• 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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    Alec Fraser

    Wifi Calling......Call to action

    It'll be like Visual Voicemail, the carriers have to support it and it'll be entirely up to them when/if they do.

    Alec Fraser Today, 09:53 AM Go to last post

    Black market iPhone buyers queue in NYC a short film

    No it is definitely New York. I did some research on the film maker and its definitely there. It was quite an eye opener for me who has never done this

    grorr76 Today, 09:52 AM Go to last post
    Alec Fraser

    iPhone 6 Air?

    I'd guess that the case makers were just taking punts on what the name would be rather than having any specific foreknowledge of names that Apple was

    Alec Fraser Today, 09:42 AM Go to last post