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« Reply #200 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 16:51:53 »
While not Android, Palm's WebOS has Apple beat, too.  That might be why Apple hired one of their designers.  Then again, the guy who headed up WebOS was from Apple.  It's a shame that Palm's hardware sucked; the OS is awesome.


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« Reply #201 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 17:42:37 »
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Palm's WebOS has Apple beat, too.  That might be why Apple hired one of their designers.  Then again, the guy who headed up WebOS was from Apple.


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« Reply #202 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 17:43:17 »
Xerox -> Apple -> BeOS -> WebOS
Xerox -> Apple -> NeXT -> Apple

What goes around comes around. Or something like that.

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« Reply #203 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 19:35:07 »
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Intel doing software?

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But Intel made much better processors than Crapple. Compare a Pentium III with a G3 and Crapple's just beat into the dirt.


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« Reply #204 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 19:39:59 »
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But Intel made much better processors than Crapple. Compare a Pentium III with a G3 and Crapple's just beat into the dirt.


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« Reply #205 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 19:43:32 »
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But Intel made much better processors than Crapple. Compare a Pentium III with a G3 and Crapple's just beat into the dirt.


IBM made the POWER chips. They're OK, but, most programs are just made to be ran on intel chips. And the ones used in macs were highly crippled and stunted; jobs can't let his consumers buy something good! Has to be cheapened and crippled.

But most companies do that, intel would cripple some of their high-end CPUs, and sell them for less (when they manufactured them as high-end ones).
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« Reply #206 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 19:48:23 »
The real POWER chips were designed for use in high end servers. PowerPC was dumbed in comparison,  but that's like saying Intel Core chips are dumbed down Xeons...

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« Reply #207 on: Fri, 25 June 2010, 19:50:00 »
PowerPC's were garbage compared to anything. I'd take my old Pentium machine over a Crapple.


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« Reply #209 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 06:51:25 »
I was really thinking about leaving Sprint and getting an iPhone.  Now that they don't have unlimited data and with Sprint I basically get unlimited calling, I think I'll be staying.  I'm getting the HTC Evo 4G on Thursday.  I can't wait.


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« Reply #210 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 08:40:40 »
i really annoyed about no-more unlimited data.
but i like how the multitasking is on the new iPhone
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« Reply #211 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 08:44:59 »
My GF got all excited about multitasking coming to the iPhone.  Then I told her how I have had for it for a year now on my Pre.  At least Apple has it, finally.  It was the one thing that made the iPhone a no-go in my book.  I need to be able to listen to Pandora and do other **** at the same time.  It pissed my GF off that she couldn't do that on her iPhone.


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« Reply #212 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 08:54:05 »
At least I can hold it anyway I want and still make a phone call.


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« Reply #213 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 08:58:31 »
What a boob.


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« Reply #214 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 10:43:34 »
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My GF got all excited about multitasking coming to the iPhone.

Multitasking? Like making calls and holding it at the same time? :evil:
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« Reply #215 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 11:04:48 »
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Multitasking? Like making calls and holding it at the same time? :evil:


It looks like they took a step backwards on this one with the 4G.


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« Reply #216 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 11:26:43 »
Actually, you have it backwards.  Most righties hold their phones in their left hands, so they can write, eat, rub one out, whatever.  Thus, only lefties hold their phones in their right hands, so it's am evil plot from the devil himself.


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« Reply #217 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 11:32:02 »
Wow.  There's a cause and a club for everything.


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« Reply #218 on: Tue, 29 June 2010, 11:53:57 »
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As I always tell Welly, "The Customer Is NOT Always Right".

Sure they are, but there is usually opportunity to make them more right.  Guess it depends on how much your job requires you to pucker up.

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« Reply #219 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 09:06:40 »
I love my iPad, the GoodReader app just had a nice update and now it ROCKS.
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« Reply #220 on: Wed, 10 August 2011, 06:13:15 »
No one cares about your stock portfolio. You're already rich.

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« Reply #221 on: Sat, 13 August 2011, 02:14:05 »
The iPad is nice but iSSH sucks. The connection freezes, or it suddenly darkens and needs a total restart to fix, or it goes crazy if you tip the iPad / change orientation. Is there any decent ssh / terminal app out there ?
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« Reply #222 on: Sun, 14 August 2011, 19:50:28 »
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The iPad is nice but iSSH sucks. The connection freezes, or it suddenly darkens and needs a total restart to fix, or it goes crazy if you tip the iPad / change orientation. Is there any decent ssh / terminal app out there ?

Maybe give Prompt a whirl?

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« Reply #223 on: Thu, 18 August 2011, 10:03:43 »
I'd rather use my more powerful 10-year-old computer with a bigger display and superior input technology than an Ipad.


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« Reply #224 on: Thu, 18 August 2011, 15:39:38 »
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« Reply #225 on: Sat, 20 August 2011, 07:20:27 »
Who gives a darn about Windows 8? It'll be the next Vista. In 10 years, everybody will still be using Windows 7 just like they use XP today.
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« Reply #226 on: Sat, 20 August 2011, 10:50:02 »
I use Linux, but as far as Microsoft OS's are concerned, I liked Windows 2000 the best. Solid, and not so many annoying popups from the OS.
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« Reply #227 on: Sat, 20 August 2011, 10:56:28 »
Windows 7 is pretty rock solid IMHO.

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« Reply #228 on: Tue, 24 January 2012, 20:33:25 »
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$13B in PROFITS this Quarter.

I'd say the OP was right.

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« Reply #229 on: Tue, 24 January 2012, 21:29:45 »
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Maybe give Prompt a whirl?


second that, I use PROMPT all the the time.

works great for me