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La Cie and Thunderbolt. If you depend on moving a lot of data around and are looking for ways to move it faster then the Thunderbolt technology (formerly Light Peak) is something that should be of interest to you.

La Cie and Thunderbolt

Companies and individuals who work in the area of video editing and transfer will be one of the first groups that will take advantage of the Thunderbolt technology. The Thunderbolt technology was developed by Intel in collaboration with Apple. How to Embedding Task List on Mac Desktop. I was looking for a way to create a todo list that I could add to quickly and see on my Mac desktop.

How to Embedding Task List on Mac Desktop

I have manage to cobble together a method that is working for me . It is a work in progress but I thought other people might find it interesting. It does require the following items. Todo.tx, Dropbox and Geektools are all free. Textexpander is $34.95 and is well worth the price. Tell application “Finder” activate application "Terminal" delay 30 quit application "Terminal" News360 a Review. If you leave highlight on, it will highlight the other companies and Web sites that are listed in the article.

News360 a Review

Click on a highlighted company and you can see a summary of that company. The site does divide into various category. You can also link it to your Facebook account a it will then add articles based on what is in your Facebook account. Review of AirPlay on the iPad. IOS 4.3 is now available for download through iTunes .

Review of AirPlay on the iPad

One of the things that came with the update was enhanced AirPlay. Which not only allows you to play iPad videos on your Apple TV as it did before, but it now also allows you to share your Itunes library including videos to your iPad, iPhone (3GS and 4) and iPod Touch. One of the coolest new features is the enhanced Airplay. Prior to this you could send video from your iPad to a T.V. that is connected to an Apple TV. The enhancement is now you can share your Itunes library on your iPad.

Banana TV. If you use a Mac as your media hub and aren’t interested in getting a Apple TV but you would like to use AirPlay you may want to try Banana TV.

Banana TV

Once you download and install Banana TV, it will appear in your menu bar. Banana TV uses the AirPlay protocol to allow you to stream AirPlay enable videos or images from your mobile device including your iPad (1 or 2), iPhone or iPod Touch running OS 4.2 or higher to an [Intel Mac]. I really like to use it when I am reading my RSS feeds in the River of News or perhaps I am looking through Flipboard and come across a YouTube video I want to watch. Instead of stopping to watch it on my iPad, I can send it to my computer monitor and continue to read the article while it is playing. or Memolane: Two Ways to Save Your Online Life. Ten Must Have Iphone Applications. I suspect that many people have gotten Iphones for Christmas, after doing the set up the first thing you want to do is install some applications.

Ten Must Have Iphone Applications

You click on the Application button on the Iphone and then you freeze, because you have no idea which ones are the best. 24hr Podcast. Cr48 a Gift from Google. Yesterday afternoon an unexpected package arrived by UPS from Google, inside was the cr48.

Cr48 a Gift from Google

After installing the battery and attaching the power cord. I lifted the lid of the lap top and the Chrome logo appeared I entered my Google account information to register. I then watched a brief tutorial. After the tutorial the chrome browser appears. Untitled. Like many families now, it’s not unusual for everyone to be using the wi-fi network at home at the same time.


Game consoles, tablets, media players and smart TVs all take their share of the data stream, and with the potential for multiple HD streams, the wireless takes a real hammering. In response to this demand, 11ac wireless uses dual frequencies and multiple antennae to get gigabit class data speeds, while still being backwards compatible with the older standards. Is It Time For An REA for the Internet. The death of Senator Bryd at the age of 92, had me thinking about the technical advances he saw in his life time.

Is It Time For An REA for the Internet

That the fight to get those advances to the most people was being fought then and continues to be fought today. The battleground may have changed, but the arguments often repeat themselves. Today, the battle is over what is the best way to get broadband to the most people. In the 1930′s it was electricity. While 90% of all urban residents had electricity by the 1930′s only 10% of rural residence did. Despite their unwillingness to build in rural areas, utility companies and their supporters fought against any kind of government involvement, They insisted that the free market would take care of the issue.

Wave Goodbye. Google decided last week to give up on Wave as a separate application and integrate some of it into other applications.

Wave Goodbye

According to the official Google Blog, Wave was just not attracting enough users to make it viable to continue. The Importance of Linking. I was listening to an audio post by Robert Scoble on Cinch about how increasingly sites are either not using external links at all or are hiding them. This is done in an effort to keep the reader within the website, and increase page hits. Privacy in a Public World.

Facebook rolled out Places late on Aug 18, it allows you to check in where you are through Facebook. In its default mode it also allows your friends to check you in. Lifehacker has a good article on how to adjust your privacy settings for Places to a level you are comfortable with. This again brought out the issue of privacy. The Problem with Real Time Information in the Real World. Dragon Dictation for the Iphone. I have had Dragon Dictation on my Iphone for about a week now and have started to use it more and more.

Dragon Dictation is made by Nuance Communication which also created Dragon Naturally Speaking, Jott Assistant, Jott for Salesforce and MacSpeech among other products. Nuance Communication is actually fairly new to the Apple market, they started as a PC product with Dragon Naturally Speaking. They launched Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search shortly after the Iphone came out. Review. If you are on Twitter and follow Robert Scoble you have probably heard about Flipboard for the Ipad, which takes your friends tweets and Facebook post and creates a daily magazine out of them. Most people who have an Ipad say it is a must have application, if you don’t have an Ipad, but want a similar alternative you might want to give a try. is created by Smallrivers. With, you can create up to 10 newspapers based on Twitter list, users or keywords. Each news paper is an aggregation of Twitter posts which meet one of those criteria and contain a link. Each newspaper updates at least once every 24 hours. f you want you can receive an email informing you of the update. HippoRemote Pro. The Rise and Fall of Blockbuster.

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