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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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    kyte

    Apple disappoints me

    Laptops are less agreeable than desktops. At least you can make changes in the latter. I just don't really want one.



    kyte Today, 03:11 PM Go to last post
    leon

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    I've been a user of 1password since version 3 and it has become so integrated into what I do that I'm stuck with it.

    Anyway, since they

    leon Today, 02:54 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Thats not new though. Mountain Lion and above are capable of running on any Core 2 Duo Mac, but Apple did not write a driver for the graphics, so it didn't

    Oldmacs Today, 01:52 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple disappoints me

    I wouldn't trust that valuation. 2011 Macbook Pro 15 inches are going for between $850 and up on eBay. Any Mac is going to loose value relatively quickly...

    Oldmacs Today, 01:40 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple disappoints me

    I agree. Buying yet another piece of hardware is just annoying, expensive and complex if you're a laptop user.

    Oldmacs Today, 01:29 PM Go to last post
    grizabellachinchilla

    Apple disappoints me

    Just a word of support for optical drives. My MacBook Pro from 2011 has one and I need it for my husband to use X-Plane 10. I'm not too keen on having

    grizabellachinchilla Today, 01:15 PM Go to last post
    MadKiwi

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    That's why Apple's profits are so high, people are being forced in to buying new hardware so that they can "keep up with the Joneses", and have

    MadKiwi Today, 01:11 PM Go to last post
    MadKiwi

    Apple disappoints me

    It also seems that second hand Macs are no longer holding their value. I just did a check on MResell for my 2012" 15" MacBook Pro (i17 2.3GHz)

    MadKiwi Today, 01:09 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple disappoints me

    My point of argument is that people who like no internal drives already have two options, the Air and the Retina pro, and those who like internal drives

    Oldmacs Today, 01:07 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I thought handoff didn't work on the 2011 Mac mini or Air??

    Thats Apple's forced obsolescence as apparently both these models are fully

    Oldmacs Today, 01:05 PM Go to last post