• 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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    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    TRY RUNNING, safari, outlook, iTunes, and one or two other things.. watch it slow down.. yet I did all this with Mavericks and its fine ! or run final

    NORMANDY Today, 04:43 PM Go to last post

    iOS 8.1 is released

    the iPad Air 2 is compatible with Apple Pay, the company's new mobile payments system. However, there is no near-field communication (NFC) radio onboard,

    NORMANDY Today, 04:42 PM Go to last post

    iOS 8.1 is released

    OTA update for iPhone 6+ this morning, used it intermittently while at work and seems fine. Camera Roll was something I missed as well, glad it's back.

    Chundermuffin Today, 04:16 PM Go to last post

    Apple disappoints me

    The Mac Mini was a wonderful little machine when I was working on them. What they've essentially done here is gone to great lengths to cripple the machine

    iMic Today, 04:02 PM Go to last post

    Neighbour mooching off Wifi

    The offer itself isn't illegal, just the potential for said neighbours to be using this person's otherwise private internet to access/conduct illegal

    lawrencium Today, 02:59 PM Go to last post

    Neighbour mooching off Wifi

    Why is this illegal?

    krolly Today, 02:45 PM Go to last post

    Apple disappoints me

    2014 Mac Mini Teardown Highlights Increased Difficulty For User Upgradability - Mac Rumors

    Its confirmed. I've lost most of my respect

    Oldmacs Today, 02:03 PM Go to last post

    iOS 8.1 is released

    Neither does the Air 2 - You don't need NFC for online Apple Payments.

    Oldmacs Today, 01:59 PM Go to last post

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    My Mac is fine with 8GB...

    Oldmacs Today, 01:58 PM Go to last post

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    well thats it must really need 12GB , 16GB would be a min spec for it

    NORMANDY Today, 01:08 PM Go to last post