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The stretching you are seeing is the result of... 41,954 Views / 363 Replies  
The stretching you are seeing is the result of the gravitational pull of the black hole Apple is using to bend time and space to make Time Machine work!

Sorry...couldn't resist... :D
Posted by ender, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I've seen a few posts elsewhere of FrontRow not... 41,954 Views / 363 Replies  
I've seen a few posts elsewhere of FrontRow not displaying video on TVs. Sound, navigation, photos all work, but when playing a movie the video doesn't display on the TV. Here's one forum where it's...
Posted by ender, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Fair question...if the drive is not being... 896 Views / 40 Replies  
Fair question...if the drive is not being constantly accessed, letting it spin down when not in use should prolong life (and save a little electricity and be quieter). For example, if there is no...
Posted by ender, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sleep 896 Views / 40 Replies  
My experience is very limited, but with the enclosures I have (both MacAlley) when they are connected via Firewire, the hard drives will spin down when not in use. When connected to USB, they will...
Posted by ender, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting, I guess that would be the next best... 4,230 Views / 63 Replies  
Interesting, I guess that would be the next best thing. Better than having a cable and external box. But still not as convenient as having a card that fits ENTIRELY within the slot. Even with a CF...
Posted by ender, on Jan 1, 2007 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope, if you read the description on the very... 4,230 Views / 63 Replies  
Nope, if you read the description on the very page you provided a link to, you'll notice that it does NOT list CompactFlash as a supported format. CF is wider than Express/34 (about 42mm vs 34mm), so...
Posted by ender, on Dec 31, 2006 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ExpressCard slot is too small 4,230 Views / 63 Replies  
The big reason it'll be awhile before I retire my G4 PB is that Apple went with the smaller ExpressCard format which is too small to support CompactFlash adaptors. Two of my three digital cameras use...
Posted by ender, on Dec 30, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FrontRow on PowerBook? 790 Views / 6 Replies  
You have FrontRow on your Powerbook? Did it require any special workarounds to get it to install off [I presume] your iMac installation discs? Using Pacifist? How do you control it if there is no...
Posted by ender, on Oct 26, 2005 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
iDVD 5 Dual-Layer Disc Image?? 293 Views / 0 Replies  
I've seen one vague reference that while iDVD 5 can save to a disc image, it will not save as a dual-layer disc image unless you have an Apple-installed dual-layer drive. Can anyone confirm/deny...
Posted by ender, on Oct 26, 2005 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
Re: Something missing? 9,385 Views / 10 Replies  
Norm,

I did not use sudo on 9 and 10. However, I THINK sudo stays into effect for a few minutes after you evoke it, so it may have been active from my last usage. A couple of things to consider:
...
Posted by ender, on Feb 4, 2005 at 03:25 AM, in Applications
Re: Photoshop Elements 3 Problems 9,385 Views / 10 Replies  
Logging in as admin is not the same as logging in as root. If you are using the very first account you set up when you got your Mac, in all likelihood you are logged in as an admin user. If that is...
Posted by ender, on Dec 22, 2004 at 12:32 PM, in Applications
Re: Works with minor modifications for localized versions 9,385 Views / 10 Replies  
Jan, thanks for the additional suggestions. I was digging through so many directories and files looking for the culprits that I didn't stop to think about language localizations. Please forgive my...
Posted by ender, on Dec 21, 2004 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
Installing Photoshop Elements 3 9,385 Views / 10 Replies  
The Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 installer causes errors that may prevent the application from working properly in Mac OSX. The bug appears for non-administrator account users. Some discussion board...
Posted by ender, on Dec 1, 2004 at 07:31 PM, in Applications
Yes, we are starting to lean towards that OS... 515 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, we are starting to lean towards that OS upgrade option. May even go whole hog and get a Firewire card, too!
Posted by ender, on Aug 27, 2004 at 09:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I guess she has it running, and once you have... 515 Views / 12 Replies  
I guess she has it running, and once you have Windows running stable, you really don't want to mess with it! Besides, she didn't want to install XP. Understandably, she doesn't want MS to have that...
Posted by ender, on Aug 26, 2004 at 11:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Some of the third party programs say that they... 515 Views / 12 Replies  
Some of the third party programs say that they are compatible with all iPods (I think they may simply treat them as external hard drives). I'm hoping to learn if anyone had a good experience with a...
Posted by ender, on Aug 24, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, but I'm kinda hoping for a little less... 515 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks, but I'm kinda hoping for a little less expense, and MUCH less hassle, than a system upgrade would entail. Upgrading Windows isn't exactly a trivial matter and would likely cause far more...
Posted by ender, on Aug 24, 2004 at 08:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
4G iPod and Windows ME 515 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm trying to help a friend who was excited to recently receive a 4th Gen iPod as a gift from her husband. The problem is that her computer is running Windows ME, and iTunes won't install on her it....
Posted by ender, on Aug 24, 2004 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Incremental Benefits 8,421 Views / 70 Replies  
This I've been waiting to see Apple develop. And don't forget that most digital cameras will also take short, low resolution video clips. The first generation white iBooks had a mini jack port that...
Posted by ender, on Apr 30, 2004 at 07:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can only assume that you have never used iMovie... 8,421 Views / 70 Replies  
I can only assume that you have never used iMovie and looked at the amount of space your project took up on your hard drive. DV (which by the way IS compressed) takes roughly 2GB per 10 minutes of...
Posted by ender, on Apr 30, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the feedback! At least now I know my... 581 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback! At least now I know my Formac is working as well as can be expected. I guess I'll set that batch of tapes aside until I can get something else to digitize them. Hopefully...
Posted by ender, on Feb 10, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I did some more experimenting last night looking... 581 Views / 8 Replies  
I did some more experimenting last night looking for a more portable video source than my VCR so I could test the Formac at the Apple Store and found that it worked fine again! After several more...
Posted by ender, on Feb 10, 2004 at 08:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I guess with your video and my audio, we've got... 581 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess with your video and my audio, we've got one complete set-up!

I think I've given up and trying to solve this without getting access to more hardware to test on. I'm going to try to round up...
Posted by ender, on Feb 8, 2004 at 11:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've got about 4 GB free on both of the boot... 581 Views / 8 Replies  
I've got about 4 GB free on both of the boot partitions I tried (two different drives). The partitions I was capturing to both had at least 30 GB free. The second drive was a fresh initialize/install...
Posted by ender, on Feb 8, 2004 at 08:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Formac Studio Problem 581 Views / 8 Replies  
I've owned a Formace Studio for about a year, and at first it worked wonderfully. I was able to convert old VHS tapes to DV (w/iMovie) without a problem last summer.

It's been awhile since I've...
Posted by ender, on Feb 8, 2004 at 06:20 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Network Preferences Won't Open 4,764 Views / 5 Replies  
Help! I've lost all internet access from my Mac at home (resorting to my PC at work for this post!). I've got a cable modem with OS 10.2.8. When opening the Network preference pane, it displays the...
Posted by ender, on Jan 14, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Completely ignorant? Show me where in the... 1,908 Views / 21 Replies  
Completely ignorant? Show me where in the documentation that it says I need to convert first? What if I have a mixture of MP3s and AACs in one play list? If I don't check the format on each one, I'll...
Posted by ender, on Dec 23, 2003 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
Ah, but to extend your little analogy, this car... 1,908 Views / 21 Replies  
Ah, but to extend your little analogy, this car CAN run on both petrol AND diesel. iTunes supports both MP3 and AAC. So now I've got a car that can run on either fuel, it has two separate tanks and I...
Posted by ender, on Dec 23, 2003 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Actually, it does NOT make sense! I just... 1,908 Views / 21 Replies  
Actually, it does NOT make sense!

I just tried the same thing the original poster tried, only to get the same error message...which lead me to search these forums. Apple's built-in and online help...
Posted by ender, on Dec 23, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
Re: 3rd gen Ipod Battery Antics??? 658 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm about to investigate how to DOWNGRADE the firmware on my 15GB iPod. It worked without ever having a problem until I upgraded to 2.1. Now it behaves exactly as described here. Basically, you...
Posted by ender, on Dec 1, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Your B&W G3, Alive and Kicking - Owner's Stories 4,507 Views / 38 Replies  
I don't have a B&W G3, but I do have a Beige G3 so some of this may apply. I've added a Tempo Trio ATA133/USB2.0/Firewire card which of course makes a huge difference in HD access, which is important...
Posted by ender, on Aug 18, 2003 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: the bad bad imovie.. 640 Views / 6 Replies  
My brother has a 500 MHz iBook, so a little slower than yours; and he does use iMovie a little bit. His major problem though is that the iBook can not keep up with DV capture to his external Firewire...
Posted by ender, on Jun 10, 2003 at 02:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Another option if you don't have Quicktime Pro is... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
Another option if you don't have Quicktime Pro is to use iMovie's Export command and select Quicktime/Expert settings. There you can resize your exported video. The major caveat is that you need to...
Posted by ender, on Jun 6, 2003 at 01:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ah, perhaps the "issues" I'd heard here and there... 868 Views / 23 Replies  
Ah, perhaps the "issues" I'd heard here and there were people trying to crack encrypted DVDs. Thanks for the info and links!
Posted by ender, on Jun 6, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I tried several different codecs last night and... 868 Views / 23 Replies  
I tried several different codecs last night and the interlacing problem mentioned earlier is annoying. Are there any tools other than Cleaner that can deinterlace the video when it's exported? (I'm...
Posted by ender, on Jun 6, 2003 at 09:55 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Archive DV to Quicktime 868 Views / 23 Replies  
Interesting that according to this not even Compressor can import MPEG2 or MPEG 4 formats.
Posted by ender, on Jun 5, 2003 at 02:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Archive DV to Quicktime 868 Views / 23 Replies  
I believe that is an extra $$ codec (at least the compression part) from Apple which I do not currently have. All I know is that QT will not open any of the video files created by iDVD.

Anyone...
Posted by ender, on Jun 5, 2003 at 12:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've started playing with a 30 second clip just... 868 Views / 23 Replies  
I've started playing with a 30 second clip just to compare files sizes. Unfortunately my current project's raw footage quality isn't that great so comparing the quality is kind of hard to do. I used...
Posted by ender, on Jun 5, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Archive DV to Quicktime 868 Views / 23 Replies  
While MPEG is at QT format, the "muxed" MPEG on a video DVD is not and cannot be opened by QT. iDVD creates files roughly 25% the size of the DV footage, which is why I picked that as my archiving...
Posted by ender, on Jun 5, 2003 at 12:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Archive DV to Quicktime 868 Views / 23 Replies  
I would like to save the video footage I used for my iMovie/iDVD projects in a more accessible format than the MPEG generated by iDVD (ie, keep it in a standard Quicktime format). But keeping the...
Posted by ender, on Jun 3, 2003 at 06:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Which one did you purchase? That is where I was... 280 Views / 2 Replies  
Which one did you purchase? That is where I was going to get the 2100SZ, but they sold out before I had the chance. They just recently added the 2200SZ (for over $100 more than the 2100), but Yamaha...
Posted by ender, on Dec 29, 2001 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Internal SCSI CR-RW for Beige G3 226 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know where I could get an internal SCSI CD-RW for my Beige G3? I was looking at the Yamaha 2100SZ, but no one seems to have that one in stock anymore. Yamaha makes newer models, but they...
Posted by ender, on Dec 29, 2001 at 01:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Internal SCSI CD-RW for Beige G3 280 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know where I could get an internal SCSI CD-RW for my Beige G3? I was looking at the Yamaha 2100SZ, but no one seems to have that one in stock anymore. Yamaha makes newer models, but they...
Posted by ender, on Dec 29, 2001 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Game would be going much better if my... 654 Views / 85 Replies  
The Game would be going much better if my graphics card was fully supported! It's tough to defeat the Buggers with such a low refresh rate! :D

[ 12-28-2001: Message edited by: ender ]
Posted by ender, on Dec 28, 2001 at 04:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Just a point for clarification: Is the RETAIL... 654 Views / 85 Replies  
Just a point for clarification: Is the RETAIL Radeon fully supported? Generally speaking the ATI OEM vs. retail cards seem to have some differences. I've been wanting to upgrade my graphics card...
Posted by ender, on Dec 28, 2001 at 04:23 PM, in Mac OS X
What about *other* video cards? 230 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok, we all know that Apple is bailing out of ever supporting many of the grahics chips that came with G3 systems. However, they do provide drivers for third-party add-on cards such as the ATI Radeon...
Posted by ender, on Dec 28, 2001 at 01:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Could someone please elaborate on "at least in... 257 Views / 4 Replies  
Could someone please elaborate on "at least in some cases"? I've seen many posts about getting the iPod to work with PowerBooks with FireWire PC cards, but not specifically stating that it will work...
Posted by ender, on Nov 13, 2001 at 01:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Palm Sync > Backup Conduit > Vindigo.prc 332 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone else had problems with the Vindigo.prc file being backed up EVERYTIME you sync? I'm assuming it's only supposed to backup once after it's first installed. It's a 700K file and the time to...
Posted by ender, on Aug 10, 2001 at 07:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The "tb" folder is the thumbnails folder. The... 185 Views / 1 Replies  
The "tb" folder is the thumbnails folder. The folder is automatically created by the Homepage application, and thumbnails are generated for each picture in your Pictures folder. You may not be able...
Posted by ender, on Jan 30, 2000 at 07:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Are you trying to check your e-mail with the mail... 195 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you trying to check your e-mail with the mail forwarding turned on? If so, there won't be any e-mail waiting to be checked! Maybe there is a bug or something in Apple's mail server that causes...
Posted by ender, on Jan 30, 2000 at 06:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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