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liq·uor  

/ˈlikər/
 
Noun
  1. Alcoholic drink, esp. distilled spirits.
  2. A liquid produced or used in a process of some kind, in particular.
 
Synonyms
drink - booze - liquid - beverage - fluid

 

 

Maybe it's just the people I know but if someone says liquor it's understood they specifically mean hard alcohol: vodka, whiskey, rum, etc. Just look at definition number 1 you quoted.

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Whole new world?

That obviously means they are introducing a low cost iPhone so that the "whole world" and "developing" countries can use it!

That obviously means a new iTV is finally being announced. "A whole new world" before your very eyes!

That obviously means iOS and OSX are finally merging into one... Wait for it... "Whole new world" of operating systems!

Good guesses. There's always some kind of double meaning. I hope they release preview downloads of the new OSs.

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Before a human does a thing he or she generally does an idea. How else would s/he know what to do?
Right, a human being has a thought or an idea and acts on it. Again that's not the idea doing something, its the person who has the idea pop in to their head.
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Well, "A Whole New World" has to be one of, if not the most overused platitudes there ever was.  It's almost as cheesy as "This Changes Everything."
So yeah, it could mean almost anything.  

The only thing it says to me for sure is that Apple hasn't got much new in the advertising and promotion department if this is all they can come up with.  The coloured squares on the invite and the banners are attractive, but since we already know they have nothing to do with the new look of the OS, they fill me with sadness also.  

It all feels a bit tired and regurgitated to me.  Almost, (dare I say it) … Microsoftian.  

Um, how do we know this? Have you seen iOS 7 already?
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Two possible ideas:

1. A whole new world could be referring to apps being available for download and use on AppleTV.
2. The new world could be the www world - signifying a shift to web apps (ie. iLife cloud).

Perhaps we will also see a new, easier way to create apps, similar to iBooks Author, but for Apps.
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If they don't announce an API for the TV I'm going to be disappointed

That's that then.
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A whole new world (of apps) simply means there's a new set of tools that look a little (Ive) different.
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post #48 of 93
Here are my predictions for WWDC.

Apple TV apps
Apps become more open allowing Siri to access them
Airplay enhancements
iRadio announcement
iOS 7
New MacBook Pro, Air
New Mac Pro, Mini
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Obviously the 'whole new world' is referring to the iOS 7 visual style, what Ive will call "a new fantastic point of view." Getting away from glossy buttons and faux-3D will make things "crystal clear," and using your iPhone will be like going on a magic carpet ride...

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Maybe it's just the people I know but if someone says liquor it's understood they specifically mean hard alcohol: vodka, whiskey, rum, etc. Just look at definition number 1 you quoted.

Have you not heard the term hard liquor? The terminology one uses with friends, frankly or even coworkers is irrelevant to what is common in a society. Since you're goal was to communicate to this employee about your needs then the term hard liquor should have been used. I would have also covered my bases even more by supplying examples along with my query. "Excuse me, do you carry hard liquors, like vodka, whiskey, rum, etc., and if so where do you keep them?"

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Here are my predictions for WWDC.

Apple TV apps
Apps become more open allowing Siri to access them
Airplay enhancements
iRadio announcement
iOS 7
New MacBook Pro, Air
New Mac Pro, Mini

I agree with almost all. Don't forget OSX 10.9. I don't think the MBP and air both get updated. If the air does, the mini will too. If the MBP does, the mini won't (based on history). I also wouldn't count out airports getting updated. But of Apple TV gets updated with an App Store- that's enough to blow my socks off- ill be very happy.

What do you mean by "AirPlay enchantments?"

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Lucky for you, you won't have to wait long to find out what it means.
Oh wait, never mind: you've already decided it's tired and regurgitated. 1smile.gif
I realise I wasn't being as cheery as you'd like, but you got my meaning entirely wrong.
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Um, how do we know this? Have you seen iOS 7 already?
If I had I couldn't/wouldn't admit it. :-)

Seriously though, it should be obvious why coloured squares of colours so bright and over saturated that they literally glow, are not going to have a place in the OS. The brightest, rawest colours we have now (which are an eye sore to many already), are unlikely to be trumped by even brighter, more neon colours. An OS littered with these colours would make a windows phone look dull, or subtly coloured.
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Here are my predictions for WWDC.

Apple TV apps ...

People always say this, but Apple TV already has apps.

If by "has apps" you mean "can run any app that runs on my phone/tablet" ... Why?

What's the point of being able to run a Notes app on your TV? What's the point of being able to run any app designed for mobile on a stationary device? Whats the point of being able to run a portrait app on a landscape device?
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Why didn't we catch this before?! Notice the Forever 21 store in the background with the roman numerals; Apple used roman numerals for the WWDC logo because their announcing a partnership with Forever 21! Duh!!

The Apple store photo is a great photo - the man in the foreground, the pigeon, the steamy smoke from the street vent and the cigarette that probably isn't lit.
post #56 of 93
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People always say this, but Apple TV already has apps.

If by "has apps" you mean "can run any app that runs on my phone/tablet" ... Why?

What's the point of being able to run a Notes app on your TV? What's the point of being able to run any app designed for mobile on a stationary device? Whats the point of being able to run a portrait app on a landscape device?
You can't be serious. Where is the /s?

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Originally Posted by Andysol View Post
You can't be serious. Where is the /s?

 

I'd like to know what people think they'll accomplish selecting each letter individually with the Apple Remote as they type in a note to themselves in Notes on the Apple TV.

 

The Apple TV is no place for native "apps".

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post #58 of 93
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I'd like to know what people think they'll accomplish selecting each letter individually with the Apple Remote as they type in a note to themselves in Notes on the Apple TV.

 

The Apple TV is no place for native "apps".

You guys are unbelievable- but I'll bite.  So you actually think people want an app store... for Notes?  WTH?

 

Let me clarify since you two can't see the forest.  First- I don't know if either of you even have an Apple TV- if you don't, then you haven't been able to use it enough to form an opinion about the scenario I'm about to ask, so no need to answer.

 

If you DO own the Apple TV- do you have a Netflix account?  If you do- do you use the "native app" on the Apple TV or do you load netflix on your iPhone and then mirror it to the Apple TV.  If you use the native app- then my point is proven.

Not to mention, native apps allow you to have a universal search function.  Otherwise, you're going to app to app on your iphone/ipad to mirror.

 

Native Apps open up the door to a slew of other options as well.  So please... pipe down.... and think before you speak.

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Originally Posted by Andysol View Post
If you DO own the Apple TV- do you have a Netflix account?  If you do- do you use the "native app" on the Apple TV or do you load netflix on your iPhone and then mirror it to the Apple TV.  If you use the native app- then my point is proven.

 

So… not apps in the slightest, then. But video content, tailored for the Apple TV. My stars. It's like we're on the same side after all!

 

Apps are idiotic. But I'm all for putting content on the Apple TV that actually belongs there, namely video. If they put out an API for creating Channels, well… we're talking revolution.


So please... pipe down.... and think before you speak.

 

Says the guy who says he wants apps… but truly (and for the best) doesn't actually want apps. 1wink.gif

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So… not apps in the slightest, then. But video content, tailored for the Apple TV. My stars. It's like we're on the same side after all!

 

Apps are idiotic. But I'm all for putting content on the Apple TV that actually belongs there, namely video. If they put out an API for creating Channels, well… we're talking revolution.

 

Apple can make whatever criteria they want for the Apple TV App store.  If someone wants to develop a notes app on it, and Apple approves, and someone downloads it- fine by me.  I, like you, would think that is completely idiotic, but it would give options.  Maybe someone develops an app that does your photo stream as a screensaver while also displaying your twitter feed, current sports scores, and/or current weather conditions.  Again- I might not want that, but the option would be great- good for both the consumer and developers.

 

Personally, I only want video and audio options (Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Instant, ESPN, HBO Go, Showtime, Netflix).  But I also know the only way to get a unified search is to have those apps natively on Apple TV.  There are so many other audio and video apps that arent mentioned- and if Apple opened up the doors- it would allow for all users to download whatever A/V apps they want- and if those apps develop for it (and apple allows it to be done)- be able to use a unified search function.  Even though that sounds small- that would be huge.  Imagine looking for "Sons of Anarchy season 5" and no streaming programs have it, but you could purchase from itunes for $X.  Good all the way around.

 

All of this is only possible with an App Store.  Up for debate on how regulated or the type of apps Apple would allow.

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Here are my predictions for WWDC.

Apple TV apps
Apps become more open allowing Siri to access them
Airplay enhancements
iRadio announcement
iOS 7
New MacBook Pro, Air
New Mac Pro, Mini

LOL. You'll get new Airs, new Pros, iOS 7 and OS X.
One more thing could be a new Mac Pro.
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Originally Posted by Ireland View Post
LOL. You'll get new Airs, new Pros, iOS 7 and OS X.
One more thing could be a new Mac Pro.

 

They won't do a one more thing. But what about the iMac? I figure that's a given, too.

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Right, a human being has a thought or an idea and acts on it. Again that's not the idea doing something, its the person who has the idea pop in to their head.

Oh, OK _ read your post wrong " Human beings do things, not ideas.  I read it as as "human beings do things, not ideas, wheras you obviously meant "Human beings do things, not ideas". 

 

Which leaves me thinking your though was a) badly expressed and b) ridiculous. Who on earth engages in an argument that ideas actually do 'things'. I think we all know that an idea is an idea...

 

1oyvey.gif oh dear - wtf am I doing?

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People always say this, but Apple TV already has apps.

If by "has apps" you mean "can run any app that runs on my phone/tablet" ... Why?

What's the point of being able to run a Notes app on your TV? What's the point of being able to run any app designed for mobile on a stationary device? Whats the point of being able to run a portrait app on a landscape device?

 

Apple could allow devs to produce apps for the TV if they meet some criteria. Games, Content providers, apps which show stuff on maps if you ask them politely in siri. They may not do this but they could.

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Oh, OK _ read your post wrong " Human beings do things, not ideas.  I read it as as "human beings do things, not ideas, wheras you obviously meant "Human beings do things, not ideas". 

 

Which leaves me thinking your though was a) badly expressed and b) ridiculous. Who on earth engages in an argument that ideas actually do 'things'. I think we all know that an idea is an idea...

 

1oyvey.gif oh dear - wtf am I doing?

 

He shudda said. Humans, not ideas, do things. This came up because Apple's claim was that .." great ideas go on to do great things."

 

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Also cool for TV would be screen saver apps.
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Right, a human being has a thought or an idea and acts on it. Again that's not the idea doing something, its the person who has the idea pop in to their head.

Sure, a person can act on an idea but an idea's doing is getting us to put it into action. Ideas are the catalyst for change, knowledge, understanding, etc. That is what ideas do. They give us direction in which to act.

You might as well say that ideas can't be disagreed with, only human vocal chords and fingers when they speak and write/type ideas, which to me sounds pretty damn silly.
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post #67 of 93
I'm pretty excited about IOS 7. The keynote is gonna be great me think

Flatter icon designs - surely
Siri has learned a few more languages and recipes?
More passbook features
Greater iCloud services
iRadio would be cool
Improved AirPlay functionality
More calendar features
More notes features
More reminder features
Safari improvements
Shortcuts to settings
greatly improved maps
improved weather app
mail gets a refresh
no doubt iBooks will get a new look

Have I missed much?
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Oh, of course the camera will be a major feature. B/W photos and loads of extra effects ........

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Originally Posted by scottyltd View Post
Have I missed much?

 

MacBooks, iMacs, Mac Minis, OS X…

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He shudda said. Humans, not ideas, do things. This came up because Apple's claim was that .." great ideas go on to do great things."

What Apple wrote isn't itself incorrect, although it does have an ambiguity to it. I think a better statement would be, "Great ideas are the impetus of great accomplishments" or "Great ideas give rise to great change."

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MacBooks, iMacs, Mac Minis, OS X…

Yeah yeah, I know ! I was really emphasising (Is that how you spell it?) on IOS7 really.

 

OSX will be cool I think. Wondering if 2010 MBP will handle it though.

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Originally Posted by scottyltd View Post
Yeah yeah, I know ! I was really emphasising (Is that how you spell it?) on IOS7 really.

 

The second s is a z, but you're right (for worse or… worse); they'll focus on iOS 7… 


OSX will be cool I think. Wondering if 2010 MBP will handle it though.

 

Oh, I'm quite confident of that. If Mountain Lion runs (and like butter, I might add) on my Early 2008 MacBook Pro, 10.9 will of course run on a 2010.

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Apple will surprise everyone on Monday by previewing OS X 11 (not 10.9) and iOS 7, both tightly integrated with each other with a similar UI and flawless iCloud support. OS X 11 will come with a new and improved: Apple Maps, Siri, much better iCloud support and integration with other devices, a flatter design without skeuomorphism, apps right on the home page that you'll be able to scroll through using your trackpad gestures, increased battery life for your laptop, a new and improved App Store, and come pre-installed with Apple's iWorks. 

 

iOS 7 will come with: Sweeping new UI design changes (we're not all dumb users, as Apple should start realizing). Apps scroll buttery smooth and don't move pages at a time, but just as if it were just one whole page after pressing the "apps" button on the home screen. The current apps should be able to be placed wherever the users wants them, similar to Android and a typical computer desktop. Music, Facebook, Twitter, and iTunes widgets should be an option for the homescreen. 

 

UI change also includes: A flatter, less Fisher-Price colored-like look, a better looking lock screen that doesn't take up almost the whole screen, new and improved notification center with a new background, and weather, stock, news, facebook, twitter, wi-fi, bluetooth, airplane mode, personal hotspot, and "do not disturb mode" widgets. The clock displays real time, and is digital now instead of analog. Music and iTunes are combined in the same app again. Weather is displayed on the lock screen with animations as a background option. The lock screen is flat and the unlock numbers and "slide to unlock" are engraved into the background without the gloss, without the transparency, and with a flat look.

 

Texting: Will feature SWYPE, and a new and improved auto-correct system, which iOS BADLY needs. Improved Siri accuracy when text-typing with voice. A small contact picture can be seen and used for those who are iMessaging back and fourth from each other. iMessage is buttery smooth and isn't lagging at times. New, additional emoticons and a new keyboard without the 3D shadow effects. iMessage also forces users to see when the other person has read your message. 

 

Safari: Faster, more simple than before. Website URL and search box are combined into one box. New color scheme. New multi-tab look. Full screen Safari while the phone is in portrait mode. 

 

Multi-tasking: slide finger up from bottom halfway up the phone and multi-tasking screen opens. Ability to delete all apps from running. Ability to swipe between Apps with thumbnail of where they left off. 

 

Anything else I left out that's needed? 

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Originally Posted by syrmike22 View Post
OS X 11…

 

Do you know what X means?


a flatter design without skeuomorphism…

 

Total nonsense.


…apps right on the home page…

 

"Home page"? It's an OS, not a website.


…pre-installed with Apple's iWorks. 

 

First, iWork. Second, not gonna be preinstalled.


Sweeping new UI design changes (we're not all dumb users, as Apple should start realizing).

 

And there go both your argument and your beliefs.


Apps scroll buttery smooth and don't move pages at a time

 

Why would people want that?


…Fisher-Price…

 

SHUT UP AND GO AWAY. In the future, put this filth in your first sentence so we don't waste our time thinking you actually had anything to say.

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The ability to close all apps that are running in background with one button/gesture or something would be great 1smile.gif

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Do you know what X means?

 

Total nonsense.

 

"Home page"? It's an OS, not a website.

 

First, iWork. Second, not gonna be preinstalled.

 

And there go both your argument and your beliefs.

 

Why would people want that?

 

SHUT UP AND GO AWAY. In the future, put this filth in your first sentence so we don't waste our time thinking you actually had anything to say.

You do realize it was sarcasm for the most part right? 

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Originally Posted by syrmike22 View Post
You do realize it was sarcasm for the most part right? 

 

No, because it's subtle enough that we get people on here who actually believe that crap.

 

If you were actually being sarcastic, I tip my hat to you; that was some deep stuff. I also apologize for the outburst.

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The ability to close all apps that are running in background with one button/gesture or something would be great 1smile.gif

No need. The only background processes allowed in iOS are user-visible, like GPS or audio streaming (okay, so user-audible). Well-written apps properly suspend their processes upon closing, and anything else is force-closed after 120 seconds.

Having all those app icons in your double-tap recent list does not mean they are running, though far too many Android switchers might think otherwise.

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Having all those app icons in your double-tap recent list does not mean they are running, though far too many Android switchers might think otherwise.

I know plenty of iOS users that like to clean it out regularly despite evidence to the contrary.

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That's what I meant. People who switch from Android to iOS and assume everything needs to be manually maintained. "Where's the resource manager?" etc.

At least none have asked me about how to defrag the damn thing.

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