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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/steve.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-9846" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/steve-300x188.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="188" /></a>Remember that small Calendar.app replacement I told you about? The one in beautiful helvetica, but without multi-calendar support? Those days are now behind us, with Calvetica 2.0 <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/153954/2010/09/calvetica_iphone_calendar.html" target="_blank">bringing multi-calendar support and a whole host of other goodies</a>.

    Gameloft are at it again with their epic iPhone games. Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus screenshots are over at Slide to Play, but this ain't just another iPhone FPS. <a href="http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/modern-combat-2-black-pegasus-screenshots-released" target="_blank">It's the best iPhone FPS ever</a>.

    Have you ever heard of Bohemian Coding? No, it's not quite the same as rapid prototyping, but they do make <a href="http://www.bohemiancoding.com/sketch/overview/" target="_blank">a mighty fine vector drawing app</a>. It might not replace Illustrator just yet, but it's pretty damn slick.

    Take reports from Twitter with a grain of salt, but the developer of a Google Voice app for the iPhone says <a href="http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/09/10/google_voice_enabled_apps_coming_back_to_app_store .html" target="_blank">his app will most likely be approved if he re-submits</a> it to the App Store following the recent changes in the app store guidelines.

    Some people underestimate the power of the Terminal application. Some people just don't understand it. Understand this though with Terminal, you can <a href="http://www.cultofmac.com/change-hidden-mac-preferences-with-defaults-write-macrx/57972?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&am p;utm_campaign=Feed:+cultofmac/bFow+(Cult+of+Mac)&amp;utm_content=Google+Reader" target="_blank">change a whole lotta preferences, all with the one command</a>.

    When Steve Jobs said that he would ship a whole bunch of FaceTime compatible devices when he introduced the iPhone 4, he wasn't kidding. <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/25645/facetime-coming-to-ichat-windows" target="_blank">Is FaceTime coming to iChat and Windows</a>?

    Once upon a time, there was a little iPhone Twitter called Tweetie. Tweetie 2.0 followed not too long after, and the legend goes that someone had the gall to name-squat Tweetie 3.0 but alas, it was not to be. <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/25788/apple-fighting-app-name-squatting-developers" target="_blank">Apple's putting an end to App Store name squatting</a>.

    Ars give us the 411 on <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/09/hdr-photography-with-iphone-4-and-ios-41.ars" target="_blank">HDR photography with the iPhone 4 and iOS 4.1</a> while HDR can give impressive results, it's also a good idea to keep in mind that it can also produce unexpected results, too.

    You've no doubt seen the Element Vapor 4 case, with all of it's carbon-fiber and aluminium design. <a href="http://www.geardiary.com/2010/09/09/why-you-should-buy-the-apple-bumper-case-and-why-you-should-leave-the-element-vapor-4-case-in-its-box/" target="_blank">Gear Diary have compared it with the standard Apple bumper</a>, and they say you should just leave that Element Vapor in it's box.

    <a href="http://justanotheriphoneblog.com/wordpress/mac-apps/some-of-our-favorite-mac-apps" target="_blank">Just Another iPhone Blog show off some of their favourite Mac apps</a>, and if that's not at least a little amusing to you, well, your humour sensors might need recalibration.
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    jayda

    TNT treating customer badly. AGAIN!

    Yep, that's my life with couriers. My last couple of APPLE deliveries have been atrocious. My local TNT delivery guy is actually good - it's the company

    jayda Yesterday, 10:25 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I really do want to help you, because it does work.

    Firstly I agree that you cannot purchase iCloud storage for another family member under

    changa Yesterday, 09:44 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    BTW, my iTunes account is Australian, established many years ago.

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    As I mentioned, Apple acknowledges the problem. Apparently (and I may have this wrong) it is because it treats iCloud and iTunes accounts quite separately.

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    Surface

    I managed to get JB Hifi to agree to the same deal so I am working on it now. Planning to use it for a full two weeks and put together some articles on

    MissionMan Yesterday, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Here is an Apple support article explaining how to setup iTunes accounts without a credit card. Create an iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store account

    changa Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I don't know what to tell you, but my daughter does not have a credit card attached to her account and it worked for me. You can establish iTunes accounts

    changa Yesterday, 08:13 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    I also found a support article which explains how Family Sharing purchases work. Family purchases and payments

    the key part says

    changa Yesterday, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    TimboC

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Yep, those are the steps I followed. With one important difference. For this to work, my daughter's iCloud account must be verified, with a credit card

    TimboC Yesterday, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Well that is how I did it for my wife and daughter (and it works) and it is how you apply gift cards to an iTunes/iCloud account.

    Here are

    changa Yesterday, 07:55 PM Go to last post