Soundcards and Shoutcast

Yesterday I received an Amazon order in the mail. It was my first ever ExpressCard device!

A few years ago, I burned out the left channel on my laptop headphone jack, so if I wanted to listen to anything with a pair of headphones at the library or something, I couldn’t without putting up with just one side of the stereo mix. So last week, I went on Amazon and found a Creative (Soundblaster) ExpressCard sound card. Just yesterday, it came in the mail and I got it up and running! And I have to say it has excellent quality. 

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10-31-09

So I felt like making a comment. I’ve finally noticed that the rest of the family is getting into this whole ‘blagging’ thing also. Of course, my dad’s had one for years, but he never did anything for it until recently when my sister got one also. Seems they’re finally getting out there..finally.

Anyhow, I’ve nothing new to report except that my phone bugged out a few days ago. If you may remember I have an LG Voyager. And it’s from Verizon, so all the software including music and things is all Verizon proprietary. This is NOT a good thing, as people have complained about VZNavigator (Verizon’s GPS software). Mostly they’ll complain about things like, “They disabled the built-in GPS so you’d be forced to pay for their OWN software which is super-horrible quality compared to EVERYTHING else. Well, true to the facts, I’m here to report that Verizon’s music player “VCast” is no better.

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