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The remote widget, specifically text entry on iOS... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
The remote widget, specifically text entry on iOS and tvOS 15 is driving me bananas. It keeps skipping deleting and rearranging words; clearly some sort of lag issue…

And I concur, 3D Touch was...
Posted by Brien, on Oct 6, 2021 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Been that way here for a few weeks. Nobody wants... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Been that way here for a few weeks. Nobody wants to work shitty retail jobs anymore. Holiday staffing is gonna be fun.
Posted by Brien, on Oct 3, 2021 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the same vein. I like the reworked... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
In the same vein. I like the reworked notifications on the phone in 15. They take up far less space.

iOS 15 in general feels like they made an effort to maximize screen real estate. Sometimes for...
Posted by Brien, on Sep 28, 2021 at 12:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Android OEMs can and should do better. Especially... 4,593 Views / 10 Replies  
Android OEMs can and should do better. Especially when some of these devices are thousands of dollars.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 25, 2021 at 01:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Custom domains is even nicer 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Custom domains is even nicer
Posted by Brien, on Sep 25, 2021 at 01:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wonder if that makes it into S3. 106,269 Views / 393 Replies  
Wonder if that makes it into S3.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 23, 2021 at 12:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well with the spinoff/merger anything goes. Could... 1,957 Views / 50 Replies  
Well with the spinoff/merger anything goes. Could be bad forcthem.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 22, 2021 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Boy oh boy, does this look like a Macbook: ... 743 Views / 6 Replies  
Boy oh boy, does this look like a Macbook:
...
Posted by Brien, on Sep 22, 2021 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thankfully, you can revert to the old Safari... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Thankfully, you can revert to the old Safari layout in Settings.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 22, 2021 at 12:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t like how all the tips/onboarding/nags are... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
I don’t like how all the tips/onboarding/nags are re-enabled after major iOS updates.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 21, 2021 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New Safari. Blech 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
New Safari. Blech
Posted by Brien, on Sep 20, 2021 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t think any of us know but we can’t... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
I don’t think any of us know but we can’t continue with half measures either… I don’t think our economy can survive further lockdowns and/or printing money indefinitely.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 19, 2021 at 10:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sadly may happen. Esp. if this thing escapes... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Sadly may happen. Esp. if this thing escapes vaccination.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 19, 2021 at 10:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Win11… yuck. MS doubled down on wverything users... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Win11… yuck. MS doubled down on wverything users hated and made it look like macOS for good measure. One of the few differentiators between Mac/PC was always that Windows was more open. If Microsoft...
Posted by Brien, on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I’m there. F1 got boring after they made it... 106,269 Views / 393 Replies  
Yeah, I’m there. F1 got boring after they made it safer. No people = go nuts.
Posted by Brien, on Sep 16, 2021 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Totally agree. Imagine a full-frame camera with... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Totally agree. Imagine a full-frame camera with computational photography. Feel like Sony has the best chance of making this happen.Samsung tried and failed so spectacularly they exited the camera...
Posted by Brien, on Sep 16, 2021 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Paywall 1,387 Views / 3 Replies  
Paywall
Posted by Brien, on Aug 14, 2021 at 12:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seems like they’re setting up a revival of... 11,981 Views / 44 Replies  
Seems like they’re setting up a revival of C&H?
Posted by Brien, on Jul 20, 2021 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Minor, maybe major irritant, rant incoming. ... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Minor, maybe major irritant, rant incoming.

- I'm getting really annoyed by everything requiring an account. It seems like nearly ALL software has either moved to requiring an account and/or an...
Posted by Brien, on Jul 15, 2021 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Prop 65 is on everything and has lost all meaning. 5,256 Views / 50 Replies  
Prop 65 is on everything and has lost all meaning.
Posted by Brien, on Jul 9, 2021 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got an XSX. I’m convinced casual gaming on... 26,965 Views / 116 Replies  
Got an XSX.

I’m convinced casual gaming on non-Nintendo consoles is dead or enough of an afterthought it may as well be. Mandatory accounts for the console, for the game (EA, etc.), massive...
Posted by Brien, on Jul 9, 2021 at 06:56 PM, in Gaming
Dude was bonafide nuts: ... 1,967 Views / 5 Replies  
Dude was bonafide nuts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKgf5PaBzyg
Posted by Brien, on Jun 24, 2021 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The sad thing is I know lots of smart people in... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
The sad thing is I know lots of smart people in the anti-mask/vax crowd. Mah rights
Posted by Brien, on Jun 24, 2021 at 04:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I buy direct from local roasters. We have 3, and... 84,671 Views / 285 Replies  
I buy direct from local roasters. We have 3, and they all do a BOGO (different days).
Posted by Brien, on Jun 5, 2021 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Distilled water = gross coffee IMO 84,671 Views / 285 Replies  
Distilled water = gross coffee IMO
Posted by Brien, on May 26, 2021 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We were (un)fortunate to be in the process of... 3,492 Views / 17 Replies  
We were (un)fortunate to be in the process of house shopping when the world went to hell, so we planned for an extra room that could serve as an office. I've been WFH since March as well, and sounds...
Posted by Brien, on May 15, 2021 at 01:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My kettle can hold temperature from ~160-212... 84,671 Views / 285 Replies  
My kettle can hold temperature from ~160-212 wherever I set it. No fractional degrees though:
https://fellowproducts.com/products/staggekg

And now to play catch up:


Distilled would be worse....
Posted by Brien, on May 15, 2021 at 01:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seems we have collectively decided the Pandemic... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Seems we have collectively decided the Pandemic is over. Yep. Great idea. What can go wrong…
Posted by Brien, on May 15, 2021 at 12:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Most manufacturers are removing GPS in lieu of... 8,125 Views / 26 Replies  
Most manufacturers are removing GPS in lieu of tethered phone GPS, probably to shave costs.
USB-C sync/charge is fairly standard on cameras now (at least higher end mirrorless/SLR/video), and wifi...
Posted by Brien, on Jan 30, 2021 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, photogs still use SD and many of them are... 8,125 Views / 26 Replies  
Well, photogs still use SD and many of them are Mac users, so it would actually suit the Pro moniker to add it back, although making it a dual CF Express A/SD reader would be better.
Posted by Brien, on Jan 30, 2021 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Man. It was $3 last year. Closed close to $370. ... 3,813 Views / 24 Replies  
Man. It was $3 last year. Closed close to $370.

Could have made so.much. money. Ack.

I do wonder if this could be seen as a pump and dump.
Posted by Brien, on Jan 28, 2021 at 02:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Return of magsafe and function keys. So weird! 8,125 Views / 26 Replies  
Return of magsafe and function keys. So weird!
Posted by Brien, on Jan 16, 2021 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Martial Law incoming? 56,620 Views / 542 Replies  
Martial Law incoming?
Posted by Brien, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And 14 days to go to boot. 56,620 Views / 542 Replies  
And 14 days to go to boot.
Posted by Brien, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand why they bothered release... 15,447 Views / 23 Replies  
I don’t understand why they bothered release last-gen versions if they were effectively unplayable. They should’ve gone PC only.

Although the 50 people with a PS5/XSX would have been OK.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 26, 2020 at 05:19 PM, in Gaming
Not to mention the telemetry BS. 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
Not to mention the telemetry BS.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is true, nVidia is user hostile to boot as... 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
That is true, nVidia is user hostile to boot as well.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 25, 2020 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nvidia? They did just but ARM Holdings after all. 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
Nvidia? They did just but ARM Holdings after all.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 24, 2020 at 02:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, DDG used to be useless. 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Yeah, DDG used to be useless.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 20, 2020 at 12:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-18... 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-18/microsoft-msft-is-designing-its-own-chips-in-move-away-from-intel-intc

Well, x86 is dead.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 18, 2020 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thought that was Bale? 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Thought that was Bale?
Posted by Brien, on Dec 17, 2020 at 12:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Given sales figures, Americans apparently hate... 727,075 Views / 1,346 Replies  
Given sales figures, Americans apparently hate cars in general. Truck country.

I’m hoping non-huge vehicles still exist in 5 years when my current car needs replacin’.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 16, 2020 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You still have the tbdr issue though. 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
You still have the tbdr issue though.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 16, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Civil War II? 56,620 Views / 542 Replies  
Civil War II?
Posted by Brien, on Dec 11, 2020 at 02:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So maybe no discrete GPUs after all. Sounds... 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
So maybe no discrete GPUs after all.

Sounds like the top end 16” will slaughter every other notebook ever.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 9, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hoping to see an 18” Pro. 34,023 Views / 193 Replies  
Hoping to see an 18” Pro.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 5, 2020 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And the return of stay at home begins. Wheee 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
And the return of stay at home begins. Wheee
Posted by Brien, on Dec 5, 2020 at 11:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I believe 2FA has been mandatory since last year... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
I believe 2FA has been mandatory since last year but I concur it’s a PITA. My work forces us to use Yubikeys now which are an even bigger PITA; I pray that never becomes the standard elsewhere.
Posted by Brien, on Dec 4, 2020 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it makes you feel any better the Gallagher... 76,846 Views / 162 Replies  
If it makes you feel any better the Gallagher brothers still hate each other
Posted by Brien, on Dec 3, 2020 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What bubble? 76,846 Views / 162 Replies  
What bubble?
Posted by Brien, on Dec 3, 2020 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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