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The new iPhone still has a regulatory hurdle to... 500 Views / 9 Replies  
The new iPhone still has a regulatory hurdle to clear in China, so I don't think pre-orders are allowed yet.

Indeed this is an impressive figure if it excludes Chinese pre-orders...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:47 AM, in Tech News
Shameless? 202 Views / 2 Replies  
Shameless?
Posted by airmanchairman, on Oct 11, 2013 at 06:12 AM, in Tech News
Right on time for the international launch of... 389 Views / 1 Replies  
Right on time for the international launch of iTunes Radio!
Posted by airmanchairman, on Oct 11, 2013 at 06:12 AM, in Tech News
Oh the insidious hypocritical irony of it all...... 240 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh the insidious hypocritical irony of it all... big brother indeed!

All sum and substance of rant, cant and hypocritical jiggery-pokery.
Posted by airmanchairman, on Sep 10, 2013 at 03:13 PM, in Tech News
Oh dear, oh dear, methinks that barnacle, that... 181 Views / 1 Replies  
Oh dear, oh dear, methinks that barnacle, that leech, has found (or thinks he has found) a bigger whale, a fatter leg to attach himself to and apply his debilitating suction upon.

If the Dell...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Sep 9, 2013 at 04:25 PM, in Tech News
Oops: "the Sun don't shine"... 233 Views / 3 Replies  
Oops: "the Sun don't shine"...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 8, 2013 at 05:44 PM, in Tech News
Not magic, sir... Just the smoke and... 233 Views / 3 Replies  
Not magic, sir...

Just the smoke and mirrors of mere presumption, plucked from those regions of the speculators' anatomy where "the don't shine"...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 8, 2013 at 04:34 PM, in Tech News
Cute, unusual presentation style. Wonder if the... 345 Views / 2 Replies  
Cute, unusual presentation style. Wonder if the slides were done in Keynote or Powerpoint?
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 26, 2013 at 03:38 AM, in Tech News
Excellent observation, carloblackmore, and... 721 Views / 7 Replies  
Excellent observation, carloblackmore, and vividly worded to boot: spiritual heft as the endowment of his mere presence, and a gravitas that bends events Apple-ward in boardrooms...

If there was...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 25, 2013 at 02:08 PM, in Mac News
Sales are "smooth" again... 369 Views / 2 Replies  
Sales are "smooth" again...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 20, 2013 at 10:06 PM, in Tech News
Don't really care for the Music, Safari,... 735 Views / 8 Replies  
Don't really care for the Music, Safari, PassBook, or Newsstand icons, prefer the iOS6 ones, but the rest I can live with. All trivial quibbles, as the main focus of my attention in usage is within...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 13, 2013 at 05:25 AM, in Mac News
Wow! Flickr's certainly doing its utmost to make... 265 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow! Flickr's certainly doing its utmost to make up for the time it lost at the advent of the mobile cloud revolution.

Whatever next for the Mayer-led Yahoo?
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:37 PM, in Tech News
Wow! Flickr's certainly doing its utmost to make... 265 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow! Flickr's certainly doing its utmost to make up for the time it lost at the advent of the mobile cloud revolution.

Whatever next for the Mayer-led Yahoo?
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 12, 2013 at 08:20 PM, in Tech News
Several apps still make use of MIDI Mobiliser,... 571 Views / 3 Replies  
Several apps still make use of MIDI Mobiliser, which was updated to MIDI Mobiliser II to actually take advantage of CoreMIDI features in the updated OS. There are features and usability aspects of...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 12, 2013 at 07:22 PM, in Mac News
When Apple introduced CoreMIDI and generic... 571 Views / 3 Replies  
When Apple introduced CoreMIDI and generic Cut-and-Paste Clipboard functionality with iOS upgrades, it did not break, outlaw or obsolete Line 6-created MIDI Mobilizer or Sonoma WireWorks' AudioCopy...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:56 PM, in Mac News
Let the unwise speak all ill that they want of... 1,064 Views / 9 Replies  
Let the unwise speak all ill that they want of Apple and refer to the company in the past tense till they're blue in the face... the actual sales and growth data speak volumes for the state of the...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 12, 2013 at 01:47 PM, in Tech News
"I am waiting for a movie version of this. I am... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
"I am waiting for a movie version of this. I am sure someone is brainstorming right now."

Right you are; this has all the right movie/game elements - Antz, African Killer Bees, Short Circuit, A...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 3, 2013 at 08:05 AM, in Tech News
"I am waiting for a movie version of this. I am... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
"I am waiting for a movie version of this. I am sure someone is brainstorming right now."

Right you are; this has all the right movie elements - Antz, African Killer Bees, Short Circuit, A Bug's...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jun 3, 2013 at 08:04 AM, in Tech News
Like Harpo and Groucho Marx said way back in the... 1,576 Views / 13 Replies  
Like Harpo and Groucho Marx said way back in the 40's: "Military Intelligence is an absolute contradiction in terms, an oxymoron"
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 28, 2013 at 09:43 AM, in Tech News
When we consider the inordinate invective and... 1,687 Views / 11 Replies  
When we consider the inordinate invective and even downright lies directed against the likes of industry leaders like Apple Inc by such established "news" sources like NYT, Forbes, Bloomberg and...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 26, 2013 at 07:25 PM, in Tech News
Natural evolution taking its course, and... 288 Views / 3 Replies  
Natural evolution taking its course, and gracefully, it is hoped (or rather expected) from Sir Jon .

Skeuomorphism phase 1 has subtly coaxed tens of millions of techno-phobes and Luddites...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 16, 2013 at 09:36 AM, in Tech News
Come to think of it, a lot of this "shipped"... 1,330 Views / 11 Replies  
Come to think of it, a lot of this "shipped" inventory in "stuffed" channels may well be jumping from quarter to quarter, so that the contents of the same shipments may be counted twice, thrice or...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 11, 2013 at 11:07 AM, in Tech News
"Shipments will equal sales.... eventually".... 1,330 Views / 11 Replies  
"Shipments will equal sales.... eventually". When, precisely? This quarter, the next, or the one after?

This tactic of inflating quarterly sales figures is widespread, and is commonly known as...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 10, 2013 at 12:35 PM, in Tech News
Not much of an "end run", when you consider that... 1,115 Views / 7 Replies  
Not much of an "end run", when you consider that all 3rd party browsers on the iOS platform, Chrome included, are little more than "Safari with a 3rd party wrapper", by which I mean Apple's version...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 8, 2013 at 05:21 AM, in Tech News
Actually, aside from the slightly larger screen,... 1,216 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, aside from the slightly larger screen, better CPU and battery, it seems all the Galaxy S4's "bells and whistles" should work OK on the Galaxy S3 with a firmware upgrade, should Samsung...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 3, 2013 at 09:15 AM, in Tech News
"Yahoo said it earned $390 million, or 35 cents a... 256 Views / 2 Replies  
"Yahoo said it earned $390 million, or 35 cents a share in the first three months of the year, compared to $286 million, or 23 cents in first quarter of 2012.

The fallen revenues came as a result...
Posted by airmanchairman, on May 1, 2013 at 06:46 PM, in Tech News
"Samsung posts slight profit drop to $7.9... 381 Views / 5 Replies  
"Samsung posts slight profit drop to $7.9 billion, still beats street" - Electronista.

The BBC headline and report claim record profits for Samsung, up from last year, and proceed from there to...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Apr 26, 2013 at 04:55 AM, in Tech News
A Soft Answer... 264 Views / 2 Replies  
Turneth away Wrath...

He didn't blink, he turned the other cheek; a Zen response the significance of which was not lost on all it was directed at.

Hence the nods all round.

Pretty...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM, in Tech News
comment title 1,921 Views / 17 Replies  
"The company also recently released its first mobile application for iOS, THX tune-up. The program lets users adjust the performance of TVs, projectors and speakers to achieve the best video and...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 06:58 AM, in Tech News
Doomed, I say... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Mark my words, Apple's end is nigh...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Feb 6, 2013 at 05:42 AM, in Tech News
Awesome! I'm looking forward to advancements... 579 Views / 13 Replies  
Awesome!

I'm looking forward to advancements that would enable MIDI controller capability for those of us whose guitar skills surpass their keyboard playing, as that would enable song input into...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Nov 12, 2012 at 07:46 PM, in Tech News
"A time to kill, a time to save..." as Solomon... 95 Views / 1 Replies  
"A time to kill, a time to save..." as Solomon the wise would say.

Good to see that the Cyber Men are borrowing a leaf from the Jobsian Playbook.

In software services, it's as much about what...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Oct 15, 2012 at 01:21 PM, in Tech News
Gotta have! 142 Views / 2 Replies  
Gotta have!
Posted by airmanchairman, on Oct 4, 2012 at 08:54 PM, in Tech News
Want! 142 Views / 2 Replies  
Want!
Posted by airmanchairman, on Oct 4, 2012 at 08:54 PM, in Tech News
]It will get worse, the jealous pseudo-gripes... 882 Views / 18 Replies  
]It will get worse, the jealous pseudo-gripes that is, even as the app's performance gets better and better.

The next phase in this odious campaign, mark my words, will be spiteful suggestions of...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Sep 23, 2012 at 12:24 PM, in Tech News
Karma's a bi***, as the likes of Adobe,... 374 Views / 6 Replies  
Karma's a bi***, as the likes of Adobe, Microsoft, Dell et al are slowly discovering in the long run. Let the stealers keep on stealing, their time will come to reap what they sow.

So long as...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Aug 3, 2012 at 02:57 PM, in Tech News
You're kidding, right? You do realize,... 361 Views / 5 Replies  
You're kidding, right?

You do realize, though, that:

ยง Apple and Kodak collaborated on a lot of photographic technology involving digital capture patents that Kodak is unilaterally trying to...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 27, 2012 at 05:52 AM, in Tech News
I beg to differ. I have a very strong... 286 Views / 4 Replies  
I beg to differ.

I have a very strong feeling that this "farcical ruling" would never have seen the light of day had Apple Inc been a company that originated from the British Isles.

The bizarre...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 27, 2012 at 02:35 AM, in Tech News
I predict a lot of "weeping and gnashing of... 96 Views / 1 Replies  
I predict a lot of "weeping and gnashing of teeth" for the majority of hi-tech players venturing outside their core competencies in pursuit of the Holy Grail of hardware profit margins.

It's...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 27, 2012 at 02:15 AM, in Tech News
Shoulda called her Nuala - nice Irish-Gaelic... 159 Views / 1 Replies  
Shoulda called her Nuala - nice Irish-Gaelic girl's name, and closer to Nuance...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 26, 2012 at 01:14 PM, in Tech News
"The trojan, called Crisis, ... appears to be... 545 Views / 10 Replies  
"The trojan, called Crisis, ... appears to be able to bypass OS X security features and install itself with no user interaction."

A contradiction in terms there that reveals some highly likely...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 25, 2012 at 04:11 AM, in Tech News
Walker said that "because ... de facto standards... 347 Views / 11 Replies  
Walker said that "because ... de facto standards can have just as important effects on consumer welfare, the Committee's concern regarding the abuse of SEPs should encompass them as well."

I can...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 22, 2012 at 01:51 AM, in Tech News
What's so hard about telling the truth about the... 445 Views / 11 Replies  
What's so hard about telling the truth about the iPhone being the top seller?

Such ungraciousness, hiding behind a faceless Android statistic, with irrational envy and hatred to boot.
...
Posted by airmanchairman, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:41 AM, in Tech News
 
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