Windows Vista – I found the WOW!
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Microsoft Technology Windows
Granted, this post is a bit early, I’ve only been using Vista on the my new PC for about a week and a half, but I just had to blog about it!
Amazon MP3 Download is finally here
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Consumerism Money Technology
I have been waiting too long! Welcome, everyone, to the Digital Music age! What, I missed the revolution? Not at all. I refused to purchase music that was locked into single platform and DRM‘d to death.
Jealous Computers and other fun stuff
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Don’t worry, I didn’t disappear anywhere. I was busy most of this week planning and building my latest and greatest PC, and I am really proud of this one. I built it from the finest cost-effective components.
There goes yet another startup opportunity of mine
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As I mentioned in the title of my Ventures page (which is still unfinished, as yet another testament to what happens with my Ventures…), most of my ideas get implemented not by me.
Joost is growing and is as revolutionary as ever
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Entertainment Streaming Video Technology
Are you all Joost‘ed up yet? This video platform is revolutionary and is truly disruptive to Video on the Web, and even Cable TV for home. It’s perfectly legal too, since just like the broadcast model, it is advertiser supported.
Future is here folks, and it ain’t cheap
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When this amazing gadget shows up in your run-of-the-mill neighborhood warehouse club, this truly takes it mainstream. Meet ezGear ezVisionX4 Video iWear, courtesy of BJ’s wholesale club. Yep, finally, all those science fiction movies we all saw as kids are coming true.
Turn your web browsing up a notch
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FireFox Technology Recommendations
Short post today, since it’s very late. I tried out Opera 9.50 Alpha today, and while it may be as lightening fast as they claim, that doesn’t help me any.
Summary of Videos, Please, Mr Scoble!
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Personal Scobleizer Technology
Mr Scoble, I am really becoming agitated here, and sorry to say, I’m very close to unsubscribing from your otherwise excellent blog. I’ve been reading your blog for many months (years?
Image manipulation breakthrough
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It amazes me that in this day and age it is still possible to come up with revolutionary algorithms in computer science. One would think that by now we have figured out how to do Image manipulation, but, as they say, We Don’t Know Jack!
Video Compression and Toiler Paper
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Consumerism Technology Open Source
Wow, I am thrilled with all the comments and excitement surrounding my recent Geeky post about hand soap. So, by popular request, today’s topic is arguably best Toilet Paper ever.
The new host awaits
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Well, after whole of 2 weeks, this site already needs more room 🙂 So, this blog is moving to a new host, which should lead to better performance, or so I hope.
It is official – Tipping point for H.264 reached
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Adobe Media MP4 Sony Technology
I am glad to see I called this one correctly. Looks like tipping point for H.264 is finally here, and hopefully the support across the industry will accelerate from here on.
Miro – Internet Video at it’s finest
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Entertainment Streaming Video Miro Technology Vuze
Miro is a new name for old time favorite Democracy player. Along with a new name, it got a grand redesign, which I like. It is currently my High Definition Internet Video aggregator of choice, along with old time favorite Vuze, of course.
MP4 on Windows Vista – Part Two
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h.264 Media Center Technology Windows
I am still struggling with exact instructions on creating not just any old MP4 file, but one that is XBOX 360 compatible. It turns out to be very very hard, for unknown reason.
Codec Wars and other plagues of our times
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Codec Media MP4 Technology
So, which Codec are you storing your Media in? Things like Home Movies, or recorded TV shows? How about your Music collection? Don’t even know or care what Codec is?
Dell and Game Changing Idea Storm
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Consumerism Technology Windows
Unbeknownst to most people, Dell launched a radically excellent web site to facilitate improved communications with their customers. Dell’s IdeaStorm has a simple, yet powerful, concept. People (presumably Dell users and buyers) submit Ideas of what they would like to see improved/added/changed in Dell’s Products/Support/Services.
Windows Vista Thoughts
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I have been using Windows Vista since the second Beta. Lately I am increasingly accused of being Bill Gate’s fan boy and Windows Vista proponent, so here’s a post about my take on Vista.