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Oh, yeah, she's a photo person (i.e. grandmother)... 156 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, yeah, she's a photo person (i.e. grandmother) But we already did the interminable initial sync weeks ago.


I'll look. Though, I don't think she has anything synced to her laptop, Keychain or...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 02:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not sure if she’s on 15 yet. I think not, though. 156 Views / 5 Replies  
Not sure if she’s on 15 yet. I think not, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ICloud backup eating battery alive? 156 Views / 5 Replies  
Now that my wife has her 6s set-up for iCloud backup, she’s noticed that her battery’s life has gone to hell. Like, “can’t get through a normal day without putting it on a charger” hell. She lives...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
He got off too easy. 314,672 Views / 697 Replies  
He got off too easy.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Congrats! ... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Congrats!

https://americanfizz.co.uk/image/cache/catalog/american-cookies-biscuits/oreo/nabisco-oreo-mini-1oz-28g-800x800.png
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2021 at 03:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait. What? You had a baby??? Did I miss an... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Wait. What? You had a baby??? Did I miss an announcement?????
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2021 at 08:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, AT&T has been gunning after those legacy... 288 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, AT&T has been gunning after those legacy unlimited plans for years now. Basically, if you make any change, no matter how insignificant, it forces a new plan and the end to unlimited. I had one...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:45 AM, in iOS Apps
DnD? Ah, Do Not Disturb. No worries. I've... 292 Views / 6 Replies  
DnD?

Ah, Do Not Disturb. No worries. I've never used that either. But, yeah, it looks like they've taken a simple function and introduced a bunch of nonsense.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2021 at 08:48 AM, in iOS Apps
iOS15? 292 Views / 6 Replies  
I've stuck with 14.8.1 on my 6s so far, but I kinda feel like I need to jump to 15 sooner or later. What major surprises, if any, did you get hit with (or I need to look out for) when you went to 15?...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in iOS Apps
So, apparently if you’re a white kid, you can... 992 Views / 139 Replies  
So, apparently if you’re a white kid, you can illegally purchase a semi-automatic weapon, take it across state lines, and kill black people, as long as you claim self-defense. It’s all good.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Effing Gmail freaks the f**k out whenever I... 274,129 Views / 730 Replies  
Effing Gmail freaks the f**k out whenever I occasionally decide to log directly into my account via browser, and starts generating "security warnings" that a (supposedly) new device has logged into...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't made the jump to 15 yet. 288 Views / 10 Replies  
I haven't made the jump to 15 yet.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:33 PM, in iOS Apps
I haven’t seen that today. What I did experience... 288 Views / 10 Replies  
I haven’t seen that today. What I did experience just today is Messages sending as plain SMS to a Contact who absolutely uses an iPhone. Messages in the stream before today were all blue bubbles....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 18, 2021 at 05:57 PM, in iOS Apps
Which he acquired illegally. Which he... 992 Views / 139 Replies  
Which he acquired illegally.
Which he transported over state lines for the specific purpose of being armed during the protests..
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 17, 2021 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember the lethal mess in Texas last winter? ... 1,383,184 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Remember the lethal mess in Texas last winter?

Natural gas customers in Texas get stuck with $3.4 billion cold-snap surcharge...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2021 at 09:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn't bet on that. This is the US, afterall. 992 Views / 139 Replies  
I wouldn't bet on that. This is the US, afterall.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2021 at 09:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s the shade thrown on it, by both the defense... 992 Views / 139 Replies  
It’s the shade thrown on it, by both the defense and the judge, that matters. They’ve planted some small bit of doubt on the accuracy/veracity of the magnified footage. Sure, that might be what the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2021 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Given how this trial is being managed, I’d... 992 Views / 139 Replies  
Given how this trial is being managed, I’d definitely want an ASE testifying about magnification on an Apple device. Anyone non-Apple will only open the door to an enormous derail with dueling CS...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rittenhouse Trial vs IOS 992 Views / 139 Replies  
The judge in the Rittenhouse trial has forbidden using pinch-to-zoom on iPads to magnify images....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2021 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The home health company my wife works for issued... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
The home health company my wife works for issued their vaccination mandate to emloyees today. Employees have the choice of either being vaccinated or get tested weekly (at their own expense.) Three...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2021 at 09:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My first "Mac" was a Powercenter 150 clone. It... 1,752 Views / 69 Replies  
My first "Mac" was a Powercenter 150 clone. It wasn't the tower model or the big chunky desktop model. It was the "slimline" pizzabox model. Damned if I can find a pic of it anywhere, though. Had the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2021 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Look at the wear on that MacBook's trackpad. 1,752 Views / 69 Replies  
Look at the wear on that MacBook's trackpad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2021 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got back from having an MRI w/contrast done... 5,680 Views / 40 Replies  
Just got back from having an MRI w/contrast done on my shoulder. Protip: Choose either club music or EDM to listen to during the procedure. The sounds of the MRI machine blend really well with it. It...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 480 Views / 3 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2021 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, Stafford loans still exist. 549 Views / 17 Replies  
Yep, Stafford loans still exist.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 6, 2021 at 04:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fun! 754,669 Views / 1,349 Replies  
Fun!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 6, 2021 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like the bug is fixed.... 626 Views / 5 Replies  
Looks like the bug is fixed. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/apple-fixes-bug-that-caused-macos-monterey-update-to-brick-some-apple-t2-macs/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 5, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
Sportsbook apps. It’s like every other commercial... 274,129 Views / 730 Replies  
Sportsbook apps. It’s like every other commercial now is for someone’s new sportsbook app. Shit’s spreading faster than covid.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 5, 2021 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My take is that "troll" has deeper roots in... 1,752 Views / 69 Replies  
My take is that "troll" has deeper roots in childhood fairytales and the like, and easily conjures a very ugly, negative image in people's minds. There's also the whole DnD/sorcerer/majiks underbelly...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2021 at 07:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I miss Firefly... 1,752 Views / 69 Replies  
I miss Firefly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefly_%28website%29). I met a lot of fun people there.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2021 at 07:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. 1,752 Views / 69 Replies  
Yep.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
reader...That's all part of the cover-up. Wake... 1,383,184 Views / 3,065 Replies  
reader...That's all part of the cover-up. Wake up, sheeple.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 02:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, Q-Anon faithful are gathering in... 1,383,184 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Apparently, Q-Anon faithful are gathering in Dallas, awaiting JFK Jr.'s return from the dead. (https://www.rawstory.com/qanon-jfk-jr/)
I mean, what the actual fuck is wrong with these people?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 08:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess. But, there’s “stupid” and then there’s... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
I guess. But, there’s “stupid” and then there’s “so batshit insane stupid it can’t be measured”, and I think a not-inconsequential chunk of the populace have embraced the latter and given it a big,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s perplexing to me how one comes to the life... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
It’s perplexing to me how one comes to the life decision that “vaccine will shed and spread to him and alter his DNA” will be the reality you live in, and not “vaccine will help protect me from the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can already buy t-shirts saying Guns don't... 2,245 Views / 85 Replies  
You can already buy t-shirts saying Guns don't kill people. Alec Baldwin kills people.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even though I'm under 65, the tech giving me my... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Even though I'm under 65, the tech giving me my booster agreed I qualified under the "at home or work" criteria, as my wife works for a home healthcare company and has been dealing with breast...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
MacOS Monterey update 626 Views / 5 Replies  
You might want to hold off updating your Mac to Monterey. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/why-macos-updates-might-brick-your-mac-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/) Unless you like bricks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2021 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
I never use Siri. No use for it. My wife, on the... 274,129 Views / 730 Replies  
I never use Siri. No use for it. My wife, on the other hand, uses Siri for tons of stuff.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 30, 2021 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She wasn’t the original armorer, was she? I had... 2,245 Views / 85 Replies  
She wasn’t the original armorer, was she? I had heard a report that the original union crew had walked off because they weren’t being paid (and other issues in violation of the contract, like...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 30, 2021 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got my Moderna booster. Left arm is still... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Just got my Moderna booster. Left arm is still attached.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno. As much as I want him to have his... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
I dunno. As much as I want him to have his comeuppance, I feel like pulling all federal money would mostly hurt people who, frankly, DeSantis doesn't give a shit about.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Florida doubles-down on being an asshole, and... 375,734 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Florida doubles-down on being an asshole, and docks schools hundreds of thousands of dollars for having mask mandates....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 28, 2021 at 09:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That sounds about right. Really frustrating. 28,340 Views / 128 Replies  
That sounds about right. Really frustrating.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 27, 2021 at 12:20 PM, in Gaming
They’ll try, I’m sure. And, then the GQP will... 6,069 Views / 44 Replies  
They’ll try, I’m sure.
And, then the GQP will win back the House in ‘22, and the investigation will be shut down. Or, repurposed to “investigate” Biden’s election.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 07:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like After Effects and InDesign are now... 1,327 Views / 25 Replies  
Looks like After Effects and InDesign are now coming to Apple silicon.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 07:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My kids had Ecco. Damned if I could ever figure... 28,340 Views / 128 Replies  
My kids had Ecco. Damned if I could ever figure out wtf I was supposed to do.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in Gaming
This seemed like the most appropriate thread to... 6,069 Views / 44 Replies  
This seemed like the most appropriate thread to bump for this.

Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 06:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Boxes! 629 Views / 3 Replies  
I just love this video. Happy nerds are the best nerds. And, I dare you not to be envious...

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Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GT’s Gingerade Kombucha. I’m hooked bad. 5,680 Views / 40 Replies  
GT’s Gingerade Kombucha. I’m hooked bad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 21, 2021 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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