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My experience with YouTube using ClickToFlash to... 3,849 Views / 94 Replies  
My experience with YouTube using ClickToFlash to load H.264 video is that the fullscreen button stretches to match one's screen size. Which, on a widescreen display distorts many videos.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 10, 2010 at 01:45 AM, in Applications
That's what I was implying by saying one can go... 3,849 Views / 94 Replies  
That's what I was implying by saying one can go back multiple times using Glims.

By loosing the tabs history, I mean that all past pages/sites related to that specific tab are no longer recalled...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 10, 2010 at 12:56 AM, in Applications
Both Glims and Safari AdBlocker appear a little... 3,849 Views / 94 Replies  
Both Glims and Safari AdBlocker appear a little wonky with Safari 5. ClicktoFlash seems to be working perfectly. The two former add-ons will hopefully have an update out shortly.

@TETENAL:...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 8, 2010 at 02:23 AM, in Applications
Dupe 2,113 Views / 66 Replies  
Dupe
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 19, 2008 at 03:17 PM, in Applications
I'm running 10.5.3 (Yummy graphite theme). Could... 2,113 Views / 66 Replies  
I'm running 10.5.3 (Yummy graphite theme). Could that be the difference? Who knows...it's possible I suppose. In any event, perhaps it's nothing more than acute awareness as you state, but the bold...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 19, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in Applications
I don't particularly care for the default look... 2,113 Views / 66 Replies  
I don't particularly care for the default look either, however, I was using the above image merely as an example. Unfortunately, I find the boldness on tabs even more pronounced (distracting) when...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 19, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Taking this for a test drive and I'm noticing all... 2,113 Views / 66 Replies  
Taking this for a test drive and I'm noticing all fonts in the location bar and tabs are using bold style text. I'm not sure if this is normal behavior for the location bar, but for tabs I believe...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 18, 2008 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
Webhistory and webbookmark files are apps? (Downloaded content alert) 793 Views / 0 Replies  
For the last couple of days whenever I try to opening a .webhistory or .webbookmark file I'm receiving the dialog box asking if I want to open this "application" as it was downloaded from the...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 2, 2008 at 03:57 PM, in macOS
The lack of robust queue settings, no support for... 10,038 Views / 27 Replies  
The lack of robust queue settings, no support for DHT, settings to dynamically maximize upload bandwidth, and zero ability to edit torrents with multiple trackers have me sticking with Azureus.
...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jan 16, 2008 at 03:58 PM, in Applications
Yes, autofill was disabled for the Safari 3 beta.... 2,256 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, autofill was disabled for the Safari 3 beta. I thought this was well known, as it was brought up many a time on Apple's discussion forum, but apparently not. In any event, autofill with the...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 01:27 AM, in Applications
You assumed incorrectly. Yes, there was only 1... 1,210 Views / 6 Replies  
You assumed incorrectly. Yes, there was only 1 deinterlace option in prior versions. This is now referred to as the Fast option in HB .9.

When previewing, the only method applied is Fast, so...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 24, 2007 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Posts like the one above grate on my nerves a... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
Posts like the one above grate on my nerves a bit. Nothing of actual substance added...and the obligatory straw man argument is erected regarding a mythical dream iMac. As one doesn't exist, and...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 16, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Essentially, although, if history is any... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
Essentially, although, if history is any indication, I'd tread closer to unlikely to happen anytime soon as opposed to haven't as of yet. And this is a bit of a mystery to me as well. MPEG-2 decoding...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 15, 2007 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm generalizing, so you're not entirely wrong.... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
I'm generalizing, so you're not entirely wrong. Specifically regarding the creation of drivers, If I recall correctly, nVidia drivers were originally written by Apple, but are now entirely developed...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 15, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
True, however, as I've mentioned before, this... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
True, however, as I've mentioned before, this aspect shouldn't be set aside considering Apple continues to not write drivers leveraging the ability of the GPU with regard to video decoding,...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 14, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
One can only hope. They've been ignoring this... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
One can only hope. They've been ignoring this aspect of the GPU for years (ever since they dropped hardware DVD decoding). It's something I'd really like to see some emphasis on.


Perhaps, but...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 11, 2007 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Regrettably, Apple hasn't written suitable... 7,394 Views / 61 Replies  
Regrettably, Apple hasn't written suitable drivers to take advantage of GPU encoding/decoding period. I'd like to see that change, but suspect it hasn't with the 2xxx series here. The x1600 in the...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 11, 2007 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm familiar with UVD on the new series of ATi... 16,701 Views / 302 Replies  
I'm familiar with UVD on the new series of ATi cards and its intent. My point is simply that I expect history to repeat itself on this subject. Hell, the last iMac used the x1600 cards whose main...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 11, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you're a student or teacher, purchasing... 657 Views / 10 Replies  
If you're a student or teacher, purchasing directly from Apple may make sense at the moment as they're running their back-to-school promotion through mid-September. While the EDU discount is...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 11, 2007 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Both ATi and Nvidia GPUs have dedicated hardware... 16,701 Views / 302 Replies  
Both ATi and Nvidia GPUs have dedicated hardware for H.264, MPEG-2, and VC-1 decoding. All Apple would have to do is write drivers for the GPUs they've had in their Macs for years. Still, Apple...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 10, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry, but that supposed advantage is rendered... 16,701 Views / 302 Replies  
Sorry, but that supposed advantage is rendered utterly meaningless, as the OSX drivers don't leverage the capabilities of UVD by offloading to the GPU. All things considered, the ATi cards included...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 10, 2007 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sad, but most definitely true. 1,505 Views / 34 Replies  
Sad, but most definitely true.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Aug 8, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
An update to the problem Eug and I were suffering... 4,726 Views / 16 Replies  
An update to the problem Eug and I were suffering from. After testing, I've discovered, at least on my system, that DVD Player will "only" read the folder in question if it's specifically named...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 28, 2006 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
You're not the only one Eug, as I've also noticed... 4,726 Views / 16 Replies  
You're not the only one Eug, as I've also noticed DVD players newfound lack of this once handy ability. I'm not sure what particular update removed this option, but it's a recent development....
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 23, 2006 at 06:07 AM, in Applications
Less power and heat are the sole advantages.... 1,191 Views / 20 Replies  
Less power and heat are the sole advantages. Until the Santa Rosa platform shows up around H1 of 07 the Merom processor upgrades are honestly not terribly significant. Comparisons between the Core...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Sep 6, 2006 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
'Toast' burns .bin files just fine. There's no... 479 Views / 2 Replies  
'Toast' burns .bin files just fine. There's no need to mount them. Under the copy panel there's a specific option for it. Hard to miss.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Apr 9, 2006 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
Posting pictures has posed problems for me using... 347 Views / 1 Replies  
Posting pictures has posed problems for me using Safari on a number of occassions, namely whenever ebay updates their site. When this happens, some aspect of Safari compatibility is seemingly almost...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Feb 26, 2006 at 06:49 PM, in Applications
Both are pretty actively developed. I've messed... 11,945 Views / 16 Replies  
Both are pretty actively developed. I've messed around with both demos, but haven't really used either enough to make a definitive decision regarding them. Garagesale I've found allows you to remove...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Feb 3, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
You're not doing anything wrong. Faxes aren't... 727 Views / 10 Replies  
You're not doing anything wrong. Faxes aren't going to come through unless you have a phone line connected to the computer, although, it seems you've discovered this yourself.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jan 27, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in macOS
Flip4Mac WMV Uninstaller. It's in your Flip4Mac... 5,223 Views / 102 Replies  
Flip4Mac WMV Uninstaller. It's in your Flip4Mac folder located in Applications. Not exactly difficult to detect.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jan 26, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
Beyond, try rereading the thread....as stated... 6,180 Views / 16 Replies  
Beyond, try rereading the thread....as stated earlier, the Flip4Mac free dowload is for VIEWING only. You'll have to pay for at least the ability to import/convert. Additionally, others have already...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:48 AM, in Applications
Well Ho's department (Mac Business Unit) doesn't... 5,223 Views / 102 Replies  
Well Ho's department (Mac Business Unit) doesn't work on Mac WMP, so there's no reason for her to mention it.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jan 11, 2006 at 03:30 AM, in Applications
He's talking about bitsetting +R media to be read... 576 Views / 2 Replies  
He's talking about bitsetting +R media to be read as a DVD-ROM for better compatibility on standalones. This is a totally different issue which essentially has nothing to do with decrypting...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Dec 21, 2005 at 03:25 AM, in Applications
I've been using Toast 7 for DVD-RAM's from my... 1,364 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been using Toast 7 for DVD-RAM's from my Panny recorder as Read DVD, if I recall correctly, hasn't been updated for Tiger.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 30, 2005 at 12:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Private trackers and even reading comments... 1,109 Views / 18 Replies  
Private trackers and even reading comments regarding the file in question on public trackers can easily be used to weed out any garbage downloads. As for the likelihood of spyware/viruses etc. from...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 10, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
When you've completed your project in iDVD just... 508 Views / 5 Replies  
When you've completed your project in iDVD just save it as a disk image. Then burn the image from Disk Utility where you can set your speed accordingly. Nebagakid already stated the same...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 10, 2005 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
Other movies you have that are less than 1GB I... 3,414 Views / 32 Replies  
Other movies you have that are less than 1GB I highly doubt are direct rips. In all likelihood they're movie only rips which have been subsequently encoded in either xvid or divx format, which is a...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Oct 10, 2005 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
Personally, I think the volume controller is... 8,011 Views / 110 Replies  
Personally, I think the volume controller is hideous. Some may use it, but I know of next to no one who does. I always have it set to it's highest level and use either the keyboard keys , or the...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Sep 11, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in GUI Customization
Typically, overlooking firmware hacks etc., the... 426 Views / 3 Replies  
Typically, overlooking firmware hacks etc., the included DVD player app will only play standard DVDs encoded to region 0, or the region of your built-in drive, as well as Video_ts folders.
...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Sep 11, 2005 at 04:42 PM, in Applications
Menubar....Safari....Empty Cache....Done. A... 555 Views / 3 Replies  
Menubar....Safari....Empty Cache....Done. A myriad of tools to permanently deactivate cache are also available.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Sep 6, 2005 at 03:16 AM, in Applications
Yes, 2.1.1 fixes this issue. TransparentDock... 513 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, 2.1.1 fixes this issue. TransparentDock settings will be retained regardless of the theme.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jul 13, 2005 at 11:00 PM, in Applications
If you're not running the latest version of... 513 Views / 9 Replies  
If you're not running the latest version of shapeshifter, some themes will skin the dock regardless of TransparentDock settings. You don't mention shapeshifter, but in case you do use it, that could...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jul 13, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Konfabulator is shareware ($19.95), the widgets... 2,117,094 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Konfabulator is shareware ($19.95), the widgets are free.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jul 12, 2005 at 10:00 PM, in GUI Customization
Badidea, you're the one not understanding. The... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
Badidea, you're the one not understanding. The issue has nothing to do with codecs. This is regarding files that were playing perfectly one day....and then not the next. The tell-tale sign being the...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jul 11, 2005 at 03:29 AM, in Applications
I've had this happen as well. I believe I... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
I've had this happen as well. I believe I narrowed it down to something connected to tiger and updates to vlc/mplayer w/ their use of corevideo. I also had everything start working again...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jul 11, 2005 at 01:03 AM, in Applications
There's a contexual menu pane in Fruit Menu... 360 Views / 1 Replies  
There's a contexual menu pane in Fruit Menu preferences. Highlight whatever you don't want displayed, and click remove.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 07:53 PM, in Applications
This discussion has been going on forever on... 1,768 Views / 20 Replies  
This discussion has been going on forever on Apple's board. This is the information those of us with fan issues (both Rev. A and B owners) have gained.
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
James, Default settings (cold): ... 1,768 Views / 20 Replies  
James,

Default settings (cold):


iMac 20" Revision A-

1500 CPU
1800 HD
1240 SYS
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd like that to be the case, and could obviously... 3,446 Views / 27 Replies  
I'd like that to be the case, and could obviously excuse that, however, these are files I've had on my HD prior to upgrading which played perfectly on Panther with Windows Media Player. All now...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in Applications
I've got this issue with Windows Media Player,... 1,106 Views / 12 Replies  
I've got this issue with Windows Media Player, Quicktime and Real Player in Tiger. None recall window settings. Also, as others have mentioned in other threads, Safari seems to recall my preference...
Posted by Meritocracy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 03:33 AM, in macOS
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