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Gaaaarhhh! 3,003 Views / 133 Replies  
This is the problem with e-stuff. There is some great stuff here - historical articles, tips, guides - that will all go *poof*. Stinks.

I am at least grateful for (after 17 years.. an Apple II...
Posted by jpellino, on Jun 22, 2016 at 04:03 PM, in Mac News
Will the existing content remain online? 3,003 Views / 133 Replies  
Will the existing content remain online?
Posted by jpellino, on Jun 21, 2016 at 03:40 PM, in Mac News
Stock returns to Feb 29 price and the internet... 427 Views / 7 Replies  
Stock returns to Feb 29 price and the internet pundits lose their collective minds.
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:03 AM, in Mac News
Router, yes. Computer? Don't they come... 200 Views / 3 Replies  
Router, yes.

Computer? Don't they come with switches on the part near you? And menus?

Just make sure you schedule any hard drive activity away from your scheduled computer restart.
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM, in Mac News
"Able to off you" Please tell me that's a... 169 Views / 3 Replies  
"Able to off you"

Please tell me that's a typo and we won't be playing with Tony, Silvio and Uncle Jun'
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 22, 2016 at 04:53 PM, in Mac News
MBA 13 buying is currently borked - Apple Chat... 896 Views / 17 Replies  
MBA 13 buying is currently borked - Apple Chat seems to indicate they're refreshing that store piece too.
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 19, 2016 at 09:42 AM, in Mac News
Please, no merger - the anagram of the two... 171 Views / 4 Replies  
Please, no merger - the anagram of the two systems is gobbledygook.
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 21, 2016 at 06:43 PM, in Mac News
"OS X iOS 9.3"? 171 Views / 4 Replies  
"OS X iOS 9.3"?
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 21, 2016 at 03:30 PM, in Mac News
I think part of this is increased visibility of... 128 Views / 3 Replies  
I think part of this is increased visibility of betas since there is now a public program. It might also be more fine-tuning is done since you have much more feedback through a public beta program...
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 7, 2016 at 06:10 PM, in Mac News
I still have 2 Magic Cap devices. They were... 182 Views / 1 Replies  
I still have 2 Magic Cap devices. They were ahead of their time, but poorly managed.
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 7, 2016 at 05:57 PM, in Mac News
With bluetooth abounding, why have dedicated RF... 248 Views / 3 Replies  
With bluetooth abounding, why have dedicated RF dongles?
Posted by jpellino, on Jan 23, 2016 at 12:11 PM, in Mac News
So which big box store salesman will be the first... 161 Views / 4 Replies  
So which big box store salesman will be the first to claim they're also lighter?
Posted by jpellino, on Jan 13, 2016 at 03:27 PM, in Mac News
Anyone else reminded of the Sabre Pyramid from... 240 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone else reminded of the Sabre Pyramid from The Office?
Posted by jpellino, on Jan 5, 2016 at 04:26 PM, in Mac News
Ohdeargodno. 2,765 Views / 66 Replies  
Ohdeargodno.
Posted by jpellino, on Nov 27, 2015 at 10:30 PM, in Mac News
Climacs nailed it. My wife goes thru 2-3 major... 1,365 Views / 23 Replies  
Climacs nailed it. My wife goes thru 2-3 major brand PC laptops in the 5-7 years my Mac laptops last. Of the four I have owned, only 1 was sold because of actual obsolescence (PPC to Intel) the...
Posted by jpellino, on Nov 16, 2015 at 03:39 PM, in Mac News
Nah, I was thinking more of staying fit, writing... 1,352 Views / 22 Replies  
Nah, I was thinking more of staying fit, writing symphonies, making art, starting and running a business, teaching, learning, staying in touch with loved ones, writing books... Not so much using a...
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 17, 2015 at 10:06 AM, in Mac News
Bottom line, MS shows people doing frivolous,... 1,352 Views / 22 Replies  
Bottom line, MS shows people doing frivolous, sometimes plain old dumb things with their stuff, while Apple shows people doing stuff that matters.
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 16, 2015 at 09:08 PM, in Mac News
Microsoft. We have to pay you to start using our... 247 Views / 7 Replies  
Microsoft. We have to pay you to start using our stuff.
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 16, 2015 at 12:15 PM, in Mac News
"as well as the claim it can provide the weight... 295 Views / 4 Replies  
"as well as the claim it can provide the weight of objects placed on the screen"

"Yes, sir, that crate's over the 70 lb limit." "Are you sure?" "Here, let me prove it with the screen of your...
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 14, 2015 at 10:12 AM, in Mac News
I think Danny Boyle is just fishing to make the... 196 Views / 1 Replies  
I think Danny Boyle is just fishing to make the next Godzilla installment and wants everyone to know he can make a movie about scary international monsters. Rawr, Jobs, Rawr!
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 7, 2015 at 04:27 PM, in Mac News
"Interestingly, it seems that Outlook crashing... 2,815 Views / 22 Replies  
"Interestingly, it seems that Outlook crashing will damage the "core" of Office. Yours is an interesting solution, I haven't seen it in my admittedly limited delving."

Once upon a time you...
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 6, 2015 at 08:47 PM, in Mac News
Only issue so far has been Office 2016. Finally... 2,815 Views / 22 Replies  
Only issue so far has been Office 2016. Finally cured it with a scorched-earth uninstall (manually for some parts) of everything 2016 and 2011, then a clean install of W E and P - I don't use...
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 6, 2015 at 04:58 PM, in Mac News
"Microsoft Health"? *shudders* 311 Views / 4 Replies  
"Microsoft Health"? *shudders*
Posted by jpellino, on Oct 6, 2015 at 02:47 PM, in Mac News
And.reg: if you go to the App store, you can... 2,415 Views / 24 Replies  
And.reg: if you go to the App store, you can simply download it from the featured page - it will warn you but you can click that you really want to download the full installer.

If you're on...
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 30, 2015 at 09:40 PM, in Mac News
"another precipice"? 2,415 Views / 24 Replies  
"another precipice"?
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 30, 2015 at 03:30 PM, in Mac News
Not being invited to the White House can have... 772 Views / 9 Replies  
Not being invited to the White House can have that effect.
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 26, 2015 at 09:40 PM, in Mac News
Google Keep is the bomb. 215 Views / 1 Replies  
Google Keep is the bomb.
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 25, 2015 at 09:14 AM, in Mac News
There's an hour of my life I won't get back. ... 383 Views / 5 Replies  
There's an hour of my life I won't get back. Crash, crash, crash. Back to 2011.
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 22, 2015 at 07:20 PM, in Mac News
Five days (three business days) to wait to make... 269 Views / 4 Replies  
Five days (three business days) to wait to make your watch do some newer things. How soon can we expect armageddon-tinged wailing about Apple's failings?
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 21, 2015 at 02:17 PM, in Mac News
Probably includes announcing new colors. I hear... 236 Views / 2 Replies  
Probably includes announcing new colors. I hear "Zune Brown" is the big reveal.
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 14, 2015 at 05:36 PM, in Mac News
Anyone know if Pencil will work with all iOS... 270 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone know if Pencil will work with all iOS devices or just with IPP?
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 10, 2015 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
Still have my USB original and it is one of the... 936 Views / 9 Replies  
Still have my USB original and it is one of the most drool-worthy things you can attach to a Mac and it does important things too.
Posted by jpellino, on Sep 2, 2015 at 04:27 PM, in Mac News
Have one. Can't stand the band. Not because of... 282 Views / 2 Replies  
Have one. Can't stand the band. Not because of comfort, but because the band doesn't actually attach to the device - it jist sort of cradles it against your skin. It's like one team designed the...
Posted by jpellino, on Aug 17, 2015 at 09:59 PM, in Mac News
Never understood the several different levels of... 1,055 Views / 10 Replies  
Never understood the several different levels of OS. User ego boost? Either have one that works best on handhelds and one that works best on the desktop, or just offer the same one that knows what...
Posted by jpellino, on Aug 9, 2015 at 03:53 PM, in Mac News
Saw a Surface on the shelf at Goodwill last week.... 1,055 Views / 10 Replies  
Saw a Surface on the shelf at Goodwill last week. That's interesting.
Posted by jpellino, on Aug 9, 2015 at 11:29 AM, in Mac News
Subscription cost PLUS ads? No. Pick your... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Subscription cost PLUS ads? No. Pick your model, one or the other, or get out of the business.
Posted by jpellino, on Jul 18, 2015 at 08:31 AM, in Mac News
"7's the key number here. Think about it.... 360 Views / 4 Replies  
"7's the key number here. Think about it. 7-Elevens. 7 dwarves. 7, man, that's the number. 7 chipmunks twirlin' on a branch, eatin' lots of sunflowers on my uncle's ranch. You know that old...
Posted by jpellino, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:06 PM, in Mac News
Charles, if acting trumps appearance, then why... 1,069 Views / 9 Replies  
Charles, if acting trumps appearance, then why not get Nicholson and Hoffman to play Jobs and Woz? Not every movie that can't match an actor's appearance works - have you seen "The Conqueror"? ...
Posted by jpellino, on Jul 3, 2015 at 02:19 PM, in Mac News
My God, this looks horrible. Looks like we're... 1,069 Views / 9 Replies  
My God, this looks horrible. Looks like we're going to ahve to wait for the third movie about Steve Jobs for them to get it right. Fassbender would be better cast as John Sculley. They seriously...
Posted by jpellino, on Jul 2, 2015 at 07:29 PM, in Mac News
OS X Public Beta went to 14E33b as well. 364 Views / 2 Replies  
OS X Public Beta went to 14E33b as well.
Posted by jpellino, on Jun 9, 2015 at 08:40 PM, in Mac News
The intro was brilliant... 348 Views / 1 Replies  
The intro was brilliant...
Posted by jpellino, on Jun 9, 2015 at 02:17 PM, in Mac News
Game Center? Now it's serious! 338 Views / 2 Replies  
Game Center? Now it's serious!
Posted by jpellino, on Jun 3, 2015 at 09:06 AM, in Mac News
Bring back the floating inspector for the desktop... 1,299 Views / 21 Replies  
Bring back the floating inspector for the desktop version. It was the one productivity tool interface that got it right. Mostly due to flexibility.

The Playskool version of each app is still...
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 27, 2015 at 03:58 PM, in Mac News
Odds are there is someone in that pile called... 338 Views / 1 Replies  
Odds are there is someone in that pile called Violet, Veruca, Augustus, Mike or Charlie...
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 18, 2015 at 09:20 AM, in Mac News
Hands-on today at the Apple store. The screen is... 2,086 Views / 18 Replies  
Hands-on today at the Apple store. The screen is flat-out gorgeous. Hope this becomes their default display for laptops.
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 15, 2015 at 03:04 PM, in Tech News
Luckily you can still get ANH in the original... 253 Views / 3 Replies  
Luckily you can still get ANH in the original theatrical release on the EpIV special edition DVD.
Posted by jpellino, on Apr 7, 2015 at 11:26 AM, in Tech News
Oops. Sorry. That was on me. I tried DLing all... 295 Views / 3 Replies  
Oops. Sorry. That was on me. I tried DLing all the cK-12 textbooks at once. Won't happen again.
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 25, 2015 at 11:07 PM, in Mac News
Oh for the love of... worse security, cloning the... 339 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh for the love of... worse security, cloning the name, over-the-top claims... If there's not a donut-shaped building in NJ by next year, I'll eat a bug.
Posted by jpellino, on Mar 2, 2015 at 05:13 PM, in Tech News
Ugh. In my day we fit an entire productivity... 218 Views / 5 Replies  
Ugh. In my day we fit an entire productivity suite ON A CD! 700 measly data-correction-riddden megabytes! These whippersnappers don't know how good they've got it!
Posted by jpellino, on Feb 12, 2015 at 03:54 PM, in Mac News
This is becoming a weekly goddamned occurrence.... 334 Views / 2 Replies  
This is becoming a weekly goddamned occurrence. You're Adobe, for the love of God, stop acting like you're reading the security manuals as you roll out released software. It's amateur hour.
Posted by jpellino, on Feb 5, 2015 at 08:12 PM, in Tech News
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