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Any thoughts on teaming with the appleworld.today... 224 Views / 8 Replies  
Any thoughts on teaming with the appleworld.today (formally tuaw.com) ? It seems that they're hurting cash, but still chugging along. Perhaps combining readership would lead to a sustainable site?
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Posted by growlf, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:57 PM, in Mac News
The word is "deprecate." 285 Views / 4 Replies  
The word is "deprecate."
Posted by growlf, on Jan 28, 2016 at 11:24 AM, in Mac News
Strange. I use Safari exclusively on several... 1,105 Views / 21 Replies  
Strange. I use Safari exclusively on several Macs. Haven't see this at all.
Posted by growlf, on Jan 27, 2016 at 10:13 AM, in Mac News
I don't recall Apple launching a "Sanjiv... 1,796 Views / 24 Replies  
I don't recall Apple launching a "Sanjiv Sathiah." Might as well wait till the next revision now...
Posted by growlf, on Jan 2, 2016 at 02:54 PM, in Mac News
I had to read this article to try to understand... 552 Views / 5 Replies  
I had to read this article to try to understand what the issue is. I have two Magic Trackpad 2s and I seem to click and drag without any issue.

Also, Force Touch on OS X and WatchOS, 3D Touch on...
Posted by growlf, on Nov 24, 2015 at 09:42 AM, in Mac News
Sounds like a tremendous amount of hooey. If... 199 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds like a tremendous amount of hooey.

If the router implemented some form of QoS or traffic shaping, it can only be because it has some knowledge of "popular" protocols... and, unless it's...
Posted by growlf, on Nov 15, 2015 at 10:10 PM, in Mac News
Star Trek: TMP is the best Star Trek movie! It... 247 Views / 5 Replies  
Star Trek: TMP is the best Star Trek movie! It is a hard sci-fi movie, unlike the sequels that got cheesier and cheesier. One of the few times that the Enterprise actually needed a *crew* to...
Posted by growlf, on Nov 5, 2015 at 01:34 PM, in Mac News
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-Broadcom-BCM94360CD-... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-Broadcom-BCM94360CD-802-11ac-mini-PCI-E-WiFi-WLAN-Bluetooth-4-0-Card-/251723761338?hash=item3a9be7c6ba

Works with no drivers, full handoff support, $30.
Posted by growlf, on Oct 28, 2015 at 06:11 PM, in Mac News
Charles Martin: Yes, it is unreasonable. He... 707 Views / 11 Replies  
Charles Martin: Yes, it is unreasonable.

He is dealing with the realities of the market and the profession he chose. We all have to do this. If our jobs do not earn us the income to survive, then...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 24, 2015 at 02:20 PM, in Mac News
Why would I pay for an upgrade through your store? 274 Views / 3 Replies  
Why would I pay for an upgrade through your store?
Posted by growlf, on Sep 23, 2015 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
Oh no... I don't give a crap if people know I... 565 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh no... I don't give a crap if people know I don't give a crap. I guess it's more important for me to state my opinion that people are idiots if they do care.

The exception would be if Apple...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 20, 2015 at 10:23 PM, in Mac News
because? 565 Views / 7 Replies  
because?
Posted by growlf, on Sep 18, 2015 at 02:11 PM, in Mac News
Ok... and.... someone cares about this because? 565 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok... and.... someone cares about this because?
Posted by growlf, on Sep 18, 2015 at 10:15 AM, in Mac News
Optical audio on the Apple TV: You're implying... 271 Views / 4 Replies  
Optical audio on the Apple TV: You're implying that optical audio COULD do 7.1 and HDMI couldn't? Optical audio cannot carry 7.1, never could. HDMI has been able to carry 7.1 as long as the 7.1...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 10, 2015 at 03:34 PM, in Mac News
You missed what is possibly one of the best... 209 Views / 1 Replies  
You missed what is possibly one of the best features about Paprika. You don't need to use the built-in web browser. It includes a Safari extension that enables you to touch the Sharing icon on any...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 8, 2015 at 11:21 AM, in Mac News
What the hell did I just read? 361 Views / 6 Replies  
What the hell did I just read?
Posted by growlf, on Sep 1, 2015 at 12:45 PM, in Mac News
"It is one of the oddities of life that weather... 401 Views / 3 Replies  
"It is one of the oddities of life that weather forecasts are considered part of the news. Frankly you could well question why sport gets a mention but a summary of weather that hasn't happened yet...
Posted by growlf, on May 13, 2015 at 10:11 AM, in Mac News
Yeah - what @Lifeisabeach said. I'm far from an... 594 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah - what @Lifeisabeach said. I'm far from an audiophile, but no one really considers Bose to be much more than the "Monster cable" of audio gear.
Posted by growlf, on May 4, 2015 at 09:22 AM, in Tech News
Incidentally, for those who want to go all crazy... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
Incidentally, for those who want to go all crazy defending round screens. Here's my example of getting the Moto 360 setup. THIS IS NOT HOW YOU CREATE A POSITIVE USER EXPERIENCE FOLKS:
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Posted by growlf, on Mar 2, 2015 at 09:16 AM, in Tech News
I bought a moto 360 and an Android phone to... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
I bought a moto 360 and an Android phone to prepare my wrist for an Apple Watch. That lasted about a month. General dislike for the combo aside (frequent phone disconnects and an insanely...
Posted by growlf, on Mar 2, 2015 at 09:11 AM, in Tech News
What @prl99 said. Is there anything to... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
What @prl99 said.

Is there anything to indicate that this isn't just doing WDS behind the scenes? What does it give me, besides a cute UI, that I can't get by buying a few cheap access points on...
Posted by growlf, on Feb 3, 2015 at 02:01 PM, in Tech News
Movie was exactly what you'd expect. Nothing very... 2,298 Views / 15 Replies  
Movie was exactly what you'd expect. Nothing very exciting, except I did crack up at the finger biting.

That said, characterizing Sony's actions as wanting to censor the press? I think the press...
Posted by growlf, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM, in Tech News
As Spudboy said, just use Puffin and be done with... 210 Views / 3 Replies  
As Spudboy said, just use Puffin and be done with it. Works great (as great as Flash can be expected to work).
Posted by growlf, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:54 AM, in Mac News
Fragmentation anyone? [NO'S NO'S ITS NOT... 246 Views / 4 Replies  
Fragmentation anyone?

[NO'S NO'S ITS NOT FRAGMENTATION, ITS CHOICE!!!!]
Posted by growlf, on Dec 16, 2014 at 08:58 PM, in Tech News
Any article that references this lawsuit should... 1,024 Views / 6 Replies  
Any article that references this lawsuit should also reference the articles about Apple taking a stance against DRM. Apple's push for DRM-free music downloads made it possible for ANY music to be...
Posted by growlf, on Dec 13, 2014 at 05:14 PM, in Tech News
I love you, climacs! 1,277 Views / 15 Replies  
I love you, climacs!
Posted by growlf, on Nov 17, 2014 at 08:45 PM, in Tech News
Should DHS issue a warning for the entire Android... 367 Views / 4 Replies  
Should DHS issue a warning for the entire Android platform (if side loading has been turned on) ?
Posted by growlf, on Nov 14, 2014 at 09:47 AM, in Mac News
Since Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that "If... 1,510 Views / 12 Replies  
Since Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that "If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place", I wonder why Google is encrypting anything?...
Posted by growlf, on Oct 3, 2014 at 09:51 AM, in Tech News
We say we want privacy. We use Google. We say we... 1,607 Views / 12 Replies  
We say we want privacy. We use Google. We say we want privacy. We use Facebook.

'If You Have Something You Don't Want Anyone To Know, Maybe You Shouldn't Be Doing It' - Eric Schmidt

At this...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:39 PM, in Tech News
Ummm... this is a very long article that takes a... 485 Views / 9 Replies  
Ummm... this is a very long article that takes a ridiculous amount of time to suggest that Apple change their watch strategy by removing a sensor.

Dear author - here's a thought. Cut 99% of your...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 16, 2014 at 01:01 PM, in Tech News
I'm on Benadryl at the moment, so maybe I'm being... 225 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm on Benadryl at the moment, so maybe I'm being dense... can someone explain what this means?

"Bunch did suggest that Apple could start competing with rivals by supporting lost or stolen mobile...
Posted by growlf, on Jun 19, 2014 at 07:25 PM, in Mac News
It's a framework name - not a product to be... 856 Views / 8 Replies  
It's a framework name - not a product to be marketed to end users. Coremotion.com, coregraphics.com... they exist as well (and, given the number of APIs, probably dozens of others as well).
...
Posted by growlf, on Jun 4, 2014 at 01:53 PM, in Tech News
The "overwhelmed public" could have signed up for... 780 Views / 8 Replies  
The "overwhelmed public" could have signed up for the Explorer program and gotten an invitation in ~24 hours. I did earlier this year. Hadn't been paying attention and assumed the price would have...
Posted by growlf, on May 14, 2014 at 08:49 AM, in Tech News
The "overwhelmed public" could have signed up for... 780 Views / 8 Replies  
The "overwhelmed public" could have signed up for the Explorer program and gotten an invitation in ~24 hours. I did earlier this year. Hadn't been paying attention and assumed the price would have...
Posted by growlf, on May 14, 2014 at 08:46 AM, in Tech News
I applied for the explorer program and got an... 392 Views / 4 Replies  
I applied for the explorer program and got an invitation within 48 hours. I don't think there's too much preventing "the public" from getting ahold of one of these as it is.

Didn't buy, BTW.
Posted by growlf, on Apr 11, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in Tech News
This is, unfortunately, a political issue for... 2,054 Views / 30 Replies  
This is, unfortunately, a political issue for certain populations of people. Government agencies, public institutions, etc. are being forced to divert resources from advancement projects in order to...
Posted by growlf, on Mar 6, 2014 at 12:05 AM, in Tech News
Also, the article actually does a reasonable job... 341 Views / 6 Replies  
Also, the article actually does a reasonable job at pointing out the some of these buyers being arrested are victims of over-zealous police...
Posted by growlf, on Apr 29, 2013 at 05:04 PM, in Mac News
The photo is the lead post from the Huffington... 341 Views / 6 Replies  
The photo is the lead post from the Huffington Post article. Also from the article:

As Lee looks for buyers along San Francisco's Market Street, officers park their squad cars a few blocks away,...
Posted by growlf, on Apr 29, 2013 at 05:02 PM, in Mac News
Re: Nice 1,832 Views / 26 Replies  
No, he doesn't. Sigh.
Posted by growlf, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:13 AM, in Mac News
Re: Nice 1,832 Views / 26 Replies  
Yes, he is. No, he does. No, it won't. Ever.
Posted by growlf, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:12 AM, in Mac News
Parents 1,858 Views / 11 Replies  
"If Apple..."

Yeah, let's blame Apple for not being a perfect babysitter. Geezus. People need to take some responsibility for themselves and their offspring.
Posted by growlf, on Mar 1, 2013 at 09:03 AM, in Tech News
They suck :) And thank you for asking :) 2,916 Views / 59 Replies  
They suck :)

And thank you for asking :)
Posted by growlf, on Feb 12, 2013 at 03:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Or it might be fine. 2,916 Views / 59 Replies  
Two iPad 4s, two iPad minis, and two iPhone 5s. Boatloads of lightning cables, many of them cheap Chinese imports.

Lots of plugging in and unplugging. Satisfying click each time.

Maybe, just...
Posted by growlf, on Feb 12, 2013 at 03:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think it's positive for the faithful to... 453 Views / 6 Replies  
I think it's positive for the faithful to question Apple. They'll question Apple, go off and buy a top-of-the-line 'droid device like I did, use it for two weeks wondering how anyone can find the...
Posted by growlf, on Oct 31, 2012 at 08:26 AM, in Tech News
I don't pretend to know enough about DMCA to know... 197 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't pretend to know enough about DMCA to know why it would apply. It certainly doesn't seem to fit what I understood to be the original intent of the law.

I do understand enough of how the...
Posted by growlf, on Aug 24, 2012 at 08:29 PM, in Tech News
Screen resolution 8,796 Views / 101 Replies  
They aren't comparable, sorry. The 1024x600?? screen kinda makes the entire machine useless. I'm pretty sure I can find dialog boxes in OS X and Windows that would be cut off at that resolution....
Posted by growlf, on Sep 7, 2008 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Not so lonely... 1,137 Views / 32 Replies  
You're not alone. I have 2 Xbox 360s, which I purchased shortly after launch because I thought it was a great platform... but I now have 3 PS3s and rarely touch the Xbox.

There's something...
Posted by growlf, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:38 AM, in Gaming
Warhawk 2,635 Views / 71 Replies  
Actually, while I certainly appreciate Call of Duty 4 and its trouncing of Halo 3, I would like to offer up Warhawk as a wonderfully manly game as well. Every time I play Warhawk, I can't stop...
Posted by growlf, on Aug 15, 2008 at 02:25 PM, in Gaming
 
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