• Friday Finishing Fools

    According to Patently Apple, Apple might very well be working on a thinner MacBook Pro design. How? By doing some pretty funky things with magnets in order to reduce the thickness of the optical drive, essentially making magnets do some of the work that's mechanically done now. If you've ever seen the inside of any current-generation MacBook Pro you'll know that there's very little room to spare inside — Apple can replace current hard drives with smaller, thinner models as seen in the MacBook Air, but as for that optical drive, there's not that much they can do.

    At MacTalk we love Australian iOS apps, and Tourism WA has just released an iOS (and Android) app to help you pick and choose what you want to do next time you're in WA. The apps include transport guides and maps, and even features an optional download which allows you to use the app in a sort of "offline" mode.

    With nearly one in six dollars of their 28 billion dollar revenue coming from China, it's not a huge leap to say that China is now Apple's second-most important market.

    Many websites are posting the story of Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son and his conversation with Tim Cook, where it's reported that Tim Cook excused himself to take a call from his boss, Steve Jobs. That was the day of the iPhone 4 announcement, and the next day, Jobs was gone. If that's not dedication, then nothing is.

    The iSuppli teardown of the iPhone 4S has landed, and the bill of materials for Apple's latest iPhone sits at $188, with the most expensive part being mechanical and electro-mechanical parts at $33. The full breakdown is over at the iSuppli website.

    A variation on the Mac trojan that pretends to install an updated version of Flash Player is a little more malicious than most. It doesn't do anything to cripple your system immediately, but it does disable the automatic updating system of XProtect, the name of the malware and trojan definitions program, meaning that your system won't get updates about any new versions of malware or trojans.

    UTorrent for Mac now brings support for RSS downloads and custom schedules so you say when downloads start and end. While those features are more a feature-parity thing with the Windows version, one thing that is really new is the iPad remote UI that allows you to control your Mac downloads from the comfort of your iPad.

    Scribblenauts on the Nintendo DS is pretty great, which, of course, makes the iOS version (called Scribblenauts Remix) even better. Wired says the iPad version is especially fantastic due to the much larger screen — if you haven't played an iOS game in a while, make it this one.

    Have Honeycomb-based Android tablets been a sales failure? With just 3.4 million sold to date — less than the number of iPhone 4Ss sold on opening weekend — I would venture "yes".

    Perhaps the greatest thing about the new Kindle Fire isn't the fact that it has a colour display, or that it access to Amazon's vast library of digital downloads. Perhaps not even the fact that it's powered by a highly customised version of Android, or that it has a fantastic starting price. No, perhaps the best aspect of the new Kindle Fire is that it'll be able to run Angry Birds. Have an excellent weekend, folks!
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    JadeKris

    iPhone Music Transfer without iTunes

    Import Music Using 3uTools

    JadeKris 27th April 2017, 04:42 PM Go to last post
    Turps

    Homekit What devices are out there?

    I am looking at get some wifi controlled devices. Would prefer something that works in with home kit. So that excludes Wemo.

    Not after controlling

    Turps 27th April 2017, 01:41 PM Go to last post
    JadeKris

    3uTools is great

    3uTools is great

    JadeKris 26th April 2017, 08:27 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    Transfer Data from iPad to Mac

    For iPhone or ipad users, if you want to transfer or backup data to pc or Mac computer, you can use direct data transfer tool, itunes doesn’t allow us

    fenna 26th April 2017, 01:13 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    Image recovery

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    fenna 26th April 2017, 12:45 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    How to recover lost photos from phone ?

    If you don't have backup files, use a data recovery tool to recover them, I think some iphone data recovery sofwares can help you recover deleted or lost

    fenna 26th April 2017, 12:38 PM Go to last post
    kaisersozay

    Admin password not accepted

    An interesting development which might help others... just before I hooked up the new Firewire cable, I noticed it looked odd and to my surprise, found

    kaisersozay 21st April 2017, 04:31 PM Go to last post
    buaphon

    TunesKit Officially Releases Free Video Cutter for Windows and Mac

    Hi I've got problem with my mac iOS 10.11 can't print to Fuji Documents Centre III 2007 ? Do you have any idea about this.?

    buaphon 20th April 2017, 07:04 PM Go to last post
    kaisersozay

    Admin password not accepted

    Finally got myself a FireWire cable to connect my Mac Mini to her MacBook and try Target Mode. Inadvertently held down Command T on her MacBook and it

    kaisersozay 18th April 2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
    VirtualBob

    iPhone stops sending emails on IOS 10

    I have an iPhone 5c that I recently upgraded to iOS 10 and now it won't send emails. No issues previously. Does anyone know if this is a know issue and

    VirtualBob 18th April 2017, 07:55 AM Go to last post