• Monday Morning News

    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/steve-jobs-picture-1.jpg.jpeg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-10363" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/steve-jobs-picture-1.jpg-230x300.jpg" alt="" width="230" height="300" /></a>With many media outlets now releasing digital magazine equivalents on the iPhone and iPad, one example on how NOT to do it is the New Yorker app with the most negative reviews I've ever seen (in the US App Store), it must be a real stinker. But why? <a href="http://52tiger.net/new-yorker-app-store-ratings/" target="_blank">Dave Caolo answers that question over on his blog</a>.

    Engadget have*<a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/30/nokia-n8-vs-iphone-4-camera-showdown/" target="_blank">a comparison of the Nokia N8 and the iPhone 4</a> or more specifically, their cameras. It seems as though the Nokia tends to better represent reality, whereas the iPhone 4*oversaturates*images a little.

    Frequent flyers may appreciate the thought that has gone into Flightboard, a new universal app that*<a href="http://appshopper.com/travel/flightboard-live-flight-departure-and-arrival-status" target="_blank">shows you the arrivals and departures for any airport in the world</a>! With a gorgeous interface and iPad and iPhone*compatibility*in the one app, what's not to love?

    Wow, it seems these*<a href="http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/time_warner_ceo_says_no_way_to_itunes_tv_rentals/" target="_blank">media companies are really against 99-cent iTunes rentals</a>, aren't they? It probably doesn't mean much for us Aussies, but I'm sure any media deals now will make a difference to us down the track both in*availability*and pricing.

    Mobile designers and*architects*rejoice! The <a href="http://www.autocadws.com/mobile" target="_blank">AutoCAD mobile application for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad is finally here</a>, and it seems as though it's a very polished app for the functionality it has to offer.

    Living in the future means locking your Mac when a particular Bluetooth device is not present. <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/09/29/lock-your-mac-via-iphone-and-take-an-isight-picture-with-login-attempts" target="_blank">RedHand is a security-conscious app for OSX that does just that</a> and more.

    Living in the future also means not having to change your desktop picture manually. I'm personally a huge fan of EarthDesk, which puts <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/154425/2010/09/earthdesk_gpu.html" target="_blank">a real-time map of the world on your desktop for your viewing enjoyment</a>.

    Last week I told you about the multitude of cloud-sharing apps for the iPhone, and it just so happens that Smoking Apples have <a href="http://smokingapples.com/iphone/droplr-cloud2go/" target="_blank">a head-to-head review of Droplr and Cloud2go</a>.

    Another day, <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/28888/apple-seeds-mac-os-x-10-6-5-build-10h548-to-developers" target="_blank">another Mac OSX 10.6.5 seeded to developers</a>. With no known issues and a newer build number than the recent AirPrint enabled build, the smart money is on a release within the month.

    The morning news wouldn't be complete without a*blatant*tolling against those pesky PC users, so here is <a href="http://www.intelligentelite.com/en/blog/it-is-finally-proven-apple-users-are-more-intelligent-than-pc-users/" target="_blank">conclusive proof that Apple users are more intelligent than their PC counterparts</a>. Have a brilliant day, Mac*aficionados.
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    lawrencium

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    I wasn't aware of that, although we do have a 12w charger, but it's primarily used for my mother's iPhone. I don't think anything over 5w affects the

    lawrencium Today, 05:22 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    My iPad 2 charges faster with a 12W charger than a 10W one. The iPad 3 and 4 have the same batteries and the 3 and 4 both charge faster with the 12W even

    Oldmacs Today, 05:17 PM Go to last post
    leon

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    iPad 4 and Air 1 came with 12W charger.

    leon Today, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Glad you have managed to sort out your problem, but the Gift Card process is not a 'workaround' it is how Gift Cards have always worked and has not changed

    changa Today, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    bigbod

    TNT treating customer badly. AGAIN!

    LOL... had exactly the same experience... my 5K iMac arrived on Monday in Newcastle. Interestingly, at the time of sale, it was listed as "delivers

    bigbod Today, 11:42 AM Go to last post
    Mullo

    how do you change your signature ?

    Thanks MacRowdy !!

    Mullo Today, 11:30 AM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    Tim Cook Speaks Up

    I'm sure most of you have heard about and/or read Tim Cook's editorial in Bloomberg Businessweek regarding his sexual orientation. Anyway, you can read

    lawrencium Today, 10:56 AM Go to last post
    Geoff3DMN

    Sound problem with upgrade to Yosemite

    I upgraded my 2013 Macbook Pro and now the sound level is greyed out. I can select internal speakers and when I click on a system test sound it works

    Geoff3DMN Today, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    The iPad 1 came with a 10w adapter, as well as my iPad mini 2. I think it has more to do with the battery included in the device, and it's relative energy

    lawrencium Today, 10:37 AM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Changa, many thanks for your thoughtful and helpful responses. I guess the purpose of my original was to point out two things:

    The first,

    TimboC Today, 09:47 AM Go to last post