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Quicktime 7.4.1 347 Views / 6 Replies  
I updated my Quicktime to 7.4.1 and now the player no longer starts playing the clip by pressing the Spacebar or Return. What’s up with that?
Posted by Forbodium, on Mar 3, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in Applications
How often does your iBook G4's fan activate? 349 Views / 2 Replies  
I think iBooks were originally supposed to run very quietly, maybe without even needing a fan, but I'm not sure. My iBook G4 1.3ghz's fan seems to run about 50% of the time, and will even activate...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 22, 2007 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had updated Quicktime before updating iTunes. ... 468 Views / 10 Replies  
I had updated Quicktime before updating iTunes. My Quicktime Player says version 7.2.

There should not be any doubt of iTunes 4.8's power. It does more of what I want than 7.3.x does. I would...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 10, 2007 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
Yes, I was dragging audio files to the library... 468 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, I was dragging audio files to the library (as I had been accustomed to doing with version 4.8) and they wouldn't show up. Matters not now though, as 4.8 is where it's at, for me. I doubt that...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 10, 2007 at 03:50 AM, in Applications
Solved by dumping iTunes 7.3.2 and then... 468 Views / 10 Replies  
Solved by dumping iTunes 7.3.2 and then re-installing iTunes 4.8. I also discovered that 7.3.2 doesn’t allow drag/drop to the interface, so I wasn’t going to bother trying to make the duration of...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 10, 2007 at 02:15 AM, in Applications
Trouble with iTunes 468 Views / 10 Replies  
I updated my iTunes from 4-point-something to 7.3.1 and the first thing I noticed is a problem, where the duration listing in the browser gets screwed up, for any song that I play. The song still...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 6, 2007 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
Does this version fix the bug that was in 7.3.1,... 503 Views / 9 Replies  
Does this version fix the bug that was in 7.3.1, which caused the time duration to change on any song that you play? It was very annoying, when I updated from version 4-point-something which worked...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 6, 2007 at 04:50 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the helpful reply, Bluedog! I can... 330 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the helpful reply, Bluedog! I can certainly consider using the stock power brick along with the two cables.


Anyone know if there would be any issues associated with using a plug that...
Posted by Forbodium, on Feb 2, 2007 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I use an older power cable with my iBook? 330 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a reason to use two power cables, and I'd like to know if the one that came with my ibook 600 G3 will work with my ibook 1.33 G4. The older cable has a two-pronged plug while the newer one...
Posted by Forbodium, on Jan 31, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well it's working for me so far. However, if I... 5,594 Views / 3 Replies  
Well it's working for me so far. However, if I were in a frivolous enough of a mood to burn a CD for the sole purpose of wasting it, and was looking for an alternative audio compositing app, which...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 31, 2006 at 11:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Nevermind. I simply wasn'y highliting the part... 5,594 Views / 3 Replies  
Nevermind. I simply wasn'y highliting the part properly.

Sorry, the "Delete this thread" and "Edit this post" buttons are not available to me. Else I would've just deleted the thread.
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Does anybody have a solution to this? 312 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anybody have a solution to this?
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Applications
How to enable the Cut tool in Audacity? 5,594 Views / 3 Replies  
How do I enable the Cut tool in Audacity 1.2.4? It says that it's "disabled", whether I'm trying to work with an mp3, OGG, or AIFF.

If it's not possible with Audacity, are there any free apps...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
That works for the file that I'm Getting Info of,... 312 Views / 3 Replies  
That works for the file that I'm Getting Info of, but when I go and press the Change All button it asks:

After I confirn by clicking OK, it pretends to work but then reverts this particular file...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 25, 2006 at 02:37 AM, in Applications
How to return file priority to Quicktime? 312 Views / 3 Replies  
After installing Audacity 1.2.4, all of my OGG files have switched priority from Quicktime to Audacity. That's annoying. I would like to double click my OGG files and have Quicktime launch them,...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 25, 2006 at 01:36 AM, in Applications
BBE plugin for iTunes? 869 Views / 0 Replies  
I really love the BBE effect on my Cowon iAudio G3 personal audio device, and I'm curious if there are any BBE plugins for iTunes. And are there any websites geared toward customization of iTunes?
Posted by Forbodium, on May 17, 2006 at 02:19 PM, in Applications
I was actually hoping to just record the sound... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
I was actually hoping to just record the sound from the streaming video. I guess I will have to find an app that specifically allows recording the Mac's sound. Don't know why Apple would make a...
Posted by Forbodium, on Apr 6, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Applications
I tried making a "Basic" track and having that... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried making a "Basic" track and having that selected while recording. The resulting track is still silent. However, now I know that the level meter was actually showing the results of having the...
Posted by Forbodium, on Apr 6, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in Applications
Garageband beginner: How to record Mac's audio? 388 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been using OSX for about 5 months now and just recently decided to check out the Garageband (v2.0.1) app that comes with OS 10.4. My question is pretty basic, but I can't figure out the answer....
Posted by Forbodium, on Apr 6, 2006 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
Thanks, Stradlater! It's a link to a page... 398 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, Stradlater!


It's a link to a page that probably has video, or maybe audio. I thought this one would be flash, but I have no idea what it is since it didn't work. I believe I am using...
Posted by Forbodium, on Mar 2, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Applications
Use clip-ons. That's the solution I use. 591 Views / 4 Replies  
Use clip-ons. That's the solution I use.
Posted by Forbodium, on Mar 2, 2006 at 11:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Browsers got the eternal beachball. Now what? 398 Views / 5 Replies  
Two of my browsers are stuck beachballing after I tried to open a link that is apparently giving them problems. What can I do now to resume using these browsers? Thanks

1.3 iBook, OS 10.4.4,...
Posted by Forbodium, on Mar 2, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in Applications
Buy some vinyl cling film and print out your own.... 1,001 Views / 11 Replies  
Buy some vinyl cling film and print out your own. In the USA, you can find it in the lamination section at Michaels craft stores.
Posted by Forbodium, on Nov 30, 2005 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So far I love the level of progression that the... 1,409 Views / 25 Replies  
So far I love the level of progression that the newest 12” iBooks have met. OS 10.4 is stable. Two-finger scrolling on the trackpad is ingenious. My only real peeves are the perpetuated lack of an...
Posted by Forbodium, on Nov 30, 2005 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Darn! I was afraid of that. The last time I... 1,373 Views / 3 Replies  
Darn! I was afraid of that. The last time I installed WMP on a Mac, it was a huge download that took up an equally unnecessary chunk of storage space.

Thanks for the reply. If you know of any...
Posted by Forbodium, on Nov 9, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Need help getting problematic wmv files to play on my Mac. 1,373 Views / 3 Replies  
I’ve been using Mplayer 1.0pre8 to view wmv video files. Unfortunately, some files will be audio-only (video doesn’t display). Are there any specific codecs that I might need to properly view...
Posted by Forbodium, on Nov 9, 2005 at 11:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Tiger use to kick ass, now it kinda sucks 4 web browsing. 738 Views / 11 Replies  
For a while I was running TIger the way it came on my new iBook (10.4.2) and web browsing with both iCab and Mozilla was great. However, after DLing and installing Security Updates 2005-007 and 008,...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 17, 2005 at 04:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Security Updates 2005-007 and-008 332 Views / 1 Replies  
I was notified by the Software Update app that Security Updates 2005-007 and -008 are available for me. The sizes of them are 18.2 MB for -007 and only 4.5 MB for -008, and my connection to the ‘net...
Posted by Forbodium, on Oct 11, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in Mac OS X
The extra size (among other things) is precisely... 556 Views / 9 Replies  
The extra size (among other things) is precisely why the 14” iBook is less optimal than the 12” version. This is a good example.

Apple needs to either offer a 12” iBook with the same features as...
Posted by Forbodium, on Sep 26, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ibook tries to wake up when closed and motionless? 239 Views / 0 Replies  
It seems like everyday that my new iBook is closed and asleep, it tries to wakup at about 12 noon and keeps cycling wakup-to-sleep again until I open it - yet when do I open it, it goes back to sleep...
Posted by Forbodium, on Sep 26, 2005 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That worked. Thanks! It seems kind of... 273 Views / 3 Replies  
That worked. Thanks!


It seems kind of odd that this happens. Does anyone know of a way to have Mac Help automatically delete old parts of its cache? I don’t see a “Preferences” menu choice...
Posted by Forbodium, on Sep 14, 2005 at 01:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Mac Help not working properly in 10.4 273 Views / 3 Replies  
I just upgraded to OS 10.4 from 9.2.2 and am still getting use to the new OS layout. The problem is that whenever I have Mac Help open and I’m searching a term or two, it just cycles continuasly...
Posted by Forbodium, on Sep 14, 2005 at 04:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Having the headphone jack on the bottom is more... 623 Views / 7 Replies  
Having the headphone jack on the bottom is more than just “OK” - It’s better. I’ve been suggesting all along that Apple should put it there.
Posted by Forbodium, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In the past, I've been steered towards... 1,745 Views / 26 Replies  
In the past, I've been steered towards www.Datamem.com for memory that's garaunteed to work with Macs. I think I've ordered them several different times for various hardware upgrades that I did...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 30, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I talked to the guy and he said that the only HDs... 419 Views / 3 Replies  
I talked to the guy and he said that the only HDs that don't void the warranty are the ones that Apple offers in the stock and BTO configurations. So I had him order the 12" iBook with the 80GB...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 26, 2005 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New iBook HD possibilities/choices. 419 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm ready to upgrade to a new 12" iBook (from my 600mhz G3). On the online Apple store, it looks like one of the best deals is customizing it by paying $100 more for a HD that has twice the storage...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 26, 2005 at 07:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine is from about 2002 and the LCD can be turned... 2,319 Views / 24 Replies  
Mine is from about 2002 and the LCD can be turned completely off by holding down dimming key until it's black. I am wondering if doing that will divert the resources over to the external monitor.
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 14, 2005 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd think replacing the HD would be physically... 941 Views / 20 Replies  
I'd think replacing the HD would be physically easy, at least easier than some of the PowerMacs that I've done the same thing with. Such a shame that they hit us with the warranty issue.
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 14, 2005 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone tried simply turning off the book's... 2,319 Views / 24 Replies  
Has anyone tried simply turning off the book's LCD?

The reason I ask all of these questions rather than trying it myself is that my iBook is one of the few that the SpanDoctor doesn't work with....
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 14, 2005 at 04:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't that firstly a requirement of the iBook... 2,319 Views / 24 Replies  
Isn't that firstly a requirement of the iBook being able to run while closed? I haven't kept up much on iBook evolution after 2002. Back then though, iBooks needed to be open in order to work. Can...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 12, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Using iPod as mobile storage? 436 Views / 1 Replies  
Can I connect things like USB pen drives to the newest version of iPods and transfer files back and forth between them? If so, how fast is that, relative to transfering between iPod and (for...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 12, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The only advantage that the 14" iBook has over... 941 Views / 20 Replies  
The only advantage that the 14" iBook has over the 12" one is the availability of a built-in Superdrive. The extra screen space of the 14" model is wasted because the max resolution is the same as...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 11, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are using the iBook in mirror mode with a... 2,319 Views / 24 Replies  
If you are using the iBook in mirror mode with a TV (or anything else), will the VRAM still be divided in half?
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You're right. Sorry about that, musta confused... 1,500 Views / 27 Replies  
You're right. Sorry about that, musta confused this topic with another one.

However, my original question was, if an iBook owner upgrades the HD themself, does that not void the warrenty on the...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 10, 2005 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, but the HDs that Apple offers for... 1,500 Views / 27 Replies  
OK, but the HDs that Apple offers for Build-to-Order are slower than the 5400 rpm ones that Mr.iBorg suggested. There used to be a general concensus that any HD slower than 5400 rpm was not fast...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 10, 2005 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Acrobat Reader wasn't the problem. The download... 465 Views / 3 Replies  
Acrobat Reader wasn't the problem. The download process itself was stopping after only approx 52k of the 864k file came through. I didn't do anything about it though and it's working fine now (5...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 9, 2005 at 10:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Does "CTO" mean I can get Apple to install any... 1,500 Views / 27 Replies  
Does "CTO" mean I can get Apple to install any compatible HD that I provide them? And if so, do I have to send my iBook away, or does "CTO" work with any Authorized Apple Service rep? And does it...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 9, 2005 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problem downloading iPod rebate form. 465 Views / 3 Replies  
Everytime I start downloading the rebate pdf (http://www.apple.com/promo/pdf/Studentunion.pdf), the process gets cancelled before being finished, resulting in a broken pdf file. Is there another DL...
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 9, 2005 at 06:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Won't that void the Apple warrenty of the entire... 1,500 Views / 27 Replies  
Won't that void the Apple warrenty of the entire iBook?
Posted by Forbodium, on Aug 9, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's the older Sandisk player. The Sansa is... 858 Views / 12 Replies  
That's the older Sandisk player. The Sansa is the one I'm considering
(http://sandisk.com/retail/sansa.asp).

The published info for the Sansa never mentions UMS, MSC, Mac compatibility, or...
Posted by Forbodium, on May 14, 2005 at 01:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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