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Which translates to: the US should actively buy... 920 Views / 15 Replies  
Which translates to: the US should actively buy from and support a foreign phone corporation. We get it congressman Jolly.
It'll be nice for him to buy a Android phone and him succumbing to a...
Posted by macmediausa, on Mar 7, 2016 at 01:08 PM, in Mac News
They might be wasting their money...When I hear... 282 Views / 5 Replies  
They might be wasting their money...When I hear this phrase, I immediately thing of Jobs and Apple.
So each time they use One More thing, they might be giving free advertising to Apple.
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:17 AM, in Mac News
Interesting how much Apple is spending on... 264 Views / 3 Replies  
Interesting how much Apple is spending on electricity...
They say the $850mil farm is going to produce enough to supply 60,000 homes in CA.
Lets say the average bill for electric is $250 a month. ...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 10, 2015 at 07:13 PM, in Tech News
no way I would allow any hotel try to disrupt my... 2,063 Views / 12 Replies  
no way I would allow any hotel try to disrupt my own cell phone data.... Time to blacklist Marriott and Hilton
Posted by macmediausa, on Dec 24, 2014 at 12:17 AM, in Tech News
What does this have to do with Macs? 223 Views / 2 Replies  
What does this have to do with Macs?
Posted by macmediausa, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:28 AM, in Tech News
The US criticizes the lack of privacy and... 291 Views / 7 Replies  
The US criticizes the lack of privacy and freedoms in China.
Our government is on its way to being the same way.
Our elected leaders aren't doing their jobs they were elected to do if these insane...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 22, 2014 at 05:56 PM, in Tech News
Most of the people I know benefit from having... 308 Views / 5 Replies  
Most of the people I know benefit from having more cores. Even surfing on Safari is using multiple cores when you have many windows open. When you have a bunch of apps open (but in the background),...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 20, 2014 at 08:45 PM, in Tech News
We've been using Paypal for 15 or so years and... 299 Views / 8 Replies  
We've been using Paypal for 15 or so years and every year that passes by makes me angrier and angrier. They are so anti-business and changes their policies every 4 months that make it tougher for...
Posted by macmediausa, on Sep 30, 2014 at 08:32 PM, in Tech News
The scumbags are the NSA and not Snowden. ... 286 Views / 5 Replies  
The scumbags are the NSA and not Snowden. Without him, the NSA would be happily infringing far more on innocent people's rights which it has no legal right to do. If in the beginning the gov't did...
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:25 AM, in Tech News
#sdp4462 - obviously you don't understand how... 810 Views / 11 Replies  
#sdp4462 - obviously you don't understand how wireless frequencies work. T-mobile has the 1900mhz frequencies for the phones. Current technology has it as a "theoretical" maximum bandwidth of...
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:15 AM, in Tech News
It pays to infringe on Patents. Samsung has... 234 Views / 3 Replies  
It pays to infringe on Patents. Samsung has reaped hundreds of billions of dollars in sales of infringing products knowing if they were sued, they could just keep on appealing and stalling to wring...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jul 29, 2014 at 11:54 PM, in Tech News
This has absolutely been the longest wait I have... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
This has absolutely been the longest wait I have done for a computer. We've been holding off upgrading 10 old Macs for way over a year now. None too soon but this has just been a ridiculous wait...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jul 29, 2014 at 11:47 PM, in Tech News
Amazon should not be a one-size-fits-all shopping... 883 Views / 10 Replies  
Amazon should not be a one-size-fits-all shopping experience. In the end it does hurt the consumer. Why? Not all books should be under $10. Of course as a consumer, we'd like everything for free...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jul 27, 2014 at 09:41 PM, in Tech News
we have a Justice system that clearly has a bias... 202 Views / 5 Replies  
we have a Justice system that clearly has a bias against Apple. we have such a joke system that clearly embarrasses the law
Posted by macmediausa, on May 28, 2014 at 01:33 PM, in Tech News
I had an exact problem where I shot video on an... 1,284 Views / 5 Replies  
I had an exact problem where I shot video on an iPhone 5s (better camera) and wanted to view it on my iPad Retina (bigger screen).
I found a great app (after downloading several) that works...
Posted by macmediausa, on Apr 25, 2014 at 11:46 PM, in iPhone Apps
the reason why the WRT54g did so well was that it... 231 Views / 2 Replies  
the reason why the WRT54g did so well was that it was cheap AND more importantly worked with the DD-WRT firmware. $280 is not cheap and time will tell if DD-WRT will support the new router
Posted by macmediausa, on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:21 AM, in Tech News
Apple will still repair you Macbook BUT at what... 1,392 Views / 11 Replies  
Apple will still repair you Macbook BUT at what cost??? I had a 15" MBP Retina that had the battery fail. When bringing to an Apple store they said there was "evidence" of liquid damage. They...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:32 AM, in Tech News
I had this problem once before... Somehow... 1,359 Views / 12 Replies  
I had this problem once before...
Somehow itunes already downloaded the IOS (5 or 6 - I forgot) into the computer.
When I connected the ipad into the computer it was running slowly and somehow when...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 18, 2013 at 06:24 PM, in Tech News
In the past, CBS obtained their revenues from... 220 Views / 2 Replies  
In the past, CBS obtained their revenues from advertisers. When they couldn't extract more from the advertiser, they changed their business model and started billing the cable companies. The...
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 9, 2013 at 08:16 AM, in Tech News
While a beautiful design, the first thing that... 1,987 Views / 11 Replies  
While a beautiful design, the first thing that came to mind when I saw the HTC one was that it reminded me of the iMac design - aluminum back, top and bottom and gorilla glass black front. The holes...
Posted by macmediausa, on May 17, 2013 at 12:11 PM, in Tech News
While Apple ponders on how to get the best... 1,282 Views / 8 Replies  
While Apple ponders on how to get the best quality screen on a larger display, the competitors Samsung, HTC and LG have already released stunning screens that trump what Apple has.

I prefer the...
Posted by macmediausa, on Apr 24, 2013 at 07:02 AM, in Tech News
They should be recycled 1,287 Views / 8 Replies  
It's definitely not 200 yuan as that would make it around $35 or so to manufacture.

Apple should have Foxconn mark the phone up so that it permanently shows a FAULTY, NO WARRANTY label on them. ...
Posted by macmediausa, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:31 AM, in Tech News
I got lots of SCSI peripherals (brand new Quantum... 1,569 Views / 16 Replies  
I got lots of SCSI peripherals (brand new Quantum 9100s drives, cases, scsi cards, cables etc).
Pay the shipping and it's yours. Not sure if you can do anything with them.

It's been so long that...
Posted by macmediausa, on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I use Perfect Keylogger (blazingtools.com) on an... 1,093 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Perfect Keylogger (blazingtools.com) on an imac that my 16 y.o. son uses in his room.
After I found out that he was secretly doing drugs and communicating with some scum from school, I had to...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I really have a problem of Apple getting that... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
I really have a problem of Apple getting that EPEAT gold certification after seeing how undisposable these batteries in the rMBP are.
Removing that battery from the aluminum case is so difficult - I...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 11, 2013 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know - I did see that in the photo but going... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
You know - I did see that in the photo but going to the chip, it was more like dust frosting and I blew it out with compressed air. If it was real corrosion, it would need to be scraped out or using...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here are the photos that they provided me. ... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
Here are the photos that they provided me. There's some dirt but no photos of the liquid detectors - which are all white.....
...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Obviously it's out of warranty now - since I... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
Obviously it's out of warranty now - since I changed out the battery. But NONE of the white liquid detectors have changed color. ALL of them are very clean white. Even the battery control board...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 7, 2013 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This thread has certainly expanded out from my... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
This thread has certainly expanded out from my original troubles. Just an update.

I was really fortunate enough to buy a few NEW spare batteries in China. I don't know where they came from BUT...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 7, 2013 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hence the need for Square Trade 544 Views / 6 Replies  
For those that opt to get an extended warranty, Square Trade ends up to be much better than Applecare as they don't have specific policies on jailbroken phones. If you bought Applecare and have...
Posted by macmediausa, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:04 PM, in Tech News
Hmmm you are right. I never had to replace my... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
Hmmm you are right. I never had to replace my last generation MBP battery - though I can go on Amazon or Buy.com and EASILY purchase a replacement battery if Apple didn't want to sell me one. Right...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 22, 2013 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought long and hard about this.. There was no... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
I thought long and hard about this.. There was no liquid spill on this and trying to convince them otherwise has been difficult. They showed me one picture that looked to have some dirt on there but...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 22, 2013 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the ifixit link. I did see that but I... 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
Thanks for the ifixit link. I did see that but I think it's more like a place holder since I've never seen this in stock.

I'm just ranting just because if enough people see this post in the...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm - bargain - $8500 starting bid for that... 442 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmmm - bargain - $8500 starting bid for that Messagepad.
I'll take 3 please
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 21, 2013 at 09:34 PM, in Mac News
Retina MBP Battery replacement issues 2,625 Views / 44 Replies  
I'm extremely frustrated about the response I got from Apple when trying to get a replacement battery for my Retina MBP. I love my laptop but after this experience I'm going to think long and hard...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 19, 2013 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Firewire isn't dead for me either but according... 1,537 Views / 11 Replies  
Firewire isn't dead for me either but according to Apple and most users, it is.. Just take a look at the peripherals out there. None of the new gadgets have used firewire for at least a couple of...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:02 PM, in Tech News
Thunderbolt will die faster than firewire did. ... 1,537 Views / 11 Replies  
Thunderbolt will die faster than firewire did. Both are great technologies but USB will continue to be the king because it's cheap and it's used by everyone. By purposely holding back the vendors...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 15, 2013 at 06:43 PM, in Tech News
It's the other way around. Apple has more cash... 1,145 Views / 10 Replies  
It's the other way around. Apple has more cash than anyone else on the planet. They can afford to pay 750 mil (they can sure negotiate if they want). Waze has the upper hand in this as so many...
Posted by macmediausa, on Jan 3, 2013 at 06:24 AM, in Tech News
Hmmm - interesting. I'll have to check that out.... 700 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmmm - interesting. I'll have to check that out. I'd like to get the new Drobo Thunderbolt but at an additional $800+, it's a bit pricey for the extra speed.
Thx for the info on the Buffalo!
Posted by macmediausa, on Dec 19, 2012 at 05:43 AM, in Tech News
Well for me, I'm glad I have an option right now... 700 Views / 9 Replies  
Well for me, I'm glad I have an option right now for my 27" 2011 imac where I had absolutely no other before. I have no need for a Thunderbolt passthrough port but for over a year I've been trying...
Posted by macmediausa, on Dec 17, 2012 at 09:12 AM, in Tech News
Why is there an import tax in China??? I thought... 126 Views / 1 Replies  
Why is there an import tax in China??? I thought these were made there!

If China was to put such a high tax on Apple (something like 20% over the US), we need to do exactly the same for goods...
Posted by macmediausa, on Dec 14, 2012 at 04:34 AM, in Mac News
So the REAL google comes out. Apple was good... 662 Views / 20 Replies  
So the REAL google comes out. Apple was good enough to give Schmidt a seat on it's board. Turns out the real motive was to see what the internal workings at Apple was so they could fine-tune their...
Posted by macmediausa, on Dec 12, 2012 at 07:59 AM, in Tech News
The biggest threat to Microsoft is Ballmer... 232 Views / 10 Replies  
The biggest threat to Microsoft is Ballmer himself. They need new blood there. Obviously if the stock hasn't moved in 10 years then someone else needs to come to the helm and turn things around.
Posted by macmediausa, on Nov 28, 2012 at 05:18 PM, in Tech News
I haven't given up my 4s yet and interchangeably... 2,518 Views / 20 Replies  
I haven't given up my 4s yet and interchangeably use both throughout the day. I've had the 5 quit on me twice already by mid evening while the 4s had over 40%. I use the 4s considerably more...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 5, 2012 at 07:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I totally agree. There are some nice upgrades... 374 Views / 5 Replies  
I totally agree. There are some nice upgrades over the 4S which I had and subsequently paid extra to switch carriers in order to get the new 5 but aside the speed gains of LTE, I don't think it was...
Posted by macmediausa, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:35 AM, in Tech News
I love using Google maps turn by turn - in fact I... 326 Views / 4 Replies  
I love using Google maps turn by turn - in fact I specifically bought an HTC Evo to use it - but slowly will migrate to the IOS maps as it gets better.

Google royally screwed Apple by creating...
Posted by macmediausa, on Sep 26, 2012 at 01:11 PM, in Tech News
How can they patent a design that already has... 725 Views / 24 Replies  
How can they patent a design that already has been in play? Apple obviously has been working on this design a while and surely can prove the dates - I'm sure Foxconn has proof too.
Posted by macmediausa, on Sep 4, 2012 at 06:27 PM, in Tech News
Pinch to zoom is not a fundamental aspect of a... 589 Views / 14 Replies  
Pinch to zoom is not a fundamental aspect of a phone. Back in 2007 and all of the years before that with smartphones, there was no such thing as that and no one even thought of using it until Apple...
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 28, 2012 at 04:06 PM, in Tech News
Samsung has a US headquarters here in NJ so they... 175 Views / 5 Replies  
Samsung has a US headquarters here in NJ so they should be held to the same standards as any American company.
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 20, 2012 at 07:22 AM, in Tech News
It's not only AT&T. Having so many issues with... 685 Views / 16 Replies  
It's not only AT&T. Having so many issues with sprint lately with the super slow speeds in NY that I went into a Verizon store yesterday. I told them I wanted to get a Jetpack 4G wifi device so I...
Posted by macmediausa, on Aug 1, 2012 at 11:53 AM, in Tech News
 
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