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Wife owns the Nook Tablet. I own the Kindle Fire.... 3,625 Views / 106 Replies  
Wife owns the Nook Tablet. I own the Kindle Fire. One thing to keep in mind is that B&N has recently made their position clear regarding the use of the Nook Tablet as a general purpose Android tablet...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 27, 2011 at 06:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Whoops, spoke too soon there. Looks like... 7,337 Views / 108 Replies  
Whoops, spoke too soon there.

Looks like Skelton and Tebow are both regressing to the mean.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 27, 2011 at 05:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i44.tinypic.com/am71ch.jpg 17,526 Views / 849 Replies  
http://i44.tinypic.com/am71ch.jpg
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 27, 2011 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What are you guys talking about? Because it... 17,526 Views / 849 Replies  
What are you guys talking about? Because it doesn't appear to be the Kindle Fire.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 27, 2011 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: John Skelton. 4-1 as a starter this year. All... 7,337 Views / 108 Replies  
John Skelton.
4-1 as a starter this year.
All of his wins were thanks to 4th quarter comebacks.
Two overtime victories.
ALL.
HE.
DOES.
IS.
WIN.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 21, 2011 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To the people who keep bringing up the supposed... 17,526 Views / 849 Replies  
To the people who keep bringing up the supposed stuttering or bad performance - how many of you have actually used a Kindle Fire? In-store demo units don't accurately reflect the Kindle Fire's...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Dec 21, 2011 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL, didn't even think of that. Okay then,... 734 Views / 17 Replies  
LOL, didn't even think of that.

Okay then, traditional business cards FTW. These days, enough people have mobile devices like BlackBerries and iPhones that they can easily store any information...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 23, 2009 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is silly. I like the idea of an electronic... 734 Views / 17 Replies  
This is silly. I like the idea of an electronic business card but one which requires anyone else you meet to also have one? Yeah, like that'll work. Sort of like the Zune's music sharing feature. It...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything compatible with a G4 is horribly old... 1,737 Views / 12 Replies  
Anything compatible with a G4 is horribly old today. I'm with Tooki - spending anything on an old G4 is throwing good money after bad.

A 1.6 GHz G4 is still a very slow processor, barely adequate...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, at least I understand the reasoning behind... 3,454 Views / 125 Replies  
Well, at least I understand the reasoning behind your position now. That's good.

Since this is basically just a question of semantics at this point, do you have any more specific ways of defining...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 22, 2009 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Faith is irrational by definition. If it made... 3,454 Views / 125 Replies  
Faith is irrational by definition. If it made sense, it wouldn't be faith.

It may be hard for you to understand the concept, since you have an absolute belief in God, but there are some people out...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 22, 2009 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because they are stuck on using innovative means... 1,568 Views / 41 Replies  
Because they are stuck on using innovative means to solve every problem, even if the solution isn't as simple or elegant as an existing solution. Sometimes it pays off, other times it doesn't. The...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 22, 2009 at 03:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Your insistence that the definition of atheism... 3,454 Views / 125 Replies  
Your insistence that the definition of atheism covers only "hard" atheism (that is, absolute un-belief in God, not simply an intense skepticism of an idea which has no evidence behind it) seems like...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Apr 20, 2009 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, that bugged me too. It just didn't make... 244,819 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Yeah, that bugged me too. It just didn't make sense that every single one of the colonials would have just dropped everything and settled with absolutely no supplies other than some clothes and maybe...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Mar 23, 2009 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Everyone will still call it the Sears Tower. 1,051 Views / 28 Replies  
Everyone will still call it the Sears Tower.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Mar 12, 2009 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At least they didn't configure the base model... 1,133 Views / 7 Replies  
At least they didn't configure the base model with 2x512MB, because those are totally and completely worthless. At least the 1x1GB configuration allows you to perform significant upgrades without...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Mar 9, 2009 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: You could compromise and cut those numbers to 1/5... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
You could compromise and cut those numbers to 1/5 of their actual sales. Wii Play is $50, but only $10 of it (1/5) is paying for the game itself. The rest is paying for the bundled controller.
...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 26, 2009 at 04:15 PM, in Gaming
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removed
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 25, 2009 at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dual monitors would be nice. 6,770 Views / 128 Replies  
Dual monitors would be nice.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your username is racist. :cool: 2,106 Views / 137 Replies  
Your username is racist. :cool:
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a liberal and I agree with you. I interpreted... 2,106 Views / 137 Replies  
I'm a liberal and I agree with you. I interpreted it as being critical of congress for coming up with a plan that a chimp could have written, and it also has a tie-in with the recent story of the...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq260/crgrant/D... 2,106 Views / 137 Replies  
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq260/crgrant/Demotivation/racism.jpg
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, I was only referring to the "shoot to kill"... 1,564 Views / 56 Replies  
Oh, I was only referring to the "shoot to kill" comment. Later in my post I addressed the others who claimed that shooting the legs would be a good idea.

So you're a police officer? Yeah, it's...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've always heard the proper way is to "shoot to... 1,564 Views / 56 Replies  
I've always heard the proper way is to "shoot to stop." That is, you don't concern yourself with whether you kill them or not. You aren't trying to injure them, and you're not trying to kill them....
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 19, 2009 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's anecdotal. Also, people are much more... 1,018 Views / 9 Replies  
That's anecdotal. Also, people are much more likely to leave a bad review than a good one (most satisfied customers don't leave a review at all).
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 15, 2009 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think it's a pretty American thing. There were... 10,214 Views / 118 Replies  
I think it's a pretty American thing. There were a few muscle cars or muscle car lookalikes that weren't American.

The Alfa Romeo Montreal looks like a muscle car and has a V8, but it's a small V8...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 12, 2009 at 03:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't know about you guys... I like how it... 10,214 Views / 118 Replies  
I don't know about you guys... I like how it looks. Makes me think of a Ford Falcon (an Aussie model). Just aggressive enough without being over the top.

And I don't know if this is true but I'd...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 12, 2009 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you can use DDR2-800 just fine, but it'll... 1,018 Views / 9 Replies  
I think you can use DDR2-800 just fine, but it'll just reduce speed to 667 MHz in your machine anyway, so there's really no point. Just get the DDR2-667; it's cheaper.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 6, 2009 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Not that impressive when you consider it's a... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
Not that impressive when you consider it's a thread about video games!
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 5, 2009 at 06:14 PM, in Gaming
Poll: Congrats on the 6,000th reply, sek929! :eek: 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
Congrats on the 6,000th reply, sek929! :eek:
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 5, 2009 at 05:38 PM, in Gaming
I know that... however, the point of MY post WAS... 3,775 Views / 186 Replies  
I know that... however, the point of MY post WAS to look like a jackass. I see I've succeeded :cool:
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
fixed 3,775 Views / 186 Replies  
fixed
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 5, 2009 at 11:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Have you ever seen a grown man naked? 974 Views / 47 Replies  
Have you ever seen a grown man naked?
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 4, 2009 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Joey, do you like movies about gladiators? 974 Views / 47 Replies  
Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 4, 2009 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ultimate will probably continue to be a huge... 974 Views / 47 Replies  
Ultimate will probably continue to be a huge rip-off.

Starter might get bundled with some of the cheaper netbooks to cut costs and improve performance.

Sometimes I wonder, why doesn't MS just...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 4, 2009 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And appearance isn't? I am no audiophile;... 3,360 Views / 18 Replies  
And appearance isn't?

I am no audiophile; all I know is that, unlike typical small computer speakers, my ProMedias actually sound decent when they're turned up pretty high and I can use them to...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Soundsticks cost the same as the Klipsch ProMedia... 3,360 Views / 18 Replies  
Soundsticks cost the same as the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1s but they don't sound nearly as good.

Here's another little comparison: the Soundsticks are a 40W set, while the ProMedias are a 200W,...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 4, 2009 at 10:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What? Why would anyone recommend RAM that doesn't... 1,358 Views / 22 Replies  
What? Why would anyone recommend RAM that doesn't fit? That's about as useful for making your computer faster as an elephant would be.

OWC has a nice little system selector, but so does Crucial,...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I was just referring to analogue SPRINKLES' post:... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
I was just referring to analogue SPRINKLES' post:



That absolutely sad. MK had nothing new it it that the last few versions didn't already have except that plastic wheel which made things...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 06:46 PM, in Gaming
Poll: I'm going to break form and actually defend... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
I'm going to break form and actually defend Nintendo for once.

- Mario Kart Wii: Yes, the wheel is dumb. I certainly didn't like it. But it works well with the GCN or Classic controller, and it's...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 05:25 PM, in Gaming
The first one failed at being an action movie... 4,585 Views / 163 Replies  
The first one failed at being an action movie because there was too much bullshit and not enough gigantic fighting robots.

At this point I'm wondering if the new one is going to be more or less...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They've got them from monoprice... 664 Views / 3 Replies  
They've got them from monoprice (http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10419&cs_id=1041912&p_id=4850&seq=1&format=2) for $8.25 (or less if you order several at a time). Then...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 01:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Bungie has given up computer game development... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
Bungie has given up computer game development entirely since Halo. Their last PC game was Myth III in December 2001, just after Halo was released. Since then it's been 100% Halo and Xbox/Xbox 360...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 01:28 PM, in Gaming
Poll: Remember when Bungie went to MacWorld '99 and... 428,668 Views / 9,786 Replies  
Remember when Bungie went to MacWorld '99 and demoed their new third person shooter/strategy hybrid game, "Halo"? On a blue and white G3 no less!
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:38 AM, in Gaming
You could always run something like AdBlock Pro... 582 Views / 11 Replies  
You could always run something like AdBlock Pro and have it set to allow everything unless you specifically block it. Then again, that requires you to use Firefox. IMO, it makes running FF worth it,...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:37 AM, in Feedback
Logitech Z-2300 or Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (not the... 3,360 Views / 18 Replies  
Logitech Z-2300 or Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (not the ProMedia GMX-A, which suck). Both are THX-certified speakers, very powerful, great sound. Both can be had refurbished for ~$100 shipped from eBay. The...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is this the first time you've bought a song from... 835 Views / 12 Replies  
Is this the first time you've bought a song from Amazon? Because the first time I bought one from them, it was free.

I'm guessing they don't put an exceptional amount of effort into making sure...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 2, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not the same thing. I have never once clicked on... 582 Views / 11 Replies  
Not the same thing. I have never once clicked on a banner ad in my whole life, even before I got a blocker.
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 2, 2009 at 04:51 PM, in Feedback
Yes, because Windows users comprise over 90% of... 1,273 Views / 39 Replies  
Yes, because Windows users comprise over 90% of total computer users and when you have that many people you're going to have a lot of people bringing down the average. Also, the average Mac user is...
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 2, 2009 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Which serves only to make me extremely bitter. I... 2,478 Views / 104 Replies  
Which serves only to make me extremely bitter. I always root for the underdog because I know how they feel, and I hate virtually all successful teams :brick:
Posted by Luca Rescigno, on Feb 2, 2009 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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