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Any Dell Ultrasharp panel is great. A used LCD... 1,177 Views / 15 Replies  
Any Dell Ultrasharp panel is great. A used LCD monitor is a very bad idea. A U2311 or U2410 can be found at reasonable prices. They are all IPS panels.
But only buy Ultrasharps from Dell, the rest...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Sep 10, 2011 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same here. Max 19-20° and buckets of rain. 3,008 Views / 237 Replies  
Same here. Max 19-20° and buckets of rain.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jul 19, 2011 at 06:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Or you could just call and ask... 1,133 Views / 16 Replies  
Or you could just call and ask...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 14, 2011 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How long do they need to keep cooling the... 1,569 Views / 61 Replies  
How long do they need to keep cooling the reactors ? Don't they cool off enough after a few days ? Or do they need perpetual cooling ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Mar 15, 2011 at 04:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It doesn't work on iPads :lol: :brick: My... 1,440 Views / 42 Replies  
It doesn't work on iPads :lol: :brick:

My iPad now redirects to the "mobile version".
Posted by Goldfinger, on Feb 9, 2011 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How do you know and what does she think ? Of... 1,489 Views / 70 Replies  
How do you know and what does she think ? Of course your friends tell you that it'll all work out (I'm not saying it won't, I don't know you two!). But please be realistic.


This.

I don't mean...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jan 16, 2011 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not really. Energy cost is through the roof and... 641 Views / 24 Replies  
Not really. Energy cost is through the roof and goes up every year. Like I said, our house is fully equipped with CFL/LED and yet our electricity bill is the same or even higher as it was before we...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jan 3, 2011 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It probably doesn't make any sense financially... 641 Views / 24 Replies  
It probably doesn't make any sense financially but it does ethically. All our lights around the house are CFL/CCFL and LED. Will we earn back the money invested ? Maybe, maybe not. I'm not going to...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed, personality isn't everything. Looks... 919 Views / 31 Replies  
Indeed, personality isn't everything. Looks matter, very much so. You don't "see" the personality at first. There ARE people who really see beyond all the uglyness, and I admire that. Very much so....
Posted by Goldfinger, on Nov 21, 2010 at 08:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How about some content in Europe ? 1,134 Views / 10 Replies  
How about some content in Europe ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Oct 28, 2010 at 07:35 AM, in iPhone Apps
That boat's looking great, Rob. Awesome exhaust :D 9,397 Views / 292 Replies  
That boat's looking great, Rob. Awesome exhaust :D
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 29, 2010 at 07:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah I see. It's not only Audi though. Just about... 4,518 Views / 225 Replies  
Ah I see. It's not only Audi though. Just about any modern car is hell to work on these days and most of the time you can't do it without special tools and diagnostic computers and/or countless...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 29, 2010 at 06:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was just correcting him and saying that it's... 4,518 Views / 225 Replies  
I was just correcting him and saying that it's not based on the A8 platform but on the Bentley Conti platform. No more, no less. I never said that it was a better car because of that. I couldn't care...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 28, 2010 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. Thats's a whole other discussion :D The... 4,518 Views / 225 Replies  
Heh. Thats's a whole other discussion :D

The Conti Flying Spur is made in Crewe though. The Conti GT in Dresden.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 28, 2010 at 06:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool bike Rob. Don't forget to get some good... 3,095 Views / 59 Replies  
Cool bike Rob. Don't forget to get some good cycling shorts. Your ass will thank you.

I got a bike myself 10 days ago. A Bianchi. Second hand as well.
...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 28, 2010 at 05:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A. Audis are ugly. That's why. And he also used... 4,518 Views / 225 Replies  
A. Audis are ugly. That's why. And he also used to own two Audis in the 90ies. A V8 and a 100 Avant. They were both horribly unreliable cars. That's the other big reason. (sure, Audis are much better...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 28, 2010 at 05:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My dad drives a Phaeton right now. At first I was... 4,518 Views / 225 Replies  
My dad drives a Phaeton right now. At first I was opposing that decision a bit but it sure is a great car. He has always driven cars in that segment (2x 7-series and too many to count S-classes. No...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 27, 2010 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Me not that fast, 220km/h in Germany. As a... 1,349 Views / 77 Replies  
Me not that fast, 220km/h in Germany. As a passenger around 260km/h.
At home I never go beyond 160km/h, tickets get to expensive beyond that. My cruising speed is mostly 140-150km/h.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 23, 2010 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My iPhone 4 did have a SIM eject tool in the box.... 3,035 Views / 33 Replies  
My iPhone 4 did have a SIM eject tool in the box. Maybe only in the European boxes ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 17, 2010 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think giving someone life for this is pretty... 754 Views / 44 Replies  
I think giving someone life for this is pretty damn sickening. I mean, give him a huge fine, revoke his license for X years, impound his car, install an alcohol lock in his car etc. Tons of options....
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I recommend talking about booze, cars and... 824 Views / 28 Replies  
I recommend talking about booze, cars and baseball. Seriously.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jun 9, 2010 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just for future reference: the line height... 1,036 Views / 7 Replies  
Just for future reference: the line height property did the trick! Thanks a lot Oisín! A quick and easy fix!
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 15, 2010 at 06:07 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for those suggestions Oisin. What you're... 1,036 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for those suggestions Oisin. What you're saying about those fonts makes perfect sense. I'll look into that in the coming days.
The reason for using absolute positioning is just because that...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 14, 2010 at 07:22 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks besson, I'll look into that YUI CSS reset... 1,036 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks besson, I'll look into that YUI CSS reset library.

I just though it was an error in my coding. What really surprises me is the difference between Firefox Mac and Firefox Win. Aren't they...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 14, 2010 at 07:16 AM, in Developer Center
Firefox Mac incorrectly rendering my website! 1,036 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi there,

I painstakingly designed my own website, I'm no webdeveloper. It validates and renders perfectly on Safari 4, IE8 and Opera. It also renders correctly on Firefox on Windows. But is does...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 13, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in Developer Center
Right, didn't know that sparsebundle images were... 3,730 Views / 8 Replies  
Right, didn't know that sparsebundle images were built like that. Thanks for the info.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Mar 28, 2010 at 05:51 PM, in Mac OS X
To be honest I think that FileVault was a pretty... 3,730 Views / 8 Replies  
To be honest I think that FileVault was a pretty useless feature from the beginning. There are more downsides to it than upsides. The Time Machine thing is very annoying. It will probably back up...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Mar 28, 2010 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah well you know what I mean ;) I'm a... 20,754 Views / 412 Replies  
Yeah well you know what I mean ;) I'm a photographer, so for me it looked like motion blur. As if they couldn't keep the camera stable. Maybe motion blur isn't the correct technical term so strobing...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jan 3, 2010 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally saw it yesterday after a failed attempt... 20,754 Views / 412 Replies  
Finally saw it yesterday after a failed attempt last week (completely sold out).
As others have said, visually VERY impressive. Weak story but entertaining nonetheless.
Didn't really get the "3D...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jan 3, 2010 at 06:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn't call 170hp* wimpy... especially... 7,171 Views / 136 Replies  
I wouldn't call 170hp* wimpy... especially combined with all the torque you get in a turbo diesel but hey (350nm at 1750rpm in that particular engine). And sure a manual offers more control but the...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Dec 6, 2009 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, adding a sports suspension on top of... 7,171 Views / 136 Replies  
I agree, adding a sports suspension on top of Audi's known-to-be rock hard base suspension is a bad idea.

As for all the people bashing diesels: you really have no clue about modern diesels. As a...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Dec 6, 2009 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With a stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry. 1,522 Views / 105 Replies  
With a stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Nov 19, 2009 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some sort of city skyline ? 4,019 Views / 218 Replies  
Some sort of city skyline ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Nov 12, 2009 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn't that mean that you'd need to write your... 675 Views / 31 Replies  
Wouldn't that mean that you'd need to write your own drivers/system enabler ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Nov 2, 2009 at 07:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember dreaming about Topanga as a little boy... 621 Views / 12 Replies  
I remember dreaming about Topanga as a little boy :D
Great show.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Congrats on the 500, Sealobo. I almost ordered... 1,734 Views / 95 Replies  
Congrats on the 500, Sealobo. I almost ordered one last month. Went with a Mini though. The financial renting on the Mini was cheaper despite the much higher list price.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Oct 25, 2009 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's the other way around here. Temperatures... 765 Views / 32 Replies  
It's the other way around here. Temperatures still hit 20°C occasionally. Which isn't normal.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Oct 10, 2009 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All the current Extreme 3 cards are 30MB/s. 14,821 Views / 141 Replies  
All the current Extreme 3 cards are 30MB/s.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Sep 26, 2009 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All the Apple trailers lead to QTlogo with... 20,754 Views / 412 Replies  
All the Apple trailers lead to QTlogo with questionmark or incorrect URL errors for the HD streams. Anyone else having this problem ?
Posted by Goldfinger, on Aug 22, 2009 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Didn't know that either. I do have a can with 40%... 639 Views / 31 Replies  
Didn't know that either. I do have a can with 40% DEET though. And that stuff can irritate your lungs if you spray it on in a small room (like a toilet). But it sure helped me a lot in Thailand 2...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jul 27, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a bug in 3.0. Apparantly (on some iphones,... 6,710 Views / 119 Replies  
It's a bug in 3.0. Apparantly (on some iphones, mine doesn't do it*) it changes the message type to MMS if you add multiple recipients to your SMS.

*I did a "clean install". Restore without using...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jun 22, 2009 at 02:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use the airplane mode at night. Saves battery... 6,710 Views / 119 Replies  
I use the airplane mode at night. Saves battery as well. And as a bonus: less radiation that goes into my brain at night !
Posted by Goldfinger, on Jun 20, 2009 at 01:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: iPod connected to head-unit in the car. Or just... 594 Views / 37 Replies  
iPod connected to head-unit in the car. Or just FM radio (most of the time really)
iPhone when I'm on foot.
iMac connected to Hifi at home.
Posted by Goldfinger, on May 16, 2009 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went to see it yesterday. In a word: awesome.... 20,513 Views / 694 Replies  
I went to see it yesterday. In a word: awesome. Much better than expected.
Posted by Goldfinger, on May 8, 2009 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same platform as the previous gen Mercedes SLK. 878 Views / 51 Replies  
Same platform as the previous gen Mercedes SLK.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 28, 2009 at 06:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
E46. The E90/91/92 is the current... 651 Views / 23 Replies  
E46.

The E90/91/92 is the current generation.

PS: The E46 will be a much better ride than the Audi.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 28, 2009 at 05:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What does "beach gear" mean exactly in terms of... 651 Views / 23 Replies  
What does "beach gear" mean exactly in terms of size/volume ? The small Audis don't really have big trunks. The A6's trunk is a lot bigger.

Keep in mind that Audis have rock hard suspension and...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 28, 2009 at 05:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In Europe that would be considerd rice ;) Not to... 2,852 Views / 63 Replies  
In Europe that would be considerd rice ;) Not to mention dangerous and performance degrading.

As for the topic: just get the car you WANT. You're not going to save the American car companies by...
Posted by Goldfinger, on Apr 28, 2009 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: We have the same thing from our supplier... 1,153 Views / 64 Replies  
We have the same thing from our supplier (Belgium), I guess that a lot of European power suppliers offer this as an option these days.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Mar 28, 2009 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What does it matter ? The other 280 pixels of... 8,351 Views / 197 Replies  
What does it matter ? The other 280 pixels of vertical resolution would just be black... The movie isn't filmed in 16:9.
Posted by Goldfinger, on Mar 14, 2009 at 04:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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