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First off, let me say that I've been a Mac user for years. But lately I've been incredibly disappointed with their service.

I won't bore you with a number of issues with tech support from both Apple Stores and the telephone support during a recent Xserv purchase for my company.

Now I have an iPod issue. I've had the iPod for eight months & the LCD screen suddenly stopped working. I brought it into my local Mac reseller & they thought they could put a new LCD screen in. Turns out they didn't have a 4th generation screen. So they charged me $25 to waste my time.

So they tell me to go online & register to send it in to Mac for repair. The online site leads me through about 15 pages before it tells me "can't verify serial number". I try again. No luck.

The site gives me a number to call for tech support. I ended up speaking to a woman who could speak very little english, but I beared with it. She told me my warranty was expired, that it was a six-month warranty (which is bullshit) and tried to sell me a two-year Apple Care plan. I said no, the warranty is one year and I didn't want Apple Care.

So then she tells me, yes, it's a one-year plan for online support, not for phone support. I didn't see anything about that in the warranty, and I told her the only reason I was calling was because the website didn't work. So she told me she could have it sent in for repair, but it would cost $30 for shipping & handling. I said that was fine. She again went into sales pitch about Apple Care which I said I had no interest in.

She then put me on hold for 10 more minutes (after originally being on hold twice that long) to "check" something. She then started to process the claim & told me a box would be sent to my house in 48 hours & I gave her my address. She then said she was having an issue with the serial number in the computer & that she would have to get back to me and hung up. She never took my phone number.

I then called back to try to speak with someone slightly more competent, waited another 15 minutes & some jackass picks up the phone doing the "pinched-nose-nasal-voice" thing---"Hello, this is Robert, can I start with your first name". I answered him and even spelled it out. His answer--"Hello, this is Robert, can I start with your first name". I repeated it, thinking he might not have heard me. Again he says -"Hello, this is Robert, can I start with your first name". So this time I just hung up on the fucking smart-ass.

So now the wait to see if I ever get the package. Sorry for the rant, but I don't know what the hell is going on with that company & I'm about ready to make "switch" back to PC.

jay blanchard (jay blanchard), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:01 (fourteen years ago) link



IRATE MAMA (Dan Perry), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:05 (fourteen years ago) link

ha ha ha!

The Argunaut (sexyDancer), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:06 (fourteen years ago) link

Gwyn named her kid Apple?

Aaron A., Friday, 4 March 2005 22:07 (fourteen years ago) link

I had just as bad customer service when I called about an issue with my ipod. Plus, as Tom had ranted about on another thread, i found their OS has been going downhill over the last few years. I've been using Mac for about 7 years now and am starting to get really sick of their bullshit. To this day thinking about the awful customer "support" i endured last year makes me so angry i want to sucker punch the next apple employee I see.

Thermo Thinwall (Thermo Thinwall), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:09 (fourteen years ago) link


cutty (mcutt), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:11 (fourteen years ago) link

pc companies aren't better tho. getting my hp fixed last fall was a nightmore.

hstencil (hstencil), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:11 (fourteen years ago) link

Gwyn named her kid Apple?

All too true.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:11 (fourteen years ago) link

calling ILX for tech support works like a charm. :)

The Argunaut (sexyDancer), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:12 (fourteen years ago) link

The OS keeps getting better and better and they fixed our iBook well out of warranty for free, although my brother had some issues getting an LCD panel replaced. I've heard some tales of woe on the support front though. The OS is the best desktop OS by far, though.

Ed (dali), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:15 (fourteen years ago) link

haha i've decided that my next computer (which i have to buy this year) will be a mac because the few times i've dealt with apple tech support they've been nothing but helpful and responsive, which is way more than i can say for the no-name-pc-manufacturer jerkwads i'm dealing with right now.

jbr (Jody Beth Rosen), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:31 (fourteen years ago) link

xypost: why don't you have any interest in Apple Care? it seems to be what you need.

The Argunaut (sexyDancer), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:35 (fourteen years ago) link

Maybe he doesn't have $60 to spare?

Fish fingers all in a line (kenan), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:40 (fourteen years ago) link

good, smart jody

adam.r.l. (nordicskilla), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:41 (fourteen years ago) link

I sometimes wonder how Apple make any profit at all. For every computer they sell you, they seem to end up paying for two. The iBook Ed mentions used to be mine, and I was ready to throw it out because half of it wasn't working. It was also outside its guarantee period. But Ed and Suzy managed to get Apple to replace CD drive, keyboard, screen...

Apple replaced my new iBook's motherboard while I was in Japan. That's hundreds of dollars worth, at no charge to me. Of course, it shouldn't have failed within six months in the first place...

Momus (Momus), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:41 (fourteen years ago) link

i also immediately thought of gwentyh paltrow's child. how sad.

Miss Misery (thatgirl), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:42 (fourteen years ago) link

It's like they say, Love the product, hate the service.

ffirehorse (firehorse), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:42 (fourteen years ago) link

how much for ibook battery, 3-4 years old?

adam.r.l. (nordicskilla), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:42 (fourteen years ago) link

I sometimes wonder how Apple make any profit at all.

That's why they charge you double upfront!

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:43 (fourteen years ago) link

Best decision I made computer wise was to buy my powerbook at John Lewis .: free two year extended warranty. Extended warranties/apple care are well worth it where laptops are concerned.

Ed (dali), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:43 (fourteen years ago) link

there's always the radio
*makes 'what me worry' gesture*

The Argunaut (sexyDancer), Friday, 4 March 2005 22:44 (fourteen years ago) link

xypost: why don't you have any interest in Apple Care? it seems to be what you need.

Because I don't believe in a company making you pay for a warantee that should be offered for free upfront. I was under the impression that a one-year warantee meant that if something goes wrong in the first year, they actually fix the thing, not put you on the phone with several douchebags who are trying to sell you additional warantees.

Shit, when the first warantee doesn't seem to work, why would I want to buy another one?

jay blanchard (jay blanchard), Friday, 4 March 2005 23:53 (fourteen years ago) link

I had problems with the Apple Store when I tried to order my iPod from them, but when I cancelled the order, they were very good about it. My iBook had one of the faulty logic boards, and they replaced it several times for free, in addition to doing some repairs which were apparently not supposed to be free. So I'm content with them.

But it does sound like you have a problem with your serial number, Jay.

Casuistry (Chris P), Saturday, 5 March 2005 00:00 (fourteen years ago) link

his problem with the serial number is that he probably never registered the durned thing.

cutty (mcutt), Saturday, 5 March 2005 00:06 (fourteen years ago) link

i also had a problem with entering my ipod's serial number on the website. but what happened to me was that i bought a "pre-owned" ipod from the apple store and when the original owner returned it the store, that serial number apparently got, um, voided or something. no matter; i went back to the apple store and the genius bar genius was happy to solve my problem.

jbr (Jody Beth Rosen), Saturday, 5 March 2005 00:16 (fourteen years ago) link

there's nothing more retarded i can think of, business-wise, than how the genius bar was closed for like 2 weeks before christmas this past year. good job, jobs! way to alienate your clientele!

tho when i was waiting there, i did see todd oldham.

hstencil (hstencil), Saturday, 5 March 2005 00:20 (fourteen years ago) link

yeah, the genius bar in Seattle closed during Christmas shopping mayhem. Major bummer. I have had nothing but good luck to this point with Apple. They've sent me 3 replacement remotes for my iPod, all at no cost to me, without me proving my others were damaged. Simple online form. Apple Care is essential for any Apple purchase. They recently replaced my iPod with a new one in about 20 minutes time at the Genius bar. Neither the remotes or iPod should have busted in the first place, but they did replace them with ease and very little questioning.

biznotic, Saturday, 5 March 2005 02:10 (fourteen years ago) link

ed OTM, about john lewis's one year warranty extension.

RJG (RJG), Saturday, 5 March 2005 02:36 (fourteen years ago) link

All apple products have a one year warranty and 90 day tech support, pretty standard in the computer industry. You want more, pay for more.

Ed (dali), Saturday, 5 March 2005 06:51 (fourteen years ago) link

I have gotten to the point where I just equate Apple with Audi and Volkswagen, great product, love it when it works, when it breaks, fuck yourself.

TOMBOT, Saturday, 5 March 2005 20:08 (fourteen years ago) link

Try getting your $300 back after paying for a repair they are now refunding everyone for (ibook logic board). Grrr. It pisses me off because at the time of my problems, they acted as if I was the only person encountering such difficulties, in spite of my reading otherwise on the internets. They are now claiming the repair that took them two tries to fix is not in their records.

amandasc, Saturday, 5 March 2005 20:38 (fourteen years ago) link

Most American PC manufacturers include 1 year of tech support.

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Saturday, 5 March 2005 22:12 (fourteen years ago) link

As a volkswagen driver with a dodgy fuel pump I feel that analogy.

Ed (dali), Saturday, 5 March 2005 22:21 (fourteen years ago) link

I've been using APPLE computers since 1985 and have never had a problem.

Orbit (Orbit), Sunday, 6 March 2005 21:02 (fourteen years ago) link

Exactly what Orbit said. And what Ed said regarding OSX--it's by far the best desktop OS, and nothing comes close.

My tech experience with Apple has been sensational. A friend called me today to tell me that his mini iPod was replaced in less than five business days, and he also got the new generation mini in place of his old one that had died. No charge.

I've dealt with Dell and Gateway and their CSRs are no better than Apple's. HPs can blow me, they've sucked.

don weiner, Sunday, 6 March 2005 23:22 (fourteen years ago) link

whoever has been using Apples since whenever and loves it can eat a dick.

the desktop I have at work running XP has been up and alive for 2 years with barely any reboots. It does everything I want it to do, does it quickly, and I can navigate painlessly without ever touching the mouse if I feel like it.

I was raised on Apple and my first job was DTP on a Mac, followed by audio editing on a Mac, more DTP, and so on. OS 7+ had more than its share of problems and stupid quirks but the hardware was rock solid and at least its behavior was predictable.

Since getting my latest-edition powerbook I've put it through little more than I ever tried to do with my old OS

TOMBOT, Monday, 14 March 2005 17:18 (fourteen years ago) link

Oh weird that post got completely chopped in half.


TOMBOT, Monday, 14 March 2005 17:21 (fourteen years ago) link

Fuck it.
Keeps mistaking the rest of my post for an HTML statement. Now it's lost to the ether. All computers are stupid and worthless, except that old LC & Quadra we had running 6.0.7 - 7.7, those were pretty stable builds as I recall.

My old Quadra used to have a TV Tuner in it and be able to do image captures from live cable broadcasts, then I could import them into my cheap, incredibly easy to use paint program and do whatever with them. I believe it cost approximately half of what my laptop did! My laptop lets me chat and surf the internet. And rip CDs.

TOMBOT, Monday, 14 March 2005 17:25 (fourteen years ago) link


TOMBOT, Monday, 14 March 2005 17:49 (fourteen years ago) link

In case anyone is wondering what this is all about, I have had "issues" with my laptop since purchasing it (A YEAR AGO, THINGS THAT COST $2000 SHOULDN'T DIE IN A YEAR), mainly that if I put it to sleep via either apple menu->sleep or by shutting the cover, I've got no better than a 50-50 chance the fucker will wake up again.

Well today it decided it wasn't going to wake up again, ever, as I'm being greeted with a totally white screen.

What's funny is that like doing searches on my own to try to figure out wtf this computer is doing right now (I mean not even the sad face x-eye Mac or the question mark Mac! NOTHING AT ALL! WHITE SCREEN! I know how to handle the other things!), everyone who is reporting similar issues to me is like bitching about how they have all this important blah blah blah they were doing with the Mac prior hand. Is it that no one who has this failure who is only using their Mac for chat, porn, and MP3s can be bothered to get in on the discussions, or is it because they don't die if that's all you use it for? Because yeah, it seems like my sleep problem increases tenfold whenever I've been using my iBook more for writing or photo work. If all I've done on the damn thing is use iChat for two weeks, no problems whatsoever with starting it up, back when it, uh, started up.

What does this imply??? Is there like some inherent instability in the majority of the "native" programs that come bundled with OSX or is this just really fucked up coincidence?

Also it seems that this particular issue with the iBook G3 was so bad they threw the whole "your warranty is expired, give us $500" shenanigans out the window, and searching on this same issue with "Powerbook" has not given me the same results--ARE IBOOKS PIECES OF SHIT? wtf?

Allyzay, Monday, 14 March 2005 17:59 (fourteen years ago) link

As an aside, I noted that my computer was purchased a year ago, actually a year and 3 weeks, making it out of warranty now. Every. Single. Computer. I. Have. Ever. Owned.* Has. Done. This. Do they design computers to die at warranty, in general? Because it is not just me who has reported this ridiculous situation going on, and I'm starting to think that if this is going to be the case, wasting my money on a pricey computer with only a single year warranty is not worth the hassle, since all other brands have 3-4 year standard warranties, so at least I'll get 3 years out of it, instead of 1, before this message will self-destruct.

*with the exception of my ancient PowerMac that I had when I was 14-15-16, which only died because my sister is a dick.

I am pretty close to deciding to become the female Punisher, except murdering computer firms, instead of bad guys.

Allyzay, Monday, 14 March 2005 18:02 (fourteen years ago) link

although the best customer service story I have ever been witness to was in an Apple store, when our friend J0sh had a bunch of seemingly sensible questions about using X type of Mac as a server, they made sense to the rest of us, and the sales guy just blurted at him "YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT"

And then kind of ran away????

That was pretty funny.

Allyzay, Monday, 14 March 2005 18:10 (fourteen years ago) link

I have a friend who just got a job repairing computers at Tekserve. He just started last week so I'm leery about hitting him up for favors, but the hitting up will be happening, oh yes it will. I would be happy to serve as an intermediate hitter-upper for your computer, Ally.

Tracer Hand (tracerhand), Monday, 14 March 2005 18:24 (fourteen years ago) link

I used to get the sleeping-no-wakey-wakey problem when I was using the last Photoshop build (pre-CS or whatever the newest is called) fairly heavily, but it fixed itself at some point. I have no idea what was going on or how/why it stopped happening.

milozauckerman (miloaukerman), Monday, 14 March 2005 18:41 (fourteen years ago) link

we just set up a netgear router modem! YfriggingAfriggingY!

nathalie barefoot in the head (stevie nixed), Monday, 14 March 2005 18:46 (fourteen years ago) link

I am looking over the system 7 window I posted up above and trying to figure out what they've improved since then! Help!

TOMBOT, Monday, 14 March 2005 18:47 (fourteen years ago) link

The graphics. If you have to ask, you're obv. a Windows person.

sunburned and snowblind (kenan), Monday, 14 March 2005 18:49 (fourteen years ago) link


RJG (RJG), Monday, 14 March 2005 18:50 (fourteen years ago) link

xpost You buy a bunch of metal bowls. You can eat out of them, cook over a fire with them, make the fire in them, turn them upside down to sit on, watch water swirl in them...

― Yerac, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:26 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

What is wrong with me that 4/5ths of this seem like perfectly reasonable advice? Like I have multiple times told my boyfriend, "You should just use that one metal bowl for everything."

There's more Italy than necessary. (in orbit), Wednesday, 27 March 2019 18:17 (four months ago) link

Yerac is only ever reasonable

moose; squirrel (silby), Wednesday, 27 March 2019 18:21 (four months ago) link


gbx, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 18:29 (four months ago) link

trying to figure out which 1/5 you weren't down with

maffew12, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 20:05 (four months ago) link

I am guessing the water swirling. Replace with- fill bowl with water and put in sm/med houseplants when you are away for weeks/a month. The houseplants rewater themselves through the holes in the bottom of the plant pot.

Yerac, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 20:30 (four months ago) link

water swirling... that's entertainment sorted though. Not sure with all this activity there will be much time for sitting around. I feel sitting is out.

maffew12, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 20:35 (four months ago) link

I dunno, I have sat on many upside down metal bowls.

Yerac, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 21:20 (four months ago) link

you would

maffew12, Wednesday, 27 March 2019 21:30 (four months ago) link

My boot camp partition’s WiFi download speeds are 33% faster than in Mac OS. Wtf?

calstars, Monday, 1 April 2019 17:30 (four months ago) link

you've got it sat on a metal bowl, don't you?

maffew12, Monday, 1 April 2019 17:50 (four months ago) link

s3 apple watch battery life has been disgusting since last update

seedy ron (Autumn Almanac), Thursday, 4 April 2019 23:00 (four months ago) link

disgusting bad? as opposed to like, a disgusting dunk?

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 4 April 2019 23:02 (four months ago) link

used to be at 75% by the end of the day, now it's closer to 45%

seedy ron (Autumn Almanac), Thursday, 4 April 2019 23:13 (four months ago) link

at one (1) year old, my current phone started lasting 2 hours outside

blokes you can't rust (sic), Thursday, 4 April 2019 23:23 (four months ago) link

s3 apple watch battery life has been disgusting since last update

― seedy ron (Autumn Almanac), Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:00 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

maybe i'm thinking of someone else, but i feel like you post this about every piece of apple hardware you own after every OS update.

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Friday, 5 April 2019 04:06 (four months ago) link

is there a better time to post about them

j., Friday, 5 April 2019 04:37 (four months ago) link

ya got a bum watch

alomar lines, Friday, 5 April 2019 06:18 (four months ago) link

you’re holding it wrong

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Friday, 5 April 2019 06:28 (four months ago) link

Are you trying to sync unchecked songs to your watch

moose; squirrel (silby), Friday, 5 April 2019 06:57 (four months ago) link

do you try to talk into it regularly?

alomar lines, Friday, 5 April 2019 07:19 (four months ago) link

Apple Music is so needlessly complicated - liking/adding to library requires the weird hold and swipe movements instead of being simple buttons, you can't sub to radio shows and when I'm listening to a radio show in my car, when I get back in the next time it's defaulted to shuffling the library and I've lost my place in the radio show.

Greta Van Show Feets BB (milo z), Monday, 8 April 2019 06:29 (four months ago) link

it's just awful, and yet https://pitchfork.com/news/apple-music-now-has-more-paid-us-subscribers-than-spotify-report/. who are these people? i've never met one afaik.

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Monday, 8 April 2019 15:17 (four months ago) link

I have apple music, it integrates well with my iTunes library, have no complaints about selection or whatever, sorta serves as a music backup with iTunes match. the only people I know who use spotify are on ilx.

L'assie (Euler), Monday, 8 April 2019 15:33 (four months ago) link

I've bounced between Apple Music and Tidal out of some Spotify-avoidance for the last year. Apple Music had six free months from my Verizon plan so I'm currently on that.

I think Spotify's tech-wise the best, Tidal's exclusive content and some of the new album recommendations have been good, and Apple Music is kind of a muddle. The radio/special content seems middling and targeted at an audience that's not me, and the searching sucks. I feel like it makes the experience of having my library available (I've used iTunes Match) actually worse because there's not a clean delineation and purging Apple Music-only content from my library when I drop the subscription (as opposed to getting the "please resubscribe to view this") is necessary and also messy.

Probably going to Spotify after this

mh, Monday, 8 April 2019 15:51 (four months ago) link

not sure what milo's talking about -- on a listing screen you can do the push-to-add stuff, but if you're on an album on AM you just click "Add +" and then it switches to the "download" icon if you want it on your current device

mh, Monday, 8 April 2019 15:53 (four months ago) link

I use Apple Music because way back when Spotify had two tiers of paid plan, which made me annoyed and unwilling to subscribe, and then Beats Music came along so I gave that a shot, and then stuck with Apple Music after Beats got acquired (remember that lol)

moose; squirrel (silby), Monday, 8 April 2019 17:37 (four months ago) link

xp - if you search for something you can do that but if it comes up on a playlist you have to lightly hold and swipe up then hit the heart or plus or whatever.

Greta Van Show Feets BB (milo z), Monday, 8 April 2019 20:10 (four months ago) link

Every now and again Apple Music really just the spot with its new music playlist, I had a really good run of interesting jazz in last week’s. On the other hand apple’s rather broad definition of folk tends to land me with a lot of sub-Eoin McLove and Celtic moods type drivel which makes me think they think I’m a Missouri housewife trying to get in touch with her ‘Irish roots’

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Monday, 8 April 2019 21:56 (four months ago) link

Isn't there an apple music vs Spotify thread that would be a better home for recent posts itt?

lefal junglist platton (wtev), Monday, 8 April 2019 21:59 (four months ago) link


mh, Tuesday, 9 April 2019 12:49 (four months ago) link

thinking of becoming one of those people who quits all my apps

“I force-quit your app every time I get out of it and for some reason that’s causing issues”. Surprise! pic.twitter.com/14PiCvynlw

— Guilherme Rambo (@_inside) April 21, 2019

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 21 April 2019 22:28 (four months ago) link

it's a fresh start

like a juice cleanse

j., Sunday, 21 April 2019 22:37 (four months ago) link

Had the weirdest thing happening with my Pandora app and battery drain. Noticed yesterday that my iPhone 7 was draining much faster than usual, went into the Battery settings and found out that Pandora had been running for over 7 hours each day for the past 4 days, in the background.

Thing is, I can't even remember the last time I opened that app. It has probably been more than six months. Checked the app settings and background app refresh was turned off for it. So I have no idea why it suddenly started running.

Googling was inconclusive, but I did see some comments about some music apps starting up automatically when you switch from WiFi to Bluetooth.

Ended up deleting the app since I never use it, but hadn't encountered something like that before. It never showed up on my lock screen or anything, so I never would have noticed that it was mysteriously running if I hadn't caught the battery drain.

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Wednesday, 24 April 2019 15:16 (three months ago) link

Anyone else ever had any luck backing their iPhone selected mobile apps and settings to iCloud via their desktop iTunes? I back up to "This Computer" which works fine, but whenever I'd tried backing up to iCloud via iTunes it acts like it's going to do it, displays a little progress bar, then the progress bar vanishes and it just silently stops trying and iTunes continues to say "Your iPhone has never been backed up to iCloud".

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 29 April 2019 20:21 (three months ago) link

I got a similar thing recently and I think it might have been because my laptop wasn't plugged into the mains and it made some sort of calculation that the juice would run out before the backup was complete.

MaresNest, Monday, 29 April 2019 20:23 (three months ago) link

yeah this is just to a Mac Mini that's plugged in all the time.

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 29 April 2019 20:28 (three months ago) link

jesus christ diving into my iCloud is like running through soup. i have no idea what's connected to what. I've got iCloud contacts, gmail contacts, Exchange contacts, and they're all kept in different places. I've got iCloud drive which is backing up my Whatsapp, but i've got plain ol' iCloud which is syncing my Reminders. i've turned most of the photo shit off, thank God.

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 29 April 2019 21:10 (three months ago) link

iCloud photos works great for me and as far as I can recall it has since I turned it on

don't mock my smock or i'll clean your clock (silby), Monday, 29 April 2019 21:12 (three months ago) link

My one gripe is it won’t sync over cellular and there’s not option to turn that on. My phone plan gets 80gb of data a month, let me decide how to use it. The 150mb limit on App Store downloads over cellular is an occasional pain too.

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Monday, 29 April 2019 21:41 (three months ago) link

I never knew that swiping up was "force quitting" an app

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Monday, 29 April 2019 22:10 (three months ago) link

My one gripe is it won’t sync over cellular and there’s not option to turn that on.


Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 30 April 2019 16:01 (three months ago) link

(turn on iCloud photo sync over cellular there)

Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 30 April 2019 16:01 (three months ago) link


American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Tuesday, 30 April 2019 21:08 (three months ago) link

Gotta say I love using Apple Pay online bc I have had more than enough of e-commerce checkout flows for this lifetime.

don't mock my smock or i'll clean your clock (silby), Wednesday, 1 May 2019 02:42 (three months ago) link

what's the difference between that and like Paypal?

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 1 May 2019 07:36 (three months ago) link

Not huge, especially if it PayPal onetouch; although PayPal has some legacy workflows which have some sucky interface quirks such as having to put in addresses in multiple times. This is definitely more on merchant implementation than than on PayPal itself.

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Wednesday, 1 May 2019 07:48 (three months ago) link

Absolute Manage has installed 2 softwar packages on your computer.
(shut down) (i will restart later) (restart now)

clicks restart later.

Absolute Manage has installed 2 softwar packages on your computer.
(shut down) (i will restart later) (restart now)

clicks restart later.

Absolute Manage has installed 2 softwar packages on your computer.
(shut down) (i will restart later) (restart now)


koogs, Wednesday, 1 May 2019 08:29 (three months ago) link

moves popup window to bottom left of second screen and prepares to ignore it for the rest of the day.

moves cursor to primary screen and hits enter.

popup window still has focus so computer restarts.


koogs, Wednesday, 1 May 2019 08:36 (three months ago) link

Next time kill it from Activity Manager and it won’t be back

stet, Wednesday, 1 May 2019 15:09 (three months ago) link

really not happy w Apple Mail returning "Top Hits" when I search

I just want the most recent messages containing my search terms, thanks

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 1 May 2019 15:14 (three months ago) link

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