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If this rumor is getting as far ahead as the... 1,192 Views / 16 Replies  
If this rumor is getting as far ahead as the iPhone 7 another posibility to consider is that Apple might finally be considering adding wireless charging to their iphones, after all the apple watch...
Posted by drbenru, on Dec 5, 2015 at 08:12 PM, in Mac News
A proof of concept iPlayer for the new AppleTV... 180 Views / 1 Replies  
A proof of concept iPlayer for the new AppleTV took 9 hours to make at a hack contest. Maybe the BBC should hire these guys 😛 https://github.com/Auntie-Player/apple-tv
Posted by drbenru, on Oct 29, 2015 at 09:50 AM, in Mac News
It's only double taxation if you are taxed on the... 1,034 Views / 10 Replies  
It's only double taxation if you are taxed on the untaxed cost of the purchase in your home country. If you're only taxed on actual revenue (after Japan/China tax) then its no different than a tax...
Posted by drbenru, on Sep 30, 2015 at 11:04 AM, in Mac News
Sunday is the start of week default for the US.... 366 Views / 3 Replies  
Sunday is the start of week default for the US. It's easily changed in Settings>Mail, Calendar, Contacts>Start of Week. I haven't received my watch yet so I don't know, but I assume it carries over...
Posted by drbenru, on May 11, 2015 at 03:32 PM, in Mac News
This encryption that everyone is talking about is... 1,000 Views / 12 Replies  
This encryption that everyone is talking about is mostly communications encryption, and as such they're talking almost exclusively of public key encryption. Let's assume these <strike>dumb...
Posted by drbenru, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:15 PM, in Tech News
Like so many other online services this might be... 197 Views / 2 Replies  
Like so many other online services this might be a cute, even useful app if you don't ever plan on using your own photos. I'm no artist, but I sincerely don't trust any service that wants this kind...
Posted by drbenru, on Dec 31, 2014 at 06:57 AM, in Mac News
I just have to wonder, if they're outright... 1,330 Views / 22 Replies  
I just have to wonder, if they're outright blocking Apple Pay and Google Wallet, what platform do they expect their solutions to launch on? It's not like Google and Apple are not known for removing...
Posted by drbenru, on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:37 PM, in Tech News
@Gazoobee Apple Watch has skin contact sensor.... 410 Views / 4 Replies  
@Gazoobee Apple Watch has skin contact sensor. You type in authorization password/Pin on your older phone when you put your watch on. The Watch remains authorized while you have it on. When watch...
Posted by drbenru, on Sep 13, 2014 at 06:35 PM, in Mac News
I was looking forward to see how well this... 225 Views / 3 Replies  
I was looking forward to see how well this products work when released ever since they intro them in development. The video is so, so bad. They try to make it friendly but completely lack focus. Cute...
Posted by drbenru, on Jun 18, 2014 at 03:23 PM, in Tech News
Holy shit! They're cashing out in June and doing... 531 Views / 5 Replies  
Holy shit! They're cashing out in June and doing a 7-1 split. WTF are they going to announce after June that they are putting all their cash into their own stock and then some 😵
Posted by drbenru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 04:36 AM, in Tech News
OK. WOw. I must say wow again. I'd need to know... 1,146 Views / 2 Replies  
OK. WOw. I must say wow again. I'd need to know more on how this happened but what you have sounds a lot like the folder structure inside an iPod.

All the music inside an iPod, was in folders...
Posted by drbenru, on Dec 24, 2013 at 03:24 PM, in Applications
I haven't looked into it but I would not be... 1,792 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't looked into it but I would not be surprised if they have changed it. If they did, I would suspect its most likely an incidental change, although I would love to find out it was actually on...
Posted by drbenru, on Dec 13, 2013 at 04:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Thunderbolt expansions tend to be ridiculously... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
Thunderbolt expansions tend to be ridiculously overpriced. I blame Intel http://goo.gl/qQp9k I hope they don't stifle the growth of a great technology by being overly intrusive and protective of what...
Posted by drbenru, on Nov 13, 2013 at 10:49 AM, in Tech News
Back when Skype was useful, and it was becoming a... 232 Views / 4 Replies  
Back when Skype was useful, and it was becoming a great tool for integrated communications, applications like Timbuktu (an older VNC like screen remote control) where using a Skype connection to...
Posted by drbenru, on Nov 4, 2013 at 10:56 AM, in Tech News
I hope its issues with implementation, iCloud... 671 Views / 6 Replies  
I hope its issues with implementation, iCloud keychain seemed like a useless option just two weeks into using it. I didn't delve into the technical details and I don't know what made iCloud keychain...
Posted by drbenru, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:23 PM, in Mac News
I haven't read the specs to iOS in the Car but... 1,164 Views / 12 Replies  
I haven't read the specs to iOS in the Car but based on what was shown it is nothing like a truly integrated system into the car. It doesn't use the car's built in navigation system or cd/dvd or...
Posted by drbenru, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 PM, in Mac News
FINALLY!!!! http://xkcd.com/869/ 273 Views / 1 Replies  
FINALLY!!!! http://xkcd.com/869/
Posted by drbenru, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in Tech News
@gskibum3 But this is not about selectively... 343 Views / 7 Replies  
@gskibum3 But this is not about selectively throttling bandwidth hogs.

Same location my iPhone 5 tops out at 15Mbps and my friend next to me on the same site tops out at 22Mbps on his Samsung...
Posted by drbenru, on Jun 5, 2013 at 08:27 PM, in Tech News
@The Vicar Nope in other countries and Europe... 362 Views / 7 Replies  
@The Vicar Nope in other countries and Europe specially these taxes are "managed" by the equivalent of the RIAA and MPAA, in many cases these european equivalents are nothing more than the european...
Posted by drbenru, on Jun 3, 2013 at 02:49 PM, in Tech News
I'd love to find my wife 572 Views / 3 Replies  
Anytime we get near the electronics I have a tendency to loose my wife in the Wal-mart. She has no patience to wait for me to oogle over X-box and PS3 games I have no time to play so she just moves...
Posted by drbenru, on Mar 25, 2013 at 04:13 PM, in Tech News
 
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