• 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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    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    I'd just like to see Siri work as well as Google Now, I find that Google Now rarely, if ever, makes a mistake in what I say. Siri on the other hand had

    MadKiwi Today, 11:30 AM Go to last post

    Mac Mini

    I have just seen a rumour of a new Mac mini around the end of the year...

    rpjallan Today, 10:38 AM Go to last post

    Mac Mini

    Enjoy the purchases guys.

    kerr Today, 03:02 AM Go to last post

    ios8 download for windows

    Have you installed Yosemite on a separate partition on your Mac? If so, you could try booting into Mavericks/regular OS X and download iOS 8 from iTunes

    lawrencium Yesterday, 10:13 PM Go to last post

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    I had my battery replaced in my iPhone 5 a couple of days ago and I too have lots of dirt under the screen

    Windoze Yesterday, 09:52 PM Go to last post

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    I'd say iPods will get done at this event. Note sure what will be done though. Can't see what they could do the the nano besides a software refresh to

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 08:52 PM Go to last post

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    Who says they're not going to do that as well? The iPod event used to be in September/October before the iPhone got moved to post WWDC.

    nibbles Yesterday, 08:25 PM Go to last post

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    That could be, though I'd imagine they might want to wait for an iPod refresh/music event for that?

    lawrencium Yesterday, 06:03 PM Go to last post

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    Could the stage not be for a band or mini-concert? Something to do with the new Beats acquisition?

    simonm Yesterday, 05:37 PM Go to last post

    Mac Mini

    Same quandary, nearly.

    Had a Mac Mini server, a really old one, hooked up to my TV and loved the versatility. However no HDMI and having

    garylovesbeer Yesterday, 05:04 PM Go to last post