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Not just canned messages. You can speak into your... 127 Views / 1 Replies  
Not just canned messages. You can speak into your Pebble and have it convert it to text. Works great!
Posted by revco, on Jun 16, 2016 at 08:54 AM, in Mac News
@Inkling... Wait, you can download a Netflix... 188 Views / 3 Replies  
@Inkling... Wait, you can download a Netflix streamed movie for viewing offline?
Posted by revco, on Mar 28, 2016 at 06:49 AM, in Mac News
I use my Pebble Time Steel for three things:... 174 Views / 4 Replies  
I use my Pebble Time Steel for three things: alarm clock, notification viewer, and to tell the time. And that's the problem. It's feature set is very limited. I would love to reply to messages but...
Posted by revco, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:00 AM, in Mac News
>The problem isn't so much bugs that are... 1,240 Views / 13 Replies  
>The problem isn't so much bugs that are caught/not-caught, as it is the actual DESIGN quality of the software itself. How do you 'bug report' software that has a poor UI and is missing core...
Posted by revco, on Jan 29, 2016 at 02:44 AM, in Mac News
>10.6 required EIGHT updates to fix its bugs. ... 1,240 Views / 13 Replies  
>10.6 required EIGHT updates to fix its bugs.

Yeah but SL was out for two years. The Mac OS is now "updated" yearly. Lion, ML and Mavericks each had 5 updates. So that would make it 10 updates if...
Posted by revco, on Jan 27, 2016 at 09:09 PM, in Mac News
>>10.6 required EIGHT updates to fix its... 1,240 Views / 13 Replies  
>>10.6 required EIGHT updates to fix its bugs.
Posted by revco, on Jan 27, 2016 at 09:07 PM, in Mac News
Off topic. Would you consider putting the... 1,367 Views / 18 Replies  
Off topic. Would you consider putting the author's name at the top of articles? I can usually tell who's written the story after a para or two but it would be good to have their name near the top....
Posted by revco, on Jan 18, 2016 at 05:29 PM, in Mac News
Evil unicorns. 677 Views / 8 Replies  
Evil unicorns.
Posted by revco, on Jan 14, 2016 at 02:00 AM, in Mac News
Okay, what's the trick to get paragraph breaks in... 1,677 Views / 17 Replies  
Okay, what's the trick to get paragraph breaks in comments?
Posted by revco, on Jan 14, 2016 at 01:57 AM, in Mac News
>>Hey, graphics designers, welcome to the reality... 1,677 Views / 17 Replies  
>>Hey, graphics designers, welcome to the reality of the rest of the world.

Well, except the Defence industry. And maybe privatized prisons.
Posted by revco, on Jan 14, 2016 at 01:55 AM, in Mac News
To quote the article in the Sydney Morning... 308 Views / 4 Replies  
To quote the article in the Sydney Morning Herald:
"...(Apple) is understood to earn 15 cents per $100 for Apple Pay transactions in the US and it wants to maintain this rate for Australia, despite...
Posted by revco, on Nov 29, 2015 at 03:10 AM, in Mac News
Australia is a predominantly white society. If we... 951 Views / 7 Replies  
Australia is a predominantly white society. If we see more than two non-white folks together we tend to panic and think the worst (not all of us, but a good chunk of us). We have a ways to go.
Posted by revco, on Nov 14, 2015 at 11:15 AM, in Mac News
I still have my first Mac. A Macintosh IIci... 1,152 Views / 15 Replies  
I still have my first Mac. A Macintosh IIci (1989). Complete with a Daystar Digital Turbo '40 CPU, Radius 24XP video card, Asante ethernet card, Micromat Simm Doublers with 36MB RAM, a Quantum...
Posted by revco, on Nov 5, 2015 at 08:31 AM, in Mac News
I'm pretty sure Amex are thinking they're on a... 197 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Amex are thinking they're on a good thing here. Unfortunately, their transaction fees are higher than Visa or M/Card and very few retailers accept their cards. We've had tap-to-pay...
Posted by revco, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:46 AM, in Mac News
All 48 Amex card holders in Australia should be... 197 Views / 3 Replies  
All 48 Amex card holders in Australia should be very happy with this "breakthrough".
Posted by revco, on Oct 28, 2015 at 08:50 AM, in Mac News
@burger: Their gripe is that it's on by default.... 715 Views / 8 Replies  
@burger: Their gripe is that it's on by default. I think you're told so when you update to iOS9 (don't know for sure, I'm still on iOS8) but I guess you're not totally aware of the ramifications of...
Posted by revco, on Oct 26, 2015 at 08:39 AM, in Mac News
ChasM: "...I think one of the few channels I... 273 Views / 6 Replies  
ChasM: "...I think one of the few channels I subscribe to is Apple, and they clearly have an agreement with YouTube that ads are not to be included in their videos..." -- Rather than an agreement, I...
Posted by revco, on Oct 22, 2015 at 08:45 PM, in Mac News
Lunar module thrusters would be cooler. 215 Views / 6 Replies  
Lunar module thrusters would be cooler.
Posted by revco, on Oct 22, 2015 at 08:28 PM, in Mac News
Can't download or update apps or buy music in... 209 Views / 4 Replies  
Can't download or update apps or buy music in Australia. Prior to this the service has been super slow for about a week.
Posted by revco, on Oct 15, 2015 at 08:28 AM, in Mac News
I took his comment as meaning "what will the gov... 843 Views / 9 Replies  
I took his comment as meaning "what will the gov do with the money?" Maybe they'll put it towards bailing out another financial institution. You know, something useful like that.
Posted by revco, on Jul 30, 2015 at 08:17 AM, in Mac News
@leabrae You can use Terminal to delete system... 1,664 Views / 18 Replies  
@leabrae You can use Terminal to delete system owned apps like iTunes. Google "how to delete an app with terminal". You can then install an earlier version.
Posted by revco, on Jul 26, 2015 at 07:48 AM, in Mac News
>>...declined once again to provide sales numbers... 1,193 Views / 10 Replies  
>>...declined once again to provide sales numbers on the Apple Watch in order to avoid giving valuable information away to competitors...
Posted by revco, on Jul 22, 2015 at 02:37 AM, in Mac News
I've had to force quit it quite a few times in... 1,191 Views / 7 Replies  
I've had to force quit it quite a few times in the day or two since "upgrading". Keeps locking up. One more time and I'm rolling back to previous version.
Posted by revco, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:57 AM, in Mac News
Don't like the new Music player. It's better than... 1,203 Views / 7 Replies  
Don't like the new Music player. It's better than the one it replaces but it makes a lot of assumptions that I don't agree with. For instance the "Recently Added" bar. What purpose does that serve?...
Posted by revco, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:48 AM, in Mac News
@ besson3c -- TheGreatButcher is referring to the... 1,869 Views / 9 Replies  
@ besson3c -- TheGreatButcher is referring to the fact that it's spelt both ways in the article. So calling for a spell check is in order.
Posted by revco, on Jun 15, 2015 at 09:01 AM, in Mac News
In other words, they behaved exactly like any... 352 Views / 2 Replies  
In other words, they behaved exactly like any other institution would that has direct access to YOUR money.
Posted by revco, on May 21, 2015 at 09:37 PM, in Tech News
922 thousand? Interesting way of representing... 583 Views / 4 Replies  
922 thousand? Interesting way of representing that number.
Posted by revco, on May 14, 2015 at 09:10 PM, in Tech News
That's gorgeous. And magical. 1,301 Views / 7 Replies  
That's gorgeous. And magical.
Posted by revco, on Mar 28, 2015 at 06:37 AM, in Tech News
Stuke: I don't know if that sounds like the way... 708 Views / 9 Replies  
Stuke: I don't know if that sounds like the way Apple would do business with its suppliers. I'd see them having the supplier agree to a price and locking them in to that for the length of the...
Posted by revco, on Mar 10, 2015 at 10:01 PM, in Mac News
Nice. Another non-deletable app installed. Thanks. 541 Views / 7 Replies  
Nice. Another non-deletable app installed. Thanks.
Posted by revco, on Mar 10, 2015 at 08:30 AM, in Mac News
How do you listen to the music from the watch?... 1,432 Views / 12 Replies  
How do you listen to the music from the watch? Does it pair up with bluetooth headphones?
Posted by revco, on Mar 7, 2015 at 07:58 AM, in Tech News
"Even iPhoto, aimed at casual users, has been... 1,926 Views / 21 Replies  
"Even iPhoto, aimed at casual users, has been relatively neglected, and will be likewise replaced by Photos"

...which will inevitably be neglected in 2-3 years. My advise would be to go with a...
Posted by revco, on Jun 27, 2014 at 09:20 PM, in Mac News
@FireWire "r u aware" sounds really... 857 Views / 8 Replies  
@FireWire "r u aware" sounds really professional...

Apparently, that's how they talk on Twitter.
Posted by revco, on Jun 4, 2014 at 06:37 PM, in Tech News
Bye bye 3.5mm headphone jack. Say hi to your... 193 Views / 4 Replies  
Bye bye 3.5mm headphone jack. Say hi to your friends floppy drive and CRT. Knowing Apple's love for adapters, I bet we'll get one for Lightning>3.5mm.
Posted by revco, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:46 AM, in Tech News
Hardly. 995 Views / 12 Replies  
Hardly.
Posted by revco, on May 31, 2014 at 11:10 AM, in Mac News
Gonna wait till they start selling them at Burger... 218 Views / 3 Replies  
Gonna wait till they start selling them at Burger King -- "...and would you like an iPhone with that?"
Posted by revco, on May 6, 2014 at 12:12 PM, in Tech News
>OS X 10.10 is reportedly adopting iOS... 899 Views / 6 Replies  
>OS X 10.10 is reportedly adopting iOS 7-influenced design cues...

Oh sh!t.
Posted by revco, on May 1, 2014 at 11:20 PM, in Tech News
What are you talking about? Here's some... 646 Views / 6 Replies  
What are you talking about? Here's some "catch-up" reading for you:

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5379403?start=15&tstart=0

and,
TidBITS: Unwanted iOS 7 Occupying Space on iOS 6 Devices...
Posted by revco, on Mar 25, 2014 at 06:26 PM, in Mac News
Such a bogus statistic. Apple downloads iOS7 to... 646 Views / 6 Replies  
Such a bogus statistic. Apple downloads iOS7 to your iDevice whether you want it or not. Of course people are going to click the "Update" button rather than having 3GB of iOS software eating up their...
Posted by revco, on Mar 25, 2014 at 07:34 AM, in Mac News
Don't they use crystal glass for watch faces?... 707 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't they use crystal glass for watch faces? Hmmm...interesting.
Posted by revco, on Jan 30, 2014 at 08:40 AM, in Tech News
The thing that pushed me over to Android more... 510 Views / 5 Replies  
The thing that pushed me over to Android more than anything else was iOS7. I've been using my nexus 7 for a few months now and I really can't fault it. Took me a day or two to get my head around the...
Posted by revco, on Dec 19, 2013 at 07:40 AM, in Tech News
Snub away. Chrome, Chromium, Firefox,... 1,744 Views / 19 Replies  
Snub away. Chrome, Chromium, Firefox, Opera...take your pick.
Posted by revco, on Dec 18, 2013 at 06:02 AM, in Mac News
Does that 74% include the iOS7 Apple has... 1,111 Views / 7 Replies  
Does that 74% include the iOS7 Apple has unwelcomely downloaded onto all our iOS6 iPhones/iPods/iPads without our consent?
Posted by revco, on Dec 6, 2013 at 08:39 AM, in Mac News
>>For Mavericks to have become the largest... 424 Views / 4 Replies  
>>For Mavericks to have become the largest percentage of the active Mac userbase in a
>>single month of release is very impressive.

It was free. People love a freebie.
Posted by revco, on Dec 3, 2013 at 05:49 AM, in Mac News
Impressive. I would have considered the 28" but I... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
Impressive. I would have considered the 28" but I find 16:9 monitors not tall enough.
Posted by revco, on Dec 2, 2013 at 09:56 AM, in Tech News
Best iPad ever. Only let down by worst iOS ever. 474 Views / 8 Replies  
Best iPad ever. Only let down by worst iOS ever.
Posted by revco, on Oct 30, 2013 at 06:01 AM, in Tech News
I really like Apple's tablet hardware. But it was... 1,284 Views / 10 Replies  
I really like Apple's tablet hardware. But it was because of iOS7 and iTunes 11 that I chose to jump ship and by a Nexus 7 (2013). Android definitely has a "designed by engineers" feel to it but I...
Posted by revco, on Sep 29, 2013 at 09:55 PM, in Tech News
I like prefer it over InD. I find it faster and... 1,047 Views / 10 Replies  
I like prefer it over InD. I find it faster and its interface is better thought out. I hope v10 doesn't disappoint.
Posted by revco, on Jul 29, 2013 at 09:37 AM, in Mac News
I think "Made in America" would generate more of... 1,180 Views / 18 Replies  
I think "Made in America" would generate more of a positive response from viewers (for those state side).
Posted by revco, on Jun 27, 2013 at 07:26 PM, in Mac News
Tucked in t-shirt is always a good look. 1,210 Views / 9 Replies  
Tucked in t-shirt is always a good look.
Posted by revco, on Jun 24, 2013 at 01:23 AM, in Mac News
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