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"I have a lot of leftie acquaintances that aren't... 1,576 Views / 23 Replies  
"I have a lot of leftie acquaintances that aren't happy buying things made in Chinese sweat shops where suicide is high."

MitchIves; But you're happy with this?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 19, 2016 at 02:58 PM, in Mac News
The hood will be permanently sealed with no... 497 Views / 6 Replies  
The hood will be permanently sealed with no replaceable parts inside.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 9, 2016 at 02:38 PM, in Mac News
It may be that what these companies are doing is... 735 Views / 5 Replies  
It may be that what these companies are doing is legal, but laws are created by Congress to please their corporate lobbyist donors and not necessarily to do what's best for the country. It's the same...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:05 PM, in Mac News
Mac does whaaat? 211 Views / 1 Replies  
Mac does whaaat?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 26, 2015 at 08:39 PM, in Mac News
I think by itself this article may not have... 1,379 Views / 17 Replies  
I think by itself this article may not have evoked such a heated discussion. But the backdrop is that over recent years it has become increasingly difficult for even a semi-skilled user to...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:19 AM, in Mac News
They were incorporated under U.S. law. I... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
They were incorporated under U.S. law.

I didn't say they should not be headquartered in the U.S., I said that since they are headquartered here that implies that they believe there is some benefit...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 13, 2015 at 05:19 PM, in Mac News
I've stated why in my opinion Apple is an... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
I've stated why in my opinion Apple is an American company. If they aren't, then let them move everything including the headquarters to China or Pakistan and see how long they last there.

We're...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 12, 2015 at 10:18 PM, in Mac News
I wasn't advocating for exclusive or... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
I wasn't advocating for exclusive or semi-exclusive manufacturing, just more than the almost negligible amount that is done now.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 12, 2015 at 11:03 AM, in Mac News
And let's not even get into the issue of Apple... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
And let's not even get into the issue of Apple setting up a subsidiary in Ireland to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Whoops, I just did. :D
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 12, 2015 at 08:43 AM, in Mac News
Diablo - How does objecting to Apple's minimal... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
Diablo - How does objecting to Apple's minimal domestic manufacturing equate to discriminating against Irish people in the U.S.? A straw man argument if there ever was one.

You propose as an...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 12, 2015 at 08:38 AM, in Mac News
DiabloConQuesco - If Apple is not an American... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
DiabloConQuesco - If Apple is not an American company, then let them move to China or Pakistan or wherever. Of course they don't because THEY BENEFIT from the stability and protection of being in the...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 11, 2015 at 06:34 PM, in Mac News
That's just wonderful. An American company... 895 Views / 15 Replies  
That's just wonderful. An American company creating more jobs in another country.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:59 AM, in Mac News
I've only been to one store so I don't know how... 187 Views / 5 Replies  
I've only been to one store so I don't know how representative it is, but the noise level was almost unbearable.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 10, 2015 at 03:02 PM, in Mac News
With all the billions that Apple makes, it seems... 401 Views / 6 Replies  
With all the billions that Apple makes, it seems unnecessarily mean-spirited and greedy to do this to their employees. Maybe Apple needs to "think different."
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:43 PM, in Mac News
Maybe now they can pay their store employees for... 1,131 Views / 13 Replies  
Maybe now they can pay their store employees for the time they are forced to wait in line for security checks at the end of the day.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 27, 2015 at 05:34 PM, in Mac News
Why are they (Apple, Microsoft, etc.) updating... 3,023 Views / 33 Replies  
Why are they (Apple, Microsoft, etc.) updating the OS so frequently? Is there a huge public demand for new features? I think not. I think people value stability and not having to figure out what gets...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 18, 2015 at 05:04 PM, in Mac News
" while Apple shows people doing stuff that... 1,337 Views / 22 Replies  
" while Apple shows people doing stuff that matters "...Stuff that matters? You mean like taking selfies or videos of their cat?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:21 PM, in Mac News
To my knowledge, the Mac Pro uses commercially... 2,167 Views / 35 Replies  
To my knowledge, the Mac Pro uses commercially available processors, memory and storage. The only thing to possibly justify the "can't innovate anymore, my ass" statement is the cylindrical form...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 14, 2015 at 05:11 PM, in Mac News
I don't understand the last paragraph in the... 286 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't understand the last paragraph in the article. Huawei launched a phone with pressure sensitivity before Apple's launch of the iPhone 6s, but the article is about Samsung copying Apple?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 14, 2015 at 07:45 AM, in Mac News
"mac_in_tosh: no more than the nasty, trolling... 1,186 Views / 13 Replies  
"mac_in_tosh: no more than the nasty, trolling aspects of your personality define who you are"...

Funny how you consider it trolling to say something negative about him in the comment section of a...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 9, 2015 at 09:07 AM, in Mac News
"In other words, focus on the aspects that... 1,186 Views / 13 Replies  
"In other words, focus on the aspects that mattered to who Jobs was..."...

Exactly - aren't the nasty, controlling aspects of his personality who Jobs was?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 8, 2015 at 08:17 PM, in Mac News
"My vote would be to save that for a documentary... 1,186 Views / 13 Replies  
"My vote would be to save that for a documentary and instead give us an entertaining film built upon material we're familiar with."...

In other words, let us continue to drink the Kool-aid.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:09 AM, in Mac News
Does the film cover this icon's illegal collusion... 1,186 Views / 13 Replies  
Does the film cover this icon's illegal collusion with other tech companies to restrict competition for employees?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 7, 2015 at 08:59 PM, in Mac News
" I'm sorry you somehow missed that in his... 951 Views / 7 Replies  
" I'm sorry you somehow missed that in his remarks, or in his emphasis on how diversity leads to innovation."....I'm for diversity for its own sake, because people shouldn't be discriminated against...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Aug 14, 2015 at 12:05 PM, in Mac News
"Aura of greatness" = Reality Distortion... 8,419 Views / 56 Replies  
"Aura of greatness" = Reality Distortion Field
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jun 21, 2015 at 09:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And Apple is run by people possessed of the... 1,636 Views / 13 Replies  
And Apple is run by people possessed of the notion that anybody who owns a computer is too stupid to open it up to do minimal procedures, like, you know, changing a battery.

Notice I don't...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on May 28, 2015 at 09:21 PM, in Tech News
<Ummm... He's just now being named that?> Maybe... 1,636 Views / 13 Replies  
<Ummm... He's just now being named that?> Maybe because Jobs took too much credit for his ideas.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on May 27, 2015 at 08:43 AM, in Tech News
I agree with Grendelmon: form, especially the... 1,636 Views / 13 Replies  
I agree with Grendelmon: form, especially the obsession with thinner and lighter, as well as sealing everything up so the user can't get at parts that he might normally want to replace/upgrade (like,...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on May 26, 2015 at 06:23 PM, in Tech News
"who was at least occasionally prone to random... 1,105 Views / 12 Replies  
"who was at least occasionally prone to random (covert) acts of kindness."...and maybe not so occasional, not so random acts of taking the credit and the limelight for the work and ideas of other...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 24, 2015 at 07:35 AM, in Mac News
"Well, I'll take it from the people who were... 1,105 Views / 12 Replies  
"Well, I'll take it from the people who were close to him..."...Maybe the people that were close to him have a vested interest in perpetuating the myth.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 23, 2015 at 08:38 PM, in Mac News
"Isaacson's tome focused heavily on Jobs' early... 1,105 Views / 12 Replies  
"Isaacson's tome focused heavily on Jobs' early years before and after founding Apple, during which the younger Jobs was said to be frequently abusive to employees and prone to emotional...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 23, 2015 at 07:38 PM, in Mac News
The thing about the $10,000 Edition watch is that... 946 Views / 11 Replies  
The thing about the $10,000 Edition watch is that it's going to be obsolete in a few years.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 10, 2015 at 06:47 PM, in Tech News
Applesoft: Is it just me, or has Apple's... 2,400 Views / 33 Replies  
Applesoft: Is it just me, or has Apple's OBSESSION with minimalism gone too far?...It's not just you. The "lighter and thinner" obsession continues.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 9, 2015 at 07:05 PM, in Tech News
Not interested...What's next, the Apple Ring? 946 Views / 11 Replies  
Not interested...What's next, the Apple Ring?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Mar 9, 2015 at 06:56 PM, in Tech News
The car doesn't have any user-servicable parts -... 1,249 Views / 12 Replies  
The car doesn't have any user-servicable parts - the hood is permanently sealed. To change anything, like brake fluid, you have to put the car on a lift and completely remove the underbody.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Feb 14, 2015 at 09:23 PM, in Mac News
but don't pay store employees for the time they... 1,078 Views / 13 Replies  
but don't pay store employees for the time they have to stand in line for inspection when they leave work.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 23, 2015 at 11:33 AM, in Mac News
So you think that this collusion didn't... 888 Views / 7 Replies  
So you think that this collusion didn't negatively impact a single person's ability to seek employment? Maybe there should be an investigation to determine exactly how many people were affected. Then...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 17, 2015 at 06:22 PM, in Tech News
If the film is about what went on in that garage,... 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
If the film is about what went on in that garage, then why isn't it about Woz?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 17, 2015 at 01:22 PM, in Mac News
Another film? 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
One film about him was more than enough.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 17, 2015 at 09:46 AM, in Mac News
"much in the same regard as "buying your way out"... 888 Views / 7 Replies  
"much in the same regard as "buying your way out" of a traffic ticket"...so you're comparing doing something that potentially could affect the livelihood of thousands of people to maybe failing to...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 16, 2015 at 08:45 PM, in Tech News
"the secret collusion was almost certainly... 888 Views / 7 Replies  
"the secret collusion was almost certainly illegal under California law"...but if you have enough money you just buy your way out?
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:30 AM, in Tech News
It just seems mean-spirited for a company that... 958 Views / 7 Replies  
It just seems mean-spirited for a company that makes tens of billions of dollars a year to stoop to such pettiness. Employees have lives outside of Apple, they have places to go after work, so if you...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:43 PM, in Mac News
I don't know what to expect from this movie, but... 211 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know what to expect from this movie, but I recently saw Isaacson on Colbert's show promoting his latest book where Steve Jobs and Bill Gates share the cover with Alan Turing. It struck me as...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:53 AM, in Mac News
wireboy: "A phone is not supposed to be...stuffed... 1,836 Views / 14 Replies  
wireboy: "A phone is not supposed to be...stuffed into a pocket..."

That's the only thing I would disagree with in your post. Lots of people carry their phones in their pocket. When dealing with...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Oct 2, 2014 at 11:56 AM, in Tech News
Thank you for making my point. The average person... 2,074 Views / 23 Replies  
Thank you for making my point. The average person that buys a phone is supposed to know about leverage forces and basic physics? All they did was put it in their pocket. If it is so prone to being...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 25, 2014 at 01:42 PM, in Tech News
Why do some people feel the need to defend Apple... 2,074 Views / 23 Replies  
Why do some people feel the need to defend Apple all the time? I'm sure if Samsung launched a new large phone and it was getting bent in people's pockets, some of the people here would be having a...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:19 PM, in Tech News
Only if you plan to wear a watch 24/7. 1,163 Views / 11 Replies  
Only if you plan to wear a watch 24/7.
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:53 AM, in Tech News
" I don't have to worry anymore about the remote... 1,163 Views / 11 Replies  
" I don't have to worry anymore about the remote falling through the cushions of the sofa," he says."...So now you just have to worry about misplacing the even smaller watch. LOL
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:48 AM, in Tech News
"To mac_in_tosh: try googling "tolerance". Just... 640 Views / 10 Replies  
"To mac_in_tosh: try googling "tolerance". Just because you don't get how people can be so enthusiastic about something doesn't mean they're in any way inferior to you."

I guess you're not being...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 19, 2014 at 09:09 PM, in Mac News
"Are you insinuating that Steve Jobs was not the... 2,164 Views / 15 Replies  
"Are you insinuating that Steve Jobs was not the front-man, and that Woz was the public-facing figure at Apple during those days?"

You are correct about the accepted definition of the term shadow...
Posted by mac_in_tosh, on Sep 19, 2014 at 09:05 PM, in Mac News
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