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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.

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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.

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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.

iTunes Store adds 'buy now, download later' option for video and music

Apple recently added a new option for iTunes purchases made in iTunes or on iOS devices to buy TV shows, movies, and music box sets now, but download later.

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Review: MediaMonkey organizes your MP3s

MediaMonkey is a free media organization and playback application for Windows users. Its interface is a bit heavy on the text, but it offers many handy ways to clean up your digital media collection.

Review: CopyTrans TuneSwift automates iTunes chores

CopyTrans TuneSwift offers an easy (if time-consuming) way)to back up, transfer, or restore your iTunes library. At $15, though, this program isn't exactly cheap.

Amazon AutoRip service bundles digital copies with purchased CDs

More than 50,000 CDs are AutoRip eligible including albums from every major label

Review: TuneUp cleans up your misnamed music files with a few clicks

If you are in the habit of ripping CDs, you know how frustrating it is when the ripped CD doesn't provide track names, and you have to manually type them by hand. TuneUp is an add-on for iTunes and Windows Media Player that renames your files for you and adds album art.

How to go back to iTunes 10, part 2

If you had trouble reverting from iTunes 11 to iTunes 10, here's how to get things working again.