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I've only ever heard it pronounced like "baby... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
I've only ever heard it pronounced like "baby lake".
Posted by ort888, on Jun 12, 2017 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Some of it is inflation, but I think we all got... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
Some of it is inflation, but I think we all got used to the first 40 years or so of the computer's existence, where things got cheaper and cheaper every year, despite inflation. That's stopped. The...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I find the iPad pricing to be annoying. ... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
I find the iPad pricing to be annoying.

Before the launch of the 9.7" iPad Pro... a top of the line iPad started at $499.

Now, if you want a top of the line iPad, it starts at $649?

I hate...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 8, 2017 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would have less of a problem with... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
I would have less of a problem with non-upgradable RAM if Apple charged more reasonable prices for their RAM.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 8, 2017 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Both states are named after the Indians who lived... 14,646 Views / 322 Replies  
Both states are named after the Indians who lived there and both were named by the French I beleive.

GOOGLE SEZ YES

The French explorers were the first to write down the name of the Kansa...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 7, 2017 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm annoyed that Apple keeps slowly raising... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
I'm annoyed that Apple keeps slowly raising prices.

I know they cut the prices of a few low end MacBook Pros... (to what they should have been from the start)

But the iPad Pro starts at $650?
...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 7, 2017 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
21" iMac = No 27" iMac = Yes iMac Pro =... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
21" iMac = No
27" iMac = Yes
iMac Pro = No
Posted by ort888, on Jun 7, 2017 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://9to5mac.com/2017/06/05/imac-pro-ram-and-sp... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
https://9to5mac.com/2017/06/05/imac-pro-ram-and-space-gray-accessories/

Here's the article saying the iMac Pro RAM is not user-upgradable. It's not speculation, but comes from an Apple rep.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 7, 2017 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I read it somewhere. Sorry, I can't recall where.... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
I read it somewhere. Sorry, I can't recall where. A journalist probably asked an apple rep at the hands on area or something.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 6, 2017 at 07:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sadly, the RAM is not user upgradable on the... 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
Sadly, the RAM is not user upgradable on the upcoming pro iMac.

What is weird is that the RAM is upgradable on the new "regular" 27" iMacs that they just put out.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 6, 2017 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They announced a starting price of $5,000. 1,575 Views / 117 Replies  
They announced a starting price of $5,000.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I dunno, I kinda like it. 301 Views / 4 Replies  
I dunno, I kinda like it.
Posted by ort888, on May 31, 2017 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, Luke and Jessica got to know each other... 9,200 Views / 182 Replies  
Well, Luke and Jessica got to know each other quite a bit.
Posted by ort888, on May 4, 2017 at 02:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Go onto online comment sections and tell people... 649 Views / 34 Replies  
Go onto online comment sections and tell people how much money they can make per month by working from home.
Posted by ort888, on Apr 4, 2017 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This internet is really going to be the next big... 649 Views / 34 Replies  
This internet is really going to be the next big thing.
Posted by ort888, on Apr 4, 2017 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The group I game with is heavy into the "world"... 712 Views / 32 Replies  
The group I game with is heavy into the "world" series of games. Usually Dungeon World.

The system only works with a GM who really understands how it's supposed to work and a group of players who...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone with a hammer (or rock) can break into... 1,398 Views / 63 Replies  
Anyone with a hammer (or rock) can break into most houses (without an alarm) in about 5 seconds. Security is mostly a numbers game for most.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seriously people... LEGION. 9,200 Views / 182 Replies  
Seriously people... LEGION.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 24, 2017 at 04:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone watching Legion? It's completely... 9,200 Views / 182 Replies  
Anyone watching Legion?

It's completely crazy-pants. Most daring superhero show by a longshot.

It's like 12 monkeys meets inception meets fight club meets inside out meets x-men.

Plus,...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was hoping this thread was somehow about Ca$h.... 1,398 Views / 63 Replies  
I was hoping this thread was somehow about Ca$h. Sorry to hear it's not.

The only time i've had things stolen from my house, it was by people I knew... which doesn't make it better, but somehow...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 22, 2017 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love that they put out an (pretty nice) iPad... 413 Views / 11 Replies  
I love that they put out an (pretty nice) iPad focused on price, but are they killing the iPad Mini?

Unless you REALLY REALLY want the smaller size, who would want to pay $399 for an iPad Mini...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife still uses an iPhone 5. She has no need... 696 Views / 14 Replies  
My wife still uses an iPhone 5. She has no need or desire for anything newer.

We used to have an extra 5. I loaded it up with games and kids shows and used it to tactically pacify my children on...
Posted by ort888, on Jan 9, 2017 at 05:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think they've figured out that mid-cycle spec... 676 Views / 36 Replies  
I think they've figured out that mid-cycle spec bumps don't move the needle financially enough to be worth the trouble.

None of these computers should go a year without some sort of bump. It's...
Posted by ort888, on Dec 21, 2016 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that sucks big time. 868 Views / 18 Replies  
Well that sucks big time.
Posted by ort888, on Dec 16, 2016 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No they won't. They won't remember it at all. 1,839 Views / 76 Replies  
No they won't. They won't remember it at all.
Posted by ort888, on Nov 1, 2016 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Try Stranger Things and Jessica Jones on Netflix. 1,311 Views / 27 Replies  
Try Stranger Things and Jessica Jones on Netflix.
Posted by ort888, on Sep 23, 2016 at 02:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've only watched the first season myself, but I... 887 Views / 16 Replies  
I've only watched the first season myself, but I also remember being very confused about everything for a while. It all starts to make sense eventually.
Posted by ort888, on Sep 19, 2016 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
30 Ways to Get Rid of Gnats Inside and Outside... 628 Views / 9 Replies  
30 Ways to Get Rid of Gnats Inside and Outside the House (http://www.getridoffliesguide.com/how-to-get-rid-of-gnats-inside-house-kitchen-outside/)
Posted by ort888, on Aug 22, 2016 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, they did not. 1,966 Views / 80 Replies  
Yeah, they did not.
Posted by ort888, on Aug 9, 2016 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm also recommending waiting until a new model... 1,966 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm also recommending waiting until a new model (maybe) comes out this fall. Even if you don't want the newest one, the older ones will go down in price.

I've seen some good deals pop up on iPad...
Posted by ort888, on Aug 9, 2016 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A guy I know swears by these. He calls them... 720 Views / 26 Replies  
A guy I know swears by these. He calls them "Chipper Dippers". If I remember right, his version involved a bucked filled halfway with water and then you put a bunch of birdseed in it as well, to hide...
Posted by ort888, on Aug 8, 2016 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I've been playing it a little bit with my... 850 Views / 38 Replies  
Yeah, I've been playing it a little bit with my son. I don't understand the appeal, but it seems to have tapped into some sort of deep corner of the human psyche and hit all of the right buttons....
Posted by ort888, on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's exactly what I'm talking about though.... 2,919 Views / 135 Replies  
That's exactly what I'm talking about though. Jennifer has nothing to do with the movie. She's not his motivation. He wants to go back because A.) he doesn't belong in the 50s and b.) (as he later...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not that they can never talk about a man.... 2,919 Views / 135 Replies  
It's not that they can never talk about a man. It's that at some point, they talk about something other than a man. Ghostbusters very easily passes the Bechtel test.

The test itself is a silly...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The sad state of gender roles in popular... 2,919 Views / 135 Replies  
The sad state of gender roles in popular entertainment.
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I took my kid who is a big fan of all things... 2,919 Views / 135 Replies  
I took my kid who is a big fan of all things Ghostbusters.

It was decent. Not great but not terrible.

The first half moved way too slow and the second half moved way too fast.

All of the...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 18, 2016 at 06:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://66.media.tumblr.com/436276ddab92b3199d645c5... 3,615 Views / 100 Replies  
http://66.media.tumblr.com/436276ddab92b3199d645c58c03bc3b6/tumblr_nvcozzYlNM1rzoi3uo4_400.gif
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if we're taking advice, we need to go from... 3,615 Views / 100 Replies  
Well, if we're taking advice, we need to go from the 30ish sub-forums we have now to 3 or so. This forum does not have the traffic to support all of those sub forums.

It should be...

General...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 02:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is good news, but I really feel like it's... 3,615 Views / 100 Replies  
This is good news, but I really feel like it's only delaying the inevitable.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are declaring anarchy? We don't need no stinking... 4,672 Views / 187 Replies  
Are declaring anarchy? We don't need no stinking rules. It's the end of the world!!!!!1!!!

Laminar, you stink. I am directly insulting you as a person. You smell of elderberries and whatnot.
...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 22, 2016 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm also looking for a good Mac forum. I've... 4,672 Views / 187 Replies  
Yeah, I'm also looking for a good Mac forum. I've always stuck around here, but honestly, this hasn't been a good "Mac" forum for a long long time.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't have the time or desire, but I wonder if... 2,805 Views / 100 Replies  
I don't have the time or desire, but I wonder if arrangements can be made to turn over the archives of the forum to someone else.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So what's the plan people. Is this the end? 4,672 Views / 187 Replies  
So what's the plan people. Is this the end?
Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn't say better than Nemo, but it's close.... 532 Views / 10 Replies  
I wouldn't say better than Nemo, but it's close. Definitely a worthy sequel.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm happy that they had the courage to take the... 1,500 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm happy that they had the courage to take the entire watch UI and toss it in the trash for something way better.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 14, 2016 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This whole story boils down to... An asshole... 1,276 Views / 41 Replies  
This whole story boils down to... An asshole billionaire secretly funding an asshole wrestler's lawsuit against an organization of assholes.

It's the feel good story of the year!
Posted by ort888, on Jun 13, 2016 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mario skated it around one of the years he won. ... 68,616 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Mario skated it around one of the years he won.

Anyway, I have the Sharks as a heavy favorite in this series.
Posted by ort888, on May 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
....sigh... I'm a lifelong hardcore blues... 68,616 Views / 1,150 Replies  
....sigh...

I'm a lifelong hardcore blues fan and today is a hard day to be alive on planet earth.
Posted by ort888, on May 26, 2016 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Full on spoilers ahoy... I thought it was... 633 Views / 21 Replies  
Full on spoilers ahoy...

I thought it was weird that we had all of this buildup and tension and were expecting this house to be full of people with wildly different motivations and allegiances......
Posted by ort888, on May 23, 2016 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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