• 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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    The_Hawk

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    I've been using dropbox since the start and it hasn't missed a beat. When they first introduced iCloud syncing I thought about migrating but never bothered.

    The_Hawk Today, 08:10 PM Go to last post
    tommy41950

    Apple disappoints me

    An interesting discussion.
    I have a 2010 MBP 15" in which I lately installed 8gb of RAM and a 1TB hard drive - it's made a great difference

    tommy41950 Today, 07:59 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    I played with one yesterday... man they're as light as a feather. I want one!!!

    Too bad that I'm waiting another year or so to upgrade

    Oldmacs Today, 07:39 PM Go to last post
    leon

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    My Air 1 didn't have any. Wish it did.

    leon Today, 07:20 PM Go to last post
    leon

    iPad Air 2 - first impressions

    Wife received hers yesterday.

    I'm surprised at how quick it is compared to my iPad Air (which itself is no slouch).
    Boot is at least

    leon Today, 07:18 PM Go to last post
    leon

    Returning iPad Air 2 to Apple Online Store

    Refund only comes back once they receive your defective item and someone checks it.

    Then there is the up to 10 business days for the refund

    leon Today, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    leon

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    Dropped them an email yesterday.
    I'm more annoyed that I wasn't bombarded with emails stating that my version won't work.
    We only upgraded

    leon Today, 07:11 PM Go to last post
    Redman

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    I'm syncing mine with Dropbox and haven't had a problem.

    Redman Today, 07:07 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    What To Bring When Picking Up iPhone at Apple Retail Store?

    I've done this twice last couple of weeks. First time all I did was show the printout of the email confirmation for the reservation. No other ID required.

    Erwin Today, 06:46 PM Go to last post
    carlow1

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    Happened to me too. Upgraded my MacBook Pro to 1Password 5 and got a message after I upgraded that it would no longer sync with iCloud. So annoyed. I've

    carlow1 Today, 06:33 PM Go to last post