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    <img class="alignright size-full wp-image-5460" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/jobs.png" alt="jobs" width="229" height="265" />Remember the good ol' days, back when Apple and Google were friends? Seems as no-one does - which is precisely why Gizmodo have compiled a short article on <a href="http://gizmodo.com/5483662/how-apple-and-googles-romance-turned-to-hate">where it all started to go wrong</a>.

    People who use Buzz on the iPhone rejoice - all two of you can now <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/buzzie-provides-native-app-for-google-buzz/">reap the benefits of a native iPhone app</a> for the newest social networking platform on the block.

    Once upon a time, a device called the BlackBerry was purportedly more addictive than crack (cocaine). <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/03/02/forget-the-crackberry-stanford-students-are-addicted-to-their/">Has the iPhone overtaken the humble CrackBerry</a> in terms of addictiveness? Is that even a word?

    <a href="http://daringfireball.net/2010/03/this_apple_htc_patent_thing">There's </a><a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/general/app-news/macheist-nanobundle-7-apps-for-20/">a new MacHiest NanoBundle</a> available.

    <a href="http://daringfireball.net/2010/03/this_apple_htc_patent_thing">John Gruber weighs in</a> on the Apple-vs-HTC lawsuit; if you can't beat 'em, sue 'em. Not surprisingly, <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/146865/2010/03/google_htc.html">Google defend HTC</a> in this particular debacle.

    PatentlyApple says that Apple have been granted a patent for a "<a href="http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2010/03/apple-wins-a-patent-for-an-advanced-battery-recharging-system-more.html">highly advanced battery recharging system</a>".

    Western Digital make some <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/146766/2010/03/wd_harddrive.html">hard drives with cool displays</a> that display information even when the drive is powered down - but we all know that that stuff is powered by unicorn tears, anyway.

    Another one of those crazy, pseudo, it's-like-you're-taking-hardcore-drugs-but-you're-not apps for your iPhone. <a href="http://www.creativeapplications.net/iphone/glory-math-iphone/">And it's about math</a>!

    <a href="http://appleappraisal.wordpress.com/2010/03/02/why-the-ipod-touch-is-apples-secret-weapon/">Why the iPod Touch is Apple's secret weapon</a> is a very good insight into why the entry-level into the iPhone OS actually exists.

    Steam is Valve's digital distrubution platform for games, and there's a good chance it will be coming to the Mac. <a href="http://www.boingboing.net/2010/03/03/gallery-valve-tease.html">Valve's teaser is nothing short of sheer brilliance</a>.
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    kyte

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    They tweeted that they had fixed it and asked people to test it out. Send info if it still doesn't work. They had been having issues with it and iPlayer

    kyte Today, 07:39 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    3GS SMS Issue

    Has never worked on mine. I don't have a SIM card but it should still send from my iCloud address and it doesn't.

    kyte Today, 07:33 AM Go to last post
    carlow1

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Has anyone managed to get Hulu Plus on the Apple TV to work with uFlix? I keep getting the geo blocking error.

    carlow1 Yesterday, 06:58 PM Go to last post
    gehenna

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Having been there and done that I'll stay at home in Wellington with my Global Mode and Netflix US content thanks

    gehenna Yesterday, 06:06 PM Go to last post
    ThankDog

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Great. Now there's even more of an incentive for NZ'ers to migrate here

    ThankDog Yesterday, 05:28 PM Go to last post
    nibbles

    2010 MacBook Pro excruciatingly slow

    An SSD will definitely help and you might find someone on here or a site such as airtasker willing to do it for you a lot cheaper than any repair place.

    nibbles Yesterday, 05:14 PM Go to last post
    MadKiwi

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    You can do that with any content in your iTunes library as well, I personally have almost 2TB of material in my iTunes library which is mainly TV series

    MadKiwi Yesterday, 05:07 PM Go to last post
    Goodbye

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    It's part of Telstra and Foxtel. They had to jump on the bandwagon, but why would they want to cannibalise their Foxtel sales with a service that actually

    Goodbye Yesterday, 01:16 PM Go to last post
    entropy

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    One of the good things about Netflix is how seamlessly you can watch a show say on the Apple TV, then switch over to the very same point in the flick

    entropy Yesterday, 12:58 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    3GS SMS Issue

    The 3GS has iMessage :P

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:22 AM Go to last post