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Tuesday: January 8, 2013

Netflix testing out personalized profiles for their streaming services.Netflix testing out personalized profiles for their streaming services.

The test version showed separate viewing histories and recommendations for each profile. Users are able to fine-tune their profile by telling Netflix about their movie preferences, and profiles for kids under 12 are automatically based on the service’s Just for Kids UI. In addition, parents are able to restrict the type of content displayed on a kids profile based on movie ratings.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Television @ 11:51 AM | Tags (7) | gigaom | netflix | personalized | profiles | service | testing | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: April 26, 2010

Thirteen terrific sites for managing and sharing media files.Thirteen terrific sites for managing and sharing media files.

I keep hearing fantastic things about DropBox but I have yet to take advantage of their service. Should you decide to not make the same mistake you'll get two free gigabytes of storage space for signing up. Happy sharing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:06 AM | Tags (10) | audio | dropbox | files | interwebs | managing | media | multimedia | music | sharing | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 13, 2009

Full 1080p resolution playback coming to YouTube next week.Full 1080p resolution playback coming to YouTube next week.

Uploaded videos will still be subject to a ten minute maximum, but the maximum file size will almost certainly need to be increased from the current two GB.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:32 AM | Tags (9) | 1080p | files | hd | playback | sizes | tgdaily | uploads | videos | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.

Thanks to the incredible success of the App Store, there are plenty of ways now to access streaming music even when you don't have the files.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | apple | files | iphone | itunes | music | options | pandora | streaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Reference to unreleased Apple product found in recent iPhone configuration files.Reference to unreleased Apple product found in recent iPhone configuration files.

Is this latest finding more evidence of the fabled tablet device rumored to be coming out later this year?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | apple | config | files | iprod | product | unreleased |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Find out how well you know your file extensions with this handy online quiz.Find out how well you know your file extensions with this handy online quiz.

Good luck. Damn you, Vizio!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 5:05 PM | Tags (6) | extensions | files | geeky | nerdy | quiz | types |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Richard Marx not too thrilled about being associated with ridiculous RIAA fines.Richard Marx not too thrilled about being associated with ridiculous RIAA fines.

Moby also chimes in and shares the the same sentiment as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 3:43 PM | Tags (6) | riaa | music | downloads | filesharing | fines | ridiculous |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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