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USB. The original SoundSticks use what is... 874 Views / 3 Replies  
USB.

The original SoundSticks use what is either an RCA component connector or something very similar t connect the satellites to the subwoofer. Did they stop using that for the IIs? Otherwise,...
Posted by nonhuman, on Dec 3, 2015 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dying speaker in (original) SoundSticks 874 Views / 3 Replies  
So, uh… been a while, I guess… But when I was trying to think of where I might be able to find someone who'd know the answer to this, good ol' MacNN came to mind.

I have a set of the original...
Posted by nonhuman, on Dec 3, 2015 at 04:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you plan is to live in the house, you should... 892 Views / 59 Replies  
If you plan is to live in the house, you should do so for more than a year. If you lived in a house for two (not necessarily consecutive) years of the five years leading up to the sale it qualifies...
Posted by nonhuman, on Dec 11, 2012 at 07:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Chinese government is not only allowing, but,... 233 Views / 5 Replies  
The Chinese government is not only allowing, but, to some extent, encouraging these protests. My assumption is that it is, at least partially, to provide a 'safe' outlet for the Chinese people's...
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 18, 2012 at 02:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Mine's already ordered and should be arriving on... 2,228 Views / 126 Replies  
Mine's already ordered and should be arriving on the 21st. Suckers! :D
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I recently heard an excellent hypothesis... 2,030 Views / 164 Replies  
I recently heard an excellent hypothesis regarding this on the Dianne Rehm show. I don't remember who the guest was, but his idea was that during the Clinton administration, the Republicans in...
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 11, 2012 at 06:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: WHY THE HELL IS MY MACBOOK AIR NOT CALLED A... 2,228 Views / 126 Replies  
WHY THE HELL IS MY MACBOOK AIR NOT CALLED A MACBOOK AIR 3?!?
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 5, 2012 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: One's our old condo that we rented out rather... 2,105 Views / 205 Replies  
One's our old condo that we rented out rather than selling when we left Boston. And the newest is a foreclosure in rural Illinois that's costing me less than my current commute from DC to Baltimore.
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 1, 2012 at 04:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
By ordering the assassination (sorry, 'targeted... 3,630 Views / 258 Replies  
By ordering the assassination (sorry, 'targeted killing') of US citizens.
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 1, 2012 at 04:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I make vastly more money than I did four years... 2,105 Views / 205 Replies  
I make vastly more money than I did four years ago, and I just bought my third home. So... yes.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 31, 2012 at 06:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They're important because they give you cold,... 2,030 Views / 164 Replies  
They're important because they give you cold, hard facts about the person you're considering voting for. That's something we otherwise don't really get during a campaign. They tell you something...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 28, 2012 at 05:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Mitt Romney was my governor for 3-ish years. I... 2,030 Views / 164 Replies  
Mitt Romney was my governor for 3-ish years. I think he actually did pretty well as governor of Massachusetts, though I was opposed to his health care plan then as I am to Obama's now. (Though, for...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 28, 2012 at 05:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Some simple examples are investing in someone... 1,149 Views / 80 Replies  
Some simple examples are investing in someone else's existing business or buying a home, but those both require a fair amount of up-front capital in most cases.

Any time you buy something,...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 20, 2012 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone is capable of starting a business, so yes,... 1,149 Views / 80 Replies  
Anyone is capable of starting a business, so yes, anyone is capable of having capital gains income. It's not just 'rich' people who do these things, especially not now that the internet has made it...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 19, 2012 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
<pre>___0.999 = 1</pre> That's really all you... 1,784 Views / 12 Replies  
<pre>___0.999 = 1</pre>
That's really all you need to know.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, don't worry. It already has nudity:... 522 Views / 25 Replies  
Oh, don't worry. It already has nudity: http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/08/02/water-polo-nbc/
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can pay for Gmail if you want, by getting a... 613 Views / 17 Replies  
You can pay for Gmail if you want, by getting a business account. I don't see how paying for something has any effect on its security.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 3, 2012 at 08:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you need HIPPA compliance? I sure don't. I'd... 613 Views / 17 Replies  
Do you need HIPPA compliance? I sure don't. I'd assume that it adds an extra level of complexity and cost that simply isn't justified considering the small minority of users who actually need it.
...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 3, 2012 at 07:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Don't use a special domain for mobile. Just serve... 491 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't use a special domain for mobile. Just serve mobile content for mobile browsers. That way the exact same link will always work regardless of what browser you type/paste it into.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And this hurts you how? How is Google using an... 613 Views / 17 Replies  
And this hurts you how? How is Google using an algorithm to parse your email for keywords riskier than putting all of your email in the hands of whatever underpaid IT employee you might hire to...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A couple days late, but my 2¢: Gmail wins.... 613 Views / 17 Replies  
A couple days late, but my 2¢:

Gmail wins. Hands down. I've been using it exclusively for my personal mail since the early 00s. I use it for my business, and I recently helped my dad transition...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 08:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well... With Windows 8 Microsoft did put Windows... 1,149 Views / 33 Replies  
Well... With Windows 8 Microsoft did put Windows in your Windows so you can use Windows while you use Windows...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 1, 2012 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Alternatively... ventilation? 759 Views / 11 Replies  
Alternatively... ventilation?
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's where you put the shoelaces. 759 Views / 11 Replies  
That's where you put the shoelaces.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not the IPO market that's dead, it's the... 1,843 Views / 53 Replies  
It's not the IPO market that's dead, it's the mistaken impression that IPOs are a mechanism for automatically and easily generating cash. The stock market is not some magical money-generating...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course, so, probably, did a number of our... 425 Views / 7 Replies  
Of course, so, probably, did a number of our previous presidents. Just no one thought to ask, since they were 'white'.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 30, 2012 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I live in DC now, in a neighborhood that's... 2,396 Views / 44 Replies  
I live in DC now, in a neighborhood that's relatively safe. Car break-ins are common, if you leave your car parked in the street, but it's pretty rare that someone breaks into a house, maybe every...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't speak as to how they'd know the timing so... 2,700 Views / 59 Replies  
I can't speak as to how they'd know the timing so exactly, but I agree that it seems highly unlikely.

As far as slamming it around detonating it, it probably wouldn't cause it to detonate....
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife is from a small town in Northern Illinois... 2,396 Views / 44 Replies  
My wife is from a small town in Northern Illinois (population ~17 now). Not a single door in that town is locked, and every car has the keys in it.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 23, 2012 at 06:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. :/ You could always do things like... 992 Views / 50 Replies  
Yeah. :/

You could always do things like laser detectors at torso-height in doorways to detect when people enter and leave rooms.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 20, 2012 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or simple motion detectors. 992 Views / 50 Replies  
Or simple motion detectors.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 20, 2012 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A butler can do all these things, and has an... 992 Views / 50 Replies  
A butler can do all these things, and has an exceptionally convenient auditory interface with voice recognition.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 19, 2012 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch that he doesn't pick your pocket! 669 Views / 18 Replies  
Watch that he doesn't pick your pocket!
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 19, 2012 at 04:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, a zip-lock bag will probably suffice.... 669 Views / 18 Replies  
Honestly, a zip-lock bag will probably suffice. People have used them to take their iPhones/iPads underwater. A freezer-grade bag should be plenty tough. Where are you planning on stashing it while...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 18, 2012 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Zip-lock bag. Also: who cares if keys get... 669 Views / 18 Replies  
Zip-lock bag.

Also: who cares if keys get wet?
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 18, 2012 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For whatever reason, I only just saw this now.... 1,647 Views / 6 Replies  
For whatever reason, I only just saw this now. LOVE Louis CK. And I would totally pay good money to see his daughter do stand-up.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Geniuses. 584 Views / 6 Replies  
Geniuses.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 25, 2012 at 01:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW I'm loving iOS 6 on my iPad (3), and... 1,584 Views / 95 Replies  
FWIW I'm loving iOS 6 on my iPad (3), and absolutely can't wait for the iPhone 5 so I can run it on all my devices (been on Android for the past two years, can't wait to get back to iOS).
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stay? That carries implications which I do not... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Stay? That carries implications which I do not think apply...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
P’9981? Is that like the P'zone? ... 1,012 Views / 16 Replies  
P’9981? Is that like the P'zone?

https://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/pzone.jpg
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
1.635 and 1.406 in American notation, not... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
1.635 and 1.406 in American notation, not European... :D
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 15, 2012 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The numbers were white before, and the background... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
The numbers were white before, and the background color was blue. They changed the shade of blue, true, but had they not done so it would have been too high a contrast with the lighter colored...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because the only significant change made to the... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
Because the only significant change made to the iOS dialer's appearance was to make the buttons white. Your argument would appear to be that because one particular Android dialer out of many used...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. But they're not the same at all... They are... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
Yes. But they're not the same at all... They are similar pretty much only in that they both have white number buttons and a green call button. Everything else is original iOS stuff.
...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 02:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We must have http://bison.bison.bison 711 Views / 11 Replies  
We must have http://bison.bison.bison
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that's great. But it's not the stock dialer... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
Yes, that's great. But it's not the stock dialer in any version of Android that I'm aware of (this does not include carrier-provided crap like HTC Sense and whatever; I know nothing about that stuff).
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 02:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't have an iPhone, but on my iPad I much... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
I don't have an iPhone, but on my iPad I much prefer the new App/iTunes Store design.

And that dial pad doesn't look like anything I've ever seen on any Android device I've ever used. Here's the...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe the problem is not that Jobs is gone, but... 4,586 Views / 292 Replies  
Maybe the problem is not that Jobs is gone, but that Ive has peaked.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Christianity, Islam, and none? Or, if you ignore... 853 Views / 35 Replies  
Christianity, Islam, and none? Or, if you ignore the irreligious, Christianity, Islam, and Hindusim?...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 04:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which can then be turned into furniture! 760 Views / 17 Replies  
Which can then be turned into furniture!
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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