|11/30/2006 Hollywood Takes on Apple
Four major studios, Universal, 20th Century Fox, Paramount
and Warner Bros, are reported to be pressuring Apple Computer
are pressing Apple to make changes to iTunes before they will
agree to make their films available via the iTunes Store.Currently,
content on iTunes can be synced to an unlimited number of iPods.
The studios want Apple to limit the number of iPods that can
be used by iTunes on a particular computer. Limiting the number
of video iPods used by any one computer to four or five will,
they believe, will limit illegal copying.
|11/29/2006 RSS Quiz
Curious to see how much you really know about RSS? Take
the RSS Quiz and test your knowledge.
|11/28/2006 Political Podcasts
Podcasting Directory. Easily locate political podcasts and
RSS feeds in the Political Feed directory. Categorized feeds
and searchable using keywords.
|11/28/2006 Large Universities Podcasting
Open Culture has put together this collection of University podcasts on
|11/28/2006 Catholic Podcasts are Not Rare
According to this article, "Fr. Tony's podcast is
one of only a handful of Catholic podcasts on the internet."
I really do not know what they are talking about a quick search
of Religious Podcasts shows a large number of
|11/28/2006 Tucows and Creative Commons
Toronto based internet services and download site company, has
just announced its pledge of $5,000 towards Creative Commons
2007 goal of 300,000.
|11/27/2006 DMCA Exemptions
The newest list of exemptions to the Digital Millennium
Copyright Act (DMCA) is out, and the Register of Copyrights
is recommending six exemptions this time around. If you've been
hankering for the legal authority to remove Sony's rootkit or
to unlock your cell phone, then this will be big news. If you
were hoping for the ability to make backup copies of your legally
purchased DVDs, you're (still) out of luck.
|11/22/2006 Growing Podcasting Knowledgebase
The Podcasting Knowledgebase is growing into quite
a robust collection of actionable podcast items. The list has
become both a FAQ and collection of marketing tips for podcasters.
|11/22/2006 Government Podcast Directory
A new RSS/Podcast directory specifically for government
agencies has appeared on the landscape. Government Central, centralizes all RSS feeds
from government (local, state and federal) agencies in an easy
to navigate directory.
Government agencies are invited to submit their feeds.
|11/22/2006 New Video Podcast Directory
A new video podcast directory termed vodstock has
been launched. The new directory is similar to Videocasting Station and only includes video
podcasts, in other words audio podcasts are not included.
Other video podcast directories can be found on the bottom of
|11/21/2006 Nancy Pelosi is Podcasting
Nancy Pelosi is podcasting. There is a bit of a propoganda
in the channel description:
Trapped in the car with a Rush Limbaugh fan? Are some rude
passengers on the bus blasting "Best of Bill O'Reilly - Volume
3" from their boom box? Or worse yet, have you found yourself
stuck at one of the President's staged town hall meetings on
Social Security? Don't worry -- now you can listen to speeches,
press conferences and radio addresses by House Democrats wherever
and whenever you want. Drown out the clatter with news from
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi's Podcast. Go where you
want -- and take the truth with you.
|11/21/2006 MPAA to Sue for DMCA Violations
The Motion Picture Association of America has decided to
sue another one of those DVD ripping and recording services.
The Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) makes
it illegal to circumvent copy protection, even for fair use
purposes. This means if you purchase a DVD of a movie and wish
to watch it on your iPod you have to "repurchase" the movie.
|11/20/2006 New Sports Feeds and Sports Podcast Directory
A new portal for Sports related RSS feeds and podcasts has
been launched at Sports Feeds. The directory
is categorized by sport and can also be searched using related
Feel free to submit additional sports podcasts.
|11/20/2006 ESPN Launches Local Podcasting
Disney's ESPN sports network announced on Monday the launch
of a nationwide local podcasting network, which will feature
a selection of local ESPN Radio programs.
|11/20/2006 Denver International Airport Podcasts
Denver International Airport is introducing a new section
on its Web site called "Sights and Sounds" where people can
|11/20/2006 Collection of University Podcasts
This collection of University Podcasts are Lectures and Complete
Courses at renowned institutions.
|11/19/2006 iTunes Hack
At one time Music in the iTunes Music Store was only available
for Apple iPod users.
But this could soon change -- because of a 22-year-old hacker
who as a teen cracked the encryption on DVDs and now has developed
a system compatible with Apple's "FairPlay" copyright technology
that allows iTunes music to play on other devices and gives
iPod users access to other music stores.
|11/14/2006 A Quote About Staggering Podcast Growth
"Half of all Singapore youths 15 to 19 years old are
blogging or podcasting on the internet, with the figure expected
to grow further."
|11/14/2006 Kaiser Doctors Promote Health Using Podcasts
Four Kaiser doctors in Northern California are podcasting
to their patients. Officials at Kaiser say if the patients like
it, they'll expand the program.
|11/14/2006 Use a AA Battery to Charge Your iPod
Voxred International's iTurbo
offers an easy way to spring a comatose iPod back to life. Use
a AA battery to sustain the life of your iPod. They say it was
designed for iPods and are guaranteed not to harm your iPod.
The iTurbo will sell for $29.99 - $34.99 and includes
one iTurbo, one adapter and one AA battery.
Podlinez is a free service that lets you listen
to podcasts on your phone. Enter the URL of the podcast you
wish to hear and get a phone number you can call to hear it
|11/09/2006 iTunes Latino Launches
Apple has launched iTunes Latino. Apple has continued its long
tailed approach to building up an online music store. To compliment
their ITMS they have recently announced a Latin store, to appeal
to one of the fastest growing demographics in the U.S. This
store will contain an endless supply of content, featuring Latin
Music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks, and podcasts
|11/09/2006 List of Top 10 Universities Using Technology
This is an interesting piece that commends universities
and colleges for using technology as a teaching and instruction
tool. Topping the list: University of California
Berkley, Stanford University, University of Arizona
|11/08/2006 Reports of iPhone
Reports this week of a deal between Apple Computer and
Cingular, coupled with Apple's new speech-recognition patent,
have rekindled rumors of the company developing the much talked
about iPhone. Would the advent of such a device herald a subsequent
launch of wireless podcasting?
Complete Article - Fact or Rumor?