• 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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    kyte

    Thoughts/Opinions on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    I have not yet upgraded either iOS or OSX. If iPhoto no longer works with it, I am not interested. I'll wait til Photos is released. My main use apart

    kyte Today, 09:41 AM Go to last post
    leon

    Mac Pro CPU Fan issue (4.1 2009 model)

    Can't you just return item to seller for refund? Sounds like a potential money pit.

    leon Today, 08:21 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Thoughts/Opinions on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    Eww itunes 12... It looks terrible. I really quite like the itunes 11 look and thought that osx was going to go that way instead. Between the new visual

    Oldmacs Today, 07:16 AM Go to last post
    jastormont

    Mac Pro CPU Fan issue (4.1 2009 model)

    Yea it does suck but at least at the moment it is not costing me. I did do a lot of testing and cleaning was not needed as it is like new. I did check

    jastormont Today, 06:10 AM Go to last post
    Thingme

    Thoughts/Opinions on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    Oo no, don't use the public beta as your working OS. Yosemite is unfinished and not stable. My Dev Preview 4 exists on an external Firewire HDD. Installed

    Thingme Today, 06:09 AM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Anyone found a good use for Launchpad yet?

    This seems to be one of the target audiences for Launchpad, that and iOS converts. I think more than anything else its accurate to say launchpad adds

    Orestes Today, 02:38 AM Go to last post
    Orestes

    OS X Yoesmite Public Beta

    This goes live tomorrow, which is today our time 24/06/14. For those of you who have signed up you will be emailed a link where you can download it. For

    Orestes Today, 02:26 AM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Thoughts/Opinions on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    My guide is don't, find another disk with some hard drive space on it you can use for experimenting. These kinds of things are never stable enough to

    Orestes Today, 02:23 AM Go to last post
    TravisM

    Thoughts/Opinions on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    Has anyone had many issues with Yosemite in the Beta period? I've signed up for the public beta and I really want to install it tomorrow, on my main computer.

    TravisM Yesterday, 11:39 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    Is beatsofficialaustralia.com legit?

    was just one of the top Google results, but you're right, there are links questioning the veracity of scamadviser

    kerr Yesterday, 09:45 PM Go to last post