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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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    The_Hawk

    Recommend a second screen for iMac 5k.

    Damn that looks good!

    The_Hawk Today, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    ADAMS77

    Recommend a second screen for iMac 5k.

    Yeh it's not a cheap solution but neither is the LG screen haha And it has a solid power cable connection, no flimsy plug that only take a bump to unplug

    ADAMS77 Today, 11:04 AM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Recommend a second screen for iMac 5k.

    https://eshop.macsales.com/shop/Thun...derbolt2-Dock/

    That a nice looking dock, a few more ports than the old Belkin Thunderbolt

    The_Hawk Today, 08:55 AM Go to last post
    ADAMS77

    Recommend a second screen for iMac 5k.

    +1 for the 34uc97. Bought mine last month to use with my 2014 Macbook Pro and it's one of the best things I've ever bought. Together with a heavy duty

    ADAMS77 Today, 12:42 AM Go to last post
    profaen

    Spotlight

    I used to use Spotlight a lot and found it very useful for finding files and documents on my Macbook.
    Now I find it almost useless.
    I am

    profaen Yesterday, 09:56 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Web + Email Hosting Recommendations in Newcastle?

    Since it's registered in your name at least you can move it (or have it moved) should you ever need to. Even if it means loosing all your data you can

    The_Hawk Yesterday, 03:25 PM Go to last post
    rpjallan

    Can't Burn Playlist To CD

    I wasn't quite sure where to put this question but here goes.

    I have been trying to burn some playlists to CD to play in an old car, both

    rpjallan Yesterday, 03:09 PM Go to last post
    stomick

    Web + Email Hosting Recommendations in Newcastle?

    Thanks Hawk.
    Sorry for the late response - I thought I had enabled notifications of new posts, plus I had a busy weekend with kids stealing my time!

    stomick Yesterday, 01:34 PM Go to last post
    tinhead88

    I've just switched to Mac - what's the best program to do... ?

    Buttercup, have you tried VLC? It's rare you come across a media file that VLC can't handle. Always my first choice.

    tinhead88 Yesterday, 01:18 PM Go to last post
    Buttercup

    I've just switched to Mac - what's the best program to do... ?

    Thank you.

    I just tried to open a small, old, video file and was informed that i needed the updated Flip4Mac 3.3.6. I expect I can live

    Buttercup Yesterday, 11:39 AM Go to last post