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To the developers of MacNN's posting system: it... 185 Views / 4 Replies  
To the developers of MacNN's posting system: it sucks. I posted my comment, went to a meeting, and came back and saw that my text was still in the "editor". Since my browser window was fairly...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jun 10, 2016 at 10:56 AM, in Mac News
Unfortunately the app requires you to create an... 185 Views / 4 Replies  
Unfortunately the app requires you to create an online account :-( I would have loved to share my anonymous data with researchers via HealthKit - but have no interest in sharing it "socially"...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jun 10, 2016 at 10:49 AM, in Mac News
Unfortunately the app requires you to create an... 185 Views / 4 Replies  
Unfortunately the app requires you to create an online account :-( I would have loved to share my anonymous data with researchers via HealthKit - but have no interest in sharing it "socially"...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jun 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM, in Mac News
As I asked in another forum (no answer), why is... 206 Views / 4 Replies  
As I asked in another forum (no answer), why is Apple being sued. Just as we assume that a widget we buy at a store isn't stolen, so must a manufacturer (Apple) assume that the chips it buys are...
Posted by twolf2919, on May 31, 2016 at 11:42 AM, in Mac News
As I asked in another forum (no answer), why is... 206 Views / 4 Replies  
As I asked in another forum (no answer), why is Apple being sued. Just as we assume that a widget we buy at a store isn't stolen, so must a manufacturer (Apple) assume that the chips it buys are...
Posted by twolf2919, on May 31, 2016 at 11:30 AM, in Mac News
Maybe I'm divulging what a simpleton I am, but... 244 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe I'm divulging what a simpleton I am, but what do we need iTunes for anymore? I can't even remember the last time I started the application - must have been at least a year. My various devices...
Posted by twolf2919, on May 17, 2016 at 11:37 AM, in Mac News
Nothing better than a good tragedy - while fear... 248 Views / 3 Replies  
Nothing better than a good tragedy - while fear still runs high - to push through some liberty-infringing legislation without too much fuss.
Posted by twolf2919, on Mar 24, 2016 at 02:52 PM, in Mac News
@DiabloConQueso - I understand that. Therefore,... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
@DiabloConQueso - I understand that. Therefore, my question - this patent doesn't describe additional monitoring capabilities, some of which might require FDA approval. It simply describes what to...
Posted by twolf2919, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:44 AM, in Mac News
"In order for the Apple Watch to be utilized for... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
"In order for the Apple Watch to be utilized for emergency situation monitoring, it would likely need approval from the various governmental bodies." What basis does this comment have? I mean, I...
Posted by twolf2919, on Mar 10, 2016 at 10:08 AM, in Mac News
Good comparison. As a side note, while I don't... 217 Views / 5 Replies  
Good comparison. As a side note, while I don't find myself twisting my arm excessively to activate the Apple Watch screen, I do occasionally find it not activating at all, until I repeat in a really...
Posted by twolf2919, on Mar 9, 2016 at 09:23 PM, in Mac News
Very good article. Wish it wasn't in a forum... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
Very good article. Wish it wasn't in a forum where you're likely preaching to he choir. But I will post it on FB so my non-technical friends can get a good overview.
Posted by twolf2919, on Feb 18, 2016 at 01:34 AM, in Mac News
Very good summation. If I may make one... 309 Views / 3 Replies  
Very good summation. If I may make one correction: you say "...a market until then dominated by a near-monopolist [Amazon]..." I think the word "near" can be removed - Amazon was, unequivocally a...
Posted by twolf2919, on Oct 30, 2015 at 12:29 PM, in Mac News
@jfischetti, i don't really use iTunes anymore... 432 Views / 3 Replies  
@jfischetti, i don't really use iTunes anymore and use iCloud backup instead. do you know if that backs up activity/health data? I vaguely remember having lost some data initially but it wasn't...
Posted by twolf2919, on Aug 17, 2015 at 05:17 PM, in Mac News
Is this really a profit? 296 Views / 2 Replies  
The title says that Apple is about to make an almost $400m profit. But is it really? How much did it invest in this venture? I thought it was on the order of $2.6b! Did it already get all that...
Posted by twolf2919, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:12 AM, in Mac News
Could your title be any more bogus/inane? Apple... 622 Views / 6 Replies  
Could your title be any more bogus/inane? Apple and Samsung don't own 96.3 percent of the smartphone market - It's Apple and ANDROID. You do know the difference between the two, I hope?
Posted by twolf2919, on Feb 25, 2015 at 09:59 PM, in Tech News
Does it bother anyone else that... 1,046 Views / 11 Replies  
Just as in the original Apple Watch announcement videos, this model looks to be using the watch to keep track of her running. But weren't we told that the Apple Watch requires an iPhone to be...
Posted by twolf2919, on Feb 18, 2015 at 08:52 PM, in Mac News
This stretches believability - Authentec was... 732 Views / 6 Replies  
This stretches believability - Authentec was bought by Apple in 2012 - the Nexus 6 was released over TWO YEARS LATER. We are to believe that it took Motorola 2 years to realize that they couldn't...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:02 PM, in Tech News
I wholeheartedly agree with the point that... 530 Views / 9 Replies  
I wholeheartedly agree with the point that battery life will dictate the success of smart watches. Giving the customer the ability turn off some of the battery-sapping features, as the author...
Posted by twolf2919, on Sep 16, 2014 at 02:24 PM, in Tech News
The "analyst" cites lack of change-in-demand for... 236 Views / 3 Replies  
The "analyst" cites lack of change-in-demand for sapphire as evidence that Apple won't be using the material in its forthcoming iPhone 6. But I don't see the correlation. If, as has been widely...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jul 29, 2014 at 03:45 PM, in Tech News
God, I hope it doesn't have such a humongous... 287 Views / 3 Replies  
God, I hope it doesn't have such a humongous screen. Most other "rumors" described 1.2" and 1.5" sizes. 2.5" is just way too big - who wants a watch that's bigger than one of those grotesquely...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jun 19, 2014 at 06:23 PM, in Tech News
Another article about the same subject suggested... 169 Views / 1 Replies  
Another article about the same subject suggested that the reason for this acquisition may be to improve (add?) Siri's off-line capabilities. Sir's achilles heel has always been its reliance on the...
Posted by twolf2919, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:53 PM, in Tech News
Apple is presenting facts about Bromwich. Facts... 1,219 Views / 7 Replies  
Apple is presenting facts about Bromwich. Facts are not "character assassination". Or is the DOJ disputing that Bromwich has no expertise on the subject whatsoever? And, thus, he appears to be...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jan 13, 2014 at 09:34 PM, in Tech News
I was worried that Pebble would steel Apple's... 212 Views / 5 Replies  
I was worried that Pebble would steel Apple's thunder for its upcoming iWatch by coming out with a stylish next generation device. Phew!, that worry was unnecessary - the new version is just as...
Posted by twolf2919, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM, in Tech News
You write yourself that 14nm manufacturing won't... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
You write yourself that 14nm manufacturing won't happen until 2015 and you appear to know that new iPhones come out every year (why else mention that for 2014, Apple's A7 will be mostly produced by...
Posted by twolf2919, on Dec 18, 2013 at 03:35 PM, in Tech News
If you, yourself, write that 14nm manufacturing... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
If you, yourself, write that 14nm manufacturing won't happen until 2015 and you appear to know that new iPhones come out every year (why else mention that for 2014, Apple's A7 will be mostly produced...
Posted by twolf2919, on Dec 18, 2013 at 03:34 PM, in Tech News
@iphonerulez, I really don't understand your... 352 Views / 4 Replies  
@iphonerulez, I really don't understand your comments: (1) you say that Apple has trouble attracting mutual funds or retirement funds - yet simply looking at Apple's insider ownership...
Posted by twolf2919, on Oct 16, 2013 at 10:23 PM, in Mac News
Well, that $10 deal on HP seems to have been a... 1,208 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, that $10 deal on HP seems to have been a mistake - you can't get it for that price. Looking at the Apple site now - it's $59.95 now.
Posted by twolf2919, on Aug 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM, in Mac News
Odd that the video didn't show the two screens... 329 Views / 4 Replies  
Odd that the video didn't show the two screens after they were "tumbled" to show which one had more scratches. Could it be that the Gorilla glass did?
Posted by twolf2919, on May 23, 2013 at 10:54 AM, in Tech News
I hope this DOESN'T come true. It seems that... 1,330 Views / 12 Replies  
I hope this DOESN'T come true. It seems that people who propose this change don't realize the usefulness of the physical button for many people. Because of its dimple, I can orient the device in my...
Posted by twolf2919, on May 14, 2013 at 02:53 PM, in Tech News
 
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