The best instant messenger on OS X has updated itself to version 1.4.2. When you launch Adium you will be prompted to install the update. If the update manager doesn’t run, go to Adium > Check For Updates. Alternatively, you can download Adium 1.4.2 from their site.
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FxFactory is an incredibly useful and exciting bundle of plugin’s that fits into the Final Cut workspace extremely well. Over the last few days I’ve had the time to look over each plugin. This is what I thought of the plugin bundle.
Wi-Fi syncing to iTunes and backup via iCloud can’t come soon enough for lazy iPhone users since only about half of them sync and backup their devices.
While Apple has already announced (in the WWDC 2011 keynote) that you’ll be able to use your iPhone’s volume up button as a shutter in iOS 5, we’ve received a report that its also possible to use the volume up button on your Apple headset to do the same!
We’ve been hearing reports that the next-gen iPhone is in its final testing stages, and is now in the pockets of high-level Apple and carries executives. Further, 9to5Mac reports that, which 3G FaceTime may be on the way, it won’t be coming to new Verizon iPhones.
With the announcement of the free iCloud at WWDC, which largely replaces the $99 annual MobileMe services, some consumers who recently purchased or renewed their subscriptions are unhappy. Fortunately, however, Apple has decided to begin offering pro-rated refunds for some users.
Apple, ever vibrant in its ongoing legal battle to protect the “App Store” trademark, claims that it’s worries that users will confuse the iOS app store with Amazon’s “inferior” product, which they described as a potential security risk for mobile devices.
Two Miami Ad School Brooklyn students created a fake campaign for Marlboro. The students, Jennine Punzone & Manasvi Abrol, created an ad campaign for a fictional iPhone app that lets users exchange virtual smokes in return for a free packet of Marlboros.
Daniel Amitay, creator of the iPhone security app Big Brother Security Camera, has revealed that the most common iPhone passcode is probably, wait for it….., 1234.
What’s more awesome than exploding batteries? How about the complete opposite? Non-exploding batteries. Apple has patented a technology to be used in batteries that prevent them from exploding. Sometimes when a battery is exposed to direct sunlight or heat, gas buildup can result in the battery swelling, and on occasion exploding!
One thing I love about iPad games which have been specifically designed for the platform is often their simplicity and responsiveness. Being a multi platform gamer I have never been overly fond of console ported games to ‘I’ devices as they rarely work well enough without the control mechanisms. Specifically designed games do not follow this pit fall because they have been designed from the ground up with the device in mind and this definitely becomes To-Fu’s greatest strength
Earlier we reported on a rumor that Apple will be selling unlocked iPhone 4 models in the US beginning this Wednesday. If this rumor is to be believed it would be a welcome relief to US iPhone users who have been locked to AT&T as a carrier, even after fulfilling contractual agreements.
The Macintosh 128k was released in early 1984 and was priced at just under $2,500. It was the original Macintosh computer and featured innovations such as a mouse and separate keyboard, had 128k memory, and a 400kb 3.5 floppy disc for storage.
Twitter user Chronic Wire, claims that Apple will introduce unlocked iPhone 4s to the US Apple Store this Wednesday, the 15th of June. If correct, this will result in customers not having to sign contracts with carriers to acquire an iPhone 4.
In an email from Steve Jobs to a concerned iWeb user, Jobs pretty much confirmed that iWeb will be discontinued as a result of their move to the cloud.
If a report from 9to5Mac is to believed we may not have to wait too long more for the arrival the 5th generation iPhone. Citing a reliable source within Apple, 9to5 tells us that “the next generation iPhone has reached the final testing stage and is now being carried around by high level Apple and carrier executives.”