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Yes. There has always been a plugin setting. At... 814 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes. There has always been a plugin setting. At least, there is in Safari 9.1.3.
Posted by Person Man, on Sep 21, 2016 at 06:39 PM, in Applications
What this poster is wanting to do is no different... 1,776 Views / 9 Replies  
What this poster is wanting to do is no different from what people who manage computer labs with many computers do. They set up one computer with everything they want on the machine, then make an...
Posted by Person Man, on Oct 28, 2015 at 06:01 PM, in macOS
I don't use water to clean my MacBook Pro screen.... 4,319 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't use water to clean my MacBook Pro screen. It always tends to leave streaks when it dries. I use OmniCleanz by RadTech. Been using it for years, on multiple MacBook Pro and PowerBook screens....
Posted by Person Man, on Apr 30, 2015 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You forget that North America is more than just... 3,241 Views / 115 Replies  
You forget that North America is more than just the United States. We have Canada up north and Mexico down south, both of which are on the metric system, and people do drive from one country to...
Posted by Person Man, on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Backup Thread disappeared? 331 Views / 1 Replies  
So, looks like the Backup Thread "defending SuperDuper" disappeared. It was mentioned on the main MacNN page in the "Forum Roundup" section. My guess is that people got a bit overzealous?
Posted by Person Man, on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:02 AM, in Feedback
The file size for my 5S was about 1.5 GB, and it... 1,440 Views / 10 Replies  
The file size for my 5S was about 1.5 GB, and it took me about 25 minutes to download on my 30 Mbps connection.
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 25, 2014 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
WTF?? The bathroom door is made of cardboard??? 1,706 Views / 54 Replies  
WTF?? The bathroom door is made of cardboard???
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 10, 2014 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
<sarcasm> Because everyone knows that the only... 588 Views / 4 Replies  
<sarcasm>
Because everyone knows that the only reason to jailbreak your phone is to pirate software. There are NO legitimate reasons to jailbreak your hardware. Apple is the sole arbiter of what you...
Posted by Person Man, on Dec 27, 2013 at 05:18 PM, in Mac News
New iLife and iWork not available yet? 845 Views / 12 Replies  
Is anyone else not seeing the new iLife and iWork apps on the Mac App Store? Apple said they would be available today.
Posted by Person Man, on Oct 22, 2013 at 04:15 PM, in Applications
Our IT department is migrating everyone to... 1,211 Views / 38 Replies  
Our IT department is migrating everyone to Windows 7, one location at a time. They'll be done by the end of support deadline. I doubt my organization will sign a special maintenance contract. :P
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think what he means is that whatever version of... 3,493 Views / 125 Replies  
I think what he means is that whatever version of vB they are using doesn't have the capability of doing thread-level bans. A moderator would, presumably, still have to be the one to set those bans.
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 12, 2013 at 03:26 PM, in Feedback
Yeah. In April 2014 Microsoft stops supporting XP... 1,211 Views / 38 Replies  
Yeah. In April 2014 Microsoft stops supporting XP with Security Updates.

I work for a large health care organization. 14 major hospitals across Ohio and parts of Kentucky. Our electronic medical...
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 11, 2013 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At my organization they're migrating from Windows... 1,211 Views / 38 Replies  
At my organization they're migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7, and they'll probably stay on 7 for quite a while.
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 11, 2013 at 03:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not talking about that. I don't really care... 2,889 Views / 127 Replies  
I'm not talking about that. I don't really care that Google knows much about those things. But I don't want Google to say, know that I was at X restaurant at a certain date and that while I was there...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No doubt that some of the battery saving... 6,695 Views / 69 Replies  
No doubt that some of the battery saving techniques being put into Mavericks have made their way to iOS to the point where Apple feels that they can enable full multitasking in iOS without...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 13, 2013 at 09:39 AM, in macOS
"You'll be fine as long as you have nothing to... 2,889 Views / 127 Replies  
"You'll be fine as long as you have nothing to hide." Yeah, right.
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 13, 2013 at 07:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's not what bothers me. I already use Google... 2,889 Views / 127 Replies  
That's not what bothers me. I already use Google as little as possible, and I will never buy Google Glass. What worries me is what might happen when others wear their Google Glasses and they see me....
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 12, 2013 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Creepy may work, but this scares the living... 2,889 Views / 127 Replies  
Creepy may work, but this scares the living daylights out of me. Some of us DON'T WANT our every move tracked and recorded. And with Google glasses that can (and will) happen. Give us a way to...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think he's trying to make the point that he... 2,889 Views / 127 Replies  
I think he's trying to make the point that he thinks Apple is making a big mistake by increasingly distancing itself from Google.

Personally, I don't think so.

I think Google is increasingly...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, considering that the beta has only been out... 3,967 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, considering that the beta has only been out for a day, there will likely be compatibility issues with third party software until the third parties update their software.

NOBODY should be...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 11, 2013 at 07:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you need Firewire, you can get a Thunderbolt... 4,107 Views / 47 Replies  
If you need Firewire, you can get a Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter.

Now that the Mac Pro has Thunderbolt, we'll probably see the external stuff get cheaper with time.

The thing can probably...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 10, 2013 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I was your friend, I would edit the review and... 1,543 Views / 24 Replies  
If I was your friend, I would edit the review and write a SCATHING criticism of what they just did. Reduce the rating to poor and say "Samsung tried to bribe me to take this review down."

And then...
Posted by Person Man, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Drug salespeople, for one thing. I am seeing... 6,235 Views / 145 Replies  
Drug salespeople, for one thing.

I am seeing more and more drug representatives come to my office with iPads for their drug sample accounting than with the old style "tablet" computers. (The ones...
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 10, 2013 at 06:17 PM, in macOS
Minor quibble. That's not Greek. 559 Views / 20 Replies  
Minor quibble. That's not Greek.
Posted by Person Man, on Nov 28, 2012 at 07:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is indeed good news. :) 2,933 Views / 113 Replies  
This is indeed good news. :)
Posted by Person Man, on Oct 6, 2012 at 05:50 PM, in Feedback
Hold down option while starting up the computer.... 479 Views / 7 Replies  
Hold down option while starting up the computer. You should then be able to choose the hard drive as the boot disk.
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 29, 2012 at 07:29 PM, in macOS
I've had a mac.com email address ever since Apple... 735 Views / 17 Replies  
I've had a mac.com email address ever since Apple introduced iTools in 2000. I've kept it all throughout its various incarnations, from iTools to .Mac to MobileMe to iCloud. Throughout that time it...
Posted by Person Man, on Aug 3, 2012 at 06:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Holy Zombie Threads, Batman! Can't we lock old threads any more? 410 Views / 8 Replies  
So I'm seeing old threads being dredged back up lately. Like one from 2006 and this one from 2002 (!) (http://forums.macnn.com/0/forum/132683/do-canadians-really-leave-their-doors-unlocked)

Can...
Posted by Person Man, on Jul 25, 2012 at 04:53 AM, in Feedback
The Engadget story... 765 Views / 8 Replies  
The Engadget story (http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/28/the-modbook-pro-gets-official-ceo-andreas-haas-talks-survival-i/) the OP linked to talks about what happened to Axiotron.
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 30, 2012 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"I'm not sure what you're talking about so here's... 6,171 Views / 292 Replies  
"I'm not sure what you're talking about so here's a picture of a dog on a turntable?"
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 18, 2012 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, it's a new Apple API. NShut. It builds a... 6,171 Views / 292 Replies  
No, it's a new Apple API.

NShut. It builds a little hut.
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There ARE new Mac Pros on the store. Not much... 22,049 Views / 249 Replies  
There ARE new Mac Pros on the store. Not much else has been changed other than the processors, it seems. Lame update.
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
WWDC is not over yet. That was just the keynote.... 22,049 Views / 249 Replies  
WWDC is not over yet. That was just the keynote. If the Mac Pro is going to be updated it will probably be done quietly. The Apple Store isn't even back online yet. Let's wait and see what happens...
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Osbourne Effect... 22,049 Views / 249 Replies  
The Osbourne Effect (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osbourne_effect).

This is why Apple will never say "Yes, a new one is coming."
Posted by Person Man, on Jun 2, 2012 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
That won't happen and you know it. A large part... 22,049 Views / 249 Replies  
That won't happen and you know it. A large part of the wait for the new Mac Pro is Intel's fault, as has been discussed elsewhere in this thread.

I agree with the others, though, saying that if...
Posted by Person Man, on May 13, 2012 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
How much liability would NOT doing it open them... 1,488 Views / 26 Replies  
How much liability would NOT doing it open them up to needs to be considered as well.
Posted by Person Man, on May 11, 2012 at 12:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, when the iPhone 3GS first came out I bought... 1,536 Views / 29 Replies  
Yeah, when the iPhone 3GS first came out I bought an unlocked model in Greece precisely because I knew AT&T wouldn't unlock it if I bought one locked. And I didn't want to pay full price for the...
Posted by Person Man, on Apr 3, 2012 at 08:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Provide something even warmer than the top of the... 1,539 Views / 57 Replies  
Provide something even warmer than the top of the receiver for the cat to lie on. :D
Posted by Person Man, on Apr 3, 2012 at 01:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like this phrase. :D 4,664 Views / 146 Replies  
I like this phrase. :D
Posted by Person Man, on Apr 3, 2012 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, you mean OS X 10.0 Public Beta 2? :D 1,413 Views / 27 Replies  
Oh, you mean OS X 10.0 Public Beta 2? :D
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 23, 2012 at 12:19 AM, in macOS
ooh, ooh! Can I be a dead zombie too? Please?... 523 Views / 7 Replies  
ooh, ooh! Can I be a dead zombie too? Please? Bitte schoen? :D
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 23, 2012 at 12:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"seawch?" :D 1,413 Views / 27 Replies  
"seawch?" :D
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 21, 2012 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
Anyone notice that this guy apparently registered... 981 Views / 19 Replies  
Anyone notice that this guy apparently registered merely to post about this book? This sounds like spam to me.
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They won't sue, but they probably could. 1,313 Views / 34 Replies  
They won't sue, but they probably could.
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 16, 2012 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Too late. The damage has been done. Apple might... 1,313 Views / 34 Replies  
Too late. The damage has been done. Apple might have grounds to sue, though.
Posted by Person Man, on Mar 16, 2012 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh "Widows" 8. :P 1,356 Views / 12 Replies  
Heh "Widows" 8. :P
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 29, 2012 at 01:59 PM, in macOS
No. If they had wanted it pronounced "Sr-EE"... 9,187 Views / 330 Replies  
No. If they had wanted it pronounced "Sr-EE" they'd have spelled it "Sri."

There is an extra i in Siri. It's a real name, pronounced "SEAR-ee"

Siri | meaning of Siri | name Siri...
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 28, 2012 at 09:31 PM, in macOS
Actually, I don't think they are going to make... 2,132 Views / 41 Replies  
Actually, I don't think they are going to make the experiences identical. They are striving for consistency across their product line (i.e. "Contacts" on all platforms instead of "Contacts" on iOS...
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 27, 2012 at 06:12 PM, in macOS
Exactly what is the difference between a "TON" of... 2,132 Views / 41 Replies  
Exactly what is the difference between a "TON" of money and a "BUTT TON" (button?) of money? :D :D
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 24, 2012 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Yes. Action Pad Taiwan commercial - YouTube... 948 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes.

Action Pad Taiwan commercial - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeXXwQrQiPE)
Posted by Person Man, on Feb 23, 2012 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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