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There seems to be a lot of FUD over this case.... 749 Views / 15 Replies  
There seems to be a lot of FUD over this case. The main fact is that the lawful owner of the phone, the County of San Bernardino, has authorized the FBI to probe its contents. That alone should be...
Posted by davoud, on Feb 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM, in Mac News
Thinner and lighter laptops? Given Apple's track... 1,026 Views / 11 Replies  
Thinner and lighter laptops? Given Apple's track record--Ethernet gone (though by no means obsolete), FireWire gone (ditto), fewer USB ports, deprecated audio in/out, I expect this would lead to the...
Posted by davoud, on Jan 19, 2016 at 04:24 PM, in Mac News
"... astonishingly consistent about how it works... 2,288 Views / 32 Replies  
"... astonishingly consistent about how it works out for the best in the long run, most of the time." The lack of Ethernet and Firewire ports on my newer MacBook Pro has never worked out for me any...
Posted by davoud, on Jan 8, 2016 at 05:45 PM, in Mac News
No mention of the wattage equivalent? 215 Views / 4 Replies  
No mention of the wattage equivalent?
Posted by davoud, on Dec 3, 2015 at 11:13 AM, in Mac News
What kind of writing is this? The iPhone was... 1,212 Views / 10 Replies  
What kind of writing is this? The iPhone was "took in." The photos were lost when an employee "looked at" the device. I doubt that was the case. The court should have held the iPhone owner liable for...
Posted by davoud, on Dec 1, 2015 at 11:32 AM, in Mac News
I don't see the need. But the fact is, I don't... 2,671 Views / 66 Replies  
I don't see the need. But the fact is, I don't care what OS is on my computer so long as it is fast, reliable, malware-resistant, and runs the applications that are important to me. I don't think it...
Posted by davoud, on Nov 27, 2015 at 09:38 PM, in Mac News
"Alleged theft?" What kind of writing is that?... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
"Alleged theft?" What kind of writing is that? The laptops were stolen or they were not stolen. There is no alleged. It is the accused who are the subject of the allegations, not the laptops.
Posted by davoud, on Sep 7, 2015 at 05:18 PM, in Mac News
@ Inkling: A brilliant statement of the obvious.... 374 Views / 5 Replies  
@ Inkling: A brilliant statement of the obvious. The iPhone is not promoted as a flak vest.
Posted by davoud, on Sep 7, 2015 at 05:15 PM, in Mac News
This issue has stopped me from using iTunes. All... 1,018 Views / 9 Replies  
This issue has stopped me from using iTunes. All that music I bought and cannot listen to.
Posted by davoud, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:05 PM, in Mac News
I tried it twice. In both instances there were... 454 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried it twice. In both instances there were more steps involved than if I had pulled my debit card out of my wallet, swiped it, and entered my PIN. Whether that's poor implementation by the...
Posted by davoud, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:42 PM, in Mac News
Right 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Right. Your thread now, sociopath.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 22, 2015 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
Are you using... 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Not sure why Clinically Insane turtle777 is answering in my thread....

I'm using Apple Music, not using iTunes Match.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 22, 2015 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
Multiple Problems 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Generally, the common cause is the new iTunes. Specifically, it points to more than one problem in the application.

That's the way I see it. Someone has a certain problem with the new iTunes....
Posted by davoud, on Jul 21, 2015 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Attitude 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Of course it is...

Nice attitude...

Nice answer, too, when the problem in which certain songs have their metadata corrupted does not in any way resemble the problem of having videos disappear...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 21, 2015 at 09:23 AM, in Applications
OK 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Whatever you say.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 20, 2015 at 12:33 PM, in Applications
Thanks. Already seen that thread. Not at all the... 942 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks. Already seen that thread. Not at all the same problem.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 18, 2015 at 06:01 PM, in Applications
iTunes Ruining my Library 942 Views / 18 Replies  
When I double-click to play a song in my library it frequently happens that all of the info for the song changes to that of another piece of music that is in my library. I discovered this shortly...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 17, 2015 at 07:46 PM, in Applications
The SanDisk web site says that 64GB is the top... 367 Views / 3 Replies  
The SanDisk web site says that 64GB is the top capacity...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 14, 2015 at 10:56 PM, in Mac News
90 days to six months would have been better.... 179 Views / 2 Replies  
90 days to six months would have been better. Wouldn't kill Apple.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 13, 2015 at 12:18 PM, in Mac News
Interesting that the Apple service hasn't even... 315 Views / 1 Replies  
Interesting that the Apple service hasn't even launched. No one knows if it will be worthwhile or if it will succeed, yet Spotify is already concerned about it.
Posted by davoud, on Jun 10, 2015 at 09:04 AM, in Tech News
And.reg thinks it's OK to present a danger to... 1,604 Views / 15 Replies  
And.reg thinks it's OK to present a danger to public safety so long as you do it from the "privacy" of your car. I assume that includes drive-by shootings as well as the dangerous use of electronic...
Posted by davoud, on May 29, 2015 at 09:34 PM, in Tech News
And.reg thinks it's OK to present a danger to... 1,604 Views / 15 Replies  
And.reg thinks it's OK to present a danger to public safety so long as you do it from the "privacy" of your car. I assume that includes drive-by shootings as well as the dangerous use of electronic...
Posted by davoud, on May 29, 2015 at 04:48 PM, in Tech News
Sparking a debate? There is no debate. The debate... 1,604 Views / 15 Replies  
Sparking a debate? There is no debate. The debate is over, the results are in and certified. Operating any device that takes one's attention from the task of driving, which requires 100% of one's...
Posted by davoud, on May 28, 2015 at 09:43 PM, in Tech News
Lightroom. Excellent and keeps improving. I was... 494 Views / 6 Replies  
Lightroom. Excellent and keeps improving. I was an Aperture user from day 1, but I saw the handwriting on the wall when Apple let it languish. I never looked back after I switched to Lightroom. Yes,...
Posted by davoud, on May 1, 2015 at 11:04 PM, in Mac News
I had a problem with the keyboard on my "Early... 2,169 Views / 13 Replies  
I had a problem with the keyboard on my "Early 2008" 17" MBP. MacMedics happened to have a brand-new replacement keyboard in stock. With the new keyboard and the 1GB SSD drive that I installed, the...
Posted by davoud, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:49 PM, in Mac News
They may rethink that when MPs start losing their... 259 Views / 1 Replies  
They may rethink that when MPs start losing their iPads or having them stolen and sensitive information is released. National defense, political, foreign relations...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 25, 2015 at 11:18 PM, in Mac News
Apple ought to leave maps to Google. The local... 359 Views / 5 Replies  
Apple ought to leave maps to Google. The local vet clinic is a coffee shop. The strip mall is a medical center. And this is not in a backwater.
Posted by davoud, on Mar 11, 2015 at 10:58 PM, in Mac News
Tracking You 2,456 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, but the first time you use the app you will begin to accumulate cookies again and you'll be right back where you were. If you don't like being tracked, best stay off the Internet.


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Posted by davoud, on Feb 27, 2015 at 04:52 PM, in iPhone Apps
Android is based on ripped-off interface... 973 Views / 9 Replies  
Android is based on ripped-off interface elements. It's no surprise that would extend to software, as well.
Posted by davoud, on Nov 24, 2014 at 01:43 PM, in Tech News
"GT says Apple pulled 'bait-and-switch' in newly... 784 Views / 8 Replies  
"GT says Apple pulled 'bait-and-switch' in newly unsealed documents"

Bzzzzt! "GT says in newly unsealed documents that Apple pulled bait-and-switch." The bait-and-switch was not in the documents,...
Posted by davoud, on Nov 10, 2014 at 12:37 PM, in Tech News
There will always be those who stand by the side... 1,204 Views / 20 Replies  
There will always be those who stand by the side of the road with their knuckles dragging, muttering to themselves as they eat history's dust.
Posted by davoud, on Oct 30, 2014 at 06:36 PM, in Tech News
Doesn't work for me, either. Disappeared,... 301 Views / 2 Replies  
Doesn't work for me, either. Disappeared, apparently not installed. Yes, I have latest version of LR.
Posted by davoud, on Oct 18, 2014 at 12:22 AM, in Mac News
Was this really an auto-download, or was it... 1,079 Views / 13 Replies  
Was this really an auto-download, or was it people not knowing the difference between "in the cloud and ready for download" and "on the device?" The album did not auto-download to any of my devices;l...
Posted by davoud, on Oct 15, 2014 at 04:55 PM, in Mac News
How do we know it was really meant to be curved?... 267 Views / 4 Replies  
How do we know it was really meant to be curved? Maybe someone just put it in her back pocket.
Posted by davoud, on Oct 2, 2014 at 07:04 PM, in Tech News
Centigrade? How quaint. That term was made... 252 Views / 2 Replies  
Centigrade? How quaint. That term was made obsolete in 1948 when the Comité international des poids et measures (CIPM) replaced it with degrees Celsius.
Posted by davoud, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM, in Tech News
Need to find a way to move my house from Maryland... 222 Views / 2 Replies  
Need to find a way to move my house from Maryland to California. 4000+ Sq Ft, 87,000 Sq Ft lot (two acres), wealthiest state in the Union, and it's worth *maybe* $500k.
Posted by davoud, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 PM, in Mac News
Several hundred angry people confined in an... 762 Views / 11 Replies  
Several hundred angry people confined in an uncomfortable space for some hours, and the airlines want to add to the problem by allowing them to shout into mobile phones, which will make a certain...
Posted by davoud, on Aug 4, 2014 at 06:48 PM, in Tech News
I'm not excited about Yosemite because it hasn't... 324 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not excited about Yosemite because it hasn't been released yet. How am I to get excited about a release I haven't seen? Truth be told, I haven't been excited by an OS release since the OS X...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:13 PM, in Mac News
He said, he said, he said. Did he provide... 1,455 Views / 15 Replies  
He said, he said, he said. Did he provide convincing evidence? Any evidence at all?
Posted by davoud, on Jul 21, 2014 at 07:22 PM, in Tech News
What's the big deal? I use SuperDuper and I use... 5,278 Views / 135 Replies  
What's the big deal? I use SuperDuper and I use Time Machine. They work for me. Why should I care how, or whether, persons outside my household back up their data?
Posted by davoud, on Jul 16, 2014 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
I beg to differ. All of your household utilities... 5,278 Views / 135 Replies  
I beg to differ. All of your household utilities are in the cloud. Your tax records, real-estate records, driver's license, and vehicle registration are in the cloud. If you shop with a credit or...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 16, 2014 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
"iCloud.com is one of the last vestiges of Google... 216 Views / 2 Replies  
"iCloud.com is one of the last vestiges of Google Maps in Apple products, the other being listings for Apple Stores."

Of course Apple has to use Google Maps for its store locations. Apple Maps are...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 8, 2014 at 05:16 PM, in Mac News
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says... 259 Views / 6 Replies  
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says that Adobe is ceasing development of Aperture!

Those who object to the cost of Adobe CC and refuse to pay for a subscription are probably those who...
Posted by davoud, on Jun 30, 2014 at 03:59 PM, in Mac News
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says... 259 Views / 6 Replies  
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says that Adobe is ceasing development of Aperture!

Those who object to the cost of Adobe CC and refuse to pay for a subscription are probably those who...
Posted by davoud, on Jun 30, 2014 at 03:58 PM, in Mac News
This is sloppy writing. The headline says "87... 221 Views / 1 Replies  
This is sloppy writing. The headline says "87 percent of Americans." Not true. The truth comes out in the article. "87 percent of mobile phone users." That's very different from 87 percent of the...
Posted by davoud, on May 27, 2014 at 01:25 AM, in Tech News
How did the children get the log-in credentials... 364 Views / 3 Replies  
How did the children get the log-in credentials for the iTunes store? Parental responsibility--does that exist any more? I don't see why Apple should be held liable for parents' failure to supervise...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 25, 2014 at 12:14 AM, in Mac News
I hope the planners of the next 9/11-type attack... 202 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope the planners of the next 9/11-type attack don't take advantage of Google encryption to avoid detection. They're the only ones who could possibly benefit from this, because NSA is uninterested...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM, in Tech News
Grendelmon, I'll express my own thoughts and... 855 Views / 8 Replies  
Grendelmon, I'll express my own thoughts and thank you for sticking to what you know. Snowden is a traitor because he stole information that is vital to our national security and turned it over to...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:30 AM, in Tech News
It's not surprising that the traitor and defector... 855 Views / 8 Replies  
It's not surprising that the traitor and defector Snowdon would call for the crippling of our SIGINT collection capability, which is a key link in our national security apparatus.
Posted by davoud, on Mar 10, 2014 at 06:11 PM, in Tech News
People seem to struggle with birthdays,... 708 Views / 7 Replies  
People seem to struggle with birthdays, anniversaries, and the like when referring to the deceased. It's not
"what would have been his birthday." It's "his birthday." It will always be the...
Posted by davoud, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:31 PM, in Mac News
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