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Theta Poker for iPhone/Touch Review

ThetaSplash A couple months ago, while roaming the aisles of my local Best Buy, I happened upon the iPod Touch.  I turned on the display model and found a beautifully crafted poker game made by Apple.  This was so much more amazing than any poker game I’ve ever seen on any other device that I had to buy a Touch.  But beauty is only skin deep, as the game sucks.  The Artificial Intelligence (AI) is horrid, so I began my search for a good, fun Texas Hold’em game.

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May 20, 2010 Posted by | Apple, iPod, Reviews, Software | Leave a comment

Convert DVDs for the iPod for Free

There are many ways to convert DVDs for use on your iPod.  I will illustrate one of them here.  Download and install two software programs, DVD43 and Handbrake.  DVD43 runs in the background and decrypts, or removes copy protection, from the movie.  It works with Windows 2000, XP and Vista.

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In the taskbar pictured above you can see the green smiling face on the left.  When a DVD is in your drive, the smiley face signifies that DVD43 is ready to work.  A yellow unhappy face (on the right) means there is no DVD in the drive.  You don’t have to do anything with this program after it’s installed.  It runs automatically.  

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November 9, 2008 Posted by | iPod, Software, Tutorial | Leave a comment