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O’Reilly Network: Unsung Heros and Other iTunes Tips [July 31, 2003]

[ . . . . ] there’s a lot of good music on my iPod that I just don’t seem to get to. And that’s a waste.

[ . . . . ] So I created a new smart playlist titled “Unsung Heros.” In the parameters for the list I set Last Played -> is not in the last -> 30 days, and then I set up a couple more limiters such as Album -> does not contain -> Christmas so Bing Crosby doesn’t constantly appear at the top of my list. One other parameter I set is Limit to 50 songs -> selected by song name.

But not like this:

BBC NEWS | Technology | UK bans iPod gadget

A N Micro, the UK distributor of the iTrip, said use of the device was prohibited under the Wireless Telegraphy Act of 1949.