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Over 6000 patents.... Hmm... TiVo has now... 242 Views / 3 Replies  
Over 6000 patents....

Hmm... TiVo has now become a patent troll.

How sad, for the best DVR ever made.
Posted by pastusza, on Apr 30, 2016 at 09:02 PM, in Mac News
No more 16 gig for anything Apple. Just stop it. 233 Views / 2 Replies  
No more 16 gig for anything Apple. Just stop it.
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:12 PM, in Mac News
Shouldn't the standards for personal privacy be... 253 Views / 5 Replies  
Shouldn't the standards for personal privacy be up to the individual? You have a RIGHT to privacy.
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 21, 2016 at 09:50 PM, in Mac News
Do people want streaming channels? What people... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Do people want streaming channels? What people want is a-la-carte, on demand shows. I think Netflix has proven that. If they offer a Sling TV kind of service, it will flop. People have moved...
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 15, 2015 at 07:15 PM, in Mac News
Not to mention the stylus and magnetic keyboard... 1,633 Views / 14 Replies  
Not to mention the stylus and magnetic keyboard are blatant ripoff of the Surface. Now if the iPad Pro could run MacOS....
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 9, 2015 at 02:35 PM, in Mac News
As long as Quark continued to sell their software... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
As long as Quark continued to sell their software instead of forcing you to rent it, the way Adobe does, it will always be the superior choice.
Posted by pastusza, on Apr 28, 2015 at 04:59 PM, in Mac News
Now if only they would update the AppleTV to make... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
Now if only they would update the AppleTV to make it faster and give it an app store. Until I can get Plex on it, I'm not interested.
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 9, 2015 at 11:31 PM, in Tech News
As usual, this a stupid and not well thought out... 1,114 Views / 12 Replies  
As usual, this a stupid and not well thought out move. If a law like this ever passes, then only the bad guys will have good encryption.

Politicians are idiots.
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 19, 2015 at 07:20 AM, in Tech News
No highs, no lows.... Must be Bose... Makes... 224 Views / 3 Replies  
No highs, no lows.... Must be Bose...

Makes sense for Apple to prominently display Beats products. Now hears hoping they come up with a new line of Beats headphones geared towards audiophiles...
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 10, 2014 at 03:02 PM, in Tech News
Epson is claiming that their Workforce printers... 2,260 Views / 3 Replies  
Epson is claiming that their Workforce printers use pigment ink. I bought a Workforce 2640 last night. On plain paper and cardstock I can see a huge increase in quality over my Epson Artisan. The...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 20, 2014 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pigment Ink vs Dye Ink Printers 2,260 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm currently using an Epson Artisan 835 printer in my house.

I'm doing a lot of printing on Staples 65 lb. Cover Stock, and I am finding the text just isn't as crisp as I'd like it...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 19, 2014 at 05:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Neil Young is not working on a new music format. ... 314 Views / 5 Replies  
Neil Young is not working on a new music format. He's just making "high definition" FLACs available. People claim they hear a difference, but I'd like to hear it in the real world.
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:54 PM, in Tech News
I need an iCloud for Linux. 275 Views / 1 Replies  
I need an iCloud for Linux.
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 2, 2014 at 09:38 PM, in Mac News
I'm going to guess that this is going to come... 2,286 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm going to guess that this is going to come down to weak passwords.

Either way, I expect a lot of celebs to be buying Android phones when their contract is up.
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 1, 2014 at 07:17 PM, in Mac News
There are lots of alternatives out there you... 1,994 Views / 11 Replies  
There are lots of alternatives out there you should be looking at:

Moneydance - www.moneydance.com
See Finance - http://scimonocesoftware.com/seefinance/
iBank -...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 24, 2014 at 06:56 PM, in Mac News
I purposely buy used phones to keep my unlimited... 240 Views / 4 Replies  
I purposely buy used phones to keep my unlimited data. I guess it's time to jump ship now and go with T-Mobile or Sprint. Bye, bye, Verizon.
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 25, 2014 at 09:48 PM, in Tech News
When it Microsoft Office finally going to become... 1,304 Views / 9 Replies  
When it Microsoft Office finally going to become irrelevant? We maintain a ton of documentation at work as Word docs on SharePoint and I BEG them to set up a real wiki to store documentation in.
...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 11, 2014 at 07:28 PM, in Mac News
If Apple wants to get serious about iWork, they... 1,607 Views / 22 Replies  
If Apple wants to get serious about iWork, they need to release a Windows version.
Posted by pastusza, on Nov 6, 2013 at 07:34 PM, in Mac News
Damn it! I want to subscribe to Disney and... 270 Views / 2 Replies  
Damn it! I want to subscribe to Disney and Disney XD WITHOUT needing a cable subscription. I'm more than willing to pay for those channels.
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 26, 2013 at 06:06 PM, in Tech News
I'm going to guess that this is just IMAP... 272 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm going to guess that this is just IMAP support, and not IMAP IDLE support. IMAP IDLE machines EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) completely unnecessary. IMAP IDLE will push to your phone, instead of...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 12, 2013 at 07:28 PM, in Tech News
Well, Adobe did invent PDF. It stand to reason... 460 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, Adobe did invent PDF. It stand to reason they would know the ins and outs of making it print better.
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 11, 2013 at 11:28 PM, in macOS
Is Apple's PDF renderer that bad? 460 Views / 3 Replies  
So, I have heard a complaint from a number of graphic artists about Apple's PDF renderer built in to OS X, and how it is pretty inferior. I never really gave it much thought until today.

I design...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 11, 2013 at 05:49 PM, in macOS
With a battery life of 4 hours. 447 Views / 1 Replies  
With a battery life of 4 hours.
Posted by pastusza, on Jun 20, 2013 at 11:32 AM, in Tech News
Really Google? You can't just let me sideload it? 333 Views / 1 Replies  
Really Google? You can't just let me sideload it?
Posted by pastusza, on May 15, 2013 at 09:02 PM, in Tech News
It does not appear to be in Economy Mode. ... 810 Views / 5 Replies  
It does not appear to be in Economy Mode.

The Windows laptop suffers the same problem. The Linux machine, however, prints gorgeous blacks.

I installed Gimp-Print on the Mac and set up a CUPS...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 21, 2013 at 12:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LasertJet 4200 question 810 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an HP LaserJet 4200 at home that I am using with a Mac mini, a MacBook and a Windows and Linux laptop. This is an older B&W laser printer.

When I print from the Windows or Linux laptops,...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 12, 2013 at 01:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bye Bye Jailbreak 291 Views / 1 Replies  
It's probably going to fix the exploit that allows the new Jailbreak to work. It was fun while it lasted...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 15, 2013 at 02:40 PM, in Mac News
Finally!! 280 Views / 2 Replies  
I never consider a version of iOS "released" till the Jailbreak comes out. I'm sure you'll see a large adoption if iOS 6.1 today and tomorrow.

On Wednesday, expect iOS 6.1.1 to come out and stop...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 4, 2013 at 08:23 PM, in Tech News
Doesn't the Kindle app take you out to a browser... 557 Views / 8 Replies  
Doesn't the Kindle app take you out to a browser to buy a book? How is this different?
Posted by pastusza, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:08 AM, in Tech News
They are not lies. The Samsung ad is accurate. ... 502 Views / 9 Replies  
They are not lies. The Samsung ad is accurate. Better battery life, larger screen, more features. It's up to the user to decide whether those features are something you want in a phone. But both...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM, in Tech News
Well, if you look at Figure 14a, the whole... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, if you look at Figure 14a, the whole sliding list thing was one by the Nomad. I'd have to read through the whole patent to nitpick the rest. Yes, Apple has done a lot of refinement to UIs and...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 19, 2012 at 06:39 AM, in Tech News
Android is far from stolen. The exact interface... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
Android is far from stolen. The exact interface described in the patent first showed up on the Creative Nomad, the Palmpilot and even Windows Mobile. The patent office should be ashamed of itself...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 18, 2012 at 07:28 PM, in Tech News
Speeding up audiobooks on an iPad? 542 Views / 0 Replies  
How the hell do you do this on iOS 5.0.1? Did Apple take this feature away?
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Generic smart cover for iPad 1,190 Views / 0 Replies  
Just did ebaying and saw there are a ton of generic smart covers for the iPad 2 for around $17. Has anyone bought one of these?

I bought the real deal from Apple when I bought mine, but I am...
Posted by pastusza, on Nov 24, 2011 at 12:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I bought a matte screen off of eBay last night... 955 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought a matte screen off of eBay last night for $82.00. It should arrive on Tuesday. Then the surgery begins...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 9, 2011 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My MacBook screen broke 955 Views / 5 Replies  
I am in the market for a new screen. Any recommendations on where to buy one?

Also, can I get a 13" matte screen instead of the glossy one?
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting rid of some external HDs 422 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 2Ghz Core 2 Duo Mac Mini at home (Nvidia graphics) with an internal 120GB drive. I have 2 external 1 TB drives plugged into the Mac Mini that need to be plugged in. One is for extra...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
native app for accessing web forums 380 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, call me old school, but the death of usenet, and the proliferation of vBulletin and phpBB forums is a tad annoying.

With UseNet, you simply connected to ONE server and subscribed to the groups...
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
Testing Memory 588 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Mac Mini with 4 GB of RAM in it. I have run MEMTEST86 and Tech Tool Pro. Both utilities find problems with the RAM, but neither one can tell me which stick is bad. I just tells me the RAM...
Posted by pastusza, on Jun 18, 2010 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I decided to do an upgrade. Did it 2... 673 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I decided to do an upgrade. Did it 2 nights ago and haven't had an issue yet.
Posted by pastusza, on May 7, 2010 at 11:58 PM, in macOS
To upgrade or rebuild 673 Views / 5 Replies  
My MacBook is still running Leopard and isn't having any real issues. I bought the Snow Leopard upgrade and would like to upgrade it, but I am debating upgrading vs. blowing it away and starting...
Posted by pastusza, on Apr 15, 2010 at 09:59 PM, in macOS
JHymn 489 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have a copy of JHymn for the Mac? I have the Windows version, but I can't find the Mac version anywhere. I believe the most current version is 0.9.2.

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 16, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in Applications
I have run Disk Utility, Disk Warrior, Tech Tool... 3,148 Views / 3 Replies  
I have run Disk Utility, Disk Warrior, Tech Tool Pro, Drive Genius They all say the drive is pretty much clean. Once in a while Disk Warrior finds info with the Volume Bitmap and fixes it.

I...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:56 AM, in macOS
launchd causing apps to crash 3,148 Views / 3 Replies  
I am having a problem on Mac Mini running Snow Leopard. A while back I had an issue where I couldn't get any apps to launch. If I launched anything at all, it would crash, and the offending process...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:03 PM, in macOS
I just went and installed iAntivirus. I know... 549 Views / 7 Replies  
I just went and installed iAntivirus. I know there are only a handful of harmful things out there, but my big problem is with MS Office viruses. I can't deploy them, but I can pass them on to...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 02:29 PM, in macOS
well then.... 549 Views / 7 Replies  
Symantec needs to get it's act together and get Norton to work on 10.6, both 32 and 64 bit.

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
So, is the built in Antivirus really there? 549 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone tested to see if the built in Antivirus is there?
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:33 AM, in macOS
Preparing for Snow Leopard 1,363 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm getting ready for Snow Leopard and wanted to know if anyone knows an antivirus product that works with Snow Leopard. I use Symantec now, but they have a history of being late to the table with...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 21, 2009 at 03:58 PM, in Applications
Same as MobileMe 1,356 Views / 3 Replies  
If I am going to pay $99.00 a year, I might as well just get a MobileMe account...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 28, 2009 at 08:55 AM, in Applications
Using Windows Live Photos with iPhoto 1,356 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been looking for a good, easy to use online photo gallery. I was originally using Gallery and the Gallery plugin for iPhoto. And it worked reasonably well. Recently I tried Flickr, with the...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 27, 2009 at 09:38 AM, in Applications
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