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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 ...
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Is there an app that will let me edit track information (title/artist)?

I wonder if is there any app for the iOS 5 that will let me edit the artist or title of my music? The music is currently synced through iTunes and stored in the music app, but please let me know if ...
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Is it possible to add a song on my iTunes Library on the Mac, and sync it to my iPhone through iCloud?

Seems like iCloud is not for songs that I ripped from CD and add to my iTunes Library? It seems that I have to hook up the device one by one, the iPhone, the iPad, the iPod, and then drag the song ...
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Adding music to an iphone from multiple computers

My iPhone is currently managed on my macbook, where I've added my music library from iTunes onto the phone. However, I want to also be able to add music from my PC to the iPhone, without erasing the ...
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Spotlight can't find m4a files

I used to use Spotlight to directly start iTunes at a track I wanted to listen to by searching for it. However since upgrading to Lion I've not been able to do this with .m4a music files (mp3s still ...
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Is there a last.fm app for iOS to submit the music I'm listening to ?

Is there a last.fm app for iOS to submit the music I'm listening to ? Now with iCloud I'm not connecting my devices anymore by cable to the mac, so the tracks are never submitted. thanks
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What's the best way to play music from my iPhone in my car wirelessly?

I have an iPhone 4 (and have pre-ordered a 4S] and I have a car. I'd like to play the music from my phone over the car's speakers easily. I know I can get a cord that has a cigarette lighter adapter ...
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Syncing iPod to computer 2 without erasing new music

I have two computers with iTunes. All the music from Computer 1 has been downloaded to my iPod. I would like to download all that music onto Computer 2. However, Computer 2 has newer music on it that ...
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Connecting headset to iPhone's iPod player

I have a Plantronics ML10 headset and after setting it up through bluetooth it can handle calls. But when I play music with my IPhone, the sound is not coming through the earpiece. Is there anyway I ...
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iTunes can't download song purchased from old computer, on to new computer

I bought and downloaded a song in iTunes on a PC of mine. I never synced it to my iPhone. Well, I got a new computer, and no long have the old one. I think there might be a problem now. Here is what ...
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Air Play-ing music from a sleeping iPhone

A couple days ago, I was experimenting with Air Play. What I'd like to do is play music behind a party, driven from my iPhone in my pocket. I sleep my phone while iPod is playing music all the time, ...
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Manage a multilingual iTunes library?

I just imported a huge music library to iTunes. This library contains plenty tracks that are already in my library, but the info is in a different language, my question is, is there a way to have the ...
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Is it possible to connect iTunes playlists to folders?

Is it possible to connect iTunes playlists to folders so that playlists update automatically when I add new song to a folder?
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Ecler NUO 2 mixer connected to MacBook Pro?

I have maybe a silly question here. I have "Ecler NUO 2" mixer (and obviously turntables with it as well) and would like to ask you if it is anyhow possible to connect it to my "Mac" so as I would not ...
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What is the best widget for song lyrics?

I'm looking for a widget that can Show the lyrics of the current playing song Get the lyrics online if there is none on the music, and save it Nice designed I used to use the Harmonic widget, but ...
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iPod Car Stereo Adapter Sound From Source other than Music Library

I have an iPod Touch 2nd gen that I can hook up to my car's stereo through a CD Changer adapter. It works great and will play anything in my iPod's music library, and I can even navigate the library ...
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Metadata of Songs managed with iTunes

I am currently using Windows, and I have ordered all my library. But when I do a back-up and I copy all these files to another computer, running Windows too, there are always some files where the ...
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Album art on my iOS device differs from Mac iTunes

Roughly 20% of the time now, the song or podcast currently playing on my iPhone 3GS will display some completely random album art from another title in my library of 9967 songs, 19 podcast ...
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What are the great iPhone apps to discover new music?

Back in the days I used Last.fm suggestions but they are way too generic and aren't useful to me anymore. I switched to RYM and its recommendation engine is much nicer, however I'm also looking for ...
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Alternative to musikcube on Mac OS X Lion

I like music to be played on the background and changing tracks by keyboard shortcut like in musikcube: http://www.musikcube.com/wiki/Preferences. Is there an alternative for musikcube on Mac OS X ...
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How can I have an iTunes DJ-style playback on my iOS Device?

I use iTunes DJ pretty frequently, it serves a great purpose for when you have no specific artist/album you wish to listen to, nor a loose collection of songs based around a single genre (Genius). ...
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Is there any way to apply open-ended keyword tags to songs in iTunes?

Other iLife apps like iPhoto already support this functionality, like assigning "vacation" or "mountains" keywords to certain photos. Is it possible to add tags to songs in iTunes without resorting ...
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How can I track detailed analytics for my iTunes Library?

Is there a way to view an "iTunes Analytics Dashboard" or some type of plugin that would have similar capabilities? There's all this really good data locked up in iTunes, from Play Counts to Ratings ...