• 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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    Swathe

    Metadata tracking: Screw ISIS, I want to fight LNP and ALP!

    Well at home any decent router will let you VPN all of your traffic out.

    Swathe Today, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    Byrd

    3GS SMS Issue

    Disable/re-enable iMessage, and check if "send as SMS" is enabled

    Byrd Yesterday, 12:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    3GS SMS Issue

    Hi, firstly welcome to Mactalk

    Secondly, is your 3GS on iOS 6?

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:15 AM Go to last post
    SRG

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    I have a KDL-55W8008, so it is connected by wifi and the update just popped up on screen.

    Kyte the App seems much like the one on the Xbox

    SRG Yesterday, 07:54 AM Go to last post
    dawsman

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    You could also do a remote wipe via Find iPhone using another device. I did this successfully the other day after doing a normal wipe and somehow screwing

    dawsman Yesterday, 07:52 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Nice. Whats the app like? I like the AppleTV one, but I don't like the Samsung smart hub one (which is on my BR player. The TV has no smartness!!)

    kyte Yesterday, 06:12 AM Go to last post
    melroycen

    3GS SMS Issue

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    melroycen Yesterday, 05:17 AM Go to last post
    melroycen

    Backing up iphone on second computer

    I guess this question has been asked before, but I've spent quite some time on searching and cannot find any references.
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    melroycen Yesterday, 05:16 AM Go to last post
    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 28th March 2015, 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 28th March 2015, 09:10 PM Go to last post