• Thursday Morning News

    An updated MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge CPUs from Intel will likely see significant performance improvements, says MacRumors. Taking into account the current processors in the MacBook Pro of today, they say that the new chip might provide up to 20% higher performance than is currently available.

    Speaking of processors, it has been revealed the entry level iPad 2 uses an A5 chip based on a smaller process. The tweaked version of the same processor might help enable better battery life, says The Next Web.

    The Verge has a great stylus roundup, as they embark on a truly noble quest: to find the best stylus for the iPad. Of course, such a thing is subject to a little subjectiveness, which means you'll probably have to try a few of their recommendations before finding one you really like.

    Jason Snell from Macworld says iTunes has become much more than the simple jukebox audio player it once was, now that it has to manage the syncing of iOS devices and the like. ITunes has to do a lot these days, and maybe, he says, it's time to rethink iTunes and the syncing process...

    ...but I doubt that rethink will come in time, as news comes that Apple is working on iTunes 11 which will feature iOS 6 and even better iCloud integration than before. Also rumoured is the revamp of the iTunes Store, thanks to Apple's purchase of Chomp a little while ago.

    Adobe has released an updated version of Adobe Reader for iPhone and iPad. The new version now allows you to annotate and mark up PDF documents with comments and sticky notes, fill out PDF forms, and sign PDFs with your signature, although perhaps you'll want a stylus for the last one.

    TextWrangler has been updated to version 4.0, and it's a good update to a piece of software that lets you do a lot with text. What's more, the best thing about TextWrangler is that it's completely free —*it's a step up from TextEdit, and it's available free from the Mac App Store or from the Bare Bones Software website.

    Speaking of free software, Mac AppStorm has a list of 30 great open source Mac apps. In this case, it's free as in beer, but there are a few notable open source apps on the list: Handbrake, Cyberduck, Transmission, Perian, and more.

    The Skech Fabric Flipper works about the same as the Apple Smart Cover on the front, plus it even has a fabric-covered hard plastic back for protecting the back of your new shiny. From the photos, it kind of has a denim-like look to it, if that's your thing.

    Right, last one for today: hot on the heels of the iFixit iMac SSD installation kit, OWC has also launched their own iMac SSD installation kit. The only question you have to ask yourself, would-be-iMac surgeons, is: do you want the orange suction cups, or the red ones?
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    JadeKris

    iPhone Music Transfer without iTunes

    Import Music Using 3uTools

    JadeKris Yesterday, 04:42 PM Go to last post
    Turps

    Homekit What devices are out there?

    I am looking at get some wifi controlled devices. Would prefer something that works in with home kit. So that excludes Wemo.

    Not after controlling

    Turps Yesterday, 01:41 PM Go to last post
    JadeKris

    3uTools is great

    3uTools is great

    JadeKris 26th April 2017, 08:27 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    Transfer Data from iPad to Mac

    For iPhone or ipad users, if you want to transfer or backup data to pc or Mac computer, you can use direct data transfer tool, itunes doesn’t allow us

    fenna 26th April 2017, 01:13 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    Image recovery

    Without backup file that you can recover from, I think it is a good method to try recovery tool.
    You can have a try, usually, they can help you

    fenna 26th April 2017, 12:45 PM Go to last post
    fenna

    How to recover lost photos from phone ?

    If you don't have backup files, use a data recovery tool to recover them, I think some iphone data recovery sofwares can help you recover deleted or lost

    fenna 26th April 2017, 12:38 PM Go to last post
    kaisersozay

    Admin password not accepted

    An interesting development which might help others... just before I hooked up the new Firewire cable, I noticed it looked odd and to my surprise, found

    kaisersozay 21st April 2017, 04:31 PM Go to last post
    buaphon

    TunesKit Officially Releases Free Video Cutter for Windows and Mac

    Hi I've got problem with my mac iOS 10.11 can't print to Fuji Documents Centre III 2007 ? Do you have any idea about this.?

    buaphon 20th April 2017, 07:04 PM Go to last post
    kaisersozay

    Admin password not accepted

    Finally got myself a FireWire cable to connect my Mac Mini to her MacBook and try Target Mode. Inadvertently held down Command T on her MacBook and it

    kaisersozay 18th April 2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
    VirtualBob

    iPhone stops sending emails on IOS 10

    I have an iPhone 5c that I recently upgraded to iOS 10 and now it won't send emails. No issues previously. Does anyone know if this is a know issue and

    VirtualBob 18th April 2017, 07:55 AM Go to last post