• Wednesday Morning News

    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/1980s1.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-10156" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/1980s1-201x300.jpg" alt="" width="201" height="300" /></a>Your required reading this morning comes courtesy of Macworld, who present us with <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/154036/2010/09/osxorigins.html" target="_blank">a very good history of OSX</a>. If you didn't already know, OSX officially turned ten years old a week or so ago!

    Not much is known about the iPhone 5, thanks to Apple's secretive methods of operation. What is perhaps speculated about, however,*<a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/09/21/iphone-5-to-use-4g/" target="_blank">is the fact that the iPhone 5 will use 4G technology</a>, and perhaps even feature an all new metal housing with integrated antenna.

    You've seen the services menu in OSX it's the one that allows you to mail any selected text, look it up in the*dictionary, and so much more.*<a href="http://releasecandidateone.com/221:a_services_menu_for_iphone" target="_blank">What if the services menu were to come to iOS</a>? (Note: if the video on the page doesn't work,*<a href="http://releasecandidateone.com/assets/Services-menu-for-iPhone.m4v" target="_blank">try the direct link</a> (1.6MB M4V)).

    So Windows 7 has this cool feature where if you mouseover (chuckle) an applications icon in the taskbar, it will pop up a small preview of the application window(s). <a href="http://kapeli.com/dockview/" target="_blank">DockView does exactly that on OSX</a>.

    Reeder for Mac is just around the corner, <a href="http://www.macstories.net/mac/exclusive-preview-reeder-for-mac/" target="_blank">judging by these screenshots</a>. I'm glad Silvio went with a native app rather than just a re-skin, because it looks brilliant if a little reminiscent of Reeder for iPad, with it's triple-column layout.

    News about Tweetie 2 for Mac has been lacking or just plain*misconstrued*ever since Twitter bought out Loren, but confirmation comes today that <a href="http://www.macstories.net/mac/tweetie-2-for-mac-is-alive-and-it-will-be-free/#more-10415" target="_blank">Tweetie 2 for Mac is alive and kicking</a>! Soon, people, soon.

    Perhaps you've seen the*phenomenal*power of Chrome to Phone on your Android-buddy's handset. Perhaps you've been just a little bit jealous. Be jealous no more, as*<a href="http://www.macstories.net/iphone/myphonedesktop-1-5-still-my-favorite-browser-to-iphone-app/" target="_blank">myPhoneDesktop will solve nearly all of your browser-to-phone needs</a>.

    Another day, another issue with those darn white iPhone 4s. This time around it's <a href="http://www.razorianfly.com/2010/09/21/white-iphone-4-delayed-due-to-proximity-sensor-malfunction-rumor/" target="_blank">an issue with the proximity sensor not working at all</a>, and judging by your complaints about the proximity sensor on the current black iPhone, that would be bad.

    Did you ever have an Etch A Sketch? Do you have an iPad? Well, <a href="http://www.cultofmac.com/is-the-official-etch-a-sketch-case-for-ipad-the-coolest-case-there-is/59983" target="_blank">how about an Etch A Sketch iPad case</a>?

    Apple's Apple Store app is available to download from the Apple US App Store, and it was recently updated to support retina graphics. Coincidentally, <a href="http://www.ifoapplestore.com/db/2010/09/19/apple-updates-retail-store-app/" target="_blank">it also revealed the locations of new Apple stores</a>.
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    woofy

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    I have a 4s doing this but only since last yrs iOS update.

    woofy Today, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    World's oldest Mac user needs our help.

    I want to see those videos!!

    And also Mavericks has the same scrolling as in Lion - It was Snow Leopard to Lion where the scrolling was

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:48 PM Go to last post
    krolly

    World's oldest Mac user needs our help.

    I know! Lovely reaction from these hardened mac-maniacs eh?
    Uncle Henry is in good hands.
    One MacTalker on his way over to him tomorrow

    krolly Yesterday, 11:36 PM Go to last post
    midnight_e

    Pismo + Modern Airport

    Can you give a little more info on this please.
    I assume old spaceship base station connected by Ethernet cable.
    How is the later Airport

    midnight_e Yesterday, 11:05 PM Go to last post
    Optogamut

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    Cool. Mine shuts down while still at 30% sometimes. Worth a go, wonder what they'll do with my cracked screen? An of course I was all keen for the

    Optogamut Yesterday, 10:42 PM Go to last post
    rpjallan

    NAS for iTunes & iPhotos?

    That's what I would do. I don't have a huge iTunes library (no video) and I have heaps of storage so I keep separate iTunes Libraries and just keep them

    rpjallan Yesterday, 10:36 PM Go to last post
    PO15KA

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    Strange, I enter my iPhone 5 serial number and it states it's not covered and/or that the battery was already replaced...
    Since getting the phone

    PO15KA Yesterday, 09:08 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    Mine is from July 2013 but is bad, but it seemed to happen after 7.1....

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:04 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    Same here, thankfully eligible. For me it shows up if I get to about 25% or under. You go do something, and particularly use the phone, and it just

    SRG Yesterday, 08:25 PM Go to last post
    patcanuck

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    I'll be damned. Entered my serial number and apparently my phone is eligible. Only problem is I don't have any battery problems AND I'd have to travel

    patcanuck Yesterday, 07:31 PM Go to last post