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You're giving facebook too much credit. I hardly... 756 Views / 12 Replies  
You're giving facebook too much credit. I hardly find it an arbiter of good taste or justice, nor do I trust it enough to assign it to that role.
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 7, 2016 at 04:36 PM, in Mac News
Isn't the apartment complex technically a... 756 Views / 12 Replies  
Isn't the apartment complex technically a "governing body" in the landlord-tenant relationship?
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 7, 2016 at 04:32 PM, in Mac News
Thanks Charles, I knew foxconn manufactured other... 580 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Charles, I knew foxconn manufactured other products as well but not all the ones you mention. IMO, foxconn is doing its best manufacturing work for Apple from a tolerance standpoint. India...
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 1, 2016 at 02:19 AM, in Mac News
I tend to agree. Apple is no longer state of the... 580 Views / 7 Replies  
I tend to agree. Apple is no longer state of the art. What is state of the art is foxconn's manufacturing facility that outputs 70million iphones a year and how many macbooks? with only 700,000...
Posted by just a poster, on May 29, 2016 at 11:35 PM, in Mac News
Dominant market positions are even more difficult... 155 Views / 4 Replies  
Dominant market positions are even more difficult to maintain that it is to obtain them.
Posted by just a poster, on May 26, 2016 at 02:35 PM, in Mac News
That photo is so cute. Look at those big babies... 133 Views / 2 Replies  
That photo is so cute. Look at those big babies playing with their legos.
Posted by just a poster, on May 18, 2016 at 12:09 AM, in Mac News
I imagine there would be some anti-trust concerns... 206 Views / 3 Replies  
I imagine there would be some anti-trust concerns about this.

Flash is hardly dead, it is the most popular content creation tool used by cinema students in the top film schools in the US. This...
Posted by just a poster, on May 16, 2016 at 12:16 PM, in Mac News
I was going to buy one of these new linksys... 150 Views / 3 Replies  
I was going to buy one of these new linksys routers because the 54g I purchased in the early 2000s lasted longer than any other router I ever owned, but after reading the reviews on amazon I passed. ...
Posted by just a poster, on May 16, 2016 at 10:27 AM, in Mac News
I guess it's a little frustrating that a bad... 238 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess it's a little frustrating that a bad opt-in idea slowly becomes a standard, invasive opt-out idea over time as its popularity grows.
Posted by just a poster, on May 9, 2016 at 09:58 AM, in Mac News
I like the ipod touch form factor, would really... 263 Views / 4 Replies  
I like the ipod touch form factor, would really like a phone that size.
Posted by just a poster, on May 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM, in Mac News
It's 1996-7 all over again. 198 Views / 5 Replies  
It's 1996-7 all over again.
Posted by just a poster, on May 4, 2016 at 03:40 PM, in Mac News
Deport the gang member and girlfriend so the Feds... 631 Views / 9 Replies  
Deport the gang member and girlfriend so the Feds don't use their crimes as an excuse to take away Americans' civil liberties. Oh yeah, and the Stanford people are more than a little confused in the...
Posted by just a poster, on May 2, 2016 at 02:18 PM, in Mac News
Generally opposed to this rule, but wonder if... 606 Views / 14 Replies  
Generally opposed to this rule, but wonder if there is a legal way for parents to get Apple's or other manufacturer's help to unlock the contents of their children's or other family members'...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 30, 2016 at 03:26 PM, in Mac News
A little scary for consumers. 1/8" audio jacks... 474 Views / 7 Replies  
A little scary for consumers. 1/8" audio jacks are 40 year standards. 1/4" jacks first used in the 60s. That is many, many years of practical utility and productivity.

Today, it is difficult to...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 27, 2016 at 01:46 PM, in Mac News
I don't think they're going to sell very many for... 118 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't think they're going to sell very many for $100.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:59 AM, in Mac News
Macbook is too light for magsafe, and anyway... 963 Views / 14 Replies  
Macbook is too light for magsafe, and anyway usb-c is a data transfer cable too. Inadvertent disconnection would be bad.

What apple should have done is provide a couple of USB and a thunderbolt...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 22, 2016 at 01:08 PM, in Mac News
Makosuke wrote: Also: "No Rate Regulation of... 268 Views / 3 Replies  
Makosuke wrote: Also: "No Rate Regulation of Broadband". How could something with that name *possibly* go wrong?

I understand what you're saying but it cuts both ways.

- Surely you agree...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 16, 2016 at 01:05 PM, in Mac News
Edge to edge screen in macbook pro rendering is... 163 Views / 2 Replies  
Edge to edge screen in macbook pro rendering is slick.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 12, 2016 at 01:00 AM, in Mac News
I'm still waiting for a functional self-driving... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm still waiting for a functional self-driving vacuum cleaner that works properly to appear on the market!
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 25, 2016 at 10:31 PM, in Mac News
A 1/8" phone plug is 3.175mm, or just about half... 223 Views / 2 Replies  
A 1/8" phone plug is 3.175mm, or just about half the suggested width, 6.1mm, of the iPhone 7.
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 17, 2016 at 11:43 AM, in Mac News
This bill is worth proposing, despite the reality... 918 Views / 15 Replies  
This bill is worth proposing, despite the reality it will go nowhere.
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:43 AM, in Mac News
"Good-paying STEM jobs" 291 Views / 5 Replies  
"Good-paying STEM jobs"
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 3, 2016 at 04:08 PM, in Mac News
An iphone the size of the ipad touch would be the... 140 Views / 1 Replies  
An iphone the size of the ipad touch would be the ideal product for me. Ok to make it just a little bit thicker to fit better in the palm and have more room for batteries.

Problem with the...
Posted by just a poster, on Feb 17, 2016 at 12:09 PM, in Mac News
There's definitely a market for smaller phones... 1,453 Views / 27 Replies  
There's definitely a market for smaller phones and manufacturers will prove this... just as soon as they figure out how to get the same battery life out of a physically smaller device.
Posted by just a poster, on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:33 PM, in Mac News
"Trump will mandate Apple manufacture all... 1,575 Views / 23 Replies  
"Trump will mandate Apple manufacture all products in US if elected"

Sounds good to me. :confused:
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 29, 2016 at 02:36 PM, in Mac News
The aggregation of political news (mostly gossip,... 92 Views / 1 Replies  
The aggregation of political news (mostly gossip, actually) is highly offensive to almost 50% of the population.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:21 AM, in Mac News
Shout out to Nokia Maps/Here Maps. I've been very... 811 Views / 9 Replies  
Shout out to Nokia Maps/Here Maps. I've been very happy using it for turn by turn directions while driving.
Posted by just a poster, on Dec 10, 2015 at 12:46 AM, in Mac News
Too much network latency in voip. 194 Views / 4 Replies  
Too much network latency in voip.
Posted by just a poster, on Dec 8, 2015 at 01:48 AM, in Mac News
The iphone 4 form factor is about as big as I can... 574 Views / 5 Replies  
The iphone 4 form factor is about as big as I can be happy carrying around. I would give up certain conveniences that come with bigger screen sizes for a smaller, lighter and more specialized device...
Posted by just a poster, on Dec 6, 2015 at 06:11 PM, in Mac News
Didn't Obamanet promise to prevent this, or is it... 154 Views / 1 Replies  
Didn't Obamanet promise to prevent this, or is it more taxpayer money wasted.
Posted by just a poster, on Oct 19, 2015 at 07:46 PM, in Mac News
Hopefully this is not the end of the mac pro... 2,167 Views / 35 Replies  
Hopefully this is not the end of the mac pro line. Although the new tower is impressive, I do miss internal expand-ability and prefer the last iteration of towers from a practical perspective.
...
Posted by just a poster, on Oct 19, 2015 at 01:53 PM, in Mac News
An argument for carrying the iphone as body armor... 383 Views / 5 Replies  
An argument for carrying the iphone as body armor or for sealing the borders from the invading poverty and criminality?
Posted by just a poster, on Sep 7, 2015 at 05:28 PM, in Mac News
A switch from http to https is a switch from a... 1,052 Views / 10 Replies  
A switch from http to https is a switch from a transparent protocol to an encrypted protocol for data transfers. It is akin to switching from a non-password protected wireless access point to using...
Posted by just a poster, on Aug 31, 2015 at 12:48 PM, in Mac News
Good comments here, I concur with all of them. ... 441 Views / 6 Replies  
Good comments here, I concur with all of them. It's all about enforcement/execution, not regulations.

Banking industry cybersecurity can mostly be self-policed, the banks are as of now on the...
Posted by just a poster, on Aug 25, 2015 at 12:35 PM, in Mac News
No app needs to ask for location data. It can do... 585 Views / 6 Replies  
No app needs to ask for location data. It can do a traceroute and that is usually pretty good at identifying the general source or destination of an IP, at least down to the city or county level. ...
Posted by just a poster, on Aug 22, 2015 at 03:25 PM, in Mac News
NFL and twitter: the standard for content has... 194 Views / 1 Replies  
NFL and twitter: the standard for content has never been lower.
Posted by just a poster, on Aug 10, 2015 at 04:40 PM, in Mac News
Already too much diversity in skill set and... 271 Views / 2 Replies  
Already too much diversity in skill set and professionalism in the fields. I shouldn't have to change skin color or dress in women's clothing to work in tech. How about focusing on accomplishment,...
Posted by just a poster, on Aug 5, 2015 at 08:40 PM, in Mac News
@Mike. Word. Maybe an FCC complaint is in... 1,477 Views / 11 Replies  
@Mike. Word. Maybe an FCC complaint is in order.

http://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-to-pay-1-25m-fcc-fine-forced-to-allow-tethering-apps/
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:12 PM, in Mac News
Have had limited success deploying cellular... 1,477 Views / 11 Replies  
Have had limited success deploying cellular tethering over wifi using jailbreak on iOS 4,5,6,7 in the past (I do not use iOS 8 or 9). Weren't there claims made about Obamacare for the internet nee...
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 20, 2015 at 01:30 PM, in Mac News
Whoever uses these types of products is either... 240 Views / 2 Replies  
Whoever uses these types of products is either doing loser work that is unclassified and needs no privilege or is just plain nuts, liberally speaking. As for the client, what is this but a pretty...
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 19, 2015 at 07:46 PM, in Mac News
As far as I'm concerned iTunes is a broken... 1,911 Views / 18 Replies  
As far as I'm concerned iTunes is a broken product - syncing (which I no longer care about, I've given up on syncing), to track duplication, to overall bloat of the software. It definitely does not...
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 17, 2015 at 02:47 PM, in Mac News
Have you looked into selling and serving your own... 655 Views / 7 Replies  
Have you looked into selling and serving your own ads using revive adserver? It would be like building your very own ad network. At the very minimum, you can generate/sell/serve partner deal ads....
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:57 PM, in Mac News
Never been a fan of any of adobe's products, but... 744 Views / 7 Replies  
Never been a fan of any of adobe's products, but the flash-based play works much better for me on youtube and other sites than the html5 video player, especially seeking beyond the downloaded portion...
Posted by just a poster, on Jul 10, 2015 at 08:48 PM, in Mac News
audio is a very subjective thing and this is why... 634 Views / 4 Replies  
audio is a very subjective thing and this is why it is one of the scam-iest industries. That said, among overpriced speakers/headphones at any price point, there are high-quality, great-sounding,...
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 27, 2015 at 05:37 PM, in Tech News
This will backfire with unintended consequences. 1,067 Views / 15 Replies  
This will backfire with unintended consequences.
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 25, 2015 at 01:23 PM, in Mac News
"phone number, name, and a photograph" ... 259 Views / 2 Replies  
"phone number, name, and a photograph"

That's all they need to track you.

As phone number identity verification gets easier to circumvent, fb may switch to driver license, social security...
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 25, 2015 at 09:54 AM, in Tech News
The margins in this industry... An oldie but... 1,204 Views / 9 Replies  
The margins in this industry...

An oldie but goodie:

http://www.technobuffalo.com/2010/08/25/apples-rumored-99-tv-rentals-are-beyond-unimpressive/

"The chart above shows wholesale prices...
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 4, 2015 at 04:14 PM, in Mac News
Privacy is not a technology issue, it is an issue... 990 Views / 9 Replies  
Privacy is not a technology issue, it is an issue of culture, moral, and business (income) stakes. Tracking online is an arms race - one can choose to participate or not. Mr. Cook speaks a good...
Posted by just a poster, on Jun 4, 2015 at 12:42 AM, in Mac News
Snowden exposed African state-styled corruption... 1,057 Views / 16 Replies  
Snowden exposed African state-styled corruption at the highest levels of government.

The Patriot Act was designed to intercept communications with foreign terrorists. It's disappointing to see...
Posted by just a poster, on May 8, 2015 at 12:53 AM, in Tech News
blah blah blah sent you an email RSS blah blah... 766 Views / 6 Replies  
blah blah blah sent you an email
RSS blah blah blah bill passed. trillions in spending. Ted Cruz freaks out. Obama says creates 20 jobs.
to-do: goto grocery store. (4 months overdue.) SWIPE to...
Posted by just a poster, on May 6, 2015 at 06:44 PM, in Mac News
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