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It depends on your usage, of course. I have a... 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
It depends on your usage, of course. I have a 32GB iPhone and am constantly shuffling things off and on -- primarily because I like having all my music on my phone. That's a personal choice of...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's funny how the smart phone revolution has... 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
It's funny how the smart phone revolution has caused more and more people to stop wearing watches (and I think to a certain extent, a generation that has never worn a watch). Now Apple is trying to...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My cargo shorts are happy! :) 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
My cargo shorts are happy! :)
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plus for me. My cargo shorts will be happy! 2,330 Views / 25 Replies  
Plus for me. My cargo shorts will be happy!
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 06:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
:thumbsup: 829 Views / 61 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 7, 2014 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, and to the OP point - the music industry... 829 Views / 61 Replies  
Oh, and to the OP point - the music industry still doesn't get it. Steve jobs et al dragged them kicking and screaming into the digital age. Witness the huge brick and mortars closing and the...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 7, 2014 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've already abandoned CDs (can't remember the... 829 Views / 61 Replies  
I've already abandoned CDs (can't remember the last time I bought one, it's got to be 20 years) but would not pay more. I can't hear the difference, mp3 is just fine for me.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 7, 2014 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No offense to subego or anyone else who feels... 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
No offense to subego or anyone else who feels that a small phone is better, but can you all see that there are some people who want a larger iPhone?

I don't want a one-handed phone. I don't want a...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 7, 2014 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For years, CenturyLink was all I could get at my... 757 Views / 75 Replies  
For years, CenturyLink was all I could get at my house -- 10 down, 768 up. Cost was roughly $65 per month. Charter finally came to town last December -- 30 down, 4 up for $40 per month. Charter just...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 7, 2014 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 1,093 Views / 88 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Gankdawg, on Aug 30, 2014 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And youtube, gaming, etc. For me, and just MHO, I... 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
And youtube, gaming, etc. For me, and just MHO, I don't care about using the device with one hand.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Aug 30, 2014 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i would love a 5.5" or even a 5" screen. But it... 3,714 Views / 311 Replies  
i would love a 5.5" or even a 5" screen. But it will probably be 4.7" and Craig will tell us it's so much better to have a small screen.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Methinks the OP has a keyboard problem too. 1,126 Views / 36 Replies  
Methinks the OP has a keyboard problem too.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:42 PM, in Mac OS X
My Dock has always been 2D, it's always been on... 1,243 Views / 8 Replies  
My Dock has always been 2D, it's always been on the right side of the screen.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jun 9, 2014 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe Apple is worried about the HTC M8 and it's... 1,754 Views / 104 Replies  
Maybe Apple is worried about the HTC M8 and it's successor.
Posted by Gankdawg, on May 11, 2014 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
By any chance do you have a Gmail account that... 2,082 Views / 76 Replies  
By any chance do you have a Gmail account that you're syncing with Thunderbird? My wife uses Outlook and our iMac was exhibiting alot of the same symptoms you're talking about. Turns out, Outlook was...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Mar 17, 2014 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Jailbroken iPhone 4 here. Would like a speed bump... 1,593 Views / 47 Replies  
Jailbroken iPhone 4 here. Would like a speed bump but don't want to lose tethering so I'll wait.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Mar 12, 2014 at 09:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I thought it was finished and perfect up until... 360 Views / 5 Replies  
I thought it was finished and perfect up until about a year ago. Now it's just too small. More and more sites have more and more information that just can't be squeezed into a mobile site. I like...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 27, 2014 at 09:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I like to have all my music on my iPhone, that's... 980 Views / 18 Replies  
I like to have all my music on my iPhone, that's 17 GB. Photos (2,538) take another 2.4 GB. Apps are sitting at 4 GB. Don't forget about 'Other' in your calculations. Mine's sitting at 3.5 GB right...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 27, 2014 at 09:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
32 minimum as other have said. My iP4 is 32 and... 980 Views / 18 Replies  
32 minimum as other have said. My iP4 is 32 and I'm always pushing the envelope and having to decide what to take off to make more room for something else. I have considered iTunes Music Match as a...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 23, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, yes, yes! I almost bought a 5S but... 360 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, yes, yes!

I almost bought a 5S but backed out at the last minute. I'm waiting for iPhone 6 with a larger screen. If iP6 isn't any bigger, I'll probably switch to Android.

I want to see...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use Aurora Blu-ray Copy and it works good.... 615 Views / 13 Replies  
I use Aurora Blu-ray Copy and it works good. Ripping a Blu-ray seems slow but I don't know if that's a function of Aurora, the amount of data being copied (end result is an ISO of around 50GB), my...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jan 28, 2014 at 08:59 AM, in Applications
Many jailbreak apps haven't been updated to run... 565 Views / 2 Replies  
Many jailbreak apps haven't been updated to run on iOS 7 yet. Check here regularly:

Apple, iPhone and iPad News | ModMyi (http://modmyi.com/)

or here:

Jailbreak...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jan 3, 2014 at 09:58 PM, in iPhone Apps
I upgraded to Mavericks on my 2007 iMac and it... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
I upgraded to Mavericks on my 2007 iMac and it was slow so I upgraded to an SSD. I put the SSD into an external enclosure and installed Mavericks on it and then installed the SSD into the iMac. Huge...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Dec 30, 2013 at 08:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm going back to just stock 7.0.4 for a couple... 643 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm going back to just stock 7.0.4 for a couple reasons:

-Cydia and Mobile Substrate haven't been updated so can't really use any JB software right now
-'Other' has ballooned to over 4 GB now...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Dec 24, 2013 at 08:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, I guess. One article that I read said that... 643 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, I guess. One article that I read said that only iPhones with Chinese selected as the language were affected. I got Cydia on my phone and not the other program that they were talking about.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Dec 23, 2013 at 09:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Via iTunes 643 Views / 6 Replies  
Via iTunes
Posted by Gankdawg, on Dec 23, 2013 at 07:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iOS 7 Jailbreak is live 643 Views / 6 Replies  
evasi0n iOS 7.x Jailbreak - official website of the evad3rs (http://evasi0n.com/)

Updated to iOS 7.04 this morning and ran JB. Very smooth, no issues thus far. Waiting for apps/pics/music to copy...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My suspicion is that Outlook doesn't like the... 2,074 Views / 40 Replies  
My suspicion is that Outlook doesn't like the Identity folder being on the external drive but I can't prove it. From my limited googling, it seems that folder can only reside in 2 places, neither of...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
All better except for Outlook. It's stuck in a... 2,074 Views / 40 Replies  
All better except for Outlook. It's stuck in a constant upload/sync for my wife's Gmail account. I don't know if it's Mavericks-related or not. Every time Outlook is launched, it starts uploading...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Nov 20, 2013 at 06:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Resurrecting an oldish thread. After... 2,074 Views / 40 Replies  
Resurrecting an oldish thread.

After upgrading to Mavericks, my system was noticeably slower so I took the plunge. I Installed a 128GB SSD (Samsung 840) into my 2007 iMac 7,1 (2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo),...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Nov 7, 2013 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thankfully, there's an in Cydia that deletes the... 3,484 Views / 246 Replies  
Thankfully, there's an in Cydia that deletes the badge. One of the benefits of jailbreaking.

But for some reason, the App Store seems to constantly have a badge indicating there's an update. When...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Color is more expensive and now that Apple is... 800 Views / 43 Replies  
Color is more expensive and now that Apple is giving away OS X, they've got to save money, right? :D
Posted by Gankdawg, on Oct 25, 2013 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Straight Talk, $45/month, unlimited talk, text,... 321 Views / 3 Replies  
Straight Talk, $45/month, unlimited talk, text, and data (2GB cap). Prepaid, no contract. Found iPhone 4 on CL about a year and half ago.

Even if I was to buy an iPhone 5s unlocked from Apple,...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Oct 11, 2013 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 399 Views / 12 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Gankdawg, on Oct 2, 2013 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm waiting, I don't want to lose my jailbreak.... 3,484 Views / 246 Replies  
I'm waiting, I don't want to lose my jailbreak. Most features that I get by jailbreaking are in iOS 7; I'm unsure about the Cellular Data option in Settings/General/Cellular. I need to have access to...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 30, 2013 at 08:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For emergency calls, get a cheap prepaid phone. 2,202 Views / 27 Replies  
For emergency calls, get a cheap prepaid phone.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 14, 2013 at 11:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And gun ownership and concealed carry permits... 3,999 Views / 357 Replies  
And gun ownership and concealed carry permits have been on the rise for decades.



As a gun owner, I support your right to refuse to live life that way. What's frustrating is people who don't...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Apr 20, 2013 at 10:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm a gun advocate, but I don't advocate... 3,999 Views / 357 Replies  
I'm a gun advocate, but I don't advocate requiring everyone to carry. It's a choice and I choose to carry. Requiring would mean more laws and we already have enough laws. We can't enforce the ones we...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Apr 19, 2013 at 09:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://forums.macnn.com/65/mac-desktops/496525/tim... 2,082 Views / 76 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/65/mac-desktops/496525/time-to-spruce-up-my-imac/
Posted by Gankdawg, on Mar 20, 2013 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I decided I couldn't wait. Upgraded to 6.1... 1,243 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I decided I couldn't wait. Upgraded to 6.1 through iTunes and then used the new jailbreak.

The jailbreak was very easy, very fast, and very smooth. Took under 5 minutes. Have had some...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Woohoo! I made the front page of Legacy. ... 1,243 Views / 10 Replies  
Woohoo! I made the front page of Legacy.

MacNN | Forum roundup: Jailbreak for iOS 6 is now live (http://legacy.macnn.com/articles/13/02/05/jailbreak.for.ios.6.is.now.live/)
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 5, 2013 at 09:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Jailbreaking isn't required to unlock though. 1,243 Views / 10 Replies  
Jailbreaking isn't required to unlock though.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's unlocking that's illegal, not jailbreaking. 1,243 Views / 10 Replies  
It's unlocking that's illegal, not jailbreaking.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 5, 2013 at 07:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Jailbreak for iOS 6 is now live 1,243 Views / 10 Replies  
How to jailbreak iOS 6 using evasi0n [Mac tutorial] (http://www.idownloadblog.com/2013/02/04/how-to-jailbreak-ios-6-1-evasi0n-mac-os-x/)

I'm going to wait for a little while, I don't want to be an...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Feb 4, 2013 at 08:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In the US, satellite dishes (like for Dish... 511 Views / 34 Replies  
In the US, satellite dishes (like for Dish Network or DirecTV) point generally south.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jan 18, 2013 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got a 24" iMac (late 2007?) model 3,1 and I... 2,074 Views / 40 Replies  
I've got a 24" iMac (late 2007?) model 3,1 and I just put a 4GB stick in it so I have 6 GB total now. It's noticeably faster. Later this year, I plan to take out the Superdrive and put an SSD in it's...
Posted by Gankdawg, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you have a jailbroken phone, this is a great... 231 Views / 12 Replies  
If you have a jailbroken phone, this is a great add-on:

http://modmyi.com/content/9177-invoke-google-now-anywhere-nownow.html
Posted by Gankdawg, on Nov 7, 2012 at 01:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn't have been able to find this thread... 39,703 Views / 25 Replies  
I wouldn't have been able to find this thread with a search because I know how to spell 'brakes' correctly. :)
Posted by Gankdawg, on Sep 10, 2012 at 05:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is the correct answer. If you want to... 392 Views / 27 Replies  
This is the correct answer.

If you want to create, that's a different story.
Posted by Gankdawg, on Aug 31, 2012 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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