iTunes: Deleting Songs (Completely) from a Playlist on Your Mac

8:50 AM, Dec. 15th, 2014 · · iTunes

The subject of today's Quick Tip is deleting songs from iTunes playlists. No, not just removing songs from playlists, but deleting songs entirely out of your library from there. So if you've got a whole playlist or two, say, filled with music you no longer want, you can get rid of all of it, lickety-split!

Apple Finally Faces Trial in Class Action Suit Over iTunes/iPod

5:45 PM, Dec. 1st, 2014 · · iTunes

Class Action Lottery

iPod. Remember when that was a thing? There's a group of lawyers somewhere who do, because Apple is finally facing a long-threatened class action lawsuit accusing Apple of antitrust violations concerning iPod and iTunes. The trial starts on Tuesday, according to Reuters, and plaintiffs are seeking US$350 million in damages.

iPhoneography 101: Photo Tip Q&A

10:30 AM, Nov. 29th, 2014 · · iTunes

Q&A

Vern Seward answers some burning iPhoneography questions in this edition of iPhoneography 101: the difference between camera apps; should you use a tripod; and the all-important best way to take a selfie.

iPhoneography 101: Essential iPhone Camera Apps

10:30 AM, Nov. 22nd, 2014 · · iTunes

Shooting iPhone pix? iPhoneography 101 is a new column from Vern Seward offering up some of the lessons he's learned taking photos with his iPhone. In this installment, he shows us some of the essential iPhone camera apps and why you should use them.

Apple Reportedly Plans Cheaper Beats Music in iOS in 2015

7:53 PM, Nov. 20th, 2014 · · iTunes

Beats Music

Apple is working behind the scenes to secure better pricing for Beats Music customers before including it as a service in iOS in 2015. Citing unnamed sources "briefed on the plans," The Financial Times reported that Apple is looking for a retail price of US$5 per month for subscribers, while record labels are holding out for a higher price.

iTunes 12: Bringing Back the Library and Playlist Sidebar

11:15 AM, Oct. 28th, 2014 · · iTunes

Apple seems hell-bent on making iTunes as painful to use as it can, and iTunes 12 really drives that point home by killing the Library and playlists sidebar. There is a way to bring the sidebar back to life and take away some of the sting that's the iTunes 12 interface.