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Hey, graphics designers, welcome to the reality... 1,643 Views / 17 Replies  
Hey, graphics designers, welcome to the reality of the rest of the world.
Posted by noibs, on Jan 13, 2016 at 11:33 PM, in Mac News
I'm in the same position as the author of this... 1,449 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm in the same position as the author of this piece. My fear is accidentally enabling Apple Music without intending to. I wish I could put myself on a list where to enable Apple Music would require...
Posted by noibs, on Aug 14, 2015 at 09:50 AM, in Mac News
I've owned every version of Word (and Excel)... 3,173 Views / 22 Replies  
I've owned every version of Word (and Excel) since version 1. Wrote my doctoral dissertation in Word v1.05. I have an Office 365 subscription only because of files that I get from other people....
Posted by noibs, on Jul 17, 2015 at 03:22 PM, in Mac News
I realize that what I'm going to say doesn't... 1,200 Views / 9 Replies  
I realize that what I'm going to say doesn't apply to everyone. However, I had been having serious discoveryd and networkd related problems since the first release of Yosemite. The problem were...
Posted by noibs, on May 6, 2015 at 11:40 AM, in Mac News
Ericsson--another desperate roadkill company... 263 Views / 1 Replies  
Ericsson--another desperate roadkill company trying for a hail Mary. They had the dominant technology and then sat on their ***** while Apple and others passed them by.
Posted by noibs, on Feb 27, 2015 at 10:58 AM, in Tech News
Wow...$25! Even if this app was free it's hard to... 313 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow...$25! Even if this app was free it's hard to see a use for it. Calibre does what this app does and about 1000% more. If any app involving ebooks should sell for $25 it's Calibre.
Posted by noibs, on Jan 4, 2015 at 10:05 PM, in Mac News
Completely agree with first comment. I was an... 830 Views / 6 Replies  
Completely agree with first comment. I was an owner of Stuffit during all the early Mac years. The app was useful then. Today, charging $50 for the various Stuffit apps is ridiculous. The built-in...
Posted by noibs, on Jan 3, 2015 at 08:23 AM, in Mac News
Purchased Both 13" Air and 13" Pro 2,555 Views / 15 Replies  
Here's why it's so hard to answer this question.

My wife wanted a new Mac laptop. She had been using a 2010 MacBook Air but the Core2Duo processor was getting to be a pain given the software she...
Posted by noibs, on Nov 28, 2014 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Two Things 2,137 Views / 35 Replies  
I believe there are two answers to this question and both have been posted above.

First are the floods in the Pacific Rim that took out a large part of the hard drive manufacturing capacity.
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Posted by noibs, on Aug 29, 2014 at 02:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Completely agree with ElectroTech. Google has... 191 Views / 2 Replies  
Completely agree with ElectroTech. Google has some good products but it now feels like you're selling your soul to the devil when you use any of them.
Posted by noibs, on Jun 26, 2014 at 09:31 AM, in Tech News
I can smell Microsoft's desperation deep in the... 997 Views / 12 Replies  
I can smell Microsoft's desperation deep in the Rocky Mountain.
Posted by noibs, on Jun 23, 2014 at 08:02 PM, in Tech News
For anyone who might be interested in these... 202 Views / 1 Replies  
For anyone who might be interested in these seemingly great prices, do a web search for these drives and restrict your search to the past several months and then focus on the forums at MacRumors.com....
Posted by noibs, on May 29, 2014 at 09:32 AM, in Mac News
It is a bug. On other websites there is more... 776 Views / 7 Replies  
It is a bug. On other websites there is more information about the ultimate source of the bug. Specifically it relates to incorrect permissions assigned to the Users folder by the update.
Posted by noibs, on May 16, 2014 at 02:51 PM, in Mac News
Samdung has also changed the job title to "Vice... 128 Views / 1 Replies  
Samdung has also changed the job title to "Vice President in Charge of Blatant Copying."
Posted by noibs, on May 8, 2014 at 10:15 AM, in Tech News
This story was posted about 8AM eastern time this... 154 Views / 1 Replies  
This story was posted about 8AM eastern time this morning. It's now almost 2PM eastern time. This is the only comment. Is Blackberry done or what? Nobody cares. It still remember the jokes the folks...
Posted by noibs, on Mar 5, 2014 at 01:47 PM, in Tech News
Have a mid-2011 MacBook Air and third gen Apple... 372 Views / 7 Replies  
Have a mid-2011 MacBook Air and third gen Apple TV. Just tried Airplay extended display after reading this. Everything fine. Not saying that some don't have a problem, but I DON'T have that issue.
Posted by noibs, on Feb 28, 2014 at 08:08 AM, in Mac News
Have a mid-2011 MacBook Air and third gen Apple... 372 Views / 7 Replies  
Have a mid-2011 MacBook Air and third gen Apple TV. Just tried Airplay extended display after reading this. Everything fine. Not saying that some don't have a problem, but I have that issue.
Posted by noibs, on Feb 28, 2014 at 08:08 AM, in Mac News
Uhhh...this is business we're talking about. If... 1,061 Views / 8 Replies  
Uhhh...this is business we're talking about. If Ubuntu wants to play with the big boys (and girls), it needs to put on its big boy pants, shut up, and compete.
Posted by noibs, on Feb 20, 2014 at 12:57 PM, in Tech News
There's more... 951 Views / 8 Replies  
And the number of tracking cookies that are installed from visiting CNet are crazy high.

It's a slimy place.
Posted by noibs, on Oct 29, 2013 at 05:10 PM, in Applications
Yeah...Apple should adopt policies that benefit... 291 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah...Apple should adopt policies that benefit IT to the detriment of regular users...NOT. This is Apple's way of making the point that it isn't Microsoft. Way to go Apple!
Posted by noibs, on Oct 22, 2013 at 02:12 PM, in Tech News
Yeah...makes sense. It's because Dell has done... 210 Views / 1 Replies  
Yeah...makes sense. It's because Dell has done so well in the tablet market. After reading this, I would think most of the shareholders who were forced to sell their shares back to Dell are pretty...
Posted by noibs, on Sep 13, 2013 at 01:39 PM, in Tech News
Hard to think of a more obnoxious "feature" than... 1,094 Views / 8 Replies  
Hard to think of a more obnoxious "feature" than this. Can't wait to hear from family and friends to who install Mavericks and want to know how to turn this off.
Posted by noibs, on Sep 5, 2013 at 08:49 AM, in Mac News
Seriously...so what has been suggested 2,149 Views / 23 Replies  
Everything written above is very good advice and do your backup ASAP.

There is nothing like a good SSD (see those sold by Other World Computing; Performance Upgrades; FireWire USB SATA Storage;...
Posted by noibs, on Aug 30, 2013 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
ASCAP can gth. 984 Views / 8 Replies  
ASCAP can gth.
Posted by noibs, on Jul 29, 2013 at 10:08 PM, in Tech News
Microsoft...I don't know whether to hate them or... 661 Views / 8 Replies  
Microsoft...I don't know whether to hate them or pity them. Perhaps the latter because of their CEO.
Posted by noibs, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:12 AM, in Mac News
...yawn.... 661 Views / 8 Replies  
...yawn....
Posted by noibs, on Jun 14, 2013 at 09:55 AM, in Mac News
Support Apple 1,127 Views / 7 Replies  
As an iPhone 5 owner who relies on user ratings when I purchase or download apps, I **COMPLETELY** support Apple regarding this issue. AppGratis is slime. Period. Hopefully, they will have luck...
Posted by noibs, on Apr 19, 2013 at 09:46 AM, in Mac News
Ha...Ha...Ha...Ha... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
No please...can't stop laughing...ha ha ha ha...it hurts but I can't stop...ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha....best joke I've heard in long time.
Posted by noibs, on Feb 25, 2013 at 09:32 PM, in Tech News
Need better news reporting 1,170 Views / 10 Replies  
To echo some of the comments above, computer users, especially more novice users, need better and more precise news reporting. Disabling Java in a Web browser is completely different than completely...
Posted by noibs, on Jan 31, 2013 at 02:52 PM, in Tech News
Not that I know of... 1,423 Views / 13 Replies  
I tried turning on iCloud docs when it was new and I immediately turned it off because of this issue. I've never used it again. At the time, I didn't think there was a work around.

In my...
Posted by noibs, on Jan 25, 2013 at 03:03 PM, in Mac OS X
What goes around comes around. It's time for the... 575 Views / 10 Replies  
What goes around comes around. It's time for the copycat to pay the price.
Posted by noibs, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM, in Tech News
It's too bad for Apple that Android sales are... 124 Views / 1 Replies  
It's too bad for Apple that Android sales are overwhelming...except when they aren't. So much for all the Android cheer leaders.
Posted by noibs, on Oct 24, 2012 at 07:50 AM, in Tech News
This was published all over the Web on Sept 12,... 413 Views / 11 Replies  
This was published all over the Web on Sept 12, 2012:
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An analysis of traffic from tablet computers to more than 1,200 websites found that 98.1 per cent of the traffic came...
Posted by noibs, on Oct 3, 2012 at 04:18 AM, in Tech News
Obviously not a really big deal but this just... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
Obviously not a really big deal but this just another of the MANY small details that Apple is not getting right any more. Glitches, frustrations, workarounds, etc. Is anyone at Apple sweating all...
Posted by noibs, on Oct 1, 2012 at 04:08 AM, in Tech News
"Apple estimates that about 0.17 percent of... 701 Views / 6 Replies  
"Apple estimates that about 0.17 percent of iCloud users can't reach Mail."

That's what it says on Apple's Web pages; however, in the discussion threads at Apple, users are reporting Mail is down...
Posted by noibs, on Sep 11, 2012 at 08:46 AM, in Mac News
Let's also not forget how much time each hour is... 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Let's also not forget how much time each hour is not devoted to the real advertisements.

In the 1960's 5 minutes or less per hour was devoted to commercials. Now there are slightly less than 3...
Posted by noibs, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:47 AM, in Tech News
You know this story is true, regardless of what... 671 Views / 16 Replies  
You know this story is true, regardless of what AT&T says. What's now needed is for someone to go into an AT&T store looking for an iPhone and to record the resulting conversation.
Posted by noibs, on Aug 1, 2012 at 01:03 PM, in Tech News
I couldn't agree more with the above. It takes... 3,614 Views / 50 Replies  
I couldn't agree more with the above. It takes so much more effort and concentration to avoid these things. It would be relatively easy for Apple to allow a preference to opt out--but they...
Posted by noibs, on May 22, 2012 at 04:15 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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