Sunday, February 18, 2007
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News of the Week
- Two More Fallen Heroes - Rich
- Off Duty Utah Office is Hero - Mack
- Wrong Choice, Asshole - Rich
- More Evidence that Dope Makes You Stupid - Mack
- On-Duty Hand Jive - Rich
- Can You Hear Me Now - Dumb Ass? - Mack
- Multi-Tasking Robber - Rich
week we try to include training announcments from academies and
training organizations. This week we don't have any new announcments but we welcome training announcements from any criminal
training academy or training organization. Just send
the information to firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will do our best to announce your training course.
- The Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, located in Ashburn, VA is looking for an In-service Training Manager.
This position oversee all facets of the Academy In-Service training
program for all personnel from member law enforcement agencies,
ensuring the training needs of all agency personnel are realized.
The starting salary range for the position is $54,520 - $76,000. The starting salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications.
Please send resumes and cover letters in care of Mr. Albert C. Oglesby,
the Accreditation Manager at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice
Training Academy, 45299 Research Place Ashburn, Va. 20147-2600,
Telephone Number (703) 729-4299, Extension 118, Fax Number (703)
729-4634, or e-mail email@example.com.
The announcement will be open and resumes and cover letters will be
accepted by mail, e-mail, or fax until the close of business on Friday
March 09, 2007. Once your resume and cover letter have been received by
the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, you will be
notified in writing (please provide an e- mail address). If you do not
receive a return e-mail, please contact Mr. Oglesby.
- If your agency is
looking for qualified people,
just send us a little information about
the job and we will announce it on the show.
week we try something new so there is no news.
- iTunes overview - Mack & Rich
This week for our
PC User tip we give you the solution to a problems that some folks are
having with their iPods and Tunes when they upgrade to Vista.
have reported problems with iTunes 7.0.2. The problems
purchases that won’t play, syncing issues and a failure to eject the
you are upgrading to Vista, Apple recommends that you enable disk use
on your iPod. After the upgrade, connect the iPod, right-click it in
iTunes and then deselect Enable Disk Use in the Summary tab then click
It is also a good idea to deauthorize your
music before you upgrade. Just open iTunes then click
Store>>Deauthorize Computer, enter your Apple ID and
password. Click OK.
If you still experience problems
playing purchased music, Apple has an iTunes Repair Tool for Vista that
should fix your problems. Just visit:
our Mac User tip this week we continue with our iTunes theme. Apple's
iTunes is a great media management program and it is available in both
Mac and Windows versions. You can only play iTunes-purchased music on
five computers and each must be authorized with a user name and
password. But what happens if your computer crashes or you may lose
can still move music to another computer. But you can't authorize it to
play. However, you can de-authorize all of your purchases once a year.
Then, you can re-authorize your music to play on up to five computers.
Click Store and View My Account. Enter your user name and password. If
you have reached your limit, you'll see a Deauthorize All button. Click
With iTunes, you can transfer music from your
another computer. But there's a catch. The computer must be authorized
to play your music. And it only works with iTunes purchases.
sync music from an iPod to a computer, first authorize the computer.
Click Store and Authorize Computer. Enter your user name and password.
Then, connect your iPod and click File and Transfer Purchases from iPod.
this doesn't work with music you copied from CDs. Still, it is a great
way to move purchased music between computers.
can also sync
iTunes to more than one iPod. iPods do not count toward your
authorization limit. If you have multiple Windows XP user accounts,
store your music in the Shared Music folder that can be accessed by all
iTunes lets you share music over your
network. This is
handy if your music is on a desktop but you want to listen on your
Click Edit and Preferences. Open the Sharing
tab. On the computer with the music, select "Share my library on my
Share entire library. Or select "Share selected playlists" and select
the playlists to share. Enter a Shared name and click OK.
second computer, click Edit and Preferences. On the Sharing tab, select
"Look for shared libraries." Click OK. The shared library appears in
the source list. You can't copy music from a shared library.
iPod is G rated. Some iTunes content is not. But you can set up
parental controls. You must have an administrator account with a
password. Otherwise, your children could defeat the controls.
Edit and Preferences and open the Parental Control tab. Select the
options you want to disable. You can disable podcasts, radio, the
iTunes store and shared music.
If you leave access
to the iTunes
store, you can restrict explicit content. Or restrict movies and TV
shows by rating. Click the lock and enter your computer account
password to prevent changes. Click OK.
created automatically from criteria you specify. You can create a
playlist of your favorite artist. Or you can create a playlist of
recently added music.
Click File and New Smart
Playlist. Use the dropdown boxes to specify options. Use the "+" to add
can limit a playlist by number of songs, time or size in megabytes or
gigabytes. Select "Match only checked items" to limit it to selected
songs in your library. Select "Live updating" to continue to have the
playlist updated. Click OK.
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