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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/1982a_dwalker_meeting.gi_.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-10189" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/1982a_dwalker_meeting.gi_-300x205.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="205" /></a>So apparently some Ubuntu users weren't happy with the fact that the default wallpaper was made with the Mac version of Adobe Photoshop CS3, so they did what any normal person would do and <a href="https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-wallpapers/+bug/357218" target="_blank">filed a bug</a>.

    <a href="http://www.macstories.net/iphone/covert-brings-private-browsing-to-safari-cydia/" target="_blank">There's a jailbreak app to do the whole "private browsing" mode</a> on Mobile Safari, but if you take advantage of when Safari saves it's sessions, you can <a href="http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20080913022801470" target="_blank">get an unofficial private browsing mode on the iPhone</a> no jailbreak required!

    Along with that bizzare traffic light arrangement (and horrendous icon, depending on who you ask), iTunes 10 also brought with it*<a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/24861/little-known-itunes-10-benefit" target="_blank">the ability to play back music from any iOS device</a>, even without the "manually manage music" option ticked beforehand. This was possible before iTunes 10, but required the owner of the iPod to be manually managing their music which meant no automatic synching.

    TinkerTool is a great little app for modifying a whole number of preferences that you wouldn't normally be able to modify, and <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/154204/2010/09/tinkertool.html" target="_blank">it's recent update just expands on the things you're able to tinker with</a> under the hood of your new Mac.

    There's nothing like a good set of iPad 2 predictions to start the morning, and iPhone App Storm have you covered. Retina displays get a mention, but they think <a href="http://iphone.appstorm.net/general/app-news/ipad-2-predictions/" target="_blank">it's all about the cameras</a>.

    If you're an avid user of Automator and all of it's actions, but find the interface a little lackluster, or even if you're just looking for an alternative <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/reviews/utilities/cockpit-the-command-center-for-your-mac/" target="_blank">Cockpit for Mac is something that might interest you</a>.

    HyperMac make external batteries for Mac portables and all sorts of iOS devices, but the word on the street is that <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/09/apples-magsafe-lawsuit-tests-limits-of-first-sale-doctrine.ars" target="_blank">they're being sued for patent infringement</a> due to the proprietary MagSafe connectors found on their external battery packs.

    Time Machine has got you covered for automatic backups of your main hard drive, but what about your portable flash drives? <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/how-to/hardware-how-to/automatically-backing-up-flash-drives-with-silverkeeper/" target="_blank">Enter SilverKeeper</a>.

    A month ago makers of Android handsets were talking about putting dual-core processors in their phones. Now they're talking about skipping dual cores and <a href="http://www.androidtapp.com/lets-skip-dual-core-processors-manufacturers-already-talking-quad/" target="_blank">going straight to quad cores instead</a>. In Soviet Russia, battery life eats you!

    There is a strange Japanese game on the App Store that <a href="http://dvice.com/archives/2010/09/ipad-kissing-ga.php" target="_blank">rewards mental concentration with a virtual kiss from a beautiful Japanese girl</a>. I told you it was strange but what's even stranger is how you'll look when you actually play it.
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    555

    iTunes Library - update file locations

    So, I had my iTunes music NOT stored in my Library Folder... and I moved the HDD. Why? Because I got a new one.. and a bigger one, and because I am a

    555 Yesterday, 01:11 PM Go to last post
    mr_blackstock

    Frustrations with either PPC or 10.4

    Hello all,
    First time really posting with an issue, long time Mac user, but nearing the end of my thread!

    I first got into Macs

    mr_blackstock Yesterday, 12:06 AM Go to last post
    spacewolf

    New iPad Pro with integrated sim problem

    THREAD HIJACK!

    Can someone please explain the embedded sim part to me? In Australia which providers allow us to use embedded SIM? Also

    spacewolf 27th April 2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
    Bfuriously

    Jenkins login after reboot. Help!

    Hi All,

    I have an MacBook Pro, have had it for a couple of years now.

    Usually use it for emails, internet and basic documents

    Bfuriously 27th April 2016, 05:50 PM Go to last post
    starzz

    random music playing on iphone 6+

    does anyone else have an issue with music suddenly playing on their iphone? it's not music from my music or an app. in fact it sounds like the prelude

    starzz 26th April 2016, 04:00 PM Go to last post
    wokka59

    How to remove all iTunes songs not in playlists?

    Hi all
    Could someone let me know how I can remove all songs from iTunes that are not in playlists? I need to free up some hd space and I think I

    wokka59 26th April 2016, 08:31 AM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    UPDATE!!! Ok - Other iOS devices get prompted for the new password, but not the macbook. Very strange!

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:51 PM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    UPDATE!!!! It looks like the HotSpot password does not work FULL STOP!!

    I just deleted the network from my Macbook and when I reconnected,

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    So recently I updated to iOS 9.3.1 and I am not sure if I have found a serious bug or not, so I am hoping someone here might be able to replicate.

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    Gurok

    What is the name of this software?

    The detective game is Notorious Ned by Koala Software.

    Gurok 25th April 2016, 02:06 AM Go to last post