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Hopefully this kills EA's completely unethical... 171 Views / 1 Replies  
Hopefully this kills EA's completely unethical business model.
Posted by tonton, on Aug 25, 2013 at 07:29 AM, in Mac News
Muse. Nice. 835 Views / 10 Replies  
Muse. Nice.
Posted by tonton, on Aug 25, 2013 at 07:27 AM, in Tech News
Is anyone else having a problem? I've got an... 2,217 Views / 59 Replies  
Is anyone else having a problem? I've got an iPhone 5 and a Nano and absolutely love the mechanical design of the Lightning connector. In my opinion, it's the best connector for any device I've ever...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 12, 2013 at 03:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Suicides at Foxconn 778 Views / 10 Replies  
The suicide rate at Foxconn is lower than a) the suicide rate in China and b) the suicide rate in the US. Try a different anti-Apple angle next time.

Hmm wonder how many suppliers Samsung has...
Posted by tonton, on Jan 26, 2013 at 07:59 AM, in Mac News
What was the gift for the fifth day? I missed it,... 353 Views / 5 Replies  
What was the gift for the fifth day? I missed it, and I'm wondering if it's still being offered for free.
Posted by tonton, on Dec 30, 2012 at 11:26 PM, in Mac News
In the UK store, we were offered a Chuggington... 353 Views / 5 Replies  
In the UK store, we were offered a Chuggington kids' game. I guess the Sherlock episode was only for the Canadian store. It's too bad, I would have preferred that.
Posted by tonton, on Dec 30, 2012 at 11:08 PM, in Mac News
The author's take on this rumor relies on a new... 82 Views / 1 Replies  
The author's take on this rumor relies on a new Nano having Bluetooth, which would be a huge development.
Posted by tonton, on Aug 1, 2012 at 02:12 PM, in Tech News
Finally a REAL party-based turn-based RPG for the... 79 Views / 1 Replies  
Finally a REAL party-based turn-based RPG for the iPad!!!!!! Now if only we could get the Might and Magic (not Heroes) series and the Ultima series, it would be even better!!!!
Posted by tonton, on Jul 27, 2012 at 07:05 AM, in Tech News
Of course. New malware never seen in the wild has... 273 Views / 10 Replies  
Of course. New malware never seen in the wild has been "discovered" by an anti-virus company, whose product has been updated to detect it.

It's like a home alarm company representative...
Posted by tonton, on Jul 24, 2012 at 02:18 PM, in Tech News
Why would I want to turn a diamond into a... 621 Views / 4 Replies  
Why would I want to turn a diamond into a steaming pile of sh*t?

Oh, and your video violated copyright and has been taken down.
Posted by tonton, on May 8, 2010 at 07:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not difficult. 2,234 Views / 14 Replies  
Make sure you have your friend in the US buy as much money worth of iTunes gift certificates as you will want to spend. Then use any US address -- real or fake -- and open a US iTunes account with...
Posted by tonton, on Apr 3, 2010 at 01:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The best. Hands down. (For what I need) 698 Views / 3 Replies  
I need a speaker I can carry around with me and use in a noisy environment on a daily basis. Preferably it would have good battery life, decent acoustics, would be extremely portable and would look...
Posted by tonton, on Mar 7, 2010 at 09:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: True. Kids is another issue. 2,239 Views / 84 Replies  
True. Kids is another issue.
Posted by tonton, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Farting helps. Haha just kidding. 2,239 Views / 84 Replies  
Farting helps. Haha just kidding.
Posted by tonton, on Feb 18, 2010 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't eat the rice. 3,279 Views / 14 Replies  
Don't eat the rice.
Posted by tonton, on Feb 18, 2010 at 03:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Um... he's coming from Hawaii and wants something... 1,069 Views / 55 Replies  
Um... he's coming from Hawaii and wants something different. That would rule out Thailand, Mexico, Greece (on $2000? - do you mean backpacking?).

Likewise, I don't know how he'll do Italy unless...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How about calling them what they called... 843 Views / 20 Replies  
How about calling them what they called themselves? Who cares what the Greeks, Germans or French say. It's what the Celts themselves say that's important.

And AFAIK all the research into that says...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I don't get the "flopping" thing. What on earth... 2,239 Views / 84 Replies  
I don't get the "flopping" thing. What on earth are you doing while you sleep? The mambo?

I turn over a few times as everyone does, and sure, my equipment moves. But you're making it sound as...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think he meant "announced". 5,997 Views / 185 Replies  
I think he meant "announced".
Posted by tonton, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Seriously. If you've never slept in the nude, you... 2,239 Views / 84 Replies  
Seriously. If you've never slept in the nude, you really don't realize the "igloo effect" that occurs under the covers. Sleeping in the nude is MUCH warmer than sleeping with pajamas on because your...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How about an app that tells you which forum... 3,608 Views / 165 Replies  
How about an app that tells you which forum members sleep in the nude? :p
Posted by tonton, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally had my CNY/Valentine's sex one day late.... 422 Views / 24 Replies  
Finally had my CNY/Valentine's sex one day late. But it was nice. :p

Next time CNY and Valentine's Day will be on the same day is in 38 years. I told my wife we'll remember today when we're making...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 15, 2010 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife caught the flu. :( But for us every... 422 Views / 24 Replies  
My wife caught the flu. :(

But for us every day is Valentine's Day. :)
Posted by tonton, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a super-rare drawing of a cheeseburger.... 689 Views / 26 Replies  
I have a super-rare drawing of a cheeseburger. Only one was ever produced in history. Starting bid is $13,000. It's about as useful as Stadium Events for NES, and takes up much less storage space.
Posted by tonton, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Although, the Unrchiver may work for your .zip... 702 Views / 9 Replies  
Although, the Unrchiver may work for your .zip files, MacHacha (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/18628) is what you want.

The Unarchiver only works when combining split archive...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in Applications
Is there currently a universal remote that... 1,164 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there currently a universal remote that connects to the internet and can receive instructions remotely? Is there one I can navigate from my iPod Touch? I'd be interested in such a device.

I...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The redeye looks like a way better product. No... 1,164 Views / 5 Replies  
The redeye looks like a way better product. No need to point the iPhone/iPod toward the receiver. Transmit by wifi, or even over the internet!

Imagine setting up the redeye, and a network webacm,...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't that something you can just pick up on... 536 Views / 9 Replies  
Isn't that something you can just pick up on Apliu Street? You can get almost everything electronics-related on Apliu Street. :p

It's the world's biggest Radio Shack.

And yes, I have the same...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Read the second, third and fourth words of your... 1,472 Views / 127 Replies  
Read the second, third and fourth words of your first quote.

Obama isn't an anti-war Democrat. In fact, he's shaping up to be hardly a Democrat at all. He's appearing to be further right than Bill...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just tinkering. It would be nice if I could... 1,014 Views / 11 Replies  
Just tinkering. It would be nice if I could browse the internet and use the MSN and FaceBook chat protocols. Maybe a game or two... and BT (to another storage location, of course).
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:39 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Or a joke. Duh. 9,436 Views / 104 Replies  
Or a joke. Duh.
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 08:57 AM, in Applications
I chose the 13" over the 15" because of the size... 1,204 Views / 39 Replies  
I chose the 13" over the 15" because of the size factor as well. I couldn't be happier. The 15" really would have been too large for me. As it is, the 13" is perfect for sliding into my small...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 08:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Moep, exactly how much would a 200GB+ SSD cost,... 1,204 Views / 39 Replies  
Moep, exactly how much would a 200GB+ SSD cost, then? I'll tell you. At least $600. And by "max out the RAM", I assume you mean get 2 4GB sticks? That's another $450. And you're suggesting the 17"...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very Small OS? 1,014 Views / 11 Replies  
Is there a small boot-time alternative OS I can load onto a 2GB memory card?
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 05:20 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Um... that's not what any Democrats believe. ... 1,472 Views / 127 Replies  
Um... that's not what any Democrats believe.

Most anti-war Democrats believe in the hornet's nest premise, which has proven beyond a doubt to be accurate. If you leave a hornet's nest alone, you...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 05:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
One suggestion... 1,204 Views / 39 Replies  
My suggestion is not to make up names for existing products.

It's MacBook Pro, not ProBook.

It's iPod Touch, not iTouch.

It was a Titanium PowerBook G4, not a TiBook.

Other than that, is...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 13, 2010 at 04:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What is false? What I said was that not all of... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
What is false? What I said was that not all of them will autofocus on the low-end bodies. What is true is that you didn't read what I wrote.

In this thread, we're talking about the low end bodies....
Posted by tonton, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
As far as those people who never buy any lens... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
As far as those people who never buy any lens other than the kit lens -- as I said they're far better off buying an ultrazoom than a DSLR.

As far as saying 50mm is roughly equal to 33mm... that's...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 10, 2010 at 03:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
"You simply don't have the wide choice with, say,... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
"You simply don't have the wide choice with, say, Sony, that you do with Canon or Nikon."

I really disagree with this point and I think you're not very knowledgeable about the current market. Sony...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 10, 2010 at 03:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not having in-body focusing can be a big deal.... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
Not having in-body focusing can be a big deal. USM focusing is more expensive than an in-camera motor! And you can't AF with legacy lenses at all!

There. FTFY.

Seriously, though, I've never...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 8, 2010 at 12:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Please note... back to the original poster, I do... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
Please note... back to the original poster, I do notice that she mentioned the D90. Great camera, and the first camera one should consider if they are going Nikon. My other remarks were mainly aimed...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 7, 2010 at 01:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Tooki, I understand what you're saying, but I... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
Tooki, I understand what you're saying, but I think you exaggerate when you're saying most Nikon lenses have focusing motors. Most affordable ones, and all used ones, do not.

I agree with you that...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 7, 2010 at 12:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you. Finally some good advice from someone... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
Thank you. Finally some good advice from someone who's not a Canon/Nikon sheep.

FWIW, I use a few post-war Zeiss M42 lenses and a fantastic SMC Takumar 50/1.4 with my Sony through an adapter. I...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 7, 2010 at 07:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You apparently don't even know enough about the... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
You apparently don't even know enough about the market to know that Sony consumer camera division and the DSLR division (ex-Minolta) are completely separate and connected in no way.

Again, Canon's...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 7, 2010 at 06:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
With regard to Nikon, please tell me how much it... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
With regard to Nikon, please tell me how much it costs to buy a Nikon DSLR with a 50mm prime lens that can autofocus. And how much it costs to buy a Sony or Pentax with a 50mm prime lens that can...
Posted by tonton, on Feb 7, 2010 at 06:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Unfortunately, the dust doors on these... 601 Views / 10 Replies  
Unfortunately, the dust doors on these slot-loading drives are far from perfect.

Most likely, the fix for your drive is a simple one. No need to replace the drive. Just use a drive cleaning disc....
Posted by tonton, on Jan 10, 2010 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree. There's either something wrong with you... 7,055 Views / 130 Replies  
I agree. There's either something wrong with you Mac, or you got a bad Magic Mouse.

I often use my Magic Mouse and Wireless Keyboard across the room with my MacBook Pro connected to my TV. I've...
Posted by tonton, on Jan 2, 2010 at 04:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Canon's consumer level lenses are the worst in... 3,449 Views / 47 Replies  
Canon's consumer level lenses are the worst in the industry, with Nikon not far behind. Nikon's cheapest cameras require their most expensive lenses for autofocus (no in-camera focus motor), so avoid...
Posted by tonton, on Jan 2, 2010 at 03:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In addition to adding fully configurable gestures... 660 Views / 7 Replies  
In addition to adding fully configurable gestures and tracking speed to the Magic Mouse, Better Touch Tool (http://blog.boastr.net/) also gives you fully configurable gestures for your multi-touch...
Posted by tonton, on Jan 2, 2010 at 03:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SecondBar & BetterTouchTool Blog... 7,055 Views / 130 Replies  
SecondBar & BetterTouchTool Blog (http://blog.boastr.net/)

Better Touch Tool can do all this with ease. I am currently using v0.353 and I have it set up as follows:

* Three-finger click invokes...
Posted by tonton, on Nov 22, 2009 at 03:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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