Random thing you love right now that doesn't deserve its own thread

Edwin wrote:

But then you would have to use iTunes and who would purposely put malware on their computer? ;)

The person whose fancy-ass new hifi seamlessly integrates Airplay, that's who.

Seriously, that is the killer-function for iTunes now. I've always avoided it like the plague, but that sh*t is slick. I simply press play in iTunes, and my stereo turns itself on and is playing colon-quaking beats in two seconds flat.

Your brown note mix both terrifies and interests me Jonman.

KingGorilla wrote:

Your brown note mix both terrifies and interests me Jonman.

For the record, terrified interest is often what I'm aiming for

Edwin wrote:
oilypenguin wrote:
ClockworkHouse wrote:

I had no idea that My Bloody Valentine had released a new album until my wife mentioned it in casual conversation last night. That must be the best way to find out your favorite band released a new album.

Personally, I think it would be nice if we could set up alerts via amazon when X artist releases something new. I missed the new Jukebox the Ghost album by a month.

http://www.albumreminder.com/

BOOSH.

Thank you, Edwin. I was so pleased by how good an idea that was, I never bothered to google it =)

Jonman wrote:
Edwin wrote:

But then you would have to use iTunes and who would purposely put malware on their computer? ;)

The person whose fancy-ass new hifi seamlessly integrates Airplay, that's who.

Seriously, that is the killer-function for iTunes now. I've always avoided it like the plague, but that sh*t is slick. I simply press play in iTunes, and my stereo turns itself on and is playing colon-quaking beats in two seconds flat.

iTunes isn't a requirement. Plex, XBMC and other apps can send to any Airplay device.

Edwin wrote:
Jonman wrote:
Edwin wrote:

But then you would have to use iTunes and who would purposely put malware on their computer? ;)

The person whose fancy-ass new hifi seamlessly integrates Airplay, that's who.

Seriously, that is the killer-function for iTunes now. I've always avoided it like the plague, but that sh*t is slick. I simply press play in iTunes, and my stereo turns itself on and is playing colon-quaking beats in two seconds flat.

iTunes isn't a requirement. Plex, XBMC and other apps can send to any Airplay device.

You know, if I lived alone, I would be agreeing heartily with you and uninstalling iTunes this second. But I don't, and given that the wife has heartily embraced the Apple ecosystem, it makes more sense for us to have a one-stop shop for works for everything. I've made my peace with that

Thanks for putting that in there! Very cool (I too have been wanting a service like this for some time). Probably bad for my bank account, oh well.

I have wanted this forever and could never find it. Thank you!

Jonman wrote:
Edwin wrote:
Jonman wrote:
Edwin wrote:

But then you would have to use iTunes and who would purposely put malware on their computer? ;)

The person whose fancy-ass new hifi seamlessly integrates Airplay, that's who.

Seriously, that is the killer-function for iTunes now. I've always avoided it like the plague, but that sh*t is slick. I simply press play in iTunes, and my stereo turns itself on and is playing colon-quaking beats in two seconds flat.

iTunes isn't a requirement. Plex, XBMC and other apps can send to any Airplay device.

You know, if I lived alone, I would be agreeing heartily with you and uninstalling iTunes this second. But I don't, and given that the wife has heartily embraced the Apple ecosystem, it makes more sense for us to have a one-stop shop for works for everything. I've made my peace with that :)

This is why i have an iphone, and not an Android or Windows Phone.

I just use youtube for my music fix. I don't feel the need to own songs. Plus I love finding new musicians thru the tube.

Samurai vs Zombies, Plague and Angry Birds Star Wars.

Just popped a joint of some kind in my foot. Ah man that's good.

Amoebic wrote:

Just popped a joint *robble robble robble*. Ah man that's good.

You so naughty!

Gonna be a father in...30 hours, 35 minutes. (Scheduled C-section.) I'm either the chillest person on the planet, or it hasn't sunk in yet...

Nicholaas wrote:

Gonna be a father in...30 hours, 35 minutes. (Scheduled C-section.) I'm either the chillest person on the planet, or it hasn't sunk in yet...

I can almost guarantee that it's the latter. It took me actually holding the baby after she was born for it to sink in. One look at that little face and I knew that I was lost forever!

In any case, many congratulations to you and to mrs. Nicholaas!

Strangeblades wrote:

Samurai vs Zombies, Plague and Angry Birds Star Wars.

Those Samurai have their hands full.

I have to take back all the nasty things I've said about pauseable real-time combat because The Last Story finally got it right.

Nicholaas wrote:

Gonna be a father in...30 hours, 35 minutes. (Scheduled C-section.) I'm either the chillest person on the planet, or it hasn't sunk in yet...

Just breathe man. You've got 20 years or so for freaking out if you need it later. Good luck to you and your family, and keep us posted.

Yeah, man. That's the easy part =)

And remember: When you're in a position that you can see someone's intestines, it's always polite to ask first.

#c-sectionetiquette

I started a new job on Monday and for the first time I'm not terrified that I'm in over my head.

My app is in the iOS and Google Play app stores! Just in time for the cruise!

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Also, it's useless to you unless you're joining me on JoCo Cruise Crazy! So nyeah!

Awesome!

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Ranger Rick wrote:

My app is in the iOS and Google Play app stores! Just in time for the cruise!

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Also, it's useless to you unless you're joining me on JoCo Cruise Crazy! So nyeah!

I totally skimmed this post and read it as Google App Play. Only not App. Yeah.

dhelor wrote:
Ranger Rick wrote:

My app is in the iOS and Google Play app stores! Just in time for the cruise!

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Also, it's useless to you unless you're joining me on JoCo Cruise Crazy! So nyeah!

I totally skimmed this post and read it as Google App Play. Only not App. Yeah.

Fry's dog Seymour is making a comeback in some way on the next season of Futurama. Get your tear ducts ready.

Finding out that my tax refund and job bonus will arrive in the same month. Good bye forever, credit card debt!

Vrikk wrote:

Finding out that my tax refund and job bonus will arrive in the same month. Good bye for a few weeks, credit card debt!

FTFY

Wendy's has their yummy fish sandwich again. I have to assume Lent is coming soon. I wish Lent would be all year so I could have yummy fish.

Remember Righthaven? On appeal, copyright troll looks just as bad

Ars wrote:

In any case, Gibson's reputation in the legal community has taken a serious hit. "I moved to Las Vegas and became instantly popular for being the guy who's smacked Steve Gibson around," said Randazza. "I go to bar functions and people high-five me for screwing with him. This guy staked what he had, as far as a reputation, on this scheme."

*calls Enterprise Rent-a-Car*

Me: Yeah, I need to rent a standard-size car for 10 days, mine's in the shop. I'm told you'll give the State Farm rate?
Them: Sure, what's your claim number?
Me: (number)
Them: OK, with the weekly rate that's normally $400, but State Farm's rate makes it $300. Here's your reservation.
Me: OK, thanks.

Then just to see if there's something cheaper, checked American Express, and BJs, to see if they could get a better rate. BJs does a 25% off with a number of rental companies, plus another 25% off on top of that. Hertz had the same-class car for $156 total. Sold!

*calls Enterprise Rent-a-Car*

Me: Hi, I need to cancel a reservation, Hertz gave me a much better price.
Them: Oh? How much?
Me: $156
Them: We'll do your current reservation for $150.
Me: Uhh... Well I've already set up the other one with Hertz, so let's just go ahead and cancel this.
Them: How about $140?
Me: Um, well... OK. Sure.

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