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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1048016_550_art_R01.jpeg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11321" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1048016_550_art_R01-215x300.jpg" alt="" width="215" height="300" /></a><a href="http://ihnatko.com/2010/11/22/now-ios-4-2-is-here-and-installed/" target="_blank">Andy Ihnatko gives his opinion on iOS 4.2 for iPad</a>, and his thoughts echo Steve Jobs' on the matter; he too is wondering if there will be any decent iPad competitors.

    This <a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2466?viewlocale=en_US" target="_blank">Apple support article on how to pick up and carry your iMac G5</a> wins the award for the most useful Apple support document, ever. Alternatively, there's also the one that tells you <a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/TA47226?viewlocale=en_US" target="_blank">how to do the same thing for your iMac (flat panel)</a>.

    With iOS 4.2 just out of the gates, what better than to begin rumours about iOS 4.3? MacStories tell us that <a href="http://www.macstories.net/news/ios-4-3-to-launch-in-mid-december-with-app-subscriptions/" target="_blank">iOS 4.3 is slated to drop sometime mid-December</a>, and will also reportedly bring "app subscriptions".

    So, um, someone went and <a href="http://www.tuaw.com/2010/11/22/fifth-ave-apple-store-recreated-in-minecraft/" target="_blank">created the flagship Fifth Avenue Apple Store in Minecraft</a>. What have you done today?

    What's so badass about the new MobileMe login page? According to BadassJS.com, the <a href="http://badassjs.com/post/1649735994/the-new-mobileme-login-page-has-some-badass-js" target="_blank">Javascript on the new MobileMe login page is pretty badass</a>. So badass.

    In what was possibly the most overhyped launch in the history of Apple, there's no denying the fact that <a href="http://www.9to5mac.com/37518/beatles-itunes-sales-2-million-songs-450000-albums" target="_blank">the*release*of the Beatles on iTunes has been popular</a> - so popular, in fact, that they've sold 2 million songs and some 450,000 albums. Try not to be too impressed.

    Opera 11 is an alternative web browser for the Mac that isn't Chrome or Firefox <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/155931/2010/11/opera_beta_11.html" target="_blank">that sports some pretty unique features</a>, and a beta for Mac is available for you to try right now.

    What, exactly, is an untethered jailbreak? And how does it differ to a tethered one? <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/24/tethered-jailbreak-vs-untethered-jailbreak/" target="_blank">OSX Daily have all the answers</a>.

    As terrible as the new text message tones in iOS 4.2 are (I'm using Calypso as it isn't <em>that </em>terrible), you'd have to wonder <a href="http://www.tipb.com/2010/11/23/text-tones-42-iphone-3g3gs/" target="_blank">why devices just one generation behind don't get them</a>. Chalk this one up to another one of Apple's strange decisions just don't cry "deliberate*obsolescence*strategy".

    If you've always wanted a Parrot.AR Drone but haven't had the cash to shell out for one from the US, good news the awesome iPhone-controlled flying machine is coming to Australia, and will be <a href="http://www.goodgearguide.com.au/article/369012/parrot_ar_drone_now_flying_australia/" target="_blank">sold exclusively through Telstra and Fone Zone stores from the 30th of*November*for $349</a>.
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    blujein

    Launchpad resets after every system restart

    I've recently purchased an Apple iMac with Retina 5K display and I've found an issue whereby the custom order of icons within Launchpad resets every time

    blujein Today, 01:50 PM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Photos sent from Apple mail arrive as shrunken icons

    Oh, That has to be better Sue, thanks.
    For years I've been changing the email to plain text each time I send attachments. Never noticed the windows

    swoffa Today, 11:33 AM Go to last post
    elliotg

    Photos sent from Apple mail arrive as shrunken icons

    Thanks Sue. I will suggest this change to my friend and let you know if it works!

    Elliot

    elliotg Today, 08:44 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Photos sent from Apple mail arrive as shrunken icons

    I'm just testing this out by sending from my mail.app to my outlook.com account, but its a bit slow. I wonder if she has not checked "Send as Window

    kyte Today, 08:26 AM Go to last post
    DagrtheSnide

    XBOX ONE corner

    Love the xbone, just wish I had more time to play it.





    I also just brought a Nokia 1520 for $436, awesome phone.

    DagrtheSnide Today, 08:21 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Google and Apple maps

    Oh, I'm sorry. No clue. And to be honest, I am really surprised that they would pull a feature like that. Wonder why they did...

    kyte Today, 08:09 AM Go to last post
    MarkNoosa

    Mail and Gmail: replies coming back to the wrong account

    Hi there Mac OSX & Mail sleuths.

    I've been a Mac and Mail user for many years, and have come across a puzzling problem with Mail since

    MarkNoosa Yesterday, 07:03 PM Go to last post
    gbrm

    Mac Mini

    Thanks Leon for your thoughts. It is good to know your 2010 model is fit enough. And good point re. RAM. I did not realise that you can't upgrade it in

    gbrm Yesterday, 06:55 PM Go to last post
    LaPastenague

    I need 7.7.1 firmware for Time Capsule

    To anyone who bought a A1470 Time Capsule when they first came out, and running the same Mac as when they did the upgrade.. the firmware is stored here.

    LaPastenague Yesterday, 06:48 PM Go to last post
    olfella

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    Now she has her ears up! Nice shot.

    olfella Yesterday, 04:59 PM Go to last post