ARG Tools for iPhone

As a few read­ers of this blog may know, I have been tin­ker­ing with iPhone devel­op­ment for about a year. Technically, a bit longer than that — since the first jail­breaks and com­mu­nity SDKs — but real­is­ti­cally, with all seri­ous­ness, about a year of what I’d con­sider above “tin­ker­ing” but below “pro­fes­sional.” In recent months, I even picked up an iPhone … Continue read­ing ARG Tools for iPhone

Forcing iTunes to automatically download TV shows (or, the magic of crontab)

In the past two weeks, I have expe­ri­enced noth­ing but heart­break and let­down with regard to BitTorrent. Most things I down­load, I am per­fectly con­tent with access­ing them a day or two later, but LOST is my big show. I have to watch it that very night. When it comes to LOST, I had grown accus­tomed to how it worked last … Continue read­ing Forcing iTunes to auto­mat­i­cally down­load TV shows (or, the magic of crontab)

iTunes 7.2 breaks FrontRow video streaming

This post is partly for the ben­e­fit of any friends expe­ri­enc­ing the prob­lem and partly to get the spe­cific error mes­sage text out there on Google. Every since a recent update, the Mac Mini hooked to the TV stopped play­ing shared video files from other machines (movies, video pod­casts, music videos, etc.) Audio files still play … Continue read­ing iTunes 7.2 breaks FrontRow video stream­ing

Work Crews, Right Turns, Bad Music Players

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/11/This morn­ing, I was stopped at a light on the water­front, wait­ing to turn onto Moody and on to the free­way. My eyes wan­dered … Continue read­ing Work Crews, Right Turns, Bad Music Players

Wherein I discover the tolerance values for CD sizing

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/09/The warn­ing that’s on the wrap­per: * The audio side of this disc does not con­form to CD spec­i­fi­ca­tions and there­fore will … Continue read­ing Wherein I dis­cover the tol­er­ance val­ues for CD siz­ing

The Daily Show on iTunes

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/03/Hmmm.... it would appear that you can now sub­scribe to The Daily Show on the iTunes video store. It's prob­a­bly eas­ier and … Continue read­ing The Daily Show on iTunes

Because all the cool kids are doing it

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/01/My iTunes Music Signature (as well as the list of included songs in case you could not rec­og­nize some­thing or just want … Continue read­ing Because all the cool kids are doing it

I, for one, welcome our new IP television offerings. In spirit.

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/12/It looks like you can now down­load the fol­low­ing TV shows through iTunes (in addi­tion to LOST and Desperate Housewives): Battlestar Galactica … Continue read­ing I, for one, wel­come our new IP tele­vi­sion offer­ings. In spirit.

Lost fanaticism + Apple fanaticism

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/10/Sweet! You can now get Lost sea­son 2 episodes on the iTunes music+video store! How cool is THAT?! They are very rea­son­ably priced, … Continue read­ing Lost fanati­cism + Apple fanati­cism

iTunes 5

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/09/iTunes 5 is a flam­ing piece of shit that rou­tinely “for­gets” my pod­cast sub­scrip­tions twice daily, trash­ing my music library in the process. Posted … Continue read­ing iTunes 5