• Friday Morning News

    <img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-5089" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/steve_0002-232x300.jpg" alt="steve_0002" width="232" height="300" />What a week - on Tuesday Raffe gave us a serious look at events and happenings around the world, James presented the news in his usual laid-back way on Wednesday, yesterday was marked by Nick making a serious grammatical error on the front page, and now, I'm going to just give the news to* you straight - no joke. It's all seriousness on the MacTalk news desk today - on with the news!

    SUBERAPPS look at ten use cases for the site-specific browser, Fluid, and <a href="http://www.suberapps.com/2010/02/14/useful-tips-ideas-for-fluid-app/">how you can combine multiple sites to create a truly useful mashup</a>.

    John Gruber made an appearance at the Macworld conference, <a href="http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2010/02/13/apples-10-biggest-problems/">where he spoke about Apple's 10 biggest problems</a>. At the top of the list: Steve Jobs.

    <a href="http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2010/02/apple-wins-designs-for-aluminum-imac-iphone-3g-dock-ipod-classic-more.html">Apple have won designs for products</a> such as the the aluminium iMac, the iPhone 3G dock, the iPod Classic, and more. Congrats, Apple!

    Shawn Blanc shows us some "<a href="http://shawnblanc.net/sweet-mac-setups/">sweet Mac setups</a>" (sic) of somewhat-famous Mac celebs, such as Mark Jadine and Christina Warren.

    If you've got too many songs and iTunes doesn't quite run as well as it used to, <a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/reviews/music-reviews/everplay-your-lightweight-itunes-alternative/">why not give Everplay a go</a>?

    Want to know how a hard drive works and how it doesn't? There's an app - <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/02/17/macworld-2010-get-an-education-with-the-drivesavers-hard-drive/">called the Disk-aster simulator </a>- for that.

    Apple have also <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/apple-receives-patent-for-multipoint-touchscreen/">received a patent for a multipoint touchscreen</a>, as in a tablet-like device.

    Japan makes <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/02/14/crazy-earphones-banana-conduct-sound-draft/">some crazy sets of headphones for the iPhone</a>.

    The <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/02/15/street-fighter-iv-set-to-ultra-combo-the-app-store/">imminent release of Street Figher IV on the iPhone</a> means you'll soon be button-mashing those virtual buttons in no time!

    There are now such things as <a href="http://www.meninos.us/products.php?product=Ps-Magnet-Kit">Photoshop magnets for sale</a>. Good grief.
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    entropy

    The apple product cycle

    Seeing as the hysteria is rapidly building for the new Apple TV likely to be announced on 9 September 2015 along withe the next iteration of the iPhone,

    entropy Yesterday, 05:45 PM Go to last post
    MasterofMac

    MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010): Intermittent black screen or loss of video

    I just was at the macstore in Chadstone, Mebourne and they checked my MB and the result was pretty clear that the MLB needs to be replaced. Replacement

    MasterofMac Yesterday, 04:27 PM Go to last post
    olfella

    Mail links not working

    Yes, I did. I called the Apple support line and they had the same issue, so they had the fix applied to the next update. Is Chrome you preferred browser?

    olfella Yesterday, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    Mel7

    Transferring data from old MacBook Pro to new MacBook Pro

    Hi. Well, my MacBook Pro mid 2010 model is being replaced with a new MacBook Pro retina display. It should arrive on Monday or Tuesday next week.

    Mel7 Yesterday, 12:09 PM Go to last post
    Seele

    iPod Mini upgrade

    Absolutely! In Leicestershire there's a term for this: "mackling", referring to fixing things, especially making things to work beyond what

    Seele Yesterday, 10:45 AM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    iPod Mini upgrade

    Great to hear it worked out! Nothing like a bit of DIY hacking

    The_Hawk Yesterday, 10:34 AM Go to last post
    topher_1976

    Macbook Pro Retina keeps crashing

    G'day mate,

    It might be worth taking it to an Apple Store. At least they are fast and likely to find the issue. Closest one to you is

    topher_1976 Yesterday, 10:25 AM Go to last post
    Seele

    iPod Mini upgrade

    An update, hopefully the final one:

    I have since acquired the 1300mAh battery, and have performed the operation switching out the old battery

    Seele Yesterday, 10:06 AM Go to last post
    Lockley

    G4 Cube Power Supply

    Ok, Thanks Guys

    Lockley 28th August 2015, 03:01 PM Go to last post
    blubarb

    Mail links not working

    Did you ever get a solution to this? I am having the same issue now. I click on a link and Chrome comes to the front to open the link.

    blubarb 28th August 2015, 02:38 PM Go to last post