• 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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    Byrd

    Macintosh Plus with custom internal hard drive found!

    That's a truly unique mod - makes a lowly Mac Plus a lot more versatile. Does the modification look old, as old as the machine or do you think it was

    Byrd Today, 01:18 PM Go to last post
    mmulhern

    Anyone found a good use for Launchpad yet?

    It doesn't serve any useful purpose so I just ignore it.

    mmulhern Today, 01:17 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    Mac Pro CPU Fan issue (4.1 2009 model)

    Along with lubricating the fan, blasting a can of compressed air into the innards of your fans/motherboard will also help.

    Byrd Today, 01:09 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    Replacement 160 GB HDD for G4 Powerbook 15" 1.67 DLSD?

    $1 a GB - no way! eBay seems to be the cheapest place for finding replacement 2.5" IDE drives these days

    Byrd Today, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    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