Syncing podcasts without iTunes

Last month I purchased Podcaster for my iPhone (thanks to this thread over on the TiVo Community Forum) and have now been using it for a few weeks. Podcaster was originally rejected by Apple back in 2008 so the developer put the app on Cydia instead for jailbroken phones. Then in 2009, a slightly stripped …

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Apple iPhone 3GS

After over 13 years of using (mostly) PalmOS and (some) Windows Mobile devices as my PDA and/or cell phone, I now own my first device that runs … OS X. Yep, I got an iPhone. We’re in the early stages of testing the iPhone with our corporate e-mail infrastructure: Microsoft Exchange and GoodLink. Since my AT&T account has been upgrade-eligible for some time (the …

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WIJFR: The Mote in God’s Eye

In the year 3016, the Second Empire of Man spans hundreds of star systems, thanks to the faster-than-light Alderson Drive. No other intelligent beings have ever been encountered, not until a light sail probe enters a human system carrying a dead alien. The probe is traced to the Mote, an isolated star in a thick …

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Interesting analysis of Gates/Seinfeld commercial

By now you’ve probably seen the new Microsoft commercial featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld which premiered during Thursday Night Football last week. When I first saw it, I wasn’t impressed. “The future. Delicious.” Seriously? This is Microsoft’s counter to Apple’s hilarious “I’m a Mac. I’m a PC” ads? Churros, shoes, and moist, edible PCs? …

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DL.TV sprinkler incident during podcast

Craziness! During DL.TV’s video podcast review of “Spore” last week (episode #248-1), the sprinkler system went off, sending Scott Asnault and Jeff Green scrambling to grab equipment and get out. You can follow the details on their twitter feed. They’re still trying to determine which equipment in the studio can be salvaged. Ouch!


I heard about all three of these sites on this week’s episode of Windows Weekly (#62): More stunning examples of how people will register any domain name and find something cool to do with it. Liven up your next meeting with one of these!