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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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    kyte

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Nope. It doesnt exist in iTunes 12. I hate it too but am adapting :-/

    kyte Today, 03:25 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I would imagine so. For the very brief time I had Yosemite on my computer, it ran CS5 OK, just needed to install java runtimes.

    kyte Today, 03:24 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    I want a standalone calendar app

    How does the calendar know what the event is, if all you do is touch the date? Makes zero sense to me

    kyte Today, 03:21 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    iOS 8.1 is released

    Finally bit the bullet and upgraded all my iDevices. All happy. Still remaining suspicious of Yosemite.

    kyte Today, 03:19 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Fixed after hard reboot, rMBP would not respond to -Restart/Shut Down.

    Am a little concerned, will monitor to see if it happens

    kerr Yesterday, 10:48 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    That is strange. My Macbook Pro non-retina seems to be fine in that respect. I wonder if its model specific or the install or something else?

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 10:34 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    [BUG] except for F3 and F4, function keys not working on late-2013 rMBP, no problems with late-2009 iMac

    Have also tried when pressing

    kerr Yesterday, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    SSD for a late 08 Macbook.

    If you don't have 8GB, you don't have anywhere near enough, so definitely get that. Faster RAM will not improve anything and may not work, so get exactly

    soulman Yesterday, 09:59 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    I don't get the point of iPads

    I wanted one really badly when they came out; they just seemed to be a brilliant device in the abstract. Managed to wait until iPad 2, which I found

    soulman Yesterday, 09:44 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    TidBITS: Examining iTunes 12

    kerr Yesterday, 09:41 PM Go to last post