In this week’s episode we turn to two subjects close to my heart—iTunes and AppleScript. And who better to talk to about these topics than the mind behind Doug’s AppleScripts for iTunes, Doug Adams?

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In the course of our discussion Doug mentions a few of the tools on his site. They include:

We also mentioned the godfather of AppleScript, Apple’s Sal Soghoian. You can find his and Bill Cheeseman’s book, Apple Training Series: AppleScript 1–2–3 on Amazon for just over $30. It’s well worth it if you want to learn all there is to know about ApplesScript.

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At a Glance
  • Pros

    • New social network for discovering music
    • HD TV show rentals
    • A few more customizable, useful interface options
    • Smarter album art list view
    • Noticeable performance improvements


    • Ping feels unfinished
    • Other headline features won't mature for some time
    • Senseless interface changes harm usability
    • Ringtone features removed
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