For quite some time I’d been looking forward to building a decent media centre, and after rearranging my flat recently I had a great lounge area, so I went ahead and built it. I’ve read quite a few blog entries about other people’s Mac mini-based media centres over the last few months, and now that [...]
Posts Tagged ‘iTunes’
Exactly as I predicted, variable pricing on iTunes has turned out to be a bad idea. It confuses customers and makes them feel ripped off, and the stupid record companies have seen slower growth as a result of forcing Apple to implement it.
Front Row isn’t too bad as media centre software goes, but it doesn’t do a particularly brilliant job of displaying collections of movies and TV shows which you have on your hard disk. It also doesn’t allow plugins (although a couple of hacks have tried to get around this) and it doesn’t have a mechanism [...]
Back in the olden days I used to be quite a hi-fi ‘buff’, but a few years ago I started to listen to my MP3 collection more than my CD collection. I loved being able to have exactly the songs I liked in my collection without lots of ‘filler’ tracks that you often get on [...]