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The iPhone 3G uses chips made by PA Semi, I think. 3,455 Views / 61 Replies  
The iPhone 3G uses chips made by PA Semi, I think.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jun 13, 2008 at 08:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry, BRussell, I was speaking in general terms;... 4,033 Views / 14 Replies  
Sorry, BRussell, I was speaking in general terms; I don't really know how things are in individual states.

At any rate, by the time the 4G iPhone is released, everyone that doesn't use Sprint or...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 18, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Because other dSLRs are larger than the Rebels. 2,704 Views / 43 Replies  
Because other dSLRs are larger than the Rebels.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 8, 2008 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I never said 3G was left out for technical... 6,105 Views / 106 Replies  
I never said 3G was left out for technical reasons. I'm just saying I'm perfectly content with EDGE. You're drinking the 3G kool-aid if you think it'll really give you the speeds you want. O2 caps...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 7, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I get 3 days of battery life out of my 2.5G... 6,105 Views / 106 Replies  
I get 3 days of battery life out of my 2.5G iPhone. I'd imagine I'd probably be recharging my phone every day if I had 3G. I'm content with the iPhone as is.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 7, 2008 at 01:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You realize a non-exclusive iPhone would be... 4,033 Views / 14 Replies  
You realize a non-exclusive iPhone would be offered for two carriers in the US, right? If you hate AT&T's network, you'll hate T-mobile's more.



Cell phones get price cuts all the time. Apple...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 7, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And in an interesting twist of irony, the biggest... 2,704 Views / 43 Replies  
And in an interesting twist of irony, the biggest complaint about the Rebel series is that many people complain that they're too small for their hands. XD
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on May 4, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1) The SD750 isn't a newer model, it's the... 2,178 Views / 37 Replies  
1) The SD750 isn't a newer model, it's the larger-screened counterpart of the SD1000.
2) The SD750 is being phased out (the SD1000 currently for sale are what's left of inventory) in favor of the...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wouldn't want one just because it has an HDD. A... 1,455 Views / 20 Replies  
I wouldn't want one just because it has an HDD. A cellphone is something that generally gets thrown around more so than an iPod would. Therefore I would want NAND or an SSD.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 10, 2008 at 12:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Because Mac users are just easily excited. 10.5.2... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
Because Mac users are just easily excited. 10.5.2 only reverted Stacks, allows the deletion of transparency in the menu bar, made Time Machine more accessible, and had big fixes. Hardly a swath of...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 9, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No, actually, 10.5.2 only expands on the... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
No, actually, 10.5.2 only expands on the functionality of functions existing in 10.5. No new functions are added. Time machine in the menu bar doesn't change Time Machine, nor is it a dramatic new...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 8, 2008 at 10:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You understand my point. Your nitpicking isn't... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
You understand my point. Your nitpicking isn't conducive to the discussion.


And you didn't have to pay for 1.1.3. You merely had to pay to access the 5 applications. You had to pay for 10.5,...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 8, 2008 at 07:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bug fixes don't cost money. Remember, the $20 is... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
Bug fixes don't cost money. Remember, the $20 is for the 5 applications in addition to 1.1.3, not for 1.1.3. The free 1.1.3 merely just doesn't include the 5 apps.



Bingo. You normally have to...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you don't like it, then don't buy it. It's... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
If you don't like it, then don't buy it. It's established that you're going to have to pay. Get over it.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 6, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you kidding me? I own a PSP, and Flash is... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
Are you kidding me? I own a PSP, and Flash is absolutely excruciating.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 3, 2008 at 10:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You never know for sure if Adobe will add Flash.... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
You never know for sure if Adobe will add Flash. It may be integral to accessing a lot of the webpages that exist, but it's very impractical on such a mobile device, especially since you'll get to...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Mar 1, 2008 at 09:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
.... I just want iWork On The Go. Maybe iLife To... 4,124 Views / 147 Replies  
.... I just want iWork On The Go. Maybe iLife To Go.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 29, 2008 at 11:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
To be fair, they did say they would have an SDK... 6,105 Views / 106 Replies  
To be fair, they did say they would have an SDK ready in February. Nothing about releasing applications based on the SDK in February.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 28, 2008 at 02:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, such minor case changes for the MacBook Pro... 3,794 Views / 57 Replies  
Well, such minor case changes for the MacBook Pro and such incremental changes for the MacBook could signal case changes when Montevina is released, perhaps?

The MacBook wasn't supposed to be...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 26, 2008 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple has dramatically changed the cellphone... 21,969 Views / 36 Replies  
Apple has dramatically changed the cellphone industry in the US and in Europe, but in some parts of Asia, the cellphone industry works differently; you buy the phone and then the service, you're not...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 21, 2008 at 02:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, with trends in cellphones expected to shift... 2,393 Views / 51 Replies  
Well, with trends in cellphones expected to shift to smartphones, we'll probably be seeing e-mail replacing MMS (and maybe even SMS).
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 20, 2008 at 02:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't see how the iPhone is particularly... 2,393 Views / 51 Replies  
I don't see how the iPhone is particularly disappointing. 3G aside, much of the desired functionality can be added through software updates (whether or not it's elegant or easy to implement is...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 20, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh. Well, neither my 5G or my 6G (or my iPhone)... 663 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh. Well, neither my 5G or my 6G (or my iPhone) needed a wall charger. I guess I assumed wrong.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 17, 2008 at 03:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All iPods 4G and prior require a wall charger... 663 Views / 4 Replies  
All iPods 4G and prior require a wall charger when you do a restore.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 16, 2008 at 07:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The statistics from after the iPhone launch... 21,969 Views / 36 Replies  
The statistics from after the iPhone launch indicated that AT&T got a large wave of new customes after the iPhone came out. Forgot the exact figures.

Once Verizon's transition to GSM is completed...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 11, 2008 at 03:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A 3G iPhone would probably use HSDPA/UTMS since... 6,105 Views / 106 Replies  
A 3G iPhone would probably use HSDPA/UTMS since those radios are readily available in tri-band forms (don't know about HSUPA radios). Tri-band being important since manufacturing costs go down since...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 7, 2008 at 07:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Doesn't Rogers own Fido? This isn't... 1,672 Views / 33 Replies  
Doesn't Rogers own Fido?



This isn't the first $500 iPod, though (the 60GB iPod photo was $600, as well). There are people willing to shell that kind of cash.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Feb 5, 2008 at 11:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It is. I did the same transplant a month ago. My... 4,834 Views / 45 Replies  
It is. I did the same transplant a month ago. My dad was the one that took apart the Passport (he has more technical skill than I do), but he said it was rather easy.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 31, 2008 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would get the MX850. It's basically an MP830... 5,949 Views / 16 Replies  
I would get the MX850. It's basically an MP830 except with the addition of ethernet (I have an MP830). Canons are great with ink consumption, and I love the automatic duplexing on both the ADF and...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 25, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No, Apple continued to market the iPod touch as... 1,008 Views / 13 Replies  
No, Apple continued to market the iPod touch as an iPod and not as a Wi-Fi Mobile Platform. The new vision was outlined on Tuesday, the day that Apple explicitly stated a change in the direction of...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 23, 2008 at 01:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, I'm aware of Apple's statement. Guess what... 1,008 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, I'm aware of Apple's statement. Guess what that means? (1) It's validated my point up until today and (2) I won't be spewing the "The iPod touch is meant to be an iPod and nothing beyond that"...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
USB 3G receivers exist. 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
USB 3G receivers exist.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't object to it. The physical latch on the... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
I don't object to it. The physical latch on the MBP was what made me opt for an MB instead (really trivial and stupid, yes, but I don't like struggling to open my iBook). Just pointing out the...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 20, 2008 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The drive problem isn't Apple's fault, no... 692 Views / 16 Replies  
The drive problem isn't Apple's fault, no suppliers had a dual-layer drive of the thinness that Apple needed.

As for the iPod touch, it uses flash memory, not hard disks. Thickness won't fix...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 19, 2008 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, that's a screw, not a slot. Just look at... 6,829 Views / 34 Replies  
No, that's a screw, not a slot. Just look at pictures people have taken of the bottom.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 19, 2008 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's people with that mentality that Apple is... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
It's people with that mentality that Apple is gunning after with the MacBook Air.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 18, 2008 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hence early iPhone users paid $100, not $200. 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
Hence early iPhone users paid $100, not $200.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 17, 2008 at 08:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Mac OS X analogy works in favor of what... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
The Mac OS X analogy works in favor of what Apple's doing with the iPod touch, actually. You already pay for major updates. Those cost $129. Should I feel gyped because I had to pay $129 for Leopard...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 17, 2008 at 07:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The rate things are going, the MBP is probably... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
The rate things are going, the MBP is probably going to be getting a magentic latch and the Scrabble keyboard,
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 17, 2008 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, USB-compatible camcorder alternatives are... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
Well, USB-compatible camcorder alternatives are being offered nowadays. The Flip video uses USB, SDHC camcorders can use USB card readers. If SDHC ends up succeeding DV (since HDDs are more of a...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 17, 2008 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The m1330 and LifeBook S2210 are MB competitors,... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
The m1330 and LifeBook S2210 are MB competitors, not MBA competitors (as the physical size specs indicate). The MBA compares well against its actual competitors.



Why don't you take that...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you not been reading anything that the rest... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
Have you not been reading anything that the rest of us have been posting? Apple never intended the iPod touch to be a pseudo-PDA (and therefore expects that those that want a pseudo-PDA will be...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 04:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Who's to say Apple won't create an AirDock? All... 8,219 Views / 251 Replies  
Who's to say Apple won't create an AirDock? All three ports are on the same side of the computer and the MagSafe can do double duty as magnetic anchor of sorts. All a dock would amount to is an...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love how people thought the Apple remote was... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
I love how people thought the Apple remote was trivial for the MBP especially for when travelling and now people wonder why the MBA doesn't come with it.
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Personal Technology - WSJ.com... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
Personal Technology - WSJ.com (http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB119024306259633000.html)

"Apple says the Touch was meant mainly to present typical iPod features, not to replicate the iPhone,...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why don't you think of it this way. When the SDK... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
Why don't you think of it this way. When the SDK is released, not every company will be offering applications for free. The 5 applications that Apple are offering as a bundle for the iPod touch...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 02:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The MBA is expensive if you constantly put it in... 12,978 Views / 410 Replies  
The MBA is expensive if you constantly put it in the context of the MB or the MBP. If you put it in the context of the TZ, which Apple was obviously aiming the MBA at (constant spec comparisons are...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The ability to install applications is part of... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
The ability to install applications is part of 1.1.3, I would presume. It seems that the $20 is just for the 5 applications.

You don't pay any form of subscription costs (that go into Apple's...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 15, 2008 at 11:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You may have bought an iPod touch with those... 5,352 Views / 112 Replies  
You may have bought an iPod touch with those expectations, but Apple didn't market the iPod touch with those intentions. I can understand why not everyone has an iPhone, and I can understand why...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, the MacBook Air, a ultraportable notebook,... 663 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, the MacBook Air, a ultraportable notebook, definitely rips off of a "smartphone companion". There are no indications that the MacBook Air is a rip-off of the Palm Foleo. Your two examples are by...
Posted by butterfly0fdoom, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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