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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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    kyte

    iPad Air 2 Cases

    From the number of views, and the lack of responses, I'm guessing I am not the only one looking for a decent shell for the back of my iPad. There are

    kyte Today, 12:31 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Replacement for MBP 15"

    Or better. Only the cheap ones seem to have reliability issues. It's always worth checking the refurb store for MBPs too.

    soulman Today, 11:56 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

    Replacement for MBP 15"

    The early flash drives were a little suspect but flash drives these days would be on a par with spindle.

    MissionMan Today, 07:52 AM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    Delete iTunes match./ start again

    I can't help, but would say that I tried Match and hated it. I prefer to have all my music on my MBP and sync just what I need to iPhone or iPad

    Tassiecelt Yesterday, 10:31 PM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    Replacement for MBP 15"

    I have a 2010 MBP 15", I use it for business, graphics work and photos. Earlier this year I was running out of space so I upgraded it to a 1T drive.

    Tassiecelt Yesterday, 10:27 PM Go to last post
    Tassiecelt

    Using Exchange for email, is it worth it?

    Thanks for the reply Missionman, since I wrote this my email has been really messed up by Exchange, in spite of local Telstra Business tech support spending

    Tassiecelt Yesterday, 10:13 PM Go to last post
    lostom

    Delete iTunes match./ start again

    wow, 189 views and not a single post, guess it's a tough question, if I find any further helpful info, i'll pass it on.

    lostom Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post
    tombull

    AirPlay multitasking

    Does anyone know if it's possible to stream a slideshow from the Photos app on an iPad (via an Apple TV), while simultaneously creating content in the

    tombull Yesterday, 05:27 PM Go to last post
    gbrm

    Mac Mini

    Got the older series i5, and all good. Thanks for your help.

    gbrm Yesterday, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    Mullo

    Updates to iCloud

    I find iCloud next to useless the only thing i use it for now if iPhone and iPad backups. There's not even an app to see your files on iOS i've even dropped

    Mullo Yesterday, 11:16 AM Go to last post