• Friday Morning News

    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/389244884_d3d590b9e2_o.jpg.jpeg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-9921" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/389244884_d3d590b9e2_o.jpg-300x211.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="211" /></a>Ars say that the recently updated AppleTV is definitely running some version of iOS, which means that <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/09/apple-tv-definitely-running-ios-could-be-jailbreak-target.ars" target="_blank">it could be a possible jailbreak target</a> to what end still remains to be seen, however.

    I know the trend these days is to simplify things down to their bare essentials, but underneath all those pretty icons lies a... <a href="http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2010/09/apple-is-working-on-multi-core-processor-snoop-filtering-for-macs.html" target="_blank">multi-core processor snoop filter</a>? Yeah, whatever that is.

    OpenFeint could be thought of as the pre-Game Center Game Center for games, but the thing about OpenFeint is that it now also supports*<a href="http://www.cultofmac.com/openfeint-brings-cross-platform-multiplayer-between-ios-and-android/59378" target="_blank">cross-platform multiplayer between iOS and Android</a>.

    The iOS 4.2 beta launched yesterday, and for those who haven't had the chance to play, <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/new-in-ios-4.2-the-full-breakdown-with-screenshots/" target="_blank">iLounge have the best overview I've seen</a> of all the new and updated features.

    Smoking Apples, however, have <a href="http://smokingapples.com/opinion/ipad-ios-42/" target="_blank">the in-depth breakdown of iOS 4.2 beta for the iPad</a> things you might have missed, if you will, and The iPhone Blog show us <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/09/16/ios-42-features-find-text-safari-web-page/" target="_blank">finding text in Mobile Safari</a> in the latest beta, too!

    Trimming an MP3 on your Mac? Sure, you could do it with GarageBand, but <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/09/16/trim-mp3-on-your-mac/" target="_blank">OSX Daily show us how to do it with QuickTime instead</a>.

    Blaze is an iOS puzzle game with a bit of a twist. I know I might say that a bit, but in Blaze you literally have to <a href="http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/blaze-fire-puzzle-review" target="_blank">twist the item you're setting alight until all the candles are lit</a>.

    Apple has posted some <a href="http://www.apple.com/ipad/business/profiles/" target="_blank">iPad in Business profiles to it's website</a>, driving home the point that the iPad can also be used as a brilliant productivity tool instead of just for Angry Birds.

    <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/carol-bartz-apple-iads" target="_blank">Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz says that iAds will fall apart</a> because Steve Jobs is too much of a control freak. To Carol Bartz we say, <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/26870/aapl-lands-at-an-all-time-high" target="_blank">AAPL just landed at an all time high</a>.

    <a href="http://iphone.appstorm.net/reviews/internet-reviews/read-the-news-in-style-with-times-for-ipad/" target="_blank">Times for iPad is like your own customised newspaper</a>. If you haven't checked out the*brilliance*of Reeder, or Pulse' simplicity, then you should definitely give Times a look for your news-reading requirements.
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    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Perhaps its like Aqua.. it didn't really get refined till 10.3 or 10.4.

    Oldmacs Today, 02:46 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I think you're right and that article is spot-on, thanks for sharing it.

    The Guv Today, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I haven't started using it yet, so I'm not overly qualified to comment, but one way to look at the Yosemite UI is that it's OS X Ive Version 1.0; functional,

    soulman Today, 02:00 PM Go to last post
    leon

    ADDING RAM...

    AUD not as strong now. Also DDR3 1066 not made in quantities anymore

    leon Today, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    It does, but it also affects up the dock and other windows. I liked just having the menu bar solid as everything else was as it always irked me that you'd

    The Guv Today, 12:20 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I thought turning transparency in Accessibility settings made the top bar solid??

    Personally the new design has turned out to be appealing,

    Oldmacs Today, 12:07 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I'm also unimpressed. I don't know if I'm just getting old and reluctant to change but I don't much that's useful and I'm getting the impression that

    The Guv Today, 11:39 AM Go to last post
    changa

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    I sync my 1Password with dropbox (I used to sync with iCloud but found it was not as reliable).

    I am disappointed that they removed the feature

    changa Today, 11:36 AM Go to last post
    DJY

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    thanks for the heads up!
    I'm also a long time 1Password user...
    have v5 on iPad / iPhone... but Mac Book Pro is still on v4.

    DJY Today, 10:26 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    ADDING RAM...

    Wow, thats gone up. It was about $189 when I bought it.

    kyte Today, 10:16 AM Go to last post