Archive for September, 2009

iPhoto Shared Libraries

Posted: September 21, 2009 in Computing, General

I have to express some disappointment in Apple in regard to iPhoto. iPhoto does not have any functionality for users who might want to have a unified library of photos. It’s a little bit of an all-or-nothing situation. I would have even be willing to move up to Aperture (Apple’s high end photo management app), if it handled the two machine/one library issue… but alas it doesn’t either.

Without a built-in solution you’re left with three unappetizing solutions:
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The problem with movies

Posted: September 20, 2009 in General

I love movies, as my extensive DVD collection might seem to indicate, but things are different than they were only a few years ago. I buy few DVDs now, in fact I’ve bought only three movies on DVD this year. Unlike music (which I still purchase a lot of), I haven’t replaced DVDs with some other kind of media, I just, simply, don’t buy movies.

One might snap to the judgment that Netflix is the cause for this disinterest in purchasing DVD media, but I don’t think the blame rests squarely on the shoulders of movie rentals (after all, I’ve been renting movies in some fashion for many years).

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