• 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.
  • Dropdown

  • New Forum Posts


    Random Photography Thread 2015

    I am now linking to the original stored at mlkshk.com ; see previous post for example. All my online pix are sized to 900px high and with a two-pixel

    vivid2 Today, 12:37 PM Go to last post

    Random Photography Thread 2015

    Cleaning windows

    Olympus E-M5 Zuiko 1454 @ 54mm 1/500 f/7.1 ISO 200
    View original full-size.

    vivid2 Today, 12:33 PM Go to last post

    Photos for Mac.

    I hate it ! I hate it ! I hate it !

    Mullo Today, 12:10 PM Go to last post

    Photos for Mac.

    Yes indeed. Well out of my range.

    kyte Today, 12:54 AM Go to last post

    Photos for Mac.

    And yet I have two friends who are real Joe Averages in photography and they both like it. I keep telling them they are nuts but for what they do.. snaps,

    kyte Today, 12:53 AM Go to last post

    Photos for Mac.

    I'm currently trialling Phase One's Capture One (Pro) as a replacement for Aperture. I already decided I'm not touching Lightroom.


    simonm Yesterday, 11:01 PM Go to last post

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Yeah I'd found that one and been watching it before i realised it was yours, it was really neat and in great condition.

    djos Yesterday, 09:49 PM Go to last post
    james the 2nd

    Photos for Mac.

    Yeah, not jumping on it just yet. The responses seem overwhelmingly negative..

    Mind you I read Walts review on recode and his was positive

    james the 2nd Yesterday, 08:16 PM Go to last post

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    No worries, I'll put the 'better' of the 5400 boards aside for you. I guess you'll need RAM, right? I might also have an A/V card for the 5400 if you

    macman142 Yesterday, 05:42 PM Go to last post

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Yes, that was my auction. It was an absolutely awesome little Mac though to be honest - the new owner will surely be impressed. That said, I didn't expect

    macman142 Yesterday, 05:40 PM Go to last post