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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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    EUROVISON 2015

    So excited Australia is actually in it for just this once

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 09:48 PM Go to last post

    Suddenly... PowerMac G4 533 "Clockwork" would not boot...

    Somewhat relevant here, but last year I released a modified Mac OS ROM (v10.2.1) that supports native OS 9 booting on the FireWire 800 MDD, and someone

    iMic Yesterday, 07:24 PM Go to last post

    American Burgers vs Australian Burgers

    The burgers in Melbourne are the best in Australia, closest thing to America.

    lozpinch Yesterday, 05:40 PM Go to last post

    Data plan for iPad

    without starting a new thread, what is the best deal out at the moment?

    lozpinch Yesterday, 05:09 PM Go to last post

    Firewall Software

    You have a couple of options. (I'm going to use very simple terminology here - I apologise if I'm teaching you to suck eggs, my intent is not to offend).

    rx8pilot Yesterday, 01:48 PM Go to last post

    I love Steve Jobs Quotes.

    Thank You Sir!!

    JulieHarris Yesterday, 12:45 PM Go to last post

    Mac Graphic Card Mac Pro 2008 need to buy

    I've got a GTX750 ti in my 2008 mac pro. After installing the NV web drivers, everything works fine (no boot screen, obviously). I use boot champ to get

    paronga 21st May 2015, 04:48 PM Go to last post

    Best batteries for keyboard?

    Bugger. Had to be a fortnight where I'm totally broke

    ThankDog 21st May 2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post

    Suddenly... PowerMac G4 533 "Clockwork" would not boot...


    The Radeon 9000 Pro video card arrived this afternoon, I have installed it into the "Clockwork" and bingo: it's working

    Seele 21st May 2015, 02:53 PM Go to last post

    Best batteries for keyboard?

    The bar (or in my case the mouse charging pad) is only in use during the charge phase. I get about 5 days from a single charge for my Magic Mouse. I

    kyte 21st May 2015, 09:19 AM Go to last post