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Reddit has been a letdown in recent years. Mobile... 1,047 Views / 22 Replies  
Reddit has been a letdown in recent years. Mobile site/app are dumpster fires.
Posted by Brien, on Yesterday at 02:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just finished a bag of bedhatu, probably best bag... 28,953 Views / 172 Replies  
Just finished a bag of bedhatu, probably best bag I’ve ever had.
Posted by Brien, on Yesterday at 02:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well stocked on the butt paper. Lockdowns seem... 87,922 Views / 739 Replies  
Well stocked on the butt paper. Lockdowns seem inevitable though.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 19, 2020 at 02:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I imagine we will see an ultralight 12 inch... 1,446 Views / 44 Replies  
I imagine we will see an ultralight 12 inch MacBook Air at some point
Posted by Brien, on Nov 16, 2020 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well they’re disabling a gpu core so maybe?... 1,446 Views / 44 Replies  
Well they’re disabling a gpu core so maybe? Binning?
Posted by Brien, on Nov 15, 2020 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am hoping for discrete graphics, but I’ll... 1,446 Views / 44 Replies  
I am hoping for discrete graphics, but I’ll thinking that with the tile based rendering ONLY unlikely. Maybe some FPGA wizardry like the afterburner?
Posted by Brien, on Nov 15, 2020 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fake grilles are dumb, as is the fact nearly... 347,244 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Fake grilles are dumb, as is the fact nearly every sporty car uses gloss black hexagonal plastic for them - seriously, they all do it. Ford, VW, Toyota...

And yeah, cars are huge. I wish...
Posted by Brien, on Nov 14, 2020 at 02:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My gut feeling is that we will see more of this... 758 Views / 7 Replies  
My gut feeling is that we will see more of this as more and more jobs go partially or fully work-from-home, self driving cars take off, and the continued death of brick and mortar retail combine in...
Posted by Brien, on Nov 14, 2020 at 02:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t see the US banning cars, ever. 347,244 Views / 1,203 Replies  
I don’t see the US banning cars, ever.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 25, 2020 at 02:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Raising the minimum wage always screws those at... 8,913 Views / 60 Replies  
Raising the minimum wage always screws those at the bottom.

At $15/hour robots are almost always going to be cheaper... All of the Walmarts in my city of torn out all but one cashier lane for...
Posted by Brien, on Aug 23, 2020 at 10:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand how devs can justify crippling... 107,659 Views / 486 Replies  
I don’t understand how devs can justify crippling mobile versions of websites when many people don’t even have desktops anymore.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 22, 2020 at 10:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Clip ends too early. 149,323 Views / 572 Replies  
Clip ends too early.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 22, 2020 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Could be chaff? 28,953 Views / 172 Replies  
Could be chaff?
Posted by Brien, on Aug 22, 2020 at 12:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can’t help but wonder with all decent journalism... 107,659 Views / 486 Replies  
Can’t help but wonder with all decent journalism going to paywalls or sub-only, most free news is of the fake variety. Hmm...
Posted by Brien, on Aug 20, 2020 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So true. Can’t do cheap coffee. Or food. Or... 28,953 Views / 172 Replies  
So true. Can’t do cheap coffee. Or food. Or liquor.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 20, 2020 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder what happens to classic car owners...... 347,244 Views / 1,203 Replies  
I wonder what happens to classic car owners... Forced electric conversion? Museum/display only?
Posted by Brien, on Aug 19, 2020 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s bad politics, not bad dev. 107,659 Views / 486 Replies  
That’s bad politics, not bad dev.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 16, 2020 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ew. 28,953 Views / 172 Replies  
Ew.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 13, 2020 at 12:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Fireworks? Dreams? 8,511 Views / 105 Replies  
Fireworks? Dreams?
Posted by Brien, on Aug 9, 2020 at 10:30 PM, in Gaming
App Managers... why?! [Rant] 3,528 Views / 1 Replies  
Speaking in general...

What was wrong with the old system? Downloading files off a site or built-in updates worked just fine.

Adobe/Autodesk/everyone has these stupid managers to handle...
Posted by Brien, on Jul 27, 2020 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
If they would offer a proper way to opt out of... 12,508 Views / 134 Replies  
If they would offer a proper way to opt out of all the junk mail there’d be less to deliver. Imagine that.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 26, 2020 at 11:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let’s not forget Apple used to own 50% of ARM... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Let’s not forget Apple used to own 50% of ARM either.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 24, 2020 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Safari: deleting history only 2,187 Views / 2 Replies  
On both iOS and macOS, for the past 3-4 years Apple has merged all the things and it seems you only have the choice to delete history AND cookies AND data.

Is there ANY way to delete JUST history,...
Posted by Brien, on Jul 21, 2020 at 12:18 AM, in Applications
Over/under on things closing back down on a... 87,922 Views / 739 Replies  
Over/under on things closing back down on a meaningful scale?
Posted by Brien, on Jul 16, 2020 at 08:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Any guesses? Assuming rumors of 14”,... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Any guesses?

Assuming rumors of 14”, touchscreens and more performance...

Mini: $999
12/13” MBA: $1099
13/14” MBP: $1599
16” MBP: $2799
iMac: $
iMac Pro: $5999
Posted by Brien, on Jul 11, 2020 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trend has been higher prices. I would like they... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Trend has been higher prices. I would like they to lower them but doubtful.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 11, 2020 at 03:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would like to see a 12” ultraportable, 14”... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I would like to see a 12” ultraportable, 14” non-pro and 14/16/18” Pros. If I were making the decisions...
Posted by Brien, on Jul 7, 2020 at 08:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t know, that tweet seems like iGPU only. 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I don’t know, that tweet seems like iGPU only.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 7, 2020 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty fun. Pascal is weeeird. 8,511 Views / 105 Replies  
Pretty fun. Pascal is weeeird.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 5, 2020 at 10:07 PM, in Gaming
I doubt it, even in the Mac Pro. 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I doubt it, even in the Mac Pro.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I faced similar problems when switching from Xbox... 2,818 Views / 24 Replies  
I faced similar problems when switching from Xbox since the A/B buttons are swapped.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 30, 2020 at 03:17 PM, in Gaming
I would expect them to keep at least one top-end... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I would expect them to keep at least one top-end 16” with a dGPU. But who knows, maybe they can make an iGPU that will blow the doors of a Radeon M.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 26, 2020 at 12:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to agree, I half-expected them to drop... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I have to agree, I half-expected them to drop support for non-App Store apps, make SIP undefeatable or some BS.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 26, 2020 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, dropping force touch on watchOS 7. Booooo. 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Also, dropping force touch on watchOS 7. Booooo.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 24, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope they don’t keep lower TDP and make... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I hope they don’t keep lower TDP and make everything thinner. I can kind of expect it for the MBA but please stop making the Pros smaller.

Going back to Power/i Macs/Books would be nice....
Posted by Brien, on Jun 24, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder about pro user support if Apple ditches... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I wonder about pro user support if Apple ditches discrete GPUs though
Posted by Brien, on Jun 22, 2020 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thoughts: - macOS 11, No big deal at all... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Thoughts:
- macOS 11, No big deal at all apparently. The end of an era. Wouldn’t be surprised if they tweak the numbers to be in step next year. iOS 15, macOS 15, watchOS 15 etc.
- Big Sur looks...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 22, 2020 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dangit, I was hoping for a new ATV! 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Dangit, I was hoping for a new ATV!
Posted by Brien, on Jun 22, 2020 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah, The metal mesh cones and paper... 28,953 Views / 172 Replies  
Nah, The metal mesh cones and paper (V60/Kalita/Chemex) have very different profiles to my taste buds.

They still make a good cup of coffee however.

FWIW, I prefer V60.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 19, 2020 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple is re-closing stores. I wonder if we... 87,922 Views / 739 Replies  
Apple is re-closing stores.

I wonder if we see other companies follow suit.

I wonder if we see any local or state governments follow suit?

I think a lot of places rushed to reopen because...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 19, 2020 at 10:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apple (and others) have been telegraphing for... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Apple (and others) have been telegraphing for years the road they’re going down is going to lead to sonically welded cases, 100% soldered/ glued down parts and complete disposability. Apple already...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 19, 2020 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What I mean is more like this: It used to be... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
What I mean is more like this:

It used to be that software updates were optional and many did not do them.

So, companies started offering opt-in auto updates. App Stores etc. offer this.
...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 17, 2020 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We are probably <5 years from mandatory... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
We are probably <5 years from mandatory software/app updates across the board, aka Android/iOS/Mac/Win. I don’t agree with it either but clearly that and the death of local storage are the roadmap.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 16, 2020 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meatloaf is basically a sloppy Joe log. 20,493 Views / 140 Replies  
Meatloaf is basically a sloppy Joe log.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 12, 2020 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do fear that pretty soon Apple will restrict... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I do fear that pretty soon Apple will restrict macOS to App Store only, make it impossible to disable gate keeper, FileVault, SIP etc. etc.

To be fair windows 10 isn’t much better, I foresee a lot...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 12, 2020 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How I mine for fish? 6,289 Views / 32 Replies  
How I mine for fish?
Posted by Brien, on Jun 11, 2020 at 11:54 PM, in Gaming
Also, I don’t see them ditching x86 and discrete... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
Also, I don’t see them ditching x86 and discrete GPUs on Pro machines without a revolt.

They may think they can, and rely on iOS/iPad OS ports, but no.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 11, 2020 at 01:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wish they’d bring back iBook/Mac,... 32,229 Views / 189 Replies  
I wish they’d bring back iBook/Mac, Powerbook/Mac. Made more sense.

MacBook still sounds stupid.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 11, 2020 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was fast. 3,643 Views / 4 Replies  
That was fast.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 11, 2020 at 01:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah that is so fas my main gripe, the... 8,511 Views / 105 Replies  
Yeah that is so fas my main gripe, the “storyline” effectively forces you to build the island a certain way. What if I don’t want 10 villagers? What if I don’t want to upgrade my house anymore?...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 5, 2020 at 10:38 AM, in Gaming
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