You asked. You shall receive. By popular demand, I release upon the Gadgettes masses a comprehensive collection of every single segment drop used on the show. That's right! Even the ones that never went further than one whale penis-themed episode! They are all here, and ready to be applied to the contacts in your smart phone. Might I recommend applying Nerd Alert to someone gifted in the ways of... nerd. Enjoy!A Propos (of) Nothing
It's common knowledge that you can catch computer viruses on porn Web sites. But did you know it's also risky to surf the Web searching for free movies or music?
A study from McAfee to be released on Tuesday finds that adding the word "free" when looking for entertainment content in search engines greatly increases the chances of landing on a site hosting malware.
For instance, searching for free music ringtones increases the chances of hitting a malicious site by 300 percent, according to the report, "Digital Music & Movies Report: The True Cost of … Read more
MacFixIt Answers is a feature where we answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. This week, we have questions on free file recovery options for OS X, managing Finder error -36 with firewire devices, installing iPhone ringtones, and managing many duplicate song entries in iTunes.… Read more
People's enthusiasm for technology can sometimes overpower their enthusiasm for common sense.
According to the Telegraph, a 54-year-old man was seated on a train in Hamburg, Germany, when his Nokia cell phone rang.
Its tune disturbed many in the carriage because instead of a cheery Europop ditty, it was a speech given by Adolf Hitler in which he pledged "the destruction of world Jewry."
What possessed this man to be so spectacularly mindless as to display his Naziness for all to hear might be beyond all psychology. However, when police arrested him, he reportedly not only possessed … Read more
The second permutation of Sharetones for Android 2.0 is here.
But what is it? If you're unfamiliar, Sharetones is an app that helps you coax ringtones out of songs you already own. At first blush, that sounds identical to Ringdroid, a free ringtone editor.
What's different here is that Sharetones caters to the lazy. Not everyone has the talent or time to make killer ringtones worth listening to time and again. Sharetones skirts the annoyance by comparing the songs you have on your phone with the songs it has in its user-generated online database. The Sharetones server … Read more
Here's how to take the guesswork out of ringtones. Start with your own music collection on the phone. Sharetones compares your list to its growing database of user-cut ringtones and returns matches. After previewing and picking, Sharetones will extract metadata information about the sample ringtone and rip your own song to match it, including fade-ins and fade-outs. Bottom line: the only person's music you touch is your own.
If that sounds complicated, don't worry. The application's interface is straightforward. You'll see the ringtone matches appear--tap one to preview or save and rate the song. If … Read more
DJ ToneXpress The Ringtone Creator creates cell phone ringtones from audio files. Though its works well, this program practically drowns itself in added features.
The program's interface is surprisingly simple to navigate, considering how many features are thrown in, but excellent onscreen instructions help keep users focused. The primary functionality, creating ringtones, is an easy three-step process. You simply take a song or audio clip from your collection and edit it down to a few choice seconds for your ringtone. You can tinker with the volume and add simple effects like fade in and out as well. It smoothly … Read more
Ringdroid's free ringtone app creates tones, alarms, and notifications from MP3, WAV,AAC/MP4, 3GPP/AMR files you load onto your phone through the SD card or that you purchase through the Amazon MP3 store. Unlike many Android apps that use the Menu keys to store some software functions, most of Ringdroid's controls are out on the interface and all respond to touch. You can set the start and ending notes by sliding arrows along the timeline, by pressing Start and End to record the point, or by typing in time stamps.
Zoom buttons help set precise marks … Read more
Leap Free MP3 to Amr Mobile Ringtone Converter offers to let users convert their sound files into ringtone files. By slicing the process down to the smallest number of steps and providing a simple layout, this program is a winner.
Its interface was so simple we instantly felt comfortable, thanks mostly to the excellent onscreen instructions. The command icons were clearly labeled and easy to navigate. The entire process was broken down into three easy steps. We simply selected an MP3 from our collection and chose whether to save it as an Amr or an OGG file, which are preferred … Read more