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I wish they'd stop forcing diversity. Just hire... 81 Views / 2 Replies  
I wish they'd stop forcing diversity. Just hire the most qualified and make sure you're not discriminating.
Posted by cgc, on Jul 9, 2014 at 07:41 PM, in Mac News
Another nice feature of Google Drive is the... 79 Views / 1 Replies  
Another nice feature of Google Drive is the ability of the NSA to exfiltrate your data with little to no system degradation...still snappy while uploading your life to the Google/NSA borg.
Posted by cgc, on Jun 26, 2014 at 02:18 AM, in Mac News
I don't know...works good for me. 513 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't know...works good for me.
Posted by cgc, on Jun 10, 2014 at 06:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Dropbox has a built-in PDF reader as well. 513 Views / 12 Replies  
Dropbox has a built-in PDF reader as well.
Posted by cgc, on Jun 10, 2014 at 09:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks more like you're inside a monkey cage. 620 Views / 9 Replies  
Looks more like you're inside a monkey cage.
Posted by cgc, on May 31, 2014 at 10:59 PM, in Mac News
Writers for MacNN probably work at the NSA and... 620 Views / 9 Replies  
Writers for MacNN probably work at the NSA and write for MacNN to make ends meet.
Posted by cgc, on May 31, 2014 at 10:58 PM, in Mac News
...and Americans these days fear the Bible and... 688 Views / 9 Replies  
...and Americans these days fear the Bible and discount it at every turn...
Posted by cgc, on May 20, 2014 at 05:11 AM, in Mac News
I'm curious what damages the claimant is... 103 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm curious what damages the claimant is specifying...our court system needs to be overhauled...wtf?
Posted by cgc, on May 16, 2014 at 04:29 PM, in Mac News
Wish Pixelmator would run on my 2006 MacPro... 122 Views / 1 Replies  
Wish Pixelmator would run on my 2006 MacPro that's restricted to OSX 10.7.5.
Posted by cgc, on Apr 17, 2014 at 09:55 PM, in Mac News
To quote the great Beavis & Butthead, "uh huh huh... 862 Views / 56 Replies  
To quote the great Beavis & Butthead, "uh huh huh huh huh..."
Posted by cgc, on Mar 29, 2014 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, wasn't sure but thought I'd post my fave... 814 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, wasn't sure but thought I'd post my fave screensavers. Hopefully someone will come through.
Posted by cgc, on Mar 3, 2014 at 08:20 PM, in GUI Customization
It's a flaw, I wouldn't make it out to be an... 493 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a flaw, I wouldn't make it out to be an "epic" flaw, but it's not good.

Can we all agree to stop using the word "epic" for everything?
Posted by cgc, on Feb 24, 2014 at 09:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I hope they release soon but I suspect I'll be... 1,108 Views / 18 Replies  
I hope they release soon but I suspect I'll be buying the current Mac Mini which is more than adequate...just not a fan of buying 1.5 year old technology thought I'd get the SSD and fastest i7 so...
Posted by cgc, on Feb 24, 2014 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like LotsaWater but the others are cool too... ... 814 Views / 3 Replies  
I like LotsaWater but the others are cool too...

34 Stunning & Free Mac Screensavers for OS X | Mac.AppStorm (http://mac.appstorm.net/roundups/graphics-roundups/free-mac-screensavers/)
Top 10...
Posted by cgc, on Feb 22, 2014 at 05:43 PM, in GUI Customization
I had looked into NUCs but I've got a few bucks... 1,108 Views / 18 Replies  
I had looked into NUCs but I've got a few bucks invested in OSX software and want to stay with Apple. I still think a Mini with dedicated GPU would sell but it's easier and cheaper for Apple to push...
Posted by cgc, on Feb 19, 2014 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Then offer it as an option. There is so much... 1,108 Views / 18 Replies  
Then offer it as an option. There is so much pent-up demand for the mythical "headless iMac" I bet these would sell like hot cakes.
Posted by cgc, on Feb 19, 2014 at 08:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Heck, I'd settle for a simple Haswell CPU w/ Iris... 1,108 Views / 18 Replies  
Heck, I'd settle for a simple Haswell CPU w/ Iris 5200 in a Mac Mini. Not asking for too much...
Posted by cgc, on Feb 18, 2014 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How is this "Mac News"? More like "Mac Spam". I... 152 Views / 1 Replies  
How is this "Mac News"? More like "Mac Spam". I curse you NewsPoster...
Posted by cgc, on Feb 18, 2014 at 08:38 AM, in Mac News
Synology and QNAS are the top choices with... 926 Views / 28 Replies  
Synology and QNAS are the top choices with Synology edging QNAS out (IMHO) due to GUI. Both are fantastic though.
Posted by cgc, on Feb 4, 2014 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why don't you spare us the condescending... 1,527 Views / 17 Replies  
Why don't you spare us the condescending know-it-all attitude? I'd bet Apple wouldn't put dual GPUs in a machine then decide not to optimize their "professional" applications to utilize them. THAT...
Posted by cgc, on Jan 20, 2014 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
But that's today, in a couple years the pro apps... 1,527 Views / 17 Replies  
But that's today, in a couple years the pro apps may be much more GPU accelerated...kind of like how everything was single-threaded and now quite a few CPU-intensive apps are multithreaded. I'd...
Posted by cgc, on Jan 19, 2014 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
America should change the laws so that the loser... 1,099 Views / 15 Replies  
America should change the laws so that the loser of any of these cases has to pay all legal fees (e.g. for themselves and for the other party).
Posted by cgc, on Jan 19, 2014 at 09:21 AM, in Mac News
Could use the new MacPro and stick a Christmas... 926 Views / 28 Replies  
Could use the new MacPro and stick a Christmas tree in the center hole and put a couple of these hard drive orbs on the tree as ornaments.
Posted by cgc, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Music is enjoyable whether or not the songs were... 1,136 Views / 10 Replies  
Music is enjoyable whether or not the songs were created using algorithms or the old fashioned way. I generally dislike "pop" music and prefer to stick to more soulful songs but I don't give a crap...
Posted by cgc, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:21 AM, in Tech News
The Mac Mini is due to be refreshed soon so it... 1,056 Views / 8 Replies  
The Mac Mini is due to be refreshed soon so it will have the same WiFi and very similar integrated graphics (e.g. Iris 5xxx). I'm buying a new Mini once it's released as I have a monitor and...
Posted by cgc, on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Excellent...thanks for the info. 346 Views / 9 Replies  
Excellent...thanks for the info.
Posted by cgc, on Dec 17, 2013 at 08:15 PM, in iPhone Apps
WWF Question 346 Views / 9 Replies  
I didn't see any links to email Zynga, the maker of Words With Friends, but the game for iPad has an ad running across the top of the screen, another in the bottom-left corner, and it plays an ad...
Posted by cgc, on Dec 14, 2013 at 07:51 PM, in iPhone Apps
Most people would consider cell phones and... 416 Views / 11 Replies  
Most people would consider cell phones and tablets to be devices used to consume or view content, not create content.
Posted by cgc, on Nov 19, 2013 at 08:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How many people will use their Retina iPad Mini... 416 Views / 11 Replies  
How many people will use their Retina iPad Mini for tasks that require color accuracy? Mine will arrive tomorrow and I'll use it to read news, check the weather, read books, etc. and don't care much...
Posted by cgc, on Nov 18, 2013 at 09:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been waiting patiently to buy a Mac Mini the... 769 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been waiting patiently to buy a Mac Mini the day it's updated but Apple's dragging their feet. Hope there's no radical redesign...
Posted by cgc, on Nov 6, 2013 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
As does QNAP...they are the two brands I am also... 331 Views / 8 Replies  
As does QNAP...they are the two brands I am also considering...both support Time Machine, iTunes, media sharing, etc.
Posted by cgc, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Right, I should have elaborated: since you serve... 331 Views / 8 Replies  
Right, I should have elaborated: since you serve videos from your iMac to your AppleTV, why not get a NAS and leave your iMac to do other things...all the videos could be stored and served up on the...
Posted by cgc, on Nov 2, 2013 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Get a NAS. 331 Views / 8 Replies  
Get a NAS.
Posted by cgc, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not a Toast problem. It's one of you taking... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
It's not a Toast problem. It's one of you taking video that's HD (e.g. 1920x1080) and not only lowering the resolution to DVD (e.g. 480P) but most likely compressing it as well. Both will lower...
Posted by cgc, on Oct 31, 2013 at 09:54 PM, in Applications
Poll: I did try VirtualBox a year ago and wasn't... 475 Views / 4 Replies  
I did try VirtualBox a year ago and wasn't impressed. Reviews consistently show VirtualBox is much slower than either Parallels or Fusion, harder to use, and less polished. I don't mind paying $49...
Posted by cgc, on Oct 29, 2013 at 08:31 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You took HD video and put it on a DVD which is... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
You took HD video and put it on a DVD which is non-HD…quality degradation had to happen since NTSC/PAL doesn't have the resolution of HD.
Posted by cgc, on Oct 29, 2013 at 08:30 AM, in Applications
Poll: Upgrade Parallels or buy Fusion 475 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello, I'm a long-time user of VMWare Fusion and Parallels. Currently, I have Fusion v4 and Parallels v7 running Windows 8.1 and various Linux distros (e.g. Mandriva, Mint, Fedora, Debian, etc.) on...
Posted by cgc, on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Chrome, Firefox, and Opera work fine, just Safari... 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Chrome, Firefox, and Opera work fine, just Safari and the WebKit Nightly are slow or non-working on that site.
Posted by cgc, on Sep 7, 2013 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
Safari Issue 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Safari 6.05 is now unable to load MacUpdate.com on my Mac in OSX 10.7.5. The only extensions I have are WOT, AdBlock, and 1Password. Not sure of any other changes to my Mac in a few months but...
Posted by cgc, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:57 PM, in Applications
Funny you mention Arch, that's one of the only... 5,294 Views / 22 Replies  
Funny you mention Arch, that's one of the only Linux Distros I never tried. I was considering using a mainstream distro other than Ubuntu so I'd have as much support as possible. I'll look into...
Posted by cgc, on Aug 18, 2013 at 10:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I use Reeder on OSX and iOS as a simple way to... 248 Views / 1 Replies  
I use Reeder on OSX and iOS as a simple way to view news updates to a dozen sites. Much simpler than navigating to each and is great on iPod Touch.
Posted by cgc, on Aug 10, 2013 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
He should sue his penis. 1,574 Views / 30 Replies  
He should sue his penis.
Posted by cgc, on Jul 14, 2013 at 08:10 AM, in Mac News
Yeah, I'm still mad at Apple for that move. They... 474 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, I'm still mad at Apple for that move. They were quick to ditch us 2006 MacPro 1,1 users. Still, I will replace my wife's HP laptop with the next Mac Mini when it's released this fall. I will...
Posted by cgc, on Jul 7, 2013 at 08:19 AM, in Mac News
It's amazing how durable a HDD is. I smashed... 508 Views / 17 Replies  
It's amazing how durable a HDD is. I smashed mine with a 4lb sledgehammer then I drilled holes in the platters and ripped up the surface with the drill. Kind of did it for fun but I didn't know...
Posted by cgc, on Jul 2, 2013 at 03:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Unless you desire a clean desktop where you don't... 4,329 Views / 86 Replies  
Unless you desire a clean desktop where you don't have wires running all over the place...or you want to rack mount a computer, in which cases internal expansion is preferred.
Posted by cgc, on Jun 26, 2013 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sometimes the best place to be in technology is... 287 Views / 6 Replies  
Sometimes the best place to be in technology is one step behind the leading edge so you get some decent prices. Nothing wrong with the iPhone 5.
Posted by cgc, on Jun 23, 2013 at 08:56 AM, in Tech News
How about OSX Bobsyouruncle? 5,316 Views / 69 Replies  
How about OSX Bobsyouruncle?
Posted by cgc, on Jun 17, 2013 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
It seems the 2006 MacPro has been left behind by... 5,294 Views / 22 Replies  
It seems the 2006 MacPro has been left behind by Apple. There will be no more updates to OSX 10.7 and my nVidia 7300GT is long in the tooth, plus I don't want to spend $250 for a three year old ATI...
Posted by cgc, on Jun 17, 2013 at 06:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
By "high-altitude balloon networking project" do... 238 Views / 2 Replies  
By "high-altitude balloon networking project" do you mean "high-altitude balloon mind control and eavesdropping project"?
Posted by cgc, on Jun 16, 2013 at 07:35 AM, in Tech News
I've been using Linux for a long time and have... 5,294 Views / 22 Replies  
I've been using Linux for a long time and have dual-booted Ubuntu 5.04 on my PPC G4 but I've never dual-booted my EFI MacPro.

My goal is to dual boot Linux and OSX for a few weeks before migrating...
Posted by cgc, on Jun 15, 2013 at 06:38 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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