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The first line has been altered to clarify it is... 660 Views / 5 Replies  
The first line has been altered to clarify it is the code itself that's not encrypted. Hopefully this helps clear up some of the confusion.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:21 AM, in Mac News
That's quite correct, and thanks for catching it.... 218 Views / 2 Replies  
That's quite correct, and thanks for catching it. The story has been updated.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:25 PM, in Mac News
I have found where the "reversible" issue is in... 412 Views / 5 Replies  
I have found where the "reversible" issue is in the article and clarified it. Thanks for spotting it.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:53 PM, in Mac News
Apologies for the mistake. The source said 3... 244 Views / 2 Replies  
Apologies for the mistake. The source said 3 trillion won, which has been corrected in the article. The approximate dollar value of the corrected figure is still $2.6 billion, so that is being kept...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:27 PM, in Mac News
And lo, the bucket in action... ... 872 Views / 27 Replies  
And lo, the bucket in action...

Clarification: The bucket, with a Blue Snowball on a cheap mic stand and with a cheap pop filter. Audio back to me is fed through an ancient because the Mac mini's...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Apr 11, 2016 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Podcast Bucket is based on an idea I found... 872 Views / 27 Replies  
The Podcast Bucket is based on an idea I found online for a miniature recording booth but on the cheap. My previous office space was tiny and with no soft furnishings, making it one heck of an echo...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Apr 11, 2016 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you for spotting that. The mistake has been... 227 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you for spotting that. The mistake has been corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Mar 7, 2016 at 05:32 PM, in Mac News
Do you mean the PlayStation TV? It's basically a... 1,292 Views / 9 Replies  
Do you mean the PlayStation TV? It's basically a PS Vita but in set-top box form, which can be used to play older titles and stream video from Sony services. It's main useful feature is that you can...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 1, 2016 at 09:55 AM, in Mac News
Agreed, it would be a lot cooler as Katana, but... 322 Views / 3 Replies  
Agreed, it would be a lot cooler as Katana, but you're correct. Post has been updated to include the correct, if less awesome, name. Thanks for spotting that.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jan 21, 2016 at 02:48 PM, in Mac News
Apologies for the slight lack of clarity. The... 430 Views / 2 Replies  
Apologies for the slight lack of clarity.
The all-in-one printers start after the photograph, and are denoted by the MFC prefix for those with fax capabilities, and DCP for those just with...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jan 21, 2016 at 07:38 AM, in Mac News
Grenelmon, fmaxwell: Hi there. I know sometimes... 2,115 Views / 17 Replies  
Grenelmon, fmaxwell:
Hi there. I know sometimes news stories prompt some unparliamentary language, but could we keep this to a minimum, especially on front-page topics? Thanks.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 19, 2015 at 04:53 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for spotting the error, it has been... 502 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for spotting the error, it has been corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Oct 6, 2015 at 02:27 PM, in Mac News
There was a wording issue with the first... 483 Views / 3 Replies  
There was a wording issue with the first paragraph. It has been changed to make it clearer it is a competition. Sorry.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 23, 2015 at 03:44 PM, in Mac News
I have brought you closure. Thank you for telling... 540 Views / 3 Replies  
I have brought you closure. Thank you for telling us.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 19, 2015 at 07:19 PM, in Mac News
You're right. Sony's US site released a later... 391 Views / 3 Replies  
You're right. Sony's US site released a later statement about it, advising of the $3,000 price and an earlier release in October. The post has been updated with this information.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 11, 2015 at 04:26 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for that, it's been corrected. 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for that, it's been corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Aug 28, 2015 at 10:16 AM, in Mac News
Apologies, it has been corrected. I left out a... 572 Views / 4 Replies  
Apologies, it has been corrected. I left out a word.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jul 17, 2015 at 07:14 PM, in Mac News
The one from the previous article, showing the... 990 Views / 3 Replies  
The one from the previous article, showing the box before the iMac went off for repair...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:53 AM, in Mac News
Apologies. I wrote the copy for this post, and... 408 Views / 2 Replies  
Apologies. I wrote the copy for this post, and figured that MacBook would be good enough shorthand to cover all three MacBook variants. It's been corrected to cover the two that do and the one that...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on May 8, 2015 at 02:15 PM, in Tech News
I have this mental image of the Wii U having some... 623 Views / 4 Replies  
I have this mental image of the Wii U having some sort of Steel Battalion-style mass of buttons for controlling the mech while inside it...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Mar 16, 2015 at 07:02 AM, in Tech News
To someone used to working away from OS X and... 1,585 Views / 6 Replies  
To someone used to working away from OS X and having to refer to five-year-old memories, the core basics of the interface have remained the same. Sure, to people who have used it constantly over the...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:55 AM, in Mac News
Apologies for the inconsistency, it should have... 477 Views / 5 Replies  
Apologies for the inconsistency, it should have been removed after putting in the pedometer sections and realising they were better performers. It has been corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:27 AM, in Tech News
Apologies. I'm used to putting numbers... 311 Views / 2 Replies  
Apologies. I'm used to putting numbers representing billions into headlines. Corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 10, 2015 at 04:43 PM, in Tech News
It's a misquote. My keyboard started hating the 0... 1,573 Views / 11 Replies  
It's a misquote. My keyboard started hating the 0 key today, and I didn't pick up on it being faulty until after the post went live. Apologies, and it has been corrected.
The keyboard will be...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jan 29, 2015 at 07:25 PM, in Tech News
The original Seek is still available for $200,... 510 Views / 2 Replies  
The original Seek is still available for $200, just without the extended zoom and manual focus.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jan 21, 2015 at 12:37 PM, in Tech News
While detecting just one red plastic tumbler... 588 Views / 2 Replies  
While detecting just one red plastic tumbler could throw up false positives, I believe it will be more accurate when it detects a collection of them grouped on a table in a triangle, accompanied by...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Dec 12, 2014 at 05:59 AM, in Tech News
True, smartphones have been increasing in size... 2,492 Views / 12 Replies  
True, smartphones have been increasing in size generally, but the Act also helps other small items, like Bluetooth headphones or a smartwatch.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 27, 2014 at 09:39 PM, in Tech News
While costly, it does have a practical purpose:... 946 Views / 7 Replies  
While costly, it does have a practical purpose: providing charge when there is no nearby power source. This would be ideal for people going camping for a week or more, though if I were going into the...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 05:40 AM, in Tech News
Apologies. The spelling error has been corrected.... 751 Views / 4 Replies  
Apologies. The spelling error has been corrected. Thank you.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 10, 2014 at 07:27 AM, in Tech News
That looks mighty fine... I can feel my bank... 2,119,110 Views / 6,338 Replies  
That looks mighty fine... I can feel my bank account weeping at the prospect of getting a current-gen console, just for visuals like that...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 02:20 PM, in Gaming
I wish NFC payments would make its way over to... 972 Views / 6 Replies  
I wish NFC payments would make its way over to the UK. Sure, we have contactless payments with cards, but the nearest thing to paying by smartphone we really have is Barclaycard providing a...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 02:15 PM, in Tech News
Given the cost of the Pebble and Pebble Steel at... 394 Views / 4 Replies  
Given the cost of the Pebble and Pebble Steel at $99 and $199 respectively, I'd rather go for either of them if I want to have a monochrome display like that...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 1, 2014 at 01:20 PM, in Tech News
Hello there. Just a word of warning to keep any... 1,527 Views / 20 Replies  
Hello there. Just a word of warning to keep any comments civil and on-topic. Important news items can cause heated debate, and we ask for participants to keep the conversation clean and rational....
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Oct 30, 2014 at 09:46 AM, in Tech News
According to an LG product page... 403 Views / 2 Replies  
According to an LG product page (http://www.lg.com/au/it-monitors/lg-31MU97) it's a Thunderbolt monitor. I have contacted LG to clarify, and will update the article if needed.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM, in Tech News
I'm also starting to lose some interest in it.... 51,388 Views / 214 Replies  
I'm also starting to lose some interest in it. Got to level 10 on my own, but since all people I know on PSN are playing on PS4 rather than PS3, I have no real chance of enjoying group content at all...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 25, 2014 at 05:24 PM, in Gaming
Thank you, the post has been corrected. 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you, the post has been corrected.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Aug 20, 2014 at 09:29 AM, in Tech News
Well that makes me feel fantastic... Worth:... 8,319 Views / 125 Replies  
Well that makes me feel fantastic...

Worth: £2635.06
Games owned: 340
Games not played: 235 (69%
Hours spent: 627.5h
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jun 20, 2014 at 04:43 PM, in Gaming
Correct. Every stand has their own security... 779 Views / 3 Replies  
Correct. Every stand has their own security scheme, seemingly differing between manufacturers and types of product on show here. The rare shots of products without security tags you occasionally see...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 25, 2014 at 02:10 PM, in Tech News
The normal viewfinder is replaced by an eyepiece... 336 Views / 3 Replies  
The normal viewfinder is replaced by an eyepiece containing a small display, mimicking what would usually be seen. Sure, it's not much of a step up from just looking at the bigger screen on the back...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:59 AM, in Tech News
Cost of renting a vaguely high-profile and recent... 382 Views / 3 Replies  
Cost of renting a vaguely high-profile and recent release on iTunes in the UK - £4.49 (this can vary depending on film, but it was the most frequent price listed for a HD rental on the iTunes Film...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Apr 24, 2013 at 06:29 AM, in Tech News
Thank you for the corrections, the words "Full... 413 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you for the corrections, the words "Full Frame" have been removed from the post.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Mar 5, 2013 at 03:03 PM, in Tech News
Noted and updated. Thanks. 1,879 Views / 16 Replies  
Noted and updated. Thanks.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Feb 21, 2013 at 06:52 PM, in Tech News
It's a photo-based social network that relies on... 492 Views / 2 Replies  
It's a photo-based social network that relies on apps to post filtered images onto it. The filters give a sort of "hipster cool" to otherwise mundane imagery. Posted images can also be put onto...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Dec 25, 2012 at 01:29 AM, in Tech News
From the article: There is no deception... 887 Views / 3 Replies  
From the article:

There is no deception there as far as I can see. Once the 3 months is over, they revert the account back to the free version. Indeed, their help forum...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Dec 23, 2012 at 04:03 AM, in Tech News
Thanks, we noticed shortly afterwards and have... 225 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, we noticed shortly afterwards and have just published an updated version.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Nov 27, 2012 at 07:36 AM, in Tech News
A grain of salt is very much correct. HTC is... 608 Views / 5 Replies  
A grain of salt is very much correct. HTC is primarily based in Taoyuan City in Taiwan. Not Korean.
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 12, 2012 at 03:26 AM, in Tech News
I remember my local Safeway (before being... 240 Views / 4 Replies  
I remember my local Safeway (before being rebranded to another chain) testing out handheld barcode scanners used in effectively the same way a number of years ago. Users of the system would...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 1, 2012 at 05:19 AM, in Tech News
Seconded. General Knoxx was fantastic, and I will... 15,222 Views / 373 Replies  
Seconded. General Knoxx was fantastic, and I will be playing through that again soon. Because I lost my save games and Steam is being a pain...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 1, 2012 at 05:12 AM, in Gaming
I remember the days of Quake done Quick (QdQ),... 655 Views / 15 Replies  
I remember the days of Quake done Quick (QdQ), where an intrepid team would run through the game on Nightmare in under an hour. I usually watched in awe at their "mad skills" until I moved on to...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Sep 1, 2012 at 05:09 AM, in Gaming
I've learned that at my cost. Bought a... 2,738 Views / 10 Replies  
I've learned that at my cost. Bought a replacement from another manufacturer that is arriving tomorrow...
Posted by Malcolm Owen, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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