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  Listening to Bluetooth (or at least trying to)
Subject:   video...
Date:   2004-03-02 18:49:19
From:   cksample3
'. Oddly enough, those with audio-only showed as video-capable, but whether audio or video-capable, only video and text appeared as options (never audio). And with my iSight detached, no one showed as having audio capabilities, even though both their computers and mine were capable.'


The reason audio only people show up as video in iChatAV beta (and the new AIM) is because you can actually send video one way now (they see and hear you, while you only hear them). If you turn off the iSight it works just like a regular audio chat, even though the connection button shows the video icon.


Also, thanks for mentioning my scripts in your book.


Also, have you ever tried ohphoneX? I used to use it before iChat AV and it worked well. I'm thinking about trying it out with my Jabra...

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    2004-08-05 10:06:55  Granny [View]

    I am soon to be a granny and want to be able to see our grandchild who lives 7 horus away. Thought a webcam would be the answer to that question. I am running Mac OS 10.2.8. I have downloaded MacCam, iChat USB Cam v.1.1.2, i Chat Enhancer, Logitech's QuickCam update for OSX. Still no luck with audio. Thought I would try OhphoneX. I'm not real sure how to use it. I have downloaded it, but now what.

    The baby is due by the end of August so I am getting anxious. Thanks.
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    2004-03-03 15:22:18  dori [View]

    The reason audio only people show up as video in iChatAV beta (and the new AIM) is because you can actually send video one way now (they see and hear you, while you only hear them). If you turn off the iSight it works just like a regular audio chat, even though the connection button shows the video icon.

    That was sort of what I was trying to say, that basically, what iChat shows isn't what you actually get (i.e., it'll show video-only even though it's sometimes audio-capable, and some times audio-only). However it's described, it's screwy and Apple ought to fix it before the final release.

    Also, thanks for mentioning my scripts in your book.

    Thank you for making them available!

    Also, have you ever tried ohphoneX? I used to use it before iChat AV and it worked well. I'm thinking about trying it out with my Jabra...

    That's a new one on me. I'll go check it out.