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March 2018

@howardnoakley It’s “/var/log/install.log” (not “logs”)

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@nut_bunnies The Apple Watch was more than a different color. I thought of the black MacBook, but when we looked it… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@JoshCalvetti So even if they have their own account with enough space it would be difficult or impossible to trans… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.3 can now capture from Evergreen, improves mail importing and display, improves display of chat logs: c-command.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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@jpohhhh @meekgeek To be fair, that was a bit more than a color. :-)

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@meekgeek The original black plastic MacBook?

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@bob_burrough I’ll bet that would have a better ROI than buying Beats.

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Apple’s Lane Tech Education Event: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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NSDoubleLocalizedStrings and Friends: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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20-minute delay for iCloud Drive syncing a file. :(

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Dealing With Weak in Closure-based Delegation: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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Apple Stores Suffer From Customer Complaints, Long Wait Time: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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High Sierra Stored APFS Volume Passwords in Log Files: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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Apple AirPods: the Audiophile Review: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/2…

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Updated “Cambridge Analytica Harvested 50 Million Facebook Profiles”: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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@rmondello Tried it again this afternoon, without changing anything, and it worked. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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@rmondello Thanks! Unfortunately, I’m no longer in a position to file this bug because of the second one I ran into… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 Since it really doesn’t make sense, I wonder whether it’s a mistake to read any intentional strategy i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy @ericyoung_1 Really? It’s never done that on the 5 or so devices I’ve set Apple Pay up on.

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@ericyoung_1 Right. And how many times have we heard Apple brag about having those credit cards on file?

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@ericyoung_1 @airgopy I agree with you in general. But in the case of Apple Pay for Mac, where it requires the phon… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 @airgopy It has my Apple Pay Cash balance and shows the last 4 digits of a card. Not sure whether it c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 I guess I don’t see how global identity management (like Facebook/Twitter/OpenID) would really involve… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 @airgopy So iTunes stores my billing address centrally, and my contact addresses are already in iCloud… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 It does seem short-sighted. In theory, identity could be something Only Apple Could Do right. Not that… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy @ericyoung_1 Me neither. When I try to delete it in Settings > Wallet, is suggests that it might be pulled… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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And then I restarted the iMac and was greeted by my Instruments login item reminding me to turn off Hyper-threading… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ericyoung_1 Yeah. But I don’t see why it couldn’t be a solution if Apple wanted it to be.

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@airgopy Yes, exactly, it defaults to my two-addresses-ago. I stopped living there before Apple Pay was even a thin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy Yes, I guess you only get that on Mac if you have a Touch Bar.

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So then I restarted my year-old iPhone, and after it booted and I entered my passcode, it froze for 10 seconds and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy Do you mean Settings? I didn’t think it was possible to edit that in System Preferences on a Mac.

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The order I placed this morning via Apple Pay showed on my phone that it had completed, but the Web site never sent… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@lapcatsoftware Recently had a customer report that he lost all his apps because they were tied to a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Apple Pay in Safari consistently defaults to old billing/shipping addresses that are not even in my Contacts, even… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@slottermoser Perhaps not fun or exciting, but could you please looking into making sure messages are delivered rel… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cambridge Analytica Harvested 50 Million Facebook Profiles: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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App Store Certificate Checker Framework: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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@roryprior @lapcatsoftware I don’t know. I think that’s the first I’ve heard of it getting worse in 10.13. Started… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lightning vs. USB-C for Headphones: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.5.3 adds a toolbar button for the Compact Image command, fixes a bug with the Destination pop-up, and upd… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Thanks to whoever made OmniOutliner 5.3 generate more concise and readable XML.

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@eurozerozero Hmm, I wonder if mine is defective or something. IIRC, the cycle count was under 200.

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YouTube to Outsource Truth to Wikipedia: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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France to Take Legal Action Against App Stores: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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iPhone Wireless Phone Charging Comes at a Cost: Your Battery: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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Time for a Complete Home App Makeover: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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Calendar 2 App Could Mine Crypto-Currency in Lieu of IAP: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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Swift 4.1 Conditional Conformance Is Amazing: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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The Original Siri App Compared to Siri Today: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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Can U.S. States Hang on to Net Neutrality?: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/1…

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@lapcatsoftware If it comes to that, maybe get a 2015 11-inch MacBook Air from eBay.

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@aaplofdiscord I'm talking about the difference between the top and the bottom, not the gradations in the middle.

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@aaplofdiscord I kind of think the problem is the opposite. The current models, despite being numerous, are too sim… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Solving a Mysterious Heap Corruption Crash: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Your Nose Isn’t Really As Big As It Looks in Selfies: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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@aaplofdiscord Thanks. I can’t comment on what the shape does to the sound. From a usability point of view, though,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@lapcatsoftware @nicklockwood Oddly enough, that describes a good portion of my AppleCare interactions…

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@Tricertops That can work, but be careful with extensions…

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@SteveMoser Yep, it’s a problem throughout iOS. :(

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@mcelhearn Yeah, I was able to do it with PhoneView. But this should be built-in.

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Or bulk-export them for that matter.

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I can’t believe there’s still no way to clear all voicemails in iOS 11.

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@pmcg Yeah, that’s good. (OTOH, longstanding bug that selecting all and deleting in the History list doesn’t remove… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@bob_burrough @DuckDuckGo Oh, I thought you meant something happened to DuckDuckGo.

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GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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“Resume the audio” has stopped working for me with Siri. It now just opens the TV app (when I was using Overcast).… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@bob_burrough @z31r4m If they won’t even crack down on push notification spam, I don’t see what hope there is for this.

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First-Class Swift API for Objective-C Frameworks: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Will Stop Selling Nest Smart Home Devices: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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@nriley Yeah, the OmniFocus Siri stuff is incredibly unreliable (probably not their fault) so I still use it through Reminders.

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@rcarmo Yes, an Anywhere search includes the contents of the attachments (for EagleFiler-known file types as well a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@nriley Yeah, I wish I could just disable the time parsing entirely. I never want it to do that. mjtsai.com/blog/2017/09/2…

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I’ve been using the “Remember to __” syntax with Siri for a long time. Last night, Siri suddenly started insisting… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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iOS Uses CFBundleName to Differentiate Apps: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Amazon Is Complicit With Counterfeiting: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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C String Functions in Swift: a malloc’y Story: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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@stuwillis I back up some of mine to the cloud and have never had corruption problems. Main issues would be if you… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@tweet2oi It’s working fine on my Mac. For this customer, even Script Editor itself was broken, no third-party code required.

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@peternlewis I don’t know. Also getting AppleScript crashes (since 10.13.0) in aeProcessIncomingEvent/implAsStr()/quotedStr().

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@iravgupta That sounds like a separate issue, but not sure.

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Twitter Launches Bookmarks for Saving Tweets: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Recent iPhones: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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The Rise of China As a Digital Totalitarian State: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/03/0…

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Got a report that installing macOS 10.13.3 supplemental update broke AppleScript. Reinstalling 10.13.3 fixed it. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@mulle_nat I bought the SE because my 6s broke. Would be nice to get even 2 years out of a phone.

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@ecschwarz Yeah, seems like a good idea to replace your battery. I don’t *think* that’s my issue, since 80.9% capac… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@iljawascoding No, this happens when the phone’s been inside for long periods of time.

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@ecschwarz Thanks for the pointer. I just tried Coconut Battery, and it says the charge capacity is down to 80.9%,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@iljawascoding Maybe. But the phone is less than a year old. I don’t have the beta installed to see the battery condition.

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Not sure why the sudden change, but my iPhone SE has suddenly gotten really sluggish: 10 seconds to open Settings,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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