• 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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    leon

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    What is the genieo adware? Where does it come from?

    leon Today, 05:17 AM Go to last post
    imacattack

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    Ok ran the software suggested by soulman and here is the result :-

    imacattack Today, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Announcing: The Littlest Hobo

    The littlest hobo has had his first trip to hospital, age 21 months...

    Slipped in the shower, hit his head on the the door sill, and put

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 11:10 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Working for Apple, what's it like?

    I happened across the fact that Apple are running their leadership program and the ins and outs seem interesting enough, opportunities to travel, see

    Orestes Yesterday, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    imacattack

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    I wish I knew how to get a hold of one ;-)



    Thanks soulman have downloaded it and will run it when my machine is doing nothing.

    imacattack Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post
    iMic

    To Sell or Not to Sell - iPod Classic

    I've come across a few more units in storage - 2 30GB (5G) and 1 80GB Classic (6G). I'm thinking of selling the 160GB, then using some of the proceeds

    iMic Yesterday, 08:10 PM Go to last post
    Horst

    To Sell or Not to Sell - iPod Classic

    I have two iPod Classic, one older white one and one of the last ones in silver. One I use in my car for connection to the Audi Music Interface and the

    Horst Yesterday, 04:31 PM Go to last post
    karter

    Opening iPhoto causing MacBook Pro to restart

    Hi all..

    So I have had this problem for about a year now, that every time I am opening iPhoto on my 2011 MacBook Pro, the Mac is completely

    karter Yesterday, 04:27 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    I have the same machine, which sometimes does something similar. It only happens in hot weather on mine and it's usually cured by blowing the dust off

    soulman Yesterday, 03:21 PM Go to last post
    nibbles

    Not suited to the Private Sector...

    Just an update on my situation (apologises for thread hijacking)...

    Yesterday morning, being a bit quiet around the place I decided I'd go

    nibbles Yesterday, 03:18 PM Go to last post