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    Islington MacExpo; OS X

    Apple Notes

    The audio side of OS X receives a big boost with the release of the first major update, as does Islington's MacExpo, as Apple themselves decide to attend their first UK show for several years.

    Techniques Dec 2001
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    Mac Processor Upgrades

    Tested For Musical Applications

    Upgrading your ageing Mac's processor to extend its useful working life is an appealing concept, and there are plenty of processor upgrades on the market. But what effect do they really have on musical and recording applications? We tested eight of them to find out...

    Techniques Dec 2001
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    Melodyne Pitch & Time Software

    Apple Notes

    Find out just how long it takes to set up a musical environment on a Powerbook, and welcome the Melodyne pitch and time software to the world of OS X, as well as discovering how Microsoft broke QuickTime and Apple fixed it...

    Techniques Nov 2001
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    MacWorld

    Apple Notes

    After a slow start, OS X is starting to look quite promising for musicians, judging by behind-the-scenes news from MacWorld and an independent report pronouncing it the 'least latent' OS, especially under pressure. Paul Wiffen reveals all.

    Techniques Oct 2001
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    MacWorld Expo

    Apple Notes

    Paul Wiffen reveals highlights of the MacWorld Expo, and laments the passing of Apple's earliest UK evangelist while celebrating his permanent contribution to popular culture.

    Techniques Sep 2001
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    QuickTime VR; ASIO USB

    Apple Notes

    USB latency is reduced by new Mac ASIO drivers, mLAN development activity steps up, and there's more news of MIDI and audio support in OS X. Meanwhile, Paul Wiffen is making a movie...

    Techniques Aug 2001
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    Mac OS X

    Apple Notes

    There are dark mutterings against Steve Jobs on planes, trains and automobiles, as Paul Wiffen continues to struggle with phantom crashes and difficult reboots of OS9.1 since installing OS X on his computer...

    Techniques Jul 2001
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    MacOS X

    Apple Notes

    With a new computer, pumped-up RAM, and a copy of the release version of MacOS X, Paul Wiffen is all set to take you through the first stages of using the new operating system for music — though the only music going on so far is solo organ!

    Techniques Jun 2001
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    Frankfurt Launches For Apple Musicians

    Apple Notes

    Paul Wiffen has a sleep problem, sees the mLAN light, and rounds up the best of the Frankfurt launches for Apple musicians.

    Techniques May 2001
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    MOTU 8x8 Firewire System

    Apple Notes

    Paul Wiffen reports on some historic developments for Mac musicians, as Apple announce their official support for the mLAN interface standard, and also comes to the rescue of more readers seeking advice.

    Techniques Apr 2001
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    OS X Beta

    Apple Notes

    Paul Wiffen makes the world a safer place for Mac users, by recounting a cautionary tale from his first brush with the OS X Beta, and joins the faithful on their annual pilgrimage to San Francisco MacWorld show.

    Techniques Mar 2001
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    Optimising G-series Macs Powerbooks, iMacs & iBooks: Part 4

    Tips & Tricks

    Paul Wiffen concludes his investigation into reliable means of audio interfacing on new-style Macintoshes when the traditional PCI card route is not available to you. This month, he tests two more USB audio-only interfaces, and reaches some definitive conclusins about Tascam's US428 MIDI and audio interface.

    Techniques Feb 2001
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    Readers' Problems

    Apple Notes

    This month Paul Wiffen takes up residence as SOS's Apple expert. After relating his own Mac history, he turns Agony Uncle and addresses a few readers' problems...

    Techniques Feb 2001
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    Optimising G-series Macs Powerbooks, iMacs & iBooks: Part 3

    Tips & Tricks

    Having explained some of the audio and MIDI interfacing problems facing owners of new-style Macs, Paul Wiffen looks at practicalities, testing one USB MIDI and one USB MIDI + Audio interface to see what pitfalls await the unwary...

    Techniques Jan 2001
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    VM (Virtual Memory) Demystified

    Apple Notes

    Vic Lennard signs-off as SOS Apple Notes columnist with a look at VM.

    Techniques Jan 2001
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