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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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    laughingbird

    Phone calls on an iPad under iOS 8

    It should show in a pop-up on the screen of you MBP at the same time. I believe you have to have bluetooth turned on on both devices, but then the pop-ups

    laughingbird Today, 12:08 PM Go to last post
    mtmember

    I hate itunes 12

    I think Apple pays people to just 'make changes'. Which means we have to relearn everything. And from my own experience, Apple is going from intuitive

    mtmember Today, 11:46 AM Go to last post
    lostom

    Delete iTunes match./ start again

    Thanks hawk, and I'll give it a go

    lostom Today, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    :-P Curses. Well, I cant, so mine still persists. Might just get anotehr cheapie until such time...

    kyte Today, 07:16 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    I switched to the Surface Pro 3. It solved the problem.

    MissionMan Today, 06:55 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    New stylus - Let's hope this one is better than the rest

    Still happy with the Truglide? I'm now looking for another stylus as my cheapie seems to have simply stopped functioning entirely, and with a new Air2,

    kyte Today, 06:33 AM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Everything TAM...

    Not recently, Jacobert...

    Life's kinda been in limbo for the past 3 years, so the TAM's not even had a chance of coming out of her box,

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 07:28 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Apple 30" Display

    Of course you can, in fact one business that I know run two monitors off each mac mini they have.

    mick132 Yesterday, 06:02 PM Go to last post
    mick132

    Phone calls on an iPad under iOS 8

    I have tried to set this up on my MBP, but when I do the step above a box pops up on the phone saying that a code on my MBP should be entered into the

    mick132 Yesterday, 05:58 PM Go to last post
    laughingbird

    Phone calls on an iPad under iOS 8

    I have now finally worked this out, so here is the answer incase anyone else is looking for it. This is probably only ever an issue if you dismissed the

    laughingbird Yesterday, 05:30 PM Go to last post