Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search: Posts Made By: Spheric Harlot
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
NO WAY is that stage design an accident. It... 899,512 Views / 2,797 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 Yesterday at 06:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Force-restarting a Xr: volume up, then volume... 539 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... 799 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... 646 Views / 7 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... ... 1,359 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.... 1,277 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... 1,277 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... 1,277 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... 1,881 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... 1,881 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... 1,881 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... 2,897 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/... 2,897 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. 31,429 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... 1,881 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... 31,429 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
Just 14 House Republicans fail to support the... 1,993 Views / 16 Replies  
Just 14 House Republicans fail to support the instigator of a fascist coup. Four by abstaining.

And this is the status quo.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 13, 2021 at 06:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2021/1/2/2005496/-I... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2021/1/2/2005496/-In-epic-Twitter-thread-Steve-Schmidt-explains-why-1-6-21-will-be-the-end-of-the-Republican-Party
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 13, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apple‘s optimised charging plan appears to... 1,043 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple‘s optimised charging plan appears to disagree.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 12, 2021 at 05:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That...is amazing. 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
That...is amazing.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I use battery-powered devices mainly in order to... 1,043 Views / 4 Replies  
I use battery-powered devices mainly in order to have to worry as little as possible about when and where I use them.

I figure, if I spend all the machine’s life worrying about battery...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ilhan Omar is apparently already drawing up... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Ilhan Omar is apparently already drawing up another impeachment.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 6, 2021 at 07:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh dear. My first thought seeing that was "wait,... 501,094 Views / 1,197 Replies  
Oh dear. My first thought seeing that was "wait, the Martian craft were tripods."
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 5, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Two iPhones XS and two iPads updated to 14.3 in... 1,859 Views / 6 Replies  
Two iPhones XS and two iPads updated to 14.3 in this household, no issues.

“Preparing update” took a long time (less than a half-hour, though), but ultimately pulled through.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 25, 2020 at 01:12 PM, in iOS Apps
Careful with the codeine. Apart from being... 166,771 Views / 831 Replies  
Careful with the codeine. Apart from being addictive, it's an insidious bastard.

I found it put me in a film apart from reality without me realising it. I didn't feel "high" or giddy or anything,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 17, 2020 at 11:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
what 13,414 Views / 19 Replies  
what
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 15, 2020 at 01:31 PM, in iOS Apps
Enabling the mango menace has brought the nation... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Enabling the mango menace has brought the nation to a point where people are stabbing each other at demonstrations.

Anybody who still stands by the as-yet-president tacitly or explicitly approves...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 13, 2020 at 01:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The NSDAP was voted into the Reichstag, and they... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
The NSDAP was voted into the Reichstag, and they assumed power using legal mechanisms, adapting and voting into law along the way whatever formalities they needed to achieve their goals. The final...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 9, 2020 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah. That one too. 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Yeah. That one too.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 9, 2020 at 10:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There is historical precedent for dictatorships... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
There is historical precedent for dictatorships arising legally.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 9, 2020 at 08:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, not anymore, obviously. But what were... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Well, not anymore, obviously.

But what were they expecting before they got laughed out of court?

Is this all just part of the huge plan involving voter disenfranchisement and general distrust...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 9, 2020 at 04:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And, in a turn of events that the GOP wasn't... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
And, in a turn of events that the GOP wasn't expecting after stacking the court with assholes and sycophants, SCOTUS told them to **** off.


The End.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 9, 2020 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re-quoting this just because it's so ****ing... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Re-quoting this just because it's so ****ing awesome.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 8, 2020 at 01:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Much of what is going to the UK (as the first... 166,771 Views / 831 Replies  
Much of what is going to the UK (as the first European country to have certified the vaccine) is made in Belgium. There is further production in Mainz and Idar-Oberstein in Germany, with another...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 5, 2020 at 09:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pfizer’s vaccine was developed by BioNtech in... 166,771 Views / 831 Replies  
Pfizer’s vaccine was developed by BioNtech in Germany, not Belgium. And the company founders are German citizens with Turkish backgrounds, yes.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 4, 2020 at 07:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fingers crossed, Lam. 166,771 Views / 831 Replies  
Fingers crossed, Lam.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 2, 2020 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You don't need to wear a helmet to drive a car. 166,771 Views / 831 Replies  
You don't need to wear a helmet to drive a car.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 28, 2020 at 10:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Duplicating a folder with a huge number of files... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
Duplicating a folder with a huge number of files inside should be pretty much instantaneous, given that APFS is built for this kind of thing.

I just duplicated a 26 GB folder containing almost...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 27, 2020 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actual workload in audio production varies wildly... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
Actual workload in audio production varies wildly production to production, and even within a production, song-to-song.

I completed work on an EP where some songs are just several tracks of...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The reference (around the 9-minute mark) is a... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
The reference (around the 9-minute mark) is a 2014 high-end mini.

Conclusion at 18:20 is that it is “well over three times more powerful than the old Mac mini”.

I do have to wonder how...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
„Where there‘s smoke, there‘s fire“ has ceased to... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
„Where there‘s smoke, there‘s fire“ has ceased to have any meaning at all in the age of Breitbart and QAnon.

Chrissakes, there are collages of press photographs of random celebrities, simply...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is that video: ... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
This is that video:

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

Insane. And that is the lowest-end chip Apple is ever going to put in a Mac.

When our stuff is eventually ported to Apple...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 24, 2020 at 08:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. But I felt it was worth pointing out,... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Yes. But I felt it was worth pointing out, because I’m not sure many Americans aware of what we see apparently happening from the outside (like sitting in slowly boiling water).
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 24, 2020 at 06:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Unprecedented in the United States. The... 31,429 Views / 542 Replies  
Unprecedented in the United States.

The systematic elimination of electoral results not to the liking of the regime is not at all unprecedented in other nations that descended into autocracy.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 23, 2020 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It also excels at spectacularly ruining... 5,345 Views / 52 Replies  
It also excels at spectacularly ruining extraordinarily large ecosystems and geographies when it fails at doing so, and while it excels at transporting energy, this does not come without losses,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 18, 2020 at 08:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lowest-end MacBook Pro with 8 GB RAM vs. iMac Pro... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
Lowest-end MacBook Pro with 8 GB RAM vs. iMac Pro with Vega 56 and 128 GB RAM:

https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/fcpx-performance-on-m1-chip.2268919/

Exporting H.264 Sony 10 bit 422 footage...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 17, 2020 at 06:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
(Emphasis mine) Well-done! 5,345 Views / 52 Replies  
(Emphasis mine)

Well-done!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 16, 2020 at 07:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Since those spills often enough happen in places... 5,345 Views / 52 Replies  
Since those spills often enough happen in places where there is no real value placed on the environment (or human lives), they have been comparatively cheap to what they actually SHOULD cost the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 16, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Watch "Alice's Restaurant". Extremely... 3,865 Views / 17 Replies  
Watch "Alice's Restaurant". Extremely entertaining, not just for the architecture.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 13, 2020 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The SSD controller moved into the T-chips a few... 13,048 Views / 172 Replies  
The SSD controller moved into the T-chips a few years ago, so the storage itself would have been completely custom and proprietary to Apple. I doubt that keeping an after-market option alive would...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 12, 2020 at 08:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:41 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,