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returned 2,157 Views / 2 Replies  
Well I took it back. It was definitely a hardware problem. The unit in the store and replacement unit are working fine with brightness slider.
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 01:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 5 brightness slider not working(not auto-brightness) 2,157 Views / 2 Replies  
just bought an iPhone 5 today for someone in my family. We've used it all day and it is great except for one thing. We noticed tonight that the screen was way to bright. My own iPhone 4 was way...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 08:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, that's a good idea. Unfortunately I... 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, that's a good idea. Unfortunately I have all the information about the AT&T service I need from todays news about Edge network kicking people off plus the iphone firmware update killing...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 17, 2008 at 03:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone AT&T network coverage 545 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to buy an iPhone but I'm not excited about going with AT&T for the phone service. A few years ago my sister in-law got a cingular phone and returned it 1 week later because she couldn't get...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 16, 2008 at 09:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Lost iTunes songs 360 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife's cousin had her PC crash on her and she lost $100 worth of itunes songs (needed reformat of hard drive). She failed to back up her songs because she didn't know Apple's policy of not...
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 3, 2007 at 02:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you all for the replies. I'm going to buy a... 994 Views / 8 Replies  
Thank you all for the replies. I'm going to buy a firewire drive enclosure for 2.5 " drives. I searched newegg.com but didn't see any 2.5 " enclosures. I did a froogle search and found many...
Posted by MAlan, on Oct 23, 2005 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook catastrophe! 994 Views / 8 Replies  
Tonight water was spilled all over my 12 " powerbook. The powerbook was sleeping at the time. I immediately woke it up from sleep and it seemed fine for a couple minutes. I was trying to shut it...
Posted by MAlan, on Oct 23, 2005 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
adding 'Commentary' to a home movie in iDVD or iMovie 874 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm working on an iMovie/iDVD project and what I'd like to do is add that feature where someone is commentating along with the movie as they do in hollywood dvd's. I know I can add the audio track...
Posted by MAlan, on Aug 13, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in Applications
Any problems with new Powerbooks? 878 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm thinking of buying the $1699 powerbook and I was wondering if there are any hardware problems these days that I should be aware of. Also, when was the last time Apple came out with new...
Posted by MAlan, on Mar 29, 2005 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the info. my friend sent some home... 476 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for the info. my friend sent some home video of us playing golf which should be a good laugh because I really suck.
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 7, 2005 at 09:27 PM, in Applications
avi and asf files 476 Views / 4 Replies  
I have some media files that won't open in quicktime, Windows Media Player or real player. The files were created on a Windows machine. I'm guessing Windows XP. The error I get is that I don't...
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 6, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
Thanks for all the suggestions. 552 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for all the suggestions.
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 3, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
CAD apps 552 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to know 3 things:

1. What is the best 2D CAD application for Mac OS X currently?
2. What is the best 3D CAD application for Mac OS X currently? I'm thinking along the lines of...
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 2, 2005 at 01:30 PM, in Applications
Developing software for the iPod 430 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know if 3rd parties can develop software for the iPod? If so what developer tools do you need?

Thanks.
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 10, 2005 at 02:32 PM, in Developer Center
ipod photo memory 395 Views / 1 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone knows how much memory (not hard drive space...I know that is 60 GB) is in the iPod photo or for that matter any of the newer hi capacity iPods. I seem to remember that the...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 10, 2005 at 02:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'd like to just respond to one thing you say... 1,780 Views / 84 Replies  
I'd like to just respond to one thing you say about the ipod below. I did not intend to convey the fact that the iPod is 'not as innovative as people say it is' I believe the ipod to be every bit...
Posted by MAlan, on Nov 13, 2004 at 09:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hawkeye_a You make a lot of good points. I... 1,780 Views / 84 Replies  
Hawkeye_a

You make a lot of good points. I totally agree that microsoft's anticompetitive practices make me sick.

But let's face facts about apple...they didn't invent the GUI (xerox parc)...
Posted by MAlan, on Nov 13, 2004 at 12:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes the PS 2 has a large library of games. Maybe... 1,780 Views / 84 Replies  
Yes the PS 2 has a large library of games. Maybe even a larger library of 'must have' games. However, this reminds me of the argument that PCs have more software titles for it so it must be a...
Posted by MAlan, on Nov 12, 2004 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
is it wrong for a die hard mac fan to buy an xbox 1,780 Views / 84 Replies  
Listen...I want to buy an xbox. I have spent the last month comparing the PS2 and xbox and have come out on the side of the xbox for the following reasons.

1. Disk read errors on PS2 and xbox...
Posted by MAlan, on Nov 12, 2004 at 08:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
o.k. it's been a while since I revisited this... 495 Views / 5 Replies  
o.k. it's been a while since I revisited this problem. I got my ibook to boot up into OS X back in April. There is still something wrong with the install though. Something is corrupt but will...
Posted by MAlan, on Jul 28, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
need help fixing mac os 10.3.2 install 495 Views / 5 Replies  
o.k. this my first serious mac problem in 4 years. I need help taking the next step.

First the problem: My 500 MHz white ibook with 10 G hard drive won't boot up past the spinning wheel thing...
Posted by MAlan, on Apr 14, 2004 at 09:46 PM, in Mac OS X
all italics? 253 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm surfing today from a PC and the MacNN front page is all italics. I'll look at it again when I get home on my mac but what is up with that. I can't read it...it is highly painful.
Posted by MAlan, on Mar 30, 2004 at 05:40 PM, in Feedback
RIPE posts! 775 Views / 17 Replies  
o.k. who likes ripe posts and who doesn't and why?
Posted by MAlan, on Mar 9, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a new problem. I want to buy this battery... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a new problem. I want to buy this battery from Apple but they won't ship it for 3-5 weeks. Part no. is M9337G/A according to Apple's web site. This battery should be slightly more powerful...
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 26, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks a lot. I just needed some verification. ... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks a lot. I just needed some verification. I'll order right away!
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 26, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm pretty sure I can buy the battery from the... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm pretty sure I can buy the battery from the Apple store. I just was wondering if anyone knew for sure that I could do it.
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 25, 2004 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
battery for 500 MHz white ibook 447 Views / 4 Replies  
I want to replace my old battery in my 500 MHz white ibook. Can I buy the battery off of the Apple website here?
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Posted by MAlan, on Feb 24, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ichat 2.1 for 600mhz g3? 397 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 500 MHz ibook and I use it with iMovie just fine. Apple has imposed this artificial restriction where iChat sees that my computer is 500 mhz and in the ichat preferences under video it says...
Posted by MAlan, on Feb 7, 2004 at 12:47 AM, in Applications
This is my prediction: Remember you heard it... 1,244 Views / 75 Replies  
This is my prediction: Remember you heard it hear first.

Between now and the election the stock market will crash. Housing prices will crash and many people will be upside down in their...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 28, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
try 44 trillion of unfunded liabilities. ... 1,593 Views / 79 Replies  
try 44 trillion of unfunded liabilities.

http://money.cnn.com/2003/05/29/news/economy/social_security_pain/index.htm
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 28, 2004 at 01:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
debt and War 651 Views / 38 Replies  
The history of debt and War in British and American history.
http://www.mises.org/fullstory.asp?control=1419
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 28, 2004 at 01:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm glad we concur on this issue. Now to open up... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
I'm glad we concur on this issue. Now to open up a new can of worms about the sun. Strong periods of solar activity have been seen recently with satellites and other technology being threatened. ...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 27, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you kidding me? Do you understand the... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
Are you kidding me? Do you understand the consequences of this hypothesis? If these people are correct which they very well could not be but if they ARE correct and if the earth's magnetic field...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 26, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Below is an e-mail I received from the originator... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
Below is an e-mail I received from the originator of the ideas put forth in the articles. I asked him specifically about the poles on Mars.
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Please note that Mars atmosphere, while 'thin'...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 26, 2004 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No they are quite serious. This is the most... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
No they are quite serious. This is the most benign of their concepts. If you really want to see some crazy stuff read some of their other articles.

http://www.halfpasthuman.com/HPHTOC.htm
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 23, 2004 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes...exactly. What about the ice caps on Mars? ... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
Yes...exactly. What about the ice caps on Mars? I completely agree with you. The argument seems to break down when you consider Mars. I don't know what the authors of that web page would say in...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 23, 2004 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not exactly. I was originally confused by this... 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
Not exactly. I was originally confused by this but if you read the second article I posted it explains that most of us have the wrong assumption as to why the poles are cold. The assumption is that...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 23, 2004 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
magnetic pole flip 1,483 Views / 50 Replies  
There is scientific evidence that the earth may be in the beginning stages of a magnetic pole flip. Moreover, the magnetic poles of the earth may shift to south africa for the south pole and hawaii...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 23, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The rate at which any computer will seem to be... 10,192 Views / 75 Replies  
The rate at which any computer will seem to be outdated is a highly psychological metric based on many factors. My hypothesis is that the Macintosh computers bought 2 - 3 yrs ago at this point in...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 19, 2004 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
sys requirements Garage band vs. Logic Pro/Express 6 573 Views / 1 Replies  
Logic
"System requirements for Logic Pro 6 call for Mac OS X (news - web sites) v10.2 or higher or 9.1 or higher; G3/300MHz or faster; 256MB RAM; 350MB HD space. Logic Express 6 requires Mac OS X...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 15, 2004 at 09:40 AM, in Applications
I have been multi-track audio recording with a... 838 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been multi-track audio recording with a program called Metro 5 on my 400 MHz iMac since 1999 with great results (very low latency). Metro 5 runs in OS 9 but there is a OS X upgrade I can get...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 12, 2004 at 07:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
This is exactly what I was talking about for a... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
This is exactly what I was talking about for a firewire audio interface ($400). This is a very good price point and capabilty mix.

Too bad garage band can't record two tracks at once. I think I...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 8, 2004 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
how much does that tascam cost? I really want a... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
how much does that tascam cost? I really want a firewire solution for audio in and not USB. Like the MOTU 828 but cheaper and more affordable. I'd like something really simple like 4 audio inputs...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 8, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
I know what a MIDI file is and how you need to... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
I know what a MIDI file is and how you need to map it to soft synth instruments. I have used Metro 5 from Cakewalk and I can now upgrade to Metro 6 if I wanted to for $150 which would give me the...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 8, 2004 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
exactly...I want to take one of those virtual... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
exactly...I want to take one of those virtual instruments (drums)...assign it to a midi track and then export it to aiff to mix with my other audio tracks guitar, bass, vocals that I produce from...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 8, 2004 at 11:13 AM, in Applications
Does anyone know if I can take a midi file and... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
Does anyone know if I can take a midi file and convert it to AIFF with Garage band?
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 8, 2004 at 10:28 AM, in Applications
I have an 400 MHz iMac DV/SE w/ 256 MB ram. On... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
I have an 400 MHz iMac DV/SE w/ 256 MB ram. On apple's web site they say certain features of Garage band will work with 600 MHz G3's and up. How big of a deal will that 200 MHz be anyway? What can I...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 7, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Lets say I record a Midi track in garage band. ... 7,192 Views / 189 Replies  
Lets say I record a Midi track in garage band. I'd like to be able to export that file to aiff. Can Garage band do this?

I have drum loops and samples of individual hits I just got for xmas. I...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 7, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Applications
garage band 838 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone know if you can export a Midi file to an AIFF file with this software? I have an 400 MHz iMac DV/SE. On apple's web site they say Garage band will work with 600 MHz G3's and up. How...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 7, 2004 at 11:52 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
iDVD images? 417 Views / 1 Replies  
I just bought the Lacie firewire DVD burner. I really like it and it comes with Toast 6 Titanium which I haven't played with yet but is supposed to be very good.

However, I would really like to...
Posted by MAlan, on Jan 6, 2004 at 03:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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