Did Chinese President Xi Jinping just blink in trade war stand-off with US? That exact headline comes from The South China Morning Post, a leading news organization in Hong Kong. I guess the U.S. media mavens who screamed about the dumb move Trump made against China had already turned their attention to the next round … Continue reading Trump’s Success in China
A majority of Americans wants the government to regulate technology companies—a significant change after revelations that Russia used online services such as Facebook to influence the 2016 election. According to an Axios-Survey Monkey poll, concern about government inaction is up significantly—15 percentage points—in the past three months. Says Axios: “That's a seismic shift in the … Continue reading Are We Being Googled?
Speaking of Windows 7 have you noticed something missing from your TV screens? That's right the I'm a mac, I'm a PC ads have virtually disappeared. I haven't seen one since the first week of windows seven, the "trust me" ad. It has been half a year and windows 7 has apparently been exactly what … Continue reading Where are the “I’m a mac vs PC” ads?
A: At least Apple can fall back on a fanatical customer base when they get other people upset. The NRCC is not that lucky when they put out stuff like this: "Conservative Party bosses in New York have been sold a bill of goods in the form of Doug Hoffman's deceptive smoke-and-mirrors campaign, but fortunately … Continue reading Q: Why is the NRCC’s even more foolish than Apple?
Well my son and I drove an hour to the nearest apple store and were coldly informed that they will charge us $1100 to fix the machine he paid $1500 for less than two months ago. (Plus $200 for extended warranty) Even worse than this was the cold customer service that reminds me of the … Continue reading Apple customer support vs Squat. Squat Wins!
Well we called apple today and we apparently will have to PROVE that it wasn't accidental. My son is 18, this is the first computer he has ever purchased, he bought it with his own money. He is active in facebook and school and has a father who blogs loudly. With currently life expectancy he … Continue reading Apple Strike one
I have not owned any apple machine since the mid 80, but my son when faced with the choice of a Vista machine or an Apple my kid choose the Macbook for about $1500, much more than any computer I ever picked up. He purchased the extended warrenty that boosted the cost up to $1700 … Continue reading Well we will find out if Apple’s warrenty is worth Squat tomorrow
If this was Microsoft then it would be considered an example of an evil greedy corporation trying to maximize profit: The Palm Pre has been riding fairly high on a wave of publicity since its launch just a few weeks ago, so much so that Apple seems to have decided that it might be prudent … Continue reading There goes Apple acting like a business again.
I think that Apple might actually be a business out for profit: Reports of cracked hinges on the laptop are nothing new, but we always assumed Apple would eventually 'fess up to the problem and comp those repairs. Sadly, that doesn't seem to be the case, and we just got another report of a hapless … Continue reading I thought apple was the company of the people?