• 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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    tombull

    AirPlay multitasking

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    tombull Today, 05:27 PM Go to last post
    gbrm

    Mac Mini

    Got the older series i5, and all good. Thanks for your help.

    gbrm Today, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    Mullo

    Updates to iCloud

    I find iCloud next to useless the only thing i use it for now if iPhone and iPad backups. There's not even an app to see your files on iOS i've even dropped

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    kyte

    iPad Air 2 Cases

    Can't use iPad Air cases, the new one is too thin. I just bought a smartcover at the Apple store, and I am waiting for the Logitech ultrathin keyboard

    kyte Today, 10:46 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Updates to iCloud

    Dropbox is still the go, for me, though Box and Copy come close, for free stuff. I was, for a while, storing my iPhoto library in my Copy folder. Its

    kyte Today, 10:36 AM Go to last post
    Maccer1

    hazel file management review

    have a variety of Mac's ranging from a G4 to a new iMac that could make use of a photo organising program

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    Maccer1 Today, 09:54 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    Using Exchange for email, is it worth it?

    I think it's great but it depends on what you need it for. It gives you a hosted exchange environment linked to your own domain with shared calendars,

    MissionMan Today, 07:50 AM Go to last post
    ibarnett

    iPhone 6 cases

    I ended up with the "Original Bugatti Flip Cover for Apple iPhone 6 4.7 Black Bag Flip Case"
    Really like it & feels really slim.

    ibarnett Today, 07:49 AM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    iPhone 6 cases

    If you use your phone car mounted, or bicycle mounted, my preference is the Quadlock case. It's tough, nice to hold, not slippery. The QUADLOCK system

    Tassiecelt Today, 07:40 AM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    Using Exchange for email, is it worth it?

    My Telstra Business support guys talked me into having them set up exchange for my email. It works fine with mac mail, but at $5 per month I am failing

    Tassiecelt Today, 06:58 AM Go to last post