• Thursday Morning News

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    Another version of OS X around the corner, <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/10/26/will-mac-os-x-10-7-lion-use-zfs/" target="_blank">another round of ZFS rumours</a>. Nothing too new here folks, but as always there are certain signs one can correlate to an all-new file system.

    If Apple can steam video footage of the two most recent presentations all around the world, you can be pretty sure they can <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/32241/itunes-live-streams-to-australia" target="_blank">steam video to Australians via the ARIA Awards Concert Series app</a>.

    Behold,*<a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/10/26/idos/" target="_blank">the story of iDOS</a>. Joining the ranks of those apps such as Camera+ and that notorious flashlight application I don't quite remember the name of, iDOS was pulled from the App Store within hours of its approval, probably because it allowed you to install Windows 3.0. Never fear though, it's still available via Cydia under the name DOSPAD.

    <a href="http://facelette.com/" target="_blank">Facelette</a>. It's like chatroulette, but with more Apple products and stuff.

    Riding on the crest of the PlayStation Portable's success, Sony think they'll be able to <a href="http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2010/10/26/playstation-phone-images-revealed/" target="_blank">break into the mobile gaming market with their Playstation Phone</a>.

    With over 1.3 billion people in China, it's almost a no-brainer that <a href="http://www.cultofmac.com/apple-launches-online-store-in-china/66128" target="_blank">Apple just launched their online store there</a> just last night. If you run the numbers, this makes sense: only four retail outlets, but many, many more people that can access the internet. And free shipping, too!

    Is there a white iPhone at the end of the tunnel? <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/10/26/apple-delays-white-iphone-4-into-spring-2011/" target="_blank">Not until about Spring 2011</a> if Apple have anything to say about it. If it makes you feel any better though, you can now pre-order the mythical white iPhone on that Apple Store app that, you know, isn't actually available in the Australian App Store.

    Sometimes, power users of OS X want a little more. Sometimes, you just have to refer to <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/roundups/mac-software-for-advanced-os-x-users-70-apps/" target="_blank">ultra-lists of Mac software for advanced users</a>.

    Having trouble identifying which model of MacBook Air you have? Luckily for you, <a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3255" target="_blank">there's an Apple support document for that</a>.

    Speaking of Mac OS X Lion, there are some executives at MGM who <a href="http://scoopertino.com/mgm-to-apple-find-your-own-cat/" target="_blank">aren't too happy about Apple's new choice of big cat</a>. Apple lawyers pointed out there were some obvious differences between the MGM lion and the Apple lion, such as the Apple lion featuring a mane.
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    Byrd

    3GS SMS Issue

    Disable/re-enable iMessage, and check if "send as SMS" is enabled

    Byrd Today, 12:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    3GS SMS Issue

    Hi, firstly welcome to Mactalk

    Secondly, is your 3GS on iOS 6?

    Oldmacs Today, 09:15 AM Go to last post
    SRG

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    I have a KDL-55W8008, so it is connected by wifi and the update just popped up on screen.

    Kyte the App seems much like the one on the Xbox

    SRG Today, 07:54 AM Go to last post
    dawsman

    iphone 5 passcode

    You could also do a remote wipe via Find iPhone using another device. I did this successfully the other day after doing a normal wipe and somehow screwing

    dawsman Today, 07:52 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Nice. Whats the app like? I like the AppleTV one, but I don't like the Samsung smart hub one (which is on my BR player. The TV has no smartness!!)

    kyte Today, 06:12 AM Go to last post
    melroycen

    3GS SMS Issue

    Hi I was sending messages this morning on my 3GS Iphone, and all of a sudden, it keeps telling me message sending failure.
    I have turned the phone

    melroycen Today, 05:17 AM Go to last post
    melroycen

    Backing up iphone on second computer

    I guess this question has been asked before, but I've spent quite some time on searching and cannot find any references.
    The computer I normally

    melroycen Today, 05:16 AM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    What Bravia do you have? Mine hasn't gotten an update yet and I'm thinking it's probably not going to come at all given that YT is being canned. Mine's

    ThankDog Yesterday, 11:42 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Just an update for my set up, my Sony TV got an update this weekend and Netflix is now an app on there. So makes it even easier to watch.

    SRG Yesterday, 09:10 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Sounds like uflix is for me. Thanks for the response. Will try out tonight. I get most things off iTunes to be honest, this is just for more variety.

    Erwin Yesterday, 03:28 PM Go to last post