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That's about fifteen thousand minor irritants... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
That's about fifteen thousand minor irritants right there.

Plus a small handful of major ones.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Yesterday at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's like how a burger and a sandwich are the... 1,285 Views / 57 Replies  
It's like how a burger and a sandwich are the same thing, just prepared differently.

Well, yeah — different dishes get different names. That’s how it works.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 14, 2019 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh. Just checked, and calculated: Unleaded... 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
Huh. Just checked, and calculated:

Unleaded gasoline is currently fairly cheap at US$ 6.10 per gallon here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 13, 2019 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is the steerMouse Software up to date? 877 Views / 12 Replies  
Is the steerMouse Software up to date?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 12, 2019 at 03:52 AM, in macOS
If you aren’t using SteerMouse, I’d start by... 877 Views / 12 Replies  
If you aren’t using SteerMouse, I’d start by checking if there is still a kernel extension installed. If you’re not using it, chances are you haven’t updated it in a long time if it’s still...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 11, 2019 at 06:10 PM, in macOS
I don’t know, but it’s none of the Launch... 877 Views / 12 Replies  
I don’t know, but it’s none of the Launch Daemons. Those all have their own process that shows up in the process list.

Stuff that is loaded into the kernel and causes the kernel_task to go...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 11, 2019 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
Those Launch Services look totally normal, and... 877 Views / 12 Replies  
Those Launch Services look totally normal, and there really isn't that many of them. It doesn't look like any of them is an issue.

The Microsoft Office error literally says that it can't find the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 11, 2019 at 08:29 AM, in macOS
The ripping process is limited by the speed and... 962 Views / 8 Replies  
The ripping process is limited by the speed and accuracy of the drive, not of the computer or software that's sitting there twiddling figurative thumbs until the laser gets it on.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 11, 2019 at 08:20 AM, in Applications
What would you expect to change in Catalina? It’s... 962 Views / 8 Replies  
What would you expect to change in Catalina? It’s not like checking metadata against a database, converting audio to a lossless codec, and pulling a cover image from the store is going to be more of...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 10, 2019 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
*Xeon Xenon is an inert gas. 1,850 Views / 72 Replies  
*Xeon

Xenon is an inert gas.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 8, 2019 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do not rely upon Google services. For anything.... 570 Views / 1 Replies  
Do not rely upon Google services. For anything. Ever.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 7, 2019 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uh, that happens to be by Jeff Koons, the art... 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
Uh, that happens to be by Jeff Koons, the art world’s enfant terrible for decades and one of the most sought-after artists of today...?

He has some amazing (and some grotesque) stuff.
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 5, 2019 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have iCloud Photos turned on, so this may be... 1,443 Views / 6 Replies  
I have iCloud Photos turned on, so this may be different, but deleting a photo or video doesn't delete it, but puts it in the "Recently deleted" trash album, from where it will eventually be...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 30, 2019 at 11:36 AM, in Applications
Timmy? 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
Timmy?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 27, 2019 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A Winner in my book. 30,896 Views / 321 Replies  
A Winner in my book.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 27, 2019 at 05:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am no longer getting a kernel panic since the... 597 Views / 2 Replies  
I am no longer getting a kernel panic since the .5 update. (2016 15“ MBP)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 19, 2019 at 11:32 AM, in macOS
Taking the apropos from the spammer (who's sure... 1,246 Views / 9 Replies  
Taking the apropos from the spammer (who's sure to be banned presently):

iTunes Match. Talk to me.

I've really wanted to go for it for years now, but I've been scared, because I have a large...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 6, 2019 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like how the bottom of the screen appropriately... 30,896 Views / 321 Replies  
I like how the bottom of the screen appropriately reads "OOOMPH".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 4, 2019 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check /Library/LaunchDaemons/ for the Microsoft... 871 Views / 18 Replies  
Check /Library/LaunchDaemons/ for the Microsoft daemon and delete that.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 25, 2019 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shoulders have indeed in many cases been... 2,008 Views / 51 Replies  
Shoulders have indeed in many cases been sacrificed for additional lanes, or were never available in the first place (this law does not apply only to Autobahns, but to any multi-lane road outside of...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 22, 2019 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over the past few years, rescue services over... 2,008 Views / 51 Replies  
Over the past few years, rescue services over here have been heavily inundating social media with the info that, in a traffic jam outside of cities, you’re actually legally *required* to make space...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 21, 2019 at 04:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He's dead, Jim. Stop flogging the comedian. 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
He's dead, Jim.

Stop flogging the comedian.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 18, 2019 at 09:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"All"? That's an American school bus, I... 2,008 Views / 51 Replies  
"All"?

That's an American school bus, I believe. We don't have those Stop signs on buses here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 11, 2019 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the last three or four years, my belly button... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
For the last three or four years, my belly button has started collecting fluff. This never used to be an issue that I can recall.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 9, 2019 at 07:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There's been considerable press lately here in... 83,678 Views / 571 Replies  
There's been considerable press lately here in Germany concerning delivery services.

While the services themselves do pay minimal wage, many of those delivery guys are actually freelance drivers...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 8, 2019 at 05:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is a hell of an „oh ****“ moment. ... 4,353 Views / 66 Replies  
That is a hell of an „oh ****“ moment.

How...?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 5, 2019 at 03:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Much for support happy fun time, playfull. 724 Views / 4 Replies  
Much for support happy fun time, playfull.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 29, 2019 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The tiBook was painted. 1,279 Views / 22 Replies  
The tiBook was painted.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 26, 2019 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Goldman ****ing Sachs? 1,279 Views / 22 Replies  
Goldman ****ing Sachs?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 25, 2019 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gruber points out that every single time... 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
Gruber points out that every single time something like this comes out about Facebook, it's inevitably WAY worse than they initially admit, to take the bite off the outrage.

He's betting 750...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 22, 2019 at 04:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No. If you rebuild the Spotlight index, it throws... 1,489 Views / 11 Replies  
No. If you rebuild the Spotlight index, it throws away the whole database and starts over.

Whatever happens from then on will be properly tracked, unless something goes wrong again, as it has...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 4, 2019 at 04:10 PM, in macOS
You need to REBUILD YOUR SPOTLIGHT INDEX. ... 1,489 Views / 11 Replies  
You need to REBUILD YOUR SPOTLIGHT INDEX.

Follow the link provided above.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 4, 2019 at 03:43 AM, in macOS
In Germany, it's been at 0.05 since 2001, and... 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
In Germany, it's been at 0.05 since 2001, and 0.03 if you **** up.

IOW, get stopped by cops and the breathalyzer says 0.049%, and you're fine.

Cause an accident at 0.031%, you hand over your...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 19, 2019 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/opportunity_rover.png... 1,351 Views / 10 Replies  
https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/opportunity_rover.png (https://xkcd.com/2111/)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 16, 2019 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d like to thank Police Academy. 3,800 Views / 70 Replies  
I’d like to thank Police Academy.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 16, 2019 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just for context: I called someone an... 3,800 Views / 70 Replies  
Just for context:

I called someone an asshole FOR POSTING A SNUFF VIDEO. Real people burnt to cinders by high voltage.

If that term wasn’t appropriate: only for not being strong enough.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 16, 2019 at 12:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You asshole. I did NOT need to see people... 30,896 Views / 321 Replies  
You asshole.

I did NOT need to see people burned to death without warning.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 9, 2019 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The guy in the red car is (hopefully) a LOT... 30,896 Views / 321 Replies  
The guy in the red car is (hopefully) a LOT better off than the guy on the left would have been.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 8, 2019 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have ALWAYS got that dialog. Every single time... 1,043 Views / 4 Replies  
I have ALWAYS got that dialog. Every single time — from the very first time I ever tried MailDrop, back in El Capitan.

It ALWAYS tries to send it normally first and then gets back to me and asks...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 5, 2019 at 03:45 PM, in macOS
Okay, thanks, both of you. It sounds like I... 3,103 Views / 40 Replies  
Okay, thanks, both of you.

It sounds like I won't be angry at having watched it, like I was over the prequels. (This stuff is important.)

Netflix it is.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 5, 2019 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you. I've had otherwise sensible... 3,103 Views / 40 Replies  
Thank you.

I've had otherwise sensible people direct me at YouTube rants full of misogynistic bullshit and garnished with some justifiable movie critique that unfortunately applies WAY more...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 5, 2019 at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It has always asked you if you want to use it if... 1,043 Views / 4 Replies  
It has always asked you if you want to use it if it turned out that the attachment was too large.

Define "doesn't really work": is the recipient getting the attachment, or not?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 5, 2019 at 09:24 AM, in macOS
Either that, or they are so telltale and specific... 1,201 Views / 2 Replies  
Either that, or they are so telltale and specific that they want to use your profile to target ads at others.

Probably a mix of both.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 5, 2019 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I concur. 976 Views / 18 Replies  
I concur.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Also, it will require it after a few days... 976 Views / 18 Replies  
Also, it will require it after a few days automatically.

If you're trying to Touch ID and it just fails a couple of times and requires the passcode, then your finger or the Touch ID sensor might...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 15, 2019 at 03:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The original PowerBook Duo came out in 1992,... 985 Views / 12 Replies  
The original PowerBook Duo came out in 1992, IIRC.

Also missing the Apple Pro Mouse, the Duodock(s), and the ImageWriter II Sheetfeeder.

I've had, in more or less chronological order, over the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 11, 2019 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d close down the company and give the money... 1,304 Views / 20 Replies  
I’d close down the company and give the money back to the shareholders. ;)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 10, 2019 at 05:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking through mindwaves’ list, I’m amused. ... 1,304 Views / 20 Replies  
Looking through mindwaves’ list, I’m amused.

1) I love the TouchBar on my ‘16 15” MBP, and I’m sorely missing it every time I’m in the studio and using the ‘Book via external keyboard.
2) I...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 8, 2019 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Not the brightest star in the sky, eh? 16,460 Views / 10 Replies  
Not the brightest star in the sky, eh?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 6, 2019 at 07:03 AM, in Mac News
Can you drag individual files (not folders)? ... 610 Views / 5 Replies  
Can you drag individual files (not folders)?

iCloud will, AFAIK, infuriatingly only allow a single layer of folders and no nested folders within those.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 31, 2018 at 08:11 PM, in macOS
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