• Friday Morning News

    <img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-3937" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/custom_1234815757724_83264892-211x300.jpg" alt="55947930" width="211" height="300" />Ars Technica show you <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/guides/2009/11/music-library-disaster-rip-songs-from-your-ipod.ars">how to rip songs from your iPod</a>, regardless of which operating system you choose to roll with.

    Macworld have a great article on <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/144086/2009/11/tco_iphoneos3.html">understanding your iPhone backup</a>.

    The Apple Blog has a look at <a href="http://theappleblog.com/2009/11/24/a-tale-of-two-hard-drives-apples-secret-weapon/">how much (good) tech support is actually worth</a> - sure, you saved money on that Dell, but is that anything compared to how much money you'll save when your hard drive dies?

    Apple understand that your new i7-iMac (if it arrived undamaged, that is) is a close competitor to the Mac Pro, at least in the preformance stakes. Which is precisely why there's <a href="http://www.hardmac.com/news/2009/11/26/first-test-for-the-forthcoming-intel-6-core-xeon">a new Mac Pro just around the corner</a>.

    Remember how Gameloft said they would cut back their Android developing efforts? Well, it seems there's a difference between cutting back and stopping entirely, as they've just <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/144093/2009/11/gameloft_android.html">announced support for future Android handsets</a>.

    It seems there's a Product(RED) version of everything these days, and iPhone apps are no exception. A Product(RED) version of Shazam is <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/shazam-red/id341382680?mt=8">now available on the App Store</a>.

    <a href="http://www.creativeapplications.net/quarz-composer/glitch-pattern-generator-quarzcomposer/">GlitchGenerator</a> seems like a handy tool to... generate glitches. The glitches it generate actually seem real, but I don't think you'll be fooling any Apple Genius with this one.

    There's an awesome new app, and <a href="http://macdailynews.com/index.php/weblog/comments/23166/">it speaks your language</a>. Or not, depending on which way you look at it.

    What exactly was the thinking behind Apple's purchase of PA Semi? Macworld attempt to take a deeper look into <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/133191/2009/11/pasemi.html">why such an acquisition took place</a>.

    PasteMagazine tell us <a href="http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2009/11/the-20-best-gadgets-of-the-decade-2000-2009.html">the best gadgets of the decade</a>. Yeah, there are a couple of Apple products in there.

    There's more to Expose than meets they eye, so it's definitely good news that there are blogs willing to publish their <a href="http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/become-a-multitasking-master-with-these-6-expose-tips-mac/">Expose tips and tricks</a>.

    Finally, ZAGGskins are basically customisable protective film for your portable gadget. If you're not the designer-y type this might not interest you, but having an iPhone with your own design/logo would be pretty cool - and you'll also get the added bonus of scratch protection! They're also 50% off till November 30, so <a href="http://www.zagg.com/zaggskins/index.php">go get 'em</a>.
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    ThankDog

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    What Bravia do you have? Mine hasn't gotten an update yet and I'm thinking it's probably not going to come at all given that YT is being canned. Mine's

    ThankDog Yesterday, 11:42 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Just an update for my set up, my Sony TV got an update this weekend and Netflix is now an app on there. So makes it even easier to watch.

    SRG Yesterday, 09:10 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Sounds like uflix is for me. Thanks for the response. Will try out tonight. I get most things off iTunes to be honest, this is just for more variety.

    Erwin Yesterday, 03:28 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    You have to be very careful with Vuze anyway, because the government is going to go after people doing exactly what you are doing. Thats why I have stopped.

    kyte Yesterday, 02:23 PM Go to last post
    Colin1942

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Hi Sue,

    I have an Apple TV and have just signed up to Netflix.
    Pretty disappointed really as very little choice with programs and

    Colin1942 Yesterday, 01:36 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Mac SE 1987 + programmes.

    I would possibly be interested, but just to let you know, there is a market for these and they can fetch up to $100 I would think!!

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:49 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    It depends on which way you want to view. For me, its AppleTV so I have the DNS server addresses I was given by uFlix entered into my router. That way

    kyte Yesterday, 06:01 AM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Recommendations for best UPS?

    Which ones do you have? Any idea which one I should go for? Thanks.

    Erwin 27th March 2015, 11:05 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    12-Inch Retina MacBook

    When will it be available on the online store, does anyone know?

    Erwin 27th March 2015, 11:03 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Just signed up on Netflix myself. Works surprisingly well on computer and apple tv. In combination with iTunes US may be enough. I've never tried the

    Erwin 27th March 2015, 11:00 PM Go to last post