Kirk McElhearn

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He also runs Kirk's iTunes Forum, where users can discuss iTunes, iOS devices, music, and more. Kirk is the author of Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ.
Working Mac

Master the command line: Deleting files and folders

The command line is not only powerful, it can also be dangerous. Learn how to use commands for deleting files and folders correctly to make sure your time with Terminal is a productivity godsend instead of a complete disaster.
24 Aug 2020
Hey Apple, Fix This!

The future of the Finder

The desktop metaphor is practical and useful, but maybe it’s time to move on to a new way to use our computers.
20 Jul 2017
How-To

Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac mini

You can build your own Mac, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. A whole lot of effort.
20 Jun 2017
Hey Apple, Fix This!

Hey, Apple Fixed This!

At WWDC, Apple introduced new features that address the more egregious problems that plague users.
8 Jun 2017