Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined

CategoryMusic, Video, Games

Genius Playlists – How Apple Missed the Mark


To start, I was one of the most excited people on the planet to hear that Apple was releasing iTunes 8.0, which apparently had “Genius Playlist” functionality.  This functionality essentially creates playlists of music that are similar to a song you select.  Fantastic feature, but boy did they miss the mark. For reference, I’ve been hacking my way...

SageTV DIY (Do It Yourself) DVR (Digital Video Recorder)


I’ve spent considerable time on this “hobby” of mine, and I’d like to share with you some of the details…or at least cut-to-the-chase so you can avoid the hastles I ran into. So…I made the decision about a year ago that I was done with TiVo.  Just not as flexible and feature-rich as I wanted it to be.  Upon making this realization, I began researching my...

Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined