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Ivy bridge is available for OEMs already, will be... 4,007 Views / 17 Replies  
Ivy bridge is available for OEMs already, will be available for retail in april. The chipset includes USB3, of course.

My main curiosity is where are the Mac Pros???

The replacement Xeons...
Posted by voodoo, on Feb 13, 2012 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
One would assume that the SD copies are for... 6,072 Views / 28 Replies  
One would assume that the SD copies are for tablets/smartphones, because 480p isn't good for much else (certainly not a 27" iMac)

Then one would use the discs in the player or the PC.

(of...
Posted by voodoo, on Dec 12, 2011 at 07:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve is still president of the board and... 8,008 Views / 319 Replies  
Steve is still president of the board and director - he's not gone. He can hire and fire CEOs at will - so he's in control when he wants to.

Apple will do fine in the short run. :thumbsup:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apologize for Apple's stupid design decisions... 4,130 Views / 126 Replies  
Apologize for Apple's stupid design decisions much? :lol:

All this is an exhibit for is that Apple has long lost focus on making apps focused, simple and easy to use and doesn't feel like making...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Nah it wasn't like that, you're just making it up... 4,130 Views / 126 Replies  
Nah it wasn't like that, you're just making it up and again, full of it (i.e. it being Apple apologism and immensely patronizing attitude with a highly inflated opinion on self-worth) :lol:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Who gives a crap about your opinion anyway? 4,130 Views / 126 Replies  
Who gives a crap about your opinion anyway?
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:36 PM, in Mac OS X
On Lion Photo Booth: Like: * full screen... 4,130 Views / 126 Replies  
On Lion Photo Booth:

Like:
* full screen mode

Dislike:

* the replacement of the transparent Photo Both folder with yet another obscure and illogical "Photo Booth Library".
* the QuickTime...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Or perhaps it's even more difficult than turning... 1,635 Views / 7 Replies  
Or perhaps it's even more difficult than turning off the new window effects. ;)
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 07:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Right, well regarding USB drives, there's quite a... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Right, well regarding USB drives, there's quite a lot of people I know (and according to Google, people I don't know) that format their USB drives in HFS+, so there seem to be some students of...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In my case it is because I can't :P I... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
In my case it is because I can't :P



I reckon so.. (though I'm not sure either how many in the example speak Esperanto)



I've really lost the thread in the Esperanto analogy, as I...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Besson3c, they are now called UTI and you should... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Besson3c, they are now called UTI and you should care, for indeed they are ostensibly the successor of type and creator codes.

Technically UTI is even more advanced than type/creator codes and...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2011/08/lion-... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2011/08/lion-500x267.jpg

:lol:

HFS+ thumb drives.

Even Apple disagrees with those who think they don't ever have HFS+ formatting.
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"aren't ever" is pretty darn close to can't,... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
"aren't ever" is pretty darn close to can't, especially in conjunction with mentioning the email attachments which can't be "Mac formatted" and will always hose Mac specific metadata or in the good...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Who knows, Apple is weird about a great many... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Who knows, Apple is weird about a great many things. And yes with the help of 3rd party apps one can write to NTFS, I was referring to the plain default Apple Mac. Which can't, thus FAT32 has become...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a FAR cry from the claim you made that USB... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
That's a FAR cry from the claim you made that USB sticks CAN'T be HFS+ formatted EVER. Nice moving of goalposts (and honestly it's really telling about the level of discussion when you claim that...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, my point was that Spheric was full of it... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Yeah, my point was that Spheric was full of it regarding USB thumb drives not being able to be formatted in HFS+ ... and sure in a world where one wants to be 200% safe that one is always compatible,...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple supports and supported the suffixes, it... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Apple supports and supported the suffixes, it just also supported type and creator codes that superseded the suffixes on the Mac (until 10.6) when it introduces UTI to ostensibly replace the...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: Very true, Apple has already in... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Very true, Apple has already in place all the metadata needed to safely ignore the suffixes and use the UTI - a new file system changes nothing in that regard.

Apple has already...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably because for Macs it is the lowest common... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Probably because for Macs it is the lowest common denominator, Macs can't write to NTFS. :cool:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Mac formatted (HFS+) "USB stick", who... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
I have a Mac formatted (HFS+) "USB stick", who are you trying to fool here? :lol:

I'm not alone.

my mac formatted USB memory stick in a PC ?...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A quote from a review of Mac OS X 10.1.0 almost... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
A quote from a review of Mac OS X 10.1.0 almost ten years old, still holds true today - I'm underlining this as it both pertains to the discussion on file type and creator codes, suffixes and why...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sorry, you'll have to be more clear -... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
I'm sorry, you'll have to be more clear - disproves what?



Plenty of people still do exactly that. A "thumb" drive is just a drive, if one doesn't need to format it in FAT32, its better not to....
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, copying a file to a HFS formatted USB stick... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Nope, copying a file to a HFS formatted USB stick wouldn't break anything. What you call "reality" is whatever fantasies you make up to support your Quixotic mission to make apologies for any and all...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Again with the inane analogies; the above makes... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Again with the inane analogies; the above makes no sense.

It's always the same with your posts, Groundhog Day. First some obscure and provably untrue statement, then the apology for Apple and...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually you're right, there were sometimes... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Actually you're right, there were sometimes unmarked files, it happened when creator codes got flushed (along with the resource fork) for example after sending a file through email, compressing it...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not all of mine do (OS X 10.7.0), though some do.... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Not all of mine do (OS X 10.7.0), though some do.



There were never any unmarked files in OS 9, except those that came from PC/UNIX and they had a suffix.



No, it's not user error, I...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get the same on my system, except it always... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
I get the same on my system, except it always opens in Preview, even if I ask GC to write creator code (as per the preference)

You say you're running 10.5, perhaps I remembered wrong and it wasn't...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh well, it is perhaps like the new window... 1,635 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh well, it is perhaps like the new window animation in Lion (when new windows are made) in that there's no way of turning it off. It was worth a shot. I was feeling nostalgic about having a...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 03:51 PM, in Mac OS X
One question: was there ever an era of human... 669 Views / 15 Replies  
One question: was there ever an era of human civilization when people hand coded PostScript?

:confused:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ugh, yeah I wouldn't want to do that to my... 669 Views / 15 Replies  
Ugh, yeah I wouldn't want to do that to my computer, to install Adobe AIR. There's something just icky about AIR. :\
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What are you saying McDonald's isn't the best... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
What are you saying McDonald's isn't the best food in the world??!! Windows isn't the best desktop OS??!! American Idol isn't the highest quality television entertainment??!!

:D;)

Anyway, Uncle...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's been a long time, and Software Update for... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
It's been a long time, and Software Update for Mac OS 9 was certainly not used that much.. and I'm pretty sure it was only for the system software.

Either way, yeah I remember Mac OS X software...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 01:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, try that with a PDF, and I think you'll see... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
OK, try that with a PDF, and I think you'll see that TextEdit is the default app for opening "blank" files.

I tried to remove the suffix of a PDF, it becomes a blank file and opens by default in...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very true Besson3c :cool::thumbsup: 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Very true Besson3c :cool::thumbsup:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 05:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're cool in my book. :cool: I... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
You're cool in my book. :cool:



I don't think you're misunderstanding what I mean with suffixes, those three letter things at the end of filenames, such as "picture.jpg"

However the Finder...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's "good enough", yeah I know the line :cool: ... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
It's "good enough", yeah I know the line :cool:



Of course nobody wants to go back to the overall OS of pre OS X times, least of all me. I think the Finder could easily be worked on, improved...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh, people don't get all confused switch between... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Meh, people don't get all confused switch between the internet and the Finder. One app for one thing another for another. One would use the file browser much like today if one prefers that and never...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
More than I ever needed a column view. :\ ... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
More than I ever needed a column view. :\



* no suffixes, ever
* always aware of a file's position, no matter where you move it
* a more powerful search feature than Spotlight (oh yes, it...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can have all the views you want in the file... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
You can have all the views you want in the file browser. Just like now - after all, the current Finder is a browser, it's just "spatial" too (sometimes). That feature isn't needed in the browser, now...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It doesn't affect your preferred usage at all to... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
It doesn't affect your preferred usage at all to separate the browser window and object oriented interaction. Why would it? :confused:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All your desperate attempts to discredit others'... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
All your desperate attempts to discredit others' arguments by treating your private POV as truth don't really affect history. So banal to use "I used the Macintosh Finder from year x to y", seeing as...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hyperbole and doesn't change address anything I... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Hyperbole and doesn't change address anything I wrote, certainly not that the current Finder does nothing well. Of course it's nothing but a load of bull that the OS 9 Finder couldn't handle anything...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah I had one of those! Beautiful 040LC machine. ... 618 Views / 12 Replies  
Ah I had one of those! Beautiful 040LC machine.

I have fond memories. :)
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't pretend that my opinion is fact, and... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
I don't pretend that my opinion is fact, and there are vehement defenders of everything Apple does or touches, I'm not one of them either. This is purely my personal opinion and I can only describe...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there anything left of Motorola then? The... 908 Views / 39 Replies  
Is there anything left of Motorola then? The semiconductor part has already been spun off and sold as Freescale - and this is the mobile phone ops.

Do they make microwaves? :cool:
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 09:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A rant: (there's a tl;dr one line summary at the... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
A rant: (there's a tl;dr one line summary at the bottom)

Ahem. That's all well and good, but I can't compare the Finder to the Windows Explorer - knowing what it was capable of in the 90s, it...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 15, 2011 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, I should be more clear. I like the file... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
Sorry, I should be more clear. I like the file system, but the Finder is not that useful a tool for the file system. In other words, I really appreciate and understand the hierarchical file system,...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 13, 2011 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: No, not really. Besides, that quote is... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
:lol:

No, not really. Besides, that quote is so banal - it's not like Ford invented the car. It was a centuries long development and people started using it when it became useful, not when "it was...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So you actually use the Finder more than the... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
So you actually use the Finder more than the Dock/Spotlight/Launchpad? And you like the changes that are made (seemingly at random) with every iteration of OS X?

To each his own, I guess, but I...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All I know is Apple never asked anyone how the OS... 3,010 Views / 270 Replies  
All I know is Apple never asked anyone how the OS X Finder should be, it has always been 100% their design and their "vision" and it has always 100% sucked - so much that most users are just happy to...
Posted by voodoo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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