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Comment: Re:Bose is overpriced crap and always has been (Score 4, Interesting) 328

by Dog-Cow (#48179437) Attached to: Despite Patent Settlement, Apple Pulls Bose Merchandise From Its Stores

You are an idiot.

I was using the same NT 4 install as a native boot and under VMWare, under the original VMWare beta. Back before it was Workstation, back before Player or any of the server products existed. Back when you had to build the kernel modules by hand after tweaking the kernel. Back when the only VMware version available outside the company was for Linux. Back before OS X was released.

Comment: Re:Keyboard (Score 1) 216

by Dog-Cow (#47933695) Attached to: iOS 8 Review


The shift key is, hands-down, the one aspect of iOS 7 (and 8) that annoys me more than anything.

On the bright side, iOS 8 borrows the suggestion feature from Android, and that makes getting the correct word much easier and faster. It will even try to help with typos and will suggest common phrases.

Comment: Re:We'll "need" Swift? (Score 1) 315

by Dog-Cow (#47563959) Attached to: Programming Languages You'll Need Next Year (and Beyond)

And trying to write anything non-trivial will have you cursing Apple 7 ways 'til Sunday. It's a still-evolving language with lots of warts and weird behaviors. It has a few cool ideas (for what is intended to be a common language), but very poor execution on many.

Try creating an immutable array, for one.

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