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Wow... Crap. Best wishes to everyone... 2,993 Views / 133 Replies  
Wow...

Crap.


Best wishes to everyone (writers, staff, etc) that have made MacNN one of the few sites I've visited *daily* since the 1990s on everything I've owned from a Centris 650 to an...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 20, 2016 at 09:44 PM, in Mac News
Huh. At this rate, I guess I'll be the last one... 295 Views / 3 Replies  
Huh. At this rate, I guess I'll be the last one on the "iCar Skeptic island" pretty soon.

What I mean is, I'm still not convinced that all of this is leading to an Apple-manufactured or even...
Posted by jwdsail, on May 13, 2016 at 09:50 AM, in Mac News
apple.com/feedback 414 Views / 6 Replies  
apple.com/feedback
Posted by jwdsail, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:46 PM, in Mac News
bobolicious - What really makes my brain itch is... 2,342 Views / 32 Replies  
bobolicious - What really makes my brain itch is how QTVR was killed off, just as Apple finally had devices that were MADE for it (iOS). And now, with VR headsets making a comeback, QTVR with...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jan 9, 2016 at 02:23 PM, in Mac News
Still no dedicated NASCAR, WRC, or Speed51... 1,185 Views / 10 Replies  
Still no dedicated NASCAR, WRC, or Speed51 channels? Sigh.
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:02 PM, in Mac News
@prl99 - Re: MagSafe - I, and the vast majority... 1,820 Views / 19 Replies  
@prl99 - Re: MagSafe - I, and the vast majority of my customers, leave their laptops plugged in often enough, that the higher risk of accidental damage seems to be a major downgrade.

Just this...
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 18, 2015 at 01:19 PM, in Tech News
I'd still prefer MagSafe and Thunderbolt.. ... 1,820 Views / 19 Replies  
I'd still prefer MagSafe and Thunderbolt..


apple.com/feedback
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 17, 2015 at 07:45 PM, in Tech News
Shrug. All I know is what I see, and have seen,... 898 Views / 10 Replies  
Shrug. All I know is what I see, and have seen, here in the real world.

The iMac DV was a return to where the iMac SHOULD have been in the first place. (again with this arbitrary separation of...
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:25 PM, in Mac News
Re: The MacBook - Would it have killed them... 898 Views / 10 Replies  
Re: The MacBook -

Would it have killed them to include Magsafe and Thunderbolt?

The lack of Magsafe, after years of Mac laptops having it, is going to lead to some expensive repairs and loud...
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 10, 2015 at 01:49 PM, in Mac News
This news was the most exciting news from the... 374 Views / 5 Replies  
This news was the most exciting news from the "watch" event. HBO Now for $15/mo, AppleTV costs less today ($69) than the factory refurb did ($79) just a few days ago..
Posted by jwdsail, on Mar 9, 2015 at 02:48 PM, in Tech News
I could see if Apple was tight on cash right now,... 921 Views / 8 Replies  
I could see if Apple was tight on cash right now, but give me a break! How much money would it cost to continue to develop Aperture, rather than force users to choose between Photos (seriously? no...
Posted by jwdsail, on Feb 11, 2015 at 03:35 PM, in Mac News
Reports indicate that the cash, I'm sorry, views... 1,034 Views / 12 Replies  
Reports indicate that the cash, I'm sorry, views expressed by industry lobbyists have an improper influence on The House Committee on Oversight and Government reform.

There, fixed that for them.
Posted by jwdsail, on Feb 7, 2015 at 12:48 PM, in Tech News
Hmmm.... "one of the best computing deals on... 1,377 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmmm....

"one of the best computing deals on the market."

Odd, as going to the Apple Store, and configuring a 5K iMac the way I'd want, vs a Mac Pro the way I'd want, the Mac Pro only cost $300...
Posted by jwdsail, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:30 AM, in Tech News
I knew this would be an issue as soon as Apple... 306 Views / 8 Replies  
I knew this would be an issue as soon as Apple announced that Spotlight would be used for more than local searches.. Should be turned off by default, as frankly, that makes Spotlight LESS useful for...
Posted by jwdsail, on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM, in Mac News
I'd have rather they kept the size of the 5 for... 1,467 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd have rather they kept the size of the 5 for the 6 and used 4.7" for the 6 Plus... I have no interest in a 5.5" Fablet.. I probably could grow to tolerate the 4.7"... Hate seeing Apple chase...
Posted by jwdsail, on Sep 9, 2014 at 03:58 PM, in Tech News
apple.com/feedback can't hurt, may help... 1,166 Views / 9 Replies  
apple.com/feedback


can't hurt, may help more than venting here...


Perhaps, suggest, that Apple offer an extension/plug-in to Photos that adds any Aperture features that end up being missing...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jul 1, 2014 at 03:37 PM, in Applications
apple.com/feedback 1,959 Views / 21 Replies  
apple.com/feedback
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 27, 2014 at 03:46 PM, in Mac News
What? No Stingray? 302 Views / 3 Replies  
What? No Stingray?
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:21 AM, in Tech News
Ugh, do not want.. sounds horrible! 313 Views / 2 Replies  
Ugh, do not want.. sounds horrible!
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:47 AM, in Mac News
I think the sound quality of Apple's headphones... 1,843 Views / 30 Replies  
I think the sound quality of Apple's headphones is a touch better than Beats headphones, actually.

Durability of both Apple and Beats headsets (actually most all I've tried the past 4+ years)...
Posted by jwdsail, on May 29, 2014 at 05:27 PM, in Tech News
Sigh. All I wanted in any Runkeeper... 267 Views / 1 Replies  
Sigh.

All I wanted in any Runkeeper update/upgrade was for the app to not stop announcing speeds and heart rates in the middle of a ride.

Guess I'll find out my next ride if they actually fixed...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:21 PM, in Mac News
Am I the only one concerned about all the... 437 Views / 7 Replies  
Am I the only one concerned about all the low-contrast user controls? Looks like a much less usable UI to me. Tiny, small font, low contrast white on gray UI controls .. Really hope this was just...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:26 AM, in Mac News
I'm cautiously optimistic... I'm hoping... 1,623 Views / 39 Replies  
I'm cautiously optimistic...

I'm hoping that:

1. The entry level New Mac Pro is affordable for Pro-sumers (4-core version? 6?), otherwise this will be a machine that doesn't appeal to many pro...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM, in Tech News
Ugh.. Anything but Win Phone UI... I'd rather go... 1,846 Views / 17 Replies  
Ugh.. Anything but Win Phone UI... I'd rather go back to my old Moto V635 flip phone than that crappy UI.
Posted by jwdsail, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:32 AM, in Tech News
Yeah, it's *only* 30 years old, we better tear it... 329 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, it's *only* 30 years old, we better tear it down quick before it does qualify as a historic building..

:rolleyes:

Certainly there *has* to be an exception that would allow for *current*...
Posted by jwdsail, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:47 AM, in Mac News
Well, Didn't expect everyone to agree, but... 1,033 Views / 31 Replies  
Well,

Didn't expect everyone to agree, but had hoped for more thought out, mature responses than a few of the above.. Don’t know what I could have been thinking..


My final thoughts on the...
Posted by jwdsail, on May 14, 2007 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Earndhardt Jr in play.. time for Apple to sponsor? 1,033 Views / 31 Replies  
I've always thought Apple should be involved in the fastest growing spectator sport... NASCAR racing...

Now that Dale Earndhardt Jr is "in play" looking for a Chevy team, and a major Chevy team...
Posted by jwdsail, on May 14, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
thoughts.. 23,816 Views / 113 Replies  
Well, there are a few things Apple could do w/o touching the speed of the CPU that would be great...

ATi Radeon 9800 Mobility... 128MB standard.

And for me, the Panasonic/Matsushita UJ-825-B...
Posted by jwdsail, on Sep 7, 2004 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
God I hope it's not just a mp3 player... ... 3,646 Views / 255 Replies  
God I hope it's not just a mp3 player...

The ideal device would be more of my iLC concept minus the MacOS LC portion... A set-top/home entertainment solution would be best.. if the parts can be...
Posted by jwdsail, on Oct 23, 2001 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
NetBoot info? 266 Views / 0 Replies  
Could anyone rec. a source of info on setting up Netbooting on MacOS X Server/MacOS X? (Books, web sites)

Could anyone share their experiences w/ Netbooting? (MacOS X Server and/or MacOS X)...
Posted by jwdsail, on Oct 22, 2000 at 12:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Nothing else is connected to the iMac (except for... 335 Views / 4 Replies  
Nothing else is connected to the iMac (except for the new KB and Pro mouse). The Drive is connected to the USB port on the side of the iMac DV se... Are you hooked up through your KB or a hub? (have...
Posted by jwdsail, on Aug 15, 2000 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
New iMacs and Imation SuperDisk drives??? 335 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone else had problems using the new iMac DV se 500s with the newer (w/ standard a/b USB cable) IMATION drives?

I've double checked, the most recent drivers 3.3 are installed.. but if the...
Posted by jwdsail, on Aug 15, 2000 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, works like a charm. Jeff 459 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, works like a charm.


Jeff
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 5, 2000 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
PhotoShop 5.5 automation/batch question 459 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm working with a large # of photos for QTVR projects... What I'd like is to set-up a script that would rotate and re-size a folder of photos that will be used for QTVR... 90 degree rotate... resize...
Posted by jwdsail, on Jun 5, 2000 at 11:58 AM, in Applications
 
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