So if texting while driving is dangerous (and it really is) then why do cops use their in-vehicle computers while driving? Isn't that essentially the same thing? I'm sure it's probably prohibited by official policy, but I know first hand they do. I've gone on police "ride outs" and seen them do it. Just wondering.
Oh no! Apple has been hacked. Apple has long bragged their Mac's are immune to the attacks their competitors suffer daily. Now hackers traced to somewhere in eastern Europe have hit Apple, too.
No! Not my Mac! :(
To piggyback on something Joe posted on yesterday, here's one of my warranty stories:
Back in the early '70's, right after I graduated college, I went to work for a local homebuilder and also built my first personal house. After one year and about 3 days, in the middle of summer (naturally), my air conditioning went out. The service guy said my compressor had gone pfffttt, but that the part was covered by a 5-year warranty. The labor, however, wasn't. How much for labor? About $600.
SIX HUNDRED BUCKS?? He said it was a 2-man, 2-day fix. They'd have to disassemble everything, replace the bad compressor, and then rebuild it all.
They had everything all figured out. Sure, I could probably find cheaper labor, but I would then have to buy the compressor, and that would cost more than $600. They had me over the proverbial barrel.
I called the president of the mechanical contractor my employer used, identified myself as an employee of one of his good customers, explained my predicament, and asked if he or the manufacturer might agree to cover everything as if it was still within the one year warranty. He very kindly said he'd "take care of it".
Now that the labor was on them, too, one repairman came out and had the compressor replaced and everything back in perfect order in about 2 hours.
Have a great day everyone. Just two more days until....