Seriously, some of these stolen iPhones are done as a crime of opportunity. The police probably recognize that and don't think it's worth the trouble. They'll end up spending tons of money prosecuting some kid over something worth a few hundred bucks. I don't know what the ratio of career criminals/opportunist scumbags is, but to assume that following up on a typical phone theft will lead to some crime syndicate is silly.
That's a good point. Someone, for instance, might have some inside knowledge of a company that's being discussed in a thread. How about this: You can post AC once per 24 hours? Or three ACs max in a week?
On Ars, you can ignore posts from any particular individual. Suppose
Ars does have its issues, but it's a lot easier to find well thought-out posts on an issue there than on
Sock puppet are people too, my friend.
I'll probably be downmodded/trolled into oblivion for saying this, but maybe it's time for AC comments to go away. Just getting rid of the "clean my PC" crap would make it worth the loss of the good parts of the AC system.
You're right; it's a 2007 model purchased in 2008. The point is, it can't run anything beyond 10.7 (without limited workarounds), and 10.6 is not getting any updates. My point was that Snow Leopard isn't getting any updates, and older hardware is limited as to what you can upgrade to.
It seems to be a shame that hardware that can last for 6+ years has to be abandoned because the OS is no longer supported.
No, I've got a 2008 Mac Mini that was updated to Snow Leopard, and I haven't seen any updates for awhile. Newegg also wouldn't let me order using the Mini because of the older version of Safari that runs on SL.
If I upgrade to 2G of RAM, it looks like I can upgrade to Lion, but not Mountain Lion. I was going to upgrade the RAM anyway because it seems to run a bit sluggish, but the Mini maxes out at 2G, which is the lower limit of Lion. So it may be a wash, performance-wise.
Is there air?
Another time I wish
OK, over half are millionaires. They are millionaires before they get to DC. My point is that they use the office to make even more money, both while they are there, and after they retire from office. Not sure how a big pay increase fixes that.
Further, they all take campaign donations, regardless of their wealth. That influences them before the even win an election. It will be more difficult for for poor/middle class people to raise money for a campaign. Do you propose that we pay everyone who runs for office too?