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Sorely disappointed to see MacNN go. It's been... 6,109 Views / 74 Replies  
Sorely disappointed to see MacNN go. It's been on my click list since around 1999. Hated the site redesign, but loved the writing.

Has anyone done a post-mortem on why the site is folding? Too...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jul 2, 2016 at 01:12 PM, in Mac News
Sad to hear this. Daily visitor despite... 3,215 Views / 133 Replies  
Sad to hear this. Daily visitor despite horrendous redesign recently
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jun 23, 2016 at 09:18 AM, in Mac News
Everyone who lives reasonably nearby an Apple... 277 Views / 4 Replies  
Everyone who lives reasonably nearby an Apple Store should also remember that their cables have a 1-year warranty. I've had several replaced. I just stopped by and asked for a replacement. They...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Mar 26, 2016 at 06:28 PM, in Mac News
The new redesign is just ugly and confusing. If I... 2,372 Views / 84 Replies  
The new redesign is just ugly and confusing. If I can't see at a glance what I want, I'll just go somewhere else.

Time up update my Adblock filters I guess
Posted by OkieDoc, on Feb 5, 2016 at 08:37 PM, in Mac News
Always thought that the Tile concept was great.... 210 Views / 5 Replies  
Always thought that the Tile concept was great. The only problem is requiring a downloaded app. I suspect that, despite the zillions spent on advertising, that there aren't many Tile users willing...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jan 26, 2016 at 06:52 PM, in Mac News
macnn is whitelisted. Never found the MacNN ads... 1,597 Views / 17 Replies  
macnn is whitelisted. Never found the MacNN ads to be intrusive.
Posted by OkieDoc, on Sep 18, 2015 at 09:29 PM, in Mac News
First of all: how long did it take to finally get... 650 Views / 6 Replies  
First of all: how long did it take to finally get this thing off the ground?
I've been seeing invitations to pre-order the Tile for at least 2 years.
It seemed really cool when first demo'd, with...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Aug 19, 2015 at 09:43 PM, in Mac News
These articles are hilarious +1 for the writer ... 239 Views / 1 Replies  
These articles are hilarious
+1 for the writer
If only the comments included ∧ and ∨ votes like in the old days
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jul 25, 2015 at 11:57 PM, in Mac News
Bright pixel or dead pixel? 348 Views / 2 Replies  
Bright pixel or dead pixel?
Posted by OkieDoc, on Apr 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM, in Tech News
I smell Big Telecommunications Companies behind... 240 Views / 5 Replies  
I smell Big Telecommunications Companies behind this
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jan 17, 2015 at 06:45 PM, in Tech News
Depends on what you mean by "wireless" 283 Views / 1 Replies  
The hub isn't wireless like wi-Fi wireless.

There's just no power adapter. The imac's play goes directly into it, and there is a pass through to the iMac.

Headline makes it sound like its...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Sep 7, 2014 at 09:24 AM, in Mac News
Speaking of security issues and getting hacked: ... 1,502 Views / 15 Replies  
Speaking of security issues and getting hacked:
Does anyone know how to get rid of these freaking "adchoice" popup ads on here? The ones with the double-underline-in-green?
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jul 21, 2014 at 09:22 PM, in Tech News
Wonder if he'll stop shilling for Samsung now? 248 Views / 2 Replies  
Wonder if he'll stop shilling for Samsung now?
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jun 12, 2014 at 01:57 PM, in Mac News
BS. I jailbreak (stuck on a lower iOS 7 for the... 274 Views / 5 Replies  
BS. I jailbreak (stuck on a lower iOS 7 for the evasion jailbreak on my iPhone 5) because there are apps an functionality that I have *paid for* on the Cydia store that I want to continue to use.
Posted by OkieDoc, on May 20, 2014 at 10:09 PM, in Mac News
Me. I've had the same email address for 21... 201 Views / 2 Replies  
Me. I've had the same email address for 21 years. Why should I change it?
Posted by OkieDoc, on Apr 28, 2014 at 09:23 PM, in Tech News
"The iPhone is already an unusually expensive... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
"The iPhone is already an unusually expensive smartphone, particularly unlocked, at which point it starts at $649."

Um...the only unlocked 16 GB Galaxy S5 that I could find was at Best Buy...for...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Apr 14, 2014 at 09:51 PM, in Tech News
Agree. I'm waiting until Saurik gives the go-ahead 379 Views / 4 Replies  
Agree. I'm waiting until Saurik gives the go-ahead
Posted by OkieDoc, on Dec 23, 2013 at 11:57 PM, in Mac News
The jailbreak being tethered has NOTHING to do... 379 Views / 4 Replies  
The jailbreak being tethered has NOTHING to do with requiring a USB cable to do the jailbreak. It has to do with whether you have to connect via USB every time the phone is *rebooted* after the...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:37 PM, in Mac News
Gruber was linking to John Molt'z site ... 1,213 Views / 18 Replies  
Gruber was linking to John Molt'z site
http://verynicewebsite.net

I really like the ads. I wish they would run the WWDC video on TV.
"Made in America" is fine, but Apple has had "Designed by...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:51 PM, in Mac News
iPad Mini in multiple colors? Black and white... 232 Views / 2 Replies  
iPad Mini in multiple colors? Black and white only.

I think they mean "iPod Touch and iPod Nano" in a set of colors...
Posted by OkieDoc, on May 16, 2013 at 02:55 PM, in Tech News
"one size fits all" 974 Views / 7 Replies  
Apple isn't simply trying to deny customers who "want" different things.

They have to consider the economy of scale that a single screen size or form factor gives them in the manufacturing...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM, in Tech News
I miss the "plus 1" button for these... 208 Views / 5 Replies  
I miss the "plus 1" button for these comments
Posted by OkieDoc, on Nov 22, 2012 at 06:55 AM, in Mac News
Probably it's just my local Apple Store, but I... 804 Views / 15 Replies  
Probably it's just my local Apple Store, but I still find it to be a GREAT experience. Yes, the store is busy, but there are plenty of products to try out. The staff is always there to help, but...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Aug 28, 2012 at 04:50 PM, in Mac News
Re: Grandfathered plans I could never figure... 918 Views / 18 Replies  
Re: Grandfathered plans

I could never figure out why they can't just axe grandfathered plans altogether? I mean, once your contract has run out, can't they do anything they want?

Guess I'll...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Aug 19, 2012 at 07:41 AM, in Tech News
First: MacNN, your new comment system is... 548 Views / 8 Replies  
First: MacNN, your new comment system is confusing and ugly

Second: totally agree that it sucks, but I also understand that FaceTime can be a big data hog. BUT I can't imagine that it can be any...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jul 18, 2012 at 07:18 PM, in Tech News
It's spelled "ophthalmology" not... 194 Views / 2 Replies  
It's spelled "ophthalmology" not opthamology.
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jul 17, 2012 at 08:09 PM, in Tech News
picture of the defect? 1,313 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a cracked off 1.5 mm by 2.5 cm fragment of plastic off the very edge of my macbook palmrest, aligned where the little plastic "foot" is on the screen bezel (Which i assume keeps the screen...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Oct 30, 2007 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehheh, this reminds me of the people at the... 11,419 Views / 135 Replies  
Hehheh, this reminds me of the people at the Christian camp I attended at the urging of my friends in high school. Several thousand Baptist youth, most of which (including my hometown friends) were...
Posted by OkieDoc, on Jun 13, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
 
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