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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/steverino.jpg"><img class="alignright size-full wp-image-10382" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/steverino.jpg" alt="" width="136" height="200" /></a>Shh! Don't tell anyone, but <a href="http://www.newsweek.com/2010/10/03/how-android-is-transforming-mobile-computing.html" target="_blank">Android is actually transforming mobile computing as we know it</a>. Is it because of all those geeks that are unhappy with Apple's draconian App Store policies, or is it something more?

    Got an old Mac laying around at home that you can't even give away? <a href="http://damncoolpics.blogspot.com/2010/10/what-can-be-made-out-of-old-macs.html" target="_blank">Make it into something awesome today</a>! Check out the faceplates of Macs being made into clocks, and dispensers of everything from beer to toilet paper!

    Apple position the iPad as a consumption device for most consumers. That's not entirely true with a little creativity and a select app or two, <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/ipad-creative-2010-10?slop=1" target="_blank">the iPad can also be used to create some nice things</a>!

    Okay, this is seriously cool.*<a href="http://www.reactable.com/products/mobile/" target="_blank">Reactable is kinda like those Microsoft Surface demos</a> you saw a long, long time ago but the best part is that it's now available on the App Store, for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch!

    You'll remember the huge kerfuffle that happened when Applidium announced VLC for iPad but since the iPad is a perfect device for lounging around with videos, I just don't see the same thing happening for <a href="http://www.macstories.net/iphone/vlc-is-coming-to-the-iphone/" target="_blank">VLC for the iPhone</a>.

    Those of you lucky enough to nab a shiny new AppleTV might be interested to know <a href="http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/fifteen-new-details-on-the-second-generation-apple-tv/" target="_blank">15 new details on the next-generation media device</a>. Just like the new AppleTV's*diminutive*size, it's the small stuff that counts, you know?

    Whoever came up with <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/10/02/the-most-repulsive-iphone-charger-youll-see/" target="_blank">this iPhone charger</a> has serious mummy issues. Either that or they're just insane and/or like creating bizzare tech items. I don't know about you, but frankly I'm scarred for life.

    Creating native Mac apps from web services has me confused. I can understand when the app adds*functionality*that the website just doesn't offer (like Tweetie for Mac), but what's the point of <a href="http://www.sparrowmailapp.com/" target="_blank">Sparrow, a beta Gmail client for the Mac</a>?

    "1TapAlarm is the fastest and simplest way to setup a reminder notification for an upcoming event on your iPhone." <a href="http://www.1tapalarm.com/" target="_blank">It's available in the App Store right now</a>, and it's free.

    Choosing a name for your computer is serious business for most geeks I know, and if you're stuck choosing something witty, well, <a href="http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1178.html" target="_blank">there's an RFC document for that</a>.
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    msilsby

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    OMG!

    You guys are like, not even real mac people. A true mac person would never 'dis Sir Ive. You should all be ashamed of yourselves and

    msilsby Today, 06:06 PM Go to last post
    msilsby

    Mac Pro Base for $3k on ebay

    Hey guys, just an FYI.

    There is a Hong Kong Seller on eBay selling the base mac pro model for $3098 inclusive of P&H. He has 7 left...

    msilsby Today, 05:53 PM Go to last post
    Byrd

    Logitech F710 Gamepad and OSX

    Tried USB Overdrive?

    1999-2014 Alessandro Levi Montalcini

    Byrd Today, 05:38 PM Go to last post
    kerr

    I want a standalone calendar app

    Did a bit of search for Roster, Rostering, Schedule, Shiftwork, etc. Have started using iPlanner App, not a bad app. Available for iPhone and iPad (separate

    kerr Today, 05:21 PM Go to last post
    alexc

    Logitech F710 Gamepad and OSX

    Hey, anyone know if the F710 can be make to work with OS X?

    F710 Wireless Gamepad - Logitech

    Specifically to play Lego Marvel

    alexc Today, 04:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Perhaps its like Aqua.. it didn't really get refined till 10.3 or 10.4.

    Oldmacs Today, 02:46 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I think you're right and that article is spot-on, thanks for sharing it.

    The Guv Today, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I haven't started using it yet, so I'm not overly qualified to comment, but one way to look at the Yosemite UI is that it's OS X Ive Version 1.0; functional,

    soulman Today, 02:00 PM Go to last post
    leon

    ADDING RAM...

    AUD not as strong now. Also DDR3 1066 not made in quantities anymore

    leon Today, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    It does, but it also affects up the dock and other windows. I liked just having the menu bar solid as everything else was as it always irked me that you'd

    The Guv Today, 12:20 PM Go to last post