mavericks came an iBooks desktop app. And that's caused a lot of confusion for iTunes users. Kirk tackles ebooks queries, plus a question about smart playlists with nested conditions, and a way to keep Christmas music from coming up in shuffle mode on an iPod.
Sometime the questions we get are head-scratchers. This week's column deals with tagging high-resolution AIFF files, making a music-only iTunes library, sorting music by date on an iPod classic, and more.
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There's something for everyone in iTunes 11.1: iTunes Radio for music fans, Genius Shuffle for those who like to mix it up, and the new My Stations feature for podcast listeners.
Apple on Tuesday announced that iTunes has eclipsed one billion podcast subscriptions.
If you listen to podcasts, Instacast belongs on your Mac, particularly if you find yourself switching between devices when you're on the go.
If you're a fan of the Instacast podcast app for iOS, you'll be happy to hear it's coming to OS X really soon. Marco Tabini goes hands on with the public beta.
Jason Snell answers a surprisingly common question: How do you save random audio files so they can be played back in a podcast app?