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Installed both iOS 15 on my Xs and the watchOS 8... 509 Views / 38 Replies  
Installed both iOS 15 on my Xs and the watchOS 8 update — navigation is *so much* nicer now.

On the iPhone, it's slightly more elegant, with an obvious way to change between navigation and route...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Yesterday at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This exact situation was a constant issue for me.... 509 Views / 38 Replies  
This exact situation was a constant issue for me.

Unlock via Apple Watch when a mask is detected solves this problem completely.

That was a point-update, but it was HUGE in usability in...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Yesterday at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you; this is the bit I was missing. 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Thank you; this is the bit I was missing.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 17, 2021 at 07:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is a lie. Especially amusing because Tr*mp... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
This is a lie. Especially amusing because Tr*mp constantly brags about how he brought about the Pfizer vaccine, even though it was developed in fucking Germany.

This, too, is a lie. At the very...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 17, 2021 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The numbers I found were between $2500 and $5000,... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
The numbers I found were between $2500 and $5000, with the average being around $3000.

Out-of-pocket being up to around $1000 WITH what Americans call health "insurance".

Meanwhile, us...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 17, 2021 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The average cost for a colonoscopy is $3000!... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
The average cost for a colonoscopy is $3000! Woah.

Considering that the likelihood of needing one every few years is supposed to be 100% above the age of 50…
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 16, 2021 at 05:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe. Maybe it's much higher rent. Maybe the... 246,727 Views / 670 Replies  
Maybe. Maybe it's much higher rent. Maybe the franchisee is an idiot and will be going out of business soon.

I mean sheesh: just don't go there, right?

McDonald's qualifies as "minor irritant"...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 15, 2021 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I read it as: Rob is understandably... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
I read it as:

Rob is understandably terrified of losing his immunocompromised partner to Covid, and (again understandably) goes ballistic when he sees people acting in ways that promote the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From what I gather at this point, it... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
From what I gather at this point, it unfortunately looks like herd immunity against Delta simply isn't possible, even with 100% vaccinated.

So the only option is to completely ban all mass events...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 15, 2021 at 06:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn’t that pretty much the entire point of a... 246,727 Views / 670 Replies  
Isn’t that pretty much the entire point of a franchise: the franchisee owns the place and charges whatever he needs to maintain his business over the cost of licensing?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My apologies if that was indeed sarcasm. 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
My apologies if that was indeed sarcasm.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 14, 2021 at 01:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I see that argument of "I may never need it"… ... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
I see that argument of "I may never need it"…

About 40% of adults are going to need treatment for cancer at some point. Probably way more are going to need some sort of medical treatment for...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 14, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$7.00 here. But my APAP machine, including... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
$7.00 here.

But my APAP machine, including three nights at a sleep laboratory, was flat-fee co-pay of 10€, and my ex's cancer treatment was completely free.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 14, 2021 at 06:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah… basic decency and seventh-grade science... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
Yeah… basic decency and seventh-grade science knowledge are "Dictatorship", but your profile pic shows a literal fascist whom you think ought to seize power by hanging the elected government.

Uh....
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 13, 2021 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah, you weren't complaining about $3/gallon. ... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
Nah, you weren't complaining about $3/gallon.

As of today, we're at $7,00/gallon unleaded regular.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 12, 2021 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's simple: People with clout among the... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
It's simple: People with clout among the political establishment are making a killing exporting oil, and more people with political clout are making a killing IMporting oil.

Everybody makes huge...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 12, 2021 at 05:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol::lol::lol: The president does not set... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
:lol::lol::lol:

The president does not set gas prices.

Also, Europe is laughing at your $3/gallon.

Pussies.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 11, 2021 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really like the Lynch version of Dune. Having... 883 Views / 47 Replies  
I really like the Lynch version of Dune. Having completely immersed myself in the books as a teen, it was obviously "inspired by", rather than an actual adaptation. But in itself, I think it's great...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 10, 2021 at 05:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If that patient only got infected because he... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
If that patient only got infected because he figured there was a great treatment, but that supposed treatment doesn’t actually work, then he’s still a fucking dumbass for not having got vaccinated,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 3, 2021 at 02:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh for fuck's sake. 1,325,325 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Oh for fuck's sake.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 2, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Getting a view into the partisan mindset, along... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Getting a view into the partisan mindset, along with intellectual exercise of research and presenting the argument, are the primary reasons I engage in discussion on Facebook.

Third is that the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 31, 2021 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And algebra! Not to forget algebra! 1,325,325 Views / 2,987 Replies  
And algebra! Not to forget algebra!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 27, 2021 at 09:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, now that Biden has threatened retaliation... 1,325,325 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Well, now that Biden has threatened retaliation for the ISIS bomb attack at Kabul airport, it's looking like a complete do-over anyway, so…

See you in twenty years, after another trillion dollars...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 27, 2021 at 04:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
When I type "uber", it will autocorrect to... 246,727 Views / 670 Replies  
When I type "uber", it will autocorrect to "Uber", rather than "über", even when set to German. I have literally never intentionally typed "*ber", the driving service — except just now. But it keeps...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 26, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E9j7pfhXMAUWOxo?format... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E9j7pfhXMAUWOxo?format=jpg&name=medium
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 26, 2021 at 11:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
While habits are slowly changing here in Germany,... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
While habits are slowly changing here in Germany, one local satire magazine ust posted a timely article explaining that "zipper merging" was being abandoned due to idiocy and is being replaced by...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 20, 2021 at 06:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Most normal people vacillate a bit along that... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
Most normal people vacillate a bit along that scale. I certainly have asshole moments, as my own history on these forums will attest to.

(I like to think that I also have less-asshole moments.)
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 19, 2021 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meanwhile, in New Zealand: ... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Meanwhile, in New Zealand:

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/08/17/asia/new-zealand-lockdown-one-case-intl-hnk/index.html

New Zealand has had a whopping 26 Covid deaths, TOTAL. This is why.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 18, 2021 at 02:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The way things are going, they go to Mar-a-Lago... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
The way things are going, they go to Mar-a-Lago TO die.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 17, 2021 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just looked up an old schoolmate on FB whom I... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
I just looked up an old schoolmate on FB whom I was aware was on a bit of an "alternative" "medicine" thing.

She's gone full-blown Q, with the ALL-CAPS posting and the "POPULATION REDUCTION VAX",...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 17, 2021 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. I've had comments deleted for being... 1,908 Views / 74 Replies  
Yep. I've had comments deleted for being offensive because I copied a right-wing comment verbatim but changed the ethnic group to something completely absurd (one was about closing borders for...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 17, 2021 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It has been sensibly postulated that this is the... 2,252 Views / 62 Replies  
It has been sensibly postulated that this is the necessary step to end-to-end encryption of all iCloud content.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 10, 2021 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m afraid you’ll be fine. 2,252 Views / 62 Replies  
I’m afraid you’ll be fine.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 7, 2021 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which process? Are you talking about the... 2,252 Views / 62 Replies  
Which process?
Are you talking about the Parental Control feature for kids 12 and under on a family account, that analyses images with Machine Learning to detect "sensitive content"? Because that...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 7, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did that asshole really give it a 3/5 review with... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Did that asshole really give it a 3/5 review with the express purpose of editing it to the deserved 5/5 once he receives all other products free for review?

Am I correctly reading that as...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 3, 2021 at 04:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Republicans are all about FREEDOM unless you're a... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Republicans are all about FREEDOM unless you're a woman, or black, or…
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 29, 2021 at 04:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
AdGuard Pro FTW. 246,727 Views / 670 Replies  
AdGuard Pro FTW.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 27, 2021 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
File under: good to have this clarified and... 1,325,325 Views / 2,987 Replies  
File under: good to have this clarified and codified for all future cases, but GOD DAMN why the **** did this need to be clarified in the first place? :brick:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 25, 2021 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Thank you Oreo! Having a lot of school friends in... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Thank you Oreo! Having a lot of school friends in Japan, I'd been wondering and really appreciate the detailed reply.

And people here in Germany were really going after the government for what...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 25, 2021 at 09:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The example of technological advancement alone... 181,206 Views / 711 Replies  
The example of technological advancement alone makes a perfect case for why, regardless of what the SC may argue, they cannot objectively reflect the values of the people who wrote or amended the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 9, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As it stands currently, that HAS changed, because... 181,206 Views / 711 Replies  
As it stands currently, that HAS changed, because current interpretation is to see it not applying to militia, but individual right to carry.

Your argument perfectly illustrates the point.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 8, 2021 at 12:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The funny thing is, I WASN'T being sarcastic. I... 181,206 Views / 711 Replies  
The funny thing is, I WASN'T being sarcastic. I took something that seems completely self-evident (to everyone outside the U.S.) and extrapolated into a future where it would be seen as "timeless"...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Okay, so gun ownership except by organised... 181,206 Views / 711 Replies  
Okay, so gun ownership except by organised militia is completely illegal — this is a „timeless“ principle and a completely obvious consequence of the wording in the constitution, because this will be...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 8, 2021 at 04:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Note that the current vaccines aren't approved... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Note that the current vaccines aren't approved for use by pregnant women yet — although enough people have been inadvertently vaccinated while unknowingly pregnant that we have preliminary data...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 7, 2021 at 07:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That much is true, but there really hasn't ever... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
That much is true, but there really hasn't ever been a vaccine where "long-term side effects" didn't mean "showed up in the first two months".

From what we know about how mRNA is treated in...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 7, 2021 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
**** those assholes. Just mind-boggling. 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
**** those assholes.

Just mind-boggling.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 28, 2021 at 05:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
„Coming to subscribers June 2021“ ... 2,606 Views / 8 Replies  
„Coming to subscribers June 2021“

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/05/apple-music-announces-spatial-audio-and-lossless-audio/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 28, 2021 at 05:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ongoing divorce proceedings. When he said, "half... 287,434 Views / 664 Replies  
Ongoing divorce proceedings. When he said, "half the house", he meant it.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 21, 2021 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are they still, though? Because the thing... 1,325,325 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Are they still, though?

Because the thing about China is: if something needs changing, they just go and ****ing change it.

Fossil fuels are killing hundreds of thousands each year through...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 20, 2021 at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, it’s really surprised me. Especially... 338,637 Views / 1,263 Replies  
Yeah, it’s really surprised me. Especially disappointing how many people I got along fine with have turned out to be utter ****ing morons when it comes to some basic things over the past year.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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