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Using overall shipping counts is just what lazy... 73 Views / 5 Replies  
Using overall shipping counts is just what lazy writers and analysts use to fill their quotas. Usage and profit are the critical factors and if writers can't collect these, they should stop writing....
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:15 PM, in Tech News
Apple has to upgrade their ability to deal with... 130 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple has to upgrade their ability to deal with fake apps faster and more effectively. The current situation is hurting the legitimate app developers, Apple's reputation and the trust that we, the...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:36 AM, in Mac News
Given the number of screw ups by the stock market... 1,267 Views / 19 Replies  
Given the number of screw ups by the stock market and the people that influence it - the last Financial Meltdown - and the seemingly never ending ability to cause AAPL prices to go down each quarter...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Mar 1, 2014 at 02:53 AM, in Mac News
Asinine click bait headline uses the term... 729 Views / 8 Replies  
Asinine click bait headline uses the term "popular" when it should have used "pirated". Such sloppy wording makes it look like Apple is not preventing hacking when it is the people that provide and...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Feb 27, 2014 at 02:22 PM, in Mac News
Asinine click bait headline uses the term... 729 Views / 8 Replies  
Asinine click bait headline uses the term "popular" when it should have use "pirated". Such sloppy wording makes it look like Apple is not preventing hacking when it is the people that provide and...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Feb 27, 2014 at 02:21 PM, in Mac News
Apple should have all the information on when the... 118 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple should have all the information on when the legit version and the copies were submitted and approved. They should be quickly removing the scum and preserve the work of the quality submitters.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Feb 14, 2014 at 01:46 AM, in Tech News
If you ask the right questions of the right... 1,117 Views / 13 Replies  
If you ask the right questions of the right people, you can always get the answers you were paid to get.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jan 13, 2014 at 03:12 PM, in Tech News
Just tried it at m.here.com and thinking it needs... 98 Views / 4 Replies  
Just tried it at m.here.com and thinking it needs work. The satellite views have inconsistent resolutions and the interface to the Driving direction is ugly. The red route line hardly shows up on a...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:48 PM, in Tech News
In five years, SameSong can then start its... 803 Views / 13 Replies  
In five years, SameSong can then start its shenanigans over again. In the meantime, they will make every request last as long as it can until the five year period is over. Make them pay the $18B...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Oct 17, 2013 at 02:22 PM, in Tech News
And next, Schmidt is going to claim he is smarter... 985 Views / 12 Replies  
And next, Schmidt is going to claim he is smarter and more talented than Jonathon Ive. The man can do either stand up comedy or replace Balmer.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Oct 8, 2013 at 01:18 PM, in Tech News
This is a prime example of why they should put... 1,230 Views / 20 Replies  
This is a prime example of why they should put birth control drugs in the drinking water.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:05 AM, in Mac News
And the computer industry leaders did what? 146 Views / 3 Replies  
And the computer industry leaders did what?
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jul 22, 2013 at 05:38 PM, in Mac News
Well at least he did not file his case in East... 1,585 Views / 30 Replies  
Well at least he did not file his case in East Texas.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:14 PM, in Mac News
Got to be careful in Canada or the Quebec... 799 Views / 10 Replies  
Got to be careful in Canada or the Quebec government will be picking up France's arguments and getting Federal money to enforce such unrealistic regulations in Quebec.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jul 1, 2013 at 06:31 PM, in Tech News
The governor is right on if their school system... 690 Views / 11 Replies  
The governor is right on if their school system is training technicians. Control-Alt-Delete
Posted by TomMcIn, on Jun 20, 2013 at 12:40 AM, in Tech News
Great if they are working to train technicians. 1,158 Views / 17 Replies  
Great if they are working to train technicians.
Posted by TomMcIn, on May 1, 2013 at 12:04 AM, in Tech News
Analysts Extrapolation 1,296 Views / 15 Replies  
Most of those "fill-em-up-the-page with click-bait" analysts make their linear extrapolations from the two points that best support their BS of the day. But even worse is that they choose data sets...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 13, 2013 at 09:10 PM, in Tech News
Lets wait for the real profit numbers. 891 Views / 13 Replies  
BB can trash talk all they want. The final say is which company gets the biggest share of the profits. You can sell loads of anything, if the price is low enough.
Posted by TomMcIn, on Mar 18, 2013 at 08:37 PM, in Mac News
The problem with letting companies like Same Song... 279 Views / 9 Replies  
The problem with letting companies like Same Song continue to tell their lies is that if they do it often enough, some people start believing them and support their products to the detriment of the...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Sep 16, 2012 at 07:25 AM, in Tech News
Wrong Copy Running in Applescript 763 Views / 4 Replies  
In all the cases, I had my main copy of Pages running on a document I wanted the script to reformat. Instead, sometime after each reboot, the script would run a copy of Pages from a system disk I...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Mar 2, 2012 at 07:59 PM, in Developer Center
Wrong Copy from Backup 763 Views / 4 Replies  
The wrong copy is being picked up from a copy of my operating system disk I made before upgrading to Lion. Will Zip that copy. Also have a disk partition that keeps a copy of my system disk that...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Feb 27, 2012 at 11:02 AM, in Developer Center
Wrong Copy of Pages Used 763 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an applescript that formats a Pages document. Normally I start with the Pages application on the System Disk and all works well. On occasion the Applescript starts using a backup copy of...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Feb 27, 2012 at 01:37 AM, in Developer Center
I used a set of alkaline until they ran out. Now... 1,858 Views / 13 Replies  
I used a set of alkaline until they ran out. Now using a set of Duracell Rechargeable (1.2 V) and aware of the possibility that low voltage may increase the problem. The Mouse Preference panel is...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Dec 8, 2010 at 05:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My thoughts as well but Apple sent the card at no... 1,858 Views / 13 Replies  
My thoughts as well but Apple sent the card at no charge.

For a while, I connected one of the monitors thru the DVI port on the ATI Radeon HD 5770. That may have been when I was seeing problems...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Magic Mouse and DVI suggestion 1,858 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple sent me a Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adaptor to try and fix my issue in which the cursor on the Acer X223W monitors moved irregularly when the Magic Mouse was moved. It seemed to work...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Dec 8, 2010 at 01:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Magic Mouse problems 1,858 Views / 13 Replies  
I bought a Magic Mouse (bluetooth) with my MacPro. and get some weird results. Sometimes it does not move across the screen as fast as expected. Other times the cursor seems to skip over 2 to 4...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Dec 7, 2010 at 08:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The system I calculated on both Apple.ca and... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
The system I calculated on both Apple.ca and apple.com contained: 2 - 2.26GHz Quads, 8GB memory, a 2nd 640 GB drive, the ATI Radeon Video card, Magic Mouse, Airport, iWorks, FMPro and Applecare. Pre...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 30, 2010 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I started following the forum at Mac Pro 2010... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
I started following the forum at Mac Pro 2010 speculations - Mac Forums (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=887109) to see what was happening with the MacPros. There is no firm...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 29, 2010 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just talked to the Vancouver Pacific Center... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
I just talked to the Vancouver Pacific Center Apple Store and they said there is World Wide Support if the product is sold in Canada. Service is only available in a country once the product is being...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 29, 2010 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think my quotes are before the Cdn GST and PST... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
I think my quotes are before the Cdn GST and PST taxes. The difference is about $1,000 which will pay for a lot of small market charges, especially on an item as big as a Mac Pro. The small Cdn...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 29, 2010 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Buying Apple Products in US 813 Views / 14 Replies  
There have been posts that Warranty and Applecare repairs are not available in Canada for gear that is bought in the US.
For me, it is a relatively short trip to a Bellingham Wash, once I get my...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 29, 2010 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fair Apple Pricing in Canada 813 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a Dual 2.3 GHz PPC G5 and want to move up to the Intel world. Just priced out a dual 2.26 GHz with some extras. The pre tax price was $5,266 Cdn and $4,266 US - a 25% premium at a time when...
Posted by TomMcIn, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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