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Fix for error -15000 Remote speakers on iTunes / Windows 7

So, just to be clear: this is not about iTunes on MacOSX, it’s only about iTunes 10 on Windows 7. It might work on Windows Vista, but I have no PC with Vista to test. It might help on versions… Continue Reading →

iPhone bandwidth: orders of magnitude – 2009

I did a bandwidth test the other day with the iPhone SpeedTest tool. I wanted to compare the speed using (standard) GPRS, using 3G and my own Wifi. The results were all a power of ten apart: iPhone on Proximus… Continue Reading →

Imagine: a virtual iPhone for everyone

I was downloading a free iPhone app at noon, and I thought: some of these applications have no good alternative in the browser world. Imagine everyone could start using/buying the Apple iPhone/iPod Touch applications right in their browser. You give… Continue Reading →

My quest for “Let’s get lost” – Chet Baker by Bruce Weber

Let’s Get Lost (1988) is a American documentary film about the turbulent life and career of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker written and directed by Bruce Weber. I saw Let’s Get Lost in Leuven, I guess around 1990. Chet Baker has… Continue Reading →

Create your own iPhone ring tones

I’ve had my iPhone for a week (loving it!) and of course I want to make custom ring tones for some of my contacts. I figured out how it worked from posts like create-free-iphone-ringtones-using-itunes-in-windows but I developed my own workflow:… Continue Reading →

Touched by the iPod

As most geeks in my circle of friends, I am known to buy hardware slightly more often than the average Joe. I have 3 Wifi routers at home (just gave away my 4th one), I have more than 2TB of… Continue Reading →

my iPod Nano cannot be unlocked

My iPod Nano has gone into the equivalent of a coma. No matter what you do with the “HOLD” switch, it remains in a locked state. So while you can see when you connect it to a PC that the… Continue Reading →

Apple trailers: when 720p isn’t always 720p

One of the best places to look for high-quality movie trailers is Apple Trailers. They have lots of bandwidth and a large selection (altough they don’t have e.g. the new Indiana Jones 4 trailers, which are exclusively on Yahoo HD… Continue Reading →

Pimp your laptop: Apple vs Dell

Imagine you can walk up to your favourite hardware store and tell the guy: “Give me the biggest, fastest, meanest laptop you have. Money is no issue”. Let’s see what this would buy you in the (Belgian) Apple store: Pimped-out… Continue Reading →

Is that an iPhone in your trousers?

Ok, it’s a nice phone, but will all those Mac fans please stop panting in my ear? 4GB hard disk, Wifi, video player? I already have those in my phone. The Jonathan Ive touch? Yes, will probably make a difference…. Continue Reading →

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