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    <a href="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/3323110_12e2d4a1e3.jpg"><img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-11404" src="http://www.mactalk.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/3323110_12e2d4a1e3-241x300.jpg" alt="" width="241" height="300" /></a>In a country where the iPhone is easily acquired and able to be legitimately unlocked, sometimes it's easy to forget those who aren't as fortunate. Which is kind of why the Dev-Team have come through again and <a href="http://blog.iphone-dev.org/post/1718400992/ultra-recycle" target="_blank">released a free carrier unlock for iPhone 3G and 3GS owners</a> with a baseband later than 05.13.04, really.

    For a lot of companies, brand loyalty is something that means a lot to them. It should really come as no surprise, then, that <a href="http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2010/11/29/in-the-smartphone-market-apple-users-remain-the-most-loyal/" target="_blank">Apple users are some of the most loyal</a>, especially in the smartphone market.

    Computerworld think that 2011 will be the year Apple kill the optical drive, just like they did with floppies all those years ago. They provide some pretty evidence to support their theory, <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/17430/2011_will_apple_kill_the_optical_drive" target="_blank">so go over and have a read</a>.

    According to the Silicon Valley Mercury News, there was no economic crisis this year. Well, at least not for Apple, anyway. In fact, they even go so far as to say <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_16703362?source=most_viewed" target="_blank">Apple had (and are still having) a spectacular year</a>.

    "Sony unveiled plans to deliver a mobile development platform based on an open source version of Apple's OpenStep and Cocoa technologies, shortly before announcing the project was put on hold",<a href="http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/11/27/sony_adopts_then_drops_cocoa_like_gnustep_plans_to _rival_apple_ios.html" target="_blank"> say AppleInsider</a>.

    There are a lot of possible reasons Apple offers free engraving on products like the iPod, but one possible reason is that <a href="http://elidourado.com/blog/free-engraving/" target="_blank">they want to diminish the second-hand market for such products</a>.

    Somewhat unsurprisingly, Apple rejected <a href="http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/11/26/apple-bans-android-magazine-app/" target="_blank">a developer who submitted an Android magazine app to the App Store</a>. Can anyone say conflict of interest?

    Using your iPhone as a controller for your iPad is old hat now. Nay, the real hotness is using your iPhone as a controller for you Mac, <a href="http://toucharcade.com/2010/11/29/video-of-chopper-2-for-mac-using-an-iphone-as-a-controller/" target="_blank">as demonstrated by Chopper 2</a>.

    Hey, look! With this handy tip, <a href="http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/29/zoom-into-finder-column-previews" target="_blank">zooming into the Finder column view previews is really, really easy</a>. And oh-so-useful, too!

    Did you know that iOS 4.2 actually allows you to change the font in Notes? Not only that, but if you cheat a little and use your Mac, <a href="http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20101124223757191" target="_blank">you can also use any font family, style, size, or colour</a>! The more you know, huh.
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    changa

    What's happened to mac talk?

    I would support going somewhere else, but where?

    I think Benny's new site would have been the best option, but the forum structure there

    changa Today, 08:59 PM Go to last post
    Goodbye

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Not really - to some of us it felt a little like an exclusive club than a new welcoming community.

    But I agree that the best way to move

    Goodbye Today, 06:58 PM Go to last post
    Tom125

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Benny Ling has tried to do just that.

    Tom125 Today, 04:38 PM Go to last post
    gehenna

    What's happened to mac talk?

    The only way to achieve what we all want is to create a new forum, move everyone over there and stop coming to MacTalk. While we are still visiting and

    gehenna Today, 04:36 PM Go to last post
    Lockley

    What's happened to mac talk?

    I came to this website when i first started using a Mac again and learnt a lot. Now i see myself as a bit of an Apple expert.

    I loved this

    Lockley Yesterday, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    ednap

    What's happened to mac talk?

    I still visit, read and sometimes even contribute but there are so many other similar avenues I use as well.
    IMHO all forums have a life cycle

    ednap Yesterday, 07:32 AM Go to last post
    woofy

    Someone Else's ID on BNIB iPhone 6 Plus

    I can't explain it. but spent a tonne of time looking into why one of the work phones we sold had this issue. Googling the email address that it kept

    woofy 3rd September 2015, 08:23 PM Go to last post
    The_Hawk

    Someone Else's ID on BNIB iPhone 6 Plus

    Would an app from another account make it onto your iPhone without at least the computer being authorised?

    As for music/movies, same question.

    The_Hawk 3rd September 2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
    Erwin

    What's happened to mac talk?

    For the record, if Niche is willing, there are people like myself willing to help out or even buy-in/out.

    Erwin 3rd September 2015, 02:29 PM Go to last post
    kyte

    What's happened to mac talk?

    That was the point I was making. I looked at the member list, there are 3 admins that I could see, and only one has been on site recently (17/8). of

    kyte 3rd September 2015, 02:03 PM Go to last post