Buying music has always involved tough decisions. Rolling Stones or
Beatles? CD or LP? The mall or the indie record store with the cute
cashier? These questions have plagued music fans for decades, but the
iTunes Store changed everything. Thanks to its convenience, huge
catalog, and iPod-friendliness, iTunes now sells more music in the
United States than any other retailer, either online or
brick-and-mortar. But choices remain. iTunes competitors have sprung up
all over the Internet, clamoring for your dollars.
I downloaded a lecture as an MP3 file. But iTunes won't let me put it
in the Podcast folder. It plays fine on my iPod touch as music, but I
can't use the podcast navigation controls. How can I fix this?
Welcome to the wonderful word of Apple. Your new Mac comes chock filled with a variety of intriguing software and helpful, built-in utilities,
and we're sure that you'll enjoy your new machine for years to come.
However, you may be wondering what in the heck to do with your old PC.
Surely, that Windows machine gave you some good years, before it became
plagued with menacing viruses and fattening bloatware. So, why not give
it a new lease on life by reconfiguring your old PC to serve as a Linux
media server for your Mac? It's the perfect trade-off and will ensure
that no old computers rise up out of the ashes with revenge on the
It’s no secret that Apple’s iTunes software is widely considered to be a bloated beast written on top of ancient code. For all of its great features and continual update, the Mac version of iTunes is often more sluggish and slow than its Windows counterpart. But that may soon be changing, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.