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I agree. It's not Apple's responsibility at all... 1,336 Views / 9 Replies  
I agree. It's not Apple's responsibility at all ... the handset vendor, perhaps with assistance from Google could attempt to do it themselves. Obviously, none of them will do it right, but it's...
Posted by quebit, on Jan 11, 2016 at 04:32 PM, in Mac News
Guys: It's Mark Levinson 329 Views / 2 Replies  
Guys: It's Mark Levinson
Posted by quebit, on Jan 5, 2016 at 08:43 PM, in Mac News
That's good info, thanks. Does anyone know how... 259 Views / 3 Replies  
That's good info, thanks. Does anyone know how to to "Parental Restriction" on YouTube content. I want my daughter to have full access to youtube, but I don't want her to be exposed to profanity. ...
Posted by quebit, on Jan 4, 2016 at 03:25 PM, in Mac News
It's the first article from William where he... 938 Views / 4 Replies  
It's the first article from William where he addresses himself in the singular !!!! Prior to that it was all "we" , "we" .... Do I sense a bit of modesty and humility here?
Posted by quebit, on Dec 29, 2015 at 05:48 PM, in Mac News
I wonder if Tom Cotton applies the same logic or... 2,633 Views / 17 Replies  
I wonder if Tom Cotton applies the same logic or rigour to "gun control" as he does to encryption .... I wonder what his "backers" would say if he demanded that same scrutiny from gun companies .......
Posted by quebit, on Dec 23, 2015 at 03:31 AM, in Mac News
Totally agree. 263 Views / 2 Replies  
Totally agree.
Posted by quebit, on Dec 17, 2015 at 05:51 PM, in Mac News
I also find, because Google Maps has access to... 1,265 Views / 9 Replies  
I also find, because Google Maps has access to Google Search, it's much more reliable to look up a "local" business around your current location. For example, if I'm in a particular spot, I can...
Posted by quebit, on Dec 9, 2015 at 10:32 PM, in Mac News
Probably came from Samsung headquarters .... it's... 260 Views / 1 Replies  
Probably came from Samsung headquarters .... it's called guerrilla marketing .... it's a new thing.
Posted by quebit, on Dec 7, 2015 at 04:25 PM, in Mac News
Indeed .... this "new" guy started in 2007 (which... 242 Views / 3 Replies  
Indeed .... this "new" guy started in 2007 (which conveniently coincides with a particularly historic event), and he was in charge of [non-existent] software. Their software is all google android,...
Posted by quebit, on Dec 2, 2015 at 01:46 AM, in Mac News
Indeed .... this "new" guy started in 2007 (which... 242 Views / 3 Replies  
Indeed .... this "new" guy started in 2007 (which conveniently coincides with a particularly historic event), and he was in charge of [non-existent] software. Their software is all google android,...
Posted by quebit, on Dec 2, 2015 at 01:45 AM, in Mac News
I don't have a problem with third-party keyboards... 310 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't have a problem with third-party keyboards and Safari, and no I don't use Chrome, nor do I see the reason anyone would. Why not just use Safari. I don't like Chrome on the desktop (it's the...
Posted by quebit, on Nov 18, 2015 at 01:55 AM, in Mac News
Even though I appreciate the effort that iFixit... 254 Views / 1 Replies  
Even though I appreciate the effort that iFixit puts in for discovery and taking things apart, I still get a sense that these guys at iFixit are a bit self-righteous in the way they talk about Apple...
Posted by quebit, on Nov 13, 2015 at 08:44 PM, in Mac News
I think the reception that it got, was way more... 1,764 Views / 17 Replies  
I think the reception that it got, was way more than it deserved. The movie is not at all about Steve Jobs; it's pure fiction, with slight hints at characters who worked for Apple "at some point"...
Posted by quebit, on Nov 10, 2015 at 03:37 AM, in Mac News
I think that's a stupid strategy .... they should... 1,141 Views / 6 Replies  
I think that's a stupid strategy .... they should focus ALL their development on iOS and other mobile. They make their money on the games anyway .... they're losing money on the console ... so why...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 28, 2015 at 09:26 PM, in Mac News
@Inkling No ... it's not. If there is one... 239 Views / 2 Replies  
@Inkling

No ... it's not. If there is one company in the world that doesn't need more money, it's probably Apple (just read today's earnings report). And they've never ever demonstrated that...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 27, 2015 at 09:19 PM, in Mac News
I'm with Apple on this one. Their support for... 1,099 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm with Apple on this one. Their support for personal privacy is far more important than "supporting evidence" for a small criminal case (in the grand scheme of things, this guy will just walk on...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 25, 2015 at 07:22 PM, in Mac News
Just read the end of that second paragraph a few... 268 Views / 3 Replies  
Just read the end of that second paragraph a few times to get a glimpse into Wall Street thinking: everyone on Wall Street was expecting Amazon to LOSE Money, and so they had pumped up the stock up...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 23, 2015 at 06:26 PM, in Mac News
@Steve .... Yes, I agree. I would have bought... 296 Views / 3 Replies  
@Steve .... Yes, I agree. I would have bought TWO.
Posted by quebit, on Oct 23, 2015 at 04:28 AM, in Mac News
I just absolutely hate this commenting platform. ... 1,196 Views / 8 Replies  
I just absolutely hate this commenting platform. It's totally and utterly stupid.
Posted by quebit, on Oct 23, 2015 at 02:59 AM, in Mac News
I disagree with most conclusions in the article,... 1,196 Views / 8 Replies  
I disagree with most conclusions in the article, other than the fact that Microsoft was first on the Mac, and then on Windows ... those are historical facts, that many people don't know. However,...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 23, 2015 at 02:59 AM, in Mac News
@jdonahoe No, it's most definitely not true,... 1,778 Views / 12 Replies  
@jdonahoe

No, it's most definitely not true, and unfortunate, that you don't HAVE to have a working prototype. In fact, you don't even need a detailed illustration or a diagram .... just a hand...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 20, 2015 at 01:59 AM, in Mac News
@Grendelmon That might seem like a plausible... 1,778 Views / 12 Replies  
@Grendelmon

That might seem like a plausible idea, but I'm with prl99 on this one .... I don't believe that even an "expert" in Electrical Engineering could make this subject any more...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 20, 2015 at 01:55 AM, in Mac News
A few days ago, I helped a friend re-install... 402 Views / 7 Replies  
A few days ago, I helped a friend re-install (what else is new) Windows 8.1 on his PC .... it was a nice warning ... NEVER TOUCH WINDOWS WITH A 10 FOOT POLE ..... Even if they paid me $1000, I...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 16, 2015 at 06:41 PM, in Mac News
@Altivec88 ...... You mention yourself that... 2,682 Views / 35 Replies  
@Altivec88 ......

You mention yourself that the 2013 version was not any faster than your 2010 12-core (though I'm not sure if that's empirically true, but I wouldn't be surprised .... Intel...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 15, 2015 at 03:13 AM, in Mac News
Man .... they gotta be really hurting and... 235 Views / 1 Replies  
Man .... they gotta be really hurting and desperate to be doing this .... I don't even know why Dell is bothering .... they just re-incarnated themselves as EMC ($67 BILLION later !!!) .... But HP...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 15, 2015 at 02:52 AM, in Mac News
That's basically Michael Dell's strategy of... 265 Views / 1 Replies  
That's basically Michael Dell's strategy of getting rid of "Dell" and 'replacing' it with EMC ... he really couldn't find a better way to "shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders" by...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 14, 2015 at 01:50 AM, in Mac News
He can go f*ck himself !!!! 372 Views / 3 Replies  
He can go f*ck himself !!!!
Posted by quebit, on Oct 6, 2015 at 06:56 PM, in Mac News
@bobolicious @Mike Indeed, I concur with... 3,778 Views / 33 Replies  
@bobolicious @Mike

Indeed, I concur with Mike. Bobo, Archicad is NOT written in an OSX API; it's written in Java for the sake of cross-platform compatibility (which no one cares for). This is...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 5, 2015 at 05:44 PM, in Mac News
Despite the difference in lithography, I doubt... 400 Views / 3 Replies  
Despite the difference in lithography, I doubt you would see any performance or battery difference. It's too little of a difference. The architecture is the same .... 10% die reduction, will...
Posted by quebit, on Oct 3, 2015 at 03:13 AM, in Mac News
@iPhonerulez FaceBook has more reliance on... 426 Views / 5 Replies  
@iPhonerulez

FaceBook has more reliance on data centres than Apple does .... though I do agree, that Apple should be much more aggressive in their cloud initiatives and online services. I'm...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 30, 2015 at 02:31 AM, in Mac News
@pottymouth Of course, you know that Airport... 306 Views / 2 Replies  
@pottymouth

Of course, you know that Airport Express has done this for years, right? And it does optical audio, plus it acts as a wireless repeater, which increases your WiFi coverage. I know...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 30, 2015 at 02:21 AM, in Mac News
The elephant in the room is: How much did the... 941 Views / 11 Replies  
The elephant in the room is: How much did the label make off of those streams? Once that question has been put forth, the real dirty monster will show its head. The labels are the black hole of...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 25, 2015 at 02:25 AM, in Mac News
I'm not sure about convergence, but the "lack of... 422 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm not sure about convergence, but the "lack of apps" will not be a problem for OS X apps on ARM .... Apple has been using CLANG in Xcode for a couple of years now, so technically any application...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 24, 2015 at 04:39 PM, in Mac News
Who wrote this drivel? It's impossible to read... 657 Views / 8 Replies  
Who wrote this drivel? It's impossible to read .... it's got so many grammar mistakes and contextual jumps, you just can't make sense of anything. I think the editors should put all the poetry and...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 11, 2015 at 01:02 AM, in Mac News
@ibook_steve ..... I agree; it's a garbage... 666 Views / 5 Replies  
@ibook_steve ..... I agree; it's a garbage product. They just happen to have built themselves a monopoly and gotten away with it. I kinda wish that it gets killed too. All they've done is replace...
Posted by quebit, on Sep 5, 2015 at 12:57 PM, in Mac News
It seems to me still, that T-Mobile and all other... 1,140 Views / 10 Replies  
It seems to me still, that T-Mobile and all other carriers should stop using the word "unlimited" in any capacity. Obviously, they don't understand the meaning of it, and they can't be bothered to...
Posted by quebit, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:59 PM, in Mac News
Oh good .... so now Netflix US will be just like... 545 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh good .... so now Netflix US will be just like Netflix Canada :-)
Posted by quebit, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:38 PM, in Mac News
Jimmy Iovine is probably the worst speaker out of... 323 Views / 1 Replies  
Jimmy Iovine is probably the worst speaker out of all Apple employees in their history. I think the guy should focus his efforts on his core competency (which we don't know yet).
Posted by quebit, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:36 PM, in Mac News
 
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