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Google Play Music Review

Google Play Music is, arguably, pretty revolutionary.  Long story short of what it is : iTunes but completely in the cloud.  I think the Music webapp is nicely laid out, it’s very fast and fluid, and the addition of the “Google Play” Market where you can just add whatever songs instantly to your library after purchasing them (no download required) is very nice. As great as Google Music is as a web service, the real […]


omPlayer: (Mac) Best Desktop Control for Pandora / Google Music

Tonight I decided to find a solution for something that’s bothered me for a long time : Pandora and Google Music feel too…cloudy. The built in media keys (pause, play, etc) don’t work. There’s no easy way to pause, skip songs, or keep track of what’s going on without switching finding my browser window and finding the tab and then pausing. Solution: omPlayer! ($.99) in the Mac App Store. How It Works: So omPlayer sits […]


Nexus One Follow-Up: 1 Year In

This post has been sitting in my drafts as “6 months in” for, well, six months.  So I ordered my Nexus One on January 5th, 2010.  It’s now been a year; and what a year it has been.  I was reading over some of my old posts about the Nexus One a few weeks back and I was surprised by how future proof I thought the phone would be…  I’m not upset with where I […]


Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Internet Explorer 9 (Beta) has finally arrived.  Generally, this wouldn’t be exciting news.  People would say “oh they made a new Internet Explorer.  I actually use a decent browser…so I don’t care”.  But Microsoft actually delivered with this browser!  Keep in mind while reading my “review” that I never really used this for more than a few minutes…but in those few minutes, I was really impressed with how much this version is improved over IE […]