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Definitely not my type of movie. Needs more... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
Definitely not my type of movie. Needs more arrows, swords, castles, people dying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 17, 2017 at 05:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A decent amount of steps from everyone here. I'm... 295 Views / 7 Replies  
A decent amount of steps from everyone here. I'm trying to average over 10,000 a day, but hard to do. That is about 500 calories burned!
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 16, 2017 at 03:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting yet weird. The man who dresses... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
Interesting yet weird.

The man who dresses up as his ancestors - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38828042)
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 15, 2017 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How many steps do you average per month? 295 Views / 7 Replies  
Please exclude the number of steps you do at the gym or running for exercise. Simply include the amount of steps (guesstimate if you need) just doing ordinary things. You can include the gym steps in...
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 11, 2017 at 05:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Siri is still so incredibly stupid. I'm in my car... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
Siri is still so incredibly stupid. I'm in my car using voice control asking Siri how far am I to xx city. Siri stupidly says that cannot show maps with screen off. I unlock my screen and Siri still...
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 7, 2017 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pennsylvania woman dies with arm trapped in... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
Pennsylvania woman dies with arm trapped in donation bin - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38901486)

Some select quotes:

A 56-year-old Pennsylvania woman has died after her...
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 7, 2017 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I almost never eat what is considered as western... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
I almost never eat what is considered as western bacon. I always prefer eating sausage when given the chance.
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 4, 2017 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How to the people in the Middle East, those that... 11,397 Views / 306 Replies  
How to the people in the Middle East, those that wear the really white robes and sit on the ground or a mat on the ground, keep their clothes so clean? I would think that white would not be a good...
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 2, 2017 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Personally, I have not seen many iPad Pros in the... 290 Views / 9 Replies  
Personally, I have not seen many iPad Pros in the wild. I'm the only one with the new MBP (besides one other person). I guess my market is different from the real world.
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 1, 2017 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spark email threading and email filters 197 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok, love this app, especially since it is free across iOS and macOS.

I have replaced Apple Mail with it. Spark does email threading which is nice, but how do I have the most recent email on top...
Posted by mindwaves, on Feb 1, 2017 at 09:14 PM, in Applications
I'm not but considering the huge uproar from... 290 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm not but considering the huge uproar from removing ports from their MBP line, I was thinking of falling sales for the Mac division not greater sales.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 31, 2017 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of surprised myself, and was going to post... 290 Views / 9 Replies  
Kind of surprised myself, and was going to post something similar. I'm typing on my MBP 13'' non-touchbar model and am quite happy with it. I did buy 2 USB-C to A dongles and bought a USB-C to...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 31, 2017 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why are you many men's urinals so close to the... 11,397 Views / 306 Replies  
Why are you many men's urinals so close to the floor as opposed to close to the waist? It presents many splashing opportunities... It isn't that hard to make a urinal. It is one of the simplest...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 26, 2017 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm working on it. 695 Views / 47 Replies  
I'm working on it.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 26, 2017 at 01:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Very interesting to know about the diapers. The... 482 Views / 16 Replies  
Very interesting to know about the diapers. The generics always claim that they use the same ingredients or the same active ingredients are the name brands, but I guess that the percentage of...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 25, 2017 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do the store brands and the name brands get their... 482 Views / 16 Replies  
Do the store brands and the name brands get their food from the same source? For example, Similac's infant formula and Sam's Club Member's Mark may have similar ingredients.

I would think that...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 19, 2017 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Now, I'm faced with the issue with websites... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
Now, I'm faced with the issue with websites noticing that I have an ad blocker and requesting me to turn it off. Sometimes it is merely a request and other times, I cannot view the website at all...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 19, 2017 at 03:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, same here. Once in a while, I dream of me... 555 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes, same here. Once in a while, I dream of me playing soccer in elementary school which was many years ago. I continue my dream from what I did before. Who said that you cannot read in your dreams?...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 19, 2017 at 03:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The rise of store brands 482 Views / 16 Replies  
Once upon a time, it would be unthought of to buy store brands. Always buy name brands was the calling of most people in the middle class. Buy name brand infant formula (Abbott or Nestle or Mead...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 19, 2017 at 02:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't like tipping at all, in any situation. ... 999 Views / 56 Replies  
I don't like tipping at all, in any situation.

Reasons:
1) People say that it because workers only make $2.25 an hour (or so). How about places in CA where minimum wage is probably around $9.00?...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I will not tip. I earn an honest wage and I wish... 999 Views / 56 Replies  
I will not tip. I earn an honest wage and I wish for others to do the same.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 10, 2017 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was watching some old Macworld videos a few... 870 Views / 37 Replies  
I was watching some old Macworld videos a few days ago and Steve Jobs was proud of the fact that the iMac had a lot of ports, even exclaiming how their keyboard provides an additional 2 USB ports.
...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 5, 2017 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! 1,042 Views / 39 Replies  
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 25, 2016 at 11:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually prefer using my 13" MBA over my 13"... 555 Views / 36 Replies  
I actually prefer using my 13" MBA over my 13" 2016 MBP w/o TB. They keyboard is that much better, and with better battery life.

I'm so happy that the iPhone 7 was not any thinner than the iPhone...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 21, 2016 at 11:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is absolutely no excuse for Apple not to... 555 Views / 36 Replies  
There is absolutely no excuse for Apple not to update their Mac line every year. Not a single desktop Mac got upgraded this year (which maybe would be fine if someone of them never got upgraded for...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 21, 2016 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Afghan hostage couple decry 'Kafkaesque... 4,481 Views / 115 Replies  
Afghan hostage couple decry 'Kafkaesque nightmare' - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38378250)



Why would anyone go to Afghanistan during this time? Why would anyone go when...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 20, 2016 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tim Cook did release a memo saying that their... 870 Views / 37 Replies  
Tim Cook did release a memo saying that their desktop macs will be updated. I hope that Johnny Ive is fired. Too thin for thinness sake is bad.

I like my new 13" MBP 2016, but would prefer better...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wish I could still play Age of Empires 2. That... 1,316 Views / 55 Replies  
I wish I could still play Age of Empires 2. That was such a fun game on Gameranger. I used to be part of a clan there and battle other clans. Such fun.

I liked playing the Celts with their...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2016 at 10:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just watched the trailer posted. Looks boring.... 435 Views / 7 Replies  
Just watched the trailer posted. Looks boring. Needs more people dying for me to watch.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2016 at 02:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not sure how that would happen. Certainly... 468 Views / 21 Replies  
Not sure how that would happen. Certainly defective and needs to be replaced, not repaired. My MacBook Pro from 2012 looks brand new still (just dirty).
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 14, 2016 at 10:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like a good birthday cake myself. But I'm... 1,316 Views / 55 Replies  
I like a good birthday cake myself.

But I'm more of a pie person. A pumpkin pie? Yes, please! I like my pies either room temperature or cold. I don't like hot pies.

I'm also partial to those...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 11, 2016 at 10:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why is the new 13" MPB power adapter so huge? My... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
Why is the new 13" MPB power adapter so huge? My 13" MBA is 45W and my 2016 MBP is 61W. I think my 2012 15" MBP is 65W!
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 5, 2016 at 09:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I found out why. It was caused by the "Force... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
I found out why. It was caused by the "Force Click and haptic feedback" option in settings. I disabled that and all is well.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 5, 2016 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't know that, thanks. I still think I would... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
I didn't know that, thanks. I still think I would prefer the physical fn keys. One other reason why I got this model is the larger battery that it comes with. Kind of unusual why the touchbar model...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 3, 2016 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't mind the keyboard. Trackpad, I am having... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
I don't mind the keyboard. Trackpad, I am having minor issues when I am in bed. I guess I am pressing too far ahead on the trackpad compared to before so the cursor goes bonkers.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 3, 2016 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I contradicted myself and have a 13'' non... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
Well, I contradicted myself and have a 13'' non touch bar model now. So far, so good. I wanted the non touch bar model because physical keys are just better without actually looking, and when I want...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 3, 2016 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm too lazy to have any serious hobbies, but I... 1,498 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm too lazy to have any serious hobbies, but I like traveling, hiking, cycling, watching youtube, gardening, cooking, and enjoying a cup of tea.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 30, 2016 at 09:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For me, if meat is being cooked over an open... 1,498 Views / 76 Replies  
For me, if meat is being cooked over an open flame directly, regardless of gas or charcoal/wood, etc, it is BBQ.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Almost as good and free if you have them lying... 448 Views / 13 Replies  
Almost as good and free if you have them lying around....

https://www.wired.com/images_blogs/gadgetlab/2010/03/binderclips-kabels-660x439.jpg
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 29, 2016 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I won't be in the US this time. I will be having... 429 Views / 11 Replies  
I won't be in the US this time. I will be having chicken and rice and broccoli.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 23, 2016 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was kind of interested in buying a new Mac, but... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
I was kind of interested in buying a new Mac, but will hold off. I don't want to be in dongle heaven and I've been reading various issues with the machines. That and the fact that Macs are getting...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 22, 2016 at 05:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just watched the first 15 mins of it. So, so... 939 Views / 35 Replies  
Just watched the first 15 mins of it. So, so boring. Way, way too much talking and not enough action and details about the cars. Won't be watching any other episodes.

Waiting for the next MT...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 21, 2016 at 09:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Besides a few episodes of TG, I couldn't stand... 939 Views / 35 Replies  
Besides a few episodes of TG, I couldn't stand those men. Three old farts (there I said it, one or two of them needs a haircut) reviewing cars in ridiculous situations.

I much prefer Motor Trend,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 20, 2016 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I kind of want a new laptop just because...I... 1,188 Views / 30 Replies  
I kind of want a new laptop just because...I "need" a 15" because my eyes are dying and need more screen space for multiple windows. But the new prices are just insane.

It seems all of Apple...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is right. I regularly charge my 15" MBP... 1,188 Views / 30 Replies  
That is right. I regularly charge my 15" MBP retina (2012) model with my MBA 13" 2015 charger.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Random, interesting link: Too much heat in... 11,397 Views / 306 Replies  
Random, interesting link:

Too much heat in the kitchen increases risk of heart disease - CNN.com...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not sure if I've seen that before, but I like... 11,397 Views / 306 Replies  
Not sure if I've seen that before, but I like seeing a lady wearing a plain dress with bright red or blue flats.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2016 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Someone or some dog? 612 Views / 11 Replies  
Someone or some dog?
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I find it weird that I cannot connect my brand... 3,936 Views / 112 Replies  
I find it weird that I cannot connect my brand new iPhone to a brand new MBP without an adapter. Stupid.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 31, 2016 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like. I have a new iPhone 7. Can I just... 1,188 Views / 30 Replies  
I like.

I have a new iPhone 7. Can I just plug the included cable into the new MBP and all will be good?

Not sold on the new keyboard yet. I didn't like the new MB keyboard. Kind of sad the MBA...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 27, 2016 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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