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cheap web host? 253 Views / 4 Replies  
I need to host a single HTML page for a personal use. Its nothing extravagant and wouldn't require a great deal of monthly bandwidth. It would however have to be a domain i select and not...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 8, 2014 at 07:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I did see those. I was hoping to find something... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
I did see those. I was hoping to find something that has at least some wind proofing. Something that keeps the touch screen technology confined to the area of the finger/thumb that actually come into...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 14, 2013 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Recommend touch screen gloves 189 Views / 4 Replies  
I was wondering what success and problems people have had with particular brands of winter gloves that are made to work with touch screens like those on cell phones and tablets.

I am not looking...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 14, 2013 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WTB: dead or broken Intel Mac Mini 594 Views / 1 Replies  
I am looking for a dead or broken Mac Mini. Anything from the first Intel version up through which ever were the latest to still have the 4 USB ports on the back: ...
Posted by Langdon, on Nov 3, 2011 at 05:44 PM, in Marketplace
recommend an SATA 2.5 unclosure - adapter 406 Views / 0 Replies  
I need to toss an old corrupted macbook HDD into an enclosure so I am looking for recommendations on one. I prefer to have it include an AC adapter just in case the USB port power is insufficient and...
Posted by Langdon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 09:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you want to censor the discussion so... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
If you want to censor the discussion so dissenting opinions aren't expressed I am fairly certain you can do that as a moderator. You wouldn't want members who have been here longer than you wasting...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 24, 2011 at 05:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just finished saying I don't recall being a big... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
I just finished saying I don't recall being a big proponent of iOS (and in the context of this discussion the iPad) in this thread.

I personally don't think tablets have come of age enough for me...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 24, 2011 at 02:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread isn't about people enjoying their... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
This thread isn't about people enjoying their Touchpad.
The very first line in the opening post set the tone for the discussion. This thread is about how WebOS/Touchpad was supposed to be the first...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 24, 2011 at 12:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
:lol:
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 23, 2011 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WebOS never got around to being fully optimized... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
WebOS never got around to being fully optimized for the TP GPU as far as I know.
It was promised to be delivered but I don't think they got around to releasing an update before they killed the...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 21, 2011 at 08:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
speaking of almost nothing : 15% is not MOST ... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
speaking of almost nothing : 15% is not MOST

The stock price dropped for various reasons including among them the move for HP to be more of a software company and the wasted 1 billion in capital...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, it doesn't. HP's poor implementation has... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
No, it doesn't.
HP's poor implementation has soured everyone on WebOS. While there may be room for one more mobile OS this isn't it in its current incarnation. The only hope WebOS technologies have...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Turtle is right. You are not considering much... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
Turtle is right. You are not considering much more important issues in your poorly thought out theory.
The HP stock price lost 20% of its value because of this. Investors are livid. The firesale is...
Posted by Langdon, on Aug 20, 2011 at 11:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They should have just copied the comic ... 73,970 Views / 149 Replies  
They should have just copied the comic
http://www.dccomics.com/media/product/1/7/17566_400x600.jpg

Its likely DC put a lot of time into the design before they settled on the current costume. ...
Posted by Langdon, on Mar 19, 2011 at 02:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If those stats are derived from the user base of... 569 Views / 16 Replies  
If those stats are derived from the user base of Adium then the results are skewed. You would be looking at a heavily weighted "pro" group of Mac users. Your average computer user would be using...
Posted by Langdon, on Feb 15, 2011 at 05:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nokia and Microsoft: good for Finland, risky for... 719 Views / 31 Replies  
Nokia and Microsoft: good for Finland, risky for Redmond (http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2011/02/nokia-and-microsoft-good-for-finland-risky-for-redmond.ars)
Posted by Langdon, on Feb 14, 2011 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not even close to being the same. RIM and Nokia... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
Not even close to being the same.
RIM and Nokia were then focusing their smartphone on the business market. The phones and operating systems were geared in every way as business tools and they...
Posted by Langdon, on Feb 14, 2011 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WebOS was full of potential. But to date very... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
WebOS was full of potential. But to date very little of it has been realized.
Its the Marcus Dupree of mobile operating systems.

It has to be talked about in terms of what it could do because...
Posted by Langdon, on Feb 13, 2011 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
+1 WebOS should have been able to take on... 8,145 Views / 556 Replies  
+1

WebOS should have been able to take on iOS and Android for the top position but HPalm screwed it up. What is out right now, which is basically the same state the OS was when they released the...
Posted by Langdon, on Feb 12, 2011 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Possibly. But I don't foresee the iPhone as we... 1,797 Views / 49 Replies  
Possibly.
But I don't foresee the iPhone as we know it now being a game changer in that respect. One because it would have to be sold by the top 3 carriers for widespread corporate adoption. Two,...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 7, 2010 at 06:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In the corporate world, no. BB in that regard are... 1,797 Views / 49 Replies  
In the corporate world, no. BB in that regard are tools not entertainment devices.
If a company is covering the costs of the plan and device it remains in their best interest to order only phones...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 4, 2010 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Kin was never going to be a a huge success... 3,773 Views / 110 Replies  
The Kin was never going to be a a huge success but it could have not been a complete failure if MS had negotiated with Verizon for a cheaper data plan for it. It cannot compete with Blackberries and...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 1, 2010 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is made worse by the fact that they were... 28,357 Views / 830 Replies  
That is made worse by the fact that they were given 3 years notice of when the show was going to end so they could plan out a proper ending and wrap up at least some of the loose ends. But instead...
Posted by Langdon, on May 29, 2010 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From someone who claims that they are associated... 28,357 Views / 830 Replies  
From someone who claims that they are associated with BR. There's no real proof to that claim.

Its full of theories that are dictated in the post as if they were facts of the canon but that is...
Posted by Langdon, on May 27, 2010 at 01:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a cop out. Look at the very title of... 28,357 Views / 830 Replies  
That's a cop out.
Look at the very title of this thread and most of the discussion.
The lure of the show was the mystery and questions that surrounded the situation the survivors found themselves...
Posted by Langdon, on May 24, 2010 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The finale did explain the sideways world but did... 28,357 Views / 830 Replies  
The finale did explain the sideways world but did nothing to address everything that happened the first 3 seasons.

It was a horrible ending to the show.

In the end the story gave no...
Posted by Langdon, on May 24, 2010 at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
News feed options have been expanded but what you... 758 Views / 43 Replies  
News feed options have been expanded but what you can control on your wall and what other can see on it seems to have been made less customizable. Based on how it was configured before the changes...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you.... this was my original point. In... 758 Views / 43 Replies  
Thank you.... this was my original point.

In whatever effort they put into making the site more privacy friendly they broke or deleted several existing features that were valuable before.
In...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 10, 2009 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Facebook's new privacy changes 758 Views / 43 Replies  
Facebook changed its privacy settings today. I got a pop up from them when I logged in this morning. I guess it was meant to improve things but since the change I've been unable to find some of the...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 10, 2009 at 01:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
recommend an IDE DVD writer 407 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to purchase a DVD burner for an external firewire case.
Does anyone have a recommendation of one from the current batch of burners on the market? Reliability is top priority. Whistles like...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 7, 2009 at 07:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So is this problem still happening on the newest... 178,833 Views / 198 Replies  
So is this problem still happening on the newest batch of white macbooks?

Or has apple wised up and changed the plastic composite so it isn't prone to cracking from the lid closing down on the...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 27, 2009 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That is not really unique. Crucial.com and... 984 Views / 28 Replies  
That is not really unique.
Crucial.com and Kingston.com among other web retailers offer that same selection interface. And with them the return/RMA process is straightforward and doesn't take 8...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 8, 2009 at 12:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That sounds about right. Back in days when... 984 Views / 28 Replies  
That sounds about right.

Back in days when Spymac was around the moderators banned a couple of OWC employees from posting there because they posed as members unaffiliated with the company and...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 7, 2009 at 02:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
the second turk is what John Henry was plugged... 6,199 Views / 271 Replies  
the second turk is what John Henry was plugged into.
The first one was burned down in a house fire. I just can't recall any allusion that it made its way on to the internet or any sort of outside...
Posted by Langdon, on Apr 12, 2009 at 02:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, it will not see it as a 160GB drive. That... 672 Views / 13 Replies  
No, it will not see it as a 160GB drive.
That iMac will only see the first 128Gb of any hard drive. It is a limitation of the computer no matter what OS you are running on it.
Posted by Langdon, on Apr 12, 2009 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
I thought they made that an evident part of the... 6,199 Views / 271 Replies  
I thought they made that an evident part of the plot a few weeks ago. She was clearly making a competing skynet which is why the "real" skynet tried to take over John Henry and why she took out the...
Posted by Langdon, on Apr 11, 2009 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
John connor leaped over Judgment Day (again) so... 6,199 Views / 271 Replies  
John connor leaped over Judgment Day (again) so he hasn't become leader of the resistance. So that is why no one knew him when he arrived. He arrived prior to the point in time where Kyle Reese and...
Posted by Langdon, on Apr 11, 2009 at 06:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went into my local Bestbuy to compare the Mini... 5,722 Views / 309 Replies  
I went into my local Bestbuy to compare the Mini 9 and Wind side by side since I had only ever seen the Wind in person. It turns out they put both models on clearance and none of the stores even have...
Posted by Langdon, on Mar 29, 2009 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am just curious what you ended up paying for... 5,722 Views / 309 Replies  
I am just curious what you ended up paying for the Mini 9 and what specs? I am weighing between the lower end Mini 9 $200 refubs or MSI Wind U100-641US for $300 but I am having a hard time factoring...
Posted by Langdon, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You've got to be kidding. I don't know many... 5,880 Views / 263 Replies  
You've got to be kidding. I don't know many people who clipped it to their shirt unless they were exercising or in transit. After that it was put away not stuck there the rest of the day. And if its...
Posted by Langdon, on Mar 16, 2009 at 07:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The gov should have mandated that the major... 642 Views / 42 Replies  
The gov should have mandated that the major networks broadcast an analog signal with an 800 number or recorded explanation of what happened for the 60 days following Feb 17th.

It would solve any...
Posted by Langdon, on Jan 29, 2009 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is no good reason to buy RAM from OWC. ... 1,055 Views / 22 Replies  
There is no good reason to buy RAM from OWC.
They charge a premium for memory that can be bought elsewhere for a better price and is of equal if not better quality. I like Crucial RAM and I tend to...
Posted by Langdon, on Jan 26, 2009 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also gathered that the island moving around... 28,357 Views / 830 Replies  
I also gathered that the island moving around time and position explained how the ship ended up in the middle of the island and how a plane leaving Africa could have ended up crossing its path

I...
Posted by Langdon, on Jan 25, 2009 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wii media center options 449 Views / 2 Replies  
I understand that the ability for the Wii to serve as a media center is not as strong the PS3 and XBOX360. I was wondering however what experience the Mac users in here had using the available...
Posted by Langdon, on Jan 20, 2009 at 02:03 PM, in Gaming
I am all for growing out the film franchise with... 3,390 Views / 130 Replies  
I am all for growing out the film franchise with new character/enemy elements but a giant robot is cliche. The film should have stayed true to the basic spirit of the original Terminator and kept...
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 15, 2008 at 02:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why was there a Transformer in the final scene in... 3,390 Views / 130 Replies  
Why was there a Transformer in the final scene in that trailer?
Posted by Langdon, on Dec 13, 2008 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can reply but only if they are still signed... 1,565 Views / 24 Replies  
You can reply but only if they are still signed on to AIM on the Touch or some other computer. And then it goes straight to that device. It treats the text message like any other AIM chat...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 14, 2008 at 03:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
someone already did. I saw it on the store the... 1,565 Views / 24 Replies  
someone already did. I saw it on the store the other night but skipped it since it only got two stars. I am sure there will be others that do the same yet to come but you're free to try the app...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 14, 2008 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I am glad I didn't move up from the jailbroken... 973 Views / 31 Replies  
I am glad I didn't move up from the jailbroken software until the App Store opened that $20 looks like it really was nothing but another early adoption tax. I hope people who defended it think it was...
Posted by Langdon, on Jul 12, 2008 at 01:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I bet if the account holder went in to AT&T with... 939 Views / 2 Replies  
I bet if the account holder went in to AT&T with proper ID they would be able to do it.
Posted by Langdon, on Mar 8, 2008 at 06:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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