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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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    Fitshaced

    GoPro videos

    Thanks, yeah it's much easier to watch when you know what's about to happen I guess.



    It was on the handlebars. I've tried

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    modaros

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    Can anyone give me an idea on what is causing my machine to crash? It is an early 2009 iMac with 8g RAM I have copied the crash report below.

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    kerr

    I want a standalone calendar app

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    Oldmacs

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    Welcome to the forums Josh

    Your Colour Classic probably needs its capacitors replaced which is a hard task, but it is achievable

    Oldmacs Today, 01:52 PM Go to last post
    Savythesavloy38

    Macintosh Colour Classic repairing

    G'day members.

    I'm new to the forums. I want to ask something about repairing and fixing an Macintosh Colour Classic I scored on ebay.

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    Oldmacs

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Try the centris 650 I surf the net on!!

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    djos

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Anyone here got Apple ][ systems disks they can copy for me? I'm after 2 sets for my ][c's

    djos Today, 11:37 AM Go to last post
    jsarchibald

    Post your Vintage Mac Gear!

    Try surfing the net on a TAM! G4 might be tricky, but the TAM can be a nightmare.

    Of course, I just have to do it that way don't I?

    jsarchibald Today, 11:36 AM Go to last post
    MissionMan

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    I think Apple's challenge is bringing the two together in the right way. Steve always said he wouldn't do it unless they could find the right way to do

    MissionMan Today, 10:03 AM Go to last post
    mmulhern

    ADC monitor (20" ,apple plastic one) for 2008 mac pro..can I use it if card available

    It wasn't so much planned obsolescence - it was actually quite a good design to have a single cable for power+video+usb connecting the monitor to the

    mmulhern Today, 08:42 AM Go to last post