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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
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 Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
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 Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
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 Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
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: 16
Views: 252
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: 16
Views: 252
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: 882
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: 882
Posted By wyb
they were price gougers during the shortages -...

they were price gougers during the shortages - I'll never buy from them again.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 46,874
Posted By wyb
a 'quick bike ride' indeed... ...

a 'quick bike ride' indeed...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=464376&stc=1&d=1410698808
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 218
Posted By wyb
I was told by the dealer here in Colorado that...

I was told by the dealer here in Colorado that Winter Gas in CO is "better" -and I should use Mid-Grade in winter. Dunno why - but I've done that with 2 X35 engines now and they both perform as...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 358
Posted By wyb
I bought a vista computer on purpose - because I...

I bought a vista computer on purpose - because I wanted to experiences (professional curiosity) - I put up with it for about a week - then upgraded it free to win7 - that's the machine I use as a...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 46,874
Posted By wyb
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=464050&stc=1&d=1410541335
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By wyb
The business products are sort of OK - but their...

The business products are sort of OK - but their tools are not keeping up with the fast moving pace of the competitors.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 358
Posted By wyb
I've heard a few others call 8.1 "Windows 9" -...

I've heard a few others call 8.1 "Windows 9" - it's totally incorrect though.... :dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By wyb
MBAM + ESET will run together - I can still give...

MBAM + ESET will run together - I can still give you a license if you want - hit me up via PM.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By wyb
From your choices - and assuming you're meaning...

From your choices - and assuming you're meaning end-user products, then Kaspersky has the better detection of those listed (in independent tests) - it's also the heavier in terms of resources used.
...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 09-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By wyb
OT-Sports

Can you see your way to creating a sub-forum within Off-Topic for Sports - OT-Sports or similar?

Quite honestly, I can't stand sports unless it is motorsports - so all the posts relating to...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,563
Views: 345,943
Posted By wyb
my friend is in his 60's also.

my friend is in his 60's also.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By wyb
oh great - she tells me that she made an...

oh great - she tells me that she made an appointment for today for this "routine maintenance" - so she wants me to go with her to make sure they don't overcharge for the work - whut?!? It's just an...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By wyb
non BMW diy simple maintenance...

so my wife's 2012 Nissan Rogue was due a service (a little overdue - we've been busy) - so I ask her what is being done and she tells me the list is:

- Oil change
- Air Filter
- in-cabin...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-07-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11,563
Views: 345,943
Posted By wyb
thank you - I also hope he's able to return to...

thank you - I also hope he's able to return to close to normal - I think he may be done driving - his wife is worried about him burning the house down with the stove, we're helping her get a...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11,563
Views: 345,943
Posted By wyb
:( age - a friend of mine (quite a number of...

:( age - a friend of mine (quite a number of years older than me) has had a few very minor strokes - then 2 weeks ago - a bigger one... memory loss and he's VERY different now. :thumbdwn::(
Forum: Off-Topic 09-05-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By wyb
:aty:

:aty:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By wyb
I think the cellular repeater or femptocell I...

I think the cellular repeater or femptocell I have from Sprint would trigger these - it's an Airave as sprint calls it.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 401
Posted By wyb
nope - it's not - it helps that I'm a craft beer...

nope - it's not - it helps that I'm a craft beer drinker, so I'm sort of "in practice":

This is the reverse - why sea-level folk get drunk more at altitude:
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