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Home Sharing vs. iTunes Sharing

Home Sharing, a new feature in iTunes 9, makes it possible to easily sync purchased iTunes Store media among family members (or any group where everyone is authorized on the same iTunes Store account). While the feature is a clear win for sharing around iPhone apps, several Take Control authors have been perplexed by Home Sharing, either because the feature didn’t perform as they’d expected, or because it’s very difficult to concisely explain the differences between it and the old iTunes Sharing feature. Thankfully, Take Control author Ted Landau’s recent Mac Observer article tackles the subject with detail. If you’re interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how to share media in iTunes, check it out!

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