• 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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    kyte

    Mac Mini HTPC

    I've been considering doing the same thing: I'd like to be able to give my desktop mini a bit of a rest once in a while, it's on 24/7. Also, air playing

    kyte Today, 08:36 AM Go to last post
    mmulhern

    Mac Mini HTPC

    I use several 2010 Mac Mini HTPCs (the ones with HDMI out), running 10.6.8, XMBC, EyeTV with Diversity tuners. As to control, used to use a BT keyboard

    mmulhern Today, 07:15 AM Go to last post
    Febs

    Apple Reseller Documentary

    Ah, there's a name I haven't heard for a while!

    Sorry, can't help you with the link though. Did you work for them? I did for 18 months

    Febs Today, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    Lockley

    Apple Reseller Documentary

    Hey Guys,

    I'm trying to find a download link for the ABC documentary about the Australian Apple reseller Buzzle. If anyone can help me

    Lockley Today, 12:17 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Buying New Imac 27 with Retina

    That whole Yosemite/Mavericks thing is amusing! I myself had so many bugs in Mavericks it wasn't funny. It corrupted two different internal hard drives

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:42 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    The recent purchases thread - Part 2

    The other day I ordered a Masterpiece G1 Transformer from Takara (or, more likely a Chinese knock off) - "Streak" aka "Bluestreak",

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 11:25 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Buying New Imac 27 with Retina

    Good for you, Peter, on the gaming. I'm afraid I gave up somewhere around Kings Quest IV. LOL.

    Its funny how some people find Yosemite

    kyte Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Computers only 9% of Apple's profits...

    Gee whiz, you try and spread a bit of doom and gloom, and everyone comes out swinging in defense...



    I do wonder if Apple's

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 11:13 PM Go to last post
    poisontofu

    Colour classic - needs some work - free to good home.

    Ha, I'd probably be fine to arrange shipping, really, just trying to get rid of it as easily as possible! I've had no local takers through other networks,

    poisontofu Yesterday, 10:45 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Computers only 9% of Apple's profits...

    I think toss in a new redesigned Mac Pro in the last 12-months, the R&D that would have gone into the 5k iMac and the upcoming 12-inch retina MacBook

    SRG Yesterday, 10:01 PM Go to last post