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The microphone and speakers on Apple laptops are located in the lower case, not in the display. What you are noticing are the permanent magnets installed in the display to keep the lid closed without a mechanical latch.


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Loudspeakers use permanent magnets, unaffected by electricity. If you pass an alternating current through a coil of wire, it will induce a magnetic field in the coil. If you put 2 magnets in close proximity, opposite poles will attract, similar poles will repel. Conversely, if you move a coil of wire near to a magnet, it will generate electricity. This is ...


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If the software you're using doesn't support specifying an an audio output, you'll have to rely on a third-party utility. Someone else already mentioned Ambrosia's WireTap products, but there is one other I'm aware of: Audio Hijack Pro by Rogue Amoeba. At $32, it beats the pants off WireTap for price. There's also a piece of software called SoundSiphon by ...


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Settings App -> Notification Center -> Messages -> Repeat Alerts change that to "never." :-) Let me know if that helped...


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Following your hint on Headphone jack. When using headphones only (no microphone) (the ones with the 2 black ring plug) the system activates the built in microphone. When not plugged in, the system now thinks you plugged in an external microphone and it will not activate the built in one. The reason for that would be a STUCK contact pin in the jack. It ...


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There are couple of young coders who met at 2013 WWDC after getting a scholarships from Apple who had the same idea you describe. They brought out an app called Audibly Description Audibly plays your music in sync across nearby iOS devices. Just choose the songs you want, link up some devices, and you're ready to go. Hanging out with ...


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I haven't tried this, but if you're willing to experiment: Try using (no joke) Garageband with your aggregated device setup. No need to hit the record button, but you can use the monitor function to hear yourself speak. And since it presumably knows what to do with both mics, you might both be able to speak. You may also use LineIn to be able to hear ...


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You can use the earphone portion of the headset by plugging the appropriate cable into the audio output jack on the Air. The Air does not support plug-in microphones as it only has 1 analog output jack. The boom and Startech splitter will not be of use in this configuration. My recommendation would be to purchase a Mac-compatible stereo headphone + mic to ...


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No - Soundflower has quit working for me in 10.9.5 using 1.6.7 version of Soundcloud. Worked before in Mavericks but now has a lot of audio feedback. When channeling clive, you can't understand what people are saying. I use it sometimes to record a video that is on screen with Quicktime.


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Personally recommend some tools or guides which I have used to convert AC3 to AAC to help you solve your issue: Format Factory: it supports converting AC3 to AAC and is free. VideoLAN: this tool is free too and I can use it to convert AC3 to AAC. Just follow the guide Max Ried offered. A useful step by step guide: this guide tells us how to convert AC3 to ...


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Step 1: Automator tasks Create an Automator task, and save it (take note of the task file location). You probably want a couple Automator tasks in this case (one to mute and one to unmute). Here's a very basic mute script: set volume output volume 0 And unmute: set volume output volume 100 After you've created both Automator task files, Step 2: ...


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Open Automator app Click on Calender and find and Drag the Find Calender Events Select the Event has attendees! (obviously :) ! On left select the Utilities and find drag the set computer volume to the right. Run a test in Automator to verify the Mute is activated, and save the file.



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