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iTMS video drm free 337 Views / 0 Replies  
Quick question, is there any video available on iTMS that has both 5.1 sound AND DRM free?
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:20 PM, in Applications
2 FW800 HDDs. One is a portable 120GB which has... 2,278 Views / 61 Replies  
2 FW800 HDDs. One is a portable 120GB which has my mac's original hard drive in it. The other is a 750GB drive which I use for TM.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Coverflow gets annoying on 4G Nano 768 Views / 0 Replies  
I was just wondering if I was alone here, but say you put the Nano in your pocket, purse, bag, etc... or if you are working out/jogging, do you ever find it that you can't change the volume of your...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Oct 3, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
2 things come to mind. Are the hard drive... 1,866 Views / 12 Replies  
2 things come to mind.

Are the hard drive models the same? Barefeats (http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd7.html) has found that they use different models for the same 160GB spec drive.

Also, the...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Nov 18, 2006 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Performance Units per watt... isn't that... 4,092 Views / 136 Replies  
Performance Units per watt... isn't that snappiness per watt?
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jun 8, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The P4 architecture maxs out somewhere in the 4-5... 6,116 Views / 14 Replies  
The P4 architecture maxs out somewhere in the 4-5 GHz range. The reason Intel is going Dual Core and adopting 64-bit is because they are running out of P4 headroom. It's also the reason they are...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think of the PowerPC being that much more... 15,509 Views / 386 Replies  
I don't think of the PowerPC being that much more effecient than a Centrino processor. As Intel produces Centrino like processors for the desktop (which they will in 06) and abandon the P4 core, ...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jun 6, 2005 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Given the first generation problems Apple... 15,509 Views / 386 Replies  
Given the first generation problems Apple normally has, it seems the smart thing to wait until the beginning or middle of 2007 to buy a new Mac (perhaps longer for the PowerMac G5 replacement). One...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jun 6, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, wanted to correct link in previous post... 1,953 Views / 32 Replies  
Sorry, wanted to correct link in previous post but ended up making a new post that I cannot delete.

I have to disagree with you on these points.

Check out some of the benchmark reviews of...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 22, 2005 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to disagree with you on these points. ... 1,953 Views / 32 Replies  
I have to disagree with you on these points.

Check out some of the benchmark reviews of Centrino, and you'll find the Centrino a very capable gaming laptop.

From GamePC...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 22, 2005 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Think of where you would want to place a mini in... 1,359 Views / 35 Replies  
Think of where you would want to place a mini in a home theater environment... The compartment space where you store your DVD player, AV Reciever, etc, probably is going to be somewhat limited...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 18, 2005 at 01:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
no idea on how to win an ipod. But for... 827 Views / 4 Replies  
no idea on how to win an ipod.

But for database needs FileMaker Pro should handle your needs. It is extremely flexible.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 18, 2005 at 12:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I find that OS9 can't write metadata to FAT32... 425 Views / 2 Replies  
I find that OS9 can't write metadata to FAT32 formatted disks. Two possible fixes:

1. Format your FireWire drive on the OS9 machine as a HFS+ disk

2. make a read write disk image on the...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 16, 2005 at 01:07 PM, in macOS
If you wanted to turn a Mac mini into a Media... 1,359 Views / 35 Replies  
If you wanted to turn a Mac mini into a Media Center, you'll need an external TV Tuner (2 or more would be best) and probably a larger Hard drive. If someone made an accessory designed like that,...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 16, 2005 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only iPod not rated with a 9 rating is the... 1,077 Views / 4 Replies  
The only iPod not rated with a 9 rating is the Shuffle. It's their favorite mp3 player by far.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 16, 2005 at 12:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There are some alternatives to iTunes for Windows... 1,588 Views / 13 Replies  
There are some alternatives to iTunes for Windows and Linux users. Might want to try looking here (http://www.ipodlounge.com/downloads.php).

I could see the cost issue, an iPod is expensive. I'm...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 16, 2005 at 12:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All 14 of them right? But that number might... 1,664 Views / 26 Replies  
All 14 of them right? But that number might increase to 18 since some of them might have the right player to use the subscription player, or 20 since some might "think" they have the right...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 14, 2005 at 05:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You have to pay the $1 fee not before downloading... 1,664 Views / 26 Replies  
You have to pay the $1 fee not before downloading it, but getting the right to burn to CD. You can download all the music you want, listen to it on your WinXP PC, and copy it to a compatible mp3...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 14, 2005 at 04:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Your model only takes effect when a person... 1,664 Views / 26 Replies  
Your model only takes effect when a person decides to never uses the service to download another song. If iTMS offered such a service, I probably would want to continue using it until I stopped...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 14, 2005 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What he said. 1,027 Views / 8 Replies  
What he said.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 14, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think it will depend on how much music you... 1,664 Views / 26 Replies  
I think it will depend on how much music you purchase. Personally I would rather pay Apple $15 a month to download every song from iTMS than pay $1 a song. Paying a flat rate for unlimited music...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 14, 2005 at 01:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I tend to find Ars a bit elitist, but they are... 806 Views / 16 Replies  
I tend to find Ars a bit elitist, but they are good. Other really good spots are Slashdot, Anandtech, and neowin.net .

neowin.net is probably the closest thing to MacNN from an editorial...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 11, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
-Track play count and time played of song and... 10,766 Views / 87 Replies  
-Track play count and time played of song and sync info with iTunes
-Optional Keychain cap (let you put the shuffle on a keychain)
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 8, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ideally you can hold the play and menu buttons,... 1,043 Views / 3 Replies  
Ideally you can hold the play and menu buttons, but you might need to plug it into the AC adapter before doing that. PLugging it in helped me for really tough freezes.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 8, 2005 at 12:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's exactly what Brazil is doing... switching... 512 Views / 5 Replies  
That's exactly what Brazil is doing... switching over to open source.

Then again, it wouldn't surprise me that Brazil spends more of software than hunger... Brazil's not known for its...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 3, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you do that, tracks won't show up in iMix,... 872 Views / 22 Replies  
If you do that, tracks won't show up in iMix, where Apple searches by artist and expects the feat. etc. Minor point, but there might be other ways in the future that iTMS links with your existing...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 3, 2005 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's the only way the iTMS competitors will ever... 1,664 Views / 26 Replies  
It's the only way the iTMS competitors will ever be able to win.

If a person can download all the songs they want for $15 a month, that would be more attractive than $1 per song.

Still need to...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 3, 2005 at 03:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
According to Thinksecret, Gen 5 iPods won't be... 1,267 Views / 14 Replies  
According to Thinksecret, Gen 5 iPods won't be out the second half of 2005. That said, they expect iPod Minis to be updated sooner, like March.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 3, 2005 at 06:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had to reboot after upgrading to ITunes 4.7.1... 2,509 Views / 30 Replies  
I had to reboot after upgrading to ITunes 4.7.1 for Windows to detect the iPod. I also had to shut down the PC since Windows did not eject the iPod. Second time though, it acted more normally.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 1, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wouldn't run or bike with anything hanging... 912 Views / 5 Replies  
I wouldn't run or bike with anything hanging around my neck, but that's just me. Lifting weights with the shuffle shouldn't be a problem with the lanyard though.

As far as headphones, you might...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Feb 1, 2005 at 12:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That would definitely just suck. And I would... 1,651 Views / 13 Replies  
That would definitely just suck. And I would consider it to be the type of problem that Apple should fix, rather than blame customers or tell customers to buy another product.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 31, 2005 at 11:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks to rcitrin's post, today Best Buy has... 6,150 Views / 52 Replies  
Thanks to rcitrin's post, today Best Buy has shipped the 1G Shuffle I ordered on 1/28 around 11:45pm. It's being overnighted.

Only thing that sucks is having to pay sales tax on an internet order.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 31, 2005 at 10:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think there's any authorization for AAC... 2,370 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't think there's any authorization for AAC files that are ripped from a CD. Only from AACs purchased from iTMS which include Fairplay.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can contact UPS to waive the signature. 645 Views / 2 Replies  
You can contact UPS to waive the signature.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yes. The AV cable will mirror anything the main... 405 Views / 2 Replies  
yes. The AV cable will mirror anything the main monitor shows.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 30, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with Evan_11. In essence, what is iTunes... 996 Views / 6 Replies  
I agree with Evan_11. In essence, what is iTunes now but a Marketing scheme to sell more iPods.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 30, 2005 at 12:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thanks for the heads up rcitrin. 6,150 Views / 52 Replies  
thanks for the heads up rcitrin.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 29, 2005 at 09:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think there are decoder fees. That's probably... 933 Views / 15 Replies  
I think there are decoder fees. That's probably the reason. The builders are already paying a fee for Mp3 and WMA, why add another fee to eat up profits.

I've read some really neat stuff on...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 26, 2005 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I called on Firday, and they said that none came... 4,262 Views / 52 Replies  
I called on Firday, and they said that none came in with their shipment of iMac minis, so I didn't bother to show up in line for yesterday's opening.

They had a few shuffles on MLK day, but sold...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 23, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah... I expect there to be a line, especially... 997 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah... I expect there to be a line, especially at larger stores. My biggest complaint is that it will be really freaing cold to stand out there a few hours early. I'm just curious as to how early...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 20, 2005 at 01:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Will the iPod shuffle be as resistant as other... 4,937 Views / 37 Replies  
Will the iPod shuffle be as resistant as other flash memory products or since it's a mp3 player with other components, will it not be as resistant?

My flash stick has been in the laundry like 7-10...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 19, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I never run with the iPod headphones. I use... 1,468 Views / 20 Replies  
I never run with the iPod headphones. I use Sonys when I run.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 19, 2005 at 10:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The best thing I saw out of HP and their deal... 1,475 Views / 14 Replies  
The best thing I saw out of HP and their deal with Apple was with their Media Center PC, which is the only Media Center OS PC that allows for the purchase of iTMS music within MS Media Center. HP...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod shuffle armband question 1,163 Views / 10 Replies  
Does the iPod shuffle armband have a protective cover like the sports band, so that your iPod won'd get wet during rain, etc?

I like to run outdoors so the sports case is out of the question....
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 14, 2005 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: My feelings are mixed. I would have liked a... 16,380 Views / 153 Replies  
My feelings are mixed. I would have liked a radio, but I also like the price, and compared to the iRiver, a radio is not worth an extra $100. I think Apple has a winner.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 14, 2005 at 08:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: If apple wants to market it's flash memory drive... 16,380 Views / 153 Replies  
If apple wants to market it's flash memory drive ability, I would think Apple would format all of them in FAT32/DOS so data can transferred between PC and Mac.
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 12, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Out the box, any HDTV with DVI would be perfect. ... 2,231 Views / 38 Replies  
Out the box, any HDTV with DVI would be perfect. All you'll need is a DVI cable for the best possible picture. If you don't have an HDTV, you can use the optional TV Adapter apple provides for any...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 12, 2005 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Expandable storage for archiving shows You can... 2,231 Views / 38 Replies  
Expandable storage for archiving shows
You can upgrade the hard drive on a TiVo
You can, but that voids your warranty

This adds another advantage, the ability to edit the recording. While sure...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 12, 2005 at 06:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Things you can do with a HTPC (Home Theater... 2,231 Views / 38 Replies  
Things you can do with a HTPC (Home Theater PC/Media Center) you can't do with a TiVo

Expandable storage for archiving shows
Streaming to multiple LAN connected clients
Guaranteed playback of...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 11, 2005 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Could be software vs hardware encoding. ... 909 Views / 12 Replies  
Could be software vs hardware encoding.

Could be that the EyeTV software as part of its DVR functionality records everything to HD, so it can pause live TV. The writing to the hard drive could...
Posted by Dalhectar, on Jan 11, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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