Articles posted on December 5th, 2003

iTunes 4.1: Major flaw with bit rate

Friday, December 5th, 2003 • 8:42 am

This is a really bad one… If you go to iTunes’ Preferences and define a custom setting for importing songs, and if you fiddle with mono vs. stereo, iTunes gets thoroughly confused about the bit rate. If you specify a bit rate of 96 kbps in mono, for example, iTunes actually translates these settings into […]

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Yet more iDisk woes in Panther

Friday, December 5th, 2003 • 8:38 am

This is getting ridiculous. I’ve mentioned the serious performance issues of iDisk in Panther and its dreadful impact on performance in the Finder and in Open/Save dialog boxes throughout all applications. Today, I wanted to replace the MP3 file I uploaded yesterday with a new one. So I mounted the iDisk. I then browsed the […]

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Panther: Mouse missing when waking from sleep

Friday, December 5th, 2003 • 12:39 am

This morning, I experienced a bug that I thought would have been fixed long ago. I had left my computer on last night, because I had a big file to download. When left on, my computer is set to launch the screen saver after 15 minutes, and then put the displays to sleep after 25 […]

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