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I would expect the the 3G iPhone won't be too... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
I would expect the the 3G iPhone won't be too out-priced. EDGE vs. 3G data speeds don't matter to me, so I won't be upgrading until there are software features I want but can't use with my original...
Posted by sanford, on Apr 23, 2008 at 03:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
:D Ha ha. Blast from the past. With only about... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
:D Ha ha. Blast from the past. With only about half my CD collection encoded to AACs, plus iTunes purchases, don't even mention vinyl -- but I'm not much for digitizing vinyl -- 32GB is indeed to...
Posted by sanford, on Apr 23, 2008 at 02:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apparently you can just throw the music and... 1,277 Views / 3 Replies  
Apparently you can just throw the music and movies in your web share, turn on web sharing, and do it that way. Security of which I don't know.
Posted by sanford, on Sep 23, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Telekinesis. It's an alpha, but it's functional... 1,277 Views / 3 Replies  
Telekinesis. It's an alpha, but it's functional enough for streaming. It's presently insecure for media streaming, so I'd only use it within your home network and not try to hit your home Mac from...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 20, 2007 at 10:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They're IM-only. I think the OP means Skype... 884 Views / 3 Replies  
They're IM-only. I think the OP means Skype voice services. I can promise you of all the native apps in all the world that Apple might leave alone, they will do anything and everything to break a...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 17, 2007 at 09:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Production cost is only a part of the picture. ... 1,580 Views / 46 Replies  
Production cost is only a part of the picture. There are marketing costs, R&D to cover, myriad costs to launch a new product. Also Apple sold more than they thought they would and likely determined...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 8, 2007 at 06:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The deal is, on it's face your comment is... 1,580 Views / 46 Replies  
The deal is, on it's face your comment is unethical, dishonest, as it's not the letter of the agreement Apple has set forth. Yet you have a point. Forget them having no problem stiffing us. Even...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 7, 2007 at 04:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If AmEx has price protection like my Visa card... 1,580 Views / 46 Replies  
If AmEx has price protection like my Visa card does, and you're within the time limit -- mine is at least 90 days -- you'll get it. But then are you going to apply for the $100 store credit, too? ...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 7, 2007 at 02:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Dizzy, uh, I mean Vertigo, I know what you... 1,580 Views / 46 Replies  
Dizzy, uh, I mean Vertigo,

I know what you mean. I *did* pay $600 for iPhone -- at ATT Store because it was a few miles closer than nearest of 3 Apple Stores in the area -- but was lucky enough...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 7, 2007 at 05:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I know how they're going to verify you paid $599... 1,580 Views / 46 Replies  
I know how they're going to verify you paid $599 for your iPhone -- by serial number date of sale. But how are they going verify you weren't compensated? Especially by ATT. I mean, if they want to...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's not such a big deal for me as I have a video... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
It's not such a big deal for me as I have a video IPod and an Apple TV. I don't want to buy a second Apple TV, so we use the video iPod video out upstairs connected to the HDTV in the bedroom --...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 6, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone, no video out, hmm. 517 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple's new composite and component AV out cables due in 2 - 4 weeks are listed as supporting iPhone. Must be a mistake because there aren't enough bands on the headphone jack to support video out. ...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 5, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh my stars. From what I hear the vibration... 593 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh my stars. From what I hear the vibration function is too weak to be of, um, satisfactory use. So I'm told by other people. People I don't really know and with whom I no longer associate. I...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 5, 2007 at 08:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If You Bought 8GB iPhone AT&T Store Within 14 Days... 516 Views / 1 Replies  
They have a procedure for this and everything but be patient with them as they are just getting up to speed. If you are still within the 14-day return period, take in your original receipt to any...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 5, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Basically, nothing, right? Or nothing that will... 612 Views / 12 Replies  
Basically, nothing, right? Or nothing that will happen. Unless you just must have the storage and don't have a 5G to do a workhorse job for that. I actually think my iPhone iPod sounds better than...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 5, 2007 at 08:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Excellent points. Yeah, no Wi-Fi sync! Somebody... 612 Views / 12 Replies  
Excellent points. Yeah, no Wi-Fi sync! Somebody else agrees! Some people are so set this will able it will just *not* even with Wi-Fi in the iPod.

I say no on digital radio, for the same...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 5, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You'll still see feature parity with the iPhone;... 612 Views / 12 Replies  
You'll still see feature parity with the iPhone; they're not going to add something extra to the iPod and not make it a feature on the iPhone's iPod. They're no more likely to spurn their 35-day-old...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Never. Safari quits like everyone else says, but... 16,759 Views / 39 Replies  
Never. Safari quits like everyone else says, but i've never had the iPhone freeze. I wouldn't sweat it. Every Nokia I ever owned, expensive and throwaway, would freeze or reset itself once a week.
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't open it. Nobody will care about the... 495 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't open it. Nobody will care about the missing package UPC. Apple will still cover it via the serial number. You can probably get about $175 for it. Usually the best place to sell stuff like...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 10:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just don't think they will. I mean they want... 612 Views / 12 Replies  
I just don't think they will. I mean they want you to buy an iPhone instead of an iPod, but they can't abandon the iPod line. But they also have to know there's very little market for people to buy...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 09:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, exactly. Storage. There are a handful of... 612 Views / 12 Replies  
Yeah, exactly. Storage. There are a handful of people that might just have to have their whole collection with them a lot, and after the 5.5Gs vanish, they might be stuck buying a multi-touch iPod...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 09:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone Owners, iPod too? 612 Views / 12 Replies  
For iPhone owners, what could Apple introduce tomorrow exclusive to the full-sized touch iPod to make you snap up one right away even though you already have an iPhone? Don't count storage as most...
Posted by sanford, on Sep 4, 2007 at 07:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Cold Warrior, I got my hands on one day... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Cold Warrior,

I got my hands on one day three -- if you can't the Friday evening launch. I even had some qualms about the no-subisdy contract, switching carriers, etc. Made a big fuss about...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 31, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mark my words: No Wi-Fi. One caveat, if they... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Mark my words: No Wi-Fi. One caveat, if they introduce a method to purchase from the iTunes Store for the iPhone -- about which I'm not too sure, unless they limit it to music because a 1.5GB movie...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 31, 2007 at 09:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
6 hour battery wouldn't compete. ATT is... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
6 hour battery wouldn't compete. ATT is perceived to be the problem but for the iPhone demographic is no worse than any other carrier. I was afraid to switch, ATT has been fine, their EDGE data...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 31, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll bite on: new video-capable squatty-shaped... 5,398 Views / 103 Replies  
I'll bite on: new video-capable squatty-shaped nano with screen size the same as current video iPod; new full-size iPod with HDD, iPhone iPod interface, similar form factor and wide screen -- but if...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 30, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My music just stops, no crash. And I can restart... 546 Views / 3 Replies  
My music just stops, no crash. And I can restart it... And it will stop again as soon as I went back to Safari for a couple minutes. I figure they'll get it fixed. In fact, I wouldn't be...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 30, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Usually when Apple hits something new, I'm either... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Usually when Apple hits something new, I'm either all over it or not. But I struggled with this one for over a month. My decision was based on the fact I just don't think they'll release a...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 29, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Agreed. I think they already have one. They... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Agreed. I think they already have one. They call it the iPhone. For people who want these features, because of the enhanced revenue of the iPhone, they're going to want to push you to iPhone for...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 29, 2007 at 08:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In my opinion, if Apple releases an "iPod touch",... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
In my opinion, if Apple releases an "iPod touch", here's the only huge question: will you get the virtually scratch-proof "lens quality" glass of the iPhone? On my 30GB video iPod, I have one of...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 29, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone figure out iPod w/ Safari issues on iPhone? 546 Views / 3 Replies  
I suppose it's well known that if you have music playing and try to browse in Safari, the music will quit playing. Since decoding AACs and rendering anti-aliased web pages are about the two most...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 29, 2007 at 07:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No. I already have a BT headset, and I bought... 1,019 Views / 7 Replies  
No. I already have a BT headset, and I bought the iPhone it at an AT&T Store because it was only like a mile from my house, and they didn't have them in stock. As of Wednesday, I'm actually going...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 27, 2007 at 08:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Palm LifeDrive w/ Mac Software 245 Views / 0 Replies  
Barely used Palm LifeDrive in like-new condition. Battery in excellent condition. WiFi, Bluetooth. 4GB internal hard drive. SD card slot. Full-service Palm OS device. Wide screen display,...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 27, 2007 at 08:42 AM, in Marketplace
Cool. Thanks. I have to say I was wrong. AT&T... 1,019 Views / 7 Replies  
Cool. Thanks. I have to say I was wrong. AT&T customer service has been great so far. I accidentally used my nickname, which is so common for me it's like my first name, as my legal first name to...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ate my hat, bought on iPhone, Need Resources 1,019 Views / 7 Replies  
Some of you may remember me as the official anti-iPhone voice on this site. Well today I eat my ate. I bought one. It was either that or a new iPod, and since the new iPods are presently unknown...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 26, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Michelle, I'm completely the other way round. I... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Michelle, I'm completely the other way round. I could care less for WiFi on an iPod. In fact, I'm even more partial to the click wheel than the touch interface for a large capacity (hard drive)...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 25, 2007 at 01:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No risk at all, really -- perhaps less if you... 1,282 Views / 19 Replies  
No risk at all, really -- perhaps less if you consider that on many of these machines a part that was going to fail already did and that's why they were returned. Dead-on-arrival machines that are...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 22, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. Sounds like it will run but not... 705 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. Sounds like it will run but not particularly well. As for the Xbox, from my above post "... and I've owned an Xbox 360, which flaked, heated whole rooms (nice in winter, not so in summer),...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 21, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac Specs and Capabilities 705 Views / 3 Replies  
This questions involves games but really is more related to capabilities of the new iMacs, so I thought I'd put it here.

The system requirements for Bioshock (Windows, of course, but an iMac can...
Posted by sanford, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wait... Don't take it out on you that I'm taking... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Wait... Don't take it out on you that I'm taking flak from you in the form of your sarcastic moniker? Why, I think you'd be exactly the one to take it out on. Or maybe I should just pick someone...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 12, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We have a PSP in the household. You'd be pleased... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
We have a PSP in the household. You'd be pleased with the video as it is now. The fall update to the PSP hardware -- including video out -- is a rumor. It might not even be on the table for this...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 12, 2007 at 09:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You chose for quotation that one sentence from... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
You chose for quotation that one sentence from the entire piece but once it's challenged and you can't defend it you deny that it's an argument?

And don't call me "slick", dolt.
Posted by sanford, on Jul 12, 2007 at 09:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You're actually using an argument in favor that... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
You're actually using an argument in favor that some lawmakers of both parties are continuing to support the concept of corporate-run totalitarian Communism -- that's its closest analog, folks, cause...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 12, 2007 at 08:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, in fact it's not really believable. Long... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Yes, in fact it's not really believable. Long story to explain, but I was channeling Jack White, since a considered, dissenting perspective earned me sarcasm such as my "concern for Western...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 12, 2007 at 08:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's a moot point. Consider it rested. Changed... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
It's a moot point. Consider it rested. Changed my mind, no little amount due to all the convincing I received here. Went and looked at one again, gave it a more thorough check out. Bought one on...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 4, 2007 at 09:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
DigitalEl, I'll just accept your ad hominem... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
DigitalEl,

I'll just accept your ad hominem polemics are the best you can do. I will however note that icruise and I in several threads on this subject have managed to frustrate the hell out of...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We've been with T-mo since they were the... 3,258 Views / 83 Replies  
We've been with T-mo since they were the different company Voicestream in the States and it's probably been four years at least since I remember a incurring a roaming charge. Maybe once, a couple or...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 3, 2007 at 09:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Because I have a crush on jokell. :D ... 3,258 Views / 83 Replies  
Because I have a crush on jokell. :D

Seriously, I clicked that stupid QUOTE + button on one of his posts a while back and keep forgetting to delete the quote when I reply to posts, or go find the...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 3, 2007 at 09:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Vertigociel, "Furthermore, how would iTunes... 11,037 Views / 218 Replies  
Vertigociel,

"Furthermore, how would iTunes distinguish from songs/podcasts downloaded legitimately (and thus should be imported from the iPod to the library) and songs you stuck on it at your...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 3, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, they don't, really. The have more... 3,258 Views / 83 Replies  
Yeah, they don't, really. The have more first-party cells following the Cingular acquisition, merger, whatever, but they won't lease time on other carrier's cells. T-Mobile will. T-Mobile does...
Posted by sanford, on Jul 3, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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