I think I’ve found a music service I can use…

I’m going to buy an album as download-only today, from www.buymusic.com, and I hope it all works out as good as it sounds (no pun intended!). My biggest worry when downloading music from the various sites is that I won’t be able to fit the DRM requirements into my digital music lifestyle. I listen to…

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New Dancers… but still no ‘Master Chief’?

Ok, maybe a night of Halo with my coworkers has skewed my perspective on this topic, but come on… wouldn’t that just be the coolest… maybe the little alien guys, the chief, Cortona (not sure on the spelling for that one)… Ah well, the update seems pretty cool, even without the Chief…http://EraBlog.NET/filters/19351.post

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Hmm… interesting side affect of Google AdSense

Now, it is helping me to find things! The blog page on my personal site has become stuck in DVI/HDTV/Component Video land after one of my posts, all of the ads are about HDTV related stuff… but, this just appeared and it looks pretty cool. Not the most visually appealing device, but I’m thinking that…

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I am definitely going to need more HD inputs on my TV

I have been drooling over this for that last few weeks… inner monologue: it doesn’t do anything that I really need, and if I ever get around to hooking my current music system up with something better than S-Video, I could probably replicate its functionality in a pretty short period of time….but, it sure looks…

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Digital Destiny

Was it fate, or mere coincidence? Today, I checked out a little online message board where MSFT employees sell/trade various used items (computers, appliances, furniture, baby clothes… whatever) and someone was selling one of those new Samsung DVD players with DVI out… yep, the very same one that I decided to buy, and then changed…

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They had me… and then… they lost me

I don’t know if it is just me, but there are some times when a new product comes out and they have me from the moment I see the ad; the price is right, the features are exactly what I am looking for, etc…Well, that happened this weekend… I have been pondering on getting a…

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Laziness .NET — the Professional Edition

Back in June I published a column showing you how to make a simple Pocket PC remote for Windows Media player. I didn’t know it at the time, but some of my readers have sent in links to a professional version of the same idea. Built using the .NET Framework 1.1 and C#, Zerama looks…

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