• 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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    simonm

    Anyone driving Melb to Syd this week?

    I'm looking for a lift and can contribute towards fuel.

    I'm currently in South Yarra but moving to Sydney.

    simonm Yesterday, 04:55 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Watching movies from my Macbook pro on TV? How do I connect

    You have to do it after you have connected the cable. It may list the TV you have connected to as an option.

    mick132 Yesterday, 04:27 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Everything TAM...

    You traded a TAM for an iMac..?

    How did you buy your TAM? Probably been over it before, but the memory isn't what it used to

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 02:51 PM Go to last post
    JaimeSharp

    Boxer DOS Emulator

    None that I have noticed in the times i have used it but that is not that often it does work but i think it would depend on what you want to do with

    JaimeSharp Yesterday, 02:40 PM Go to last post
    audax2

    Remove RAW images when both RAW and JPEG format images of the same photo occur

    Thank you for your helpful comments Soulman and Kyte. Sorry to have taken so long to reply.

    I did what you suggested Soulman, using the

    audax2 Yesterday, 01:44 PM Go to last post
    knightcruiser

    Boxer DOS Emulator

    Any known issues with this application ?

    Thanks

    knightcruiser Yesterday, 09:24 AM Go to last post
    harryb2448

    Everything TAM...

    Ahh memories on trading in my origal LC and RGB monitor on a TAM when the price fell, late 1997 I think. Ran OS 8.6 on mine and it flew, well flew relatively

    harryb2448 Yesterday, 08:53 AM Go to last post
    DarkAvenger

    Blue/cyan cast in sRGB on 13.3" Macbook Pro

    I found a post on 'apple.slashdot.org' regarding OS X Mavericks and colour management:

    "Apple has really fucked up big time on 10.9.

    DarkAvenger Yesterday, 02:39 AM Go to last post
    leon

    Everything TAM...

    The 5500/6500 thing is annoying. I find it easier to upgrade my 5500 than pulling the TAM apart.

    When testing USB cards, it stick them in

    leon 25th January 2015, 11:16 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Everything TAM...

    Hey leon & Byrd!

    Yep, still in Geelong, just south of the river now. Closer to jimhobo's school, and my work, to save on fuel (since

    cosmichobo 25th January 2015, 11:16 PM Go to last post