• 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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    jayda

    TNT treating customer badly. AGAIN!

    Yep, that's my life with couriers. My last couple of APPLE deliveries have been atrocious. My local TNT delivery guy is actually good - it's the company

    jayda Yesterday, 10:25 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I really do want to help you, because it does work.

    Firstly I agree that you cannot purchase iCloud storage for another family member under

    changa Yesterday, 09:44 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    BTW, my iTunes account is Australian, established many years ago.

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    As I mentioned, Apple acknowledges the problem. Apparently (and I may have this wrong) it is because it treats iCloud and iTunes accounts quite separately.

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    Surface

    I managed to get JB Hifi to agree to the same deal so I am working on it now. Planning to use it for a full two weeks and put together some articles on

    MissionMan Yesterday, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Here is an Apple support article explaining how to setup iTunes accounts without a credit card. Create an iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store account

    changa Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I don't know what to tell you, but my daughter does not have a credit card attached to her account and it worked for me. You can establish iTunes accounts

    changa Yesterday, 08:13 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I also found a support article which explains how Family Sharing purchases work. Family purchases and payments

    the key part says

    changa Yesterday, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Yep, those are the steps I followed. With one important difference. For this to work, my daughter's iCloud account must be verified, with a credit card

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Well that is how I did it for my wife and daughter (and it works) and it is how you apply gift cards to an iTunes/iCloud account.

    Here are

    changa Yesterday, 07:55 PM Go to last post