I wrote a few tips for Chris Seibold‘s book, Mac Hacks: Tips & Tools for unlocking the power of OS X, and he gave me the green light to publish this one. If you: keep your impressively oversized iTunes library on an external hard drive are tired of quitting iTunes and manually ejecting your media drive (this […]
iTunes 11 added a new “Home Videos” category to help you separate out home movies from films and other video content purchased from iTunes Store. This is handy if you want to organize, well, home videos in iTunes to sync to devices and stream to Apple TV. To use this new category on a video: […]
If you plug your iPhone or iPad into iTunes and mouse over the colored storage bar at the bottom of the device details page, you’ll see more information about what and how much stuff is on your device.
If you start dragging a song or album in iTunes 11′s new album view, a panel containing all your playlists and devices quickly slides in from the right. Drop your item where it needs to go and the panel disappears. This makes it easy to stick with the new album view but still use drag-and-drop […]
iTunes 11 has a new Up Next feature that’s sort of in between iTunes DJ and just shuffling your music. You can play music from your library or playlist, add a song to Up Next to make sure you hear it next, and afterwards iTunes continues playing whatever you were original listening to. The Up […]
Chris Breen shows you how to create a simple Automator action that will automatically backup your iOS apps every time iTunes downloads updates for them. This is perfect for avoiding “The Twitter App Effect,” where a major update takes one step forward, but two huge steps back. This action will even create sequential backups of […]