Spotify to Add Video and Podcasts

11:57 AM, May. 20th, 2015 · · iTunes

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Spotify announced on Wednesday that it will soon incorporate videos and podcasts into its streaming service. The service will be offering content from Comedy Central, Vice News, The Nerdist, and more as it seeks to become an all-purpose jukebox.

iTunes Needs To Break Up… With Itself

5:20 PM, May. 15th, 2015 · · iTunes

With each evolution of Apple, it seems a new section gets bolted on to iTunes, making it even more complex and complicated. This seems out of character for a company that built a reputation on clean straightforward design. Kelly proposes shelving the current version of iTunes, the Weasley's House of Apple software. 

How to Deauthorize All Devices in iTunes 12

3:10 PM, May. 13th, 2015 · · iTunes

Kelly discovered -- the hard way -- you can be sign in to iTunes but not have authorized the machine. Apple's help pages were not helpful so she shares her tips for how to sort this out.

iTunes Update Improves Mac Photos Compatibility

2:30 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · iTunes

Apple released iTunes 12.1.2 on Thursday following Wednesday's release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and the new Photos app for the Mac. Apple's release notes say the iTunes update improves import and syncing support from the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch into Photos.

AOL Screen Name Users Must Convert To Apple IDs

5:38 PM, Feb. 24th, 2015 · · iTunes

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Apple has posted a knowledge base article outlining how to convert to an Apple ID from an AOL Screen Name. Currently screen names are able to sign in to the iBooks/iTunes/App Stores, but not for much longer.  And not converting can have some pretty dire consequences.

iTunes 12: Changing Media Shortcuts on the Mac

8:55 AM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · · iTunes

There's a lot of customization you can do to iTunes 12's new interface, and in today's Quick Tip, we're going to talk about changing which media shortcuts appear in the upper-left corner. Don't need an icon for movies or TV shows because you don't have any? No problem!

MGG 540: A Blizzard Between Two Geeks

11:49 AM, Feb. 15th, 2015 · & · iTunes

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Yet another New England snowstorm, and yet another Mac Geek Gab. John and Dave brave the snow (though most of it fell between them) to bring you answers to all your geeky questions. Wanna know why the Finder is showing up in every space? Want to know why drives don't appear in the Finder's sidebar? Fusion Drive – should you or shouldn't you? And what about Mavericks on those new Mac Pros? All of these answers and more in today's episode. You don't want to get caught missing this one!