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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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    mmulhern

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

    It wasn't so much planned obsolescence - it was actually quite a good design to have a single cable for power+video+usb connecting the monitor to the

    mmulhern Today, 08:42 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Mac Pro 09-10 OR Mac Mini ?

    I had not had a Mini either, I saw them as underpowered and resisted buying one until I realised that for my uses, and space, it was perfect. I bought

    kyte Today, 08:03 AM Go to last post
    Spiritinthesky

    Music Landmarks

    New free App out called Rocking All Over The World which is looking for music fans to send in any music landmarks they might know.

    The

    Spiritinthesky Today, 06:36 AM Go to last post
    MacRowdy

    Mac Pro 09-10 OR Mac Mini ?

    The mid-2010 Mac Pro has (according to MacTracker) maximum performance of 21630 (for the dual 2.93GHz CPU model), and uses up to 950W power.

    MacRowdy Today, 06:08 AM Go to last post
    Owley

    lost programs

    I am thinking I lost them when I did a reinstall of OX, I did regular backups on to seperate HD so I will have to search them for the programs/apps.

    Owley Today, 05:06 AM Go to last post
    kerr

    Surface

    I use Win 7 at work but most of the servers are running 2012 R2 Update. I don't mind either. Not a fan of 8.0 though.

    I don't have an iPad

    kerr Today, 02:35 AM Go to last post
    Thingme

    lost programs

    I had similar issues. It was because I had a mix of iWork and iLife apps installed from DVDs plus download purchases from the Mac App Store of some of

    Thingme Today, 01:43 AM Go to last post
    Owley

    lost programs

    On my iMac the version of iPhoto is V 8.1.2, when I check update, it directs me to iStore where it tells me that the latest version V 9.5.1, is "installed"

    Owley Yesterday, 11:35 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Should I mention I also have a Mirror Drive door G4?

    I'm really torn. The G4 takes up a LOT more space! But then I worry that I won't

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 10:15 PM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Doctor Who!

    The TARDIS video cabinet is pretty much the style I designed years ago - but totally lack the skills to make. It's ok - I also totally lack the $850

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 10:10 PM Go to last post