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Modern abstract art 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
Modern abstract art
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 16, 2019 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At $5, it it is too expensive hence it is... 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
At $5, it it is too expensive hence it is overrated. If it was cheaper, but not necessarily under a dollar cheaper, it may be better, but the price premium is too great.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gordon Ramsay. Don't know why people on Youtube... 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
Gordon Ramsay. Don't know why people on Youtube (and other people) like him so much. He contradicts himself constantly and if it weren't for his British accent and "good looks," he might still be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry maybe a little misunderstanding. Saying... 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
Sorry maybe a little misunderstanding. Saying macarons are expensive and not delicious (price notwithstanding). Just sugar and food coloring. No way they should be that pricey.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
French macarons. Super expensive and is just... 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
French macarons. Super expensive and is just sugar and food coloring. Not delicious even if can buy quality ones five for a dollar. I went to a cooking class to know how to make them and they are...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 13, 2019 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Receive some sort of email regarding app service... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Receive some sort of email regarding app service or some other service or update from a company. Click unsubscribe at the bottom and click unsubscribe all. Receive no emails for a while and then a...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2019 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
French food. I went to Paris about two months ago... 1,341 Views / 57 Replies  
French food. I went to Paris about two months ago and clearly overrated.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2019 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Many thanks. On another WWDC note, iPad OS... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Many thanks.

On another WWDC note, iPad OS looks like the first real laptop replacement for most people.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 8, 2019 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I had forgotten about the cheesegrater... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Thanks, I had forgotten about the cheesegrater Mac Pros being the first to use Xenon processors.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 8, 2019 at 02:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any particular reason this Mac Pro uses Intel... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Any particular reason this Mac Pro uses Intel Xenon processors? All Power Macs used non-Xenon processors, but I believe that the trash can Mac Pro first started using Xenon processors. Boosts the...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 7, 2019 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. It has that. So the elevator won’t start... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Yes. It has that. So the elevator won’t start moving up or down, the doors will just close. But once the doors sense a pressure, then it will open.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 6, 2019 at 12:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I work in a foreign country where apparently... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
I work in a foreign country where apparently elevator door sensors where a person walks in to prevent the doors from automatically closing have not been invented yet. Kind of weird. The door closes...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 5, 2019 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As the OP, please don't make it political (or... 1,287 Views / 21 Replies  
As the OP, please don't make it political (or historical) and put it back on target.

In terms of G5 cellular modems, it appears that Huawei (again) and Qualcomm are the only game in town?...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 5, 2019 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$6000 computer in 2019, no matter how powerful,... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
$6000 computer in 2019, no matter how powerful, should not come with a 256 GB drive. Trivial to add more, yes, but that isn’t the point. Apple nickel and diming everyone still.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 5, 2019 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are ports at the top, which is good enough... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
There are ports at the top, which is good enough for me (assuming I am their target market).
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 4, 2019 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I read online that it is probably the logic... 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
I read online that it is probably the logic board. I bought an OWC Envoy enclosure for the SSD as I have valuable data on there.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The former Mac Pro (formerly Power Mac) was for... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
The former Mac Pro (formerly Power Mac) was for Photoshop and video editing and some content creation such as coding. All of that stuff has now been relegated to the iMac Pro. Only hardcore video...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 4, 2019 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sign in with Apple is nice. I'll definitely be... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Sign in with Apple is nice. I'll definitely be using that. I never sign in with FB or Google, as I always create a spam email for that, but this would take place of that nicely.

New Mac Pros are...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 3, 2019 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, you forgot about the $999 stand... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Hey, you forgot about the $999 stand...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 3, 2019 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I read somewhere it is because there is/was no... 1,287 Views / 21 Replies  
I read somewhere it is because there is/was no standards in the US, mostly due to the different standards used by AT&T and Verizon (GSM vs CDMA). As a result, there are no big (or small) 5G network...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 3, 2019 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I disconnected the battery and connected it to... 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
I disconnected the battery and connected it to the wall outlet. Nothing. Maybe still the charger. I guess have to buy a new one and try. If it doesn't work, return the charger for refund.

Kind of...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 3, 2019 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
5G questions 1,287 Views / 21 Replies  
As far as I know, there are only two main companies than make equipment for 5G cellular systems, I guess not to be confused with 5G modems that Qualcomm makes for phones. Those 2 companies, I...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 31, 2019 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Eclipse and Eagle Talons were a bit funky,... 93,081 Views / 772 Replies  
The Eclipse and Eagle Talons were a bit funky, but I think that the real horror is not making the Lancer Evolution anymore. That would be a nice car to drive.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 31, 2019 at 07:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree about the Mac Pro. I am prepared to be... 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
I agree about the Mac Pro. I am prepared to be disappointed about it, the same about how I felt about the 2013 Mac Pro.

Even that MP was a long time coming and then ....disappointment.

It will...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 31, 2019 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
WWDC 2019 1,906 Views / 72 Replies  
Please post what you expect or desire from the keynote on Monday.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/30/18645624/wwdc-2019-apple-developer-conference-ios-13-mac-os-ipad-watch-apps-rumors

Although...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 30, 2019 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guy, 33 years old, lists his high school on his... 1,396 Views / 11 Replies  
Guy, 33 years old, lists his high school on his cover sheet...

Also, he writes on his cover sheet that he originally entered UC Santa Barbara (3 months) and then to UC Riverside (graduated) and...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 29, 2019 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hate signing out of Gmail, but still have my... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Hate signing out of Gmail, but still have my username shown. I need to take another two to three clicks to actually remove my username.

Apparently a lot of people don't realize this...just look at...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 29, 2019 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I will try that. Bought the necessary tools... 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I will try that. Bought the necessary tools online and will try it when they are received.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 28, 2019 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This was done as a prank. I hate people pranking... 146,104 Views / 1,086 Replies  
This was done as a prank. I hate people pranking random people just to get hits on Youtube. It is like the attention that they never got as a kid and youtube is their means to get famous and more...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 27, 2019 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
About a week ago, went to the Apple Store and... 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
About a week ago, went to the Apple Store and used their Magsafe adapters and charged my MBA for 30 mins. Nothing. Too cheap to buy a new one and don't know anyone else who I can borrow theirs. Going...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 27, 2019 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I am aware of service program but as I have... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Yes, I am aware of service program but as I have fixed it myself, I'm good for now. Also, my other MBA is still dead, so replacement Mac for the time being when my 2018 MBA is being fixed.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 27, 2019 at 05:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My 2018 MBA has sticky 'e' key that either does... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
My 2018 MBA has sticky 'e' key that either does not register when pressed or results in two e's.

I found a hard press, multiple times, in quick succession, fixes the issues. Apparently, this...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 25, 2019 at 10:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Reviewing resumes 1,396 Views / 11 Replies  
It is kind of nice to have the ability to review resumes for hiring purposes. I remember the day when I submitted my resume to companies and I pondered how to format my resume, what to include, and...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 24, 2019 at 01:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stealing toilet paper is weird. I prefer to use... 146,104 Views / 1,086 Replies  
Stealing toilet paper is weird. I prefer to use the tissue box like toilet paper as opposed to the rolls.

And I love reading print newspapers still.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 24, 2019 at 12:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Or when you are used to calling an automated... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Or when you are used to calling an automated prompt system and know what numbers to press, but the system won't direct you to the correct place until after it has stopped speaking, even after you...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 23, 2019 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watching a Youtube video titled "How castles are... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Watching a Youtube video titled "How castles are built" or whatever title and never actually explaining how castles are built.

And first 30 seconds of the video (of practically any video) is the...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 21, 2019 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty sure it requires no explanation... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Pretty sure it requires no explanation...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 17, 2019 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People in bicycle shorts or any kind of lycra... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
People in bicycle shorts or any kind of lycra material when cycling (top or bottom)

People who pass out flyers every morning near my office. I don't want them and will never eat at these...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 15, 2019 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I kind of feel sorry for some pets such as chow... 7,249 Views / 62 Replies  
I kind of feel sorry for some pets such as chow chows who live in more tropical areas. They were not “designed” for that environment. Sometimes I see the body shaved during summer while keeping the...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 11, 2019 at 12:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Arstechnica has a good article on how Nest is... 448 Views / 2 Replies  
Arstechnica has a good article on how Nest is dead. Sure it lives and may become a household name, but in name only.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 10, 2019 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got way too many emojis these days and more and... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Got way too many emojis these days and more and more come every month. Need a way to hide the vast majority of them such as the math symbol ones and the flag ones, which I never use.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 9, 2019 at 05:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I kind of feel sorry for the people in India when... 47,725 Views / 367 Replies  
I kind of feel sorry for the people in India when people say Indians and refer to Native Americans instead.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 5, 2019 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hate "Asian dressing" or "Asian salad" that you... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Hate "Asian dressing" or "Asian salad" that you can find in the supermarket. Shows how little people know about the world, much less Asia.

Asia is a gigantic area encompassing maybe 60% of the...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 4, 2019 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I think that is the reason. I have to buy... 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I think that is the reason. I have to buy the special screwdriver for it.




Yes, I also thought about this. This will be my first thing to try and I will need to take it to the Apple...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 2, 2019 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Air won't boot 2,044 Views / 8 Replies  
Here is thee situation:

Have a 2015 Macbook Air with macOS High Sierra. 100% working. I left out of the country and came back 30 days later. Opened laptop lid and MacBook instantly came on and I...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 2, 2019 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Official looking snail mail that looks like the... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Official looking snail mail that looks like the real thing, requiring you to open it....

Websites that have the cookie dialog box, or prompt you to download their app, or breaking news header...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 27, 2019 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPad Air 2 for sale, 64GB 3,019 Views / 0 Replies  
Space gray. Only available for local pickup in Socal near Riverside and Ontario. $160 or so.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 27, 2019 at 01:43 PM, in Marketplace
In general fresh out of college, your university... 904 Views / 14 Replies  
In general fresh out of college, your university and degree matters most. 10 years out, connections matter more, but college degrees may matter a bit, not a lot.

Edit: my sister chimed in and said...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 22, 2019 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Totally agree with this. It is extremely... 4,860 Views / 175 Replies  
Totally agree with this. It is extremely wasteful. Where I work, there are bakeries where you walk in, grab a tray and a tong and pick your bread. You present your tray to the counter and the person...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 12, 2019 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Area man? Not really complaining holds up... 2,041 Views / 51 Replies  
Area man? Not really complaining holds up traffic, but just annoying. Slight difference.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 11, 2019 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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