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Steven J Klein

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 12:00 AM

Re: Apple pay moving the needle (not) article

I'm sure Apple plans on getting a piece of every transaction.

I didn't say Apple would lose money on this. It's been widely reported that they're getting 0.15%.

But if turning Apple Pay into a revenue center was they go, [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 11:11 PM

Re: Feature or personal security hole?

It's pretty convenient to be able to use siri when my phone is locked. I use if often to make calls when I'm driving.

("Call my wife's cell.")

Siri can do mos of her usual tricks when the phone is locked, though sometimes [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 10:22 PM

Re: so what's the verdict...

There's actually a benefit to showing only the domain name.

Many phishing emails hide their identity by using a host name that includes the domain name they are trying to spoof.

For example, they might use an address like [more]

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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 2:09 AM

WSJ Apple Pay article

http://www.wsj.com/articles/inroads-made-by-apple-pay-propel...

Excerpt:

Apple Inc. ’s payments service, now three [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 2:01 AM

Re: Apple pay moving the needle (not) article

That misses the point entirely.

For years iTunes sold music at cost to promote iPod sales.

And Apple gives away iOS and OS X updates to promote sales of iOS devices and Macs.

Nobody whines about the failure of those [more]

Sat Jan 24

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:26 PM

Re: macbook air and old DVDs

By now you've seen various recommendations for Handbrake and Mac DVDRipper Pro.

What if I told you that they identical in their ability to rip a DVD?

How is that possible?

Because Mac DVDRipper Pro is simply a more [more]

Thu Jan 15

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 1:09 AM

Re: Upside to the ipod?

1. Is there any advantage to having an ipod touch if you already have an iphone?

None that occur to me. I formerly carried an iPod touch and a Palm Treo 650. Once I got my iPhone 4s, I put down the iPod touch, and haven't picked it [more]

Wed Jan 14

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stevenjklein posted to the Words, Words, Words board. 2:08 PM

What other kind of turpitude is there?

My dictionary defines turpitude thusly:
     depravity; wickedness: acts of moral turpitude

If you have a Mac, click here: [more]

Tue Jan 13

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 8:43 PM

Re: Unibody superdrive replacements

Here's one: http://store.mcetech.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&...

You can probably find more with [more]

Thu Jan 8

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stevenjklein posted to the Jewish and Foolish board. 8:12 PM

Rabbi Glick shooting: A Muslim Responds

Rabbi Yehuda Glick was shot by a Muslim. Why? Because Rabbi Glick says that Jews, like Muslims, should be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount.

My wife found this interesting video commentary from a Muslim who actually met Rabbi Glick when [more]

Tue Jan 6

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stevenjklein replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 6:43 PM

Re: YouTube Apps for iOS8?

I figured a specialized YouTube app would give a better experience.

The main difference used to be that the YouTube app showed advertisements before some videos, while those ads didn't appear in Safari.

So the YouTube app [more]

Sun Jan 4

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stevenjklein posted to the Jewish and Foolish board. 6:33 PM

The Hebrew Mamita on Def Poetry Jam

An interesting poetic rif built on an incident in which some guy at a bar said "You don't look Jewish," and meant it as a compliment.

She didn't take it that way: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:18 PM

Re: groucho marx

I've had that T-shirt for years …

Over 30 years ago Bookshop Santa Cruz sold T-shirts with that quote printed on them. (Perhaps they sill do?)

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:56 PM

Re: Wifi speeds

riprock45 wrote:
I've never heard of anyone getting faster than 5MB/sec on any Wi-Fi.

Note that he used the abbreviation MB/sec, which means megabytes-per-second.

Warri replied
I get download speeds ranging [more]

Sat Jan 3

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 10:43 PM

Re: ITunes on Amazon Fire TV!!!

I was speaking about the music portion of ITunes...

Then plex should do what you want.

Thu Jan 1

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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 10:53 PM

Samsung beats Apple in customer sat survey

I bet that headline got your attention.

It certainly got mine when I read it in Engadget earlier this evening.

FORTUNE-ately, some journalists are a bit more thorough: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:04 PM

Re: Speaking of DOCSIS 3

Depends on your internet speed — more specifically, what speed you pay for.

DOCSIS 2.0 has a maximum speed of 38 Mbps.

If you're paying for a 50Mbps connection, and you only have a DOCSIS 2 modem, you're not getting all the speed [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:54 PM

Re: Wifi speeds

I've never heard of anyone getting faster than 5MB/sec on any Wi-Fi.

I just copied a 553.4 MB file from my wife's Mac to mine in 48 seconds.

That's over 11.5 MB per second.

My wife's Mac has an Ethernet connection to [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 4:56 PM

Re: Apple pay quote from the chevron article..

Keep in mind that "all digital transactions" mostly includes paypal payments.

And Apple Pay is only available for in-store and in-app purchases.

If you were to look at Apple's percentage of in-store digital transactions, I [more]

Tue Dec 30

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:23 PM

Re: ITunes on Amazon Fire TV!!!

From the way the question was phrased, I think he's just referring to songs. And iTunes hasn't sold DRM-protected songs in about 5 years.

But maybe I misunderstood?

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