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Interesting: when the larger iPhones came out... 289 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting: when the larger iPhones came out ... there were market commentators around predicting that that was the end of the iPad mini ... "WHY WOULD YOU WANT A BIG iPhone AND a small IPad" they...
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:38 AM, in Mac News
** You are absolutely correct that wi-fi and... 333 Views / 5 Replies  
** You are absolutely correct that wi-fi and mobile phones are at least as dangerous as bluetooth: indeed moreso than Bluetooth because they have a stronger signal designed to send over larger...
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:35 AM, in Mac News
You won't be "pampering" your ears with a... 413 Views / 5 Replies  
You won't be "pampering" your ears with a Bluetooth device -- you will just be radiating your ears -- like popcorn in a microwave. Get wired. Stay safe.
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:25 AM, in Mac News
Sounds cool. And unlike wi-fi, this should not... 304 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds cool. And unlike wi-fi, this should not radiate your brain or dangly bits.
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 19, 2016 at 11:19 PM, in Tech News
Just what I need: a lightbulb that radiates my... 333 Views / 5 Replies  
Just what I need: a lightbulb that radiates my brain with Bluetooth. I need this like a brain tumour.
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 10, 2016 at 05:41 AM, in Mac News
I don't agree that hi-res is snake oil at all. It... 985 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't agree that hi-res is snake oil at all. It is true that it is probably irrelevant to people who listen with iPhones or don't have a serious set up. And those that DO have a serious set up are...
Posted by tehwoz, on Dec 22, 2015 at 09:59 AM, in Mac News
"Overall support for the higher standard could be... 985 Views / 5 Replies  
"Overall support for the higher standard could be driving the company's rumored move to using Lightning to replace the traditional analog audio headphone jack " /////////////. Lol --- Do you guys...
Posted by tehwoz, on Dec 22, 2015 at 09:55 AM, in Mac News
iPhone without headphone jack will FLOP. 1,490 Views / 16 Replies  
iPhone without headphone jack will FLOP.
Posted by tehwoz, on Dec 8, 2015 at 12:23 PM, in Mac News
I'm going to skip El Capitan (and Yosemite)... 3,381 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm going to skip El Capitan (and Yosemite) completely ... until they get rid of the awful flat 2D interface ... esp the traffic light buttons. Until that happens, Mavericks remains the best Mac OS...
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 6, 2015 at 03:07 AM, in Mac News
Sticking with 10.9.5 (Mavericks) until they get... 2,495 Views / 20 Replies  
Sticking with 10.9.5 (Mavericks) until they get rid of that hideous flat GU introduced in YosemiteI: esp the icky robot lights in Yosemite and El Capitan. I tried moving to Yosemite and found it far...
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 4, 2015 at 02:23 PM, in Mac News
So who is going take blame for the fugly UI in... 248 Views / 3 Replies  
So who is going take blame for the fugly UI in Yosemite??
Posted by tehwoz, on Nov 13, 2014 at 11:17 AM, in Mac News
I wouldn't say users are getting more used to... 792 Views / 7 Replies  
I wouldn't say users are getting more used to switching ... but Apple is getting better at promoting and pushing the new version: YOUR UPGRADE IS READY etc.
Personally, having tried Yosemite, I...
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 25, 2014 at 01:36 PM, in Mac News
The look and feel of Yosemite is just UGLY. The... 1,412 Views / 12 Replies  
The look and feel of Yosemite is just UGLY. The RED, AMBER, GREEN close/min buttons look like they were designed by a blind child. The menus look like you are using Windows. It's the opposite of...
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 17, 2014 at 09:16 AM, in Mac News
Arguing that it is oK because the regulator... 1,244 Views / 9 Replies  
Arguing that it is oK because the regulator leaves it up to airlines to decide ... reminds me of the absolute failure of regulation that resulted in the shooting down of MH17 over Ukraine. The...
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 13, 2014 at 12:15 PM, in Tech News
I too think that this is an example of a... 1,244 Views / 9 Replies  
I too think that this is an example of a regulator being 'captured' by the industry it is supposed to be regulating. The FAA should be putting safety first .... not airline profits / convenience.
Posted by tehwoz, on Oct 13, 2014 at 09:41 AM, in Tech News
What kind of idiot company allows self-checkout... 452 Views / 8 Replies  
What kind of idiot company allows self-checkout of high-value tech goods?
Posted by tehwoz, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:54 PM, in Mac News
So do they have ethernet? 271 Views / 2 Replies  
So do they have ethernet?
Posted by tehwoz, on Aug 26, 2014 at 06:19 PM, in Tech News
If Apple buys Beats (for that sort of price) ...... 259 Views / 5 Replies  
If Apple buys Beats (for that sort of price) ... I am selling out of Apple ... after being a stockholder for 25 years. This is the behaviour you see from companies that don't have a clue anymore ......
Posted by tehwoz, on May 23, 2014 at 03:09 PM, in Tech News
Maybe the people who designed the hideous... 263 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe the people who designed the hideous Mavericks version of iCal should read it ...
Posted by tehwoz, on May 14, 2014 at 01:33 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for the reply, and for updating the charts... 1,407 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, and for updating the charts - much better.
Posted by tehwoz, on Apr 12, 2014 at 10:59 AM, in Tech News
Sorry to say so ... but your performance... 1,407 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry to say so ... but your performance comparisons are hopelessly unscientific, both in comparing like with like, and in presentation. All we need and want is to hold the CPU constant (say Mac Pro...
Posted by tehwoz, on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:50 PM, in Tech News
ljmac wrote: "To be able to purchase lossless,... 1,421 Views / 9 Replies  
ljmac wrote: "To be able to purchase lossless, high definition music from a music library the size of iTunes' is a music lover's dream come true"
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Ah - but in...
Posted by tehwoz, on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:17 PM, in Tech News
I'd much rather have my hi-rez music on SACD.... 1,421 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd much rather have my hi-rez music on SACD. First, because SACDs provide not only hires PCM, but also hi-res pure DSD ... which is as close to analog as you can get with a digital format, and which...
Posted by tehwoz, on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:12 PM, in Tech News
Just don't see people being willing to pay more... 2,274 Views / 16 Replies  
Just don't see people being willing to pay more for hi-res downloads ... when they can buy hi-res SACDs for the same price (and play them in any CD player) ... and you've got something cool and...
Posted by tehwoz, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:02 PM, in Tech News
The portable player market and the audiophile... 264 Views / 1 Replies  
The portable player market and the audiophile market do not really intersect ... and they never have. If you are an audiophile, you were never going to play your music with a walkman ... or listen...
Posted by tehwoz, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:57 PM, in Tech News
Hi-rez audio from an iPhone or iPad is a waste of... 2,274 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi-rez audio from an iPhone or iPad is a waste of time ... that's a market interested in portability - not quality. Mostly, it will end up being played back through some tiny little box that has a...
Posted by tehwoz, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:46 PM, in Tech News
It's funny that this article tries to portray... 2,274 Views / 16 Replies  
It's funny that this article tries to portray hires audio as something new. The hi-res audiophile market is dominated by hi-res SACD which is both forward and backward compatible: i.e. you can play...
Posted by tehwoz, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:39 PM, in Tech News
Ah - so selling handbags now qualifies one for a... 866 Views / 5 Replies  
Ah - so selling handbags now qualifies one for a knighthood / dame title? Oh dear - there goes the empire. Maybe the UK should get back to basics and award these things for actually doing something...
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 29, 2014 at 01:13 PM, in Mac News
The issue is not really CPU vs GPU ... nor even... 2,765 Views / 17 Replies  
The issue is not really CPU vs GPU ... nor even whether apps are written to take advantage of the GPU ... because if they do take advantage of the GPU, you will get that advantage across ALL of the...
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 22, 2014 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Would be interesting to see benchmarks / timings... 1,312 Views / 7 Replies  
Would be interesting to see benchmarks / timings comparing the D300 to the D500. Some say the D300 is actually faster due to its higher clock rate, and few apps utilising double-precision numerics...
Posted by tehwoz, on Jan 13, 2014 at 02:26 PM, in Tech News
Sounds like hell ... last thing I want is to be... 239 Views / 3 Replies  
Sounds like hell ... last thing I want is to be radiated by the next person on the plane ... and be unable to escape. Doesn't look like I will fly BA again.
Posted by tehwoz, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:04 AM, in Tech News
 
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