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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-17-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By zewazir
I can appreciate the focus on ultra-portability...

I can appreciate the focus on ultra-portability of the new MacBook. As an avid backpacker, I fully understand the times when every ounce counts.

However, for what it does, I simply think the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 887
Posted By zewazir
Is this how one conducts a civil dialogue? Call...

Is this how one conducts a civil dialogue? Call me a terrorist?

Explain why UK gun crimes went UP after the gun ban of 1997. Explain why those self-same gun crime rates did not drop until UK laws...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 887
Posted By zewazir
WHAT correlation? You keep talking about "lack of...

WHAT correlation? You keep talking about "lack of evidence" yet provide nothing of your own. Like I said, SHOW IT, don't just claim it. Where is the correlation? Where is your "evidence"? You pick...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 887
Posted By zewazir
Thank you for proving my point about the use of...

Thank you for proving my point about the use of bogus statistics and unsupported conclusions to promote gun control.

First of all, the UK has some of the strictest gun control laws in the world....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 887
Posted By zewazir
I would really like to see that "overwhelming...

I would really like to see that "overwhelming amount of evidence", because everything I have found falls into three basic categories, none of which supports the idea that stricter laws lower crime...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,813
Posted By zewazir
there is one significant factor left out by many...

there is one significant factor left out by many people who try to analyze the market share difference between MS Windows OS, and the Mac OS. That factor is that Apple and Microsoft are two...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-02-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By zewazir
Think about this: The last OS to come on DVD,...

Think about this: The last OS to come on DVD, Snow Leopard, would occupy 5318 1.4MB floppy disks, which would stack to a tower over 57 feet high.

For those of us who remember installing System...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By zewazir
Depending on the type of file, you may be able to...

Depending on the type of file, you may be able to use iWork. Pages will open Appleworks word processing documents, and Numbers will open Appleworks spread sheet docs.

Draw, paint, or database,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By zewazir
About the only method I can think of to use two...

About the only method I can think of to use two different versions of iTunes is to create a second boot partition with its own OS.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By zewazir
Enterprise is one of the rare instances in which...

Enterprise is one of the rare instances in which the excuse, "Everyone else is doing it" is fully valid. Open Office and others similar may be OK for creating documents, though if expecting others to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-12-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By zewazir
Activity Monitor should be able to give you some...

Activity Monitor should be able to give you some clues.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,257
Posted By zewazir
My rule of thumb when advising my clients is if...

My rule of thumb when advising my clients is if they can get the latest OS to run with out slowing it to a crawl, it's good for at least 2 more years. This is, of course, moderated by the needs of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-02-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By zewazir
Depends on your budget. For less than $100, you...

Depends on your budget. For less than $100, you can upgrade your current iMac to Snow Leopard, resulting in a serviceable Macintosh capable of running up-to-date web browsers, syncing newer iPhones,...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,677
Posted By zewazir
For all those who denigrate those of us who...

For all those who denigrate those of us who express concerns over the lack of upgrade ability of the MBP Retina:

I have owned several different models of Apple portable. Every one was purchase...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-15-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,677
Posted By zewazir
Then Apple is being stupid. New products may...

Then Apple is being stupid. New products may cause SOME to think they need to update every time the latest comes out. But MOST plan on using theirs for several years before upgrading, regardless of...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,677
Posted By zewazir
What happens to a MBP Retina when its battery...

What happens to a MBP Retina when its battery wears out, as it is inevitable to do after 3-4 years use? Replace the whole widget because of an old battery? As an institution with over 1500...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-01-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By zewazir
Maybe if our governments were limited to doing...

Maybe if our governments were limited to doing the actual job of government (ie: protecting the rights and liberties of the people) rather than being a one-stop-shop for entitlement programs and...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-24-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By zewazir
Good point. But I don't see the app model...

Good point. But I don't see the app model intruding very far into the realm of desktop and laptop computers, where there is little or no need to compensate for small displays. That is why I said...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-23-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By zewazir
Killing the web? Hardly. Changing the way it is...

Killing the web? Hardly. Changing the way it is accessed? Definitely. And not by all that much, except for changing the role players a bit.

Specialized access via apps is handy under certain...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-16-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By zewazir
A lot of people still have use for the increased...

A lot of people still have use for the increased capability of wired ethernet. A lot of people still have need of an optical drive. Removing these features in favor of thinner and lighter, under the...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-04-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,582
Posted By zewazir
I wonder just how much of a kick Apple Corp...

I wonder just how much of a kick Apple Corp leadership gets out of the speculation generated by their policy of secrecy?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-24-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,997
Posted By zewazir
Unless this hypothetical question supposes that...

Unless this hypothetical question supposes that Mac OS X is literally erased off everyone's hard drives overnight, I figure on using Mac OS X 10.x (x being the last release made available to the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-18-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By zewazir
I have found this kind of problem is often caused...

I have found this kind of problem is often caused by and errant pref file. Go to /Users/(user name)/Library/Preferences. There is a folder titled Microsoft. Trash it, empty the trash. Then start MS...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-18-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By zewazir
Will any other disks read? If not, you may have ...

Will any other disks read? If not, you may have failed optical drive.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-17-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,797
Posted By zewazir
I had already changed out the memory thinking the...

I had already changed out the memory thinking the problem could be a faulty memory stick, but I put in the same amount. Changing the amount fixed the problem.

@harryb2448: It seems the eBay...
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