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Yeah, it’s really surprised me. Especially... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
Yeah, it’s really surprised me. Especially disappointing how many people I got along fine with have turned out to be utter ****ing morons when it comes to some basic things over the past year.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"Man of substantial influence/means" and "man of... 1,092,320 Views / 2,899 Replies  
"Man of substantial influence/means" and "man of substance" can occasionally but not necessarily (but do, in this case) mean opposite things.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2021 at 01:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh man, that sucks. Is she on the medication... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
Oh man, that sucks. Is she on the medication indefinitely, or is there at least a fixed schedule with a planned end of treatment?

Not trying to seem callous; a good friend was treated for breast...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2021 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was directed to wait for fifteen minutes — and... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
I was directed to wait for fifteen minutes — and one of the assistants made a bit of meaningless small-talk when he showed my to my seat. I got the impression that he was checking to see if I was...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 7, 2021 at 04:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My initial reaction was that you're right, but... 317,466 Views / 687 Replies  
My initial reaction was that you're right, but looking back through my photos of Shinjuku, it seems that all signage is solidly anchored, and there are very few individual signs — they're mostly a...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 7, 2021 at 06:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not an expert on Japanese architecture, but I... 317,466 Views / 687 Replies  
I’m not an expert on Japanese architecture, but I do know that anything added to the outside of a building in a geological fault zone is primed to fall off and cause additional damage in the event of...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 6, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which aspect? 317,466 Views / 687 Replies  
Which aspect?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 6, 2021 at 09:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Working as a keyboard coach has kept me afloat... 783 Views / 17 Replies  
Working as a keyboard coach has kept me afloat for the past year, since live gigs have all but dried up, except for a handful of livestreams and two or three actual live appearances under Covid...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 4, 2021 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The System Profiler will tell you. :-) ... 8,762 Views / 19 Replies  
The System Profiler will tell you. :-)

(also, you're aware that you *can* still upgrade to Catalina, right? - Apple Support pages still have a link to the previous system upgrade)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 4, 2021 at 08:13 AM, in macOS
I can’t help with your question, but I hear... 8,762 Views / 19 Replies  
I can’t help with your question, but I hear reports 11.3 killed Apple Thunderbolt to 10G Ethernet adapters.

This would be deadly for my Studio hardware, just as I was considering upgrading from...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 2, 2021 at 09:56 AM, in macOS
My iPhone automatically remembers where I parked. 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
My iPhone automatically remembers where I parked.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 1, 2021 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trackpad only since 2010. Never again a mouse. 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
Trackpad only since 2010. Never again a mouse.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 30, 2021 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My friend is a radiologist. I sent him that... 234,985 Views / 631 Replies  
My friend is a radiologist. I sent him that photograph, and his reply was “oh, I have a whole folder of those.”
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 29, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$799! ;) ... 22,391 Views / 193 Replies  
$799! ;)

https://www.sonnetstore.com/products/xmac-mini-server-thunderbolt-3-edition?variant=28533878587426
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 29, 2021 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This stuff has been available for years. Apart... 22,391 Views / 193 Replies  
This stuff has been available for years. Apart from the useless (for that particular purpose) eGPU, backline technicians have been building Mac mini-based 19" touring racks exactly like this for...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 29, 2021 at 09:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oreo, meet Rob, aka Ca$h. Rob, meet Oreo —... 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
Oreo, meet Rob, aka Ca$h.

Rob, meet Oreo — he's new here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 29, 2021 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Insurance. 234,985 Views / 631 Replies  
Insurance.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 28, 2021 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“iPads are toys and consumption devices.” ... 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
“iPads are toys and consumption devices.”

“Professionals use them to make money.”

“<arbitrary list of completely random needs that almost no professional outside poster’s tiny industry niche...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 28, 2021 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, they only *just* got their Carbon... 22,391 Views / 193 Replies  
I mean, they only *just* got their Carbon versions done...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 26, 2021 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They specifically called it „gray“ in the... 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
They specifically called it „gray“ in the presentation, so I’m going to assume it’s the neutral gray (20%?) that graphics guys find the most useful contrast.

Which also explains the pastel front...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 26, 2021 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I sold my iSight in original packaging for 45€... 526 Views / 10 Replies  
I sold my iSight in original packaging for 45€ last year.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 25, 2021 at 02:57 PM, in Marketplace
My last iMac was twelve years old before I didn't... 2,380 Views / 84 Replies  
My last iMac was twelve years old before I didn't bother repairing it (hard drive dead). A 2008 model that died last year.

That's a pretty good run.

I also sold my 13-year-old MacBook black,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 25, 2021 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Somebody pointed out that this is accountability,... 144,704 Views / 458 Replies  
Somebody pointed out that this is accountability, not justice.

It’s a start.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 21, 2021 at 02:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It took me way too long to realise that this... 1,897 Views / 26 Replies  
It took me way too long to realise that this wasn't some weird guitar-player voodoo tool thread.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2021 at 04:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had to get an IV drip feed for contrast liquid... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
I had to get an IV drip feed for contrast liquid when having an x-ray once. I could feel the cold fluid crawling up my arm and got rather woozy.

Eventually, I noticed that the drip had slowed to...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 8, 2021 at 04:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rob, you really are a total asshole, but damn... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
Rob, you really are a total asshole, but damn that’s funny. :D
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 7, 2021 at 04:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Haha, called it! 2,331 Views / 3 Replies  
Haha, called it!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 2, 2021 at 01:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Swastikas on goats? Well, that checks out: ... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
Swastikas on goats? Well, that checks out:

I was recently informed — in all seriousness — by a Q-follower that the term "Nazi" actually refers to "National Zionists", who are the Rothschild/Soros...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 26, 2021 at 09:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
High-risk group. Still not eligible. :-/ 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
High-risk group. Still not eligible. :-/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 24, 2021 at 09:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why would Jay Christensen, who created that... 2,268 Views / 6 Replies  
Why would Jay Christensen, who created that video, register to MacNN under the name of a product promotion YouTube/Twitter/IG spammer?

:confused:

:lol:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 19, 2021 at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OMG. 2,571 Views / 10 Replies  
OMG.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 12, 2021 at 06:35 AM, in Hardware Hacking
This must be a strange definition of "not some... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
This must be a strange definition of "not some conspiracy theory person" that I'm hitherto unfamiliar with.

Is this a regional thing?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because it was never about "I don't give a shit... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
Because it was never about "I don't give a shit about Covid", it was always "I don't give a shit about YOU". You know, FREEDOMZ.

Which is why our right-wing #Covidiot Nazis were the first to cut...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
An acquaintance of mine, as well. „Health... 231,870 Views / 1,013 Replies  
An acquaintance of mine, as well. „Health worker“, but he‘s in hospital management and has been in home office for a year now.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 8, 2021 at 04:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
NO WAY is that stage design an accident. It... 1,092,320 Views / 2,899 Replies  
NO WAY is that stage design an accident.

It may have slipped by some of the more unwitting and naïve organisers, but boy, is that deliberate.

Holy ****.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 28, 2021 at 06:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Force-restarting a Xr: volume up, then volume... 2,147 Views / 1 Replies  
Force-restarting a Xr: volume up, then volume down, then hold the power button until you see the Apple logo.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 15, 2021 at 06:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There's a whole network of them, signed up over... 2,637 Views / 8 Replies  
There's a whole network of them, signed up over the last two or three years.

I assume they rack up thousands of accounts over years and then just sell access to however many the client wants to...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 10, 2021 at 08:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
The idea is to have one available in all time... 2,571 Views / 10 Replies  
The idea is to have one available in all time zones.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 10, 2021 at 05:10 AM, in Hardware Hacking
And the fallout... ... 3,360 Views / 24 Replies  
And the fallout...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/alexander-kearns-robinhood-app-suicide-b1799398.html
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 8, 2021 at 04:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Audio work is apparently just absurdly better.... 3,462 Views / 18 Replies  
Audio work is apparently just absurdly better. When a 600€ Mac mini with 8GB RAM beats out a 5000€ TubeMac, things are weird.

Video performance is apparently approximately on a level with an iMac...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 1, 2021 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When the entry-level MacBook Air is equivalent to... 3,462 Views / 18 Replies  
When the entry-level MacBook Air is equivalent to or faster than the fastest Intel MacBook Pro on the market, it might be worth reconsidering what „pro machine“ means.

eGPU is irrelevant for...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 1, 2021 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like somebody missed the whole "Apple... 3,462 Views / 18 Replies  
Sounds like somebody missed the whole "Apple Silicon" thing, eh.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 31, 2021 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How is a port that INCLUDES everything USB-A... 4,859 Views / 25 Replies  
How is a port that INCLUDES everything USB-A does, doubles the speed, adds Displayport, Thunderbolt, Firewire AND gigabit Ethernet not "added functionality" over USB-A?

That's just a bizarre way...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 31, 2021 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I like how Oreo describes precisely why Apple... 4,859 Views / 25 Replies  
I like how Oreo describes precisely why Apple does what they do: he never used the modem, and hardly anyone used the FireWire ports, but rather than put six USB-C ports on the machine (which would...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 31, 2021 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think FAR more users need XLR jacks, or at... 4,859 Views / 25 Replies  
I think FAR more users need XLR jacks, or at least 1/4" audio jacks. Not just a few of my colleagues considered the MacBook a "non-pro" machine when they dropped the ExpressCard slot.

Is there...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 30, 2021 at 06:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's the posture and the fact that he obviously... 5,876 Views / 31 Replies  
It's the posture and the fact that he obviously doesn't give a **** about "representation" if the clothing he already has is clean, intact, and perfectly functional.

ZERO vanity. Just substance....
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 22, 2021 at 08:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://media4.giphy.com/media/R9BMyZ0Tu23Daa3Oxj/... 5,876 Views / 31 Replies  
https://media4.giphy.com/media/R9BMyZ0Tu23Daa3Oxj/giphy.gif
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 22, 2021 at 06:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Man, America is a weird place. 49,053 Views / 542 Replies  
Man, America is a weird place.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 19, 2021 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I really, really hope the TouchBar lives, and... 4,859 Views / 25 Replies  
I really, really hope the TouchBar lives, and they double down on it. Not having an external keyboard with a TouchBar in the studio is really annoying.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 16, 2021 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The thought that elected officials are succumbing... 49,053 Views / 542 Replies  
The thought that elected officials are succumbing to terrorist threats is chilling.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 15, 2021 at 07:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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