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Thursday: November 5, 2009

Beatles catalogue will soon be available via USB drive.Beatles catalogue will soon be available via USB drive.

Yes, The Beatles have finally come to Apple. And by Apple, I mean an Apple-shaped USB device. And by USB device I really mean, oh wait. The collection includes FLAC files along with high quality MP3s and will set you back $280 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 8:02 AM | Tags (7) | beatles | catalogue | drive | flac | mp3 | music | usb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Daily Grind: Determined

Name: Vin (aka flummox the lummox)
How Vin feels today: Determined @ 10:05:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: Knock out some looming work projects and other small web-related tasks that I want off my plate as soon as possible.

Music Stuck in Head: Yellow Submarine / The Beatles
I've been playing a lot of Beatles: Rock Band lately.

Stuff to do today:

  • Continue coding furiously to hit upcoming work deadline
  • When not coding attempt to mockup a new DotComic
  • Yes, I'm still attempting to add new entries to that section
  • Note that Beatles: Rock Band is a lot of fun - although kind of short
  • 45 songs? That's it? Where is Day in the Life or HELP?
  • The answer will be revealed in DLC format
  • Continue messing around with Snow Leopard
  • (which also happens to be the but of the soon-to-be-penned DotComic entry)

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 11:05 AM | Tags (7) | dailygrind | beatles | videogames | rockband | gaming | yellow | submarine |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Viacom would like you to know that Beatles: Rock Band exceeding their expectations.Viacom would like you to know that Beatles: Rock Band exceeding their expectations.

What's actually a surprise from an IndustryGamers report on the matter is that even in our crummy economy, it's the $250 version of the game -- bundled with all the instruments -- that's performing so well that Dauman says he expects a sellout by November.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:29 AM | Tags (6) | gaming | videogames | viacom | mtv | beatles | rockband |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Wondering which version of The Beatles remasters you should be buying?Wondering which version of The Beatles remasters you should be buying?

The post contains samples of both the mono and stereo versions (which is quite nice) as well as the reasoning as to why there are multiple versions of said remasters.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 11:03 AM | Tags (6) | beatles | mono | remasters | samples | stereo | versions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Beatles catalogue coming to iTunes today after all?Beatles catalogue coming to iTunes today after all?

Yoko Ono may have let this one leak out in a recent interview with Sky News. Sky News has since pulled the article with no retraction. Oh, and EMI says this isn't happening and to please ignore the past two sentences.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 8:04 AM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | catalogue | distribution | itunes | skynews | yokoono |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A video review of the soon to be released Beatles: Rock Band game.A video review of the soon to be released Beatles: Rock Band game.

I'm itching to try this game out, the visuals look fantastic. Apparently my Guitar Hero World Tour controller will work just fine for this game (which is nice).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:30 AM | Tags (6) | beatles | gametrailers | gaming | review | rockband | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.

An interesting date to pick what with all of the Beatles hoopla (remasters, Rock Band edition) scheduled to be released on this day as well.  Stealing thunder from Apple Corps or are fab four finally coming to iTunes?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | event | iphone | ipod | media | rocknroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


You'll be seeing a lot more of The Beatles at certain stores in the coming weeks.You'll be seeing a lot more of The Beatles at certain stores in the coming weeks.

It will be hard to miss the push this fall as Restoration Hardware, Starbucks, Whole Foods, Ralph’s, Pathmark, 7-Eleven and Blockbuster all promote the CD collection.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 8:11 AM | Tags (6) | 711 | beatles | marketing | music | remastered | wholefoods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Rumors swirling yet again about Beatles catalogue finally coming to iTunes.Rumors swirling yet again about Beatles catalogue finally coming to iTunes.

While no further indication from EMI, Apple Corps, or others close to The Beatles or Apple have suggested that an iTunes deal is imminent, the timing of these events has unavoidably resulted in new speculation regarding an agreement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:00 PM | Tags (8) | beatles | digital | downloads | itunes | music | purchase | remastered | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Beatles: Rock Band to get more DLC content sometime after official release.Beatles: Rock Band to get more DLC content sometime after official release.

Basically, the DLC content will fill in holes to make complete albums of the included songs. You can still play Octopus's Garden as much as you like.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:11 PM | Tags (7) | albums | beatles | content | dlc | downloads | gaming | rockband |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.

Also interesting that the mashup happened by pure chance. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 12:03 PM | Tags (7) | beat | mashup | michaeljackson | trailer | tron | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.

Sheriff's Cpl. Mike Gaull tells the Press-Register of Mobile that the employee noticed the gun had an orange tip on the barrel and grabbed the cricket bat. The suspect then ran out of the store without any money.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 4:42 PM | Tags (7) | offbeat | robbery | cricket | bat | toy | gun | dumb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Beatles Rock Band  edition will set you back about $250. Wow.Beatles Rock Band edition will set you back about $250. Wow.

Well, at least this will be one way to get those digitally remastered versions of my favorite Beatles tracks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | beatles | rockband | gaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 426 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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