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Rendezvous + iPod Touch? 408 Views / 2 Replies  
im wondering since the iPod now has WiFi, why didn't apple use the iPod as an extension of their "media hub".
they want the mac to be the center of things in your house. why not let the iPod access...
Posted by dwishbone, on Sep 5, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
edit dup. whats up with the macnn forums lately... 664 Views / 6 Replies  
edit dup. whats up with the macnn forums lately with this double post junk?
Posted by dwishbone, on Nov 4, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i can. its what ive done on my two previous... 664 Views / 6 Replies  
i can. its what ive done on my two previous iPods. i would prefer to keep it HFS though because its a bit faster on the mac than FAT32. also in using FAT32 it locks me into all future software...
Posted by dwishbone, on Nov 4, 2005 at 11:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Free HFS enabler for iPod? 664 Views / 6 Replies  
One thing i've always wished apple would do was use a universal format for the iPod (as they did with the shuffle). right now my 5G iPod is formatted as a mac iPod (HFS). on past versions of the iPod...
Posted by dwishbone, on Nov 4, 2005 at 09:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
white. two reasons. 1. tradition. when people... 2,115 Views / 33 Replies  
white. two reasons.
1. tradition. when people see the white they know "iPod". i dont want any possibility of my sweet 5G iPod being confused at first glance with some piece of crap like a Zen.
2....
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 27, 2005 at 02:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
are you absolutely sure the scratches werent... 7,381 Views / 130 Replies  
are you absolutely sure the scratches werent there before you rubbed it with the cloth?
it may have been scratched during the manufacturing or packaging process somehow.
both my iPod and PSP when i...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 27, 2005 at 02:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i use 500 kbps, 48000, 160, 29.97 fps, 320 x (240... 22,691 Views / 161 Replies  
i use 500 kbps, 48000, 160, 29.97 fps, 320 x (240 or appropriate), 2 pass.
they looks absolutely great. file sizes range for me so far from about 450 to a little over 600 depending on the length of...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 27, 2005 at 09:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
USB2 is faster than firewire on paper, but not... 2,390 Views / 65 Replies  
USB2 is faster than firewire on paper, but not real world. USB2 techincally runs at 480 and Firewire at 400. difference is Firewire has a sustained rate of 400. USB2 has a burst speed of 480...it...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 27, 2005 at 09:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
its true i dont have a nano, but i know how many... 7,381 Views / 130 Replies  
its true i dont have a nano, but i know how many people treat electronics. i also know quite a few people with a nano and they have no screen scratch issues.
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 27, 2005 at 09:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i just finished my first encode with the... 22,691 Views / 161 Replies  
i just finished my first encode with the unofficial baseline version of handbrake. it worked like a charm and looks fantastic.
its one i encoded in MPEG4 already so i can do a side by side...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i am sueing apple because the iPods dont have a... 7,381 Views / 130 Replies  
i am sueing apple because the iPods dont have a forcefield to protect themselves from scratches.
seriously, i dont have a nano but i cant imagine them being any easier to scratch than any other...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewire ... 2,390 Views / 65 Replies  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewire

"FireWire was developed primarily by Apple Computer in the 1990s, after work defining a slower version of the interface by the IEEE 1394 working committee in...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
id prefer firewire as well, but cant please... 2,390 Views / 65 Replies  
id prefer firewire as well, but cant please everyone and in the case apple was trying to please the masses. and my brother has an older iPod and a g5 that gets kernel panics quite often from the...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
k. just wanted to make sure this was not a case... 2,390 Views / 65 Replies  
k. just wanted to make sure this was not a case of once again many of the whiners jumping the gun without testing things throughly.
like the 3G iPod not including a USB2 cable and only a Firewire...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 02:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
it can play them back, just not convert them. ive... 3,683 Views / 17 Replies  
it can play them back, just not convert them. ive always wondered why it cant seperate them back out on export, but thats definitely whats going on. ive had the problem as well. not that big of a...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
just curious has anyone actually tried to use the... 2,390 Views / 65 Replies  
just curious has anyone actually tried to use the old firewire cables on the new iPods to see if they work? probably wont but worth a shot.
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
nice. downloaded and will try it once i get home.... 22,691 Views / 161 Replies  
nice. downloaded and will try it once i get home. are there ways to switch from main to baselin in something like FFMPEG?
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
dont do it in video. on your ipod go to main... 700 Views / 3 Replies  
dont do it in video. on your ipod go to main menu/video/video settings/widescreen.
set this to "off" and it will crop the edges and show the video fullscreen. turn it back on to view the videos in...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if you check the info in quicktime you will... 3,683 Views / 17 Replies  
if you check the info in quicktime you will probably find the files are muxed mpeg1 files. that means the audio and video are basically combined as one track instead of two seperate tracks. so when...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have had great success getting MPEG4 videos... 22,691 Views / 161 Replies  
i have had great success getting MPEG4 videos running on the iPod. No problems there with handbrake, ffmpeg, or any other encoding software. H264 is just a pain in the butt.
I have tried making...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 26, 2005 at 09:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
id have to watch the prez again but i swear i saw... 1,394 Views / 3 Replies  
id have to watch the prez again but i swear i saw steve skip ahead on one of the video demos
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 14, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i dont think steve meant it was a special setup... 878 Views / 10 Replies  
i dont think steve meant it was a special setup or anything when he said hotwired. that was a HD projector and he probably had some special HD custom hookup for the iPod to connect to it. i think the...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 14, 2005 at 12:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
sweet thanks for the tutorial link 624 Views / 7 Replies  
sweet thanks for the tutorial link
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 14, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
i didnt think handbrake was able to output aac... 624 Views / 7 Replies  
i didnt think handbrake was able to output aac audio
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
they dont allow video DVD burning because unlike... 3,721 Views / 12 Replies  
they dont allow video DVD burning because unlike getting around the fairplay drm for music copying a standard burnt DVD is insanely simple (not that getting around the audio one is rocket science)....
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
yes you can put your own movies on the ipod as... 878 Views / 10 Replies  
yes you can put your own movies on the ipod as long as they are the correct specs. there is a new setting in QT Pro "export to ipod" that makes that a breeze.
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
60 GB White currently have a shuffle. upgrading... 2,987 Views / 58 Replies  
60 GB White
currently have a shuffle. upgrading from a 3G which i sold some time ago...waiting for this very product to hit the market. boy was it worth the wait.
edit:
mine also has engraving...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
after watching the presentation it appears the... 878 Views / 10 Replies  
after watching the presentation it appears the interface is displayed on the television.
my question is say i have a video file that is widescreen (say a movie railer) and try to play it on the...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
DVD and WMV to MP4/H264 converters? 624 Views / 7 Replies  
well got my iPod ordered. now...does anyone know a good program to easily convert Video_TS content from a DVD to H264/MP4 content with all the needed specs (such as aac audio, etc). while im at...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 09:51 AM, in Applications
that point was not made clear in the... 3,721 Views / 12 Replies  
that point was not made clear in the presentation. in fact it even says there "no cd or dvd burning" of video content and i have read from several other outlets that burning of the videos of any...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
this has to be the achilles heel of this whole... 3,721 Views / 12 Replies  
this has to be the achilles heel of this whole new TV/Videos thing.
steve said in the presentation that there is no burning of ANY kind...not even as a data cd/dvd. this is of course completely...
Posted by dwishbone, on Oct 13, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
connector for external G5 antenna 465 Views / 1 Replies  
i have an antenna i would like to connect to my G5. i can not find any information on what kind of connector is on the back of the G5. only that its a common one. noone seems to mention anywhere what...
Posted by dwishbone, on May 23, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Networking
so if i was going with the 2 router... 616 Views / 9 Replies  
so if i was going with the 2 router method...could i use the USR 8054 and the 5450? could i get by with 2 USR 8054?
which would need to be my main router? id figure the 5450 would need to be in...
Posted by dwishbone, on May 13, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Networking
thanks. im just trying to decide what i should... 616 Views / 9 Replies  
thanks. im just trying to decide what i should do. i would prefer to not run Ethernet cable between all three. i think wireless would be the way to go...i just dont want to spend anymore money than...
Posted by dwishbone, on May 13, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Networking
so what would you recommend as a setup? a... 616 Views / 9 Replies  
so what would you recommend as a setup?
a little more detail.
House B has a G5, a Albook, and a homemade PC. i figure the best way would be to install a wireless router in that house since the G5...
Posted by dwishbone, on May 13, 2004 at 11:05 AM, in Networking
trying to connect 3 houses with 802.11g...advice please 616 Views / 9 Replies  
i am trying to connect 3 houses with a wireless network. im trying with just 2 first.
house A has an internet connection and a USR8054 b/g router. it also has a 6db omnidirection antenna. House B i...
Posted by dwishbone, on May 13, 2004 at 10:46 AM, in Networking
my powerbook arrive yesterday afternoon.... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
my powerbook arrive yesterday afternoon. beeeeeautiful
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 30, 2004 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i upgraded from a last gen 1ghz TiBook and i... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
i upgraded from a last gen 1ghz TiBook and i couldnt be happier. now where are you fedex truck? need a push? :stick:
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 29, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mine is out for delivery. happy happy joy joy. ... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
mine is out for delivery. happy happy joy joy.

ya know...for some people dimissing this AlBook update as a trivial and unimportant filler speed bump...seems a whole lot of people are buying them :)
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 29, 2004 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well mine is working again...but hasnt been... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
well mine is working again...but hasnt been working all night.
glad to see they are hard at work at least and not snoozin.
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:54 PM, in Applications
iTunes 4.5 error 504 822 Views / 7 Replies  
just upgraded to iTunes 4.5 . i get a 504 error everytime i try to authorize my music. i also cant access my account info. i can surf the store and buy stuff just fine. any ideas?
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:39 PM, in Applications
Re: eBay link - what on earth is this? 429 Views / 3 Replies  
just a image the seller probably picked up somewhere. he is either a scammer or just too damn lazy to get an image from apples site.
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
kind of a weird chain of events here. it appears... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
kind of a weird chain of events here. it appears to have left shanghai...went to anchorage...that back to shanghai...then ends up in indianpolis. it got help up an extra day in shangahi...ETA has...
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 28, 2004 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mine is stuck in customs. its EDT has already... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
mine is stuck in customs. its EDT has already slipped from the 28th to the 29th. i want my money back for expidited 2 day shipping apple!!!
:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
just got my shipping notice. woohaa!!!!! 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
just got my shipping notice. woohaa!!!!!
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 26, 2004 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
jus an update...ordered mine on tuesday. still... 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
jus an update...ordered mine on tuesday. still open status.

GRRRRRR :mad:
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 24, 2004 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
still waiting :cry: 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
still waiting :cry:
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 23, 2004 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i vote Orderstatus :D 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
i vote Orderstatus :D
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 22, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mine is still "open" :mad: 16,321 Views / 396 Replies  
mine is still "open" :mad:
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 22, 2004 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
now that ive got built in bluetooth on my laptop... 743 Views / 16 Replies  
now that ive got built in bluetooth on my laptop i might invest in a bluetooth mouse.
still, trackpads arnt that bad once you get used to them. only thing they really suck at is playing FPS games....
Posted by dwishbone, on Apr 22, 2004 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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