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They need one more version. One with a big red... 1,276 Views / 15 Replies  
They need one more version. One with a big red TARGET on the back because Apple legal is going to hit them hard.
Posted by Geoduck, on Dec 15, 2013 at 12:26 PM, in Tech News
A couple of years ago I would have strongly... 3,125 Views / 25 Replies  
A couple of years ago I would have strongly disagreed.
But any more....
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
Sounds like what they use on CSI to get the... 172 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds like what they use on CSI to get the license plate # out of the reflection off of someones eyeball taken from a 320x240 security camera from a hundred yards away :lol:
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 22, 2013 at 03:44 PM, in Mac News
Certainly in the software division. iPhoto has... 3,125 Views / 25 Replies  
Certainly in the software division. iPhoto has just gotten stupid. Why can I click on a photo to edit it but cannot just hit escape to go back to the library. Why is iTunes still taking two minutes...
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 22, 2013 at 03:42 PM, in Applications
I question the safety of allowing voice calls on... 119 Views / 3 Replies  
I question the safety of allowing voice calls on aircraft. An hour or two of a couple hundred asshats yelling into their cell phones is likely to make a lot of people resort to brutal violence.
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:43 AM, in Tech News
"Icahn claims that his plan could ultimately... 838 Views / 12 Replies  
"Icahn claims that his plan could ultimately raise Apple's share price to as high as $1,250, which would make it more valuable than Google."
And this would benefit Apple How?
It wouldn't actually...
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 15, 2013 at 02:17 PM, in Mac News
haystack: Exactly right. This 109% is voodoo... 884 Views / 11 Replies  
haystack:
Exactly right. This 109% is voodoo marketing BS that has no real world meaning.
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 14, 2013 at 07:35 PM, in Tech News
"is the best tablet experience on the market... 198 Views / 3 Replies  
"is the best tablet experience on the market worth the price of admission when you can get a similar experience for less?"
A Hyundai can provide a "similar" experience" to a Mercendes.
A Daihatsu...
Posted by Geoduck, on Nov 3, 2013 at 05:09 PM, in Tech News
There's a point where I don't feel sorry for the... 1,244 Views / 14 Replies  
There's a point where I don't feel sorry for the morons that buy this POS any more than I would feel sorry for the people that buy the $50 "Rolex" watch. If they're that stupid then they deserve what...
Posted by Geoduck, on Oct 26, 2013 at 03:01 PM, in Tech News
I've used Word 2010, Word 2013, Pages and... 1,658 Views / 22 Replies  
I've used Word 2010, Word 2013, Pages and OpenOffice Write. I'll take Pages. Write is a close second. Office with the ribbon isn't even in the race. I literally HATE the ribbon.
Posted by Geoduck, on Oct 23, 2013 at 09:45 PM, in Tech News
If tomorrows Apple event is as big as it is... 318 Views / 3 Replies  
If tomorrows Apple event is as big as it is looking like it will be, the Google event will look pretty pathetic.
Posted by Geoduck, on Oct 21, 2013 at 09:06 PM, in Tech News
This is going to get thrown out of court so hard... 1,168 Views / 12 Replies  
This is going to get thrown out of court so hard the guy might go into orbit.
Posted by Geoduck, on Oct 18, 2013 at 06:40 PM, in Tech News
I had a My Cloud drive and found it to be... 337 Views / 2 Replies  
I had a My Cloud drive and found it to be unreliable. The HDD was fine, I ended up pulling it out and putting it in a USB external drive. But the NAS part was unstable, I just couldn't trust it. I...
Posted by Geoduck, on Oct 6, 2013 at 12:25 PM, in Tech News
Woo Hoo. A Mac game with feature parity with the... 220 Views / 4 Replies  
Woo Hoo. A Mac game with feature parity with the Windows version.
Posted by Geoduck, on Aug 29, 2013 at 06:15 PM, in Mac News
A couple of years ago I was using 10GB of... 5,397 Views / 8 Replies  
A couple of years ago I was using 10GB of MobileMe space. I had documents out there, a web site, all sorts of things. Now with iCloud I'm down to 1GB. Other than synching Calendars, Bookmarks, Notes...
Posted by Geoduck, on Aug 2, 2013 at 09:48 AM, in Mac News
Talk about handing the other side a gimme. I've... 919 Views / 8 Replies  
Talk about handing the other side a gimme. I've already been reading variations on what the C stands for
IPhone5Crap, iPhone5Cheap, iPhone5Chintzi, I mean why give the haters a freebe like this?...
Posted by Geoduck, on Jul 29, 2013 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
AlohaMacintosh: "Tim Cook doesn't help. I think... 1,082 Views / 13 Replies  
AlohaMacintosh:
"Tim Cook doesn't help. I think that he has basically no spark..no personality...is the lamest possible replacement for Steve Jobs that there could possibly be. I'm sure Steve was...
Posted by Geoduck, on Jul 21, 2013 at 12:16 PM, in Tech News
Windows RT: All the limitations of a NetBook AND... 255 Views / 5 Replies  
Windows RT: All the limitations of a NetBook AND the problems of running Windows PLUS an assortment of limitations because it isn't a full windows.
Yeah that was well thought out.
Posted by Geoduck, on Jul 18, 2013 at 11:52 AM, in Tech News
IMO anything over $500/share was speculation. 173 Views / 4 Replies  
IMO anything over $500/share was speculation.
Posted by Geoduck, on Jul 8, 2013 at 03:33 PM, in Mac News
Reminds me of the guy I knew that was afraid... 936 Views / 7 Replies  
Reminds me of the guy I knew that was afraid someone would steal his fancy tires and rims so he welded the lug nuts on. Worked fine until he got a flat.
Posted by Geoduck, on Jul 5, 2013 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
The US Commission on the Theft of American... 1,404 Views / 13 Replies  
The US Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property has released a report, calling for the use of malware and root kits to enforce US corporate-owned copyrights and media
And what...
Posted by Geoduck, on May 27, 2013 at 05:19 PM, in Tech News
And yet AT&T is STILL better than Rogers. 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
And yet AT&T is STILL better than Rogers.
Posted by Geoduck, on May 23, 2013 at 08:21 PM, in Tech News
I know I will never get a phone on contract again. 197 Views / 1 Replies  
I know I will never get a phone on contract again.
Posted by Geoduck, on May 21, 2013 at 10:22 AM, in Tech News
Good move. Some things stand on their own and to... 189 Views / 3 Replies  
Good move. Some things stand on their own and to try to resurrect them into a series would only produce an undead abomination. Zombiland the Series would have had all the appeal of an actual zombie. ...
Posted by Geoduck, on May 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM, in Tech News
If I were going to go to Android The One would... 1,757 Views / 11 Replies  
If I were going to go to Android The One would probably be the, er ... one. The reason is mostly because I've come to dislike Samsung's business practices intensely. Apple is not the only company...
Posted by Geoduck, on May 17, 2013 at 08:32 AM, in Tech News
So much for BB10 turning the company around.... 204 Views / 3 Replies  
So much for BB10 turning the company around. BlackBerry is toast.
Posted by Geoduck, on May 16, 2013 at 11:36 AM, in Tech News
There's no reason that a touch home button could... 1,127 Views / 12 Replies  
There's no reason that a touch home button could not be 'feelable'. A low ridge around the parameter. Slightly dish the button surface. Recess the button a few thousandths of an inch. All would...
Posted by Geoduck, on May 14, 2013 at 03:34 PM, in Tech News
I so hope this comes true. Having a mechanical... 1,127 Views / 12 Replies  
I so hope this comes true. Having a mechanical switch is so...1990s. It's also a persistent source of issues. The one on my iPodTouch is getting quite balky. I have to Press it really hard any more...
Posted by Geoduck, on May 14, 2013 at 01:37 PM, in Tech News
Greedy Weasel 224 Views / 4 Replies  
Greedy Weasel
Posted by Geoduck, on May 7, 2013 at 06:46 PM, in Tech News
Or it might all just be rumour fuelled BS and... 309 Views / 1 Replies  
Or it might all just be rumour fuelled BS and their will be no cheap iPhone
That seems equally if not more likely to me
Posted by Geoduck, on May 7, 2013 at 09:01 AM, in Tech News
I like skeuomorphism 1,530 Views / 17 Replies  
I like skeuomorphism
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 29, 2013 at 05:37 PM, in Tech News
OK, OK, it makes sense. It's financially the... 383 Views / 5 Replies  
OK, OK, it makes sense. It's financially the right thing to do.
But it still just feels wrong to take out a loan when you have cash to pay for something.
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 26, 2013 at 12:29 PM, in Mac News
Typical Users get $15 Lawyers get $16... 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Typical

Users get $15
Lawyers get $16 MILLION

Whether this case had merit or not is irrelevant. Apple and the plaintiffs got screwed. The lawyers are the only ones that profited.
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in Tech News
I was on LinkedIn 167 Views / 1 Replies  
for a while when I was looking for a job. Got absolutely nothing of value out of it. All I got was posts from LinkedIn about how valuable and essential LinkedIn was.
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 11, 2013 at 05:51 PM, in Tech News
WTF? 248 Views / 2 Replies  
" Also present in the app are a number of social features"
What's with every developer putting a "social" part in their app. This is a decorator app. Take a picture. Make the change. When it looks...
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 11, 2013 at 03:47 PM, in Mac News
Android competition.. 280 Views / 3 Replies  
Or it could be due to the smartphone market approaching saturation and the technology peaking. A couple of years ago upgrading regularly was a big deal. When the iPhone 3 came out, owners of the...
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 10, 2013 at 11:09 AM, in Tech News
comment title 304 Views / 2 Replies  
Below $1/GB. That's an important threshold.
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 10, 2013 at 09:07 AM, in Tech News
comment title 1,533 Views / 11 Replies  
Grendelmon
Time to replace the battery in your sarcasm-aid?
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 4, 2013 at 07:05 PM, in Tech News
I guess that means... 280 Views / 4 Replies  
my Office.X is not covered any longer either?
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:19 PM, in Mac News
I'd get one 1,716 Views / 8 Replies  
It's going to be covered with a case anyway, and if the price/features are right then I like it.
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:34 PM, in Tech News
But... 1,533 Views / 11 Replies  
according to the BlackBerry users I know BlackBerry is the only secure phone. Only BB messages etc. cannot be intercepted. Only BB is secure. It's why BB with BB-10 will take over the world inside 12...
Posted by Geoduck, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:55 AM, in Tech News
comment title 1,476 Views / 12 Replies  
Wow, you guys are so negative. I liked it. It's not perfect and because it's not from Apple, iOS7 is not going to be like this, but overall I liked the ideas. The more functional lock screen. Overall...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in Tech News
BB10 1,780 Views / 19 Replies  
Here in Canada many are crowing about how BB10 and the new Z10 are going to turn things around. How soon there will be 3 mobile OSs; #1 BB, #2 Android, and #3 iOS. Stories like this are why I'm just...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 20, 2013 at 07:29 PM, in Tech News
comment title 295 Views / 3 Replies  
How the h311 do people find these?!?
I mean seriously ejecting the SIM card while dialing Emergency? Why would anyone even th9ink of doing that?
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 20, 2013 at 05:15 PM, in Mac News
comment title 268 Views / 4 Replies  
The US legal system is a joke.
More precisely the US Legal system, like the rest of the US government is a wholly owned subsidiary of big corporations.
Apparently the US courts have forgotten the...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 18, 2013 at 04:59 PM, in Tech News
comment title 987 Views / 13 Replies  
Now if that isn't the Pot calling the Kettle Blackberry.

(I cannot tell a lie, I got that from someone else).
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 18, 2013 at 01:37 PM, in Mac News
I don't recommend Office365 945 Views / 9 Replies  
for anyone.
Not the student's that have asked me.
Not the relatives that have asked me.
Not the company I work for.
It's just a bad deal.
Others have sompared it to a drug dealer, and that is...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 11, 2013 at 06:16 PM, in Tech News
Agree totally, though for me it's not so much... 1,969 Views / 13 Replies  
Agree totally, though for me it's not so much about the customer service. For me it's the culture of theft that Samsung is built on. Apple isn't the only company suing Samsung about their stealing of...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tinkerers vs Users 1,969 Views / 13 Replies  
As to why he switched, I think it's the same reason Woz was using Android, at least for a while. Some people want to use a device and some people want to tinker with a device. The tinkerers are the...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 8, 2013 at 03:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It Has To Be Said 205 Views / 3 Replies  
I thought driving a Ferrari was entertainment enough...
Posted by Geoduck, on Mar 5, 2013 at 05:26 PM, in Tech News
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