• Monday Morning News

    <img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-4541" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/2004_dwalker_portrait.gi-300x200.jpg" alt="2004_dwalker_portrait.gi" width="300" height="200" />You may remember that Apple touted 3rd party accessories as a pretty huge feature. Now, on the eve of the iPhone OS 4.0 announcement (we think), Wired ask the question: <a href="http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/01/wither-the-dongleware">where are all those special-purpose iPhone accessories</a>? Indeed!

    The Apple tablet. Gizmodo throw all their eggs into one blog post and spew forth what could only be described as the most in-depth, if speculative, piece on <a href="http://gizmodo.com/5452501/the-apple-tablet-interface-must-be-like-this">what the Apple tablet will be like</a>. Magical!

    If you've got a large enough ego,* you too can have your own iPhone app - one which aggregates your own content, from various social feeds such as Twitter, Flickr, Posterous, Tumblr, and more. <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/01/21/make-your-personal-iphone-app-in-just-10-minutes/">All for just $25</a>! Awesome!

    iPhoto features some pretty powerful colour-correction tools. Mastering those tools can be pretty tricky, though - MacWorld guide you through <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/145795/2010/01/fixcolorsiniphoto.html">how to fix your photos</a>. Incredible!

    Mac AppStorm (who are apparently Australian guys) take us through <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/how-to/video-how-to/step-by-step-guide-for-importing-a-dvd-to-itunes/">how to import DVDs into iTunes</a>. Ingenius!

    In case you haven't seen it already, the BookBook is a case for your MacBook with a twist - <a href="http://www.twelvesouth.com/products/bookbook/">it actually disguises your beloved Mac as a book</a>. Marvellous!

    There's now an app to <a href="http://www.creativeapplications.net/iphone/asciime-iphone/">create your very own ASCII art on your iPhone</a>. Stupendous!

    Why hasn't anyone thought of this before - Engadget show off a USB charger that can <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/22/dualink-cable-charges-two-iphones-on-one-usb-port-no-problem/">charge two iPods or iPhones at the same time</a>. Amazing!

    Silicon Alley Insider have <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/henry-blodget-new-apple-tablet-details-leaked-2010-1">the latest hot goss on the Apple tablet</a>. Fantastic!

    <a href="http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010/01/windows-7-growing-faster-than-vista-overtakes-mac-os.ars">Windows 7 has overtaken Mac OS X</a> in terms of worldwide market share - and <a href="http://www.downloadsquad.com/2010/01/23/steam-shows-massive-adoption-of-windows-7-by-gamers/">23% of Steam users are also using Windows 7</a>. Surprising!
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    jimdrum

    Clean My Mac 'lifetime licence'

    Has anyone else discovered that their 'lifetime licence' for Clean My Mac is just a fancy name for a licence that in fact gives you no extra benefits

    jimdrum Today, 05:16 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    IT Training - Acquire Learning/Computer Power Institute ?

    From what I recall reading elsewhere (Whirlpool), Acquire Learning was an attempted rebranding of Computer Power Institute...

    I will say

    cosmichobo Today, 11:00 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't know if theres enough room for a 12 inch Macbook and a 12 inch iPad... Adding a keyboard to the iPad Pro would practically make an Macbook Retina.

    Oldmacs Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Firewall Software

    I had occasion to help a friend out yesterday, she was curious about what could protect her grandkids when they want to play on her computer - they are

    kyte Today, 07:23 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    No news on next iPad

    I don't even see the point of that. Once you get to 12" it becomes too big to be manageable as a tablet (imagine juggling that on your daily commute

    kyte Today, 07:14 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't see the point of a 12 iNCH iPad pro unless Apple makes iOS on the iPad actually for the iPad. You can't have an iPad pro without a viable file

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    How to make a type of sorting the default?

    I'd like it so that the Finder always sorts by Kind but I find that whenever I restart or open a new Finder window that it reverts back to unsorted. Is

    ThankDog Yesterday, 06:31 PM Go to last post
    Geoff3DMN

    No news on next iPad

    I really don't see the need for an iPad pro (12 inch screen), the original iPad was heavy enough that it was annoying to hold for extended periods of

    Geoff3DMN Yesterday, 10:50 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    No news on next iPad

    I don't get the constant calls for Apple to drop and iPad.

    Perhaps stop selling 3 iPad Minis, but don't drop the Mini or the Air.

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:05 AM Go to last post
    ReconnJimmi

    Cap wont's stay on ?

    Trying to figure out if there's a way to keep your Caps lock on , while using the Talk to Text feature ? Can anyone help ?

    ReconnJimmi Yesterday, 08:19 AM Go to last post