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I think services like Blue Apron are for those... 260 Views / 13 Replies  
I think services like Blue Apron are for those folks who just dropped a load on their new kitchen remodel, complete with professional-grade ovens and ranges and fridges and stuff, but still can't...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 24, 2017 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And when, exactly, might that magical "organic"... 3,117 Views / 88 Replies  
And when, exactly, might that magical "organic" moment arrive? That perfect point when everyone will sigh "of course! This is is exactly right!"? It will never happen so long as enough dinosaurs...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh. Once regeneration was invented, there's... 3,117 Views / 88 Replies  
Meh. Once regeneration was invented, there's never been a defensible reason for not having a female or minority Doctor beyond the conservative corporate culture of those times. It didn't happen...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I do, in fact, believe it's an informal internal... 3,117 Views / 88 Replies  
I do, in fact, believe it's an informal internal agreement that the Doctor can be anything, but s/he must be British.



Eff the MRAs. Seriously. They're a blight on men everywhere.

I'm pretty...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 17, 2017 at 08:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Photobucket to charge for 3rd-party image hosting 384 Views / 12 Replies  
Story here. (https://www.pcmag.com/news/354711/photobucket-breaks-image-links-across-the-internet)

If you're using Photobucket to host images used in the forums, you might want to move them...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 1, 2017 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Where you are sourcing the images? If you are... 1,151 Views / 4 Replies  
Where you are sourcing the images? If you are using low-rez images found online, then re-sizing them up, you are going to get pixelization. Your images should be print quality (i.e. 300dpi) and sized...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2017 at 03:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
In InDesign (as in all Adobe products) there's a... 1,151 Views / 4 Replies  
In InDesign (as in all Adobe products) there's a control in the Preferences that says something like "Use preview for placed images" or somesuch. Sounds like you are seeing the low-rez preview image...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 25, 2017 at 02:32 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You get the same popup in Safari, too. But,... 547 Views / 7 Replies  
You get the same popup in Safari, too. But, that's the first time I've ever seen it anywhere.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2017 at 08:14 PM, in iOS Apps
Did you install anything just prior to this... 547 Views / 7 Replies  
Did you install anything just prior to this happening?
Have you tried a hard reset?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 20, 2017 at 06:01 PM, in iOS Apps
I find the musical instrument icons being used... 516 Views / 5 Replies  
I find the musical instrument icons being used down the left-hand column to be very distracting and busy.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 20, 2017 at 09:41 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
It would be quite interesting if Adobe did a... 666 Views / 12 Replies  
It would be quite interesting if Adobe did a little eff-you to Apple and didn't implement support in Photoshop.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 14, 2017 at 02:41 PM, in iOS Apps
To be fair, PNG was never intended as a... 666 Views / 12 Replies  
To be fair, PNG was never intended as a replacement for jpeg. It was aimed at the role gif was used for, improving it with a far wider 24-bit color gamut and alpha-channel transparency (but not...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 11, 2017 at 11:24 AM, in iOS Apps
:thumbsup: 666 Views / 12 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 11, 2017 at 10:14 AM, in iOS Apps
iOS11 new image format? 666 Views / 12 Replies  
So, apparently iOS11 will feature a new default image file format dubbed "HEIF" (High Efficiency Image Format.) Can anyone confirm that jpeg will still be available in 11 as well? As nifty as I'm...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 10, 2017 at 04:12 PM, in iOS Apps
It really is nutty that the plebeian 27" iMac has... 1,990 Views / 117 Replies  
It really is nutty that the plebeian 27" iMac has user-upgradable RAM, and the Pro doesn't. For that matter, it makes no sense that any iMac shouldn't have upgradable RAM, especially so long as Apple...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 8, 2017 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 476 Views / 7 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 8, 2017 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sys Reqs... 1,499 Views / 3 Replies  
Sys Reqs (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/52.1.1/system-requirements/) for T-Bird 52+ show 10.9 is fine.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 5, 2017 at 12:42 PM, in Applications
Pretty much this. 345 Views / 4 Replies  
Pretty much this.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 31, 2017 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Little LuLu was made into a series of animated... 595 Views / 17 Replies  
Little LuLu was made into a series of animated theatrical shorts in the 40's. Plus, there were some live-action specials in the 70's.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 29, 2017 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And must not have ever heard of a country called... 3,757 Views / 228 Replies  
And must not have ever heard of a country called Russia.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 9, 2017 at 09:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't understand what you are trying to do.... 919 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't understand what you are trying to do. iTunes cannot make anything sound better than the source.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 27, 2017 at 07:51 AM, in Applications
Webcrawler, FTW. 543 Views / 8 Replies  
Webcrawler, FTW.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 26, 2017 at 02:10 PM, in Applications
I've seen the crash (it's from Monger's in-car... 411 Views / 3 Replies  
I've seen the crash (it's from Monger's in-car camera) It's pretty nasty. Apparently, a car had slowed/stalled on-course and the cars ahead of Monger moved to avoid it and Monger didn't see it in...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 21, 2017 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It sounds like the file itself has become... 480 Views / 3 Replies  
It sounds like the file itself has become corrupt. That, or the .ai file was created by a version of Illustrator newer than the one you're using. Usually, though, Illustrator will tell you it's a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 21, 2017 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
I'm not worried about it being fake Adobe. I'm... 596 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm not worried about it being fake Adobe. I'm sure it's legit. I'm more just wondering what kind of extra crapware Adobe is trying to stick on my system, and whether I can delete the "helper" after...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 18, 2017 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
Adobe Reader "helper tool"? 596 Views / 5 Replies  
Adobe Reader has been nagging me to install the latest update, but it's also trying to install something identified only as a "helper tool." Anyone know what this "helper tool" actually is? It...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 14, 2017 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
The common advice these days is to have an active... 653 Views / 34 Replies  
The common advice these days is to have an active social media presence...Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. etc. Maybe even a blog on your website. Trouble is, this advice is applied in a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 4, 2017 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another bug I've found with the mini player is... 585 Views / 3 Replies  
Another bug I've found with the mini player is the little X in the upper left corner (that you click to expand back to the full-size window) randomly disappears. When it goes missing, the only way to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 3, 2017 at 02:21 PM, in Applications
We rented a DVD just the other night. We don't... 1,049 Views / 43 Replies  
We rented a DVD just the other night. We don't subscribe to any streaming service.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2017 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No kidding. How would someone recover files in... 524 Views / 14 Replies  
No kidding. How would someone recover files in that case?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 27, 2017 at 06:09 PM, in macOS
Mini player not so mini anymore 585 Views / 3 Replies  
So, I updated iTunes on my iMac and, holy cow, Apple practically doubled the size of the mini player. Used to be a time developers worked to take up as little screen real estate as possible. Guess...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 25, 2017 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
Only sort of. Mine handles the wifi sharing. I... 1,701 Views / 65 Replies  
Only sort of. Mine handles the wifi sharing. I have an AE broadcasting the wifi network and an Airport Express hooked-up to my old stereo on the other side of the room. When I set iTunes to Airplay,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 22, 2017 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any love for the Airport Extreme (the last... 1,701 Views / 65 Replies  
Any love for the Airport Extreme (the last AppleTV-sized one, and not the newer tower)? Sure, it lacks most of the fiddly bits that geeks love, but as a set-it-and-forget-it wifi router for the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 22, 2017 at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It fits the character, though. 848 Views / 18 Replies  
It fits the character, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2017 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Truth. The last really good, solid version of OSX... 1,701 Views / 65 Replies  
Truth. The last really good, solid version of OSX Apple shipped. I really hated to have to finally upgrade away from SL last year.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 18, 2017 at 10:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope. I don't have that problem at all. That's a... 547 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope. I don't have that problem at all. That's a problem on their side of things, not yours. There's something about your email that is being interpreted as spam. Are you linking to any images as...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 18, 2017 at 08:17 AM, in Networking
My 23" Cinema HD Display is still the most... 1,701 Views / 65 Replies  
My 23" Cinema HD Display is still the most beautiful monitor I ever worked on. Sadly mothballed because of that damned ADC connector.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 17, 2017 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you run the HP Printer Utility and run the... 1,086 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you run the HP Printer Utility and run the cleaning process?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 14, 2017 at 09:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If not QT, I would certainly think VLC can handle... 562 Views / 2 Replies  
If not QT, I would certainly think VLC can handle it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 10, 2017 at 06:34 PM, in macOS
My dreams frequently have recurring locations.... 955 Views / 23 Replies  
My dreams frequently have recurring locations. Sometimes similar action. Guess I'm just unimaginative.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Feb 17, 2017 at 06:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Over the past three years, I've gotten a... 919 Views / 24 Replies  
Over the past three years, I've gotten a front-row seat to how old-age goes here, and it's not pretty. Both my mom and my father-in-law died within months of each other; mom via alzheimer's and FIL...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Feb 14, 2017 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WeatherBug Alert? 389 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone still have an installer for WeatherBug Alert v.0.9?
My install decided to lose all location info and won't accept new locations. The latest version (1.0.1) apparently requires OS 10.10, and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Feb 3, 2017 at 12:21 PM, in Applications
Is it that they look bad on screen, or that they... 741 Views / 3 Replies  
Is it that they look bad on screen, or that they print bad? I believe there is a control that forces only the low-rez version of placed images to display on-screen. This speeds up the app a bit.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Feb 1, 2017 at 08:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Please keep the thread out of PWL territory. ... 12,432 Views / 292 Replies  
Please keep the thread out of PWL territory.
The derail continues over here (http://forums.macnn.com/95/political-war-lounge/526831/ridiculousness-contd/).
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 30, 2017 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will purchased apps work if the Apple ID that... 709 Views / 4 Replies  
Will purchased apps work if the Apple ID that "owns" them is no longer available? I doubt they'd update.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 29, 2017 at 08:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
2017 claims the War Doctor 513 Views / 8 Replies  
John Hurt has passed at the age of 77. (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-hurt-dead-elephant-man-809521) Pancreatic cancer.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 28, 2017 at 06:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Was born that way. 1,050 Views / 47 Replies  
Was born that way.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 26, 2017 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
• Make double sure you're using the correct... 479 Views / 3 Replies  
• Make double sure you're using the correct password. Capitals and numerals often trip people up...0 instead of O, for instance.
• Make sure the phone isn't in Airplane Mode.
• Can the phone...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 26, 2017 at 11:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
2017 is off to a very 2016 start. Sad news. I... 477 Views / 13 Replies  
2017 is off to a very 2016 start.
Sad news. I grew up watching Dick VanDyke and then loved the MTM show. She was a very sharp comedic actress.

I'll just leave this here......
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 25, 2017 at 03:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe Brazzers is a sponsor now? 89,434 Views / 1,429 Replies  
Maybe Brazzers is a sponsor now?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 23, 2017 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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