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Scrooge. 33 Views / 2 Replies  
Scrooge.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Today at 10:36 PM, in Mac News
That's also entirely possible, and, if that's... 75 Views / 4 Replies  
That's also entirely possible, and, if that's really what happened, would have required that Wink blatantly lied about the causes of the issue to their customers.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Today at 09:52 AM, in Tech News
I'm always down to set up a honeypot for any... 149 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm always down to set up a honeypot for any tinfoil-hat-types that believe this to be an exploitable security issue that could be leveraged to gain access to the computers of the average home user....
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Yesterday at 04:48 PM, in Mac News
No. While that's always a possibility,... 75 Views / 4 Replies  
No.

While that's always a possibility, that's not what happened here.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Yesterday at 04:41 PM, in Tech News
A forest is more than just a collection of trees,... 100 Views / 5 Replies  
A forest is more than just a collection of trees, big or small.

Cutting down a tree (or several thousand trees) greatly impacts more than just the trees being cut down -- even if you plant twice...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 17, 2015 at 01:50 PM, in Mac News
A disk failure in a striped array will always... 416 Views / 16 Replies  
A disk failure in a striped array will always kill the data on the entire array, unless you've got mirroring, redundancy, and/or parity as well (RAID1+0, RAID0+1, RAID5, etc.).

A simple and...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:13 PM, in Mac News
One example would be that Windows 8 window... 584 Views / 18 Replies  
One example would be that Windows 8 window widgets (maximize/minimize/close buttons, etc.) and taskbar icons are clearly sized and geared toward mouse-pointer input and not touch-input.

Windows 8...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 16, 2015 at 10:27 AM, in Tech News
Apple does make other laptops that meet 100% of... 307 Views / 9 Replies  
Apple does make other laptops that meet 100% of the things you mention (ports galore, lightweight, reduced need for adapters, etc.).

This is not the only laptop that Apple makes, but we get it by...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 16, 2015 at 09:47 AM, in Tech News
ChronoSync allows me to synchronize, backup, and... 416 Views / 16 Replies  
ChronoSync allows me to synchronize, backup, and mirror non-OS, external hard drives, on my schedules, even across a network -- something that Time Machine cannot do, or cannot do easily via the...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 16, 2015 at 09:43 AM, in Mac News
How was the trackpad? Is it everything they're... 584 Views / 18 Replies  
How was the trackpad? Is it everything they're hyping it up to be?
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 15, 2015 at 05:23 PM, in Tech News
Eh, while that might be an issue for you, it's... 584 Views / 18 Replies  
Eh, while that might be an issue for you, it's not for me. As the article states, this isn't the laptop for everyone -- but who it is for, it's damn near perfect (and rest assured there's a good...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 15, 2015 at 09:34 AM, in Tech News
"Supporting a product for 7 years" doesn't... 1,019 Views / 18 Replies  
"Supporting a product for 7 years" doesn't necessarily mean being forced to fix every, single major or minor bug that exists in the product. iDVD (despite DVDs being age-old media these days) is...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:23 AM, in Mac News
It would be interesting to see how many people... 1,019 Views / 18 Replies  
It would be interesting to see how many people who are concerned about their privacy, specifically as it stands with regard to Apple's services, use any of the following services:

- Google...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 12, 2015 at 08:34 AM, in Mac News
No. 132 Views / 4 Replies  
No.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 11, 2015 at 06:56 PM, in Tech News
Looking forward to your comments on how you and... 882 Views / 11 Replies  
Looking forward to your comments on how you and your wife like them!
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 10, 2015 at 08:52 AM, in Tech News
More numbers for enthusiasts, you mean. ... 770 Views / 6 Replies  
More numbers for enthusiasts, you mean.

People will buy what they buy, just like they buy V6 engines over turbocharged 4-cylinders, and V8s over V6s, and never know the difference. The common...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 7, 2015 at 11:00 PM, in Tech News
Offer an option for the originals, sans-CG... 101 Views / 3 Replies  
Offer an option for the originals, sans-CG additions.

Do the same for E.T.

Then, all transgressions will be forgiven. If you do anything other than that, then nothing is forgiven, Steven --...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:55 PM, in Tech News
Yep, children are off-limits with regards to some... 91 Views / 3 Replies  
Yep, children are off-limits with regards to some things. If you have to resort to exploiting the impressionable minds of children in order to increase your profits, then you absolutely need...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:52 PM, in Tech News
"8k" is a moniker, not a precise measurement. ... 770 Views / 6 Replies  
"8k" is a moniker, not a precise measurement. It's obviously rounded up very slightly, just like "4k" is rounded down very slightly.

Just like cars: a "3.6 liter V6" isn't precisely 3,600.00...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 6, 2015 at 02:24 PM, in Tech News
The moral of the story is to download... 1,500 Views / 10 Replies  
The moral of the story is to download applications directly from the company's website or the Apple App Store and bypass any kind of Mac software aggregation service (like downloads4mac.com, etc.),...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 5, 2015 at 09:56 PM, in Tech News
"Spadio Shrint" gets my vote. 107 Views / 4 Replies  
"Spadio Shrint" gets my vote.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 1, 2015 at 04:59 PM, in Tech News
Can you explain to me how little people pay... 1,115 Views / 8 Replies  
Can you explain to me how little people pay proportionately more in taxes due to the legalized tax evasion these companies are practicing?
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Apr 1, 2015 at 03:19 PM, in Tech News
Glad to hear it, sorry for the harsh review of... 1,450 Views / 13 Replies  
Glad to hear it, sorry for the harsh review of that particular part.

Really looking forward to more content, and if the mobile experience is better, I'll just be consuming even more MacNN-related...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 31, 2015 at 02:55 PM, in Tech News
Yeah, the iPhone/mobile experience is, in my... 1,450 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, the iPhone/mobile experience is, in my opinion, simply broken. You can't switch from "mobile" to "full" without the webpage completely forgetting which article you were viewing. You can't...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 31, 2015 at 01:51 PM, in Tech News
[ Double-post, sorry ] 1,589 Views / 36 Replies  
[ Double-post, sorry ]
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 30, 2015 at 01:54 PM, in Mac News
I find it funny that it's perfectly legal, then,... 1,589 Views / 36 Replies  
I find it funny that it's perfectly legal, then, in many states, to discriminate based upon gender preference as it relates to sexuality, yet some people feel the pressing need to codify their right...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:57 AM, in Mac News
You can legally refuse to provide service someone... 1,589 Views / 36 Replies  
You can legally refuse to provide service someone because you don't like their hair, their shoes, or their butt size -- kind of like turning people away wearing jean shorts if you run a restaurant...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:32 AM, in Mac News
Yep. If I can already get that channel via... 134 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep.

If I can already get that channel via my set-top cable box (if I had one), what use is it to me on the AppleTV, which is likely connected to the exact, same TV?!
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 26, 2015 at 05:21 PM, in Mac News
Precisely -- there are trade-offs no matter whose... 604 Views / 10 Replies  
Precisely -- there are trade-offs no matter whose hardware or whose streaming services you choose. There's no "Just buy this device and you can get anything from any provider" solution just yet, and...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 25, 2015 at 12:22 PM, in Mac News
Hulu, Netflix, and Sling TV do not produce their... 604 Views / 10 Replies  
Hulu, Netflix, and Sling TV do not produce their own set-top box hardware, and must rely on the likes of Roku, AppleTV (with the exception of Sling TV), and FireTV in order to deliver their content...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:57 AM, in Mac News
Its saddening how so many techies don't... 515 Views / 10 Replies  
Its saddening how so many techies don't understand the terrible danger of Title II regulation and the threat it poses to an open and free internet."

I would be more than happy to hear the reasons...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 24, 2015 at 04:47 PM, in Tech News
Are you expecting Amazon, who directly competes... 604 Views / 10 Replies  
Are you expecting Amazon, who directly competes with Apple in both set-top box hardware as well as digital streaming content services (TV, movies, etc.), to give Apple permission to include Amazon...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 24, 2015 at 04:43 PM, in Mac News
So hard to tell whether I need my tinfoil hat on... 262 Views / 7 Replies  
So hard to tell whether I need my tinfoil hat on or off while reading these comments...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 24, 2015 at 03:19 PM, in Mac News
I agree, and perhaps instead of insinuating that... 579 Views / 10 Replies  
I agree, and perhaps instead of insinuating that Apple was moving from a computer company to a computer/fashion company, I should have said that technology ("computers," be them the traditional kind,...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:10 PM, in Mac News
With Apple making the bold move from computer... 579 Views / 10 Replies  
With Apple making the bold move from computer company to computer and fashion company, tactics like these are paramount. People like to shop for fashion items differently than they like to shop for...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 20, 2015 at 04:48 PM, in Mac News
Are you suggesting that Safari bugs and issues... 161 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you suggesting that Safari bugs and issues are some kind of accidental or inadvertent revealing of secret, ulterior motives at Apple about doing or in preparation of doing nefarious things with...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 19, 2015 at 10:52 PM, in Mac News
If clunky dongles and adapters are a major... 782 Views / 19 Replies  
If clunky dongles and adapters are a major concern, then this isn't the laptop for you (but it is for me, who rarely connects anything to my laptop save for the power cable, and favors portability...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 18, 2015 at 09:37 AM, in Tech News
You can make anyone look like a saint by... 199 Views / 6 Replies  
You can make anyone look like a saint by cherry-picking, and you can vilify that same person with the same cherry-picking methods.

It's hip and cool to hate on Apple, ironically because it's hip...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 17, 2015 at 03:05 PM, in Mac News
In other words, "We will be Title II when it's to... 169 Views / 3 Replies  
In other words, "We will be Title II when it's to our benefit; we won't be Title II when it's to our detriment."
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 13, 2015 at 02:24 PM, in Tech News
We shall see how the iOS implementation of... 143 Views / 4 Replies  
We shall see how the iOS implementation of Cortana works, though -- as it may be a tad "neutered" compared to Windows phones because of the more limited access to certain phone functions that Apple...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 13, 2015 at 12:56 PM, in Tech News
Well, don't forget, mine's in October! 192 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, don't forget, mine's in October!
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 12, 2015 at 09:34 AM, in Tech News
1285MB/sec -- holy crap! The speed of the... 192 Views / 5 Replies  
1285MB/sec -- holy crap!

The speed of the SSD should help offset to some degree, and in certain cases, the lower clock speed of the mobile Intel processor.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 11, 2015 at 09:02 PM, in Tech News
There's a couple of them at the Apple Store. ... 1,129 Views / 33 Replies  
There's a couple of them at the Apple Store. Here's one:

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MJ1L2AM/A/usb-c-vga-multiport-adapter

Connect your existing (or purchase a new) USB hub and you're...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:59 AM, in Tech News
What the hell are you guys complaining about? ... 438 Views / 10 Replies  
What the hell are you guys complaining about? This is not the one and only laptop that Apple sells. Every, single complaint in this thread is completely solved by a different model of MacBook, be...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:49 AM, in Mac News
Call me crazy, but this is the laptop I've been... 1,129 Views / 33 Replies  
Call me crazy, but this is the laptop I've been wanting for quite some time now. Can't wait to try one out.
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 9, 2015 at 04:54 PM, in Tech News
I dunno, different strokes for different folks. ... 143 Views / 2 Replies  
I dunno, different strokes for different folks.

My Core 2 Duo MacBook Air 11" (4Gb RAM, 128GB SSD) suits my software and remote administration purposes just fine, and it'll even run a Windows 7...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 9, 2015 at 11:10 AM, in Tech News
MikeXRyan: what happens when it comes time to... 793 Views / 13 Replies  
MikeXRyan: what happens when it comes time to update the app, and iTunes prompts him for his sister's iTunes account password?
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 8, 2015 at 08:52 PM, in Mac News
[1] Probably, but it might require your AppleID... 793 Views / 13 Replies  
[1] Probably, but it might require your AppleID being added to his iCloud Family Sharing, like so: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201085 -- worse yet, it looks like if you're added to his iCloud...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 8, 2015 at 03:36 PM, in Mac News
I'd rather have the government take over the... 582 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd rather have the government take over the internet than the ISPs, which is exactly where the ISPs were headed (and some of whom were already part-way there).

Of course, that's assuming that...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:22 AM, in Tech News
Yep, the only "freedoms" that Title II regulation... 582 Views / 13 Replies  
Yep, the only "freedoms" that Title II regulation of the internet took away was the freedoms of the ISPs to perform traffic-shaping and manipulation of data that doesn't belong to them flowing...
Posted by DiabloConQueso, on Mar 6, 2015 at 10:45 AM, in Tech News
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