• 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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    Mac Mini

    The rumour I heard was from someone a bit more reliable than that but I only mentioned it because it is very doubtful we will see one before the end of

    rpjallan Today, 05:21 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    i thought the soldier thing was a setup for Danny Pink coming onboard.
    I do not mind a angry doctor.. I mean he is 2000ish.. I getting crankier

    davemc Today, 04:04 PM Go to last post

    The recent purchases thread - Part 2

    Just got Delivery of this Philips Dual Dock Alarm Clock with Digital Radio.

    I also got a new head unit for my 07 Camry

    imacattack Today, 02:48 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    I think we got a major hint that Clara might be moving on. He didn't reject a new assistant because he didn't need one but because she was a soldier.

    SRG Today, 01:11 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!


    Unlike in the 80's when I'm sure BBC management were thrilled by the decision to cast a rather nobody type after they tried to

    cosmichobo Today, 12:46 PM Go to last post

    GoPro videos

    Been a while. I like your little journeys...from my couch.

    That made me tired just watching it.Lovely day though.


    swoffa Today, 12:37 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    I donít like Capaldiís Doctor. Not of the same standard as the previous three or four. Is the Beeb trying to make us dislike Dr Who so that when the series

    Thingme Today, 11:27 AM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    I am just sick of the long story arc crap.. just have good episodes.. this one will just fizz into nothing like the rest of them.
    I did not mind

    davemc Today, 10:50 AM Go to last post

    State of the Vintage Mac Scene

    It has been quiet around here in recent years, although I think it's starting to make a comeback as of late. Still, even though it's a community in its

    iMic Today, 02:26 AM Go to last post

    State of the Vintage Mac Scene

    Have joined up too - bit over having every post I make here sent into limbo as a new member.

    Edit: And now it works for once!

    Washerman Today, 01:54 AM Go to last post