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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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    Seele

    El Capitan 10.11.3 on MBP: keyboard becomes inoperative randomly

    As in the title, this is pparently it's a known issue; the standard reply is to check bluetooth or unplug and plug the keyboard back. However, this also

    Seele 8th February 2016, 09:21 PM Go to last post
    iMic

    iPhone 5s putting old home button and fingerprint sensor in new LCD & digitiser assy

    Should do the trick. The fingerprint reader is most likely mismatching with the Logic Board (the components have a unique identifier and are keyed to

    iMic 7th February 2016, 04:03 PM Go to last post
    skydivemac

    iPhone 5s putting old home button and fingerprint sensor in new LCD & digitiser assy

    I have replaced a friends iPhone 5S complete front assembly including home button assembly. Everything works fine except the fingerprint sensor indicates

    skydivemac 7th February 2016, 10:44 AM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Doctor Who!

    Thankyou.

    Indeed, that was the scene that promoted this video! Then I forgot about it... Then refound it again and finished it off...

    cosmichobo 5th February 2016, 01:07 PM Go to last post
    ianglass

    Doctor Who!

    Very well done. I really like Smith's response when Clara says its smaller on the outside.

    ianglass 5th February 2016, 10:42 AM Go to last post
    delicado

    Apple A1321: how much hours of battery life?*

    Well I bought*an Apple A1321 battery*few days ago.Now I want to know how to test its life?*


    How to be considered normal?

    delicado 5th February 2016, 01:46 AM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iPad 2 to IOS 9 latest?

    unfortunately you can not install iOS 7 or 8. Apple is only signing 9.2.1 so even if you have the update file you can't do it.

    Oldmacs 4th February 2016, 11:19 PM Go to last post
    PCKid

    iPad 2 to IOS 9 latest?

    I've downloaded the iOS 7.1.2 Ipsw file so I should be ok with that then? Westpac tech said iOS 7 is fine.

    PCKid 4th February 2016, 07:01 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    iPad 2 to IOS 9 latest?

    Its definitely slower.. 7.1.2 was about on par with iOS 6, but 8 was slower than 7.1.2 and 9.2.1 is still slower than 8.4.1. Turn off a lot of settings

    Oldmacs 4th February 2016, 05:33 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Doctor Who!



    What did you say? Bigger on the inside?

    My latest mashup...

    cosmichobo 4th February 2016, 04:33 PM Go to last post