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Apple Releases iTunes 11.4 with iOS 8 Support

Apple has released iTunes 11.4 for OS X. This release merely provides compatibility with iOS 8, due for release on September 17 (but available now to developers in the gold master version). Update your copy of iTunes from the Mac App Store app. And you should do so before installing iOS 8 on your devices. […]

The iTunes Guy Looks at Re-Downloading Audiobooks from the iTunes Store, Watching Netflix Offline and More

I’ve been getting lots of questions about lossless music files recently, and in this week’s column I answer another one. I also remind you that you can’t re-download audiobooks purchased from the iTunes Store, show how you can find songs that aren’t in any playlists, and look at a question about offline storage of Netflix […]

Copy Files from your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your Mac

I get lots of questions from readers and visitors to this site, and the most common question is this: My computer crashed and I lost all my music! How can I copy my files from my iPod back to my computer? Read on to find out how to do this…

(Note: this doesn’t work with an iPod touch, or with an iPhone, because you cannot mount those devices in hard disk mode.)

The ABCs of Lossless Music Files

Lots of people like to use lossless digital music files. These are files that reproduce exactly what is on a CD, with no loss in quality; they can even go further, offering high-resolution capabilities, with bit depths and sample rates well above that of CD. One of the advantages of lossless files is that, when […]

iWant: App Folders in iTunes

As of today, I’ve got 349 apps in my iTunes library. I only have a few dozen on each of my iOS devices, but since I review apps, and write a lot of articles about apps, I’ve accumulated quite a lot. I delete some of them every now and then, but there’s still a lot. […]

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