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I'd like it to be available here in Czech... 108 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd like it to be available here in Czech Republic. But, no such luck. On the other hand, we have "no contact" cards and "mini-cards" (which fit on a keychain), and just have to wave it at the...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jun 2, 2016 at 09:25 AM, in Mac News
"Also available for free from the MacNN Deals... 278 Views / 5 Replies  
"Also available for free from the MacNN Deals store is LEAW's Blu-ray Player, a tool that allows you..."

So, after you go through the whole sign-up deal, THEN you notice that the software is for...
Posted by Paulrm, on Apr 16, 2016 at 02:36 AM, in Mac News
Fantastical may be the single greatest... 1,024 Views / 1 Replies  
Fantastical may be the single greatest application ever written in the universe, but their pricing policy turns off a lot of customers. No upgrade pricing? On any device?

They come out with a new...
Posted by Paulrm, on Apr 2, 2016 at 03:37 AM, in Mac News
Mr. Wuerthele: re- above comment The NEW page... 2,171 Views / 84 Replies  
Mr. Wuerthele: re- above comment
The NEW page will not open in Safari, now tested on 3 different Macs belonging to 2 different people.

The classic page works fine. Please don't kill it.
Posted by Paulrm, on Feb 9, 2016 at 01:36 AM, in Mac News
What I find hilarious about all of this, is that... 2,171 Views / 84 Replies  
What I find hilarious about all of this, is that a MAC news site doesn't work on Safari.

I've tried on 2 different Macs (Mini and Macbook Air) and consistently get the "too many redirects"...
Posted by Paulrm, on Feb 7, 2016 at 08:01 AM, in Mac News
PLEASE put back the option for headlines only! ... 2,171 Views / 84 Replies  
PLEASE put back the option for headlines only!

It takes too much time to look at summaries of articles that I have no interest in.
Posted by Paulrm, on Feb 4, 2016 at 03:07 PM, in Mac News
Gee. Who's got the "attitude" now? Seriously, you... 527 Views / 7 Replies  
Gee. Who's got the "attitude" now? Seriously, you are the "Managing Editor"? Nice way to treat the readers, by essentially calling them "stupid".

I don't make it a practice to read every story...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 17, 2016 at 05:27 AM, in Mac News
"Nice attitude." My attitude is just fine,... 527 Views / 7 Replies  
"Nice attitude."
My attitude is just fine, thanks.

"Free items are often time restrained, and/or geolocked."
Well, maybe it might have been helpful to mention either of those items in the...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 16, 2016 at 07:06 PM, in Mac News
"Nice attitude." My attitude is just fine,... 527 Views / 7 Replies  
"Nice attitude."
My attitude is just fine, thanks.

"Free items are often time restrained, and/or geolocked."
Well, maybe it might have been helpful to mention either of those items in the...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 16, 2016 at 07:05 PM, in Mac News
So, the Janis Joplin wasn't "free" and the Elvis... 527 Views / 7 Replies  
So, the Janis Joplin wasn't "free" and the Elvis is "unavailable.

Big help.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 16, 2016 at 03:38 AM, in Mac News
I paid about $12 for a Spigen stand. It's simple.... 255 Views / 2 Replies  
I paid about $12 for a Spigen stand. It's simple. Has a little "shelf" to support the watch, even when wearing the heavy Milanese Loop. Sticks to the desk, so the watch is stable.

Perfect!
Posted by Paulrm, on Nov 12, 2015 at 01:21 AM, in Mac News
Is there some reason that they won't make a... 827 Views / 8 Replies  
Is there some reason that they won't make a wireless keyboard with the full number pad? Without that, I stay tethered.
Posted by Paulrm, on Nov 1, 2015 at 01:25 PM, in Mac News
Sorry, but IMHO, after owning a Lytro, I think... 153 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry, but IMHO, after owning a Lytro, I think this is about $500 overpriced.
Posted by Paulrm, on Oct 27, 2015 at 11:11 AM, in Mac News
Nary a problem! 2,772 Views / 22 Replies  
Nary a problem!
Posted by Paulrm, on Oct 7, 2015 at 01:03 AM, in Mac News
Wow... how exciting. From an eclectic mix of acts... 187 Views / 1 Replies  
Wow... how exciting. From an eclectic mix of acts over *30* nights, we're down to ten nights of nothing special. Apple music just keeps getting better and better and better and better.

I suppose...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 18, 2015 at 07:20 AM, in Mac News
As a follow-up... the upgrade finally worked when... 297 Views / 2 Replies  
As a follow-up... the upgrade finally worked when I did it as a full restore. However, the phone has been running very hot with this version!
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 14, 2015 at 08:57 AM, in Mac News
Once again another garbage update from Apple. It... 297 Views / 2 Replies  
Once again another garbage update from Apple. It has now "updated" 4 times. iTunes still shows 8.4. The iPhone shows that the version is 8.4.1.

This is now getting ridiculous. Apple is slowly...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 14, 2015 at 04:19 AM, in Mac News
Perhaps when Microsoft gets rid of the... 1,020 Views / 10 Replies  
Perhaps when Microsoft gets rid of the incompetent India and Philippines offices, their Customer Service might approach human levels.
Never have I experienced more stupidity and ignorance than in...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 9, 2015 at 03:14 PM, in Mac News
Why am I not surprised that the MacKeeper... 404 Views / 5 Replies  
Why am I not surprised that the MacKeeper software is mentioned here?
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 4, 2015 at 12:23 PM, in Mac News
in YOUR humble(?) opinion. 454 Views / 4 Replies  
in YOUR humble(?) opinion.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jun 27, 2015 at 01:38 PM, in Tech News
The biggest flaw in the software is their... 669 Views / 5 Replies  
The biggest flaw in the software is their marketing. They are the kings of pop-under ads. The single most annoying spammer I know.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jun 26, 2015 at 01:16 AM, in Mac News
I would HIGHLY recommend you look at Panorama by... 969 Views / 5 Replies  
I would HIGHLY recommend you look at Panorama by Provue. Also not cheap to start, but very powerful and blazingly fast. It's one of the first 3rd party programs for the Mac.
Posted by Paulrm, on May 14, 2015 at 12:39 AM, in Tech News
Once again, another over-priced software title... 343 Views / 2 Replies  
Once again, another over-priced software title wants a ridiculous amount to "upgrade" outright.

This whole "rent-a-software" idea is getting crazy.
Posted by Paulrm, on May 13, 2015 at 01:36 AM, in Mac News
Sorry, but I've recently paid for three separate... 1,565 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry, but I've recently paid for three separate versions of this software, and if they're not going to offer an upgrade path, I'll make do with the older version. It's ridiculous to pay full price...
Posted by Paulrm, on Mar 25, 2015 at 12:02 PM, in Mac News
AOL has always been a miserable company. Many... 291 Views / 4 Replies  
AOL has always been a miserable company. Many years ago, I worked for them as a "Tech Live" support person. It was a barter deal, we did remote support, they gave us free service. Not bad, until they...
Posted by Paulrm, on Feb 2, 2015 at 12:49 AM, in Tech News
I wonder if they've gotten around to fixing the... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
I wonder if they've gotten around to fixing the bugs that caused the app to crash when trying to print pdf's modified with PDF Pen. I tried their tech support several times over two years with...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 27, 2015 at 11:53 PM, in Mac News
Until Apple finally gets iTunes to actually work,... 173 Views / 1 Replies  
Until Apple finally gets iTunes to actually work, this type of app will keep appearing.

At the moment, I suddenly have a new "album" in my collection. It's called "The Divorce Album". What's in...
Posted by Paulrm, on Dec 5, 2014 at 02:55 AM, in Mac News
With all due respect to that fine organization, I... 170 Views / 2 Replies  
With all due respect to that fine organization, I really do NOT want to have my applications turn red on my phone. I have deleted a few games including "Threes" from my phone because they are now...
Posted by Paulrm, on Nov 24, 2014 at 01:54 PM, in Tech News
Gee, if it works half as well as the MS Skype... 257 Views / 1 Replies  
Gee, if it works half as well as the MS Skype versions do, on the Mac, that would really be something.





Disclaimer: The above comment should be taken with a grain of salt. The writer is not...
Posted by Paulrm, on Oct 15, 2014 at 01:12 AM, in Tech News
Put a search term into DuckDuckGo, got 3 results.... 170 Views / 1 Replies  
Put a search term into DuckDuckGo, got 3 results. Same term in Google... 23,000 results.

Not switching yet.
Posted by Paulrm, on Sep 18, 2014 at 02:00 PM, in Mac News
They are not mentioning that they've attempted to... 180 Views / 1 Replies  
They are not mentioning that they've attempted to lock-out old versions of Skype. There are hacks available for those who still want to use the last decent version (2.8).

As I've always said,...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 8, 2014 at 09:01 AM, in Mac News
Computer does NOT wake from sleep and the fan... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Computer does NOT wake from sleep and the fan spins at high speeds. I did not have these problems before this lousy update. I want to go back to the 2.8 version, but it's not possible.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:48 PM, in Mac News
Goody. After going through hell for a couple... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Goody. After going through hell for a couple weeks with the 2.9, having Apple phone "geniuses" giving me the old "you need to reinstall the system and lose all of your apps", getting dumped from the...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jul 31, 2014 at 03:01 AM, in Mac News
I wouldn't buy anything from Intego if the world... 192 Views / 1 Replies  
I wouldn't buy anything from Intego if the world were ending.

They are the single biggest SPAMMERS I've ever seen. I sometimes get 8-9 pieces a day from them about their garbage software.

AVOID...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jun 27, 2014 at 01:13 AM, in Mac News
I am still happily using Skype v2.6. I see no... 435 Views / 4 Replies  
I am still happily using Skype v2.6. I see no reason to change as every version since that one has been utterly lousy!
Posted by Paulrm, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:39 AM, in Mac News
Since installing this garbage software, they have... 272 Views / 3 Replies  
Since installing this garbage software, they have put me on more junk mail lists. It seems like they start sending spam which might actually GIVE you a virus. Installing an Intego product (via a Mac...
Posted by Paulrm, on Apr 7, 2014 at 03:32 PM, in Mac News
The day I pay $99 a year to use an app on the... 943 Views / 7 Replies  
The day I pay $99 a year to use an app on the iPad will never arrive. 100% Microsoft free!
Posted by Paulrm, on Mar 28, 2014 at 02:43 AM, in Tech News
Of course, braille iPads 2,038 Views / 30 Replies  
Of course, braille iPads
Posted by Paulrm, on Mar 5, 2014 at 04:33 PM, in Tech News
I love the snarky comments from the elitists that... 1,348 Views / 12 Replies  
I love the snarky comments from the elitists that seem to populate this board. I've been a Mac user dating back to the 64k original. I've been an iOS user going back to version 1.

I have also been...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 06:35 PM, in Tech News
I truly hope they aren't returning to the days of... 213 Views / 1 Replies  
I truly hope they aren't returning to the days of "My name is Rashneesh".
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 05:23 PM, in Mac News
Well, actually about 40 years ago, Putt Putt sued... 315 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, actually about 40 years ago, Putt Putt sued Mattel over the name of the putt putt train they were selling. As I remember it, the settlement caused Mattel to fund the Professional Putters...
Posted by Paulrm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 06:45 AM, in Tech News
It's not an "accident" when you type f*ckbook... 1,961 Views / 30 Replies  
It's not an "accident" when you type f*ckbook instead of Facebook. Reading this lawsuit will instantly tell you that this man is mentally deranged.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jul 13, 2013 at 02:12 AM, in Mac News
How does 1280x768 equal "full HD resolution"?... 219 Views / 1 Replies  
How does 1280x768 equal "full HD resolution"? Especially at the size of the image this type of projector is aimed at.
Posted by Paulrm, on May 29, 2013 at 02:39 AM, in Tech News
VUZE changes browser prefs 844 Views / 0 Replies  
After installing the latest update to Vuze, my preferences in all browsers - Safari, Firefox, Chrome - mysteriously changed so that Yahoo was my Search Engine of choice, and my start pages all went...
Posted by Paulrm, on Mar 4, 2013 at 02:31 AM, in Applications
How 408 Views / 2 Replies  
do you turn off these damned double underlined rollover ads?

I am about ready to give up looking at this site if I can't get rid of them.
Posted by Paulrm, on Jan 30, 2013 at 05:11 PM, in Mac News
well, Matt... I HAVE an AOL account (Charter... 471 Views / 5 Replies  
well, Matt...
I HAVE an AOL account (Charter Member) which I do use.

I would like to get email notification for THAT account.

I do NOT use Netscape mail. I don't need or want notification...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Applications
well, Matt... I HAVE an AOL account (Charter... 471 Views / 5 Replies  
well, Matt...
I HAVE an AOL account (Charter Member) which I do use.

I would like to get email notification for THAT account.

I do NOT use Netscape mail. I don't need or want notification...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:20 AM, in Applications
AIM Mail Notification 471 Views / 5 Replies  
I am fed up with AIM. There seems to be a new "Feature" which cannot be disabled that alternates mailboxes for notification of mail.

I do NOT use an email address at "netscape.net", but AIM...
Posted by Paulrm, on Aug 1, 2001 at 06:56 AM, in Applications
 
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