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Archive for November, 2006

NBC offers podcasts of news shows

Posted by michaelshawnlane on November 14, 2006

NBC News will offer “NBC Nightly News” and “Meet the Press” free on iTunes.

NBC has been streaming video on MSNBC.com.  Now you will have the opportunity to download these two videos.

This is certainly a step in the right direction.  More and more people want the ability to watch a show either on there computer or some type of portable device.  This will give you that opportunity. 

Posted in Apple, Audio, Blogroll, Free MP3 Downloads, iPod/iTunes, Podcast News, Podcast Post, Podcasts, portable audio, Portable Media, Quicktime, Technology | 3 Comments »

Cupertino, California is Podcasting

Posted by michaelshawnlane on November 7, 2006

Cupertino, California is adding video podcasts to it on-demand webcasting service.  This will allow citizens to listen/view public record of agendas, minutes and staff reports. 

“It is our goal to continue to use technology, like that offered by Granicus, to improve city communication with residents,” said Cupertino City Manager David Knapp. “Increasingly, there is a need to deliver municipal information through a medium that is both effective and convenient.”  The podcasts contain webcasts if city council, planning and parks and recreation meetings.

This is certainly a great idea and it is nice to see a city using technology that will help keep the citizens informed on what is happening in there city.

Posted in Audio, Free MP3 Downloads, iPod/iTunes, Podcast News, Podcast Post, Podcasts, portable audio, Portable Media, Technology | Leave a Comment »

iTunes releases another update

Posted by michaelshawnlane on November 3, 2006

iPod Shuffle Second Generation 

For those of you who are using iTune 7 Apple earlier this week release an update.  The release is iTunes 7.0.2 which adds support for the Second Generation iPod shuffle and fixes a variety of stability and other issues found in iTunes 7 and 7.0.1. 

Many users have complained about iTunes 7 and 7.0.1.  If you haven’t upgraded to iTunes 7 this is probably a good time to do it.

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