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Amazon Releases Prime Music

Amazon jumps into the streaming music business with the release of Prime Music. The world of digital music is complicated.  With the RIAA still occasionally chasing after folks for illegally sharing copyrighted files, and artists complaining of [...]

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

iTunes goes DRM Free

This isn’t new news to anyone, but its significant in that most everyone will be able to get DRM free music out of iTunes.  Ever since the dawn of iTunes, music has been tied to your Apple ID, and not playable on anything other than an authorized [...]

February 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Zune 120 Review at JAMM

One of the best things about writing for Gear Diary is the company that you keep.  Judie aside, she has assembled one of the BEST teams of writers this side of the blogosphere that I’ve had the pleasure of being associated with. That said, I [...]

January 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 Review

  Sometimes, I need to have white noise playing in the background in order to be able to concentrate. This can take the form of music (CD, MP3’s etc), radio (Internet or other), or the TV. Sometimes, the simple sound of the air circulating in [...]

April 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Do you Hulu..?

  There’s been a lot of buzz lately around something called Hulu.  Until recently, I had no idea what it was.  I saw a couple of articles here and there on the Internet, but nothing really told me what it was…and I wasn’t sure [...]

March 14, 2008 // 4 Comments