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Record Online Meetings in Pear Note

While Pear Note is primarily geared toward recording notes in the physical world, it's possible to use it to record things in the virtual world as well. For instance, you can use it to record and take notes on Skype calls. To do this:

  1. Download Soundflower and install it (along with the Soundflowerbed app that comes with it).
  2. Download LineIn and install it.
  3. Start Soundflowerbed, and select Built-in Output (or whatever output you'd like to listen to the conversation on).
  4. Start LineIn, and select your microphone (e.g. Built-in Mic) as the input and Soundflower (2ch) as the output, then press Pass Thru.
  5. Open Pear Note Preferences, select Recording, and select Soundflower (2ch) as the audio device.
  6. Open Skype Preferences, select Audio, and select Soundflower (2ch) as the audio output and your microphone (e.g. Built-in Mic) as the audio input.
  7. Hit record in Pear Note and make your Skype call.

This will allow you to conduct your Skype call while Pear Note records both your audio and the other participant's.

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Eudora Internet Mail Server 2.0 Released

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Eudora Internet Mail Server 2.0 Released -- Qualcomm has released the final version of the $199 Eudora Internet Mail Server 2.0 (EIMS), which provides significant enhancements over the still-available free EIMS 1.2. Important improvements include the capability to handle multiple local domains, prevent spammers from relaying through your mail server, administer the server remotely, connect intermittently, and make user information available via Ph. For $299, you can purchase EIMS 2.0 plus five licenses for Eudora Pro. EIMS 2.0 requires a 68030 Mac or higher running System 7.1 or later with Open Transport 1.1.2 or later. A 60-day expiring demo version is also available as a 1.2 MB download. Overall, we've been impressed with EIMS 2.0 in our testing; however, Qualcomm's online purchases are available only in the U.S. and Canada right now and work through Software.net. Our one experience with Software.net's unlocking scheme and our subsequent interaction with customer service was terrible. Our advice: save all email relating to your order in case problems develop. [ACE]

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