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that's seriously cool but I'll wait until GoPro... 28 Views / 1 Replies  
that's seriously cool but I'll wait until GoPro comes out with something like this...
Posted by climacs, on Today at 03:36 AM, in Tech News
that was a little lame guys but thanks for the... 48 Views / 3 Replies  
that was a little lame guys but thanks for the giveaways
Posted by climacs, on Today at 03:35 AM, in Tech News
up in Waterloo, Blackberry execs are thrilled... 47 Views / 4 Replies  
up in Waterloo, Blackberry execs are thrilled that MCX has taken over the job of lead shitshow in the tech industry.
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 07:18 PM, in Mac News
this will be about as successful as Galaxy Gear.... 33 Views / 2 Replies  
this will be about as successful as Galaxy Gear. Fandroids love to carp about how Apple charges more to suckers who just want to make a fashion statement. That of course is hyperbolic crap, but when...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 03:28 PM, in Tech News
oh and giving out your SSN, right there that... 216 Views / 22 Replies  
oh and giving out your SSN, right there that should be a showstopper. As another commenter stated, if I'm giving you my SSN then you'd best tell me what's my hire date and what is your salary offer...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 03:23 PM, in Tech News
"How do you know it is "nowhere near as secure"?... 216 Views / 22 Replies  
"How do you know it is "nowhere near as secure"? "

CurrentC wants your social security number and your bank's routing number and your bank account number. Regardless of how securely or insecurely...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 03:21 PM, in Tech News
tell us how you really feel shawnde. Surely you... 70 Views / 5 Replies  
tell us how you really feel shawnde. Surely you know that China and Iran are run by rather repressive regimes? I don't think any of us need a website to tell us that.
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 02:08 PM, in Tech News
Yes it is far more secure than using your credit... 216 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes it is far more secure than using your credit card. The merchant never gets your CC #. Nobody handles your credit card. Every time you use your CC at a restaurant, you are putting yourself at risk...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 02:06 PM, in Tech News
I have to say, I don't understand the "gift from... 202 Views / 17 Replies  
I have to say, I don't understand the "gift from God" language. I'm straight and I'm white. I don't consider either a 'gift', it's just the way I am. If some hick in Alabama said, "being white is a...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 01:33 PM, in Tech News
"the challenge has now become how to make money... 53 Views / 3 Replies  
"the challenge has now become how to make money on devices that are quickly becoming commodity products. Outside of Apple, many are struggling to do this." There you go. I'm honestly glad that...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 11:33 AM, in Tech News
nouser, you might want to check out Costco's... 216 Views / 22 Replies  
nouser, you might want to check out Costco's pharmacy if you have a Costco near you. See the link pasted below. You do not need to be a member to use it. Walgreens and CVS are some of the most...
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 11:14 AM, in Tech News
AAPL is down $0.50. That's not tanking. 202 Views / 17 Replies  
AAPL is down $0.50. That's not tanking.
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 10:52 AM, in Tech News
what chimaera said 70 Views / 5 Replies  
what chimaera said
Posted by climacs, on Yesterday at 01:57 AM, in Tech News
MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson and COO Scott Rankin -... 216 Views / 22 Replies  
MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson and COO Scott Rankin - Baghdad Bob #1 and Baghdad Bob #2.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 08:03 PM, in Tech News
Wow. Just, wow. 216 Views / 22 Replies  
Wow. Just, wow.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 07:59 PM, in Tech News
go ahead, give them your social security number.... 157 Views / 14 Replies  
go ahead, give them your social security number. You can trust them.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:36 PM, in Tech News
seriously... WHY do they want my social security... 67 Views / 7 Replies  
seriously... WHY do they want my social security number? What the hell?
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:35 PM, in Tech News
in a related story, a run on schadenfreude has... 67 Views / 7 Replies  
in a related story, a run on schadenfreude has caused prices to go through the roof in Cupertino and Palo Alto. CurrentC's public relations representative has blamed Obama.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:35 PM, in Tech News
"Electronista has learned that the emails stolen... 157 Views / 14 Replies  
"Electronista has learned that the emails stolen were stored in plain text, giving some question to the security claims by the company." CurrentC could end up being the best thing that ever happened...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:31 PM, in Tech News
repeat after me: Ha. Ha. Ha. 157 Views / 14 Replies  
repeat after me: Ha. Ha. Ha.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:29 PM, in Tech News
"The lawyers suggest that GT could win contract... 49 Views / 3 Replies  
"The lawyers suggest that GT could win contract disputes with Apple"

haha yes that's very funny, of course an attorney will suggest that you "could" win your case if you are prepared to spend...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 28, 2014 at 04:36 PM, in Tech News
and that, ladies and gents, is one of the many... 49 Views / 3 Replies  
and that, ladies and gents, is one of the many reasons why it's a good thing for Apple to have that insane amount of cash and short-term securities on hand rather than giving it all away to...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 28, 2014 at 04:35 PM, in Tech News
you'd have to be some kind of ginormous ****ing... 304 Views / 17 Replies  
you'd have to be some kind of ginormous ****ing prick to do a counter dump. The poor saps working in the stores are the ones who get to put all that crap away, they are about as far removed as it...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 28, 2014 at 01:51 AM, in Mac News
if Apple decides not to offer CurrentC's app in... 304 Views / 17 Replies  
if Apple decides not to offer CurrentC's app in the App Store (it could be very easy to come up with security-related reasons), then what will MCX do? While waiting for the rollout, ApplePay and...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 27, 2014 at 06:08 PM, in Mac News
there's this thing called "cash" that is... 451 Views / 22 Replies  
there's this thing called "cash" that is untraceable and accepted everywhere. Y'all should give it a try sometime.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:13 PM, in Tech News
Indeed Google Wallet saw little use but that does... 62 Views / 2 Replies  
Indeed Google Wallet saw little use but that does not stop fAndroids from hollering about how "Google did it first". Who cares if almost nobody uses it, Google did it first and that is all that...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 24, 2014 at 04:36 PM, in Mac News
from the NY Times: "Analysts expected a profit of... 77 Views / 6 Replies  
from the NY Times: "Analysts expected a profit of $1.91 a share in 2015, according to Yahoo Finance, but that estimate might need to be revised." ORLY, how are they going to go from a loss of nearly...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 23, 2014 at 06:25 PM, in Tech News
it was a photo op. I'm sure Foxconn thought of... 87 Views / 6 Replies  
it was a photo op. I'm sure Foxconn thought of all of that.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 23, 2014 at 06:21 PM, in Mac News
there isn't enough schadenfreude in the world for... 77 Views / 6 Replies  
there isn't enough schadenfreude in the world for this news. Even after today, this stock is so overvalued (it tanked around 10% when the last quarter was announced) that it would have to drop...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 23, 2014 at 05:19 PM, in Tech News
I think we are well past the days where... 66 Views / 4 Replies  
I think we are well past the days where build-it-yourself is the standard for these sorts of devices. Nobody goes and builds their own fridge or dishwasher, why is there this expectation that you...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:55 AM, in Tech News
Yes, Diablo, the SEC is going to be all over the... 62 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, Diablo, the SEC is going to be all over the executives of GT Advanced. Shareholders (who will see their investment in GT wiped out) will sue as well. They were fools to trade on their inside...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 22, 2014 at 02:41 PM, in Tech News
soooo... Apple still owns the plant... the... 62 Views / 7 Replies  
soooo... Apple still owns the plant... the furnaces will be sold off... could it be someone else will come in and operate the plant? Who would buy the furnaces?
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:33 PM, in Tech News
I just got my iPhone 6 last week and it is a huge... 115 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got my iPhone 6 last week and it is a huge step up from the 4S. I'm nearly 50 and while my vision is still very good, I got tired of squinting at the 4S. The 6 is noticeably faster, thinner...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2014 at 01:33 AM, in Tech News
what really impresses me is that iPhone users had... 115 Views / 7 Replies  
what really impresses me is that iPhone users had to wait quite some time for the larger screen, and wait they did. For the most part they did not jump to Android phones to get that big screen. That...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2014 at 01:32 AM, in Tech News
I'm also really tired of ADS sufferers making the... 115 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm also really tired of ADS sufferers making the fact-free allegation that Macs are way overpriced. This argument is as outdated as is the notion that the NFL has a 'black quarterback problem'. Once...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 07:27 PM, in Tech News
I'm loving this news. AAPL is only up a little... 115 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm loving this news. AAPL is only up a little bit in after-hours trading, I feel like it should be WAY up. Just imagine how good 1Q2015 is going to be (holiday shopping season including the bulk of...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 07:22 PM, in Tech News
thank you chas_m. As a matter of fact, literally... 380 Views / 12 Replies  
thank you chas_m. As a matter of fact, literally thousands of executive orders have been issued by presidents. The practice has a very solid legal foundation that even a layman can understand in five...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 07:03 PM, in Tech News
sorry to be a broken record but this will just... 61 Views / 5 Replies  
sorry to be a broken record but this will just send victims of Apple Derangement Syndrome into another fit of bitter anger... ranting about Apple's "overpriced, underpowered crap". I'll never...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 06:42 PM, in Tech News
DOOOMED 61 Views / 5 Replies  
DOOOMED
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 05:07 PM, in Tech News
having actually read the article, there's little... 380 Views / 12 Replies  
having actually read the article, there's little that is controversial about the executive order mentioned, unless you are a hacker. If you have a problem with this, you should check to see if your...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 03:23 PM, in Tech News
yeah I bet you were really upset when Bush signed... 380 Views / 12 Replies  
yeah I bet you were really upset when Bush signed 291 executive orders, or when Reagan signed 381 executive orders. I agree, 2016 can't come soon enough. It would be a breath of fresh air to watch...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 03:20 PM, in Tech News
that thing is a Samsung Gear Fit, not the rumored... 331 Views / 11 Replies  
that thing is a Samsung Gear Fit, not the rumored Microsoft smartwatch. Who the hell would wear that? Ugly as sin.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 09:20 AM, in Tech News
eff you, Mr. Comey. 530 Views / 12 Replies  
eff you, Mr. Comey.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 17, 2014 at 01:52 PM, in Tech News
at this point, 5K resolution is likely a... 227 Views / 9 Replies  
at this point, 5K resolution is likely a marketing ploy. Though this is certainly an attractive option for photographers and possibly video pros who are into color grading. I think this is actually...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2014 at 03:57 PM, in Tech News
what Beats (and Apple) gets and their competitors... 143 Views / 7 Replies  
what Beats (and Apple) gets and their competitors don't, is that headphones can be and have become every bit as much a fashion statement as a brand of smartphone or clothing. Bose, Harmon-Kardon, etc...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:31 PM, in Tech News
I'm pretty sure Sony gave all World Cup players a... 143 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Sony gave all World Cup players a free set of Sony headphones when a similar endorsement deal-related ban on competitors was instituted for the World Cup. Did Bose not do this? I...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:27 PM, in Tech News
that's funny, all I hear from fAndroids is that... 96 Views / 3 Replies  
that's funny, all I hear from fAndroids is that the only thing that matters is who was first.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 15, 2014 at 09:48 AM, in Tech News
@OldMacGeek: AAPL has not taken a hit. Yesterday... 356 Views / 9 Replies  
@OldMacGeek: AAPL has not taken a hit. Yesterday (10/9), the DJIA tanked over 300 pts and AAPL actually went up a fraction of a percent. Today it more or less gave back that gain from an otherwise...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 10, 2014 at 05:39 PM, in Tech News
I forgot to add... kind of surprised that AAPL... 356 Views / 9 Replies  
I forgot to add... kind of surprised that AAPL has not taken a hit at all on this news. Apparently the market knows that Apple will get its sapphire for the watch, whether it is from GT or elsewhere.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 10, 2014 at 03:36 PM, in Tech News
That excuse might work for people like you and me... 356 Views / 9 Replies  
That excuse might work for people like you and me where on one side there's a big corporation with dozens of well-paid attorneys and on the other side is little ol' you... but this is two...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 10, 2014 at 03:34 PM, in Tech News
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