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You apple people, always with the semantics. thumb.gif
I'm not an 'Apple person', and tis' not semantics. I was just pointing out that they never supported mobile flash whatsoever.
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That will never happen. Apple's mistake here is not updating Java quickly enough, which I expect they'll make sure not to do again. In the next OS X release, Apple is introducing Gate Keeper, which will be one of their solutions to protect users from... themselves.

You can't say that. If its man made than man can hack it, plain and simple. Right now macs seem pretty invulnerable, but eventually they will become just as bloated as windows with malware and such if mac gains enough market share.
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I'm not an 'Apple person', and tis' not semantics. I was just pointing out that they never supported mobile flash whatsoever.

**stares at avatar and scratches head** thinking.gif
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**stares at avatar and scratches head** thinking.gif

i loled XD
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Dude Java is a Oracle product so how the hell does Apple run Java when ITS OWNED BY ORACLE http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp#apple They just supply there own tailored version of Java, so yes I can now see how its Apples fault.
Anyways this is just another reason why you dont want a company making it to where you can only use what they want you to run. If they would let oracle update automatically like it does in windows this would be less of a issue.

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Exactly what I meant..
Apple run their own updates for Java, so they run java for OSX...
    
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post #36 of 136
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Dude Java is a Oracle product so how the hell does Apple run Java when ITS OWNED BY ORACLE http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp#apple They just supply there own tailored version of Java, so yes I can now see how its Apples fault.
Anyways this is just another reason why you dont want a company making it to where you can only use what they want you to run. If they would let oracle update automatically like it does in windows this would be less of a issue.
Dude keep posting. Please.

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I would not be surprised if Apple allowed this to happen in order to gain tighter controls over their users.  They have the computers locked down, but they never could control what a user does on the internet.

 

Would not be surprised if this pushes Apple to only let users install software from the iStores.  Anything to keep there bubble going just that much longer.

 

While I don't approve of such methodology, I don't see this as necessarily a bad thing for the atypical Mac user.  Some people will always trade a little freedom/privacy for security.

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I would not be surprised if Apple allowed this to happen in order to gain tighter controls over their users.  They have the computers locked down, but they never could control what a user does on the internet.

Would not be surprised if this pushes Apple to only let users install software from the iStores.  Anything to keep there bubble going just that much longer.

While I don't approve of such methodology, I don't see this as necessarily a bad thing for the atypical Mac user.  Some people will always trade a little freedom/privacy for security.

is that even possible. they've got people shelling out $600-$1000 a year for the "new" ipad. thats upgrading from a 550 to 550ti to 560 to 560ti to 560ti 448core to 570 in a matter of years. Its a modern day cult, non violent of course , violence is too mainstream lolz
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is that even possible. they've got people shelling out $600-$1000 a year for the "new" ipad. thats upgrading from a 550 to 550ti to 560 to 560ti to 560ti 448core to 570 in a matter of years. Its a modern day cult, non violent of course , violence is too mainstream lolz

So upgrading from a 550ti to a 560 gives me double the screen resolution, more graphic processors, and new connectivity options? Must be nice living in your world. rolleyes.gif
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So upgrading from a 550ti to a 560 gives me double the screen resolution, more graphic processors, and new connectivity options? Must be nice living in your world. rolleyes.gif

unless its part of your every day life to analyze the highest of resolution pictures available, retina display is useless to 98% of its users. Yea its processors are better, but $1000 better? That like if the 550ti was $120, but when the 560 came out, the 560 was $200 and the 550ti went down to $100. Woulkd it be worth the $200,or even $100 if you sold the card for the additonal power? It's not like most i-pad users are hardcore gamers who need the power.

Don't get me wrong, i know the new ipad did upgrade from ipad 2, and i was clearly going over board with my example, but i still believe its not even remotely worth it $. Esepcially when you have similar spec'ed options (aside from your precious retina display) for 1/3 of the price. Not to mention the possible new galaxy tab and google tab, possibly coming in at $150-$250
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