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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By wyb
free is not always free - but $251 is better than...

free is not always free - but $251 is better than nothing - and almost no-one will better that on their own!

ps - I get a free coffee from Starbbucks next visit... which I know Matwiz + other...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-26-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By wyb
Shellshock bug - potentially affecting 500M *nix based servers+computers

So I've been busy since yesterday + again today applying patches to all of our servers (and there are quite a few - including some legacy servers for clients where patches were not so simple to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By wyb
yes - idrive knob - just one of the lights went...

yes - idrive knob - just one of the lights went out. Mine is an '09
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By wyb
The good news is that the update was pulled back...

The good news is that the update was pulled back - so if you didn't see the update, you won't be able to install it, or auto-update it now over the air. Hopefully they increment to 8.0.2 when they...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By wyb
jeez - I post a public service notice + you turn...

jeez - I post a public service notice + you turn it into a "my phone is better than yours" - that's pathetic.

You want to know how much Google is EXPLOITING you? Go watch the video I posted on...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By wyb
I read that the cybercriminals remoted into the...

I read that the cybercriminals remoted into the POSes - so unless they encode at the lowest level (ie, at the card reader itself), that level of breach might still result in a data-loss.

But...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By wyb
Jimmy John's is latests in data breach

Jimmy John's is that latest:

bit.ly/JimmyJohnsDataBreach (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/bit.ly/JimmyJohnsDataBreach)
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By wyb
If you don't want to watch the keynote from a...

If you don't want to watch the keynote from a conference, I don't my cliff notes will entice you. Sorry you opt to miss out, but I gain nothing from you watching it - or not watching it. You're...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By wyb
IOS 8.0.1 "bugfix" - STOP - don't install it yet

reports are coming out that iphones with 8.0.1 update being installed are losing their phone functionality - becoming just "mini-iPads" - so do NOT install it just yet:

Apple screwed up- DO NOT...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,093
Posted By wyb
I told you :ATY: as you posted it the day or 2...

I told you :ATY: as you posted it the day or 2 days after I posted it here. I might not have been the first, but I beat you to it by a day I think... :P
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,093
Posted By wyb
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXhUXAerur8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXhUXAerur8
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By wyb
So you love Android right?

Watch the entire video - and tell me how you feel...

This is a keynote by Aral Balkan at #OSX14 on the 18th of Sept. this year:

http://vimeo.com/106681730

Warning - it's entirely safe for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By wyb
Light for radio out - can it be replaced?

The light on the joystick thingy for my radio went out - it's the only light that is gone out - can it be replaced or is the whole switch a single unit?:(
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By wyb
reset your transmission?!? :dunno:

reset your transmission?!? :dunno:
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By wyb
I feel exactly the same - they're an odd car in...

I feel exactly the same - they're an odd car in that respect.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By wyb
:thumbup: Which carrier works best for your...

:thumbup:

Which carrier works best for your area?

I was in the same boat with the 4S charge issue about a year ago, so I got a 5S - I'm probably going to get a 6S or whatever they call it. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-19-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,226
Posted By wyb
I recorded it to watch Sunday. My brother is in...

I recorded it to watch Sunday. My brother is in Burkina Faso now but giving up on W.Africa and flying to Kenya to cycle the East Coast instead.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-18-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By wyb
I haven't tried siri while driving since...

I haven't tried siri while driving since upgrading - what annoyed me most about our iphones was my wife could get signal but I could not driving down the same street - same phone, same carrier. Now...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By wyb
Nothing 'groundbreaking' - but the differences...

Nothing 'groundbreaking' - but the differences are real.

LibreOffice has better support for DOCX, XLSX in my experience - openOffice development sort of stalled, but Libre's community based...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By wyb
Critical adobe update - again

Update your Adobe reader + acrobat again - critical updates patched...

http://www.compsecglobal.com/adobe-issues-update-fix-critical-issues-acrobat-reader/
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By wyb
When an open source/free product forks into two...

When an open source/free product forks into two products - calling them the same is a gross simplification. LibreOffice != OpenOffice.

The spreadsheet is a tad more difficult to use than office...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By wyb
I get what you're saying about the buy vs rent -...

I get what you're saying about the buy vs rent - but for me the home edition allows up to 5 computers - latest version and I have 2 PCs, laptop, my wife's PC and my son-in-law - so $99/year is a...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By wyb
I used to use it on my laptop years ago - I...

I used to use it on my laptop years ago - I stopped using it after I discovered LibreOffice, which I found much better.

That or you can buy for $99/yr a license of Office 365 home edition - and...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By wyb
just my own personal choice to not support those...

just my own personal choice to not support those that gouged - sure it's supply + demand - but cheaperthandirt was not cheap during the shortages, they often lead the price hikes and we...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By wyb
they were price gougers during the shortages -...

they were price gougers during the shortages - I'll never buy from them again.
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