When I woke up last night it was a little windy outside, so I decided to unplug my MacBook Pro because the power tends to flicker here. When I picked up the MacBook I noticed that it was very warm, even though the lid was closed and it was in sleep mode. This morning I decided to dig into the “Why is my MacBook hot even though the lid is closed and it’s in sleep mode” question.
Step 1: Insert a CD or DVD
Assuming that you’re using an external CD/DVD drive, the first step is to connect your drive to your computer, and then insert a CD or DVD. If you insert a movie or music CD and an application automatically starts playing, quit that application.
Warning: This article is about trying to accomplish some things in Mac single-user mode when your system is in trouble. In this article I assume that you're an experienced Unix administrator, so I don't bother to explain each command. If you don't know what the commands in this article do, don't use them, just take your Mac to an Apple store or Mac dealer. Be careful with all of these steps.
Mac Olympus DS-30 review: Here's my quick take on the Olympus DS-30, from the perspective of a Mac user.
If anyone is looking at an Olympus DS-30 voice recorder, and wondering if it will work with Mac OS X (in particular for making podcasts), the answer is both yes and no (with a little extra emphasis on the "no").