Browsing articles from "June, 2010"

The art of type!

Jun 30, 2010
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Layers magazine has a nice article on the art of type. It goes into quite a level of detail about type spacing, x-heights and more. A good read if you are interested in the dark art of typography.

Read the article here

Prepare for the iOS 4 update for your iPhone.

Jun 21, 2010

To prepare yourself for the new iOS 4, backup your iPhone 3G or 3GS with iTunes 9.2. This version of iTunes is iOS 4 compatible and allows the backup of the folders which iOS 4 has.

To recap on the new features for the iPhone 3G and 3GS, check out Apple’s iOS 4 site.

iPhone 3G owners need to be aware that some new iOS 4 features are not available on the iPhone 3G hardware.

Mac Mini gets an Aluminum Unibody make-over

Jun 15, 2010
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Apple has given the Mac Mini a make-over. The new Mac Mini features an Aluminium Unibody design with much improved performance.

It looks like the Mac Mini will make an even better media centre than before as it now includes HDMI output to connect to your HDTV, a SD card slot to view and transfer photos from your digital camera, 4 USB ports and 1 Firewire 800 port for connecting external drives. It also includes a Mini DisplayPort, ethernet, wireless and bluetooth so you can use it as a computer should you want to.

For more information click here.

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – The little features

Jun 15, 2010

Julieanne Kost guides you through a host of little features in Adobe Photoshop CS5 that can make your life easier.

New face at Digital Arena

Jun 14, 2010
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We would like to welcome Gemma Hurst to our Software team. Gemma will be a name many of you will recognise as she previously held a position at Digital Arena providing training in Spark.

Gemma has been working client-side in Spark for a number of years and brings her knowledge and experience to help you maximise your Spark.

More new staff announcements to come…

iPhone 4 and iOS 4 announced at WWDC

Jun 8, 2010
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Steve Jobs introduced the next generation iPhone today. iPhone 4 features a front facing camera, 5 mega-pixel rear camera with LED flash, higher resolution screen, improved battery life and many other features. It is expected to be available in New Zealand and Australia in July.

Check out the iPhone 4 featuresĀ here.

At the same time the mobile operating system that runs on Apple’s portable devices has been updated and renamed to iOS 4. This update will be available for the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch from June 21st, however some features wont work on the older hardware.

Check out the iOS 4 features here.

WWDC Keynote – 7th June

Jun 1, 2010
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Get ready, Apple’s Steve Jobs takes the stage once again to show us what the company has been up to. This year it looks like the iPhone and iPad will be the highlight – but the Mac faithful are holding out for something “Mac” in the keynote.

If you are interested in finding out more, check out this site.

Or check back here on the morning of 8th June (US 7th June) for details of the Apple announcements.