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This was a real head-scratcher. I was excited... 616 Views / 15 Replies  
This was a real head-scratcher. I was excited about the 12mini until I realized it was smaller than my 6s. I think those of us who say they prefer a smaller phone would tend to consider the 6/6s to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
More Than 50 Former Intel Officials Say Hunter... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
More Than 50 Former Intel Officials Say Hunter Biden Smear Smells Like Russia. (https://www.huffpost.com/entry/hunter-biden-intel-officials-russia_n_5f8e6cd5c5b62dbe71c5b963)
Fox News rejected the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 20, 2020 at 05:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Every resident in Kansas nursing home has... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Every resident in Kansas nursing home has contracted COVID. 10 have died. (https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/20/us/kansas-nursing-home-coronavirus-deaths-trnd/index.html)

I’m only dropping this here...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 20, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They nuked it because it quickly became pretty... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
They nuked it because it quickly became pretty widely known to be a story with extremely dubious provenance.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 20, 2020 at 02:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FWIW, this is the only other race car I ever saw... 302,220 Views / 1,133 Replies  
FWIW, this is the only other race car I ever saw with an Apple logo.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/13/ArieLuyendyk1996recordcar.jpg/1024px-ArieLuyendyk1996recordcar.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 18, 2020 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL! :thumbsup: 302,220 Views / 1,133 Replies  
LOL! :thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 18, 2020 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That looks like so much fun! Props to Swindon Mac... 302,220 Views / 1,133 Replies  
That looks like so much fun! Props to Swindon Mac for the support. I think that’s only the second race car I ever saw flying the Apple logo.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 18, 2020 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, if you aren't actually lynching people, you... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
So, if you aren't actually lynching people, you aren't a racist? Good to know.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2020 at 09:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, c'mon. Maybe just a friendly competition to... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
Oh, c'mon. Maybe just a friendly competition to see who keeps their sheets the whitest?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2020 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
White House informally endorses letting pandemic... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
White House informally endorses letting pandemic spread unchecked (https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/10/white-house-informally-endorses-letting-pandemic-spread-unchecked/)

All together now,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 14, 2020 at 07:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And Ted would never project. 62,656 Views / 444 Replies  
And Ted would never project.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 14, 2020 at 08:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Definitely change the color. Pale butter yellow... 302,220 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Definitely change the color. Pale butter yellow has to be the worst color ever for cars. Houses, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 14, 2020 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, his tool for making a bootable usb drive... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
I agree, his tool for making a bootable usb drive is pretty slick and easy. That’s a great resource.

Any thoughts on my follow-up question re:migration assistant? If I migrate an app over, does it...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2020 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DosDude was pretty clear about all that.... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
DosDude was pretty clear about all that. Everything ended up done as HFS+.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Once I got the AFPS thing worked out, the... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
Once I got the AFPS thing worked out, the reformatting and install went smoothly. Next step is to migrate stuff from my wife’s MBP to the refurb. Question...When you use Migration Assistant to move...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 10, 2020 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've hit a snag in the nuke-and-pave of my wife's... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
I've hit a snag in the nuke-and-pave of my wife's refurb. The instructions for the installer says to reformat the target drive as MacOS Extended (Journaled). But, the refurb's drive has been...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 10, 2020 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not wedded, exactly. It's what's on her own MBP,... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
Not wedded, exactly. It's what's on her own MBP, and she's using some software that, while old, still runs great on High Sierra, so we'd just rather go with a known quantity.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! Nifty tool. I'm not sure how I feel... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks! Nifty tool.

I'm not sure how I feel about this MBP her boss got her. It's a nice looking machine, and should do just fine for her. But, man, the ports on the thing seem ancient. In...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 9, 2020 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
She’s currently using 10.13.2 on her personal... 661 Views / 17 Replies  
She’s currently using 10.13.2 on her personal MBP, so I guess that would be ok for continuity and lower chance of surprises.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2020 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Setting up a refurb MBP 661 Views / 17 Replies  
My wife’s boss got her a refurb 15” MacBook Pro. It’s an old 2013-ish Core i7 with Retina display. It actually has a Magsafe2 power connection. So, yeah, old. But pretty.

I went to set the thing...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Six people charged in plot to kidnap Michigan... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
Six people charged in plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer. (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/08/six-people-charged-plot-kidnap-michigan-governor-gretchen-whitmer) The plan...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2020 at 04:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Today in IoT 576 Views / 1 Replies  
Internet-enabled male chastity cage can be remotely locked by hackers (https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/6/21504019/internet-enabled-male-chastity-cage-cellmate-qiui-security-flaw-remotely-locked)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2020 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stephen Miller has tested positive. Our... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Stephen Miller has tested positive.
Our thoughts and prayers are with COVID tonight, in light of this terrible news.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 6, 2020 at 07:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP Edward Lodewijk Van Halen 606 Views / 2 Replies  
Eddie VanHalen passed away today (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/eddie-van-halen-dead-200051/). He was 65.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 6, 2020 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Everything the guy tweets and says right now is... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Everything the guy tweets and says right now is so obviously coming from a serious steroid high. Of course he feels better than he did 20 years ago. That's what steroids do, especially the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 6, 2020 at 11:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
For our viewers in the UK... Botched Excel... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
For our viewers in the UK...
Botched Excel import may have caused loss of 15,841 UK COVID-19 cases....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 5, 2020 at 02:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He does. Lifts. Pretty tall ones, by all... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
He does. Lifts. Pretty tall ones, by all accounts. That's why he always seems to be leaning forward, and why he has a difficult time descending ramps, ala his address at West Point.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 5, 2020 at 07:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
LOL.... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
LOL. (https://www.merriam-webster.com/news-trend-watch/schadenfreude-20201002)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2020 at 07:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah. He's 14 now. 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
Yeah. He's 14 now.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2020 at 07:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Chris Christie has been hospitalized now. That... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Chris Christie has been hospitalized now. That Cony-Barrett announcement seems to have been quite the gift that keeps on giving.

Serious question...Can someone who had COVID but recovered still...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2020 at 06:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Update released less than an hour ago to the WH... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Update released less than an hour ago to the WH press pool. (https://mobile.twitter.com/Acosta/status/1312426033451278336?s=20)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2020 at 01:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pfft. Luxury. In my day, we just unbent a coat... 1,461 Views / 24 Replies  
Pfft. Luxury. In my day, we just unbent a coat hanger and we were grateful for it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2020 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Turns out there was a large indoor get-together... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Turns out there was a large indoor get-together for the Cony-Barrett announcement, too. Lots of mask-free face-to-face.
...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2020 at 11:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump is moving to work out of offices at Walter... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Trump is moving to work out of offices at Walter Reed “out of an abundance of caution.” (https://mobile.twitter.com/Acosta/status/1312139739017801729)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Biden and his wife have both tested negative. 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Biden and his wife have both tested negative.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 01:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why I didn't know this already, I have no... 90,123 Views / 471 Replies  
Why I didn't know this already, I have no clue...Apparently, if you're at Facebook in a browser on a mobile device, you absolutely cannot PM anyone unless you use the Messenger app. I refuse to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The tweets suddenly become coherent? 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
The tweets suddenly become coherent?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 10:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just in case you were wondering how Qanon might... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Just in case you were wondering how Qanon might spin this development... (https://www.vice.com/en/article/akzx3g/qanon-believers-think-trump-got-covid-on-purpose-because-of-course-they-do)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 08:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hmmmm...This couldn't possibly be a ruse to get... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
Hmmmm...This couldn't possibly be a ruse to get the country to trust his buddy Vlad's vaccine, so he can have a vaccine available before the election, could it? Announce you're sick, tell the world...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2020 at 06:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He apparently claimed $70,000 in deductions for... 900 Views / 26 Replies  
He apparently claimed $70,000 in deductions for hairstyling while on The Apprentice.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2020 at 09:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that an actual court ruling? I thought that... 900 Views / 26 Replies  
Is that an actual court ruling? I thought that was more like Trump and Barr’s opinion, based on their belief in an imperial presidency.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2020 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pentagon Brass Privately Discussing What To Do If... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
Pentagon Brass Privately Discussing What To Do If Trump Invokes Insurrection Act (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/us/politics/trump-military-election.html)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How to know when you can trust a COVID-19... 58,038 Views / 725 Replies  
How to know when you can trust a COVID-19 vaccine. (https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-to-know-when-you-can-trust-a-covid-19-vaccine/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2020 at 07:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There’s an ad that pops-up on Pandora for... 90,123 Views / 471 Replies  
There’s an ad that pops-up on Pandora for Starbucks cold brew in a can. Every time it plays, it triggers Siri on my iPad. There’s a line at the end of the ad about it being available at the grocery....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Per the iFixit teardown, the battery in the new... 1,887 Views / 33 Replies  
Per the iFixit teardown, the battery in the new Watch is just a bit larger.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2020 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aqua FTW!!! 3,198 Views / 21 Replies  
Aqua FTW!!!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2020 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It appears now that Trump’s kickback in the... 505,335 Views / 2,662 Replies  
It appears now that Trump’s kickback in the TikTok deal will be laundered through a Texas-based “educational charity”, which seems to have some tie-in to his “patriotic” education dogwhistle.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2020 at 03:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If past is prologue, Collins will fall in line... 62,656 Views / 444 Replies  
If past is prologue, Collins will fall in line after her “concerned” phase.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2020 at 02:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t think it will be hard for the Dems to... 62,656 Views / 444 Replies  
I don’t think it will be hard for the Dems to vote against any woman who Trump deems up to his standards. Any Trump nominee, man or woman, is all but guaranteed to be a slimy piece of work, easily...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 19, 2020 at 12:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Mitch is gonna push a confirmation vote through... 62,656 Views / 444 Replies  
Mitch is gonna push a confirmation vote through before her body’s cold. I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens sometime over the next two weeks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2020 at 09:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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