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Didn't Richard Spencer, a white nationalist coin... 2,622 Views / 98 Replies  
Didn't Richard Spencer, a white nationalist coin the term "alt-right"?

The White Nationalist Origins Of The Term 'Alt-Right' — And The Debate Around It : NPR...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Dec 8, 2016 at 05:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw the clip, and it was part of a long... 3,715 Views / 159 Replies  
I saw the clip, and it was part of a long thought, and he's not incorrect, just perhaps something someone running in one party would ever say about another. Nevertheless, Weld was the governor of my...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 1, 2016 at 04:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What the GOP and Libertarian parties have in... 3,715 Views / 159 Replies  
What the GOP and Libertarian parties have in common is that each parties VP candidate is smarter than the candidate for Pres - or certainly appears so.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 30, 2016 at 09:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Any way to force auto correct 678 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello all,

Have this weird habit. When I'm typing I continually type "the" as "teh", leaving me to have to go back and correct on almost every email or Word doc. Is there a way to teach the...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 22, 2016 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
I thought this was a great review of the new OS.... 2,879 Views / 61 Replies  
I thought this was a great review of the new OS. iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update | Ars Technica (http://arstechnica.com/apple/2016/09/ios-10-reviewed-theres-no-reason-not-to-update/)...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:28 AM, in iOS Apps
You should further know that we sell homes for a... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
You should further know that we sell homes for a minimum of 400k up to just recently 22M, and while we sometimes hire an outside photographer, many of our homes listed for sale we use an iPhone or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 15, 2016 at 02:09 PM, in iOS Apps
In fact, we hired a guy with a DSLR to come and... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
In fact, we hired a guy with a DSLR to come and shoot a home we had for rent, and now is for sale. In the end we went with some of his, and some of mine.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:49 AM, in iOS Apps
Carl Zeiss Wide Angle Exolens 616 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello all,

Just wanted to share my thoughts on this lens. I've been using the lens for about a week now, and while I thought it was crazy to spend $200 for a lens I now firmly believe it was...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 14, 2016 at 05:06 PM, in iOS Apps
Has anyone asked Trump "You say you have a plan... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Has anyone asked Trump "You say you have a plan to defeat ISIS, and once elected you will divulge your plan. If it is true you have a plan, how can you, as an American, sit on this plan while...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 8, 2016 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is what is so bizarre. We have become numb... 3,715 Views / 159 Replies  
That is what is so bizarre. We have become numb to Trump's lack of understanding of the issues, duality, and boorish behavior, thus we look at Trump saying this and shrug. Johnson on the other hand...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 8, 2016 at 06:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thanks - after a brief interview they decided to... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks - after a brief interview they decided to schedule a teleconference with these folks in the AM.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 7, 2016 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not disagreeing with you regarding their mis... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
I'm not disagreeing with you regarding their mis handling of the ME, but just wondering if in your opinion there is a President who HAS handled the ME correctly? Seems a powder keg with many...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 7, 2016 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thanks - luckily no money in any of the scams was... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks - luckily no money in any of the scams was sent. The ownership is working on this now with our local IT service, but they(ownership) are fairly clueless about computers/internet/security thus...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 7, 2016 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose that given this is a Mac forum site we... 1,091 Views / 50 Replies  
I suppose that given this is a Mac forum site we should. My feeling is that we've hit a wall in tech, or at least come up with most all the whiz bang ideas there most likely are going to be for a...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 7, 2016 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Business hacked - suggestions 574 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello all,

one of my jobs is in Real Estate, and one of our agents was recently scammed and hacked in a big way, and it could have cost us hundreds of thousands of dollars due to someone posing as...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 7, 2016 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I regularly work in the homes of multi... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
I regularly work in the homes of multi millionaires and billionaires - It matters no one bit where they live - they live in lifestyles and environments cut off from those outside their homes. They go...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 14, 2016 at 09:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How have those advisors worked out for him so... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
How have those advisors worked out for him so far? He listens to his advice only, and thus the train wreck which is Trump. I'm not defending her, but really, I can probably count on my hands the...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In what way IS he viable? He breathes? I guess... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
In what way IS he viable? He breathes? I guess so, otherwise, as the leader of the most powerful nation on the planet, I would say he shows zero qualifications as President of the US. Do I like or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 02:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trying to debate if Trump is a viable candidate... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Trying to debate if Trump is a viable candidate is crazy. It's like debating someone who thinks the earth is 5,000 years old, or that evolution is just a "theory". Pro Trump people try and go back...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 02:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Been experimenting, and now have what I believe... 1,378 Views / 71 Replies  
Been experimenting, and now have what I believe is the perfect steak. Bought a Weber gas grill with the small knob which has a direct flame which charrs the meat. heavy pat down of course salt/pepper...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's interesting - elect Trump, and the GOP... 26,317 Views / 1,161 Replies  
That's interesting - elect Trump, and the GOP would be happy to impeach for the first blunder which merits it. I'm sure they would be thrilled to have Pence as the Commander in Chief.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 29, 2016 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why is it that we in the States have to have a... 108,203 Views / 4,020 Replies  
Why is it that we in the States have to have a "safe" way to reach for our identification to reduce the likelihood of getting shot? This seems strange to most Europeans. Hands on the wheel, or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 17, 2016 at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I see this discussion about whether we should... 1,195 Views / 52 Replies  
I see this discussion about whether we should torture or not, however, don't you think the question to ask prior to that is whether torture works or not? I see lots of room to doubt it does. I recall...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jun 30, 2016 at 03:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No one has mentioned Jesse Eisenberg, and his... 2,982 Views / 69 Replies  
No one has mentioned Jesse Eisenberg, and his take on Lex Luthor. Some may have a different opinion, however, I couldn't stop myself from thinking how wrong he was for the part. For me it was one of...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 28, 2016 at 08:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
windows 10 screen resolution issues 16,230 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a 64 bit Toshiba Satellite running Windows 10, and I stripped it down and did a clean install some time ago. However, last week my screen resolution went to 1024 x 768, and with this wide...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My teen age son is big into animation, but much... 2,146 Views / 35 Replies  
My teen age son is big into animation, but much more Japanese. I watched Heavy Metal with him a few months back, and he was blown away. Even moreso when his full sized Heavy Metal poster arrived.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 25, 2016 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the reply. It's a vacation rental... 647 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

It's a vacation rental website. From "the internet is breaking down" to "Google isn't that important anymore" I feel like the web design company are just spewing BS to cover...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 24, 2016 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
website analysis assistance 647 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello all,

I work at a firm where one of the main sources of business is through its' website, and generated leads. All was well until the owners of this company decided to go with a new website....
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 24, 2016 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Last post on this. I finally received protective... 1,178 Views / 4 Replies  
Last post on this. I finally received protective film for an ipad screen, and used that to cover the trackpad. It was an immediate relief, and maneuvering around is just as it was last year. I might...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Dec 14, 2015 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aside from all that, I would love to see a... 1,545 Views / 16 Replies  
Aside from all that, I would love to see a thicker version come out along side the now incredibly thin version, and see what the public wants. I'd take battery life, and a 20% thicker body over...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Dec 5, 2015 at 03:21 PM, in Mac News
the sensation is similar to working with... 1,178 Views / 4 Replies  
the sensation is similar to working with fiberglass without gloves, and having tiny bits of fiberglass embed in the fingertips. The pain eventually goes away, but does stay for quite awhile after,...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 18, 2015 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After a few days of using only the mouse the... 1,178 Views / 4 Replies  
After a few days of using only the mouse the stinging sensation has almost completely subsided. Interestingly, using my son's new MacBook Pro track pad I haven't had that same sting. Someone on...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 18, 2015 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
fingertip sensitivity on MacAir 1,178 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a mid 2011 MacAir, works fine, however over the past few months I've slowly developed quite painful fingertip pain. I've been away on vacation for awhile, and found my finger tip pain...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 16, 2015 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you do get that speed into your home, what can... 540 Views / 7 Replies  
If you do get that speed into your home, what can you do with it? I watch movies through wif, download another while watching, check email etc... and never get hiccups. I actually think I use more...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 18, 2015 at 10:16 AM, in Mac News
My Boom volume booster isn't working, but the big... 6,841 Views / 20 Replies  
My Boom volume booster isn't working, but the big issue is Outlook. I have to force quite through the day and restart to continue to use it. I'm using 2011, and I read that a similar issue is...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 2, 2015 at 01:00 PM, in macOS
Or don't use it if you can't chance Outlook... 2,531 Views / 20 Replies  
Or don't use it if you can't chance Outlook freezing up. I have Office 2011, and I hear it's the same with 2016 version too.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:16 PM, in Mac News
Sticky: Alternative, or better app than Photosynth 6,760 Views / 3 Replies  
While Photosynth is great, I'm always looking for a better version. Would like to see a version which captures in hdr. Anything else out there?
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 23, 2015 at 05:25 PM, in Mac News
funny that when having coffee I see people with... 1,502 Views / 10 Replies  
funny that when having coffee I see people with mac laptops and of course iPhones, but haven't seen an iwatch anywhere - at the coffee shop or just people walking around.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 22, 2015 at 07:46 AM, in Mac News
I wish that were the case. Each time I receive... 1,250 Views / 13 Replies  
I wish that were the case. Each time I receive one I check the email, and it is the one without the period in between my name. Email is definitely not mine.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:04 PM, in Applications
Funny - I have a problem of a similar nature.... 1,250 Views / 13 Replies  
Funny - I have a problem of a similar nature. Someone in Virginia shares both my first and last name, and while I have a gmail account which is my first and last name @ gmail with a period between...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 1, 2015 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
Looking at ifixit there isn't a step by step on... 854 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking at ifixit there isn't a step by step on gaining access to the upper case, and I'm sure it's no easy feat. While I've replaced a fan on this laptop, I'm wondering if this really is something...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Apr 28, 2015 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacAir screen issue 854 Views / 3 Replies  
When I turn on my mac the screen flickers, and gets jiggy, and will slowly go opaque. However, if I tap on the back right of the screen it will(with effort) go back to normal. Obviously a hardware...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Apr 25, 2015 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cleaning out SSD 1,232 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello all,

I've been getting lots of warnings that I've just 17% of space left on my drive. However, after cleaning out pics/songs/vids and programs I'll never use I still have loads of data...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 27, 2015 at 05:50 PM, in macOS
I have it 949 Views / 3 Replies  
I have it
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 14, 2015 at 03:46 PM, in macOS
reduces image size using Photos 949 Views / 3 Replies  
Iphoto allowed me to easily reduce the size of one or a batch of images, however, I can't seem to find where I can do the same when using Photos. I have images which have file sizes many times larger...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 14, 2015 at 12:56 PM, in macOS
Apps for GPS 578 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm heading to Costa Rica for a few weeks, and was wondering about using my iPhone as a substitute for the rental car GPS unit. Will either the App Maps app or Google be sufficient, or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 18, 2015 at 11:22 AM, in iOS Apps
I'm on 10.10.2 as well, and have the same issues.... 1,552 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm on 10.10.2 as well, and have the same issues. Going into Audio Midi setup I find that the channels are muted. I uncheck, sound output works fine again, however, when turning sound down just a...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 9, 2015 at 10:32 AM, in macOS
That sound great - I'll give it a try. 1 GB for a... 1,645 Views / 10 Replies  
That sound great - I'll give it a try. 1 GB for a browser is just crazy talk.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 27, 2015 at 06:27 PM, in Applications
Chrome at 1GB 1,645 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello all,

Is it normal for Google Chrome to be so large? Is there a way to slim it down?

Thanks
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 27, 2015 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
This is great - so I just completely delete the... 21,486 Views / 332 Replies  
This is great - so I just completely delete the Steam program, and then reinstall, however, choose custom and choose a folder I created in the HDD? If this is it, then it's much easier than I had...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 9, 2015 at 07:45 PM, in Gaming
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