• Friday Morning News

    <img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-5089" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/steve_0002-232x300.jpg" alt="steve_0002" width="232" height="300" />What a week - on Tuesday Raffe gave us a serious look at events and happenings around the world, James presented the news in his usual laid-back way on Wednesday, yesterday was marked by Nick making a serious grammatical error on the front page, and now, I'm going to just give the news to* you straight - no joke. It's all seriousness on the MacTalk news desk today - on with the news!

    SUBERAPPS look at ten use cases for the site-specific browser, Fluid, and <a href="http://www.suberapps.com/2010/02/14/useful-tips-ideas-for-fluid-app/">how you can combine multiple sites to create a truly useful mashup</a>.

    John Gruber made an appearance at the Macworld conference, <a href="http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2010/02/13/apples-10-biggest-problems/">where he spoke about Apple's 10 biggest problems</a>. At the top of the list: Steve Jobs.

    <a href="http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2010/02/apple-wins-designs-for-aluminum-imac-iphone-3g-dock-ipod-classic-more.html">Apple have won designs for products</a> such as the the aluminium iMac, the iPhone 3G dock, the iPod Classic, and more. Congrats, Apple!

    Shawn Blanc shows us some "<a href="http://shawnblanc.net/sweet-mac-setups/">sweet Mac setups</a>" (sic) of somewhat-famous Mac celebs, such as Mark Jadine and Christina Warren.

    If you've got too many songs and iTunes doesn't quite run as well as it used to, <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/reviews/music-reviews/everplay-your-lightweight-itunes-alternative/">why not give Everplay a go</a>?

    Want to know how a hard drive works and how it doesn't? There's an app - <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/02/17/macworld-2010-get-an-education-with-the-drivesavers-hard-drive/">called the Disk-aster simulator </a>- for that.

    Apple have also <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/apple-receives-patent-for-multipoint-touchscreen/">received a patent for a multipoint touchscreen</a>, as in a tablet-like device.

    Japan makes <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/02/14/crazy-earphones-banana-conduct-sound-draft/">some crazy sets of headphones for the iPhone</a>.

    The <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/02/15/street-fighter-iv-set-to-ultra-combo-the-app-store/">imminent release of Street Figher IV on the iPhone</a> means you'll soon be button-mashing those virtual buttons in no time!

    There are now such things as <a href="http://www.meninos.us/products.php?product=Ps-Magnet-Kit">Photoshop magnets for sale</a>. Good grief.
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    Oldmacs

    Apple Music and Beats 1 thoughts

    I like apple music, and I like the new music app features Such as up next, the mini player and a few other thing so. I really hate how on device music

    Oldmacs Today, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Apple Music and Beats 1 thoughts

    Mick, there's still an album view, but it's a bit more complex. First, in the Settings menu, you can select how albums in your library are sorted. Then,

    TimboC Today, 07:55 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    5300c networking

    You need to unstuff the .sit file - this isn't the driver, the extensions are within. Try unstuffing them on the iMac, but you'll need to copy the files

    Byrd Today, 07:27 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread 2015

    ....ad remover.....


    Edit: nice shot Sue.

    swoffa Today, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    prak97

    5300c networking

    Well it wasn't dead , but is now , and in the bin .😉
    There has been progress , fired up a Linux laptop , and a floppy that is read / writable

    prak97 Today, 06:50 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Apple Music and Beats 1 thoughts

    One negative is that all track numbers have disappeared. This is playing my own music from both an album and a playlist. Also on my iOS devices album

    mick132 Today, 06:19 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    messaging issue imessage gone wrong

    On the iPhone, check under Settings/Messages/Text Message Forwarding, and allow/restrict Forwarding... to other devices as desired. Note, you can also

    TimboC Today, 06:01 PM Go to last post
    solar

    messaging issue imessage gone wrong

    Ok update, i have set up each phone with a separate itunes / icloud account. One of the accounts is linked to messaging on the home computer & ipad.

    solar Today, 05:01 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Accessing the App Store

    Do you have a separate iCloud account? This seems to be a cause of some confusion.

    TimboC Today, 04:58 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Apple Music and Beats 1 thoughts

    I have a sense that Apple Music is simply a repackaging of the previous Genius Mixes that iTunes packaged together out of my music, augmented by some

    TimboC Today, 04:55 PM Go to last post