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    Some Queries
    I am going to buy one MacBook.I have some doubts. Pls clarify these:
    1. I am having one wireless dsl router. Can I connect it to Macbook.
    2. C,C++,Java compiler is available for Mac?
    3. I have heard that gtalk is not supported in Mac. So if I want to video chat with someone who is not having Mac then what is the way to do it.
    4. Does MAC has codec support for .avi,.3gp,.flv, .wmv etc?

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    1. yes
    2. yes
    3. iChat, Adium or right from the google talk web page

    4. yes, what phone do you want support for?, yes, yes unless it has DRM
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    Jan 27, 2009
    New York, NY
    17" MacBook Pro, 2.5 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, not unibody
    I prefer to use iChat for Google Talk and AIM. Adium does not support audio or video chats yet.

    In response to (4), you should download Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTimeŽ components. As for .wmv files, download the free WMV Player.

    Also, for video chatting with a PC, I think Skype is the best. It's free for computer-to-computer text, audio, and video chats.

    17" MacBook Pro, OSX 10.6.2 Snow Leopard

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