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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/4pwGE6.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11187" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/4pwGE6-243x300.jpg" alt="" width="243" height="300" /></a>First the iPad was cannibalising*netbook sales. Now,*<a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20022746-64.html?part=rss&amp;subj=news&amp;tag=2547-1_3-0-20" target="_blank">the new MacBook Air is cannibalising*iPad sales</a>. There's some sort of witty joke I can make here, but nothing's coming to me at the moment.

    Thanks in part to Android's openness, you can now <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/10/bootlace-lets-you-install-froyo-on-your-iphone-without-a-compute/" target="_blank">install Android 2.2 over the air on a jailbroken iPhone 3G</a>. The application is called Bootlace, and it's available via the Cydia market right now.

    <a href="http://www.macrumors.com/2010/11/12/new-claim-of-ios-4-2-launch-on-november-24th-as-revised-ipad-build-surfaces/" target="_blank">Build 8C134b of iOS 4.2 for iPad was released over the weekend</a>, prompting speculation that Apple have delayed the official release until November 24 - which, you know, is still exactly in line with what Steve said.

    It's funny, with all the fuss about iOS 4.2 for iPad not much has been said about iOS 4.2 for iPhone -- thankfully, TUAW have got their brains screwed on correctly and released <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/11/10/what-to-expect-from-ios-4-2-on-iphone/" target="_blank">a guide for those of us sans iPad</a>.

    Skyfire is the highly*sought-after app that lets you play Flash video on the iPhone thanks to some intermediary server technology, and according to 9to5Mac, <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/34972/skyfire-makes-1m-in-its-opening-week" target="_blank">it made 1 million dollars in its opening week</a>.

    From the guys that brought you your very own ocarina (sadly, not of time) on the iPhone comes <a href="http://www.razorianfly.com/2010/11/10/introducing-magic-fiddle-for-ipad-from-smule-video/" target="_blank">another great music-oriented app, Magic Fiddle</a>.

    EDGE has been a game that's suffered a bit of controversy over its life in the App Store, but thankfully those issues are behind us and <a href="http://www.razorianfly.com/2010/11/11/edge-now-available-for-ipad-press-release/" target="_blank">there's even an iPad version now, to boot</a>.

    If you've heard anything about the Samsung Nexus S <a href="http://www.bgr.com/2010/11/11/samsungs-nexus-s-officially-outed/" target="_blank">you'll know that it's the new Nexus One</a>, which means direct support from Google. In the Android world, That's a Big Deal. Imagine if Apple suddenly decided to favour the iPhone over all other iOS devices.

    There are many that say that the App Store could do with some Android Market features, like 24-hour trials of apps. The iPhone Blog have a <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/11/12/ios-5-app-store-demos-upgrades-subscriptions/" target="_blank">wishlist for iOS 5 that includes an App Store overhaul</a>.

    If you're like me and haven't used Ping since it was introduced all those months ago, then you're in luck as <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/13/disable-ping-in-itunes-10-1/" target="_blank">iTunes 10.1 now lets you disable Ping</a>.
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    Oldmacs

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    But we know that Apple recalled them for a reason, because design choice should not cause issues like this. If this was an isolated incident, I'd give

    Oldmacs Today, 01:13 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    For a six year old computer, it's likely down to wear and tear. All rubberised bases do this over time.

    Byrd Today, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    $140 for something that should be for free is pretty steep. Its a manufacturing defect, nothing more nothing less.

    Oldmacs Today, 12:18 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    I'd source a faulty MB off eBay and replace the base - it comes off pretty easily. The peeling rubber is probably from the extremes of Australian heat,

    Byrd Today, 10:16 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    Try iFixit. https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Mac/MacBook

    kyte Today, 05:56 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    Thats a bit rubbish :/

    https://www.macfixit.com.au/clearanc...over-pink.html

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:05 PM Go to last post
    carlow1

    Recommend a second screen for iMac 5k.

    Thanks Hawk. I'll keep that Samsung monitor in mind. I assume it will work with TB to display port or TB to HDMI?

    carlow1 Yesterday, 10:41 PM Go to last post
    b00

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    Apparently that ended years ago.

    None in stock at MacFixit.

    b00 Yesterday, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    Isn't there a repair program????

    If not, I think Macfixit has White Macbook hard-shells on a deep discount....

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 10:27 PM Go to last post
    b00

    White Macbook Base Peeling

    Hey Guys,

    The base on the Macbook is starting to peel around the edges a little. Went to Apple today and they want $140 to fix it :|,

    b00 Yesterday, 10:08 PM Go to last post