Rating music on iTunes

Stumbled upon an interesting post on Last.fm‘s forums describing a rating system for songs in iTunes. Here is the rating chosen, check the post for interesting uses with smart playlists. –One Star– This rating is only use under two circumstances: Either I don’t like the track, and I will delete it from my library (for obvious […]

EMI and no-DRM

Annoucement of EMI releasing fully DRM-free albums on Apple’s iTunes Music Store is a signal that the majors are finally listening to consumers. Choosing between locked-up CDs that refused to play on old hardware (like in a car…) and crippled low-fi DRMed tracks from iTunes was an excellent excuse for finding other ways… Now we […]

Fix your websites URL’s to increase traffic study shows

The case study showed that this simple change alone had a significant impact on the sites search engine visibility. Nothing else was changed or optimized during the study. The number of indexed pages in Google almost doubled, tripled in Yahoo! and almost quadrupled in MSN. read more | digg story

Integrated Windows authentication in Flock

Integrated Windows authentication in Flock is possible ! Firefox too, of course.Type about:config in the address bar and find the preference named network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris and set the value to a comma separated list of servers that use NTLM authentication. This can be a server name without the default domain, a complete server name with domain or […]

Windows CardSpace (formerly "InfoCard”)

Windows CardSpace (formerly “InfoCard”) is a Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.0 (formerly WinFX) component that provides the consistent user experience required by the identity metasystem. It is specifically hardened against tampering and spoofing to protect the end user’s digital identities and maintain end-user control.

ATS launches DECT-based first multi-handset phones

American Telecom Services, Inc. has announced about its cordless multi handset Internet phone DECT 6.0. The E6501 includes ATS’ patent-pending Digital Clear functionality and it is expandable to up to five total handsets. The E6501 is first cordless phone using DECT technology that integrates router and a SIP VoIP platform in the charging base of […]

Peer to peer TV

TVU networks is a new global live TV service that enables TV Broadcasters and private individuals to broadcast TV channels to a global audiences over the Internet. TVU uses a new application-level multicasting technology (similar to peer-to-peer file sharing) that allows broadcast costs to be exponentially lower than those of today’s streaming technology.

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