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Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 10-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I suspect that Apple will keep the 4" form factor...

I suspect that Apple will keep the 4" form factor going for one more generation by putting the guts of a 5s into a 6-style shell next year...https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BzjLsYoCQAIZUBO.png:large
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
"Windows 10"?

Seriously? That's what Microsoft's calling the next version of Windows?

So... 1, 2, 3, 3.1, 3.11, 95, 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10...

...and I thought Apple's iPhone numbering...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Why a 750p display?

I have never seen another device that uses a 750x1334 resolution, it seems awfully arbitrary...

Given the more conventional 1080p display on the 6+, it is odd that they didn't either give the 6 a...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-21-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Arrow So, basically; the upshot is that the iDevice/iOS...

So, basically; the upshot is that the iDevice/iOS hardware/software combination is already so optimised to making the most of the capabilities afforded by the current state of the art of software...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Arrow You have made a heck of a lot of assumptions...

You have made a heck of a lot of assumptions about my meaning & put a huge number of words in my mouth...

I wasn't suggesting that Apple should attempt to out-Android Android in terms of gimmicky...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-17-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Still no reason to be a slouch unnecessarily... ...

Still no reason to be a slouch unnecessarily... Why do they not deliver the best possible experience to their users, instead seeming to only play keep-up with Android in order to avoid losing custom...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-17-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Why does Apple show so much "restraint" when it comes to specs?

Given how Apple's iPhone can achieve the same benchmark performance from an A8 SoC comprising "only" a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU & 1GB of RAM as the kinds of generic SoCs found in Android flagships can...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-02-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I think they meant to say "the wrong...

I think they meant to say "the wrong forum"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
If it's only one device you've experienced this...

If it's only one device you've experienced this with (you say "It is the same with ios verses android", but give no indication you actually have an iOS device), you've probably just got a device with...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 07-28-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I'm not really sure why you think Android is such...

I'm not really sure why you think Android is such a horrible place to start... Unless you bought her a really cheap piece of junk, or some heavily-skinned monstrosity like a Samsung Galaxy Tab or...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
This is like comparing apples to oranges (even...

This is like comparing apples to oranges (even though they're both Apples in this case)...

By way of example I have an Asus EeePC & (am getting rid of) a 2012 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1; both have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-20-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Arrow Depends on how you choose to set it up. You can...

Depends on how you choose to set it up. You can set them up as dual monitors, with the desktop spanning across both; or you can elect to "mirror" them - as you refer to below - to have them show the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Arrow Samsung phones - Android or otherwise - yes. ...

Samsung phones - Android or otherwise - yes. Everything they make seems to be 50% trying to copy the more superficial & technically unimportant parts of Apple design, 50% deliberately doing the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Arrow Windows will recognise your Command key as the...

Windows will recognise your Command key as the Windows key (as they are the "meta" or "super" key on both layouts & thus share the same value on a key map), so you'll have to use:

LWin::LCtrl...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-18-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question I've been playing around with Sense 6 on my HTC One (M7)... Looks very iOS7-ish to me

Same minimalist typography, same flat/pastel colour scheme, same kinds of animations. It's only really the icons that remain more glossy & more like a refined version of Samsung's TouchWiz icons...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Exclamation Whoops :Oops: Sorry, I didn't mean to post it...

Whoops :Oops: Sorry, I didn't mean to post it there; I was browsing that forum when I thought of the question & obviously didn't remember to switch to the Lounge before hitting New Thread......
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Pure personal speculation about possible future iPhone models...

Given that - while market forces do seem to be driving phone screen sizes up in general - many people say they are still quite happy with the current iPhone size (indeed, there is a healthy market...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-03-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,748
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
OS X Yosemite? "Oh, Essex. Yo, Semite"? ...

OS X Yosemite? "Oh, Essex. Yo, Semite"?

Sounds like someone from east London saying hello to their Jewish friend...

I'm voting for OS X 10.11...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-03-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,550
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I'm quite happy with my Windows/Linux hybrid...

I'm quite happy with my Windows/Linux hybrid desktop PC, but - once I finally have the funds for it - I do intend to get a MacBook as my mobile computer (currently I have an Asus EeePC netbook...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,550
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I use - & somewhat like - both, for different...

I use - & somewhat like - both, for different reasons; Windows is useful for certain software, and Linux is good for general stability & customisation.

I need Windows to run CAD software & to play...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Can anyone else in the UK not get the WWDC14 live stream?

I've tried Chrome Beta, Safari, and even Internet Explorer (running under Windows 8.1 Update 1 64-bit); I have QuickTime 7 installed & it still just says "Available shortly. Please check back soon."...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-11-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
I must admit that, while I am more-or-less...

I must admit that, while I am more-or-less OS-agnostic & am equally happy on almost any platform, it does seem somehow more - for lack of a less hyperbolic word - appropriate to surf the web on a Mac...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Cool Rip xp

Happens to the best of us eventually...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question Do iPhones get hot in use? (Versus Android handsets)

The only problem I have with my HTC One (which is otherwise a very capable phone that I'm happy with & serves me well) is that it has a tendency to get warm very rapidly in normal use, and get...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-19-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By Ctrl-Opt-Del
Question What manner of...?

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