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I wouldn't believe any of the 3 of them. One is... 198 Views / 5 Replies  
I wouldn't believe any of the 3 of them. One is just as unreliable as the other. So it's like nothing happened.
Posted by Wingsy, on Jan 15, 2015 at 04:07 AM, in Tech News
Now we need to dig up the proclamations from all... 112 Views / 1 Replies  
Now we need to dig up the proclamations from all the idiot analysts and bloggers who were calling for his head a while back. Would make for some good claim chowder.
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 11, 2014 at 03:12 PM, in Mac News
What about the 2nd half of September? Is this... 133 Views / 3 Replies  
What about the 2nd half of September? Is this telling us that Apple won't be shipping the iPhone 6 until Oct?
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 6, 2014 at 09:10 AM, in Tech News
Definition of unlimited: not limited or... 608 Views / 11 Replies  
Definition of unlimited: not limited or restricted in terms of number, quantity, or extent.

So somebody lied.
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 14, 2014 at 08:30 AM, in Tech News
So, this info came from Bloomberg, the same rag... 158 Views / 1 Replies  
So, this info came from Bloomberg, the same rag that carried the fictional story about China banning 10 Apple products a couple weeks ago. Pardon me while I go get my shovel of salt.
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 12, 2014 at 07:13 AM, in Tech News
I charged my 5S yesterday, as usual. In less than... 431 Views / 6 Replies  
I charged my 5S yesterday, as usual. In less than 2 hours it was at 100%. This morning I'm at 70%. It's been 16 hrs 39 minutes since last charge, and usage time is 2 hrs, 31 minutes. Most of this was...
Posted by Wingsy, on Jul 4, 2014 at 04:55 AM, in Mac News
Pocket Magnifier? That's new to Nokia I guess but... 134 Views / 1 Replies  
Pocket Magnifier? That's new to Nokia I guess but I've been using the iPhone's camera to do this for years. Point at something, pinch to zoom, and there's your magnifier.
Posted by Wingsy, on Mar 24, 2014 at 06:40 AM, in Tech News
Onedrive. A depository for spam & malware. Don't... 106 Views / 1 Replies  
Onedrive. A depository for spam & malware. Don't believe me? Take a look at the dozens of spam emails I've received recently. Each and every one of them has a link to a dubious-looking file hosted by...
Posted by Wingsy, on Feb 19, 2014 at 03:01 PM, in Tech News
Yeah, it sure did. My right middle finger... 2,846 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah, it sure did. My right middle finger gradually erodes, and I've retrained it a couple of times over the past few months. I just tried this technique and now my rt middle gets a hit every single...
Posted by Wingsy, on Feb 2, 2014 at 08:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Uh oh ..... "Thermal images shown are for... 143 Views / 4 Replies  
Uh oh .....
"Thermal images shown are for illustration purposes only, and may not have been taken by the camera series depicted."
So the jury is still out. Have to wait and see what it will really...
Posted by Wingsy, on Jan 10, 2014 at 05:50 AM, in Tech News
It's not a good sign when the CEO has his bonus... 162 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not a good sign when the CEO has his bonus tied to the stock price. Tied to profits, definitely, or to unit sales, but never stock price. The motivation to drive up the stock price seldom if...
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:06 AM, in Mac News
I recall Cook saying something very similar for... 944 Views / 9 Replies  
I recall Cook saying something very similar for 2013. And we got a fingerprint sensor (surprise, kinda) and a Mac Pro (long in coming). Wonder what's going to be different about this year?
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 23, 2013 at 05:09 AM, in Mac News
I guess it was a couple years ago when I was at... 121 Views / 3 Replies  
I guess it was a couple years ago when I was at the Apple store in line for something. The girl at the door had an iPad taking orders. I wanted to see the screen as I had heard complaints of its...
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 22, 2013 at 08:41 AM, in Tech News
So that's why AAPL is down this morning. For some... 100 Views / 1 Replies  
So that's why AAPL is down this morning. For some reason I guess investors think that just because it didn't happen on the RUMORED date, that it will never happen. Sounds like my kids' thinking.
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:16 AM, in Tech News
"iMessages is great, but ONLY works on Apple... 671 Views / 7 Replies  
"iMessages is great, but ONLY works on Apple products."

Huh? I've never NOT been able to message anyone. What are you talking about?
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 13, 2013 at 05:51 AM, in Tech News
Since there are more small Android phones out... 288 Views / 5 Replies  
Since there are more small Android phones out there than there are iPhones, this survey doesn't really say anything about iPhone vs Android use. If you lump all the small screen phones into one...
Posted by Wingsy, on Nov 29, 2013 at 05:52 AM, in Tech News
76% is a serious chunk of the market, especially... 128 Views / 2 Replies  
76% is a serious chunk of the market, especially considering the multitude of competing smartphones out there.
Posted by Wingsy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:58 PM, in Tech News
Think it's easy to get your fingerprint off your... 1,945 Views / 39 Replies  
Think it's easy to get your fingerprint off your phone? Try this. Get a strong magnifying glass and go over your phone very carefully, tilting it against the light. See any non-smudged fingerprints?...
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 23, 2013 at 06:14 AM, in Tech News
What's going to torque my jaws is when the... 1,945 Views / 39 Replies  
What's going to torque my jaws is when the mainstream media reports this. They will NOT go into any detail as to the process used to fake the finger. Quite the opposite; they will imply just how easy...
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 23, 2013 at 06:05 AM, in Tech News
I guess this makes it official: No one will be... 802 Views / 11 Replies  
I guess this makes it official: No one will be making Windows phones from now on other than Nokia... er... Microsoft.
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 3, 2013 at 07:50 AM, in Tech News
"...the current from an overloaded charger would... 218 Views / 4 Replies  
"...the current from an overloaded charger would overheat the phone, damaging the circuits and rendering the device unusuable."

Not necessarily. I (we) buy Chinese made switching power supplies in...
Posted by Wingsy, on Jul 19, 2013 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
"Bloomberg says it hasn't received a response... 290 Views / 6 Replies  
"Bloomberg says it hasn't received a response from either Apple or TSMC."

So, Bloomberg asked Apple if the 5S was delayed due to incorporating a larger screen, and they EXPECTED a reply???? Man,...
Posted by Wingsy, on Jul 17, 2013 at 02:41 PM, in Tech News
I've always thought that something as small as a... 201 Views / 1 Replies  
I've always thought that something as small as a watch would really be hurting for adequate battery power, assuming that it will do just half of the things speculated. My bet on the delay is that it...
Posted by Wingsy, on Jul 15, 2013 at 09:36 AM, in Tech News
OMG. Right off the bat I read this: "...respected... 306 Views / 5 Replies  
OMG. Right off the bat I read this: "...respected UK newspaper The Guardian".

RESPECTED??? Electronista, how low have you gone? Next you'll be telling me how respected the National Inquirer is.
Posted by Wingsy, on Jun 7, 2013 at 06:15 AM, in Tech News
comment title 266 Views / 1 Replies  
Most tech companies would kill for a margin of 38%. But this is Apple, so the company must be on the ropes.
Posted by Wingsy, on Apr 22, 2013 at 09:04 AM, in Tech News
Like Cold Fusion 687 Views / 1 Replies  
Solving that long standing and annoying battery "problem" is like solving the problem with cold fusion. It won't be happening soon. Battery technology has been moving at a snail's pace for many...
Posted by Wingsy, on Mar 18, 2013 at 03:51 AM, in Mac News
Way Above Their Comprehension 231 Views / 1 Replies  
"We want to make the best [stuff]," Cook said, "We don't just want people to buy our products, we want people to love our products."

This statement is impossible for the analyst mentality to...
Posted by Wingsy, on Feb 28, 2013 at 07:19 AM, in Mac News
Another Way of Putting It 376 Views / 6 Replies  
Android's ad impressions grew from 1.5% to 4.24%, or by 2.7%.
Apple's grew from 9.06% to 15.59%, or by 6.5%.

Now, who's growing faster in real numbers?

If company XYZ phone's ad impressions...
Posted by Wingsy, on Feb 22, 2013 at 02:36 PM, in Tech News
Now About That -$18.55 .... 1,309 Views / 12 Replies  
Oh great. Now that this story is being corrected I'm sure we'll quickly make up for yesterday's decline in stock price.

Mmmmm ... pre-market price change (at 6:25AM) stands at -$1.29.
Posted by Wingsy, on Jan 15, 2013 at 06:41 AM, in Tech News
That was good. Geico, take a lesson. 376 Views / 9 Replies  
That was good.

Geico, take a lesson.
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 22, 2012 at 03:32 AM, in Mac News
Just wait until Friday. I predict that you'll see... 85 Views / 1 Replies  
Just wait until Friday. I predict that you'll see Google Finance web site proudly displaying an article from their favorite Apple-Basher "Valuewalk", proclaiming the iP5 a dismal failure due to there...
Posted by Wingsy, on Dec 11, 2012 at 01:46 AM, in Tech News
100% sarcasm. 276 Views / 5 Replies  
100% sarcasm.
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:51 AM, in Tech News
Wait a minute! That picture of the little girl... 276 Views / 5 Replies  
Wait a minute! That picture of the little girl eating ice cream. Look very closely at her right eye. There! You see it? It's a reflection of a man holding a professional camera taking her picture! So...
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 08:05 PM, in Tech News
Looks like HP is copying Samsung's tactics. 355 Views / 7 Replies  
Looks like HP is copying Samsung's tactics.
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 10, 2012 at 03:58 AM, in Tech News
My back glass broke too when I dropped it on... 83 Views / 4 Replies  
My back glass broke too when I dropped it on concrete (no case). Cost me $30 to have the glass replaced at the Apple store. Why did this guy need a replacement for his phone (isn't that what they're...
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 6, 2012 at 03:52 PM, in Tech News
Apologizing was their only option after being... 178 Views / 4 Replies  
Apologizing was their only option after being caught red-handed. If Nokia wants me to believe they didn't already know it was a fake before this was revealed, then they are even dumber than I thought...
Posted by Wingsy, on Sep 6, 2012 at 03:44 AM, in Tech News
OK, Apple just went from Nuclear to genuine... 691 Views / 23 Replies  
OK, Apple just went from Nuclear to genuine Thermonuclear.
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 31, 2012 at 09:39 PM, in Tech News
Samsung used up all its note paper taking notes... 241 Views / 3 Replies  
Samsung used up all its note paper taking notes on Apple.
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 16, 2012 at 04:10 AM, in Tech News
All I needed to read was the headline. It's... 127 Views / 6 Replies  
All I needed to read was the headline. It's another "battery breakthrough" article among hundreds over the years, and not a single battery breakthrough has ever come to pass. Battery technology...
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 16, 2012 at 02:49 AM, in Tech News
"However, if even just one juror holds out... 433 Views / 7 Replies  
"However, if even just one juror holds out against siding with Apple, it could still be denied any compensation."

I thought that was true only in criminal cases. For civil cases, don't you just...
Posted by Wingsy, on Aug 10, 2012 at 03:12 AM, in Tech News
What about selecting non-contiguous items in a... 2,011 Views / 11 Replies  
What about selecting non-contiguous items in a Finder window? Still broken.

Specifically, holding the Command key while dragging thru items doesn't select, it MOVES the items. Started in 10.7.3 I...
Posted by Wingsy, on May 16, 2012 at 05:30 AM, in Mac OS X
SubEthaEdit for code. Funky name, but excellent... 2,134 Views / 43 Replies  
SubEthaEdit for code. Funky name, but excellent editor.

Pages for everything else.
Posted by Wingsy, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
 
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