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Well, that, and the fact that he's now legally... 13,954 Views / 289 Replies  
Well, that, and the fact that he's now legally blind.
Posted by Oneota, on Jul 11, 2016 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In all honesty, I probably would have started... 699 Views / 42 Replies  
In all honesty, I probably would have started contributing again if there had been a wholesale migration over to Reddit - I spend a decent amount of my on-mobile free-time there, so it would've been...
Posted by Oneota, on Jul 11, 2016 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:cry: Not that I've been active here much in... 3,244 Views / 185 Replies  
:cry:

Not that I've been active here much in the last...I don't know, 10 years or so. But still...knowing this place was still around brought a strange sense of comfort and connection to my high...
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 21, 2016 at 10:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I assume you mean $170, not $1,700. That'd be... 161 Views / 1 Replies  
I assume you mean $170, not $1,700. That'd be quite the pricey cable modem router.
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:51 AM, in Mac News
WTH, Epson. It's 2015. 1024x768 shouldn't be a... 183 Views / 1 Replies  
WTH, Epson. It's 2015. 1024x768 shouldn't be a thing anymore. Even at those prices.
Posted by Oneota, on Nov 16, 2015 at 01:30 PM, in Mac News
It most certainly is not written to the 11th... 420 Views / 8 Replies  
It most certainly is not written to the 11th grade level. It may have been written by an 11th grader, but it's an exceedingly poorly-written piece. Sorry to be blunt, but it's the truth.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 11, 2015 at 09:09 AM, in Mac News
Actually, South Carolina has only voted to allow... 1,067 Views / 15 Replies  
Actually, South Carolina has only voted to allow debate on the bill to remove the Confederate flag from its capitol building. The flag still flies there today. The debate will happen next month.
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 25, 2015 at 12:29 PM, in Mac News
I see Volts on the road regularly where I'm at -... 369 Views / 4 Replies  
I see Volts on the road regularly where I'm at - they seem to be selling just fine. It's not selling like a Toyota Camry by any means, but it's doing all right for itself.
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 13, 2015 at 09:18 AM, in Tech News
...Why even bother, Apple? You added TouchID and... 255 Views / 3 Replies  
...Why even bother, Apple? You added TouchID and a new paint job. Nothing else. W. T. F.
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 16, 2014 at 05:08 PM, in Tech News
I just wish you could set a brief period where... 3,148 Views / 41 Replies  
I just wish you could set a brief period where you didn't have to re-unlock your phone, like you can with a more typical passcode. Sometimes I lock my 5S only to find out 10 seconds later that there...
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 31, 2014 at 03:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
daqman: Presumably the credit card is just used... 314 Views / 2 Replies  
daqman: Presumably the credit card is just used to verify the identity of the person placing the bid - I'm sure actual payment will be done via wire transfer or some other means.
Posted by Oneota, on May 2, 2013 at 02:47 PM, in Tech News
$1600 is last-gen? 312 Views / 2 Replies  
Seems to me that the description for the "Sweet Spot" as you put it indicates it's a previous-generation model, since it includes an optical drive. Just thought I'd point that out.
Posted by Oneota, on Apr 9, 2013 at 08:39 AM, in Tech News
Now that RSS is gone from Safari, what's the best replacement? 695 Views / 3 Replies  
90% of the bookmarks in my Bookmarks Bar are RSS feeds. It's really the only reason I'm still using Safari, is that nothing else has integrated RSS the way Safari did, and I've deeply integrated RSS...
Posted by Oneota, on Jul 26, 2012 at 05:11 AM, in Applications
Our cat does the same thing, except with hair... 815 Views / 28 Replies  
Our cat does the same thing, except with hair ties. She's a much better fetcher than either of our dogs.
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 23, 2012 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://s3.amazonaws.com/kym-assets/photos/images/o... 928 Views / 29 Replies  
http://s3.amazonaws.com/kym-assets/photos/images/original/000/167/256/6rur.jpg?1318992465
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 21, 2011 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I see nothing in those renderings that resembles... 994 Views / 23 Replies  
I see nothing in those renderings that resembles a life-sized 1701-D. Fail.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 4, 2011 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Goodnight moon. 2,548 Views / 81 Replies  
Goodnight moon.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 4, 2011 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, everything that existed prior to today is a... 52,811 Views / 35 Replies  
Well, everything that existed prior to today is a "legacy" port, though, right? There aren't any displays on the market with Thunderbolt (pass-through or otherwise) built-in.
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 24, 2011 at 03:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Unless you're using a legacy display... 52,811 Views / 35 Replies  
Unless you're using a legacy display (like....everything that exists now) that doesn't have a Thunderbolt port, in which case it either would need to be the last device in the chain, or hooked to a...
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm guessing there will need to be splitters or... 52,811 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm guessing there will need to be splitters or hubs of some sort to use a display at the same time as an external device, though, correct? Or would it be a SCSI kind of thing, where you'd just plug...
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm...so it sounds like not only is eSATA a... 52,811 Views / 35 Replies  
Hmm...so it sounds like not only is eSATA a distinct possibility, but so are even more server-oriented technologies like Fibre Channel (at 10 Gbps!).

Let's get this sucker into the Mac Mini, stat!
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
eSATA-->Thunderbolt adapter? 52,811 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm not well-versed enough in the intricacies of either LightPeak (Thunderbolt) or eSATA to know whether it's technically feasible, so I'm hoping maybe someone else is.

What do you think the...
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 24, 2011 at 09:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
We went to Raccoon River Brewery. They catered... 788 Views / 34 Replies  
We went to Raccoon River Brewery. They catered our wedding at Hotel Ft DSM, so that place had some nice personal significance. Last year we went to 801 Steak and Chophouse -- great food, but...
Posted by Oneota, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't do this, personally, but I know there are... 2,844 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't do this, personally, but I know there are many sites that do it, and people far smarter than I am have recommended it as a perfectly viable way to do sneaker-net offsite backup on the MacE...
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 25, 2011 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
It can be, though -- if you've got 3 drives, for... 2,844 Views / 8 Replies  
It can be, though -- if you've got 3 drives, for example, set up a 2 drive mirror, and regularly "break" the mirror by moving one of the drives off-site. Rebuild the mirror by attaching the other...
Posted by Oneota, on Jan 24, 2011 at 08:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Let's see...this past summer I bought 123 MacBook... 602 Views / 12 Replies  
Let's see...this past summer I bought 123 MacBook 5-packs (so 615 total), 87 21.5" iMacs and 295 20" iMacs (Edu config). The 5-packs, sadly, only came with one sticker per box, not 5, though. ...
Posted by Oneota, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not a "Hot Water Heater." You don't have to... 1,746 Views / 23 Replies  
It's not a "Hot Water Heater." You don't have to heat hot water.
Posted by Oneota, on Dec 4, 2010 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Remember to remove the debug code before you... 737 Views / 1 Replies  
Remember to remove the debug code before you release him!
Posted by Oneota, on Dec 1, 2010 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I don't understand the physics well... 771 Views / 9 Replies  
I guess I don't understand the physics well enough to know why it couldn't be used to transmit information. Aren't they saying that if one of the entangled photons changes, its mate also changes...
Posted by Oneota, on Nov 11, 2010 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So is this the same thing as ansibles... 771 Views / 9 Replies  
So is this the same thing as ansibles (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansible) and philotes? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philote#Philote)
Posted by Oneota, on Nov 11, 2010 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shouldn't someone be proposing a constitutional... 982 Views / 26 Replies  
Shouldn't someone be proposing a constitutional amendment right about now so that Ah-nold can be come President? I mean, we gotta keep things on schedule.
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 4, 2010 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah; well, that'd explain it for the MPEG2 part. ... 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
Ah; well, that'd explain it for the MPEG2 part. The MTS->MPG4 conversion must be in the same boat.
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 2, 2010 at 07:46 PM, in Applications
Well, if I'd had enough time, I think I would've... 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, if I'd had enough time, I think I would've eventually gotten it worked out. For now, I'm just generating an MPEG2 file and tucking it away in case anyone needs a video-DVD of their...
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 2, 2010 at 06:38 PM, in Applications
Awesome! Thanks! I've been digging around... 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
Awesome! Thanks!

I've been digging around the Burn.app program - it does a lot of what I'm looking for, and it leverages some CLI tools, notably dvdauthor and mkisofs. Hopefully I'll be able to...
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 2, 2010 at 12:01 PM, in Applications
Lack of time, mostly. I'm never sure which... 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
Lack of time, mostly. I'm never sure which auxiliary modules and codecs I need, which compile options I need, etc. If I had enough time, I'm sure I could figure it out. I just don't.


The...
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 1, 2010 at 08:51 PM, in Applications
Yeah, but that hasn't been touched since 2006... 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, but that hasn't been touched since 2006 from what I can tell. I'm trying to find something that has at least ffmpeg 0.6 buried in it.

I'm trying to update the AppleScript droplet I wrote...
Posted by Oneota, on Oct 1, 2010 at 05:34 PM, in Applications
Didn't VLC have ffmpeg buried in it at one time? 1,215 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm trying to get a recent build of ffmpeg for a video-conversion script I'm updating, and it seems like the last time I needed it, I was able to just grab it from within the VLC.app bundle. New...
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 30, 2010 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
Lord loves a workin' man. 739 Views / 42 Replies  
Lord loves a workin' man.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 12, 2010 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
See a doctor, get rid of it. 739 Views / 42 Replies  
See a doctor, get rid of it.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 12, 2010 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't trust whitey. 739 Views / 42 Replies  
Don't trust whitey.
Posted by Oneota, on Sep 12, 2010 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A few years ago my cousin was showing off his BMW... 1,672 Views / 77 Replies  
A few years ago my cousin was showing off his BMW to me, and we probably hit the upper 90s (and we got there fast from a dead stop).

A few years before that, I was riding shotgun with my brother...
Posted by Oneota, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh! That's a really neat detail. Thanks for... 2,912 Views / 72 Replies  
Huh! That's a really neat detail. Thanks for pointing that out!
John Morris (III) on IMDB (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0606658/)
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 22, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I like a variant of the homemade/country style... 1,172 Views / 39 Replies  
I like a variant of the homemade/country style potato salad that omits the egg chunks. Never been a hardboiled egg fan.
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 12, 2010 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Somehow, I think everyone who has been... 6,397 Views / 268 Replies  
Somehow, I think everyone who has been registering multiple usernames for the last 11 years has been doing so in preparation for this very thread.

Can everyone go back to their original username...
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 9, 2010 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got Qwest FTTN at my house - 12/2, I think. ... 1,335 Views / 40 Replies  
I've got Qwest FTTN at my house - 12/2, I think. Works pretty well!
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 9, 2010 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it me, or did they take the Readability... 2,169 Views / 123 Replies  
Is it me, or did they take the Readability project and call that the "Reader" feature? It's pretty sweet, however it was implemented.

(Readability: http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/ )
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 7, 2010 at 09:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
w00t! This got me well over the 4 1/2 stars... 6,397 Views / 268 Replies  
w00t! This got me well over the 4 1/2 stars mark. Thanks!

(Not that my sense of self-worth is tied to my status here, or anything…)
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, no...let's not start THAT discussion again. ... 6,397 Views / 268 Replies  
Oh, no...let's not start THAT discussion again. The last thing we need are more chapel-numeration-related posts (which is apparently the inevitable outcome of any discourse on the definition of art).
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 3, 2010 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm, so if 5 stars is 5,000 posts, does that mean... 6,397 Views / 268 Replies  
Hmm, so if 5 stars is 5,000 posts, does that mean 4 1/2 is 2,500? Just askin' 'cause I'm almost to that point.
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 3, 2010 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yikes! I just missed my 10-year mark. May 16,... 6,397 Views / 268 Replies  
Yikes! I just missed my 10-year mark. May 16, 2000!
Posted by Oneota, on Jun 3, 2010 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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