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Did Big Mac bail? 49,524 Views / 417 Replies  
Did Big Mac bail?
Posted by Chongo, on Yesterday at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is a DAC in the lightning connector of my... 49,524 Views / 417 Replies  
There is a DAC in the lightning connector of my EarPods. I bought a dongle for the Sennheiser HD 202’s I bought at the sodality rummage sale, $1. The package said listen to 24 bit music, so I did...
Posted by Chongo, on Yesterday at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The traces of coca don’t hurt either... 874 Views / 27 Replies  
The traces of coca don’t hurt either :lol::D:p:eek:
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This happen here nine years ago, only it was a... 271 Views / 27 Replies  
This happen here nine years ago, only it was a dump truck in this case.
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/36040752/ns/us_news-life/t/motorcyclists-killed-ariz-crash/#.XRDyS8plChA
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
These are hefty fines in many states, and higher... 271 Views / 27 Replies  
These are hefty fines in many states, and higher when causing a crash. It wasn’t illegal in Arizona until 1998 when DPS traffic officer was struck and killed on his motorcycle assisting a disabled...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
60 Minutes Australia episode on MH370 One... 425 Views / 7 Replies  
60 Minutes Australia episode on MH370
One theory mentions my company, Freescale at the time. There was several of our engineers on that flight who “were working on DOD projects”. Freescale of...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I understand the history of "American... 874 Views / 27 Replies  
If I understand the history of "American Chocolate" most of the blame lies on Milton Hershey's inability to convince european chocolatiers to share their recipes, so he developed his own. Most of...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 17, 2019 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At 1201 pm July 5th 2019, the Amazon drone fleet... 953 Views / 15 Replies  
At 1201 pm July 5th 2019, the Amazon drone fleet became self aware.....

https://i.redd.it/8oqi28qklvgz.gif
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 11, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Music app is supposed to be faster than... 1,431 Views / 8 Replies  
The Music app is supposed to be faster than iTunes. I’m just wondering if there will be an improvement in ripping CDs.
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 10, 2019 at 09:23 PM, in Applications
"One app to rule them all" I have iCloud... 1,431 Views / 8 Replies  
"One app to rule them all"

I have iCloud turned on for photos and iTunes. With this turned on, you cannot manage photos or music for the Mac. Any idea if this is corrected under Catalina?
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 10, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
Rip now, or wait? RIP iTunes 1,431 Views / 8 Replies  
I see that iTunes is getting killed off. I have over 300 CDs that need to be ripped to my Mac. Should I go ahead and do it now, or wait for the new Catalina Music app and do it then?
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 10, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in Applications
The original iPad Air is not supported. I have a... 2,275 Views / 72 Replies  
The original iPad Air is not supported. I have a 128GB wifi only Air that I may trade in when my Verizon iPad is eligible for trade in, if I can trade both in on a new one. If not, I'll donate it...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 8, 2019 at 07:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A coworker told us with a straight face that her... 5,316 Views / 175 Replies  
A coworker told us with a straight face that her childhood BFF’s name is pronounced va gee na. You can guess how it is spelled.
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the 2TB iCloud service. iCloud Photos is... 1,517 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the 2TB iCloud service. iCloud Photos is enabled on my Mac iPad, and iPhones. If I delete a photo from my phone, it says it will be “deleted from iCloud Photos on all your devices”. When I...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:23 PM, in Applications
No hi res audio update for ATV/Apple Music? My... 2,275 Views / 72 Replies  
No hi res audio update for ATV/Apple Music? My CDs are ripped to ALAC, and makes the top tier of a Tidal a waste.
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 3, 2019 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Huawei Is the Chinese government. As far as... 1,587 Views / 21 Replies  
Huawei Is the Chinese government.

As far as phones are concerned, Motorola exists in name only. Motorola split several years ago into Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility, the latter being...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 2, 2019 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
CenturyLink strung fiber in my neighborhood and... 32,629 Views / 460 Replies  
CenturyLink strung fiber in my neighborhood and most of Arizona in 2017. I pay $80 for unlimited 1Gb service.
Posted by Chongo, on May 28, 2019 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
true. ... 2,010 Views / 46 Replies  
true.
...
Posted by Chongo, on May 20, 2019 at 10:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:cry: My favorite TC on CB skit. 614 Views / 2 Replies  
:cry:
My favorite TC on CB skit.
Posted by Chongo, on May 16, 2019 at 11:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Off it goes when I get home. I will turn it off... 2,295 Views / 2 Replies  
Off it goes when I get home. I will turn it off on our iDevices as well.
Posted by Chongo, on May 3, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sound Check on ATV 4K 2,295 Views / 2 Replies  
As I noted in the Lounge. I've been listening to more music. I have sound Check enabled for the Music app, but is it doing what it's supposed to do? It does not seem so to me. I also have it...
Posted by Chongo, on May 3, 2019 at 11:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hello subego! ... 148,323 Views / 1,092 Replies  
Hello subego!
https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2016/09/14/16/south-park-chef.jpg?w968h681
Posted by Chongo, on May 1, 2019 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That will compensate for the 1b Qualcomm paid my... 19,851 Views / 175 Replies  
That will compensate for the 1b Qualcomm paid my company after the merger fell through.
Posted by Chongo, on May 1, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this a good summation? /bwvlbJ0h35A 5,316 Views / 175 Replies  
Is this a good summation?
/bwvlbJ0h35A
Posted by Chongo, on May 1, 2019 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The NY Times international edition published... 2,010 Views / 46 Replies  
The NY Times international edition published this:
https://static.timesofisrael.com/www/uploads/2019/04/adsadasdsadsd-1-e1556383284568.png

Days later, this:...
Posted by Chongo, on May 1, 2019 at 09:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that for the series II 301’s. I experimented... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
Is that for the series II 301’s. I experimented with the settings: small (sub on), large (sub off for two channel audio), large with extra bass (sub on) etc.

I settled on large (sub off for two...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 30, 2019 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
McIntosh, correct? Someday I may splurge... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
McIntosh, correct?

Someday I may splurge and get the Mrs this:

https://www.psaudio.com/products/sprout100-elac-system/...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 30, 2019 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So much for Polk. I guess I’ll stick with my 35... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
So much for Polk. I guess I’ll stick with my 35 year old Mexican made 301’s and my 7 year old Indonesian made Yamaha RX-V373 AVR and center/surround speakers.
...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 30, 2019 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I never played Sonic. Enlighten me as to Jim... 5,316 Views / 175 Replies  
I never played Sonic. Enlighten me as to Jim Carrey’s villain role.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 30, 2019 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those look good as well. The Polk speakers I... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
Those look good as well. The Polk speakers I looked at on Crutchfield are 125 Hz +
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. It looks like I stopped scrolling a bit... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks. It looks like I stopped scrolling a bit too soon.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m looking at keeping the 301’s and getting... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
I’m looking at keeping the 301’s and getting these from monoprice:

$80 for all three.
https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=10800
https://images.monoprice.com/productlargeimages/108001.jpg
...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Friday was our first 100 of the year. 36,944 Views / 336 Replies  
Friday was our first 100 of the year.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Could be the SIM card died. I had to get a new... 2,566 Views / 6 Replies  
Could be the SIM card died. I had to get a new one for the 6S plus we had. It had the card from the 5S when I traded it in for the 6S plus.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 04:36 PM, in iOS Apps
Once they are on your Mac you can always create... 585 Views / 3 Replies  
Once they are on your Mac you can always create an album for them and put them back on the phone.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 02:18 PM, in iOS Apps
Try calling Verizon and have the phone... 2,566 Views / 6 Replies  
Try calling Verizon and have the phone reactivated. We had to do that when we added an iPad to get a bogo XS. Verizon put the iPad on the old line. I called and had them switch the XS to the old line...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 01:26 PM, in iOS Apps
It will download and erase any picture not on... 585 Views / 3 Replies  
It will download and erase any picture not on already on the Mac. The photos in the dad and pets albums are in the camera roll. If you do download and delete, those will be deleted. The pain in...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 09:48 PM, in iOS Apps
I noticed when I set the front to large, it turns... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
I noticed when I set the front to large, it turns off the sub for two channel audio, making it a good old fashioned stereo. The owners manual says setting to fronts to large will “produce all front...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One crossover to rule them all, current setting... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
One crossover to rule them all, current setting is 120 Hz.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 301’s have 8” woofers. 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
The 301’s have 8” woofers.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought it in 2012. 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
I bought it in 2012.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw these on Frys website: ... 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
I saw these on Frys website:
https://www.frys.com/product/6481542?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG

At $500 I will be sticking with my evil 301’s for awhile.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Home Theater questions I dare not ask @AVS Forums 1,424 Views / 27 Replies  
I have some questions for Laminar, or anyone else that wants to chime in, since Laminar has a dedicated home theater. I went with what I could afford for our TV room, I can’t call it a home theater....
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 28, 2019 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My iTunes rips are a mix of AAC and ALAC. The... 13,777 Views / 25 Replies  
My iTunes rips are a mix of AAC and ALAC.
The Wikipedia article on CD v SACD:


My guess is they weren’t using a HTIB for the comparison tests. The ATV converts everything to 48 kHz...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No shinola. I’ve watched some of the YouTube... 13,777 Views / 25 Replies  
No shinola. I’ve watched some of the YouTube videos from this year’s Axpona, $$$$$$$$$! Ten grand for a turntable? I did a search for 5.1 speaker placement and came across PS Audio videos. I...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 23, 2019 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
"Hi Res Audio" inquiry. Will there ever be a... 13,777 Views / 25 Replies  
"Hi Res Audio" inquiry.
Will there ever be a "Hi Res" tier for Apple Music" Is the ATV 4K even capable of handling "Hi Res" audio? Tidal is available in the ATV app store. It has an MQA tier.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where I work, I’ve seen people with zero... 963 Views / 14 Replies  
Where I work, I’ve seen people with zero experience and HS diplomas get technician and supervisor jobs over people with college degrees and years of experience. Your education and experience matter...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 22, 2019 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 49,524 Views / 417 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 22, 2019 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
While listen to the Apple Music “Cocktails and... 49,524 Views / 417 Replies  
While listen to the Apple Music “Cocktails and Crooner” station, I learned this “guy” can sing. ...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 18, 2019 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This playlist has over sixty videos! I wonder... 32,159 Views / 343 Replies  
This playlist has over sixty videos! I wonder how often there’s a need to do a wipe down like the “tilt a hurl”
playlist?list=PLKHu0w7ZW4LjTxZIdsuelMZrhWhpfVs1O
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 9, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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