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Thanks, guys! I'm thinking that if the cable... 434 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, guys! I'm thinking that if the cable costs 10 bucks, trying this is a no-brainer anyway ;)

Chuck
Posted by Chucktr, on Nov 18, 2014 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Air Thunderbolt-HDMI cable to LCD TV 434 Views / 3 Replies  
Wondering how my early 2014 Air will drive an LCD TV via Thunderbolt to HDMI cable. For example I assume a YouTube 480p will show a decent picture on a 19" Samsung TV but not well on a 40" Sony....
Posted by Chucktr, on Nov 18, 2014 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good point Steve! I creamed the contents of my... 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Good point Steve! I creamed the contents of my braincase over the past few days on this -- beyond any help from Spellcorrect.

I did enter the setting correctly -- probably several times during...
Posted by Chucktr, on Feb 11, 2014 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone Apps
iPhone Mail - Serious prob w Network Solutions smpt 522 Views / 3 Replies  
We have a company domain with Network Solutions. Recently we switched from B'berrys to iPhones. Incoming mail works fine, but outbound is a no-go. The iPhones can't connect with NS's smpt servers.
...
Posted by Chucktr, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:53 AM, in iPhone Apps
Solved!! Thanks! 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
I figured it out! Got the vid uploaded and it looks good. Seems the the Time Remaining bar would ratchet up to 8 hours and then drop like a stone. But the deed is done. Thanks for the input!
Posted by Chucktr, on May 5, 2011 at 11:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Followup Question for Mac Write 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
The settings that appear when I select this compression type are:
Key frames: Every: 24
Data Rate: Automatic
Frame Reordering box is checked
Any further adjustments needed anywhere?
BTW, the...
Posted by Chucktr, on May 4, 2011 at 09:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Sarcasm not appreciated -- unless you are... 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
Sarcasm not appreciated -- unless you are clinically insane and then it goes with the diagnosis. Good luck to you...
Posted by Chucktr, on May 4, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in Mac OS X
"Trying it out" takes 2-3 hours to save. I've... 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
"Trying it out" takes 2-3 hours to save. I've already done it a few times and it chews up too much time. I'd much rather have sound advice before starting.
Posted by Chucktr, on May 4, 2011 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Info appreciated! The settings that appear when... 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
Info appreciated!
The settings that appear when I select this compression type are:
Key frames: Every: 24
Data Rate: Automatic
Frame Reordering box is checked

Any further adjustments needed...
Posted by Chucktr, on May 4, 2011 at 10:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Sharing an iMovie 5 .mov for YouTube 1,059 Views / 10 Replies  
Need a YouTube expert.

I'm trying to Save a .mov I put together with iMovie 5.0.2 so that the final looks decent. The Help feature in 5 is misleading, advising me to choose the "Sorenson" option...
Posted by Chucktr, on May 3, 2011 at 01:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Quark is a publishing tool (like Adobe inDesign)... 905 Views / 3 Replies  
Quark is a publishing tool (like Adobe inDesign) that allows you to create documents with any combination of graphics and typography. The PDFs it generates are crystal clear, so I took your advice...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
iMovie HD 5.0.2 Type Troubles 905 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been trying to create a series of static slides (no Ken Burns effects) that fade up and out in a movie I'm doing. All type must be the same size. Can't figure out how to do it in iMovie.

So I...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 26, 2011 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
Will do -- in a few days. Gave up on the damn... 777 Views / 11 Replies  
Will do -- in a few days. Gave up on the damn thing, concentrated on fixing motorcycle and now am 150 miles away and counting.

Thanks for advice!
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 11, 2009 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Uh oh. Thet drive is new (8-9 months). Bought it... 777 Views / 11 Replies  
Uh oh. Thet drive is new (8-9 months). Bought it to replace the original which was too small. Not saying that a "new" drive can't fail, but is there another possibility?

Thanks!

BTW, running OS...
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 9, 2009 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 400 Running Slow 777 Views / 11 Replies  
My old G4 is starting to run at glacial speed. Zap PRAM?

Thanks!
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 9, 2009 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks adamfishercox. I just downloaded IShowU... 261 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks adamfishercox. I just downloaded IShowU and tried to capture archived broadcast. Had trouble shutting IShowU down and tried several times to open IShowU-Capture.mov file that appeared on...
Posted by Chucktr, on Jan 4, 2009 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
Capturing streaming and archived video 261 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanx for advice guys! I have no connection to TV source, so all video I'm trying to access is via browser and TV station Websites.

Jacke -- Am I understanding correctly the only reliable way to...
Posted by Chucktr, on Jan 4, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
Capturing streaming and archived video 261 Views / 6 Replies  
I need to record streaming and archived video from various sources -- mostly TV news stations that archive their broadcasts. How can I do this?

Thanks!

G5 1.6 OS10.4.11 Firefox, Safari, Opera
Posted by Chucktr, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
"Inexpensive" to me is this: ... 677 Views / 14 Replies  
"Inexpensive" to me is this:
http://www.macofalltrades.com/SearchResults.asp?Search=keyboard+and+mouse

It sure *looks* like a good deal, but what do I know...
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 19, 2008 at 10:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, guys! Much appreciated! 677 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks, guys! Much appreciated!
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 19, 2008 at 05:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Need a good inexpensive keyboard + mouse 677 Views / 14 Replies  
My PowerBook is plugged into an external monitor, keyboard and mouse here at home. But it travels between 2 locations. I'd like to get an inexpensive keyboard and mouse (wired is fine) for the second...
Posted by Chucktr, on Aug 19, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iCal running SLOW! 564 Views / 0 Replies  
iCal seems to be running slower by the minute. Even the simplest action brings on the Spinning Pizza of Death. It does respond -- eventually. Is there a fix?

Chucktr 1 GB RAM

G5 Mac OS X...
Posted by Chucktr, on Jul 1, 2008 at 05:54 PM, in Applications
Thanks, Hookem! Much appreciated! 1,009 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks, Hookem! Much appreciated!
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 17, 2008 at 03:07 PM, in Networking
Thanks 4 advice, unfortunately Cam doesn't appear... 495 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks 4 advice, unfortunately Cam doesn't appear on their Supported List. Other suggestions?

BTW, Beer is "free" in Hong Kong -- i.e. "You don't buy beer you only rent it"?
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 17, 2008 at 01:37 PM, in Applications
Sorry, Coldwarrior -- I abbreviated there. The... 1,009 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry, Coldwarrior -- I abbreviated there. The Fetch sidebar read (literally): "Transfer: 114,852 bytes/s"

But I'm getting the point. Cable up/down rates can vary wildly. The "Why don't you clear...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 17, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Networking
ViewSonic Monitor with Mac-incompatible Web Cam 495 Views / 5 Replies  
I just bought a ViewSonic Monitor. Spent a LONG time with their Tech guys trying to get the built-in Cam to work. No luck. But a Supervisor said he "had seen a 3rd party app used on a Mac to drive...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 17, 2008 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
Yes, I'm sure it's bytes -- at least that's... 1,009 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, I'm sure it's bytes -- at least that's what's described in the Fetch sidebar. This morning it was up to 114K...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:34 AM, in Networking
Results from Speedtest.net 1,009 Views / 10 Replies  
Download: 2476 kbps, Upload 479 kbps, Latency: 39 ms, Distance: <50 miles

How does this compare with the 50,000 bytes/sec I was seeing with a Fetch download earlier today?

Thanks!
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 15, 2008 at 09:52 PM, in Networking
Download Speeds: Cable vs. Verizon Fios 1,009 Views / 10 Replies  
Verizon has been pitching me to switch from Time-Warner (cable) telling me they can dramatically improve my up/download speeds. I have a download running now running at 50,000 bytes/sec. I seem to...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 15, 2008 at 06:48 PM, in Networking
I have DSL, always-on. Speed IS OK. I will... 329 Views / 2 Replies  
I have DSL, always-on. Speed IS OK. I will rarely monitor while in the cabin -- I'm trying to keep an eye on the place from 150 miles away.

Thanks for the reply!
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 15, 2008 at 05:22 PM, in Networking
Setting up Internet Webcam access 329 Views / 2 Replies  
For some time I've been trying to figure out the least expensive way to monitor stuff around a cabin I built out in the country. I have a telephone (recently installed), an old G4 with Airport...
Posted by Chucktr, on Apr 11, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in Networking
Safari popup blocker defeated? 438 Views / 2 Replies  
accuweather.com leaves me a precisionclick popup -- blockerproof for 1.3.2?
Posted by Chucktr, on May 22, 2006 at 11:14 AM, in Mac OS X
iCal Tanked 325 Views / 0 Replies  
I just lost every event in iCal EXCEPT those set to repeat daily. Dunno what happened. Advice?

BTW, I backed everything up last week to an external drive, so I can retieve that if nothing else (if...
Posted by Chucktr, on May 10, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Applications
Airport/ Wireless Web cam 610 Views / 4 Replies  
Ooops! Didn't mean to unleash the RAGE there, dude. But I might respectfully point out that one of the great strengths of the Mac is its tolerance of guys like me who hate to read manuals, or, for...
Posted by Chucktr, on Mar 20, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Networking
Airport and Internet-accessible wireless Web cams 610 Views / 4 Replies  
I just tried to take a free CNET online course that purported to show me, step by step, how to set up a wireless Web cam with an Internet connection. Yea, right. I found that it was totally geared...
Posted by Chucktr, on Mar 19, 2006 at 10:06 AM, in Networking
 
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