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How to take music from cassette tapes to iPod

So I have this large cardboard box full of hundreds of cassette tapes with music I absolutely positively had to buy in the 1980s and '90s. If I wanted to listen to the music contained on those tapes ...
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Can you stream music from an iPhone to an iPad?

I'm playing with the idea of installing an iPad in my car. Ideally, I'd like to save the storage space for video and buy a smaller model, so I'm wondering if there is a way to play the music I have ...
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How can I tell Music for iPad to play all of an artist's songs without making a playlist?

I want to play all of an artist's songs that I have, on multiple albums. Making a playlist seems overkill. This was never an issue in iOS 4, as there was a track-shaped option for shuffle play. ...
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How can I use iTunes Match but keep my music videos not from iTunes?

I currently have my iPad set up to utilize iTunes Match for the music on there. But in my iTunes, I've got a fair amount of music videos on there from sources other than iTunes. Is there any way to ...
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How to fix iPhone that displays artists out of order in the music App?

This seems like it might be related to my switch to iTunes Match. My Music App displays the artists out of order. Other lists, like Songs and Albums, are sorted correctly. At the start of the list ...
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Syncing my iPhone with iTunes restores music I previously deleted from the device

One of the new features in iOS 5 is the ability to delete music in the Music app directly on the device, by swiping to delete like you do in Mail. This is great for me because my iPhone is generally ...
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How do I play a playlist folder on an iPad?

I have several playlist folders on our iPad running iOS 5. How do I play all the songs in the folder?
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Why can't my iPhone 4 show edited music info?

When I use iTunes to edit various song attributes, like adding lyrics, album art, song titles etc, iTunes shows that the song is edited. However, when I look in my iPhone, it is still not edited. How ...
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iPod will not play entire songs/albums

My 5th gen iPod classic and 1st gen iPod nano both skip two entire albums. The iPod automatically skips every song in the album. These albums both play fine in iTunes. Also, both albums played fine a ...
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How to play music from iPod in Macbook iTunes?

I would like to play music from iPod in MacBook's iTunes with wireless (over Wi-Fi). Please advice how to setup to get that function.
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Is there an iPhone application that can play music from arbitrary shoutcast server?

I know of private shoutcast servers that transmit music and I would like to hear from my iPhone on the go
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How can I use a lower sample rate for songs on an older iPhone, in order to fit more songs?

I have a first-generation iPhone that I use for playing music at work (connected to Bose Wave Radio). It only has 8GB of flash memory. Is it possible to have iTunes transfer music to this iPhone at a ...
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Music App crashes frequently under iOS 5.0.1

I'm running iOS 5.0.1, no jailbreaks, customizations etc. Last night I synced some of my music (I manually manage my videos and music). Probably transferred about 5.8 GBs of music. This morning, I ...
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Songs refuse to transfer to iPad

I'm copying an album of non-DRM songs from iTunes (where they all play just fine) to an iPad. Three of the songs on the album were downloaded through the Bandcamp purchase interface (let's call it ...
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Will iRig connect my electronic guitar to my MacBook Pro?

I know Apogee iJam can do this, but it's a little expensive for me. iRig can connect a guitar to iOS devices, but will iRig connect a guitar to a MacBook Pro?
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What's the best way to transfer ALAC files between computers when subscribed to iTunes Match?

I've pretty much uploaded everything to iTunes Match now, but my collection is across two computers and so it has merged everything together... Which is fine. However, I was planning on moving some of ...
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Purchasing music with two Apple accounts

I purchased some music from iTunes some time ago but recently made a new Apple account when I bought an iPod Touch 4Gen. Now the music purchased on the old account will not play on the iPod set up ...
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How do I share and play music in my office?

I would like to use my old Macbook that is hooked up to stereo equipment, as a media server to allow everybody in my office to play or upload music, jukebox style. The best case would be a web ...
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Change sound level when using earphones with iPhone dock

When using Music on iPhone the user is able to use a slider to change the audio output level. However, when the iPhone is docked in the official Apple dock, using the earphone jack in the back, the ...
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Is it possible to disable the audio of a specific application using Jailbreak?

I have a game on my iPhone that always interrupts my music even if I turn the volume down to zero (every 30 seconds or so). Is there some kind of a workaround that lets me continue playing music? ...
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iTunes library for multiple machines

I have multiple machines with iTunes installed (mac and pc) and a Windows server with a file share hosting my music. I would like : All machines to use one data repository but still have the ...
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What media player can handle both music libraries (AAC, MP3) and videos (AVI, MKV,…)?

Since iTunes is not capable of handling many video formats, I'm looking for an alternative that can replace iTunes, Quicktime and VLC. What media player for OSX is able to: organize a large music ...
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'Now Playing' button not working, bad ipod?

Here's the situation. Inside the music player, on the playlists tab, I touch the 'Now Playing' button on the top right, it goes to the current song that's playing, no problem. But when i go to the '...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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iTunes does not recognize folder structure when importing music

I have imported a lot of Music into iTunes in a folder structure: <Artist>/<Album>/<Song>. Unfortunately iTunes has not recognized these information, so that now I just have a lot of ...
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How to remove/reset mp3 from ipod?

I'm trying to remove some artists from the iPod, but it's not working. I can remove in the iTunes, and sync, but when I look in the iPod, they are still there. The iTunes show more "empty space" in ...
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How do I have access to my Google Music contents offline?

How are you supposed to use Google Music on and iPhone? I uploaded a lot of my music to Google Music but I want to have offline access to them on my iPhone.
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Remove duplicate smart playlists in iTunes

Background: I relocated my music library to a different hard drive on my Mac. In order to sync iTunes, I exported the playlist, edited all the file paths to the new location, and imported it back ...
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Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...
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Is there software for transcribing and recognizing musical pitches in an audio recording?

Does GarageBand or any other Mac software make it possible to determine the notes in a musical recording? It doesn't have to be absolute, and it doesn't even have to guess the rhythm. Determining the ...
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Scrobble to last.fm with iTunes home sharing

Is there a way to scrobble to last.fm what I play from my iPhone with home sharing? Edit: last.fm currently scrobbles when I play right from my iTunes. I am using the last.fm mac app. When I stream ...
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iTunes Match and iOS device storage

When I enabled iTunes Match (which is generally brilliant), it wiped my iPhone's music library as I expected it to, but it didn't wipe my iPad library. Now that I've got iTunes Match working so ...
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How do I queue up an album in the built in iPad Music app?

I see that I can play individual songs by tapping on them, but I'm trying to figure out how to play albums, and ideally I'd like to do that by queuing them after what's currently playing is complete. ...
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Streaming music from dropbox to iPad

Is there really no way to stream music from dropbox to iPad and play MORE THAN ONE song at once and without giving third parties (Boxytunes etc) my dropbox password?
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Properly sort multiple albums from one artist in a year in iTunes

I am trying to clean up as much of the metadata as I can in my iTunes Library. One issue I came across is albums from a band, where the band releases multiple albums in a year. While this doesn't ...
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Mini Lyrics Alternative For Mac

Have you guys seen the "mini lyrics" app for windows? It downloads the lyrics of the currently playing song and displays it on the screen. The great thing about it is that it highlights the current ...
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Lowest Audio latency achievable

I am a PC user, I like to mess around with audio production software (Albeton Live, Friuty Loop, etc.) On my pc (not an high end one at all) I can achieve around 3ms audio latency when playing a ...
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Why won't my files import into garageband?

I'm attempting to import an mp3 into garageband for some basic editing. I used the media browser to locate the file and then I 'dragged and dropped' main area ('drag apple loops here!')- a quick ...
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Is there an application for boosting the bass levels of all system audio?

Is there any application to boost the bass levels in all audio output? I started searching for it because I have a HTC Wildfire phone and loaded Cyanogenmod onto it. In that I have got an application ...
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Can I use 2 iPads at the same time for synchronized music making? What about with the same app?

I am getting an iPad and my mate has an iPad as well. We have a bit of a band and want to know if it's possible to 'sync' 2 iPads together to use music making apps that will play at the same tempo and ...
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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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How to push streamed music from iPad to TV

I have a Samsung UA46D8000, which is a really cool TV. It is plugged into my router and understands DNLA protocols. The TV is great, however the remote is unsuitable for selecting music. Here's ...
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iPad app for reading and writing guitar tablature

I'm looking for an iPad app for guitar tabs reading and writing. I'd prefer that one had an auto scroll feature.
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How can I easily and individually update the Genre tag for a lot of songs?

I am a DJ and I have just got a new Mac and transferred all my music to iTunes. A lot of my tunes do have the wrong Genre assigned mis-tagged (e.g.a tune that is TECH HOUSE is maybe tagged as genre ...
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Can you (semi-)automatically rate all songs with at least X plays with Y stars in iTunes?

After reconsolidating my music collection in iTunes, I’m curious if there is any way to programmatically set star ratings based upon the number of plays, but only for songs that I have not yet rated? ...
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Downloading Podcast on iPhone iOS 5.0 No Longer Shows Date In Music App

Since I upgraded to iOS 5 when I download podcasts from iTunes on my phone the date the podcast is published is no longer downloaded. See the below screenshot, notice how the last podcast has a ...
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How can I turn off a Mac's display without sleeping the Mac itself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to put the display to sleep without putting the whole computer to sleep? I have an iMac, and sometimes I want to play some music over night, without the ...
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iPod Nano 2G audio started skipping during music playback - what causes this?

My 5 year old iPod Nano "2G" 8GB has recently began skipping during song playback. It sounds like when a CD skips, a kind of digital glitching sound. But lately it's gotten really bad, where it will ...
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LilyPond on Lion

Did you succeed in installing LilyPond on Lion? How? After downloading the (precompiled) LilyPond, I am getting: In plain text: LilyPond Error An unexpected error has occurred during ...
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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...