Tag: Itunes

VisualHub is dead, Handbrake is the answer?

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Sad comment, Visualhub based on ffmpeg worked great. I gladly paid for it. Now, I guess its off to find another product.The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) VisualHub is gone. There are no current plans to move VisualHub to open source. The underlying engine for much of the compression magic, ffmpeg, is already open-source and present…

iPhone ringtones free with Garageband

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On older version 1.x firmware, there were some nice tools to let you use any music as a ringtone. Wiped out with 2.0 arriving. And who wants to pay $1 for a ringtone when you already own the music. Some “solutions”:http://www.macnn.com/articles/08/07/01/ringtones.for.iphone/ For the total roll your own, “eHow”:http://www.ehow.com/how_2160506_custom-iphone-ringtones-garageband.html shows you exactly how you do it…

Jailbreaking iPhone 3G with 2.0 firmware. Not!

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_Be careful, I did this on my iPhone 3G and everything seemed to work, but the phone network doesn’t, so I’m restoring my iPhone now to vanilla 2.0. Too bad, I like Mac Pacman!_ “iClarified”:http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=1558 has a tutorial for jailbreaking your iPhone 3G so that you can load all kinds of cool games. As if…

MacBook Air Core Shutdowns and Freezes

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Well, maybe I’m hard on hardware, but have four problems with my MacBook Air right now in order of problems: h2. “Intermittent Freezing”:http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1415343&tstart=0 (aka “Core Shutdown”:http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1445521&tstart=1) Originally I thought that this was because my hard disk has corruption problems. ClamAV would run and then system would lock, so then I disabled this, but still had…