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Been reviewing resumes and interviewing people... 8,632 Views / 26 Replies  
Been reviewing resumes and interviewing people again. As mentioned before, it is standard practice here and apparently common to use a very old picture of yourself. One 33 years old guy used a...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 4, 2020 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't like eating dumplings. Probably only eat... 19,486 Views / 140 Replies  
I don't like eating dumplings. Probably only eat it 2x a year. When I do, I only eat the Chinese ones with ground pork and yellow chives (hate the green ones).

A dumpling is not necessarily some...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 2, 2020 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uber's "increased demand" fees are irritating. I... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Uber's "increased demand" fees are irritating. I wanted to go to work today, so I checked Uber and it was quoting me $20+ USD to go to work because of "increased demand," whereas the normal price...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 2, 2020 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Youtubers who say "Hey guys, welcome back to X... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Youtubers who say "Hey guys, welcome back to X channel" and then "Remember to hit the like button and subscribe." Super annoying. And they fill up their video with a lot of worthless stuff. I usually...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 29, 2020 at 07:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, I am still here also. Keep on posting. Apple... 1,059 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey, I am still here also. Keep on posting. Apple is going back to a RISC design.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 28, 2020 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone use the Logitech MX Keys? Thinking of... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Anyone use the Logitech MX Keys? Thinking of getting one.

https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/mx-keys-wireless-keyboard.920-009294.html
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 22, 2020 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
QC for my Model 3 is fine. No issues at all,... 262,687 Views / 1,057 Replies  
QC for my Model 3 is fine. No issues at all, besides some basic software quirks. Case in point is when I had to reset my car this morning before I could enter my pin.

Only real flaws are some...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 22, 2020 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I own a model 3 performance model and love it.... 262,687 Views / 1,057 Replies  
I own a model 3 performance model and love it. Instant acceleration is great. New over the air features are good also. Keeps the car fresh.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 20, 2020 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Trying to pay the credit card bill on my phone... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Trying to pay the credit card bill on my phone (or maybe computer?) and the system doesn't allow me to enter the decimal point. I have to keep on adding zeros until the decimal point is in the proper...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 17, 2020 at 03:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't know about the guy but I hate Mythbusters.... 1,021 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't know about the guy but I hate Mythbusters. Just because you can't prove it doesn't mean it is busted. And, their ways of proving something is just too comical for my liking. Yes, others like...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 15, 2020 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Although it is not a simple invention per se, but... 3,263 Views / 16 Replies  
Although it is not a simple invention per se, but I love my cheap $8 Casio solar powered calculator. It is always on and the battery never needs to be replaced, because it has none.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 15, 2020 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oatmeal raisin cookies are indeed good. I got a... 19,486 Views / 140 Replies  
Oatmeal raisin cookies are indeed good. I got a bag of Pepperidge Farm's Santa Cruz SOFT BAKED oatmeal raisin cookies right on my office desk.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 14, 2020 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am wishing for a MBA with integrated 4G just... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
I am wishing for a MBA with integrated 4G just like their iPads. I get unlimited internet here for around $35 a month and having an always on connection would be extremely nice for me.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 13, 2020 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Basic privacy question 875 Views / 2 Replies  
Assume that I am inside a hotel or an office or a cafe using the business' wifi network on my MacBook and assume that the network uses a simple password.

Can the business see what applications are...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 1, 2020 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Benchmarks are out and it shows the A12Z, on... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
Benchmarks are out and it shows the A12Z, on Rosetta applications, 27% lower than an equivalent iPad Pro. Not bad, I would say considering optimization still needs to be done (got to take out the...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 30, 2020 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I park under a tree at a paid parking lot near my... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
I park under a tree at a paid parking lot near my office (no office parking lot). Of course, it is because of the hot weather. But I get lots and large bird poop on my car almost every day.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 30, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A 16" MBP will last you a long time and Apple... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
A 16" MBP will last you a long time and Apple will be supporting it for another 5 years. Additionally, the first Apple Silicon Macs will most likely be lower end Macs, such as the iMac and the Mac...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 23, 2020 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Curious how well the A12Z benchmarks considering... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
Curious how well the A12Z benchmarks considering it is running a different and more full-featured OS, but also in an envelope that has much higher thermal capacity and not limited to sipping battery...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 23, 2020 at 02:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thoughts: 1) Widgets in iOS similar to... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
Thoughts:

1) Widgets in iOS similar to Windows Tiles in Windows Phone. I say about time! I hated launching the Weather app just to view the weather.
2) ARM based Macs. Good! Intel has been...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 22, 2020 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I never do that. I always cook rice with water... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
I never do that. I always cook rice with water and maybe a piece of garlic on top. Rice is used as cleanser -- something you eat between your other food to clean your mouth and adding broth doesn't...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 18, 2020 at 10:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Youtube thumbnails that have someone's face in a... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Youtube thumbnails that have someone's face in a weird angry or distorted manner. It is so annoying that people have their faces like that. It is all clickbait and I never click on them, but annoying...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 15, 2020 at 01:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yes, sorry. My mistake. 1,481 Views / 4 Replies  
yes, sorry. My mistake.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 15, 2020 at 01:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So many "x" to click when I visit a webpage. So... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
So many "x" to click when I visit a webpage. So many "pop-ups" that have an "x" close box makes the webpage so annoying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2020 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I kind of agree, but cold meatloaf is also good... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
I kind of agree, but cold meatloaf is also good in a sandwich.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2020 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From 1 billion to 1.5 billion in such a short... 1,481 Views / 4 Replies  
From 1 billion to 1.5 billion in such a short period of time is amazing. Unfortunately, I didn't have any AAPL during this time period. MSFT is not that far behind.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2020 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Synthetic benchmarks to test computers and... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Synthetic benchmarks to test computers and phones' processing and GPU power. All I want are real life benchmarks, such as rendering a video or frame rates of a game. Speaking of, how about not just...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2020 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I also wish that Apple went with AMD or at least... 6,390 Views / 186 Replies  
I also wish that Apple went with AMD or at least the option of AMD inside. ARM inside a laptop doesn't bring much these days. Intel battery life is already pretty good. Lasts a full day for me. The...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Root beer float is amazing. I made poached... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Root beer float is amazing.

I made poached eggs today, but I cracked one egg into a small bowl filled with water and steamed it for a few mins. Removed the egg using a silicon spatula and it was...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2020 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hear putting a piece of toilet paper over your... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
I hear putting a piece of toilet paper over your nose and under the mask helps. Also, wash your glasses with shaving cream. It helps a lot.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 2, 2020 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Taking off my face mask somehow almost always... 73,705 Views / 436 Replies  
Taking off my face mask somehow almost always also takes off my glasses. The ear bands always tangle with my glasses frames. I don't understand it. Doesn't matter if I put my glasses on first or last.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 28, 2020 at 02:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I have to go to work like normal last month or so. 6,286 Views / 45 Replies  
I have to go to work like normal last month or so.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 24, 2020 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I took a few AP exams in high school and passed... 2,687 Views / 14 Replies  
I took a few AP exams in high school and passed all of them except for the American government one. I got a 2 on that. Really not sure how as I scored highest marks on the Golden State Exam (or...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 21, 2020 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Should be some kind of termination fee like... 2,687 Views / 14 Replies  
Should be some kind of termination fee like paying 3 months instead of the full 18 months.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 21, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unfair fees 2,687 Views / 14 Replies  
One time I owned a very small foreign company overseas. I was forced by the landlord to close (my building and an adjoining building were going to be combined to make a restaurant). I had to close...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 20, 2020 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wish I could post pictures here also, but I made... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Wish I could post pictures here also, but I made a nice Chinese claypot meal with spareribs and lotus root with fermented tofu and Grandpa's chicken sauce. Very nice. Leftovers for lunch and...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 18, 2020 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Luckily, my house is fairly large with only 2... 2,271 Views / 9 Replies  
Luckily, my house is fairly large with only 2 people, and there are no quarantine rules where I live. But have to work from home sometimes.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 28, 2020 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Totally agree. I never even heard of Zoom until... 2,549 Views / 17 Replies  
Totally agree. I never even heard of Zoom until 1.5 months ago and find it is a publicly traded company.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 24, 2020 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Avocados are good. I like them sliced between two... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Avocados are good. I like them sliced between two slices of bread with mayo. Nothing else.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 24, 2020 at 04:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still using my iPhone 11 Pro, but I disabled Face... 4,342 Views / 46 Replies  
Still using my iPhone 11 Pro, but I disabled Face ID and put the passcode to enable after 5 mins (1 min is not enough, 2 mins would have been perfect but no such option(. Much easier for when I'm...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 22, 2020 at 09:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I definitely like trying new Dorritos flavors. 328,297 Views / 1,177 Replies  
I definitely like trying new Dorritos flavors.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 22, 2020 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not going to buy it. Kind of hoping would be... 4,342 Views / 46 Replies  
I'm not going to buy it. Kind of hoping would be in the iPhone 4 body shape. Maybe that is for the iPhone 12. Will sell like hotcakes considering Touch ID and cheap price.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 17, 2020 at 03:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if people are going to change their... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
I wonder if people are going to change their palate because of the virus affects what they can eat and what they can obtain. Potatoes changed Ireland and tomatoes greatly changed Indian cuisine (from...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 17, 2020 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People eating more carbs. It is good. They are... 7,464 Views / 134 Replies  
People eating more carbs. It is good. They are filing and easy to make and store. Only issue is that cooking pasta takes up a lot of water. And al dente pasta is disgusting (to me). Needs to be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Similar issue for me. But I think my iPhone 7... 6,286 Views / 45 Replies  
Similar issue for me. But I think my iPhone 7 registers my key presses better than my 11 Pro.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With this virus issue afoot, people can't make... 183,296 Views / 665 Replies  
With this virus issue afoot, people can't make their rent payments. It is weird why people cannot make their rent payment once they lose their jobs. Everyone should have at least 2 months (more like...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Woking at home for the next 2 weeks is good. When... 6,286 Views / 45 Replies  
Woking at home for the next 2 weeks is good. When I go to work the next week, I'm required to do a forehead temp check before entering the building and need to wear a mask inside the building lobby...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 8, 2020 at 04:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Work in the office. Besides one week from working... 6,286 Views / 45 Replies  
Work in the office. Besides one week from working at home (in early Feb), been in the office 9.5 hour a day (including lunch). I bring my lunch most days to avoid people.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 26, 2020 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do... 183,296 Views / 665 Replies  
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do have sleep apnea, but I'm ok doing what I do currently.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring... 183,296 Views / 665 Replies  
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring problem and it has affected my quality of life. Feel tired during the day. Been taping my mouth shut at night the last two plus weeks and I can say...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I’m actually living in a country next to China... 6,286 Views / 45 Replies  
I’m actually living in a country next to China (secret) and for the most part, everything has been normal. I worked from home one week last month but that was optional. People wear masks everywhere,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 19, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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