Article Archive for April 2007

Mac Movie DVD Cataloging: Bring iSight
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Posted in Apple Mac, Film, Internet, Media, TV on 30 April 2007
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Well, maybe there’s not enough forest logging apps for the Mac but when it comes to movie DVD cataloging, there are a slew of major shareware & commercial choices. What’s nice is that everyone allows you a download and a chance to test out loading 10-25 DVD’s before it stops – except for one app, […]

Star Wars turns 30 next month
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Posted in Uncategorized on 30 April 2007
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So Star Wars turns 30 this May…I want to get excited but it just means I have gotten really, really old. I remember dragging my Dad down to the theater to see it the day it opened at the earliest show possible so we could get a seat. It was beyond awesome. I saw the […]

Web Cartoon worthy of being read – Butternutsquash
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Posted in Apple Mac, comics, Internet on 30 April 2007
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The link is down for some reason…but the comic is a very funny autobiographical look at an artist and his pals getting through life. The jokes are solid and the art direction and illustration are top notch. The url was www.butternutsquash.net but a place holder site appears there now. The cartoon above is one of […]

Legos vs. Playmobil: It’s On
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Posted in Toys on 29 April 2007
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In the United States, LEGOS pretty much rule the roost when it comes to bricks and torso parts that attach to form people, places and things. Wikipedia has a nice summary of the history of LEGO’s. Of course, instead of just a box of LEGO’s and some guidelines what you can build, nowadays, the best […]

What to Buy For Your iPod – If You Have $300k …
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Posted in Gadgets, Toys on 29 April 2007
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This new 28-foot powerboat from Fearless Yachts has an iPod dock – a choice of 525 or 550 horsepower motors and body by Porsche Design … finally a boat to match my MacBook Pro. Tweet This Post

What to Buy: Whack A Mole – The Home Version
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Posted in Gadgets, Toys on 28 April 2007
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Whac-A-Mole – the home version is actually pretty good fun and perfect for when you have a gaggle of kids around – it’s a board game yet requires no real time commitment. What kid doesn’t love hitting something with a plastic mallet as hard as he can? What grownup doesn’t love hitting a plastic mole […]

Producers-Option This!
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Posted in Film, TV on 28 April 2007
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Film & movie Producers – here’s a great story to option … “How the CIA used a fake science fiction film to sneak six Americans out of revolutionary Iran.” From WIRED Tweet This Post

Now, That’s An Airfare! $10 From Columbus to SF Bay Area …
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Posted in Internet, Travel on 26 April 2007
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Startup airline SKYBUS is offering 10 seats for $10 dollars on all their flights – they are launching May 22 with Columbus to Oakland, CA as their only service so far – planning to add 9 cities in the near future. A quick check shows that surprise, there are no actual $10 tickets left but […]

Online music trading is as simple as saying La-La
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Posted in Internet, Uncategorized on 26 April 2007
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I have been a member of the online music trading service, LaLa, for some time now and love it! While iTunes is very well designed and tunes cost only 99 cents, you can get an entire album over at LaLa for only $1 per trade. What’s the catch? Not much, actually. All you need to […]

Mac DVD Ripping How To: Handbrake, MediaFork & Anamorphic Widescreen
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Posted in Apple Mac, Film, Internet, TV on 25 April 2007
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Welcome old friend back to the land of the living, HANDBRAKE. If this were a cheesy Hollywood movie, we would all gather ’round and do that slow handclap thing that no gathering of humans have ever done in the history of mankind except when the cameras are rolling. Handbrake brings us joy like PhotoShop 1.0 […]