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February 2021

@KenHatesSoftwar Looks like you can do Int32(Double(Int32.max)), but for 64 bits the floating point rep is not exac… https://t.co/HyjAk5DXC4

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@KenHatesSoftwar Why can’t you compare it with Double(Int.max)? That does fit in an Int.

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Apple Documentation and SwiftUI for Mac: https://t.co/3qyGrjFNLj #mjtsaiblog

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Clubhouse Wants to Upload Your Contacts’ Phone Numbers: https://t.co/hhIOcCDnzs #mjtsaiblog

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Outdated Software Keeps Inmates Beyond Their Release Dates: https://t.co/o7DVKaLQGp #mjtsaiblog

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@tclementdev @tempelorg Right, otherwise you are funneling even more of your traffic through the same IP unique to you?

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Fry’s Electronics Closing: https://t.co/Fk9nFZC4Oz #mjtsaiblog

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Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank: https://t.co/jY6CFIexWI #mjtsaiblog

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Arizona Bill on App Store Payments: https://t.co/h8GhCClLGj #mjtsaiblog

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Epic Counterclaims, Europe, and Valve: https://t.co/Ope2ecS4aN #mjtsaiblog

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Swift Proposal: ConcurrentValue and @concurrent Closures: https://t.co/YGOkfiLuWr #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Store Polices “Irrationally High Prices”
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Scammy KeyWatch and… https://t.co/AKW0ZWA5tz

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Google vs. iOS App Privacy Labels: https://t.co/1A3wkWVHi9 #mjtsaiblog

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A Retrospective Look at Mac OS X Snow Leopard: https://t.co/Ashz5xQIWJ #mjtsaiblog

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RT @spamsieve: SpamSieve 2.9.43 improves compatibility with the forthcoming macOS 11.3: https://t.co/XE1ldorpOE (cc: @MailPlugins)

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@z31r4m Appreciate the advice, but sometimes it’s the phone that doesn’t receive the messages, and everyone I commu… https://t.co/W6ISygLAto

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@mboesch_ios Oh, that sounds much worse. I do get *almost* all the messages on each device. I don’t know if it’s a… https://t.co/yZJwfZFcuz

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@stemount Yep, I’ve tried that. And I do get 99% of the messages. But some never arrive, and this has been happening since day 1.

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Still having iMessages that randomly never arrive on one of my devices, even though they show up on all the others… https://t.co/m8NMTlb5K2

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@tylerhall Good to know. I got some confusing receipts myself in December or early this year.

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Apple Store Polices “Irrationally High Prices”: https://t.co/p2i6Oux0pj #mjtsaiblog

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Unhelpful App Store E-mail Receipts: https://t.co/yrHvYB9VXq #mjtsaiblog

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Safari to Support WebM Video Playback: https://t.co/iLcj1s4vud #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Adds Proxy for Safe Browsing Queries: https://t.co/xvDcuHR9le #mjtsaiblog

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Code Signing When Building on Apple Silicon
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LastPass… https://t.co/SJShSrqcUf

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DTK
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Swift AsyncSequence
https://t.co/MHbPRoSC67

Check Free Space B… https://t.co/Ed8oUg3A4w

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@cocoaphony @lapcatsoftware So what else do you think “this tampering could enable an attacker to extract encrypted user data” refers to?

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@tempelorg Can you use NSWindow.userTabbingPreference?

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@lapcatsoftware It seems like they are worried that it’s not actually secure at rest. I think the idea isn’t that y… https://t.co/dY5gKj6BLv

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@lapcatsoftware Either because you want to donate your time or because you think it will make a fix that you care about more likely.

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@lapcatsoftware There are lots of non-developers in the public beta program. And developers would still be incentiv… https://t.co/BBKckl8QkA

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@lapcatsoftware Exactly. Developers not reporting bugs isn’t going to prevent customers from buying, which is what… https://t.co/0mEhYOf3L5

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@lapcatsoftware Hard to say that anyone’s crossing a picket line when there isn’t even a strike. I don’t think this… https://t.co/f0cEYcOnHp

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@lapcatsoftware Yes, maybe things would be different if a boycott were on the table. But it isn’t. Apple already ha… https://t.co/iOn9R3dypf

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Citibank’s $500 Million UI Lesson: https://t.co/mc7tmyUWfD #mjtsaiblog

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Mail Search vs. Big Sur’s Fast User Switching: https://t.co/WIg8qQv2BQ #mjtsaiblog

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Code Signing When Building on Apple Silicon: https://t.co/Dn7bB2B5at #mjtsaiblog

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Why Reporting Bugs to Apple May Harm Software Quality: https://t.co/JiyDaO3vFs #mjtsaiblog

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RT @eaglefiler: EagleFiler 1.9.3 can now merge mailbox files with .eml files; improves importing from Web pages, Evernote, Outlook, and App…

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Why Does the Apple TV Still Exist?: https://t.co/JcYvhN2Bc0 #mjtsaiblog

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RT @dropdmg: DropDMG 3.6.2 improves the “Get Image Info…”, “Mount Image…”, and “Verify Image…” panels; error logging; and the software upda…

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@simX I’ve used it less than a week. But, personally, I’m glad I already updated, and I’ve not heard from anyone who regrets it.

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@NSExceptional @lapcatsoftware I was more wondering if it stops working after a while if you do that.

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@jcieplinski Right. My point is that Apple has defined it so that what matters is who owns the app. Google Analytic… https://t.co/CSRIzmQQgK

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@r_ffin @jcieplinski I’m guessing that would be Not Tracking so long as it’s not linked with Google data that was o… https://t.co/FJdPfM86W7

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@jcieplinski I assume that Apple is not doing that. But given their definitions, they could do do and still say tha… https://t.co/L64qfWgf4Y

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@jcieplinski According to Apple’s definition, Google linking Google Music data with data they got from Google Analy… https://t.co/tDF218GeEa

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@jcieplinski I get that it’s a hard line to draw, but I’m not sure this really makes sense. And it has nothing to d… https://t.co/vlcqQqYdp1

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@jcieplinski Instagram using the Facebook SDK before 2012: Tracking. Instgram and Facebook using the same ad network today: Not Tracking.

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@jcieplinski I agree that it’s not really hypocrisy. But Apple defines tracking in a way so that what they’re doing… https://t.co/4ZFA7ZiCQx

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@jcieplinski The wording is ambiguous, but it sounds like Apple does track you across the three Apple apps that sho… https://t.co/TYPdV6wZO9

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@jgordonshare @howardnoakley Not sure of exact ranking, but if going by the final release of each cycle I think 10.… https://t.co/PcNPKvNDTY

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Bad AppleScript: Fake RSS, Real Newsletter: https://t.co/nM8Cy56cO3 #mjtsaiblog

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The Evolution of “safe” and “unsafe” in Swift: https://t.co/rfbAy28ItH #mjtsaiblog

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Still no macOS 11.2.1 installer in the App Store. Nor downloadable updater.

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North Dakota Bill on App Stores: https://t.co/8wKOJTIBz0 #mjtsaiblog

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Facebook Ads Relied on Deprecated Chrome Feature: https://t.co/LRtCqpP4Gj #mjtsaiblog

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Is Apple Banning Free Analytics SDKs?: https://t.co/Yh120eVMGr #mjtsaiblog

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Student’s Developer Account Mistakenly Terminated: https://t.co/blorBGQzHB #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Removes Apps for Pakistani Government: https://t.co/JS2WQ0YLTf #mjtsaiblog

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“EDR” Brings HDR to Non-HDR Displays: https://t.co/8bWFM8wfjf #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Legal vs. Prepear
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Booting an M1 Mac From an External Disk… https://t.co/m1EEOYz8XI

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@tjluoma Is there any reason that you would need to?

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iOS 14.5: Setting the Default Music Service: https://t.co/zRH3JMPLHe #mjtsaiblog

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Remaining Issues New in Catalina: https://t.co/ULdaFDbNFR #mjtsaiblog

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Scammy KeyWatch and Trezor Apps
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The Big Sur Sneeze
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@pointum Some RSS readers can detect updated articles (if they are still in the feed). But there’s not (yet) a sepa… https://t.co/JCN2zwP5NS

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@geoffhackworth Yeah. In this case the customer has not been refunded.

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Anyone know why a Mac App Store review would never show up in the store and then disappear from the reviewer’s hist… https://t.co/loNwN2axXy

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@nickheer I bet you were using lots of apps simultaneously, too.

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Check Free Space Before Updating to Big Sur: https://t.co/hUsboxAuZR #mjtsaiblog

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Call Recorder Succumbs to Apple Silicon: https://t.co/J1eGzG6q1R #mjtsaiblog

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iPhone’s Adult Content Filter Blocks Anything “Asian”: https://t.co/wrwYFY9wZC #mjtsaiblog

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No More Downloadable macOS Updates
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Deleting DerivedData the Right W… https://t.co/c7MDAdaT9p

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Scammy KeyWatch and Trezor Apps
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Apple Wants Developer Transition Ki… https://t.co/RVh6ZkCiG1

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@redsweater @danielpunkass Congrats! Looking forward to the FastScripts update.

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ContentFilterExclusionList
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iOS App Privacy Labels… https://t.co/jUZEPV7Lb5

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Facebook
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AirPods Max
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Apple vs. Security Re… https://t.co/QZczbokXzq

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Apple Report Card
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Yottamaster 4-Bay Hard Drive Enclosure: https://t.co/gmPDLqh6it #mjtsaiblog

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@NSExceptional @lapcatsoftware Seems like it uses NSFileManager. :(

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@lapcatsoftware @NSExceptional I’m kind of surprised "xcodebuild clean" doesn't have a way to do this.

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Deleting DerivedData the Right Way: https://t.co/vcTyWZms21 #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Wants Developer Transition Kits Back: https://t.co/3don6Vdwl0 #mjtsaiblog

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Tim Cook to Be Deposed for Epic Case: https://t.co/Z5EuNuXhDS #mjtsaiblog

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Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO: https://t.co/Xl6p55gYOo #mjtsaiblog

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LAMBDA: the Ultimate Excel Worksheet Function: https://t.co/9mg281FzkN #mjtsaiblog

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Scammy KeyWatch and Trezor Apps: https://t.co/adSHwHIfFY #mjtsaiblog

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Restarting the Mac fixed this, as expected.

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@Sam_Ohanaware I’m assuming this is a temporary bug that will resolve when I restart the Mac. The archive is less t… https://t.co/ufyCB7C2bL

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Finder shows 207 GB of free space but also says it doesn’t have enough room to expand Xcode_12.5_beta.xip.

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Chrome Browser Extension for iCloud Passwords: https://t.co/r9nsLcqrqd #mjtsaiblog

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iOS 14.5: Unlock an iPhone While Wearing a Mask: https://t.co/I6LkLhL5SK #mjtsaiblog

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@VadimShpakovski Planning to, just haven’t gotten around to it yet. In the meantime, maybe Safari Reader mode would help?

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@ProfessaChapman That would be nice, but the rep would probably (truthfully) say that they care about quality and h… https://t.co/CH3mLwfJfG

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Misleading and Inaccurate iOS Privacy Labels: https://t.co/xt6LYL6egT #mjtsaiblog

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CDC’s Vaccine Data System: https://t.co/fsAd9NSLyI #mjtsaiblog

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iMessage’s BlastDoor Sandbox: https://t.co/sqt4SeZbqm #mjtsaiblog

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