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General computer queries
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Swift Publisher 2 tips

Garageband
Audio

Casio CTK-6000 review



ABANDONING APPLEWORKS

Apple's Office suite 'AppleWorks' has been 'end-of-lifed' for some years, and will not work on OSX Lion. This article provides information on migrating from AppleWorks to other programs

GENERAL COMPUTER QUERIES

An essay on wireless networks, especially on security (+mobile version).

Information about migrating from the Palm Desktop to a Mac (+mobile version)

How to burn a multiple session ('appendable') CD-ROM in Mac OSX (works with non-re-writeable CDs). (+mobile version).

How to set up File Sharing in Mac OSX

How to turn a text file into a speech recording in Mac OSX

Apple's online 'MobileMe' service closed in July 2012. Some of its facilities have been taken over by iCloud; but the iDisk, website hosting and Gallery have been deleted. More details in R.I.P. MobileMe (+mobile version).

AUDIO

Notes on the reproduction of 78rpm records with notes about
Owners of Sky's PVR, the Sky+, often ask why films on the Sky Movies channels (which often have Dolby Digital soundtracks) are so much quieter than programmes on other channels (+mobile version).

Dynamic compression of audio is a confusing subject and I have written a note explaining the terminology (+mobile version)

An illustrated article on the Principles of Audio Noise Reduction

ABANDONING iWORK

Apple's 'iWork' set of programs - Pages, Numbers and Keynote - have been updated to versions designed to be compatible with the iOS versions and have had many facilities removed as a result. Many users are therefore considering looking for alternative programs and this article considers options for word processing and spreadsheets.

APPLE'S 'GARAGEBAND' MUSIC PROGRAM

Apple's GarageBand program has excellent MIDI and audio facilities at track level but its mixing is a bit primitive: I have detailed a method for recording in GarageBand but mixing in Cubase LE.

I have listed the major control codes sent by the M-Audio iControl to GarageBand.




Roger Wilmut. This site is not associated with Apple or Casio