When you take off with British airline Monarch's new app MPlayer, your tablet slots into the seat in front and becomes the in-flight entertainment.
The popular Perian plug-in for extended media support will be discontinued, though several alternatives will remain available.
When troubleshooting any system, having a few useful tools available can be very helpful. Here are some recommendations for troubleshooting a number of aspects of Mac systems.
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Apple's DVD Player will only work with internal DVD drives and will give an error -70012 if you open it with only an external DVD drive attached.
The popular media player VLC has been updated to address a potential security flaw.
Sometimes applications may not perform as expected or needed, so having two on your system will allow you to use one when the other will not work.
After touring Asia extensively, Mickey's MP3 player finally arrives in the U.S.
MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which we answer questions e-mailed from our readers. This week we have questions on extending wireless networks with AirPort Express devices, new Macs not booting to a retail upgrade DVD for Snow Leopard, QuickTime not able to play some media files, and changing from the less secure WEP wireless security scheme to WPA or WPA2.
The VideoLAN organization has released a new build of VLC Media Player for OS X. The version 1.1.0-rc of the player has been updated with numerous changes and fixes, including a major reworking of the VLCKit framework, CoreText-based text renderer for subtitles, and support for new codecs and enhanced features of current codecs.