These are the things I've written that are tagged "itunes"

“Perfect” iTunes EQ Setting Revised

11 March 2013

A revised version of of the Merlin Mann / Mac OS X Hints classic: I’ve changed the layout so that the highest setting sits on 0, instead of boosting frequencies. This leads to a more even sound and less distortion of the high end. Everyone’s ears a little different, so your mileage may vary. Experimentation […]

Adam Lisagor: iPad TV

06 June 2010

The Sandwich has some thoughts on the iPad, TV, and the rumored new Apple TV. I like what he’s thinking: Could it be that Apple has chosen to separate our video content and store it temporarily in this ghetto because there is something new and awesome on the horizon? Here’s what I think: Soon enough, […]

iPhone Anthology Fiction

23 April 2009

Warren Ellis’s recent postings about Papernet and my always-on interest in Print-On-Demand gave me this idea, which I’m jotting down here in case I never get to do it. So you’ve got your iPhone, and they sell tons of old books and comics and even new eBooks. Why not magazines? I’m not talking about Better […]

iTunes Price Changes Hurt Some Rankings

13 April 2009

Glenn Peoples, writing for Billboard: On Wednesday, one day after the price increase, the iTunes Top 100 chart had 40 songs priced at $1.29 and 60 with the original $0.99 price point. The $1.29 songs lost an average of 5.3 places on the chart while the $0.99 songs gained an average of 2.5 chart positions.

Presenting Software Features and Understanding User Unrest

12 April 2009

Adding features to applications is a constant trade-off between opposing forces. Sometimes adding to or changing software can be a hinderance both to the user and the developer in several ways. Ego, Garrett Murray’s excellent iPhone application, was blocked by Google Analytics yesterday. Since support for GA is one of Ego’s advertised features, paying users […]

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