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I am really enjoying mine, which I have had for a... 312 Views / 3 Replies  
I am really enjoying mine, which I have had for a month or so now under the Developer Program, but I have to say that the remote suffers from one really fundamental design flaw. It feels pretty...
Posted by wireboy, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:09 AM, in Mac News
The News app is really nice and I expect it will... 599 Views / 9 Replies  
The News app is really nice and I expect it will be a great way to get my MacNN! Looking forward to it!
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 8, 2015 at 08:45 PM, in Mac News
I agree completely. As I have said in other... 1,410 Views / 16 Replies  
I agree completely. As I have said in other posts, Apple has completely lost their way. A former shining beacon in the realm of user experience, it is rapidly becoming the best source for examples of...
Posted by wireboy, on Aug 2, 2015 at 06:25 PM, in Mac News
Leabrea, Your "very vexing" comment is the... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
Leabrea,

Your "very vexing" comment is the unfortunate focal point!

I am a fan boy from way back, decades back in fact, and Apple has quite simply lost their way in the user experience...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 26, 2015 at 01:26 PM, in Mac News
Actually, in case anyone decides to be offended,... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
Actually, in case anyone decides to be offended, that was a joke. If it had been Black Sabbath on the other hand...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 25, 2015 at 05:11 PM, in Mac News
Well I was following this matter closely, and... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
Well I was following this matter closely, and with considerable concern, until I came to the part about Mr. Dalrymple's favorite artist being Ozzy. Everything then became much clearer and the...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 25, 2015 at 05:10 PM, in Mac News
one more thing 2,430 Views / 24 Replies  
Also, I am not sure what is going on now but, as I understand it, Mr. Young has a pretty strong history of integrity and not bowing down before financial factors so, while the temptation may be...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 19, 2015 at 10:23 AM, in Mac News
sigh 2,430 Views / 24 Replies  
With all due respect sidewaysdesign, you are using the same language that is always used by those trying to make a similar point and, in almost every such case, there is nothing to the claim.

It...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 19, 2015 at 10:17 AM, in Mac News
Same here. Fastest I can remember. 1,272 Views / 11 Replies  
Same here. Fastest I can remember.
Posted by wireboy, on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:38 AM, in Tech News
I have to disagree with that, at least for me. I... 999 Views / 8 Replies  
I have to disagree with that, at least for me. I cannot even imagine using an external keyboard, let alone some sort of pointing device. I use my iPad professionally for both visual design work...
Posted by wireboy, on Jun 29, 2015 at 01:22 PM, in Tech News
I agree completely. I couldn't care less about... 1,120 Views / 11 Replies  
I agree completely. I couldn't care less about her crappy music but the point is a valid one and she expressed it quite well.

MikeXRyan - Unless of course you were kidding, are you kidding? See...
Posted by wireboy, on Jun 22, 2015 at 03:59 PM, in Mac News
It does replace them but, if i am not mistaken,... 1,013 Views / 12 Replies  
It does replace them but, if i am not mistaken, you can click an 'advanced options' or some such thing, which reveals a checkbox that allows you to not remove the old ones.
Posted by wireboy, on Jun 16, 2015 at 02:06 PM, in Tech News
The whole 'removing friction from the... 767 Views / 7 Replies  
The whole 'removing friction from the marketplace' angle is clearly PR/marketing speak but that doesn't mean it isn't true. Perhaps it will help in that regard but like any marketing speak, it is...
Posted by wireboy, on Apr 28, 2015 at 03:59 PM, in Tech News
I cab hardly wait! lol 263 Views / 1 Replies  
I cab hardly wait! lol
Posted by wireboy, on Apr 16, 2015 at 03:03 AM, in Tech News
I guess you have to thank people like dwlayman... 2,682 Views / 36 Replies  
I guess you have to thank people like dwlayman and Mr. Strat for keeping us on our toes. It is far too easy to think that we have gotten past certain things as a society but, human nature being what...
Posted by wireboy, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:43 AM, in Mac News
Kind of like the iPad, no? Who needs one of those... 1,281 Views / 12 Replies  
Kind of like the iPad, no? Who needs one of those when we have iPhones and MacBooks? Nice but waaaay too expensive. A luxury item for people with way too much money. :) In the end that worked out...
Posted by wireboy, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:33 AM, in Tech News
Cool! You can turn your elegantly designed watch... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool! You can turn your elegantly designed watch into a piece of mall kiosk trash for under 100K!
Posted by wireboy, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM, in Mac News
Oh how I wish I could agree with you both on this... 191 Views / 3 Replies  
Oh how I wish I could agree with you both on this one! That is exactly the stance I have always taken with regard to industries about to be steamrolled by technological advancements. I even moved in...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:29 AM, in Tech News
LOL I am betting that there are a couple of... 994 Views / 14 Replies  
LOL I am betting that there are a couple of people at CVS and RiteAid that are feeling pretty foolish right now for having hitched their wagon to these clowns.
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 29, 2014 at 02:31 PM, in Tech News
"but the place that this is leading us is one... 1,042 Views / 12 Replies  
"but the place that this is leading us is one that I suggest we not go without careful thought and debate as a country."

Yes, a place where the people are free from illegal invasion of privacy...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 17, 2014 at 04:22 PM, in Tech News
They've got me. I cut the cord years ago and I... 209 Views / 1 Replies  
They've got me. I cut the cord years ago and I would watch a few things on HBO but there is no way I am signing up for the drivel on broadcast TV in exchange for the privilege.
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:07 PM, in Tech News
That information might indeed have value to... 301 Views / 4 Replies  
That information might indeed have value to competitors but the sorts of decisions that you are referring to are usually made well before the parts in question are assembled into a form that fits the...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 08:44 PM, in Mac News
The biggest question is why anyone would even... 301 Views / 4 Replies  
The biggest question is why anyone would even want that device? Those are of absolutely no value whatsoever unless of course you have an inexplicable interest in devices that don't work quite as well...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 03:54 PM, in Mac News
Exactly! It is a complete and outright lie to say... 412 Views / 8 Replies  
Exactly! It is a complete and outright lie to say that you are able to buy things without realizing what you are doing. We all have iPhones here. Have any of you EVER made an in-app purchase without...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:56 AM, in Mac News
Exactly! To be honest, I am not sure how... 1,821 Views / 14 Replies  
Exactly!

To be honest, I am not sure how this whole stupid thing is even an issue. Label me a fanboy if you will but if you grab a piece of electronic equipment and twist it until it bends, then...
Posted by wireboy, on Oct 1, 2014 at 09:59 PM, in Tech News
I sincerely hope that they are held financially... 2,205 Views / 20 Replies  
I sincerely hope that they are held financially accountable for every dime's worth of property damaged on their crime spree.

Apple's fault for poor design? Maybe Apple's fault for not catching...
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 29, 2014 at 04:50 PM, in Mac News
But that is just my opinion. :) 1,814 Views / 14 Replies  
But that is just my opinion. :)
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 28, 2014 at 01:50 PM, in Mac News
DiabloConQueso - Trying to be objective, while... 1,814 Views / 14 Replies  
DiabloConQueso - Trying to be objective, while admirable, is not really sufficient though, is it? There are usability FACTS about iOS 7 and 8 that, as someone who has been a UI designer for nearly 25...
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 28, 2014 at 01:48 PM, in Mac News
Agreed! Love the duck! There are a few Google... 289 Views / 6 Replies  
Agreed! Love the duck! There are a few Google specific things that I had come to rely on that I am now missing but well worth developing a few new search habits, IMHO.
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 22, 2014 at 02:50 PM, in Tech News
Exactly! Their activity hurts us all and anything... 275 Views / 5 Replies  
Exactly! Their activity hurts us all and anything that makes them think twice before wasting everyone's time is nothing but a good thing!
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 22, 2014 at 08:48 AM, in Tech News
I fully support not condemning anyone for doing... 633 Views / 10 Replies  
I fully support not condemning anyone for doing whatever it is that makes them happy and I am a huge Apple fan myself but lining up through those early hours? 12 blocks? I just don't know. :) I am...
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 19, 2014 at 04:34 PM, in Mac News
Hopefully Apple will just ignore the... 249 Views / 5 Replies  
Hopefully Apple will just ignore the grandstanding windbag!
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 15, 2014 at 09:02 PM, in Tech News
Retailers, at the bottom line, do what their... 1,467 Views / 11 Replies  
Retailers, at the bottom line, do what their customers tell them to do. If Apple Pay becomes something that customers like to do, and as a result something that impacts their experience, impression,...
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 12, 2014 at 09:13 PM, in Tech News
Exactly, it is hard to see how Jonathon Ive being... 264 Views / 4 Replies  
Exactly, it is hard to see how Jonathon Ive being heard by a fellow Apple employee to be talking about the iWatch, which is what the text of the article actually says, could be described as him...
Posted by wireboy, on Sep 4, 2014 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
The fact that the City of San Francisco asserts... 271 Views / 3 Replies  
The fact that the City of San Francisco asserts anything on the subject of parking meters is nearly farcical. I have driven in cities all over the world and San Francisco's parking has got to be the...
Posted by wireboy, on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:17 PM, in Tech News
Also, on the subject of this post: "I'm... 1,814 Views / 30 Replies  
Also, on the subject of this post:

"I'm always fascinated by the inability of the human animal to detect when it's beliefs are subjective, and when they are actually based on some sort of facts or...
Posted by wireboy, on May 29, 2014 at 08:31 PM, in Tech News
Just had to chime in with some agreement...... 1,814 Views / 30 Replies  
Just had to chime in with some agreement... Anyone that has even a minimal capability to detect audio fidelity knows that a comment originating with someone from the Beats side of the house on the...
Posted by wireboy, on May 29, 2014 at 08:21 PM, in Tech News
Oy! Seriously? Why would anyone pay that... 442 Views / 4 Replies  
Oy! Seriously?

Why would anyone pay that kind of money for a pointless meeting with a mediocre CEO? That he was handed a gem and hasn't ruined it yet is the best that can be said for him.

I...
Posted by wireboy, on May 14, 2013 at 10:26 PM, in Mac News
Quicksilver & Kernel Panic 223 Views / 1 Replies  
All,

I have been using OSX, including the Public Beta, on a Bronze Powrbook for many months and have never experienced a single crash.

I recently purchased a 733 MHz Quicksilver G4 and have...
Posted by wireboy, on Aug 19, 2001 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Quicksilver & Kernel Panic 655 Views / 1 Replies  
All,

I have been using OSX, including the Public Beta, on a Bronze Powrbook for many months and have never experienced a single crash.

I recently purchased a 733 MHz Quicksilver G4 and have...
Posted by wireboy, on Aug 19, 2001 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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