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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

    Surface

    Yeah, the Surface Pro 3 is really starting to do what I want out of a tablet, which has me interested, a lot... Now if Apple would release an iPad Pro

    Orestes Today, 01:31 AM Go to last post
    AfterBurner_1

    Surface

    Hmm, I've been keeping an eye on these and have played with all three revisions and the RT (yuk) really like the Surface Pro Line, the 3 is really starting

    AfterBurner_1 Today, 12:17 AM Go to last post
    AfterBurner_1

    Suggestions for replacement ADSL modem & switch

    I''ve found the WiFi on mine to be pretty darn good, great for the iPhones, iPads, the Mac Mini and all the sundry Android devices that come through as

    AfterBurner_1 Yesterday, 11:59 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    35 and unemployable! (aka Ain’t Life Grand v3)

    No, but same position, I got into health issues and ended up in a situation now where I had to walk away from a teaching career and instead finish out

    Orestes Yesterday, 09:59 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Surface

    My Surface Pro 3 just arrived, but has yet to be provisioned for work - our IT guys are waiting for a Microsoft partner to help them set it up properly

    Erwin Yesterday, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Mid 2007 iMac 4GB ram, upgrade to Yosemite or not?

    Allan welcome to MacTalk!

    thanks for that, think I will take the plunge and see how it goes. Certainly seems like no real issue in your

    SRG Yesterday, 09:19 PM Go to last post
    konni

    mail app hit with incoming/outgoing spam via gmail

    oh well I guess I just "help myself".
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    konni Yesterday, 09:10 PM Go to last post
    agdavies

    Mid 2007 iMac 4GB ram, upgrade to Yosemite or not?

    I have upgraded to Yosemite on an iMac with exactly the same configuration as yours. I've been running all my apps for about a week and all seems very

    agdavies Yesterday, 08:54 PM Go to last post
    konni

    mail app hit with incoming/outgoing spam via gmail

    Hello Mactalkers

    it's been a long time since I had any problems (or dropped in here).
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    konni Yesterday, 08:27 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Apple disappoints me

    A hackintosh is only ever as painful as the hardware you choose to run on it. If you get common hardware it shouldn't be painful at all... Just don't

    Orestes Yesterday, 08:16 PM Go to last post