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Slight correction: Macintouch has also been... 6,429 Views / 135 Replies  
Slight correction: Macintouch has also been around longer, as well as Tidbits and Macworld.

Thanks for all the solid and entertaining Mac/Apple reportage!
Posted by rexray, on Jul 1, 2016 at 01:09 AM, in Mac News
Thanks for being there whenever I was in the mood... 17,719 Views / 77 Replies  
Thanks for being there whenever I was in the mood to catch up in the Mac / Apple world (almost daily)! Gonna miss you all a lot. Thanks for all the fish! ;-)
Posted by rexray, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:48 PM, in Mac News
Every spinning disk hard drive, such as the one... 634 Views / 6 Replies  
Every spinning disk hard drive, such as the one inside Apple's Time Capsule, will typically fail in the 3-5 year range. This guy's failed at 3 years, still within the expected failure time frame....
Posted by rexray, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:17 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for your contributions to making MacNN one... 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for your contributions to making MacNN one of my almost daily tech news/info/opinion sites! Best of luck in the future!
Posted by rexray, on Jun 24, 2016 at 12:37 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for all of your journalistic skill and... 547 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for all of your journalistic skill and hard work! We readers have been better off for it.
Posted by rexray, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:07 PM, in Mac News
Very sorry to see you go! You've been a staple... 6,429 Views / 135 Replies  
Very sorry to see you go! You've been a staple for me, almost daily, for many, many years. Thank you for all the timely Mac news and insights! I wish you all the best going forward!
Posted by rexray, on Jun 21, 2016 at 02:21 PM, in Mac News
I'm on my second 4.7" iPhone (6s), after having... 2,188 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm on my second 4.7" iPhone (6s), after having had a 6, 5s, 4s, & 3g. I would consider going back to a smaller iPhone if the specs are solid. I'm a heavy user of the platform, but just prefer...
Posted by rexray, on Feb 4, 2016 at 02:41 PM, in Mac News
Good article - thanks for the info. This is the... 1,860 Views / 18 Replies  
Good article - thanks for the info. This is the first time I've seen anyone articulate the difference between Apple Music and iTunes Match. I'm also impressed that Apple brought Dalrymple in to work...
Posted by rexray, on Jul 26, 2015 at 09:43 PM, in Mac News
I doubt the reason that Apple that is dropping... 2,002 Views / 18 Replies  
I doubt the reason that Apple that is dropping Windows 7 support in it's newest laptops is because they are particularly zealous about pushing people towards Windows 8.x. It's more likely because...
Posted by rexray, on Mar 20, 2015 at 07:33 PM, in Mac News
Oops: "This method of completing work, sometimes... 290 Views / 2 Replies  
Oops: "This method of completing work, sometimes referred to as the Link text often helps easily distracted people..."

I think it's supposed to read "Pomodoro Technique" rather than "Link Text."
Posted by rexray, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:26 PM, in Mac News
This is very disappointing. I've been using... 2,317 Views / 21 Replies  
This is very disappointing. I've been using Aperture for years, and held out hope that Apple would expand its functionality so that I could eventually replace Photoshop as my sole, non-subscription...
Posted by rexray, on Jun 27, 2014 at 04:22 PM, in Mac News
I have to agree. After seeing the WWDC... 278 Views / 6 Replies  
I have to agree. After seeing the WWDC presentation, I was impressed with the amount of work Apple has done on both the Mac and iOS operating systems, as well as on the back-end development front....
Posted by rexray, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:07 PM, in Tech News
This author must normally be a Windows user, as... 2,164 Views / 13 Replies  
This author must normally be a Windows user, as that would explain the strange choice of the 2nd and 3rd-least business-adopted tablets, Windows RT and ChromeBook, over the most enterprise-activated...
Posted by rexray, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:18 AM, in Tech News
In my opinion FWIW, just because a product CAN be... 1,167 Views / 8 Replies  
In my opinion FWIW, just because a product CAN be made doesn't mean it should be. Surely they could have found a way to improve the operating environment inside a mechanical device that has a life...
Posted by rexray, on Nov 5, 2013 at 03:05 PM, in Tech News
There is a typo in the headline. It should read,... 236 Views / 1 Replies  
There is a typo in the headline. It should read, "Retro-styled Fujifilm X-A1 mirrorless camera photographs leaked".
Posted by rexray, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:45 PM, in Tech News
Shouldn't we now call them something other than... 587 Views / 5 Replies  
Shouldn't we now call them something other than "set-top boxes?" I've tried putting my TiVo on top of my flat screen HDTV, and it's very hard to balance it up there. Even my AppleTV falls right off.
Posted by rexray, on Aug 22, 2013 at 03:14 PM, in Tech News
I blame Google. 300 Views / 2 Replies  
I blame Google.
Posted by rexray, on Jul 25, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in Tech News
Just because it is a re-post does not release the... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
Just because it is a re-post does not release the re-poster from responsibility for the content. I stand by my original point.
Posted by rexray, on Apr 29, 2013 at 06:37 PM, in Mac News
I was surprised to see the photo next to the... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
I was surprised to see the photo next to the headline depict a hand-cuffed African American. I'm sure that it was not intentional, but the use of that image helps to perpetuate a negative stereotype...
Posted by rexray, on Apr 29, 2013 at 03:15 PM, in Mac News
Yep, sold out 483 Views / 4 Replies  
:(
Posted by rexray, on Apr 2, 2013 at 02:39 PM, in Mac News
UI updates 1,322 Views / 13 Replies  
...for that matter, how long has it been since the UI for the game of Chess has been updated? My goodness, it's hard to believe people even play that game anymore, the UI is so old.
Posted by rexray, on Mar 18, 2013 at 02:49 PM, in Mac News
This Philips project looks shockingly like a... 395 Views / 2 Replies  
This Philips project looks shockingly like a Kickstarter project that is in the works. Coincidence?

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/limemouse/lifx-the-light-bulb-reinvented
Posted by rexray, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:22 AM, in Tech News
This story is another example of MacNN's seeming... 145 Views / 1 Replies  
This story is another example of MacNN's seeming continued effort of late to express an anti-Apple sentiment by trying to minimize how well the iPad mini is doing in the marketplace, using...
Posted by rexray, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:17 AM, in Tech News
This is just terrible journalism, due to its... 622 Views / 13 Replies  
This is just terrible journalism, due to its purely speculative nature. Since we don't know the sales trends for the Kindle Fire, it may be normal for there to be wild swings in the daily sales...
Posted by rexray, on Oct 28, 2012 at 01:50 PM, in Tech News
I'm not sure how many users would consider the... 1,277 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm not sure how many users would consider the lack of GPS in the WiFi only versions of iPad mini to be a deal breaker. I personally use my iPhone for GPS (and yes, I'm using and liking Apple's Maps...
Posted by rexray, on Oct 23, 2012 at 07:29 PM, in Tech News
Competition is a good thing, folks! I a fan of... 1,164 Views / 15 Replies  
Competition is a good thing, folks! I a fan of Apple's products, but I agree that the audio quality of iTunes default audio format (256 kbps AAC) needs to improve, and without competition, what...
Posted by rexray, on Sep 28, 2012 at 08:05 AM, in Tech News
Really folks, the iOS 6 Maps story is overblown.... 444 Views / 4 Replies  
Really folks, the iOS 6 Maps story is overblown. Apple's Maps app works as expected for most users in the U.S., and it will only improve. As many others have said, other maps programs have glitches...
Posted by rexray, on Sep 26, 2012 at 06:35 PM, in Tech News
Your situation would apparently be the exception... 1,629 Views / 84 Replies  
Your situation would apparently be the exception to the rule.

An exhaustive study of historical data, released by a professor of economics in 2004, dispels the myth that lower corporate taxes...
Posted by rexray, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Most business owners, including myself, will only... 1,629 Views / 84 Replies  
Most business owners, including myself, will only hire a new employee when business is strong enough to support it and current staffing levels are too low to carry the load. Whether I pay a higher or...
Posted by rexray, on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, in other words, you are unable to come up... 1,629 Views / 84 Replies  
So, in other words, you are unable to come up with an reasonable answer, but can only use name-calling in response.

If, however, your answer is to attempt to continue to justify the failed concept...
Posted by rexray, on Aug 28, 2012 at 08:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's funny, the last I checked, it was the U.S.... 1,629 Views / 84 Replies  
That's funny, the last I checked, it was the U.S. Congress, not the President, that is responsible for passing jobs legislation. Don't forget that since President Obama took office, the Republicans...
Posted by rexray, on Aug 25, 2012 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Someone at Newsweek believes that President Obama... 1,629 Views / 84 Replies  
Someone at Newsweek believes that President Obama should stay in office.

http://forum-images.macnn.com/import/image_5140.jpg
Posted by rexray, on Aug 22, 2012 at 01:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If the photo is accurate, it looks like 8 or 9... 117 Views / 1 Replies  
If the photo is accurate, it looks like 8 or 9 pins just on the side showing. That means there could be 8 pins on the other side as well, meaning 16 or 18 total. Even if the cable has the feature of...
Posted by rexray, on Aug 22, 2012 at 01:35 PM, in Tech News
Panther 13,412 Views / 27 Replies  
While OS 9.x runs faster and uses less RAM, the web browsers are all out of date or hobbled somehow. Your best bet is to max the RAM on the thing and run Mac OS X 10.3.9 with FireFox and Mail. Good...
Posted by rexray, on Jan 14, 2007 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Treo rocks 12,309 Views / 21 Replies  
I have the Treo 270, and it rocks! Besides being a phone/Palm PDA, it will load any webpage (doesn't need WAP) including 128 bit secure and can check multiple POP accounts. It can even create a VPN...
Posted by rexray, on Dec 4, 2003 at 12:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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