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  • 28 Sep 2018
    Ever tried finding a Mac to drive a 4k display? 카지노사이트주소 Yes I have a high powered 2015 MBP 15" and it does the job at 60hz with some shuddering if I get too speedy. The cheapest you can go is a Macbook with a bunch of adapters to get the image out and power in. No mini can do it with any self respect, I am putting together a mobile VC / meeting room display, 4k 65" and the simple fact is that it will be a Windows Pro device probably running on a Asus VivoMini UN65U. The mini and the pro are now both sad and expensive jokes. Maybe 2018 sees some love for the Mini, truly pathetic given the march of chipsets that have gone on by ignored by Apple that would all have dropped in to the existing chassis and totally fine port config. 바카라사이트주소 I investigated iOS, TVOS and Airplay, but I cannot find any info on Airplay 2 + Apple TV 4k allowing 4k streaming. Rather the opposite seems to be true. Neither iOS or TVOS offer external hardware VC solutions, nor could I find anything for Android. Far as I can tell for TVOS Apple is either preventing or discouraging any productivity or business apps. Android I would have thought otherwise but with the in TV versions of Android I read equally dismal reports. What would your effective 4k solution be? VC, Office docs and other meeting room basics.
    141 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • Ever tried finding a Mac to drive a 4k display? 카지노사이트주소 Yes I have a high powered 2015 MBP 15" and it does the job at 60hz with some shuddering if I get too speedy. The cheapest you can go is a Macbook with a bunch of adapters to get the image out and power in. No mini can do it with any self respect, I am putting together a mobile VC / meeting room display, 4k 65" and the simple fact is that it will be a Windows Pro device probably running on a Asus VivoMini UN65U. The mini and the pro are now both sad and expensive jokes. Maybe 2018 sees some love for the Mini, truly pathetic given the march of chipsets that have gone on by ignored by Apple that would all have dropped in to the existing chassis and totally fine port config. 바카라사이트주소 I investigated iOS, TVOS and Airplay, but I cannot find any info on Airplay 2 + Apple TV 4k allowing 4k streaming. Rather the opposite seems to be true. Neither iOS or TVOS offer external hardware VC solutions, nor could I find anything for Android. Far as I can tell for TVOS Apple is either preventing or discouraging any productivity or business apps. Android I would have thought otherwise but with the in TV versions of Android I read equally dismal reports. What would your effective 4k solution be? VC, Office docs and other meeting room basics.
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    Hey everyone, so I wrote a few posts here and here about my battery issues on the iPhone 6 earlier on in the year. I am glad to finally find out the truth, and I am not angry that Apple was throttling my phone without informing me. I'm just angry that they did it to cover up whatever was going wrong on their end. I say this with certainty because there was never a single update that resolved the battery performance, and in fact by iOS 11 the phone was unusable. As such, their claim that the updates were aimed at resolving battery life issues is moot. 온라인바카라 If you read my posts, I naively suspected the abysmal phone performance on low RAM here, yet in fact it was Apple behind the scenes covering up on poor energy-management software by bricking the whole phone experience. The whole time I was bothered by how consistently ineffectual the updates were. In fact in all my years of owning Apple products I had never experienced this. I know this is my experience and it may not be a typifying example of what iPhone 6 users went through but I think its good that this coming to light. Johny Ive's Apple really needs to step it up when it comes to software. Leave your comments and share your experiences.
    106 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • Hey everyone, so I wrote a few posts here and here about my battery issues on the iPhone 6 earlier on in the year. I am glad to finally find out the truth, and I am not angry that Apple was throttling my phone without informing me. I'm just angry that they did it to cover up whatever was going wrong on their end. I say this with certainty because there was never a single update that resolved the battery performance, and in fact by iOS 11 the phone was unusable. As such, their claim that the updates were aimed at resolving battery life issues is moot. 온라인바카라 If you read my posts, I naively suspected the abysmal phone performance on low RAM here, yet in fact it was Apple behind the scenes covering up on poor energy-management software by bricking the whole phone experience. The whole time I was bothered by how consistently ineffectual the updates were. In fact in all my years of owning Apple products I had never experienced this. I know this is my experience and it may not be a typifying example of what iPhone 6 users went through but I think its good that this coming to light. Johny Ive's Apple really needs to step it up when it comes to software. Leave your comments and share your experiences.
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    So I finally had a chance to check out the infamous unibrow phone today: the iPhone X. Here were my initial findings: 온라인카지노 THE GOOD As many have said, the notch isn't so bad in person. It does kind of blend in. It's alright, I guess, maybe I was just so used to looking at it in images so much over the past 6 months that it wasn't much of a shock. Interestingly enough, the ears weren't as crammed as I was expecting. I think Apple marketing actually blew it with the images, surprisingly. The status icons looked fine. The screen looked sharp and vibrant, but that was to be expected. What was a real joy to use was what I was excited about from the launch event: the multitasking. Boy was it sweet. It was almost the perfect implementation, one I've been wanting, and waiting for, in a phone forever. If they just took the Force Touch way from the previous iPhones, and allowed you to initialize it from the right edge, combine it with the X mechanism, that would be the ultimate. Having my thumb down so low to swipe between apps felt a bit awkward. As well, it was super smooth and fast. Felt very responsive and snappy to use. 온라인바카라 THE BAD Now for the bad. As expected, the side bezels were basically the same as any other iPhone. I even took a photo with the 7 next to it to compare, for all the naysayers. Bezelless my butt. The chrome frame was, pretty garish. Not sure if it was to hide the bezels in the marketing images or just a throwback to the older iPhones, but seriously? Chrome in 2017? C'mon people. If Samsung did this they would have been laughed off of the internet. Also, the combination of the all black front, chrome sides, and white back really didn't work. It felt messy and didn't balance or compliment each other at all. A jet black version would have blown this out of the water, especially with a black background. THE UGLY Well, as you can expect, I tried the X in landscape mode. 안전놀이터 So what did I find? Hey, remember all those people saying that 'nothing important happens on that side of the screen anyway'? This was literally the first 3 seconds of the first clip I opened. Yeah... And the individuals running don't move to the center of the screen. They keep running towards the phone on that side. Really sloppy built in promo video by Apple. And it just highlights the sloppy (software) design of the notch. I mean, why the hell couldn't have Apple just done this, when in landscape, via software? At least when watching a fullscreen video. I get they wanted to look different in a sea of all screen phones. I get the brand identity retention, I really do. I used to be in marketing, I know how this all works. But when Apple puts their brand over the user experience of watching a video/movie, that is bad. There is no way to slice that. All they had to do was implement some software to add 'side bezels' when watching a movie, and all would be well. Do people really need to know you are holding an iPhone X when you are watching a video? How often does that even happen? Most of the time you will probably be at home on your couch or in bed. The rest of the time you will be holding the phone in portrait, and the notch will be front and center. But forcing it to be there while watching a video, just to market yourself, is just hubris. Plain and simple. I hate to bring up this tired trope again, but I seriously doubt Jobs would have signed off on this.
    100 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • So I finally had a chance to check out the infamous unibrow phone today: the iPhone X. Here were my initial findings: 온라인카지노 THE GOOD As many have said, the notch isn't so bad in person. It does kind of blend in. It's alright, I guess, maybe I was just so used to looking at it in images so much over the past 6 months that it wasn't much of a shock. Interestingly enough, the ears weren't as crammed as I was expecting. I think Apple marketing actually blew it with the images, surprisingly. The status icons looked fine. The screen looked sharp and vibrant, but that was to be expected. What was a real joy to use was what I was excited about from the launch event: the multitasking. Boy was it sweet. It was almost the perfect implementation, one I've been wanting, and waiting for, in a phone forever. If they just took the Force Touch way from the previous iPhones, and allowed you to initialize it from the right edge, combine it with the X mechanism, that would be the ultimate. Having my thumb down so low to swipe between apps felt a bit awkward. As well, it was super smooth and fast. Felt very responsive and snappy to use. 온라인바카라 THE BAD Now for the bad. As expected, the side bezels were basically the same as any other iPhone. I even took a photo with the 7 next to it to compare, for all the naysayers. Bezelless my butt. The chrome frame was, pretty garish. Not sure if it was to hide the bezels in the marketing images or just a throwback to the older iPhones, but seriously? Chrome in 2017? C'mon people. If Samsung did this they would have been laughed off of the internet. Also, the combination of the all black front, chrome sides, and white back really didn't work. It felt messy and didn't balance or compliment each other at all. A jet black version would have blown this out of the water, especially with a black background. THE UGLY Well, as you can expect, I tried the X in landscape mode. 안전놀이터 So what did I find? Hey, remember all those people saying that 'nothing important happens on that side of the screen anyway'? This was literally the first 3 seconds of the first clip I opened. Yeah... And the individuals running don't move to the center of the screen. They keep running towards the phone on that side. Really sloppy built in promo video by Apple. And it just highlights the sloppy (software) design of the notch. I mean, why the hell couldn't have Apple just done this, when in landscape, via software? At least when watching a fullscreen video. I get they wanted to look different in a sea of all screen phones. I get the brand identity retention, I really do. I used to be in marketing, I know how this all works. But when Apple puts their brand over the user experience of watching a video/movie, that is bad. There is no way to slice that. All they had to do was implement some software to add 'side bezels' when watching a movie, and all would be well. Do people really need to know you are holding an iPhone X when you are watching a video? How often does that even happen? Most of the time you will probably be at home on your couch or in bed. The rest of the time you will be holding the phone in portrait, and the notch will be front and center. But forcing it to be there while watching a video, just to market yourself, is just hubris. Plain and simple. I hate to bring up this tired trope again, but I seriously doubt Jobs would have signed off on this.
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    So I've been wondering what's been taking Apple so long to get Homepod ready for launch. Sure, it's almost here, but it was announced before the Google Home Max, for example, and the Max is already on the market (for all five people who wish to buy it). And they allowed themselves to miss the Christmas bumper sales opportunity. So why the delay? 온라인바카라 I THINK I HAVE AN IDEA WHY. But what are the options? 1 - Maybe Apple is just having a hard time organising the scale of production they need to meet expected demand. I find this unbelievable. Apple has the biggest clout of any company when it comes to organising their supply chain. They fund the building of whole new factories just so they can get exclusive access to the product for years to come, putting them ahead of others in the game. For Apple to be unable to organise their supply chain for such an (initially) niche new product that wouldn't even require huge numbers, is highly unlikely. After all, exclusivity (as we have seen with some version of the Watch and the iPhoneX) can be a strength when it comes to new products. It can't be supply chain and production issues. 온라인카지노 2 - Maybe Apple is just taking the time to 'perfect' the design. Nope. The outer design was set already at the announcement. Good quality speaker drivers are an established market that doesn't require redesigning for noticeable improvements in sound. Siri already listens on iPhone and Watch well enough for 'Hey Siri' commands. Google Home Max has shown that the 'tuning' of the sound to the speaker's environment doesn't take months to get right and could easily be corrected with later software updates, just like they did with 'portrait mode' on the iPhone. The delay has nothing to do with the design.   So why do it? Why miss out on the holiday season and let your only potential competitors pick up customers to the point that EVEN JEFF HAS AN ECHO NOW? What the hell is going on? And then I saw this article by Russell Brandom. The NSA's voice recognition tech has the potential to use these far-field microphones to track down individuals whenever they are nearby a device. It doesn't have to be theirs; it could just be somewhere in a house they are visiting or even just walking close to outside in an urban environment. 바카라사이트주소 THIS IS WHY APPLE'S HOMEPOD HAS TAKEN SO LONG GETTING TO US. Apple relies on the 'security' and 'privacy' narratives to differentiate themselves from the ad-reliant companies who (arguably) provide better services. Homepod has to be completely secure to maintain this narrative. And security is difficult, especially when you've got vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre creeping around. So this has to be the reason. Maybe the Homepod delay wasn't directly due to Spectre and its derivatives (although I find the timing rather appropriate). Maybe there was some other software security issue that had to be plugged to make absolutely certain that Homepod was 'safe-enough' for Apple to start to allow people to put it into their homes. Either way, it certainly wasn't due to hardware and it certainly wasn't due to (normal) software; this was a security issue.  
    133 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • So I've been wondering what's been taking Apple so long to get Homepod ready for launch. Sure, it's almost here, but it was announced before the Google Home Max, for example, and the Max is already on the market (for all five people who wish to buy it). And they allowed themselves to miss the Christmas bumper sales opportunity. So why the delay? 온라인바카라 I THINK I HAVE AN IDEA WHY. But what are the options? 1 - Maybe Apple is just having a hard time organising the scale of production they need to meet expected demand. I find this unbelievable. Apple has the biggest clout of any company when it comes to organising their supply chain. They fund the building of whole new factories just so they can get exclusive access to the product for years to come, putting them ahead of others in the game. For Apple to be unable to organise their supply chain for such an (initially) niche new product that wouldn't even require huge numbers, is highly unlikely. After all, exclusivity (as we have seen with some version of the Watch and the iPhoneX) can be a strength when it comes to new products. It can't be supply chain and production issues. 온라인카지노 2 - Maybe Apple is just taking the time to 'perfect' the design. Nope. The outer design was set already at the announcement. Good quality speaker drivers are an established market that doesn't require redesigning for noticeable improvements in sound. Siri already listens on iPhone and Watch well enough for 'Hey Siri' commands. Google Home Max has shown that the 'tuning' of the sound to the speaker's environment doesn't take months to get right and could easily be corrected with later software updates, just like they did with 'portrait mode' on the iPhone. The delay has nothing to do with the design.   So why do it? Why miss out on the holiday season and let your only potential competitors pick up customers to the point that EVEN JEFF HAS AN ECHO NOW? What the hell is going on? And then I saw this article by Russell Brandom. The NSA's voice recognition tech has the potential to use these far-field microphones to track down individuals whenever they are nearby a device. It doesn't have to be theirs; it could just be somewhere in a house they are visiting or even just walking close to outside in an urban environment. 바카라사이트주소 THIS IS WHY APPLE'S HOMEPOD HAS TAKEN SO LONG GETTING TO US. Apple relies on the 'security' and 'privacy' narratives to differentiate themselves from the ad-reliant companies who (arguably) provide better services. Homepod has to be completely secure to maintain this narrative. And security is difficult, especially when you've got vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre creeping around. So this has to be the reason. Maybe the Homepod delay wasn't directly due to Spectre and its derivatives (although I find the timing rather appropriate). Maybe there was some other software security issue that had to be plugged to make absolutely certain that Homepod was 'safe-enough' for Apple to start to allow people to put it into their homes. Either way, it certainly wasn't due to hardware and it certainly wasn't due to (normal) software; this was a security issue.  
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    I'm usually not a fan of most of Apples products, but sometimes you have to take a step back and admire some of the results of the decisions they make. 카지노사이트주소 AirPods... Well IMO they look goofy as hell, and probably fall out of half the populations ears. However MKBHD said in his last video...more so proclaimed he sees them everywhere, and they are most likely the most popular wireless earbuds. Is he right? I don't know. Maybe. However, it is pretty easy to notice AirPods from any other BT earbud. They stand out.  Most earbuds are black little things nestled in your ears that don't stand out to a normal person in public. They all look alike. But...not AirPods. They are white little sticks coming out of your ears. They scream, "Notice Me." It is probably why they don't even come in a black colorway. 온라인바카라 I'm sure Apple did this on purpose, because guess what? Tech YouTubers saying they are the most popular thing ever, is just free advertising. It'sactually kind of genius. Me personally, I don't see them much over here in California. But I think many folks maybe too embarrassed to just wearing walking around, because they look crazy. But then again all BT headsets kind of do.
    184 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I'm usually not a fan of most of Apples products, but sometimes you have to take a step back and admire some of the results of the decisions they make. 카지노사이트주소 AirPods... Well IMO they look goofy as hell, and probably fall out of half the populations ears. However MKBHD said in his last video...more so proclaimed he sees them everywhere, and they are most likely the most popular wireless earbuds. Is he right? I don't know. Maybe. However, it is pretty easy to notice AirPods from any other BT earbud. They stand out.  Most earbuds are black little things nestled in your ears that don't stand out to a normal person in public. They all look alike. But...not AirPods. They are white little sticks coming out of your ears. They scream, "Notice Me." It is probably why they don't even come in a black colorway. 온라인바카라 I'm sure Apple did this on purpose, because guess what? Tech YouTubers saying they are the most popular thing ever, is just free advertising. It'sactually kind of genius. Me personally, I don't see them much over here in California. But I think many folks maybe too embarrassed to just wearing walking around, because they look crazy. But then again all BT headsets kind of do.
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    I'm talking about the integrated, universal TV experience. Where all your app channels get integrated into the TV view along with the ability to universal search movies, TV shows, episodes. Well, the dream died today when I tried to search for a VICE News episode and ATV(4th Gen) failed. It couldn't even bring up 'Vice News' by itself. Don't tell me that HBO NOW is at fault. 바카라사이트 https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht205321 HBO NOW is under supported apps for US region and it just Doesn't WORK. Sad! I'm starting to seriously think about getting the 4K Roku TV instead. The only thing I'd probably lose with that is iPhotos on my television, but I hardly look at that anyways.
    134 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I'm talking about the integrated, universal TV experience. Where all your app channels get integrated into the TV view along with the ability to universal search movies, TV shows, episodes. Well, the dream died today when I tried to search for a VICE News episode and ATV(4th Gen) failed. It couldn't even bring up 'Vice News' by itself. Don't tell me that HBO NOW is at fault. 바카라사이트 https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht205321 HBO NOW is under supported apps for US region and it just Doesn't WORK. Sad! I'm starting to seriously think about getting the 4K Roku TV instead. The only thing I'd probably lose with that is iPhotos on my television, but I hardly look at that anyways.
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    Chinese notch knock-offs vindicate Apple 온라인바카라 By now I’m sure we’ve all read Sam Byford’s excellent update out of MWC. That’s right: the notch is now a selling point. Kane’s supposed phone, the Leagoo S9 Pro, is just one of a tide of iPhone X clones that have swept through Mobile World Congress this week, often from little-known Chinese manufacturers competing to get products out as fast as possible. Oukitel. Doogee. Blackview. UleFone. OtOt. Ila. The list goes on — and it’s starting to include names more familiar to Western audiences. Asus’ new Zenfone 5 takes obvious notch inspiration from Apple’s latest phone, while leaks suggest that Huawei’s next flagship will follow a similar path. Add this to the list of innovations from Apple, initially panned by out-of-Touch Apple-haters, that went on to change the industry. 안전놀이터 There’s a clear pattern here that I want folks to remember Apple introduces a new innovation Anti-Apple crowd makes fun of innovation The rest of the industry follows Apple Anti-Apple crowd refuses to give Apple credit, goes on to cite obscure products from history as the true innovators. I can think of a couple of examples off the top of my head. Swipe to unlock. Samsung rips this off. Anti-Apple crowd gives credit to some obscure feature phone. Touch ID. Anti-Apple crowd write breathless posts about biometric security and how easy it is to hack. The industry adopts fingerprint scanners. The crowd gives credit to the obscure Motorola Atrix. iPhone 6 antenna lines. The crowd laughs at this. Chinese OEMs rip it off. The crowd gives credit to some HTC Phone. 바카라사이트 Headphone jack. We see what’s happening here. The crowd hasn’t accepted this one yet. But some have given credit to Motorola for dropping the headphone jack first. The notch. Rejected by the doubters. Embraced by the industry. And now in the comments for Sam’s post you see people giving credit to the Essential Phone for starting the trend. Can anyone think of other examples? You can get really into the minutia. Chinese companies rip off the shape and colors of iPhone apps and the crowd says "Apple didn’t invent rounded corners!" All of this feeds into why people don’t like green bubbles in their iMessage. Why Kanye West told an audience "If you don't got an iPhone, don't put it up. Only originals." It drags down the entire brand Why is it so hard for some folks to admit that Apple generally has pretty good design chops, and tends to be an industry leader?  
    99 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • Chinese notch knock-offs vindicate Apple 온라인바카라 By now I’m sure we’ve all read Sam Byford’s excellent update out of MWC. That’s right: the notch is now a selling point. Kane’s supposed phone, the Leagoo S9 Pro, is just one of a tide of iPhone X clones that have swept through Mobile World Congress this week, often from little-known Chinese manufacturers competing to get products out as fast as possible. Oukitel. Doogee. Blackview. UleFone. OtOt. Ila. The list goes on — and it’s starting to include names more familiar to Western audiences. Asus’ new Zenfone 5 takes obvious notch inspiration from Apple’s latest phone, while leaks suggest that Huawei’s next flagship will follow a similar path. Add this to the list of innovations from Apple, initially panned by out-of-Touch Apple-haters, that went on to change the industry. 안전놀이터 There’s a clear pattern here that I want folks to remember Apple introduces a new innovation Anti-Apple crowd makes fun of innovation The rest of the industry follows Apple Anti-Apple crowd refuses to give Apple credit, goes on to cite obscure products from history as the true innovators. I can think of a couple of examples off the top of my head. Swipe to unlock. Samsung rips this off. Anti-Apple crowd gives credit to some obscure feature phone. Touch ID. Anti-Apple crowd write breathless posts about biometric security and how easy it is to hack. The industry adopts fingerprint scanners. The crowd gives credit to the obscure Motorola Atrix. iPhone 6 antenna lines. The crowd laughs at this. Chinese OEMs rip it off. The crowd gives credit to some HTC Phone. 바카라사이트 Headphone jack. We see what’s happening here. The crowd hasn’t accepted this one yet. But some have given credit to Motorola for dropping the headphone jack first. The notch. Rejected by the doubters. Embraced by the industry. And now in the comments for Sam’s post you see people giving credit to the Essential Phone for starting the trend. Can anyone think of other examples? You can get really into the minutia. Chinese companies rip off the shape and colors of iPhone apps and the crowd says "Apple didn’t invent rounded corners!" All of this feeds into why people don’t like green bubbles in their iMessage. Why Kanye West told an audience "If you don't got an iPhone, don't put it up. Only originals." It drags down the entire brand Why is it so hard for some folks to admit that Apple generally has pretty good design chops, and tends to be an industry leader?  
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    As a result of Jeff’s recent forum post on iMessage, I’ve been thinking a lot about iOS; more specifically, about its native applications. 인터넷카지노 My smartphone history consists of various different OSs and Phones [Palm Treo => iPhone 3G => Windows Phone(s) => Galaxy Note 5 => iPhone 7], so I’ve had a chance to try all of (what at the time was) the Big Three. In hindsight, my decision to leave any particular platform was fairly petty/short-sighted: I left Palm because I thought the iPhone was cooler I left the iPhone because I preferred Windows Phone’s (and/or Zune’s) design principles I left Windows Phone because I wanted Snapchat I left Android because of battery issues/how it managed background applications But there were only 2 reasons I switched back to an iPhone: Official battery case (a friend showed me his and I loved it) iMessage (a friend of mine is colorist AF and hates seeing green bubbles) 인터넷바카라 But aside from iMessage and the case, there is nothing that’s making me stick with iOS. I use a few of the other default apps (Phone, Weather, Clock, Photos, Camera, TestFlight*), but every platform has their own incarnation of those and I could survive without them. So my question to the forum is: what are the (other reasons) users stick with iOS? What applications do you prefer over the default iOS applications? And if you prefer certain iOS default apps, which ones and why are they better the competition offered in the App Store?
    105 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • As a result of Jeff’s recent forum post on iMessage, I’ve been thinking a lot about iOS; more specifically, about its native applications. 인터넷카지노 My smartphone history consists of various different OSs and Phones [Palm Treo => iPhone 3G => Windows Phone(s) => Galaxy Note 5 => iPhone 7], so I’ve had a chance to try all of (what at the time was) the Big Three. In hindsight, my decision to leave any particular platform was fairly petty/short-sighted: I left Palm because I thought the iPhone was cooler I left the iPhone because I preferred Windows Phone’s (and/or Zune’s) design principles I left Windows Phone because I wanted Snapchat I left Android because of battery issues/how it managed background applications But there were only 2 reasons I switched back to an iPhone: Official battery case (a friend showed me his and I loved it) iMessage (a friend of mine is colorist AF and hates seeing green bubbles) 인터넷바카라 But aside from iMessage and the case, there is nothing that’s making me stick with iOS. I use a few of the other default apps (Phone, Weather, Clock, Photos, Camera, TestFlight*), but every platform has their own incarnation of those and I could survive without them. So my question to the forum is: what are the (other reasons) users stick with iOS? What applications do you prefer over the default iOS applications? And if you prefer certain iOS default apps, which ones and why are they better the competition offered in the App Store?
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  • 28 Sep 2018
    Do any of you think IOS 12 comes close to even the playing field or do you think Apple is in a slow downward spiral in irrelevance? My biggest beef with IOS has always been the notification system. I would say its unusable in its current state. 인터넷바카라 Grouped notifications are definitely better but are they even close to making the IOS notification mess useful? I was watching the keynote and noticed you STILL can't swipe away notifications. Instead you have to click the "clear" button aftewords. What a waste. I don't know how much all of you interact with your phone but for me notifications are KEY. There is of course a few other things that i prefer about android like androids superior sharing system, keyboard, ect but wouldn't be deal breakers for me. 온라인바카라 Of course on there are things i prefer about IOS too: Privacy,security, adblockers in safari. The on BIG thing i love about IOS is updates. You pretty much get them for like 5 years. Android is very poor in that realm. In fact if i couldn't get a Google Pixel (i would run back to IOS). Even with the pixel you only guaranteed OS updates for 2 years (with another year of security updates i believe). Samsung has beautiful hardware but their update story suck. 안전놀이터 I know this has been kind of bunch of random thoughts and all but i think apple has just kind of lost its way. Post Jobs apple is not the same company. They kind of have screwed up the Macs too. They keyboard sucks, the touchbar sucks. I dont' know about you but i don't need a "thinner mac" my 2014 13'' rMBP is thin enough. Id much prefer a bigger battery they a bendgate style Mac. The keyboard on my Mac is awesome the new ones suck. any thoughts?
    91 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • Do any of you think IOS 12 comes close to even the playing field or do you think Apple is in a slow downward spiral in irrelevance? My biggest beef with IOS has always been the notification system. I would say its unusable in its current state. 인터넷바카라 Grouped notifications are definitely better but are they even close to making the IOS notification mess useful? I was watching the keynote and noticed you STILL can't swipe away notifications. Instead you have to click the "clear" button aftewords. What a waste. I don't know how much all of you interact with your phone but for me notifications are KEY. There is of course a few other things that i prefer about android like androids superior sharing system, keyboard, ect but wouldn't be deal breakers for me. 온라인바카라 Of course on there are things i prefer about IOS too: Privacy,security, adblockers in safari. The on BIG thing i love about IOS is updates. You pretty much get them for like 5 years. Android is very poor in that realm. In fact if i couldn't get a Google Pixel (i would run back to IOS). Even with the pixel you only guaranteed OS updates for 2 years (with another year of security updates i believe). Samsung has beautiful hardware but their update story suck. 안전놀이터 I know this has been kind of bunch of random thoughts and all but i think apple has just kind of lost its way. Post Jobs apple is not the same company. They kind of have screwed up the Macs too. They keyboard sucks, the touchbar sucks. I dont' know about you but i don't need a "thinner mac" my 2014 13'' rMBP is thin enough. Id much prefer a bigger battery they a bendgate style Mac. The keyboard on my Mac is awesome the new ones suck. any thoughts?
    Sep 28, 2018 91
  • 28 Sep 2018
    I bought a used 2011 Macbook Air that is incredibly odd. 바카라사이트주소 For some odd reason, the Air stutters heavily when running Mac OS. Its about four times slower than it should be and is practically unusable. I tried reloading it, but it's even slow when it's running the MacOS installer. I thought this might be an issue with the SSD, so I tried reformatting it, but it's still slow. The really odd part is that when I installed Windows 7, 8 and 10 on it, they all run perfectly smooth. Is there any known issue that could be causing this issue in MacOS? I've also tried PRAM and SMC resets, but it's still slow.
    103 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I bought a used 2011 Macbook Air that is incredibly odd. 바카라사이트주소 For some odd reason, the Air stutters heavily when running Mac OS. Its about four times slower than it should be and is practically unusable. I tried reloading it, but it's even slow when it's running the MacOS installer. I thought this might be an issue with the SSD, so I tried reformatting it, but it's still slow. The really odd part is that when I installed Windows 7, 8 and 10 on it, they all run perfectly smooth. Is there any known issue that could be causing this issue in MacOS? I've also tried PRAM and SMC resets, but it's still slow.
    Sep 28, 2018 103
  • 28 Sep 2018
    So I was really hoping for a cool iPad announcement today. I loved the rumors of a slim to no bezel, all touch iPad Pro model. Sadly this rumored product did not launch today. 바카라사이트주소 Nor did the rumored new "Pro" Mac Mini and MacBook Air replacement. Does this mean there could be another event in October this year? Let's discuss. PS - Isn't it weird that the iOS devices are not announced together? If Apple were to do an event announcing 3 products, they really should put the iOS products together right?
    113 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • So I was really hoping for a cool iPad announcement today. I loved the rumors of a slim to no bezel, all touch iPad Pro model. Sadly this rumored product did not launch today. 바카라사이트주소 Nor did the rumored new "Pro" Mac Mini and MacBook Air replacement. Does this mean there could be another event in October this year? Let's discuss. PS - Isn't it weird that the iOS devices are not announced together? If Apple were to do an event announcing 3 products, they really should put the iOS products together right?
    Sep 28, 2018 113
  • 28 Sep 2018
    I'm interested in the Xr review more so now. 인터넷바카라 For those who have pre-ordered the Xs: How much value do you place on display and dual cameras? Is it truly worth $250+ over the Xr?  For those who have pre-ordered the Max: How do you feel about the screen being so much bigger than before? Do you anticipate having problems with things like reaching the corners for notifications? 카지노사이트 While I can see choosing between the Xr and Xs Max, I personally find it much, much harder to compare the Xr and Xs. The Max will offer superior battery life to either of the others. That, along with the display and camera are almost enough to warrant a pause before buying. Let's hear your thoughts below.
    88 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I'm interested in the Xr review more so now. 인터넷바카라 For those who have pre-ordered the Xs: How much value do you place on display and dual cameras? Is it truly worth $250+ over the Xr?  For those who have pre-ordered the Max: How do you feel about the screen being so much bigger than before? Do you anticipate having problems with things like reaching the corners for notifications? 카지노사이트 While I can see choosing between the Xr and Xs Max, I personally find it much, much harder to compare the Xr and Xs. The Max will offer superior battery life to either of the others. That, along with the display and camera are almost enough to warrant a pause before buying. Let's hear your thoughts below.
    Sep 28, 2018 88
  • 27 Sep 2018
    At what price point will you consider to stop "giving Apple your money"? 카지노사이트 I have been a die hard iPhone fan for years, but I regrettably resorted to buying the iPhone 8+ instead of the X last year as it was the only one I considered "fair" enough for the price. I simply can't convince myself to shed more than $1000 on a phone. I upgraded from a 6+ back then, so I had skipped 3 whole years of iPhones before justifying the purchase. I was hoping the iPhone X would fail to sell, with more people like me thinking it's overpriced and wait for Apple to bring their prices down again. 온라인카지노 But as we see, with every new iteration, Apple can, and DOES raise the price of its' entry and premium models. When will iPhones be considered "too expensive" for people to actually afford? I seriously have doubts the $1500 version of the iPhone will sell... but with Apple, who knows?
    89 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • At what price point will you consider to stop "giving Apple your money"? 카지노사이트 I have been a die hard iPhone fan for years, but I regrettably resorted to buying the iPhone 8+ instead of the X last year as it was the only one I considered "fair" enough for the price. I simply can't convince myself to shed more than $1000 on a phone. I upgraded from a 6+ back then, so I had skipped 3 whole years of iPhones before justifying the purchase. I was hoping the iPhone X would fail to sell, with more people like me thinking it's overpriced and wait for Apple to bring their prices down again. 온라인카지노 But as we see, with every new iteration, Apple can, and DOES raise the price of its' entry and premium models. When will iPhones be considered "too expensive" for people to actually afford? I seriously have doubts the $1500 version of the iPhone will sell... but with Apple, who knows?
    Sep 27, 2018 89
  • 19 Sep 2018
    I'm interested in the Xr review more so now. For those who have pre-ordered the Xs: How much value do you place on display and dual cameras? Is it truly worth $250+ over the Xr? 온라인바카라 For those who have pre-ordered the Max: How do you feel about the screen being so much bigger than before? Do you anticipate having problems with things like reaching the corners for notifications? While I can see choosing between the Xr and Xs Max, I personally find it much, much harder to compare the Xr and Xs. The Max will offer superior battery life to either of the others. That, along with the display and camera are almost enough to warrant a pause before buying. Let's hear your thoughts below
    110 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I'm interested in the Xr review more so now. For those who have pre-ordered the Xs: How much value do you place on display and dual cameras? Is it truly worth $250+ over the Xr? 온라인바카라 For those who have pre-ordered the Max: How do you feel about the screen being so much bigger than before? Do you anticipate having problems with things like reaching the corners for notifications? While I can see choosing between the Xr and Xs Max, I personally find it much, much harder to compare the Xr and Xs. The Max will offer superior battery life to either of the others. That, along with the display and camera are almost enough to warrant a pause before buying. Let's hear your thoughts below
    Sep 19, 2018 110
  • 10 Sep 2018
    Saw this on Kickstarter. It sounds like an interesting way of delivering tech news. I’ve seen many detailed discussions and lengthy article-like posts on forums like this one, 카지노사이트주소  so it’d definitely be interesting to see how effective this would be.
    69 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • Saw this on Kickstarter. It sounds like an interesting way of delivering tech news. I’ve seen many detailed discussions and lengthy article-like posts on forums like this one, 카지노사이트주소  so it’d definitely be interesting to see how effective this would be.
    Sep 10, 2018 69
  • 08 Sep 2018
    I've been using the Steam Controller for the past week and I enjoy it a lot as a game controller. It has quite a learning curve in that kind of use, but I've found it comfortable to use with every game that I've tried thus far. However, the real kicker for me is as a new way of input for browsing the web on a large TV. 카지노사이트 Trying to do it with a previous controller was pretty much impossible. Windows as an OS never worked correctly with a controller. Even if you could get an analog stick to work as a mouse, the speed was so slow it felt aggravating. 인터넷카지노 With the Steam Controller, the trackpads emulating a trackball and scroll wheel feel excellent in use, and it turns the web into much more of a lean-back experience instead of a lean-forward-while-throwing-the-controller-out-of-a-window one. Netflix? Amazon? Youtube? Hulu? Google Music? Pocketcasts? I don't have an issue with these anymore... ...Well, I would imagine I don't with all of them. I never said anything about the UI problem. 인터넷바카라 UPDATE: The newest Beta for the Steam Client introduced a way to bring the keyboard outside of Big Picture mode. There is an option in the power menu to "Minimize" Big picture. When you do that, you can click down on the left stick to bring up the keyboard in any app you're in, even outside of Steam.
    79 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • I've been using the Steam Controller for the past week and I enjoy it a lot as a game controller. It has quite a learning curve in that kind of use, but I've found it comfortable to use with every game that I've tried thus far. However, the real kicker for me is as a new way of input for browsing the web on a large TV. 카지노사이트 Trying to do it with a previous controller was pretty much impossible. Windows as an OS never worked correctly with a controller. Even if you could get an analog stick to work as a mouse, the speed was so slow it felt aggravating. 인터넷카지노 With the Steam Controller, the trackpads emulating a trackball and scroll wheel feel excellent in use, and it turns the web into much more of a lean-back experience instead of a lean-forward-while-throwing-the-controller-out-of-a-window one. Netflix? Amazon? Youtube? Hulu? Google Music? Pocketcasts? I don't have an issue with these anymore... ...Well, I would imagine I don't with all of them. I never said anything about the UI problem. 인터넷바카라 UPDATE: The newest Beta for the Steam Client introduced a way to bring the keyboard outside of Big Picture mode. There is an option in the power menu to "Minimize" Big picture. When you do that, you can click down on the left stick to bring up the keyboard in any app you're in, even outside of Steam.
    Sep 08, 2018 79
  • 08 Sep 2018
    The T-Mobile plan does violate Net Neutrality – And that’s okay! 온라인카지노 All of the debate about Net Neutrality has focused on nightmare scenarios, conspiracy theories. The fear that ISPs would block out competing products, or deny bandwidth to political websites that disagree with the company. But I think what we’re seeing in the real world is real benefits from not having Net Neutrality. Here in the US, T-Mobile is doing interesting things with music streaming and now TV streaming. You can imagine other companies jumping to offer similar deals. 온라인바카라 In the developing world, you have programs like Facebook’s Internet.org, where the company is investing heavily in internet infrastructure where no one else is, on the premise that Facebook will make back some money from new internet users using Facebook services. If net neutraility were enforced globally, Facebook would lose its financial incentive to pursue this project. Anyway, you can see lots of reasons why companies would want to experiment in this area. I know The Verge just wants mobile carriers and internet providers to become "dumb pipes," but it’s worth looking at things from those company’s perspective. If Verizon and T-Mobile were forced to compete on price and coverage alone, they would have very little incentive to experiment and make their service more appealing. 카지노사이트주소 Folks would simply choose the plan that a) has coverage in their area and b) is cheapest. What if Verizon just undercuts T-Mobile's price? How would T-Mobile counter that, besides just lowering prices further? Same with cable television providers. Instead, we get this wild offering from T-Mobile, with other carriers sure to offer similar deals.
    70 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • The T-Mobile plan does violate Net Neutrality – And that’s okay! 온라인카지노 All of the debate about Net Neutrality has focused on nightmare scenarios, conspiracy theories. The fear that ISPs would block out competing products, or deny bandwidth to political websites that disagree with the company. But I think what we’re seeing in the real world is real benefits from not having Net Neutrality. Here in the US, T-Mobile is doing interesting things with music streaming and now TV streaming. You can imagine other companies jumping to offer similar deals. 온라인바카라 In the developing world, you have programs like Facebook’s Internet.org, where the company is investing heavily in internet infrastructure where no one else is, on the premise that Facebook will make back some money from new internet users using Facebook services. If net neutraility were enforced globally, Facebook would lose its financial incentive to pursue this project. Anyway, you can see lots of reasons why companies would want to experiment in this area. I know The Verge just wants mobile carriers and internet providers to become "dumb pipes," but it’s worth looking at things from those company’s perspective. If Verizon and T-Mobile were forced to compete on price and coverage alone, they would have very little incentive to experiment and make their service more appealing. 카지노사이트주소 Folks would simply choose the plan that a) has coverage in their area and b) is cheapest. What if Verizon just undercuts T-Mobile's price? How would T-Mobile counter that, besides just lowering prices further? Same with cable television providers. Instead, we get this wild offering from T-Mobile, with other carriers sure to offer similar deals.
    Sep 08, 2018 70
  • 05 Sep 2018
    The Committee of Inquiry report on Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee Han Xuan's death raises some disturbing questions regarding the safety procedures and treatment of heatstroke in the Singapore Armed Forces. 카지노사이트주소 First, why was full-time national serviceman (NSF) Lee treated for physical exhaustion instead of heatstroke after his fast march? Surely it would have been easier to treat it as the latter first and downgrade it otherwise. Next, why was his platoon subjected to physical punishment the same night after a run? 바카라사이트주소 In Singapore's hot weather, CFC Lee and his fellow soldiers had to undergo three physiologically demanding activities in less than 24 hours. Finally, mistake upon error ultimately led to the death of CFC Lee. 안전놀이터 Where were the unit's senior commanders and why didn't anyone intervene on the troops' behalf to stop this or at least ensure there were sufficient safety measures in place?
    105 Posted by Jake Kennedy
  • The Committee of Inquiry report on Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee Han Xuan's death raises some disturbing questions regarding the safety procedures and treatment of heatstroke in the Singapore Armed Forces. 카지노사이트주소 First, why was full-time national serviceman (NSF) Lee treated for physical exhaustion instead of heatstroke after his fast march? Surely it would have been easier to treat it as the latter first and downgrade it otherwise. Next, why was his platoon subjected to physical punishment the same night after a run? 바카라사이트주소 In Singapore's hot weather, CFC Lee and his fellow soldiers had to undergo three physiologically demanding activities in less than 24 hours. Finally, mistake upon error ultimately led to the death of CFC Lee. 안전놀이터 Where were the unit's senior commanders and why didn't anyone intervene on the troops' behalf to stop this or at least ensure there were sufficient safety measures in place?
    Sep 05, 2018 105