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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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    rpjallan

    Mac Mini

    The rumour I heard was from someone a bit more reliable than that but I only mentioned it because it is very doubtful we will see one before the end of

    rpjallan Today, 05:21 PM Go to last post
    davemc

    Doctor Who!

    i thought the soldier thing was a setup for Danny Pink coming onboard.
    I do not mind a angry doctor.. I mean he is 2000ish.. I getting crankier

    davemc Today, 04:04 PM Go to last post
    imacattack

    The recent purchases thread - Part 2

    Just got Delivery of this Philips Dual Dock Alarm Clock with Digital Radio.



    I also got a new head unit for my 07 Camry

    imacattack Today, 02:48 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Doctor Who!

    I think we got a major hint that Clara might be moving on. He didn't reject a new assistant because he didn't need one but because she was a soldier.

    SRG Today, 01:11 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Doctor Who!

    Doubtful.

    Unlike in the 80's when I'm sure BBC management were thrilled by the decision to cast a rather nobody type after they tried to

    cosmichobo Today, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    GoPro videos

    Been a while. I like your little journeys...from my couch.

    That made me tired just watching it.Lovely day though.

    With

    swoffa Today, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    Thingme

    Doctor Who!

    I don’t like Capaldi’s Doctor. Not of the same standard as the previous three or four. Is the Beeb trying to make us dislike Dr Who so that when the series

    Thingme Today, 11:27 AM Go to last post
    davemc

    Doctor Who!

    I am just sick of the long story arc crap.. just have good episodes.. this one will just fizz into nothing like the rest of them.
    I did not mind

    davemc Today, 10:50 AM Go to last post
    iMic

    State of the Vintage Mac Scene

    It has been quiet around here in recent years, although I think it's starting to make a comeback as of late. Still, even though it's a community in its

    iMic Today, 02:26 AM Go to last post
    Washerman

    State of the Vintage Mac Scene

    Have joined up too - bit over having every post I make here sent into limbo as a new member.

    Edit: And now it works for once!

    Washerman Today, 01:54 AM Go to last post