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Archive for October 26th, 2005

iTunes Could Use CoreVideo

The iTunes Music store employs a lovely little reflection on its videos in preview mode, but the video loses the reflectivity when playing: What a great opportunity to use CoreVideo! I mean, c'mon Apple, put some effort into it! The videos in the store would look so much better with that lovely little reflection.

Fixing Broken DV Files in iMovie

Since my resource forks were blown away by Backup, a lot of the iMovies I've kept on disk failed to work because all of the "Clip"s in the Media folder were wiped of their creator code and file type. If I added ".dv" to the files, iMovie complained that it could not locate the files. […]

NerdTV, The Video Feed

Does NerdTV not have a video podcast feed you can use in iTunes? When I try to subscribe to in iTunes I'm told that I cannot. I think having multiple enclosures (entire show, nerdy bit, juicy bit) confuses iTunes. Do each have their own feed as well?

Movie Trailers in iTMS

Well, it's officially an iTunes Music Store, Video Edition lunch for me today. Another question: why can't I download trailers via the store for play on my iPod? It seems like a logical extension. I can download movies from and convert them for use on the iPod. Why can't Apple provide "iPod Trailers" within […]

Question: Have you bought any iTunes videos yet? My Answer: I have not. I was tempted to grab the Pixar shorts, but I don't really want to look at my iPod to see them. I don't have any commutes, so the TV shows don't interest me (and I only watch one of them regularly anyway). […]

Music Videos on iTMS

I can see people buying TV shows for their iPod. Heck, if I had a commute, I'd buy some TV shows to watch going and coming to work. But I think music videos may be the bigger catch, the bigger draw. They're dual-purpose, in fact: if the music video comes up in a random playlist […]

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