Gift cards are the most sought-after gift of the season, so if you’re still finishing up some last-minute shopping, you can’t go wrong. But what if you’re buying for a geek? Here are the twelve most-desired gift cards among we of the geeky persuasion. Some you can probably guess; others might surprise you.
We all know the 10 Commandments (or is that an incorrect assumption?), but have you heard of the 10 geek sins that just might get your geek card revoked? I was not surprised at all when I stumbled upon this article. With all the labels flying around, it but expected to have certain “standards” that [...]
I despise searching in iTunes. Don’t get me wrong — I’m a major Applehead. But iTunes’ search is one area where Steve seriously dropped the ball. It’s painfully slow and ridiculously disorganized, a failure in every way. One user decided he had enough, so he created iTunes Instant, an easy, browser-based search engine for iTunes. [...]
There were some jaws that had to be picked up off the floor this morning when Apple held its latest media event. Emceed as ever by Steve Jobs, the event was primarily about Apple updating its entire line of iPods, but it was a handful of other announcements that stole the show. Here’s a quick [...]
Does this scenario seem familiar? Your beloved music collection is in your iPod and your computer. For some reason, your iTunes library is incomplete, corrupted, or empty. Or maybe you reformatted your hard drive and lost all the data. Whatever the reason, you want – you need – to transfer your iPod files to your [...]
When was the last time that you actually bought a CD? How about mp3s? If you have not bought music lately – for whatever reason, I don’t want to know – then here is a piece of news that just might entice you to go online and get a song or two.
When one of my friends’ MP3 player broke, he decided to get his money back, since the same problem was also being reported on other players of the same brand, and decided to buy an iPod Nano instead. When he received, and started using it, one of the first things that upset him was when [...]
No, not just a few, all of them! Get them while they’re hot! (I haven’t had time to confirm this since I’m in a bit of a hurry but from the comments I read it seems to really work)
For those of you who are Mac-heads like myself, I’ve found a great, lightweight, background application that increases the OS X experience. That application is called Growl. I know, I know, Growl has been around for a while but there are many people who don’t know about it. Growl works like this, once it’s installed [...]
There is no reason to have massive music collection and not have the ability to stream it out to every computer in the house. Here is a tutorial showing you how to setup a iTunes server on Linux so that you have such capabilities. I need to do this with my Linux box since I [...]