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This is certainly for a very small subset of the... 141 Views / 1 Replies  
This is certainly for a very small subset of the patents, right? Otherwise, it would be very poor return on investment.
Posted by LenE, on Dec 23, 2014 at 02:19 PM, in Tech News
Tim does what is in the best interest for Apple... 945 Views / 10 Replies  
Tim does what is in the best interest for Apple and Apple's shareholders.

There is no getting in bed here. Tim met with Boehner last year about reducing foreign income taxes for repatriation of...
Posted by LenE, on Dec 3, 2014 at 08:47 PM, in Mac News
Correlation is not causation, but that is an... 152 Views / 4 Replies  
Correlation is not causation, but that is an interesting observation. My own is that the middle has been suppressed, and the lower have been elevated. Essentially compressing the two together.
...
Posted by LenE, on Nov 26, 2014 at 01:20 PM, in Mac News
This is all about finding new sources for union... 152 Views / 4 Replies  
This is all about finding new sources for union dues and heads to count. This increases clout at political tables, and nothing more. There will be no net change in end worker wages, and only the...
Posted by LenE, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:21 PM, in Mac News
To be clear, my previously installed programs... 171 Views / 3 Replies  
To be clear, my previously installed programs were still residing on my drive, and working perfectly. The app store didn't seem to recognize them. I am not sure if this is more due to activating...
Posted by LenE, on Nov 18, 2014 at 12:47 PM, in Mac News
I didn't see any wi-fi issues, but I did see very... 171 Views / 3 Replies  
I didn't see any wi-fi issues, but I did see very odd behavior with the App Store after the update.

On my Mac Mini server, it showed three entries for installing the 10.10.1 update. It also lost...
Posted by LenE, on Nov 18, 2014 at 12:45 PM, in Mac News
On pondering the point a little, there have been... 139 Views / 5 Replies  
On pondering the point a little, there have been a lot of companies with really bad execution, caused by poor executives at the top.

RIM/Blackberry - it took co-CEO's who were not engaged with...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 30, 2014 at 08:56 PM, in Mac News
@climacs - you hit the nail squarely on the head... 139 Views / 5 Replies  
@climacs - you hit the nail squarely on the head there.
Posted by LenE, on Oct 30, 2014 at 08:36 PM, in Mac News
@climacs - have you ever been stranded at the... 1,103 Views / 17 Replies  
@climacs - have you ever been stranded at the counter when your credit cards were killed because the purchase was at an MCX member that didn't want to process credit card transactions? It happened...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 28, 2014 at 01:54 PM, in Mac News
I should add, that the counter dumps should be of... 1,103 Views / 17 Replies  
I should add, that the counter dumps should be of things you would and could legitimately buy with Apple Pay or Google Wallet, until this last weekend.
Posted by LenE, on Oct 27, 2014 at 08:56 PM, in Mac News
Not shopping at CVS or RiteAid, doesn't send them... 1,103 Views / 17 Replies  
Not shopping at CVS or RiteAid, doesn't send them a message. You are not a customer at that point.

Getting all the crap you want to buy to the counter, then failing to be able to buy it with...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 27, 2014 at 08:55 PM, in Mac News
Can't wait until we get these chips in our voter... 768 Views / 12 Replies  
Can't wait until we get these chips in our voter ID's. Oh wait...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 20, 2014 at 05:15 PM, in Tech News
A few years ago, there was a device called the... 139 Views / 5 Replies  
A few years ago, there was a device called the Geode Cache. It was much the same, without the e-ink, and housed in an iPhone case. The original kickstarter price was around $350.

It used an app...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 7, 2014 at 01:43 PM, in Tech News
Holder is resigning because his clock just ran... 127 Views / 7 Replies  
Holder is resigning because his clock just ran out on withholding the Fast and Furious documents. Getting out now, he can attempt to tie his legacy to civil rights issues (Ferguson), instead of the...
Posted by LenE, on Sep 25, 2014 at 04:42 PM, in Tech News
The context I missed including, is that the new... 239 Views / 6 Replies  
The context I missed including, is that the new iWork was pushed by the changes in the iOS version. I use both OS X and iOS versions. There was no fall-back.

As is seen in the screenshot above,...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 25, 2014 at 06:32 PM, in Mac News
Having recently gone through the "New" iWork... 239 Views / 6 Replies  
Having recently gone through the "New" iWork suite debacle, I have no appetite for a repeat. Yes, iWork has greatly improved from what was foisted on us with Maverick's debut, but that didn't make...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 25, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in Mac News
I hope this isn't signaling the end of making... 239 Views / 6 Replies  
I hope this isn't signaling the end of making books. My wife makes annual books with pictures of our kids, to send to computer-illiterate family across the country. You just can't expect everyone...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 25, 2014 at 03:28 PM, in Mac News
What a corrupt b****! 175 Views / 6 Replies  
What a corrupt b****!
Posted by LenE, on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:10 PM, in Mac News
The problem comes from the sealant used on... 708 Views / 7 Replies  
The problem comes from the sealant used on anodized aluminum. Typically, a nickel acetate solution is used to seal the pores that hold the dyed color.

All colored anodized aluminum has this...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 14, 2014 at 01:51 PM, in Tech News
My servers are still unreachable. Because my... 567 Views / 8 Replies  
My servers are still unreachable. Because my server hosts multiple sites, none are reachable with the IP address work-around. I haven't tweaked my router and server settings to work around this...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 2, 2014 at 02:45 PM, in Tech News
I hate to say it, but this may be an incompetent... 567 Views / 8 Replies  
I hate to say it, but this may be an incompetent and ham-fisted attempt at marketing their Azure services. People using no-ip are hosting their own servers in their homes and businesses. This is...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 2, 2014 at 02:36 PM, in Tech News
What I don't understand here is that Microsoft... 567 Views / 8 Replies  
What I don't understand here is that Microsoft says the court order is for 23 of the free domains from no-ip. I pay for my domains. They are not part of those 23 domains. They should not be...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 1, 2014 at 03:21 PM, in Tech News
My home domains are out, too. I can't use Indigo... 567 Views / 8 Replies  
My home domains are out, too. I can't use Indigo to check on my house, and my websites are all down.

I did not see this coming, and certainly wasn't notified about this in advance, or since.
Posted by LenE, on Jul 1, 2014 at 02:19 PM, in Tech News
Really?!?! Microsoft higher than Apple with... 1,228 Views / 10 Replies  
Really?!?!

Microsoft higher than Apple with the self-inflicted cancer that is Windows 8.x?

This looks like an intentional step-change in methodology to "level the playing field" for paying...
Posted by LenE, on Jan 21, 2014 at 01:44 PM, in Tech News
Nothing has changed. Samsung wants ability to... 156 Views / 4 Replies  
Nothing has changed. Samsung wants ability to use all of Apple's patents without cost, in exchange for the use of its own, largely worthless Standards Essential Patents, which Apple already gets and...
Posted by LenE, on Dec 30, 2013 at 02:51 AM, in Tech News
Until now, they wouldn't reduce the cost of... 147 Views / 6 Replies  
Until now, they wouldn't reduce the cost of service after a contract expired. It didn't matter that the device was well-paid for, they wouldn't budge.

They do everything that they can to get us...
Posted by LenE, on Dec 10, 2013 at 05:38 PM, in Tech News
Is this an alternative, or a possibly a branding... 388 Views / 6 Replies  
Is this an alternative, or a possibly a branding of the same Bluetooth LE locators? Just because it isn't called iBeacons doesn't mean it isn't compatible. Similar to how Apple called Wi-Fi...
Posted by LenE, on Dec 10, 2013 at 02:14 PM, in Tech News
" ...according to new figures from Strategy... 1,425 Views / 14 Replies  
" ...according to new figures from Strategy Analytics"

I stopped reading when the credibility ran out there.
Posted by LenE, on Oct 31, 2013 at 06:57 PM, in Tech News
In the past, a drop in orders from one supplier... 250 Views / 2 Replies  
In the past, a drop in orders from one supplier was usually tied to yield or quality problems with that supplier. In this case, perhaps the order is being cut to gain capacity for making more 5s...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 10, 2013 at 02:11 PM, in Tech News
You know, I heard there's an opening up in... 1,137 Views / 12 Replies  
You know, I heard there's an opening up in Redmond. Maybe Eric is just waging a stealth campaign for the Big Job at MS...
Posted by LenE, on Oct 8, 2013 at 03:04 AM, in Tech News
This doesn't square with various web-usage... 1,131 Views / 10 Replies  
This doesn't square with various web-usage statistics or the collective anecdotal sampling of most people here who pay attention to this sort of thing. Perhaps this is a global study and counts the...
Posted by LenE, on Sep 28, 2013 at 07:54 PM, in Tech News
So essential that we couldn't stop the Boston... 152 Views / 4 Replies  
So essential that we couldn't stop the Boston bombing, with Russia handing us Tsarnaev on a silver platter...

All the technology and data gathering in the world is useless if it has to rely on...
Posted by LenE, on Aug 13, 2013 at 05:52 PM, in Tech News
USB has never really been fully baked. It kind... 177 Views / 5 Replies  
USB has never really been fully baked. It kind of works OK, but has never really been as good as FireWire was, or Thunderbolt seems to be. Perhaps the 3.1 designation is for the comfort of old-time...
Posted by LenE, on Aug 1, 2013 at 04:00 PM, in Tech News
If the goofball pictured on the front page is the... 1,753 Views / 30 Replies  
If the goofball pictured on the front page is the plaintiff, well he looks happy.

Any chance this is some bizarre play for a reality show? I mean he's using a click-bait strategy in a lawsuit,...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 13, 2013 at 12:43 AM, in Mac News
Travesty is not a strong enough word. I guess... 1,044 Views / 13 Replies  
Travesty is not a strong enough word. I guess the DoJ and this judge felt that Apple should have either committed to losing money like Amazon was doing, or wait for Amazon to pull the price-hike...
Posted by LenE, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Tech News
Wholesale theft of content, followed by transfer... 184 Views / 2 Replies  
Wholesale theft of content, followed by transfer of that property to unwitting bystanders, to facilitate the selling of ads. That sounds like Fair Use to me. /S
Posted by LenE, on Jul 1, 2013 at 08:57 PM, in Tech News
Nothing from the Supreme Court is ever clear-cut.... 860 Views / 14 Replies  
Nothing from the Supreme Court is ever clear-cut. I think future history will view today's celebrations as irrational exuberance, when these decisions are given the proper close inspections.

That...
Posted by LenE, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:53 PM, in Tech News
I put a lot of work into updating Waze maps in my... 248 Views / 3 Replies  
I put a lot of work into updating Waze maps in my area. All have shown up within a reasonable time. Not one of the updates, that I've submitted multiple times to Apple, has yet made it into Maps.
...
Posted by LenE, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM, in Tech News
The firmware update does not appear to be live... 238 Views / 3 Replies  
The firmware update does not appear to be live yet. Confusingly, the release notes linked above say that this is for the 802.11ac-capable Airport Extreme, and then a paragraph later that it is for...
Posted by LenE, on Jun 11, 2013 at 01:52 AM, in Tech News
Something must be wrong with me. When I read... 316 Views / 5 Replies  
Something must be wrong with me. When I read about the exponential growth of tasking of Facebook and Skype, instead of imagining them tracking terrorists, my first thought was that the analysts were...
Posted by LenE, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Tech News
The best quasi-judicial panel that Google could... 257 Views / 6 Replies  
The best quasi-judicial panel that Google could buy...
Posted by LenE, on Jun 4, 2013 at 07:35 PM, in Tech News
I never would have known this app even existed. ... 1,234 Views / 14 Replies  
I never would have known this app even existed. If I had known about it, I would not have any more reason to download it than I would for any of the myriad of fart apps. I'm not sure which group...
Posted by LenE, on May 30, 2013 at 10:52 PM, in Tech News
Apple is doomed with a margin of ~37%, Amazon is... 196 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple is doomed with a margin of ~37%, Amazon is golden with a margin of 0.5%. Wall Street reality distortion field.
Posted by LenE, on Apr 25, 2013 at 06:46 PM, in Tech News
I read the entire document 663 Views / 6 Replies  
It is posted over at AppleInsider.

The examiner stated that "Pad" is a generic term for tablet computers, and therefore not able to be trademarked. They said similar things about the prefix of...
Posted by LenE, on Apr 1, 2013 at 01:08 AM, in Tech News
Reviewer is just dumb 663 Views / 6 Replies  
The "evidence" cited to make a case that "Pad" is a generic term for a tablet computer comes from early 2013 ebay searches. These queries turn up a bunch of obvious knock-off devices like the...
Posted by LenE, on Mar 31, 2013 at 02:26 PM, in Tech News
On second thought 248 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe he was talking about Google's situation with Android tablets. Your information is more secured to Google, and their ability to collect is more scalable because they put more of their apps on...
Posted by LenE, on Mar 21, 2013 at 02:54 PM, in Tech News
Perhaps there was a pregnant pause 248 Views / 4 Replies  
because his trailing comments are substantially more applicable to the iPad and iPad mini. Kind of like mentioning the Google partner's competitor,and then lapsing back into praise about the iPad. ...
Posted by LenE, on Mar 21, 2013 at 02:50 PM, in Tech News
She could start the process without them 189 Views / 4 Replies  
The FAA enforces regulations that it writes (FAR's). These are essentially non-legislative laws, developed by bureaucrats. She just has to introduce and pass a bill to defund the FAA's...
Posted by LenE, on Mar 8, 2013 at 04:29 PM, in Tech News
Java - run away everywhere 743 Views / 8 Replies  
This exploit was via a Java browser plug-in, which Apple has been not installing, uninstalling and deactivating for most of the last year.

This doesn't affect iOS (no Java or Flash), but I'd bet...
Posted by LenE, on Feb 19, 2013 at 03:54 PM, in Tech News
:lol: I read your code words there! ... 672 Views / 37 Replies  
:lol:



I read your code words there! My opinion of him has nothing to do with his ethnicity, but is much about his overall job performance. I can't totally blame him though, as our national...
Posted by LenE, on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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