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|12/29/2006 iTunes Overload
Users of iTunes have been reporting errors and problems
attempting to download songs. The Apple site has been unable
to handle the influx of users who are attempting to enjoy their
|12/28/2006 YouTube Helps Police Catch Killer
A video posted on the ultra-popular Web site YouTube
has helped Canadian police find a man they believe responsible
for a murder.
Police in the Southern Ontario city of Hamilton said on Thursday
that they uploaded a one-minute, 12-second clip from a surveillance
tape onto the video-sharing YouTube site.
|12/27/2006 Catholic Cardinal Podcasting
Boston's Cardinal Sean OMalley, is bringing the church's
2,000-year-old message to the world's millions of iPod owners.
OMalley will become the first of the Catholic Church's 186
cardinals worldwide to launch a podcast and use the technology
to reach followers.
While he may be the first Catholic Cardinal podcasting he is
late to the table. The growing trend of religious podcasts is
apparent in the niche religious podcast directories.
|12/26/2006 Queen Elizabeth Podcast Christmas Speech
Queen Elizabeth IIs traditional Christmas speech is available
as a podcast this year for the first time. Her
Christmas message focussed on importance of the relationship
between the generations. Unfortunately if she is trying to reach
the younger generation someone should add a link to the podcast
from the homepage.
|12/20/2006 RSS Feed Etiquette
Citizen journalists and writers have become common place
on the web. Perhaps you are considering blogging, but are unsure
of how to enter the world of online journaling. As the medium
has grown, I thought it might be a good idea to put together
some general guidelines for new bloggers and reminders to veteran
bloggers about blogging practices.
There is no Emily Post in blogging that offers etiquette advice,
or a Miss Manners that details appropriate behavior. That does
not mean there are not acceptable and unacceptable actions that
bloggers should take. In order to efficiently communicate as
a blogger on the Internet, it is critical to understand the
unwritten rules of blogging etiquette.
RSS Feed Etiquette
|12/19/2006 Digg Adds Podcasting Category
Digg, a popular news discovery community, has launched Digg
Podcasting. Now users can Digg their favorite podcast series
and individual podcast episodes.
|12/19/2006 iPhone by..... LinkSys?
A net phone called the iPhone has been launched by Linksys
just weeks before analysts were expecting Apple to release a
What Does This Mean for Apple?
|12/12/2006 New Podcasting Software Beta
Check out the latest FeedForAll Beta, this is the third and final
beta release of FeedForAll v2.0 Beta 3 product. How is this
better for podcasters?
The biggest improvement to FeedForAll in this release involve
the publishing feature. This allows not only the feed file itself
to be uploaded, but it also adds the ability to have the feed's
image and the feed's enclosures to be automatically uploaded
Download the FeedForAll Beta
|12/11/2006 Podcast Ads
It should come as no surprise to anyone that Podcast Ads
have arrived. Podcaster
Ads attempts to match up podcasters with audio advertisements.
It is likely that Google's move into audio content will spread
to include podcasts in the near future as well.
|12/11/2006 Disney is Angry at YouTube
Disney is losing its patience with Google/YouTube.
A senior Walt Disney executive said she sees limits to how
long her company will tolerate copyright infringement of its
programming by YouTube users.
|12/11/2006 iPhone Name Used by ComWave
A Canadian company called Comwave has been using the term
iPhone to describe a group of services they
offer. The phrase Comwave iPhone is trademarked.
It is described as a telephone service that uses your High-Speed
Internet connection as a phone line. Hmmm...... wonder what
Apple will do.
|12/05/2006 Free Podcast Auto Discovery Generator
Increase the number of podcast subscribers by adding autodiscovery
code to your website. NotePage has made a free online tool that
automates the creation of the auto-discovery code for podcasts RSS feeds.
The free auto-discovery tool automatically creates the code
necessary for the auto-discovery of podcasts and RSS feeds on
a website. Simply enter the title, and the URL of the RSS feed
and a code will then be generated based on the information entered.
The code can then be entered in the "header" section of an HTML
web page, to assist RSS readers in automatically detecting the
presence of an RSS feed for that website.
|12/04/2006 A New iPod
An unusual meeting of minds could result in a new iPod.
Weblogs, Inc. is reporting that Jason Calacanis
and Dave Winer are in discussions to build a "better iPod".
|12/01/2006 Taking Away North Koreas iPod
The Bush administration wants North Korea's attention,
so like a scolding parent it's trying to make it tougher for
that country's eccentric leader to buy iPods, plasma televisions
and Segway electric scooters.
The U.S. government's first-ever effort to use trade sanctions
to personally aggravate a foreign president expressly targets
items believed to be favored by Kim Jong Il or presented by
him as gifts to the roughly 600 loyalist families who run the