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software

How to install Front Row

I just installed Front Row on my non-front-row mac and it works with my ATI Remote Wonder USB Remote Control. Very nice.

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Here’s how I think I got it working, I tried a few things, this is what I think did it:

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podcasting

How to make a podcast

So you’ve made an mp3 file, and you want to turn it into a podcast. Here’s how.

A podcast is simply a small file called an ‘RSS feed’ that points to the audio (mp3) file that you want to podcast.

You can then go one step further and submit it to itunes to make it an official Apple podcast. The  RSS feed file can be registered with any podcast site, but this post describes how to do it with the Apple iTunes site..

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audio

How to record speech

Here’s a pretty good way to record speech on the macintosh, and have it sound OK for listening to over the internet.

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ipod

ipod repair

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I have discovered there is an ipod repairer in Australia – here is his URL:

http://www.dcoda.com/

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beginners

Requests for a ‘how to’

Do you have a problem on your macintosh that you’d like help with, or a suggestion for a ‘how to’ article? Submit it here as a comment and I’ll do my best to answer it ASAP.

 

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hardware

How to Fix an ipod

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Last year I bought 5 non-working ipods from ebay and fixed up 4 of them. It was not to hard, but there was a couple of tricks. I’ve finally found some time to write up the hard bits, just in case anyone is interested, so here goes. This is not for you to try at home, lest you break your ipod!