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March 2021

@isaiah @__tambourineMan It’s not as smooth as I’d like, but in theory this should be good for quickly restoring te… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@isaiah @__tambourineMan Duplicating a test folder on the same drive is fast. I do that when testing. Rolling back… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@__tambourineMan @isaiah Snapshots are really great, just wish they were made automatically again and better exposed to the user and apps.

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@KenHatesSoftwar I think Core Data is pretty good, except for the documentation. Not sure why it gets so much hate.

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@isaiah Agreed, I just wouldn’t blame sparse files for that.

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@NSExceptional Agreed, I would like to use Alexa from my phone, but rarely do because it you have to be in the app.

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How to Set Up Core Data and CloudKit: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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Making NSFetchRequest.fetchBatchSize Work With Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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Replacing vs. Migrating Core Data Stores: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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@isaiah Not being able to make a bootable backup is definitely a problem, but isn’t that due to lower level M1 stuf… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jgordonshare But at least fixable in theory. You know all the links and control the domain they are pointing at.

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More Apple Repair Providers and Lobbying: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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WWDC 2021 Announced and New Developer App: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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ExpanDrive and File Provider Framework: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/3…

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@Ruan40109527 defaults delete com.apple.appstored LastUpdateNotification

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@NSExceptional I don’t know, but you could remove the icon from your Dock and launch via Spotlight/LaunchBar.

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How to Stop Mac App Store Notifications: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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Medium Buyouts and Leadership Change: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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@atomicbird Thanks for the new Core Data post! NSFileManager uses APFS cloning automatically (if same volume), so I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional Yep. Weather is worse, too—only one location allowed.

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Great idea for the Big Sur Stocks widget to be limited to 6 stocks (no scrolling allowed) vs. about 40 in Catalina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Big Sur’s Gray Menu Keyboard Shortcuts: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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@lapcatsoftware @DavidAns I don’t think most people were aware of this at all, and it’s certainly interesting that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ProtonVPN Security Updates Rejected Due to Previously Approved App Description: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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Substack’s Subscription Form vs. 1Password Autofill: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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Closing Web Browser Windows Doesn’t Close Connections: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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@backblaze I had actually quoted that in my post.

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Underused and Overused GCD Patterns
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Exposure Notification Update… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Facebook and App Tracking Transparency
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Deleting Tweets… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Butterfly Keyboard Class Action Lawsuit: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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Backblaze B2 Leaks Metadata to Facebook: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/2…

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@ChristianSelig @KhaosT Why not list all the classes to do it securely? (BTW, I don’t think you have to list number… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ChristianSelig @KhaosT If you don’t want to decode securely (listing all the classes), you can turn off secure cod… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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App Store Small Business Program
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SwiftUI for Mac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mac Analytics on App Store Connect: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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@NSExceptional I agree that they are accurate and not in bad taste. I don’t find these (or the Apple original ones)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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iOS to Offer Pre-Installed Apps in Russia: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Apple’s Perplexing Home Strategy: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Deleting Tweets and Other Social Media Content: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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@peternlewis @justkwin Could Keyboard Maestro use a helper Catalyst app? I thought that’s what @jmfd was trying to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@elkmovie It’s not really possible to choose when there’s a price fixing duopoly*. (*Nintendo)

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@elkmovie The other way of looking at it is that they pass it on to consumers who in aggregate pay the higher rate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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DMCA Takedown for Old Acrobat Tweet: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Google Play Store Drops Commission to 15%: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Mac APIs that Require Provisioning Profiles: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Underused and Overused GCD Patterns: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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@tjluoma Yeah, I wish it wouldn’t keep prompting for Siri and Documents in the Cloud. That’s been going on for a long time.

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Larger and Slower Updates With Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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Parler Denied Re-entry to the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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The Best Mac Rumors in a Long Time
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Apple Server Outage Makes Mac Ap… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Reporting Bugs to Apple
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@kch Right, if you don’t apply a layout it should default to the settings on the Mac mounting the disk image.

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Mac App Store Updates Failing on Mojave
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Booting an M1 Mac From an E… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@kch DropDMG layouts alway set the window to icon view. However, you could make a read-write image, mount it, set i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Google to Replace Ad Cookies With FLoC: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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The Role of Bootable Duplicates in a Modern Backup Strategy: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/1…

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@monkeydom Yep, because it crashed before I could undo/revert.

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Apple Wants Developer Transition Kits Back
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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Apple Platform Security (February 2021): mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Apple M1 Microarchitecture Research: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Distributing Mac Apps Without Notarization: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Multimodal Neurons in Artificial Neural Networks: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Accidentally Quadratic Parsing With sscanf: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Apple Account Locked Due to Failed Trade-in: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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@mantonsblog @mdrockwell Sounds cool. I’ll have to take a look at that.

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@mdrockwell I’m not really familiar with Webmention. Is there an advantage vs. trackbacks?

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@KenHatesSoftwar I have my issues with Discourse, but it’s *so* much better than whatever Apple is using.

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Australia vs. Facebook and Google: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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@tolmasky @lapcatsoftware I don’t mean better in theory, I mean that a whole bunch of people reported that it reall… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I thought display handling was supposed to be so much better with the M1 Macs because Apple now controls the whole stack. :(

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@KenHatesSoftwar @Apple And they already use Discourse for the Swift forums, which supports both mailing list mode and RSS.

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@KenHatesSoftwar @Apple It’s not a very useful system because you have to go to the forum itself to see all the new… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Be Careful With Obj-C Bridging in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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Apple Developer Forums Can Now Monitor Threads: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/03/0…

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@mxswd Also happens for Web archives and other files that do have extensions, depending on whether they were edited… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@dafacto May I ask how you queue them, since there’s no feed that I’m aware of?

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Weather Line Acquired
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Apple Retiring Music Memos App… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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North Dakota Bill on App Stores
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Arizona Bill on App Store Payments… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@manytricks Congrats, and thanks for one of my favorite apps.

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