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Comment: Who need itunes? (Score 1) 344 344

I've never understand it. I've been collecting/ripping mp3s (and then later oggs) ever since about '97. I've never need a tool to 'organise' my collection. Every OS I've ever used has had this really clever idea called the directory (or folder). It's quite simple really, I haev one top-level directory called 'Music' and inside I have an 'A' folder, a 'B' folder etc. etc. Inside I have (here's the clever bit) more directories eg. 'Ah-ha', with that I have directories for each album by the band.

Okay, I have one directory under 'M' called 'Misc' which is getting a bit large by hey-ho.

Oh and I own all those files, they're mine and I can copy them onto any device I own and share with friends should I want to.

Screw Apple and screw anybody that doesn't let me own my music collection and potentially pass it onto my children. Props to Amazon that allows me to buy DRM-free mp3's (along with the CD! awesome!)

Comment: The group that brought us Great Giana Sisters (Score 1) 204 204

Does anyone else remember the hacked version of Great Giana Sisters from Red Sector. I assume it's the same people.

Anyway, completely awesome achievement...It would probably take me ages to write something similiar in a high-level language. Amazing.

Comment: Re:The larger screen is part of the problem (Score 1) 544 544


I don't really hack games-consoles and turn them into useful media-streaming devices purely for the pleasure and the odd use here and there. This is all just a bit of fun and frivolity!

yours...well you know my name anyway!

Comment: Re:The larger screen is part of the problem (Score 1) 544 544

It's all marketing, don't be such a sucker! In fact, I just call 'em al laptops, in the case net/utlra/bollocks-books, I just call 'em small laptops.

In fact, if I'm honest, I actually just refer to all the computers in my house as computers, including games-consoles (as they are usually hacked enough to have pretty much the same functionality as any other computer in the house).

Comment: Re:Editorializing (Score 1) 171 171

That is a very real possibility. However, every single random miggy floppy disk I've ever tried, even after 20 years has worked perfectly.

I do see the point though - somebody probably thought they could make some mega-bucks from the ultra-rare Worhol images.

There's a whole WORLD in a mud puddle! -- Doug Clifford