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I'm not excited about Yosemite because it hasn't... 68 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not excited about Yosemite because it hasn't been released yet. How am I to get excited about a release I haven't seen? Truth be told, I haven't been excited by an OS release since the OS X...
Posted by davoud, on Yesterday at 10:13 PM, in Mac News
He said, he said, he said. Did he provide... 373 Views / 15 Replies  
He said, he said, he said. Did he provide convincing evidence? Any evidence at all?
Posted by davoud, on Jul 21, 2014 at 07:22 PM, in Tech News
What's the big deal? I use SuperDuper and I use... 2,900 Views / 135 Replies  
What's the big deal? I use SuperDuper and I use Time Machine. They work for me. Why should I care how, or whether, persons outside my household back up their data?
Posted by davoud, on Jul 16, 2014 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
I beg to differ. All of your household utilities... 2,900 Views / 135 Replies  
I beg to differ. All of your household utilities are in the cloud. Your tax records, real-estate records, driver's license, and vehicle registration are in the cloud. If you shop with a credit or...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 16, 2014 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
"iCloud.com is one of the last vestiges of Google... 74 Views / 2 Replies  
"iCloud.com is one of the last vestiges of Google Maps in Apple products, the other being listings for Apple Stores."

Of course Apple has to use Google Maps for its store locations. Apple Maps are...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 8, 2014 at 05:16 PM, in Mac News
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says... 117 Views / 6 Replies  
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says that Adobe is ceasing development of Aperture!

Those who object to the cost of Adobe CC and refuse to pay for a subscription are probably those who...
Posted by davoud, on Jun 30, 2014 at 03:59 PM, in Mac News
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says... 117 Views / 6 Replies  
What kind of scrambled writing is this? It says that Adobe is ceasing development of Aperture!

Those who object to the cost of Adobe CC and refuse to pay for a subscription are probably those who...
Posted by davoud, on Jun 30, 2014 at 03:58 PM, in Mac News
This is sloppy writing. The headline says "87... 71 Views / 1 Replies  
This is sloppy writing. The headline says "87 percent of Americans." Not true. The truth comes out in the article. "87 percent of mobile phone users." That's very different from 87 percent of the...
Posted by davoud, on May 27, 2014 at 01:25 AM, in Tech News
How did the children get the log-in credentials... 141 Views / 3 Replies  
How did the children get the log-in credentials for the iTunes store? Parental responsibility--does that exist any more? I don't see why Apple should be held liable for parents' failure to supervise...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 25, 2014 at 12:14 AM, in Mac News
I hope the planners of the next 9/11-type attack... 94 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope the planners of the next 9/11-type attack don't take advantage of Google encryption to avoid detection. They're the only ones who could possibly benefit from this, because NSA is uninterested...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM, in Tech News
Grendelmon, I'll express my own thoughts and... 590 Views / 8 Replies  
Grendelmon, I'll express my own thoughts and thank you for sticking to what you know. Snowden is a traitor because he stole information that is vital to our national security and turned it over to...
Posted by davoud, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:30 AM, in Tech News
It's not surprising that the traitor and defector... 590 Views / 8 Replies  
It's not surprising that the traitor and defector Snowdon would call for the crippling of our SIGINT collection capability, which is a key link in our national security apparatus.
Posted by davoud, on Mar 10, 2014 at 06:11 PM, in Tech News
People seem to struggle with birthdays,... 389 Views / 7 Replies  
People seem to struggle with birthdays, anniversaries, and the like when referring to the deceased. It's not
"what would have been his birthday." It's "his birthday." It will always be the...
Posted by davoud, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:31 PM, in Mac News
There is some ill chosen wording in this story.... 914 Views / 12 Replies  
There is some ill chosen wording in this story. "Mac users are almost four times more likely to upgrade to the latest version of OS X than Windows users are..."

Windows users have a zero percent...
Posted by davoud, on Feb 24, 2014 at 03:12 PM, in Tech News
"...participants are forced to forgo subsidized... 99 Views / 2 Replies  
"...participants are forced to forgo subsidized pricing for new devices." Nobody is forced to do anything. This is a sales gimmick. People will examine it, decide if it makes operational and...
Posted by davoud, on Jan 3, 2014 at 01:06 PM, in Tech News
Uh-oh. They wrote "Happy Holidays" instead of... 848 Views / 10 Replies  
Uh-oh. They wrote "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas" at the end. That may earn Apple the wrath of the war-on-Christmas sociopaths on Faux News.
Posted by davoud, on Dec 17, 2013 at 10:13 AM, in Mac News
@inkling: Why are you blathering on about... 455 Views / 7 Replies  
@inkling: Why are you blathering on about abortion in this forum? Take it to your holy-roller church.

@GopherAlex: Do you realize that you wrote that it is illegal to discuss race and sex? Really?...
Posted by davoud, on Dec 16, 2013 at 12:14 PM, in Tech News
Based on my experience reporting egregious errors... 904 Views / 10 Replies  
Based on my experience reporting egregious errors in Apple maps, Taiwan can expect some sort of change--maybe not what they hoped for--in about two years.
Posted by davoud, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:32 PM, in Mac News
Ground truth? I've been telling the truth all... 200 Views / 4 Replies  
Ground truth? I've been telling the truth all along in my numerous advisories on errors in Apple maps, but none has been fixed. My favorite is the local shopping center identified as a medical...
Posted by davoud, on Aug 4, 2013 at 12:48 AM, in Mac News
Why bother, when Apple's maps are still broken... 268 Views / 6 Replies  
Why bother, when Apple's maps are still broken and a newcomer has a good chance of getting off at the wrong stop? In my area I have sent seven corrections over the past year telling Apple that the...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 19, 2013 at 09:56 PM, in Mac News
Clueless Parents 295 Views / 3 Replies  
The kids are allowed to have the parents' password and Apple is responsible? The parents "were simply unaware" and Apple is responsible? Not in my court of law.
Posted by davoud, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in Mac News
"Serious issues?" Get serious!... 160 Views / 3 Replies  
"Serious issues?" Get serious! Puh-leeez!
Posted by davoud, on Oct 16, 2012 at 07:10 AM, in Tech News
If it really worked that way, pity the person who... 300 Views / 15 Replies  
If it really worked that way, pity the person who tried to write a story about Strauss's Pizzicato Polka! As it is, I type pizz in Pages on my iPhone and it does nothing. That's good. I add the...
Posted by davoud, on Aug 1, 2012 at 07:58 AM, in Tech News
There is no "Customize" button in my ML Dictation... 249 Views / 1 Replies  
There is no "Customize" button in my ML Dictation & Speech Pref Pane.
Posted by davoud, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:01 AM, in Mac News
Christ, just what I need, more instances of Apple... 300 Views / 15 Replies  
Christ, just what I need, more instances of Apple second guessing what I want to write and inserting its own text in place of what I meant to write. This is especially annoying in scientific writing,...
Posted by davoud, on Jul 31, 2012 at 09:52 AM, in Tech News
Welcome to Macintosh! 10,334 Views / 90 Replies  
1. Of course a Mac can crash; it's a computer. But crashes are far from typical Mac experience; it usually requires a hardware problem. If you experience more than one or two crashes per year it's...
Posted by davoud, on Feb 20, 2007 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered! 12,509 Views / 131 Replies  
15" / 2.33GHz / 3GB / 160GB to supplement a 17" G4 PowerBook. The 17" remains a great machine, but I won't weigh myself down with another 17" laptop -- even though I don't use it on airplanes.
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Posted by davoud, on Oct 24, 2006 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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