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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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    Orestes

    SBS On Demand gets even better: 400 free movies to go live on SBS On Demand tommorow

    Thanks, will do.

    Orestes Today, 12:45 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    Apple TV Won't Find Update ?

    Yeah, so you can mod that ATV2 to make it a much better, more usable device than the ATV3 currently is

    Byrd Today, 11:23 AM Go to last post
    jsarchibald

    Locked to Telstra iPhone question

    I didn't realise that the iPhone 5 onwards are unlocked automatically. Optus, if you've upgraded to at least iOS7, will automatically unlock the phone

    jsarchibald Today, 10:53 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Mavericks has corrupted my harddrive for the 5th time.

    Hi All,

    Today I rebooted my 2012 MacBook Pro into my yosmeite partition and updated to the latest public beta, then went to restart into

    Oldmacs Today, 10:25 AM Go to last post
    hawker

    Locked to Telstra iPhone question

    It'll work with a Telstra pre-paid sim. I gave my old telstra locked iPhone 3GS to my mother in law.

    hawker Today, 09:32 AM Go to last post
    Alec Fraser

    iPhone6 Synching Issues

    I've got a bunch of Belkin cables that work fine.

    Alec Fraser Today, 09:25 AM Go to last post
    Alec Fraser

    Adapter for resolutions above 1200p

    I use a mini-displayport to displayport cable to get 1440p with my Dell 27" monitor. Works fine and is a shit tonne cheaper than the dual-link DVI.

    Alec Fraser Today, 09:23 AM Go to last post
    leon

    Locked to Telstra iPhone question

    You can unlock online. Google for telstra unlock.

    leon Today, 09:10 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Locked to Telstra iPhone question

    It will work with any telstra SIM, but its probably unlocked anyway, isnt it? Ring them and ask for an unlock, it should not cost you a bean

    kyte Today, 08:16 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    VMware Fusion or Parallels - Which One Has the Edge Now?

    I used the trials of both, but am happy to use Virtualbox for the few Windows things I want to do. I have an old game which doesnt require massive computing

    kyte Today, 08:13 AM Go to last post