Apple has released iTunes 9.0.1, the latest version of its digital media management and playback software. According to Apple’s release notes, the update “resolves issues browsing the iTunes Store, addresses a performance issue where iTunes may become unresponsive, fixes a problem where iTunes may unexpectedly quit, fixes a problem syncing Podcasts in playlists to iPod or iPhone, fixes a problem sorting albums with multiple discs, improves application syncing for iPod touch and iPhone,” and, notably, “addresses an issue with the Zoom button not switching to Mini Player. The updated software also has Genius automatically update to show Genius Mixes without the need for any user intervention. iTunes 9.0.1 is available now through Apple’s Software Update utility or as a free download from

Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.