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Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8

rbgaynor Re: The most important features... (208 comments)

Rarely though - most of the time the fingerprint scan is enough. Because of this it becomes quite reasonable to use a longer password on the phone instead of a 4 digit pin code for better security/encryption.

about a month ago
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Microsoft Rumored To Integrate Android Apps

rbgaynor Re:Yes, it does (189 comments)

Appleinsider is sipply reporting on research done by others. Unsuprisingly the reasearch they reported on matches up pretty well with similar reasearch done in prior years - Apple and Samsung combined are sucking all the profits out of the mobile phone space.

about 8 months ago
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Why Is Microsoft Setting More Money On Fire With Surface 2?

rbgaynor Re: XBOX? (616 comments)

It's not exactly like the iPad. While the iPad can't run OS X apps it can run iPhone apps. Apple leveraged this to an advantage when the iPad launched. Windows RT can't run desktop apps or Windows Phone apps.

1 year,26 days
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Early Surface Sales Pitiful

rbgaynor Re:sick of windows at work (251 comments)

You need to update your propaganda. Apple no longer has the lead in tablet market share.

iOS may no longer be the leading tablet OS, but Apple is still has the largest tablet market share of any tablet manufacturer.

about a year ago
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Microsoft To Start Dumping Surface RT To Schools For $199

rbgaynor Re:I've actually used an RT (251 comments)

plus it just seems more workable when I can VPN in just like my PC at home.

Isn't VPN for Windows RT not coming until version 8.1 (unlike iOS which has VPN support now)?

about a year ago
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New Smart Gun Company Hopes To Begin Production This Summer

rbgaynor Re:I won't be buying one... (632 comments)

FYI, the safety doesn't cycle with each round fired.

The firing pin or "drop" safety does.

about a year and a half ago
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Hacker Faces 105 Years In Prison After Blackmailing 350+ Women

rbgaynor Evidence (473 comments)

Now, now - let's not rush to justice until we've had a chance to see the evidence.

about a year and a half ago
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Samsung Unveils Windows Phone 8 Device and Android-Based Camera

rbgaynor Re:DSLR (179 comments)

Buttons, knobs, and scroll wheels are one of the best things about a DSLR - there is no way I would want them replaced by a touch screen.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft's Hotmail Challenge Backfires

rbgaynor Re:Yes, but other than that, how did you like it? (453 comments)

Sorry but a lot of the default apps that come with Windows 8 - mail, calendar, address book, app store- won't even let you past the start screen if you don't log in with a Windows ID. Even if you want to use the default Mail app for a non-Hotmail account you need to log in with a Windows ID. Not only that, but Windows 8 pushes you to use your Windows ID as your login for your user account.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft's Hotmail Challenge Backfires

rbgaynor Re:Yes, but other than that, how did you like it? (453 comments)

"you don't have to use your LiveID in Win8"

Right. As long as you don't want to do things like, oh I don't know, use the email app to get email, or update the stock apps, or have a Calendar, or have an address book - then yes, you don't need a Microsoft account.

more than 2 years ago
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Charlie Kindel On Why Windows Phone Still Hasn't Taken Off

rbgaynor Re:Well.. (397 comments)

And here I thought putting "Windows" in the name was all the negative they needed...

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Increases Dominance of Mobile Shopping

rbgaynor Re:Wrong! (136 comments)

Maybe he just doesn't get any signal in his parents basement?

more than 2 years ago
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Silverlight 5 — Back From the Dead?

rbgaynor Re:Ok, I'm convinced (213 comments)

My Sig spits 40 cal lead...

You mean it's Short & Wimpy?

more than 3 years ago
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How Apple Had a Spectacular Year

rbgaynor Re:Props to Apple (504 comments)

Your comment referenced "laptops," not just the MacBook Air. Not surprising that a device designed specifically for maximum portability would be less flexible as far as upgrades. As of the the choices, while I certainly was expressing my opinion it is backed up by not just strong sales but also by extremely (and extreme is no exaggeration here) customer satisfaction numbers.

more than 3 years ago
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How Apple Had a Spectacular Year

rbgaynor Re:Props to Apple (504 comments)

IBM's laptops WERE solid industrial designs, although I don't think they rose to the level of masterpiece. In general they traded at a bit of a premium over commodity WinTel laptops. But IBM hasn't made a laptop in many years.

more than 3 years ago
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How Apple Had a Spectacular Year

rbgaynor Re:Props to Apple (504 comments)

Funny, my 30-day old MacBook Pro included official Apple instructions for upgrading both the memory and the hard drive. I think the difference though is that where Apple often makes choices (like no upgradable phone memory) they provide built-in capacities that satisfy the average consumer. Sony's choices, like memory stick, don't tend to satisfy the average consumer (any more).

more than 3 years ago

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