jlandd wrote: »
She's done a horrible job of righting the teetering and full of holes Yahoo email ship.
d4njvrzf wrote: »
Chrome has supported secure web proxies for a while (http://www.igvita.com/2012/06/25/spdy-and-secure-proxy-support-in-google-chrome/).
d4njvrzf wrote: »
Chrome has supported secure web proxies for a while (http://www.igvita.com/2012/06/25/spdy-and-secure-proxy-support-in-google-chrome/). Are you looking for Google to run its own proxy server?
I already dropped Google for just about everything and after the email data mining revelation, I suggested dropping gmail to several family members and friends. Using Yahoo for search isn't that bad and I only occasionally use Google maps when something doesn't work in Apple Maps. I got rid of my gmail account months ago and am glad I did. gmail had all sorts of problems for me when managing email using Apple Mail (go ahead and say it way Apple Mail's fault, I don't care, I'm not going back). As for using Google for calculations, I just use the Calculator widget. It works fine for me.
btw: @paxmantry this in Safari when Yahoo is your search engine. It works
I don't own Yahoo stock but do own Apple stock.
Thanks for posting. I have been using Bing to stay away from Google and was missing those features. I had heard that Yahoo was using Bing as the backend, but didn't even consider they could have added this stuff on top of it.
With their "reduce data usage" option in the Chrome mobile browser they're getting pretty close to being able to offer such a thing. It wouldn't take much to add that functionality (though there's no sign that it's planned). There's also an added "bonus" that the traffic then comes from Google so ad blockers don't work on sites loaded in this manner.
Yahoo mail is, basically, buggered!
Had an email address with them since 1994 but I can't even use it now to send mail since the last "security overhaul". My address book has been hacked many times but that had nothing to do with passwords (it was a general breach) and that's better than the bloody thing being unusable.
Tech Support: Sorry that password has expired- you must register a new one.Me: Did someone discover that password and hack my computer?Tech Support: No, but your password has expired- you must get a new one.Me: Why then do I need a new one as that one seems to be working pretty good?Tech Support: Well, you must get a new one as they automatically expire every 30 days.Me: Can I use the old one and just re-register it?Tech Support: No, you must get a new one.Me: I don't want a new one as that is one more thing for me to remember.Tech Support: Sorry, you must get a new one.Me: OK, rosesTech Support: Sorry you must use more letters.Me: OK, pretty rosesTech Support: No good, you must use at least one numerical character.Me: OK, 1 pretty roseTech Support: Sorry, you cannot use blank spaces.Me: OK, 1prettyroseTech Support: Sorry, you must use additional characters.Me: OK, 1fuckingprettyroseTech Support: Sorry, you must use at least one capital letter.Me: OK, 1FUCKINGprettyroseTech Support: Sorry, you cannot use more than one capital letter in a row.Me: OK, 1FuckingprettyroseTech Support: Sorry, you cannot use that password as you must use additional letters.Me: OK, 1FUCKINGprettyroseshovedupyourassifyoudon'tgivemeaccessrightfuckingnowTech Support: Sorry, you cannot use that password as it is already being used
rogifan wrote: »
Do you really think someone worth millions of dollars rents clothing?
benjamin frost wrote: »
Aren't Bing and Yahoo the same search engine?
solipsismx wrote: »
I'd rather have Google reading my data for their analytics than some hacker on local WiFi hotspot looking to steal my identity.
suddenly newton wrote: »
I just think the picture looks funny with "try again" at the bottom.
She's a legitimate dork anyway, check out the laugh:
Resurrect Sherlock Apple!
I have thought the same thing. Not so much the same Sherlock as long ago but a new reincarnation that could also be useful for app searches especially since the app store and iTunes suck at finding apps unless you already know the name. Siri is lonely and Sherlock would make a great companion for her for showing results.
Now why the hell would anyone trust her search engine after she picked that ugly, backwards logo? 0_o
Careful, she's friends with Jony Ive, he might have advised on that
Yahoo was the biggest for a long time before Google came along. If only they had had "Samsung Ethics" and had grabbed Google's technology straight away they could have stayed on top. But it's been so long now, surely Google's tricks must be known by the academic community and it is possible for Yahoo to get fairly close.
Bing is a decent search engine I think.
I'd really rather not have it changed to Yahoo! personally. First thing I heard about Yahoo! in years? How passwords had been compromised as they failed to patch Heartbleed in a timely manner.
Yahoo's prime time is long gone, I'd much rather stick with Google (even if I don't trust them), thanks.
Hell, I'd rather they went with Bing than Yahoo!, at least Bing are likely to be able to organise a p**s up in a brewery.
paxman wrote: »
One thing I use a lot with Google is basic conversions '3972' usd to gbp', for instance, or '22 c to f', or whatever. I would miss the convenience of that.
Tech Support: Sorry, you cannot use that password as it is already being used
Funny joke with 1 major problem. You can have the same password as someone else and they would never tell you if someone else had the same password.
This woman is certainly better looking than the offering at Google. Not that that means anything but it seems to help.
They could do it but most people would switch back to Google. All it takes is one simple click in Safari settings so then Google would still get most iOS users but wouldn't have to pay Apple a billion a year. Not a good move
This is 100% positively without any doubt in anyone's mind...completely false. No one would have a frigging clue, except the 2% of users that might actually READ an article that says it switch to Yahoo.
It never ceases to amaze me how people who post on an Apple website think the majority of users think or act the way they do.
Yahoo has the best Weather App on iOS, by far.
FUD. You're stuck in the past.
What if Apple were to remove the ability to change the default search engine in iOS? They already don't allow the user to change default apps. Could they conceivably extend this policy to the search engine to prop up Yahoo?