• 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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    Thingme

    4 Corners and Apple

    The elephant in the room is China's appalling record on human rights and working conditions.
    Surely 4-Corners should have interviewed the Chinese

    Thingme Today, 12:35 PM Go to last post
    Goodbye

    4 Corners and Apple

    This was just a repeat of a BBC piece that aired last year so it's not particularly up-to-date.

    Goodbye Today, 08:45 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    4 Corners and Apple

    I don't think the other suppliers are any different.

    The reason I say this is that this is in contradiction to the mandate given to Its

    MissionMan Today, 08:38 AM Go to last post
    GeoffP

    Design & printing of custom stick covers

    I want to design and print our own custom stick on covers for business presentations.

    We currently utilise standard white ring binder folders,

    GeoffP Today, 08:30 AM Go to last post
    Kennard

    How to get rid off this message - Ajaxserver?

    Hi guys,

    For the last month everytime I turn on my MacBook Pro I see this message.

    Searched on the net and apparently it

    Kennard Today, 08:20 AM Go to last post
    SRG

    4 Corners and Apple

    Whilst I didn't see the report tonight, you might find this interesting from Apple on their own audits and reporting Apple - Supplier Responsibility

    SRG Yesterday, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Geocaching - You learn something new everday

    Yes very funny Byrd. Does highlight the possible dangers. One of the girls at work is pretty into it at the moment and we were saying today, she needs

    SRG Yesterday, 10:24 PM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    4 Corners and Apple

    Tassiecelt Yesterday, 10:02 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Geocaching - You learn something new everday

    Laughing like Muttley here, Byrd! That's hilarious - if a lil scary.

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 09:59 PM Go to last post
    entropy

    9 March Apple event - What will we see

    It will be all about the watch. No other distractions.

    entropy Yesterday, 09:21 PM Go to last post