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I haven't funded anything, and I'm not sure I... 73 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't funded anything, and I'm not sure I would in the future.

Just seems like there's too many unviable projects and ideas.

On the flip side, if you really want to blow money, gofundme...
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably not possible in Automator. Apple... 59 Views / 2 Replies  
Probably not possible in Automator.

Apple Script should be able to do it, but that's going to be a quite complex script that most likely requires some coding / programming skills.

The data...
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 10:17 PM, in Applications
I just don't just don't just don't just don't... 113 Views / 5 Replies  
I just don't just don't just don't just don't don't just don't just don't don't just don't just just don't just don't just don't just don't just don't don't just don't love don't love don't just love...
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 11:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm so sad to hear. May God give you and... 208 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm so sad to hear.

May God give you and your family strength and comfort.
Never lose faith; the life to come is more glorious than anything here and today.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty solid for me so far on a 5s. Safari... 1,052 Views / 39 Replies  
Pretty solid for me so far on a 5s.

Safari seems to have a bit less refresh problems, but sometime displays weird rendering when zooming. Overall though, good update so far.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 20, 2014 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
LOL, seems like England took the vote into her... 199 Views / 22 Replies  
LOL, seems like England took the vote into her own hands and secured the outcome:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oRg-VKuE68

WTF ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2014 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nope. Worthless app. Once I started using... 1,052 Views / 39 Replies  
Nope. Worthless app.
Once I started using Downcast, I never looked back.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2014 at 08:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The fearmongering from politicians and banks was... 199 Views / 22 Replies  
The fearmongering from politicians and banks was unbearable for many. They crapt their pants and voted NO.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2014 at 08:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Very disappointing. You'd think a brand new... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Very disappointing.

You'd think a brand new iPhone would not have 2010 like refreshes.
If Apple can't / wont put more RAM in it, they should at least optimize the software.
User experience...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 19, 2014 at 08:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Again, meh. Driving insane is very subjective.... 199 Views / 22 Replies  
Again, meh. Driving insane is very subjective. Someone's ALWAYS driven insane in a democracy.

Show me ONE credible case where the quality of government got higher / better with increasing size....
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
LOL, nobody these days wants EU membership... 199 Views / 22 Replies  
LOL, nobody these days wants EU membership anymore, unless you're a deadbeat country that needs ECB money.
For sure, there's no freedom In the EU. You'll dance to Germany's or Brussels's tune.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Haha, LOL, minor detail. -t 1,002 Views / 26 Replies  
Haha, LOL, minor detail.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 07:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Other than cost (cheaper hardware) I really don't... 141 Views / 6 Replies  
Other than cost (cheaper hardware) I really don't see any advantage.

Personally, I like Apple's hardware, the quality and design, so I see no reason to go generic hardware + Linux.

Plus, OS X...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 06:14 PM, in Mac OS X
You bet that most people complaining about... 700 Views / 63 Replies  
You bet that most people complaining about "privacy invasion" spill their guts / lives out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.

How f&$%ing ironic.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh. There are good arguments on both sides. ... 199 Views / 22 Replies  
Meh. There are good arguments on both sides.

Personally, I'm in favor of breaking up big countries and governments. People will have more of a say in the daily affairs, because government...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 18, 2014 at 05:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Loving the predictive keyboard. Typing is much... 1,052 Views / 39 Replies  
Loving the predictive keyboard. Typing is much better than before.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you complaining about people that are... 700 Views / 63 Replies  
Are you complaining about people that are complaining about complaining people ?

You douche. ;)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 17, 2014 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since you can't call the future, I'm sure your... 1,171 Views / 27 Replies  
Since you can't call the future, I'm sure your wish will be granted in 86 years :p

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 07:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Some "pictures" show parts of the screen, and the... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Some "pictures" show parts of the screen, and the resolution seems much higher than what you would get in real life. Maybe a simulated screen was photoshopped in ?

Regardless, I would actually...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
NSFW: Apple, U2 and looking a gift horse in the... 700 Views / 63 Replies  
NSFW: Apple, U2 and looking a gift horse in the mouth | iMore (http://www.imore.com/nsfw-apple-u2-and-looking-gift-horse-mouth)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that's exactly how it is. For every share... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
Yes, that's exactly how it is. For every share bought, there must be a share sold by a current stock holder.

How does that not make sense ?
Did you think companies could willy nilly create & sell...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are wrong. The scenario you are describing... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
You are wrong. The scenario you are describing can only happen if there is an IPO for those additional 25 shares.

People can not just buy shares that don't exist. And companies can not just sell...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 01:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: :lol: :lol: I will continue to reply... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I will continue to reply and point out the funny parts, for posterity.

Pray tell, how can more shares be bought than sold (if there is no IPO) ?
Where do these extra shares...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Technically, nothing was photoshopped out. All... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Technically, nothing was photoshopped out.
All the "pictures" that Apple supplies are HD renderings, not actual photographs. They just didn't include the bulge in the rendering.



Agreed,.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, Shortcut, you're right. I got carried away.... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
Yeah, Shortcut, you're right. I got carried away. Dude definitely pushed my buttons. :)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 09:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm honestly at a loss of words. How do you... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
I'm honestly at a loss of words.

How do you muster that much confidence, despite your glaring ignorance on the subject matter ?
You must have been taught that as long as you pretend, you're going...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 02:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/s... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/iamwithstupid.gif

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/pop2.gif

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/s... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/duh.gif http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/lolpoint.gif ...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, that will reset the Metadata / Tags,... 853 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah, that will reset the Metadata / Tags, because Finder thinks it's a new file that only by coincidence has the same name as a pervious, old file.

I'm not sure how dedicated document management...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How are you updating the PDFs ? I would... 853 Views / 61 Replies  
How are you updating the PDFs ?

I would assume that if you open them in Preview, or acrobat, and you make changes, and just save them, the Metadata (i.e. Tags) would be retained.

If you create...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tapping the home button != pressing the home... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Tapping the home button != pressing the home button.

It seems like iOS 8 will have different functions on the home button, depending on just touching (tapping) the home button, or pressing...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Uggh, so by "updated", you mean a new version of... 853 Views / 61 Replies  
Uggh, so by "updated", you mean a new version of the PDF is saved, and the old version is replaced by the new version ?

How is that Metadata saved to the file ?

If I had to deal with this, I'd...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not sure, what do you mean by that ? I have... 853 Views / 61 Replies  
Not sure, what do you mean by that ?

I have yet to find an ideal way to manage PDFs.
In most cases, you have to make a choice:

A) Cataloging software that uses a proprietary database to store...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You are absolutely right. Stock splits have... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
You are absolutely right.

Stock splits have a variety of reasons and benefits, but none of them give the issuing company new funds (cash flow) or help them directly financially.

In general,...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 15, 2014 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In the previous, years, Fedex would hold the... 1,002 Views / 26 Replies  
In the previous, years, Fedex would hold the packages until closer to the release date.
The earliest I have seen is deliveries 2 days before the official release date.

Let us know if you get it...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 14, 2014 at 03:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Spheric was probably on vacation ;) -t 14,624 Views / 270 Replies  
Spheric was probably on vacation ;)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2014 at 10:13 AM, in Feedback
Edit: Ah, never mind. No need to pile on. It's... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
Edit: Ah, never mind. No need to pile on. It's bad enough already.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2014 at 01:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that's because it is NOT a piece of tech,... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Well, that's because it is NOT a piece of tech, but a piece of SHIT.

Moto 360 review—Beautiful outside, ugly inside | Ars Technica...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/s... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/doh.gif http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/turtle777/smileys/lolkaren.gif
...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The former is just another follow-up stock... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
The former is just another follow-up stock offering, diluting other shareholders.
It's a zero-sum game. Holding stock while the company issues more shares makes your "share" of the company less...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, absolutely. But isn't that also quite... 853 Views / 61 Replies  
Yes, absolutely.

But isn't that also quite ironic that the artist / label would agree to put it on Youtube, but NOT sell it as an individual song ?

How many times would I have to play it on...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You obviously have no clue what stock splits are... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
You obviously have no clue what stock splits are and how they work.

Please explain: what new money is coming in, and who receives it ?

And before you go off on a tangent: please read the...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2014 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, stock splits don't benefit the issuing... 797 Views / 70 Replies  
No, stock splits don't benefit the issuing company at all in terms of money / cash.

The market value might rise if the stock prise rises, but that doesn't "keep the company alive" either.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2014 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Soo, they'll sell you an iPhone mini to go with... 2,539 Views / 25 Replies  
Soo, they'll sell you an iPhone mini to go with your iPad.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 12, 2014 at 06:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They must be confused. It was dem muslim... 167 Views / 11 Replies  
They must be confused.

It was dem muslim terrorists that supposedly blew up the WTC, but now we have a muslim Kenyan named Barack in the oval office.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 11, 2014 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Slightly akward situation at lunch: ... 167 Views / 11 Replies  
Slightly akward situation at lunch:

Restaurant supervisor to her employee: You do remember 9/11, right ?

Employee: Uhm, kind of. I was 4.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 11, 2014 at 06:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nah. a) Will make the band look ugly as sin.... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
Nah.

a) Will make the band look ugly as sin. Part of the Apple Watch appeal is that the bands are designed incredibly well, and look nice

b) Will make the band heavy and inflexible, and not a...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 11, 2014 at 01:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the US, a credit card payment often takes two... 4,013 Views / 323 Replies  
In the US, a credit card payment often takes two "runs":
First to bring the check, and then to take your card and process it.

In my experience, payments with mobile readers were faster on...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 10, 2014 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not gonna happen anytime soon. Technology is... 1,171 Views / 27 Replies  
Not gonna happen anytime soon.

Technology is not there yet. If they had to put a full radio and SIM card in the watch, battery would last for 1 hour.
Also, if they had to add GB of RAM to the...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 10, 2014 at 08:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Because neither the hardware nor the software are... 187 Views / 2 Replies  
Because neither the hardware nor the software are finished.

It's like with the original iPhone. Just a preview.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 10, 2014 at 06:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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