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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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    simonm

    Anyone driving Melb to Syd this week?

    I'm looking for a lift and can contribute towards fuel.

    I'm currently in South Yarra but moving to Sydney.

    simonm Today, 04:55 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Watching movies from my Macbook pro on TV? How do I connect

    You have to do it after you have connected the cable. It may list the TV you have connected to as an option.

    mick132 Today, 04:27 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Everything TAM...

    You traded a TAM for an iMac..?

    How did you buy your TAM? Probably been over it before, but the memory isn't what it used to

    cosmichobo Today, 02:51 PM Go to last post
    JaimeSharp

    Boxer DOS Emulator

    None that I have noticed in the times i have used it but that is not that often it does work but i think it would depend on what you want to do with

    JaimeSharp Today, 02:40 PM Go to last post
    audax2

    Remove RAW images when both RAW and JPEG format images of the same photo occur

    Thank you for your helpful comments Soulman and Kyte. Sorry to have taken so long to reply.

    I did what you suggested Soulman, using the

    audax2 Today, 01:44 PM Go to last post
    knightcruiser

    Boxer DOS Emulator

    Any known issues with this application ?

    Thanks

    knightcruiser Today, 09:24 AM Go to last post
    harryb2448

    Everything TAM...

    Ahh memories on trading in my origal LC and RGB monitor on a TAM when the price fell, late 1997 I think. Ran OS 8.6 on mine and it flew, well flew relatively

    harryb2448 Today, 08:53 AM Go to last post
    DarkAvenger

    Blue/cyan cast in sRGB on 13.3" Macbook Pro

    I found a post on 'apple.slashdot.org' regarding OS X Mavericks and colour management:

    "Apple has really fucked up big time on 10.9.

    DarkAvenger Today, 02:39 AM Go to last post
    leon

    Everything TAM...

    The 5500/6500 thing is annoying. I find it easier to upgrade my 5500 than pulling the TAM apart.

    When testing USB cards, it stick them in

    leon Yesterday, 11:16 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Everything TAM...

    Hey leon & Byrd!

    Yep, still in Geelong, just south of the river now. Closer to jimhobo's school, and my work, to save on fuel (since

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 11:16 PM Go to last post