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they didn't lose that game because of the Wifi... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
they didn't lose that game because of the Wifi issues, though it surely could have affected any given game since that kind of info is crucial to play calling. Belichick should have kicked a FG on one...
Posted by climacs, on Jan 25, 2016 at 04:01 PM, in Mac News
Ordinarily I dislike dragging partisan politics... 329 Views / 5 Replies  
Ordinarily I dislike dragging partisan politics into what seem to be non-related matters, but this is definitely related. Roe v. Wade was decided primarily on the grounds of the implicit right to...
Posted by climacs, on Jan 22, 2016 at 03:20 PM, in Mac News
hopefully this means the "PC does what?" campaign... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
hopefully this means the "PC does what?" campaign will disappear.
Posted by climacs, on Jan 13, 2016 at 08:54 PM, in Mac News
prl99, not sure what you do for a living but I'm... 2,446 Views / 24 Replies  
prl99, not sure what you do for a living but I'm a video pro and many of us are getting the idea that Apple really has abandoned the pro market because they make so much money selling iPhones and...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:53 AM, in Mac News
sounds interesting. They were offering this deal... 781 Views / 4 Replies  
sounds interesting. They were offering this deal in October. Also, a "lifetime subscription" is actually 30 years.
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Posted by climacs, on Dec 31, 2015 at 10:09 AM, in Mac News
you won't be able to get out of paying the ETF... 1,301 Views / 6 Replies  
you won't be able to get out of paying the ETF for your subsidized phone, though. I checked this with AT&T. The phrasing is very confusing, as I was under the impression I was not under contract for...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 30, 2015 at 05:15 PM, in Mac News
it was a real problem for my wife when she... 664 Views / 3 Replies  
it was a real problem for my wife when she switched to Android (she's gone back to iPhone since then). It took like three months for my iMessages to begin showing up as SMS texts on her phone. All...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:38 AM, in Mac News
Blackberry who? Not really sure what exactly he's... 1,835 Views / 10 Replies  
Blackberry who? Not really sure what exactly he's trying to say here other than "pay attention to us, we still exist you know." Apple has not refused any "reasonable, lawful request".
Posted by climacs, on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:53 AM, in Mac News
Satya seems to be a much more capable CEO than... 798 Views / 3 Replies  
Satya seems to be a much more capable CEO than his predecessor. But - as always - Microsoft is starting from so far behind, after many missteps, self-inflicted wounds, and failures to anticipate the...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 16, 2015 at 01:17 PM, in Mac News
pity that the settlement did not take the... 308 Views / 2 Replies  
pity that the settlement did not take the personal assets of the conmen running this company, as well as provide for each of the affected users to have the opportunity to cock-punch every one of them.
Posted by climacs, on Dec 14, 2015 at 01:52 PM, in Mac News
the calls sound so much clearer. 268 Views / 4 Replies  
the calls sound so much clearer.
Posted by climacs, on Dec 7, 2015 at 03:40 PM, in Mac News
bummer 838 Views / 5 Replies  
bummer
Posted by climacs, on Dec 1, 2015 at 04:08 PM, in Mac News
that link just takes me to a blank support page... 838 Views / 5 Replies  
that link just takes me to a blank support page...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 1, 2015 at 02:35 PM, in Mac News
They really hate us on that plan... but $5... 838 Views / 5 Replies  
They really hate us on that plan... but $5 increase after 7 years is not that bad. If I bought my iPhone on contract, will they waive the early termination fees for that phone purchase as well? If...
Posted by climacs, on Dec 1, 2015 at 02:34 PM, in Mac News
what insanity. Surely by now everyone knows that... 1,543 Views / 10 Replies  
what insanity. Surely by now everyone knows that you back up your shit before taking it to the computer store for any kind of service.
Posted by climacs, on Nov 30, 2015 at 04:01 PM, in Mac News
In Phoenix the Mac Users Group... 1,048 Views / 6 Replies  
In Phoenix the Mac Users Group http://www.amug.org is run by a bunch of old-timers who get some sort of power trip over running something, anything. A few years back I joined, was appalled by the...
Posted by climacs, on Nov 21, 2015 at 01:10 PM, in Mac News
There is much to gloat about in this report for... 853 Views / 6 Replies  
There is much to gloat about in this report for iPhone/Apple fans. There is no way AAPL should be under $140/share. Yes, Apple mostly lives and dies by the iPhone but - just like the iPod franchise -...
Posted by climacs, on Nov 18, 2015 at 07:59 PM, in Mac News
OK pardon me while I get this bit of pedanticism... 853 Views / 6 Replies  
OK pardon me while I get this bit of pedanticism over innumeracy off my chest. "The latest report by analyst firm Gartner shows Apple's iOS platform increasing its worldwide share to 13.1 percent in...
Posted by climacs, on Nov 18, 2015 at 07:53 PM, in Mac News
"at the time, this new Mac of ours was our first... 1,628 Views / 23 Replies  
"at the time, this new Mac of ours was our first in seven years. His new PC was his third in six. We just looked at him and then came here to snipe."

This, this, and this. Maybe things are...
Posted by climacs, on Nov 16, 2015 at 03:11 PM, in Mac News
Charles Murray publishes racist pseudoscience... 1,233 Views / 7 Replies  
Charles Murray publishes racist pseudoscience that would make the Nazis proud. http://www.salon.com/2014/03/18/paul_krugman_demolishes_charles_murrays_stunning_racist_dishonesty/
Posted by climacs, on Nov 15, 2015 at 12:04 PM, in Mac News
better Ireland than China, where the workers... 1,134 Views / 15 Replies  
better Ireland than China, where the workers absolutely can't afford any Apple products. I have a hunch that the wages in Ireland are nowhere near as low as those in China.
Posted by climacs, on Nov 11, 2015 at 06:54 PM, in Mac News
my guess: 1) it's been over four years since he... 1,721 Views / 17 Replies  
my guess: 1) it's been over four years since he died. Interest has waned. 2) there's already been a couple Jobs flicks rushed out. People probably said, "what, another Jobs film? NERDS!"
Posted by climacs, on Nov 9, 2015 at 11:24 AM, in Mac News
another example of why unions are still needed. 714 Views / 6 Replies  
another example of why unions are still needed.
Posted by climacs, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:38 AM, in Mac News
$25K for Hilton? Peanuts. Should be 10x that, at... 332 Views / 4 Replies  
$25K for Hilton? Peanuts. Should be 10x that, at least. What sort of disincentive to obstruct an official investigation is a $25K fine?
Posted by climacs, on Nov 3, 2015 at 02:26 PM, in Mac News
I suppose there are statistics to show FB app... 1,267 Views / 11 Replies  
I suppose there are statistics to show FB app usage by iPhone users vs Android. I find it peculiar that someone would assert iPhone users don't spend much time on FB as compared to Android users....
Posted by climacs, on Nov 3, 2015 at 01:42 PM, in Mac News
"I am mandating a switch of a whole bunch of my... 1,267 Views / 11 Replies  
"I am mandating a switch of a whole bunch of my team over to Android, just because people, when left up to their own devices, will often prefer an iPhone"... then he goes on to say most people who...
Posted by climacs, on Nov 2, 2015 at 08:14 PM, in Mac News
this would be useful for finding sh*t in the... 633 Views / 6 Replies  
this would be useful for finding sh*t in the grocery store... I hate having to ask the clerks (if they can be found at all).
Posted by climacs, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:20 PM, in Mac News
I think more regulation is inevitable. Including... 355 Views / 3 Replies  
I think more regulation is inevitable. Including the requirement to carry insurance. Drones were once called radio-controlled aircraft, and when their use was limited to a handful of hobbyists who...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 28, 2015 at 01:37 PM, in Mac News
wow, who is their PR guy? "We're just following... 286 Views / 4 Replies  
wow, who is their PR guy? "We're just following the law" means you are meeting the BARE MINIMUM REQUIREMENT for doing business.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:40 PM, in Mac News
buy on the rumor, sell on the news. That's all... 255 Views / 3 Replies  
buy on the rumor, sell on the news. That's all that's going on there. But yes, Wall Street is often bizarro world where black is white and up is down.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 23, 2015 at 07:31 PM, in Mac News
and AAPL will plunge after yet another... 281 Views / 3 Replies  
and AAPL will plunge after yet another record-breaking quarter...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 22, 2015 at 09:16 PM, in Mac News
also, get off my lawn you kids 525 Views / 5 Replies  
also, get off my lawn you kids
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2015 at 09:10 PM, in Mac News
yes, VERY done with May the Forth F U up the bum... 525 Views / 5 Replies  
yes, VERY done with May the Forth F U up the bum with a chainsaw sideways day. And good point Charles...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2015 at 09:09 PM, in Mac News
OMG I am so fking tired of "back to the future... 525 Views / 5 Replies  
OMG I am so fking tired of "back to the future day", about as tired as I am with "Talk like a pirate day" and "Pi Day".
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2015 at 01:53 PM, in Mac News
the only better name for a fraudster and con... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
the only better name for a fraudster and con artist is the Rev. Creflo Dollar, the sleazy god botherer who demanded $65M so he could buy a luxurious private jet.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 21, 2015 at 10:55 AM, in Mac News
that's nice, but an ultra wide field of view... 289 Views / 1 Replies  
that's nice, but an ultra wide field of view means objects will be really tiny (even in HD) unless the camera is close to them. Valuable for certain applications but if you plan on using these at...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 20, 2015 at 10:35 AM, in Mac News
oh and a 30 year old Kenny Loggins song? Way to... 1,707 Views / 22 Replies  
oh and a 30 year old Kenny Loggins song? Way to stay current, grandpa.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:37 PM, in Mac News
and I like how they had to put the little text on... 1,707 Views / 22 Replies  
and I like how they had to put the little text on the screen to tell me what feature they were selling. If that's your idea of storytelling, go find another career.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:35 PM, in Mac News
a PC lets me play music? Woah! Watch videos? Get... 1,707 Views / 22 Replies  
a PC lets me play music? Woah! Watch videos? Get outta town, George Jetson!
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:33 PM, in Mac News
"the lead accountant of a major public... 1,707 Views / 22 Replies  
"the lead accountant of a major public transportation company.... said that she hated marketing and advertising because you couldn't measure it, there was no way to prove that it ever sold one more...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:10 PM, in Mac News
"we'll wait while you search for any product or... 1,707 Views / 22 Replies  
"we'll wait while you search for any product or service that was ever improved by user groups." Uh, speaking as someone who sits on these groups fairly frequently... yeah, they do improve products...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:08 PM, in Mac News
putting wifi on an airplane is not as simple as... 280 Views / 3 Replies  
putting wifi on an airplane is not as simple as just hooking up a router to the cable modem, you know. For instance, every ounce of mass placed on a jet, costs the airline money every single time the...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 02:53 PM, in Mac News
OMGSOSHULISM! 604 Views / 7 Replies  
OMGSOSHULISM!
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 02:12 PM, in Mac News
Apple doesn't have to bribe people to try Macs or... 375 Views / 7 Replies  
Apple doesn't have to bribe people to try Macs or iPhone.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 12:04 PM, in Mac News
does it run OS X? No? No sale. My Mac can run... 375 Views / 7 Replies  
does it run OS X? No? No sale. My Mac can run Winblows if I have the need...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:27 AM, in Mac News
one IT nerd per 5400 workers, that is pretty... 401 Views / 4 Replies  
one IT nerd per 5400 workers, that is pretty goddamn amazing. Just think how much money could have been saved over the years if other corporations had done this.
Posted by climacs, on Oct 16, 2015 at 09:19 AM, in Mac News
the easiest (and most common) IT article in the... 375 Views / 4 Replies  
the easiest (and most common) IT article in the world to write: "Critical Flash flaw identified"
Posted by climacs, on Oct 15, 2015 at 02:07 PM, in Mac News
I do not want to go PC for my... 2,651 Views / 35 Replies  
I do not want to go PC for my video/graphics/photo business, I am working on a 2009 Mac Pro upgraded with the firmware hack/CPU swapout to run as a 5,1. I will need to migrate to a Mac Pro trashcan...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 14, 2015 at 06:42 PM, in Mac News
I don't like the carriers' practices either, but... 274 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't like the carriers' practices either, but having regulators micromanage how and how much they charge for their services doesn't seem like the answer to me.

Now, if only there were a way to...
Posted by climacs, on Oct 12, 2015 at 11:57 AM, in Mac News
Aaron Sorkin is too soapbox-y for me, but he IS a... 354 Views / 3 Replies  
Aaron Sorkin is too soapbox-y for me, but he IS a brilliant writer. I think it will do well, unless people are tired of hearing about Jobs (which could be the case).
Posted by climacs, on Oct 12, 2015 at 11:54 AM, in Mac News
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