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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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    harryb2448

    newbie here. selling price of my old iMac advice please

    A 4.1 iMac was released in January 2006 and can only run up to Snow Leopard OS X.6. Think anything over $50 would be good value.

    harryb2448 Today, 08:07 AM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Airport Extreme PPPoE auth and wireless

    I would have thought this was as simple as plugging the incoming line into the WAN connector, setting up the PPPoE and turning the Wireless on.

    The_Hawk Yesterday, 08:18 AM Go to last post
    Byrd

    Is it possible to delete user files from a Powerbook G4 if it won't boot?

    Target disk mode, copy over all the files you don't need (music, photos, documents, downloaded files) onto the other Mac. Needless to say, back these

    Byrd Yesterday, 07:54 AM Go to last post
    ciokan

    Airport Extreme PPPoE auth and wireless

    My provider asks for a PPPoE authentication for internet and I don't know ho to do it with airport extreme in order to have the wireless working in parallel

    ciokan Yesterday, 06:40 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Is it possible to delete user files from a Powerbook G4 if it won't boot?

    Well, good luck with that. I know it takes ages, but you know it could be over and done with, all the time you look for a solution. I don't think there

    kyte 4th July 2015, 11:27 PM Go to last post
    rowey7777

    New itunes can't sync photos on external drive

    I have my photos library on an external drive due to its size. Syncing has not been an issue until the new itunes update.
    It will not recognise

    rowey7777 4th July 2015, 09:14 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    newbie here. selling price of my old iMac advice please

    I'd say $100 - $150. Closer to the $150 if its in good nick...

    Oldmacs 4th July 2015, 07:42 PM Go to last post
    DarkAvenger

    Is it possible to delete user files from a Powerbook G4 if it won't boot?

    I'd like to try and avoid reinstalling the OS because it would mean spending ages configuring everything back the way I had it so if its possible I would

    DarkAvenger 4th July 2015, 07:23 PM Go to last post
    AfterBurner_1

    Apple Music and Beats 1 thoughts

    I haven't yet had a chance to use it. just got back from sorting out my parents tech meltdown. will review once i have.

    still need to grab

    AfterBurner_1 4th July 2015, 07:08 PM Go to last post
    Nocky

    Video Call

    Hi all, my first post and I am a new Iproduct convert after many years of having Samsung (The Samsung 5 Converted me ) I now have a Iphone 5 and Ipad

    Nocky 4th July 2015, 06:17 PM Go to last post