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Get Audio Files into Your Podcast Client with Huffduffer

I’m way late to the game on this one. Huffduffer is a service that I’ve heard mentioned several times on different podcasts, but I recently checked it out for the first time. Huffduffer has been described as the Instapaper for audio files, and the description is appropriate. The idea behind Huffduffer is that you can take individual audio files, including individual episodes of podcasts, and easily get them into your favorite podcast client.

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5 Apple TV Remote Commands That You Might Not Know

imageYou can learn from a toddler. My daughter, who is 16 months old, loves to play with remote controls. Every now and then, she’ll be playing around with the Apple TV remote, and the Apple TV will do something unexpected. I finally went in search of a comprehensive list of Apple TV Remote commands.

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Find Out Where To Stream, Rent, or Buy That Movie You Want

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I wish I had seen this back in December, when I was looking for the best place to obtain a couple of Christmas movies. I hopped from service to service, trying to find the movies in question. Little did I know, but there is an easier way.

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Easy Access to US, UK Streaming Services From Anywhere

Netflix Canada, Hulu Canada, iPlayer Canada, iPlayer US, Spotify Canada | UnoDNS

I love being from Canada — but due to licensing issues and the imaginary line I live on the wrong side of, I’m blocked from or limited in using streaming media services that my global neighbours rave about. Fortunately for those of us so geographically challenged (or those of you travelling outside the US or UK and missing your favourite music and video streams), there are services out there that try to solve this problem.

The best one I’ve come across so far, in terms of ease of use and quality of delivery, is UnoDNS. Read more


A Geek Interpretation of Fifty Shades of Grey

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve heard of Fifty Shades of Grey. Half of your female friends on Facebook have probably posted about it. Recently, fans of the NSFW podcast on the TWiT network banded together to write a novel, in the spirit of Fifty Shades of Grey. From discussions that I’ve heard on other shows on the TWiT network, it sounds like they viewed it as a social experiment of sorts. The results were surprising.

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