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How to Disable “Connect” Tabs and Apple Music in iTunes

If you don’t use the Apple Music subscription service and you don’t have a need for the “Connect” tab in iTunes, you’ll probably find it helpful to know that you can clean up the interface a bit by disabling Apple Music and completely hiding the associated Connect tab and Radio tab in the new versions … Read More

How to Select an iPhone or iPad in iTunes 12.4

The latest version of iTunes has re-added the sidebar and made some other user interface changes designed to make using the app a bit easier to navigate. Most of the changes are welcome to iTunes, but one of the more unnecessarily difficult tasks remains selecting an iOS device in the iTunes app itself. Simply selecting … Read More

WatchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1, & iTunes 12.4 Updates Available

Apple has released tvOS 9.2.1 for the Apple TV 4th generation, and WatchOS 2.2.1 for Apple Watch. Both releases include bug fixes and minor feature enhancements and are recommended for the respective devices. Additionally, Apple has released iTunes 12.4, which includes minor interface changes including a sidebar, and some other bug fixes to the media … Read More

Psst. We’re giving away $1,000 iTunes gift cards [Deals]

You can think of iTunes like the biggest content candy store in the world, a motherlode of albums, apps, games, movies and TV shows, and on and on. If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to go into iTunes with a huge bag to fill as you please, today could be your lucky day. […]

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Sorry, kids! There goes your iTunes allowance

Apple has announced that it is dropping its iTunes Allowance feature, which allowed users to limit the amount of money that could be spent by their kids (or themselves!) on iTunes games, apps, movies and music. While one of iTunes’ lesser-known features, iTunes Allowance had been around since at least 2010. It will come to […]

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Pro Tip: How to get iTunes to ignore iPhone while charging

Sometimes you just want to plug your iPhone into your Mac without having to deal with all that iTunes stuff, like synchronizing or backing up. Or, maybe a friend of yours needs to sip off your Macbook’s power and you don’t want to have iTunes sync their iPhone. Either way, you can eject the connected […]

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Apple reveals its ‘best of 2015’ picks for iTunes and App Store

2015 is almost over, and Apple has released its list of its favorite apps, games, and pop culture artefacts which landed in the App Store and on iTunes over the past twelve months. Alongside expected categories like best iPhone and iPad app, the list also includes newer categories including best apps for iPad Pro, watchOS […]

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Apple starts raising iTunes Match limit to 100,000 tracks

Back in June, Apple’s Eddy Cue promised that iTunes Match – Apple’s song matching service that syncs local music files to the iCloud for streaming anytime – would soon phase out its 25,000 track limit in favor of 100,000 tracks. Sadly, we haven’t heard anything more about that since. But Apple might now be soft-launching […]

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Talented cartoonist turns iTunes Terms & Conditions into comic book art

We’ve all seen those horrendously long Terms and Conditions documents with every bit of Apple software we download, including the iTunes Terms and Conditions. But what if you could see them in an illustrated version? We all might read them in that case. These illustrated panels, each drawn in a different comic book style after […]

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Apple lets German customers add iTunes purchases to phone bills

You may soon be able to make purchases in the iTunes store without a credit or debit card. Apple has been working with a phone carrier in Germany on an agreement that would let people pay for items as part of their phone bills. Users’ phone numbers, rather than credit cards or bank account numbers, […]

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