Will Beats Music Ever Be Absorbed Into iTunes?

Will Beats Music Ever Be Absorbed Into iTunes?
With the purchase of Beats, Apple also took on the moderately popular Beats Music service. While the service has remained mostly untouched since the purchase was completed in August, small changes are creeping in that could give Beats Music a huge advantage to competitors like Spotify. The biggest of these changes is the ability to Read more…

Why Did Apple Sneak a U2 Album Onto Your iPhone?

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Sure, there were some pretty big announcements at Apple’s big event on Tuesday, and we’re all excited about getting our hands on a bigger iPhone and the Apple Watch, but there was still “One More Thing” that came after the band U2 played to close out the show that doesn’t feel quite right. Tim Cook Read more…

5 Ways to Reclaim Disk Space in OS X

5 Ways to Reclaim Disk Space in OS X
Even though MacBook and Mac Pros have been getting larger and larger internal drives, those of us with SSD drives are still fighting the storage wars, trying to keep the clutter off of drives that while extremely fast, aren’t always the largest when it comes to capacity. The longer you have your Mac the more Read more…

How to Get an App Store Refund

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Have you ever wished that you could get a refund for something on iTunes? Maybe you realized you purchased the wrong app right after you downloaded it, or maybe after you used the app or media you realized it wasn’t what you were expecting. While you might think you’re stuck with the wrong app, movie, Read more…

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes
If you use your Mac to backup your iOS devices you probably have a few gig worth of backups you really don’t need. While those of us with huge hard drives may not care, Mac users that have SSDs and MacBook Airs would probably really like to get that space back. Worse yet, if you’re Read more…

Apple Offers $25 Gift Card With New Apple TV Purchase

Apple Offers $25 Gift Card With New Apple TV Purchase
Have you ever wanted an Apple TV but just couldn’t justify buying a new one? For what it’s worth, while the Apple TV is not that expensive – compared to other Apple devices, that is – its price is still nothing to scoff at. As much as I love shiny new Apple gadgets, I can Read more…

The Case for Bringing Front Row Back

The Case for Bringing Front Row Back
Prior to OS X 10.7 Lion there was a little app on the Mac called Front Row. This app turned your Mac into a media center that rivaled the Apple TV. Apple initially launched Front Row as a “digital hub” application to make your Mac the center for all things media related in your house. Read more…

How To Remove iTunes Duplicates Like A Pro

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The longer you use your iTunes library the better the chance you’ll have some duplicate tracks hiding on your drive. Whether you added a Greatest Hits album and you already had half the songs, or if you just ripped a few CDs that you forgot you already had; duplicate tracks aren’t any fun and worst Read more…

How To Make Free Ringtones With iTunes and GarageBand

How To Make Free Ringtones With iTunes and GarageBand
Ringtones are a great way to make your iPhone stand out from the crowd. Whether you want a custom ringtone to distinguish your phone from others when it rings, or if you want a different song for each person in your favorites list; custom ringtones are great. What’s not great is Apple expecting you to Read more…

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes
One of the biggest complaints about iTunes is the digital rights management, or DRM, aspect of the software. To give you the most open access to your files possible, Apple locks down everything around those files as tightly as possible so you can’t easily download music, movies, apps, and anything else from iTunes and share Read more…