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    Despite the fact that Apple is rapidly increasing their market share in notebooks they've also maintained a pretty awesome desktop line as well. Called the iMac these computers are all in one and teh sex on any desk in the world (except Hitler's). Well there have been a few rumours that they may be updated soon and it appears that they've now getting kind of difficult to order. A sure sign that something, somewhere, is happening.

    Oh Apple you can never make up your mind. First you hire him and then you fire him and then you hire him again. No i'm not talking about Steve Jobs rather i'm talking about Michael Tchao who once headed the development team for the Newton. I know what you're thinking "But Raffe...the Newton bombed completely...why would Apple want to hire him back" to which I simply laugh at such a stupid question and say "I have no idea...you'll have to talk to Apple marketing....here's their email"

    Here we are with yet another post about the Tablet. I just wish they would release this thing so I can stop talking about all these rumours. I feel like a gossipy old lady...wow I really did turn out like my mother. Anyway....apparently the Tablet will run an iPhone OS and looks just like an iPhone 3G. What would be hilarious is if this whole Tablet thing was just a big ruse...Steve gets up on stage at a mysterious event on April 1...everyone thinks he's going to unveil the Tablet but he just starts laughing at all the people who fell for it....man...Steve Jobs is a dick!!!



    So yesterday we mentioned that Tweetie was being upgraded to 2.0. The creator of Tweetie outlined everything in a blog post. It's quite extensive and he talks about the development of Tweetie 2.0 and why he thinks you should pay for it.

    Speaking of paying for Tweetie...some people don't want to. Apparently $3 is too expensive to splash out on such an awesome app. It's sparked a bit of a controversy in the tech world. But what does the MacTalk community think...should we pay for the Tweetie 2.0?

    Apple TV. Love it or hate it (possibly you're having an affair with it...you've run off to Rio and now you're lying on the beach rubbing sun-tan lotion into each others backs) but it's still an Apple product. Because it's an Apple product people therefore believe that they think it can be improved. Here's one idea on how the Apple TV can become a greater part of your digital life.

    Along with that improvement is the new Apple TV remote. For this without an iPod Touch or iPhone here's a sexy design concept of how Apple may update the little white plastic remote.

    We all know that Apple can do no wrong. Any attempt to challenge that and you'll be burnt at the stake (WITCH!!!). However...some people think that Apple may have made some not so clever moves when it came to the iPod. Here's 7 of the biggest iPod blunders.

    Finally does anyone here remember the Palm Pre? It tried to sync using iTunes much like an iPhone. Well Apple stopped this and then Palm worked around it and it was like a hilarious game of chicken. Well Palm blinked. So maybe they've finally given up on the whole iTunes sync...hopefully they'll be the last company to try to go hand-to-hand with Steve freaking Jobs!!!
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    kerr

    I want a standalone calendar app

    Did a bit of search for Roster, Rostering, Schedule, Shiftwork, etc. Have started using iPlanner App, not a bad app. Available for iPhone and iPad (separate

    kerr Today, 05:21 PM Go to last post
    alexc

    Logitech F710 Gamepad and OSX

    Hey, anyone know if the F710 can be make to work with OS X?

    F710 Wireless Gamepad - Logitech

    Specifically to play Lego Marvel

    alexc Today, 04:23 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    Perhaps its like Aqua.. it didn't really get refined till 10.3 or 10.4.

    Oldmacs Today, 02:46 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I think you're right and that article is spot-on, thanks for sharing it.

    The Guv Today, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    soulman

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I haven't started using it yet, so I'm not overly qualified to comment, but one way to look at the Yosemite UI is that it's OS X Ive Version 1.0; functional,

    soulman Today, 02:00 PM Go to last post
    leon

    ADDING RAM...

    AUD not as strong now. Also DDR3 1066 not made in quantities anymore

    leon Today, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    It does, but it also affects up the dock and other windows. I liked just having the menu bar solid as everything else was as it always irked me that you'd

    The Guv Today, 12:20 PM Go to last post
    Oldmacs

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I thought turning transparency in Accessibility settings made the top bar solid??

    Personally the new design has turned out to be appealing,

    Oldmacs Today, 12:07 PM Go to last post
    The Guv

    Yosemite - feeling underwhelmed

    I'm also unimpressed. I don't know if I'm just getting old and reluctant to change but I don't much that's useful and I'm getting the impression that

    The Guv Today, 11:39 AM Go to last post
    changa

    Warning: 1Password 5 from web store won't sync with iCloud - must buy Mac App Store v

    I sync my 1Password with dropbox (I used to sync with iCloud but found it was not as reliable).

    I am disappointed that they removed the feature

    changa Today, 11:36 AM Go to last post