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The Apple TV can only take one audio stream at a... 1,955 Views / 3 Replies  
The Apple TV can only take one audio stream at a time, so... nope, not more than one device streaming.

Or do you mean I somehow have the audio out for both computers set to the AppleTV, and they...
Posted by funkboy, on Jan 19, 2014 at 02:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV and two Macs on same wifi network, but streaming cuts out on one Mac 1,955 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello!

I have am early 2011 15" MacBook Pro and a 2013 MacBook Air on the same wifi network, connected to a Comcast Xfinity router.

For some reason, the MBA has no troubles smoothly streaming...
Posted by funkboy, on Jan 18, 2014 at 05:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WTB: Mercury Elite Pro bracket 436 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an OCW Mercury Elite Pro, and the internal hard drive died.

While removing it, I found one of the mounting brackets has a screw that was overtightened. That means I cannot reuse the...
Posted by funkboy, on Jun 19, 2012 at 02:04 PM, in Marketplace
Best Buy has $100 in iTunes gift cards for $80. ... 746 Views / 4 Replies  
Best Buy has $100 in iTunes gift cards for $80.
$80 for $100 iTunes Gift Card (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?type=category&id=pcmcat258800050011)
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 26, 2011 at 03:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it strange that I have never had a bad boss? ... 1,207 Views / 37 Replies  
Is it strange that I have never had a bad boss? I worked at the same company for 5.5 years, and none of the three bosses I had were bad. It was more or less a Dilbert-style company, but the bosses I...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 25, 2011 at 02:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. Go attend some presentation on a... 1,334 Views / 21 Replies  
Absolutely. Go attend some presentation on a topic completely out of your comfort area - perhaps something in the softer sciences? Or even a hard science that you've never seriously studied -...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 20, 2011 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does it require a credit card? This may be... 675 Views / 4 Replies  
Does it require a credit card? This may be Google's chance to really get a lot of people to buy-in to Google Checkout.
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 17, 2011 at 09:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Though it certainly could be that Leo is not as... 95,933 Views / 1,429 Replies  
Though it certainly could be that Leo is not as well versed in some technical topics as other people on the show, it is a *very* important job for him to be the voice of the less-informed listener. ...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alas, it sure seems to be. Wish it would come... 95,933 Views / 1,429 Replies  
Alas, it sure seems to be. Wish it would come back... but I think the cast has generally moved on.
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gradient, Thanks so much for this response.... 907 Views / 16 Replies  
Gradient,
Thanks so much for this response. Exactly the kind of info I'm seeking.


Perfect - just what I was hoping for, actually.


Any examples of the specialized compact connectors for...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 15, 2011 at 01:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Use the directional audio that MIT developed and... 907 Views / 16 Replies  
Use the directional audio that MIT developed and have the church version send some wrath / voice of God to sleepy parishioners. They will likely wake up quickly after that.
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 14, 2011 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as it doesn't vary widely, that's key. I... 907 Views / 16 Replies  
As long as it doesn't vary widely, that's key. I am not doing any speaking myself, but instead I'm thinking about a product that would help speakers at hotels. Part of it depends on being able to...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the info. Think I'll stroll down to... 907 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks for the info. Think I'll stroll down to my nearest hotel and check stuff out. I've got an idea for a product that could help conferences, but part of it will depend on how wireless mics...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone a tech person at a hotel? 907 Views / 16 Replies  
I am wondering about the microphones used at hotel conference rooms.

For the wireless mics, do they transmit their audio in the clear, or are they somehow encrypted?

And for wired mics, are...
Posted by funkboy, on Nov 14, 2011 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Traffic monitor utility for Airport Extreme 755 Views / 0 Replies  
Are there any good tools to analyze the traffic flowing through my Airport Extreme?

Would definitely be interested in seeing if any of my devices on the network are downloading or uploading a...
Posted by funkboy, on Oct 16, 2011 at 06:47 PM, in Networking
Other computers cannot connect to the wifi access... 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
Other computers cannot connect to the wifi access point. They lose their internet connection. I could not tell you if other computers cannot see each other, because they simply cannot connect to...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 13, 2011 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So whenever you put your MacBook to sleep, the... 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
So whenever you put your MacBook to sleep, the AirPort Express (Extreme in my case) would have its connection die? What in the world would cause that?

I put my computer to sleep every night, both...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 12, 2011 at 01:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
After more investigation: The Airport Extreme... 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
After more investigation:
The Airport Extreme gets knocked out once I put my MacBook Pro to sleep. So it's not the waking up that causes an error, but putting it to sleep.
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 11, 2011 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Absolutely correct. And it keeps happening -... 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
Absolutely correct.
And it keeps happening - every time it sleeps, wifi is strange.
Is anybody using an Airport Extreme base station with this same setup?

Are there any tools I could use if I...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New MacBook Pro (Thunderbolt model) screwing up wifi 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
I just got a great new 15" (anti-glare hi-res!) MacBook Pro, but I am having some strange behavior with regards to my home 802.11x connection.

It seems every time I put the machine to sleep, the...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 9, 2011 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My apologies. House door. It's an exterior... 2,611 Views / 4 Replies  
My apologies.

House door. It's an exterior door, but not a screen door.
Posted by funkboy, on Dec 27, 2010 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Jeld-Wen Door Identification 2,611 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello do-it-yourselfers (and other people with construction backgrounds),

Have you ever had a Jeld-Wen door? If so, is there a way to identify that the door I have is genuine Jeld-Wen rather than...
Posted by funkboy, on Dec 27, 2010 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, disappointed that it didn't have multiple... 4,481 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, disappointed that it didn't have multiple types of paste... I guess I worked around it, but in a strange manner. Seems that it's my file... at least it's working for other people, good enough...
Posted by funkboy, on Dec 16, 2010 at 01:59 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Copy / paste vector from Fireworks CS4 to Illustrator CS4 4,481 Views / 2 Replies  
I cannot seem to move vectors from Fireworks to Illustrator, both from the same CS4 Design Suite.

Is there any way to do this? Am I missing something really obvious?

I try copy in Fireworks,...
Posted by funkboy, on Dec 14, 2010 at 08:00 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks Mitchell. A positive review on the app... 1,420 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Mitchell. A positive review on the app store would be very helpful.

I've spent a lot of time trying to make a good experience, and I have a laundry list of new ideas I want to implement......
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 5, 2010 at 03:52 AM, in iOS Apps
Thanks for the recommendations, design219. It... 1,420 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the recommendations, design219. It can be useful for yourself, too, if you're in a workout regimen.

Mitchell, thanks for the info. I sent a code to iLounge through this form:
Submit...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 3, 2010 at 10:36 AM, in iOS Apps
[ANN] GameTrac - sports stats for parents, coaches, and players 1,420 Views / 5 Replies  
GameTrac 1.0.1 helps track young athlete progress over time, or your own progress.

I am the developer, and I think it's honestly a very useful app. I use it every time I go to the gym to track...
Posted by funkboy, on Mar 2, 2010 at 03:17 AM, in iOS Apps
SL is on shelves at BB, yup... but not at a... 2,427 Views / 18 Replies  
SL is on shelves at BB, yup... but not at a reduced price, I paid the full $30
Posted by funkboy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 01:09 PM, in macOS
Anybody know if Best Buy will have them in-store... 2,253 Views / 35 Replies  
Anybody know if Best Buy will have them in-store on Friday? The nearest Apple Store is over 2 hours away for me... though, will college campuses have them on Friday? hmmm...
Posted by funkboy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 12:35 AM, in macOS
Impressive indeed. And the website had a... 5,040 Views / 167 Replies  
Impressive indeed.
And the website had a reference to a Michael Bluth, which made me smile.

Any news on how to develop for it?
Posted by funkboy, on Jan 9, 2009 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How did you tap him on the left shoulder? That... 1,462 Views / 65 Replies  
How did you tap him on the left shoulder? That means either he was riding the wrong way (so he was in the wrong) or you were already in the street? Seems strange...
It is important for bicyclists...
Posted by funkboy, on Oct 13, 2008 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent book, I read it and enjoyed it a lot. 653 Views / 14 Replies  
Excellent book, I read it and enjoyed it a lot.
Posted by funkboy, on Oct 7, 2008 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is not a problem. If it didn't do that,... 2,681 Views / 25 Replies  
This is not a problem.

If it didn't do that, the iPhone would be considered sluggish... and watching any data transfer can easily show the phone is not transmitting this temporary image.
If you...
Posted by funkboy, on Sep 12, 2008 at 05:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I heard Season 2, because of the writer's strike,... 666 Views / 5 Replies  
I heard Season 2, because of the writer's strike, was a sort of 'mini series' season, with a bigger plotline to be fleshed out in Season 3...

I'm not seeing any info on Season 3 episodes anywhere...
Posted by funkboy, on Aug 25, 2008 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We Build Arks by Fila Brazilia - 107 1,486 Views / 57 Replies  
We Build Arks by Fila Brazilia - 107
Posted by funkboy, on Aug 11, 2008 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think we were a hair away from Fat Barry... 1,546 Views / 47 Replies  
I think we were a hair away from Fat Barry visiting this thread...
Posted by funkboy, on Aug 8, 2008 at 01:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Tosca Nightmares on Wax Kruder & Dorfmeister ... 1,262 Views / 48 Replies  
Tosca
Nightmares on Wax
Kruder & Dorfmeister
Dzihan & Kamien

Those.

Edit: and The Avalanches. Of course.
Posted by funkboy, on Jul 14, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone app prices? 836 Views / 14 Replies  
What prices are you hoping to see apps for?

What kinds of apps would you pay more/less for?

Are you expecting most apps to be USD $5 - $10?

Let's hear your thoughts on iPhone app pricing......
Posted by funkboy, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Critic. 1,689 Views / 73 Replies  
The Critic.
Posted by funkboy, on Jun 20, 2008 at 02:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but does this... 6,160 Views / 17 Replies  
Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but does this mount behave exactly like an iMac G4 neck design would? By that I mean, it will move around with one hand - there's no goofy button to press and...
Posted by funkboy, on Jun 2, 2008 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Does anyone have an answer to this? I am looking... 592 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone have an answer to this? I am looking for the same thing to convert my AAC to mp3 on the fly, just make temp files so I can burn them to an mp3 CD for play in my car.
Posted by funkboy, on May 17, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in Applications
Our showing stopped just before the end... got a... 3,674 Views / 82 Replies  
Our showing stopped just before the end... got a free pass, but didn't get to see the ending.

The movie burned up just as the big blast from the arc generator was shooting into the sky. Some of...
Posted by funkboy, on May 10, 2008 at 12:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does iMovie '08 support AVCHD from the Canon HF10 without conversion? 9,791 Views / 9 Replies  
At least one review on Amazon says it takes a long time to convert the AVCHD of the Canon HF10 (and, presumably, any other AVCHD-based camcorder) to a file format natively supported by iMovie.

I...
Posted by funkboy, on May 3, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
I have had trouble finding a place to rent a... 773 Views / 10 Replies  
I have had trouble finding a place to rent a camera from... recommendations on that?
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 22, 2008 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I write at least a couple post cards on every... 1,131 Views / 44 Replies  
I write at least a couple post cards on every trip I go on... not exactly letters with a purpose though.
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 21, 2008 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice idea! Would just need to get the tapes to... 773 Views / 10 Replies  
Nice idea! Would just need to get the tapes to my computer, and then could just spend a day transferring video... the fastest one can transfer is 1:1 though, correct? So if I have 50 hours of...
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 20, 2008 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seems creepy to hand over my videos to a... 773 Views / 10 Replies  
It seems creepy to hand over my videos to a company though... I'd prefer inexpensive equipment and I do it as I go... I will then digitize it all, and simultaneously take all the quality clips and...
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 20, 2008 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
best way to go from 8mm video to computer? 773 Views / 10 Replies  
I have many old 8mm tapes that I have no player for (the old RCA analog hi 8 camera doesn't play back tapes properly), and I want to get the video onto my mac. Can anyone recommend a good, fairly low...
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 20, 2008 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still use maccentral.com to access the news... 561 Views / 2 Replies  
I still use maccentral.com to access the news quite often.
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 15, 2008 at 02:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In the same vein: MARMADUKE EXPLAINED... 9,502 Views / 115 Replies  
In the same vein: MARMADUKE EXPLAINED (http://marmadukeexplained.blogspot.com/)
Posted by funkboy, on Apr 13, 2008 at 03:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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