Yearly Archives: 2005

Video Editing with Sonic Foundry’s Vegas

I’ve had the opportunity to go through some of my MiniDV digital camcorder tapes, and have imported quite a few video segments onto the computer.

Posted in Computing

Christmas Music: Enduring Classics Pt. 1

I own way too many Christmas CDs! At last count, I think I had well over 80 Christmas CDs…and this does not even count the albums I have on vinyl, or a growing pile of compilations I’ve made or that … Continue reading

Posted in Music

XM Radio Announces Holiday Channel Lineup

Effective today (Thanksgiving), XM Radio announces five holiday music channels: 103 – Holly: Holiday hits from the 1940s to the present. 104 – Holiday Traditions: Traditional holiday music. 105 – A Nashville Christmas: Country holiday music. 106 – A Classical … Continue reading

Posted in Audio/Video Hardware, Music, Radio (Online, XM, AM, FM)

Delphi XM Roady2

I’ve been an XM Radio fan for a couple of years. I got my first XM receiver, a Sony, back in December of 2003, with a $100 rebate deal. It’s now two years later. Am I still happy with XM? … Continue reading

Posted in Audio/Video Hardware, Radio (Online, XM, AM, FM)

Surrounded Sound

My challenge was to come up with an inexpensive surround system for the den. My only criteria was that it had to cost me whatever I had available on my PayPal debit card–in other words, whatever I sold on eBay … Continue reading

Posted in Audio/Video Hardware