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This is all well and good, but the first thing... 278 Views / 3 Replies  
This is all well and good, but the first thing they need to do is fix the horrible new interface. I loved the simplicity and ease of use of the old app. The new one is poorly designed and very...
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 15, 2015 at 02:18 AM, in Mac News
Cisco's Anyconnect VPN software works on Macs. 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Cisco's Anyconnect VPN software works on Macs.
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 4, 2015 at 05:31 PM, in Mac News
Google is primarily Mac based. The default... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Google is primarily Mac based. The default computer for most employees is a Macbook Pro.
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 4, 2015 at 02:57 AM, in Mac News
The original MX Anywhere is one of the best mice... 444 Views / 2 Replies  
The original MX Anywhere is one of the best mice ever. Since they basically kept the same shell, this sounds like a great update.
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 3, 2015 at 03:15 PM, in Tech News
Double post 444 Views / 2 Replies  
Double post
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 3, 2015 at 03:11 PM, in Tech News
Totally agree, but their TWC merger filing and... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
Totally agree, but their TWC merger filing and public statements also emphasize that the merger won't have any effect on competition. Clearly, a larger Comcast would have even more clout when it...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 28, 2015 at 01:02 PM, in Tech News
Or Comcast is lying like it's done sooooo many... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
Or Comcast is lying like it's done sooooo many times in the past.
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 27, 2015 at 05:40 PM, in Tech News
For high end Excel work, you pretty much need a... 287 Views / 4 Replies  
For high end Excel work, you pretty much need a Windows machine. Mac Excel is actually pretty good except for one glaring flaw: it lacks multiprocessor support. It makes working with large datasets...
Posted by Arty50, on Aug 28, 2014 at 07:29 PM, in Mac News
Prices came down? FedEx and UPS are way more... 1,224 Views / 10 Replies  
Prices came down? FedEx and UPS are way more expensive than the USPS. There's no way in hell you can send a letter through them for anything close to $0.49. Plus, they don't deliver everywhere the...
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:48 PM, in Tech News
AT&T's argument is utterly ridiculous. Netflix... 2,380 Views / 18 Replies  
AT&T's argument is utterly ridiculous. Netflix isn't magically sending a flood of data into AT&T's network. Every bit that comes into AT&T's network is data that AT&T's customers have requested. ...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 21, 2014 at 09:48 PM, in Tech News
Ummmm...no. I work with Excel every day and cuss... 1,322 Views / 9 Replies  
Ummmm...no. I work with Excel every day and cuss at it on a regular basis. That said, there's simply no substitute for it yet. I also use other solutions quite a bit out of necessity, and I can...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 12, 2014 at 02:23 AM, in Mac News
And before you ask...yes, I've installed the Mail... 1,447 Views / 14 Replies  
And before you ask...yes, I've installed the Mail update.
Posted by Arty50, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:23 PM, in Mac News
Mail is horribly buggy right now. I literally... 1,447 Views / 14 Replies  
Mail is horribly buggy right now. I literally can't quit the app without force quitting. I wish I were joking, but I haven't been able to get it to quit normally even once.
Posted by Arty50, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:22 PM, in Mac News
I recently attended one of the College Track... 1,256 Views / 8 Replies  
I recently attended one of the College Track graduation ceremonies, and you can't find a finer organization.
Posted by Arty50, on May 24, 2013 at 07:47 PM, in Mac News
I actually love this. I'm on a 3GS that is well... 601 Views / 11 Replies  
I actually love this. I'm on a 3GS that is well out of contract and there's absolutely no reason I should be paying the subsidized rate for my service anymore. Yet I am. Why? Because I have no...
Posted by Arty50, on Dec 6, 2012 at 08:04 PM, in Tech News
Would your opinion change if you knew that... 419 Views / 7 Replies  
Would your opinion change if you knew that Microsoft were building a 64-bit version of Windows for Arm?
...
Posted by Arty50, on Nov 6, 2012 at 06:37 AM, in Tech News
The folks at Zevo already thought of that... ... 3,161 Views / 111 Replies  
The folks at Zevo already thought of that...

ZEVO - ZFS for OS X - Ars Technica OpenForum (http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1165088)
From xoa: "ZEVO implements a "Snapshot Depot"...
Posted by Arty50, on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:54 PM, in macOS
Vasque's hiking and trail running shoes/boots are... 4,646 Views / 62 Replies  
Vasque's hiking and trail running shoes/boots are awesome. I buy their trail running shoes for everyday wear and they've outlasted every pair of Nikes I've owned by a mile. Nikes used to last me...
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 27, 2011 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes and no. It depends on both the access point... 2,038 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes and no. It depends on both the access point and the client. If the client isn't up to snuff, it won't matter.

Why High Power Routers Don't Improve Range - SmallNetBuilder...
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 27, 2011 at 02:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a pair of Red Wings that I just can't... 4,646 Views / 62 Replies  
I have a pair of Red Wings that I just can't kill. Worked lots of summers for my dad's heavy construction company and done a lot of other stuff in them. Resoled once and probably ready for a second...
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 25, 2011 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I ever run into anyone who thinks it's fake... 9,084 Views / 394 Replies  
If I ever run into anyone who thinks it's fake because the government won't release pictures...

The first question I'm going to ask them is, "Do you believe in God?"
Posted by Arty50, on May 4, 2011 at 08:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Evidently you haven't seen this then... I,... 1,897 Views / 86 Replies  
Evidently you haven't seen this then...

I, Cringely . The Pulpit . The $200 Billion Rip-Off | PBS (http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/2007/pulpit_20070810_002683.html)

We gave them billions and...
Posted by Arty50, on Apr 20, 2011 at 07:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I broke my right hand last year and always... 3,194 Views / 25 Replies  
I broke my right hand last year and always offered my left in it's place when it came time to shake hands with someone. Some people would still use their right, others used their left. As long as...
Posted by Arty50, on Apr 19, 2011 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WD40 is not a degreaser per se. The WD stands... 1,771 Views / 5 Replies  
WD40 is not a degreaser per se. The WD stands for Water Displacement. So it evaporates after you use it. WD essentially gets rid of moisture and also serves to help clean off parts. So using it...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 31, 2011 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
California has 2. That's really, really sad. ... 1,824 Views / 65 Replies  
California has 2. That's really, really sad. You'd think the entire Bay Area would be filled with markers. Hmmmm...I wonder who the local telco is...

In a total shocker, Nevada has one. The...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 23, 2011 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or Charter in my area. I really, really want to... 1,824 Views / 65 Replies  
Or Charter in my area. I really, really want to cancel my AT&T service right now but I hate Charter with the intensity of a thousand burning suns. I loved AT&T when they were PacBell, but ever...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 17, 2011 at 07:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, I should have been more clear. I meant... 1,824 Views / 65 Replies  
Sorry, I should have been more clear. I meant their competition in the video marketplace. Implementing caps allows them to squeeze Netflix since Netflix service now runs the risk of being more...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 17, 2011 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because expanding infrastructure costs them money... 1,824 Views / 65 Replies  
Because expanding infrastructure costs them money while instituting caps earns them money and squeezes their competitors.

For those who are saying the caps aren't onerous yet, you're forgetting...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Coal Ash is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste... 1,852 Views / 75 Replies  
Coal Ash is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=coal-ash-is-more-radioactive-than-nuclear-waste)

Additionally, coal power plants are the number...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 15, 2011 at 08:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But there was a shiny metal object spinning in... 1,116 Views / 34 Replies  
But there was a shiny metal object spinning in the foreground, how could I possibly notice what was going on behind it? :D

Come to think of it now, you're right; he wasn't even paying attention...
Posted by Arty50, on Mar 1, 2011 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to disagree with this. I love ambiguous... 1,116 Views / 34 Replies  
I have to disagree with this. I love ambiguous endings. Take "Total Recall" for instance. To this day, friends and I still debate whether Quaid was still in Recall or whether Recall really woke up...
Posted by Arty50, on Feb 28, 2011 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought a CyberPower unit over a year ago for my... 1,135 Views / 30 Replies  
I bought a CyberPower unit over a year ago for my Mac Pro and it's performed flawlessly. I live in an area that sees some pretty serious storms and frequent brownouts, and it's turned out to be an...
Posted by Arty50, on Feb 16, 2011 at 05:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This reminds me... You should never, ever,... 822 Views / 13 Replies  
This reminds me...

You should never, ever, under any circumstances use a debit card to place a deposit on a hotel room or anything else for that matter.

If you use a normal credit card, the...
Posted by Arty50, on Feb 15, 2011 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only time I've ever had a problem with sleep... 722 Views / 3 Replies  
The only time I've ever had a problem with sleep was when I left the USB cable for my Suunto watch plugged in sans watch. For some reason, the cable wouldn't let my Mac go to sleep.
Posted by Arty50, on Jan 10, 2011 at 07:01 PM, in macOS
This is mostly true. However the exception are... 1,536 Views / 68 Replies  
This is mostly true. However the exception are all-season tires that carry a severe weather rating. The Bridgestone Dueler AT Revo II's are a perfect example. I'm constantly driving in various...
Posted by Arty50, on Jan 5, 2011 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was just reading an article on this. Sikh's... 2,157 Views / 36 Replies  
I was just reading an article on this. Sikh's have had a special agreement with the TSA to conduct private screenings for their turbans. The TSA just changed the rules for them however, and it lead...
Posted by Arty50, on Nov 8, 2010 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've never used my email account with them, but... 336 Views / 1 Replies  
I've never used my email account with them, but my connection has been dog slow the past 24 hours or so.
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 22, 2010 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some good advice in here. Glenmorangie 10 is a... 11,227 Views / 53 Replies  
Some good advice in here. Glenmorangie 10 is a really good place to start.

Arrrrrrdbeg...mmmmm...I'm going to crack open my bottle of the Beast right now. Thanks!

Also, I cry a little...
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 20, 2010 at 05:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, read that wrong. I thought you meant "for... 11,227 Views / 53 Replies  
Sorry, read that wrong. I thought you meant "for starters" as a turn of speech like first off, or to begin with. I didn't take it literally like I should have. So pardon me...nothing to see...
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 18, 2010 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You joking, right? I'll give you the... 11,227 Views / 53 Replies  
You joking, right?

I'll give you the Canadian part. They're two sweet for my palate. That said, there's nothing like a nice rye and ginger on ice with a lime (Canadian whiskey and ginger ale)...
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 17, 2010 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The other thing that really bugs me is how the... 832 Views / 32 Replies  
The other thing that really bugs me is how the media is always stating that new housing starts are some sort of indication of a healthy economy. There's a glut of housing out there, especially right...
Posted by Arty50, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That looks incredible. 1,642 Views / 7 Replies  
That looks incredible.
Posted by Arty50, on Sep 10, 2010 at 03:13 AM, in Gaming
I don't trust them to send spit. I had a letter... 995 Views / 43 Replies  
I don't trust them to send spit. I had a letter mailed to me on the 1st of this month and it's still not here...despite the fact it was mailed from a city that is only a 3-4 hour drive away. I'm...
Posted by Arty50, on Jul 9, 2010 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ That's effin' brilliant. 868 Views / 28 Replies  
^ That's effin' brilliant.
Posted by Arty50, on Jun 15, 2010 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maguras rock. I have a set of Martas on the... 1,905 Views / 31 Replies  
Maguras rock. I have a set of Martas on the little bike and Gustavs on the big bike. Both are awesome. Great stopping power (especially the Gustavs) and incredible modulation. I'm betting you'll...
Posted by Arty50, on May 23, 2010 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Moab is like kinda fun and stuff. 1,905 Views / 31 Replies  
Moab is like kinda fun and stuff.
Posted by Arty50, on May 14, 2010 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, it's not. I'd rather watch reruns of the old... 847 Views / 17 Replies  
No, it's not. I'd rather watch reruns of the old crews. The current crop doesn't do it for me. The two main cops just aren't the same caliber actors as the older ones. Not that they're bad, but...
Posted by Arty50, on May 14, 2010 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Helmet always, especially if you're riding on... 1,905 Views / 31 Replies  
Helmet always, especially if you're riding on pavement at any time. Cars are way more dangerous than nearly anything on the trail, unless of course you're riding along a very exposed piece of trail...
Posted by Arty50, on May 11, 2010 at 02:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
BTW, also check out local shops. Usually they'll... 1,905 Views / 31 Replies  
BTW, also check out local shops. Usually they'll have demos they're willing to sell too.
Posted by Arty50, on May 10, 2010 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It depends on the type of terrain you'll be... 1,905 Views / 31 Replies  
It depends on the type of terrain you'll be riding:

XC/Trail:
Giant Trance
Trek Fuel EX
Specialized FSRxc

Trail/All Mountain:
Giant Reign
Specialized Stumpjumper
Posted by Arty50, on May 10, 2010 at 02:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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