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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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    DagrtheSnide

    Turning a Mac Mini into a Game Console?

    Get him an Apple Bandai Pippin, there should be heaps buried next to the mound of Atari ET game cartridges.

    Apple Bandai Pippin - Wikipedia,

    DagrtheSnide Yesterday, 09:11 PM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    I wasn't aware of that, although we do have a 12w charger, but it's primarily used for my mother's iPhone. I don't think anything over 5w affects the

    lawrencium Yesterday, 05:22 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    My iPad 2 charges faster with a 12W charger than a 10W one. The iPad 3 and 4 have the same batteries and the 3 and 4 both charge faster with the 12W even

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 05:17 PM Go to last post
    leon

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    iPad 4 and Air 1 came with 12W charger.

    leon Yesterday, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    changa

    Family Sharing and iCloud storage/Drive are broken!

    Glad you have managed to sort out your problem, but the Gift Card process is not a 'workaround' it is how Gift Cards have always worked and has not changed

    changa Yesterday, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    bigbod

    TNT treating customer badly. AGAIN!

    LOL... had exactly the same experience... my 5K iMac arrived on Monday in Newcastle. Interestingly, at the time of sale, it was listed as "delivers

    bigbod Yesterday, 11:42 AM Go to last post
    Mullo

    how do you change your signature ?

    Thanks MacRowdy !!

    Mullo Yesterday, 11:30 AM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    Tim Cook Speaks Up

    I'm sure most of you have heard about and/or read Tim Cook's editorial in Bloomberg Businessweek regarding his sexual orientation. Anyway, you can read

    lawrencium Yesterday, 10:56 AM Go to last post
    Geoff3DMN

    Sound problem with upgrade to Yosemite

    I upgraded my 2013 Macbook Pro and now the sound level is greyed out. I can select internal speakers and when I click on a system test sound it works

    Geoff3DMN Yesterday, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    iPad Air 2 - Purchase & Delivery

    The iPad 1 came with a 10w adapter, as well as my iPad mini 2. I think it has more to do with the battery included in the device, and it's relative energy

    lawrencium Yesterday, 10:37 AM Go to last post