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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1984b_nseeff_computer.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11254" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1984b_nseeff_computer-300x203.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="203" /></a><a href="http://blogs.forbes.com/briancaulfield/2010/11/14/a-name-you-need-to-know-in-2011-apples-scott-forstall/" target="_blank">Do you know who Scott Forstall i</a>s? Scott Forstall, one of the engineers that followed Steve to Apple from NeXT. Scott Forstall, one of the original*architects*of Mac OS X. Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS software at Apple.

    Well, would you look at that. You can now*<a href="http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2010/11/google-docs-editing-finally-comes-to-iphone-ipad-android-22.ars" target="_blank">edit your Google Docs documents from your iOS device</a>, but Android users need a specific version of Android in order to do so. So much for that "non-fragmentation" argument, huh?

    I've been waiting for a big-name accessory manufacturer to make a wrist-strap for the new iPod Nano for a while now, and*<a href="http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/slap" target="_blank">it looks like Griffin have delivered that in spades</a>.

    Fermi is just another name that Nvidia have dreamt up for one of their graphics card lineups, and while much has already been said about how power-hungry and how hot they run, there's no denying <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/11/nvidia-brings-fermi-quadro-4000-kicking-mostly-screaming-to-mac.ars" target="_blank">they're currently one of the fastest graphics cards available on the market today</a>. Oh, and they're coming to the Mac as well.

    Some people have come up with a way to have some sort of 3D effect on the iPhone. With some smoke and mirrors (maybe not so much smoke), getting 3D output from your iPhone is <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/11/16/found-footage-palm-top-3d-theater-creates-peppers-ghost-on-the/" target="_blank">as easy as snapping on a mirror-laden*contraption</a>.

    Why isn't there a website that has entertaining headlines? I mean, Mac AppStorm could have gone with "<a href="http://mac.appstorm.net/roundups/graphics-roundups/mac-design-software-20-vector-bitmap-and-web-design-apps/" target="_blank">20 vector, bitmap, and web design apps you should probably take a look at</a>", but instead they've gone with the ultra-boring "Mac Design Software: 20 Vector, Bitmap, and Web Design Apps".

    No doubt you've heard of the six degrees of separation theory. No doubt you've played Wiki Hunt, a game which forces you to find specific Wikipedia articles using links from other Wikipedia articles. <a href="http://www.creativeapplications.net/games/3-degrees-of-wikipedia-iphone/" target="_blank">Three degrees of Wikipedia combines these two into one super app</a>.

    The official client for Twitter was updated not too long ago, <a href="http://blog.twitter.com/2010/11/instant-notifications.html" target="_blank">bringing long-awaited push notifications for mentions and direct messages</a> to everyone's favourite platform. I think I'll stick to Boxcar though, purely because "quiet times" are*indispensable.

    <a href="http://iconfactory.com/home/permalink/2270" target="_blank">Astronut is a cool little game from The Iconfactory</a> for iPhone and iPod Touch that brings some pretty cool space-age gameplay. Simple to pick up, and it's free! (Full version available as an in-app purchase.)

    The <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey/?nov2010" target="_blank">November 2010 Steam Hardware Survey is now out</a>,*and, as usual, gives some interesting insights into the world of PC (and for the first time, Mac!) gaming.
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    imacattack

    Mac Pro 09-10 OR Mac Mini ?

    For the money I want to spend I am now undecided what to spend my money on.

    On one hand I would like a Mac Pro 2009 to 2010 model if it

    imacattack Today, 01:22 PM Go to last post
    mulquemi

    ADC monitor (20" ,apple plastic one) for 2008 mac pro..can I use it if card available

    Thanks for that,I just hate planned obsolesence.
    Mick

    mulquemi Today, 12:43 PM Go to last post
    MadKiwi

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    I'd just like to see Siri work as well as Google Now, I find that Google Now rarely, if ever, makes a mistake in what I say. Siri on the other hand had

    MadKiwi Today, 11:30 AM Go to last post
    rpjallan

    Mac Mini

    I have just seen a rumour of a new Mac mini around the end of the year...

    rpjallan Today, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Mac Mini

    Enjoy the purchases guys.

    kerr Today, 03:02 AM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    ios8 download for windows

    Have you installed Yosemite on a separate partition on your Mac? If so, you could try booting into Mavericks/regular OS X and download iOS 8 from iTunes

    lawrencium Yesterday, 10:13 PM Go to last post
    Windoze

    Apple Initiates iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

    I had my battery replaced in my iPhone 5 a couple of days ago and I too have lots of dirt under the screen

    Windoze Yesterday, 09:52 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    I'd say iPods will get done at this event. Note sure what will be done though. Can't see what they could do the the nano besides a software refresh to

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 08:52 PM Go to last post
    nibbles

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    Who says they're not going to do that as well? The iPod event used to be in September/October before the iPhone got moved to post WWDC.

    nibbles Yesterday, 08:25 PM Go to last post
    lawrencium

    Apple September the 9th Event announced!!

    That could be, though I'd imagine they might want to wait for an iPod refresh/music event for that?

    lawrencium Yesterday, 06:03 PM Go to last post