Songbird takes flight, iTunes killer?

Songbird takes flight, iTunes killer?

I still remember the first time I loaded an MP3 onto my Pentium II “beast-in-its-day” PC and was amazed at how I could store music without the whopping file size of wave files. Since then playing audio tracks on computers has come a long way and we’ve seen a plethora of audio players come and…

HOW TO: Rip an audio stream to a file

HOW TO: Rip an audio stream to a file

Many of us no longer have a working tape recorder in the house so recording a favourite radio program that you can’t bear to miss isn’t as easy as it once was. Unfortunately it’s not exactly straightforward to get your PC to record the program at the right time when you’re out/asleep/busy doing something else.…

Will your Mac run Vista?

Windows XP screams along on my MacBook Pro under Parallels Workstation faster than it does on my middled-aged Wintel box. However running the eventually-to-be-released Windows Vista will be a different story. Microsoft today released the technical specs needed to run the new OS. In order to run Vista at a “premium” level your Mac will…