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…

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?
With the launch of iOS 7, Apple started offering its users iTunes Radio, a purposed Spotify and Pandora killer, but can iTunes Radio stand up to these streaming giants and possibly even become competition for them? It’s still early to say, but it’s possible. History Since iTunes Radio is not widely used yet and isn’t Read more…

The Most Popular Apple Gazette Posts of 2013

The Most Popular Apple Gazette Posts of 2013
Wow, 2013 is just about done and you know what that means: Year End Posts! That’s right, with the year winding down it’s time to look back and remember where we were in the past 365 ¼ days. To start this week in review off with a bang, we’re going to look back at some Read more…

How To Move an iTunes Library to an External Drive

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Is your iTunes library getting a little too big for your internal hard drive? Do you wish you had those gigs of space back without deleting that music library you’ve curated over the years? Well, it’s actually fairly easy to get your entire iTunes library off of your Mac and onto an external drive or Read more…

iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!

iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!
iTunes is one of those applications that love it or hate it, many people can’t live without it in some way. What was once just a simple “jukebox application” has grown to become a megalithic, bloated program that, if you like iOS devices like the new iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, you’re required to use. Read more…

6 Tips To Make iTunes Better

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If you have an iOS device like the new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C, you know the pain of being forced to use iTunes on a consistent basis. Since the launch of iTunes 11 the interface and functionality of iTunes has changed dramatically, making it nearly impossible for the average user to find his or Read more…

The Best Freebies on the iTunes Store

The Best Freebies on the iTunes Store
[Updated: December 17, 2014] Everybody knows you can get loads of free apps from the App Store. But what about the rest of iTunes? There are free TV shows, ebooks, music, and more — if you know where to look. Read more…