Milligram46

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:20 PM

Re: Static: Followup

Ahhhh, didn't know you had the nav system. It isn't the same then. The standard HU is the same in the GM U-bodies of that era, the Corvette and some other models.

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:41 AM

Re: Static: Followup

GM can provide a CD to dealers that will re-tune & update the stereo unit software (the only way to program this unit) so I will contact our dealer tomorrow. Since they're a large Corvette dealer, I'm sure they'll be able to fix it. [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:40 AM

Re: Service Engine Soon

and they're not affecting the ability of the car to run just fine

Not yet. If the CC is going bad it will eventually restrict exhaust flow to the point the engine will have problems running.

If the dealer quoted $1900 for an [more]

Sat Sep 27

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:04 PM

Re: Service Engine Soon

...Gas cap was loose.... problem solved..... Thanks...

Number one cause of a CEL.

Fri Sep 26

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 1:47 PM

Re: The Apple Value Proposition Is Damaged

Why don't you buy an Android phone and put us out of our misery.

From your extended rant, sounds like Apple isn't the place for you.

And I'm sure you'll never have problems like this with your Samsung phone.

As
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Thu Sep 25

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 10:22 PM

Re: Apple Takes Journalists On tour

Does that include having a fat guy with skinny jeans sitting down with an iPhone in his front pocket?

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 4:20 PM

Re: The Apple Value Proposition Is Damaged

Remember, the update was only available for a little over an hour. So the total number of affected iPhones affected is fairly small.

So if small why make that small group go to a link and do an uninstall process. Why not say, [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 4:02 PM

Re: The Apple Value Proposition Is Damaged

...The memory is the only thing that's different? Different processors (some are even 64-bit and some aren't). Different radios (remember, the 4s wasn't a 4G phone). Additional sensors in some of those models. Fingerprint scanners in some of those [more]

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Milligram46 posted to the Apple board. 2:39 PM

The Apple Value Proposition Is Damaged

It's been a decades old argument.

The strength of Apple was they controlled both the hardware and the software.

Microsoft's endless gaffes under Ballmer aside, one has to step back and be rather impressed that if you slap a 20 year [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 2:18 PM

Re: Ouch!

..and the hits keep coming.

Wed Sep 24

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Milligram46 replied to the Apple board. 7:33 PM

Re: Protruding camera FIXED

A half-asleep adorable bulldog puppy is the fix?

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Milligram46 posted to the Apple board. 3:00 PM

This Apple Is Bruised

Ouch.

http://www.zdnet.com/apple-issues-ios-8-0-1-for-bug-fixes-kn...

There is no good way to spin [more]

Tue Sep 23

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:04 PM

Re: OT Gunna have to replace all them Missiles

Ahhhh, but did we get the right 20. Takes a whole lot of missiles to take out 20 foot soldiers at a time, doesn't to take out command and control officers.

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 3:02 PM

Re: Static

Do you have after market tint that is metal based film. I get that you likely didn't tint the windshield but the metal film wreaks havoc on reception for radar detectors, mobile phones, garage door openers, and window integrated antennas.

I [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:07 PM

Re: Robots That Learn Through Repetition .

Oh look, Legos on the floor, these must be trash! I'm a good robot, good robot, yes I am...

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:44 AM

Re: A Micro View On A Macro Issue

I'll wade into this.

The conversation goes something like the Truman administration almost doubled the minimum wage in 1949 to wails of it would destroy the economy, lifting a stagnant minimum that hadn't got up since World War II [more]

Mon Sep 22

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Milligram46 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:52 PM

A Micro View On A Macro Issue

So if you haven't been following along on other boards, M46 is engaged to be married, sold his house and bought a new one with the future DW M46. I also was laid off in 2013, found a great job leading product marketing at an established tech start up [more]

Thu Sep 18

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Milligram46 posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 12:47 PM

Windows 9 Unveil 9/30...

...word is the start menu is back, the aborted idea of one interface to bind them all is gone, and steps taken to make it even more lightweight.

Color me remotely interested.

Word is it will be out in early 2015.

Right now [more]

Wed Sep 17

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Milligram46 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 8:28 PM

Re: Oil consumption

About ten months ago DWs 2007 VW EOS 2.0L turbo-charged...

Well there is the start of the problem.

...started consuming oil at a quart (of synthetic) every 1,600 miles. The car has 84,000 miles. Car was purchased used in [more]

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