Neither Guy nor Gaz talk about the World Cup or soccer except for where they do. Skype as usual acts up in each segment of this week’s show, but that doesn’t stop Gaz and Guy from their usual hijinks. Greg Holdsworth is bringing back his podcast, “Your Own Victory Garden after a nearly 4 year absence! Why did he stop? What will the new show be like? You’re going to have to listen to find out.
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Your Own Victory Garden Podcast
Guy’s App Pick: Modern Conflict by Gaijin Entertainment $1.99
Gaz’s App Pick: Mines ordered 🙂 $199 or £159 UK
Greg’s Pick: YouTube To MP3 Converter (OSX) From MediaHuman, Free Garden Compass Plant, Pest & Disease Identifier (iOS) From TeamSOA, Inc., Free
Another eBook light has entered the market. Is it worth your money?
MyMac.com rating: 9 out of 10
Small speakers don’t get any cooler than Ice from i.Sound. They are tiny, with a surprisingly robust audio. Power them via USB from your computer, or with a clever AC adapter
Our MyMac.com rankings blend objective quality with subjective personal experience. Your audio signal mileage may vary a lot from mine. If you can try before you buy, or return/exchange if not completely thrilled, you’ll eventually be satisfied by one of these units.
Three FM iPod car adapters:
iTrip Auto SmartScan FM Transmitter and Car Charger for iPod
Company: Griffin Technology
TuneBase FM for the iPod mini
Belkin TuneBase FM Link
I just love gadgets. I’m a sucker for the next thing to come along. A psychological fault I suppose. Except when it came to the iPod. Try as I might, I resisted the little music player that single-handedly brought more good press to Apple like no other product since the original iMac. Oh, such a foolish attempt. In my heart of hearts, I knew I would buy one of these doohickeys, so why did I wait? Like most of my life decisions, I have not a clue. Wait I did however and maybe it was the right decision all along.
While I sat on the sidelines, sweating over some cool tech that I did not have, something wonderful happened. Apple managed to capture a significant portion of a major new market that all the other manufacturers had failed to really make any headway with. Of course no one had the whole package ready to go. Sure there were other MP3 players and music stores before the iPod and iTunes, but none of them worked well together and none of the stores had the backing of most of the major music labels.
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