31
December
2009

Seattle Happy Hours

Having fun in Seattle…the Sorrento happy hour is indeed great. The lamb chops are terrific. The Union is sadly closed. 🙁 http://www.seattletravel.com/seattle-happyhour-downtown.htm

29
December
2009

Avis discount codes

Avis Discount Codes – Page 66 – FlyerTalk Forums Avis AWD’s for the U.S. (and if noted, international, too!)A074800 – Citicorp Leisure TravelA108300 – Cosco – international, too!A113400 – Florida Empolyee (proof required)A153700 – Avis Employer (DO NOT USE!!!) – NOTE: A153700-A153799 will always be questioned !!!A177232 – Citifinancial – international, too!A177232 – USAA frequent […]

29
December
2009

United Booking Codes

Anyone else confused by United booking codes? The order is defined in United’s contract of carriage. * First class: F, P, A * Business class: C, D, Z * Coach class: Y, B, M, E, U, H, Q, V, W, S, T, K, L, G Booking Classes (UA) – FlyerGuide Wiki By alphabetical order * […]

29
December
2009

Cute Nicknames

Here are some cute Chinese nicknames of Athletes http://www.nba.com/features/chinese_playenicknames_070329.html Team Player Chinese Nickname Translation of Chinese Nickname Explanation Chicago Ben Wallace 大本钟 (Da Ben Zhong) Big Ben Wallace’s size and ability to defend Cleveland Zydrunas Ilgauskas 大 Z ( Da Z ) Big Z Da means “big” and Z is the first letter of his […]

26
December
2009

Stream to your Xbox or PS3 with Vuze

Forget Apple TV, Stream to Your Xbox or PS3: If you’ve already got an Xbox 360 or PS3 (who doesn’t?) there’s no reason to bother with another media streamer, even if you’re ditching Windows. The programs Connect 360 and Rivet will stream music, movies and photos from your Mac to your Xbox for $20. For […]

26
December
2009

Time Machine on any NAS

10.5: Set up Time Machine on a NAS in three easy steps – Mac OS X Hints Here’s a three-step process to create a Time Machine backup on a network-attached storage (NAS) unit. Create a sparsebundle image on your local system. Create and set permissions on your network share. Copy the sparsebundle to the network […]

23
December
2009

FLAC to MP3 via WAV

you want to convert the .flac files to .mp3 to take with you on your iPod or MP3 player. This tutorial will walk you through the steps to do just that, using OS X. Read on .. First things first, make sure you’ve downloaded and installed xACT and iTunes, both of which are free. Actually […]

23
December
2009

Songbird

Previously mentioned Songbird, the open source, Mozilla-powered, supposedly iTunes-killing media player has updated to 1.4.2, bringing a host of new features, including AAC metadata support, a new feather (skin), CD ripping, and support for many mass storage devices. Apart from the snazzy new purple feather, the biggest features in this release are definitely CD ripping […]

22
December
2009

MagicPrefs for Magic Mouse

Ever since the release of Apple’s multi-touch Magic Mouse just a few months ago, one of the primary complaints from users has been a lack of support for Exposé and other functionalities given the limited options available in System Preferences for configuring the mouse. Addressing these issues, Gizmodo today points to a new menu bar […]

21
December
2009

If you still have CDs

See Final Mac Ripping Workflow | Tongfamily Website as it is still the best way to get a high quality MP3 encoding on your Mac. You basically use a free tool called iTunes-LAME instead of iTunes itself and then you use two widgets Harmonic to find lyrics and Amazon Art Finder to find album art. […]

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