The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @mjtsai ever

July 2020

@ElGrowZone We need know what’s working and not working with the different apps and policies. Hiding that is not go… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Another Facebook SDK Crash
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Big Sur and Non-Retina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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APFS Snapshots of the Big Sur System Volume
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Requiring Split Screen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Dropbox Dark Pattern
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Twitter’s URL Shortener… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@theilgaard @kbhasi Most iOS users don’t get apps via MDM, and the ones that do could still use it even if Apple allowed direct downloads.

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@theilgaard @kbhasi That’s more marketing than reality. It’s just not possible for them to catch most things in rev… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@theilgaard @kbhasi It doesn’t. Apple has broken my app after submission (processing bug) and delivery that binary.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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It’s not like the App Store is just for mobile phone apps. It’s the only way to get apps onto iPad, the “clearest e… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Don’t Close Your MacBook With a Camera Cover
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Apps That Can’t Be Tra… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Big Sur’s Hidden Containers Folder
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USB-C Is Still a Mess… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Schiller Interview Before the App Store Hearing: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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macOS 10.15.6 Bug Causes Crashes With Virtualization: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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Steve Wozniak Sues YouTube Over Bitcoin Scams: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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@NSExceptional That’s what it sounds like and I’m hoping for.

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Hopper for Apple Silicon and Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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64-bit ScanSnap Manager for Older Scanners: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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Logitech Folio Touch Keyboard Case: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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E-Verify’s “SSN Lock” Is Nothing of the Sort: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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Apple Security Research Device Program
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Reverse Engineering macOS 11… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Big Sur’s Hidden Containers Folder
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macOS 11.0 Big Sur Announced… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bhaskarsb They say it really is unblocked and suggest clearing your cache or using a different browser.

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@bhaskarsb I will contact them again. In the meantime, you could access the content indirectly through a service like Feedbin if you want.

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Another Apple-Funded App Store Study
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How macOS 11 Will Sound… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bhaskarsb Could you see whether your IP has changed?

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@bhaskarsb Thanks. Looks like DreamHost was blocking your IP for some reason, and they say that have now unblocked it.

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Another Apple-Funded App Store Study: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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Apple Security Research Device Program: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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@bhaskarsb Yes, DMs are open, or you could e-mail mjt@mjtsai.com. Thanks.

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Return and Enter Are Two Different Keys: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/2…

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@bhaskarsb Thanks for letting me know. I hope we can find a solution. Are you able to visit dreamhost.com?

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@bhaskarsb Thanks. This does not look good, but I’m not sure what should be done about it. I’ll contact my host and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bhaskarsb I think traceroute only takes a domain name, not a full URL.

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@bhaskarsb What error does Safari (or curl) report? Are you able to test the connection with a traceroute?

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@bradeeoh How/where would you suggest reporting sites that don’t work in Safari?

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Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/1…

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Don’t Close Your MacBook With a Camera Cover: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I know. Wasn't sure whether an extension could fetch the content of the other page.

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@lapcatsoftware I can translate the syntax in my head, but sometimes the APIs are more substantially different (and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rschroed A little. I’m working on a new post about this.

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APFS Snapshots of the Big Sur System Volume: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/1…

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@tjluoma Glad you like the Uplift. I got mine largely on the recommendation from @davedelong.

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Implicit Capturing of Self in Swift 5.3: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/1…

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@NSExceptional @theeliblock Yes, I’ve trained it many times. On Catalina the accuracy drops within a day.

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@theeliblock Mourning, although of course Craig already declared them a success last year.

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@theeliblock Features removed, controls that don’t look or work like those in other apps, weird layouts, navigation… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@theeliblock Previously, Touch ID would reject my finger more than 50% of the time, no matter how many times I retr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Touch ID on my MacBook Pro seems to work *much* better with Big Sur than with Catalina.

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The Raison d’Être for the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/1…

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@Jon_Alper I never intended to use Chrome, either, except for testing. Then I started running into sites that Safar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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VMware Fusion Tech Preview for Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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How to Decode Apple Version and Build Numbers: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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@cmsj Maybe they could work together, or Safari could find a better way to implement the features.

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@cmsj Ceding the entire space to Google by refusing to participate is not going to lessen Google’s control.

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@cmsj Well, both Apple and Microsoft all but abandoned the largest platform.

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@jnadeau Does the browser really have to make them modal?

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@jnadeau We already get that with native apps, and for sites that request the currently supported permissions. The… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna I don’t think anyone is accusing Chromium of lagging in adoption of Web features. And the platform you left… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Is WebKit Sabotaging the Future of the Open Web?: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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What Changes Might Be Coming to New Mac Hardware?: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Visual Comparison of macOS Catalina and Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC): mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Optimizing the Objective-C Runtime in Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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@simX Tags, or possibly another xattr with a similar prefix.

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@mysk_co Presumably this no longer works on iOS 14?

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mount_apfs TCC Bypass and Privilege Escalation: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Big Sur’s Hidden Containers Folder
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Apple Card… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@stroughtonsmith The menu command to open the preferences doesn’t always work, and it can no longer save conversati… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Safari Privacy Protections Bypass: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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App Store Requires Opting Out After Trial Subscription: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Boot and Recovery Mode on Apple Silicon Macs: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Upgrade Inteviews Bob Borchers and Ronak Shah: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Big Sur’s Hidden Containers Folder: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/07/0…

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Apple Card is the only credit card I have that e-mails me to say the statement is ready before it’s actually ready.

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@CraigGrannell Yeah, I remember when they gave an award to DiskWarrior, which had the least flashy but very easy to use interface.

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@CraigGrannell True, although this year’s WWDC and interviews kept emphasizing how much Apple cares about the Mac,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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