Tag: mp3

Fancy playing your MP3’s in an 8-track player from the 1960’s?

Well no. Not many people have thought about doing this, I’m sure, but I’ve got in the rather geeky habit of following the Techmoan YouTube channel and his most recent video features a rather old piece of technology from the 1960’s called the “8-track”. The 8-track cartridge or …

How to – Download music videos as audio files

I’ve posted about this before, but I do get asked quite a bit and I’m really tired of people telling me that it’s strictly “not legal”. In truth, it probably isn’t if you’re using it to download copyrighted music, but then again so many people know about this …

Dig out those old cassettes, convert your tunes into MP3

A little confusing this one because, for most of you, this sort of thing won’t be needed. If you do have old TDK-90 tapes kicking around your loft then you’ll have probably re-purchased the music that was on those tapes via your iPod or iPhone by now. The …

Sony reveal new Android powered Walkman devices

Sales of the humble MP3 player have nosedived as most people use their smartphones for the majority of their personal listening needs. Whilst Apple have had major success with their iPod range, other manufacturers have struggled to make a dent in the personal music player sector once music …

Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 14

This week we discuss the products launched at Apples iPhone event. We also answer your questions. This week your hosts are, Jamie Ryan, Ravi Patel and Mark Peters You can find the RSS feed for the podcast here, you can subscribe in iTunes and you can find us by …

Sony Announce ICS Powered Walkman

The more mature amongst us remember the personal music revolution that was the original Sony Walkman.  Indeed, who could forget the constant rewinding of the cassette tape as you were walking along listening to your favourite tune or the stares of envy (or annoyance) as your own music …

The Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 2

Here is the moment you’ve all been waiting for, Episode 2 of the Coolsmartphone podcast. On this episode we discuss Windows Phone 8, Microsoft Surface, Nexus Tablet, Jelly Bean, iOS vs Android and more Your hosts this week are Jamie Ryan, Ravi Patel and Tom Ranson. You can …

Ripping – Soon to be legal in the UK

Got yourself a CD or a DVD ? Want to rip it to MP3 or an MP4 video file so that you can play it on your phone ? Woah.. wait a minute there soldier, you’ve probably just broken the law. At least, that’s the way things used …