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December 2019

@shoshido I don’t think Safe Mode will help.

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@shoshido There’s no fix yet. The blog post describes how you can recover them from a backup. I don’t know of an ea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Added a bunch of &’s and wait’s to my code signing script, and now it takes 5 seconds instead of 22.

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Apple’s New Map: Final Parts of the 50 States: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Undercover Spies in the Digital Age: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Apple Changes Crimea Map When Viewed From Russia: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Screen Time Communication Limits Workaround: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Comparison of Reverse Image Search Engines: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Apple’s Filing Against Corellium and Jailbreaking: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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Apple Forces CoinBase to Remove Support for DApps: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/3…

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The iPad’s Identity Crisis
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Dropbox No Longer Follows External Symli… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Shutting Down Developer Mailing Lists
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Copyright Exhaustion Do… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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toothfairymac ToothFairy 2.6.1, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, improves the AirPods Pro and other icon… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.11 improves support for Brave Browser, Evernote, OmniGraffle, AppleScript, Apple Mail, and AudioNote… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Dropbox No Longer Follows External Symlinks: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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BlueMail Rejected From the Mac App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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Apple News No Longer Supports RSS
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Putting the “Author” in “Authorit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Copyright Exhaustion Does Not Apply to E-books: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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Putting the “Author” in “Authoritative”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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Catalyst and Cohesion
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Persistent File Access via… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy
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Mac Pro Available… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@colincornaby I wonder if they really mean “commiserate experience.”

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@rosyna Yes, I have blogged about that. And filed Radars myself.

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@metaning No, they just consistently and understandably want what makes things easier for them.

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Messages Screen Sharing for Remote Troubleshooting: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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Modding the Silicone Tips of AirPods Pro: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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App Store to Ban Deprecated UIWebView: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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@z31r4m Just what they announced before, but a few days more leeway. Merry Christmas!

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The True and False Security Benefits of Mac App Notarization
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Catali… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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What to Do When a macOS Update Goes Wrong: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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@hondanhon It's no longer built-in, but perhaps you could install an FTP server. Or is there way to use SFTP from OS 9?

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@cocoaphony @lapcatsoftware That seems to be what it’s doing. If you disclose at any time before they fix the bug (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware They want you to shut up in the hope that someday you’ll eventually get paid.

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Apple Stops Staingate Repairs After 4 Years: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/2…

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Annoying Catalina Security Features
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Where to Get Apple Products Rep… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Influence of Organizational Structure on Software Quality
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@etresoft @cdfinder That’s what this kerfuffle is about, but it’s not what people were complaining about before and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@etresoft @cdfinder No, they changed the reassuring text for notarized apps. The scare text for non-notarized apps is still there.

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@mthomas Those systems are separate, hidden from the user, and older…

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Persistent File Access via com.apple.macl Xattr
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Mac P… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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ML Super Resolution in Pixelmator Pro: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Swift Evolution Pitch: Modify Accessors: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Apple Platform Security Guide (Fall 2019): mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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How Clean Re-installs Change in Catalina: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Rewound Rejected From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Abusing Electron Apps to Bypass macOS’s Security Controls: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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@morrick It’s sensational because AirPods overtook *peak* iPod sales.

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Storyboards, Dynamic Type, and Accessibility: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Catalina Removes Malware Assurance
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iPhone 11 Location Data Puzzler… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Direct Objective-C Properties
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Apple’s Technology Transitions… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley Not sure about 10.15.0 final, but I do recall seeing the phrase about malware in the betas.

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Catalina Removes Malware Assurance: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Joining Apple Computer 40 Years Ago: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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@lapcatsoftware @howardnoakley Thanks for explaining. I must have misread the post. So it seems like notarization i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley I don’t understand. I thought the check, like Gatekeeper, already only applied to quarantined apps?… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Pro Display XDR Limited to 5K With iMac Pro: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Google Achieves Its Goal of Erasing the WWW Subdomain From Chrome: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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UserDefaults Access via Property Wrappers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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@jcenters Congrats. Exactly what I did (2017). I like how there are enough slots that you don’t have to throw away the Apple RAM.

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@jcenters I have used probably a dozen scanners, and the ScanSnap is the only one whose feeder worked reliably on a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Watch and AirPods Have Overtaken Peak iPod: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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How and Why Would Apple Kill the iPhone’s Lightning Port: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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VirtualHostX Pro Subscriptions
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Mac Pro Available… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Linea 3 to Switch to Subscriptions: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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The Success of Intelligent Tracking Prevention: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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Apple Suing Former A-series Chip Lead: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I haven’t seen anything that suggests you can opt out, but I agree that would be nice.

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The Information’s App Store Ordeal: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/0…

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@NSExceptional There’s a keyboard shortcut, but the new way does feel a bit slower. On the other hand, the old way… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@vadimshpakovski Thanks! Congrats on the release. I’m looking forward to trying it out.

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Reading the Resource Fork Too Often: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/12/0…

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@simX Agreed. I’m also surprised that the site is allowed to initiate the prompt for notifications just as a result… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@modocache But tokenizing the query and then highlighting all the matches for the tokens may give you too many hits… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@modocache That happens for me as well. It’s tricky to get this right, as I found implementing it for EagleFiler. T… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@modocache Preview takes a while to build a search index for large PDFs, so maybe it wasn’t fully indexed the first time you searched.

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@modocache Searching for “pairs.pair” in Preview should work.

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