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Leaving the cafe table, carrying the iBook by the built-in handle, it became obvious there are some Very Clever People at Apple: half a dozen people stopped to ask if this blue thing with the big Apple logo was, in fact, the new Apple laptop. Nobody asks if your black or gray box is a laptop, especially if it is hidden in a bag.

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Youtube Videos = Clamshell+MacTubes+VLC




You are not able to use the Youtube platform on your Clamshell iBook any more? The Freeware Program MacTubes (min. MacOSX 10.4.2) searches the Youtube platform and displays a list of videos that match your keywords. Permform a download and play the MP4 video files using the VLC Player.

 





Perform a right click on an interesting video in the list (CTRL+Trackpadclick on your iBook) and download ist as MP4 (not FLV or HD). For a playback, use VLC Player 0.8.6i for PowerPC. Any Firewire-Clamshell iBook (with 8MB Video-RAM) will do the job.

MacTubes requires a G4 processor only for the internal playback of the listed videos. The G3 processor is way to slow to perform this playback.

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