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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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    julee86

    Announcing: The Littlest Hobo

    Glad lil Patrick is okay!

    julee86 Today, 11:40 AM Go to last post
    soulman

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    Yeah, I'd definitely be getting rid of the adware. I'm also not a fan of things like CleanMyMac2, but each to their own. Everything else looks fine

    soulman Today, 11:35 AM Go to last post
    imacattack

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    The Safe Mac Adware Removal Guide : Genieo

    imacattack Today, 11:06 AM Go to last post
    SRG

    Announcing: The Littlest Hobo

    Ouch, also glad to here the young fella is going ok.

    SRG Today, 09:58 AM Go to last post
    kyte

    Announcing: The Littlest Hobo

    Poor little Patrick, so glad he's OK, hobo

    kyte Today, 07:21 AM Go to last post
    swoffa

    Random Photography Thread V5.0

    A couple from a day at the beach. Wasn't warm as yet.



    swoffa Today, 06:46 AM Go to last post
    swoffa

    iOS postal tracking apps

    When I upgraded phones I lost Consume, I think I accidentally culled it whilst thinning out the apps. Damn shame, I used it often.

    IOS

    swoffa Today, 06:23 AM Go to last post
    leon

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    What is the genieo adware? Where does it come from?

    leon Today, 05:17 AM Go to last post
    imacattack

    Mac Pro 2008 Random Shut Down During Boot Up.

    Ok ran the software suggested by soulman and here is the result :-

    imacattack Today, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    cosmichobo

    Announcing: The Littlest Hobo

    The littlest hobo has had his first trip to hospital, age 21 months...

    Slipped in the shower, hit his head on the the door sill, and put

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 11:10 PM Go to last post