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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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    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    Hmm, yes Bugs. I have had several but fortunately none thus far have been severe just a bit annoying. with respect to apps crashing and glitching animations,

    AfterBurner_1 Today, 01:34 PM Go to last post

    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    Why not just use the Mail client that comes with OS X?

    I use it for an iCloud account and 2 IMAP accounts and was using it for an Exchange

    MadKiwi Today, 12:41 PM Go to last post

    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    Perfect, harryB2448. I see they released an update a few days ago. I think I have had enough and will move to another mail Client. Any recommendations?

    kaisersozay Today, 11:50 AM Go to last post

    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    Microsoft have a new name.


    They are looking into it!

    harryb2448 Today, 08:27 AM Go to last post

    Macbook pro 8.2 maximum resolution on 29" Dell U2913wm

    A cable marked HDMI 2 will carry a 4K video signal. I use one ,purchased from office works, to connect my GH4 4K camera to a 4K TV.

    recd Yesterday, 05:55 PM Go to last post

    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    Not quite. They say they are looking into the issue.
    I contacted Big Pond re my problem (Server dropped Error -3253 Account BigPond) and they referred

    kaisersozay Yesterday, 11:27 AM Go to last post

    Macbook pro 8.2 maximum resolution on 29" Dell U2913wm

    Further to what I said in my last post updating all your Software, graphics drivers and OS may help the issue

    AfterBurner_1 Yesterday, 12:50 AM Go to last post

    El Capitan: Let's talk about bugs and tips

    It would appear that MS have fixed the problem, HOPEFULLY, https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3098396

    vid 8th October 2015, 10:43 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    The indicators are showing that season 9 should finally bring some much needed change to to the formulas for the show and finally bring on some desperately

    AfterBurner_1 8th October 2015, 09:56 PM Go to last post

    Doctor Who!

    Sounds like I should start watching again..

    Oldmacs 8th October 2015, 08:52 PM Go to last post