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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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    lawrencium

    Mac funnies

    I thought this ad was rather amusing (it's for Ben & Jerry's); a parody of the "1984" Apple ad:



    Link

    lawrencium Yesterday, 09:42 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Photos for Mac.

    If its speed you want photos is not a great place to look... Photos is slower than iPhoto....

    Screen Shot 2015-04-19 at 9.24.39 pm by

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:28 PM Go to last post
    james the 2nd

    Photos for Mac.

    Are there any positive experiences with the new photos for the Mac?

    I was looking forward to a redone photos app as iPhoto has been really

    james the 2nd Yesterday, 08:40 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Photos for Mac.

    #Photogate :P

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 05:14 PM Go to last post
    erichunter

    Spilt Coke on MBA 11". Potential harm?

    I accidentally spilt some coke on the left side of the keyboard 2 months ago. I quickly turned it upside down and tried my best to clean the coke externally.

    erichunter Yesterday, 03:40 PM Go to last post
    erichunter

    Spilt Coke on MBA 11". Potential harm?

    I accidentally spilt some coke on the left side of the keyboard 2 months ago. I quickly turned it upside down and tried my best to clean the coke externally.

    erichunter Yesterday, 03:39 PM Go to last post
    alexc

    Photos for Mac.

    OK - to be able to remove photos, so I could actually take photos again because my iPhone was full:

    I had to turn off iCloud Photo Sharing

    alexc Yesterday, 11:17 AM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Photos for Mac.

    Where are my shared albums??

    I have a bunch of shared albums that show up on my iPhone and iPad but I'm getting nothing in this new "Photos"

    The_Hawk Yesterday, 10:56 AM Go to last post
    rowey7777

    It'sa freakin mess

    I just lost 3 weeks of drone footage trying to import into photos. No footage imported and wiped the card aswell.
    So pissed of with it and it just

    rowey7777 18th April 2015, 07:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Photos for Mac.

    They may have removed that option in Photos, but I still get it in Image Capture..

    I agree. Photos is a huge performance hog - it often

    Oldmacs 18th April 2015, 05:55 PM Go to last post