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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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    Orestes

    Apple computers and Seinfeld ...

    Obviously IBM payed more for product placement than Apple.

    Orestes Yesterday, 10:49 PM Go to last post
    PO15KA

    Apple computers and Seinfeld ...

    Kavorka!
    Yes, I saw that too. IBM desktop. Just looked out of place, I couldn't imagine Jerry use a PC...no way!

    PO15KA Yesterday, 09:17 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Gregs Browser For OSX Maybe

    I think the app your looking for is Pathfinder.

    Orestes Yesterday, 08:59 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Macintosh Plus with custom internal hard drive found!

    Someones read the pin outs for the SCSI cable and soldered a data cable to the board. An interesting hack, I think I read about it in an old copy of MacWorld

    Orestes Yesterday, 08:35 PM Go to last post
    jeremybh1

    Macintosh Plus with custom internal hard drive found!

    Hi Everyone

    Locally (Canberra, Australia) it's nearly impossible to find Macintosh gear for sale which adds to my excitement.

    jeremybh1 Yesterday, 08:28 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Anyone found a good use for Launchpad yet?

    Even with learning the gesture to get Launchpad up I still find it a painful part of the OS to get my head around. What is its specific use really? I

    Orestes Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post
    Fission

    Is beatsofficialaustralia.com legit?

    lol thanks guys. I think I'll have to buy from a mainstream store.

    Fission Yesterday, 08:03 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    What are the minimum 'must-have' plugins for 10.9.4 to function on the web?

    Yes, all you need to do generally is drag an app to the trash, although some apps have persistent files they leave behind which is where something like

    Orestes Yesterday, 07:37 PM Go to last post
    tim

    Apple computers and Seinfeld ...

    Just watched an episode where George converts to Latvian Orthodox.

    I didn't know Jerry also used PS/2 computers- thought he only had Apple..

    tim Yesterday, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Is beatsofficialaustralia.com legit?

    Definitely fake.

    Just look at the FAQ, it is very poorly worded and you need to contact them to make payment via Paypal.

    Also

    changa Yesterday, 06:13 PM Go to last post