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I'm in the car for about an hour a day, with my commute to/from work and errands. I can put 150-175 songs on the nano, which is good for about two weeks.
The classic I carry to/from work, because I keep my music library on my home machine. Like you, I still buy CD's. I've bought some music online, but I always tend to burn a CD of it for archival purposes.
Whenever I get new mp3's I put them on a usb memory stick which I take to work to put them on my iPod there
I don't buy music online... I buy it physically to listen to it in the car, on my stereo (as an alarm clock), to enjoy the artwork and to support the band/label.
If I wanted an mp3 I'd just download it ehhh... without buying it
I'm not very good with technical stuff, so I'll pass on replacing the hard drive myself.
A friend was very interested in dissecting the iPod, so I gave it to him. Told him if he could fix it he may keep it. He was very happy. He's an *gawk* Apple fanboi...
Screenshot. Looks like they randomly decided to change the currency on me. Also, they made "man" plural and possessive, but "lady" was only made to be plural. Guess they couldn't figure out how to make possessive a word ending with "s".
Following their appearance on This Morning on the 15th November demand for the Bluetooth Gloves has been phenomenal, and whilst we expect to be able to fulfil existing pre-orders we do not currently expect to have additional stock until very close to Christmas so we cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery on any new orders. We are working very closely with our suppliers and will do all we can to get stock out as quickly as possible though.
At the moment I'm simultaneously listening to and copying a CD - audio only. The system is an i7 with 12 GB of RAM, running WIn7 Pro and Nero. I'm listening to a CD in my HP DVD Writer 1170, while burning a backup copy using Nero on a HP DVD Writer 1260. If the copy is as awful as the audio stream I'm hearing, it's going in the trash. I really thought that the state of the art had advanced farther than this, but it's horrible! The audio I'm hearing is much like a cell phone call in a very marginal reception area, with the stream badly broken and barely understandable. If this is multitasking, give me back my beloved DOS...
Wow... Both drives just kicked out the disks, without warning, or finishing the recording or playback! Hmmm...
If you are listening to one track while making a copy of another that's no big surprise. You are constantly forcing the head of the drive you ar reading from to hop between the two tracks. The processor may be able to do several things at once, but the drive's head certainly not.
I'm a little surprised that the data isn't cached - since the read-for-write would normally be well ahead of the read-for-play and is normally buffered anyway.
I guess whoever wrote it was feeling lazy that day...
If you get an email telling you that you can catch Swine Flu from tinned pork then just delete it. It's Spam.
What a luxury. Do you have too much memory? I have been playing with the old computer again. I started out with a blank memory and no OS and by now I have the code to do the initialisation, set up the interrupt and DMA for graphics(you can choose between 64 x 32 and 64 x 64 pixel ), the video memory, the stack and the functions for text output. I squeezed all that and even the font into 1 1/2 k memory. That leaves me 2 1/2 k left for any program I want to write. Ah, yes, the function that draws the text characters also can be used to draw sprites.
Edit: Screenie[^] (running in emulation on the PC)
It is about capacity, if the code that caches optical discs is going to generically support all optical discs (then there'd need to be enough RAM to cache the largest disk). As long as the copying process accessed the portions of the disk first that are then subsequently read for playing, then the cache could be accessed rather than read from the disk.
Of course, there are a bunch of assumptions in that hypothetical, but that was where I was going with it.