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Dear Aunt TUAW, Is there any app you know of that i could use to turn down the volume of individual/specific apps on my Mac without turning down the whole of the system. If you've ever used it on windows seven then you'll know how useful it is. Any apps you could recommend. i'm willing to...

May 24th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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After my post earlier this week about transmitting Mac audio, readers contacted me about extending this solution. Although they liked the idea of direct audio while working out on a treadmill or exercise bike, several stated that they also wanted to watch from the sofa once the spouse or the kid go...

September 25th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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I've been perfecting a very specific efficiency aspect of my workflow: taking notes during Skype calls. I use a Skype-in number as my primary phone number, and -- with permission -- record client calls for future reference. I can't tell you how many times this has come in handy. On long calls, thou...

August 15th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Today brings a lovely treat from Rogue Amoeba, the makers of Audio Hijack Pro and Fission. They've posted MakeiPhoneRingtone, a free utility that converts any AAC file into an iTunes 7.4.27.4.1-compatible Ringtone. Drop the file onto its window and a second or two later, it appears in iTunes as a ne...

September 11th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Rogue Amoeba, purveyors of all sorts of wonderful audio software, have been releasing details on pending updates for two of their most popular products: Airfoil and Audio Hijack Pro. Both upgrades seem like they're coming sometime soon, with Audio Hijack Pro 3 (a tool allowing you to record any aud...

July 20th 2007 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Rogue Amoeba updated two of their audio apps yesterday. Audio Hijack Pro is now at version 2.7.1 while Fission was bumped to 1.1.1. Each app gets improved AAC compatibility with the iPod Shuffle, while Audio Hijack Pro now works better with a RadioShark. Some other minor bugs were killed off as well...

November 29th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Airfoil and Audio Hijack Pro, the slick Mac OS X audio broadcasting and recording (respectively) software from Rogue Amoeba, have just been updated with a handy new feature: minimize to menubar. It's a new preference that (you guessed it) will allow these apps to minimize into the menubar, with some...

June 7th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments