At 10, You Still Have Some Tricks, iTunes

For users puzzled over the finer points of iTunes, Katie offers some ways to improve how you use the digital-download source.


Is Internet Killing the Video Star?

Applying lessons learned from the music industry to TV.

Amazon’s New Deal: Buy a CD and Get the Digital Album for Free

Amazon is announcing “AutoRip,” a new service that will give anyone who has purchased a CD on Amazon over the past 15 years a free digital copy of that album.
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Smart Hub Could Be Smarter When It Comes to Streaming DVDs

A great solution for wirelessly streaming DVDs to your iPad — but setting it up is a headache.

ShoeDazzle’s New CEO Tweaks Business to Make Subscribing Pinch Less

ShoeDazzle, the fairly high-profile start-up co-founded by Kim Kardashian and funded by Andreessen Horowitz, is making some changes that make signing up a little less of a commitment.

An iPhoto Slide Show on CD

Walt answers a reader’s question on how to burn an iPhoto slide show onto a CD.

Like Old Music On Compact Discs? Sony Has a Deal For You.

Some pretty good ones, actually: Lavish box sets featuring artists like Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis. Important to remember: People are still spending more money on discs than on digital music.

Converting Cassettes to CDs

Walt answers readers’ questions on converting cassette tapes to CDs using a computer, tablets vs. netbooks, and more.

Nordstrom-Owned HauteLook Launches Monthly Shoe Club

HauteLook, the shopping site that was just acquired by Nordstrom for up to $270 million, has launched Sole Society, a monthly shoe club.

One Down: Spotify Signs Sony to U.S. Deal

This doesn’t get them into the States, but it gets them a lot closer: Music service Spotify has finally signed with Sony for a U.S. distribution deal. Multiple sources tell me the deal, which has been very close since last fall, is now closed.