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Where the link? 876 Views / 14 Replies  
Where the link?
Posted by Aron Peterson, on May 30, 2015 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Mrs is loving it 814 Views / 8 Replies  
The Mrs is loving it
Posted by Aron Peterson, on May 30, 2015 at 10:31 AM, in Mac News
Three weeks. iPromise. Promise. 1,490 Views / 26 Replies  
Three weeks. iPromise. Promise.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 28, 2014 at 06:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Phablets need a new phablet shirt pocket. End of... 8,153 Views / 308 Replies  
Phablets need a new phablet shirt pocket. End of the story, check please.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 28, 2014 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Always say Front end and Back end. 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Always say Front end and Back end.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 28, 2014 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Right people go cray cray over nothing. Don't... 8,153 Views / 308 Replies  
Right people go cray cray over nothing. Don't realise that sites and youtube channels need hits to earn advertising bucks. Breaking, bending, dropping and blending phones attracts public attention....
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 28, 2014 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then implementing a gesture is the only other way... 945 Views / 17 Replies  
Then implementing a gesture is the only other way to switch from finger navigation mode to a text selection mode. A contextual menu however would allow for other common file operations such as open,...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Oct 11, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The best way to do it would be how Blackberry... 945 Views / 17 Replies  
The best way to do it would be how Blackberry does it. Choose Select from a menu (Apple would have to implement a menu or button in the pop up keyboard)to go into a text selection mode. Then select...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Oct 7, 2008 at 01:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I read some reviews which were all good and saw... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I read some reviews which were all good and saw how fully specced it was and thought I might as well take one home and if it is no good I'd get a refund. Fortunately I had several legit reasons for a...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 26, 2008 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh well, after half a day with it I've discovered... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Oh well, after half a day with it I've discovered some annoyances and will return the phone.

-3G reception in my flat is extremely bad.
-The S60 operating system has some severe bugs. I know have...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 26, 2008 at 05:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I made quite a surpising choice in the end. I... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I made quite a surpising choice in the end. I went for the Nokia E71 because it is very fully featured, has a solid keyboard, very slim and light form factor, Webkit browser with Flash support, 3.2...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 25, 2008 at 03:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So does the Bold. But what the iPhone does... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
So does the Bold.

But what the iPhone does is not exactly straightforward and as quick as the shortcut button setup I performed on the Bold. You have to attempt a connection with an application...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 17, 2008 at 05:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've never actually owned a Nokia. Never liked... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I've never actually owned a Nokia. Never liked their designs and for some reason slow software. The N96's DVB-H feature looks great, wish that was on an iPhone or Bold.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 16, 2008 at 12:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You are more intelligent than that Mas. The... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
You are more intelligent than that Mas. The iPhone, right now, is a MID device. It isn't in the smartphone PDA category.




I found the latest Blackberry OS 4.6 to take several cues directly...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 16, 2008 at 12:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Bold's keyboard is amazing and the screen is... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
The Bold's keyboard is amazing and the screen is the same resolution as the iPhone yet they are about the same size. I was also able to type one handed on the Bold in my test! Yes I've given the...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 16, 2008 at 05:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm getting neither. I will wait to see if... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I'm getting neither. I will wait to see if developers take advantage of the Bold's new hardware features or see if the iPhone finally joins the smart phone category in a future software update.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's nonsense. The majority of people I see... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
That's nonsense. The majority of people I see using them are girls who text and email a lot. And you're supposed to be judging current products and trends not past niche products otherwise you're...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm thinking copy+paste and an application... 4,174 Views / 107 Replies  
I'm thinking copy+paste and an application accessible Finder won't be ready until Microsoft (or other major player) is ready with a Pocket Office for iPhone. Microsoft and DataViz said they were...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 13, 2008 at 07:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can't believe you're comparing a Curve to an... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I can't believe you're comparing a Curve to an iPhone. This topic was about the Bold and NEW features. The Bold's browser for example is a complete rewrite, a full web browser and as a cute bonus you...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 9, 2008 at 09:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You've done this several times now in this... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
You've done this several times now in this discussion - you've judged an app based on what it was on another platform or an old version, like when you judged the Blackberry apps based on how they...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 8, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The makers of Documents To Go and their bank... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
The makers of Documents To Go and their bank manager would disagree with you that editing functions make life harder or is useless, as would just about everyone who wants copy+paste and document...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 8, 2008 at 05:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For years and years I've seen people denounce... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
For years and years I've seen people denounce various tech specs and features only to praise them when they have become available on a device made by their favorite manufacturer :D
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 7, 2008 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not when you want to exchange files with a device... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Not when you want to exchange files with a device that doesn't have wifi!



A file manager has to be accessible to apps so that documents can be saved to it.



This is essential for hands...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 7, 2008 at 07:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes like I said it is about as good as a software... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Yes like I said it is about as good as a software keyboard can get. And to update my situation, I played with the Bold for a whole 7 hours yesterday and though it is damn good at the things it does...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 7, 2008 at 07:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All the comparative reviews I've read so far put... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
All the comparative reviews I've read so far put the Bold's battery life well ahead of the iPhone 3G.

I can't find a Vodafone store with Bold in stock though. They have a big reservation list and...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 5, 2008 at 05:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Correction: Orange charges £45 a month and if you... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Correction: Orange charges £45 a month and if you want Blackberry Push email it is an extra £2.50. Also, Orange's unlimited internet fair use policy is only 250MBs compared to O2 and Vodafone's...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 4, 2008 at 08:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's free on Vodafone's £38 tarrif and above and... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
It's free on Vodafone's £38 tarrif and above and on Orange's £40 tarrif and above. You can check their websites. Vodafone is also including a free Bluetooth headset.




There's no doubt the...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 4, 2008 at 05:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've had an iPod touch and played with the Bold... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I've had an iPod touch and played with the Bold twice now. It was no easier zooming in on sections of a web page on either device. Pointing out an area to zoom in on is a tad quicker on the iPhone...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Cmon that's total bullshit in this case. Google... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Cmon that's total bullshit in this case. Google and Blackberry Maps are totally usable on Blackberrys/ies despite lacking fancy animations. And the last sentence that people don't care about...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mac User and The Times have it the other way... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Mac User and The Times have it the other way around. It's completely dependent on who your service is from. I'm getting the Bold on Vodafone's 3.5G 7.2mbs HSDPA network.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A review that states the Curve has better build... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
A review that states the Curve has better build quality than the Bold must have been pulled out of the writer's rectum. Nevertheless it is balanced. I've read tons of reviews by now though.

Being...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Google Maps is available for download. I agree... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Google Maps is available for download. I agree Apple has integrated the maps API very nicely presentation wise but that's the only thing it has over other companies. Functionality remains the same.
...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 07:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
[QUOTE] That's promising, but what about... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
[QUOTE]

That's promising, but what about mounting the iPhone on the desktop for file transfers?

......



OS 4.6 is as intuitive as any icon based system can be and seems to have borrowed...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 2, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wasn't aware of these two. Are they from the... 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
I wasn't aware of these two. Are they from the App Store or hacks? I don't want third party hacks that are unsupported by Apple.



I had an iPod touch and know how it is and have played with the...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 2, 2008 at 01:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why I'm getting a Blackberry Bold over an iPhone 8,225 Views / 132 Replies  
Hi folks

Like many of you I followed the iPhone rumors for two years before it was officially announced (even when the iWalk was being ponced about by the founders of SpyMac). I wanted a phone...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Sep 2, 2008 at 07:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sold. Thx. 369 Views / 5 Replies  
Sold. Thx.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 15, 2008 at 08:28 AM, in Marketplace
Here are the pics: Open ... 369 Views / 5 Replies  
Here are the pics:


Open
http://img58.imageshack.us/img58/673/img0003yv1.jpg

Closed
http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/7674/img0002he7.jpg

Underneath
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 13, 2008 at 06:30 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks. I'll post pics tomorrow morning. 369 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. I'll post pics tomorrow morning.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 12, 2008 at 10:44 AM, in Marketplace
No Simon, no phantom shares. Apparently my... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
No Simon, no phantom shares. Apparently my brother is using the same modem (but branded by another company) and his doesn't do that. I think it might just be the way 3 has formatted the flash memory...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 12, 2008 at 10:34 AM, in Mac OS X
FS: MacBook Pro 15" (London UK) 369 Views / 5 Replies  
MacBook Pro 15.4", Core Duo 2.16Ghz, 2GB ram , 100GB HD, 256mb ATI Radeon X1600 graphics, WiFi, Bluetooth, Superdrive, International English keyboard, OS X 10.5 Leopard, etc.

Also includes...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in Marketplace
No. Only Windows initializes the device as a CD... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
No. Only Windows initializes the device as a CD drive (because the 3G dial up application is held on the flash memory). On a Mac the flash is invisible and you have to use Network Prefs to connect...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 2, 2008 at 04:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Another platform would be too costly for games... 378 Views / 7 Replies  
Another platform would be too costly for games developers. At most Apple could update Apple TV to include an AppStore style interface for downloading puzzle games. With a multi-touch widescreen...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 2, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's popping up about three times a day for the... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
It's popping up about three times a day for the last two weeks.

I correct one thing I said previously. It's not just when Safari is in the foreground because it just happened with EyeTV in the...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 2, 2008 at 04:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Apart from a system bug, corruption or hack the... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
Apart from a system bug, corruption or hack the only thing it could be is the Huawei 3G modem I use. It has some flash memory which appears as an emulated CD drive under Windows but doesn't do...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 2, 2008 at 02:49 AM, in Mac OS X
There's nothing to eject! :confused: 695 Views / 14 Replies  
There's nothing to eject! :confused:
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 1, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Have I been hacked? 695 Views / 14 Replies  
I've been getting the following message for the last two weeks when surfing with Safari. I haven't got any drives or discs attached. The sites I visit are pretty much just Gmail, Wikipedia, The...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Aug 1, 2008 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Elgato eyetv diversity help 340 Views / 0 Replies  
I just bought this for my MacBook Pro today. I get no digital channels at all no matter how I much I tune and search.

I also did an exchange at Apple Store. Still no result. Any tips or known...
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Jul 11, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
More multitouch for Macs that support it. 15,715 Views / 319 Replies  
More multitouch for Macs that support it.
Posted by Aron Peterson, on Jun 4, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Nope 729 Views / 18 Replies  
Nope
Posted by Aron Peterson, on May 30, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope. Clue 2: He wears skirts 729 Views / 18 Replies  
Nope.

Clue 2: He wears skirts
Posted by Aron Peterson, on May 30, 2008 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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