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Does this company read the online reviews? ... 82 Views / 8 Replies  
Does this company read the online reviews?

Feature parity & direct file exchange with PC, non-proprietary csv bank downloads, import, export & field mapping, VAT capability for those that need it...
Posted by bobolicious, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:42 AM, in Mac News
'trying turning off Fox News' for what it is... 166 Views / 8 Replies  
'trying turning off Fox News'

for what it is worth I don't have a tv (snuff that flame assumption :)... I might agree that a quota protocol has merit in a baseline prejudicial reform, however...
Posted by bobolicious, on Aug 12, 2014 at 07:36 PM, in Tech News
...has the radical concept of hiring on merit... 166 Views / 8 Replies  
...has the radical concept of hiring on merit ever come in to play...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Aug 12, 2014 at 04:35 PM, in Tech News
...I have to ask if big data and social media is... 61 Views / 2 Replies  
...I have to ask if big data and social media is the most potentially sinister aspect of the hyper consolidation of technology that corporate tech et al is pursuing... clearly the regulatory...
Posted by bobolicious, on Aug 4, 2014 at 08:02 PM, in Tech News
Ditto... If it ain't broke (later os some have... 2,882 Views / 66 Replies  
Ditto... If it ain't broke (later os some have indicated) so the devil I know - and the digital assets of past (ppc era) that research & content creation depends are not a question mark or make work...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
...while I look forward to the finer grain of 4k,... 471 Views / 11 Replies  
...while I look forward to the finer grain of 4k, my maturing eyesight still misses my 30" cinema display, and is enjoying a 17" mbp, as more of a portable desktop with its larger desktop area...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:56 PM, in Tech News
...Intuit... Don't get me started... The Intuit... 95 Views / 3 Replies  
...Intuit... Don't get me started... The Intuit software and mindset has been categorically the most inefficacious, exasperating, unprofitable & frustrating user experience related to the mac I have...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jul 17, 2014 at 08:56 PM, in Mac News
...and the question of privacy remains... ... 210 Views / 8 Replies  
...and the question of privacy remains...

...pure genius or pure evil, perhaps only time (and any eula) will tell...
...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:05 AM, in Tech News
...I can only speak personally, however this mac... 99 Views / 3 Replies  
...I can only speak personally, however this mac replacement cycle was stopped cold with the question of legacy applications & project asset access...

While W7pro provides an OEM supported option...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:10 AM, in Tech News
snow runs aperture, iweb and a few other... 987 Views / 21 Replies  
snow runs aperture, iweb and a few other brilliantly designed softwares like qtvr and the incredibly integrated if aesthetically dated appleworks - I'm guessing there may be some musicware that...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 06:51 PM, in Mac News
...just one more reason to stick with snow... ... 987 Views / 21 Replies  
...just one more reason to stick with snow...

...but seriously is this why the majority 75% (50% w7/25% STILL xp) chooses to stick with stable - was just a few months ago sold on aperture via...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 06:16 PM, in Mac News
"Well said, especially about avoiding future... 169 Views / 7 Replies  
"Well said, especially about avoiding future problems."

Interestingly I ask how many problems I avoid by not upgrading to the latest OS, such as the VPN or Mail issues. Despite Apple's...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jun 25, 2014 at 09:40 PM, in Mac News
...the article comments seem telling, with many... 169 Views / 7 Replies  
...the article comments seem telling, with many calmly rationalizing or suggesting why snow is still their preferred MacOS... Of course if choice was available on new Mac hardware, then perhaps more...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:31 PM, in Mac News
...Could we finally ramp up to 96k sampling &... 190 Views / 5 Replies  
...Could we finally ramp up to 96k sampling & lossless downloads for a product to at least rival PONO...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Jun 1, 2014 at 05:49 PM, in Mac News
...it will be interesting to see if streaming is... 1,076 Views / 30 Replies  
...it will be interesting to see if streaming is widely introduced how it might help the artists creating content, which Apple has valued in the past. One reason Bandcamp has become such a success...
Posted by bobolicious, on May 29, 2014 at 09:35 AM, in Tech News
because they had to...? as all of silicon... 106 Views / 2 Replies  
because they had to...?
as all of silicon valley realizes users might actually care about their right to privacy...
too little too late?
Posted by bobolicious, on May 16, 2014 at 08:37 AM, in Tech News
...regrettably it would seem the only true... 75 Views / 1 Replies  
...regrettably it would seem the only true privacy option given past representations is to avoid anything american...
Posted by bobolicious, on May 8, 2014 at 08:00 AM, in Tech News
...it is difficult to understand what seems... 497 Views / 8 Replies  
...it is difficult to understand what seems constitutional malaise around challenging the transgressional questions of such core values...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Apr 10, 2014 at 08:26 PM, in Tech News
lossless (cd) quality and a retro (a few words)... 1,038 Views / 14 Replies  
lossless (cd) quality and a retro (a few words) legal agreement might tempt me more...
has anyone read the full itunes agreement for a $1 download...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Apr 9, 2014 at 05:37 PM, in Tech News
"You're surprised that the obvious was obvious to... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
"You're surprised that the obvious was obvious to Apple's management as well?"

meritocracy is the usual, and arguably long term business rationale...
Posted by bobolicious, on Apr 8, 2014 at 11:50 PM, in Mac News
Notable: " tie all of our products together, so... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
Notable: " tie all of our products together, so we further lock customers into our ecosystem... "
Posted by bobolicious, on Apr 8, 2014 at 03:22 PM, in Mac News
...and yet the less is more security slots are... 1,018 Views / 10 Replies  
...and yet the less is more security slots are left off almost new designs prompting expensive highly visible & inflexible 3rd party solutions - how is that giving a damn ?

W7 support for...
Posted by bobolicious, on Mar 17, 2014 at 04:57 PM, in Mac News
I can only hope it will be both water and... 111 Views / 1 Replies  
I can only hope it will be both water and data-mining proof...
Posted by bobolicious, on Mar 17, 2014 at 11:40 AM, in Tech News
...dare we expect 4k display...? 127 Views / 3 Replies  
...dare we expect 4k display...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:02 PM, in Tech News
...I remember distinctly the last time absolutely... 1,118 Views / 16 Replies  
...I remember distinctly the last time absolutely everything worked well (for me) and without effort in macos - 10.4.11 - distinctly because I asked if more than 2G of laptop ram was worth the risk...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 26, 2014 at 06:05 PM, in Mac News
...I'll reiterate again for the cognitively... 933 Views / 12 Replies  
...I'll reiterate again for the cognitively challenged - the choice (or need) to buy new (or even replacement) apple hardware usually 'forces' a requirement to run the latest MacOS, esp if Apple...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 24, 2014 at 01:57 PM, in Tech News
...last time I checked any hardware purchase from... 933 Views / 12 Replies  
...last time I checked any hardware purchase from apple required the latest os, vs a more fully debugged os that might have shipped even a month prior...

"Staying up-to-date on software benefits...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 21, 2014 at 09:17 PM, in Tech News
"Keeping customers engaged, he says, is key to... 933 Views / 12 Replies  
"Keeping customers engaged, he says, is key to leadling a growing pool of customers that tend to buy the latest devices, anticipate any new devices that come to market, don't tend to stray to other...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 21, 2014 at 04:18 PM, in Tech News
...interesting use of a military descriptor... 107 Views / 1 Replies  
...interesting use of a military descriptor...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:28 PM, in Tech News
...the data miners will love these... 129 Views / 1 Replies  
...the data miners will love these...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 18, 2014 at 12:01 PM, in Mac News
... the subject of renewable power & the inherent... 130 Views / 2 Replies  
... the subject of renewable power & the inherent issues of cloud computing would seem a reasonable question - including resource extraction and embodied energy for PV & wind. There is also the...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM, in Tech News
perhaps of interest: The ROI of free OS... 1,202 Views / 11 Replies  
perhaps of interest:
The ROI of free OS updates: Who wins, Apple or Microsoft? - net applications, Apple, Microsoft, Windows, software, Mac OS X, operating systems - Computerworld New Zealand...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:15 AM, in Mac News
' it's the top-selling OS X version, it's on more... 1,202 Views / 11 Replies  
' it's the top-selling OS X version, it's on more machines than Snow Leopard'

Well that may be true, however if we consider the term 'selling'... I was under the impression apple was giving...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:28 PM, in Mac News
snow still works fine... who needs this... 1,202 Views / 11 Replies  
snow still works fine...
who needs this hassle...
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 3, 2014 at 06:40 PM, in Mac News
induction mouse... 112 Views / 2 Replies  
induction mouse http://www.mobeetechnology.com/the-magic-charger.html
will the data miners want our medical data, too...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Feb 3, 2014 at 11:54 AM, in Tech News
...is this one of the last data mining... 513 Views / 6 Replies  
...is this one of the last data mining frontiers...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 29, 2014 at 05:58 AM, in Tech News
...why I appreciate the design of mavericks, yet... 1,103 Views / 10 Replies  
...why I appreciate the design of mavericks, yet remain with what works and simply wish users had more OS choice (for each individual's needs) independent of the many compelling hardware upgrades...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 22, 2014 at 12:06 AM, in Tech News
"Leopard and Snow Leopard, already marginal... 181 Views / 4 Replies  
"Leopard and Snow Leopard, already marginal platforms, dropped only slightly"

if snow is marginal...
is lion now more marginal than snow (1.56) ?
is mt lion as marginal as snow+leopard (1.85) ?...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 20, 2014 at 09:33 PM, in Mac News
...just one more reminder of why upwards of a... 889 Views / 8 Replies  
...just one more reminder of why upwards of a third of the world's computer users are sticking with their workflow investments and sweat equity, and Microsoft has listened, extending malware xp...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 20, 2014 at 09:08 PM, in Mac News
...is digital privacy the 'next big thing'...? 106 Views / 2 Replies  
...is digital privacy the 'next big thing'...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 16, 2014 at 07:17 PM, in Tech News
... now will google (and other interested... 1,187 Views / 21 Replies  
... now will google (and other interested parties) have access to what rooms one inhabits and when...?
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 14, 2014 at 10:21 AM, in Tech News
this may be of interest 'one product at a time',... 1,171 Views / 9 Replies  
this may be of interest 'one product at a time', and factors in power source for carbon emissions
http://www.cyberpowersystems.com/products/management-software/ppmac.html
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 4, 2014 at 08:03 AM, in Tech News
'one product at a time' is a big qualifier... ... 1,171 Views / 9 Replies  
'one product at a time' is a big qualifier...

....and while it is good to see measurable improvement prl99 raises a good point, and it would be interesting to see a more holistic quantification of...
Posted by bobolicious, on Jan 3, 2014 at 10:13 AM, in Tech News
"but the inverse is forcing everyone to deal with... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
"but the inverse is forcing everyone to deal with legacies that ceased their usefulness decades ago."

From what I can tell choice allows determining what is most useful, and while I have no love...
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 19, 2013 at 05:58 PM, in Mac News
wow quite the debate ! "Um, XP was 2001.... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
wow quite the debate !

"Um, XP was 2001. That's a 12-year support cycle, and one which Microsoft has repeatedly tried to break off"

So it would seem much to the chagrin & demand of the paying...
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:55 PM, in Mac News
'NOTHING about tabbed Finder windows is even... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
'NOTHING about tabbed Finder windows is even *remotely* like the "tabbed folders" feature in System 7/8. Nothing at all."

Well I would agree there are differences in that tabs lie within a folder...
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 18, 2013 at 09:43 AM, in Mac News
Could Apple reduce OS fragmentation by slowing... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Could Apple reduce OS fragmentation by slowing annual migration forced on anyone buying new hardware...?

Of the 90+ % of windows users worldwide, 75% seem to prefer stability in XP or W7 (which...
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 18, 2013 at 06:54 AM, in Mac News
'further grow the economy'? is that a wise... 224 Views / 1 Replies  
'further grow the economy'?
is that a wise idiom in a resource stressed and finite global village?
how about 'further improve the economy' ?
all in an hour and a half
perhaps with the help of the...
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 16, 2013 at 10:25 PM, in Tech News
the 'next big thing' ? ... 111 Views / 2 Replies  
the 'next big thing' ?

http://gizmodo.com/to-avoid-cyber-espionage-russias-switching-back-to-ty-745269384
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 11, 2013 at 02:27 PM, in Tech News
a prismatic hangover? ... 104 Views / 5 Replies  
a prismatic hangover?

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/02/steve-jobs-photographed-at-dinner-with-obama-tech-leaders.html
Posted by bobolicious, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:57 AM, in Tech News
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