• Monday Morning News

    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/jobs_neXT.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-10597 alignright" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/jobs_neXT-287x300.jpg" alt="" width="287" height="300" /></a>Windows Phone 7 will be a big deal. If you're looking at getting an Windows Phone 7 handset just to live on the wild side, then you're in luck. <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/10/13/windows-phone-7-will-sync-to-mac/" target="_blank">Your Ballmer spawn will sync to your Mac</a>, and everything will be just fine.

    <a href="http://exchange.telstra.com.au/2010/10/15/citysearch-launch-augmented-reality-iphone-app/" target="_blank">Citysearch launched an augmented reality iPhone app</a>. While augmented reality apps aren't really anything new, or anything special, all the*augmented*reality apps that I've tried, however, just don't work that well; either because of a lack of content or because they're not localised for Australia. Hopefully this Australian-centric app will change things for us Aussies.

    <a href="http://smokingapples.com/opinion/mac-os-x-lion/" target="_blank">Smoking Apples have a brilliant analysis</a> on the next major version of iOS, Mac OSX Lolcat. Wait, I mean Ceiling Cat. Or is that Lion? Too many big cat names, too little time.

    Provided you've got a fairly recent backup of your iOS device, <a href="http://isource.com/2010/10/13/how-to-recover-iphone-app-data-after-a-clean-restore-osx/" target="_blank">you can restore pretty much any kind of information</a> (including your incredible Angry Birds save-game) to you iOS device with a couple of simple tools.

    The MobileMe Calendar is beta no more, now that Apple have promoted it from beta to fully-fledged calendar status. Hopefully you'll be seeing it the next time you visit the web interface, <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/10/new-mobileme-calendar-out-of-beta-into-the-frying-ipad.ars" target="_blank">along with some handy new features, to boot</a>.

    One for the jailbreak crowd this morning is Wi-Fi sync. Version 2.0 is coming in December, along with a name-change due to the fact that <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/10/14/wifi-sync-20-coming-december-3g-sync-enabled-jailbreak/" target="_blank">it will support over-the-air syncing over the three's of gee</a>.

    It's sad that Skype for Windows is so much better than it's Mac counterpart. Even before the new 5.0 (as in Hawaii) hit Windows, the Mac version has always been behind in terms of gloss and polish. <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/30498/new-version-of-skype-coming-to-mac-too" target="_blank">Not any more, say 9 to 5 Mac</a>.

    Anandtech ask the question: <a href="http://www.anandtech.com/print/3889" target="_blank">can the 13-inch MacBook Pro be a decent Windows*laptop</a>?

    I'm not sure if I like the bevelled look of this metal back iPhone 4 mod. It's actually insanely simple to replace the iPhone 4 back cover, <a href="http://www.unplggd.com/unplggd/how-to/add-a-metal-back-to-your-iphone-4-129754" target="_blank">and they also sell a whole lot of other cool stuff, too</a>.

    You know, I'm pretty sure there aren't many supermodels who have their very own iPhone app.*<a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/10/14/bar-refaeli-iphone-give/" target="_blank">Bar Rafeli, then, must certainly be the exception</a>. I don't know about you, but I'm holding out for the Victoria's Secret app.
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    Buttercup

    World's oldest Mac user needs our help.

    krolly, I just came across this thread. Glad to hear your uncle's problem has been solved with so much help. I expect to be in Kingscliffe for a couple

    Buttercup Today, 01:44 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Applecare+ for iPhone

    I purchased the iPhone outright and am on a month by month plan with Optus.

    I'm leaning towards getting it as I have been doing the school

    changa Today, 01:24 PM Go to last post
    Warthog

    Reserve for in-store pickup?

    Managed to reserve a iPhone 6 Plus at Rundle Mall today. Not the color I wanted. So now to reset the smaller version, and swap it. Cancel the online order,

    Warthog Today, 01:16 PM Go to last post
    drewbles

    iPhone 6 Warranty?

    I've had iPhones and iPads replaced overseas that were purchased in Australia. No questions asked.

    drewbles Today, 11:38 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Applecare+ for iPhone

    Which telco are you with? Telstra offer phone insurance for a monthly fee, must be purchased within 30 days. Other telcos may have something similar.

    kerr Today, 11:01 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iOS 8, First impressions

    I'm furious. The more I use Photos on my iPhone (I've downgraded my iPad now) it shows me how useless it is compared to iPhoto. Why not offer the option

    Oldmacs Today, 10:54 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    iPhone 6 Air?

    The iPad mini isn't small, light and thin compared to the bigger model? Not sure Apple needs Air, Pro, Plus etc

    kerr Today, 10:52 AM Go to last post
    zigzagler

    iPhone 6 Warranty?

    Hey guys,

    Is our iPhone 6 1 year warranty local or international??? When we buy it outright.

    It says limited warranty but

    zigzagler Today, 10:46 AM Go to last post
    MrJesseRoss

    iPhone 6 Air?

    Yup. Those things would have been made/packaged based on rumours, before any kind of official announcement was made.

    Considering there were

    MrJesseRoss Today, 10:18 AM Go to last post
    grorr76

    Black market iPhone buyers queue in NYC a short film

    The Chinese government has blocked the sale of the phone. Word has it there are millions of iPhones stockpiled in china that they can't legally sell there.

    grorr76 Today, 09:54 AM Go to last post