Welcome to Emulationworld

Forum Index | FAQ | New User | Login | Search

Make a New PostPrevious ThreadView All ThreadsNext ThreadShow in Flat Mode*


SubjectRe: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement Reply to this message
Posted bySilentAce
Posted on06/09/10 01:36 PM



I would run some variant of OSX if there fucking PC's weren't so expensive. I want to at least learn enough to help in my PC knowledge but there bottom of the barrel "new" computer (being the mac mini) still costs half a G just to own.

> > I don't understand the amazement with everything good ole Steve talks about.
>
> I don't get it either... And I'm a Mac guy these days. It's just a fucking
> phone that does some other stuff, but Jobs and his fanboys treat every product
> coming out of that company like it's the Second Coming of Christ.
>
> > The iPhone was "somewhat" original... but it has since turned into nothing
> new...
> > ever... in fact they "stole" multi tasking from android or blackberry/whoever
> > did it first, since that was a main selling point.
>
> Back in early 2006, my phone (running Windows Mobile 5) could multitask.
> Frankly, I'm appalled that the iPhone OS didn't have that (and copy and paste,
> and MMS messaging) from the start.
>
> > Apple is a bunch of overpriced shit that you can get some other thing to do
> similar tasks usually
> > cheaper (or at least with more functionality)... i just realized that I am
> doing
> > it again...
>
> Here's the thing: most of the tools that I use to do my job are *nix-based.
> This leaves me with three choices: run them under Windows in either Cygwin or
> VMWare; install Linux and put up with the shitty desktop experience (fuck
> OpenOffice); run a Mac and be able to use all my software and have Microsoft
> Office to boot.
>
> Believe me, I hate the zealots. Those people are assclowns and would buy a wet
> turd if it had an Apple logo on it. But the OS is pretty slick and takes
> advantage of the hardware in a way that Windows doesn't.
>
> Note: Windows 7 is pretty damn good. Nothing against it; I'd just rather run
> OSX.
>




-
Entire Thread
Subject  Posted byPosted On
*Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  Cereal Killer06/07/10 05:22 PM
.*it's not bad if you think of it as a phone  newsdee06/09/10 07:00 AM
..*I have a 3GS  itchyNADZ06/10/10 08:21 AM
.*Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  VmprHntrD06/08/10 01:25 AM
.*It's because you live in CalifistmyA with Steve Jobs' arm. -nt- East side reps Android.  SatsuNoHiTo06/08/10 00:14 AM
..*Google and Apple are neighbors -nt- Hippy gay free palestine  Cereal Killer06/08/10 01:34 PM
.*I can do all this shit with my laptop, whoop de do Basile NT  InspectorGadget06/07/10 11:13 PM
.*Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  SilentAce06/07/10 06:31 PM
..*Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  sphincter06/09/10 11:49 AM
...*Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  VmprHntrD06/10/10 01:09 AM
....Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  SilentAce06/09/10 01:36 PM
....*Doesn't the military exchange have good deals?  Cereal Killer06/09/10 03:33 PM
.....*They do but the're normal price... just no tax -nt-  SilentAce06/10/10 12:01 PM
..*Re: Every person I know spooged over the iPhone announcement  Law_Suit06/07/10 09:48 PM