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I've been getting a lot of original movie posters... 2,572 Views / 21 Replies  
I've been getting a lot of original movie posters from this site <http://www.impawards.com/>.
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 3, 2008 at 01:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mine does not. 1,133 Views / 12 Replies  
Mine does not.
Posted by mpbritt, on Feb 22, 2007 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Both Max 0.7.1... 2,566 Views / 17 Replies  
Both Max 0.7.1 (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/28353), which has already been mentioned (it is still in beta but is very, very stable) and xACT...
Posted by mpbritt, on Feb 5, 2007 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
In general, nothing. At least for me. But iTunes... 1,284 Views / 23 Replies  
In general, nothing. At least for me. But iTunes doesn't give me the options Toast or DiskBlaze do. That's why I generally don't use iTunes for burning audio CDs.
Posted by mpbritt, on May 11, 2005 at 02:38 PM, in Applications
Better not upgrade to QuickTime 7.0. With that... 1,284 Views / 23 Replies  
Better not upgrade to QuickTime 7.0. With that installed Toast 6.0.9 not longer supports burning audio CDs from iTMS songs now. Dang it. And DiskBlaze only burns blank CDs of iTMS files now.
Posted by mpbritt, on May 11, 2005 at 02:35 PM, in Applications
My post was not a knee-jerk reaction. It is my... 33,599 Views / 290 Replies  
My post was not a knee-jerk reaction. It is my opinion. You used highly charged words to get your point across. In my opinion, you were trying to start an argument. Perhaps I was mistaken.

At any...
Posted by mpbritt, on May 2, 2005 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I posted my last reply to quickly, it seems. You... 33,599 Views / 290 Replies  
I posted my last reply to quickly, it seems. You are correct that the playback of the 1080 trailer does, indeed, suck. I was playing the trailer encoded in H.264 and had not seen the link to download...
Posted by mpbritt, on May 1, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have done this. Guess what? The trailer plays... 33,599 Views / 290 Replies  
I have done this. Guess what? The trailer plays fine on my PowerBook. Even with iTunes playing in the background.
Posted by mpbritt, on May 1, 2005 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After a bit of a rough Erase and Install (long... 5,959 Views / 81 Replies  
After a bit of a rough Erase and Install (long story) I'm getting Tiger shaken out and overall I'm happy with the upgrade. My 1.5Ghz PowerBook is faster and all the apps I use the most work...
Posted by mpbritt, on May 1, 2005 at 02:17 PM, in macOS
You must be on a dial-up connection. My 15"... 33,599 Views / 290 Replies  
You must be on a dial-up connection. My 15" 1.5Ghz PowerBook with 64MB GPU and 1 GB RAM plays the HD trailers on Apple's HD Theater web page just fine. And they look beautiful!

I find your comment...
Posted by mpbritt, on May 1, 2005 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, exporting the key from the Keychain does not... 593 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, exporting the key from the Keychain does not seem to be possible. But you can back up the entire Keychain without using Backup and .mac. If you are using another backup application have it...
Posted by mpbritt, on Apr 23, 2005 at 06:36 PM, in Applications
Yes, it really is that simple. :-) Just out... 593 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, it really is that simple. :-)

Just out of curiosity, why are you buying on from VeriSign, when it is free from Thawte? And for those who might not know, Thawte is a subsidiary of VeriSign.
Posted by mpbritt, on Apr 22, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
Sure it is doable. In the Artist field type... 1,827 Views / 3 Replies  
Sure it is doable. In the Artist field type Podcast, then in the Album field type the podcast station. This will do what you want. This may not be the most effective way to label your ID3 tags,...
Posted by mpbritt, on Apr 7, 2005 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
You could try downloading it from the iChat AV... 3,209 Views / 6 Replies  
You could try downloading it from the iChat AV page (http://www.apple.com/ichat/download/). Just a thought...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:54 PM, in Applications
Just create local folders in Mail, then drag the... 689 Views / 4 Replies  
Just create local folders in Mail, then drag the mail from the IMAP folder to the local folder and the mail will be "backed up" to your HD.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 20, 2004 at 03:04 PM, in Applications
Use the feedback... 2,060 Views / 66 Replies  
Use the feedback (http://www.apple.com/feedback/itunes.html), Luke.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 16, 2004 at 06:07 PM, in Applications
Just out of curiosity, did you try either of the... 647 Views / 5 Replies  
Just out of curiosity, did you try either of the 2 apps that have been suggested? I'm curious to know if either of them work.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 16, 2004 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
CandyBar won't auto update because there is no... 661 Views / 3 Replies  
CandyBar won't auto update because there is no update for it to download. Give them a chance... 10.3.7 was just released yesterday. My version of CandyBar is working fine even though it tells me it...
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 16, 2004 at 05:51 PM, in Applications
You can try mpgtx GUI mpeg editor... 647 Views / 5 Replies  
You can try mpgtx GUI mpeg editor (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15987) . You don't mention if your video files are MPEG or not, but if they are this will do the job for you, I...
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 15, 2004 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
I would think that if you share your iTunes Music... 383 Views / 1 Replies  
I would think that if you share your iTunes Music Folder in VPC you can then import your files into the Rio software.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 8, 2004 at 06:44 PM, in Applications
Re: Why is "sexy" censored in iTuMS? 1,398 Views / 22 Replies  
I just looked up this album on iTMS, and the words "Ice Cream Truck" are NOT censored. What are you talking about?
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 5, 2004 at 01:55 PM, in Applications
Bearing in mind that my opinion on this subject... 1,208 Views / 22 Replies  
Bearing in mind that my opinion on this subject is completely subjective: I use a Sony Ericsson T616 that has worked flawlessly for me. I would recommend this phone highly. YMMV.
Posted by mpbritt, on Aug 24, 2004 at 01:15 PM, in Applications
You should only use CDR media when burning music... 577 Views / 7 Replies  
You should only use CDR media when burning music CDs. As other posters have pointed out most CD players can't handle CDRW media. And use either Toast or iTunes to burn them. These are the best tools,...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 30, 2004 at 03:48 PM, in macOS
Re: how to create a DVD cover? 846 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out Discus and disclabel. You can find both on VersionTracker (http://www.versiontracker.com) but I recommend Discus as easier to use.
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 30, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
According to what I've read on the AX page, on... 537 Views / 2 Replies  
According to what I've read on the AX page, on Apple's site, yes this setup will work. Streaming music does not require the AX to be connected to an internet connection.
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 22, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Networking
This is simply false. My brand new PowerBook G4,... 740 Views / 13 Replies  
This is simply false. My brand new PowerBook G4, 15" 1.5Ghz, came with an OS 9 system folder and Mac OS 9 Applications folder pre-installed. I bought this PB over the counter at the San Francisco...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 21, 2004 at 03:49 PM, in macOS
I'm not sure why you are not able to transfer the... 553 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not sure why you are not able to transfer the music from the Purchased Music playlist to your iPod. That might be an authorization issue. But I do know that you can not burn an audio CD from that...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 19, 2004 at 02:18 PM, in Applications
Ha! And what better reason to buy a PowerBook...? 1,070 Views / 15 Replies  
Ha! And what better reason to buy a PowerBook...?
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 13, 2004 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
geoffs, have you looked at the 14" iBook? It... 1,070 Views / 15 Replies  
geoffs, have you looked at the 14" iBook? It might suit your needs better than a PowerBook.

As to my personal experience, I recently purchased a new 15" 1.5Ghz PowerBook and I could not be...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 12, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Macally mouse is not at all cheap looking or... 1,463 Views / 29 Replies  
The Macally mouse is not at all cheap looking or feeling. With the batteries in, it is quite substantial. The silver finish also nicely matches the finish of the PowerBooks.

There is no off...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 6, 2004 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had the Macally BT mouse for about a week... 1,463 Views / 29 Replies  
I've had the Macally BT mouse for about a week now, and I've been pretty happy with it. All I wanted was 2 buttons and a scroll wheel so the Logitech mouse was just overkill for me, not to mention...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jul 6, 2004 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: For me having the peace of mind knowing that if... 1,225 Views / 21 Replies  
For me having the peace of mind knowing that if something goes wrong with my Mac the AppleCare is well worth it. I bought AppleCare when I bought my first portable: iBook Special Edition. At about 18...
Posted by mpbritt, on Jun 8, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You could try Pixadex... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
You could try Pixadex (http://www.iconfactory.com/px_home.asp). I don't know that it will do what you want, but it might.
Posted by mpbritt, on Apr 2, 2004 at 06:39 PM, in macOS
This update still doesn't fix a bug I've been... 2,290 Views / 39 Replies  
This update still doesn't fix a bug I've been seeing. If I have one image highlighted in an Album, and try to switch to another album I get the "beachball of death" and I have to force quit iPhoto....
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 22, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
Weird interface is right. And the new version is... 635 Views / 5 Replies  
Weird interface is right. And the new version is even weirder, what with their attempt to make it look more Mac OS Xish. But damn if it doesn't print correctly just about every single time without...
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 17, 2004 at 08:19 PM, in Applications
He was working with the mouse disconnected for... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
He was working with the mouse disconnected for most of the day with no crashes. I've suspected for a while that it might have something to do with a USB port but was not sure.

I'll have a look at...
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 17, 2004 at 01:02 AM, in Applications
Not that I can tell. But then, I may not know... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
Not that I can tell. But then, I may not know what I'm looking for.
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 17, 2004 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
Jaguar: Strange crashing problem 526 Views / 4 Replies  
Greetings everyone. My CEO is having a strange crashing problem that I have been unable to diagnose and fix so far.

His Mac is a 17" PowerBook, 1.33 Ghz, 512 MB of RAM running Jaguar version...
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 16, 2004 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
I also like Discus. It's not the most elegant... 635 Views / 5 Replies  
I also like Discus. It's not the most elegant looking app in the world, but it's very easy to use and supports just about every cd/dvd template in the known world. Magic Mouse just released version...
Posted by mpbritt, on Mar 15, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
You have to be directly connected to the printer... 666 Views / 5 Replies  
You have to be directly connected to the printer to get the ink status using the Epson Utility.
Posted by mpbritt, on Feb 19, 2004 at 08:42 PM, in Applications
I use DVD Backup... 571 Views / 2 Replies  
I use DVD Backup (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/18599) to copy DVDs to my HD. But be aware that the files are uncompressed; a typical DVD will take up about 7 GBs.
Posted by mpbritt, on Feb 17, 2004 at 09:00 PM, in Applications
The full version of Discus will import playlists... 754 Views / 8 Replies  
The full version of Discus will import playlists directly from Toast, and it will also import a text file that has been exported from an iTunes playlist.
Posted by mpbritt, on Jan 31, 2004 at 09:11 PM, in Applications
I ran a server just fine using the client version... 1,016 Views / 6 Replies  
I ran a server just fine using the client version of OS X. You might want to looking into installing Webmin (http://www.webmin.com/) to help you with administration.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 23, 2003 at 12:51 PM, in macOS
It is indeed Italian. And boy is it a bad movie,... 983 Views / 9 Replies  
It is indeed Italian. And boy is it a bad movie, but the soundtrack is in the groove.



ITC will generate pages like this. You can specify that Artist and Album links can go to iTMS,...
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 13, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
In my opinion OpenOffice is the alternative to MS... 1,221 Views / 11 Replies  
In my opinion OpenOffice is the alternative to MS Office. True, it's interface is butt-ugly, and it's slow in launching. But for basic compatibility with Word and Excel you can't beat it.

One...
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 12, 2003 at 02:06 PM, in Applications
I had a similar problem when I first started... 983 Views / 9 Replies  
I had a similar problem when I first started using ITC (version 1.0). What I found was that I needed to not import album art from iTunes, but let the app pull it's art from Amazon. I do like that now...
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 12, 2003 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
I've used it to put my library listing online.... 983 Views / 9 Replies  
I've used it to put my library listing online. You can see it at http://homepage.mac.com/mpbritt/music.html

Version 1.5 generates really nice pages.
Posted by mpbritt, on Dec 9, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in Applications
Fink is not difficult to use if you use Fink... 808 Views / 7 Replies  
Fink is not difficult to use if you use Fink Commander, that comes with the installer. FC puts a UI on Fink and simplifies using it.

But I agree with everyone else who says to try OpenOffice.org...
Posted by mpbritt, on Nov 9, 2003 at 01:43 PM, in Applications
I use a freeware app called, appropriately,... 568 Views / 4 Replies  
I use a freeware app called, appropriately, uptimeinmenubar.
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/16402
Posted by mpbritt, on Nov 9, 2003 at 04:00 AM, in macOS
Re: Does the Albook support OS9? 778 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, OS 9 did come installed on your PowerBook. In the root of your hard drive there is a folder called "System Folder." This is OS 9. But you cannot boot your Powerbook into Classic Mac OS. You can...
Posted by mpbritt, on Nov 9, 2003 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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