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Columbo! 960 Views / 27 Replies  
Columbo!
Posted by moonmonkey, on Sep 26, 2016 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Trigger homekit from a Mac? 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm shocked that there appears to be no way to use homekit devices and trigger scenes from a Mac.

I understand that Siri in Sierra doesn't support HomeKit at all, but there appears to be no...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Sep 26, 2016 at 02:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, this is a bit sad. Good luck with everything. 3,260 Views / 133 Replies  
Oh, this is a bit sad. Good luck with everything.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 26, 2016 at 11:05 PM, in Mac News
OK I just discovered the Mac Samantha voice is... 872 Views / 2 Replies  
OK I just discovered the Mac Samantha voice is the same as the US Siri voice.

Does anyone know if text to speech preference has changes or is similar and if speakable items still exists?
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 19, 2016 at 02:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Voices in MacOS Sierra 872 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, does anyone know if text to speech can use the Siri voices - or can you use the Siri voices with Applescript?
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 19, 2016 at 01:33 AM, in Mac OS X
If you own on iOS you don't need to repay 4.99... 327 Views / 5 Replies  
If you own on iOS you don't need to repay 4.99 again on TVos.
Your flex login will remember.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 4, 2015 at 04:55 AM, in Mac News
I just put an SSD in my Core2Duo mac mini server... 1,066 Views / 7 Replies  
I just put an SSD in my Core2Duo mac mini server and its like a brand new machine. Best way by far to rejuvenate an older machine.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 8, 2015 at 05:30 AM, in Mac News
Clipped to your belt - cool. 1,480 Views / 11 Replies  
Clipped to your belt - cool.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:56 PM, in Mac News
I know its not strictly an adult book - but the... 991 Views / 27 Replies  
I know its not strictly an adult book - but the three "his dark materials" books by Phillip Pullman are amazing.
Audiobooks read by the author too.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Mar 4, 2015 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
still no idea - I thought this would be easy! 498 Views / 3 Replies  
still no idea - I thought this would be easy!
Posted by moonmonkey, on Feb 20, 2015 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any idea what text to speech voice this is? 498 Views / 3 Replies  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYKLJoUwGKo

Im trying to track down this text to speech voice for a project - does anyone know what it is?

Im baffled..
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jan 29, 2015 at 05:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Something cool about dictation on Yosemite 1,454 Views / 3 Replies  
You probably know that you can now enable custom "dictation commands" in Accessablity and link commands to automator workflows etc.

But did you know that using dictation now stops the internal...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 30, 2014 at 02:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Take the screenshot and put it in the picture... 407 Views / 3 Replies  
Take the screenshot and put it in the picture frame widget.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 11, 2014 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
What..... USA do not even have chips, this is... 1,068 Views / 7 Replies  
What..... USA do not even have chips, this is hilarious, just like the 1960's.
The rest of the world have contactless technology AKA VISA Paywave.
Catch up already.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 22, 2014 at 07:30 PM, in Tech News
I'm sure it would be so easy to involve the... 2,288 Views / 77 Replies  
I'm sure it would be so easy to involve the police in France.

Would suggest formally writing to the school at least.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 28, 2014 at 06:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure they will find the flight and everyone... 4,504 Views / 102 Replies  
I'm sure they will find the flight and everyone will be fine.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Mar 13, 2014 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes looks real to me.... nothing like an iPod... 897 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes looks real to me.... nothing like an iPod touch.
I will be buying this.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Feb 14, 2014 at 02:18 AM, in Mac News
The image is showing a phone call on the just... 347 Views / 2 Replies  
The image is showing a phone call on the just released iOS7 from the dead Steve jobs - very classy MacNN very classy.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Feb 7, 2014 at 07:20 PM, in Mac News
Just don't delete the welsh ones - most of OSX's... 693 Views / 10 Replies  
Just don't delete the welsh ones - most of OSX's core subsystems are written in welsh so these are needed.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 2, 2013 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Seems a lot faster than my iPhone. 1,457 Views / 14 Replies  
Seems a lot faster than my iPhone.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:23 AM, in Tech News
Sleeping with an iPad mini :) 551 Views / 8 Replies  
I use an iPhone 4 to play podcasts and audiobooks when I go to sleep.
I want to get an iPad mini to help with work stuff, but....

While its easy to roll on a iPhone without damaging it, and put...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 21, 2013 at 05:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This fingerprint scanner in an iPhone would never... 1,295 Views / 11 Replies  
This fingerprint scanner in an iPhone would never happen, very un apple.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Sep 20, 2013 at 11:21 PM, in Tech News
The only thing I can suggest is printing it out,... 371 Views / 3 Replies  
The only thing I can suggest is printing it out, using scissors and scanning it back in again.

Sorry.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 10, 2013 at 02:04 PM, in Applications
Tara Reid deserves an Oscar or this. One of the... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
Tara Reid deserves an Oscar or this. One of the greatest actresses of our time.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 9, 2013 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have just ordered one, will report back. 566 Views / 11 Replies  
I have just ordered one, will report back.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 9, 2013 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cheers, will try the DNA idea. Router is 2... 602 Views / 6 Replies  
Cheers, will try the DNA idea.

Router is 2 years old...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 5, 2013 at 08:47 AM, in Networking
wifi can't connect to internet, ethernet is fine 602 Views / 6 Replies  
This is a strange problem, a few times a day all wifi devices in my home can't connect to the internet for about 5 minutes only.

All devices can still see each other and transfer files to each...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 4, 2013 at 06:51 PM, in Networking
I have had my Raspi model B since Christmas, it's... 1,022 Views / 13 Replies  
I have had my Raspi model B since Christmas, it's great fun.
I bought a pi cobbler breakout board to do electronic type stuff.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 4, 2013 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Never pat them on the head, they hate it. ... 739 Views / 26 Replies  
Never pat them on the head, they hate it.

Unless you get a biter they are generally friendly, but they have these silly rules.
Some of them have their knees on backwards so you rarely see them in...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Aug 4, 2013 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good idea. 6,391 Views / 69 Replies  
Good idea.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 29, 2013 at 07:09 AM, in Mac OS X
DP2 has started changing the icons. ... 6,391 Views / 69 Replies  
DP2 has started changing the icons.
http://24.media.tumblr.com/c5c7c3cdc87b474a7048fb48ab0172fb/tumblr_mobl0s50zv1svn1xeo1_1280.png
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 21, 2013 at 06:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I doubt it, I think more sweeping changes will... 6,391 Views / 69 Replies  
I doubt it, I think more sweeping changes will come with the following OS version.
I think its telling there were no hardware requirement changes for 10.9 - will help make it easier to explain when...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 17, 2013 at 05:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I heard a rumour that there is an energy... 6,391 Views / 69 Replies  
I heard a rumour that there is an energy consumption tab in the activity monitor next to memory and cpu, and the battery menu extra now shows battery hungry apps.

Also basic apps like VLC don't...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jun 14, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
You can't arrest people for farting. 2,300 Views / 24 Replies  
You can't arrest people for farting.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Apr 12, 2013 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Laser print some sex vouchers at work. Cheap... 911 Views / 19 Replies  
Laser print some sex vouchers at work.
Cheap and fun.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Feb 28, 2013 at 04:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that has "winner" written all over... 921 Views / 21 Replies  
Yes, that has "winner" written all over it.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check the crime figures...it already is. 493 Views / 7 Replies  
Check the crime figures...it already is.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Jan 13, 2013 at 05:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You are not running mountain lion so are unlikely... 1,255 Views / 16 Replies  
You are not running mountain lion so are unlikely to experience mountain lion related issues.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 15, 2012 at 03:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Ah, well that answers that then. Cheers. 234 Views / 2 Replies  
Ah, well that answers that then.

Cheers.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 5, 2012 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
VPN Help 234 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a VPN at home - when I am away from home and the VPN is active I am clearly on my home network as I can access my router.
But......


The computers do not appear in the finder sidebar like...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 5, 2012 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i'm baffled why how so much time and money has... 355 Views / 12 Replies  
i'm baffled why how so much time and money has been spent on Siri and its still practically the same as it was at launch.
Except you can now check american sports results.....
Posted by moonmonkey, on Nov 2, 2012 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How did the funeral go? fill us in! 22,174 Views / 9 Replies  
How did the funeral go? fill us in!
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 22, 2012 at 01:32 AM, in Applications
This is clearly spam, but what evidence is there... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
This is clearly spam, but what evidence is there that this is "viral crapware"

The Cnet review said its quite good.
http://download.cnet.com/MacKeeper/3000-18510_4-75678863.html

just saying.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 21, 2012 at 11:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Automator (in your applications folder could do... 208 Views / 2 Replies  
Automator (in your applications folder could do this)

Create new workflow and add these 3 actions:

Get specified URL
save images from web content
set the desktop picture


Then
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 20, 2012 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Its important to de-claw, and de-tail and de-eye.... 6,068 Views / 194 Replies  
Its important to de-claw, and de-tail and de-eye.

This will keep them under control.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 18, 2012 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Blue indicators are .png files on the... 262 Views / 1 Replies  
The Blue indicators are .png files on the dock.app
so pop them in photoshop and so what you want.

Im not sure they are an american design, plenty of Europeans working at Infinite Loop including...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 15, 2012 at 01:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I would rip the movie to your macbook pro , less... 22,174 Views / 9 Replies  
I would rip the movie to your macbook pro , less chance of something going wrong.

This app will allow you to rip the disk into your computer - the free trial will allow up to 10 rips so perfect...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 13, 2012 at 05:39 PM, in Applications
A preamp would be easier. 893 Views / 33 Replies  
A preamp would be easier.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 7, 2012 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very naughty, John Mayer would never have done... 254 Views / 2 Replies  
Very naughty, John Mayer would never have done that.
Posted by moonmonkey, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just bought an LG Cinema 3D Smart TV . ... 514 Views / 24 Replies  
I just bought an LG Cinema 3D Smart TV .

Surprised at how good it is for the price.

One feature most people don't think about is LG's support discrete input switching- if you are ever going to...
Posted by moonmonkey, on Sep 28, 2012 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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