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You can...obviously not from Apple, but I've seen... 479 Views / 3 Replies  
You can...obviously not from Apple, but I've seen them in a local computer mag.

http://www.zippy.com/K_PRODUCT_DETAIL.asp?pk_pckrfnbr=1&pk_rfnbr=164&x=12&y=10

Granted I've never heard of the...
Posted by toans, on Feb 16, 2004 at 01:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ok so I have the separate movie and sound files. ... 704 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok so I have the separate movie and sound files.

How do I now merge them into the one file? So I can then drag that one movie file to iDvd...

I have tried it using Quicktime Pro, but the audio...
Posted by toans, on Feb 4, 2004 at 02:32 AM, in Applications
Ok so it must be an mpeg 2 file then. When QT... 704 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok so it must be an mpeg 2 file then. When QT tries to open it i get the message 'Unsopported format'.

I am able to view the file fine using mplayer for os x.

I have managed the get the audio...
Posted by toans, on Feb 4, 2004 at 12:52 AM, in Applications
Program to convert mpeg to avi or mov? 704 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey everyone,

I have a few home videos and such that I imported to my PC using a tv in connection, recorded as mpeg files.

My problem is, iDvd can't handle mpeg files, Quicktime Pro can't (so...
Posted by toans, on Feb 3, 2004 at 03:48 AM, in Applications
Just a pretty run of the mill Rip Curl surfers... 2,528 Views / 116 Replies  
Just a pretty run of the mill Rip Curl surfers watch...can handle the surf like no other watvh I've had :)
Posted by toans, on Jan 20, 2004 at 02:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
1. David Bowie 2. Smashing Pumpkins 3. Rage... 1,380 Views / 70 Replies  
1. David Bowie
2. Smashing Pumpkins
3. Rage Againts the Machine
4. Nirvana
5. Tie between Brimstone (local band), Bob Marley, Jeff Buckley and Coldplay

The order kinda changes round from month...
Posted by toans, on Jan 18, 2004 at 12:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Kind of off topic...but I was wondering what... 785 Views / 32 Replies  
Kind of off topic...but I was wondering what everyone's most played song is? and how many times has it been played?..

Before I lost all my playlist info...mine was Time - David Bowie :)
Posted by toans, on Jan 14, 2004 at 04:44 AM, in Applications
Re-imported my library, now playlist info is lost..anyway to get it back? 289 Views / 1 Replies  
Title pretty much explains it...my music was scattered all over my HDD so I moved it all into one folder then re-imported in iTunes...now all my playlists are lost..like I know they might not work...
Posted by toans, on Jan 14, 2004 at 04:43 AM, in Applications
Just bought one today...hooked up to the family... 374 Views / 4 Replies  
Just bought one today...hooked up to the family PC, but give me a day or two and I'll go test it on my mac (With Panther of course) and let you know the outcome :)
Posted by toans, on Jan 11, 2004 at 11:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well here's my desktop...I Don't much like... 64,474 Views / 723 Replies  
Well here's my desktop...I Don't much like clutter :) the mp3 is only there as I'm about the add it to iTunes then trash it...

http://img11.photobucket.com/albums/v35/toans1986/Picture_1.jpg
Posted by toans, on Jan 11, 2004 at 07:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Ahh yes...but Grand Theft Auto 3 and Vice City... 1,706 Views / 69 Replies  
Ahh yes...but Grand Theft Auto 3 and Vice City are both soon coming to Xbox...makes the decision a little more difficult.

I'd say the xbox...because I can't stand the texture shimmering and the...
Posted by toans, on Dec 29, 2003 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lol I've never seen that...I spose I don't right... 793 Views / 13 Replies  
Lol I've never seen that...I spose I don't right click on links very often. Thanks for the suggestion...that will be a lot better than holding command :)
Posted by toans, on Dec 25, 2003 at 06:40 PM, in Applications
Easy way to downgrade from 10.3.2 to 10.3.1? 657 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all...is there an easy way to switch back to 10.3.1? Since I installed 10.3.2 the fan on my Rev A 12 inch PB has been on constantly...I only ever heard itonce before that, and it's really...
Posted by toans, on Dec 25, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I want the option to have Safari open pages in a new tab by default!!1 793 Views / 13 Replies  
It really annoys me how there doesn't seem to be an option in Safari to have it open new pages in a new tab, rather than a whole new browser window...I like to slouch back in my chair and this means...
Posted by toans, on Dec 25, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
I duno what model it was..but I saw a 10 inch... 1,852 Views / 27 Replies  
I duno what model it was..but I saw a 10 inch Sony sub notebook that actually included an optical drive (at my local Harvy Norman today). Wasn't slow by any means either...it was sporting a 1.3 ghz...
Posted by toans, on Dec 21, 2003 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Although DDR memory is usually cheaper these days... 1,957 Views / 21 Replies  
Although DDR memory is usually cheaper these days because the production is a lot more widespread. Well that's the case with desktops..not too sure about notebooks as I'm stuck on the standard 256 MB...
Posted by toans, on Dec 21, 2003 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a nice machine...I've got those exact... 468 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a nice machine...I've got those exact specs....although I could use some more ram in it :)

I don't think it would be worth getting one if you already have a 900 mhz iBook...just spend some...
Posted by toans, on Dec 19, 2003 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would jump at the chance to trade...pity mine... 610 Views / 2 Replies  
I would jump at the chance to trade...pity mine is a Rev A or you would have found someone willing to swap.
Posted by toans, on Dec 15, 2003 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the manual that came with your PB will... 587 Views / 6 Replies  
I think the manual that came with your PB will tell you how to do this....I'm pretty sure it's something along the lines of removing your battery..
Posted by toans, on Dec 14, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not too difficult to do a direct network... 909 Views / 12 Replies  
It's not too difficult to do a direct network link.

Make sure OS X has Windows File Sharing turned on (system preferences, Sharing). In that sharing panel it will tell you your mac's network...
Posted by toans, on Dec 13, 2003 at 07:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep. Works fine :) 720 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep. Works fine :)
Posted by toans, on Dec 13, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's fine to carry it around in sleep mode (when... 771 Views / 4 Replies  
It's fine to carry it around in sleep mode (when the PB is in sleep, everything is powered down except the ram, so you needn't worry about bumping it too hard and damaging your HDD).

It might not...
Posted by toans, on Dec 11, 2003 at 04:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New iPods at MacWorld? 622 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey everyone, I did a quick search and couldn't find anything...Apologies if this has been discussed (i thought it would have been)

Anyway, I was just wondering what everyone thinks of the...
Posted by toans, on Dec 9, 2003 at 04:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Oops sorry! thought i was in the peripheral forum! 340 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone, I did a quick search and couldn't find anything...Apologies if this has been discussed (i thought it would have been)

Anyway, I was just wondering what everyone thinks of the...
Posted by toans, on Dec 9, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well basically the Z-560s are a much better set... 560 Views / 2 Replies  
Well basically the Z-560s are a much better set of speakers...you are paying for a much more powerful subwoofer..

If you plug the Z-560s into a PB or iPod you can still have music playing through...
Posted by toans, on Dec 6, 2003 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also going to bump this cause I've had the same... 3,085 Views / 8 Replies  
Also going to bump this cause I've had the same problem when burning data dvds in OS X, then having them be unreadable on my two XP boxes..
Posted by toans, on Dec 2, 2003 at 06:02 PM, in Applications
Sticky: My 12 inch Rev A setup...I'm looking at getting... 1,071,972 Views / 4,110 Replies  
My 12 inch Rev A setup...I'm looking at getting an external monitor soon :)

Sorry guys...my .mac just expired lol
Posted by toans, on Dec 1, 2003 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since I've had my Rev A 12 inch PB, I have always... 833 Views / 9 Replies  
Since I've had my Rev A 12 inch PB, I have always placed it on top of a magazine the same size - for two reasons. Firstly, I can slide it around my desk as much as I want without tearing the rubber...
Posted by toans, on Nov 29, 2003 at 06:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The g5 runs no hotter than most AMD and Intel... 2,170 Views / 25 Replies  
The g5 runs no hotter than most AMD and Intel laptop cpus, just Apple don't want to put it into a laptop twice as thick as the current PBs..
Posted by toans, on Nov 24, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and like win xp activation, it would take 2-3... 2,170 Views / 25 Replies  
and like win xp activation, it would take 2-3 hours for a crack to appear on the net that would allow os x to be run on any x86 machine...
Posted by toans, on Nov 24, 2003 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Originally posted by rblanchette Apple... 2,170 Views / 25 Replies  
Originally posted by rblanchette



Apple won't do this. They are a hardware company, not software. They make operating systems to sell their hardware.

I think they make about 75 % of their...
Posted by toans, on Nov 22, 2003 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problem solved...just uninstalled drivers like... 764 Views / 18 Replies  
Problem solved...just uninstalled drivers like some of you mentioned. Thanks everyone :)

P.S lol sound like a whinger...but now with my drivers uninstalled the scroll wheel increments are tiny :(
Posted by toans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Well no...I try remap then to F10 etc which it... 764 Views / 18 Replies  
Well no...I try remap then to F10 etc which it won't let me..so i just leave them blank...i tried having it just set to right shift, then set expose as right shift..but still won't work..
Posted by toans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 05:37 AM, in Mac OS X
expose shortcuts with mx500? 764 Views / 18 Replies  
Does anyone know how to use the forward and back buttons on the Logitech mx500 as expose shortcuts?

When I select mousebutton '' from the expose menu, it doesn't work....
Posted by toans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 04:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Superdrive firmware problem in Panther? 369 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey everyone,

I have the firmware installed for the superdrive in my Rev A 12 inch PB that doubles the burn speed for cd-r and dvd-r. All works fine.

However, I just installed Panther, and it...
Posted by toans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do use the mac version, when I'm on my mac. ... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
I do use the mac version, when I'm on my mac.

I use my PC for anything that requires power, as my 12 inch PB doesn't deliver it, and I have my PC hooked up to my main hi fi system, so therefore...
Posted by toans, on Oct 31, 2003 at 10:13 PM, in Applications
Windoze iTunes really annoys me, unlike mac version 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey all,

As my post title shows, iTunes on Windows is really annoying me. Does anyone else find it really unresponsive? I'm talking about things such as :

When I drag the volume slighter up or...
Posted by toans, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Yeah I have that gap on my Rev A 12 inch PB,... 4,596 Views / 69 Replies  
Yeah I have that gap on my Rev A 12 inch PB, right above the 'PowerBook G4' text, thought it was a fault too...

P.S I know this is kinda wrong forum, but I was just browsing through here to see...
Posted by toans, on Oct 26, 2003 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Damn :(. Thanks for the reply. Does anyone... 367 Views / 3 Replies  
Damn :(. Thanks for the reply.

Does anyone know of an FM transmitter that will work?
Posted by toans, on Oct 23, 2003 at 07:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Griffin iTrip on Powerbook? 367 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm wondering if the new iTrip will work with my 12 inch Powerbook?. I notice it has a jack that plugs into the data port on the iPod. However, if I swivel it upwards so the jack is above my...
Posted by toans, on Oct 23, 2003 at 06:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can get the new iBook 12inch for $1700 AUD. ... 1,342 Views / 26 Replies  
I can get the new iBook 12inch for $1700 AUD.

My PB has superdrive...I woulda thought it'd be worth more than that?
Posted by toans, on Oct 22, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've used mine 3 times in about 3 months, and it... 1,372 Views / 28 Replies  
I've used mine 3 times in about 3 months, and it was in one session just to do some backups.

I never planned on getting one, my sister went down to the apple store to get my PB and the salesperson...
Posted by toans, on Oct 22, 2003 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I do...but I've got a RevA 12 inch so the new... 1,342 Views / 26 Replies  
I do...but I've got a RevA 12 inch so the new iBook is basically as quick..give or take 67 mhz.

I don't know about the keyboard on the iBook, I've never used one...but I do really like the...
Posted by toans, on Oct 22, 2003 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Price Check - Rev A 12 inch PB 284 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey everyone,

Just saw the new iBooks, I was thinking of selling my PB on ebay (I'm in Australia). Just wondering how much you all think I should be looking for?

Specs - Rev A 12 inch

It's...
Posted by toans, on Oct 22, 2003 at 08:15 PM, in Marketplace
Fire doesn't give my complete msn list 245 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone,

Just downloaded Fire, I really never liked how MSN would open a new window for each contact, instead of having a flashing icon next to their name (like ICQ did).

My problem is,...
Posted by toans, on Oct 22, 2003 at 07:36 AM, in Applications
I was under the impression the new iTunes store would be available for Australians? 524 Views / 14 Replies  
I thought when they released iTunes for Windows, it would be international music store...mine still says only available in U.S...
Posted by toans, on Oct 17, 2003 at 12:27 AM, in Applications
Sticky: Originally posted by bigben 1024 Gday... 1,071,972 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Originally posted by bigben 1024



Gday Mate. Glad to hear you liked Australia, it really is a beautiful country! A lot of people here don't realise how nice it really is :)

I'm not far from...
Posted by toans, on Oct 16, 2003 at 07:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well ever since I saw screenshots of OS X and... 885 Views / 37 Replies  
Well ever since I saw screenshots of OS X and iTunes i was really hooked on the idea of getting a mac...0S 9 never really appealed to me. I wanted a change...I've got two high powered PCs at home...
Posted by toans, on Oct 9, 2003 at 08:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My current favourite, has been for 3 weeks since... 666 Views / 22 Replies  
My current favourite, has been for 3 weeks since I saw them in concert...they were the support act for John Mayer and although Mayer was very good, in my opinion he didn't come close to these guys...
Posted by toans, on Oct 9, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: oringally posted by ngrundy [/b] I have... 1,071,972 Views / 4,110 Replies  
oringally posted by ngrundy

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I have had them. Boag's nice but I find I get sick of the aftertaste once I've had 3 or 4 of them. As for Cascade...lol don't mind it but I wouldn't buy it.
...
Posted by toans, on Oct 6, 2003 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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