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“Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ” Answers Apple Music Questions

by Adam C. Engst

iTunes — can’t live with it, can’t live without it. That has become all the more true with the free 3-month trial of Apple’s new Apple Music streaming service, since the way it’s integrated into iTunes 12.2 has caused untold consternation.

Apple doesn’t seem inclined to listen to feedback about the iTunes interface. But we can help you use the app, thanks to our expert friend Kirk McElhearn, who may know more about iTunes than anyone outside Apple — posts on his Kirkville blog and his iTunes Guy articles for Macworld help hundreds of thousands of people each month. Now he has distilled his knowledge into “Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ [1],” a 251-page book perfectly timed to answer your questions about the intertwingled options in Apple Music, the iCloud Music Library feature, and iTunes Match.

True to its FAQ title, and befitting the many questions people have about iTunes, the $15 book answers about 150 frequently asked questions about all aspects of the app. Chapters such as Play, Rip, Buy, Tag, View, Organize, Search, Sync, Cloud, and Share cover the basics and beyond. Read more about each of these chapters on our redesigned Take Control Web site, under More Info, and click the Free Sample post-it on the book cover to check out a PDF sample of the first few pages of each chapter.

[1]: http://tid.bl.it/tco-itunes12-tidbits