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I regularly work in the homes of multi... 3,064 Views / 306 Replies  
I regularly work in the homes of multi millionaires and billionaires - It matters no one bit where they live - they live in lifestyles and environments cut off from those outside their homes. They go...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 14, 2016 at 08:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How have those advisors worked out for him so... 3,064 Views / 306 Replies  
How have those advisors worked out for him so far? He listens to his advice only, and thus the train wreck which is Trump. I'm not defending her, but really, I can probably count on my hands the...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In what way IS he viable? He breathes? I guess... 3,064 Views / 306 Replies  
In what way IS he viable? He breathes? I guess so, otherwise, as the leader of the most powerful nation on the planet, I would say he shows zero qualifications as President of the US. Do I like or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trying to debate if Trump is a viable candidate... 3,064 Views / 306 Replies  
Trying to debate if Trump is a viable candidate is crazy. It's like debating someone who thinks the earth is 5,000 years old, or that evolution is just a "theory". Pro Trump people try and go back...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 01:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Been experimenting, and now have what I believe... 806 Views / 71 Replies  
Been experimenting, and now have what I believe is the perfect steak. Bought a Weber gas grill with the small knob which has a direct flame which charrs the meat. heavy pat down of course salt/pepper...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 12, 2016 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's interesting - elect Trump, and the GOP... 3,064 Views / 306 Replies  
That's interesting - elect Trump, and the GOP would be happy to impeach for the first blunder which merits it. I'm sure they would be thrilled to have Pence as the Commander in Chief.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 29, 2016 at 04:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why is it that we in the States have to have a... 56,219 Views / 3,495 Replies  
Why is it that we in the States have to have a "safe" way to reach for our identification to reduce the likelihood of getting shot? This seems strange to most Europeans. Hands on the wheel, or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 17, 2016 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I see this discussion about whether we should... 669 Views / 52 Replies  
I see this discussion about whether we should torture or not, however, don't you think the question to ask prior to that is whether torture works or not? I see lots of room to doubt it does. I recall...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jun 30, 2016 at 02:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No one has mentioned Jesse Eisenberg, and his... 2,182 Views / 68 Replies  
No one has mentioned Jesse Eisenberg, and his take on Lex Luthor. Some may have a different opinion, however, I couldn't stop myself from thinking how wrong he was for the part. For me it was one of...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 28, 2016 at 07:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
windows 10 screen resolution issues 2,423 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a 64 bit Toshiba Satellite running Windows 10, and I stripped it down and did a clean install some time ago. However, last week my screen resolution went to 1024 x 768, and with this wide...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 3, 2016 at 09:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My teen age son is big into animation, but much... 1,752 Views / 35 Replies  
My teen age son is big into animation, but much more Japanese. I watched Heavy Metal with him a few months back, and he was blown away. Even moreso when his full sized Heavy Metal poster arrived.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 25, 2016 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the reply. It's a vacation rental... 428 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

It's a vacation rental website. From "the internet is breaking down" to "Google isn't that important anymore" I feel like the web design company are just spewing BS to cover...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 24, 2016 at 06:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
website analysis assistance 428 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello all,

I work at a firm where one of the main sources of business is through its' website, and generated leads. All was well until the owners of this company decided to go with a new website....
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 24, 2016 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Last post on this. I finally received protective... 678 Views / 4 Replies  
Last post on this. I finally received protective film for an ipad screen, and used that to cover the trackpad. It was an immediate relief, and maneuvering around is just as it was last year. I might...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Dec 14, 2015 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aside from all that, I would love to see a... 1,191 Views / 16 Replies  
Aside from all that, I would love to see a thicker version come out along side the now incredibly thin version, and see what the public wants. I'd take battery life, and a 20% thicker body over...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Dec 5, 2015 at 02:21 PM, in Mac News
the sensation is similar to working with... 678 Views / 4 Replies  
the sensation is similar to working with fiberglass without gloves, and having tiny bits of fiberglass embed in the fingertips. The pain eventually goes away, but does stay for quite awhile after,...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 18, 2015 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After a few days of using only the mouse the... 678 Views / 4 Replies  
After a few days of using only the mouse the stinging sensation has almost completely subsided. Interestingly, using my son's new MacBook Pro track pad I haven't had that same sting. Someone on...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
fingertip sensitivity on MacAir 678 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a mid 2011 MacAir, works fine, however over the past few months I've slowly developed quite painful fingertip pain. I've been away on vacation for awhile, and found my finger tip pain...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Nov 16, 2015 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you do get that speed into your home, what can... 362 Views / 7 Replies  
If you do get that speed into your home, what can you do with it? I watch movies through wif, download another while watching, check email etc... and never get hiccups. I actually think I use more...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 18, 2015 at 09:16 AM, in Mac News
My Boom volume booster isn't working, but the big... 5,064 Views / 20 Replies  
My Boom volume booster isn't working, but the big issue is Outlook. I have to force quite through the day and restart to continue to use it. I'm using 2011, and I read that a similar issue is...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Or don't use it if you can't chance Outlook... 2,215 Views / 20 Replies  
Or don't use it if you can't chance Outlook freezing up. I have Office 2011, and I hear it's the same with 2016 version too.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:16 AM, in Mac News
Sticky: Alternative, or better app than Photosynth 4,120 Views / 3 Replies  
While Photosynth is great, I'm always looking for a better version. Would like to see a version which captures in hdr. Anything else out there?
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 23, 2015 at 04:25 PM, in Mac News
funny that when having coffee I see people with... 1,193 Views / 10 Replies  
funny that when having coffee I see people with mac laptops and of course iPhones, but haven't seen an iwatch anywhere - at the coffee shop or just people walking around.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 22, 2015 at 06:46 AM, in Mac News
I wish that were the case. Each time I receive... 988 Views / 13 Replies  
I wish that were the case. Each time I receive one I check the email, and it is the one without the period in between my name. Email is definitely not mine.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
Funny - I have a problem of a similar nature.... 988 Views / 13 Replies  
Funny - I have a problem of a similar nature. Someone in Virginia shares both my first and last name, and while I have a gmail account which is my first and last name @ gmail with a period between...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:35 PM, in Applications
Looking at ifixit there isn't a step by step on... 649 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking at ifixit there isn't a step by step on gaining access to the upper case, and I'm sure it's no easy feat. While I've replaced a fan on this laptop, I'm wondering if this really is something...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Apr 28, 2015 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacAir screen issue 649 Views / 3 Replies  
When I turn on my mac the screen flickers, and gets jiggy, and will slowly go opaque. However, if I tap on the back right of the screen it will(with effort) go back to normal. Obviously a hardware...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Apr 25, 2015 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cleaning out SSD 999 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello all,

I've been getting lots of warnings that I've just 17% of space left on my drive. However, after cleaning out pics/songs/vids and programs I'll never use I still have loads of data...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 27, 2015 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I have it 728 Views / 3 Replies  
I have it
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 14, 2015 at 02:46 PM, in Mac OS X
reduces image size using Photos 728 Views / 3 Replies  
Iphoto allowed me to easily reduce the size of one or a batch of images, however, I can't seem to find where I can do the same when using Photos. I have images which have file sizes many times larger...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Mar 14, 2015 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Apps for GPS 461 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm heading to Costa Rica for a few weeks, and was wondering about using my iPhone as a substitute for the rental car GPS unit. Will either the App Maps app or Google be sufficient, or...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:22 AM, in iPhone Apps
I'm on 10.10.2 as well, and have the same issues.... 1,358 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm on 10.10.2 as well, and have the same issues. Going into Audio Midi setup I find that the channels are muted. I uncheck, sound output works fine again, however, when turning sound down just a...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Feb 9, 2015 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
That sound great - I'll give it a try. 1 GB for a... 1,426 Views / 10 Replies  
That sound great - I'll give it a try. 1 GB for a browser is just crazy talk.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 27, 2015 at 05:27 PM, in Applications
Chrome at 1GB 1,426 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello all,

Is it normal for Google Chrome to be so large? Is there a way to slim it down?

Thanks
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 27, 2015 at 03:05 PM, in Applications
This is great - so I just completely delete the... 11,024 Views / 262 Replies  
This is great - so I just completely delete the Steam program, and then reinstall, however, choose custom and choose a folder I created in the HDD? If this is it, then it's much easier than I had...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 9, 2015 at 06:45 PM, in Gaming
I just built a PC gaming machine for my son, but... 11,024 Views / 262 Replies  
I just built a PC gaming machine for my son, but have a question/problem. BTW - I found the components from a site Toms Hardware, where many place their thoughts on the best build for whatever. This...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Jan 9, 2015 at 05:56 PM, in Gaming
Boom has always been on when using my MacAir, and... 252 Views / 1 Replies  
Boom has always been on when using my MacAir, and it gives me significantly better audio for when watching movies or just listening to streaming talk radio. This was a must have for me, and one of...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Oct 26, 2014 at 02:07 PM, in Mac News
After a meeting this past week it was agreed that... 680 Views / 6 Replies  
After a meeting this past week it was agreed that we would find out what language the program was written in, and also a description from the developers standpoint as to what it is, does, and what...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 27, 2014 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks so much - yes I thought I might have... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks so much - yes I thought I might have posted something awhile ago, but wasn't sure. I'm glad to say they all seem to be on board that the new and costly system is a disaster.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 27, 2014 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've always been a Steven Buscemi fan, and have... 12,244 Views / 262 Replies  
I've always been a Steven Buscemi fan, and have really enjoyed plowing through 4 plus seasons of Boardwalk Empire. I think the cinematography/period clothing and sets are quite exceptional. It seems...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for Web Developer - Bid Request/RFP Website? 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello all

I believe I saw a site posted on here some time ago, and was wondering if anyone could post the link to it. We have a 14 year old Real Estate website/contact manager which was written...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 26, 2014 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a long time Mac user plus... 708 Views / 10 Replies  
As a long time Mac user plus /IPod/IPhone/AppleTV, except for the health tracking benefit I don't see this catching on. It's certainly not for me, but Apple is Apple, and has certainly surprised us...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 10, 2014 at 02:29 PM, in Tech News
Anyone else getting a Chinese translation while... 9,816 Views / 383 Replies  
Anyone else getting a Chinese translation while watching the event?
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Sep 9, 2014 at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. The "male" portion is a new charger, and... 1,037 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks. The "male" portion is a new charger, and thus clean. I think the problem is that my pack I use to bring my laptop to work everyday gets crap at the bottom, and I just never thought about the...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 26, 2014 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perfect! Thanks much. 423 Views / 2 Replies  
Perfect!


Thanks much.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 25, 2014 at 08:25 AM, in Mac OS X
how to reinstall iphoto 423 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm pretty sure I deleted an important file for iphoto to operate fully. In fact when I open it I get the spinning ball. If I just delete the application, may I just redownload it in the app store....
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 24, 2014 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
wow - no alcohol around(rubbing) so chanced it... 1,037 Views / 13 Replies  
wow - no alcohol around(rubbing) so chanced it using a small amount of hydrogen peroxide with the laptop tilted upwards to prevent anything traveling inside.

Works perfectly once again.

Thanks...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 20, 2014 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
agreed - thanks 1,037 Views / 13 Replies  
agreed - thanks
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe it is parallel, and I've never taken... 1,037 Views / 13 Replies  
I believe it is parallel, and I've never taken the shell apart. The machine has been issue free since day one, except for this problem which has been getting worse as time goes on. I think it's the...
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks - I did when it first happened, and in... 1,037 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks - I did when it first happened, and in fact I just got back from buying a toothbrush to try again - same problem.
Posted by RobOnTheCape, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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