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"capitOl" - but who's counting. 208 Views / 2 Replies  
"capitOl" - but who's counting.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Sep 17, 2014 at 04:43 PM, in Tech News
No, it's not shenanigans. I have received such... 814 Views / 8 Replies  
No, it's not shenanigans. I have received such iMessage spam several times. It's very real.

It's always for fake rayban sunglasses, and always from Chinese email addresses / AppleIDs. Not really...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Aug 20, 2014 at 04:07 PM, in Tech News
All this spec vomit is useless, without knowing... 338 Views / 2 Replies  
All this spec vomit is useless, without knowing if this monitor is capable of better than 30khz when attached to a Mac Pro. Otherwise it's just brochure regurgitations.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Aug 7, 2014 at 11:47 AM, in Tech News
Sounds like Sharp actually has less leverage, by... 244 Views / 5 Replies  
Sounds like Sharp actually has less leverage, by being a primary maker of displays for Apple at a factory, the equipment of which Apple owns, and under a contract, the violation of which could cost...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jul 12, 2014 at 01:05 AM, in Tech News
I guess that explains complete lack,of updating... 1,119 Views / 9 Replies  
I guess that explains complete lack,of updating and reacting to maps corrections, and why constant and consistent reporting of real issues took almost two years to get a response, and *finally* a fix.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jun 9, 2014 at 03:23 PM, in Tech News
'shipments' - not 'usage'. It's the old fake... 1,734 Views / 14 Replies  
'shipments' - not 'usage'.

It's the old fake canard of thinking shipments = market share. Something sitting on a shelf, not being sold, or not being used, does not constitute anything of relevant....
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Nov 1, 2013 at 12:49 AM, in Tech News
Haha, it's so funny to see testudo trying to... 292 Views / 6 Replies  
Haha, it's so funny to see testudo trying to hard... and failing.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Oct 30, 2013 at 09:44 PM, in Tech News
I'm pretty much done with NEAT, for a variety of... 295 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm pretty much done with NEAT, for a variety of reasons - notably their incessant push to subscription models, and their neglect of the Mac software. Looking at Fujitsu now, along with 3rd party...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Oct 30, 2013 at 09:42 PM, in Tech News
Nice to see that tortu... I mean, iphoneRulez,... 1,100 Views / 7 Replies  
Nice to see that tortu... I mean, iphoneRulez, hasn't really changed his MO. I thought he was busy getting kicked of Other fora....
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Oct 20, 2013 at 03:34 PM, in Tech News
Oh, how nice - they are going back to the 30-pin... 322 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, how nice - they are going back to the 30-pin connector ---- FAIL!
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Aug 1, 2013 at 03:49 PM, in Mac News
"Don't be Evil" My ass! 288 Views / 3 Replies  
"Don't be Evil"

My ass!
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jul 3, 2013 at 03:41 AM, in Tech News
Apple's problem, more than anything else, is... 992 Views / 10 Replies  
Apple's problem, more than anything else, is that they do not invest enough resources in teaching & illustrating to their market how to best *use* all of the features of current iOS devices.
...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on May 28, 2013 at 04:14 PM, in Tech News
Lifeisabeach's assertion doesn't add up -... 1,324 Views / 11 Replies  
Lifeisabeach's assertion doesn't add up - distributors and sales outlets RETURN unsold inventory, as they will not discount below their own costs. No sales outlet purchases a smartphone for $400 only...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on May 10, 2013 at 03:16 PM, in Tech News
Not even in the running as long as the Pixelmator... 408 Views / 4 Replies  
Not even in the running as long as the Pixelmator developers are philosophically and staunchly opposed to plugins.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on May 9, 2013 at 03:38 PM, in Mac News
Lovely anti-semitic, racist comments from... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
Lovely anti-semitic, racist comments from shawnde...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on May 9, 2013 at 03:38 PM, in Tech News
iOS cycle... 746 Views / 7 Replies  
A 3-4 year cycle (iPhone 3GS still runs iOS 6 just fine) is just fine for mobile phones - most are on 2-year contracts, so a minimum of a 2-year cycle was always supported. This, of course, is better...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Apr 4, 2013 at 04:57 PM, in Tech News
All Talk, and no more.... 267 Views / 2 Replies  
As long as AT&T's LTE performance (San Fernando Valley, Illinois, Indiana, Los Angeles) is slower than dial-up (no kidding, it really is), any of their big talk is just that - vacuous, empty...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Apr 2, 2013 at 12:08 AM, in Tech News
Of course... 322 Views / 1 Replies  
Los Angeles, Southern California aren't included.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Mar 22, 2013 at 03:38 PM, in Tech News
Hear hear! 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, indeed, exactly!!
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Mar 22, 2013 at 03:35 PM, in Tech News
Yawn 1,898 Views / 17 Replies  
THX must be hitting problems, if they ave to resort to such sideshows
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:59 AM, in Tech News
Still no iPad version... 259 Views / 1 Replies  
... still looks no better than a crappy garmin UI.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Mar 5, 2013 at 05:37 PM, in Mac News
or maybe... 358 Views / 5 Replies  
... it just means that the next iPad in march or April will use a slightly different display, and that iPad 4 will be relegated to entry-level or updated with different display. Thus no longer...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:27 AM, in Tech News
Use your brain, people.... 209 Views / 1 Replies  
The unloading was entirely based on the regular cycle of taking profit - accelerated by the concern over increased capital gains taxes this year, which would have made the same profit much costlier....
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Feb 14, 2013 at 07:05 PM, in Tech News
Bobolicious 972 Views / 9 Replies  
It's time to leave PPC behind...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Feb 1, 2013 at 07:36 PM, in Mac News
Uh... 1,505 Views / 19 Replies  
Shipments, not sales.

The Samsung trial has sown the actual relationship to sales, when Samsung only sold 27,000 tablets on claimed shipments of 3 million, and only 230,000 phones on claimed...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jan 31, 2013 at 02:34 PM, in Tech News
Uh... 1,505 Views / 19 Replies  
Shipments, not sales.

The Samsung trial has sown the actual relationship to sales, when Samsung only sold 27,000 tablets on claimed shipments of 3 million, and only 230,000 phones on claimed...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jan 31, 2013 at 02:32 PM, in Tech News
People with non-standard configurations like... 172 Views / 2 Replies  
People with non-standard configurations like yourself probably represent an insignificant variable in such numbers, and aren't considered at all, I would think.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jan 3, 2013 at 08:09 AM, in Tech News
I smell a load of b.s. - adding USB ports and... 157 Views / 3 Replies  
I smell a load of b.s. - adding USB ports and providing cables would cost as much (and provide less flexibility) than stupid hardwired cables.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Dec 21, 2012 at 06:22 AM, in Tech News
Because no one cares about FLAC - if you want... 1,505 Views / 38 Replies  
Because no one cares about FLAC - if you want lossless, then use Apple Lossless.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:48 AM, in Tech News
.... and in the US at least, it is so far much... 129 Views / 4 Replies  
.... and in the US at least, it is so far much worse than Apple Maps is alleged to be.

Many of the business' or locations are in the wrong locations, or named incorrectly.

I bet there'll be...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Nov 20, 2012 at 11:53 AM, in Tech News
Really? Because Google Earth (same API) is still... 491 Views / 9 Replies  
Really? Because Google Earth (same API) is still available in the App Store, as are a variety of other maps apps, all using the Google API, including several for Street View.

Sounds like just...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM, in Tech News
Just take the red dot off the seconds hand, and... 970 Views / 13 Replies  
Just take the red dot off the seconds hand, and it'll be fine.

It's about as generic a design as you can have, otherwise... Though that this slipped by Apple is an indication of an ever increasing...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:31 PM, in Tech News
The new commenting system really suck. 366 Views / 6 Replies  
The new commenting system really suck.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:07 AM, in Tech News
There is nothing within the actual article... 299 Views / 6 Replies  
There is nothing within the actual article indicating that it was Cook who "continually" (or at all) pressed Jobs about a 7" iPad.

If anything, it was Eddie Cue -- and once again, MacNN editors...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Aug 4, 2012 at 09:49 AM, in Tech News
"Attacking" the stylus - bang-up job on the... 164 Views / 1 Replies  
"Attacking" the stylus - bang-up job on the proofreading, as always.
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jul 20, 2012 at 08:35 AM, in Tech News
Did any of this work? 2,835 Views / 10 Replies  
Did any of this work?
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Feb 15, 2012 at 04:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Shouldn't WebDAV be functional and enabled out of... 2,835 Views / 10 Replies  
Shouldn't WebDAV be functional and enabled out of the box on Lion server?

It is always active to Snow Leopard server. (albeit it requires to be separately activated under Server Admin - the...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Feb 14, 2012 at 04:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Zdziarski = attention whore 2,479 Views / 25 Replies  
Jonathan Zdziarski is quite simply a reckless attention whore, whose income stream depends on generating FUD that gullible folks believe, hook, line and sinker. This thread is just another example of...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Sep 15, 2008 at 08:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
[edit] 2,479 Views / 25 Replies  
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Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Sep 15, 2008 at 08:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
slotcarbob - you apparently didn't notice that... 6,803 Views / 98 Replies  
slotcarbob - you apparently didn't notice that hatim seems to be from Pakistan, and that he does, express himself quite well in English. Furthermore, it turns out that his problems were a combination...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Dec 30, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
My MBP came with the TOSHIBA MK1032GSX, which... 8,348 Views / 41 Replies  
My MBP came with the TOSHIBA MK1032GSX, which while being a 5400rpm drive (my bad on misquoting my specs), and allegedly having 16mb of cache (well, it does), has terrible performance. Either way,...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jul 24, 2006 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
matched pairs... 8,348 Views / 41 Replies  
If you were to go with 1.5GB configuration on ANY of the new Core Duo systems, you will experience roughly 20% slower performance than if you were using a mateched pair of RAM.

As an example:

-...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jul 24, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
clue! 15,400 Views / 120 Replies  
It's not exactly a secret if everyone has known about it for 5 years -- well, everyone but you, it seems.

Seriously, almost everyone at Apple would have confirmed to you, anytime during the past...
Posted by ZinkDifferent, on Jun 10, 2005 at 04:59 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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