• 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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    fender22

    Macbook pro shutting down at about 50% battery

    Just wondering if this means time for a new battery?
    Service info says "service battery".
    Cycle count 619
    Full charge

    fender22 Yesterday, 12:12 PM Go to last post
    neonwizard

    VPN software for Mac OS X

    I use PIA and PureVPN (mostly PIA) I do not use their applications, instead I bought Viscosity which works great and has been rock solid for the last

    neonwizard Yesterday, 05:00 AM Go to last post
    HawkMcDuck

    Mac Can No Longer Access Windows Shared Files

    I'll just add one more thing. It appears that there might be something different depending on which version of the Mac OS one is using. Here is a table

    HawkMcDuck Yesterday, 01:49 AM Go to last post
    HawkMcDuck

    Connecting a Mac running OS X 10.11.5 to Windows 10 shares

    I have a PC running Windows 10 and some Macs (MacPro1,1, MacPro3,1, an iMac8,1 and two MacMini3,1's) running OS X 10.11.5 or 10.10.5. I was having the

    HawkMcDuck Yesterday, 01:20 AM Go to last post
    chrisjohnson

    VPN software for Mac OS X

    Yes i checked your VPN service provider. It seems that they are providing summer sale of Buy 1 year of PureVPN and get next year completely FREE! Is it

    chrisjohnson 23rd June 2016, 09:10 PM Go to last post
    JeffyDune

    VPN software for Mac OS X

    Hey Chris. VPN software for mac was a pain for me too but recently my service provider has launched new app for mac which is pretty awesome and it has

    JeffyDune 23rd June 2016, 05:31 PM Go to last post
    chrisjohnson

    VPN software for Mac OS X

    Hello everyone. I am an Australian resident. I want to use VPN(Virtual Private Network) to safe search & to be more secure online on my Mac OS X.

    chrisjohnson 22nd June 2016, 08:03 PM Go to last post
    Hv8

    Mac Can No Longer Access Windows Shared Files

    Thank you MadKiwi,
    I have played around with this over the past week.
    Yes, I connect using the Guest account.
    I did what you suggested

    Hv8 21st June 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    Grant052

    modify network configuration request

    This box appeared a couple of days ago....

    "networksetup is trying to modify the system network configuration. Type your password

    Grant052 21st June 2016, 12:16 PM Go to last post
    GridLok

    How to instal and connect POP3 mail app. that allows user added folders.

    I have an iPad Mini (iOS 9) that is used often for email associated with social group. I need to be able to organise copies of email sent & received,

    GridLok 20th June 2016, 02:17 PM Go to last post