• 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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    Mobmentality

    Did anyone else buy the MacBook Air 11" through Kogan on eBay?

    Oh man that's crazy! I'll be subscribing!

    Mobmentality Yesterday, 07:32 PM Go to last post
    entropy

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    The reason is was asking is for backwards compatibility. So an an older iPad would also have non finger usage case.. So etching that would never happen

    entropy Yesterday, 06:34 PM Go to last post
    step_andy

    iDevice Trade-In Program

    I guess so, but I doubt that they would be re selling the units. My thinking is that they would take it apart and re use parts, hd, ram etc. Any screen

    step_andy Yesterday, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    iDevice Trade-In Program

    A crack is a crack is a crack and requires a replacement screen for them to re-use/sell it again. I wonder what a clean unit is worth?

    The_Hawk Yesterday, 01:23 PM Go to last post
    Orestes

    Enough screen damage to replace the LCD?

    Unfortunately this website scales images... If you right click on it and actually view the image you'll get a better perspective. I took it to Apple today

    Orestes Yesterday, 01:02 PM Go to last post
    Buttercup

    What are the minimum 'must-have' plugins for 10.9.4 to function on the web?

    Thanks, Orestes. I obviously misunderstood your post about VLC. I'll uninstall it. I didn't have to install Kaltura, videos just open in that since I

    Buttercup Yesterday, 10:07 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    Software would offer better application integration which would result in a better user experience for stylus users.

    Hardware would give

    MissionMan Yesterday, 09:47 AM Go to last post
    glacierdave

    Enough screen damage to replace the LCD?

    The image is too small, and lacking in scale/context, to really offer any opinions.

    There's no harm in asking Apple though, I guess.

    glacierdave Yesterday, 08:07 AM Go to last post
    entropy

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    If Apple was to offer finer grade stylus support, would the digitiser need to be software or hardware?

    entropy Yesterday, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    piperjon

    DO we need a antivirus? If so who??

    Who you talking to mate???????????????????

    piperjon 26th July 2014, 10:15 PM Go to last post