Welcome to the wonderful world of Tuesday!
Well, the “wonderful” part has yet to be verified, but it is most definately Tuesday…. the aftermath of Monday.
My old department is bugging me again (it’s about server backups this time), my back is a cranky beast, and my mind is full of fuzz from the medication. So… I guess it’s business as usual.
I spent most of last night fighting with Apple’s iTunes. I have never before been so frustrated with a program. I’m sure that the issues are totally with me (ie. I’m trying to do things the way I’ve done them with other applications), but moving music from my machine to my iPod is rather counter-intuitive.
One would think you can just drag the music you want onto the iPod icon and drop it (like every other piece of removable media in the world), but no… that’s not how it works. You have to mess with it, change all the default settings, tweak some more, and then maybe, just maybe… you can copy your files over.
Also… if you sync your iPod on one computer and attempt to add files from another, iTunes gives you the cyber version of the middle finger (I had to let it delete all my music I had synced from my laptop before I could copy files over from my PC).
I’ll figure it out… I know I will, it’s just a little frustrating at the moment (and I’m just venting… I haven’t read the help files yet, so I really shouldn’t bitch).
One nice thing about it… I moved over 1,000 songs to my little 30GB iPod and still have about 20GB left. Nice!! I guess I’ll need to keep ripping my CD’s to fill it up. I’m going to toy with using Apple’s ACC format instead of the usual mp3. I’ve been told that you get smaller file size with the same audio qualities as the 192kb rips I currently do.