• Thursday Morning News

    2976249881_a9af7723bc_bLike I said yesterday, screenshots and info about iPhone OS 3.0 beta 4 is on the interwebs. World of Apple has shots of the new stuff and The Apple Blog shows off the new feature where you can use multiple iTunes accounts on the App/Music store on the iPhone.

    This guy made a mini lampshade G4 iMac, out of Lego, and threw in a working 7" LCD that can plug in to it's bigger brother G4 iMac, ala the infamous Pixar Luxo short. Lego, Pixar and iMacs. What more can an Apple fanboy want?

    Andy Warhol did a serigraph (I didn't know what that is either, but I researched and it is "a printed design produced by means of a silkscreen."), of the Apple/Macintosh logo back in the 80s, which was commissioned by Apple's first COO, Del Yocam in the early 80's. It's currently up for sale, but unfortunately, it's valued at US$30k. Totally worth it though. Possibly the ultimate Apple collectable bar an original Apple I.



    Apple's 5th Avenue Store is the 5th most photographed landmark in New York. It's even been photographed more than the Statue of Libery according to Flickr.

    Extrapolate what you will from this, but you know how Jobs wants that old house knocked down? Well there was a council meeting about it, Jobs was supposed to attend. He didn't. His lawyer said to the council "I donít think he would be strong enough if we were here until 1 a.m., and I think thereís a strong possibility of that" - so the conspiracy theory nuts amongst us (or Apple shareholders) have interpreted this to mean Steve Jobs can't even leave the house, lest he die of stress.

    Maxtrox have a PCI Express card called the CompressHD, which is dedicated to encoding H264 video. if you have a Mac Pro and encode video often, you want this okay. According to the press release, the CompressHD can turn a 90 minute encode into a meagre 18 minutes. Very cool. I want one. But I need a Mac Pro.

    Firemint are to blame for your loss of friends, poor performance at work and half-rate sex life with your partner, because they made Flight Control and the game is so addictive, it leads to this sort of behaviour. It made Firement a shitload of cash. They've put up a PDF analysing the sales of the game on App Store. Interesting reading. If you can't be arsed reading it all, or you read it and didn't understand it, TechCrunch sum it up nicely.

    Bluetooth 3 is coming soon. It is going to be pretty freakin' sweet. Gizmodo explains why. I hope Apple put it on the next iPhone and in new Macs, so one can sync their iPhone without plugging it in. That would be superb.

    Microsoft has a dev preview of Office 2010 for Windows. Steven Frank looks at it and tells us what he thinks. I was going to write the same thing, but, like, I didn't want to. I totally could if I wanted to though.

    MOTU has released Volta. It's an app that has something to do with analog synths and voltages and controlling things better. I don't really understand, but it's apparently a big deal in the music circles. Create Digital Music has more info.
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    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    White Tails! Arrrrgh. Didn't help my arachnophobia when a lady at work lost most of the skin on her hand due to a bite from one. I now farm the daddy

    swoffa Yesterday, 09:59 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    Good score and one of the many reasons to love spiders. I find it hard to understand how people dislike creatures that control biting insect populations.

    soulman Yesterday, 09:13 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    Interesting read. I feel for the writer.

    Pretty sure that was a March fly. We used to get bitten by the blighters every summer at the beach.

    swoffa Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post
    james the 2nd

    iPhone 6 VS iPhone 6 Plus

    Oh, this is not making the decision any easier

    Really though, thanks for all the feedback

    How is the Plus with one

    james the 2nd Yesterday, 08:42 PM Go to last post
    LCGuy

    He's Alive! (School yard bullying story)

    This. I had a lot of trouble with bullying at high school...and while I'd like to think that some of the people who gave me trouble back then are sorry

    LCGuy Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    Nice shot mate. What's she got there? A fly?

    Edit: I just had a look at a few of your other pics and it looks more like a bee from the

    soulman Yesterday, 07:27 PM Go to last post
    PO15KA

    iTunes TV discounts

    Hi

    Can I ask how do you find out the discounted shows? Is there a section on iTunes or do you just have to browse the ones you like it look

    PO15KA Yesterday, 07:21 PM Go to last post
    GeoffP

    Upgraded to iOS8 on iPhone 5S, now BT to car kit buggered

    Did the Reset All Settings - paired again.
    phone worked on way home - will try again in the morning - I also won't turn the phone off tonight (like

    GeoffP Yesterday, 05:42 PM Go to last post
    DarkAvenger

    Can't download updates from the App Store due to previous user's Apple ID

    When the 'Sign in to download from the App Store.' box appears, the Apple ID is that of a previous user so how do I replace the previous users Apple ID

    DarkAvenger Yesterday, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    They are pretty. Here's one I took having breakfast.

    swoffa Yesterday, 05:24 PM Go to last post