None other than the late, great, Bing Crosby has alerted me to an annoying limitation within iTunes.
I use the iTunes Alert feature to keep me up to date with new releases by my favourite artists and it’s proven to be very useful many times over. You can manually set which artists you want iTunes to alert you to and it automatically adds any artist that you purchase music by to your alerts list as well.
And that’s where the problem comes in – it assumes that if you buy a track by somebody then you must like them and want to be kept up to date with all their new releases. But what if you buy a track for somebody else? And what if that track is by an artist that you have no interest in? And what if that artist (even though dead for many years) releases several albums EVERY week? Continue reading