iTunes Match and Apple Music Breaks Play Count Edit

In 2010 I wrote a script for Windows’ iTunes users called Adjust Play Count. I though some people may be interested in it. It is the most popular post on my blog and it’s had more than 400 comments (although I’ve lost a lot of them in server moves). There’s a bug on Apple’s side […]

Encrypt iPhone backup

I’ve updated my Apple iPhone to a 6S and adjusted the custom iPhone backup location on my external HDD. This time I’ve enabled the Encrypt iPhone backup feature in iTunes. Apple does not backup important data to transfer to a new phone if you don’t encrypt your backups. Things like: Account passwords WiFi passwords Health app data HomeKit data iCloud backs […]

Enable iCloud for old Unsupported Apple ID

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 02:42 pmI have had an Apple ID that predated iTunes. It wasn?t in the form of an email address, it was just ?funpaul?. Now that I have an iPhone 4S and am developing apps for ?iOS I thought I should start using iCloud. But I was getting this […]

Mac OS X Keyboard navigation

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pmFor those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can deal […]