Articles posted on August 3rd, 2004

Online music stores: more restrictive than online stores selling CDs

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004 • 10:47 pm

Here’s a thought. Jean-Louis Murat‘s latest album (with Fred Jimenez and Jennifer Charles of Elysian Fields) is coming out on CD at the end of August. But it’s already available now in downloadable form through various online music stores, including the iTunes Music Store — along with the entire Jean-Louis Murat back catalogue. There’s a […]

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Mac OS X: How to force the system to update a file list in an Open/Save dialog box

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004 • 4:08 am

A while ago, I wrote about this long-standing flaw in Mac OS X where file lists are not in sync between applications. For example, you might use the “Save All…” button in Mail to save message attachments in Folder A, and then go to Microsoft Word, choose “Open…” in the “File” menu, go to Folder […]

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QuickTime Player: Freezes when playing MP3 files

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004 • 12:29 am

The one thing that I don’t like about using iTunes as the default application to open MP3 files (and other types of music files) is that, as soon as you open an MP3 file with iTunes, it gets added to your iTunes music library. I often want to be able to preview a file before […]

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