Today, Tom, Will, Gordon, Dave, and Andy bask in the glory that is the first day of spring and all it promises, warm weather and baseball to name two of our favorites. We also chat about AMD layoffs and the possibility of an iTunes subscription service. Later in the show, we find out what has irked Gordon this week and, as always, answer a load of your questions.
We’re going to get this out of the way up front. If you’re looking for raw speed, the MediaSmart isn’t for you. We’ve tested faster NAS boxes, but we’ve never tested a network storage device that delivers the same level of functionality as this little Windows Home Server-based wonder.
Thanks to Apple’s ubiquitous advertising, you can walk around town with wires hanging out of your ears without getting strange looks from passersby. Etymotic Research’s ety8 Bluetooth earphones shorten the wires, but these anything-but-discreet earbuds are guaranteed to draw a few sets of eyeballs your way.