Love Spawns pearLyrics
“Necessity may be the mother of invention, but can love be the mother of code?
“In an interview with Wired News, the Austrian developer who wrote the controversial PearLyrics widget for iTunes said he created the app to win the heart of a would-be girlfrien”d who moved to Hong Kong.
Many mopey love songs later, inspiration hit. Ritter set to work on PearLyrics, a little program that serves as a helper tool for Apple’s iTunes. When a song is playing in iTunes, PearLyrics hunts down the lyrics on the internet and adds the text to the digital music file.”
Xeni Jardin. PearLyrics’ True Love Story. Wired News. Jan. 10, 2006.
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