Back in February we explored the rumor that Hulu would be coming to the iPad possibly with a subscription. There are more and more sources touting the rumor that Hulu is most likely on its way to the iPad in the future....Read More
Netflix has long allowed its PC users to stream their online selection via Windows and soon the Xbox 360. The same has not held true for the Mac as we thought Netflix would eternally neglect the ability. Now you can finally watch the streaming video on your Mac, but that comes with an ironic catch. Netflix has decided to stream via Microsoft’s competitor to flash, Silverlight. Silverlight is a very capable platform and was used by NBC during the Bejing Olympics. Since then, NBC has dumped Silverlight in favor of its traditional flavor of Flash.
NBC has come back to iTunes as most know and for good reason. In the short time they have been back, 1 million downloads have been made from NBC and their different properties. They must have noticed that it is not a good idea to try and compete with Itunes at this time and they were loosing a lot of potential cash. Now if only they would realize they would make more money if they charged less, we would be all set.
After the install of iTunes 8 and you agree to the terms, you are presented with the new album view as pictured above. iTunes then asks you if you want to use the Genius Playlists. Once you agree to the terms, iTunes downloads your information and now when you play a song it makes suggestions of music to buy on the right sidebar. The new thing it does which is a nice added feature, is the Genius playlists. Simply select a song and then hit the genius button in the bottom right and it will grab 25 songs it thinks go well together. In using this for a half hour or so the feature and song selection works very well.
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