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"photos-hooting": best typo ever. :-) Second... 253 Views / 3 Replies  
"photos-hooting": best typo ever. :-)

Second best typo: when I logged in to post this comment, it said: "You are login successfuly".
Posted by Doodpants, on Jun 30, 2016 at 09:23 AM, in Mac News
"The summary is that the oldest iOS devices you... 383 Views / 9 Replies  
"The summary is that the oldest iOS devices you will be able to install macOS Sierra on are from late 2010."

Um, what?
Posted by Doodpants, on Jun 14, 2016 at 08:27 AM, in Mac News
I thought he was referring to someone whose... 633 Views / 9 Replies  
I thought he was referring to someone whose internal hard drive has died, and wants to replace it, rather than just leave the dead drive in there and add an external drive to compensate. I don't see...
Posted by Doodpants, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:09 AM, in Mac News
"Users should expect that hacked games won't work... 236 Views / 1 Replies  
"Users should expect that hacked games won't work indefinitely, as regular software updates to games, apps, and our platform are likely to break hacked software."

Translation: "Users shouldn't...
Posted by Doodpants, on Apr 18, 2016 at 09:14 AM, in Mac News
Not sure why this reasonably smart guy who has... 327 Views / 6 Replies  
Not sure why this reasonably smart guy who has opinions on things frequently gets portrayed as a coattail-riding has-been who claims to be some kind of guru.
Posted by Doodpants, on Mar 17, 2016 at 05:04 PM, in Mac News
This could be a sign that Apple is going to be... 128 Views / 2 Replies  
This could be a sign that Apple is going to be releasing its own brand of soda. Fire up the rumor mill!
Posted by Doodpants, on Mar 2, 2016 at 09:56 AM, in Mac News
swift.org seems to be down now, presumably due to... 134 Views / 1 Replies  
swift.org seems to be down now, presumably due to excessive traffic.
Posted by Doodpants, on Dec 3, 2015 at 12:46 PM, in Mac News
Never, ever trust "the cloud" as the sole steward... 1,071 Views / 8 Replies  
Never, ever trust "the cloud" as the sole steward of any data that you want to hold on to indefinitely. Keep local archives that you have complete control over.
Posted by Doodpants, on Oct 7, 2015 at 01:04 PM, in Mac News
It was Apple who established the iSomething... 644 Views / 7 Replies  
It was Apple who established the iSomething naming pattern with the iMac back in 1998, followed later by other software and devices such as iTunes, iPod, iMovie, iWeb, etc. So any company that names...
Posted by Doodpants, on Jul 16, 2015 at 08:31 AM, in Mac News
How do you create a signature on a Mac Mini,... 1,251 Views / 5 Replies  
How do you create a signature on a Mac Mini, which has neither a track pad nor a camera?
Posted by Doodpants, on May 25, 2015 at 09:51 AM, in Mac News
I don't understand why Microsoft doesn't just... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't understand why Microsoft doesn't just make ALL of their software "not available" for pirates. Then they could end software piracy forever!
Posted by Doodpants, on May 16, 2015 at 08:25 AM, in Tech News
Phase 2 is to build an actual park area shaped... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
Phase 2 is to build an actual park area shaped like that; then Google will have no choice but to display it!
Posted by Doodpants, on May 11, 2015 at 06:39 PM, in Tech News
"Retain and release" and "garbage collection" are... 268 Views / 2 Replies  
"Retain and release" and "garbage collection" are two different memory management schemes. "Retain and release" is the way memory was managed prior to Objective C 2.0, which is when they first added...
Posted by Doodpants, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:46 AM, in Mac News
"Default Folder X requires OS X 10.6 or above and... 236 Views / 2 Replies  
"Default Folder X requires OS X 10.6 or above and costs $35. Call it a penny per use, and it'll have paid for itself in an hour."

You expect to use this 3,500 times in an hour? That's roughly one...
Posted by Doodpants, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM, in Mac News
Flying Meat: Don't worry; congress is doing their... 940 Views / 12 Replies  
Flying Meat: Don't worry; congress is doing their best to prevent him from doing stuff.
Posted by Doodpants, on Oct 20, 2014 at 06:30 PM, in Tech News
Just don't put the 12.9 inch iPad in your back... 166 Views / 1 Replies  
Just don't put the 12.9 inch iPad in your back pocket, or it might bend.
Posted by Doodpants, on Sep 25, 2014 at 01:21 PM, in Tech News
(Also, I clearly have no idea how you included a... 807 Views / 10 Replies  
(Also, I clearly have no idea how you included a block quote, as using the same syntax as the forums clearly doesn't do it.)
Posted by Doodpants, on Sep 22, 2014 at 01:32 PM, in Tech News
"vulnerable", "criminals", and "inadequate" would... 807 Views / 10 Replies  
"vulnerable", "criminals", and "inadequate" would also have worked. My point was not that the words chosen were long-winded, but that they sounded archaic to my ears. My first impression was that the...
Posted by Doodpants, on Sep 22, 2014 at 01:30 PM, in Tech News
"ramshackle"? "miscreants"? "lackadaisical"? Was... 807 Views / 10 Replies  
"ramshackle"? "miscreants"? "lackadaisical"? Was this article written in the 1930's?
Posted by Doodpants, on Sep 21, 2014 at 08:35 AM, in Tech News
1,000 = One Thousand 1,000,000 = One Million ... 199 Views / 6 Replies  
1,000 = One Thousand
1,000,000 = One Million
1,0000 = One Brazillion

It's 3.7 Brazillion workers.
Posted by Doodpants, on Sep 17, 2014 at 07:44 PM, in Mac News
Le Flaneur: Have you emailed Merriam Webster to... 508 Views / 6 Replies  
Le Flaneur: Have you emailed Merriam Webster to inform them that they incorrectly provide a transitive definition for "depart"? Dictionary.com does this also. It's a conspiracy!
Posted by Doodpants, on Nov 4, 2013 at 11:22 AM, in Mac News
I'm confused; this article says that iStopMotion... 274 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm confused; this article says that iStopMotion 3 for Mac is on sale for $40 until Oct. 20. But the Boinx web site doesn't mention a sale, it simply says that "The predecessor iStopMotion 2 Pro used...
Posted by Doodpants, on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:47 PM, in Mac News
Oops, I meant September 2012, i.e. last year. 1,214 Views / 12 Replies  
Oops, I meant September 2012, i.e. last year.
Posted by Doodpants, on Oct 11, 2013 at 01:58 PM, in Tech News
@sammaffei: Incorrect. Apple's stock was at its... 1,214 Views / 12 Replies  
@sammaffei: Incorrect. Apple's stock was at its highest in September 2011, i.e. nearly a year AFTER Steve's death.
Posted by Doodpants, on Oct 11, 2013 at 01:57 PM, in Tech News
21:9 isn't wide enough. Let me know when they... 177 Views / 1 Replies  
21:9 isn't wide enough. Let me know when they come out with 50:9 monitors. I wanna play Super Mario Bros. and be able to see an entire level at once, no scrolling.
;-)
Posted by Doodpants, on Aug 5, 2013 at 12:50 PM, in Tech News
How nice of Apple to point out to the knock-off... 1,096 Views / 8 Replies  
How nice of Apple to point out to the knock-off makers the exact labeling that they need to copy to make their products look more authentic...
Posted by Doodpants, on Jul 25, 2013 at 10:24 AM, in Tech News
@Inkling: This is an article about a law that was... 1,137 Views / 8 Replies  
@Inkling: This is an article about a law that was actually passed in Florida, which has implications for anyone in that state who has to rely on internet caf├ęs for online access. What does any of...
Posted by Doodpants, on Jul 9, 2013 at 08:58 AM, in Tech News
 
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