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I'm about halfway into series one. I was hooked... 30,770 Views / 300 Replies  
I'm about halfway into series one. I was hooked early on but I fear the storyline is going to become all too predictable.

Karl Urban's accent is pretty awful. It took me a while to figure out...
Posted by Atheist, on Jul 30, 2019 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm aware of them but have never used them. Drug... 4,380 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm aware of them but have never used them. Drug prices are a mystery in the U.S. I found an interesting read regarding how GoodRx works (and makes money). Was interested to learn it was founded...
Posted by Atheist, on Jul 10, 2019 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of my favorite synopses: ... 52,015 Views / 501 Replies  
One of my favorite synopses:

https://twitter.com/SDterrence/status/1130627859716890624
Posted by Atheist, on May 26, 2019 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen this complaint before and it's always... 4,661 Views / 51 Replies  
I've seen this complaint before and it's always framed in the context of an irresponsible child not looking before running across the road. "Are American children so dumb they don't know how to...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 27, 2019 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This. It drives me insane. They take 30 minutes... 29,157 Views / 331 Replies  
This. It drives me insane. They take 30 minutes of programming and stretch it into an hour.
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 27, 2019 at 09:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I was wrong... it's not an MSW, it's a... 1,668 Views / 14 Replies  
Actually, I was wrong... it's not an MSW, it's a BCBA program. Since we returned to the U.S. he's been trying to immerse himself in as many areas of mental health as possible. He's worked in a...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 27, 2019 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks everyone for your thoughtful responses. ... 1,668 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks everyone for your thoughtful responses. This is very helpful. My husband is disadvantaged a bit since he was 44 years old when we finally returned to the U.S. and he was able to start his...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 22, 2019 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Nobody cares where you went to college" 1,668 Views / 14 Replies  
I've always felt that it's a waste of money to go to an expensive school. My own personal experience is that I went to a small liberal arts college for a year in the early 80s and dropped out. I've...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 21, 2019 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a similar problem with my right thumb on... 1,025 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a similar problem with my right thumb on both my iPad Pro and my work iPhone 6s. I've even deleted the right thumb and retrained it and it still will fail 50% of the time or more. My other...
Posted by Atheist, on Jan 16, 2019 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm always surprised at how varied gas prices... 1,608 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm always surprised at how varied gas prices are. I just paid $2.40/gal yesterday in NoVa.
Posted by Atheist, on Nov 5, 2018 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Could very well be related to the Public Beta... 978 Views / 2 Replies  
Could very well be related to the Public Beta install on your iPhone.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 30, 2018 at 07:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been a fan of Shiner Bock for years. ... 6,288 Views / 60 Replies  
I've been a fan of Shiner Bock for years.

Recently discovered this one. Pleasantly surprised....
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 24, 2018 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1 - It's made by Simplo who I know is a supplier... 3,400 Views / 8 Replies  
1 - It's made by Simplo who I know is a supplier of batteries to Apple. After 1.5 years (127 cycles) the battery is at 93% of design capacity.
2 - It's not simple, that's for sure. If you check...
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 24, 2018 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iFixit (http://www.ifixit.com) is my goto place... 3,400 Views / 8 Replies  
iFixit (http://www.ifixit.com) is my goto place for DIY battery replacement. They provide everything you need at a competitive price.

I've successfully replaced iPhone and MacBook Pro batteries...
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 23, 2018 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a personal iPhone X and a work iPhone 6s,... 1,719 Views / 22 Replies  
I have a personal iPhone X and a work iPhone 6s, both on AT&T. The work phone got the message but my personal phone did not. No idea why.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 8, 2018 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At first glance you wonder how they can live... 18,644 Views / 203 Replies  
At first glance you wonder how they can live together until you realize neither of them has any convictions one way or another. It's all just a game. Similar to James Carville and Mary Matalin.
Posted by Atheist, on Aug 17, 2018 at 08:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I certainly hope it's better than what we've got... 3,016 Views / 29 Replies  
I certainly hope it's better than what we've got now. My biggest complaint with Apple Maps is that it frequently just can find places I'm looking for. Recent example, I was in Northern VA running...
Posted by Atheist, on Jul 4, 2018 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did. I thought it was great. Sure it's... 34,663 Views / 288 Replies  
I did. I thought it was great. Sure it's getting overhyped but that doesn't bother me. It's definitely worth 12 bucks and 2 hours of my time. The audience even applauded at the end. Can't recall...
Posted by Atheist, on Feb 20, 2018 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone X Rocks! 16,842 Views / 56 Replies  
Not to sound too hyperbolic, but the iPhone X is a game changer for me. Granted, I had been using an iPhone 5 for the last few months (I gave my 6S Plus to my husband), but this thing rocks. I...
Posted by Atheist, on Nov 5, 2017 at 11:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How wonderfully concise :thumbsup: 1,215 Views / 13 Replies  
How wonderfully concise :thumbsup:
Posted by Atheist, on May 13, 2017 at 05:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Honest question here. Has anyone seen any... 110,624 Views / 833 Replies  
Honest question here. Has anyone seen any tangible documentation from the Republican party that describes in detail what exactly is wrong with the ACA and how the AHCA is fixing it? All I've...
Posted by Atheist, on May 6, 2017 at 01:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Does anyone know why Apple Maps doesn't show the... 3,016 Views / 29 Replies  
Does anyone know why Apple Maps doesn't show the current speed limit? Or how about the name of the road and city I'm in? I find myself more and more fed up with Apple's minimalistic mindset such...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 26, 2017 at 01:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They should have just "canceled" the flight, got... 3,756 Views / 82 Replies  
They should have just "canceled" the flight, got everyone off the plane, "uncanceled" the flight and boarded the 4 employees first. Problem solved.
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 13, 2017 at 07:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm frustrated daily with Siri. My biggest... 1,281 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm frustrated daily with Siri. My biggest bother is that she invariably cuts me off before I'm done talking. I know I can hold down the home button until I'm finished speaking but it makes "Hey...
Posted by Atheist, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I laughed so ****ing hard when I read that story.... 28,560 Views / 278 Replies  
I laughed so ****ing hard when I read that story. That woman is a complete and utter moron. She got exactly what she deserves.
Posted by Atheist, on Mar 26, 2017 at 09:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have read it. Your argument is silly. You're... 110,624 Views / 833 Replies  
I have read it. Your argument is silly. You're basically saying it's hard and takes time and money. That's their frickin job. Make laws. But you're missing my point. This isn't just any issue. ...
Posted by Atheist, on Mar 11, 2017 at 04:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why are you so hell bent on giving these assholes... 110,624 Views / 833 Replies  
Why are you so hell bent on giving these assholes a pass? They've had 7 ****ing years to come up with an alternate plan. 7 years they've been screaming about repealing the Affordable Care Act. ...
Posted by Atheist, on Mar 11, 2017 at 01:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pennzoil seems to differ on that one: ... 1,235 Views / 26 Replies  
Pennzoil seems to differ on that one: (http://www.pennzoil.com/en_us/education/know-your-oil/why-synthetic-oil.html)
Posted by Atheist, on May 9, 2016 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you're confused. Fuel cells use hydrogen... 1,021 Views / 6 Replies  
I think you're confused. Fuel cells use hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity with water as the byproduct. Good luck finding a hydrogen pump at your local filling station.
Posted by Atheist, on Mar 24, 2016 at 09:02 AM, in Mac News
I must confess I'm less than thrilled with my... 2,343 Views / 27 Replies  
I must confess I'm less than thrilled with my Apple products these days. One of the most frustrating things is that saved passwords in Safari routinely disappear. I've yet to give up completely and...
Posted by Atheist, on Feb 20, 2016 at 10:59 AM, in Mac News
Yup (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204623) 677 Views / 1 Replies  
Yup (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204623)
Posted by Atheist, on Jan 6, 2016 at 09:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iBooks is useless unless you buy the books... 680 Views / 5 Replies  
iBooks is useless unless you buy the books through iTunes. You have to manually install your personal e-books onto each device you have, and as pointed out, they don't get backed up to the cloud.
...
Posted by Atheist, on Jan 4, 2016 at 09:58 AM, in iOS Apps
I honestly don't give gifts. I gave up buying... 782 Views / 21 Replies  
I honestly don't give gifts. I gave up buying things for my fiancé. His immediate response is to ask how much I paid. He cares more about the budget than receiving a gift. If he wants something I...
Posted by Atheist, on Nov 29, 2015 at 08:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is my take on it. It's a characterization... 1,704 Views / 17 Replies  
This is my take on it. It's a characterization of Steve Jobs presented as a biography. I've no interest to see it in the slightest. I would be interested in seeing an actual biography of Jobs but...
Posted by Atheist, on Nov 10, 2015 at 02:17 PM, in Mac News
Use the sleep/wake button to view your... 2,511 Views / 44 Replies  
Use the sleep/wake button to view your notifications.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 23, 2015 at 11:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why not just shut it off if you're not going to... 4,791 Views / 80 Replies  
Why not just shut it off if you're not going to use it for a week? Seems wasteful to leave it on.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 16, 2015 at 02:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
$129 for the Magic Trackpad!!?? Really? I... 1,817 Views / 11 Replies  
$129 for the Magic Trackpad!!?? Really? I honestly envision them laughing as they pull these prices out of their ass.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 13, 2015 at 09:38 AM, in Mac News
Well... it seems that the rearranging of desktops... 7,369 Views / 20 Replies  
Well... it seems that the rearranging of desktops is by design! I've unchecked the "Automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use" option. That may very well have been there in earlier...
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 13, 2015 at 08:16 AM, in macOS
El Capitan appears to have finally resolved the... 7,369 Views / 20 Replies  
El Capitan appears to have finally resolved the excruciating latency issues with browsing SMB file shares. I work remote over VPN and as far back as I can recall, browsing SMB file shares has been...
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 13, 2015 at 07:50 AM, in macOS
Thanks guys! We certainly are looking forward to... 712 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks guys! We certainly are looking forward to it.
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 11, 2015 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally returning to the US! 712 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey guys. Although I don't participate much I still frequent the site almost daily just to see what's on everyone's minds. For those of you that have been around a while you may recall I was forced...
Posted by Atheist, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been on a two-year cycle with iPhones. ... 4,791 Views / 80 Replies  
I've been on a two-year cycle with iPhones. (Original, 4, 5, 6). I'm seeing the same damn lagging problems that have occurred with each off-year iOS upgrade. My iPhone 6 with iOS 8 was snappy as...
Posted by Atheist, on Sep 27, 2015 at 11:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It may be helpful if you detailed exactly what... 1,473 Views / 11 Replies  
It may be helpful if you detailed exactly what the vulnerabilities are with "limited access to both Contacts and Photos". Can data be deleted?
Posted by Atheist, on Sep 23, 2015 at 06:10 PM, in Mac News
Not sure why you are experiencing that behavior. ... 628 Views / 2 Replies  
Not sure why you are experiencing that behavior. I created a new folder in my iCloud drive on my Mac and it appeared on my phone within seconds.

Everything that is on my Mac shows up on my...
Posted by Atheist, on Sep 17, 2015 at 05:36 AM, in iOS Apps
iOS 9 has a new feature that allows you to use a... 1,871 Views / 14 Replies  
iOS 9 has a new feature that allows you to use a two-finger swipe gesture (http://www.apple.com/ios/whats-new/#gallery-quicktype) over the keyboard giving you trackpad functionality. It was designed...
Posted by Atheist, on Sep 10, 2015 at 08:19 AM, in Mac News
I was thinking the same thing! The Walmart... 12,835 Views / 445 Replies  
I was thinking the same thing! The Walmart decision came completely out of the blue....didn't see that coming at all.
Posted by Atheist, on Jun 23, 2015 at 09:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yay! Everyone dies! Anymore I wonder if I'm... 52,015 Views / 501 Replies  
Yay! Everyone dies! Anymore I wonder if I'm only watching to see who dies next.

Is anyone else distracted by the fact that the series has now caught up with the books and Mr. Martin is now being...
Posted by Atheist, on Jun 21, 2015 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're right. Anyone changing the radio station... 2,225 Views / 15 Replies  
You're right. Anyone changing the radio station or adjusting the A/C controls should probably be arrested. For that matter, they should just remove everything but the gas and brake pedal, the...
Posted by Atheist, on May 28, 2015 at 10:44 PM, in Tech News
So just out of curiosity. How do these devices... 1,538 Views / 7 Replies  
So just out of curiosity. How do these devices work for the 50+ crowd that can't focus on anything close. I have to hold my iPhone at least 18 inches away from my face to see anything. I wondered...
Posted by Atheist, on May 17, 2015 at 08:50 AM, in Tech News
So wait... your saying you can't just twist your... 28,809 Views / 668 Replies  
So wait... your saying you can't just twist your wrist and glance at the watch to see what time it is?
Posted by Atheist, on May 14, 2015 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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