Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes The Ask the iTunes Guy column and writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He's also the author of Take Control of iTunes 11: The FAQ.

Pick the Perfect View Options in ITunes

When you want to examine your iTunes library, you have a choice of different views—ways to display the content. You can choose a different view for each part of...

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Why I'm Dropping Google

For a company whose unofficial slogan is "Don't Be Evil," Google has been ignoring its so-called core value with alarming frequency as of late.

Rip Audio Tracks From Your DVDs

If you're a music fan, you probably have a number of DVDs of concerts by your favorite artists. And you may want to listen to the music from these DVDs, say, on...

IPad Needs to Focus on Multitasking, Multiple Users

With the hullabaloo over the announcement of the iPad in the not-too-distant past, I've been thinking about what we were shown in Steve Jobs' presentation of the...

Get Quick Access to Recently Used Items

Your Mac is full of files, folders, and applications, and it's always an annoyance to spend time looking for the items you need. OS X offers many tools (for...

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'Lost' Is Found Early on France's ITunes

TV shows are created in one country (usually the United States) but air in many others as well. The problem is that there are usually long delays due to...

Why Apple Chose the IPad's Screen Format

We're all used to wide screens these days: on our computers, TVs and even our iPhones. All Macs today come with 16:10 screens; HD TV screens are 16:9; and...

Five System Preference Tweaks Everyone Should Know

Mac OS X's System Preferences program is the one-stop shop for customizing many aspects of your operating system. Open System Preferences by choosing Apple menu...

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