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I wish iCloud synced application/OS settings.... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
I wish iCloud synced application/OS settings. Having to turn on/off the same 10 things every time I get a new Mac/iOS device seems archaic.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 28, 2022 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can’t help but feel the machine that beams ads... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
I can’t help but feel the machine that beams ads into dreams from Futurama is happening.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 22, 2022 at 11:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We got a commercial with MAX VOLUME SIREN. It was... 680 Views / 46 Replies  
We got a commercial with MAX VOLUME SIREN. It was great.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 16, 2022 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep. It's like, either most people are... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Yep.

It's like, either most people are exceptionally lazy and/or companies are pushing through bad AI because reasons.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 16, 2022 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Viva Insights. Focus Modes. ‘Suggested’ Replies.... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Viva Insights. Focus Modes. ‘Suggested’ Replies. Smart Folders. Reply Reminders.

Who is asking for all this crap?
Posted by Brien, on Nov 15, 2022 at 12:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. L series or bust. 916 Views / 22 Replies  
Yep. L series or bust.
Posted by Brien, on Nov 2, 2022 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Back to nearly $6 for premium. WTF. 12,722 Views / 196 Replies  
Back to nearly $6 for premium. WTF.
Posted by Brien, on Oct 31, 2022 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Premium nearing $7. Grocery stores around here... 12,722 Views / 196 Replies  
Premium nearing $7. Grocery stores around here all seem to be critically undersraffed and out of half their inventories. Good times.
Posted by Brien, on Oct 11, 2022 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I went to buy my first “I have a decent job... 1,002,807 Views / 1,426 Replies  
When I went to buy my first “I have a decent job now” car, the Ford dealership refused to let me test drive any of the ‘fun’ cars. Really wanted to sell me an SUV though.
Posted by Brien, on Oct 11, 2022 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Vintage whoops? 501,978 Views / 1,093 Replies  
Vintage whoops?
Posted by Brien, on Oct 5, 2022 at 10:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I do wish Apple and others would add off buttons... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
I do wish Apple and others would add off buttons for most of the newer stuff. URL previews, context aware highlighting (Apple Pay, dates, numbers, etc.).

Really I just want a ‘10.6’ mode. No Siri,...
Posted by Brien, on Oct 5, 2022 at 01:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No? 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
No?
Posted by Brien, on Oct 5, 2022 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Tangent, but MS is pushing that Start app HARD. 501,978 Views / 1,093 Replies  
Tangent, but MS is pushing that Start app HARD.
Posted by Brien, on Oct 3, 2022 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or, they meant to tear the block? The car - and... 501,978 Views / 1,093 Replies  
Or, they meant to tear the block? The car - and the truck behind it - look trashed already
Posted by Brien, on Sep 25, 2022 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iOS 16 feels snappier than 15 ever did on my 12… 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
iOS 16 feels snappier than 15 ever did on my 12…
Posted by Brien, on Sep 18, 2022 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
House of the Dragon? Thoughts? 211,320 Views / 538 Replies  
House of the Dragon? Thoughts?
Posted by Brien, on Aug 25, 2022 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same as cloyingly sweet Frappacinos or the ‘let’s... 132,486 Views / 352 Replies  
Same as cloyingly sweet Frappacinos or the ‘let’s put bacon and cereal on donuts’ things. Muricans love sugar.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 22, 2022 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To me it feels like a collective move to the... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
To me it feels like a collective move to the church of ‘go F yourself-ism’.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
None of the auction hype coffees have been worth... 132,486 Views / 352 Replies  
None of the auction hype coffees have been worth it to me.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 21, 2022 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I swear sodas are getting sweeter. Anyone... 1,995 Views / 14 Replies  
I swear sodas are getting sweeter.

Anyone see the spicy Cinnamon Toast crunch?
Posted by Brien, on Aug 20, 2022 at 02:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Time to move. 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Time to move.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 18, 2022 at 11:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Saw one in the wild recently. Looks… fine. 1,002,807 Views / 1,426 Replies  
Saw one in the wild recently. Looks… fine.
Posted by Brien, on Aug 16, 2022 at 01:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah, this: ... 132,486 Views / 352 Replies  
Nah, this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PApBycDrPo0
Posted by Brien, on Aug 5, 2022 at 11:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
5.5 runs fine on 10.11. Not sure about 5-not.5… 1,914 Views / 12 Replies  
5.5 runs fine on 10.11. Not sure about 5-not.5…
Posted by Brien, on Jul 26, 2022 at 01:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of our local places uses chocolate milk to... 132,486 Views / 352 Replies  
One of our local places uses chocolate milk to make their mochas. Ish describes it perfectly
Posted by Brien, on Jul 25, 2022 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Brave? Chromium based and runs on 10.11. 1,914 Views / 12 Replies  
Brave? Chromium based and runs on 10.11.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 21, 2022 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The fact that mobile versions of... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
The fact that mobile versions of websites/applications are still so limited in functionality, in 2022, when most people’s primary computing device is some form of smart phone/tablet. Even more so...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 30, 2022 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Buy a stick. No auto shutoff. 4,827 Views / 64 Replies  
Buy a stick. No auto shutoff.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 27, 2022 at 11:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not if they take their vote! 5,255 Views / 114 Replies  
Not if they take their vote!
Posted by Brien, on Jun 26, 2022 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If not Loving and Brown.. And yes, if they go too... 5,255 Views / 114 Replies  
If not Loving and Brown.. And yes, if they go too far, it won’t be pretty. Add to this the Texas GOP stuff (abolishing the civil rights act and equal protection clauses, secession) and FL threatening...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 24, 2022 at 09:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe. I must not fit the bigger-is-better... 4,827 Views / 64 Replies  
Maybe. I must not fit the bigger-is-better ‘Murica mindset. All these new homes rhey’re building are 4,500+ sq. ft. I wouldn’t know what to do with all that space!
Posted by Brien, on Jun 21, 2022 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think a lot of the SUV/truck explosion has more... 4,827 Views / 64 Replies  
I think a lot of the SUV/truck explosion has more to do with car companies avoiding EPA regulations, though. Last time I went car shopping, had to drive way out the way to find something in the ‘not...
Posted by Brien, on Jun 20, 2022 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pushing $7 here for premium. Wheeeeeeee 12,722 Views / 196 Replies  
Pushing $7 here for premium. Wheeeeeeee
Posted by Brien, on Jun 19, 2022 at 12:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple won’t care. 3,117 Views / 14 Replies  
Apple won’t care.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 12, 2022 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
20 years this month for me. 16,464 Views / 122 Replies  
20 years this month for me.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 12, 2022 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. Would not be surprised if macOS 14(?) drops... 1,916 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah. Would not be surprised if macOS 14(?) drops Intel entirely.
Posted by Brien, on Jun 7, 2022 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Now I really wonder if SCOTUS plans on upending... 323,679 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Now I really wonder if SCOTUS plans on upending gun control full stop when they rule on New York State Rifle & Pistol Asso­ci­ation Inc. v. Bruen. Concealed carry? Sure! Licenses/background checks?...
Posted by Brien, on May 25, 2022 at 12:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think many companies know the issues, but no... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
I think many companies know the issues, but no longer want to spend money to fix them.

Case in point – the HomePod mini is a complete POS, does Apple care? Probably. Will they fix it? Probably not…
Posted by Brien, on May 23, 2022 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I want to see the photo the dude on the roof shot. 501,978 Views / 1,093 Replies  
I want to see the photo the dude on the roof shot.
Posted by Brien, on May 21, 2022 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m more concerned the precedence this sets, if... 323,679 Views / 1,000 Replies  
I’m more concerned the precedence this sets, if Griswold, Brown, and Loving are in the crosshairs too.
Posted by Brien, on May 15, 2022 at 01:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Westworld coming back in a month. Didn’t see that... 211,320 Views / 538 Replies  
Westworld coming back in a month. Didn’t see that coming.
Posted by Brien, on May 15, 2022 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Artichokes are just giant thistles. 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Artichokes are just giant thistles.
Posted by Brien, on May 11, 2022 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Still have my 5th gen nano watch. Used to listen... 1,956 Views / 14 Replies  
Still have my 5th gen nano watch. Used to listen to the radio with it, ‘til all the stations went Top 40…
Posted by Brien, on May 11, 2022 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am in a particularly salty mood today, so... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
I am in a particularly salty mood today, so here’s a few in no particular order:
- iCloud keychain strong password generation that does not take password policies into effect. Many sites do not...
Posted by Brien, on May 3, 2022 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Websites going mostly or exclusively to video... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Websites going mostly or exclusively to video articles (looking at you, Gizmodo). If I want to read, let me read.
Posted by Brien, on Apr 23, 2022 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why do 90% of recipes online seem to have... 445,910 Views / 1,227 Replies  
Why do 90% of recipes online seem to have paragraphs of lead in? Just give me the damn recipe!
Posted by Brien, on Mar 19, 2022 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No it isn’t. 8K, yeah. Most TV/film is at 4K now.... 21,707 Views / 191 Replies  
No it isn’t. 8K, yeah. Most TV/film is at 4K now. A lot of YT too.
Posted by Brien, on Mar 15, 2022 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh please no Teams VR. Eww 21,707 Views / 191 Replies  
Oh please no Teams VR. Eww
Posted by Brien, on Mar 13, 2022 at 12:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pushing $6 for premium on some parts of teh west... 12,722 Views / 196 Replies  
Pushing $6 for premium on some parts of teh west coassst here.
Posted by Brien, on Mar 12, 2022 at 01:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, with a cheaper non-Apple screen this... 21,707 Views / 191 Replies  
I mean, with a cheaper non-Apple screen this thing is a steal.

My work ain't buying them either. :(
Posted by Brien, on Mar 9, 2022 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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