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May 20, 2006

Slate's new "textcasting" hack leverages the iTunes podcast distribution infrastructure to deliver text stories to iPods. How? By embedding the stories in the metadata of silent MP3s.

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Posted by: jiayinte | May 23, 2006 2:40:30 AM

One of those duh moments! Great job to Slate for fully realizing the potential. While it wont be viable for sustained reading, it looks like a great way to catch up on the latest headlines.

Posted by: Michael Rodriguez | May 25, 2006 9:11:21 AM

ha haa, another example that genius things are the simple ones 8)

Posted by: Guigo | Oct 18, 2006 6:27:19 AM

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