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Derek Carter’s blog » 2007» October

Archive for October, 2007

Hail Leopard!

Friday, October 26th, 2007

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Apple released Mac OS X v10.5 “Leopard” this evening. I went down the Apple Store in Braintree for the event. Photos and a video are here. I pickd up a copy of Leopardfor myself, plus one of the free t-shirts they were giving away as part of the event. I’ll wait a few days before installing Leopard - I’ll let other people find out what the bugs are ;)

UPDATE: I added another image to the gallery.

Now with live blog updates

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

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Thanks to my friend Slobbergoat, my homepage automatically shows my latest blog post.

Site Update: Fall Foliage pictures from Greensboro

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

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I’ve updated my Greensboro page with some fall foliage pictures. The can be found on the lower half of this page. Enjoy! :)

Trouble at Amazon MP3?

Monday, October 8th, 2007

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In the last week I’ve noticed that at least three albums have been removed from Amazon MP3. Two of them were ones I had wanted to buy songs off of, and the third was the one I mentioned in my previous review with the mixed-up song titles. I have no idea if the other two albums had the same problem, but that is the only reasonable explanation I can come up with. Given that I have only looked at six dozen or so albums with the intention of actually buying songs, this problem appears to be much more widespread on Amazon than I would have expected. I hope Amazon resolves this and brings back those albums quickly.

I don’t like you either, Sony

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

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The head of litigation at Sony BMG effectively just called most of their customers thieves. While testifying in one of the numerous music-piracy trials, she claimed that ripping CDs to make backups or to put music on an iPod was stealing. What an idiot. I hope Sony loses the case big-time.