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Alexa’s new “okay” is so despondent. 18,492 Views / 148 Replies  
Alexa’s new “okay” is so despondent.
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No one but my neighbor has activated it for real,... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
No one but my neighbor has activated it for real, so I’m not sure.

I’m going there tomorrow so I’ll use it like a normal person and post a pic.

My feel from playing with it was you are correct...
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like a false alarm. Our neighbor... ... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
Looks like a false alarm.

Our neighbor...

https://imgur.com/LIJMtMy.jpg

I set the sensitivity of the back camera to max, so hopefully it’ll kick in faster next time. I figure I’m not going...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2019 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s weird... the shine works for me on an... 3,751 Views / 95 Replies  
It’s weird... the shine works for me on an undistressed apple, but once I step on it, it looks more like a plastic wrap.

The burning is sorta all or nothing. Partially burned gives me the “lizard...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2019 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And a high-vis vest. 767 Views / 19 Replies  
And a high-vis vest.
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Really? In this photo I’d say the right... 3,751 Views / 95 Replies  
Really?

In this photo I’d say the right looks more realistic... though much older.

The left looks too much like plastic to me.
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2019 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The right is an artisanal burning. The left I... 3,751 Views / 95 Replies  
The right is an artisanal burning. The left I just stepped on.

https://imgur.com/FC0XOhH.jpg

Stepping on it is quicker, and doesn’t smell as bad. The burning looks better but I can only manage...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2019 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s rotting apples on the plate. I need an apple... 3,751 Views / 95 Replies  
It’s rotting apples on the plate. I need an apple cart full. No, autocorrect, not an Apple Card full.

Not my best example, but it’s the best in terms of taking a (hopefully) reasonable amount of...
Posted by subego, on Jul 20, 2019 at 06:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Our first real interloper. ... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
Our first real interloper.

https://imgur.com/Z4FfJQ3.jpg

This is the first frame, so Ring gets poor marks for not turning on fast enough.

Looks like whatever tool he’s carrying is in a belt...
Posted by subego, on Jul 20, 2019 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s a taxi. 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
That’s a taxi.
Posted by subego, on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/HarmlessSnappyFantail-si... 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/HarmlessSnappyFantail-size_restricted.gif

Better frame rate.

https://gfycat.com/harmlesssnappyfantail
Posted by subego, on Jul 18, 2019 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Some asshole is trying to break in! ... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
Some asshole is trying to break in!

https://imgur.com/aEYmShD.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2019 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s like Worf. Only there to get the shit kicked... 946 Views / 22 Replies  
It’s like Worf. Only there to get the shit kicked out of him.
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2019 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Then it would need an IR blaster, and those can... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
Then it would need an IR blaster, and those can be pretty sucky.

As luck would have it, the place I just rented is in a semi-sketch neighborhood, and am charging up a pair of Ring doorbells for...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanted the helicopter to get eaten, though... I... 946 Views / 22 Replies  
I wanted the helicopter to get eaten, though... I literally cheered when it happened.
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2019 at 09:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A Frigidaire one with knobs came up as “Amazon”s... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
A Frigidaire one with knobs came up as “Amazon”s Choice” when I searched for “ac window unit”.
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2019 at 03:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They don’t? I figured the ones with knobs... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
They don’t?

I figured the ones with knobs are using analog circuitry.
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2019 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://imgur.com/aDKT52Y.gif 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
http://imgur.com/aDKT52Y.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2019 at 10:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the system to be compromised the burglar... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
For the system to be compromised the burglar needs no tech savvy beyond “that box looks worth stealing”.

Besides, an actually tech savvy burglar would cut my cable and swipe all my drives. :)
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2019 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the doorbell cam is meant for security in any... 767 Views / 19 Replies  
If the doorbell cam is meant for security in any way, local storage is self-defeating.
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2019 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned farmers use golf balls as decoy... 53,581 Views / 389 Replies  
Today I learned farmers use golf balls as decoy eggs to plug up the snakes who eat them.
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2019 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GenuineIgnorantIaerismet... 99,889 Views / 786 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GenuineIgnorantIaerismetalmark-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2019 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Godzilla (1998) 946 Views / 22 Replies  
Godzilla (1998)
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2019 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Good vision” They say the correction they... 7,165 Views / 185 Replies  
“Good vision”

They say the correction they want to give me is so minor it’s not worth it.

Feels like I can’t see shit.
Posted by subego, on Jul 12, 2019 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/74lC3a4.jpg 7,165 Views / 185 Replies  
https://imgur.com/74lC3a4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jul 11, 2019 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Big Fish, surprisingly, didn’t suck. I’m... 3,569 Views / 69 Replies  
Big Fish, surprisingly, didn’t suck.

I’m convinced Beetlejuice and Batman are good only because the studio was herding Burton. Once that stopped is when the problems began. Batman isn’t really...
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2019 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even if I didn’t know I’d likely hate it for... 3,569 Views / 69 Replies  
Even if I didn’t know I’d likely hate it for other reasons, here’s a radical idea... don’t cast an adult to play a seven-year-old.
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2019 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://imgur.com/kLsmvdB.gif Apparently an... 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
http://imgur.com/kLsmvdB.gif

Apparently an arsonist.
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2019 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it’s irrational, but I really, really... 748 Views / 9 Replies  
Maybe it’s irrational, but I really, really dislike the idea of signing into places with an overlord account.
Posted by subego, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.anandtech.com/show/6406/understanding-... 1,546 Views / 44 Replies  
https://www.anandtech.com/show/6406/understanding-apples-fusion-drive

If a write is greater than 4GB, it switches to the HDD.

So not literally everything, but most things.
Posted by subego, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Quora wanted me to make an account to prove I was... 748 Views / 9 Replies  
Quora wanted me to make an account to prove I was old enough to read an answer to a question.

That question? Whether it’s legal to release a helium balloon.
Posted by subego, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He’s in 10 pieces of hot garbage for every good... 3,569 Views / 69 Replies  
He’s in 10 pieces of hot garbage for every good movie.

There’s Fear and Loathing, Ed Wood, and I assume Dead Man. Then it becomes a barren wasteland.

You know who else is overrated? Tim Burton.
Posted by subego, on Jul 6, 2019 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Johnny Depp. 3,569 Views / 69 Replies  
Johnny Depp.
Posted by subego, on Jul 6, 2019 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel the theory in the article is more... 1,383 Views / 11 Replies  
I feel the theory in the article is more plausible because...

1) The debris sure looks like it came from a plane that was shredded.

2) A poll I made up found 9 out of 10 crazies prefer instant...
Posted by subego, on Jul 5, 2019 at 02:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unless I’m misreading the article, the size of... 1,383 Views / 11 Replies  
Unless I’m misreading the article, the size of the debris led them to the conclusion the plane didn’t end up relatively intact and sink, but hit the ocean so hard it was ripped to shreds.

So,...
Posted by subego, on Jul 4, 2019 at 06:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I really miss the original wireless design. The... 1,546 Views / 44 Replies  
I really miss the original wireless design. The only bad thing about it is that thin metal plate coming unglued.
Posted by subego, on Jul 3, 2019 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We’re talking about how Reddit and Facebook are a... 1,440 Views / 66 Replies  
We’re talking about how Reddit and Facebook are a downgrade for the type of discussion we want, but the funny thing is I’ve always thought this place was a downgrade from Usenet for not being...
Posted by subego, on Jun 30, 2019 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I’m even trying to get an idea of what... 1,232 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess I’m even trying to get an idea of what the general movie to TV ratio is compared to Netflix.
Posted by subego, on Jun 29, 2019 at 11:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m sure they discussed planting some in the... 155,695 Views / 1,098 Replies  
I’m sure they discussed planting some in the squirrel’s motorcycle helmet.
Posted by subego, on Jun 29, 2019 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hate them as much as anyone, but I still catch... 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
I hate them as much as anyone, but I still catch myself fixating every now and then.

It certainly happens enough there is no ****ing way I let myself get near my phone.
Posted by subego, on Jun 29, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/FMTW5gi.jpg ... 155,695 Views / 1,098 Replies  
https://imgur.com/FMTW5gi.jpg

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/06/28/alabama-meth-attack-squirrel-owner-arrested-after-car-chase/1594541001/
Posted by subego, on Jun 29, 2019 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GrimSelfishDoe-size_rest... 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GrimSelfishDoe-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jun 29, 2019 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve never been, but so far, everyone has... 1,087 Views / 14 Replies  
I’ve never been, but so far, everyone has answered “yes”. :)
Posted by subego, on Jun 28, 2019 at 07:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned herders use fainting goats as a... 53,581 Views / 389 Replies  
Today I learned herders use fainting goats as a sacrifice to predators, which gives the rest of the herd time to escape.
Posted by subego, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/RaggedFrigidEyelashpitvi... 34,810 Views / 356 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/RaggedFrigidEyelashpitviper-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I always ask this when New Mexico comes up. ... 1,087 Views / 14 Replies  
I always ask this when New Mexico comes up.

Is it really the land of enchantment?
Posted by subego, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hulu 1,232 Views / 5 Replies  
Worth it for someone (my dad) who only wants movies and not TV shows?
Posted by subego, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ive Gone 1,546 Views / 44 Replies  
https://daringfireball.net/2019/06/jony_ive_leaves_apple
Posted by subego, on Jun 27, 2019 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
However, there were two things I can pinpoint... 1,440 Views / 66 Replies  
However, there were two things I can pinpoint which definitely accelerated it.

1) You used to need to register as a forum member to comment on front-page articles, then it got switched to using...
Posted by subego, on Jun 27, 2019 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, good. Easier for me. :) 1,337 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh, good. Easier for me. :)
Posted by subego, on Jun 27, 2019 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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