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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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    cosmichobo

    Can't update passed 10.9.2?

    Yeah.... hoping to avoid that!

    Though, considering whether my 2009 iMac can handle the mountain...

    cosmichobo Today, 11:28 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    3 finger swipe

    Ahh - turn off the Mission control option.

    3 fingers working again...

    cosmichobo Today, 11:27 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    3 finger swipe

    Just tried "syncing" the iMac and MacBookPro's settings... that is - making the iMac have the same...

    And now suddenly the

    cosmichobo Today, 11:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Can't update passed 10.9.2?

    I think you may need a clean install if it doesn't work?

    Oldmacs Today, 11:21 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    3 finger swipe

    I can't quite replicate it on my 2012 cMBP.... Does three fingers scroll normally? or does it actually jump straight to the top or bottom?

    Oldmacs Today, 11:20 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Computers only 9% of Apple's profits...

    I agree with the form over function thing.. and I have a collection of Macs spanning from 1986 to current Macs.

    Things like removing upgradable

    Oldmacs Today, 11:16 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    3 finger swipe

    Yes, it's the 2009 13" 2.26GHz model...

    cosmichobo Today, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Can't update passed 10.9.2?

    G'day again,

    The combo update wont instal - it restarts the computer, but doesn't instal anything.

    Think I'll have to try

    cosmichobo Today, 11:12 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    3 finger swipe

    Is this a Unibody Macbook Pro?

    Oldmacs Today, 11:12 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    3 finger swipe

    G'day,

    On my MacBookPro running 10.9.something, a 3 finger up/down swipe will go to the top/bottom of the page.

    On my iMac,

    cosmichobo Today, 11:09 PM Go to last post