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Simon's Avatar Picture Simon – December 20, 2007 04:49AM Reply Quote
Yet Another Transplant Thread (credit to Brian Miller for the original) (and Robert Taylor for the 2nd edition)

So, when do you expect to see the next 21-slot G5 subnotebook with built-in antigravity? Or do you have other things to complain about regarding the Mac rum0rz press?

stan adams – October 31, 2008 09:37AM Reply Quote
BTW -- this is a post from a blogger that seems 100% legit. He runs his site mostly to let others know his views on Info Sec and a broad range of topics:


http://blog.winnschwartau.com/2008/06/28/psystar-gets-0-stars/

http://blog.winnschwartau.com/2008/05/05/mac-clone-arrived-redux-on-why-the-experiment/

There is a reason Apple HW works pretty much flawlessy -- Apple has invested in processes to make sure that happens!

No way some guy in a warehouse has invested anything: http://www.forbes.com/2008/04/18/apple-mac-psystar-tech-cx_bc_0418macman.html He has a decidedly Miami circa 1985 attitude too: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/psystar-openmac-apple,5205.html Friends don't let friends spend money with people who think Tony Montana from Scareface is the business leader one should emulate...



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 10/31/2008 09:45AM by stan adams.

Cloudscout – November 19, 2008 12:29PM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!

Simon – November 28, 2008 02:08AM Reply Quote
^ Oxymoron


John Willoughby – January 30, 2009 02:16AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support

Dr Phred (Moderator) – January 30, 2009 08:57AM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.
No, we have dual 4 core Macpros. There is a difference.

rino – January 30, 2009 10:01AM Reply Quote
In America, the only respectable form of socialism is socialism for the rich.
And the main Mac Pro page states "The New Mac Pro" which a year later (in computer years this is what?) is false advertising!

John Willoughby – January 30, 2009 11:37AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
See, when it says "8 cores standard," that's the part that makes me think that 8 cores are standard. I understand the difference between what we have and what is coming, but 2 four core chips is still 8 cores in a Mac Pro.

El Jeffe – January 30, 2009 12:01PM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Of CORES it is, silly. Now let me re-run those battery of tests on this here 8-core, that you said you already run.

John Willoughby – February 03, 2009 04:01PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support

Mokers (Moderator) – February 03, 2009 04:59PM Reply Quote
Formerly Remy Martin
Jesus Diaz has to post this now, so when it doesn't come out in three months, he can say Apple pulled it because Steve Jobs is sick.

John Willoughby – February 12, 2009 04:26PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
From Stan's link in Digital Lifestyle. I wonder if Apple is talking to these people.


We are working on a variety of projects some of which our customers would like us to keep confidential. [...] Our first screens will be 10" diagonal screens for netbooks and ebook readers that will sample in Spring 2009 and ship in high volume in Summer 2009. These screens rival the best epaper displays on the market today but in addition have video refresh and fully saturated color. The epaper mode has 3 times the resolution of the color HDTV mode allowing for a high resolution reading experience without sacrifice to super color fidelity for graphics. In addition these screens can be used in sunlight. Look for them in the market in the second half of 2009.

El Jeffe – March 20, 2009 08:57PM Reply Quote
What a journey.

Dr Phred (Moderator) – March 20, 2009 10:22PM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.
No, that's the old white model. It's been on the education institutional price list all along. It just doesn't show on the the academic store.

johnny k – March 23, 2009 11:14AM Reply Quote
Have we done much analysis/speculation lately? Is this the right thread?

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/03/23/improved_speech_dictionary_to_ship_with_mac_os_x_10_5_7.html

Just think it's interesting that text-to-speech is getting an upgrade. This could be merely for the new shuffle, but it seems that Apple might be exploring more such interfaces, at least on mobile devices. If my iPhone's light sensor is dark, it may be that it's in my pocket or against my face, in which case I may want to use voice navigation, and for more than just music. Not that I enjoy phone trees. Discuss.

Simon – March 24, 2009 05:45AM Reply Quote
If they aren't they should be. It would be very useful accessibility wise. My uncle has been blind since birth and has to use phones that have physical buttons and text-to-speech. Adding voice navigation would make the iphone a lot more accessible.

bahamut – March 26, 2009 06:30PM Reply Quote
ya, i don't see why the piephone doesn't do t2v. it should! how about reading my my incoming email when i'm driving, frog-ass?

Cloudscout – March 28, 2009 10:54PM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!

El Jeffe – March 29, 2009 08:20AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Three things I can't stand they've been stubborn about.

1. Grab and re-size any/all screens from any corner
2. Use keyboard (default) to answer all pop-up menus (like with cancel, or OK on them), and most menu navigation.
3. Have a window maximize control (like the Green button) that does not attempt to choose the correct larger window size, but actually just fills the screen it's on.

People I know that are new to Macs or don't use them as a power user always get frustrated in just finding the available Applications. They like the START menu in windows. Just do it, too.

bahamut – March 29, 2009 02:05PM Reply Quote
I like the possible new UI… But I want the orbs to go away. Why can't they be squares? They are so wrong.

El Jeffe is totally right too, those are really frustrating. 3 is especially frustrating for those of us who use their laptops with different external monitors and who doesn't these days?

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