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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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    Byrd

    Mac Pro won't Boot

    Try another video card first before resorting to a new logic board - I agree with recd that the nVidia 8800 is a more likely failure point

    Byrd Today, 04:45 PM Go to last post
    recd

    Mac Pro won't Boot

    Sounds like logic board, but have you tried to boot with the PCIE SSD card removed and/or with the graphics card removed. The nvidia 8800 graphics card,

    recd Today, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Photos for Mac.

    Its honestly like most Apple software these days. Missing features because of a "ground breaking from the ground up rewrite", Justification

    Oldmacs Today, 12:34 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Photos for Mac.

    Ok, I've repeated history, and have gone back to Aperture again. Photos had photos missing, iCloud library didn't work with my library which is larger

    Erwin Today, 09:28 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Photos for Mac.

    I've started keeping my photos on a separate drive, not catalogued by any app (although I use LR and iPhoto... still wont touch Photos) and they take

    kyte Today, 05:05 AM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Photos for Mac.

    Another inexplicable thing. I backed up my photos while they were referenced in Dropbox and took about 90% of 1 Tb (even though photos say 1.1 Tb). But

    Erwin Yesterday, 07:34 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Photos for Mac.

    Ok so I'm a sucker for punishment. Last night I had another go, using a different tack. I decided to consolidate all my referenced aperture files in aperture

    Erwin Yesterday, 07:21 PM Go to last post
    baobab68

    Siri not working properly for music anymore

    I am finding, the last few days, that Siri's got a problem playing my music.

    Requests like "Shuffle Playlist Four Star All",

    baobab68 Yesterday, 06:25 PM Go to last post
    Brian Rowland

    Mac Pro won't Boot

    I suspect that the motherboard has failed as I have tried everything I know to get my 2008 Mac Pro to boot using various techniques.

    This

    Brian Rowland Yesterday, 04:24 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Health Data Gone :(

    So... it seems Mr Beardy, you are on the right track.

    On the desktop iTunes does in fact give the *option* to encrypt if you choose to.

    The_Hawk 27th July 2015, 03:24 PM Go to last post