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My wife still uses an iPhone 5. She has no need... 456 Views / 14 Replies  
My wife still uses an iPhone 5. She has no need or desire for anything newer.

We used to have an extra 5. I loaded it up with games and kids shows and used it to tactically pacify my children on...
Posted by ort888, on Jan 9, 2017 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think they've figured out that mid-cycle spec... 501 Views / 36 Replies  
I think they've figured out that mid-cycle spec bumps don't move the needle financially enough to be worth the trouble.

None of these computers should go a year without some sort of bump. It's...
Posted by ort888, on Dec 21, 2016 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that sucks big time. 519 Views / 15 Replies  
Well that sucks big time.
Posted by ort888, on Dec 16, 2016 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No they won't. They won't remember it at all. 1,571 Views / 76 Replies  
No they won't. They won't remember it at all.
Posted by ort888, on Nov 1, 2016 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Try Stranger Things and Jessica Jones on Netflix. 1,114 Views / 27 Replies  
Try Stranger Things and Jessica Jones on Netflix.
Posted by ort888, on Sep 23, 2016 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've only watched the first season myself, but I... 814 Views / 16 Replies  
I've only watched the first season myself, but I also remember being very confused about everything for a while. It all starts to make sense eventually.
Posted by ort888, on Sep 19, 2016 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
30 Ways to Get Rid of Gnats Inside and Outside... 573 Views / 9 Replies  
30 Ways to Get Rid of Gnats Inside and Outside the House (http://www.getridoffliesguide.com/how-to-get-rid-of-gnats-inside-house-kitchen-outside/)
Posted by ort888, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, they did not. 1,707 Views / 80 Replies  
Yeah, they did not.
Posted by ort888, on Aug 9, 2016 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm also recommending waiting until a new model... 1,707 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm also recommending waiting until a new model (maybe) comes out this fall. Even if you don't want the newest one, the older ones will go down in price.

I've seen some good deals pop up on iPad...
Posted by ort888, on Aug 9, 2016 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A guy I know swears by these. He calls them... 645 Views / 26 Replies  
A guy I know swears by these. He calls them "Chipper Dippers". If I remember right, his version involved a bucked filled halfway with water and then you put a bunch of birdseed in it as well, to hide...
Posted by ort888, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I've been playing it a little bit with my... 769 Views / 38 Replies  
Yeah, I've been playing it a little bit with my son. I don't understand the appeal, but it seems to have tapped into some sort of deep corner of the human psyche and hit all of the right buttons....
Posted by ort888, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's exactly what I'm talking about though.... 2,563 Views / 135 Replies  
That's exactly what I'm talking about though. Jennifer has nothing to do with the movie. She's not his motivation. He wants to go back because A.) he doesn't belong in the 50s and b.) (as he later...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not that they can never talk about a man.... 2,563 Views / 135 Replies  
It's not that they can never talk about a man. It's that at some point, they talk about something other than a man. Ghostbusters very easily passes the Bechtel test.

The test itself is a silly...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The sad state of gender roles in popular... 2,563 Views / 135 Replies  
The sad state of gender roles in popular entertainment.
Posted by ort888, on Jul 28, 2016 at 11:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I took my kid who is a big fan of all things... 2,563 Views / 135 Replies  
I took my kid who is a big fan of all things Ghostbusters.

It was decent. Not great but not terrible.

The first half moved way too slow and the second half moved way too fast.

All of the...
Posted by ort888, on Jul 18, 2016 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://66.media.tumblr.com/436276ddab92b3199d645c5... 2,752 Views / 100 Replies  
http://66.media.tumblr.com/436276ddab92b3199d645c58c03bc3b6/tumblr_nvcozzYlNM1rzoi3uo4_400.gif
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if we're taking advice, we need to go from... 2,752 Views / 100 Replies  
Well, if we're taking advice, we need to go from the 30ish sub-forums we have now to 3 or so. This forum does not have the traffic to support all of those sub forums.

It should be...

General...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is good news, but I really feel like it's... 2,752 Views / 100 Replies  
This is good news, but I really feel like it's only delaying the inevitable.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are declaring anarchy? We don't need no stinking... 4,100 Views / 187 Replies  
Are declaring anarchy? We don't need no stinking rules. It's the end of the world!!!!!1!!!

Laminar, you stink. I am directly insulting you as a person. You smell of elderberries and whatnot.
...
Posted by ort888, on Jun 22, 2016 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm also looking for a good Mac forum. I've... 4,100 Views / 187 Replies  
Yeah, I'm also looking for a good Mac forum. I've always stuck around here, but honestly, this hasn't been a good "Mac" forum for a long long time.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 22, 2016 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't have the time or desire, but I wonder if... 2,308 Views / 100 Replies  
I don't have the time or desire, but I wonder if arrangements can be made to turn over the archives of the forum to someone else.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So what's the plan people. Is this the end? 4,100 Views / 187 Replies  
So what's the plan people. Is this the end?
Posted by ort888, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn't say better than Nemo, but it's close.... 476 Views / 10 Replies  
I wouldn't say better than Nemo, but it's close. Definitely a worthy sequel.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 20, 2016 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm happy that they had the courage to take the... 1,407 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm happy that they had the courage to take the entire watch UI and toss it in the trash for something way better.
Posted by ort888, on Jun 14, 2016 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This whole story boils down to... An asshole... 1,143 Views / 41 Replies  
This whole story boils down to... An asshole billionaire secretly funding an asshole wrestler's lawsuit against an organization of assholes.

It's the feel good story of the year!
Posted by ort888, on Jun 13, 2016 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mario skated it around one of the years he won. ... 61,810 Views / 1,115 Replies  
Mario skated it around one of the years he won.

Anyway, I have the Sharks as a heavy favorite in this series.
Posted by ort888, on May 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
....sigh... I'm a lifelong hardcore blues... 61,810 Views / 1,115 Replies  
....sigh...

I'm a lifelong hardcore blues fan and today is a hard day to be alive on planet earth.
Posted by ort888, on May 26, 2016 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Full on spoilers ahoy... I thought it was... 587 Views / 21 Replies  
Full on spoilers ahoy...

I thought it was weird that we had all of this buildup and tension and were expecting this house to be full of people with wildly different motivations and allegiances......
Posted by ort888, on May 23, 2016 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150726... 587 Views / 9 Replies  
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150726170813-10-peewee-watn-james-brolin-png-super-169.jpg
Posted by ort888, on May 17, 2016 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder how much traction this "story" would... 1,399 Views / 49 Replies  
I wonder how much traction this "story" would have gotten if it was titled... "An obscure iTunes bug erased my music library, but I had a backup" instead of "APPLE STOLE MY MUSIC. NO, SERIOUSLY."
Posted by ort888, on May 16, 2016 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
An iTunes bug, not Apple Music, may be to blame... 1,399 Views / 49 Replies  
An iTunes bug, not Apple Music, may be to blame for disappearing music libraries | iMore (http://www.imore.com/apple-music-didnt-delete-anyones-library-itunes-1233-sure-might-have)

Shockingly, it...
Posted by ort888, on May 12, 2016 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Comic Book Guy isn't the right fit. He's got... 85,860 Views / 1,425 Replies  
Comic Book Guy isn't the right fit.

He's got an outgoing personality. He's seems likable and socially well adjusted. He just really likes the sound of his own voice... a lot...

He's really hard...
Posted by ort888, on May 11, 2016 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He's like the 30 year older version of the guy in... 85,860 Views / 1,425 Replies  
He's like the 30 year older version of the guy in a trench coat in front of you at the line for the new superhero movie who won't shut the **** up about this and that.
Posted by ort888, on May 11, 2016 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, Andy Ihnatko became super annoying at some... 85,860 Views / 1,425 Replies  
Yeah, Andy Ihnatko became super annoying at some point. I used to like him, but man, that dude can just talk and talk and talk about nothing at all.

I haven't listened to a TWIT show in a year or...
Posted by ort888, on May 11, 2016 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would love for some journalist to create an... 1,399 Views / 49 Replies  
I would love for some journalist to create an Apple horror story like this that was 100% fictional and see how far it can spread before eventually revealing that the entire thing is just made-up to...
Posted by ort888, on May 9, 2016 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, it's still an animated goofy show. It's... 2,766 Views / 53 Replies  
I mean, it's still an animated goofy show. It's not some sort of mega-downer... it just regularly plays in pretty dark themes.
Posted by ort888, on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, actually, if she needs a laugh because... 2,766 Views / 53 Replies  
Yeah, actually, if she needs a laugh because she's having a hard time with something, this show is super super dark, nihilistic and mean spirited.

Just know that going in.
Posted by ort888, on Apr 21, 2016 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some episodes are better than others, but this is... 2,766 Views / 53 Replies  
Some episodes are better than others, but this is a pretty consistent show quality wise. I don't recall the first 3 episodes being weak. Just start at the beginning.

This is however, one of those...
Posted by ort888, on Apr 21, 2016 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks good to me. It will be weird a decade from... 808 Views / 36 Replies  
Looks good to me. It will be weird a decade from now when there are 17 Star Wars movies instead of 7.
Posted by ort888, on Apr 12, 2016 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I seem to remember reading somewhere that... 1,407 Views / 32 Replies  
I seem to remember reading somewhere that offering a rainbow if iPod colors was mostly a marketing gimmick and that like 75% of people just went with black.

Anyway, back to the original question,...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 28, 2016 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are obviously edge cases. 3D animation,... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
There are obviously edge cases. 3D animation, professional video editing, hardcore gaming, etc...

And yes, you'll have a better time doing some stuff on better machines, but you can do it on...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 24, 2016 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I sometimes have to laugh when someone says "you... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
I sometimes have to laugh when someone says "you could never do ________ on this Mac... you really need an ________"

I'm pretty sure you can do just about anything you want on any Mac Apple...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Mac Pro seems to me to be a solution in... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
The Mac Pro seems to me to be a solution in search of a problem.

It's such a ridiculously niche product.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 23, 2016 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The phone holder portion on mine is adjustable.... 1,021 Views / 9 Replies  
The phone holder portion on mine is adjustable. You do need a screwdriver to adjust it, so it's something you would do when you get a new phone, but you wouldn't want to be doing it every other day....
Posted by ort888, on Mar 22, 2016 at 06:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
https://www.proclipusa.com I use one of... 1,021 Views / 9 Replies  
https://www.proclipusa.com

I use one of these. They cost more (like $70 bucks) but the difference in quality is worth it. They make custom mounts for every style of car.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
16GB is simply no longer acceptable. 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
16GB is simply no longer acceptable.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know some people take pics on their iPads, but... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
I know some people take pics on their iPads, but I have to think that it's uncommon enough that putting a camera buldge on there seems like the wrong trade-off. It makes sense on an iPhone, because I...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a little bit of everything. Apple has... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
It's a little bit of everything. Apple has changed. We all change as we grow older. And the computer industry as a whole has changed. Everything is already pretty great, so that really makes new...
Posted by ort888, on Mar 21, 2016 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the 5C went away in September. ... 1,676 Views / 108 Replies  
I think the 5C went away in September.

Camera bulges do suck... I think it actually bothers me more on an iPad, since I keep mine naked.
Posted by ort888, on Mar 21, 2016 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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