Category Archives: iTunes

How do I hide iTunes music purchases on iPhone ?

The ability to enable/disable showing iTunes purchases still exists, but it’s now in the iTunes app itself. Launch the app and then click on the pull down which allows you to select iTunes listings like by artist, album. In the picture below, tap the red Artists word just below the album art. This will bring… Read More »

Convert a song to a different file format with iTunes

NOTE : Choosing the import type on the preferences menu alters the option you see on the File > Convert menu, heres how to do t. 1) Open iTunes Preferences. Windows: Choose Edit > Preferences. Mac: Choose iTunes > Preferences. 2) Click the General button, then click the Import Settings button in the lower section… Read More »

Old Application Downloads

I found a great site last night called It keeps old versions of applications available for download. I was having trouble with the new version of iTunes (10.2.2), it seems to have broken the ‘organize media’ function. I was able to download 10.2.1 from this site. I uninstalled 10.2.2, installed 10.2.1 and the organize… Read More »

Recreating your iTunes library

I keep all my media (music, TV, movies, etc) on my media center or home theatre PC. But I connect my iTouch to a different computer. So of course I have to have some network drives mapped to my media PC to sync all my music. This works fine, until you rebuild your media PC… Read More »

Trouble syncing iTunes Videos

One of the main reason I purchased my iPod Touch was to watch videos on the train on the way to work. And this has been work out great for me. One of the small problems I had was there seemed to be certain show that it didn’t want to sync properly. I have the… Read More »

iTunes has detected an iPod in recovery mode

I had a weird problem with my wife’s iPod recently. When I connected it I got and error saying “iTunes has detected an iPod in recovery mode – Use iTunes to restore” but if I logged into the PC as myself it worked fine. It turns out that it was a drive mapping problem. My… Read More »