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Handbreak won't work, because I want to put... 3,477 Views / 3 Replies  
Handbreak won't work, because I want to put together all the clips + some editing and then generate one movie. Unless you meant to run this generated movie (with black bars on both sides) through...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Mar 6, 2014 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Nobody generates movies in 640x480 in the latest... 3,477 Views / 3 Replies  
Nobody generates movies in 640x480 in the latest version of iMovie?
Posted by MickeyZ, on Feb 11, 2014 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
Change resolution of iMovie project. 3,477 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,
I recently got the latest MBP 15", which came with the latest version of iMovie. Before I worked with a previous version of iMovie where I could select the resolution (original) of the imported...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Jan 15, 2014 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
According to this statement once you reset the... 6,671 Views / 19 Replies  
According to this statement once you reset the SMU and start using ONLY the new (L-style) adapter it should work and charge the older MBP without problems and without the need to keep resetting the...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 8, 2010 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ACcrab, do you work in Apple Store? I went to 2... 6,671 Views / 19 Replies  
ACcrab, do you work in Apple Store? I went to 2 Apple Stores today and in each one they were trying to sell me the new adapter even though I explained to them that people are having problems charging...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 5, 2010 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is that really true that all MagSafe chargers... 6,671 Views / 19 Replies  
Is that really true that all MagSafe chargers work with all MagSafe MBPs? I have 2006 CoreDuo MBP and the charger just broke, so I was thinking about buying a new one (latest version) in the...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 4, 2010 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Fo the time being I won't be getting rid of... 6,637 Views / 8 Replies  
Fo the time being I won't be getting rid of anything as Mail works fine now. If it starts hanging again I'll go through the extensions and review them.
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 8, 2009 at 05:34 AM, in Applications
My Mail problem is fixed. Unfortunately I don't... 6,637 Views / 8 Replies  
My Mail problem is fixed. Unfortunately I don't know what caused Mail to hang, but after booting up my MBP in safe mode Mail worked without problems. So then I rebooted and started MBP in normal...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:13 PM, in Applications
Unfortunately Console doesn't show any errors,... 6,637 Views / 8 Replies  
Unfortunately Console doesn't show any errors, actually there are no new messages logged after I open Mail. However I did an interesting test. I created a new account on my MBP and started Mail...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 3, 2009 at 04:08 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the tips JKT. I've tried rebuilding a... 6,637 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the tips JKT. I've tried rebuilding a few of my Mailboxes, but that didn't help. I didn't know about logging with Shift key held down. I tried that (I assume I can release Shift key as...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 1, 2009 at 05:48 PM, in Applications
Mail hangs with spinning beach ball 6,637 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi all,
Recently I've started having problems with Mail application. I have MacBook Pro 2.16GHz running latest Mac OS X Leopard and latest version of Mail. After launching Mail it opens up its main...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Mar 31, 2009 at 10:03 AM, in Applications
I also had problems a couple of times with... 860 Views / 5 Replies  
I also had problems a couple of times with updating free apps. I either couldn't update them on the iPod Touch even though the new version was shown as available, or there was no update shown while...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:08 PM, in Applications
I think the problem I have has something to do... 3,816 Views / 3 Replies  
I think the problem I have has something to do with the MBP/media server app setup. I installed TVersity on an old WindXP laptop and connected it to Time Capsule. The TV immediatelly found TVersity...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Jan 30, 2009 at 09:22 AM, in Applications
Eyeconnect media server and Philips LCD TV. 3,816 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,
I'm looking for help with setting up eyeconnect media server on my MacBook Pro. I have installed this application/System Preference pane on my MBP and can start it successfully. I have a Philips...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Jan 28, 2009 at 07:25 PM, in Applications
Yes, the AppleCare for MB/MBP has worldwide... 5,634 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, the AppleCare for MB/MBP has worldwide coverage. I live in Ireland and bought mine in the US. My MBP was serviced a couple of times here in Ireland without any problems.
Posted by MickeyZ, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I upgraded the internal mini PCI card in my 1st... 505 Views / 4 Replies  
I upgraded the internal mini PCI card in my 1st gen 15" MacBookPro with MacPro upgrade kit card that supports 802.11n. Those cards have 2 antenna connectors, so they are fully compatible with 2...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 15, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Networking
I didn't know it is possible to change channel... 535 Views / 8 Replies  
I didn't know it is possible to change channel when using 5GHz band - when I select this band the channel setting drop-down menu has only 'Automatic'. After rebooting TC the channel used by TC is 36....
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 16, 2008 at 05:43 AM, in Networking
I've found this article on AppleInsider:... 535 Views / 8 Replies  
I've found this article on AppleInsider: AppleInsider | Exploring Time Capsule: 10/100/1000 Ethernet vs. 802.11g/n Wireless Networking...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 15, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in Networking
I have done the initial backup over the wired... 535 Views / 8 Replies  
I have done the initial backup over the wired connection. The issue I'm trying to understand and improve if possible is the higher throughput using N network. Before Simon explained that the transfer...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 11, 2008 at 12:19 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the info Simon. If what you're saying... 535 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the info Simon. If what you're saying is true then it's quite disappointing, because wireless backup to TC was the main reason for upgrading my network to N. I would have thought that SATA...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 11, 2008 at 05:09 AM, in Networking
Upgraded MBP CD to 802.11n 535 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi all,
I have upgraded my MBP Core Duo (2.16GHz, 1st generation) to 802.11n using Mac Pro wireless upgrade kit card (Broadcom chip). The Airport card is recognized by the system as 802.11 a/b/g/n...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 10, 2008 at 07:53 PM, in Networking
I had a similar problem. In my case it turned out... 422 Views / 6 Replies  
I had a similar problem. In my case it turned out to be the NDAS drive, or NDAS Utility causing this. I rarely use this drive, so normally I used to 'eject' it and unmount it in NDAS Utility...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 6, 2007 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For anyone interested, NewerTech started selling... 1,259 Views / 9 Replies  
For anyone interested, NewerTech started selling battery chargers (http://www.newertech.com/products/charger_cond.php) for MB and MBP , at last!!! They also advertise higher capacity batteries for...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 3, 2007 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The point being the comfort of using wireless... 1,144 Views / 7 Replies  
The point being the comfort of using wireless devices. I use my MBP mostly sitting on the sofa and using the trackpad for extended period of time might get uncomfortable for my hand. Having the...
Posted by MickeyZ, on May 7, 2007 at 02:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bluetooth trackball. 1,144 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,
Is the MacMice The Ball still the only bluetooth track ball available on the market? I did some research on the net and some Apple discussion boards and I couldn't find any alternatives.
Posted by MickeyZ, on May 6, 2007 at 07:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm not sure what is the cause, but my MBP has... 858 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm not sure what is the cause, but my MBP has also problems with getting out of sleep mode. However I noticed that it happens only when I close the down the screen - it goes to sleep correctly, but...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Apr 24, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also tried to figured this out with no success... 4,406 Views / 16 Replies  
I also tried to figured this out with no success so far. The suggestion described above does not work, for me anyway. It's all fine when you do this inside iPhoto, music settings (for a particular...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Feb 20, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
Every now and again I search the web for a... 1,259 Views / 9 Replies  
Every now and again I search the web for a charger, but so far it appears that nobody makes them for MB or MBP unfortunately. The only thing I found was the slightly higher capacity batteries from...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Dec 18, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I travelled with my 15" MBP twice and putting it... 786 Views / 11 Replies  
I travelled with my 15" MBP twice and putting it through the x-ray machine did no harm to it.
Posted by MickeyZ, on Nov 8, 2006 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In case of the CoreDuo MBP some Apple stores had... 699 Views / 3 Replies  
In case of the CoreDuo MBP some Apple stores had configurations that were CTO on Apple webstore, so I would think it will be similar with Core 2 Duo. But as ghporter said, it's cheaper to get the...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Nov 6, 2006 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure if I understand you correctly - are... 603 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not sure if I understand you correctly - are you saying that when you for example download a webpage in Safari on iMac then downloading a webpage on Mac Mini at the very same time would not work?...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 16, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in Networking
While browsing Internet I came across Ximeta... 5,532 Views / 26 Replies  
While browsing Internet I came across Ximeta NetDisk (XIMETA INC. (http://www.ximeta.com/products/ndportable1_en.php)). It can be formatted in HFS+ (so no problems with file names and sizes) and has...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 9, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the informative explanation Glenn.... 543 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the informative explanation Glenn. Although it still surprises me that the actual data throughput goes down to less than a half of what I'm getting without using iStumbler. I have 6Mb/s...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 6, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Networking
iStumbler degrading wireless connection speed. 543 Views / 6 Replies  
I noticed that when I have iStumbler running and download something from the Internet on my MBP using wireless connection to the router the download speed is significantly lower than when iStumbler...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 5, 2006 at 11:44 AM, in Networking
I am also looking into buying NAS drive for... 5,532 Views / 26 Replies  
I am also looking into buying NAS drive for 10/100Mbs network with Macs running 10.4.7. Reading Apple discussion boards and MacNN it appears to me that the only real option that gives full...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Oct 4, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That would be one way of checking, but time... 13,383 Views / 5 Replies  
That would be one way of checking, but time consuming if I wanted instantly to check the wireless speed. More over it would required another computer on a local network to copy the file to. I was...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 20, 2006 at 09:46 AM, in Networking
How to test wireless speed? 13,383 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,
Is there an application or a way in MacOS X to test the actual wireless connection speed between MBP and wireless router? I'm using iStumbler to monitor the signal strength/quality (which is...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Sep 18, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Networking
QuickerTek 5.5 dBi Antenna for MacBook Pro 414 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,
Have anyone used this antenna (or any similar one) with a MBP? If so how difficult is it to install it? On their website they say: "Unless you've had your MacBook Pro open to install memory...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 21, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, you definitely should call them to check. I... 2,704 Views / 47 Replies  
Yes, you definitely should call them to check. I ordered mine through the Apple battery exchange webpage and they sent me a box to collect an iPod!!! :-) I had to call them and when they realized...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 21, 2006 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In Dublin (Ireland) it took the whole 3 days. On... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
In Dublin (Ireland) it took the whole 3 days. On Monday they collected my MBP from my office and I had it delivered back on Wednesday.
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 18, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Syncing Samsung ZV10 and Motorolla E770 with MacOSX 459 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi there,

I would appreciate any info/help on successful syncing of Samsung ZV10 and Motorola E770 mobile phones (both available from Vodafone in different countries) with Mac OS X. I read many...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 15, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Printing on HP LaserJet 4L from MBP. 373 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,
I have HP LaserJet 4L printer connected to a Win PC and I'd like to print on it from MBP using wireless connection. PC is connected to a router with an ethernet cable and MBP uses wireless...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 13, 2006 at 06:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Perhaps using dedicated microphone with Skype... 871 Views / 9 Replies  
Perhaps using dedicated microphone with Skype Video is the key, but with standard one that is under the left speaker grille on MBP the audio is pretty bad, unclear and lots of echo effect. While the...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 13, 2006 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
Thanks chabig, this is the device I was looking... 1,259 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks chabig, this is the device I was looking for, but unfortunately it is designed for all G3/G4 PowerBooks and iBooks, they didn't mention its compatibility with MBP batteries. Are PowerBook and...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 8, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Simon, is there any special way to put MBP to... 1,259 Views / 9 Replies  
Simon, is there any special way to put MBP to sleep in order to swap batteries, as when I did that MBP sleeping LED went off when I took out the battery, then put the battery back in turned MBP on...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 4, 2006 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For those that might have similar problems this... 1,339 Views / 7 Replies  
For those that might have similar problems this is what I did and wireless connection with WPA encryption works fine now. On the D-Link router I changed the SSID of my network to a new one. I also...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 1, 2006 at 05:56 PM, in Networking
I'm not an expert in wireless networking, so... 4,030 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm not an expert in wireless networking, so please correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think what matty-uk and azncreazion said is true if the Internet/broadband connection speed is equal or less...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:51 AM, in Networking
MBP battery with dedicated charger. 1,259 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm thinking about buying the 2nd battery for my MBP, however for me the 2nd battery would make sense if there was an external, dedicated battery charger, so the 2nd batter would charge while I was...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Before the logic board replacement the temps were... 6,278 Views / 81 Replies  
Before the logic board replacement the temps were about 10 - 15C higher and I couldn't hear the fans as often/loud.
Posted by MickeyZ, on Jul 27, 2006 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had CPU whine and my MBP was getting hot. I... 6,278 Views / 81 Replies  
I had CPU whine and my MBP was getting hot. I called Apple service (Mactivate in Dublin, Ireland) and told them my MBP 15" had problems with whine and heat. I also told the person I was talking to...
Posted by MickeyZ, on Jul 26, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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