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What they are saying is, in the same way that GM... 534 Views / 9 Replies  
What they are saying is, in the same way that GM is helping people rob banks by not installing live tracking devices on all GM vehicles, including used vehicles, Apple is helping criminals get away...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Mar 9, 2016 at 03:19 AM, in Mac News
This will NEVER be enacted. Most likely, just... 133 Views / 2 Replies  
This will NEVER be enacted. Most likely, just before the vote, wording of the bill will be subtly changed to actually prevent end-to-end encryption and require backdoors into every cell phone. Next...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Feb 10, 2016 at 04:13 PM, in Mac News
makes it worse. say hello to advertising... 177 Views / 3 Replies  
makes it worse. say hello to advertising malware, now that Apple is handing it off to publishers who are solely interested in making the most money with the least effort.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 14, 2016 at 12:07 AM, in Mac News
it's good for as long as getflix can stay in... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
it's good for as long as getflix can stay in business.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 31, 2015 at 02:36 PM, in Mac News
"We're sorry our product sucks." Something... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
"We're sorry our product sucks." Something Microsoft could post for pretty much every piece of software they produce. And now, it is applying to more and more of their hardware products as well.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 16, 2015 at 01:50 AM, in Mac News
#1 customer complaint: Mac version is crippled... 1,166 Views / 9 Replies  
#1 customer complaint: Mac version is crippled compared to Windows version. Still doing jack-all about this.

They actually have the balls to make people pay to upgrade to a version of their...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:03 PM, in Mac News
Hint: You CANNOT improve your design skills... 169 Views / 1 Replies  
Hint: You CANNOT improve your design skills simply by using a new font or new icon.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:29 AM, in Mac News
By using this service, you agree to permit Google... 197 Views / 1 Replies  
By using this service, you agree to permit Google to sell access to your home devices to whomever will pay them a dollar.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:18 AM, in Mac News
Still nothing in Canada. LAME. 267 Views / 2 Replies  
Still nothing in Canada. LAME.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Sep 9, 2015 at 11:56 PM, in Mac News
Mail.app sucks for me. I have it set to check 8... 325 Views / 2 Replies  
Mail.app sucks for me. I have it set to check 8 gmail accounts, and now with 10.10.5, more of the time when I launch Mail, it gets stuck at 'Opening Mailbox' for all the accounts [with no data being...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Aug 22, 2015 at 04:12 AM, in Mac News
ouch. A rare time that I find a Canadian plan is... 270 Views / 1 Replies  
ouch. A rare time that I find a Canadian plan is actually cheaper than in the US [of course, you can't get my plan anymore]. Still get to pay $30/month for 6Gb from Bell. But now it's even more...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Aug 14, 2015 at 04:34 PM, in Mac News
Um, BestBuy bought Futureshop a long time ago,... 203 Views / 2 Replies  
Um, BestBuy bought Futureshop a long time ago, and ran both chains in parallel here in Canada, with BestBuy generally stocking middle to higher end stuff, and Futureshop one step down [so both would...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jul 31, 2015 at 01:55 AM, in Mac News
"but now instead of levying a charge for each... 366 Views / 4 Replies  
"but now instead of levying a charge for each mobile device connected to the set-top box, Sling is instead allowing users to do this at no extra charge"

1. New device costs $50 more than old...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jul 16, 2015 at 02:55 PM, in Mac News
That's what CNBC claimed...but from the people... 705 Views / 6 Replies  
That's what CNBC claimed...but from the people who did the work: "That is not true. Mario Natarelli, a Managing Partner with MBLM, confirmed to AppleInsider that the study actually involved just 11...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jun 29, 2015 at 03:47 AM, in Mac News
They didn't survey 850 people [according to... 705 Views / 6 Replies  
They didn't survey 850 people [according to AppleInsider], but rather "we have amassed over 850 open ended survey questions".
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jun 28, 2015 at 02:31 PM, in Mac News
The sex thing is Assange. Snowden isn't really... 1,047 Views / 16 Replies  
The sex thing is Assange. Snowden isn't really known for his "sex practices".
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on May 7, 2015 at 02:20 PM, in Tech News
What sucks is when you tell Siri "Remind me in... 322 Views / 1 Replies  
What sucks is when you tell Siri "Remind me in two minutes to blah". Unless you specifically pause in just the right way, siri comes up with a generic untimed reminder "into minutes to blah".
...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Apr 26, 2015 at 04:34 AM, in Mac News
This is entirely about ads. The older software... 1,212 Views / 9 Replies  
This is entirely about ads. The older software doesn't have as much support for tracking ads, or displaying video interstitial ads.

This is basically "please buy new hardware so we can show you...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Apr 22, 2015 at 02:04 AM, in Tech News
Still ZERO banks outside the USofA. 335 Views / 3 Replies  
Still ZERO banks outside the USofA.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Apr 8, 2015 at 02:19 AM, in Mac News
this sounds exactly like a "tax code change". ... 1,417 Views / 8 Replies  
this sounds exactly like a "tax code change". The UK changed their tax code. whinging "oh, now we have to pay taxes where the money is earned instead of in no/low tax rate havens" is just...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Apr 1, 2015 at 03:30 PM, in Tech News
So, is it going to be Radio Sprint or Sprint... 264 Views / 4 Replies  
So, is it going to be Radio Sprint or Sprint Shack?
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Apr 1, 2015 at 03:02 PM, in Tech News
Course, all the smartphone games will be 'pay to... 235 Views / 4 Replies  
Course, all the smartphone games will be 'pay to play' vs the "buy once, play until we turn the servers off" premium games on consoles....
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 01:58 PM, in Tech News
so, for marketing purposes "small" = "none". ... 443 Views / 5 Replies  
so, for marketing purposes "small" = "none". they should use this for side effects of medications as well.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 01:08 AM, in Tech News
That is one fugly stand. Back to design school... 273 Views / 2 Replies  
That is one fugly stand. Back to design school for you!
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Mar 10, 2015 at 02:57 PM, in Mac News
too many websites either gobble the space bar or... 285 Views / 4 Replies  
too many websites either gobble the space bar or use javascript to put the cursor into a text entry field, so it either doesn't work at all to scroll, or you have to explicitly click on nothing, then...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 30, 2015 at 04:05 AM, in Mac News
can you describe what the 'Essentials' in-app... 334 Views / 3 Replies  
can you describe what the 'Essentials' in-app purchase is? the others seem fairly obvious, like LinkedIn, or Xing, but there is no explanation of what this IAP is? Just another way to make it a...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 15, 2015 at 12:50 AM, in Mac News
Sure. The republican party is going to be all... 1,268 Views / 16 Replies  
Sure. The republican party is going to be all over this... They only have a zillion other things they want to deal with first, before doing anything that would score Democrats any points.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 14, 2015 at 03:16 AM, in Tech News
"It is worth noting that no situation like the... 333 Views / 5 Replies  
"It is worth noting that no situation like the one imagined by the EFF has come up with the exception of Apple's own iOS updates, and that the company has a track record of being responsive to app...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 8, 2015 at 01:33 AM, in Mac News
So, how exactly does the PowerDock Pro provide... 268 Views / 4 Replies  
So, how exactly does the PowerDock Pro provide power to a iPhone? Or is it just one of those marketing pictures, with all the snaking power cables necessary for it to actually work carefully...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 5, 2015 at 03:14 AM, in Tech News
What could go wrong, having the same CPU both... 201 Views / 1 Replies  
What could go wrong, having the same CPU both controlling vital aspects of your car, including the basic display on your dash, and the entertainment system, running software from a variety of...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 5, 2015 at 02:59 AM, in Tech News
StuffIt has been worthless software for more than... 831 Views / 6 Replies  
StuffIt has been worthless software for more than 10 years. It wasn't a complete joke back in the MacOS 7/8/9 days, but it has been ever since the switch to OS X, and in particular the switch to...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Jan 3, 2015 at 03:33 AM, in Mac News
@macjockey...she was tormented after the download... 334 Views / 5 Replies  
@macjockey...she was tormented after the download completed...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 31, 2014 at 01:33 AM, in Tech News
It's only criminal if an individual does this. ... 334 Views / 5 Replies  
It's only criminal if an individual does this. It's only a mistake when multinational corporations do it.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 29, 2014 at 01:43 AM, in Tech News
Doubled the company-wide budget for these checks... 178 Views / 1 Replies  
Doubled the company-wide budget for these checks from $500 to $1000!
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 18, 2014 at 12:42 AM, in Tech News
Sure. Their system was compromised as early as... 166 Views / 1 Replies  
Sure. Their system was compromised as early as 2009, but only know FOR SURE that data was being stolen for a month and a half, so please assume the month and a half timeframe is the real length of...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:58 AM, in Tech News
spend more effort actually fixing/updating maps. ... 336 Views / 3 Replies  
spend more effort actually fixing/updating maps. where I live, satellite images were out of date, and they haven't updated them since then. google is actually putting in the effort to have updated...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 5, 2014 at 11:33 PM, in Mac News
Hello? Have you considered discussing offering... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello? Have you considered discussing offering Apple Pay to customers who happen to be non-US citizens?
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:05 PM, in Mac News
Why is driving ranked so low? I find driving to... 923 Views / 8 Replies  
Why is driving ranked so low? I find driving to be extremely distracting when I'm using my computer to read articles on macnn.com
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 25, 2014 at 04:07 AM, in Mac News
a privacy policy is meaningless to a corporation... 168 Views / 2 Replies  
a privacy policy is meaningless to a corporation where the management has no morals. they have already broken their existing policy, a new 'tougher' one will make no difference.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:49 AM, in Tech News
I bought one of these doohickeys [a Duet, and... 175 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought one of these doohickeys [a Duet, and yes, it sucked]. Main problem, false alarms. This fob goes in your pocket, and the button winds up getting pressed semi-regularly. Guess what happens:...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:49 AM, in Tech News
Article is missing one very important point. You... 203 Views / 4 Replies  
Article is missing one very important point. You also need to give $50/year to Fitbit to gain access to your data for this app to work. Yes, Fitbit owns your data, and rents it back to you.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 19, 2014 at 01:52 PM, in Tech News
"Apple Pay's leading rival in the US is... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
"Apple Pay's leading rival in the US is [CurrentC], however, not utilizing NFC"


How exactly is it Apple Pay's leading rival? It hasn't been released yet, it is in a limited testing/trial stage,...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 17, 2014 at 02:57 AM, in Tech News
Amount artists take home of these so-called... 207 Views / 1 Replies  
Amount artists take home of these so-called "royalties": rounds to 0.000%
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:51 PM, in Tech News
What makes Verizon even more obnoxious, if that's... 181 Views / 3 Replies  
What makes Verizon even more obnoxious, if that's possible, is that they are saying the FCC should use Section 706 for regulations, and Verizon has ALREADY sued the FCC [and won] when the FCC did use...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 5, 2014 at 02:04 PM, in Tech News
Spotify may pay 70% to the labels, but much of it... 1,917 Views / 37 Replies  
Spotify may pay 70% to the labels, but much of it is NOT in the form of streaming royalties, and even with millions of plays, Taylor would get paid maybe a couple hundred dollars. The label would...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Nov 4, 2014 at 03:57 AM, in Tech News
Same old same old. Wheeler talks a tough game,... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
Same old same old. Wheeler talks a tough game, but completely folds in the end. Or rather, completely sides with the companies that will pay him a fortune when he leaves office.

For an analogy...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 31, 2014 at 11:24 PM, in Tech News
that's what happens when you get the Wifi-only... 284 Views / 6 Replies  
that's what happens when you get the Wifi-only model
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM, in Tech News
Twitter: Sorry Internet, we are the only twits... 174 Views / 1 Replies  
Twitter: Sorry Internet, we are the only twits allowed here.
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 26, 2014 at 12:43 AM, in Tech News
CurrentC is supposed to use a QR code, generated... 1,320 Views / 22 Replies  
CurrentC is supposed to use a QR code, generated by the retailer, and the customer takes out their camera, launches the payment app which takes a picture of the QR code, figures out all the payer...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 26, 2014 at 12:40 AM, in Tech News
"The trend is believed to be connected to the... 296 Views / 2 Replies  
"The trend is believed to be connected to the music industry's overall swing away from downloads, and towards streaming subscription services like Pandora and Spotify."

What? There is no industry...
Posted by nowwhatareyoulookingat, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:02 PM, in Tech News
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