Archive for April, 2005

Quicktime 7 for Mac OS X 10.3.9

Friday, April 29th, 2005

In case you have no plan to immediately upgrade to Tiger or are simply being forced to wait (Thanks Amazon) until next week, you can still download and play with Quicktime 7 via Software Update. QT 7 has H.264 video compression, amazing responsive live player resize, up to 24-channels of sound and all new playback […]

Preparing for Mac OS X 10.4

Friday, April 29th, 2005

MacFixIt has a good read on prepping for your Tiger upgrade. My plan had been an archive and install on my Powerbook since that is the system that gets the most use and abuse. The mini is still new enough that I am planning a straight install… It’s safer to go Archive and Install so […]

Tiger Attack

Friday, April 29th, 2005

Matinee 2.2 Available Friday Now

Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

Abraham, chief technical guru behind the

Interesting mini USB sound option, Pioneer Elite receivers

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

In what might be one of the more expensive USB audio solutions for the mini, it turns out several Pioneer Elite A/V receivers accept digital audio in over USB. The models I could confirm that accept USB are the, VSX-56TXi and the VSX-59TXi. The 59TXi lists for gulp $4500.00… not exactly a bargain basement solution, […]

Longhorn promises innovative media handling, wait I already have that

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Ok I guess its safe to say I’m a full fledged “switcher”, I mean years ago I was the one scratching my head as to why anyone would want to buy a Mac, now I’m aghast at the lameity (fun fake word) the folks from Redmond will go to. Wil Shipley of Delicious Monster has […]

Delicious Library 1.5

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

The guys over at Delicious Library have Tiger are Spotlight support, five new native languages and various bug fixes. If you have a largish CD, DVD and or book collection and either an iSight or Logitech USB Webcam, I wholeheartedly recommend Delicious Library. Just don’t blame me when you start frothing at the mouth searching […]

MicroNet miniMate

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

It’s kind of funny actually, mock-up’s more or less like

Updated Sonica Theater USB drivers

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

M-Audio recently updated the driver for the Sonica Theater USB, of which I know many of you have (that and the Sonica Transit). I can honestly say that with 10.3.9 I finally beat my DTS demons, but if you’re still having problems, the updated drivers claim a DTS fix among the list of improvements. – […]

Mac mini Developer Note

Monday, April 18th, 2005

The Apple ADC has a great overview on the Mac mini for developers (and enthusiasts!)… This developer note gives a technical description of the Mac mini. The note provides information about the computer’s internal design, input-output features, and expansion capabilities. This developer note is intended to help hardware and software developers design products that are […]

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