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Imagine you did this with cars, poke fun at the... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
Imagine you did this with cars, poke fun at the latest Porsche because it's barely a cargo van at all.

Good luck with that strategy.

The iPad Air is a technical marvel with an tablet app...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 25, 2013 at 03:30 PM, in Tech News
Interesting gamble on Apple's part ,if true. ... 686 Views / 7 Replies  
Interesting gamble on Apple's part ,if true.

So they are moving up into notebook sized screens, and if it comes bundled with a keyboard case - then they are confusing the low end notebook market...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:18 AM, in Tech News
Good. Right now you get your tv, and you can... 154 Views / 1 Replies  
Good.

Right now you get your tv, and you can use the built-in apps like Netflix and Hulu - but Apple is shooting themselves in the foot by not offering iTunes as a choice.

They are purposely...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 18, 2013 at 12:47 PM, in Tech News
Man if you are the one guy in India that bought a... 221 Views / 1 Replies  
Man if you are the one guy in India that bought a Z10 - you should get two iPhones.

Hey, rare is rare, and it makes for good headlines.
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 18, 2013 at 12:41 PM, in Mac News
I'm glad the market rejected the iPhone 5c. ... 1,082 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm glad the market rejected the iPhone 5c.

The iPhone 5S - has a fast processor, and yes, developers will write apps to use that processing power.
And when that happens - your iPhone 5C will...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 18, 2013 at 12:37 PM, in Tech News
The idea that pinch to zoom isn't obvious - is... 234 Views / 3 Replies  
The idea that pinch to zoom isn't obvious - is wrong.

What happens is engineers tend to come up with the same ideas to solve problems - but one person is granted an exclusive monopoly on that...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:10 PM, in Tech News
Businesses are slower to move off a burning... 329 Views / 2 Replies  
Businesses are slower to move off a burning platform, but they were heading in a straight line out the door.

It's only the human condition where people judge the future by what's happening in the...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:03 PM, in Tech News
"Cannacord's report does not take into account... 1,100 Views / 11 Replies  
"Cannacord's report does not take into account the device sales of companies like Huawei, Lenovo, and ZTE. "

If the data doesn't support being precise, then giving that precise of a number is a...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 15, 2013 at 12:04 PM, in Tech News
hayesk is correct. And frankly, he's correct... 1,100 Views / 11 Replies  
hayesk is correct.

And frankly, he's correct not only because you can't have negative profit - it's also simply because the entire exercise is pointless.

Microsoft makes 2 billion from Android...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:57 AM, in Tech News
Just give Icahn 5 billion dollars. But I am... 995 Views / 12 Replies  
Just give Icahn 5 billion dollars.

But I am beginning to agree Apple should not invest in R&D, under Cook that wouldn't result in innovation.
Innovation is going to come from other companies now....
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:52 AM, in Mac News
What apple needs to do is take the non-Retina... 1,155 Views / 9 Replies  
What apple needs to do is take the non-Retina iPad mini and drop the price to $199 and sell it as a volume device - to keep a high customer base size as compared to Android.

That maximizes the...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Oct 31, 2013 at 09:19 AM, in Tech News
Market share is actually quite important because... 1,155 Views / 9 Replies  
Market share is actually quite important because in OS markets, you cannot cherry pick the high end without losing developer interest, and then not having the volume at the high end that you hoped -...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Oct 31, 2013 at 09:16 AM, in Tech News
I withdraw my comment - I don't see where... 1,245 Views / 10 Replies  
I withdraw my comment - I don't see where Taiwan's position has changed enough to warrant laying the blame on Apple.
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Oct 30, 2013 at 04:59 PM, in Mac News
I had understood the argument to be that in... 1,245 Views / 10 Replies  
I had understood the argument to be that in Taiwan was the legitimate government of all of China, including the mainland, and in Beijing, they claimed to be the legitimate government of China,...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Oct 30, 2013 at 04:50 PM, in Mac News
You all generally seem to be treating the... 923 Views / 8 Replies  
You all generally seem to be treating the operation of a phone with being able to touch ever corner of its screen - as if they were synonymous concepts.

Imagine this, you have a 50" plasma...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Oct 29, 2013 at 07:07 PM, in Tech News
Oh you can't win here, let me tell you my... 1,111 Views / 12 Replies  
Oh you can't win here, let me tell you my response to the argument 'you have no choice' is I did have a choice - and I stopped using Adobe. To which the response is 'well you aren't even an Adobe...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Sep 18, 2013 at 03:11 PM, in Tech News
no 5 inch, no care 238 Views / 3 Replies  
no 5 inch, no care
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Aug 19, 2013 at 05:52 PM, in Tech News
Apple has failed to engineer a larger screen... 1,139 Views / 11 Replies  
Apple has failed to engineer a larger screen iPhone.

This update will sell well as a single model from Apple will usually do - however, it's not going to make a dent in Android's momentum. The...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:48 AM, in Tech News
Chas, when you say "at best" do you really mean... 217 Views / 2 Replies  
Chas, when you say "at best" do you really mean "at most"?

Your point makes no sense at all, I hope you realize that. Yes they sell the iPhone 5 to people who can afford the iPhone 5. That's...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Jul 18, 2013 at 11:16 AM, in Tech News
Apple did it. The evidence spoke to it. Apple... 1,220 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple did it. The evidence spoke to it. Apple wanted to redefine what they did, but it doesn't change the fact that they conspired with publishers to change the model - they succeeded and book...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Jul 10, 2013 at 05:06 PM, in Tech News
upgrade every six months? I'm in. 297 Views / 1 Replies  
upgrade every six months? I'm in.
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Jul 10, 2013 at 04:59 PM, in Tech News
Statements like "it's a publicity stunt because... 1,006 Views / 9 Replies  
Statements like "it's a publicity stunt because they aren't guaranteed to win" are useless.

The ACLU is suing first and foremost, with the hope of winning. Secondly, to force the government to...
Posted by RockoBoffo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:12 AM, in Tech News
 
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