How to setup iTunes Match

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With iTunes Match, you can listen to your music from any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV. All of your music gets stored in iCloud, including those songs you ripped from your CD’s. Once you upload your music, it's available on all your devices using the cloud. So let’s get started on how to setup iTunes Match.Why iTunes Match Rocks Using this service, you won’t have copy your media across all of your devices. In my case, all of my music resides on my Mac Pro. My laptop has zero music on it. While my iPhone and iPad have my entire music collection, it won’t be a requirement now that I’ve subscribed to iTunes Match, since I’ll always have access to my music. This of course taking into account that I have a connection. The service … [Read more...]

Apple Launches iTunes Match

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After a number of beta releases, Apple today launched iTunes Match to the public. The $24.99 a year service, allows users to store music in iCloud, including tracks not purchased from iTunes. Your entire collection of music is then made available in iCloud.Here’s how it works: iTunes determines which songs in your collection are available in the iTunes Store. Any music with a match is automatically added to iCloud. Since there are more than 20 million songs in the iTunes Store, most of your music is probably already in iCloud. All you have to upload is what iTunes can’t match. Which is much faster than starting from scratch. Once your music is in iCloud, you can stream and store it on any of your devices. Even better, all the music … [Read more...]

Today’s “One More Thing”: iTunes Match

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If you have songs in your iTunes collection that you burned yourself or purchased through other digital stores, you were probably a bit bummed when you heard that iTunes in the Cloud wouldn't work for you. However, Apple's "One More Thing" at today's WWDC keynote deals with that. Called iTunes Match, it'll scan your iTunes library, and allow you full access to all the music that you have on your hard disk that it can match. Any that it can't match, it'll upload. … [Read more...]