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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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    Alan53

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    RSP = What NBN Co (Wholesaler) call the Retail Service Providers retailing Internet, Telephone, Pay TV, etc. services on the NBN
    NTD = Network Terminating

    Alan53 28th May 2016, 04:14 PM Go to last post
    nildon

    National Authorised Distributor for Iphone

    Hi Everybody. may i have one favor please. which are the national and regional Authorized distributors for sale of APPLE.IPHONE? in Australia.

    nildon 27th May 2016, 01:33 AM Go to last post
    deviceexpert

    iPad Repairs Perth,Iphone Repairs Perth and Laptop Repairs Perth - Device Expert

    Get your iPhone Repairs,iPad repairs perth in Australia. All your electronic gadgets are repaired here at Device Expert the leading mobile repair specialists.

    deviceexpert 25th May 2016, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    stewiesno1

    What's happened to mac talk?

    Yep. Have to agree Phildo. I have researched numerous things from really old power tools to modern appliances and there is always a forum or someone who

    stewiesno1 25th May 2016, 11:48 AM Go to last post
    Asator

    MacBook Pro charging issues.

    I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch (Late 2011) After a hell of a lot of battery cycles I decided to replace the battery since the health was poor.

    Asator 24th May 2016, 08:42 PM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    After market ketboard(s) and the IPP

    Hi All,

    Wondering if anyone is using after market keyboards with their IPP 12" or 9"?

    I have heard that L/tech

    Blazbo 22nd May 2016, 04:15 PM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Thanks for the heads-up A53 - much appreciated.
    Could you elaborate/explain the RSP/PPPoE/NTD/IPv6 etc quote above please? I'm only computer friendly

    Blazbo 22nd May 2016, 09:04 AM Go to last post
    Alan53

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Yes

    That's what I'm using for my FTTP connection - 5th Generation Extreme - Works well.

    Note. Depending on your RSP, the PPPoE

    Alan53 22nd May 2016, 08:51 AM Go to last post
    Blazbo

    FTTP - NBN modem/router and Airport extreme

    Hi All,

    Looking for some advice and pointing in the right direction.

    1A) My understanding is: if you have FTTP that you

    Blazbo 21st May 2016, 11:00 PM Go to last post