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iTunes Volume Controls Assigns Your Media Keys To iTunes

Mac: The volume keys on a Mac keyboard and an Apple Remote only changes the system volume, not the volume in iTunes. If that’s a problem for you, iTunes Volume Control is a simple little app that changes that behaviour.


Fnd Searches The iTunes And Mac App Stores Simultaneously

Searching through iTunes or the Mac App Store isn’t always the best experience. If you’d prefer to do those searches on the web, Fnd lets you search through both of Apple’s stores quickly from any device.


Delete Old DRM Copies Of iTunes Music And Download DRM-Free Versions

If you purchased any music from iTunes between 2003 and 2009, you downloaded tracks with digital rights management (DRM) embedded in them, which means you can’t easily transfer them. Apple has since stopped using DRM, but old files may still include it. Wired shows how to update your music library with the new, DRM-free versions.


Bring Back The Hidden iTunes Store Power Search

The iTunes Store’s Power Search was one of the nice parts of iTunes that allowed you to set up all kinds of variables to find what you’re looking for. In iTunes 11, the Power Search section disappeared, but writer Kirk McElhearn shows how to bring it back.


Five Things Apple Could Improve in iTunes Radio

Apple’s iTunes Radio — free streaming radio stations that can learn from your existing iTunes music purchasing habits — launched in Australia earlier this week. It’s a clever idea, but despite Apple’s reputation for obsessing over detail, there are some rough edges which could be smoothed off to make iTunes Radio a more pleasant experience.


iTunes Radio Now Available In Australia

When Apple’s iTunes Radio service launched last year, it was a US-only service. But no more: it’s now also available in Australia, which has become only the second market in the world to offer the ad-supported streaming music service.


Delete Automatically Downloaded SD Films In iTunes To Free Up Space

For a while, when you purchased a HD film from the iTunes Store it automatically also downloaded the SD version. For people with small hard drives, this is a massive waste of space. Finer Things in Tech suggests you delete those old copies.


How To Watch Game Of Thrones In Australia Without iTunes

When Game Of Thrones returns to Australian screens in April, you’ll no longer have the option of buying the episodes on iTunes shortly after transmission. Here’s what you can do instead.


Mentio Manages Your iTunes Wish Lists

iOS: Keeping track of media isn’t nearly as easy as it could be. If you’re hooked into iTunes, Mentio is an app that makes it simple to track all the apps, music, and movies you’d like to acquire.


Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Sync Music Between My Computers?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a big music collection on my desktop, and I want it on my laptop too. In fact, I wouldn’t mind if I could have it on my media centre as well. I’ve heard of a few syncing options, but I’m not really sure which ones will work best. What do you suggest?