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Not worth anyone's $199. iP4S'ers might want... 9,834 Views / 383 Replies  
Not worth anyone's $199.
iP4S'ers might want it, but anyone else will think twice of choosing a higher rate with the subsidized iP6, rather than the new BYOP plans.
Iwatch? It looks like a silver...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 9, 2014 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The iphone 4s is a pocketable ipad mini, minus... 2,771 Views / 27 Replies  
The iphone 4s is a pocketable ipad mini, minus LTE, and costs less.
The iphone 5 is a pocketable ipad mini, with A6, instead of A5 and it costs the same.
Both will accept an activated ipad sim and...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 17, 2013 at 04:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Absolute disgrace? Uninspired? ... 662 Views / 19 Replies  
Absolute disgrace?

Uninspired?

In-RDF'able?

Shark-jumpy?

Hold me back before I sign that 2-year contract with Verizon! I get $250 for my i5? So generous!
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 10, 2013 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The troll wakes up twice a year and likes to be... 662 Views / 19 Replies  
The troll wakes up twice a year and likes to be fed, but does not like to be stalked.
Posted by The Godfather, on Aug 24, 2013 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It depends on who you are and whether you are... 662 Views / 19 Replies  
It depends on who you are and whether you are never bothered by contracts.
Posted by The Godfather, on Aug 23, 2013 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nothing worth waiting for on Sept 10, except lower prices and longer battery life 662 Views / 19 Replies  
But that's never going to happen.

With 2.5 weeks left to another Apple product announcement, it has never been more clear that the smartphone market has topped up and matured. An iphone 4 would be...
Posted by The Godfather, on Aug 23, 2013 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Machete Kills 376 Views / 1 Replies  
Machete Kills -- Official Trailer - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUOOliLFayk)

Exactly what I wanted for my birthday :D
Posted by The Godfather, on Jul 15, 2013 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
0You would have either got caught and deported,... 443 Views / 15 Replies  
0You would have either got caught and deported, or feared it for nearly 3000 days, which no amount of financial well being would have made up for, at that point.
The only thing that is keeping the...
Posted by The Godfather, on Jul 15, 2013 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The nineties are the new eighties. 6,328 Views / 69 Replies  
The nineties are the new eighties.
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 27, 2013 at 03:03 PM, in Mac OS X
While not claiming to know how Ram Doubler... 6,328 Views / 69 Replies  
While not claiming to know how Ram Doubler worked, simply explaining that CPUs were not as powerful in 1996 doesn't take away the fact that 1996 desktops had 64MB RAM at best.
And you have the MIPS...
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 27, 2013 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Try this: Connectix RAM Doubler was finally... 6,328 Views / 69 Replies  
Try this: Connectix RAM Doubler was finally Sherlocked is OSX Maverick
3.1HowTo.html (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/ambrosia_times/january_96/3.1HowTo.html)
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 27, 2013 at 12:26 AM, in Mac OS X
I commend the goal of the OP, and I am all for... 6,008 Views / 131 Replies  
I commend the goal of the OP, and I am all for convenient, tasteless, fast food, but I am addicted to stimulating my tastebuds, in a healthy way.
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 26, 2013 at 01:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The self-congratulatory motivation of this thread... 801 Views / 14 Replies  
The self-congratulatory motivation of this thread is subtle.
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 26, 2013 at 01:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks and feels like Gmail had a drunken night... 2,729 Views / 65 Replies  
Looks and feels like Gmail had a drunken night with a Zune.
Will avoid until it is toned down.
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 11, 2013 at 01:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
5 out of 9 aint bad at all, specially since many... 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
5 out of 9 aint bad at all, specially since many of them were the same point repeated several times.

/me disappointed by the stoppage of retina progress and no LTE in 2013?
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1. Go to gas station in non-ritzy part of the... 2,874 Views / 18 Replies  
1. Go to gas station in non-ritzy part of the city
2. Approach the counter. You will see the spanish-funny-branded calling cards between the tobacco and the potency pills.
3. Ask her which one has...
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 4, 2013 at 02:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If PPC->x86 rumors had leaked, everybody would... 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
If PPC->x86 rumors had leaked, everybody would have said it would take Apple until 2008 to release the first intel Mac, yet the whole transition was made from 2005 to 2006.

The same way, Mountain...
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 2, 2013 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
8 days before the event, I still think that my 9... 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
8 days before the event, I still think that my 9 points will hold up.

It can't be any other way.

Most importantly: no iWatch.
Posted by The Godfather, on Jun 2, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple has no excuse, none whatsoever to fail to... 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
Apple has no excuse, none whatsoever to fail to include the best available file system.
It is all this eyecandy and awesome features that we may theorize over being introduced or not. It is a highly...
Posted by The Godfather, on May 23, 2013 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple has had more man-hours than any other... 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
Apple has had more man-hours than any other inter-product lapse... Therefore, any conservative prediction is much less likely...
Posted by The Godfather, on May 15, 2013 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WWDC MMXIII prognosis: unified iOSXI; end of cats 4,169 Views / 157 Replies  
http://milostephens.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/promo_wwdc.png
1. Acknowledge that iPhones and iPads have cannibalized sales of all consumer PCs and Macs will cater to the niche of...
Posted by The Godfather, on Apr 26, 2013 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 2012q4 record profits were gained because the... 18,024 Views / 454 Replies  
The 2012q4 record profits were gained because the latest and greatest were rushed just in time for the gift-expecting holidays.
Now we had 4 months of no holidays and no new Apple products, unlike...
Posted by The Godfather, on Apr 23, 2013 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple flirted with $387 in the week before the... 18,024 Views / 454 Replies  
Apple flirted with $387 in the week before the earnings report.
http://i.pgu.me/ZhJ_ATSs_original.jpg
Posted by The Godfather, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iPad plans are not throttled. You can safely... 765 Views / 6 Replies  
iPad plans are not throttled.
You can safely transfer your old iPad service to your new iPad with the "transfer service from another iPad" option in the cellular data page in settings. An AT&T...
Posted by The Godfather, on Nov 4, 2012 at 09:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As a divorce movie, it was Disney-good. 171 Views / 2 Replies  
As a divorce movie, it was Disney-good.
Posted by The Godfather, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Posession. Is it scarier for Jewish people? 171 Views / 2 Replies  
Was I wrong for simply going to the theater to watch a posession movie, or was this movie actually any good if you happened to be in the inside track on some Jewish religious dogma?
Posted by The Godfather, on Oct 8, 2012 at 05:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why wait for volte if you can have do VoIP over... 3,440 Views / 13 Replies  
Why wait for volte if you can have do VoIP over 3G, 4G and LTE with a Skype number.
Posted by The Godfather, on Oct 2, 2012 at 04:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I went to the Apple store and had the iPhone 5... 598 Views / 8 Replies  
I went to the Apple store and had the iPhone 5 experience. After 5 minutes, I thought to myself: my iPhone 4 is just as nice and, all paid for, and I can already video-chat on 3G.
Posted by The Godfather, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Off contract, unlocked if you look long enough,... 699 Views / 9 Replies  
Off contract, unlocked if you look long enough, used from Craigslist, 16GB, one or several months left in the original apple warranty if purchased after September 2011.

The value of the 4G...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 26, 2012 at 05:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You may use it as an iPod Touch or as an iPad... 699 Views / 9 Replies  
You may use it as an iPod Touch or as an iPad nano 100%.
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 25, 2012 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iOS 6 is the Lion/Vista of mobile OSes: full of... 1,274 Views / 48 Replies  
iOS 6 is the Lion/Vista of mobile OSes: full of useless, pretty bloatware.

I am going to hold out for iOS 7 in my unlocked iPhone 6 with 3D retina display.
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 25, 2012 at 01:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't bother with the iPod touch (aka the "who's getting the ipt5... crickets" thread) 699 Views / 9 Replies  
A5
Cinematic screen
Less video-out accessories
Flash photography
32 GB
$300

A used iPhone 4S can be had for $5 more. Which would you choose?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 25, 2012 at 01:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Facetime over 3G/4G/LTE 313 Views / 1 Replies  
I have Read a single report in tuaw on ft requiring less data than Skype, but is this true?

For those who have iPad prepaid plans, is a daa share plan needed?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 22, 2012 at 04:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, Apple is treading into the non-standard CPU... 2,092 Views / 89 Replies  
So, Apple is treading into the non-standard CPU design waters that only Qualcomm dared to enter (Snapdragon). If this wikipedia description is true:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Ax#Apple_A6...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 19, 2012 at 01:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I read the article describing Apple diverging... 2,092 Views / 89 Replies  
I read the article describing Apple diverging onto a non-standard CPU that might ultimately cause a lot of pain because the standard off the shelf CPUs will ultimately be a lot faster.
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 19, 2012 at 08:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If all of that is true, then Apple might as well... 2,092 Views / 89 Replies  
If all of that is true, then Apple might as well develop an exclusive, alternative-lacking, desktop class ARM and run all x86 binaries in emulation, painting itself in a corner not unlike PowerPC in...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 18, 2012 at 07:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
MacNN iPhone 5 5-group-buy (what Verizon does not want you to realize) 421 Views / 0 Replies  
You going on your own with an iPhone 5, 4GB/month:
$200-$300-$400 for the subsidized hardware
Monthly:
$70 for the 4GB per month, plus unlimited voice
$40 for the privilege of downloading them...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 18, 2012 at 06:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Jumps the shark 2.5 times faster than the 4S.... 2,092 Views / 89 Replies  
Jumps the shark 2.5 times faster than the 4S. Probably it will be worth waiting remaining iphoneless until the third recession dip and snap one for $300 in Craigslist.
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 16, 2012 at 02:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: You can get a lot more $ for an iPhone 4S. Who... 2,047 Views / 126 Replies  
You can get a lot more $ for an iPhone 4S. Who buys 4S's for $245?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 15, 2012 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Who needs FaceTime when there's Skype and tango?... 2,047 Views / 126 Replies  
Who needs FaceTime when there's Skype and tango? (both cross platform)
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 14, 2012 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Annoyed by no voice while surfing on verizon? Prepare to be annoyed again :( 326 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/iPhone-5-on-Verizon-Wont-Support-Simultaneous-VoiceData-121192
Is anyone clenching about these news?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 14, 2012 at 06:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I am sure that the death-pain from getting stuck... 433 Views / 22 Replies  
I am sure that the death-pain from getting stuck in the moon would be less than the death-pain from being a Korea POW, even if it is unusual, out of this world and the chances of being rescued are...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Has this feat only been done by US citizens? 433 Views / 22 Replies  
Has this feat only been done by US citizens?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Why don't you sell it to add to your i5 fund... 2,047 Views / 126 Replies  
Why don't you sell it to add to your i5 fund piggybank? :wink: PM me
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Be sure to announce it here, as I am in the... 2,047 Views / 126 Replies  
Be sure to announce it here, as I am in the market for a 4S. Is it Verizon? Do you have unlimited 3G?
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He was Cobra Commander, but he inspired no fear... 461 Views / 16 Replies  
He was Cobra Commander, but he inspired no fear or animosity.
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Then the only option is to get the seller allow... 440 Views / 2 Replies  
Then the only option is to get the seller allow the buyer to make the monthly payments and hand the iPhone 4S to the buyer.
I am sure there is an option to change credit card auto-charge in the...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 05:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How to buy used Verizon 4S AND inherit its associated unlimited dataplan 440 Views / 2 Replies  
For people who want Verizon service and outside their lte coverage, the 4S is actually the better choice: unlocked iPhone will work in 3G areas when needed worldwide.
How does one purchase such...
Posted by The Godfather, on Sep 13, 2012 at 04:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Neil Armstrong R.I.P. 433 Views / 22 Replies  
At 82
http://www.foxnews.mobi/quickPage.html?page=22995&external=1669060.proteus.fma

Wondering if he had hoped to see one more person on the moon within his lifetime.
Posted by The Godfather, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The "new iPhone", despite the undeservingly snoozy keynote, will pass muster 586 Views / 5 Replies  
For 6 reasons:
1. Rumors of having been designed by Steve Jobs
2. Rumors of being bigger screened than the current body model
3. Wallets clenched at the prospect of "upgrading" to 4S
4. LTE
5....
Posted by The Godfather, on Aug 5, 2012 at 07:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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