Check out these USB/eSATA/FireWire/FireWire 800 hard drive “Stage racks” also a similar gadget on Amazon.
Just as long as you don’t knock it over. Fortunately they include weights in the base. Unfortunately this increases the shipping cost!
There’s a web form to fill out if you would like sponsorship from Apple Australia or New Zealand (presumably for some worthwhile cause like giving free iPhones to the underprivileged).
Mikey Sklar lists some software tools available via the fink packaging system for hardware developers using Macs .
If you want to trade in your mobile number (and no doubt some privacy) for a chance to win a 24 carat gold plated iPhone you can do so here.
The LA Times reports that as a result of a class action suit filed in 2006 Apple will pay US$25 to US$79 to customers who bought a power adaptor to replace a faulty one. This affects adaptors for PowerBooks and iBooks. Presumably some variant of the refund will be available in Australia, without having to ship the things to the US by the suitcase-full 🙂
If you want to use your Nintendo Wii remote (Wiimote) with your Mac (via Bluetooth) (perhaps because you liked Tony Stark’s movie UI and a Wii is a cheaper way to get accelerometer gear 🙂 check out
For the more programmatically inclined there’s
It seems that it an effort to cash in on Mac fans there’s now a “Macheads” movie. Filming the extreme mac fans so that the Mac fans will comment about how extreme they are, and the non-Mac fans will comment about how all Mac users are obsessed nutters.
If you’ve got the latest Apple Developer tools installed, you’ll notice that attempting to ./configure the clamav-0.93 package doesn’t work because of a gcc compiler bug. The way I found around this is to “fink install gcc43”, then retry the configure command after having set the CC to beÂ /sw/bin/gcc-4 and then you can make and make install as per usual.
Â Don’t use periods in your iMovie ’08 project namesÂ otherwise they may not display anything after the period, or may display as a folder. I thought the reason we used Macs was to get away from this sort of thing?