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At least you don't have to reboot to change the... 322 Views / 6 Replies  
At least you don't have to reboot to change the IP any more. That was a long time in the making.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 22, 2021 at 04:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty sure LOTR was commissioned as a trilogy... 1,027 Views / 50 Replies  
Pretty sure LOTR was commissioned as a trilogy from the off. Though these can always be cancelled at any time. Didn't they pull the plug on the final part of the Divergent series?

I'm looking...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 22, 2021 at 04:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cast of Ted Lasso prank a news reporter after... 101,838 Views / 386 Replies  
Cast of Ted Lasso prank a news reporter after this years FA Cup final:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgaTykbyTXY
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 20, 2021 at 06:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are workarounds for the TPM I believe. Many... 322 Views / 6 Replies  
There are workarounds for the TPM I believe. Many PCs can accept an external one. Possibly via USB.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 17, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That might work even better. Lets imagine... 1,327,405 Views / 2,992 Replies  
That might work even better.

Lets imagine that the Governor gets named in a few hundred suits. Either it costs him a fortune and he has to put a stop to it, or it costs the state a fortune and he...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I actually think Robot Wars can teach Formula 1 a... 101,838 Views / 386 Replies  
I actually think Robot Wars can teach Formula 1 a thing or two. I'd like to see a remote driver race series with absolutely no limits on the technology used. 5000HP and 400mph. Big crashes and...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that the average cost in the US? I wonder what... 2,149 Views / 86 Replies  
Is that the average cost in the US? I wonder what it costs the NHS to do one.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
About the snitching aspect of the Texas abortion... 1,327,405 Views / 2,992 Replies  
About the snitching aspect of the Texas abortion law:

My understanding is the state is offering to fund people bringing civil suits to the tune of $10k each. Are there laws about false or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 13, 2021 at 04:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Weirdly, I have never seen Godfather 2 or 3 and I... 1,027 Views / 50 Replies  
Weirdly, I have never seen Godfather 2 or 3 and I saw 1 so long ago I remember basically nothing about it to the point I'm not sure I saw it all the way through. I will be getting to 1 & 2 sooner or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 9, 2021 at 03:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Doom Patrol is surprisingly good. 101,838 Views / 386 Replies  
Doom Patrol is surprisingly good.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 7, 2021 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thats a good shout if I can find it affordably in... 247,446 Views / 671 Replies  
Thats a good shout if I can find it affordably in the UK. Thanks!
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It only happens on photos that you upload to... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
It only happens on photos that you upload to iCloud, but the actual scan happens on device.Nothing is scanned in the cloud itself in order that 3rd parties can spot any changes in the system on...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is weird that Apple is getting so much flak... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
It is weird that Apple is getting so much flak for this system when it turns out Google and others have been scanning your files on the cloud for some time. Much more dangerous, much less oversight,...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've done a bunch of upgrades on these thin iMacs... 247,446 Views / 671 Replies  
I've done a bunch of upgrades on these thin iMacs because they shipped with atrociously slow disks and I have had zero luck with the adhesive used to glue the screen back in place. By which I mean...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have also never had a FB ban before. I have had... 2,149 Views / 86 Replies  
I have also never had a FB ban before. I have had a couple of comments removed though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Society needs to find a way of encouraging... 340,025 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Society needs to find a way of encouraging non-moron-ness.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So it looks like the process is as follows: ... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
So it looks like the process is as follows:

Algorithm scans and compares hashes on device;
If it gets ~30 hits against the CSAM database, its flagged up the chain;
A second version of the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 20, 2021 at 04:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It continues to amaze me how the people most... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
It continues to amaze me how the people most vocal about government being untrustworthy tend to be the ones voting for the least trustworthy candidates. I don't mean you lot btw.

I didn't hear...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 16, 2021 at 06:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the other interesting takeaways from that... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
One of the other interesting takeaways from that interview I linked above is that the "scan" has to flag around 30 matches before it flags anything for human review and that review goes to Apple...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 14, 2021 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently I was wrong about the CSAM check... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
Apparently I was wrong about the CSAM check running on iCloud, both features run on the phones themselves.

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/08/13/federighi-confusion-around-child-safety-details/
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 13, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think we need to separate the two systems here... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
I think we need to separate the two systems here since they are clearly very different in scope.

If I understand correctly, the "scan" of your photos for child porn is happening on the iCloud...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 12, 2021 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nobody addressing the American anti-government... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
Nobody addressing the American anti-government paranoia? Just plowing on with it?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 10, 2021 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Haven't read the full thread but this is a... 2,361 Views / 62 Replies  
Haven't read the full thread but this is a fascinating example of American anti-government paranoia in action. So a system designed to catch child abusers, the non-partisan worst of the worst, is bad...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 10, 2021 at 06:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mojave on a 2007 iMac? Hows does that run? I just... 2,430 Views / 6 Replies  
Mojave on a 2007 iMac? Hows does that run? I just picked up a 20" as it happens. Might even be a 2008, haven't looked.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 19, 2021 at 07:22 PM, in macOS
If its just the pictures and videos you want,... 1,522 Views / 3 Replies  
If its just the pictures and videos you want, best bet is to manually copy them from the TM backup I'd say.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 19, 2021 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on. 288,219 Views / 670 Replies  
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 15, 2021 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gone after the infinity stones to undo it. 1,392 Views / 2 Replies  
Gone after the infinity stones to undo it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 8, 2021 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Its even weirder consider their aged population... 340,025 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Its even weirder consider their aged population and respect for the elderly.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jun 24, 2021 at 05:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not sure that interpreting existing law and... 181,852 Views / 711 Replies  
I'm not sure that interpreting existing law and creating new law are mutually exclusive. In a sense you create new law by interpreting existing law. Certainly when you interpret it in new ways or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jun 3, 2021 at 05:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hasn't the courts direction already been co-opted... 181,852 Views / 711 Replies  
Hasn't the courts direction already been co-opted by the other side though? Can't imagine the framers would approve of the shenanigans that led to that happening.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 26, 2021 at 04:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Has there been any more noise about expanding the... 181,852 Views / 711 Replies  
Has there been any more noise about expanding the SC?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 23, 2021 at 07:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This could benefit from an extra word. 1,327,405 Views / 2,992 Replies  
This could benefit from an extra word.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 19, 2021 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I heard there is a new idiot conspiracy theory... 340,025 Views / 1,268 Replies  
I heard there is a new idiot conspiracy theory thats causing people to wear masks and social distance to protect themselves from people who've been vaccinated.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 14, 2021 at 06:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is "Shitfaced" a term Americans use now or did... 77,728 Views / 370 Replies  
Is "Shitfaced" a term Americans use now or did you appropriate it from a Brit? Or maybe an Australian/Kiwi/South African?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 8, 2021 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best bet for that is custom made shirts with lots... 77,728 Views / 370 Replies  
Best bet for that is custom made shirts with lots of extra length. iTailor is very reasonable for bespoke shirts, except they don't combine shipping which is irritating as hell.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 7, 2021 at 06:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wondered if they might be handy for putting in... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
I wondered if they might be handy for putting in the car to remember where you parked. Not that I forget mine but people do.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 1, 2021 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True until they installed a water cooler above... 33,852 Views / 193 Replies  
True until they installed a water cooler above the PSU. Those PSUs were much harder to pull than they needed to be too.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 30, 2021 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have two G5s. One of them is an old machine... 33,852 Views / 193 Replies  
I have two G5s. One of them is an old machine someone donated and the other is just the case, brand spanking new and never used.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 29, 2021 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thats something a 3rd party could build too. 33,852 Views / 193 Replies  
Thats something a 3rd party could build too.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 29, 2021 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope. None of that is a requirement to be a... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
Nope. None of that is a requirement to be a professional.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 29, 2021 at 07:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You can run a newer OS but since they are... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
You can run a newer OS but since they are unsupported I guess that makes it a security risk. And a reliability risk.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 26, 2021 at 04:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can build a Yosemite machine if you need the... 2,771 Views / 11 Replies  
I can build a Yosemite machine if you need the extra help?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 26, 2021 at 04:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple has given themselves the ultimate get out... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
Apple has given themselves the ultimate get out for the environmental argument. Don't want to throw your old Mac/iPhone/iPad in the trash? Apple will take it and recycle it for you. No charge.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 25, 2021 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've said it before but if your cops didn't have... 186,160 Views / 462 Replies  
I've said it before but if your cops didn't have to (or have the luxury of) assume that everyone else has a gun, they'd have the freedom to use theirs less and differently.
Shooting to kill when a...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 22, 2021 at 04:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The M1 Mac Mini with only 8GB of RAM can handle a... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
The M1 Mac Mini with only 8GB of RAM can handle a Logic Pro project with over 1000 plugins.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIAUiFoYPtQ

These machines do not use RAM like Intel machines do. Its...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 22, 2021 at 04:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the M1 doesn't do PCI-E like the Intel... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
I think the M1 doesn't do PCI-E like the Intel Macs did. Hence no MBP or 27"-30" iMacs. That'll be the big difference with the M1X or M2 or whatever they go with. PCIE4 or 5 with GPU support.

Now...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 21, 2021 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone else think its odd they kept the chin but... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
Anyone else think its odd they kept the chin but ditched the Apple logo?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 21, 2021 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The iPad Pro is an impressive beast being able to... 7,476 Views / 84 Replies  
The iPad Pro is an impressive beast being able to run a Pro XDR display and all but as mentioned, does anyone need that? They are nice but they must be so niche.

The entry level iMac is pretty...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 20, 2021 at 06:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any other examples of conservatives using... 1,327,405 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Any other examples of conservatives using positive words as insults?

Liberal is the best one, but Social Justice Warrior works too.

How long before "What are you, some kind of god-damned decent...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 19, 2021 at 05:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And if you plan to spend time in it, the noise of... 3,815 Views / 22 Replies  
And if you plan to spend time in it, the noise of rain on the roof may be a factor.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 11, 2021 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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