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iTunes Parental Settings and Your MacBook

Do young children use your MacBook? A large amount of content within the iTunes Store, including audio, movies and even apps, is not suitable for kids. Luckily, you can use the Parental settings within [more…]

What You Can Play on iTunes on Your MacBook

Every installation of Mac OS X, including the one on your MacBook, comes with the finest stereophonic gadget in town: a great audio application called [more…]

Play an Audio CD with iTunes on Your MacBook

Playing an audio CD in iTunes on your MacBook is simple. Just insert the CD in your MacBook Pro’s disc slot, start iTunes by clicking its icon in the Dock, and click the Play button. [more…]

Play Digital Audio and Video with iTunes on Your MacBook

In addition to playing audio CDs, iTunes on your MacBook can play the digital audio files that you download from the Internet or obtain from other sources in the WAV, AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, MP2 and [more…]

The iTunes Library on Your MacBook

After you add a few dozen songs to iTunes on your MacBook, viewing the Library can become a task. Although a master list is nice for some purposes, it becomes as cumbersome as an elephant in a subway tunnel [more…]

Organize iTunes Playlists on Your MacBook

The iTunes Music Library on your MacBook can quickly become huge. Each Library can contain thousands upon thousands of songs: If your Library grows anywhere near that large, finding all the songs in your [more…]

Track Songs in iTunes on Your MacBook

Besides organizing your music into Elvis and non-Elvis playlists, iTunes gives you the option to track your music at the song level. Each song that you add to the Music Library has a complete set of information [more…]

How to Set Song Information in iTunes on Your MacBook

Each song that you add to the iTunes Music Library might have song information included with it. If you add music from a commercial audio CD, iTunes connects to a server on the Internet and attempts to [more…]

Rip Audio Files with iTunes from Your MacBook

You don’t have to rely on Internet downloads to get audio files: You can create your own MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV files from your audio CDs with iTunes. The process of converting audio files [more…]

Use the Equalizer to Tweak Audio in iTunes

Besides the standard volume controls, iTunes offers a full equalizer. An equalizer permits you to alter the volume of various frequencies in your music, allowing you to boost low sounds, lower high sounds [more…]

QuickTime Basics on Your MacBook

QuickTime on your MacBook is a set of exciting technologies that gives you access to the greatest multimedia experience around. Despite its power, don’t be surprised if you don’t even realize that you’re [more…]

How to Operate QuickTime Player on Your MacBook

QuickTime makes a world of movies, audio, graphics, and music instantly available to you. When you open a QuickTime file, QuickTime Player creates a new window to display it. All QuickTime Player windows [more…]

How to Play Media with QuickTime

Playback with QuickTime begins as you might suspect — by clicking the Play button. While a file is playing, the Play button toggles to a Pause button. Click that button to pause playback, which toggles [more…]

12 iPod Soundtracks for Travel Experiences

Half the fun of listening to your iPod comes from being able to do it on the road. While everyone has differing musical tastes, you might consider some of the following list while enjoying the wide open [more…]

How to Browse Content in Your iTunes Library

To browse content other than music on your iPod touch, choose a source from the source list menu, which offers these choices in its Library section: [more…]

How to Change Import Preferences and Settings in iTunes

To get music you already own onto your iPod, you can import it from a CD. After clicking the Import CD icon in iTunes, the Import Settings dialog appears, offering the following choices: [more…]

How to Edit CD Info and Join Tracks in iTunes

Some CDs are meant to be played straight through, with no fading between the songs. Fortunately, you can join tracks of a CD in iTunes so that the tracks play seamlessly one to the next. You can also edit [more…]

Introduction to the iTunes Multimedia Mall

The iTunes Store home page is loaded with specials and ads to peruse. To look at music in more depth, click the Music tab. You can also pick a music genre by clicking the down-arrow button that appears [more…]

How to Use VoiceOver to Sync Your iPod

The sync options are the same or similar for each iPod model, but some models offer additional options. For example, the iPod nano, iPod classic, and iPod shuffle offer an extra sync option called Enable [more…]

How to Sync Select Items with Your iPod

You can include just the items that are defined in playlists, including Genius playlists, and/or just specific artists on your iPod. Syncing by playlists, artists, and genres is a great way to sync vast [more…]

How to Sync Select Podcast Episodes and Books with Your iPod

You can get picky about which podcast episodes — and even which parts of audio books — should be copied to your iPod during synchronization. When syncing an iPod touch that already has Apple’s iBooks app [more…]

How to Sync and Arrange Apps for an iPod Touch

Your iPod touch is set by default to sync all the apps in your iTunes library that can run on an iPod touch (including just about all iPhone apps). iTunes automatically skips any app that doesn’t belong [more…]

How to Manage Your iPod Library Manually

If your entire library is too big for your iPod, you may want to copy individual items manually. By setting your iPod to manually manage music and videos, you can add content to the device directly via [more…]

How to Browse and Subscribe to Podcasts in iTunes

Podcasting is a popular method, designed specifically for iPods, of publishing audio and video shows to the Internet, enabling people to subscribe to a feed and receive the shows automatically. [more…]

How to Update Podcasts in iTunes

Many podcast feeds provide new material on a regular schedule. iTunes can check these feeds automatically and update your library with new podcast episodes. You can, for example, schedule iTunes to check [more…]

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