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T-Mobile is amazing. LOVE this company! ... 123 Views / 6 Replies  
T-Mobile is amazing. LOVE this company!
Coverage is NOT as good as AT&T, esp once you get outside the city areas. (A common complaint from my daughter who travels to her high-school football...
Posted by driven, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:04 PM, in Tech News
Cloud storage to become a commodity. But... 56 Views / 3 Replies  
Cloud storage to become a commodity.
But suddenly, the Office 365 subscription is looking attractive.
Posted by driven, on Oct 27, 2014 at 09:56 PM, in Tech News
Yes. They are doing that. It's the wake up... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes. They are doing that. It's the wake up that's breaking something.
Posted by driven, on Oct 15, 2014 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, all that response from my photo. I never... 3,666 Views / 152 Replies  
Wow, all that response from my photo. I never noticed the blurred shirt before now either. Remind me to wear a solid color next time. :-)

Are one of these two more satisfying? (From the same...
Posted by driven, on Oct 13, 2014 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wear a watch because, let's face it, it's the... 1,566 Views / 32 Replies  
I wear a watch because, let's face it, it's the only piece of jewelry a man can really pull off with style. (Well, except perhaps their wedding ring) If it does something beyond tell the time,...
Posted by driven, on Oct 13, 2014 at 03:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, tried it with the computer sleeping. Also... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, tried it with the computer sleeping. Also tried it with only the display sleeping. (Sometimes I run a server in a VMware session)

Either way, same issue.

Wondering if this would also...
Posted by driven, on Oct 13, 2014 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK. Tried it with just the HDMI monitor, and... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
OK. Tried it with just the HDMI monitor, and just the DVI monitor. (Both in clamshell mode). Not every time, but the problem does manifest itself in both cases. The most recent time, even running...
Posted by driven, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Where on Apple.com are you finding old versions? ... 716 Views / 41 Replies  
Where on Apple.com are you finding old versions?

I need an old version of 10.X to reformat my PowerMac G5.
Posted by driven, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a bad idea. I'll try just leaving one of the... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
Not a bad idea. I'll try just leaving one of the monitors connected before it goes to sleep. I'll post the results.
Posted by driven, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Me. ... 3,666 Views / 152 Replies  
Me.

http://www.zsoldos.org/images/img_1540.jpg
Posted by driven, on Oct 12, 2014 at 02:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
External monitor question (problem) 359 Views / 7 Replies  
When I am home, I "dock" my 2013 MacBook Pro to a USB hub. I have two external monitors running on it (one on HDMI, and the other DVI from one of the Thunderbolt ports).

I notice that when my...
Posted by driven, on Oct 12, 2014 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So few people use it, it's almost like a ghost... 71 Views / 1 Replies  
So few people use it, it's almost like a ghost town. Those that do use it have a parrot like mentality, and if you disagree they get very combative. It's just not a fun environment.

With one...
Posted by driven, on Oct 7, 2014 at 04:12 PM, in Tech News
Apparently we now live in a world where people... 85 Views / 5 Replies  
Apparently we now live in a world where people can no longer figure out how to hit "delete" on their own, but can install a tool to do it for them. :-(
Posted by driven, on Sep 15, 2014 at 05:34 PM, in Mac News
Going with the Plus, simply because my eyes... 3,475 Views / 35 Replies  
Going with the Plus, simply because my eyes aren't as good as they were when I was in my 30s. I care more about seeing the screen than I do about looking goofy. (and there's probably no help for me...
Posted by driven, on Sep 9, 2014 at 06:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
@Kensington, Dunno. My personal phone is a... 3,475 Views / 35 Replies  
@Kensington,

Dunno. My personal phone is a Galaxy Note 3 (5.8") and it fits in pretty much most of my pockets (Dress pants, my shorts) without problem. (Only exception is I can't put it in the...
Posted by driven, on Sep 9, 2014 at 03:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If they attempted this deployment without MDM/EMM... 315 Views / 6 Replies  
If they attempted this deployment without MDM/EMM software then it was doomed. You can't manage that many devices with Apple Configurator. That said: Having the right software in place makes this...
Posted by driven, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:37 AM, in Tech News
It's a military Junta that thinks it can do... 120 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a military Junta that thinks it can do whatever it wants. (For the time being, they can)
Posted by driven, on Aug 14, 2014 at 09:22 PM, in Tech News
This is huge for IBM. It's also a challenge for... 537 Views / 10 Replies  
This is huge for IBM. It's also a challenge for those already entrenched in the business market (Oracle, SAP, Microsoft). Competition tends to bread better products and services, so the business...
Posted by driven, on Jul 16, 2014 at 09:40 AM, in Tech News
I like everything about this, but the 27" has low... 99 Views / 1 Replies  
I like everything about this, but the 27" has low resolution. (Why the same as for the 21.5 and the 23"? Even less than my U2410)
Posted by driven, on Jun 18, 2014 at 04:33 PM, in Tech News
I always buy from the refirb store. Great values... 1,136 Views / 16 Replies  
I always buy from the refirb store. Great values there. Saved over $400 on a 27" iMac.
Posted by driven, on Jun 18, 2014 at 04:19 PM, in Tech News
at&t is trying to get people to use contracts... 248 Views / 7 Replies  
at&t is trying to get people to use contracts again, how cute!
Posted by driven, on Jun 18, 2014 at 04:16 PM, in Tech News
@David Esrati ... I remember when you couldn't... 1,136 Views / 16 Replies  
@David Esrati ... I remember when you couldn't touch a decent computer for under $2,000. (and this really isn't ancient history). Today's generation is a bit spoiled on tech prices.
Posted by driven, on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:36 AM, in Tech News
T-Mobile finally shakes up the industry. Let's... 82 Views / 3 Replies  
T-Mobile finally shakes up the industry. Let's see if our "regulators" let things go back to the status quo. Airlines are now back to limited choice. Mergers are fine until you are down to just a...
Posted by driven, on May 30, 2014 at 01:04 AM, in Tech News
If this deal goes through, I'm moving back to... 135 Views / 3 Replies  
If this deal goes through, I'm moving back to at&t. (and since I don't have a contract on t-mobile, that will be very easy)

That said: I'm not even sure how this merger would work? Sprint is...
Posted by driven, on May 11, 2014 at 04:48 AM, in Tech News
Thanks for the feedback. I've been bouncing... 346 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback. I've been bouncing between the default resolution, and one up from there depending on what I'm doing. My eyes tend to appreciate the default more, but larger spreadsheets...
Posted by driven, on May 6, 2014 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Feedback submitted. Thank you. 877 Views / 5 Replies  
Feedback submitted. Thank you.
Posted by driven, on May 6, 2014 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What feedback form? What is Radar? I did... 877 Views / 5 Replies  
What feedback form?
What is Radar?

I did stop into the Genius bar, who claimed it was "normal" to have blurry text on an external display when you had a Retina display. (and in a way it is ......
Posted by driven, on May 1, 2014 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm on a 15", but I think that's a slightly... 346 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm on a 15", but I think that's a slightly higher than default resolution, yes?
Posted by driven, on Apr 30, 2014 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Fixing HDMI on your MBPr 877 Views / 5 Replies  
Hopefully this helps someone.

If you are getting very blurry graphics on an external monitor using your HDMI connection on your MacBook Pro Retina, check out this thread. It fixed the problem...
Posted by driven, on Apr 29, 2014 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What resolution do you run on your MBPr? 346 Views / 4 Replies  
For those of you fortunate enough to have a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I'd be curious as to what resolution do you use?

Do you use the default (optimized) resolution, or do you scale it...
Posted by driven, on Apr 29, 2014 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: True. I've always been more interested in the... 1,074,350 Views / 4,110 Replies  
True. I've always been more interested in the desktop layout around it, and how people organize their workstations. This is often more difficult with a notebook since all the cables at some point...
Posted by driven, on Apr 28, 2014 at 09:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: More evidence of our "post-PC world"? 1,074,350 Views / 4,110 Replies  
More evidence of our "post-PC world"?
Posted by driven, on Apr 27, 2014 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Color me shocked as well. 1,074,350 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Color me shocked as well.
Posted by driven, on Apr 26, 2014 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is the biggest problem with the Mac Pro not... 116 Views / 1 Replies  
This is the biggest problem with the Mac Pro not having expansion slots, or the MBP no longer having a PCcard (ExpressCard) slot: When the new Thunderbolt (or other tech) comes out then the only...
Posted by driven, on Apr 24, 2014 at 08:45 AM, in Tech News
Bing is actually pretty good. I like it. But I... 1,064 Views / 19 Replies  
Bing is actually pretty good. I like it. But I asked the same question @Steve Wilkinson said when I read this article: "Yahoo still has a search engine?"

Honestly, I thought they outsourced...
Posted by driven, on Apr 18, 2014 at 09:32 AM, in Mac News
For what? Between Safari and Chrome, I'm... 1,831 Views / 40 Replies  
For what?

Between Safari and Chrome, I'm pretty much covered. (Safari being my #1 choice, Chrome for everything non-apple.) Both sync my bookmarks and function as I would expect. I don't think...
Posted by driven, on Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM, in Tech News
I did exactly the same thing. I hate nearly... 895 Views / 30 Replies  
I did exactly the same thing.
I hate nearly every PC trackpad (including those on my Thinkpad), but I love Apple's trackpads. Why the PC vendors can't get it right is perplexing.
Posted by driven, on Mar 7, 2014 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As @jfelbab said, corporate taxes are just passed... 895 Views / 10 Replies  
As @jfelbab said, corporate taxes are just passed to the customer.

The first country that eliminates corporate income taxes becomes the biggest job creator on the planet.
Posted by driven, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:14 AM, in Mac News
Honestly, who didn't see this coming when the... 349 Views / 7 Replies  
Honestly, who didn't see this coming when the courts struck down the FCCs net neutrality rule?

What really needs to happen is Congress needs to reclassify cable (and other) providers as a common...
Posted by driven, on Feb 25, 2014 at 02:21 PM, in Tech News
@chas_m, except that it's not illegal anymore. ... 1,146 Views / 14 Replies  
@chas_m, except that it's not illegal anymore. The court struck down the FCC regulation that said it was.
Posted by driven, on Feb 24, 2014 at 02:11 AM, in Tech News
Good idea. Will try. Thx 294 Views / 4 Replies  
Good idea. Will try. Thx
Posted by driven, on Feb 19, 2014 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
As far as I can tell, the trash is empty. ... 294 Views / 4 Replies  
As far as I can tell, the trash is empty. (Nothing showing in the icon) When I navigate to it via terminal, I'm unable to see anything in the folder.
Posted by driven, on Feb 19, 2014 at 03:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Disk space not recovering 294 Views / 4 Replies  
Folks,

I have a 1.5GB FW 800 hard disk. It was nearing capacity. So, I deleted some files. They deleted, they didn't go into the trash, but I had no additional space available!

I tried...
Posted by driven, on Feb 18, 2014 at 11:38 PM, in Mac OS X
This doesn't make me bullish on the acquisition... 706 Views / 7 Replies  
This doesn't make me bullish on the acquisition of Nest.
Posted by driven, on Jan 30, 2014 at 11:46 AM, in Tech News
Google acquisitions tend to lose their penchant... 152 Views / 2 Replies  
Google acquisitions tend to lose their penchant for innovation (Google Voice), be altered so much that they lose their own character (YouTube), or die all together (Meebo, Sparrow). The rare...
Posted by driven, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:44 AM, in Tech News
Ok, I'm interested. Dell's higher end monitors... 143 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, I'm interested. Dell's higher end monitors (Ultrasharps) typically have good quality. Their 30" Ultrasharp is $1300+. No idea how they are going to pull this off while stating that this is...
Posted by driven, on Jan 9, 2014 at 03:31 AM, in Tech News
Very very happy with T-Mobile, especially their... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
Very very happy with T-Mobile, especially their Apple-like customer service. (Not sure if this is universal, but it's the case with my local store)
Posted by driven, on Jan 9, 2014 at 03:29 AM, in Tech News
I agree with @Wingsy. Stock price simply... 144 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree with @Wingsy.

Stock price simply reflects short term thinking and it's very hard to do long term investments when your metric is based on the short term results. (That's the big problem...
Posted by driven, on Dec 31, 2013 at 12:55 PM, in Mac News
It allows you to have both a Chromebook *and*... 130 Views / 4 Replies  
It allows you to have both a Chromebook *and* your Mac in the same machine. (Well, the main difference between running the Chrome browser and a "real" Chromebook is just the launcher as shown...
Posted by driven, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:03 AM, in Tech News
@LenE ... why the change of tune? T-Mobile... 122 Views / 6 Replies  
@LenE ... why the change of tune? T-Mobile changed the game. Competition at it's finest!!
Posted by driven, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:02 AM, in Tech News
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