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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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    Erwin

    Photos for Mac.

    Another inexplicable thing. I backed up my photos while they were referenced in Dropbox and took about 90% of 1 Tb (even though photos say 1.1 Tb). But

    Erwin Yesterday, 07:34 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    Photos for Mac.

    Ok so I'm a sucker for punishment. Last night I had another go, using a different tack. I decided to consolidate all my referenced aperture files in aperture

    Erwin Yesterday, 07:21 PM Go to last post
    baobab68

    Siri not working properly for music anymore

    I am finding, the last few days, that Siri's got a problem playing my music.

    Requests like "Shuffle Playlist Four Star All",

    baobab68 Yesterday, 06:25 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Health Data Gone :(

    So... it seems Mr Beardy, you are on the right track.

    On the desktop iTunes does in fact give the *option* to encrypt if you choose to.

    The_Hawk 27th July 2015, 03:24 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    Random Photography Thread 2015

    Oh yes I do. I lived through a Rhode Island and Massachusetts winter, complete with blizzards. :P I know its not THAT cold here but this winter has

    kyte 27th July 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread 2015

    I have the ad blockers on, and they do a good job of not displaying the ads but the "placeholders" (though not visible) still squish up the

    swoffa 27th July 2015, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    bertis

    editing and syncing sound for you tube videos

    hi there - i want to find out how to mix/edit/balance/sync the sound of my guitar videos before uploading to YT.



    i have

    bertis 27th July 2015, 01:05 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Where to find original apple earphones?

    bump to put that stupid ad into another box so the pic displays correctly.

    The_Hawk 26th July 2015, 05:53 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Where to find original apple earphones?

    Do you need the Mic controls? Or are you just after the headphones?

    Link: http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...75FE79473B.jpg

    The_Hawk 26th July 2015, 05:52 PM Go to last post
    avolve

    Trackpad

    have cracked on as well... and still works

    avolve 26th July 2015, 04:00 PM Go to last post