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Why high-resolution audio is an industry pipe-dream

The CEA wants you to think high-def audio is going mainstream. Don't believe the hype.

on techhive.com

Apple OKs pre-teen iTunes accounts upon school request

Apple is allowing children under 13 to have their own iTunes accounts as part of a new push coming later this year to increase the use of its iPad in education.

There really shouldn’t be an app for that: 13 apps that don't need to exist

These apps are such horrible fails, we must question whether we—as a species—are responsible enough to use mobile devices.

on techhive.com

Add an external drive to your WMP or iTunes music collection

Kat Korsmo asked how to play music off an external hard in Windows Media Player library. (My answer covers iTunes, as well.)

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

on macworld.com

Review: iTunes Library Toolkit tidies up iTunes

ITunes Library Toolkit offers a host of features for cleaning up and maintaining your iTunes library. It can add files automatically and delete dead links, but doesn't always offer you perfect control.

Review: iTunes Folder Watch does what it promises

ITunes Folder Watch is an inexpensive utility that helps you monitor what does— and doesn't—get added to your iTunes library. It only does one thing, but it does that one thing very well.

Tuning in to iRadio: Why an Apple music streaming service would rock

If Apple's rumored iRadio becomes reality, Chris Breen sees advantages for all.

on macworld.com

iTunes 11.0.3 enhances MiniPlayer, tweaks album options

The minor 11.0.3 update to iTunes brings a few user interface changes, though probably not the ones wanted by those unhappy with the latest version of Apple's media software.

on macworld.com

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Microsoft desperately wants a Windows 8 iTunes app, but Apple's in no rush

Apple apparently isn't interested in porting iTunes to the touch-centric Windows 8 and making Microsoft's tablets more attractive.