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Archive for the ‘Quicktime’ Category

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 »

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.

Posted in Apple, iPod/iTunes, portable audio, Portable Devices - MP3, Portable Media, Quicktime, Technology | Leave a Comment »

iTunes Store Now Has PBS Programs

Posted by michaelshawnlane on October 11, 2006

PBS

You can now download from iTunes Store PBS shows for $1.99 each.  Here are the shows you can get immediately: Antiques Roadshow; Nova; Now; Scientific American Frontiers; Arthur; Cyberchase; and Fetch!.

PBS is a non-profit media enterprise that serves 354 public noncommercial television stations.  This should be good for PBS.  This is another outlet for them to raise money by selling there shows on iTunes.  

Posted in Apple, iPod/iTunes, Podcast News, Podcast Post, Podcasts, portable audio, Portable Media, Quicktime, Technology | 1 Comment »

Quicktime Can Now Play Almost Any Media Type

Posted by michaelshawnlane on October 4, 2006

For those who use Quicktime in OS X.  You now will be able to play these additional media types: Divx, XviD, FLV, AVI, MS-MPEG4 V1, V2 & V3, DivX 3.11, alpha, 3ivX, Sorenson H. 263 and many more.  This is a free plugin by the name of Perian.

To get the plugin click here to download.

Posted in Apple, portable audio, Portable Media, Quicktime, Technology | 1 Comment »