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Help me limit automatic downloads in iOS

Other than disabling Google Drive and software updates, how do I limit downloads to only the stuff I want? [more inside]
posted by Tenzing_Norgay on Oct 25, 2015 - 6 answers

Automator to download files from web that have changed since last week?

I wish to automate downloading an mp3 from a specific web directory (I have permission, and it is not password protected) each week, but only the single mp3 file that has changed since the previous week. [more inside]
posted by terrapin on May 22, 2015 - 10 answers

How can I keep these images with their URLs?

I need to save a bunch of images. I also need to save their URLs. How? [more inside]
posted by Biblio on Feb 28, 2015 - 8 answers

Can anyone point the way to this music blog?

Asking for a friend: "Looking for the lost link to a music blog (on Blogspot, maybe?), called Something City. It had lots of obscure out of print music available for download. All kinds of music, mostly old stuff from exotic places (Africa, SE Asia), but I found some stuff by Archie Shepp there too."
posted by DarlingBri on Jan 22, 2015 - 4 answers

Selling MP3 downloads via mobile.

What options make the most sense for selling audio drama MP3s for mobile users? [more inside]
posted by davebush on Dec 9, 2014 - 0 answers

Need free word processing program without a virus

I just picked up an ASUS laptop for 100 bucks at a Black Friday sale. Now I need to continue the cheapskate theme with free word processing. [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Dec 2, 2014 - 17 answers

eShop option for a Wordpress site that can handle ~60 product downloads?

I'm trying to set up a relatively easy to use eShop on my wordpress website. The tricky part is that my products are pretty complex. I have basically two things I offer: an app and a PDF, and each of those come in 28 possible variations. (They're language learning tools, so the particular app/PDF each person needs depends on which language they're learning and which language they speak natively). The OTHER tricky part is that the products aren't all ready yet, but due to the demand for pre-orders, I need to allow for preorders, as well, and then transition the products one-by-one to automatic downloads as I finish them. Any suggestions? I'm happy to pay for a solution, as long as it does its job well.
posted by sdis on Jul 7, 2014 - 1 answer

Youtube downloading in 2014

Now that SPOI's Youtube Options has gone subscription-only, what options are there for downloading Youtube videos in Chrome or Firefox? Userscripts.org seems to have finally bitten the dust, and the scripts it had were out of date.
posted by anemone of the state on May 12, 2014 - 14 answers

Ansari, Burr and CK comedy specials: Region 4 DVD or download

Where can I buy Region 4 DVDs of standup comedy specials by Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr and Louis CK? Alternatively, where can I legally download these specials? [more inside]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on May 1, 2014 - 6 answers

How to make Chrome forget a "do this for all files of this type" command

I accidentally made Chrome ignore all of a certain file type. How can I fix it so I don't have to use Internet Explorer (yuck)? [more inside]
posted by Captain Cardanthian! on Apr 26, 2014 - 8 answers

Storing info about images of paintings?

What's a good way to keep track of information about images of paintings I've downloaded (artist, title, year, museum, and so on)? [more inside]
posted by kristi on Aug 20, 2013 - 4 answers

Logging Internet Traffic on Home Network

My mom, dad and I use the Internet at home on separate PC's. We always manage to go over our download limit. Is there anything out there that can use to log downloads on a monthly basis from 3 different PC's so I have an idea who the culprit is as far as exceeding bandwidth goes? Thanks peoples...
posted by Bacillus on May 24, 2013 - 6 answers

Help with SOYA Torrent Download

I'm about to leave for a two-day long car trip and I thought I could listen to some podcasts to pass the time. I'm a huge Bullseye with Jesse Thorn (formerly Sound of Young America) fan and I saw a link on the Maximum Fun website to download a torrent of all of the old episodes. So I downloaded the .torrent file and opened it on uTorrent but nothing happened. Any help on my predicament? What am I doing wrong and what can I do to properly download the files?
posted by rmttws on Mar 13, 2013 - 7 answers

What is my iPhone leeching?

What data is my iPhone mysteriously downloading when I'm not really syncing anything, don't use iCloud, and have no apps running? [more inside]
posted by Jimbob on Nov 20, 2012 - 6 answers

TES: Oblivion Official Plug-Ins?

Bethesda Games seems to have stopped selling the Oblivion downloadable content (official plug-ins) from their site and I can't find it anywhere. [more inside]
posted by juniperesque on Jan 1, 2012 - 11 answers

muffled no more!

Why does the audio I'm ripping from YouTube sound so weird when I play it through my car's speakers? [more inside]
posted by iLoveTheRain on Dec 10, 2011 - 8 answers

downloads to tube tv?

Noob electronics. I want to connect the following units. A Panasonic (old tube type, but nice big screen) tv, DVD player, and my MacBook Pro. The tv has one input, the VCR many. Do I need a 'modulator'? But more important, is there a way to get my digital downloads to the TV?
posted by ebesan on Sep 11, 2011 - 11 answers

Please help me rediscover this mac itunes program!

I recently had to reset my mac, losing all the downloads, and I'm having trouble finding an itunes program I had once downloaded and now realize I came to rely on heavily. Here's what it did: 1) Displayed artwork and song/artist/year in a floating window in the lower left corner 2) Had hot keys to control itunes from any program - apple-f10 made the floater appear; apple-f11 track backwards; apple-f12 track forward; apple-f13 play/pause I keep walking up to my computer and hitting apple-f10 and nothing happens. Help! Thanks.
posted by jtajta on Apr 11, 2011 - 3 answers

Tired of Pitchfork.

What are some music blogs that post relatively obscure *full* albums (old and new)? Indie, soul, electronica, rock, disco - any and all genres welcome. No reviews please. I just want blogs that say "Hey, this album is awesome and/or weird. Here is a little bit about it. Now here is a link where you can download it." Thanks!
posted by blackcatcuriouser on Mar 13, 2011 - 22 answers

I need someone to tell me what's cool for web applications

Where do you go to find recommendations for the best new web widgets and applications? [more inside]
posted by Foam Pants on Mar 4, 2011 - 6 answers

FOREX quandary

Problems with AvaFX (online forex trading) software download. [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Jan 7, 2011 - 0 answers

How to Sell Paid Content Online?

I'm helping a friend with her website. She'd like to be able to sell paid downloads (eBooks and Videos), but doesn't want to run her own shopping cart or delivery system. [more inside]
posted by cell divide on Dec 3, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me fill my fake iPod

Help an old and behind the times lady find video to her new non-Apple media player. [more inside]
posted by drlith on Oct 30, 2010 - 3 answers

How can I keep tabs on my downloads, so Rogers doesn't kneecap me?

Is there a way for me to keep track of the total amount of data (in megabytes) I download over the course of a month, on a single machine? [more inside]
posted by AAAA on Sep 3, 2010 - 8 answers

Open my eyes to proper broadband

After years of broadband with low download caps (currently 14gb/month), I finally will have 120gb/month from next month. How to take advantage of this new freedom? [more inside]
posted by kid A on Aug 14, 2010 - 7 answers

How to add photos to a site and not allow them to be downloaded

How to post photos on a web page so that they can't be downloaded and saved? [more inside]
posted by alternateuniverse on May 27, 2010 - 33 answers

How to fix download links in Safari?

When I click download links (to .zip, .dmg, etc...) in Safari on my Mac running Snow Leopard, it does nothing. Or more specifically, it says "Loading" in the URL bar for a second as if it were about to load a webpage, and then does nothing. I have to right click and select "Download Linked File." How can I fix this behavior? [more inside]
posted by raygan on Jan 3, 2010 - 9 answers

The Past Decade's Changes in the Music Industry

Do you think this is a good overview of the changes in the music business in the last 10 years (for someone like me, who could charitably be called a non-musician)? Do you recommend other sources?
posted by manos_frias on Dec 8, 2009 - 3 answers

Why do large file downloads stall (with no error message or any feedback)?

Why do large file downloads stall (with no error message or any feedback)? [more inside]
posted by bradn on Oct 28, 2009 - 7 answers

How resistant are consumers to downloading stuff?

I am looking for recent survey results or other data points on consumer resistance to, or acceptance of, downloading browser add-ons and other downloaded apps. In other words, to what extent is the download step itself a barrier to consumers acquiring add-ons and apps, because of perceived risks like viruses and privacy issues. Extra points for data that sorts this out across age and other demographic groups.
posted by beagle on Sep 28, 2009 - 1 answer

How to save streamed programs permanently?

Can you save downloaded programs from 4oD onto your computer permanently? [more inside]
posted by Inner Universe on May 31, 2009 - 2 answers

Blackberry Storm Downloads/App's

What are some cool downloads/applications for Blackberry Storm? I would prefer that they are free, but if they cost a little thats ok too. I don't have very many app's on my Blackberry yet and would like to get some good ones. I guess I would like to get good app's that provide music streaming, connections to resourceful news contacts like NPR, maybe some games, maybe some cool art, etc... Any ideas or suggestions would be great. Thanks!
posted by Direwolf on May 28, 2009 - 5 answers

How Do You Deal With An .SCR File That's A Likely Virus?

I downloaded a .scr file that was probably a virus. I was at least smart enough to trash the file instead of opening it, but is it likely that my computer is infected, anyway; that the file is executed merely by downloading it? (NOTE: This happened on a Macbook Pro.) [more inside]
posted by ProfLinusPauling on May 24, 2009 - 9 answers

Musical background advice

Anyone point me towards some music that I can download and use to accompany the photographs that I'll be taking at my son's school sports day? I intend selling copies of the disc for a few pounds each to raise some money for school funds, so either copyright free or some sort of UK waiver would be essential. The music should be upbeat and appropriate for a sporting theme.
posted by cameronfromedinburgh on May 19, 2009 - 3 answers

WTF do these internet download numbers mean?

Help me try and figure out how many times my podcast is being downloaded. I have requests, unique hosts, bytes downloaded, etc. but while I understand what each mean individually, I'm not sure which to "trust". [more inside]
posted by arniec on May 14, 2009 - 5 answers

BSG SD Good Enough for Me

How do clear purchased but unwanted items off my iTunes "Downloads Available" list? Ever time I launch the application, it automatically starts downloading unwanted HD versions of tv episodes. [more inside]
posted by whitewall on Apr 28, 2009 - 5 answers

How do I get iTunes to stop downloading?

How can I remove unwanted downloads from my iTunes queue so they won't get in the way of the stuff I do want? [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Apr 24, 2009 - 2 answers

Help with stopped downloads.

My Mother-in-Law's computer stops downloading files at about the 2.5 -3.MB point no matter what the size of file. Example, she attempts to download Picasa from google and the first 2.5-3 MB downloads, but then the rest of the 9MB file quits. It is not just Picasa, but any file over 3-4 MB. [more inside]
posted by Beaufort on Jan 28, 2009 - 14 answers

Or should I just torrent it and throw coins at them on stage?

How much money does an artist get when I buy their music online? What amount of money goes to an artist if I buy an album on eMusic, iTunes or Amazon? How does it compare to what they make from a CD sale? [more inside]
posted by nowonmai on Dec 7, 2008 - 10 answers

Ecommerce Solution

What is the simplest option for selling access to a bundle of files and/or section of a website? [more inside]
posted by Nonce on Dec 4, 2008 - 10 answers

Offline computer games to bring to exotic places

Where can I find some downloadable offline games for young people? [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Sep 4, 2008 - 7 answers

10th Accident font?

Help me find this font! [more inside]
posted by catatethebird on Aug 21, 2008 - 3 answers

How to do pay per .pdf

How can I set up pay per .pdf on our website? [more inside]
posted by jabo on Aug 6, 2008 - 7 answers

Free Wii Downloads?

Has anyone tried Feed My Wii? Seems to good to be true. [more inside]
posted by doorsfan on Jul 24, 2008 - 10 answers

How to download website directory?

I'm trying to download from links en masse, any software solutions? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Jul 21, 2008 - 11 answers

How common are pay for download warez scams?

Are warez sites that are a "one time payment for unlimited downloads" basically all a scam? [more inside]
posted by figTree on Jun 21, 2008 - 11 answers

Researching going legit with dubiously sourced music collection

Legitimizing iTunes Library. I have *ahem* a friend. This friend has a reasonably large digital music collection being managed by iTunes on a Mac. He would like to understand the cost of ensuring this collection is 100% legal, having realized that the vast majority of it is not. [more inside]
posted by superfurry on Jun 20, 2008 - 12 answers

Selling MP3 Downloads

What's the best way to sell mp3 downloads? I run a website for an indie musician who'd like to setup a shop for his tunes. [more inside]
posted by krunk on Jun 4, 2008 - 6 answers

Please suggest some great house music mixes.

Please point me in the direction of some outstanding house music mixes. I'm looking for full-set live mixes by DJs of various artists. [more inside]
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese on Apr 24, 2008 - 15 answers

Good apps for the iPhone?

What are some good downloadable apps for the iPhone and where can I find them? [more inside]
posted by psmealey on Apr 4, 2008 - 10 answers

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