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One last post for posterity. Thanks to all... 3,005 Views / 133 Replies  
One last post for posterity.

Thanks to all the ran and contributed to MacNN over the many years. Always sad to see something like this go away, but whatever you all end up doing, I hope it's...
Posted by slboett, on Jul 14, 2016 at 04:37 PM, in Mac News
Wow... 3,005 Views / 133 Replies  
Love seeing all these "1999'ers" here!
Shows just how loyal a bunch we are regarding Apple and it's "small" piece of the computing world.
We've been through hell and back, and it's nice to see...
Posted by slboett, on Jun 21, 2016 at 01:02 PM, in Mac News
Wow, very sad to hear of this guys (and gals). ... 3,005 Views / 133 Replies  
Wow, very sad to hear of this guys (and gals).
I've been here forever, and I hate to see this. I have the last Macworld magazine on my desk too - Apple old-timer here.
I wish you all the best, and...
Posted by slboett, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:58 PM, in Mac News
Jeez, how about some free stuff that's for... 310 Views / 5 Replies  
Jeez, how about some free stuff that's for current OS's? I mean, thanks for the pointers, but one of these is recent and the others pretty old as far as software goes.
Posted by slboett, on Apr 18, 2016 at 04:16 PM, in Mac News
Turned the battery savings setting on my wife's... 1,107 Views / 9 Replies  
Turned the battery savings setting on my wife's 6s 128GB and she didn't notice the difference sans the battery lasting days without a charge.
Posted by slboett, on Dec 11, 2015 at 04:56 PM, in Mac News
Apple, like most other tech companies now, has... 903 Views / 15 Replies  
Apple, like most other tech companies now, has sold out America. Not due to this story, but the work visas that are being abused to bring cheap labor here from India and China, to mention but two. ...
Posted by slboett, on Nov 11, 2015 at 06:48 PM, in Mac News
^^^Agreed. Seems like living the QEII for the... 258 Views / 4 Replies  
^^^Agreed. Seems like living the QEII for the Titanic...but who knows.
Posted by slboett, on Nov 10, 2015 at 06:21 PM, in Mac News
Try using this Utility with a device with lots of... 2,165 Views / 40 Replies  
Try using this Utility with a device with lots of partitions - useless.
Apple really sucks for doing this. Looks great. So what - it's unusable for anyone smarter than an emoji.
Worst change IMO...
Posted by slboett, on Nov 4, 2015 at 12:33 PM, in Mac News
So, does the software appear to be upgraded... 232 Views / 3 Replies  
So, does the software appear to be upgraded recently? Loved the USB iteration back in the day, but they dropped the ball on the software and I ended up ditching it...
Hoping this is an honest...
Posted by slboett, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:25 PM, in Mac News
So how much did  pay this guy to cop a plea!!! ... 669 Views / 7 Replies  
So how much did  pay this guy to cop a plea!!!
"Hello, Jung, this is Tim..."
"OK, I'll do it".

:)
Posted by slboett, on Oct 30, 2015 at 01:57 PM, in Mac News
Looks ridiculous. Assuming the phone falls on a... 223 Views / 6 Replies  
Looks ridiculous. Assuming the phone falls on a nice, flat surface. Get a case, and put a glass screen cover on. Works great, looks great and protects.
Posted by slboett, on Oct 22, 2015 at 04:58 PM, in Mac News
^^^ Love this comeback, MacNN! 347 Views / 4 Replies  
^^^ Love this comeback, MacNN!
Posted by slboett, on Oct 14, 2015 at 01:06 PM, in Mac News
I had one and I loved it. Sadly, the software... 936 Views / 9 Replies  
I had one and I loved it. Sadly, the software was all but ignored for years and didn't work worth a damn. I've love this, but I am wondering about their commitment to keeping it up to date...
Posted by slboett, on Sep 2, 2015 at 03:56 PM, in Mac News
It's 2015, and this is the world that tech has... 302 Views / 5 Replies  
It's 2015, and this is the world that tech has ushered in. Instant gratification, Instagram, same-day shipping - it's all part of the "life in 10 seconds" world that now has replaced kids riding...
Posted by slboett, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:27 AM, in Mac News
@bringel: the apps are separate packages and also... 386 Views / 4 Replies  
@bringel: the apps are separate packages and also being updated separately. I'd guess that they are going to do that. At least the new packaging schema seems to make me believe it's so. There's...
Posted by slboett, on Jul 29, 2015 at 08:56 PM, in Mac News
Trying it now. iTunes interface is a mess, but... 1,215 Views / 7 Replies  
Trying it now. iTunes interface is a mess, but it's working. Seems to be a good selection but time will tell as I pound on it to see how "deep" this catalog is...
Posted by slboett, on Jul 1, 2015 at 05:48 PM, in Mac News
UP next: Books. Hey Apple, how about songs with... 1,087 Views / 15 Replies  
UP next: Books.
Hey Apple, how about songs with the "N" word? Are they going?
Posted by slboett, on Jun 25, 2015 at 04:29 PM, in Mac News
Ink-Gate™ 975 Views / 8 Replies  
Ink-Gate™
Posted by slboett, on Apr 29, 2015 at 04:06 PM, in Tech News
Tatt-Gate™ 975 Views / 8 Replies  
Tatt-Gate™
Posted by slboett, on Apr 29, 2015 at 04:05 PM, in Tech News
Worst Apple marketing attempt ever. Majorly... 319 Views / 3 Replies  
Worst Apple marketing attempt ever. Majorly awkward on the stage as well...
Posted by slboett, on Apr 28, 2015 at 04:52 PM, in Mac News
Use it and avoid the crap: Control-click the... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
Use it and avoid the crap:
Control-click the installer app.
Find:
/Java\ 8\ Update\ 40.app/Contents/Resources/JavaAppletPlugin.pkg
Launch that and install java sans BS.
Posted by slboett, on Mar 6, 2015 at 12:11 PM, in Mac News
Yeah, the  Maps jokes are obviously made by... 842 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, the  Maps jokes are obviously made by Samsung guys as Maps is now at least as good as Google.
Posted by slboett, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:38 PM, in Tech News
I love my SONOS system here, but $50 for blue? ... 246 Views / 2 Replies  
I love my SONOS system here, but $50 for blue? Eff me.
Posted by slboett, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:25 AM, in Tech News
I was looking at this today after Alfred updated.... 169 Views / 1 Replies  
I was looking at this today after Alfred updated. I simply can't see any reason for this? If I want to control my Mac, I'll use a VNC client and actually have full control.
I'm a years happy user...
Posted by slboett, on Jan 27, 2015 at 01:01 PM, in Mac News
I think I'd rather have a root canal than try to... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I'd rather have a root canal than try to use that one. A mess can be overcome using Spotlight or the terminal. Looks like as much fun as doing taxes.
Posted by slboett, on Jan 12, 2015 at 03:31 PM, in Mac News
Interesting - still no Beta 4 on the dev site... 201 Views / 2 Replies  
Interesting - still no Beta 4 on the dev site...
Posted by slboett, on Jan 12, 2015 at 03:27 PM, in Mac News
Such a pity. James is an awesome Apple-supporting... 272 Views / 2 Replies  
Such a pity. James is an awesome Apple-supporting programmer and PCalc is one of the best apps for years. Why Apple?
Posted by slboett, on Oct 29, 2014 at 05:35 PM, in Mac News
Neutrality. One thing he's well versed at. That... 251 Views / 2 Replies  
Neutrality. One thing he's well versed at. That is, not taking a stand. His kind of topic.
Posted by slboett, on Oct 13, 2014 at 02:07 PM, in Tech News
Nice deflection. Why shouldn't Apple protect... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
Nice deflection. Why shouldn't Apple protect it's secrets? This company is a loser. Too bad Apple those to deal with them in the first place.
Posted by slboett, on Oct 13, 2014 at 02:06 PM, in Tech News
@Jeronimo2000: Thanks for the link man! Cool... 1,210 Views / 11 Replies  
@Jeronimo2000: Thanks for the link man! Cool info there.
Posted by slboett, on Oct 6, 2014 at 05:31 PM, in Tech News
I think Apple ignoring it is fine. It lends no... 1,210 Views / 11 Replies  
I think Apple ignoring it is fine. It lends no cred to it. Haters WANT Apple to jump un. Idiots are idiots. Look for all the other phones that bend. Non-issue. If someone is dumb enough to let...
Posted by slboett, on Oct 6, 2014 at 01:11 PM, in Tech News
If one of those was my kids, I'd drag him down... 2,223 Views / 20 Replies  
If one of those was my kids, I'd drag him down there, make him pay for the phones and then take him to the local PD to have them put him into public service for a few months. That would be recorded...
Posted by slboett, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:47 AM, in Mac News
Hey idea there aMackUzer: Don't buy 'em then. 196 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey idea there aMackUzer: Don't buy 'em then.
Posted by slboett, on Jul 17, 2014 at 04:52 PM, in Mac News
Man, I remember the good old days - as  people,... 841 Views / 10 Replies  
Man, I remember the good old days - as  people, we hated Big Blue and vice-versa! It was war back then, and now, well, the fun is over ;)
Posted by slboett, on Jul 15, 2014 at 06:36 PM, in Tech News
Keep it. At least thieves breaking into my front... 370 Views / 7 Replies  
Keep it. At least thieves breaking into my front door only steal what they can see - GOOGLE will not only steal my privacy, but everything else digital too. NO thanks. I'll take my chances with a...
Posted by slboett, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:10 PM, in Tech News
Box acquires technology, team behind file... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
Box acquires technology, team behind file steaming company Streem. Sounds totally pørn man. Just can't figure out why...
Posted by slboett, on Jun 17, 2014 at 06:33 PM, in Tech News
To this I say: Duh. 1,982 Views / 12 Replies  
To this I say: Duh.
Posted by slboett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 08:13 PM, in Tech News
Oh the irony. One of the mega-media companies... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh the irony. One of the mega-media companies that sues people and puts them in jail for stealing movies and music blatantly steals an Apple ad. The good news is, it's a really piss-poor copy.
Posted by slboett, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM, in Tech News
Not buying now either. Google is the company I... 1,522 Views / 21 Replies  
Not buying now either. Google is the company I trust less than the NSA. Not that I needed one anyway - I still use $99 digital thermostats that are programmable and work great. Haven't really got...
Posted by slboett, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:17 AM, in Tech News
Crooked Korean judge? Impossible. Right. 1,589 Views / 10 Replies  
Crooked Korean judge? Impossible. Right.
Posted by slboett, on Nov 15, 2013 at 10:49 PM, in Mac News
I bought it and asked for a refund. Finicky is... 288 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought it and asked for a refund. Finicky is being kind, and for $4 (I know it's new) I had to bail. Interesting concept - and maybe after some work it will be worth it. As it is now, it's a...
Posted by slboett, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Mac News
Yes, confidential. But nobody cares... 321 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, confidential. But nobody cares anymore...sadly.
Posted by slboett, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:42 AM, in Mac News
I see the clowns that will remain after Fester is... 1,770 Views / 22 Replies  
I see the clowns that will remain after Fester is gone are just as naive. Well, I like competition, but MS ain't it. I also laugh at the magnetic keyboard as it's direct rip of Apple's smart cover. ...
Posted by slboett, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:58 AM, in Tech News
MS copied Apple's smart cover for iPad with the... 404 Views / 5 Replies  
MS copied Apple's smart cover for iPad with the magnets. Apple isn't copying anything MS even if they do a keyboard cover.
Posted by slboett, on Oct 21, 2013 at 07:31 PM, in Mac News
This damn site gets worse by the month. I get... 291 Views / 2 Replies  
This damn site gets worse by the month. I get about 40% of the screen I can click without getting some damn popup or ad. Good god, this is ridiculous.
Posted by slboett, on Sep 26, 2013 at 05:39 PM, in Tech News
No, what it does is show that the gold/aluminum... 267 Views / 1 Replies  
No, what it does is show that the gold/aluminum difference covers up scratches better than black/aluminum does. The contrast in the two makes the difference.
Posted by slboett, on Aug 28, 2013 at 02:49 PM, in Tech News
Adios 328 Views / 2 Replies  
D-bag. Why these morons don't use their incredible skills for something positive blows me away and p*sses me off. I only wish I could understand code like that. To bad they're morons too.
Posted by slboett, on Mar 18, 2013 at 08:30 PM, in Tech News
Nothing... 1,081 Views / 8 Replies  
...says loser more than wearing a pair of these. I want to see someone get socked for staring at some coed with these perv goggles.
Posted by slboett, on Mar 13, 2013 at 02:33 PM, in Tech News
Tarnished over this? I think not. Join me in... 811 Views / 41 Replies  
Tarnished over this? I think not. Join me in Beverly Hills - we'll go over some cars that cost $500,000 and up. We will find much more wrong with them than on the iPhone 5.
While we're at it,...
Posted by slboett, on Oct 9, 2012 at 01:30 PM, in Tech News
This article is hilarious. I'm OCD x10, but... 811 Views / 41 Replies  
This article is hilarious. I'm OCD x10, but jeezus H - do you use your phone or sit there stroking it every night? I don't use a case on my iPhone as I like to use the coin pockets in jeans to...
Posted by slboett, on Oct 9, 2012 at 09:30 AM, in Tech News
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