Tag Archives: itunes

iPhone update

So, it’s been a week of living with the iPhone, how’s it going? Mostly, pretty good. I’m still in awe of the fact that a mobile phone has some basic usability added to it, and that to do anything I … Continue reading

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The iTunes disk space tax

If you happen to use iTunes and are, like me, foolish enough to trust it to manage all your music for you, it might be worth doing a health check and a bit of spring cleaning. I’ve been using iTunes … Continue reading

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Jumping on the bandwagon

This looks interesting – iTunes music library backup to Amazon S3. I’m curious to know how it works, and I’d already like to see it extended to backup my Aperture library too. The website is pretty sparse, so it’s not … Continue reading

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MacOS 10.4.4 and other updates

… otherwise known as the upgrade that made me go “argh! It’s HORRIBLE!” Firstly, the new iTunes 6.0.2 update did not work – it hung whilst installing: I killed Software Update then ran it again without iTunes selected. I suspect … Continue reading

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Trust is a two-way street

Back in March of 2004, I decided to trust iLife with some of my precious digital content: in particular, my photos and my music. For the most part, I have been happy since then, but the occasional problems have caused … Continue reading

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podcastfu

I think Apple might still have a few glitches to work out with the iTMS podcast directory. This screenshot is what I got today when I tried to view it. It seems to be behaving again now.

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Apple’s dirty little secret

Steve Jobs: There is one more thing that we’re announcing today, that you can buy off the iTunes music store… and that is TV shows. […] Let me go show this to you now. So, you can go back to … Continue reading

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Virtual trading

This is kinda fun: the Tech Buzz Game. Fantasy share trading. I know, I know, it doesn’t sound like too much of a laugh, but I think it’ll be fascinating to see how my gut feeling on the way things … Continue reading

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iTunes and DRM

Since Friday evening I’ve been erasing and restoring my powerbook, to clean out some of the cruft, undo some of my early mistakes as a newbie mac user, and find out just how good my backups are. It’s been quite … Continue reading

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Conspicuous Absence

I really like the radio feature of iTunes – despite having 6000 songs in my iTunes collection, sometimes it’s nice to hear music selected and ordered by someone else. So I was extremely pleased and impressed to find that Virgin … Continue reading

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