Month: June 2009

Garmin Traffic and new models

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Net, net, the Garmin nuvi 1350T seems like a good choice. It is part of the bigger 1200 and 1300 series that is thinner and a new platform. the big thing is free traffic subscriptions which is great and is ad-supported. Alternatively the 1390T has this Junction View which is also pretty nice. I don’t…

iDVD doesn’t handle long scrolling credits

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Ok, the only bug I’ve found so far with iDVD ’09 is that for long scrolling credits, it seems to have a memory pointer problem and creates hash for the scrolling credits. I’m guessing that this is because scrolling over an image is really hard on the encoder. It works fine from iMovie ’09, but…

Canon 5D Mark II Firmware updates

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My goodness, the biggest problem with the video mode in the 5D is that it is set to auto exposure and everything. That means that you can’t even set the F/stops and that plus the fact there is no useful autofocus makes it pretty useless unless you have still subjects. Now version 1.1.0 at Canon…

Replace your iPhone 3G battery for $6

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Replace your iPhone 3G battery for $6 | iPhone Atlas – CNET Reviews Meritline sells a iPhone 3G-compatible 1600mAh battery for $5.99 shipped. The standard 3G battery has a capacity of 1150mAh, so in theory the replacement should give you about 50 percent more runtime. Now it’s time for some surgery. The iPhone may look…

Argh iDVD renders scrolling credits improperly

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Well, I’ve been using iMovie and iDVD quite a lot. But now in a 20 minute movie, I see that there is a obvious bug in the encoding problem. From iMovie, I have a nice 20 minute large.m4v file created by Share to Media Browser. Rooting through the .rcproject package, I can see <i>large.m4v</i> and…

Evom , Video Monkey and Handbrake for Mac video conversion

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Evom beta takes up iSquint’s mantle, effortlessly converts video formats While still in beta, Evom (from The Little App Factory, makers of iPodRip) looks ready to pick up where iSquint left off. It easily and quickly converts videos to formats compatible with iTunes, YouTube, your iPod, and Apple TV. It couldn’t be a simpler drag-and-drop…

iPhone 3.0 rumors

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Four iPhone Models Ranging From 4 GB to 32 GB Coming? – Mac Rumors GB to 32GB — that’s one hell of a range, but we’re hearing from a trusted source that new iPhones in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB capacities just garnered approval by the PCS Type Review Certification Board, the standards body responsible…

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