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Well, I'm pretty sure I know the problem,... 185 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I'm pretty sure I know the problem, Samsung. Seems a little obvious, I know. But I'll give it to you for free.....

Up until this exact point in time, I never knew Samsung even made PCs. Or...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:40 PM, in Tech News
BTW, another problem for JC Penney, Ron Johnson... 240 Views / 6 Replies  
BTW, another problem for JC Penney, Ron Johnson and the folks in charge didn't realize how backwards, uptight, and intolerant a large section of it's consumers were. Because I can't tell you how many...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:39 PM, in Mac News
Yeah, and all that great formatting, shot to hell! 240 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, and all that great formatting, shot to hell!
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:36 PM, in Mac News
Yep, bjojade, that's how it went. Sort of.... 240 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep, bjojade, that's how it went. Sort of. Actually it's like this:

1) The Ron Johnson/Apple way: Sell shirt for $25, year round. No coupons needed.

2) The stupid consumer demand way #1:
a)...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:34 PM, in Mac News
"and held back features". Yes, I'm sure... 351 Views / 4 Replies  
"and held back features".

Yes, I'm sure that's what they were doing. They had them all done, they just held them back.
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:26 PM, in Mac News
Whine whine whine. First people whine about bugs... 327 Views / 8 Replies  
Whine whine whine. First people whine about bugs in healthkit. Then they get those fixed, but whine because the phone stops working. Geesh, people, make up your mind!
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:25 PM, in Tech News
Of course, why not. it's only a name with lots... 195 Views / 1 Replies  
Of course, why not. it's only a name with lots behind it. Change it to Ping. People will still love it!
Posted by testudo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:24 PM, in Tech News
Because I just love going through code with... 207 Views / 3 Replies  
Because I just love going through code with function and variable names that are like 4 letter acronyms or abbreviations or, even worse, just generic, because they're too lazy to write readable code...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:13 PM, in Mac News
On their web site they state: "Quality Social... 173 Views / 3 Replies  
On their web site they state: "Quality Social Networking"

No such thing...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:11 PM, in Tech News
Great, just what the world needs. More social... 173 Views / 3 Replies  
Great, just what the world needs. More social networking!
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:10 PM, in Tech News
" Although the banks are sacrificing some of the... 282 Views / 2 Replies  
" Although the banks are sacrificing some of the $40+ billion they generate each year from swipe fees, lenders are expected to benefit as more and more money is exchanged through phones and other...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:08 PM, in Tech News
Diablo, how can anyone call the apple watch a... 777 Views / 10 Replies  
Diablo, how can anyone call the apple watch a 'non-success'? Only one thing will define success. Sales. That's it. And it won't be on sale for 6 months, which means we have 6 months of "What's new...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:06 PM, in Tech News
Seriously, my first thought on the whole iWatch... 2,574 Views / 24 Replies  
Seriously, my first thought on the whole iWatch thing has been "People still wear watches?". Then it goes to "Guys wear watches as jewelry, not utility". Heck, I haven't worn a watch for 20 years. My...
Posted by testudo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:03 PM, in Tech News
MIssed the point, didn't you chas? I was mocking... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
MIssed the point, didn't you chas? I was mocking the article, with it's all so important "Look we have a computer showing what could be the new OS! The only difference we can see is the background...
Posted by testudo, on Jun 4, 2014 at 05:01 PM, in Mac News
Oh good! Now developers will have two places to... 194 Views / 1 Replies  
Oh good! Now developers will have two places to worry about bug fixes and issues!
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 02:52 PM, in Mac News
Woohoo! Redesigned mail! Sure it'll still be... 1,457 Views / 8 Replies  
Woohoo! Redesigned mail!

Sure it'll still be buggy, and still lose mail, still not run rules when it should, etc. But it'll look different!
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 02:50 PM, in Mac News
And who asked for all this 'flat' icons and... 1,375 Views / 9 Replies  
And who asked for all this 'flat' icons and windows? Just because everyone else is doing it doesn't make it a good idea! Heck, half the internet sites out there look like crap now, what with large...
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 02:48 PM, in Tech News
Oh joy! because we see how much the users love... 1,375 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh joy! because we see how much the users love the 'continuity' that Windows 8 offers everyone!
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 02:45 PM, in Tech News
Technically, it's a forced upgrade in the sense... 1,092 Views / 12 Replies  
Technically, it's a forced upgrade in the sense that, if you updated and then decided "Wait, this looks like I put windows 8 on my phone!" you couldn't go back.
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:20 PM, in Mac News
Remember when product nicknames were just... 1,804 Views / 18 Replies  
Remember when product nicknames were just internal names to define a product (since marketing would define what the public name would be)?

I'd be far happier if they spent their time worrying...
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:15 PM, in Mac News
Inkling, a lot of people who are well off also... 762 Views / 7 Replies  
Inkling, a lot of people who are well off also live in areas that are not as well connected to the internet.
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
OMG! I can't wait to get my hands on Yosemite! It... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
OMG! I can't wait to get my hands on Yosemite! It looks incredible!
Posted by testudo, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:05 PM, in Mac News
Huh? 392 Views / 2 Replies  
Who in the world wastes their time following corporate twitter accounts? Really? "Hey, I'll follow the iBookStore feed because I'm sure they'll give me good insightful information, and not just try...
Posted by testudo, on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:19 PM, in Mac News
What? An executive at a company says his product... 687 Views / 12 Replies  
What? An executive at a company says his product offerings are better than the competitions?

OMG! What has this world come to. In my day, it was hard to get a company executive to even dare admit...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:28 PM, in Tech News
It isn't "universal" as in "everyone uses it in... 372 Views / 4 Replies  
It isn't "universal" as in "everyone uses it in the universe". It's universal as in "everything that plugs into my computer uses this one connector.

For example, thunderbolt is a universal port....
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:23 PM, in Mac News
What does non-practicing mean in your slanted... 368 Views / 5 Replies  
What does non-practicing mean in your slanted little world? Are they not allowed to license their technology, but must either use it themselves or move on?



Um, because it takes time after...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:19 PM, in Tech News
Um, try reading the article. "WhitServe filed for... 368 Views / 5 Replies  
Um, try reading the article. "WhitServe filed for the patent in 2006, and was awarded ownership in 2011."

And since they filed in 2006, how long before then do you think WhitServe was working on...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:14 PM, in Tech News
Um, his answer is smoke and mirrors. The truth is... 2,086 Views / 57 Replies  
Um, his answer is smoke and mirrors. The truth is obvious. "We at Apple are guided by Steve Jobs' main philosophy: People want everything to be thinner. That's it. The old iMac was disgusting. It was...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:06 PM, in Mac News
Apparently you don't understand the concept of... 2,086 Views / 57 Replies  
Apparently you don't understand the concept of monetizing. He didn't say Apple was making money from you by charging you to store your files. They're making money on you by the fact of your usage of...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 26, 2012 at 03:00 PM, in Mac News
As the web site says: " Or add more memory... 451 Views / 5 Replies  
As the web site says:

" Or add more memory to the 27-inch model yourself by popping open the easy-to-access memory panel on the back."

So, um, yes, as long as you get the big screen version...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:37 AM, in Tech News
Um, do I have to be the first person to point out... 139 Views / 1 Replies  
Um, do I have to be the first person to point out that they already had a server "variant" of the mini? Really?
Posted by testudo, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:34 AM, in Tech News
It's Apple, so of course the most important thing... 451 Views / 5 Replies  
It's Apple, so of course the most important thing is 'thin'. Don't care whether memory is upgradable, or the hard drive (which, I'm guessing, has been cut down to a laptop-style drive for space?) or...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:33 AM, in Tech News
Um, you'd pay full price for a new iPad no matter... 555 Views / 9 Replies  
Um, you'd pay full price for a new iPad no matter when they release it.

And what do you care? Is there anything so earth-shattering about the ipad 4 has over the ipad 3 (sorry, the 'new iPad'), or...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:19 AM, in Tech News
Nope, it will be called "iPad (Fall 2012)".... 491 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope, it will be called "iPad (Fall 2012)". Because Apple loves to date their products. It's just up to you to know not when you bought yours, but what model it actually is.

Or maybe "the better...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:26 PM, in Tech News
Look for an Apple TV as well! 117 Views / 1 Replies  
Look for an Apple TV as well!
Posted by testudo, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:22 PM, in Mac News
Um, and you call them paranoid? You seem to be... 431 Views / 5 Replies  
Um, and you call them paranoid? You seem to be the one paranoid that everyone is out for reasons not to buy an apple product (which we know is a sore spot, considering how bad Apple's been doing...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 01:58 PM, in Tech News
You mean as opposed to Apple's FUD machine, which... 585 Views / 7 Replies  
You mean as opposed to Apple's FUD machine, which has let little drips of iPad mini info to hit the streets for over a month? Gee, my sister was in best buy looking at tablets and the guy there was...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 01:53 PM, in Tech News
Wow, I didn't even think of that. Was Apple... 585 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow, I didn't even think of that.

Was Apple so concerned over the surface tablet that they scheduled their new iPad product for next week? Oh, no, I'm sure it's just a coincidence...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 01:39 PM, in Tech News
That's a specious argument. I don't recall a... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
That's a specious argument. I don't recall a battery being defective because it was screwed in vs. being glued in. In fact, who's doing this arguing (besides Apple, I mean)? Actual 'professionals'...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 01:37 PM, in Tech News
Well, let's see, if you're an analyst, and you... 492 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, let's see, if you're an analyst, and you were projecting Apple to sell 10 million iPads over this quarter, then this analysis is to basically let you know "Hey, adjust your iPad numbers...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:37 PM, in Tech News
How can a lowering of stock price wipe away... 790 Views / 11 Replies  
How can a lowering of stock price wipe away profits? Oh, wait, it can't! The stock price has little to do with Apple's bottom line itself, since it's all paper profit or loss unless they actually...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 07:24 PM, in Tech News
I swear, officer, she said she was 18! How was I... 165 Views / 2 Replies  
I swear, officer, she said she was 18! How was I supposed to know, when they dress like that!
Posted by testudo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:31 AM, in Tech News
Notice how they waited until after the 1 year... 790 Views / 11 Replies  
Notice how they waited until after the 1 year anniversary of Jobs' death before doing this?

And, really, trying to 'compete' in the market. Are they getting concerned in cupertino? Or just...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:17 AM, in Tech News
Actually, I find it narrow-minded. "Sales lost to... 374 Views / 4 Replies  
Actually, I find it narrow-minded. "Sales lost to an infringing product cannot irreparably harm a patentee if consumers buy that product for reasons other than the patented feature," the court said....
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:44 PM, in Tech News
Right, because no one would buy an Android phone... 374 Views / 4 Replies  
Right, because no one would buy an Android phone because they actually like it, or like the bigger screen, or the OS, or the network, or their personal needs for support or anything at all. Nope,...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:35 PM, in Tech News
Smaller isn't always 'easier'. A retina display... 335 Views / 2 Replies  
Smaller isn't always 'easier'. A retina display has to have not just so many pixels per inch, but apple I'm sure is insisting on a specific resolution (say 1200x720 or whatever 720p or 1080p would be...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:31 PM, in Tech News
Actually, if you believe in these surveys (I... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Actually, if you believe in these surveys (I don't), what it really shows is how little of an adoption rate iOS 6 has, especially considering how hard Apple tries to foist it on it's users.
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:28 PM, in Tech News
I've read the story. First, it's an online... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
I've read the story.

First, it's an online survey, so the results are garbage to begin with (surveys are only statistically accurate if the sample group is done through proper methods and is...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:26 PM, in Tech News
It was there. I've used it. Just like a lot of... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
It was there. I've used it. Just like a lot of Apple's software, you have to know the 'trick' in order to get things to work (because they're all about the 'simple' interface that's so 'obvious').
...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:16 PM, in Tech News
Um, he didn't say he was using it for production... 423 Views / 6 Replies  
Um, he didn't say he was using it for production level photography, did he? Um, no. He said it doesn't take a guy like him (a professional photographer) to know Apple is spinning the story.

Again,...
Posted by testudo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 01:15 PM, in Tech News
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