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What's the difference between this and a purse? ... 192 Views / 2 Replies  
What's the difference between this and a purse? And would any guy carry one or is this a "girls only" product?
Posted by DrSkywalker, on May 30, 2016 at 01:20 PM, in Mac News
Increasing taxes and going after corporations is... 938 Views / 11 Replies  
Increasing taxes and going after corporations is a very easy tonic sought by dim-witted politicians who lack creativity and insight.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on May 5, 2016 at 01:14 PM, in Mac News
So if opening access with your finger is NOT... 978 Views / 9 Replies  
So if opening access with your finger is NOT self-incriminating, then what about a voice-activated lockout? I think the Stanford guy is a bit off there. And if not, then I'm switching to voice...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on May 2, 2016 at 12:51 PM, in Mac News
A typical shades of grey response from a shades... 224 Views / 2 Replies  
A typical shades of grey response from a shades of grey politician. Sorry Big Fella as others before have aptly put it, this is a binary question with a binary answer. You're secure - or you're not....
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 13, 2016 at 09:18 PM, in Mac News
Fantastic how they can lie straight to your face. 1,115 Views / 16 Replies  
Fantastic how they can lie straight to your face.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 11, 2016 at 09:25 AM, in Mac News
The problem is the "government" part of the... 283 Views / 3 Replies  
The problem is the "government" part of the government/Tech issue. We don't trust those that we have elected (who baldfaced lie to us unabashedly on a regular basis). Even more importantly we do...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 9, 2016 at 09:09 AM, in Mac News
Sorry, Hilary, you're a bit off base. The "real... 179 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry, Hilary, you're a bit off base. The "real mistrust" is between the populace and the government, not the tech companies and the government. We don't trust you. You lie constantly. Cover up...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 8, 2016 at 01:00 PM, in Mac News
Inkling has no inkling, I'm afraid. Police were... 449 Views / 6 Replies  
Inkling has no inkling, I'm afraid. Police were able to do police work before there was iOS 9, and nothing is there to stop them from trying to find bad guys.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:55 AM, in Mac News
My question would be - what did the police do... 673 Views / 9 Replies  
My question would be - what did the police do before there was encrypted data on phones? They had to identify a suspect, monitor their activities, and go through a due process to get things like...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:23 AM, in Mac News
Flashback time. Wow. Now-Up-To-Date and Now... 275 Views / 2 Replies  
Flashback time. Wow. Now-Up-To-Date and Now Contacts. How I mourned their loss. They were great in their day. I'd forgotten all about them. Didn't they start off as Beagle Bros or something...?
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 23, 2016 at 02:42 PM, in Mac News
Curse you, MacNN!! You don't ship to Canada?!!! 397 Views / 2 Replies  
Curse you, MacNN!! You don't ship to Canada?!!!
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 9, 2016 at 05:23 PM, in Mac News
...and now for macnn.com/classic, which was a... 2,753 Views / 84 Replies  
...and now for macnn.com/classic, which was a bastion of hope for those of us who don't like the new interface, there are issues. Some articles are not appearing properly in the headlines - all you...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:31 PM, in Mac News
Liking this new format less and less. It used to... 2,753 Views / 84 Replies  
Liking this new format less and less. It used to have time and date of posting (or at least hours) but now that only shows up for a couple of entries and then it doesn't appear.
Still think this...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:19 PM, in Mac News
Not liking this at all. Too much like Facebook... 2,753 Views / 84 Replies  
Not liking this at all. Too much like Facebook with all kinds of graphic drivel on each side, and what I really want to see is lost amongst the clutter. And I don't like Facebook at all. You say...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:15 AM, in Mac News
Yeah, because Ireland's economy is so boisterous... 261 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, because Ireland's economy is so boisterous these clowns can make all these silly demands. (tongue firmly planted in cheek) Where do these people come from and how can they be influential?
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Feb 2, 2016 at 06:41 PM, in Mac News
Maybe the "fearful carriers" should not carry the... 1,001 Views / 9 Replies  
Maybe the "fearful carriers" should not carry the iPhone at all if they're so concerned. Wonder what THAT would do to their bottom line...
I don't think Apple should spend the time and effort.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jan 11, 2016 at 03:03 PM, in Mac News
Behold the next Steve Ballmer!! "I like our... 1,245 Views / 14 Replies  
Behold the next Steve Ballmer!!
"I like our strategy - I like it a lot!" of Microsoft's efforts in the smartphone market.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Aug 24, 2015 at 02:08 PM, in Mac News
Actually, in contradiction to the article, you... 380 Views / 1 Replies  
Actually, in contradiction to the article, you CAN add an Image to the folder. Quite nice.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on May 25, 2015 at 01:52 PM, in Mac News
One thing that would be helpful are suggestions... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
One thing that would be helpful are suggestions that we could offer the senders of these messages so that they can reconfigure Outlook to be more friendly...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:19 AM, in Mac News
Don't forget the much-ballyhooed (and rightfully... 362 Views / 2 Replies  
Don't forget the much-ballyhooed (and rightfully so) Pillars of Eternity.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Apr 7, 2015 at 02:06 PM, in Mac News
I've always been concerned about... 342 Views / 5 Replies  
I've always been concerned about artificially-induced diversity; will you simply be prejudicing against another segment of the population? Or will it be truly equal opportunity for all? I have...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 11, 2015 at 02:26 PM, in Mac News
climacs I suspect you are correct and that this... 257 Views / 3 Replies  
climacs I suspect you are correct and that this is Russia losing at their little game of Roshambo, engineered by the rest of the G8
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Dec 16, 2014 at 05:58 PM, in Mac News
The impact on Sony and its employees aside, and... 197 Views / 3 Replies  
The impact on Sony and its employees aside, and that IS serious, this is frickin' HILARIOUS. Obviously to become North Korean you have to have the humour zone in your brain lobotomized. FUN and...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Dec 4, 2014 at 12:58 PM, in Tech News
"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics." ... 1,073 Views / 8 Replies  
"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics." Ongoing proof that bias is a major factor in scientific research (although any self-respecting scientist would say, "But not me!")
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Nov 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM, in Mac News
Window Tidy has been doing the same thing for a... 396 Views / 3 Replies  
Window Tidy has been doing the same thing for a while now, but it is a little less customizable. Still a very useful utility
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:09 PM, in Mac News
I call shenanigans. I haven't received one yet. ... 868 Views / 8 Replies  
I call shenanigans. I haven't received one yet. Could this be FUD from iOS competitors????
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Aug 20, 2014 at 02:22 PM, in Tech News
This opens the potential to self-diagnosis and... 203 Views / 1 Replies  
This opens the potential to self-diagnosis and essentially practicing medicine without a license. Even (wise) medical professionals don't self-diagnose (or should not) and self-prescribe therapy. ...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on May 13, 2014 at 01:42 PM, in Tech News
...so I'm only going to pay $350 for software... 200 Views / 1 Replies  
...so I'm only going to pay $350 for software that I'd use for 5 years rather than $500? When I could buy a hard copy for $250 or $140 for home/student? What a ripoff.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Apr 15, 2014 at 01:25 PM, in Tech News
RTF has been a piece of crap concept that MS... 290 Views / 4 Replies  
RTF has been a piece of crap concept that MS continues to flaunt for no other reason to make non-Outlook pissed off at getting these stupid winmail.dat files. As The Vicar states, they can't make...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 24, 2014 at 06:17 PM, in Tech News
A really bad idea on so many levels. 321 Views / 4 Replies  
A really bad idea on so many levels.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jan 27, 2014 at 02:38 PM, in Tech News
"At this point..." Right. And Google wouldn't... 1,111 Views / 7 Replies  
"At this point..." Right. And Google wouldn't change anything. Totally trustworthy. Like Eric the Mole.

Funny how 3.2 billion dollars assuages one's sensibilities.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jan 20, 2014 at 04:01 PM, in Tech News
Hahahahahah. Hilarious. A complete disconnect... 1,481 Views / 13 Replies  
Hahahahahah. Hilarious. A complete disconnect from the Real World. Just goes to show: there are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jan 13, 2014 at 03:14 PM, in Tech News
Kinda tells you that "The Land of the Free" is... 202 Views / 1 Replies  
Kinda tells you that "The Land of the Free" is not quite so much that way any more...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Nov 5, 2013 at 06:37 PM, in Tech News
The Air is perhaps their most under-rated... 410 Views / 7 Replies  
The Air is perhaps their most under-rated computer. The 11" is infinitely more powerful and versatile than an iPad - with about the same form factor. Hook it up to the (also under-appreciated)...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:08 AM, in Tech News
Jerkfaced Thief 1,599 Views / 13 Replies  
Smarmy SOB.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Apr 16, 2013 at 07:15 PM, in Tech News
Nooooooo! 293 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh, it's the end of an era. We'll never see the likes of Tie Fighter, XvT, Loom, Full Throttle ever again. A sad, sad day indeed.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:22 PM, in Tech News
And there it is... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
...living proof that we have a Legal System, NOT as Justice System, with contrived rules and regulations to suit its own ends and not those of the populace, and within which the rulings of a jury of...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:58 AM, in Tech News
I only wish that I could have put it as perfectly... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
I only wish that I could have put it as perfectly as Don here did.
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Dec 4, 2012 at 07:12 PM, in Tech News
Does anyone know whether the new iMac will be... 1,585 Views / 47 Replies  
Does anyone know whether the new iMac will be able to act like a Thunderbolt display when an MBP or MBA is connected? Or is it video-only?
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
More ammunition for the MSoft/paranoid IT types... 442 Views / 5 Replies  
More ammunition for the MSoft/paranoid IT types as they get on the FUD bandwagon. "CoatingGate". I'm sure there are production challenges, but I don't use a protector of any type and am not...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Oct 17, 2012 at 07:28 AM, in Tech News
LOL. Behold the MS Troll. 20 million in sales... 715 Views / 21 Replies  
LOL. Behold the MS Troll. 20 million in sales thanks to deep discounts and giveaways. "Huge disappointment." Gimme a break. But I guess when you have to "settle" for an Android phone you have to...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Sep 15, 2012 at 05:21 PM, in Tech News
Hrrmm. I don't see it being all that black and... 313 Views / 7 Replies  
Hrrmm. I don't see it being all that black and white. Hate literature is one thing, but fiction is fiction. Those who have a problem with you, regardless of race, creed or political views, will...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Aug 15, 2012 at 06:19 AM, in Tech News
I don't buy it. Developers should be on top of... 1,251 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't buy it. Developers should be on top of this if they're serious developers. Isn't that their job? Didn't they have months and months of warning. Gold master comes out - then shouldn't they...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Jul 27, 2012 at 06:11 AM, in Mac News
Is it worth the effort? 2,110 Views / 35 Replies  
A G4 is a decade old machine - is it even worth the time and effort and hassle? Mine was retired in the mid-2000s. Get a new machine - or even buy a used modern device for pennies on the dollar. ...
Posted by DrSkywalker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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