Burning at Both Ends

Any­one who has read this blog in the past (thanks, Mom!) knows that I’m a fan of Net­flix as well as the Fox Net­work show Arrest­ed Devel­op­ment. Today, Net­flix announced that it is going to be bring­ing back Arrest­ed Devel­op­ment in 2012 exclu­sive­ly to their stream­ing video ser­vice; firm­ly plac­ing them in the cat­e­go­ry of… Con­tin­ue read­ing Burn­ing at Both Ends

DVDs and iTunes

This has kind of been bug­ging me about iTunes for the past year or so. I had some tiny hope that it would be addressed in iTunes 9, but of course it hasn’t: Why aren’t DVDs played in iTunes like CDs are, instead of a sep­a­rate uni-task app (DVD Play­er)? Okay, I under­stand clear­ly why… Con­tin­ue read­ing DVDs and iTunes

Bad Week for New Telephony

It’s been a rough week for some of the high-tech tele­pho­ny solu­tions that I use every day. Name­ly, Google Voice on the iPhone and Skype. I use both of these at work most every­day: my “office” num­ber is a Google Voice line and Skype is great of over­seas calls and chat­ting with col­leagues. This past… Con­tin­ue read­ing Bad Week for New Telephony

The iPhone SDK Announcements

Nat­u­ral­ly, the inter­net is glow­ing white hot with peo­ple talk­ing about Apple’s iPhone SDK (soft­ware devel­op­er kit) meet­ing ear­li­er today. Any­thing Apple relat­ed gets a lot of buzz, and iPhone news pegs the hype-o-meter. How­ev­er, lest I sound bit­ter, I think today’s announce­ments deserve the atten­tion. I want­ed to point out some of what made… Con­tin­ue read­ing The iPhone SDK Announcements