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re: Switching from Android to iPhone. Advice please... - bengri33
[quote]wow so that's a one-way street to you? Google just copies apple design and features after they come out?[/quote] The emphasis Apple has put on encryption, security, and privacy is almost absolute, whereas Google has a vested interest in learning as much as they can about the user. I'm not ...
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re: Switching from Android to iPhone. Advice please... - bengri33
[quote]If Android didn't exist as a viable alternative to iOS the smartphone world would be a miserable place. [/quote] And if iOS didn't exist as a viable alternative to android, Google would be facing anti-trust proceedings :lol:.Android needs Apple to remain viable much in the same way Micro...
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re: Switching from Android to iPhone. Advice please... - bengri33
[quote]ad away [/quote] Content blockers are natively supported as of iOS 9, no rooting or specialized browsers required. [quote] torrents cartoon HD cracked pandora & spotify [/quote] So your great argument for android is that it allows you to steal content from its creators? :confused: ...
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re: Can the apple tv(1st gen) have KODI installed on it like the fire stick? - bengri33
If it's white and looks like a Mac Mini it's the first gen, second and third gen are almost indistinguishable (the little square black pucks). If it is a second gen, it is technically capable if it hasn't been upgraded past a certain firmware version (I forget which), while the third gen isn't possi...
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re: Can the apple tv(1st gen) have KODI installed on it like the fire stick? - bengri33
The one from 2008? Why would you? It can only stream in 720p and the processor is almost a decade old at this point. The current Apple TV is absolutely capable of running KODI (as is the second generation box though its no longer receiving updates)....
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re: Best program for ripping dvd's/blurays? - bengri33
The best program that I have used is handbrake [link=(https://handbrake.fr)]LINK[/link]. Any external bluray optical drive [b]should[/b] be compatible and you could just check the amazon descriptions to make sure that is the case. Good luck, ripping that many disks is tedious task....
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re: macOS Sierra: Anyone messed around in it? - bengri33
[quote]Ah, i thought you were just iOS.[/quote] My company allows other companies to outsource development of apps and tools to various platforms. I mainly do iOS and web development, but I also worked with the guys doing the backend and the Company's interfaces who have their tools on Macs, PCs,...
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re: macOS Sierra: Anyone messed around in it? - bengri33
[quote]Do we have any Mac developers on the board? [/quote] Yep and I will load it up on my machines when I get an opportunity, but the biggest changes for me probably won't be included until Beta 2...
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re: California's economy surpasses France and Brazil - now the 6th largest - bengri33
[quote] Oregon[/quote] Sweet I hadn't seen anything about how well our local Economy is growing......
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re: WWDC 2016 Keynote: Live from the Bill Graham Auditorium (12 PM Central Time) - bengri33
[quote]Mossberg's Live Stream on The Verge made a great point: Between the FCC's decision to decouple Cable content from set top boxes and the single sign on (which was glossed over but is a pretty huge deal), Apple is very, very close to being a sort've massive cable company as of the moment iOS 10...
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re: Anyone have a phone case that holds a spare key? - bengri33
[quote]a case like this or wallet cases you can't access the phone without opening it so i don't know if you'd like that.. this one does have a 6s plus version [img]http://cdn.igeeksblog.com/wp-content/uploads/Spigen-Slim-Armor-CS-Case-for-iPhone-6.jpg[/img] but yeah one like this i don...
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re: WWDC 2016 Keynote: Live from the Bill Graham Auditorium (12 PM Central Time) - bengri33
thanks just saw the developer document [link=(https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/content/documentation/FileManagement/Conceptual/APFS_Guide/Introduction/Introduction.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40016999-CH1-DontLinkElementID_27)]Boring Technical Details[/link] It's interesting that Apple ...
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re: WWDC 2016 Keynote: Live from the Bill Graham Auditorium (12 PM Central Time) - bengri33
[quote]New File System too. [/quote] Huh? [quote]Will probably happen at the Fall event[/quote] Most likely, that was an incredibly dense 2 hrs. and Apple saves a few key features to unveil at the September event. [quote]I wonder if they will bump the 5 GB free storage in the fall to ge...
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re: WWDC 2016 Keynote: Live from the Bill Graham Auditorium (12 PM Central Time) - bengri33
:nana: :nana: :nana: We can now remove unwanted apps from the home screen [link=(https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204221)]Apple Support Doc[/link]. With third party Siri integration that makes some third party Apps pseudo-default apps...
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re: WWDC 2016 Keynote: Live from the Bill Graham Auditorium (12 PM Central Time) - bengri33
As a developer this keynote was super interesting, but a little light on the technical details which have been present in years past. watchOS - Better functionality and I really like the merging of glances and app launch screens, but I don't do any development here and I'm not sure if watchOS onl...
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re: Arkansas Athletics wins 45th National Title - bengri33
[quote]The two programs have swapped national titles this year and I can't imagine there is any love lost after Arkansas picked this title up on Oregon's home track. [/quote] Speaking for myself I obviously wanted the Oregon Men and Women to win and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed...
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re: SSD Drive for Mac - bengri33
[quote]I put a Samsung 850 pro in my wife's MacBook and it has been great. I have heard the Evo's have issues for some people.[/quote] I did that on my 2010 Mac that I handed down to my father :lol: which is running like a champ. A standard SATA SSD only works when you are replacing a SATA har...
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re: SSD Drive for Mac - bengri33
[quote]what's the best 500 gigabyte SSD drive to use to replace the drive in my 2012 Mac?[/quote] What model? 2012 iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro? Are you trying to replace the optical drive, the hard drive, or upgrading SSD sizes. If you need a place to start [link=(https://eshop.macsales.com)]O...
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re: Please help me understand icloud - bengri33
Then on the iPad and search through the photos app to see if the photos from the phone are there. Then go into the photos settings on the phone and select iPhone storage (which should leave only a thumbnail on the device). Deleting an image deletes it from the iCloud Photo Library, so delete only th...
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re: Silicon Valley Season 3!!! - bengri33
[quote]This is how they lost on this...not sure how bad. Does Lori own more than 50% now?[/quote] I don't think so. Peter Gregory invested 200k at a 4M valuation equaling 5% equity. The Series A funding saw Russ Haneman invest 5M at a 50M valuation (or 10% subsequently purchased by Raviga. Now Er...
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