iTunes Match

iTunes Match limit

Peter Cohen:

I also use iTunes Match, which has a 25,000 song limit. What happens when I hit the limit? Turns out things get weird.

It’s ridiculous that this happens these days, and the solutions are cumbersome and awful.

Apple doubles iTunes Match footprint

MacRumors: But as Apple now details on its iTunes Match availability page, the service actually launched in 19 new countries today, focusing on Latin America, the Baltic states, and the Netherlands. That brings the total to 37, almost doubling the … Continued

Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ, Second Edition

Join iTunes expert Kirk McElhearn as he helps you think like an iTunes power user so you can get the most out of your audio, video, and book collections in iTunes 10. You’ll also learn the best ways to transfer media to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod.

Published by Adam and Tonya Engst, and written by Kirk McElhearn. Hard to go wrong with that combination for an ebook.

∞ Google Music launches

Google Music helps you spend more time listening to your collection and less time managing it. We automatically sync your entire music library—both purchases and uploads—across all your devices so you don’t have to worry about cables, file transfers or running out of storage space. We’ll keep your playlists in tact, too, so your “Chill” playlist is always your “Chill” playlist, whether you’re on your laptop, tablet or phone. You can even select the specific artists, albums and playlists you want to listen to when you’re offline.

So Google Music is called iCloud?

∞ Upgrading tracks to iTunes Match

Jason Snell at Macworld:

So you’ve bought iTunes Match, which gives you access to shiny new 256kbps AAC versions of your audio files. But by default your iTunes library is still packed with your old files. So how best to upgrade all of those old files, in place, to the new versions?

I tried this on a few songs last night and it worked flawlessly.

∞ Apple releases iTunes Match

Apple on Monday released a new version of iTunes that includes iTunes Match. iTunes Match will set you back $24.99 per year. The software scans the content of your music library and matches it to the music available on the … Continued