• 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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    kyte

    Will my 2010 Macbook explode (or otherwise) if I...

    Well, my upgrades are going to cost around $400. I think thats worth the expense to me, I wont be wanting to move on too soon and I'll have a snappy

    kyte Yesterday, 11:03 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    .... editing and sticking everything in one post.

    kyte Yesterday, 10:55 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Much the same service as uFlix except they also do DNS over VPN. They are more expensive too.



    OH. LOL I thought you were

    kyte Yesterday, 10:54 PM Go to last post
    Goodbye

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Have a look at this thread on Ozbargain as these guys seem to offer a pretty good service. The coupon code has expired but the service is still pretty

    Goodbye Yesterday, 09:15 PM Go to last post
    PO15KA

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    What about Getflix, have you looked into them and what can they offer?

    PO15KA Yesterday, 07:30 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    I've been struggling with which VPN to go for, in order to access US Netflix. I signed up with Private Internet Access but found that nothing much seemed

    kyte Yesterday, 07:07 PM Go to last post
    solar

    iphone 5 passcode

    I know my phone passcode, but i am trying to wipe the phone to give it to another family member and when i try to do this it asks for the passcode &

    solar Yesterday, 05:05 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    I watched 3 episodes of Orange Is The New Black on Netflix via my Apple TV, and I had no problems. In fact the video quality was very good.

    mick132 Yesterday, 05:00 PM Go to last post
    entropy

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    As I am on BigPond, had a look at presto as downloads don't count in the cap. Presto doesn't work with Apple TV, and AirPlay doesn't work, but chromecast

    entropy Yesterday, 07:16 AM Go to last post
    aden

    Health Insurance quality for different states

    Hasanito, you mentioned GMF - their About page mentions:



    If he's currently covered, get Dad to give his insurer a call/give

    aden Yesterday, 06:18 AM Go to last post