Archive for the ‘iTunes’ Category
10.7.1 is out
If you are one of the few who upgraded to Lion 10.7, Apple just issued the first, much-needed, update. It consists of the usual round of bug fixes and no visible changes. I installed it immediately, did the usual repair-permissions thing, and am using it now. Read More »
Holy Cow, as Harry Caray used to say, Apple hit one out of the park with their September 1st music event. They took the #1 lineup of media devices in the world and basically changed them all again. While most companies would be happy to rest on their laurels, Apple seems to always have a knack for wanting to push us all into the next level… for better or worse. With these announcements, it seems for the better…
One of the true powers of iTunes and digital music is that it’s searchable. As personal music libraries grow to thousands of songs, they would be cumbersome to use if people could not search by a multitude of song data. Many of us have been listening to MP3s since the 90s, long before song names and other information were automatically filled in for us. Back then we were probably a little sloppy with our labeling. Like many of you, I have old MP3 files with missing album info or shorthand spellings. Worst of all, some MP3s I imported from homemade mix CDs and now I’m clueless as to what songs they are. Next to my nicely indexed new song files those old MP3s are mostly ignored. Often I have wished for some all-knowing music zombie to go through iTunes and correct my MP3 data tags. At last someone wrote that zombie application and it is called iEatBrainz.
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