Now that I’m home, I’m really doing three things: 1. Hanging out with the wife and kids. 2. Working on the honey-do list. 3. Running.
Got a DVD that is just plain ornery? Won’t submit to the power of Handbrake? You’ve found an oddity, for sure. Handbrake is known for being able to chew through just about anything. Sure enough, though, I came across one such SOB yesterday. It would kill Handbrake every time I asked it to even look at it. Forget actually converting it — Handbrake would barf up a hairball and quit just scanning this DVD. So, I turned the job over to Mac The Ripper, to convert the DVD to files on my hard drive. Then I asked Toast 9
How bad can a movie be, if the most redeeming thing it has is a hot leather jumpsuit worn by the heroine? Bad.
So, I now have three iPod variants — a 2GB iPod shuffle, an 8GB iPod Touch, and a V1 iPhone. All play music. All synch from the same iTunes library on my MacBook Pro. The shuffle just does audio. I have a nice set of nested Smartplaylists that serve up music for me to listen to when running, which is pretty much all that I use the shuffle for. But the iTouch and the iPhone both play video. I have the same music library for them, but really, should I be loading audio? Or should I be loading music
OK, so we watched it. Now, it all makes so much more sense. Note to self: check Wikipedia before starting any new TV series on DVD. Oh, and I did not know that the original series ran for only one series.? Hell of a reputation, for being just one season…..