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Add Notes to Pre-existing Recordings in Pear Note

While most people think of Pear Note as a tool for recording notes live, it can be used to take notes on pre-existing recordings as well. If you have an audio or video recording that you'd like to take notes on in Pear Note, simply:

  1. Drag the audio/video file to Pear Note and import it into a new document.
  2. Hit play.
  3. Click the lock to unlock the text of the note.

Now you can take notes that will be synced to the recording, just as if you'd recorded them live.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/23-Apr-07

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iRemote -- An Apple patent filing indicates that the iPhone (or other mobile phone) can be used to control software such as iTunes. Hmmm... (1 message)


Apple Store Traffic -- If you're still undecided about Apple's retail store experiment, go hang out at an Apple Store for a while; boxes seem to exit at a brisk clip, according to readers. (1 message)


Disabling "talking heads" in Flash? If Flash-based ads and other automatic multimedia on the Web are driving you crazy, learn how to turn them off. (13 messages)


Little Snitch -- This utility warns you when an application is attempting to "phone home" over the Internet. (2 messages)


Using Verizon Treo 650 as Modem from MacBook Pro -- Alas, this capability doesn't appear to work on the Mac; some hacks exist, but they aren't reliable. (2 messages)


Battery drain during sleep -- Is it normal for a MacBook lose 40 percent of its charge while asleep during the weekend? (14 messages)


Hackers upgrading Apple TV's capabilities -- The Apple TV has been the focus of intense hacker interest since its release: upgrading the hard drive, booting via the USB port, and more. (9 messages)


TidBITS Turns 17 -- A throwaway comment about getting hold of car keys turns into an interesting discussion of automobiles and the decreasing need for keys. Oh, and Happy Birthday, TidBITS! (25 messages)


AirPort Extreme N Firmware 7.1 Update -- Readers run into issues when updating the latest AirPort Extreme base station. (7 messages)


Current Apple Market Share -- Where can you find current information on Mac market share? And will it increase? (3 messages)


Police attempt to emerge from the 19th century -- Prosecuting computer crime is made more difficult by the fact that few police officers understand the technology. (1 message)


When to cut ties to the past -- Sure, it would be nice if every program ever written for the Mac could run under Mac OS X, but that's not realistic. What's a reasonable cutoff point? (18 messages)


Finding rogue invisible files -- Mac OS X uses lots of invisible files for temporary storage, which can sometimes get out of hand. Several methods for tracking them down are offered. (17 messages)


What if Apple designed a car? The talk of cars in another thread prompts the question of what an Apple-designed car would look like, and which features it would have compared to other cars on the market today. (8 messages)

 

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