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According to iOS6 maps, North Melbourne station is in South Melbourne, Collingwood Station is in the CBD

In the Apple Store at Southland the other day, I noticed they had all the iDevices maps set to satellite. It wasn’t hard to see why — it took all of a minute or two to find some glaring errors in the street maps. It’s not just that tram lines are completely missing; they’ve put […]

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TV

“Oh no! Maybe the Genius Bar can fix it.”

Picture from Channel 7’s Sunday Night story about the Suruwaha tribe of Brazil. Anybody got any better caption ideas?

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Geek

Steve Jobs: I wish you’d all put your iPads and iPhones away for a minute and pay attention

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Apple iSad

Uh oh. My sister’s iPad got the Blue Screen of Death. Who knew they suffered from that? I thought Steve Jobs, being all-powerful, would have abolished them. It happened while playing Rocket Bird. We resurrected it by doing a hard reset.

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Melbourne

Lonsdale House

Lonsdale House, pictured in early February. Check the tower. Isn’t that great? Here’s how the site looks now it’s gone. Okay, it wasn’t real art deco, it was just an art deco facade on a Victorian building. See comments But it does seem a shame that at least the facade couldn’t have been kept with […]