MacMost: Question and Answer Forum

The MacMost Question and Answer Forum is a place where you can ask how-to questions about your Mac, iPhone, iPad and other Apple products. MacMost specializes in tutorials, tips and techniques of the “how-to” variety, as opposed to “fix-it” questions that are more about something not working as expected.


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1/22/10
gary im wondering if i have my iMac 27 brightness at full will it burn out my display? — colin ... (2 Comments)
1/21/10
I am looking to buy a Powerbook G4 17 inch Alum and I wanted to know if it had a multitouch trackpad. It has Leopard OS. — Gary McNeil ... (13 Comments)
1/21/10
I’d like to expand the HD capacity of my iMac G5, but I’m reluctant to replace the internal HD. I’d also like to improve the reliability of my TimeMachine HD – I’ve had one of those fail on me. So I’m thinking about adding two RAID arrays; a ... (3 Comments)
1/20/10
Forgive me if this gets long, but I want to get all the facts out there…I’ve had trouble understanding exactly how syncing music to the iPhone works and it’s beginning to bug me. I like to only sync about 600-songs to my iPhone from my iTunes library at any ... (3 Comments)
1/20/10
So I’ve had someone give me a 22 inch HD (720p) LCD TV. Is this something that would have the same quality as a 22 inch LCD monitor, or is there some other difference besides the tuner? I’m trying to figure out if this is worth using, or whether I should sell it and ... (1 Comment)
1/20/10
Hey Gary I have they has stomp me and may be a bug in Snow Leopard or something easy in permissions but on my home iMac I have 5 users including myself. I am the only user with MobileMe. So when I am logged in my account and do a fast switch to another user, OS X puts an ... (1 Comment)
1/20/10
I would like to delete parts of a video podcast that I have. Can I do that in iMovie? — Gene Bouley ... (1 Comment)
1/20/10
I would like to know if anyone else has had this problem. When using the fast user switching on my iMac, my scanner disappears. I’ve spoken with Apple, and I was told this is a software problem with Snow Leopard. Has anyone else had this problem, and has anyone figured ... (1 Comment)
1/20/10
First sorry for my bad english. I used Mail for my account Gmail and it works perfectly but when I try to add my account Hotmail, it´s impossible to do. I don´t understand why. The message I have says: “Impossible to access server popmail” and the same happens with ... (2 Comments)
1/20/10
hi gary i have taken a video and connected the camera to mac all the pics and video was inported in i photos now i want to make a complete movie of the event and video also the video is dark need to add light to it! how to take the video recording from iphoto to i movies i know ... (11 Comments)
1/20/10
hi gary i was wonderig if there is an app out there that will track a stolen iphone besides the find my iphone app in mobile me as $99 dollars is alot of money if thats all you use in mobile i am hoping that you know of a accurate reliable app that will do the same ... (1 Comment)
1/20/10
hi gary can i down load skype on my mac i wish to do video talking to my friend in the usa thanks — nirja ... (2 Comments)
1/19/10
Hi Gary, I am contemplating picking up the Remix Jam Pack and I have read all of the reviews. Have you ever installed any of the Jam Packs and do you have any reviews on them? Thanks — Jason ... (5 Comments)
1/19/10
Does anyone know how to make Keynote slides your background? I have an awesome slide and would love to be able to use it. — Craig ... (3 Comments)
1/19/10
I like what programs like Google Sketchup do in allowing you to create simple 3D worlds. And of course just about all of us have digital cameras. Is there, or might there be, in your opinion, a software package that could intelligently create a 3D world from an organized series ... (1 Comment)
1/19/10
I swear I remember an episode on this in the past. A friend is trying to capture a single snapshot from a video movie. Can anyone point me to the correct episode? Or am I imagining things, LOL? — Michelle ... (6 Comments)
1/18/10
I was wandering weather there is a way of showing two different sets of footage side by side in a movie for free… I don’t want to buy new software but i dont mind downloading as long as I can pass it to imovie afterwards… I’d appreiciate some answers and ... (1 Comment)
1/18/10
Having fun on my day off and was trying to do a video with my son, where he is doing a top 20 music countdown. Is there a way to bring audio from another source, where I can fade in/out and control volume? I have a samson mixing board but no usb/fwire output. Thanks — ... (1 Comment)
1/18/10
I purchased a piano lesson and some how I recorded about 3 seconds of sound in the lesson. It shows up as a small green bar under the lesson. I want to remove it from the lesson and I have NO IDEA how to do thgis. Any ideas? — Carlos Rivera ... (2 Comments)
1/18/10
I recently viewed your video on how to create custom titles in Seashore to import into iMovie 09. I found the video extremely informative and have been able to create the custom titles. However, when I try and import them into my movie clips, they land at the beginning or end ... (1 Comment)