OSX: iTunes 10.5.2

What’s new in iTunes 10.5.2 iTunes 10.5.2 includes several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs. iTunes 10.5.1 included: • iTunes Match. Store your entire music library in iCloud, including music you’ve imported from CDs, and enjoy your collection anywhere, anytime, on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, computer, …

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My current iTunes rsync backup script

The other day I was looking for a backup solution for two laptops. While I was unable to get the exact results I was looking for I did create a nice bash script that detects the network, and if on my local network it will mount the share from my Airport Extreme and then rsync the data over.  I am sure there is plenty of room for improvement on this script, but it works quite well.

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Half Star Ratings in Itunes on OS X

To enable half star ratings in iTunes on your Mac you can run the following from the command line.

  • defaults write com.apple.iTunes allow-half-stars -bool TRUE

Let you give a more specific rating than with single solid stars