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Everything posted by DrMacintosh

  1. DrMacintosh

    Galaxy Fold Launch Event canceled

    Physics is also against making a folding display.
  2. DrMacintosh

    Galaxy Fold Launch Event canceled

    Imagine paying $2000+ for the Galaxy Fold when you can get a better experience for half the price. Seriously, pick your favorite smartphone (in my case the iPhone 8 Plus) and just buy an iPad. iPhone 8 Plus: $699 iPad: $329 Total: $1,028 Boom, saved $1K and you have a way better user experience. The technology behind folding displays is cool and should be developed more. But the concept of a folding phone is flawed.
  3. DrMacintosh

    Thin and light laptop for travel

    For basic web browsing, why not a tablet? Maybe the $329 iPad?
  4. I’m kinda into this game

    DD10CE10-1E8E-473C-B1C7-2BB52F77C3B7.thumb.png.ae2c12ad6362fc77f5d53c36c4819a2c.pngIt’s called Train Conductor World. Basically you have to send 4 different trains (Red, Green, Blue, Yellow) to their respective tracks on either side of the screen. 


    You get track rack tiles (which you need to unlock new worlds) randomly whenever you fill up your coin bar. You get coins from playing, collecting from your “ports”, and completing special events. 

    1. TheGlenlivet


      Looks weirdly like Kingdoms and Castles, but with trains.


  5. DrMacintosh

    Microsoft releases a new programming language: Bosque

    Bosque is a good name. Shame it’s for a programming language. A Bosque refrigerator sounds pretty nice.
  6. DrMacintosh

    Vega finally beats RTX? Vulkan strikes again!

    Wish macOS would add Vulkan now that they have all but gotten rid of OpenGL.
  7. Ugh, don't delay backing up your Mac for 10 days. It takes forever to finish the prep when it has to make all kinds of changes T.T

    1. firelighter487


      yeah it takes forever. never mind the first backup when you have 300+gb of stuff on your Mac. i know from experience. 

    2. DrMacintosh


      It goes by faster if you have an SSD, but USB 3.0 HDDs are terribad at random read/writes xD Also Time Machine just does not like to peg the drive with write speed. 

    3. TheGlenlivet


      Had a 500GB 5400rpm drive that I cloned out of a Mac once through usb 3.  Just had to walk away and let it go overnight.

  8. DrMacintosh

    What shift button do you use when typing?

    I've never used the right shift key for actual typing in my life. Its easier for me to press L Shift+Z than it is R shift + Z because it's muscle memory. My L thumb does only one thing when I type: press command my R thumb does only one thing when I type: press space my R pinky pressed return my L pinky presses L shift/fn/control/option/caps lock/tab/esc my R ring finger presses Delete and also types normally The rest of my fingers type normally. Though I do prefer to use my index fingers for keys like < > /
  9. We need to know what your max budget is and what you're going to be doing with the Mac.
  10. The only thing I don't like about LTT content is their phone reviews. They all come off as whiny and focus more on the bad than the good.
  11. 16 tabs open in Safari, Mail.app, Notes.app, an Essay open in Pages, Books.app, Discord.app, Telegram.app, and 2 documents open in Preview. All running on 5 virtual desktops on a Mac with only 8GB of RAM (with no page file swapping). 


    Tell me, what makes Chrome (and Windows) so inefficient? 



    It's not about your hardware, its about how you use it 

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    2. DrMacintosh


      It's pretty handy. Especially for this kind of situation. Spreading out your resources reduces clutter and makes it easier to focus. 

    3. RoseLuck462


      Apple really knows how to optimize their software to the hardware. 

    4. firelighter487


      the thing about macOS is that it will use more ram if you have it. if i do that on my macbook with 16gb of ram it will use nearly all of it. 

  12. Happy Easter! 



  13. DrMacintosh

    [Rumour?] Huawei P30 Pro "fakes" moon photos automatically?

    Huawei is co-owned by the Chinese Government. That’s how most, if not all, communist “corporations” operate.
  14. Those damn Canadians are making 4/20 videos again!


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    2. captain_to_fire


      Is Oregon a blue state with legalized marijuana? 

    3. DrMacintosh


      Yes. Oregon has legal Weed. 

    4. Skanky Sylveon

      Skanky Sylveon

      @captain_to_fire Oregon is mostly a blue state.  And yes, you can grow and consume cannabis legally here, and now sell it as well.

  15. DrMacintosh

    Ipod 4 and iPhone4s Revive?

    Why not just get a newer MP3 player and drop your music files on them?
  16. The #1 use for my iPhone's hotspot is to provide internet when our internet goes down at home. 

    1. Skanky Sylveon

      Skanky Sylveon

      My internet has been down like only twice in a 3 year period of time. 


      But there's actually competition here.

    2. DrMacintosh


      We use Spectrum. Internet rarely goes down, maybe once ever other month, it usually only lasts a few moments and is caused by Spectrum doing something on their end. We have Spectrum, Frontier and AT&T/DISH all operating in this area. 

  17. DrMacintosh

    Garageband alternative for linux (or Windows)

    Garage Band on the iPad is pretty cool. But you would just need a Linux compatible DAW. The major players in that industry don't really make Linux versions though.
  18. DrMacintosh

    [Rumour?] Huawei P30 Pro "fakes" moon photos automatically?

    It's Huawei. Their entire business model is based off of lies
  19. Rumor has it that Apple may be releasing an updated iPhone 8 style phone. I think that Apple could have such an iPhone become the new iPhone SE. The rumors of the iPhone XE could actually be this new updated iPhone 8 design. 


    I only say that because the 2019 iPhone lineup would be pretty crowded with a new iPhone 8 style model and an iPhone XE in addition to the previous generation iPhones. 

    1. RoseLuck462


      My wish would be that style as well but with the edges flattened like the old iPhone 5 and new iPad Pros.


      That would be sexy!

  20. DrMacintosh

    Black screen on iPhone 8

    After you enter DFU mode, if iTunes still does not detect the phone, the battery could be dead or the logic board could have died.
  21. What happens when you click on configure speakers?
  22. *Imagine saving $500 instead of buying the Galaxy Fold*



    iPhone Xs Max: $1,099

    iPad mini: $399

    Total: $1,498


    You Could save even more if you got an iPhone 8 Plus or the iPhone XR. Not only do you get two separate devices, each is also significantly more effective at its role than the Galaxy Fold is.....

    1. Nowak


      The Galaxy S10+ with 1TB storage (which is more storage than the Galaxy Fold and also probably more storage than you'll ever need on a phone) is $1600. Still less than the Galaxy Fold and also probably a billion times more durable.

    2. handymanshandle


      Could also buy any mid range Android phone and an iPad mini and save about a thousand dollars that way if money was truly concerning. Or better yet, getting a used phone that’s a couple years old.

    3. RoseLuck462


      Yeah but now you gotta buy yourself a purse to carry all that in!

  23. DrMacintosh

    Sony Now Internally Regulates Sexual Content in Video Games

    Its a Japanese company! Jesus dude
  24. DrMacintosh

    Sony Now Internally Regulates Sexual Content in Video Games

    Silicon Valley DOES NOT RUN SONY.
  25. DrMacintosh

    Sony Now Internally Regulates Sexual Content in Video Games

    What don't you understand? Sony is a world wide corporation. Sony North America makes decisions like any other mega corp, with a board, with investors, and with executives worldwide. The Sony corporate office in California did not suddenly decide that all of Sony Entertainment was going to censor content. You're weaving politics (specifically blaming California) in a corporate buisness decision. Why are you so intent on pinning it on California?