Downloads Be Damned

My last installment discussed the recently reported death of HD DVD, which looses the psychological bonds of Blu-ray in the minds of consumers. Heck, even the amazing OPPO announced that they’ll cook up a truly universal player that includes Blu-ray support. But there’s trouble in River City, and those stinking downloads are to blame. :: As pundits […]

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Turn Me On…

For those of you who’ve been locked in the studio with your smokin’ install of Sound Designer, I have a new gadget for you. The rest of you, move away from the computer as this could be tedious… :: OK, say you have a few peripherals, like a RAID array and a HUI, as well […]

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A TLD By Any Other Name…

Hallo hoppy reader, Twenty five years ago, a fellow by the name of Paul V. Mockapetris came up with something called DNS, the Domain Name System, that underlies all those usually simple URLs that we rely on to get around the internet. Before DNS, if you wanted to get to this site, you’d have to […]

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MacWorld SF08 — Pt. 2

Last installment, I went overboard with backup solutions so this time, I’ll start off with, dare I say it?…audio! Yup, this show had more audio stuff, from pearls to swine, than any show I’ve attended. In playback gear alone, there was: the high end – Etymotic and Ultimate Ears the low end – Chinese OEM manufacturers of iPod […]

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MacWorld SF08 — Pt. 1

Well, the rain has abated for a bit so, it was “safe” to head out of the house today for a walk. Oooh, scary kids. OK, on to the show… :: Let’s start with the sexy stuff, that way you can bail when I get around to the stuff only a geek could love. That […]

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