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Spheric is right. Time Machine will only backup... 764 Views / 9 Replies  
Spheric is right. Time Machine will only backup one time. Not to multiple drives. You can use something like Carbon Copy Cloner to backup from any connected source to any connected destination as...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Dec 31, 2010 at 12:04 AM, in macOS
I get the feeling he means the Map App, which I... 1,334 Views / 8 Replies  
I get the feeling he means the Map App, which I believe is based on google maps. It has the little blue dot that you can use to map your movement on GPS.

If it has disappeared, you may just need...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:19 PM, in iOS Apps
This is outrageous! How could Steve do such a... 1,435 Views / 22 Replies  
This is outrageous! How could Steve do such a thing? I just can't believe that he believes himself to be too busy to help this poor girl.

I mean he's only running one of the most innovative...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 22, 2010 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
you could try resetting the PRAM (NVRam). When... 1,018 Views / 2 Replies  
you could try resetting the PRAM (NVRam). When the system starts just before the chime sound, hold down Command+option+P+R all at the same time until it reboots again on its own.

Not sure that's...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 3, 2010 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would have suggested the same as abbaZabba, but... 6,112 Views / 25 Replies  
I would have suggested the same as abbaZabba, but besson3c is also correct. You can map, in most routers, one public port to a different private port, therefore no need to set different ports on...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 3, 2010 at 08:50 PM, in Networking
I'm disappointed in the new nano. I was just... 2,548 Views / 82 Replies  
I'm disappointed in the new nano. I was just about to get one for my dad (he is blind) because it had the option to have the menus, songs, playlists, etc. read to him through the device. Now with...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 3, 2010 at 08:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've run across this tons of times on Windows,... 1,456 Views / 5 Replies  
I've run across this tons of times on Windows, but never on a mac. Are they by any chance running windows on their macs?
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 2, 2010 at 07:14 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have an old appleTV, basically use it to watch... 1,437 Views / 22 Replies  
I have an old appleTV, basically use it to watch my podcasts on TV. I'm disappointed that it won't play Netflix too, but if you have

XBox360 (with Gold Membership)
Wii
PS3
Roku (cheaper than...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have to agree with the others. When managing 5... 6,135 Views / 7 Replies  
I have to agree with the others. When managing 5 or 6 macs, it's not as important to manage centrally, but honestly 6 is getting to the point of needing centralized management if you have a lot of...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:00 PM, in macOS
I like the simple usb/SATA adapter, and several... 592 Views / 5 Replies  
I like the simple usb/SATA adapter, and several models are USB/SATA/IDE adapters. THey plug up, and you do what you need. No fancy dock, no enclosure, but if it's just to do a quick backup, or to...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
VideoMonkey is the new revision of VisualHub and... 956 Views / 7 Replies  
VideoMonkey is the new revision of VisualHub and is free. Just google it.

I've used it to some great stuff from mp4 to wmv, mov to wmv and so on. Hope it works for you.
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:30 PM, in Applications
I've used Office 08 on mac, and it's okay...not... 1,572 Views / 19 Replies  
I've used Office 08 on mac, and it's okay...not great, and definitely not as "compatible" as microsoft would have you believe.

I do believe that OpenOffice (NeoOffice) would work just fine. It...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 31, 2010 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
I would say go ahead and format the drive in HFS+... 573 Views / 4 Replies  
I would say go ahead and format the drive in HFS+ with GUID partition table. You have to use the GUID so that they drive will be bootable.

I would also say download Carbon Copy Cloner from...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 31, 2010 at 03:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I personally like SimpleInvoices...It runs... 770 Views / 4 Replies  
I personally like SimpleInvoices...It runs through PHP and a web server on Mac, Windows, or lInux, and works very well. Keeps the invoicing simple, and the designers are very open and involved with...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
Nope, you've pretty much got it. Sometimes a... 307 Views / 1 Replies  
Nope, you've pretty much got it. Sometimes a wireless ip handed out through DHCP is kept by the computer. The computer, in order to reconnect faster to the same network, will ask if it can use the...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 15, 2007 at 03:52 PM, in Applications
Try GimpShop it works well, haven't had to... 1,538 Views / 20 Replies  
Try GimpShop it works well, haven't had to install fink.

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on Aug 15, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in Applications
MpegStreamClip (http://www.squared5.com) ... 728 Views / 10 Replies  
MpegStreamClip (http://www.squared5.com)
ffmpegX (http://homepage.mac.com/major4/)
VisualHub (http://www.techspansion.com/visualhub) (not Free, but worth the money)
iSquint...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Jul 3, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in Applications
Here is my best answer at this point. It... 553 Views / 3 Replies  
Here is my best answer at this point.

It will depend on the music you are trying to stream. If it is portected music (bought through the apple store pre-drm-free), then you probably won't be...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Jun 28, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Applications
ffmpegX (freeware...and don't confuse it with... 415 Views / 3 Replies  
ffmpegX (freeware...and don't confuse it with ffmpeg)
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 31, 2007 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
did you check the coverage? and if it was a... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
did you check the coverage? and if it was a covered area, did you try both the WWW form and from email?
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 29, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
I have got to know why you would want to do that? 646 Views / 4 Replies  
I have got to know why you would want to do that?
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 25, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
If you google, Fullscreen Quicktime without... 1,644 Views / 28 Replies  
If you google, Fullscreen Quicktime without QTpro, you should be able to locate a simple sittle sript and easy instructions to make it, and it will allow you to make QT run full screen without pro.
...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 18, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Applications
Nope, the subtitles are usually in a .srt file of... 4,573 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope, the subtitles are usually in a .srt file of the same name.

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 18, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in Applications
May have to have folders and slideshows setup for... 386 Views / 2 Replies  
May have to have folders and slideshows setup for Front Row to work with iphoto, but not in front of my mac now, so not sure about this.

I'm guessing you already have these things done, but if not...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 15, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Applications
As for watching .avi and other formats using... 723 Views / 11 Replies  
As for watching .avi and other formats using frontrow, just get the Perian quicktime components, and install it. Google it, easy to find.

As for where the movies are, just makes it confusing,...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 10, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
Well, just to fill you in, VisualHub did the... 799 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, just to fill you in, VisualHub did the trick. Thanks.

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 9, 2007 at 12:36 PM, in Applications
I'll try the save as again in MPEGStreamClip, but... 799 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll try the save as again in MPEGStreamClip, but the first time, I'm sure all of the save as options were greyed out...only the export options were active.

I'll update you to let you know how it...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 8, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
This is the specification for a Video iPod, hope... 700 Views / 3 Replies  
This is the specification for a Video iPod, hope it helps,

Straight from the apple site
"Video
Video formats supported: H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 8, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in Applications
.wmv to .mov conversion issue? 799 Views / 12 Replies  
Okay, I have a .wmv file that I want to convert to .mov

Tried to do it in ffmpegX, just dinged like it was done in a split second, no file created.

Used MPEGStreamclip, works a while starts...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 8, 2007 at 10:37 AM, in Applications
Assuming you own the DVD, and are not committing... 3,025 Views / 25 Replies  
Assuming you own the DVD, and are not committing copyright infringement, you can use Mac The Ripper which will create a large file, or Handbrake which will allow you to compress the movie into an avi...
Posted by bmcgonag, on May 8, 2007 at 10:31 AM, in Applications
Supported Video iPod formats? 10,024 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm just wondering what are the supported video iPod formats (without hacking - if that's even possible)?

Thanks,

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 23, 2007 at 10:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Also, you can print your own...if you are... 544 Views / 4 Replies  
Also, you can print your own...if you are planning on having sevral made up. I did some for a family reunion last year, and just exported to PDF, then printed on Glossy Card stock. Use a 3 hole...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 23, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
I learn something new every day, thanks! and... 691 Views / 6 Replies  
I learn something new every day, thanks! and Sorry for the mislead.

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 18, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in Applications
I've had a similar issue a couple of times. I... 692 Views / 2 Replies  
I've had a similar issue a couple of times. I usually save the project, completely quit the iMovie app (apple+q), then restart and it seems to work fine.

Beyond that, not sure.

Brian
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 18, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
Not sure about setting up multiple mics, but I... 691 Views / 6 Replies  
Not sure about setting up multiple mics, but I think the problem is the issue of only being able to record one track at a time. If you want all voices on the same track, then just all sit around a...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 18, 2007 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
Sorry man, The entire post didn't come up when I... 717 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry man, The entire post didn't come up when I replied. It was cut off at the point where you were talking about wanting to import from your miniDV.

So, once you have the .dv in imovie, have you...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 12, 2007 at 10:19 AM, in Applications
I would suggest checking the permissions of the... 2,810 Views / 1 Replies  
I would suggest checking the permissions of the file, you may have to give yourself write permission to change the title.

Also, if this doesn't resolve it, remake the clips, and name them all...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 11, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
I don't understand why you would find DVD's more... 695 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't understand why you would find DVD's more convenient. If you don't already have one, I would suggest buying a comparably sized external HDD that you can connect via Firewire or USB2.0, and...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 11, 2007 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
Depending on the iPhoto version probably, but in... 520 Views / 1 Replies  
Depending on the iPhoto version probably, but in iPhoto from iLife 06 select the slideshow you want, then at the bottom of the windwo there is a button that has music notes on it, when you clidk it,...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 11, 2007 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
So, I've only done this method once, but not too... 717 Views / 4 Replies  
So, I've only done this method once, but not too hard.

Your miniDV should have a Firewire port. You will need a firewire cable with the appropriate sized ends to connect from your camera to your...
Posted by bmcgonag, on Apr 11, 2007 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
 
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