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    Apple have started an App Store fan page on Facebook. "Hello Hell, yes, I'd like to check if you guys have frozen over? You have? I thought so. Ballmer? Yeah, he's still alive - you can take him soon." Via the fan page, Apple will put up links to apps they recommend. It has over 28,000 fans already, so if you're a developer, this is a good thing.

    Amazon are planning to release a Kindle iPad app. Hopefully Apple allow it on to the App Store - competition is a good thing. Plus then all that content I purchased for my Kindle won't be thrown down the toilet when I sell my Kindle once the iPad comes out.

    Jean-Louis Gassée, former Apple executive, co-founder of of Be (who were supposed to be purchased by Apple, but Apple nabbed NeXT instead), is writing about how Palm stuffed it all up and should just go away and die as they're not even worth buying.

    Charlie Miller, who you may know from other security exploits as gaining remote access to a MacBook Air to win $10,000 and hacking an iPhone via SMS - is going to present at CanSecWest, a security conference in Vancouver. He plans to to expose 20 new Mac OS X exploits which revolve around Preview and PDFs. Batten down the hatches lads.

    A bunch of Germans have made a prototype iPad app called midipad - basically, it's a multi-touch MIDI controller, much like the Lemur, but cheaper and running on an iPad. If you're into music, you probably want to check this bad boy out.

    Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty wrote up a report on Apple's China efforts for investors and part of this included some enlightening research as to Apple's retail success. It seems that there is a positive correlation between Apple opening retail stores and the growth of Mac sales. So basically - more official Apple stores = more people buying Macs. Where as in the past, more Apple resellers/retailers hasn't always equalled more Mac sales. Also mentioned in that article is that Apple plans to open 25 stores in China.

    MakeMKV looks very interesting - it's a Mac app (and Windows too, but we'll ignore that) which can rip DVD and BluRay discs to the superior MKV format with one button. You can include subtitles, chapters and multiple audio tracks as well. Is it a contender for the Handbrake throne?

    If you ever ran Windows 3.1, you are probably familiar with a little game called SkiFree - it's now available for iPhone. Enjoy.

    Smoking Apples has a write-up of some classy web development tools for the Mac.

    Here's a buttload of iPad graphics and stencils you can use to make UI or other iPad-related mockups.
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    cosmichobo

    My Bad Experience - Used Car Gallery, Car City, Ringwood

    Well, after speaking to a lawyer, there are at least 4 points of Consumer Law that I can argue over with regards to the faulty air-con, so I have now

    cosmichobo Yesterday, 10:54 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple disappoints me

    Sounds about right. Sell Macs with 4GB of ram, which is already too little now, then in 2 years time they OS X 10.12 will cripple them. Because thats

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 10:10 PM Go to last post
    DagrtheSnide

    Apple disappoints me

    More likely, I'm sure Apple did their research and found they would make more money if people could not upgrade the ram or hard drives themselves.

    DagrtheSnide Yesterday, 09:27 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Apple disappoints me

    Regardless of what consumers are doing its a stupid stupid stupid idea. It would also not reflect my experience with consumers. Its an excuse for Apple

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 08:19 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    SSD for a late 08 Macbook.

    I've had an OWC 3G 240GB in our early 2008 Macbook since April and I'm very happy with it. It was $140 US. Also bought a second one for a family member's

    Oldmacs Yesterday, 08:16 PM Go to last post
    kiwijohn

    SSD for a late 08 Macbook.

    I've just installed Yosemite on my old MB & it is very sluggish. Mavericks was ok, but this ain't.
    Planning on bumping up the ram to 8Gb &

    kiwijohn Yesterday, 08:04 PM Go to last post
    Goodbye

    Apple disappoints me

    I'm sure Apple did their research and found that very few people actually ever did upgrade RAM or hard drives. They're not just doing it to piss a handful

    Goodbye Yesterday, 08:02 PM Go to last post
    changa

    What To Bring When Picking Up iPhone at Apple Retail Store?

    Not sure about an iPhone, but I reserved an iPad and I pretty much just turned up, gave them my name and that was it. No ID required (but they obviously

    changa Yesterday, 07:39 PM Go to last post
    SRG

    Mid 2007 iMac 4GB ram, upgrade to Yosemite or not?

    Thanks for the feedback guys. An SSD is an option but it is the 20 inch, so is right on my comfort zone.

    SRG Yesterday, 07:18 PM Go to last post
    Warthog

    iphone charging cables

    I found this, might come in handy.



    How to Tell the Difference Between a Genuine and Fake Lightning Cable

    10/05/2013 By Craig

    Warthog Yesterday, 07:16 PM Go to last post