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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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    Erwin

    What's happened to mac talk?

    As decryption (founder of MacTalk) stated in his post above in this thread, everyone has left this site and gone to AppleTalk Australia

    Erwin 18th July 2016, 01:16 PM Go to last post
    Dambo

    Kernel panic report.

    I would suggest it's a failing graphics chip.

    Dambo 18th July 2016, 11:03 AM Go to last post
    susieW

    iphone5 app and instagram

    My daughter logged out of Instagram but when she went to log back in was unable to as was not message to get later version - which is much bigger file

    susieW 18th July 2016, 10:44 AM Go to last post
    fadima82

    For Sale : Unlocked Apple iPad Pro 12.9" & 9.7inch

    The Apple iPad Pro are new, original from Apple, Factory Unlocked and has warranty.
    Cellular + WiFi
    Colors : Rose Gold, Space Gray, Gold,

    fadima82 18th July 2016, 08:49 AM Go to last post
    cactus68

    Kernel panic report.

    Have also had some odd pixillations going on...

    Tab bars in Safari had multi colour pixels, and some icons in dock when enlarged had lines

    cactus68 16th July 2016, 04:14 PM Go to last post
    cactus68

    Kernel panic report.

    Just purchased a 2nd hand MacPro 15" mid 2010.
    Th e previous owner said it would randomly shutdown but put this down to using CAD and printing

    cactus68 16th July 2016, 04:12 PM Go to last post
    leon

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Everyone moved to AppleTalk.com.au


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    leon 16th July 2016, 12:01 AM Go to last post
    Orestes

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Nobody wants to share information anymore, it's all about self interested topics on Facebook and if you're not on it? You're out in the dark to everyone

    Orestes 15th July 2016, 12:41 PM Go to last post
    chrisjohnson

    Firewall Software

    great

    chrisjohnson 11th July 2016, 08:03 PM Go to last post
    chrisjohnson

    Safari, Firefox and Chrome wont laod pages

    i use google chrome. its the fastest browser as well as better than firefox

    chrisjohnson 11th July 2016, 08:01 PM Go to last post