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Lots of great shows mentioned here, but if you... 20,779 Views / 300 Replies  
Lots of great shows mentioned here, but if you want something that's just pure badassery: BANSHEE.
Posted by gradient, on May 29, 2014 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks good. I've been thinking about picking up... 776 Views / 23 Replies  
Looks good. I've been thinking about picking up some new sci-fi, maybe I'll try to track this one down.
Posted by gradient, on Jan 9, 2014 at 03:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like a precursor to... Idiocracy... 776 Views / 23 Replies  
Sounds like a precursor to... Idiocracy (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0387808/).
Posted by gradient, on Jan 4, 2014 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My favourite Christmas album: ... 808 Views / 19 Replies  
My favourite Christmas album:

http://cdn2.thelineofbestfit.com/media/2012/12/lowx.jpg

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/christmas/id40889437
Posted by gradient, on Dec 12, 2013 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Daaaaaaaaaamn. 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Daaaaaaaaaamn.
Posted by gradient, on Nov 6, 2013 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Site is back up. 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Site is back up.
Posted by gradient, on Nov 1, 2013 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hah, in typical fashion their site is down all of... 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Hah, in typical fashion their site is down all of a sudden. Hopefully that means they're getting pounded by donation attempts!
Posted by gradient, on Nov 1, 2013 at 01:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Movember 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Anybody here taking part in Movember? After many years of simply wearing the 'stache in solidarity, I decided to sign up officially this year. It's fun, and for a good cause.

In an...
Posted by gradient, on Nov 1, 2013 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Parallel's business model is pretty close to a... 869 Views / 4 Replies  
Parallel's business model is pretty close to a scam, imo, forcing users into paid upgrades with every major OS X release. They're shamelessly taking advantage of Apple's commitment to low-cost (now...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:06 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
One of the greatest, and amongst my personal... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
One of the greatest, and amongst my personal favourites. A sad day. Good luck to you wherever you are, Lou - you helped inspire across the generations like few others.
Posted by gradient, on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: 114,815 Views / 491 Replies  
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Posted by gradient, on Oct 25, 2013 at 04:49 PM, in iOS Apps
Agreed that there is some wonkiness under the... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Agreed that there is some wonkiness under the gloss. The new tabbed Finder implementation is complete bollocks, for example. Mostly on the OS X side. My only complaint with iOS (aside from items...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 25, 2013 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel like I'm one of only about a half-dozen... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
I feel like I'm one of only about a half-dozen people on the internet who love Apple's new UI direction. iOS 7 looks and feels awesome. Mavericks is the next level of slick. Clean. Modern. Gimme...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 25, 2013 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the new Finder is tabbed... 370 Views / 0 Replies  
...then why do I still have so many finder windows open. Sheesh. And why, for the love of all that is good and holy, does the cmd/cmd-shift clicking function behave in the exact opposite manner as...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:45 PM, in macOS
A Canadian's question: Are the primaries not... 1,435 Views / 70 Replies  
A Canadian's question: Are the primaries not just party elections in which party members choose who will represent them in the general election? To me, that's the way they've always come across in...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 15, 2013 at 03:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nice, I'll check it out. 5,812 Views / 13 Replies  
Nice, I'll check it out.
Posted by gradient, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:58 PM, in macOS
I think everyone here would agree that such... 1,658 Views / 27 Replies  
I think everyone here would agree that such workflows can be considered objectively "bad", absolutely.

When my wife wants to do a google search, she will type in Google (http://www.google.com),...
Posted by gradient, on Oct 12, 2013 at 02:46 AM, in macOS
Disk Inventory X... 5,812 Views / 13 Replies  
Disk Inventory X (http://www.derlien.com/index.html) is a pretty cool, and free, utility for getting a graphical representation of your disk usage.
Posted by gradient, on Oct 11, 2013 at 05:29 PM, in macOS
Hey now, you simply cannot get too gradient-y. ;) 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Hey now, you simply cannot get too gradient-y. ;)
Posted by gradient, on Sep 24, 2013 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On (trollish) topic: the Great Canadian Denial... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
On (trollish) topic: the Great Canadian Denial is that we're uniquely polite, just, and peaceful.

Pretty sure that nobody up here is under the illusion that the Blue Jays are anything but...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 21, 2013 at 04:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Problem is, that's not true. 767 Views / 19 Replies  
Problem is, that's not true.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 21, 2013 at 04:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/5673559808/h36230ECA/ 767 Views / 19 Replies  
https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/5673559808/h36230ECA/
Posted by gradient, on Sep 21, 2013 at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
True. Probably the reason I remembered it... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
True. Probably the reason I remembered it incorrectly.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 20, 2013 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, my bad. I was going by memory and was... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Sorry, my bad. I was going by memory and was wrong - you're right that it's a quick downward swipe.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 19, 2013 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can get the navi bar back by doing a short... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
You can get the navi bar back by doing a short upward swipe (essentially scrolling up just a little bit). It's still odd , but better than accidentally taping on a link.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 19, 2013 at 04:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weird that the Remote app didn't get a new flat... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Weird that the Remote app didn't get a new flat icon for launch day.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. Not too long from now we'll look back on... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Agreed. Not too long from now we'll look back on the previous iOS interface like we look back on Aqua.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LOVE the calculator from the lock screen via... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
LOVE the calculator from the lock screen via control centre.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First gripe: The new folder view. I like... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
First gripe: The new folder view. I like multiple pages within a folder, but why can I only see 9 app icons per page? Needless swiping.

Also, not a fan of the animations when unlocking the...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It worked, I'm in! Liking what changes I've... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
It worked, I'm in! Liking what changes I've gotten my fingers on so far.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm still madly in love with 11. The windows... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
I'm still madly in love with 11. The windows version, especially, is a million times more usable than previous versions.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Makes sense. I don't remember iOS 6 having the... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Makes sense. I don't remember iOS 6 having the same space requirement, but it's likely that I just had the free space at the time so didn't get a warning.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're right, sadly, it's not a surprise. I... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
You're right, sadly, it's not a surprise. I still expect better, though.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ya, it asks for a whopping 3.1GB of free space... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Ya, it asks for a whopping 3.1GB of free space even though the download is only 752MB.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same thing just happened to me. Rebooted the... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Same thing just happened to me. Rebooted the phone thinking it might help but no dice. Fail. You'd think that they'd be prepared for this by now.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Downloading now... 5,166 Views / 246 Replies  
Downloading now...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 18, 2013 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. 860 Views / 19 Replies  
Yep.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 12, 2013 at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a musician, it would make me queasy if I knew... 860 Views / 19 Replies  
As a musician, it would make me queasy if I knew that most people's first listen to my record was laced with commercials. At best, it would be intrusive and destroy the timing and flow of the songs....
Posted by gradient, on Sep 12, 2013 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Miley Cyrus. :p 3,504 Views / 67 Replies  
Miley Cyrus. :p
Posted by gradient, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What about covered bridges? Oh, wait... 874 Views / 27 Replies  
What about covered bridges? Oh, wait...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 10, 2013 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ewwww.....that would slam the coffin shut on... 860 Views / 19 Replies  
Ewwww.....that would slam the coffin shut on music as an art form. Horrible.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I honestly think you're just reading too much... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
I honestly think you're just reading too much into what people have said on the topic here.



Because they have no frame of reference to do so and are smart enough to know it. People who have...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, but I just don't buy into this. I and... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
Sorry, but I just don't buy into this. I and (clearly) most other people on this forum enjoy and find great personal satisfaction in intellectual debate. The most meaningful debate will always be...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was a big "might" I was referring to, devil's... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
It was a big "might" I was referring to, devil's advocate style.

You have to keep in mind that not all people have the ability to analyze themselves and their lives to the same level that you...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, the original is an all-time great. This... 1,932 Views / 58 Replies  
Yep, the original is an all-time great. This trailer doesn't quite sell me - my only hope for this remake was when the rumour that Michael Fassbender would play Murphy was circulating. THAT would...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose but depending on who you are and how... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
I suppose but depending on who you are and how well I know you, #3 might still apply.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was this directed to me? If so I don't get it. 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
Was this directed to me? If so I don't get it.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's always an idiot/A-hole in the crowd. I... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
There's always an idiot/A-hole in the crowd. I would hope that this isn't a normal sort of occurrence. Even as someone who wants kids, I would lash back at that sort of crap.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. There is some projection going on in... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
Agreed. There is some projection going on in these responses, for sure.
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not saying that it wouldn't be annoying to... 3,174 Views / 150 Replies  
I'm not saying that it wouldn't be annoying to hear it all the time. I would probably find it annoying, myself. I'm just saying that there are some concrete, understandable, and well-meaning...
Posted by gradient, on Sep 6, 2013 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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