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I just checked on Google. This has been... 585 Views / 11 Replies  
I just checked on Google.
This has been happening since at least 2010.

WTF, Apple ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 11, 2016 at 06:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, it's one of those things that boggle the... 585 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, it's one of those things that boggle the mind.
It can't be impossible to fix.

Software quality is not what it used to be. And they seemingly don't care.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 11, 2016 at 06:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Would you please stop confusing Trump haters with... 2,413 Views / 183 Replies  
Would you please stop confusing Trump haters with facts ?

TIA,
-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 11, 2016 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's an age old Apple iOS bug. Apple is too... 585 Views / 11 Replies  
It's an age old Apple iOS bug.

Apple is too lazy to fix it. Sucks.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 11, 2016 at 05:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have been using the Synology Router for 10... 502 Views / 11 Replies  
I have been using the Synology Router for 10 months now.
The specs are impressive, and software is solid.

I had high hopes.
However, performance wise (speed, reliability), I'm not impressed at...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 3, 2016 at 01:50 PM, in Networking
Well, they are down to their third string for... 61,579 Views / 1,108 Replies  
Well, they are down to their third string for their secondary. Plus other injuries.

On top, it seems like coaching is not as good as it could be.

Bad year.

Edit; LOL, I see you came to the...
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 25, 2016 at 01:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. The cost of implementing a secure... 549 Views / 10 Replies  
Exactly.

The cost of implementing a secure system would have been higher than eating the fraudulent charges. That's the reason why they didn't go "all the way".

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 20, 2016 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you on WiFi or ethernet ? It's showing... 2,680 Views / 55 Replies  
Are you on WiFi or ethernet ?

It's showing for me (Wifi + Ethernet).

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 21, 2016 at 08:37 PM, in macOS
I'm shocked. I didn't peg you as a frustrated... 363 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm shocked. I didn't peg you as a frustrated neocon.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 15, 2016 at 11:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
See, this is what makes discussing politics with... 363 Views / 10 Replies  
See, this is what makes discussing politics with you unbearable.

You don't even have the slightest clue about a lot of things.

Libertarian position on war is the EXACT opposite of...
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 15, 2016 at 07:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So what ? In reality, most people will make a... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
So what ?
In reality, most people will make a very poor equipment decisions for the winter, and on top of that, drive like idiots.

I'm probably driving like an idiot myself (can't help it much),...
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 15, 2016 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You forgot to add "Hillary not in jail". ... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
You forgot to add "Hillary not in jail".

Coincidentally, if that'a all that President Trump would achieve, it would have been worth it :D

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 15, 2016 at 04:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let's go to war with Russia 363 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm shocked how anti-Russian rhetoric has almost reached a fever pitch in the media and the White House. And in regards to independent media government propaganda channels, that's happening world...
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 15, 2016 at 03:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Dilbert's Scott Adams Outlines 14 Reasons Why... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Dilbert's Scott Adams Outlines 14 Reasons Why 'The Trump Tapes' Don't Matter (http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-08/dilberts-scott-adams-outlines-14-reasons-why-trump-tapes-dont-matter)

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Posted by turtle777, on Oct 9, 2016 at 01:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, Luther is great. But inconceivable for... 1,108 Views / 27 Replies  
Yes, Luther is great.

But inconceivable for Americans: a detective without a gun. Shocking. :eek: :eek: :eek:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 24, 2016 at 02:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In other words: they are joined at the hip. ... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
In other words: they are joined at the hip.

Remind me again: Why the hell do PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES need unions ?

You work for the government, and you accept what comes with it.
If you don't...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 23, 2016 at 03:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ha. Back to Disney movies for you ;) :p -t 1,108 Views / 27 Replies  
Ha. Back to Disney movies for you ;) :p

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 23, 2016 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Didn't know that, but doesn't make a difference.... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Didn't know that, but doesn't make a difference. F&ck the unions. No matter who they support in politics.

This is an excellent example that shows how they only serve their own interest.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 23, 2016 at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course, it's a tragedy that our police is out... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Of course, it's a tragedy that our police is out of control.

But you can't blame Republicans or Trump alone.
Democrats sit by idle, watching, and doing nothing

Heck, you had Obama in office...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 22, 2016 at 08:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No. Lightning connector regular pods. ... 353 Views / 5 Replies  
No. Lightning connector regular pods.

However, iPhone 7 does include a Lightning to 3.5mm stereo plug adapter.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 22, 2016 at 02:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That meme was created after the move was... 16,616 Views / 1,161 Replies  
That meme was created after the move was announced.
Was a few days ago:

Trump in Flint: It Used To Be That We Built Cars In Michigan And Didn't Drink Water In Mexico, Now It's The Opposite |...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Seems like a bug: iOS 10 Bugs We've... 2,281 Views / 61 Replies  
Seems like a bug:

iOS 10 Bugs We've Found till Now (http://www.iphonehacks.com/2016/09/ios-10-bugs.html)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:01 PM, in iOS Apps
So you thought they were cheaper, and want us to... 353 Views / 5 Replies  
So you thought they were cheaper, and want us to EXPLAIN why your thoughts did not come true ?

Well, EUR 750 is about what it costs in the US.

iPhone 7 base model: $650 / 1.115 FX * 1.19 (VAT...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 07:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Pardon me for not going back and re-reading every... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
Pardon me for not going back and re-reading every single post of this 12 page thread. :brick:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right. Probably not. They are just holding it for... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
Right. Probably not. They are just holding it for you.
Or even if you drove off with the car, you wouldn't be the owner yet.
Title hasn't passed.

I guess all the bullshit paperwork / financing...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not really. Most car financing contracts don't... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
Not really. Most car financing contracts don't have an early payoff penalty.
So you only owe for the time that you have financed (borrowed) money.

Even with a regular financing contract, there...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm very curious how they incorporate other uses... 1,294 Views / 37 Replies  
I'm very curious how they incorporate other uses of the Home Button into the UI.

E.g. app switching and closing apps.

Dedicated virtual button like you get with Accessibility settings ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 10:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Uhm, ok. That's not what you wrote earlier. ... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
Uhm, ok.
That's not what you wrote earlier.

You said she was going to get "$0 down, and ultimately 0% interest", "bullshit financing", and then later, that contract would be torn up.

Now it...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 21, 2016 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL, if that's how they write the contract (0%),... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
LOL, if that's how they write the contract (0%), how can they unilaterally void the contract later ?
Only if BOTH parties agree to void the contract, you can follow through.

I think you could...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 20, 2016 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't like the haptic feedback of the home... 1,294 Views / 37 Replies  
I don't like the haptic feedback of the home button.
It's far inferior to the click-feeling of the physical button of the iPhone 6s.

Sure, I'll get over it, but it's a step back.
Just doesn't...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 20, 2016 at 11:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why ? At those rates, keep the financing,... 16,186 Views / 572 Replies  
Why ?

At those rates, keep the financing, put the money in some online checking account that pays some meager interest (e.g. Capital One Checking 0.2%), and set up a direct debit to that account....
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 20, 2016 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Greater range than Vin Regular Gas. -t 620 Views / 24 Replies  
Greater range than Vin Regular Gas.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2016 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's probably an interaction of hardware and... 1,294 Views / 37 Replies  
It's probably an interaction of hardware and software, and can be fixed with an iOS update.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2016 at 02:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, and on two rather than 4 wheels, at that. ... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
Yes, and on two rather than 4 wheels, at that.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2016 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, this. Some of the local highways don't... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
Yes, this.

Some of the local highways don't drain very well, so it's not uncommon to have a few inches of water at the side of the road if there's a downpour. Often, due to the road being tilted a...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2016 at 02:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The "problem" with Siri is: it's great at parsing... 2,680 Views / 55 Replies  
The "problem" with Siri is: it's great at parsing the words / sentences spoken, but in most cases, it can't make sense of it.

It's just not that intelligent.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 10:02 PM, in macOS
Yes, finally, we can have shitty Siri on all our... 2,680 Views / 55 Replies  
Yes, finally, we can have shitty Siri on all our devices.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 07:40 PM, in macOS
Mainly in that scenario. I get occasional... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
Mainly in that scenario.
I get occasional slippage in other cases, but traction control is pretty good, and often I only notice it when the TC light comes on for a brief moment.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Putting iPhone on vibrate now only makes two... 2,281 Views / 61 Replies  
Putting iPhone on vibrate now only makes two quick, muted vibrations.
It's less noticible, and makes me double check every time if I did it right.

Ugh. Not great.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 06:16 PM, in iOS Apps
It's inconsistent. With some contacts, it... 452 Views / 7 Replies  
It's inconsistent.

With some contacts, it works just fine.
With others, Siri thinks a Fax is a viable destination for a text message. What gives.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 03:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a possible explanation, I guess... -t 452 Views / 7 Replies  
That's a possible explanation, I guess...

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2016 at 03:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that works. Sigh. I thought the... 452 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, that works. Sigh.

I thought the advantage if Siri was supposed to be that you didn't have to learn a specific syntax.



Sure

But in my case, the other two listed numbers are a Home...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Siri still sucks 452 Views / 7 Replies  
I was trying to give Siri a chance. After all those years and big talk, I thought Apple was making progress.

:brick: :censor: :mad:

"Send text message to my wife" works, and Siri correctly...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2016 at 08:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, I see. Yeah, haven't done slide-to-unlock in... 2,281 Views / 61 Replies  
Oh, I see. Yeah, haven't done slide-to-unlock in ages.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2016 at 08:15 PM, in iOS Apps
You can turn off the requirement for... 2,281 Views / 61 Replies  
You can turn off the requirement for click-to-unlock.

Fed up with the iOS 10 lock screen? Find zen with this quick Settings change | iMore...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2016 at 01:53 PM, in iOS Apps
*shrug* I don't know, got Pirelli Cinturato... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
*shrug*

I don't know, got Pirelli Cinturato P7plus (http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Pirelli&tireModel=Cinturato+P7+All+Season+Plus) on my RWD BMW Diesel, it frequently sends the...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2016 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OMG, european soccer fans are laughing their... 61,579 Views / 1,108 Replies  
OMG, european soccer fans are laughing their asses off.

It took them how LONG to get that guy ??? :lol:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2016 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I'd take AWD for traction in wet weather... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
Well, I'd take AWD for traction in wet weather all year round.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2016 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. But even with traction control,... 2,758 Views / 109 Replies  
Absolutely.

But even with traction control, you might get stranded if all you have is RWD and all-season tires.

I have seen BMW stuck on moderate inclines, while FWD cars with similar...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2016 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Look at the cheerleader next to the 10 yard... 61,579 Views / 1,108 Replies  
Look at the cheerleader next to the 10 yard marker, at 0:18.

LULZ.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2016 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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