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C'mon, it's the 21st century, no paternal... 366 Views / 4 Replies  
C'mon, it's the 21st century, no paternal permission required. Not sure about NV, but some states require a premarital medical screening for venereal diseases, would this extend to malware?
Posted by sibeale1, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:56 PM, in Mac News
And, of course, anyone who uses letters in their... 231 Views / 4 Replies  
And, of course, anyone who uses letters in their ads will be sued by Alphabet.
Posted by sibeale1, on Jun 12, 2016 at 08:18 AM, in Mac News
The operative word here us "reportedly" I... 337 Views / 6 Replies  
The operative word here us "reportedly" I haven't seen any evidence that the FBI was successful.
Posted by sibeale1, on Apr 14, 2016 at 08:38 AM, in Mac News
"Back in February 1981, the influential Byte... 279 Views / 2 Replies  
"Back in February 1981, the influential Byte magazine devoted the major part of an issue to the Macintosh, ..." I think you mean February 1984.
Posted by sibeale1, on Feb 28, 2016 at 07:01 PM, in Mac News
@Steve Wilkinson - Ok, perhaps I'm of a... 1,687 Views / 18 Replies  
@Steve Wilkinson -

Ok, perhaps I'm of a different species than you. I am a ripe old age (>70), I don't have physical or mental problems, I sleep well, and I don't fret about the color of light I...
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 18, 2016 at 02:05 PM, in Mac News
I'm a born-again skeptic, so I don't think this... 1,687 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm a born-again skeptic, so I don't think this does anything for or against my sleep cycle/circadian rhythm/winter depression, etc. However, I do like it because sometimes I wake my iPhone in my...
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 18, 2016 at 11:58 AM, in Mac News
He's not an idiot at all. He gamed the system,... 2,481 Views / 24 Replies  
He's not an idiot at all. He gamed the system, got Apple to give him money, and got publicity.
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 2, 2016 at 08:12 AM, in Mac News
Like Sheriff Bart, I'd prefer to get a laurel and... 247 Views / 1 Replies  
Like Sheriff Bart, I'd prefer to get a laurel and hearty handshake.
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 23, 2015 at 11:05 AM, in Mac News
The would be a very convenient stand for a watch... 408 Views / 3 Replies  
The would be a very convenient stand for a watch that has a continuous band, like the Speidel Twist-O-Flex. Remember those? They still make them.
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 22, 2015 at 08:21 AM, in Mac News
Please consider using the universal symbol for... 219 Views / 2 Replies  
Please consider using the universal symbol for "NO" correctly: it is a red circle containing a red BACKSLASH. Not a forward slash. If you were to make that kind mistake in a URL, as in...
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 16, 2015 at 07:57 AM, in Mac News
Pity me, my iPhone is a precambrian 5s model, for... 192 Views / 1 Replies  
Pity me, my iPhone is a precambrian 5s model, for which AT&T hasn't enabled wi-fi calling, so I'm also out of luck for NumberSync.
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 6, 2015 at 09:01 AM, in Mac News
Well, they could have just considered whatever... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, they could have just considered whatever the data charge they incurred (if indeed they really did) to be a cheap lesson about reading what they agree to. But instead, they'll enjoy their 15...
Posted by sibeale1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 10:50 AM, in Mac News
I can see this as the beginning of a new era in... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
I can see this as the beginning of a new era in personal chemical detectors. In 10 years we'll wonder how we ever got along without it.
Posted by sibeale1, on Sep 2, 2015 at 08:57 AM, in Mac News
I'd like to know how much these companies... 1,373 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd like to know how much these companies profited from cramming even after the penalties are subtracted. I bet it was still profitable, in which case it wasn't a sufficient penalty, and just part...
Posted by sibeale1, on May 13, 2015 at 07:12 AM, in Tech News
So, dwlayman, if my "religion" disapproves of... 2,991 Views / 36 Replies  
So, dwlayman, if my "religion" disapproves of mixing of races (and a lot of so-called Christians hold these beliefs), should I be permitted to discriminate against people of mixed race?
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 08:07 AM, in Mac News
Apparently Apple hasn't yet fixed the flaw in... 256 Views / 1 Replies  
Apparently Apple hasn't yet fixed the flaw in Safari 8.0.5 (10600.5.6) in the public beta OSX 10.10.3 (14D87p). The FREAK vulnerability test site...
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 10, 2015 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
After you finish your coffee, stop to consider... 623 Views / 7 Replies  
After you finish your coffee, stop to consider that your battery problems might be related to iOS 8.2. A few other folks have installed iOS 8.2 by now, and I haven't noticed a wave of complaints...
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 10, 2015 at 07:59 AM, in Mac News
"In my day we fit an entire productivity suite ON... 241 Views / 5 Replies  
"In my day we fit an entire productivity suite ON A CD!"

Well, in MY day we fit everything on an Edison cylinder. Times change.
Posted by sibeale1, on Feb 12, 2015 at 04:57 PM, in Mac News
jdonahoe asks "Why is there no filter for stupid... 1,783 Views / 18 Replies  
jdonahoe asks "Why is there no filter for stupid lawsuits?" Actually, there is. The lawyers who spend their time and effort filing these suits never win them and they eventually change careers to...
Posted by sibeale1, on Dec 31, 2014 at 01:55 PM, in Tech News
Interesting how it seems it's illegal for... 249 Views / 3 Replies  
Interesting how it seems it's illegal for ordinary folks to create spyware, but perfectly OK for the government to do so.
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 26, 2014 at 05:12 PM, in Tech News
Bose has been over-hyping their inferior products... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
Bose has been over-hyping their inferior products for decades. Their business ethics are the polar opposite of Apple's. The only surprise to me is that it took so long for the two companies to part...
Posted by sibeale1, on Oct 18, 2014 at 07:21 AM, in Tech News
These kids should be permanently banned from ever... 2,346 Views / 20 Replies  
These kids should be permanently banned from ever setting foot into any museum.
Posted by sibeale1, on Sep 30, 2014 at 08:38 AM, in Mac News
Only 10 million in 3 days? Apple is doomed! ... 557 Views / 9 Replies  
Only 10 million in 3 days? Apple is doomed! Just wait, we'll see these kinds of inane comments in the press.
Posted by sibeale1, on Sep 22, 2014 at 02:17 PM, in Tech News
In other news, the armageddon arrived and hell... 1,582 Views / 12 Replies  
In other news, the armageddon arrived and hell froze over. Get real, it's only a rollout.
Posted by sibeale1, on Sep 9, 2014 at 07:37 PM, in Tech News
"Apple gives us a free OS upgrade and Parallels... 764 Views / 6 Replies  
"Apple gives us a free OS upgrade and Parallels forces us to pay $50 to upgrade? " Well, Apple can give away upgrades because it makes money from hardware. Parallels has no hardware income to...
Posted by sibeale1, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:31 AM, in Mac News
"...the companies involved are loathe to use the... 238 Views / 2 Replies  
"...the companies involved are loathe to use the option..." I'm sure you mean "loath", not "loathe".
Posted by sibeale1, on Aug 20, 2014 at 07:54 AM, in Tech News
to mgpalma: I've got a bridge I'll sell you. 282 Views / 2 Replies  
to mgpalma: I've got a bridge I'll sell you.
Posted by sibeale1, on Aug 12, 2014 at 08:58 AM, in Tech News
Actually, most users will be loath to do it, not... 279 Views / 4 Replies  
Actually, most users will be loath to do it, not loathe to do it.
Posted by sibeale1, on Aug 5, 2014 at 07:55 AM, in Mac News
When I lived in Manhattan in the mid-1970's, it... 815 Views / 10 Replies  
When I lived in Manhattan in the mid-1970's, it was common for an "entrepreneur" (usually a local doorman) to "own" a street, park "clients'" cars with large spaces between them, but not large...
Posted by sibeale1, on Jun 29, 2014 at 06:42 AM, in Tech News
In the Finder View menu, select "Show Path Bar",... 839 Views / 7 Replies  
In the Finder View menu, select "Show Path Bar", then the Users Folder is easily accessed from the Path Bar at the bottom of any Finder window.
Posted by sibeale1, on May 16, 2014 at 01:58 PM, in Mac News
Who needs facts when the deciding factor in any... 841 Views / 7 Replies  
Who needs facts when the deciding factor in any House vote is whether Democrats support it?
Posted by sibeale1, on May 6, 2014 at 01:24 PM, in Tech News
Inkling: Californians are generally more... 435 Views / 5 Replies  
Inkling: Californians are generally more enlightened than citizens of other states. They believe that the government has an obligation to make things better for them, not just sit by and let the...
Posted by sibeale1, on Apr 25, 2014 at 01:38 PM, in Tech News
When/if this law comes into practice, it is... 1,449 Views / 15 Replies  
When/if this law comes into practice, it is possible that chargers will be unbundled from devices and will be reused when the device is replaced. The only spec needed will be sufficient output...
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 15, 2014 at 08:53 AM, in Tech News
iphonerulez must be shorting Apple stock. Good... 561 Views / 6 Replies  
iphonerulez must be shorting Apple stock. Good luck! Basing your opinion of Apple on stock price alone is truly foolish. There have been "many claims" of "utter disaster" for Apple in the past. ...
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 14, 2014 at 09:52 AM, in Tech News
To And.reg: Would you please identify a few of... 1,068 Views / 7 Replies  
To And.reg: Would you please identify a few of those "trillions" of bugs?
Posted by sibeale1, on Mar 13, 2014 at 02:42 PM, in Mac News
Nice alibi. 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Nice alibi.
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 16, 2014 at 08:18 AM, in Mac News
A fool and his money are soon.... 532 Views / 4 Replies  
A fool and his money are soon....
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 10, 2014 at 08:59 AM, in Tech News
Right, go camping with one mounted on your gun... 248 Views / 4 Replies  
Right, go camping with one mounted on your gun and everything will look like a bear, including the guy in the next tent who's gone for a leak.
Posted by sibeale1, on Jan 9, 2014 at 08:01 AM, in Tech News
"If you contribute to a crook and vote for a... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
"If you contribute to a crook and vote for a crook, then you have no right to complain when you shafted get a crooked court." Ah, but which one is the "crook"? The Harvard Law grad and former...
Posted by sibeale1, on Dec 31, 2013 at 01:46 PM, in Tech News
"What idiot walks around with Bluetooth turned on... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
"What idiot walks around with Bluetooth turned on all the time (and not using a headset or other BT device)?" I'm that idiot. I can't be bothered to turn it on and off every time I get into or...
Posted by sibeale1, on Dec 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM, in Tech News
Agree, if he was looking for a nemesis, he should... 1,703 Views / 16 Replies  
Agree, if he was looking for a nemesis, he should have pointed to Google Drive.
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:34 AM, in Tech News
Would someone please edit this article to change... 311 Views / 5 Replies  
Would someone please edit this article to change the words "versus the 100 percent color accuracy on full-sized Retina iPads" to something more believable? The accompanying chart doesn't even show...
Posted by sibeale1, on Nov 18, 2013 at 04:24 PM, in Tech News
Of course, at one time the "natural definition"... 1,137 Views / 14 Replies  
Of course, at one time the "natural definition" of marriage in most of the US was between people of the same race. Let's move on, folks. If, in the future, there develops a consensus in the country...
Posted by sibeale1, on Jun 27, 2013 at 09:27 AM, in Tech News
 
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