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Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices?... 148 Views / 3 Replies  
Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices? All devices are set to "Everyone"? There are no Personal Hotspots running?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks... 13,530 Views / 101 Replies  
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks and my late-2009 iMac. I still use CS5, and I’m told things start getting wonky in Yosemite (and I refuse to pay a monthly tithe to Adobe.) Safari...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is... 49,897 Views / 342 Replies  
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is certainly getting a workout this week. It's been running continuously since about midnight.

My son and his wife, who live in far northern Indiana...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the... 226 Views / 6 Replies  
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the two open and somehow Frankensteining a hybrid together. I guess not.

Which mousepads, subego? I've always coveted those "oriental carpet"...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 03:34 PM, in Marketplace
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores now charge a fee for using a card at their self-checkout stands. W. T. F?????? :mad:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click... 226 Views / 6 Replies  
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click function over the summer this year. Up until then, it never gave me a problem. Ten years of reliable, heavy service (mainly working in Illustrator...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:17 AM, in Marketplace
Need a 1st gen Magic Mouse 226 Views / 6 Replies  
Would anyone happen to have a low-miles, gently-used, 1st gen Magic Mouse lying around that they would care to part with?

Thanks!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2019 at 09:44 AM, in Marketplace
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13. 13,530 Views / 101 Replies  
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars coming down the lane when you're pulling out. Backing out of a slot is always a touch-and-go situation, especially in busy lots.

In other parking...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2019 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place.... 441 Views / 29 Replies  
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place. Plain old corn syrup, though...well...I like my wife’s peanut brittle too much to condemn it to hell.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
mmmmmm...tasty hummus. 441 Views / 29 Replies  
mmmmmm...tasty hummus.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why did a dealer refuse to schedule maintenance?... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
Why did a dealer refuse to schedule maintenance? I mean, "we can't fit you in for a couple of weeks" I would understand, but "no. never." is odd, to say the least.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fisher>Rickenbacker>Hulman>Penske 274 Views / 0 Replies  
This most likely means nothing to anyone else, but as one who grew-up in, and still lives near, Indianapolis, this was pretty huge news this morning. Roger Penske is buying the Indianapolis Motor...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2019 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lehren Sie Ihre Kinder gut. 223,360 Views / 2,461 Replies  
Lehren Sie Ihre Kinder gut.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2019 at 09:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Corn, I'll agree with. An utterly useless... 441 Views / 29 Replies  
Corn, I'll agree with. An utterly useless vegetable. Well, except for making bourbon, I suppose.

Now, potatoes, I'll have to disagree with you on. Yes, they absolutely need embellishment, but I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2019 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooo...About that impregnable wall being... 223,360 Views / 2,461 Replies  
Soooo...About that impregnable wall being built......
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2019 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've been reading of all sorts of major issues... 978 Views / 10 Replies  
I've been reading of all sorts of major issues with iOS13. Reports of iOS killing background apps almost as soon as they move to background, autofill seems broken in places, background downloads hang...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2019 at 03:12 PM, in iOS Apps
I dunno. The fries are the only things I like... 13,530 Views / 101 Replies  
I dunno. The fries are the only things I like there, but they are pretty good right out of the fryer (which, I guess, pertains to all fries). They're not "omg these are the best things evar" fries,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You go to White Castle for one thing, and one... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
You go to White Castle for one thing, and one thing only. The basic slider. No cheese. Well, that and maybe the onion chips.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2019 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Postponed for rain??? Wusses. 533 Views / 9 Replies  
Postponed for rain??? Wusses.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2019 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We’re actually getting a steady stream of kids... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
We’re actually getting a steady stream of kids tonight. Wind chill is 17 out there. Ah, the lure of chocolate.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 31, 2019 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still can’t, for the life of me, see how... 23,520 Views / 222 Replies  
I still can’t, for the life of me, see how AirPods don’t just fall out as soon as you move. I have a hard enough time keeping plain old earbuds secure in my ear.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 31, 2019 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
12 kids? Geez. We actually ran out of candy last... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
12 kids? Geez. We actually ran out of candy last year, and had to close up early.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 31, 2019 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. We're supposed to get flurries way down... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah. We're supposed to get flurries way down here in Indy tonight. On the up side, we might end up with a ton of candy for ourselves. On the down side, we might end up with a ton of candy for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 31, 2019 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you think the general populace will treat the... 4,110 Views / 80 Replies  
Do you think the general populace will treat the election as an in-every-way-but-name second referendum on leave/stay? I can’t see how that isn’t what an election would boil down to.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2019 at 07:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Whaaaa???? How does one zoom in Safari, then?... 23,520 Views / 222 Replies  
Whaaaa????
How does one zoom in Safari, then? Reverse-pinch, like you would a photo?
And, what does double-tapping do now?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2019 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The crowd at the Nats/Astros game Sunday night... 360 Views / 8 Replies  
The crowd at the Nats/Astros game Sunday night certainly thought so. :lol:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2019 at 11:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow. Reading this, I'm beginning to feel grateful... 23,520 Views / 222 Replies  
Wow. Reading this, I'm beginning to feel grateful my half-dead iPad Air is too old to get the iOS 13 update.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2019 at 11:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
After reading posts in the Mozilla forums, the... 780 Views / 3 Replies  
After reading posts in the Mozilla forums, the empty titlebar problem seems to be popping up for Mac users running older versions of OSX. I’m frozen at 10.9.5 for reasons.

There’s also an issue...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 28, 2019 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
Firefox v70 780 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone updated to FF v70? If so, have you noticed if you have any text in the title bar now? Mine's blank. :confused:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 28, 2019 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
And make him into a martyr? Are you nuts? 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
And make him into a martyr? Are you nuts?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2019 at 08:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sadly, it's pretty common for Americans to... 22,522 Views / 297 Replies  
Sadly, it's pretty common for Americans to believe New Mexico is part of Mexico. New Mexico magazine actually has a section where people relate stories of dealing with others who think so.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 25, 2019 at 07:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meanwhile, Trump's lawyers were before a Federal... 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
Meanwhile, Trump's lawyers were before a Federal appeals judge, fighting the Manhattan DA's order for his tax returns. The lawyers' claim is pretty straight-forward...The President cannot so much as...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 24, 2019 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Turns out they did replace the grills at no cost.... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
Turns out they did replace the grills at no cost. Not really any better.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 20, 2019 at 04:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She might try another one. Although, she and... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
She might try another one. Although, she and others have used this place in the past with great results.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
P: As far as I can tell, everything works just... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
P: As far as I can tell, everything works just fine, other than sound from the speaker ports is heavily muted. So, any audio or keyboard clicks or alarms or Notifications are hard to hear. Headphones...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 18, 2019 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If he was a Democrat, yes. I’m at a loss to... 22,522 Views / 297 Replies  
If he was a Democrat, yes. I’m at a loss to determine what he would have to do for the Republicans to decide the guy has to go, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 17, 2019 at 07:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, it's an iPhone 6s. The guy at the repair... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
Yeah, it's an iPhone 6s. The guy at the repair place said the goo had migrated to a section of the motherboard that handled audio, and he couldn't do anything to fix it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 17, 2019 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s the full text of a letter Trump sent to... 22,522 Views / 297 Replies  
Here’s the full text of a letter Trump sent to Erdogan last week. The White House confirmed it as legit. (https://mobile.twitter.com/jaketapper/status/1184571691504148482)

I like the “I will call...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2019 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife, as part of her job, was at an elderly... 23,304 Views / 313 Replies  
My wife, as part of her job, was at an elderly client's home doing an intake interview. She had her phone (a 6s) sitting in a cup holder that was part of the big chair she was sitting in. What she...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2019 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa. I sure didn't see this coming, especially... 20,788 Views / 277 Replies  
Whoa. I sure didn't see this coming, especially so quickly. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/us/fort-worth-police-officer-charged-murder.html) :eek:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno. Out here in Hoosierland, when the... 54,427 Views / 428 Replies  
I dunno. Out here in Hoosierland, when the weather gets icy, there are a couple of Interstates (65 north of Indy, and 70 east of Indy) that become pinball tables for semis. It's a given that either...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interior Department set to begin privatizing... 223,360 Views / 2,461 Replies  
Interior Department set to begin privatizing National Park assets and services. (https://www.yahoo.com/news/campgrounds-in-national-parks-set-to-be-privatized-in-new-trump-plan-090019066.html)...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 12, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch... 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch at Murdoch’s home. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/us/politics/fox-news-poll-trump-impeachment.html)
As hard as I try, I cannot think of any...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 09:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed... 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed trying to leave the country on one-way tickets.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for... 11,652 Views / 212 Replies  
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for the Keystone Cops, that would definitely be a glass or stoneware pitcher. Not plastic. Bakelite wasn’t used for such items.

Paper cups might be...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump’s legal team sent this letter... 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
Trump’s legal team sent this letter (https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1181677820574982144) to Pelosi, Engel, Schiff and Cummings.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy... 3,024 Views / 61 Replies  
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy (though not illegal) income sources? Or, his tax returns might show he made a bajillion dollars and paid far less in taxes than the woman who cleans...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No. The Express is wifi. 1,130 Views / 3 Replies  
No. The Express is wifi.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 08:20 AM, in Networking
Jesus. 20,788 Views / 277 Replies  
Jesus.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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