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Two things those guys don't seem to understand.... 275 Views / 6 Replies  
Two things those guys don't seem to understand. First, the iOS running on the shooters phone can't be unlocked or cracked by Apple, even if they wanted to. And building a backdoor in future iOS...
Posted by smacker, on Feb 23, 2016 at 05:51 AM, in Mac News
No Undo? Really Apple? In this day and age, I... 176 Views / 1 Replies  
No Undo? Really Apple? In this day and age, I can't wrap my head around an oversight like this. Countless musicians will eagerly install this app and are bound to experience endless frustration while...
Posted by smacker, on Jan 28, 2016 at 02:34 AM, in Mac News
@Charles Martin "authorities can break encrypted... 497 Views / 6 Replies  
@Charles Martin "authorities can break encrypted devices they are in physical possession of relatively easily, it just takes a little while" - Is that true? Didn't Tim Cook repeatedly mention with...
Posted by smacker, on Jan 14, 2016 at 04:57 AM, in Mac News
This madness must end! :-P 350 Views / 3 Replies  
This madness must end! :-P
Posted by smacker, on Oct 14, 2015 at 05:56 AM, in Mac News
@jpellino: what's your question? From the... 2,475 Views / 24 Replies  
@jpellino: what's your question?

From the Mac Dictionary: precipice, noun:
a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.

Pretty much what it looks like.
Posted by smacker, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:15 AM, in Mac News
I'm totally baffled by this. How could he not... 1,604 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm totally baffled by this. How could he not foresee this?! If you decide to develop an adblocker for iOS, you certainly look into this whole subject a great deal. How could not see this coming? OF...
Posted by smacker, on Sep 21, 2015 at 09:22 AM, in Mac News
@coffetime I don't think so. If you don't klick... 313 Views / 6 Replies  
@coffetime
I don't think so. If you don't klick "Like", the poster only knows about the people who approve of his/her post. Especially with controversial stuff, you only get the positive feedback....
Posted by smacker, on Sep 17, 2015 at 09:35 AM, in Mac News
"If you are sharing something that is sad, then... 313 Views / 6 Replies  
"If you are sharing something that is sad, then it may not feel comfortable to "like" that post..."

Of course not. But I think they're overthinking this. The Like button and thumbs-up is so easy...
Posted by smacker, on Sep 17, 2015 at 06:05 AM, in Mac News
Can somebody please elaborate on this statement... 1,372 Views / 16 Replies  
Can somebody please elaborate on this statement "It'll sell because Plex will see daylight.". What does that mean?
Posted by smacker, on Sep 14, 2015 at 02:26 AM, in Mac News
I don't know why they bother? MPEG-LA has much... 300 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't know why they bother? MPEG-LA has much more experience and expertise in creating highly efficient Video Codecs. h.264 is a quasi standard and the next generation is already in the pipeline....
Posted by smacker, on Sep 2, 2015 at 06:09 AM, in Mac News
Classic case of correlation does not imply... 334 Views / 4 Replies  
Classic case of correlation does not imply causation.
Posted by smacker, on Jul 7, 2015 at 01:58 AM, in Tech News
I'm talking about the stability of Snow Leopard. 1,348 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm talking about the stability of Snow Leopard.
Posted by smacker, on Jul 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM, in Mac News
@Charles Martin: The rock solid stability is not... 1,348 Views / 17 Replies  
@Charles Martin: The rock solid stability is not entirely rose colored. Me and my coworker still work with it daily and we both usually go months without a hitch while having 10 to 15 apps running at...
Posted by smacker, on Jul 3, 2015 at 09:58 AM, in Mac News
The Vicar: LSD wasn't invented by the CIA... 339 Views / 5 Replies  
The Vicar: LSD wasn't invented by the CIA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysergic_acid_diethylamide
But the CIA wanted to use the drug for mind control and chemical warfare. This behaviour fits...
Posted by smacker, on Mar 12, 2015 at 07:19 AM, in Tech News
I think it's great that such a big and... 277 Views / 3 Replies  
I think it's great that such a big and influencial company invests heavily in renewable energy and by doing so sends a clear message to all of us. We have just this one planet, if we you want it to...
Posted by smacker, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:21 AM, in Tech News
So, Apple has officially won capitalism now? :-) 1,071 Views / 8 Replies  
So, Apple has officially won capitalism now? :-)
Posted by smacker, on Jan 29, 2015 at 08:32 AM, in Mac News
@Charles Martin: That's it exactly! 1,086 Views / 8 Replies  
@Charles Martin: That's it exactly!
Posted by smacker, on Jan 9, 2015 at 05:17 AM, in Tech News
I still don't believe it was actually North Korea. 639 Views / 6 Replies  
I still don't believe it was actually North Korea.
Posted by smacker, on Jan 5, 2015 at 03:37 AM, in Tech News
This certainly isn't a publicity stunt.... 316 Views / 3 Replies  
This certainly isn't a publicity stunt. Threatening "9/11 style attacks" on movie theaters is way past a publicity stunt.
Posted by smacker, on Dec 22, 2014 at 04:35 AM, in Tech News
What Business Person or diplomat owns a... 195 Views / 2 Replies  
What Business Person or diplomat owns a jailbroken phone?!
Posted by smacker, on Dec 12, 2014 at 02:00 AM, in Tech News
You're so right, Butcher. Since I bought a home... 199 Views / 3 Replies  
You're so right, Butcher. Since I bought a home cinema projector, which doesn't cost a fortune, I rarely ever go to the movies. So I was really surprised when I went again recently. The picture...
Posted by smacker, on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:47 AM, in Tech News
The company's name is Hachette, without the "t"... 289 Views / 5 Replies  
The company's name is Hachette, without the "t" after the "a" http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/
Posted by smacker, on Jul 30, 2014 at 02:56 AM, in Tech News
This guy can try to justify this as long as he... 247 Views / 4 Replies  
This guy can try to justify this as long as he wants. The fact remains. They excluded posts on the newsfeed. That they still could be found on friends timelines doesn't matter because the users...
Posted by smacker, on Jul 4, 2014 at 04:25 AM, in Tech News
3.2 billion for technology and platforms?! That's... 195 Views / 2 Replies  
3.2 billion for technology and platforms?! That's way too much IMO. Apple can't figure out on its own how to improve its streaming service and needs to buy this minor player for this much?! I don't...
Posted by smacker, on May 14, 2014 at 04:57 AM, in Tech News
Both of you beat me to it. Additionally, I saw a... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
Both of you beat me to it. Additionally, I saw a segment on a german news show yesterday. Some journalist tested it and even she got only negativ feedback from people on the street, in bars, in...
Posted by smacker, on May 14, 2014 at 04:26 AM, in Tech News
I think that was sarcasm, And.reg 1,556 Views / 10 Replies  
I think that was sarcasm, And.reg
Posted by smacker, on Mar 7, 2014 at 01:57 AM, in Mac News
"...the rise in popularity of large Android... 1,794 Views / 14 Replies  
"...the rise in popularity of large Android smartphones, and the expectations of Wall Street, almost demands that Apple offers an iPhone that appeals to users who prefer larger displays."
And of...
Posted by smacker, on Feb 24, 2014 at 03:10 AM, in Tech News
Crap! 511 Views / 6 Replies  
Crap!
Posted by smacker, on Feb 20, 2014 at 02:24 AM, in Tech News
@Grendelmon Apple doesn't need to focus on... 1,001 Views / 7 Replies  
@Grendelmon
Apple doesn't need to focus on anyone or anything else. They just need to keep doing what they've been doing the last ten years. Build great products and continue to innovate. This...
Posted by smacker, on Jan 29, 2014 at 06:13 AM, in Tech News
Great. The people who actually need to install... 362 Views / 1 Replies  
Great. The people who actually need to install this camera app won't ever do it. Unless somebody forces them to.
Posted by smacker, on Jan 22, 2014 at 02:45 AM, in Mac News
Two words: Adblock Plus. Haven't seen ads in... 237 Views / 4 Replies  
Two words: Adblock Plus. Haven't seen ads in years. Anywhere. Best add-on ever.
Posted by smacker, on Jan 22, 2014 at 01:51 AM, in Tech News
You're all absolutely right. But it's not about... 251 Views / 5 Replies  
You're all absolutely right. But it's not about the fine. It's about other countries speaking up against any entity, be it another country or corporation, if local laws are broken. Just because...
Posted by smacker, on Jan 9, 2014 at 05:50 AM, in Tech News
"He was calling out by name and saying he wants... 1,651 Views / 16 Replies  
"He was calling out by name and saying he wants to kill us with iCloud," said the Dropbox chief.

I very much doubt that. Link to that keynote please? I've watched every keynote Jobs ever did and...
Posted by smacker, on Nov 22, 2013 at 04:09 AM, in Tech News
Yeah, stupid. 1,203 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, stupid.
Posted by smacker, on Sep 27, 2013 at 04:12 AM, in Mac News
Also, non-secular? Shouldn't that be secular? 252 Views / 2 Replies  
Also, non-secular? Shouldn't that be secular?
Posted by smacker, on Aug 27, 2013 at 01:59 AM, in Mac News
The text under the second headline "Native... 328 Views / 3 Replies  
The text under the second headline "Native Instruments outs Drum Lab" is the same as the first article. The actual text about Drum Lab is missing.
Posted by smacker, on Aug 8, 2013 at 04:51 AM, in Mac News
Supposed to say "without you". 1,439 Views / 14 Replies  
Supposed to say "without you".
Posted by smacker, on Jul 31, 2013 at 02:46 AM, in Tech News
AdBlock. I always meant to thank you for that,... 1,439 Views / 14 Replies  
AdBlock. I always meant to thank you for that, Internet. Well, thanks! Too bad you don't exist (yet?) on mobile platforms. Well, don't know about andorid but on iOS, facebook is absolutely unusable...
Posted by smacker, on Jul 31, 2013 at 02:44 AM, in Tech News
What about a smaller Version? I for one would... 362 Views / 6 Replies  
What about a smaller Version? I for one would love a kind of iPhone Nano. The iPhone is a great device but since my phone is left in the pocket most of the time it needs to be small an light. I use a...
Posted by smacker, on Jun 14, 2013 at 04:08 AM, in Tech News
That's bad news. It's always the good stuff the... 347 Views / 3 Replies  
That's bad news. It's always the good stuff the gets bought out by one of the industry giants and it almost never worked out well.
Posted by smacker, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:24 AM, in Tech News
Not sure if good news 356 Views / 4 Replies  
On the one hand, yes, competition is good and all but in this case, I don't think so. For this format to play back I sure have to install some plugin and then we have the flash situation all over...
Posted by smacker, on Mar 8, 2013 at 02:07 AM, in Tech News
Yeah, they're winning alright. All those other... 701 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah, they're winning alright. All those other platforms are winning for over 30 years now. But you know who continuous to make a shitload of money?
Posted by smacker, on Dec 12, 2012 at 09:41 PM, in Tech News
They sure do. I own an iPad 2 WiFi only and use... 927 Views / 15 Replies  
They sure do. I own an iPad 2 WiFi only and use GPS regularly on it.
Posted by smacker, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:00 PM, in Tech News
Funny... the first time I heard of googles motto... 832 Views / 7 Replies  
Funny... the first time I heard of googles motto "don't be evil" years ago I knew, they're gonna be evil sonner or later. Turned out to be sooner...
Posted by smacker, on Aug 8, 2012 at 06:31 AM, in Tech News
 
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