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  • Ateace3
    Feb 2, 01:17 AM
    Mine for the month.

    I got it from interfacelift fairly recently so it should be on, or near, the front page.





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  • Prom1
    Dec 29, 09:17 PM
    nefan65 & Silas1066;

    Without the need to requote Silas' post yet again I must disagree on a few points:

    1. India is not the ONLY country that the USA IT Industry is outsourcing to:
    India, Pakistan, Indonesia, and China have already been done for the past 2-7yrs already if not more. Singling out India is a cop-out and its mostly programming that is outsourced (or was initially) along with level 1-3 support lines. Microsoft is not the only corporation to do this: nor the first. Again singling out India instead of just correctly generalizing outsourcing - shows a bit of ignorance; if not then just simply bad etiquette & taste. Admit that at the very least.

    2. The example that IT would entirely be outsourced and go the way of textiles is a bit long stretched but based on current trends & facts.
    Examples: Although the auto industry went heavily to Japan as a quick shift for better build quality or fuel efficiency [Honda, Nissan Toyota of the 90s, Infiniti & Lexus as well], the German auto industry have always been there [Audi-Union: Audi/VW/Porsche, BMW, etc]. Ford is the only USA auto marker that didn't claim bankruptcy protection and well the quality of their cars has NEVER been better, sales are well up & the product line more refined to target consumers.
    - The point I'm making is that engineering accomplishments, R&D, design trends, performance, fuel efficiency/alternative modes of energy consumption (a new paradigm), car costs & basic equipment, etc have always changed which auto maker is on top.

    The same can be said about the animation industry. Japan is king with just about all things Anime, but the big blockbuster movie $$ is still done by companies in the US of A. Different styles of artistic animation, expression, plots, voice acting or voice overs etc change. Can you honestly say that the American animation industry is failing against that of Japan? Artists, just like engineers work outside of borders - so long as laws, visas, patents, contracts don't bind them.

    Now focusing on IT. Sure there are a number of 12-16yr old geeky pimple faced, goggle wearing (I'm being overly stereotypical here) kids across the world that can traverse very well in command line in Linux, or even in Terminal in OSX, or DOS on Windows. Many of whom can whip up a NASTY Virus or cluster of VIRII that'll bring an office to its knees - if built from scratched code in a matter of minutes.

    BUT: you're forgetting those professors in certain universities around the world and the real forefathers of C+, UNIX code/command line, etc that built shells from scratch with serious purposeful insight that many are STILL in original form today in both Linux/Unix. These oldie's but goodies - like T. Berners Lee are able to build applications we use daily. These guys will continue to teach and work at the worlds best technology corporations: just because like Flynn their addicted and its their world, heart & soul.

    Yes servers will be virtualized almost entirely - as if they where not already: remember RS400/MainFrame(?). Desktops as well - yet there are still 2 things that will allow the desktop and laptop survive for at least another decade.
    1. People still love to OWN things; tangible or not.
    - people still love the ability to grab what they own and use it portably the way they can or where they can:
    The richest guys in the world have limo's and drivers 6x on Sunday. But they still buy, own, and drive their own cars. music since the very beginning has always loved to be played & shared by people. 8-track played at home/car only, cassette allowed it in smaller rooms and the walkman was born, Mini-Disc then compact disc made it even more portable and digital quality, now MP3's allow more music to be stored on CD/DVD's and on HDD/SSD's. What's one thing that has NOT changed? People still love to play/share/own music and love to have pictures or memories of those that play their favorites.
    2. Networks are STILL limited.
    - Limited by bandwidth: especially when talking about virtualized environments to be used/shared across continents: Riverbeds help quite a bit but still load balance and bandwidth issues.
    - Limited by memory speeds ^ see bandwidth above.
    - Limited by storage space - and the speeds to read/write access: this is more important than the horsepower race in cars or the top speed race or acceleration.

    One day we'll have our own worldwide network where terminals are used along with tablets/smartphones - very similar to a Brainiac in Superman. Laugh all you want but with Google, Oracle, VMWare, Microsoft, Apple Sun Microsystems (back end servers), CISCO, Intel & AMD, BELL Labs/Ericsson LB/Lucent Technologies/ Military/ etc sooner or later their work will finally become a harmony - hardware, software (code/graphics/GUI/Voice & gesture control) will all reach a pinnacle where the human equation has reached its peak of intake/input rate of speed/quality of graphics/motion/computational power and bandwidth makes any micro form of latency negligible (or non-relavent). Some say there is always something better but sooner or later it'll happen. [PST: physically humans haven't evolved much in the past million years].

    OK I think I had too much to toke on this derailment.

    What benefits of the core code in OSX can be utilized to better suite corporations and are there ANY applications that cannot be ported to OS X - and extensions used by applications that cannot be used directly or ported over in real-time to be read/edited in the OSX ported app?!





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  • cube
    Mar 3, 11:39 AM
    Intel video driver is 8.15.10.2276





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  • monke
    Dec 19, 12:11 AM
    Thanks



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  • OneMike
    Apr 4, 10:29 AM
    If anything I'm seeing that this will push resale value of iPhones up.

    Of course it sucks, but I don't upgrade early so unless they increase the non early upgrade costs this won't apply to a lot of us.





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  • mfram
    May 6, 11:46 PM
    Unless you never successfully downloaded the music in the first place, you cannot re-download music purchased in the past. It's different than apps.



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  • Macdaddy1129
    Aug 2, 12:10 AM
    Do you have a link to the original?

    http://mgilchuk.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d19jym3





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  • mpfef
    May 4, 10:47 PM
    You can do that with something like Podcaster or Instacast, but not with the stock iPhone.



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  • monke
    Oct 17, 08:06 PM
    http://att.macrumors.com/contest/3F2DE1.jpg





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  • NickZac
    Jan 10, 04:39 PM
    It looks good. The size increase is really interesting, but the odds of it gaining major popularity across Europe and the US is not very likely as the cars sold in Europe and America have always been amusingly different and almost complete opposites. I bet the Passat will also see the Chinese market as well. VW has had diesels for year (as has MB) and I see a lot of them chugging along.



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  • 4JNA
    Mar 30, 01:53 PM
    i would think 'yes' and 'yes'. more ram will make everything work better, but i also saw a huge improvement moving to a better/faster video card.

    ask zen about his card since he is still up and running everyday. i used a pc ATI 9800 and flashed it, then installed a super quiet arctic-cooling aftermarket rig, worked like magic on everything from desktop to 'eye candy' to internet.

    you know, you're going to need to post pictures of this thing at some point, or it didn't happen... ;) best of luck.





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  • Fc97accord
    Apr 22, 11:02 AM
    iOS for iphone is an exclusive smartphone OS. Or are you telling me that ipod touch and ipad run the same exact OS?



    Laptops and desktops run the same exact OS. There are no apps that are made specifically for a laptop or desktop. There are iphone apps that wont run on an ipod touch. There are ipad apps that wont run on an ipod touch or an iphone. If they were the same OS then that wouldnt happen.



    Because it's common sense.

    Wow I can't believe you have not used an iPad or iPod touch, they are the exact same os feel and look.
    You are wrong, research a little before you make false statements



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  • acfusion29
    Mar 26, 08:42 PM
    ya... that won't fly with PayPal, especially since he listed it under Cell Phones & PDAs > Other and not under art, or pictures.





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  • Doctor Q
    Oct 19, 11:20 PM
    If you have a title in mind for this one, please post it here.



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  • alent1234
    Apr 6, 12:00 PM
    Not much really when you stop and think about. You can get 12TB of storage on Newegg (let's say 4000 3TB drives) for a couple hundred grand. Of course Apple is buying more than just drives.

    obviously you have never shopped for Enterprise storage for a SAN

    back when 2TB drives were $300 or so we bought some 500GB drives from EMC for $800 each plus or minus some $$$.





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  • ilievski.ace
    Dec 12, 01:52 AM
    http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/345/1/9/11_12_2010_new_mac_by_acislav-d34n815.png
    10.6.5 - kernel - 10.5



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  • rand()
    Nov 21, 04:05 PM
    Hey guys.

    I've been pushing my passion for the iPhone idea down for so long, that the ideas inspired by this rumor were simply too great to post in the forums. So, I'm shamelessly linking to my blog.

    http://ofthelion.blogspot.com

    Terrible. Shameless. So whatever you do, don't support my behavior by clicking the ads. You'll only encourage me.

    -rand()





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  • Sox
    Mar 25, 08:17 AM
    I'm looking to copy a NPR feed tomorrow (Saturday) night, so I checked out the Wiretap link from the first page. Times have changed, it seems, and now there is only Wiretap Pro, which costs $20. Is there another (free) program available that will allow me to record a netradio feed?

    Thanks.





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  • rkmac
    Feb 6, 04:56 AM
    My current one.
    Image can be found here (http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper_beta/details/2461/african_sunset.html).





    dba7dba
    Mar 23, 12:35 PM
    Maybe Apple was a bank in a previous life. :D

    It's sad to see an "old timer" leave Apple, but I'm guessing that Serlet's financially set and wants to do some "pure" research at a university before he retires. Not everyone has that luxury.

    It seems that OS X will be left in good hands, though.

    I read somewhere he's perhaps not happy that iOS is gaining more influence over OS X. Certainly possible imo.





    Doctor Q
    Feb 12, 02:20 PM
    Effective immediately, we have four new MacRumors moderators:bousozoku, who joined MacRumors in June 2002 and lives in Florida

    edesignuk, who joined MacRumors in March 2002 and lives in Essex, U.K.

    Nermal, who joined MacRumors in December 2002 and lives in Whakatane, New Zealand

    WinterMute, who joined MacRumors in January 2003 and lives in London, U.K.
    They have accepted this new responsibility in order to help make MacRumors the best site it can be.

    bousozoku, Nermal, and WinterMute are now Moderators. Doctor Q has moved from Forum Moderator to Moderator, and edesignuk has moved into a new position known as a "mini-mod", to deal with misdirected or problemsome threads and posts in the forums.

    All four new moderators have proven to be excellent forum members, providing help to other members, sharing their experience, and being of service to the MacRumors community. In addition, we are pleased that their addition expands our time zone range.

    Please join us in welcoming our new moderators!





    harrymerkin
    Aug 4, 08:43 PM
    http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b132/toolfan6/Screenshot2010-08-05at113556AM.png





    reubs
    Oct 13, 07:45 AM
    That makes me sick.

    What makes you sick about it?





    likemyorbs
    Mar 15, 05:12 PM
    too bad, i support the death penalty.



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