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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Steve_Jobs_1.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11075" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Steve_Jobs_1-300x226.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="226" /></a>Something has got to be said about card games. Whether you're paying people out on public transport for using their iPad to play a little Solitaire before work, or whether you're hunting down that special Christmas present for your grandparents, <a href="http://iphone.appstorm.net/roundups/games/100-awesome-card-games-for-the-iphone/" target="_blank">card games are insanely popular</a> and I'm not entirely sure why.

    TidBITS have published an eulogy for the Xserve, entitled "<a href="http://db.tidbits.com/article/11735" target="_blank">may it rack in peace</a>". A good read from the*perspective*of a datacenter professional.

    <a href="http://daringfireball.net/2010/11/apples_pricing_advantage" target="_blank">Apple's pricing advantage</a>. Wait, what? John Gruber himself explains why Apple's kit is just so good and why competitors can't even come close.

    From the guy that brought you the iPad + Velco film that was featured on the Apple website comes <a href="http://jesserosten.com/2010/ipad-photoshoot" target="_blank">the story of the iPad photoshoot</a> ever seen anyone use iPads as a light source? You have now.

    Adobe Audition is to Apple's Logic as apples are to oranges, and <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/11/09/adobe-audition-for-mac-public-beta-now-available/" target="_blank">the public beta of Audition is available right now</a>.

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to use the Terminal? Most Mac users don't realise how powerful it actually is luckily for you, Smoking Apples have <a href="http://smokingapples.com/software/tutorials/mac-terminal-tips/" target="_blank">a crash course in using the Mac Terminal</a>.

    Speaking of the Terminal, using some cool voices <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/09/make-your-mac-sing-songs/" target="_blank">you can even make your Mac sing you a song</a>. If you're after more, <a href="http://forums.mactalk.com.au/19/44905-your-apple-has-secret-urge-sing-you.html" target="_blank">there's a thread for that</a>.

    Okay, now I need an iPad. The awesome folks at Firemint have announced <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/11/09/online-multiplayer-flight-control-hd/" target="_blank">online Game Center multiplayer for Flight Control HD</a>. No word on whether this feature will be coming to the iPhone version, though.

    <a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4250" target="_blank">Apple just released Mac OS X 10.6.5</a>, finally putting an end to all these developer builds. Go update already!

    The guy that invented fingerless gloves must have had an iPhone, because all that capacitive goodness just won't work when you're wearing gloves. Soon, that may all change <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/11/09/future-iphone-sport-nextgen-capacitive-touch-display-gloves/" target="_blank">thanks to some fancy new display technology</a>.
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    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Has anyone managed to get Hulu Plus on the Apple TV to work with uFlix? I keep getting the geo blocking error.

    carlow1 Today, 06:58 PM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Having been there and done that I'll stay at home in Wellington with my Global Mode and Netflix US content thanks

    gehenna Today, 06:06 PM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Great. Now there's even more of an incentive for NZ'ers to migrate here

    ThankDog Today, 05:28 PM Go to last post

    2010 MacBook Pro excruciatingly slow

    An SSD will definitely help and you might find someone on here or a site such as airtasker willing to do it for you a lot cheaper than any repair place.

    nibbles Today, 05:14 PM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    You can do that with any content in your iTunes library as well, I personally have almost 2TB of material in my iTunes library which is mainly TV series

    MadKiwi Today, 05:07 PM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    It's part of Telstra and Foxtel. They had to jump on the bandwagon, but why would they want to cannibalise their Foxtel sales with a service that actually

    Goodbye Today, 01:16 PM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    One of the good things about Netflix is how seamlessly you can watch a show say on the Apple TV, then switch over to the very same point in the flick

    entropy Today, 12:58 PM Go to last post

    3GS SMS Issue

    The 3GS has iMessage :P

    Oldmacs Today, 11:22 AM Go to last post

    2010 MacBook Pro excruciatingly slow

    I prefer to order things like that in Oz, so I've gone with 8GB and 256GB SSD, both Crucial, the SSD is MX200. Now I'm all excited and want the items

    kyte Today, 09:52 AM Go to last post

    Netflix+ Apple Tv

    Netflix + Uflix = gold.

    Erwin Today, 09:01 AM Go to last post