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My brief take on this from an ArsTechnica article... 6,449 Views / 304 Replies  
My brief take on this from an ArsTechnica article is that the FCC took a bit of a legal gamble with this and got shut down.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Aug 11, 2016 at 12:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have really enjoyed taking the plunge on a 21:9... 588 Views / 9 Replies  
I have really enjoyed taking the plunge on a 21:9 34" 3440x1440 display. I use it with my rMBP and I don't even bother to use the 2nd screen. I connect it via Thunderbolt. I'm not a monitor nut, but...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Aug 9, 2016 at 09:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which way do you wipe? I am a male and I wipe... 8,730 Views / 268 Replies  
Which way do you wipe? I am a male and I wipe (sitting down) back->front.

I've heard of people standing up to wipe. That seems dumb to me. I also don't get why you'd reach around and wipe front to...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jul 30, 2016 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The officer was also sentenced to 4 years then 2... 59,500 Views / 3,753 Replies  
The officer was also sentenced to 4 years then 2 years supervised release. Not really sure what point el chupacabra was trying to make. It's an incident that should not have happened, however the...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jul 8, 2016 at 10:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
KD to golden state is nuts. Can't wait to see... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
KD to golden state is nuts. Can't wait to see that.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jul 8, 2016 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I also enjoyed Song of the Sea. Secret of Kells... 1,798 Views / 35 Replies  
I also enjoyed Song of the Sea. Secret of Kells is up next
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jun 30, 2016 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
in my experience, people who frequent forums have... 556 Views / 19 Replies  
in my experience, people who frequent forums have quite an aversion to live-arguing with the people they forum-argue with
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jun 24, 2016 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He hoisted it in both '91 and '92. That 2008 was... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
He hoisted it in both '91 and '92. That 2008 was the only time a Penguin didn't hoist it.
Posted by abbaZaba, on May 30, 2016 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Game 7 last night reminded me of the Game 7... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
Game 7 last night reminded me of the Game 7 against detroit that ended up 2-1 and a Cup victory for the Pens.

The year before, Sid followed popular superstition and didn't touch the Prince of...
Posted by abbaZaba, on May 27, 2016 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Slack is great. It's centered around... 936 Views / 18 Replies  
I think Slack is great. It's centered around integrations so you'd need to integrate with a third party whiteboard service like Limnu or Sketchboard.
Posted by abbaZaba, on May 23, 2016 at 09:55 AM, in iPhone Apps
Can a mod rename this "abbaZaba: the poo... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
Can a mod rename this "abbaZaba: the poo chronicles"?
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 29, 2016 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I certainly did do it dirty. I've finished... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
I certainly did do it dirty.

I've finished my initial prescription of 5mg oxycodone, which I have learned is percocet. I got a new prescription and they gave me 5mg hydrocodone+325 acetaminophen,...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 29, 2016 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ooo, forgot about Steam. I have Bioshock 2 and... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
ooo, forgot about Steam. I have Bioshock 2 and Infinite, FEZ, and I never did finish Portal 2. Good reminder.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 26, 2016 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are pics from hanging the dressing tonight:... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
Here are pics from hanging the dressing tonight: https://imgur.com/a/VvixY

GF says the incisions are really, really good and there was only extremely slight leakage on the one side. :thumbsup:
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 26, 2016 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While I was in the hospital for 3 days (wed-fri)... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
While I was in the hospital for 3 days (wed-fri) I was basically on a staggered dose of IV dilaudid and 3 pills of oxycodone, getting a dose of either every 2 hours. I definitely think I needed it...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 26, 2016 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've continued to take 2 pills, but I've been... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
I've continued to take 2 pills, but I've been putting more time in between as I think I am able to handle the pain for a bit.

I was taking 2 pills about 4 hours apart, but I'm getting up to 6...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 26, 2016 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is what I keep telling myself. Plenty of... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
That is what I keep telling myself. Plenty of time to learn a loot of stuff.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 26, 2016 at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's probably a good show to check out.... 767 Views / 27 Replies  
That's probably a good show to check out. Scifi/thriller stuff is some good bed-ridden entertainment.

I am thinking about starting season 2 of Twelve Monkeys also, but I don't think I ever...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 25, 2016 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Serious injury, got some time on my hands 767 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm athletic, healthy, and young. I have broken my collarbone in a mountain biking accident, slightly fractured my wrist playing frisbee, and I had a pretty bad right ankle sprain 8 years ago in...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Apr 25, 2016 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One hurdle you may run into is with both bands... 945 Views / 7 Replies  
One hurdle you may run into is with both bands (2.4 and 5) at same TX power and on the same SSID, a client will almost always pick the 2.4 band because the signal will be better. The newest Unifi...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Mar 29, 2016 at 03:08 PM, in Networking
Wireless Range Extenders are also pretty shit.... 945 Views / 7 Replies  
Wireless Range Extenders are also pretty shit. Unless it has a dedicated radio for uplink (which most do not), your speeds will be halved and channel space will be re-used, increasing interference.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Mar 21, 2016 at 02:02 PM, in Networking
The Unifi software has been updated, and UI... 945 Views / 7 Replies  
The Unifi software has been updated, and UI refreshed, in recent months. I'd update to the latest if you find the old interface annoying. Also, the controller doesn't need to be running 24/7 unless...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Mar 21, 2016 at 01:56 PM, in Networking
Check out the AC line of Ubiquiti APs. if you... 945 Views / 7 Replies  
Check out the AC line of Ubiquiti APs. if you have the freedom of existing cat5e or have the ability to add it (and possibly take advantage of PoE), multiple APs on lower power will give you the best...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:00 PM, in Networking
I was disappointed in lack of new products in the... 969 Views / 8 Replies  
I was disappointed in lack of new products in the external GPU connected via Thunderbolt. Seems like a no brainer, but it really hasn't gotten off the ground too much.

Shoving a GPU into a new TB...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Mar 9, 2016 at 09:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
4 shutouts, 2 coming in the playoffs, is pretty... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
4 shutouts, 2 coming in the playoffs, is pretty incredible too.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Damn, the fact you mixed that up is hilarious.... 1,921 Views / 84 Replies  
Damn, the fact you mixed that up is hilarious. How on Earth did you think that was a southern accent? Hahaha what were you thinking oh man what a blunder how embarrassing. You must have been so...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't his character in Concussion from Nigeria..? 1,921 Views / 84 Replies  
Isn't his character in Concussion from Nigeria..?
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you can't take it, don't dish it. It may... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
If you can't take it, don't dish it.

It may have been hard sitting close to and hearing a defensive player talking about stopping you, but you can't act like that when your response to people...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 8, 2016 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They've got an uphill battle, but the sights are... 343 Views / 6 Replies  
They've got an uphill battle, but the sights are on the right target. I just feel point-to-multipoint with 5GHz/solid antenna/radio design is what is actually going to hit that target.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 3, 2016 at 09:47 PM, in Mac News
They're purportedly using 38GHz frequency in... 343 Views / 6 Replies  
They're purportedly using 38GHz frequency in these radios....I'd be interested in how they are battling rain fade at that high of a frequency or how many they're actually going to be deploying in a...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:26 AM, in Mac News
Disappointing loss, and it stings because they... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
Disappointing loss, and it stings because they were oh-so-close. They were too banged up missing Bell, Brown, and DeAngelo, plus Ben dinged up; he did not have accuracy+velocity at the same time....
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 18, 2016 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Really nervous about the Steelers game today.... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
Really nervous about the Steelers game today. It's a real shame we'll be missing such solid players like AB and DeAngelo, and have Ben playing hurt. The only thing most of the city is hanging its hat...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 17, 2016 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Shazier did have a helmet to helmet hit, though... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
Shazier did have a helmet to helmet hit, though they either should have called the penalty OR let the play go, which would have resulted in a TD, to make it 22-0

The fact it's technically illegal...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 11, 2016 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I second network storage and Synology. I use a... 723 Views / 14 Replies  
I second network storage and Synology. I use a 213J with 2x4TB drives. Very worth it. Much cheaper than a mac mini route.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 5, 2016 at 06:40 PM, in Networking
Extending 900 MHz into consumer routers is going... 295 Views / 4 Replies  
Extending 900 MHz into consumer routers is going to cause a mess of intereference - 2.4GHz is already basically shot in apartment/multi-tenant building situations. How do you think that'll play in...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 4, 2016 at 01:22 PM, in Mac News
I've done systems with multiple AirPlay... 1,234 Views / 8 Replies  
I've done systems with multiple AirPlay destinations- AirPort expresses are nice for this and if no surround sound is needed and you have an iTunes library already on the network, it's a no-brainer....
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jan 4, 2016 at 10:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Another option within Ubiquiti is the EdgeRouter... 756 Views / 12 Replies  
Another option within Ubiquiti is the EdgeRouter X, which comes in ethernet only or an SFP version. I'm not sure what they go for on your side of the world but they are $50 and $80 USD over here....
Posted by abbaZaba, on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:12 PM, in Networking
This outrage over the charging is crazy. Every... 1,887 Views / 83 Replies  
This outrage over the charging is crazy. Every two weeks, let it charge overnight. I mean, do you really use it currently with no thought to the battery life that literally use it until it completely...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Dec 4, 2015 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm really interesting in this device. Looks to... 422 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm really interesting in this device. Looks to be sold out everywhere. Hopefully I can get in on the next batch.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Nov 30, 2015 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Paragraphs, man. 1,929 Views / 26 Replies  
Paragraphs, man.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Nov 25, 2015 at 09:00 AM, in Mac News
https://photos-3.dropbox.com/t/2/AAC1hXvpQKKQClv5P... 858 Views / 6 Replies  
https://photos-3.dropbox.com/t/2/AAC1hXvpQKKQClv5P5L8-BeiHUrytm5S7IZbcIJwXMjJMA/12/298235/png/32x32/3/1447797600/0/2/Screenshot%202015-11-17%2012.40.32.png/EPj3Nhjt4cjuAyACKAI/oclTbo4i6gI5xWnx2NC7CeJG...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
Audio compression/quality is not the only reason... 800 Views / 4 Replies  
Audio compression/quality is not the only reason I find AirPlay so much more attractive than Bluetooth. The multi-room support already baked in is a huge feature. I understand they are portable...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Oct 13, 2015 at 03:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where are the Beat+Airplay speakers? 800 Views / 4 Replies  
I noticed a product release of new Beats Pills speakers but noticed they didn't have Airplay.. It's not something I think about too often but why wouldn't Apple have married their Airplay tech into...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Live photos are very Harry Potter-esque 4,645 Views / 137 Replies  
Live photos are very Harry Potter-esque
Posted by abbaZaba, on Sep 9, 2015 at 03:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Steelers lost their kicker for the year in... 54,853 Views / 1,061 Replies  
The Steelers lost their kicker for the year in the Hall Of Fame game, which ends up being an extra preseason game for the two teams involved, for 5 in total.

Pretty ludicrous if you ask me.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Aug 27, 2015 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am excited to see what Show Me A Hero will turn... 12,872 Views / 264 Replies  
I am excited to see what Show Me A Hero will turn out to be. I've got the first two episodes to watch.

I've also been enjoying Mr Robot and Halt and Catch Fire.

The Brink is pretty good so far....
Posted by abbaZaba, on Aug 18, 2015 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Deadpool has been my favorite Marvel character... 999 Views / 22 Replies  
Deadpool has been my favorite Marvel character since I was a kid, and I think Ryan Reynolds is a perfect fit. Can't wait to see this.
Posted by abbaZaba, on Aug 7, 2015 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Time Machine can absolutely backup to a network... 981 Views / 4 Replies  
Time Machine can absolutely backup to a network drive...be sure to connect to the network share via AFP. or if you have to use SMB, make sure it's creating a sparse bundle.

Edit: I misread. You're...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:17 AM, in Networking
Yeah, that is so weird :p 8,760 Views / 445 Replies  
Yeah, that is so weird :p
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jun 24, 2015 at 09:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It most certainly did: the Confederates opposed... 8,760 Views / 445 Replies  
It most certainly did: the Confederates opposed States' Rights. More exact, they opposed the right for Northern states not to support slavery.

South Carolina was the first to secede and published...
Posted by abbaZaba, on Jun 24, 2015 at 09:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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