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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1987a_dmenuez_laugh.gi_.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11268" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1987a_dmenuez_laugh.gi_-300x226.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="226" /></a>For a company that has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons lately, Adobe seems to be trying hard to make amends with the wider tech community. AppleInsider say that they're testing <a href="http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/11/17/adobe_testing_optimized_version_of_flash_for_apple s_macbook_air.html" target="_blank">an optimised version of Flash for the the MacBook Air</a>, but what Adobe probably don't realise is the Flash is the problem, not the solution.

    I've long since been a believer that the act of repairing permissions is akin to some sort of voodoo magic these days while it rarely does anything useful, the placebo effect it gives is soothing enough for Apple to still include it. Even Apple say that <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/155768/2010/11/unrepairable_permissions.html" target="_blank">repairing permissions usually spits out messages you can ignore</a>.

    What happens if <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/18/steve-wozniak-android-will-be-the-dominant-smartphone-platform/?" target="_blank">Steve Wozniak says that Android will be the dominant smartphone OS</a>? What does it mean?

    For push notifications on the iPhone, it's hard to go past Boxcar. It got a pretty large update recently, <a href="http://appshopper.com/blog/2010/11/17/boxcar-gets-major-update-with-new-services-centralized-inbox-more/" target="_blank">bringing some new services and a cool new centralised inbox for messages</a>.

    See, the thing about iOS is that there are more games on the App Store <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/17/visualized-ios-has-more-games-than-four-generations-of-consoles/" target="_blank">than four generations of consoles combined</a>. While that number seems pretty large, bear in mind that a lot of those games are, to put it bluntly, utter crap.

    With all the creative-type apps available on the App Store these days, it's about time web designers started asking themselves <a href="http://boagworld.com/design/iphone-imagery" target="_blank">if the iPhone is the answer to website imagery</a>. Sure it is take a photo, process it in Instagram or your photo-processing app of choice, then put it on the web. Everyone's a hipster.

    Id Software have released RAGE upon the App Store <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/11/17/id-softwares-rage-hits-us-app-store/" target="_blank">in the form of an iPhone app called RAGE</a>. It's a shooter game, and it's very good pretty much exactly what you'd expect from those guys who brought us Quake and DOOM.

    "LittleIpsum is a handy app that will automatically generate latin text (the famous lorem ipsum dolar)<a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/18/lorem-ipsum-generator-mac/" target="_blank"> directly from the Mac OS X menubar</a>."

    Facebook Neue is <a href="http://soggysh.it/facebook-neue/" target="_blank">an extension for Chrome or Safari that will make Facebook much nicer to use</a> by removing all the stuff that makes Facebook terrible.

    If your printer isn't officially supported by AirPrint, <a href="http://ecamm.com/mac/printopia/" target="_blank">Printopia for Mac is here to save the day</a>. If your Mac can print to it, your iPhone or iPad can too!
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    iOS 8.1 is released

    They didn't fix the App Store badge update bug. Not critical but nevertheless ANNOYING!

    Scubasnaps Today, 01:04 PM Go to last post

    Neighbour mooching off Wifi

    If he has left it open on purpose, then it is not illegal, but from my vague memory technically it's illegal to latch onto someones wifi uninvited.

    woofy Today, 12:52 PM Go to last post

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Unfortunately I fall into the unimpressed category, I feel that Yosemite looks a bit cartoony and worst of all it's completely broken SMB for me. I can't

    Musky Today, 12:35 PM Go to last post

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    iPad Air 2 128GB Space Grey, WiFi + Cellular just arrived 11:31am in Sans Souci. Doing the restore from backup now.

    changa Today, 10:52 AM Go to last post

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

    I reserved an iPhone 6 and picked it up last Thursday. Bought it outright. They ask for photo ID - so a Driver's license or a Passport will do. I provided

    mwot Today, 10:37 AM Go to last post

    iOS 8.1 is released

    Installed iOS 8.1 on my iPhone 5S and iPad Air. I am lovin' it!:-)

    DIESELBOY Today, 09:56 AM Go to last post

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    64 GB WiFi+Cell Gold.

    Arrived Artarmon NSW 10:30am

    Minkey Today, 09:50 AM Go to last post

    Apple disappoints me

    Yep me too, I had hoped there was still one small hope for the Mac Mini but Apple have done it again and released another machine that you cannot upgrade

    MadKiwi Today, 09:45 AM Go to last post

    Ibooks slow page turning ios8

    Yup same here with the iPad mini 2 sigh

    b00 Today, 08:54 AM Go to last post

    iTunes Updated Automatically (Need iTunes 11 DMG)

    Something rather interesting happened this morning, I found a notification in the top corner stating something along the lines of "Your computer

    iMic Today, 08:41 AM Go to last post