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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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    555

    iTunes Library - update file locations

    So, I had my iTunes music NOT stored in my Library Folder... and I moved the HDD. Why? Because I got a new one.. and a bigger one, and because I am a

    555 Yesterday, 01:11 PM Go to last post
    mr_blackstock

    Frustrations with either PPC or 10.4

    Hello all,
    First time really posting with an issue, long time Mac user, but nearing the end of my thread!

    I first got into Macs

    mr_blackstock Yesterday, 12:06 AM Go to last post
    spacewolf

    New iPad Pro with integrated sim problem

    THREAD HIJACK!

    Can someone please explain the embedded sim part to me? In Australia which providers allow us to use embedded SIM? Also

    spacewolf 27th April 2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
    Bfuriously

    Jenkins login after reboot. Help!

    Hi All,

    I have an MacBook Pro, have had it for a couple of years now.

    Usually use it for emails, internet and basic documents

    Bfuriously 27th April 2016, 05:50 PM Go to last post
    starzz

    random music playing on iphone 6+

    does anyone else have an issue with music suddenly playing on their iphone? it's not music from my music or an app. in fact it sounds like the prelude

    starzz 26th April 2016, 04:00 PM Go to last post
    wokka59

    How to remove all iTunes songs not in playlists?

    Hi all
    Could someone let me know how I can remove all songs from iTunes that are not in playlists? I need to free up some hd space and I think I

    wokka59 26th April 2016, 08:31 AM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    UPDATE!!! Ok - Other iOS devices get prompted for the new password, but not the macbook. Very strange!

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:51 PM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    UPDATE!!!! It looks like the HotSpot password does not work FULL STOP!!

    I just deleted the network from my Macbook and when I reconnected,

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    Mongrel

    IOS 9.3.1 HotSpot Password Fail

    So recently I updated to iOS 9.3.1 and I am not sure if I have found a serious bug or not, so I am hoping someone here might be able to replicate.

    Mongrel 25th April 2016, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    Gurok

    What is the name of this software?

    The detective game is Notorious Ned by Koala Software.

    Gurok 25th April 2016, 02:06 AM Go to last post