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I'd say this is a sign of hugely successful... 1,139 Views / 60 Replies  
I'd say this is a sign of hugely successful technologies. We also take electricity, cars, and telephones for granted. It would be tiring to celebrate every time you plug something into a socket or...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 18, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Classifying Dutch and German as dialects of one... 838 Views / 34 Replies  
Classifying Dutch and German as dialects of one language is simply absurd. Sure, they have common roots, but they're quite far apart grammatically at this point. You might as well throw French and...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 7, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm waiting for an official announcement, but I... 502 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm waiting for an official announcement, but I have my doubts about Apple's willingness to sell them in Belgium (where The Milkman lives too).

We have anti-bundling legislation that would force...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Rendering in 17 seconds definitely sounds like an... 3,498 Views / 74 Replies  
Rendering in 17 seconds definitely sounds like an anomaly. For me, CNN loads in about 4 seconds on Safari 2 (after clearing the cache). Either the MBP was doing something extremely intensive at the...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jun 17, 2007 at 09:04 AM, in Applications
I did check Google, and while there are tons of... 934 Views / 14 Replies  
I did check Google, and while there are tons of cats on couches (like yours, TETENAL), none of the photos look as cool as the one I found here. Yellow setting, cat smack in the middle of the couch....
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Feb 13, 2007 at 08:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for a picture: cat on couch 934 Views / 14 Replies  
A while ago someone posted a picture of (what I think was) their cat sitting on a couch like a lazy slob :D I used it as my desktop picture for a while, but unfortunately I lost it at some point....
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Feb 13, 2007 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I've been thinking about that. Since Apple seems... 1,363 Views / 56 Replies  
I've been thinking about that. Since Apple seems to be hell-bent on working with exclusive carriers (probably to force network changes, maybe because exclusivity sells), it may just decide to stay...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 13, 2007 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
[shameless plug] It's CSSEdit... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
[shameless plug]
It's CSSEdit (http://macrabbit.com/cssedit/)! ;)
[/shameless plug]
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:26 PM, in Applications
I'm still alive, but as Adam mentioned I'm... 908 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm still alive, but as Adam mentioned I'm incredibly busy. Gee4orce, you should be very pleasantly surprised soon ;)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 8, 2006 at 06:01 PM, in Applications
Noticed how they made all of Windows XP's icons... 2,868 Views / 103 Replies  
Noticed how they made all of Windows XP's icons and other high profile projects? There's your answer :)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jul 26, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm going :) 972 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm going :)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jul 15, 2006 at 06:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
K3? ;) 4,005 Views / 63 Replies  
K3? ;)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jul 11, 2006 at 05:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Uhm, if the only way to keep your kids in line is... 2,849 Views / 103 Replies  
Uhm, if the only way to keep your kids in line is beating them, you're a lousy parent in the first place. Big Brother is not going to come after you because your kid isn't allowed to go to a party,...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on May 19, 2006 at 08:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because a good government monitors all activities... 2,849 Views / 103 Replies  
Because a good government monitors all activities of every 11-year old 24/7 and makes sure they don't do anything unexpected? When did raising children stop being the parents' responsibility?
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on May 19, 2006 at 07:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There would be no room for innovation at all,... 588 Views / 11 Replies  
There would be no room for innovation at all, because the application's functionality would be limited by the smallest subset of supported APIs on both operating systems. The main reason OS X...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on May 15, 2006 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While I agree to a certain extent, you really... 7,692 Views / 331 Replies  
While I agree to a certain extent, you really need to take a good look at yourself. Your rants occupy 1/4 of the thread :)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 2, 2006 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So is Dark Helmet SWG too? 951 Views / 45 Replies  
So is Dark Helmet SWG too?
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Mar 31, 2006 at 06:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's what I thought at first, but she had the... 233,486 Views / 4,986 Replies  
That's what I thought at first, but she had the much more tormented look of Cloud 9 Six. It also struck me as odd that Caprica Six would help with another Cylon occupation.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Mar 11, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome finale. Which Six was it in the end... 233,486 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Awesome finale. Which Six was it in the end though, Caprica Six or Cloud 9 Six?
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Mar 11, 2006 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess life doesn't look all that pleasant when... 737 Views / 15 Replies  
I guess life doesn't look all that pleasant when you're facing 1mil+ of debt :\ Sh¡t happens when you light a dealership on fire though.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Feb 9, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:D:thumbsup: 1,498 Views / 22 Replies  
:D:thumbsup:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Feb 5, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will it help if I put a paper bag over my head?! 2,868 Views / 116 Replies  
Will it help if I put a paper bag over my head?!
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 25, 2006 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
PayPal *always* sides with the buyer when there's... 858 Views / 23 Replies  
PayPal *always* sides with the buyer when there's a complaint, no matter how absurd their claims. I wouldn't leave my money there for a long time.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 23, 2006 at 04:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice article :thumbsup: I wish more of the... 556 Views / 8 Replies  
Nice article :thumbsup: I wish more of the regular posts around here were as spam-ish as this :D
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 5, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably because intellectual property laws can... 1,057 Views / 26 Replies  
Probably because intellectual property laws can be quite different from country to country and the US is a big market with a uniform IP legislation.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 5, 2006 at 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you'd do that (even to punish her), you're no... 1,022 Views / 38 Replies  
If you'd do that (even to punish her), you're no better than her in the first place.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jan 2, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought the stampede was hilarious. Let's keep... 884 Views / 26 Replies  
I thought the stampede was hilarious. Let's keep running under hundreds of frightened Diplodocuses! Luckily they were intelligent enough to only trample the less important characters :D Good thing...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Dec 18, 2005 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Better than the first trailer :thumbsup: I... 856 Views / 23 Replies  
Better than the first trailer :thumbsup: I thought Incredibles was gonna suck at first too, but it turned out awesome.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Nov 26, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Who hijacked WDlove's account? :p 1,402 Views / 39 Replies  
Who hijacked WDlove's account? :p
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Nov 7, 2005 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the other part of Belgium :D 1,222 Views / 25 Replies  
That's the other part of Belgium :D
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 15, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What do you think we speak here? Swahili? :err: 1,222 Views / 25 Replies  
What do you think we speak here? Swahili? :err:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 15, 2005 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a conspiracy… :err: 1,166 Views / 35 Replies  
It's a conspiracy… :err:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Oct 9, 2005 at 06:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Tiger already has the necessary developer hooks... 1,675 Views / 45 Replies  
Tiger already has the necessary developer hooks for resolution indepent drawing, and Leopard is supposed to expose this functionality as a user feature. Lots of non-image drawing in the OS X Graphics...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Sep 11, 2005 at 05:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
GraphClick... 511 Views / 2 Replies  
GraphClick (http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/math_science/graphclick.html) sounds like what you need.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jul 19, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Applications
Keep your crap in the Political Lounge please... 595 Views / 10 Replies  
Keep your crap in the Political Lounge please :thumbsdow
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jul 6, 2005 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I try to make all my icons myself. Definitely a... 2,811 Views / 98 Replies  
I try to make all my icons myself. Definitely a big cost saver when making software. :)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jun 27, 2005 at 01:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This happened to me in the developer builds a few... 1,374 Views / 11 Replies  
This happened to me in the developer builds a few times, with a standard built-in PowerBook HD. So I doubt it has anything to do with the FireWire enclosure.
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jun 20, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
:D:thumbsup: 603 Views / 6 Replies  
:D:thumbsup:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jun 10, 2005 at 01:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Only for apps that aren't converted to Universal... 15,127 Views / 386 Replies  
Only for apps that aren't converted to Universal Binaries. In the UB system you can optimize just fine, separately for PPC and Intel. Why is everyone being so dramatic?
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Jun 6, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, this is a very annoying change. It seems... 692 Views / 11 Replies  
I agree, this is a very annoying change. It seems like all the preference does is set the visible scroll bar area to the specified "day" interval :hmm:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on May 4, 2005 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
Mail.app before Tiger used to save them in one... 3,227 Views / 11 Replies  
Mail.app before Tiger used to save them in one file, but Tiger Mail has individual files (mainly because of Spotlight I presume).
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 25, 2005 at 09:11 AM, in Applications
Tiger isn't fully 64 bit at all. The reason MS... 1,234 Views / 12 Replies  
Tiger isn't fully 64 bit at all. The reason MS probably does this is because the 32-bit Windows simply doesn't run on 64-bit CPUs (and vice versa). I'm not saying the grace period for newly announced...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 14, 2005 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
This... is... hilarious... and... sad... at...... 1,072 Views / 28 Replies  
This... is... hilarious... and... sad... at... the... same... time... Is... this... guy... a... computer?
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 8, 2005 at 05:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New media player: XinePlayer 807 Views / 8 Replies  
Seems like we're getting one more promising player, XinePlayer. Works well so far, and feels smoother than VLC and MPlayer.

http://xineplayer.berlios.de/
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 3, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Where do you rent DVDs? I pay 3.50 :p 883 Views / 19 Replies  
Where do you rent DVDs? I pay 3.50 :p
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 3, 2005 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In Belgian patent law the originality requirement... 622 Views / 8 Replies  
In Belgian patent law the originality requirement for a patent will always go to the person that filed for the patent first, so you might be out of luck. I don't know in what areas US patenting is...
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 2, 2005 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:D:thumbsup: 17,510 Views / 138 Replies  
:D:thumbsup:
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 2, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, methinks starman downloaded the... 17,510 Views / 138 Replies  
Yeah, methinks starman downloaded the 3-builds-before-GM :)

Edit: unless his membership is Premier and it gets him more. Which I hope isn't the case :D
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 2, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Wait ten minutes :) 1,099 Views / 20 Replies  
Wait ten minutes :)
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 2, 2005 at 09:27 AM, in Applications
Haha, best April Fool's Joke I've seen so far :D 1,099 Views / 20 Replies  
Haha, best April Fool's Joke I've seen so far :D
Posted by Jan Van Boghout, on Apr 1, 2005 at 07:03 AM, in Applications
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