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Yes, I'm sure that a task as critical as... 235 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, I'm sure that a task as critical as compiling THE iOS kernel was delegated to "the new guy." And forgetting to flip the encryption switch is just the icing on the cake.

Whatever, dude.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jun 23, 2016 at 10:52 AM, in Mac News
R.I.P. MacNN. Been reading your words since... 3,932 Views / 135 Replies  
R.I.P. MacNN.

Been reading your words since the 90s. Thanks for the articles, arguments, and fanboi wars!

Cheers,
Grendelmon
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jun 21, 2016 at 11:59 AM, in Mac News
It's been an ongoing issue for a very long time.... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
It's been an ongoing issue for a very long time. If you paste a URL from the forum, the MacNN web portal drops the colon in the http:// protocol in the comments section.

It appears that pasting...
Posted by Grendelmon, on May 6, 2016 at 11:13 AM, in Mac News
Cook: Apple stands for building the best mobile... 250 Views / 5 Replies  
Cook: Apple stands for building the best mobile phones on Earth

There. Fixed.
Posted by Grendelmon, on May 4, 2016 at 06:14 PM, in Mac News
I'm done with mobile gaming. Every app has... 352 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm done with mobile gaming. Every app has essentially become a complete predatory money grab.

Coincidentally, I just got my two children a 2DS for early birthday gifts. Nintendo's online store...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Apr 28, 2016 at 12:37 PM, in Mac News
For a target demographic: potentially. My biggest... 937 Views / 11 Replies  
For a target demographic: potentially. My biggest fear on the road is one specific driver: the teenager who just got their license. New drivers are problematic enough; the addition of texting...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:28 AM, in Mac News
While I'm skeptical of the technological... 937 Views / 11 Replies  
While I'm skeptical of the technological feasibility of this, it's is no different than submitting a breathalyzer test after an accident. If you want to protect your privacy, then you have a right to...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Apr 12, 2016 at 04:33 PM, in Mac News
How many of you actually used their website... 247 Views / 4 Replies  
How many of you actually used their website before they started selling their own repair tools? Before the iPhone and iPad?

How many of you know that they have many, many other repair guides for...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Apr 5, 2016 at 11:22 AM, in Mac News
I second the iTunes method of updating. It's sad... 540 Views / 6 Replies  
I second the iTunes method of updating. It's sad though that Apple continues to limit the entry level devices at 16gb. This was precisely the reason that I don't use the OTA updates, especially when...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Mar 29, 2016 at 12:28 PM, in Mac News
Email encryption must work end-to-end to be... 657 Views / 10 Replies  
Email encryption must work end-to-end to be effective. Apple cannot claim that your email messages are secure because *they* encrypt it (via TLS, etc). From iDevice --> iCloud --> iDevice, sure. But...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Feb 18, 2016 at 03:22 PM, in Mac News
http://www.vgchartz.com/ generally is on-par with... 734 Views / 9 Replies  
http://www.vgchartz.com/ generally is on-par with console numbers.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:35 AM, in Mac News
I wholeheartedly agree, coffeetime. 257 Views / 2 Replies  
I wholeheartedly agree, coffeetime.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jan 21, 2016 at 10:07 AM, in Mac News
"Internet Radio" within iTunes has essentially... 318 Views / 8 Replies  
"Internet Radio" within iTunes has essentially always been a SHOUTcast station aggregator.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jan 19, 2016 at 01:06 PM, in Mac News
When I said income, you thought I meant revenue.... 2,418 Views / 24 Replies  
When I said income, you thought I meant revenue. I meant "personal income," in response to your "rich parents" comment.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jan 4, 2016 at 03:26 PM, in Mac News
With Apple's level of involvement and... 2,418 Views / 24 Replies  
With Apple's level of involvement and micro-management of publishing titles in the app store, I can hardly see any sense with what you just said. When they changed the app store to note if an app...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jan 4, 2016 at 02:02 PM, in Mac News
The apps are predatory towards children. That... 2,418 Views / 24 Replies  
The apps are predatory towards children. That fault lays against Apple, period. Why would a child's game offer purchases for $99? Or more? It's a free market, yes. But shouldn't Apple put a cap...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM, in Mac News
Why would Apple be "forced" to continue providing... 1,382 Views / 10 Replies  
Why would Apple be "forced" to continue providing security support for older versions of iOS? It's the user's discretion to run outdated operating systems. But it should also be the user's choice,...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Dec 30, 2015 at 02:12 PM, in Mac News
But I do give Apple kudos for supporting such... 1,382 Views / 10 Replies  
But I do give Apple kudos for supporting such older devices. Had it required the iPhone 5 or iPad 3, there would be outcry to support the older devices. My wife's iPhone 4S and my own iPad 2 run iOS...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Dec 30, 2015 at 02:00 PM, in Mac News
Allowing to wipe the device and downgrade to any... 1,382 Views / 10 Replies  
Allowing to wipe the device and downgrade to any previous version *permanently* would solve all of this. The inability to permanently downgrade is indeed a suspicion of planned obsolescence. Apple's...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Dec 30, 2015 at 01:48 PM, in Mac News
Baloney. :-) What iFixIt does understand is... 1,487 Views / 17 Replies  
Baloney. :-)

What iFixIt does understand is that not everyone can afford to replace these expensive, disposable devices. It is almost always cheaper to repair something than to replace it. Just...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 19, 2015 at 03:46 PM, in Mac News
Dumbasses. 274 Views / 4 Replies  
Dumbasses.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 18, 2015 at 12:12 PM, in Mac News
And one last thing... from a developer's... 1,675 Views / 15 Replies  
And one last thing... from a developer's perspective.

When Apple does release an ARM Mac, what happens next will foreshadow their intentions. If the Mac App Store eventually allows you to...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:50 AM, in Mac News
I misread the article. But I still stand by... 1,675 Views / 15 Replies  
I misread the article.

But I still stand by what I said regarding their roadmap. It's going to happen. It will start with the ARM MacBook Air.

You can bitch and scream all you want about it. I...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:35 AM, in Mac News
Ahh, yup. My misunderstanding. 1,675 Views / 15 Replies  
Ahh, yup. My misunderstanding.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM, in Mac News
Trust me. I'm willing to bet money that Apple has... 1,675 Views / 15 Replies  
Trust me. I'm willing to bet money that Apple has been building OS X on ARM in their R&D labs for years. It's not a matter if they can, but if they want to.

I'm also willing to bet that iOS and OS...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 16, 2015 at 02:50 PM, in Mac News
Dumbasses. And I hope Apple was smart enough to... 153 Views / 1 Replies  
Dumbasses. And I hope Apple was smart enough to QA the SHA256 encryption on older versions of OS X, since, you know... they just decided to make this change on the fly.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 12, 2015 at 01:00 PM, in Mac News
Meh. Call me when the 8gb RAM model goes for... 167 Views / 1 Replies  
Meh. Call me when the 8gb RAM model goes for $400. ;-)
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 11, 2015 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
So, a funny story about upgrading old Macs. ... 1,266 Views / 15 Replies  
So, a funny story about upgrading old Macs.

I have a 2006 Mac Mini (Core Duo, 32-bit) running as a Plex media server in my comm closet. It has worked flawlessly for years. I have (3) Roku boxes...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 5, 2015 at 04:49 PM, in Mac News
I had purchased the Plex license when it was... 350 Views / 5 Replies  
I had purchased the Plex license when it was $4.99 to download. I don't know if that license applies to the "new" ATV client/ IAP.

Regardless, I've been using Plex on my Rokus with my Mac Mini...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 4, 2015 at 11:12 AM, in Mac News
The client is free to download, but not free to... 350 Views / 5 Replies  
The client is free to download, but not free to use. You have to pay the in-app purchase of $4.99 to be able to stream to your device.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:40 PM, in Mac News
Roku is still there :-) 267 Views / 5 Replies  
Roku is still there :-)
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 30, 2015 at 12:45 PM, in Mac News
This will never happen. 775 Views / 6 Replies  
This will never happen.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 29, 2015 at 01:54 PM, in Mac News
According to who? 775 Views / 6 Replies  
According to who?
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 29, 2015 at 01:48 PM, in Mac News
http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2015/10/piech... 1,240 Views / 13 Replies  
http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2015/10/piechart.png?



I mean, they might as well just (once again) change the company name, to something like... "iPhone, Inc."

:\
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 28, 2015 at 02:15 PM, in Mac News
I believe he's talking new hardware products. ... 1,240 Views / 13 Replies  
I believe he's talking new hardware products.

The watch wasn't exactly the "next big thing." And Phil really made his point that they still have their innovative touch by announcing the Pro, and...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 27, 2015 at 09:25 PM, in Mac News
The real losers of this move by Apple are the... 1,068 Views / 8 Replies  
The real losers of this move by Apple are the little developers. While MS and Adobe, etc, probably have the size and flex to sway Apple into bending the rules a bit for them, smaller shops or indies...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 23, 2015 at 08:21 AM, in Mac News
Oh give me a break. SIP is indeed a... 1,068 Views / 8 Replies  
Oh give me a break.

SIP is indeed a "problem." Even with root access you cannot override it within the booted system, which is inexcusable. Apple thinks that they know best, and it's clearly a...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 22, 2015 at 04:15 PM, in Mac News
Then you probably don't like "May the 4th be with... 319 Views / 5 Replies  
Then you probably don't like "May the 4th be with you," either..?


:P
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 21, 2015 at 04:46 PM, in Mac News
There is nothing plausible about what I said.... 1,258 Views / 12 Replies  
There is nothing plausible about what I said. That is the way that trial courts work and is indisputable. What you and prl99 don't seem to understand is that having average citizens represent juries...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 20, 2015 at 10:17 AM, in Mac News
This is the entire point of testimony from... 1,258 Views / 12 Replies  
This is the entire point of testimony from technical experts in their respective fields during trial. Should only doctors be jurors in technical medical cases? What about automobile engineers in car...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 19, 2015 at 03:48 PM, in Mac News
Flash is so 2000 now. The big problem these days,... 263 Views / 5 Replies  
Flash is so 2000 now. The big problem these days, in iOS, are apps/games using iAds that redirect to the App Store without touching a single ad.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 16, 2015 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
Yup. Just like Apple. Everybody copies everybody... 349 Views / 4 Replies  
Yup. Just like Apple. Everybody copies everybody now.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:50 PM, in Mac News
Apple: Do as I say, not as I do. 388 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple: Do as I say, not as I do.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:17 PM, in Mac News
My biggest pet peeve with 10.11 is the newly... 3,254 Views / 33 Replies  
My biggest pet peeve with 10.11 is the newly discovered "System Integrity Protection."

Apple has locked down the following directories:

/bin
/sbin
/usr
/System

You are not allowed to...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 6, 2015 at 12:16 PM, in Mac News
No, it's not. Amazon can sell whatever it wants,... 1,858 Views / 12 Replies  
No, it's not. Amazon can sell whatever it wants, and not sell whatever it wants. There is no antitrust oversight for its product selection. Post me a link where you can buy a FireTV from the Apple...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Oct 1, 2015 at 04:39 PM, in Mac News
"Idiotic, morons," blah blah. Give me a... 292 Views / 5 Replies  
"Idiotic, morons," blah blah.

Give me a break. Apple controls the supply chain. Period. And recouping cost for R&D for minimal hardware upgrades per product cycle? LOL...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Sep 30, 2015 at 01:15 PM, in Mac News
Ughh, who cares? 814 Views / 9 Replies  
Ughh, who cares?
Posted by Grendelmon, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:52 AM, in Mac News
The kool-aid is strong with this one. 981 Views / 11 Replies  
The kool-aid is strong with this one.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:34 PM, in Mac News
Yes. 338 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes.
Posted by Grendelmon, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:28 PM, in Mac News
From an InfoSec blog post:... 1,425 Views / 12 Replies  
From an InfoSec blog post: https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Detecting+XCodeGhost+Activity/20171/

How to detect infected devices?

If you're an iPhone user:

-Check for HTTP traffic to...
Posted by Grendelmon, on Sep 21, 2015 at 02:38 PM, in Mac News
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