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One playlist is worthless. I have too many songs... 1,179 Views / 5 Replies  
One playlist is worthless. I have too many songs and too many playlists. VLC is great for videos but absolutely nothing like iTunes 10.
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 23, 2014 at 08:26 AM, in Applications
Not really the same. One thing I hate is that... 1,179 Views / 5 Replies  
Not really the same. One thing I hate is that Apple has removed separate shuffle and repeat settings for different playlists in 11. I can get that some people might find that confusing that they pick...
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 23, 2014 at 08:24 AM, in Applications
Music player alternative to iTunes? 1,179 Views / 5 Replies  
Can anyone suggest a good music player I can use in place of iTunes? I hate iTunes 11 and unfortunately downgrading to iTunes 10 causes some pretty bad problems, like breaking the App Store and...
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 22, 2014 at 09:10 PM, in Applications
Sites like that are why all three of my main... 952 Views / 8 Replies  
Sites like that are why all three of my main browsers have DoNotTrackMe extensions installed.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 29, 2013 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
It also lacks GPS. 447 Views / 4 Replies  
It also lacks GPS.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 16, 2012 at 05:28 PM, in Tech News
Nice press release, but even after these updates,... 114 Views / 1 Replies  
Nice press release, but even after these updates, Google still doesn't have full Street View coverage of New York City. Quite a few streets have no Street View, others only have dark views as if they...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 11, 2012 at 05:18 PM, in Tech News
192kHz, 24 bit and lossless. I'd really hate to... 1,006 Views / 15 Replies  
192kHz, 24 bit and lossless. I'd really hate to see the file sizes on these songs. The one figure I've been able to find seems to quote Young as saying 30 minutes to download one song. Are you...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Sep 29, 2012 at 08:05 PM, in Tech News
Strange, I didn't see Bill Gates' name on the... 214 Views / 4 Replies  
Strange, I didn't see Bill Gates' name on the list.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 26, 2012 at 07:04 PM, in Mac News
Oh, great. And right after the developers... 1,169 Views / 15 Replies  
Oh, great. And right after the developers announced Perian wouldn't be updated anymore. They won't even commit to whether the upcoming final release will be compatible with Mountain Lion.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 26, 2012 at 06:59 PM, in Mac News
If this wasn't intentional, Samsung should fire... 154 Views / 1 Replies  
If this wasn't intentional, Samsung should fire its entire compliance department.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2012 at 06:41 PM, in Tech News
I told an Apple Store employee that I have been... 3,617 Views / 50 Replies  
I told an Apple Store employee that I have been using OS X since the beta and absolutely hated most of the changes in Lion. He basically shrugged and had no reply, as if he had heard this over and...
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 23, 2012 at 02:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Gahhh! Static javascript menu header on MacNN 691 Views / 7 Replies  
Does anyone else hate these things? I can't stand them on any site I visit, either headers or footers that keep popping up every time you scroll. What's worse is that they invariably are for features...
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 12, 2010 at 09:38 PM, in Feedback
You might want to change the text in the subforum... 571 Views / 7 Replies  
You might want to change the text in the subforum index in that case. If I'm not supposed to discuss MacNN here, then it shouldn't say, "Help us improve MacNN and MacNN forum."
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jun 29, 2009 at 07:40 PM, in Feedback
Electronista and iPodnn login 571 Views / 7 Replies  
Will these ever be fixed? I can't log in on either site. This problem has been known for over a year. I'm guessing people who registered a long time ago never had their information migrated to the...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM, in Feedback
Yes, but the instructions clearly say "In order... 571 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, but the instructions clearly say "In order to post comments: If you are a registered member, please login with your MacNN Forums username and password." Which clearly does not work for me. I've...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Nov 28, 2008 at 09:38 PM, in Feedback
Login problems 571 Views / 9 Replies  
Is anybody else having problems with logging in to comment on articles? I can't seem to do so, even though I can log into the forums just fine. When I try on an article, I get, "The login...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Nov 28, 2008 at 07:53 PM, in Feedback
For me, the more cores, the merrier. I'm still... 3,130 Views / 32 Replies  
For me, the more cores, the merrier. I'm still holding onto a PM G5 dualie for now, but when the dual-Clovertowns come out, all bets are off. For one thing, I have some Windoze apps that are very...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 24, 2006 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Burning at slower speeds with Toast 7? 615 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there any way to force Toast 7 to burn at a slower speed? I've started having problems with coasters lately, perhaps due to a bad batch of DVDs (Ritek G05 printable). When I had a similar problem...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Mar 8, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
Fuzzy text on MacNN headlines? 288 Views / 0 Replies  
This has been bugging me since the MacNN redesign. Do the blueish headlines look fuzzy to anyone else? (I use the headlines+news layout.) I swear it looks a little like an inkjet printout that got...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jan 10, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in Feedback
Call me odd and hidebound, but I really don't... 8,208 Views / 239 Replies  
Call me odd and hidebound, but I really don't like the new design. :( Waaaay too much going on all over the page. I can guarantee I won't be looking anywhere below the MacNN headlines. If I was...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Dec 7, 2005 at 02:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
DVDs came onto the market in 1997. DeCSS appeared... 4,047 Views / 181 Replies  
DVDs came onto the market in 1997. DeCSS appeared in 1999. I wouldn't call that "very long," considering it was an all-new technology that wasn't that widely adopted in '99.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 24, 2005 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. Fickle, aren't we? Not so long ago in this... 4,047 Views / 181 Replies  
Wow. Fickle, aren't we? Not so long ago in this very thread, you were spending every message trying to knock Blu-ray down and build HD-DVD up. "HD-DVD has much wider support." (Despite the fact that...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 23, 2005 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OMG, you really don't have a clue, do you? If... 4,047 Views / 181 Replies  
OMG, you really don't have a clue, do you? If "HD-DVD format" files (assuming such things existed, which they don't) were all put on Blu-ray discs, then how is poor, old Toshiba going to recoup its...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 23, 2005 at 01:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny, you keep writing that, but can't seem to... 4,047 Views / 181 Replies  
Funny, you keep writing that, but can't seem to come up with any proof. How about this nice, little article from Ars Technica (http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20050810-5194.html)? Note...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 23, 2005 at 02:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And another HD-DVD supporter defects. Warner has... 4,047 Views / 181 Replies  
And another HD-DVD supporter defects. Warner has announced support for both formats just as Paramount did last month. The final major studio holdout, Universal, is expected to follow soon. That means...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Oct 21, 2005 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can count the times I've used the optical drive... 1,118 Views / 10 Replies  
I can count the times I've used the optical drive in my 12" G4 while on the go on one hand. It's just not a deal-breaker for that intended market, which is people who travel quite a bit and don't...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Sep 2, 2005 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
And that should be the way to distinguish the... 6,343 Views / 38 Replies  
And that should be the way to distinguish the small form factor Macintel Powerbook from the current 12-incher. Can there possibly be a better time to introduce an Apple ultralight? No 12" iBook could...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Aug 26, 2005 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
App for video encoding and pulldown 501 Views / 1 Replies  
Any suggestions for decent apps to encode DV to either MPEG2 or H.264?

I've tried Cleaner 6 and it's slow as molasses, about 50:1 realtime to MPEG2 (with inverse telecine). If it was faster, I'd...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Aug 11, 2005 at 11:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
This is why I don't buy Logitech products... 583 Views / 6 Replies  
This is why I don't buy Logitech products anymore. I hate their inferior drivers and the fact that the extra buttons on their mice probably won't work with any other software. If Logitech decides not...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 26, 2005 at 02:11 PM, in Applications
Who says Adobe Reader 7.0 doesn't support Tiger?... 474 Views / 4 Replies  
Who says Adobe Reader 7.0 doesn't support Tiger? I've been using it since before Tiger came out, and it still works fine for me.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 11:05 PM, in Applications
There's your problem. Logitech's mice are... 583 Views / 6 Replies  
There's your problem. Logitech's mice are supposed to be run with Logitech's software. USB Overdrive can replace the mouse driver in OS X, but it can't override other USB software. There's no fixing...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 10:59 PM, in Applications
I found it. Reading through the files with... 451 Views / 3 Replies  
I found it. Reading through the files with TextWrangler, I found it's in bookmarks.plist.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Applications
Even better, the Library automatically keeps... 908 Views / 21 Replies  
Even better, the Library automatically keeps track of any mp3 files in it if you move the files around, as long as they stay in the same disk volume (either HD or partition). The only time the...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
Does your mouse show up in USB Overdrive as a... 583 Views / 6 Replies  
Does your mouse show up in USB Overdrive as a handled device? Can you be more specific about your settings? It's possible you changed the settings for "Clicked wheel up" and "Clicked wheel down,"...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
How to clear Safari location autofill? 451 Views / 3 Replies  
Weird. My previous try at posting this had an empty message.

Does anyone know what file is involved in this? I'm talking about when Safari automatically brings up a list of URLs as you type in the...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 25, 2005 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
Here are the steps I'm taking to use a style: ... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Here are the steps I'm taking to use a style:

1. Highlight a block of text in one font and plain text with no formatting.
2. Either use the dropdown menu or the + button at the bottom to create...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 23, 2005 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
I'm just telling you what's happening on my... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
I'm just telling you what's happening on my system. Styles is very inconsistent. Sometimes it works. Sometimes, it will change all of the plain text but leave the italics in the original font....
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 23, 2005 at 12:48 AM, in Applications
God :censor: mit. How hard is it for people to... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
God :censor: mit. How hard is it for people to read threads before replying? I have taken Randman's advice and am using Pages the way he suggested. Now stop telling me to use Pages.

As a test of...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 22, 2005 at 12:44 AM, in Applications
My first guess was it had something to do with... 902 Views / 6 Replies  
My first guess was it had something to do with Final Cut Pro. That your friend borrowed it should have been a clue that it happened while it was out of your possession.
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 22, 2005 at 12:01 AM, in Applications
You guys are so hung up on criticizing my... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
You guys are so hung up on criticizing my technique that you're completely ignoring my complaint about Mariner Writer. The program crashes. Every time. It doesn't matter if I'm trying to change the...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 20, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Applications
Ease up. I wasn't referring to you. I was... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Ease up. I wasn't referring to you. I was referring to Wataru who said the way I changed fonts was "pointless," despite the fact that Madra does something similar. What started that row was that...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 20, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
As I and Madmacgames pointed out, using a style... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
As I and Madmacgames pointed out, using a style on a completed paragraph is a very blunt instrument because the paragraph gets changed as a block. Any differences within the paragraph, such as...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 20, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Applications
Gadzooks, man. You're dense. Read it again. I... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Gadzooks, man. You're dense. Read it again. I change text a paragraph or a section at a time, as each is finalized, just so when I come back to the document, I can instantly see what still needs to...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 11:44 PM, in Applications
Maybe I was a bit harsh in describing Abiword as... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Maybe I was a bit harsh in describing Abiword as Windows-like. Take a look yourself. It might not be that objectionable to you. Totally agreed on the distaste for proprietary file formats and that...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
Maybe I don't use eye candy. Did you consider... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Maybe I don't use eye candy. Did you consider that maybe I write and edit in one font, then when I'm satisifed with a paragraph or a section, I change the font to visually distinguish it as...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in Applications
Okay, that's it. I've had it with Mariner Writer.... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Okay, that's it. I've had it with Mariner Writer. Maybe it's just my system, but the darn thing crashes every time I click on the Font menu. I do mean every time. I can reproduce the problem on...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 01:26 PM, in Applications
Looks like Fontcard might help, but using... 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
Looks like Fontcard might help, but using TextEdit means I still have to find a sans serif font that has both italics and smart quotes (and is readable on-screen at 12 point). I've been through my...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 11:11 AM, in Applications
Can anyone recommend a good basic word processor? 1,230 Views / 48 Replies  
The ones I use just aren't cutting it anymore. Appleworks is severely dated and it doesn't look like Apple will ever update it. One thing I really want to avoid is having my documents stuck in an...
Posted by Titanium Man, on Jul 19, 2005 at 01:41 AM, in Applications
I've never seen Quicktime stop Energy Saver. I... 508 Views / 3 Replies  
I've never seen Quicktime stop Energy Saver. I know for a fact my current 6.5.2 doesn't and I'm certain neither 6 nor any of the 5's did.
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 12, 2005 at 11:05 PM, in Applications
Quicktime 7 and screensaver 508 Views / 3 Replies  
My only question about QT 7 is does it disable the screensaver? (By screensaver, I mean the Energy Saver option to turn off the display after a user specified interval, not those useless apps that...
Posted by Titanium Man, on May 12, 2005 at 10:23 PM, in Applications
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