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You Don't Own the Music, Movies or Ebooks You 'Buy' on Amazon or iTunes You Don't Own the Music, Movies or Ebooks You 'Buy' on Amazon or iTunes

When you purchase music, movies or books from Amazon or Apple’s iTunes store, you might be under the impression that that material is yours to enjoy forever; that’s how CDs and paper books work, after all. Why rent You’ve Got Mail for $3.99 every few months when you can “own” it and watch it whenever, forever, for…

See What's Playing in Spotify or iTunes from Your Mac's Menu Bar See What's Playing in Spotify or iTunes from Your Mac's Menu Bar

Mac: When you’re jamming to some background music while browsing the web, getting work done, or chatting with friends, a song might pop up on one of your playlists that you absolutely love. The more this happens throughout the day, the more distracted and disjointed your work is going to feel—and you’ll never be able…

How to Get a 4K Movie on the iTunes Store If You Redeemed Your Code Somewhere Else How to Get a 4K Movie on the iTunes Store If You Redeemed Your Code Somewhere Else

The next time you buy a movie, and it comes with one of those “redeem this code to get the digital version on your favorite platform” notices, make sure you’re picking the right service if you want the highest-quality video across as many other streaming services as possible.

If You're an iPhone-loving Windows User, You'll Want iTunes From the Windows Store If You're an iPhone-loving Windows User, You'll Want iTunes From the Windows Store

Before we begin, Windows users, let’s start the affirmation: We use Windows. We all agree that iTunes has a terrible design. We will throw a party if Apple ever modernizes its app, but we hate that iTunes is the best possible option for synchronizing content with our iPhones and iPads. 

Hate iTunes? Use Tiny Player for Mac Hate iTunes? Use Tiny Player for Mac

iTunes is bloated. If you just want to play some mp3s like you did in the old days, try Tiny Player for Mac.

How to Revert the Snapchat App Back to the Pre-Redesign Version  How to Revert the Snapchat App Back to the Pre-Redesign Version 

Snapchat recently released a redesign that hasn’t exactly been a hit with its most loyal users. With most apps, if you opt for the upgrade you’re stuck with the new version until the developer puts out something new.

How to Watch RuPaul's Drag Race Without Cable How to Watch RuPaul's Drag Race Without Cable

If you want to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race, finding it without a cable subscription can be…challenging. The show was previously available on Hulu and Logo’s website, but since making the switch to VH1 the show has disappeared from both.

How to Ditch Apple Completely How to Ditch Apple Completely

Apple keeps giving us reasons to say goodbye. iOS 11 is buggy as hell, with the most recent error making iPhones almost unusable, and the latest version of macOS briefly exposed Mac owners to a major vulnerability. As for the iPhone X, it may be pretty sleek for an iPhone, but Apple’s still playing catch-up to its …

Apple Brings Back iOS App Support in iTunes (Sorta) Apple Brings Back iOS App Support in iTunes (Sorta)

Apple’s recent 12.7 update to its iTunes app removed support for the iOS App Store and iOS app management. After an outcry from users, however, Apple has brought app support back in iTunes 12.6.3. Even if you’ve already upgraded to iTunes 12.7, you can still take advantage of the app-friendly nature of iTunes 12.6.3,…

Now Rent Movies From iTunes for Twice as Long Now Rent Movies From iTunes for Twice as Long

On your mark, get set, watch that iTunes movie rental! iTunes has better, or at least newer, options than streaming services, but the cost for a rental isn’t just monetary—it’s temporal, too. iTunes rentals last 30 days, but once you click “play,” a tighter countdown begins.

What Each Slider on an Equalizer Does What Each Slider on an Equalizer Does

When you’re listening to music through cheap headphones or speakers, an equalizer will help even out the sound. Most equalizers come with genre presets, but you can manually adjust them too. It helps to know what kind of instrument is affected by each frequency.

What to Do Now That You Can’t Sync iOS Apps Using iTunes What to Do Now That You Can’t Sync iOS Apps Using iTunes

If you’ve been using your computer to manage the apps for your iOS device, that time has come to an end. The latest update to Apple’s iTunes removes its access to the iOS App Store, as well as the ability to manage iOS apps, with the company expecting you to handle all that app-related business on your iOS device…

iTunes Keeps Auto-Playing? Download This Blank Song iTunes Keeps Auto-Playing? Download This Blank Song

iTunes users all know the aggravating feeling every time you plug your phone into your car, or idly hit play: The first song in your library comes on, feeling less like music and more like an alarm clock, and you rush to turn it back off. And then you never again want to play Adele or Abbey Road or “Ain’t No…

Seven Tips to Build a Better Party Playlist Seven Tips to Build a Better Party Playlist

It’s not a party without music. Whether you’re hosting a kegger, an upscale cocktail affair, or a chill holiday party, you’re going to need some tunes. These playlist building tips will make sure your shindig is a fun, memorable event.

Subscribe to the Lifehacker Spoken Edition for Our Stories, Read Aloud Subscribe to the Lifehacker Spoken Edition for Our Stories, Read Aloud

Whether you prefer to hear our stories read aloud, like to keep up with us on your commute, or just don’t have time (or ability) to read, our new Spoken Edition is just for you. Subscribe for a few of our stories a day, read aloud by a real human—not a robot doing text to speech.

MiniPlay Controls Spotify or iTunes From a Small Window or Notification Center MiniPlay Controls Spotify or iTunes From a Small Window or Notification Center

Mac: If you use iTunes or Spotify for music on your Mac, you know that a small controller is a handy utility. MiniPlay is one of the better looking options out there, and it can work as an independent window or from the Notification Center.

The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century, And Where to Watch Them The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century, And Where to Watch Them

There have been a lot of great films released since the year 2000, but some of them stood above the rest and elevated the medium to a whole new level of storytelling. These are the 25 best films of the 21st century according to film critics around the globe, and where you can watch them for yourself.

Celebrate 10 Years of iTunes Movies Today With 10-Movie Bundles for Only $10 Celebrate 10 Years of iTunes Movies Today With 10-Movie Bundles for Only $10

Apple is celebrating the launch of iTunes Movies 10 years ago today. In honor of the milestone, they’re offering six different 10-movie bundles from the biggest studios in Hollywood for only $10 each.

TheAppStore Searches iTunes and the Mac App Store with Age, Price, and Rating Filters TheAppStore Searches iTunes and the Mac App Store with Age, Price, and Rating Filters

Web: For some reason, Apple has never made a fully-functional online version of the iTunes App Store or Mac App Store, and definitely hasn’t built an easy web search tool.Well, there’s a fan-made app for that now. TheAppStore finally lets you browse the web for iOS and Mac apps from any device.

Free Document Scanning Apps Are Sleazy and Gross, Don't Download Them

Mobile document scanners are possibly the most boring apps imaginable, so it’s puzzling they’re also some of the most awful, sleazy, and confusing apps you can download. It should be simple: Scan receipts, digitize notes, sync to the cloud, that’s it. Useful, but not exciting. But there are dozens, all nearly…

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