Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Music collection part 3

Yes, I’m still at it. I last blogged about this about a year ago: I’ve been upgrading my music collection from old WMA file format files to MP3s. It’s taking longer than expected. Here’s where my music collection is now: … Continue reading

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I really wanted to like the Windows 7 phone…

I like a lot of things about the WP7 phone… the way it integrates the things I care about into one home screen instead of making me dig through a half-dozen apps individually is a big step up from the … Continue reading

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Ok well that answers that…

Looks like I was right. Spaces are going away. I’ll decide where to move this blog in the next few months.

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Spaces still exist! But barely…

I was a little worried that when the latest Windows Live wave rolled out that Spaces would go away.   It appears that they haven’t – my Hotmail was upgraded and I can still get here, although they’ve really started to … Continue reading

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Cool thing to do on your Win7 machines

If you’re running Windows 7 (and you should be), you know that it has support for Themes, which are of course packs which define your desktop backgrounds, sounds, windows colors, etc.   Bing has a cool Theme which supports the … Continue reading

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Upgrading my music collection

I have had a digital music collection for probably about 10 years now. When I started digitizing music, I used the tools that were available at the time, and I made the choice to convert most of my CDs and … Continue reading

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Crazy: the transition to Digital TV is finally here

Well, the final milestone for the digital transition is upon us. Delayed from February, now actually happening, it’s a sad reminder about how much of America is out of the loop. Just read stories like this one about people who don’t … Continue reading

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