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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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    shopping - new Mac/Logic buy soon - high heat part of the world

    Although I haven't tested it in conditions like yours, I would also suggest that a 27" iMac might be a good solution. In order to avoid any heat

    tinhead88 Today, 12:58 PM Go to last post

    World's oldest Mac user needs our help.

    sweetest thread ever. I hope things get sorted out for him!

    jayda Today, 12:42 PM Go to last post

    Dead iPad battery after 3-years. Apple very unhelpful.

    Can't agree with you kyte. In a perfect world of course everything would be swappable, but in order to get mac products looking as sexy as they are sacrifices

    choy Today, 11:50 AM Go to last post

    Pismo + Modern Airport

    I have an old round Airport Base Station plugged into my AirPort Extreme Base Station for running my my old 802.11g devices.

    rpjallan Today, 11:29 AM Go to last post

    shopping - new Mac/Logic buy soon - high heat part of the world

    The best air cooling you can get (from a custom built PC) is probably 5 - 10 degrees C above ambient temps, a consumer level machine might be around 15

    Byrd Today, 10:46 AM Go to last post

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    I'm stuck in Brisbane for five weeks learning to drive a post office. At least I get to take photos in a different environment...

    glacierdave Today, 08:26 AM Go to last post

    shopping - new Mac/Logic buy soon - high heat part of the world

    I live in western Queensland (Longreach). Summer gets weeks above 40 where nights can stay above 30 and above 45 is not all that unusual.

    glacierdave Today, 08:09 AM Go to last post

    Pismo + Modern Airport

    Perhaps the problem is setting up for 802.11g?

    Have a read of this link from Apple:-

    AirPort Base Station: How to set up and

    harryb2448 Today, 08:08 AM Go to last post

    shopping - new Mac/Logic buy soon - high heat part of the world

    So, after years I am going to be (FINALLY) getting a new mac with logic (the old one works but is a G4 Platinum). It will also be multi-OS boot,

    accumulator Yesterday, 11:40 PM Go to last post

    Pismo + Modern Airport


    My Pismo won't talk to my 2011 AirPort Extreme Base Station.

    Why is that?



    cosmichobo Yesterday, 08:06 PM Go to last post