updated 04:00 pm EST, Tue January 31, 2006
Wicked Cool Perl, Thrupp
In brief: Verizon Wireless' new V Cast Music Service will present iTunes with a challenge. No Starch Press has released a new Wicked Cool series book, Wicked Cool Perl Scripts: Useful Perl Scripts that Solve Difficult Problems, which is geared towards the Perl programmer who doesn't need lessons, covering what "readers probably aren't aware" of... Utsire announced Thrupp 1.4, a tool for copying iTunes files into an MP3 player or phone that now features redesigned player synchronization engine... iTunes is now the number one music service in Germany, selling over 15.5 million songs in 2005.... Yet another warning over hearing damage from iPod use has been issued. US Representative Edward Mackey of Massachusetts has asked the National Insitutes of Health to decide on the health risks of listening to portable music players like the iPod.