Warning: iTunes Gift Cards Can Only be Used in the Country in Which They Were Purchased

If you purchase an iTunes gift card in one country, can it be used in a different country? We recently had email from a reader explaining that she has a friend working in the UK, and that he told her that the iTunes card he purchased in the UK will not work to purchase Apple music on his U.S. phone. So, can you use an iTunes gift card purchased in one country in another country? The answer may surprise you.

How to Recover and Restore iTunes Music Purchases

We’ve written previously about how you can redownload your iTunes purchases, which is great if you don’t have that music on your current computer, smartphone, or other device. But what about if your purchased music files are on your computer drive or smartphone but have been damaged or otherwise corrupted? For example, a song always abruptly stops midway through playing, and iTunes won’t let you redownload the file? Here’s what to do.

How to Unsubscribe from Match.com When You Signed Up through the Match App via the App Store

If you are trying to cancel your paid subscription with Match.com and get the message “You are currently subscribed through the iTunes App Store. Please log in to your iTunes account to manage any subscription issues” when logged into Match on your computer, you may be having trouble figuring out exactly how to do that. They certainly don’t make it easy (but of course it’s easy enough to sign up for that paid subscription.

Poshmark Fashion and Beauty App: Sell the Contents of Your Closet Through Your Phone

There may be extra money in your closet, and not just the kind you find hidden in your pockets from the last time you wore or used the item! If you are like many and have clothing, handbags and accessories in your closet that you have not worn in a some time, or you are simply tired of wearing, you can easily sell clothing, jewelry and purses through your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (not yet for Android users), using the app Poshmark.

How to Display Lyrics When Playing Your Music on Your iPad 1, iPad 2, or iPad 3 (Yes, It really Works!)

One of the biggest frustrations that iPad owners have had is that with the latest OS upgrade Apple has completely done away with the ability of the device to display stored lyrics from iTunes in the music player when playing music (not to mention that the music player generally now sucks – more on that in a moment). What do we mean by display lyrics stored in iTunes? What, you didn’t know that you can add lyrics to your songs in iTunes, and have them display when you are playing your music? Well now you do (by following that link)! And here’s how have those iTunes stored lyrics display on your iPad while you are playing music.