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MC
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      02-06-2013
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> In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, MC <(E-Mail Removed)>
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> > > > To be perfectly honest, I do not care whether Apple owners love
> > > > their Apple machines, good luck to you all. However, it seems
> > > > these same people do not like others disliking, for whatever
> > > > reasons, the products they revere so much. They are not happy
> > > > to accept there are those who do not like Apple products so
> > > > much so that they feel the need to justify (maybe to
> > > > themselves, as nobody else cares) why they have bought into the
> > > > cult, even down to inferring that non Apple owning people are
> > > > idiots. Maybe it's a guilt thing but it sounds a bit like
> > > > Scientology to me ). Sad, isn't it.
> > >
> > > more bullshit.
> > >
> > > the problem is that the haters can't accept the fact that apple
> > > makes competitive products and ones which people like to use, so
> > > much so that they make up reasons to bash, ones that are flat out
> > > lies or actually apply to other companies more than they do
> > > apple. oddly enough, the bashers never point out the real
> > > problems.
> > >
> > > when other companies, such as google or microsoft, do the same
> > > thing apple does they get a free pass, but when apple does it,
> > > it's bash time. hypocrisy at its finest.
> > >
> > > remember the dell adamo? it was more expensive than the macbook
> > > air and had an internal battery. did anyone bash dell? nope.
> > >
> > > and then there's the motorola razr maxx and other android and
> > > windows phones that have internal batteries. lots of products
> > > have internal batteries, but only apple gets criticized. why is
> > > that?
> > >
> > >

> >

<http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7...-to-kiss-that-
> > > removable-smartphone-battery-goodbye/>
> > >
> > > What do the iPhone, Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, and Nokia Lumia
> > > 900 have in common? The fact that their batteries can't easily
> > > be removed.

> >
> > I rest my case...

>
> you don't have a case. i've proven you wrong in everything you've
> said.


Ho Hum...

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      02-06-2013
nospam wrote:

> In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, MC <(E-Mail Removed)>
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> > Macs are, indeed, for the lazy comuter literate who require
> > everything done for them or need to be told what they can and
> > cannot do.

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> nonsense.
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> > Not long now and Apple will cut off the internet and have their own
> > "internet". Sites of which will only contain content which users
> > will be told how wonderful Apple is and how Apple products will
> > change your life for the better and make you into a better person.

>
> more idiocy.


Apple Akbar...Apple Akbar...

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      02-06-2013
On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 8:37:33 PM UTC, MC wrote:
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> > In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, MC <(E-Mail Removed)>

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> > wrote:

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> > > It does not matter who will use it. The point is that whoever does

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> > > want to use it will be denied doing so.

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> >

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> > including hackers who could take advantage of one of the security

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> > exploits and compromise your machine.

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> OK, let's shut all shops and banks, just in case they are robbed.


We do, that's why they have opening hours.

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> Let's disconnect all ovens, just in case someone burns a cake.


They have on-off switches for some curious reason.
Some places even have fire extinguishers & blankets.


Let's
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> block java form being used on all our machines, just in case .... oh,
>
> hang on ... we have.


Lets block spam too, just in case some idiot replies to it giving away passwords and usersnames, oh lok some people do, so why not block everyones spam ?

If they really want it they can always disable.

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John Turco
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      02-08-2013
On 2/3/2013 4:11 PM, GMAN wrote:
> In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, DanP <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>> On Friday, 1 February 2013 19:14:43 UTC, MC wrote:
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>>> It does not matter who will use it. The point is that whoever does want
>>> to use it will be denied doing so.

>>
>> Well, you have a point, if you buy the hardware you own it and can do whatever
>> you want with it. Install Linux on dualboot on it and have full control. But
>> most Mac users will stick to the Mac OS.
>>
>> I see Apple as an OS maker and I fully understand why they want their product
>> to be safe by removing third party buggy software. Fortunately Apple is not
>> the only OS manufacturer and you can install Linux or Windows on a Mac.
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>> DanP

> They dont want to make it safer by removing 3rd party, they want to make it
> more proprietary. This is the very reason so many people hate Sony ****!!!



I agree with this final statement.

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