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This might have been of interest, but of all the... 516 Views / 11 Replies  
This might have been of interest, but of all the PowerMac G5s I've had, I still maintain one for 2 good reasons. There are actually devices that I need Firewire to charge, and since I'm running the...
Posted by thinkman, on Jun 9, 2016 at 04:34 PM, in Mac News
Time for Michael Dell to take his own advise and... 142 Views / 2 Replies  
Time for Michael Dell to take his own advise and close up shop and return any money out there to investors!
Posted by thinkman, on Jun 8, 2016 at 04:52 PM, in Mac News
One other VERY trivial thing — out of... 480 Views / 8 Replies  
One other VERY trivial thing — out of curiosity. Why am I a "Fresh-Faced Recruit" when I've been reading and commenting on your site for 11 years? I'm 70, so am certainly not "Fresh-Faced" ; )...
Posted by thinkman, on Apr 19, 2016 at 03:21 PM, in Mac News
Mike, of course I see your point, but I'm not a... 480 Views / 8 Replies  
Mike, of course I see your point, but I'm not a journalist. There's certainly a difference in a well written article and a comment from the bleachers. I don't know what your budget is, but I would...
Posted by thinkman, on Apr 19, 2016 at 03:13 PM, in Mac News
Ooooops — and one omission: chance 'to'... 480 Views / 8 Replies  
Ooooops — and one omission: chance 'to' run
Posted by thinkman, on Apr 15, 2016 at 06:09 PM, in Mac News
For macnn, I'd propose literate journalists and... 480 Views / 8 Replies  
For macnn, I'd propose literate journalists and proofreaders. This one sentence alone proves it!

[single quotes '...' used to show mistakes in the original version, and corrections in the...
Posted by thinkman, on Apr 15, 2016 at 06:06 PM, in Mac News
In the San Bernardino case, I can see how the FBI... 208 Views / 4 Replies  
In the San Bernardino case, I can see how the FBI or other law enforcement agencies might have a need to access the data from a cellphone, but IT SHOULD ONLY BE DONE BY THE MANUFACTURER, and only if...
Posted by thinkman, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:12 AM, in Mac News
A sad day! A true pioneer that has led us up to... 164 Views / 1 Replies  
A sad day! A true pioneer that has led us up to the technology we enjoy today! R.I.P.
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 22, 2016 at 03:08 PM, in Mac News
This is a classic case of calling an aϟϟhole an... 889 Views / 15 Replies  
This is a classic case of calling an aϟϟhole an aϟϟhole! One can only hope that his despicable past comes to the forefront to discredit anything he says or does.
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 11, 2016 at 08:32 PM, in Mac News
It seems that in the last year or two, "walking... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
It seems that in the last year or two, "walking back" statements made has become de rigueur! In some cases, perhaps like this one, it is isn't really walking back a statement, but clarifying it by...
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 2, 2016 at 02:47 PM, in Mac News
No mention of "SmartWrap" — A wonderful... 201 Views / 2 Replies  
No mention of "SmartWrap" — A wonderful standalone text format-correcting application that I've used for years. Often many times a week. Text Soap appears to offer a plethora of options —...
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 2, 2016 at 02:41 PM, in Mac News
No doubt the emotional impact of this horrendous... 172 Views / 2 Replies  
No doubt the emotional impact of this horrendous slaughter have a more immediate, perhaps less thought out, reaction to getting this information. Two problems with this. One: This phone was a...
Posted by thinkman, on Feb 23, 2016 at 06:40 PM, in Mac News
P.S., I've been a "Fresh-Faced Recruit" now or... 210 Views / 5 Replies  
P.S., I've been a "Fresh-Faced Recruit" now or over 11 years. I wonder what I have to do to earn my stripes? Anyway, at 70, it's not so awful to be known as "Fresh-Faced".
Posted by thinkman, on Feb 12, 2016 at 06:20 PM, in Mac News
I've been on the Mac since 1993, when Photoshop... 210 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been on the Mac since 1993, when Photoshop was at version 2.5!! Back then, the name Kai Krause (apparently one of the creators of this App) was synonymous with ground breaking Apps (Tools). A...
Posted by thinkman, on Feb 12, 2016 at 06:16 PM, in Mac News
My, my, Inkling......... hope it felt good to get... 1,586 Views / 16 Replies  
My, my, Inkling......... hope it felt good to get all that hate out of your system, even if it had little to do with the topic of this article. Oh, and by the way, your comment does exhibit a...
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 31, 2015 at 09:29 PM, in Mac News
Using "Republican" and "attack" in the same... 1,968 Views / 17 Replies  
Using "Republican" and "attack" in the same sentence is redundant!
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:53 AM, in Mac News
I bought Duet about 3 days after getting my iPad... 459 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought Duet about 3 days after getting my iPad Pro, and to say it is simple to use is almost an understatement. All software should be built this good! Congrats to the developers!
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:24 AM, in Mac News
I don't know if this is either practical or... 1,477 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't know if this is either practical or possible, but what would keep Apple from producing hybrid Macs and iDevices whereby the Mac would also have an Ax chipset and be able to run iOS separately...
Posted by thinkman, on Nov 16, 2015 at 11:50 AM, in Mac News
Too many hack movies, docudramas, etc. proceeded... 1,230 Views / 17 Replies  
Too many hack movies, docudramas, etc. proceeded this. Had they not, I'm guessing it would have done considerably better. I saw the movie, and thought everything about it was done beautifully. Such a...
Posted by thinkman, on Nov 9, 2015 at 02:57 PM, in Mac News
It's sad that companies like Swatch feel the need... 1,008 Views / 14 Replies  
It's sad that companies like Swatch feel the need to take pot shots at Apple. I think they are trying to garner support for their very unattractive, cheap looking new product. Swatch has always been...
Posted by thinkman, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:24 AM, in Mac News
Gotta wonder why Apple sites such as this one... 731 Views / 9 Replies  
Gotta wonder why Apple sites such as this one will choose one or two Apps out of the over 1.4 Million Apps on the App Store to review, many of which, when you get to the iTunes store, have miserable...
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 7, 2015 at 03:37 PM, in Mac News
Can someone please tell me why all silicon valley... 199 Views / 2 Replies  
Can someone please tell me why all silicon valley (particularly Apple) suits end up in this biased clown's courtroom? And while your at it, can you explain why virtually all patent suits end up in...
Posted by thinkman, on Mar 3, 2015 at 01:14 PM, in Tech News
"Apple might be late to the party" Late to the... 327 Views / 3 Replies  
"Apple might be late to the party" Late to the the party - 74.5 million iPhone 6/6+s last quarter, 25% of which, by all accounts I've read, were 6+s. They're not late to the party, they are the party!
Posted by thinkman, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM, in Tech News
Easily the App I use most - even more than the... 229 Views / 1 Replies  
Easily the App I use most - even more than the phone. It's my virtual brain!
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 21, 2015 at 01:26 PM, in Mac News
Translation anyone? Thanks! 194 Views / 2 Replies  
Translation anyone? Thanks!
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:09 AM, in Mac News
It always amazes me when I see a Paint App... 260 Views / 2 Replies  
It always amazes me when I see a Paint App reviewed, examples that look like they were done by a blind folded chimp are used! At the other end, when viewing such an App on the App Store, the examples...
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 19, 2015 at 08:02 PM, in Mac News
Auto correct already does that. 386 Views / 2 Replies  
Auto correct already does that.
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 18, 2015 at 09:40 PM, in Mac News
It "claims" to boost signal strength, but is... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
It "claims" to boost signal strength, but is there any impartial data that would make one want to buy this? I don't buy on claims!
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 7, 2015 at 01:07 PM, in Mac News
Dozens? Last I read, over 90% of US banks were... 1,064 Views / 10 Replies  
Dozens? Last I read, over 90% of US banks were onboard.
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:09 AM, in Mac News
Chic-fil-A "Taste's like hate" ABSOLUTELY... 405 Views / 4 Replies  
Chic-fil-A "Taste's like hate" ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!
Posted by thinkman, on Jan 1, 2015 at 12:53 PM, in Tech News
@climacs: I'm 70. I've gone my whole life... 1,614 Views / 18 Replies  
@climacs: I'm 70. I've gone my whole life without needing a lawyer, because that's the kind of life I lead. Recently I thought it best to update my will, so I asked a dear friend - a retired judge,...
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 31, 2014 at 04:14 PM, in Tech News
For those who remember computers in the '80s, the... 1,614 Views / 18 Replies  
For those who remember computers in the '80s, the Commodore 64 (for 64kb of RAM) used more than ½ of that memory (39kb) for the operating system alone, and yet they were able to do some really...
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 31, 2014 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
Certain faces just give me the willies, Kim... 763 Views / 6 Replies  
Certain faces just give me the willies, Kim Kartrashian, Paris Hilton, Jeff Bezos. Not sure why - I suspect, though, it's because they all have one thing in common. They're Hos.
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 26, 2014 at 07:19 PM, in Tech News
What would a day be without some opportunistic... 365 Views / 5 Replies  
What would a day be without some opportunistic cretins trying to sue Apple. Sure beats working for a living. Litigation has become the national pastime in America.
Posted by thinkman, on Dec 5, 2014 at 09:25 AM, in Tech News
Why do all Apple lawsuits end up in this "biased... 973 Views / 10 Replies  
Why do all Apple lawsuits end up in this "biased against Apple" witches court?
Posted by thinkman, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:01 PM, in Tech News
Iterative is good, particularly if it brings a... 229 Views / 4 Replies  
Iterative is good, particularly if it brings a few great features on board. Am I the only one who gets tired of relearning a product that has gone overboard in features and redesigns? A bit off...
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 22, 2014 at 09:39 PM, in Mac News
As it's said, "He who snoozes, loses". But chin... 549 Views / 9 Replies  
As it's said, "He who snoozes, loses". But chin up, Finland, you are SO good as so many other things. Make the most of what's strong in your economy and you'll be fine!

Some of the finest art,...
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 13, 2014 at 09:19 PM, in Tech News
Sour grapes cannot be litigated against! Apple... 878 Views / 9 Replies  
Sour grapes cannot be litigated against! Apple provided them with a deal that could have made them worth a fortune, but because they were inept, and unable to produce what they promised, particularly...
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 10, 2014 at 07:44 PM, in Tech News
It's a shame that Apple isn't as vocal as Mr.... 1,197 Views / 11 Replies  
It's a shame that Apple isn't as vocal as Mr. Legere regarding this fallacious assertion. They need to learn how to step out in front of these non-issues. OR......It might just be that Apple is wise...
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 6, 2014 at 10:20 AM, in Tech News
He should be made to pay every penny of what he... 412 Views / 8 Replies  
He should be made to pay every penny of what he owes. He's not an (somewhat) innocent 10 year old! I too agree wholeheartedly with Jdonahoe!
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 3, 2014 at 08:08 PM, in Mac News
I doubt this was intimidation on Apple's part.... 1,822 Views / 14 Replies  
I doubt this was intimidation on Apple's part. Why on earth would they want a publication of no particular repute, attending their functions or getting review products.
Posted by thinkman, on Oct 1, 2014 at 09:51 PM, in Tech News
I have iOS 8 on both my iPhone 5 (64GB) and iPad... 193 Views / 1 Replies  
I have iOS 8 on both my iPhone 5 (64GB) and iPad Air (128GB), and, besides the installations working flawlessly, I have yet to run into a single problem on either device. LOVE the predictive...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:02 AM, in Mac News
Certainly would like to hear from anyone who has... 426 Views / 2 Replies  
Certainly would like to hear from anyone who has had the iPhone 6/6+ VoLTE experience on both AT&T and Verizon!!!
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 20, 2014 at 09:57 AM, in Tech News
Apparently everything else in Connecticut's just... 249 Views / 5 Replies  
Apparently everything else in Connecticut's just fine leaving so much free time for George Jetson to pursue idiotic concerns such as this. Connecticut, do you know where your AG is and what he's up...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 15, 2014 at 07:12 PM, in Tech News
Well played, Nadella! $3B for a game to prop up a... 261 Views / 5 Replies  
Well played, Nadella! $3B for a game to prop up a failed product (one of soooo many failed products from MSoft). Next move, buy a failing music company and bring back the Zune. But this time in 4...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:29 AM, in Tech News
This has nothing to do with the article —... 266 Views / 3 Replies  
This has nothing to do with the article — just something I wanted to comment on. Whenever I post, MacNN lists me as a "Fresh Faced Recruit" even though I've been commenting on their stories...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 13, 2014 at 02:36 PM, in Mac News
Wrong! 500 Million copies of the album were... 219 Views / 4 Replies  
Wrong! 500 Million copies of the album were AUTOMATICALLY downloaded to your iCloud account! All you have to do to access it is to go to "Purchases" at the bottom of the iTunes Music page, and there...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 13, 2014 at 09:49 AM, in Mac News
I'm going to sue my toilet because it jammed up... 843 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm going to sue my toilet because it jammed up once in 30 years! Unthinkable. I will also be suing Apple because I had my iPhone in my pocket at the time. While I'm at it, I'm adding my deceased...
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 7, 2014 at 02:26 PM, in Tech News
I'm going to sue my toilet because it jammed up... 843 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm going to sue my toilet because it jammed up once in 30 years! Unthinkable. I will also be suing Apple because I had my iPhone in my pocket at the time.
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 7, 2014 at 02:22 PM, in Tech News
If "chimaera" is right, that's a pretty scary... 1,382 Views / 11 Replies  
If "chimaera" is right, that's a pretty scary thought, not just with Dell, but perhaps industry wide!
Posted by thinkman, on Sep 4, 2014 at 06:31 PM, in Tech News
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