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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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    glacierdave

    shopping - new Mac/Logic buy soon - high heat part of the world

    If you don't/can't/won't cool your working environment and you're going to be dealing with high 30's or low 40's in your normal working environment then

    glacierdave Today, 06:53 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    More Evidence of NFC Support for Both iPhone 6 Models ???

    I've used Commonwealth Bank's cardless cash facility and I would also like the

    kerr Today, 02:10 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    I've never been disappointed with an iPhone release, apart from the 5C which I'd never be interested in any way. I did think the 4S was a tad underwhelming,

    kerr Today, 01:42 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    Let me rephrase it... Angry existing iPhone users who were potentially going to update.

    Oldmacs Today, 01:01 AM Go to last post
    Deanodriver

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    Yeah, and there's only a limited number of people who would be prepared to pay that much for a phone.

    Deanodriver Yesterday, 11:24 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    if there is a 128GB iPhone 6 with a 5.5" screen, it could cost $200 more than the supposed top-end 64GB 4.7" model

    PS:

    kerr Yesterday, 11:20 PM Go to last post
    Deanodriver

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    Let's be honest, there's plenty of angry people when a new iPhone is released. Chances are they get over it and end up buying one anyway.

    Deanodriver Yesterday, 11:20 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    No 4.0 2014 iPhone = Angry people.

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 11:18 PM Go to last post
    Deanodriver

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    I suspect there won't be a 4.0" 2014 iPhone. Simply because the 4.7" model is likely to be thinner than the 5S, and I can see Apple touting

    Deanodriver Yesterday, 11:13 PM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    Do you want a bigger screen for the iPhone 6?

    Of course, what I've said is entirely my own opinion - however, I'm using the term "premium" objectively; as was explained by Apple last year

    lawrencium Yesterday, 11:01 PM Go to last post