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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/33ipod.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-9767" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/33ipod-226x300.jpg" alt="" width="226" height="300" /></a>In potentially the biggest news since Steve Jobs announced every iPhone 4 user was going to be given a free Bumper, Apple have released a press release <a href="http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/09/09statement.html" target="_blank">detailing some changes to the App Store Review Guidelines</a> in particular, all restrictions on development tools used to create iOS apps <a href="http://daringfireball.net/2010/09/app_store_guidelines" target="_blank">are being relaxed</a>.

    Crazy Apple Rumors don't post often, but they do post brilliantly. This time they're back <a href="http://www.crazyapplerumors.com/?p=1260" target="_blank">poking fun at Macworld's Macworld Insider program</a>... with their announcement of the Macworld Insider Insider program.

    ifoAppleStore.com have all the glorious specs on the River Park Square Apple Store. More*specifically, they've got the exact details of <a href="http://www.ifoapplestore.com/db/2010/09/09/back-lit-apple-logo-detailed-in-drawings/" target="_blank">the backlit Apple logo that will hang above it's doors</a>, serving as a beacon of hope to those lead into temptation by Steve Ballmer himself.

    ZumoCast is one of those apps that*<a href="http://www.zumocast.com/" target="_blank">allows your iOS device to access any media</a> (not just movies and TV shows) on your computer. It's now out of closed beta, but how does it compare to existing apps like AirVideo?

    If you didn't hear Apple launched yet another social network yesterday under the banner of Game Center. There's <a href="http://www.razorianfly.com/2010/09/09/the-ultimate-list-of-ios-game-center-compatible-games-continually-updating/" target="_blank">a constantly-updated list of Game Center compatible games</a> over at RazorianFly for you to check out, but the award for <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/09/08/first-online-multiplayer-game-center-updates-%E2%80%93-3-titles-from-pangea-software/" target="_blank">first multiplayer Game Center games</a> goes to Pangea Software, makers of App Store classic Enigmo.

    As far as free FTP clients go, CyberDuck is pretty hard to beat. <a href="http://www.readwriteweb.com/cloud/2010/09/latest-cyberduck-version-provi.php" target="_blank">The latest version brings the goods though</a>, with improved support for cloud services like Amazon S3 and Google Storage.

    The official Twitter app for iPhone <a href="http://mashable.com/2010/09/03/twitter-mobile-push-notifications/" target="_blank">may soon be getting native push notifications</a>, say Mashable.

    Charles Miller is someone who hacks Macs. There's no other way to put it, really he discovers exploits within the OS and then... exploits... them, earning him some serious cash in the process. <a href="http://www.macdirectory.com/component/option,com_exclusive_news/task,viewDetail/news_id,2839/" target="_blank">MacDirectory interviewed him</a>.

    Today's ponderance: <a href="http://www.razorianfly.com/2010/09/06/would-you-pre-order-an-app-from-the-itunes-app-store/" target="_blank">would you pre-order an app from the iTunes Store</a>? People do it all the time for albums in the iTunes Store, and pre-ordering anything is seen as commonplace so why not apps?

    iTunes 10 dropped the ability to create a ringtone from tracks purchased from the iTunes Store, <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/09/04/make-free-iphone-ringtones-in-itunes-10/" target="_blank">but with this little workaround</a> there's nothing preventing you from rolling your own.
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    jimdrum

    Clean My Mac 'lifetime licence'

    Has anyone else discovered that their 'lifetime licence' for Clean My Mac is just a fancy name for a licence that in fact gives you no extra benefits

    jimdrum Today, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    IT Training - Acquire Learning/Computer Power Institute ?

    From what I recall reading elsewhere (Whirlpool), Acquire Learning was an attempted rebranding of Computer Power Institute...

    I will say

    cosmichobo Today, 11:00 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't know if theres enough room for a 12 inch Macbook and a 12 inch iPad... Adding a keyboard to the iPad Pro would practically make an Macbook Retina.

    Oldmacs Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Firewall Software

    I had occasion to help a friend out yesterday, she was curious about what could protect her grandkids when they want to play on her computer - they are

    kyte Today, 07:23 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    No news on next iPad

    I don't even see the point of that. Once you get to 12" it becomes too big to be manageable as a tablet (imagine juggling that on your daily commute

    kyte Today, 07:14 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't see the point of a 12 iNCH iPad pro unless Apple makes iOS on the iPad actually for the iPad. You can't have an iPad pro without a viable file

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    How to make a type of sorting the default?

    I'd like it so that the Finder always sorts by Kind but I find that whenever I restart or open a new Finder window that it reverts back to unsorted. Is

    ThankDog Yesterday, 06:31 PM Go to last post
    Geoff3DMN

    No news on next iPad

    I really don't see the need for an iPad pro (12 inch screen), the original iPad was heavy enough that it was annoying to hold for extended periods of

    Geoff3DMN Yesterday, 10:50 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't get the constant calls for Apple to drop and iPad.

    Perhaps stop selling 3 iPad Minis, but don't drop the Mini or the Air.

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:05 AM Go to last post
    ReconnJimmi

    Cap wont's stay on ?

    Trying to figure out if there's a way to keep your Caps lock on , while using the Talk to Text feature ? Can anyone help ?

    ReconnJimmi Yesterday, 08:19 AM Go to last post