• Friday Morning News

    Rumour has it that Apple's next iPhone will be 2mm thinner (a 20% improvement over its predecessor) and have a 4-inch screen. The larger screen means a new aspect ratio that will mean a 10mm jump in height. In addition to the larger screen, it's also been rumoured that the new iPhone will also have a metal back.

    Speaking of which, the iPhone 5 SIM card tray appears identical to the one in the iPhone 4S. No surprises there, but if Apple really wanted to save space they'd move to an slot-loading SIM card slot with some kind of flappy cover.

    Jawbone has announced a $299 Big Jambox. Our own super-sleuth James Croft reviewed the original Jambox around this time last year, but the one thing the Big Jambox features is a bigger sound compared to its predecessor. It launches May 15th.

    Apparently EA isn't pulling the plug on Rock Band for iOS, and the notification that said Rock Band will not be playable after May 31 was apparently sent in error. Players will still be able to play Rock Band offline, which includes any DLC they have purchased.

    ILounge has a look at at three popular iOS reading apps: Instapaper, Pocket, and Readbility. There's no doubt that you have a lot of choice when it comes to reading on the iOS platform, but which one is for you?

    Also from iLounge is a genuine wooden case for the iPad 2. It's protects both the front and the back, available in a variety of different types of wood, and looks pretty great if you like the wooden aesthetic.

    Matt Gemmell has a look at a few iPad productivity apps, which include apps for getting stuff done. Wether it's writing, planning, code editing, or just browsing, there's likely an app in there for you.

    Archive Utility is a utility that does exactly what its name suggests. It comes on every Mac and helps you out with archive files, and yet there are a few secrets about Archive Utility that you may not have known about, as featured by Macworld.

    JPEGmini puts your iPhoto library on a diet by compressing your JPEG files even more than they already are without any visible quality difference. It's now available from the Mac App Store for $20.99 in our local.

    If there's one thing about computers, it's that you can spend an inordinate amount of time just doing nothing. Time management isn't exactly the easiest thing to master, but there are apps like Time Sink that help out with that by showing you where exactly you spend you time.
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    Thingme

    Mac Pro 6,1 - Happy Owners?

    I have the Late 2013 Mac Pro6,1 as well, with 2x D700s, and 64 GB RAM. A real beast.

    But I've a confession. It's lapsed into disuse and

    Thingme Yesterday, 11:51 PM Go to last post
    Dog Knight

    OSX Anti Virus and HDD clean up

    You can try Kaspersky's Internet Security for Mac for free.

    Info here: https://www.buykaspersky.com.au/prod...ct-description

    Dog Knight Yesterday, 07:25 PM Go to last post
    Syrecx

    Mac Pro 6,1 - Happy Owners?

    I have the most basic version of 6.1. Using 2-3 Apple Cinema to have my gaming/working/whatever needs.

    In making such an investment, everything

    Syrecx Yesterday, 06:01 PM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    OSX Anti Virus and HDD clean up

    I like this one for app cleaning: AppCleaner

    ThankDog Yesterday, 05:44 PM Go to last post
    Syrecx

    OSX Anti Virus and HDD clean up

    Looking for a good mac app to clean up all the rubbish i have installed and check for any viruses if any on my MacBooks, mac pros and others. There's

    Syrecx Yesterday, 05:36 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    The new Microsoft Surface 3- What does it mean for the iPad?

    I think it's great that Apple is finally getting some serious competition in the tablet space; it will only improve things for end users. Interesting

    soulman Yesterday, 04:56 PM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    What's a good app for controlling bandwidth?

    I have cable.

    ThankDog Yesterday, 02:53 PM Go to last post
    vivid2

    Random Photography Thread 2015

    Grape snack



    Olympus E-M5 40150 Zuiko f/3.5; 1/40 f/4.5 @ 150mm ISO800

    vivid2 Yesterday, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    The new Microsoft Surface 3- What does it mean for the iPad?

    One of my biggest annoyances with the surface (and windows tablets in general) is the inclusion of the desktop mode. For the average user it just shouldn't

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 12:58 PM Go to last post
    Steeley

    The new Microsoft Surface 3- What does it mean for the iPad?

    I completely agree. The way I see it you're getting a whole lot more bang for your buck buying a Surface 3 over an iPad. I can't wait to watch the YouTube

    Steeley Yesterday, 11:19 AM Go to last post