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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/2.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-6576" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/2-300x199.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="199" /></a>This whole Flash debacle has blown up to such large proportions that even <a href="http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/" target="_blank">Steve Jobs himself is weighing in on the topic</a>, and on the homepage of Apple.com, no less. I'm uncertain what spurred this response from the CEO of Apple, Inc, but I do know this - I like it!

    Joy of Tech have <a href="http://www.geekculture.com/joyoftech/joyarchives/1384.html" target="_blank">a Steve Jobs email generator</a>. It's probably good for a laugh, even if all you're doing is just looking through the different responses to questions - some seriously funny combinations to be had!

    Smoking Apples also have*<a href="http://smokingapples.com/software/reviews/transmit-4-panic-mac/" target="_blank">a review of newly-released FTP client</a> by those awesome guys at Panic, Transmit 4. If you've been using something like Cyberduck for a while now, why not step up?

    No Mac coverage at WWDC? Fear not, MacTalk has you covered: while you can now run Steam (<a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/bv92t/so_i_figured_out_how_to_download_the_steam_mac/" target="_blank">unofficially</a>) on the Mac, the other bit of good news for Mac gamers is that <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/04/28/starcraft-2-beta-for-mac-now-available/" target="_blank">the StarCraft II beta client has arrived</a> - that is, if you've been lucky enough to get an invite.

    These <a href="http://menscrunch.com/decorated-imac-laptop-photos/" target="_blank">decorated Mac laptop</a> photos make my eyes bleed. Most of them do, anyway - why mess with perfection?

    From sunken power buttons, broken silent switches, and more, iLounge tell us all about the iPhone 3G, <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/backstage/comments/built-to-last-roughly-two-years-or-21-months-with-an-iphone-3g/" target="_blank">the phone built to last 21 months</a>. For the record, my iPhone 3G in almost perfect condition (one drop made from a few scratches on the plastic back), and dont' forget that Wednesday's morning news told you that <a href="http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/04/27/old-iphones-die-hard/" target="_blank">30% of all the iPhone 2G models that sold are still in use</a>.

    You might have seen this already, but <a href="http://www.kyleconroy.com/apple-stock.php" target="_blank">what if you had bought $5700 worth of Apple stock</a> instead of that PowerBook G3 back in 1997? That same Apple stock would be worth over $330,000 today, that's what. Sure, you'd be out of a laptop, but the PowerBook G3's weren't all that good anyway...

    That same Video Acceleration Framework that Plex are using to build their new H.264 support? Yeah, looks like <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/04/adobe-will-accelerate-flash-video-using-new-apple-api.ars" target="_blank">Flash are also using it to their advantage as well</a>. Maybe this means Flash will suck less on OSX, but we'll see.

    Smoking Apples have a long-winded commentary on*<a href="http://smokingapples.com/opinion/state-of-the-iphone-os/" target="_blank">the future of the iPhone OS</a> now that OS 4.0 has been announced and previewed. If one thing's for sure, Apple's developer focus is on the iPhone OS, not Mac (at least for the moment, anyway).

    As soon as those crazy people at <a href="http://linuxoniphone.blogspot.com/2010/04/android-repos-are-up.html" target="_blank">Linux On the iPhone</a> port Android to the iPhone 3G and I've already got the next-gen iPhone, I'm putting Android on that sucker - because doing so would make me cooler than any of you with the original iPhone, okay?
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    Alan53

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    RSP = What NBN Co (Wholesaler) call the Retail Service Providers retailing Internet, Telephone, Pay TV, etc. services on the NBN
    NTD = Network Terminating

    Alan53 28th May 2016, 04:14 PM Go to last post
    nildon

    National Authorised Distributor for Iphone

    Hi Everybody. may i have one favor please. which are the national and regional Authorized distributors for sale of APPLE.IPHONE? in Australia.

    nildon 27th May 2016, 01:33 AM Go to last post
    deviceexpert

    iPad Repairs Perth,Iphone Repairs Perth and Laptop Repairs Perth - Device Expert

    Get your iPhone Repairs,iPad repairs perth in Australia. All your electronic gadgets are repaired here at Device Expert the leading mobile repair specialists.

    deviceexpert 25th May 2016, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    stewiesno1

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Yep. Have to agree Phildo. I have researched numerous things from really old power tools to modern appliances and there is always a forum or someone who

    stewiesno1 25th May 2016, 11:48 AM Go to last post
    Asator

    MacBook Pro charging issues.

    I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch (Late 2011) After a hell of a lot of battery cycles I decided to replace the battery since the health was poor.

    Asator 24th May 2016, 08:42 PM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    After market ketboard(s) and the IPP

    Hi All,

    Wondering if anyone is using after market keyboards with their IPP 12" or 9"?

    I have heard that L/tech

    Blazbo 22nd May 2016, 04:15 PM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Thanks for the heads-up A53 - much appreciated.
    Could you elaborate/explain the RSP/PPPoE/NTD/IPv6 etc quote above please? I'm only computer friendly

    Blazbo 22nd May 2016, 09:04 AM Go to last post
    Alan53

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Yes

    That's what I'm using for my FTTP connection - 5th Generation Extreme - Works well.

    Note. Depending on your RSP, the PPPoE

    Alan53 22nd May 2016, 08:51 AM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Hi All,

    Looking for some advice and pointing in the right direction.

    1A) My understanding is: if you have FTTP that you

    Blazbo 21st May 2016, 11:00 PM Go to last post