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iPhoto 09 GUI Glitches 240 Views / 0 Replies  
Check out the number hovering high in the box and the scroll thumbs are jacked. Am I alone?

http://web.mac.com/swizcore/Snaps/iphoto09.png
Posted by swiz, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
Current iTunes Track Publisher 314 Views / 1 Replies  
Last.FM scrobbler doesnt interest me.

I am looking for an app that will upload the current iTunes track to a webserver.

Bonuses would be customizable appearance(CSS would be killer), option of...
Posted by swiz, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:30 PM, in Applications
I agree, the most embarrassing part was how fast... 3,244 Views / 185 Replies  
I agree, the most embarrassing part was how fast they lost their cool and went on a penalty fest. I dont remember the last time I saw that many Wings power plays.
Posted by swiz, on Jun 7, 2009 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, nothing and when I run software update its... 312 Views / 3 Replies  
Nope, nothing and when I run software update its says Im all set.
Posted by swiz, on Apr 30, 2009 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
Is my Garageband jacked? 312 Views / 3 Replies  
What happened to the "Send Ringtone to iTunes" menu item?
http://web.mac.com/swizcore/Snaps/noringtones.png
Posted by swiz, on Apr 30, 2009 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
I cant see what causes some to show and others... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
I cant see what causes some to show and others not to. Tommyknockers is the ultimate test since it is a two part disc with part 1 on one side of the disc and part two on the other side. Part 1 had to...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 16, 2009 at 08:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Whelp, I was wrong with the Sweet Home Alabama... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
Whelp, I was wrong with the Sweet Home Alabama post. I didnt select Detelecine and Decomb for the first attempt, but I did for the second and it worked again. Lets hear it for Detelecine and Decomb :)
Posted by swiz, on Feb 16, 2009 at 06:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And now Sweet Home Alabama wont show up even when... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
And now Sweet Home Alabama wont show up even when trying the new method which got Tommyknockers 1 to show up...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 16, 2009 at 01:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For future searchers I got the movie to show up... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
For future searchers I got the movie to show up by selecting "Detelecine and Decomb(Default)" before Handbraking it.
Posted by swiz, on Feb 15, 2009 at 11:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
tv and 2 Part Movies... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
I encoded Tommyknockers part 1 and 2 yesterday for my tv and only part 2 is showing up on my tv even though both parts play fine in iTunes. Any suggestions to get part 1 to show?
If not, Im still...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I dont see the problem people have with the... 7,784 Views / 132 Replies  
I dont see the problem people have with the iPhone and pricing plan? I switched from Nextel which I HATED, where I paid $80/month I pay the exact same amount for my iPhone3g and now I have a phone...
Posted by swiz, on Sep 7, 2008 at 11:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hopefully the iPhone NDA gets lifted soon to help... 330 Views / 2 Replies  
Hopefully the iPhone NDA gets lifted soon to help this and many other issues get resolved with a the help of the iPhone dev community as a whole.
Posted by swiz, on Sep 1, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Absolutely, when I talk to or observe teens today... 740 Views / 45 Replies  
Absolutely, when I talk to or observe teens today I pray that I was never as devoid of individuality and personal opinion as most of them seem to be today regarding many things; not the least of...
Posted by swiz, on Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to agree with you here, pop music in the... 740 Views / 45 Replies  
I have to agree with you here, pop music in the US is utter ****. Thanks to MTV and the majority of moronic teens who watch it.
Posted by swiz, on Apr 1, 2008 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
People still do April Fools jokes???? 1,294 Views / 7 Replies  
People still do April Fools jokes????
Posted by swiz, on Apr 1, 2008 at 03:32 PM, in GUI Customization
My 80g iPod classic did this a short while ago. I... 886 Views / 11 Replies  
My 80g iPod classic did this a short while ago. I just did some searching around ipodlounge.com and found some "key combos" and may have lucked out but somehow I got it to resurrect itself and its...
Posted by swiz, on Apr 1, 2008 at 12:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Auto Genre-ize my Movies in iTunes 647 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there any app that will automatically fill in a movies genre in iTunes?

Now that tv sorts by genre I plan to use this sorting capability.
Posted by swiz, on Mar 31, 2008 at 05:06 PM, in Applications
Great. 396 Views / 8 Replies  
Great.
Posted by swiz, on Mar 18, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
Safari 3.1 is working for me now with the... 396 Views / 8 Replies  
Safari 3.1 is working for me now with the annoying Flash stuff still enabled. The only reason I want it enabled is to listen to friends' bands new songs on myspace.
Posted by swiz, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:02 AM, in Applications
Flash Content killing Safari EVERYWHERE 396 Views / 8 Replies  
105.2. and Safari 3.0.4, latest Flash plugin (12-07)

Am I alone with this or is Flash content freezing Safari for others too?
I dont really care for Flash but with so much advertising being done...
Posted by swiz, on Mar 16, 2008 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
Aside from the the drop you mentioned... 20,067 Views / 90 Replies  
Aside from the the drop you mentioned earlier...[/beats dead horse]
Posted by swiz, on Mar 10, 2008 at 07:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
hmmm, Are you syncing or streaming? Im just... 2,048 Views / 21 Replies  
hmmm, Are you syncing or streaming? Im just streaming because I've found that scrolling through my movie list is FAR slower when synced than when streamed (odd); and using streaming the poster frames...
Posted by swiz, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For sure, thats why I did it. Now if some... 2,048 Views / 21 Replies  
For sure, thats why I did it. Now if some ambitious programmer would make an app that did this they'd be making some money but the time it would take to compile the database of imagery would be a...
Posted by swiz, on Mar 7, 2008 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Gidget Richards... LOL Definitely drag... 2,055 Views / 70 Replies  
Gidget Richards... LOL

Definitely drag queen sounding.
Posted by swiz, on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just pause the movie on the title frame and set... 2,048 Views / 21 Replies  
I just pause the movie on the title frame and set poster frame.
Posted by swiz, on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
720p tends to be the resolution of choice from my... 1,554 Views / 3 Replies  
720p tends to be the resolution of choice from my research. I agree with that too, it just looks a tish crisper at 720p.
Posted by swiz, on Feb 22, 2008 at 04:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:thumbsup: I think the Handbraked DVD's look... 4,595 Views / 119 Replies  
:thumbsup: I think the Handbraked DVD's look better on tv than the original DVD's
Posted by swiz, on Feb 18, 2008 at 09:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is it ridiculously slow browsing your own movies... 4,595 Views / 119 Replies  
Is it ridiculously slow browsing your own movies list after the upgrade?
I can scroll one movie to the next and it takes about 7 seconds between each scroll; almost like its loading a preview or...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 16, 2008 at 10:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I rented the HD verison of Speed, Im not sure if... 4,595 Views / 119 Replies  
I rented the HD verison of Speed, Im not sure if it is because the movie is older or what but Discovery HD looks far better than Speed HD did on my 42 Pioneer Plasma. The sound was incredible though!...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 14, 2008 at 05:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LOL! 4,595 Views / 119 Replies  
LOL!
Posted by swiz, on Feb 14, 2008 at 05:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Its better now becasue you can still control from... 4,595 Views / 119 Replies  
Its better now becasue you can still control from the tv but also the computer now. It even allows me to control tv as an Airtunes device from my iBook while Im "borrowing" from my remote Mac...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 12, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a feeling that Apple wouldn't have... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
I have a feeling that Apple wouldn't have released Aperture 2.0 unless Take2 will be available today. That would get all the Take2 waiters pretty ticked that they pushed out an update that wasnt even...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 12, 2008 at 10:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I know, most of the time I just say "how do you... 1,278 Views / 27 Replies  
I know, most of the time I just say "how do you think you would do it" and most of the time they play uber-dumb. I think the problem is most switchers cant believe that a Mac really is as common...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 8, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
No, I ordered the 4 gig kit from OWC. ... 1,278 Views / 27 Replies  
No, I ordered the 4 gig kit from OWC.



I have one of these too.:hmm:
Posted by swiz, on Feb 8, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Congrats to you and I both, I got mine a week ago... 1,278 Views / 27 Replies  
Congrats to you and I both, I got mine a week ago and am astounded by the performance difference form my previous 20" iMac 2.1ghz G5.
4gigs of RAM is the way to go :)
Posted by swiz, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Looking around for other options; the most... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
Looking around for other options; the most streamlined solution I found was VisualHub.

I just launch it, add my full-res HD video file and load this setting file I created:...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 4, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, I'll be sticking with 3.5Mbps for HD video,... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
Yeah, I'll be sticking with 3.5Mbps for HD video, I was just trying out 5 to see if it would combat the interlacing issue at all.
Posted by swiz, on Feb 4, 2008 at 01:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I always buy my RAM from OWC, they have an... 1,580 Views / 16 Replies  
I always buy my RAM from OWC, they have an incredible replacement policy (which I have used). I always try to support Pro-Mac shops.
Posted by swiz, on Feb 4, 2008 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
hmmmm. Im sure it has nothing to do with it... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
hmmmm.
Im sure it has nothing to do with it but I was streaming from my iTunes library as my source when I watched it instead of the tv.

I tried another export with the kbits/sec set to 5000...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 4, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My buddy accidentally left his iPod on the edge... 427 Views / 1 Replies  
My buddy accidentally left his iPod on the edge of his truck one day. Later that day he went to the Apple Store and bought a new iPod. I believe he called that iPod Troubleshooting Step DOH!
Posted by swiz, on Feb 3, 2008 at 05:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Today I had a few minutes so I took a 1 minute... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
Today I had a few minutes so I took a 1 minute clip of 1920x1080 video into Quicktime and did an export of it using these settings:

Movie to MPEG-4

Video Options:
Video Format: H.264
Data...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 3, 2008 at 04:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yip, I'm really confused on this one. There is a... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
Yip, I'm really confused on this one. There is a guy on the Apple forums who claims he imported HD DVD's at full 1920x1080 resolution to his Mac Pro and got them to export to 1280x720 and watches...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 2, 2008 at 07:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No luck for me either. I imported a 1 minute HD... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
No luck for me either.
I imported a 1 minute HD clip from my Sony HDR-HC1 at full 1920x1080 resolution with iMovie '08.
Tried exporting via:
iMovie -Share-iTunes for tv
iMovie - Export Using...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 2, 2008 at 07:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
LOL I love the baby talk explanation to help us... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
LOL
I love the baby talk explanation to help us guys try to get a better grasp; reminds me of my wife :)

Ive got some HD footage on some of my tapes. I'll give it a whirl this weekend and report...
Posted by swiz, on Feb 1, 2008 at 07:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can Handbrake convert .mov or .dv? If so just... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
Can Handbrake convert .mov or .dv? If so just export from iMovie in a one of these with not compression and then move to Handbrake using tv setting.
Posted by swiz, on Feb 1, 2008 at 05:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And may I add that 720 on Apple TV looks... 4,731 Views / 68 Replies  
And may I add that 720 on Apple TV looks absolutely stunning.
Posted by swiz, on Jan 29, 2008 at 11:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can definitely live with it so long as its not... 350 Views / 3 Replies  
I can definitely live with it so long as its not gonna lead to bigger problems. The iMac is only a few days old. I've got 3yr Apple care so I'll just be sure my dataz are backed up and see how it...
Posted by swiz, on Jan 29, 2008 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've noticed that even though MTR is PPC it is... 16,982 Views / 24 Replies  
I've noticed that even though MTR is PPC it is about 20% faster than a Finder copy of a DVD(on my C2D iMac). I do have to force quit it after every rip for some reason which wasn't the case on my G5...
Posted by swiz, on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
Holy Crapola! Im on my 52nd so far. Ive got... 388 Views / 3 Replies  
Holy Crapola!
Im on my 52nd so far.
Ive got 153gb available on my dedicated ExtUSB Media Library drive. When it fills I will be getting a 1tb drive just for iTunes.

Good work! Now go outside for...
Posted by swiz, on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Buzz/Whistle/High pitch tone on file copies 350 Views / 3 Replies  
Just got my 24" C2D 2.4ghz iMac and I've noticed not every time I copy a file but somewhat regularly I can hear a faint high pitch "tone" from inside the iMac. I hit the volume mute key two times...
Posted by swiz, on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
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