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Forum: Movies and Video 09-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By oxband
Recommendation for a free program to convert MPG to MOV?

Anyone have a rec for a program that converts MPG files to MOV files? I have a bunch to use in a film and I can't preview them well in MPG form.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By oxband
Sometimes the battery percentage doesn't change...

Sometimes the battery percentage doesn't change after an hour so something is wrong with the MBP. I'll try reseting the SMC. It's annoying cause I don't always work with it plugged in.
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 08-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By oxband
I just discovered how to sleep it! That might be...

I just discovered how to sleep it! That might be the best way. I'm surprised how little time the battery lasts so I can solve two problems with one stone.
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 08-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By oxband
How can I lock my Ipod 2.1 so it doesn't skip songs?

I just got an ipod 2.1 When I listen to music, if I put it in my pocket, it skips around songs because it's brushing up on my clothes. How can I lock it so it stops doing that?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-22-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By oxband
Any thoughts on why sometimes the battery stops updating how much is left?

Sometimes my Mac battery stops updating the time left. The icon tells me I have 69% left (or something else) and it just stays that way as I use the computer.

I'm using a refurbished computer less...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By oxband
itunes....

itunes....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By oxband
How can I delete a podcast but prevent it from returning as a potential download?

When I download a podcast I subscribe to, I listen to it and delete it. But when my podcast gets refreshed, all the old and potentially downloadable episodes come up. This makes it close to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By oxband
My roommate said she didn't get error messages....

My roommate said she didn't get error messages. She isn't sure what it means to be set up from scratch. She bought the router new and checked with our internet provider to see if it's compatible.
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By oxband
I'll have to check with my roommate. Thanks!

I'll have to check with my roommate. Thanks!
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By oxband
It's a Motorolla modem and Cisco router. Thoughts?

It's a Motorolla modem and Cisco router. Thoughts?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By oxband
I keep getting scary messages. Are they a problem?

I recently moved into a house and have been using the wireless. Usually every day at some point I cannot sign into Facebook or gmail and I get a message like this:

"Something is currently...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-30-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By oxband
Why don't I hear the loop sample syncing with the track?

My computer is a new refurbished MBP and it has, over the past month, a bunch of times given me a grey screen and told me to reboot. Today it did it twice. Below I'm attaching the console logs from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-16-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By oxband
Doh! I know some things I just dont have the CDs...

Doh! I know some things I just dont have the CDs for anymore - like FCP7 - so id rather not do that. but what you say makes sense...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By oxband
My computer has some issues. Should I do Migration Assistant to my new computer?

I have a new MBP. But I've decided to return it for a different model refurbished one with more processing power. In the two weeks I've had it, it's done some wonky things: one time I got the grey...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-06-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By oxband
No....I'm not. I have 5 more days!

No....I'm not. I have 5 more days!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By oxband
I could see the difference being noticeable if...

I could see the difference being noticeable if I'm exporting large files or trying to render large things. Wouldn't it mean a noticeable difference there?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By oxband
How much faster is the 2.6GHz Quad-core I7 than the 2.3GHz I7?

I recently bought this computer: Refurbished 15.4-inch MacBook Pro 2.3GHz Quad-core Intel i7 with Retina Display - Apple Store (U.S.)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-31-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By oxband
Can I run two external monitors at once with my MBP so I have 3 going at once?

I do film editing. I want to have 3 monitors going at once, my MBP and two externals. Can I do that? I can connect the monitors with thunderbolt. But I'm not quite sure how to do this.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-28-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By oxband
I just got a new MBP so I just dont know if I'll...

I just got a new MBP so I just dont know if I'll use this old one anymore. It's so heavy so it's not convenient to keep as a second computer to take on trips.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By oxband
I have a 17" MBP with power issues. How can I sell it?

I have a 17" MBP from 2009. It works fine....but if it goes to sleep can't be reopened without shutting off. And sometimes you need to start it multiple times for the start up to work. The Apple...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 05-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By oxband
Are there hubs that let me connect multiple Thunderbolt devices at once?

I want to be able to connect an external hard drive and two monitors at once to my 15 inch retina MBP. It has two thunderbolt ports. Are there thunderbolt hubs that let me plug multiple thunderbolt...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 05-28-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By oxband
I burn a lot of DVDs. Thoughts on the Samsung DVD drive? Should I try another?

I burn a lot of DVDs and CDs of the stuff I make. I just bought a new MBP and need a DVD device.

I was thinking of this Samsung device....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-26-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By oxband
How can I transfer programs from my 10.7.5 computer to my new MBP?

I just bought a refurbished MBP. I imagine it'll be coming with 10.9 installed.

I'm using a computer with 10.7.5. By now, I have so many applications on it, including some that I bought years ago...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By oxband
So, I'm choosing between these three. I'm...

So, I'm choosing between these three. I'm tempted to go with the first. The video card might not be as great as the others.....but it's got a faster processor than option 2, the one with the better...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By oxband
Advice on a refurbished MBP: 16 or 8 RAM? which video card? which processor?

My 17" MBP from 2009 has had power issues and runs mad slow. I've taken it to a bunch of mac repair places and no-one seems to be able to fix it. Alas. Time for a new machine.

I'm looking at...
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