Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 77
Search: Posts Made By: OldMacGeek
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
*cough*AdBlock*cough* 71 Views / 5 Replies  
*cough*AdBlock*cough*
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Nov 20, 2014 at 06:59 PM, in Tech News
Yahoo . . . . Bing . . . . . . ewww. Just, .... 63 Views / 1 Replies  
Yahoo . . . . Bing . . . . . . ewww.

Just, . . . ew.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:30 AM, in Tech News
Oh - and about your comment about networking... 143 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh - and about your comment about networking still being able to be done at WWDC? Ummm, no. Since Apple abolished Premier Developer status, with its included WWDC ticket, it is nearly impossible to...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 14, 2014 at 05:32 PM, in Mac News
Too bad, but it's the fault of the internets.... 143 Views / 5 Replies  
Too bad, but it's the fault of the internets. Would you rather get your Mac news delivered monthly in a glossy magazine, or near real-time on the web? I will miss the shows, though. I loved releasing...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 14, 2014 at 05:28 PM, in Mac News
AAPL is taking a hit, along with the rest of the... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
AAPL is taking a hit, along with the rest of the market today. Who knew that sanctions would trickle down? :)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 10, 2014 at 05:41 PM, in Tech News
Well it's a good thing GTAT didn't *sign* this... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
Well it's a good thing GTAT didn't *sign* this "oppressive and burdensome" contract. Oh . . . wait . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 10, 2014 at 04:10 PM, in Tech News
4chan; white-hat publicizer of security leaks, or... 129 Views / 2 Replies  
4chan; white-hat publicizer of security leaks, or scum-sucking porn weasels? Discuss . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 10, 2014 at 03:04 PM, in Tech News
As a longtime member of both Vudu and... 85 Views / 4 Replies  
As a longtime member of both Vudu and UltraViolet, I'm glad this is happening. Many of my purchases are not physical media, but electronic copies through their service. The thought of them going...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 10, 2014 at 02:30 PM, in Tech News
Too many men in technology? It can be fixed in... 111 Views / 1 Replies  
Too many men in technology? It can be fixed in four simple words - Mandatory random gender reassignment.
:)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:59 AM, in Tech News
It's also been way too long since Apple updated... 944 Views / 12 Replies  
It's also been way too long since Apple updated the AppleTV. Just sayin'
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 8, 2014 at 02:04 PM, in Tech News
It's a pity that the AAA can't produce a... 684 Views / 11 Replies  
It's a pity that the AAA can't produce a meaningful graph. A simple bar chart - without knowing the scale - is useless. Is using Siri really about 40% more difficult that adjusting the heat or radio?...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 7, 2014 at 06:19 PM, in Tech News
Not completely bizarre. Look at it from a... 117 Views / 4 Replies  
Not completely bizarre. Look at it from a competitor's (*cough*samsung*cough*) point of view; Sure, you can look at a production unit and see what decisions they made for parts choices, layout, etc....
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 6, 2014 at 06:08 PM, in Mac News
What was WiLan thinking? When you can't win a... 123 Views / 3 Replies  
What was WiLan thinking? When you can't win a patent case in Texas, and you press on . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:20 AM, in Tech News
Some people liked the older UI, some people like... 1,381 Views / 14 Replies  
Some people liked the older UI, some people like the newer UI. It was a design choice by Apple, not a bug. I reassigned this as "No plan to fix" with a severity of P4 - Customer Whining. :)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 26, 2014 at 03:14 PM, in Mac News
好了,廢話。 110 Views / 2 Replies  
好了,廢話。
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:48 PM, in Tech News
Well, then I'm glad I'm not a woman (or dress as... 98 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, then I'm glad I'm not a woman (or dress as one very often). Why? Women often wear watches loosely, as more of a bangle or bracelet than tightly against the skin. Having to enter a PIN each time...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:46 PM, in Tech News
How very sad that print is dying. I fondly... 128 Views / 8 Replies  
How very sad that print is dying. I fondly remember poring over every new issue multiple times. Then the ads decreased. Then the content started lessening. As the Internet gained in popularity, print...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 10, 2014 at 07:08 PM, in Mac News
It's not the size or the speed, but how you use... 97 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not the size or the speed, but how you use it and what you do with it.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 9, 2014 at 12:38 PM, in Tech News
*facepalm* So, Apple found out in a report... 96 Views / 2 Replies  
*facepalm*

So, Apple found out in a report that they're too white and too male. This scholarship should fix it. Sigh. What's next? Having a lottery to see who has to "change lanes?" I can see it...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 2, 2014 at 06:18 PM, in Mac News
I am an example of a customer that was in an area... 406 Views / 8 Replies  
I am an example of a customer that was in an area where the local broadband suppliers wouldn't even talk to me. I was "too far outside the normal service area." Translation - I was too expensive to...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Sep 2, 2014 at 06:11 PM, in Tech News
Now THIS would make me like USB connectors a bit... 101 Views / 2 Replies  
Now THIS would make me like USB connectors a bit more - a connector that even *I* couldn't screw up.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Aug 18, 2014 at 02:17 PM, in Tech News
Nope. I meant symmetrical. A rectangular... 261 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope. I meant symmetrical. A rectangular connector that will - kinda - fit in either way. Yes, it will only go in *all* the way in one orientation. Finding that orientation when you can't see the...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Aug 13, 2014 at 05:41 PM, in Tech News
Symmetrical again?! Sigh. Don't know how many... 261 Views / 7 Replies  
Symmetrical again?! Sigh. Don't know how many times I blindly insert a USB cable one way, it doesn't work so I flip it. That doesn't work, so I flip it again . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Aug 13, 2014 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
The main people that have issues with virtual... 524 Views / 12 Replies  
The main people that have issues with virtual keyboards are the adults. Children, who have grown up in the smartphone era, are quite used to "typing" on a virtual keyboard. As it is the adults making...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Aug 7, 2014 at 09:07 AM, in Tech News
Facebook, I'm not confused! Leave it the hell... 131 Views / 3 Replies  
Facebook, I'm not confused! Leave it the hell alone.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:28 PM, in Mac News
Well, at least all the porn ads on the sides will... 104 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, at least all the porn ads on the sides will be really tiny now. Who am I kidding, they'll probably be inline. :)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:52 PM, in Tech News
Nope. They're doomed, beleaguered, kaput. They... 100 Views / 2 Replies  
Nope. They're doomed, beleaguered, kaput. They actually had a drop in iPad sales, showing that the company is yet again on a downward spiral o' death.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:45 PM, in Tech News
Phew! Finally, I won't have to worry about... 69 Views / 1 Replies  
Phew! Finally, I won't have to worry about binge-watching My Little Pony and having it show up in Recently Viewed. :)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:46 AM, in Tech News
No War Necessary 3,413 Views / 135 Replies  
No war necessary. My only thought is your use of the word "solution" - implying that backup is a singular event - is lacking. I tell people that the number of backups they have should be directly...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 15, 2014 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
*cough*getacover*cough* 582 Views / 7 Replies  
*cough*getacover*cough*
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 14, 2014 at 02:57 PM, in Tech News
The amount of conformity marks and declarations... 114 Views / 4 Replies  
The amount of conformity marks and declarations is only going to increase. Many countries are saying "Me too!" to these marks. Battery marks are getting popular. Wireless homologation marks are...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:24 AM, in Tech News
Oh, and I had to laugh at the whole ". . .verify... 90 Views / 3 Replies  
Oh, and I had to laugh at the whole ". . .verify the integrity and qualifications of the drivers or vehicles" quote. Have you ever been in a New York Cab? Have you ridden with one of the "qualified"...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:35 PM, in Tech News
Wow. Strong-arm tactics to keep a sub-standard... 90 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow. Strong-arm tactics to keep a sub-standard monopoly going? How very "New York" of you!
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:32 PM, in Tech News
Gee, a flatter UI. Remarkable! Innovative! How... 108 Views / 4 Replies  
Gee, a flatter UI. Remarkable! Innovative! How does Google do it?!

What? iOS 7 did it first a few months ago? . . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jun 25, 2014 at 04:22 PM, in Tech News
iTunes Serving 999 Views / 7 Replies  
Most NAS devices like Iomega/LenovoEMC, Synology, WD, etc. use either Twonky or an open-source variant of mt-daapd like Firefly. The problem? Twonky is more of a media server than a transcoder...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jun 20, 2014 at 02:19 PM, in Applications
. . . but he *did* have a job for life - for the... 132 Views / 5 Replies  
. . . but he *did* have a job for life - for the life of Steve Jobs. :)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on May 21, 2014 at 04:22 PM, in Mac News
Wow! Three whole years?! How . . . . generous . .... 97 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow! Three whole years?! How . . . . generous . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on May 20, 2014 at 03:02 PM, in Tech News
Screed? I think you mean "screed" and not... 113 Views / 4 Replies  
Screed? I think you mean "screed" and not "screen."

That said, these are some pretty damning accusations.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on May 1, 2014 at 04:10 PM, in Tech News
Actually, I think this captures him much better: ... 430 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, I think this captures him much better:
http://nyobetabeat.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/5253064_orig.jpg
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:52 AM, in Mac News
Wow, I must not understand art at all. That is... 430 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow, I must not understand art at all. That is hideously ugly, and does't capture much of anything about Steve Jobs. Oh, wait - there's a 1 and a 0. Yeah. The "language of computers." OK, I feel much...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:48 AM, in Mac News
Gazoobie - look closer. I have fans everywhere in... 1,224 Views / 12 Replies  
Gazoobie - look closer. I have fans everywhere in my 8-core Mac Pro.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Feb 1, 2014 at 05:50 PM, in Tech News
. . . and we all know how accurate analysts are .... 158 Views / 5 Replies  
. . . and we all know how accurate analysts are . . .

:cue crickets:
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:59 AM, in Tech News
Wow, how . . . . shocking. 133 Views / 5 Replies  
Wow, how . . . . shocking.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jan 22, 2014 at 04:55 PM, in Tech News
The dude needs to fall on his sword . . . er,... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
The dude needs to fall on his sword . . . er, shovel.
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jan 22, 2014 at 01:51 PM, in Mac News
". . . needs to have physical access to the phone... 117 Views / 1 Replies  
". . . needs to have physical access to the phone . . ."

OK, someone has access to my phone, and they've managed to crack my fingerprint or PIN code and they now have access to all of my...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jan 16, 2014 at 01:08 PM, in Tech News
So wait - does this mean that if something sounds... 162 Views / 5 Replies  
So wait - does this mean that if something sounds too good to be true . . .

:)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Jan 3, 2014 at 04:18 PM, in Mac News
Well, that outdoes my rack of 24 triple-boot Mac... 370 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, that outdoes my rack of 24 triple-boot Mac minis that I use as an automated test rack.

:)
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Dec 7, 2013 at 11:32 PM, in Tech News
Yikes! I guess I'll hang onto my 8-core Mac Pro... 1,247 Views / 19 Replies  
Yikes! I guess I'll hang onto my 8-core Mac Pro for Final Cut Pro editing a bit longer . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 22, 2013 at 04:03 PM, in Tech News
Agree with Chas. Bigger is not always better. I'm... 1,149 Views / 17 Replies  
Agree with Chas. Bigger is not always better. I'm probably an anomaly anyway, and use my phone mainly as a phone. As I also keep it in my front pocket, the iPhone size is perfect for me. I don't need...
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 16, 2013 at 01:32 PM, in Tech News
Sigh . . . Now if they could only jailbreak... 233 Views / 2 Replies  
Sigh . . .

Now if they could only jailbreak AppleTV series 3's . . .
Posted by OldMacGeek, on Oct 8, 2013 at 04:15 PM, in Mac News
Showing results 1 to 50 of 77
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:16 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2014 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2