I thought about putting this in The Pit of Geek, but between worrying about pissing off PC-centric geeks and the fact that this isn’t much news, I decided to put it here.
The following are quotes from audible.com. (Click “What I need”.) They describe what you need to use the product they offer (it’s like books and magazines and newspapers “on tape” or “on CD”, except it’s all online).
To listen to Audible programs on your PC, you will need:
Oh yeah, and …
To listen to Audible programs on your Macintosh you will need:
I assume they’re forgetting the “internet access” part of their service here, but otherwise their recommendations are safe. If your computer qualifies to run OS X, it’s better than the PC they’re looking for, except you don’t have to think about it. You know what OS you’re running.
Oh, and while you’re at it, audible.com is offering $100 off an iPod with a 12-month audible.com membership through tomorrow, Friday, August 15th, 2003. If you were looking for an excuse to buy an iPod, have the cash, and like listening to books/magazines/newspapers, there you go.