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Concerned about maximizing speed? Well of course,... 61 Views / 7 Replies  
Concerned about maximizing speed? Well of course, but limited by available chipsets. As networks get faster, Qualcomm will make chips that can handle the speed and manufacturers such as Apple will...
Posted by yticolev, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:12 AM, in Tech News
HIPAA leaves it up to medical providers how to... 47 Views / 2 Replies  
HIPAA leaves it up to medical providers how to implement document security, I'm not aware of any "standards" unless the regulators have been writing ones expanding on the original legislation...
Posted by yticolev, on Aug 12, 2014 at 07:12 PM, in Tech News
"Samsung's actions in smartphones would somehow... 68 Views / 5 Replies  
"Samsung's actions in smartphones would somehow jeopardize their contracts with Apple in a different sector"

Google's close relationship with Apple with Schmidt on Apple's board certainly gave...
Posted by yticolev, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:55 PM, in Tech News
I can't imagine why headphones would not want to... 85 Views / 4 Replies  
I can't imagine why headphones would not want to use the high quality iOS digital to analog converter and use their own. Zero gain. The current Lightning to USB adaptor works fine for situations for...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 4, 2014 at 11:08 PM, in Tech News
"Insurance companies, regardless of Obamacare,... 409 Views / 6 Replies  
"Insurance companies, regardless of Obamacare, aren't limited from raising rates on high-risk patients."

Umm... yes they are. Well, they can raise rates on large groups, but I don't think that was...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:58 PM, in Tech News
It is a single chip! Yields always drop when... 95 Views / 1 Replies  
It is a single chip! Yields always drop when processors become more complex and smaller, but I don't see how that directly impacts Apple more than any other chip production.
Posted by yticolev, on Apr 29, 2014 at 05:28 PM, in Tech News
I think the price is competitive. The main... 116 Views / 3 Replies  
I think the price is competitive. The main downside is lack of LTE otherwise I'd be tempted to switch from my postpaid Verizon plan.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 4, 2014 at 08:18 PM, in Tech News
It is not necessary to walk the circumference to... 941 Views / 10 Replies  
It is not necessary to walk the circumference to get to a meeting, you can cut through the donut. I suspect bicycles will be available to assist. But it is probably not so important as Apple makes...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 4, 2014 at 03:16 PM, in Mac News
"isn't related to product interests"? Ideally,... 130 Views / 5 Replies  
"isn't related to product interests"? Ideally, you don't want board members that have conflicts of interest, but with needed expertise. For example, Al Gore is an Apple board member. No product...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 3, 2014 at 12:50 PM, in Mac News
An app that would allow a user text comment to be... 837 Views / 7 Replies  
An app that would allow a user text comment to be added to the transaction, and user category sorting. That would certainly be useful to some. I'm wouldn't be surprised if one of the scan apps does...
Posted by yticolev, on Jan 26, 2014 at 02:40 PM, in Tech News
I've never been asked for my zip code before when... 1,136 Views / 15 Replies  
I've never been asked for my zip code before when presenting a credit card physically at a store. Credit card processors only require a zip to verify a phone or online order. I've also used Square to...
Posted by yticolev, on Jan 18, 2014 at 08:16 AM, in Mac News
You feel self conscious when talking to Siri? Yet... 180 Views / 2 Replies  
You feel self conscious when talking to Siri? Yet you don't mind looking like a schizophrenic making phone calls via headset while walking down the street?
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:09 AM, in Tech News
Did you request and receive a refund? And no, it... 1,589 Views / 26 Replies  
Did you request and receive a refund? And no, it is not possible to see anything on your screen shots even expanded, not shill reviews, or anything about the games. But it sounds like Apple is...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 5, 2013 at 08:32 AM, in Mac News
More secure? 207 Views / 4 Replies  
If Android tablets are better, why on earth is Google's chairman using iPads?
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 21, 2013 at 01:27 PM, in Tech News
70% income? 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Revenue? Probably not. They must be referring to Apple's gross profits on cell phone sales. Income is a term without meaning here.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 14, 2013 at 09:43 AM, in Tech News
Cute girl 891 Views / 9 Replies  
Aubrey Plaza costarred in Safety Not Guaranteed last year.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM, in Tech News
Let's see 214 Views / 1 Replies  
All map data downloaded on the fly means Apple can change the results any time.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 11, 2013 at 02:12 PM, in Mac News
Rare indeed 171 Views / 3 Replies  
About 1 every three weeks awarded.
Posted by yticolev, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:17 AM, in Mac News
I understand that completely. That does not help... 302 Views / 3 Replies  
I understand that completely. That does not help for placing 20 windows in 6 spaces in the correct place every time I log in.
Posted by yticolev, on Dec 6, 2007 at 10:29 PM, in Mac OS X
"Sticky" folder windows in Spaces? 302 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a couple days in playing with Spaces on a new MacBook. I'm a little disappointed in how it operates. I'm a bit spacially oriented and like to have commonly used folders on my desktop. I...
Posted by yticolev, on Dec 4, 2007 at 08:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I've been getting a little frustrated as it... 977 Views / 32 Replies  
I've been getting a little frustrated as it appears there are two cost levels of RAM being sold. The normal Kingston RAM for Macbooks is about $107 for 2GB, almost double the cost of Kingston...
Posted by yticolev, on Nov 13, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps a year ago, search stopped working and I... 684 Views / 10 Replies  
Perhaps a year ago, search stopped working and I stopped using it here. Just tried it now, every search comes back with no results (and does not even say so). This would lead any new user to just...
Posted by yticolev, on Nov 12, 2007 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Nov 2007 revision does support a full 4GB. 680 Views / 7 Replies  
The Nov 2007 revision does support a full 4GB.
Posted by yticolev, on Nov 8, 2007 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Blackbook penalty 6,821 Views / 136 Replies  
The Blackbook penalty is up to $125. This is up from $50 is memory serves me.
Posted by yticolev, on May 15, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If the hard drive is not accessible because the... 2,894 Views / 18 Replies  
If the hard drive is not accessible because the heads are parked, for all practical purposes your Mac will be non functional.
Posted by yticolev, on Dec 11, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! That is what I was asking. 3 gigs is... 12,519 Views / 131 Replies  
Thanks! That is what I was asking. 3 gigs is certainly an odd number, yes literally as well. Not the normal progression upwards.
Posted by yticolev, on Oct 25, 2006 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What's with 3 gig of RAM? Odd number and... 12,519 Views / 131 Replies  
What's with 3 gig of RAM? Odd number and previously Intel machines have required matched sticks for best performance. 1 and 3 gig sticks don't qualify.
Posted by yticolev, on Oct 24, 2006 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB device not recognized 314 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a problem that is a real stumper. I connect to the internet via a USB cable attached to my cellphone. Been doing this for years with excellent results in system 9 (with my titanium). My...
Posted by yticolev, on Sep 14, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, I've done a lot of research and mostly what... 59,152 Views / 40 Replies  
OK, I've done a lot of research and mostly what I've discovered is that there are a fair number of people with this issue and no definitive fix. I went to the library yesterday, and lo and behold, my...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 23, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in Networking
There is a difference in the behavior of the... 827 Views / 13 Replies  
There is a difference in the behavior of the sleep light depending on whether the lid is open or closed. Much dimmer open with complete blackout during the cycle.
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 18, 2006 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Tooki, I'm having the dreaded "error... 59,152 Views / 40 Replies  
Hi Tooki,

I'm having the dreaded "error joining" dialog box on connection attempts to open otherwise working networks including the local library which previously worked. Although I do not use any...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 10, 2006 at 12:20 PM, in Networking
The power supply is the "brick". Connectors are... 476 Views / 6 Replies  
The power supply is the "brick". Connectors are just connectors and it is certainly possible to change them. I can't know if the original poster was talking out of the box compatibility, but the...
Posted by yticolev, on Jun 4, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is likely true. However, almost all the... 4,425 Views / 23 Replies  
That is likely true. However, almost all the temperatures reported have been within spec. I think what most users are looking for is to be able to use the laptop on their lap. When the heat is going...
Posted by yticolev, on May 29, 2006 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Was it necessary to start another thread for... 1,250 Views / 5 Replies  
Was it necessary to start another thread for this? Did you read the other threads? If you had, you would find out that changing the thermal paste has actually fixed this issue for many. The reason it...
Posted by yticolev, on May 29, 2006 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought my PowerBook at the Apple store in NH.... 1,445 Views / 19 Replies  
I bought my PowerBook at the Apple store in NH. 10% off, no sales tax, $100 off on an iPod (at the time). They did ask for proof, my university hospital staff ID did it. Anyone working at an...
Posted by yticolev, on May 27, 2006 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If heat is not getting into the pipe (for example... 4,425 Views / 23 Replies  
If heat is not getting into the pipe (for example if there is too much thermal paste), increasing fan time will have only the most marginal effect.
Posted by yticolev, on May 27, 2006 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I stopped by an Apple store this afternoon, the... 2,046 Views / 17 Replies  
I stopped by an Apple store this afternoon, the MBs were gorgeous! Typing was fine if a little noisier than the MPBs. Magnetic latch was great but pointed out the biggest ergonomic shortcoming. Sharp...
Posted by yticolev, on May 19, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Last time I checked, laws are made and do protect... 1,178 Views / 34 Replies  
Last time I checked, laws are made and do protect corporate IP and trademarks. This protects profits if any.

Seems to me end user agreements are weak as well as other posters. Is the agreement on...
Posted by yticolev, on Apr 3, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I've never been a PC user except occasionally at... 1,671 Views / 31 Replies  
I've never been a PC user except occasionally at work and I like the indicator lights for the exact same reason as you. There are a number of programs that will show you hard disk activity and I've...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 29, 2006 at 12:08 AM, in Mac OS X
My original Al 1.25 keys do touch the screen. But... 1,087 Views / 15 Replies  
My original Al 1.25 keys do touch the screen. But I believe they only do it when the case is flexed as it is not major the way my Titanium was. I always used a sheet of paper with it but not with my...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 25, 2006 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Less techie people do not do a clean restore when... 920 Views / 11 Replies  
Less techie people do not do a clean restore when they purchase a machine from any maker. Can't believe you did it 35 times!!! I suspect you will continue to have many problems. I like the bad RAM...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 20, 2006 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would also take a look at the battery contacts.... 476 Views / 7 Replies  
I would also take a look at the battery contacts. Corrosion or dirt potentially could also cause such symptoms.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 17, 2006 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery life is easy, just make a laptop with a... 2,732 Views / 46 Replies  
Battery life is easy, just make a laptop with a battery five times the size! In fact, there are accessory batteries that are just that. I've read of at least two such products, never seen anyone use...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 13, 2006 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think diminishing returns on upgrading to one... 1,941 Views / 32 Replies  
I think diminishing returns on upgrading to one ghz is not a good way to view this article. The Photoshop gains were not as much, likely due to file size. The Firefox test was likely overly...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 11, 2006 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
True, but it won't burn your legs! And I'm not... 3,224 Views / 45 Replies  
True, but it won't burn your legs! And I'm not even sure that your statement is correct. Yes, the bottom will be less effective as a heat sink, but the machine is not vented to the bottom.

On a...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 11, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The TiBook had carbon fiber spacers, kind of a... 3,224 Views / 45 Replies  
The TiBook had carbon fiber spacers, kind of a stretch to call them a chassis even though components were attached to them. If is was really a carbon fiber frame with titanium skin, it would have...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 11, 2006 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Every material has advantages and disadvantages.... 3,224 Views / 45 Replies  
Every material has advantages and disadvantages. Titanium is stronger and stiffer for a given size, aluminum is stiffer for a given weight. For laptops, aluminum is not the best choice in my opinion....
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 9, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Spotlight may be indexing your drive for a while.... 3,224 Views / 45 Replies  
Spotlight may be indexing your drive for a while. That might be the source of excess heat. Try turning it off or at least looking to see what is using CPU cycles.
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 7, 2006 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The S-video adaptor is tiny and only $20. You can... 1,459 Views / 27 Replies  
The S-video adaptor is tiny and only $20. You can cable any cell phone to a USB port or Bluetooth some if so equipped. Only disadvantage is you can't talk and surf at the same time. Most phones will...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 6, 2006 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just upgraded my memory on my original Aluminum... 571 Views / 10 Replies  
I just upgraded my memory on my original Aluminum 500 with 512 (decided to wait a couple years for an new laptop). Took about 5 minutes - happened to have a small jeweler's Phillips head. The screws...
Posted by yticolev, on Mar 5, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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