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I don't think that a new BlackBerry is an option.... 1,483 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think that a new BlackBerry is an option. I believe that my cousin's employer requires employees to use iPhones for business tasks. Besides, the BlackBerry 10 interface is nothing like a...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 17, 2014 at 02:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Internally, mostly, but aren't the shells shaped... 1,483 Views / 9 Replies  
Internally, mostly, but aren't the shells shaped differently, meaning that cases and other accessories that cover the device need to be designed specifically for the iPhone 5C? It's common to see...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 15, 2014 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 5C physical keyboard options 1,483 Views / 9 Replies  
My cousin misses his BlackBerry, specifically its physical keyboard. He moved onto an iPhone 4 and then an iPhone 5C, but they're not the most pleasant experiences for him because of their lack of...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 14, 2014 at 01:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: If you liked big butts, could you lie about it? 832 Views / 12 Replies  
A wise man once said that he could not lie about his love for big butts. Clearly this means that others have no trouble lying about their love for big butts.

If you liked big butts, could you lie...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 31, 2010 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Charlie Mopps 424 Views / 0 Replies  
Lord bless Charlie Mops, the man who invented beer.

Beer, beer, beer, tiddly beer, beer beer. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdO6xLqc-Yo)
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How tough are you? 903 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm so tough that yesterday, when I stubbed my toe (while watering my spice garden), I only cried for 20 minutes.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 19, 2010 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i42.tinypic.com/zk6c1x.jpg ... 1,168 Views / 34 Replies  
http://i42.tinypic.com/zk6c1x.jpg



PingMag - The Tokyo-based magazine about “Design and Making Things” Archive NOOKA: The Info Aesthetics Of A Wrist Watch...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 10, 2010 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are there any Blu-ray Disc Videos that require a... 1,095 Views / 45 Replies  
Are there any Blu-ray Disc Videos that require a Profile 1.1 or 2.0 player? There are plenty of discs that are enhanced for them, but I'm not aware of one that won't play on a Profile 1.0 player.
...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 8, 2010 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
By the way Profile 3.0 already exists. It's... 1,095 Views / 45 Replies  
By the way Profile 3.0 already exists. It's ignored because all it does is add support for audio-only Blu-ray Discs.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not quite.It's not intended for consumer use, at... 1,095 Views / 45 Replies  
Not quite.It's not intended for consumer use, at least not initially.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And if you wanted to buy an HD DVD player, you... 1,095 Views / 45 Replies  
And if you wanted to buy an HD DVD player, you had your choice of Toshiba or... Toshiba.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I must be adopted 817 Views / 20 Replies  
My parents would never do something like that.

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeuuuuuuuuuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Apr 7, 2010 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That graph goes against what I've read. The... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
That graph goes against what I've read. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien's ratings dropped significantly in its second week, and Late Show with David Letterman was beating it in total viewers by...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Leno deserves some of the blame. Not all of it,... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
Leno deserves some of the blame. Not all of it, mind you--NBC executives deserve most of the blame because of the way that they have handled this--but Leno deserves some of it.

While Jay Leno said...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Universal Sports,... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Universal Sports, responds to Leno/O'Brien criticism (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/15/business/media/15conan.html)

Some choice quotes:
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 15, 2010 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't you use a better source than Gawker? That... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
Can't you use a better source than Gawker? That letter is all over the Web.

Anyway, the winner in all of this: Fox.

Conan isn't likely to get the ratings that Leno or Letterman get, but it...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 12, 2010 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Jay Leno worked well with people like... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
Yes.

Jay Leno worked well with people like Fred Willard, Gilbert Gottfried and Tom Green on The Tonight Show. He couldn't relate at all to The Daily Show rejects that appeared in the comedy bits...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that the problem was that NBC was trying... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
I think that the problem was that NBC was trying too hard to appeal to a prime time (read: female) audience. It didn't work, and it alienated much of Jay Leno's fanbase in the process.

The set was...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 11, 2010 at 08:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We take 18 ounces of sizzling ground beef. And... 1,237 Views / 54 Replies  
We take 18 ounces of sizzling ground beef.
And soak it in rich, creamy butter.
Then we top it off with bacon,
ham
and a fried egg.
We call it the Good Morning Burger.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as you ignore the years that he spent... 4,494 Views / 172 Replies  
As long as you ignore the years that he spent writing for Saturday Night Live on NBC (and for Not Necessarily the News on HBO) prior to writing for The Simpsons.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Bears vs. Bulls 373 Views / 1 Replies  
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Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 7, 2010 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's another thing. I hate to take my own... 2,368 Views / 76 Replies  
That's another thing. I hate to take my own thread off topic, but I've been wondering about this for a while.

Is it possible to make decent money selling iPhone software? It's common to see some...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 2, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's the appeal of Google Android 2,368 Views / 76 Replies  
Whenever I read an entry in a gadget blog about a phone that runs Windows Mobile or Symbian S60, I see countless comments from people saying that the phone is terrible because it runs Windows Mobile...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No. http://i43.tinypic.com/rsrasg.jpg 961 Views / 17 Replies  
No.

http://i43.tinypic.com/rsrasg.jpg
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Jan 13, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. I have never seen anyone take fanboyism to... 865 Views / 44 Replies  
Wow. I have never seen anyone take fanboyism to this level before.

Hmmm, how can I make more money for a successful corporation that I have no financial stake in?
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 23, 2008 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
While the Internet has been on phones for several... 661 Views / 27 Replies  
While the Internet has been on phones for several years, most people have been ignoring that feature on their phones until recently. Most people have no idea how fast the Internet is supposed to be...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because otherwise vBulletin claims that this... 661 Views / 27 Replies  
Because otherwise vBulletin claims that this message is blank.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When the purpose of an ad is to make consumers... 661 Views / 27 Replies  
When the purpose of an ad is to make consumers aware that the product is "really fast," and the ad shows the product doing things far more quickly than it does in real life, it's called misleading...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 04:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Please. Any reasonable person knows that a broom... 661 Views / 27 Replies  
Please. Any reasonable person knows that a broom cannot sweep on its own. Most people do not just how fast the Internet will be on a particular phone.

The level of defense that Apple gets here is...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember reading about that long ago. I... 724 Views / 25 Replies  
I remember reading about that long ago.

I understand what Sagan's concern was, but it was still a stupid thing to take legal action over.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I strongly recommend against getting a G1.... 3,354 Views / 26 Replies  
I strongly recommend against getting a G1. Battery life is terrible. An employee at a local T-Mobile store outright said that when I asked about it, and reviews and reports on the Web confirm this.
...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dr. Seuss was a fraud 560 Views / 9 Replies  
Not only was the man not named Seuss, but he wasn't even a doctor!

I hope that no one here took medical advice from this man. It might have been harmful.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 1, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Wow, is there ever groupthink here. If... 3,354 Views / 26 Replies  
Wow, is there ever groupthink here.

If you're getting a phone now, and international roaming fees are not an issue for you, I say go with the Curve. BlackBerry is a mature, well designed operating...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Dec 1, 2008 at 01:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't go to Digg. I like holding onto my... 597 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't go to Digg. I like holding onto my sanity.

CNET News.com was good until a few months ago when it turned into a series of blogs. Now I get a lot of my tech news from the New York...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 27, 2008 at 01:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A female President of the United States would be... 1,139 Views / 16 Replies  
A female President of the United States would be a terrible, terrible thing. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1PrG2p1WDU)
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 26, 2008 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
2012, the number 529 Views / 5 Replies  
This thread is to discuss the number 2012. Proceed.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 26, 2008 at 03:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought that all the nerds switched to Digg... 597 Views / 17 Replies  
I thought that all the nerds switched to Digg years ago.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 26, 2008 at 03:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Hey moderators, not only has Blu-ray won, making... 226,550 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Hey moderators, not only has Blu-ray won, making the original purpose of this thread obsolete, but now this thread is completely off-topic and has turned into a flame war.

There is nothing left to...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 25, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: For heaven's sake, Goldeneye would be stuck in... 226,550 Views / 8,311 Replies  
For heaven's sake, Goldeneye would be stuck in licensing hell if anyone made a serious effort to get it released on a currently produced game console.

Rare, now a division of Microsoft, owns the...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 25, 2008 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know not to look to Wikipedia for life and... 549 Views / 13 Replies  
You know not to look to Wikipedia for life and death decisions, but not everyone does. Wikipedia is seen by many as the be-all-end-all source for information.

It isn't, of course. Anyone can edit...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 25, 2008 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://web.archive.org/web/20031019164836/http://w... 933 Views / 14 Replies  
http://web.archive.org/web/20031019164836/http://www.quakefinger.com/plan.asp?userid=georgeb&id=212

http://www.3drealms.com/press/dnfunreal.html

http://www.3drealms.com/news/99card2.html
...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:10 AM, in Gaming
Did this have to be moved from the Lounge to the... 933 Views / 14 Replies  
Did this have to be moved from the Lounge to the Gaming forum?

Yes, this thread is about a game, but it's a humor thread, and part of the joke is lost when it can't be seen near the thread that it...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 21, 2008 at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
3DR: Duke Nukem Forever - the thread 933 Views / 14 Replies  
It's not available yet, but 3D Realms says that it will be "when it's done."

But which version of Duke Nukem Forever should I get? I figure that the Nintendo 64 version will look better than...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 21, 2008 at 04:18 PM, in Gaming
I have dress shirts, T-shirts and sweaters in... 1,387 Views / 50 Replies  
I have dress shirts, T-shirts and sweaters in every color and shade known to man.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 21, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That Einstein was a genius. 791 Views / 24 Replies  
That Einstein was a genius.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 21, 2008 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, I'm surprised that anyone still cares.... 565 Views / 13 Replies  
Honestly, I'm surprised that anyone still cares. You can only keep the hype up for a project for so long.

I am hesitant to listen. I was never that big a fan of Guns 'N' Roses, and the current GNR...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 21, 2008 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Joke? I am worried about Painty the Pirate's... 2,113 Views / 18 Replies  
Joke?

I am worried about Painty the Pirate's hearing.

Why aren't you?
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 19, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Painty the Pirate should get his hearing checked 2,113 Views / 18 Replies  
Painty the Pirate asks the kids if they are ready. The kids answer, "Aye, aye, captain."

Painty does not hear the kids, so he says, "I can't hear you."

The kids repeat their previous answer,...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 19, 2008 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Vote for Eug for President! You don't know where... 5,697 Views / 63 Replies  
Vote for Eug for President! You don't know where he stands on the issues, and he isn't eligible to run for office in the United States anyway, but you know that you can relate to him because he wears...
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 14, 2008 at 02:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People noticed when President Clinton wore an... 5,697 Views / 63 Replies  
People noticed when President Clinton wore an Ironman at his inauguration in 1993.
Posted by BasketofPuppies, on Nov 13, 2008 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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