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It's too early to expect any statistically... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
It's too early to expect any statistically relevant spikes to emerge.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 07:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Beats me. Maybe just another small, quiet, step... 173 Views / 3 Replies  
Beats me. Maybe just another small, quiet, step in the iOSification of MacOS? At least they merely disabled it, and didn’t just remove it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 23, 2020 at 11:16 AM, in macOS
Here's the fee schedule for those cards.... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Here's the fee schedule for those cards. (https://www.eipcard.com/fee-schedule/) At least there isn't a monthly "service" fee.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 23, 2020 at 07:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
VLC does image files? I've just used it to play... 60,702 Views / 374 Replies  
VLC does image files? I've just used it to play videos all these years.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 23, 2020 at 07:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
DOH! Totally forgot about GC. Yeah, it's still... 60,702 Views / 374 Replies  
DOH! Totally forgot about GC. Yeah, it's still around (https://www.lemkesoft.de/en/products/graphicconverter/). It's up to v.11 and supports OSX up to 10.15. It's kind of impressive that a little...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 23, 2020 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a USB floppy drive. Still works great,... 60,702 Views / 374 Replies  
I have a USB floppy drive. Still works great, too. Not sure I have anything that can open a MacPaint file, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 22, 2020 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Third Man would be a whole lot easier to take... 301 Views / 14 Replies  
The Third Man would be a whole lot easier to take if you could get rid of the gawdawful music. Or, just turn off the sound entirely and just study the masterclass in lighting and camera work.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 21, 2020 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t think AP classes had even been invented... 301 Views / 14 Replies  
I don’t think AP classes had even been invented yet when I was in high school. I went to a pretty good school, though. Indy’s brand new high school, staffed by a bunch of fresh-out-of-college...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 21, 2020 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How to turn back on the startup chime 173 Views / 3 Replies  
I wasn't aware that Apple had turned-off the classic startup sound all Macs have been making since forever. Apparently, the switch started sometime in 2016. Anyway, a site called Mr.Macintosh...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 21, 2020 at 08:10 AM, in macOS
You say that as if SK is some kind of mud hut... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
You say that as if SK is some kind of mud hut third world nation.
Anyway...here, you pick one off this list for your control.
Worldwide COVID-19 Deaths per Million Inhabitants...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 19, 2020 at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Inside Trump's Coronavirus Meltdown... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Inside Trump's Coronavirus Meltdown (https://www.ft.com/content/97dc7de6-940b-11ea-abcd-371e24b679ed)
From those pinko bolsheviks at The Financial Times.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 17, 2020 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Cold pack? 14,291 Views / 100 Replies  
Cold pack?
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 16, 2020 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t seen those crackers in ages. I remember... 14,291 Views / 100 Replies  
I haven’t seen those crackers in ages. I remember them being damned tasty, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 16, 2020 at 06:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It almost sounds as if the last update didn’t set... 171 Views / 2 Replies  
It almost sounds as if the last update didn’t set whatever bit is necessary to validate the update to the servers, so it keeps telling you to update.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 16, 2020 at 06:48 PM, in iOS Apps
What file format are the videos? Are the videos... 328 Views / 12 Replies  
What file format are the videos? Are the videos on the iPad?
I suggest you install the VLC media player onto the iPad and see if that helps. VLC can play almost any video file format.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 16, 2020 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, 4k is ridiculous overkill for any web or... 496 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, 4k is ridiculous overkill for any web or print work. Color accuracy is probably the most important thing to consider, especially if you're dealing with acres and acres of fleshtones like the OP.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 15, 2020 at 02:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You don't have a wheelbarrow? Even if you don't... 867 Views / 33 Replies  
You don't have a wheelbarrow? Even if you don't do a bulk delivery, a wheelbarrow is the perfect thing to haul the bags around the yard.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 15, 2020 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you consider the concerted, and ongoing, 40+... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
If you consider the concerted, and ongoing, 40+ year conservative attack on government, the rise of talk radio and Fox News, and the attendant libertarian hurf-durf of "mah freedumz!", is it so hard...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 15, 2020 at 10:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I can do some minor trimming at the tips, but I... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
I can do some minor trimming at the tips, but I have a head of very unruly, very independent, curls that react violently to any amateurish attempts to actually tame them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 14, 2020 at 02:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here in Indiana, things are opening up. The salon... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Here in Indiana, things are opening up. The salon where the woman who cuts our hair opened this week. We're scheduled to see her tonight. Needless to say, we're both nervous about it. Obviously we'll...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 14, 2020 at 11:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
When we had a big enough yard, we did the... 867 Views / 33 Replies  
When we had a big enough yard, we did the dumptruck delivery of mulch. Really good stuff, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 13, 2020 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
PS4 is ok. I really miss playing PS1 on my... 421 Views / 12 Replies  
PS4 is ok. I really miss playing PS1 on my Gamecube, back in the day. Good times.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 13, 2020 at 05:02 PM, in Gaming
Hmmm...That ice cream recipe sounds like a nice... 2,072 Views / 114 Replies  
Hmmm...That ice cream recipe sounds like a nice project. Think using a submersion blender would work as well (better?) than shaking the jar?
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 13, 2020 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You folks having trouble finding ice cream or... 2,072 Views / 114 Replies  
You folks having trouble finding ice cream or yeast?
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 12, 2020 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For our American viewers, courgette = zucchini. ... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
For our American viewers, courgette = zucchini.
Thank you.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 12, 2020 at 06:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think his ego is just putting a positive spin... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
I think his ego is just putting a positive spin on C-19 showing up in the White House and everyone now having to wear masks (except him, of course) Apparently, anyone entering the west wing is now...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 11, 2020 at 08:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP Florian Schneider 402 Views / 0 Replies  
Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider passed this week (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/kraftwerk-florian-schneider-dead-994735/) after a short bout with cancer. He was '73.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 9, 2020 at 12:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Little Richard 428 Views / 3 Replies  
Richard Penniman was 87. (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/little-richard-dead-48505/) Good golly.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 9, 2020 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I love crazy-hot food. But, it's really important... 2,072 Views / 114 Replies  
I love crazy-hot food. But, it's really important to me that the dish have good flavor, too. Something that's just a mouthful of fire isn't enjoyable. But, a blazing-hot curry, yeah, that's good...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 9, 2020 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently, Steven Miller’s wife, who also works... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Apparently, Steven Miller’s wife, who also works in the White House, has tested positive. FWIW, WH staff are not allowed to wear masks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 8, 2020 at 05:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
CDC guide to reopening was trashed by the Trump... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
CDC guide to reopening was trashed by the Trump admin. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05/cdc-guide-to-reopening-was-trashed-by-the-trump-admin-it-just-leaked/) It's now been leaked.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 8, 2020 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We kind of do. It’s called Attorney General, and... 43,485 Views / 307 Replies  
We kind of do. It’s called Attorney General, and they can bring down some heavy pressure on local and state law enforcement if need be. Unfortunately, the current holder of the office is too busy...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 06:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We binged Upload over the weekend. Pretty... 1,258 Views / 26 Replies  
We binged Upload over the weekend. Pretty entertaining concept. Definitely looking forward to a second series. Just don’t think too hard about it, or you’ll find yourself doing a lot of WTFs at the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 05:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Diazepam. Definitely underrated. 14,291 Views / 100 Replies  
Diazepam.
Definitely underrated.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Snopes has a handy gallery of articles on various... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Snopes has a handy gallery of articles on various C-19-related conspiracies (https://www.snopes.com/collections/coronavirus-conspiracy-theories/). This one...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 06:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You're the Worst was the best! And here I thought... 14,291 Views / 100 Replies  
You're the Worst was the best! And here I thought I was the only one who watched it. Also, Better Things is fantastic television, and seems to be ignored by viewers. At least FX has let it live for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 06:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like the original MagicMouse quite a bit... 480 Views / 6 Replies  
I like the original MagicMouse quite a bit (despite, as Reader says, their inability to be repaired. I'm on my third MM.) I'm not as keen on the MM2, though, basically because of the recharging...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 7, 2020 at 06:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You mean the way ebola, marburg, swine flu, SARS,... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
You mean the way ebola, marburg, swine flu, SARS, H1N1, bubonic plague, malaria, rabies, HIV, Lyme disease, etc. naturally occur and jump to humans? Seems more likely than paranoid imaginings of some...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 6, 2020 at 11:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Leaked document showsTrump admin projecting up to... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
Leaked document showsTrump admin projecting up to 3000 daily deaths by June. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05/us-projects-200000-new-covid-19-cases-per-day-3000-daily-deaths-by-june/)
Up to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah, Manhattans. Kind of my go-to cocktail at home... 2,072 Views / 114 Replies  
Ah, Manhattans. Kind of my go-to cocktail at home and away. Unless it's hot outside. Then, I opt for a G&T.
You use bourbon, rye, a blend, for your Manhattans?
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Less secure app access" is already on. It, of... 565 Views / 7 Replies  
"Less secure app access" is already on. It, of course, has a yellow "alert" icon. The only option there is to turn less secure access off.
Under "Devices" it clearly knows and recognizes this Mac....
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 12:12 PM, in Applications
I don't have another .mkv or a .mov of the same... 641 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't have another .mkv or a .mov of the same size to test, unfortunately. It was really just a one-off try, anyway. We streamed Amazon Prime all night last night without a hitch. I'm going to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 08:17 AM, in iOS Apps
I went and logged into each account via the... 565 Views / 7 Replies  
I went and logged into each account via the website. All the passwords worked fine. After logging out, Mail.app started slowly being able to get into the accounts for whatever reason. This is when I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 08:11 AM, in Applications
So, this morning, Gmail is rejecting Mail.app's... 565 Views / 7 Replies  
So, this morning, Gmail is rejecting Mail.app's attempts to get into all of my Gmail accounts. It all worked yesterday, today it's gone to hell. @$#%&!!!
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 4, 2020 at 07:34 AM, in Applications
You’re not making margaritas. You’re accidentally... 2,072 Views / 114 Replies  
You’re not making margaritas. You’re accidentally using tequila in the daiquiris.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 3, 2020 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. Didn’t help. 641 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah. Didn’t help.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 2, 2020 at 03:26 PM, in iOS Apps
At my last house, I hung my bikes from the... 867 Views / 33 Replies  
At my last house, I hung my bikes from the ceiling of the garage, using some of these screwed into the rafters, one for each wheel.
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/YCgAAOSwnUlak7uV/s-l300.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 2, 2020 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
VLC+Airplay+AppleTV = audio but no video 641 Views / 5 Replies  
Last night, I tried to play an .mkv file* using VLC on my iPad via Airplay through an AppleTV. I could only get the audio to show up on my tv. No video. It was playing just fine on the iPad. I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 2, 2020 at 08:25 AM, in iOS Apps
Anyone catch the Parks and Rec reunion show... 1,258 Views / 26 Replies  
Anyone catch the Parks and Rec reunion show Thursday night? I thought they did a great job working with the constraint of the quarantine and video meetings.
Here's the YT link to the entire special,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 2, 2020 at 08:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
White House blocks Fauci from testifying to House... 12,946 Views / 524 Replies  
White House blocks Fauci from testifying to House committee. (https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/01/politics/anthony-fauci-white-house-blocks-house-testimony/index.html)
Note that he is still set to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 2, 2020 at 07:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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