• 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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    Orestes

    SBS On Demand gets even better: 400 free movies to go live on SBS On Demand tommorow

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    Orestes Today, 08:06 PM Go to last post
    Interinactive

    Adapter for resolutions above 1200p

    It is

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    kerr

    VMware Fusion or Parallels - Which One Has the Edge Now?

    Oracle (formerly Sun) VirtualBox - https://www.virtualbox.org/ (Wikipedia: VirtualBox)

    kerr Today, 07:17 PM Go to last post
    gehenna

    VMware Fusion or Parallels - Which One Has the Edge Now?

    ^Yeah I agree Parallels was the better option over the last few years, but I'm mainly concerned with Parallels 10 vs VMware Fusion 7.

    gehenna Today, 07:03 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    iPad Air (6th Gen) & iPad mini (3rd Gen)

    I see. That sucks for people wanting a Mini with Touch ID. I was ambitiously hoping Touch ID would have been implemented with the iPad Air and iPad Mini

    kerr Today, 06:54 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    He's Alive! (School yard bullying story)

    I think whats important here is that you recognise exactly what it was that you did to the boy. Lots of others in your situation wouldn't, and would

    kyte Today, 06:41 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    iPad Air (6th Gen) & iPad mini (3rd Gen)

    Most reports have the Mini not being refreshed until early next year. Largly this is to create separation between the 6+ and the Mini.

    SRG Today, 05:45 PM Go to last post
    imacattack

    Apple TV Won't Find Update ?

    I have 2 Apple TVs one has updated to the latest update a few days ago but my other Apple TV just keeps saying that I have the latest update when I don't.

    imacattack Today, 05:37 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Help me find Mini DP to DP adapter

    Or Macfixit:
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    or eBay:
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    The_Hawk Today, 05:20 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Update For Shellshock

    Apple has updated Mavericks against the Shellshock vulnerability. You have to download the update directly from Apple.

    OS X bash Update

    mick132 Today, 05:20 PM Go to last post