How to Share Your iTunes Library With Other Network Users

by Sep 01, 2011

Do you have an extensive media library in iTunes? If you do, chances are that sharing your content in your home’s network beats having duplicate content on multiple computers. If you find yourself in this predicament and would like to share your iTunes library with others on your network follow the instructions below as this…Continue Reading

How to Find and Delete Duplicate Songs in iTunes

Aug 31, 2011 No Comments

Do you listen to your iTunes library and sometimes find yourself thinking, “Didn’t I listen to that song a second ago?” If this is the case chances are that you have duplicates in your iTunes library. This can happen if your ripped a CD twice or if you merge one library with another, most times…Continue Reading

iTunes Match Beta Available for Developers

Aug 29, 2011 No Comments

With the imminent launch of iOS 5 for the iPhone and the iPad, Apple is moving forward with its new music offering for iTunes, Match. iTunes Match stores your entire music library in iCloud (another new service from Apple debuting this fall). When you store your music in iCloud you can access it from anywhere…Continue Reading

How to Include Home Sharing and Device Play Counts in iTunes

Aug 05, 2011 No Comments

Do you use Home Sharing, an Apple TV or other devices to play content from your iTunes library? If so your play counts may be inaccurate. Each time you play a song or video in iTunes, the play count increases by one. This is very helpful when you use a feature like Genius to determine…Continue Reading

How to Encrypt Your iPhone Backup

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

If you are still confused about the Apple iPhone Tracking fiasco, updating to iOS 4.3.3 should resolve the issues. However one thing that people failed to mention is the importance of encrypting the iPhone backup on your Mac. Here’s why. Theoretically someone with access to the computer you use to sync your iPhone can restore…Continue Reading

Make More Room on the iPhone by Compressing Music

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

Ever find yourself scraping for additional space on your iPhone? If so, there are a couple of things you can do to make more room on the iPhone, but in this guide we’ll focus on one of the simplest options. Converting music to a lower bit rate. Although audiophiles may flinch at the thought of…Continue Reading

How to Encrypt the iPad’s Backup Stored on Your Computer

Jun 09, 2011 No Comments

As you begin to rely on the iPad more and more to store sensitive information, pictures, and other content it becomes increasingly important to keep that information secured. When your iPad syncs with iTunes, one of the functions performed during the sync is the creation/update of a backup file stored on your PC/Mac. This backup…Continue Reading

Should Apple Give Away the Apple TV to Kick Start a Streaming Video Service?

Mar 23, 2011 No Comments

Amazon’s foray into the video streaming business proves not only how much demand there is by consumers, but also how lucrative streaming can be. Amazon’s not the only one jumping on the bandwagon to compete with Netflix, a lot of the cable and satellite industry heavyweights have announced plans to release apps and services to…Continue Reading

How to Uninstall Apps from Your iPad in iTunes

Jan 21, 2011 No Comments

Customizing your folders, moving apps around, and deleting apps can all be done from the iPad itself, however if you have more than 30-40 apps on your iPad, this task can become quite cumbersome. Luckily when you have your iPad’s Apps synced with your iTunes library ¬†managing your apps gets a lot easier. In iTunes…Continue Reading

How to Add PDF Files to iBooks in iTunes

Jan 19, 2011 No Comments

I’ve shown you how to transfer PDF’s to your iPad wirelessly, with GoodReader, and even how to download PDF’s with Safari. In this guide I will show you how to automatically sync PDF’s from your iTunes library to iBooks on your iPad. Once set up you will be able to add PDF files to iTunes…Continue Reading

How to Stream Videos from iTunes to Your Apple TV

Dec 15, 2010 1 Comment

iOS devices aren’t the only ones that stream videos to the Apple TV, the latest version of iTunes allows Apple TV owners to stream videos to Apple TV’s much like audio was streamed in previous versions. The Apple TV should be able to play all videos iTunes can play. The guide below will show you…Continue Reading

How to Add Music to iTunes Without Copying Music Files

Dec 07, 2010 1 Comment

I recently ran into an issue with iTunes when I attempted to add my 6,000 plus music collection from my server to my iTunes library. iTunes tried to copy all 6,000 music files locally! Before iTunes could continue withe massive copy of all these files I ran over to the Preferences pane and found the…Continue Reading

How to Restore an iPad Backup in iTunes

Nov 16, 2010 3 Comments

Each time you sync your iPad to iTunes it creates a backup file which can be used to restore the iPad if you ever have the need to replace your iPad or need to restore it to an earlier date. The guide below will show you how to restore the iPad from a backup saved…Continue Reading