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May 2018

Encrypting for Apple’s Secure Enclave: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/3…

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Encrypting for Apple’s Secure Enclave: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/3…

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Apple Hasn’t Blocked Telegram App, But Won’t Allow Updates: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/3…

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WWDC 1997 Videos and Other History: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/3…

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Valve’s Steam Link App Rejected From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/3…

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@otolithe @packagesdev Yes, it looks like Apple has expanded the data available for download. I’m working on updating the post.

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@morid1n Yep, just got back from vacation. Thanks for your concern.

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@McCloudStrife There doesn’t seem to be anything there.

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@lapcatsoftware It still has lots of features that aren’t in the new version.

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Basic Questions About Google Duplex: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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@meekgeek It’s a big regression for the SE.

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US Cell Carriers Are Selling Access to Real-time Phone Location Data: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Some Thoughts on Google Photos vs. Apple Photos: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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@nicklockwood I haven’t seen that one, but I see a similar freeze now and then if “Swipe between pages” is enabled for my Magic Mouse.

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@morid1n No, because it didn’t even remember the usernames for my accounts.

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@lapcatsoftware I can see how it makes sense for mouse-primary use. Maybe it should be a preference.

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App Architecture: iOS Application Design Patterns in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Why Apple Should Copy the Android P Notification Shade: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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When Disappearing Messages Don’t Disappear: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Google Is Rebranding Storage Plans As “Google One”: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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John Carmack’s Steve Jobs Stories: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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EFail Vulnerabilities in OpenPGP and S/MIME: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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John Carmack’s Steve Jobs Stories: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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EFail Vulnerabilities in OpenPGP and S/MIME: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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John Carmack’s Steve Jobs Stories: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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EFail Vulnerabilities in OpenPGP and S/MIME: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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John Carmack’s Steve Jobs Stories: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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EFail Vulnerabilities in OpenPGP and S/MIME: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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Chrome OS Is Getting Linux App Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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macOS Monitoring the Open Source Way: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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@McCloudStrife I don’t really care what it’s defined as or called. I think the important point is that both the C a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@McCloudStrife Probably not. At what point does it make sense to rethink that?

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@colincornaby It seems like there is a ton of low hanging fruit throughout Core Data, which is odd given how old it… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@bbedit Congratulations! Can’t imagine there’s a third-party app I’ve spent more hours in.

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@isaiah Yes, the unreliable part is also worth discussing and planning for. Even with an SSD, your app’s data store… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@isaiah Yeah, this is not a topic that I think gets enough coverage anywhere I’ve seen (Apple’s docs, trade books,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@isaiah I was totally serious. There are real problems, but they aren’t the ones I see most people complaining abou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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iOS 11’s Streamlined, Yet Extensible File Management: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/1…

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@bob_burrough @agilethumbs Services revenue gives them bad incentives (iCloud storage tiers, regressing the Music a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@chailey_ Why? Slow connection and compression not working properly?

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@otolithe @packagesdev Much of your data that Apple stores is not available from iCloud.com, for examp… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lots of good stuff in this Talk Show episode: daringfireball.net/linked/2018/05…

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@satefan @airgopy You could, but the long security guide PDF only talks about HSMs in the context of iCloud Keychai… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@satefan @airgopy All that says is that Apple has the keys and doesn't use them unless you’ve authenticated.

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@satefan @airgopy Remember that they can also reset your password if you forget—except for iCloud Keychain, and tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@satefan @airgopy You can log into appleid.apple.com in the interim and change your password and still restor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@satefan @airgopy You can prove this because you can break your iPhone, get a new one, and log into all those servi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@satefan @airgopy Definitely not. It even says on that page “Apple retains the encryption keys in our own data cent… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@satefan @airgopy I think you are confusing the different types of encryption. Apple can read almost everything lis… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@jeffbax All indications are that they’re not doing that, but it seems like such an obvious thing…

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@otolithe Maybe, but you can also download your name, Apple ID e-mail address, phone number, etc. though their Web… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@marv51 Those and (old, at least) iMessage and iCloud Keychain are the only ones, I think.

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@otolithe Personal data definitely includes your e-mail addresses, and Apple certainly stores those, for example as… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@marv51 They do have the keys for almost all of this.

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What Happened to Apple’s Whimsy?: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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iOS Design Inconsistencies Across Apple’s Apps: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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@tofias @reneritchie Data that was changed or deleted since the backup was made. (iCloud can store backups going back for months.)

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@tofias @reneritchie Not really. There’s no way for me to see the contents of my iCloud backups. The best I could d… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@reneritchie Right.

I have not see any of the official documents distinguish between storage and harvesting.

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@reneritchie I assume Apple compliance people have it right, but I haven’t seen anyone explain the rationale in plain English.

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@reneritchie Yes, exactly. They have access to pretty much everything, including mail, contacts, possible your sync… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Does anyone understand why Apple’s personal data downloads are so limited (leaving out lots of personal data that t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy Not your fault, but none of this makes any sense to me. He says Apple does include timestamps of when phot… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@airgopy Yes, there is a lot of other data that I would have expected to be included, not just Safari. What does it… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@danielpunkass I like this idea. indiestack.com/2018/05/intern… Even without conditional definitions, I’d like to be able… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@elkmovie Well, for non-deep links their 15% still beats Apple’s 30%.

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What Do Security Updates Actually Fix?: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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Requesting Your Personal Data From Apple: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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Ray Ozzie’s Encryption Backdoor: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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iCloud Drive Breaks the macOS Command Line: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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@notio Yeah, the screen is way better than on the $60 one, and IIRC pages turn faster.

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@notio I really like the old Oasis because of the size/shape and page turn buttons. It fits in a jeans or jacket po… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@notio I have heard from people who really like the Voyage’s light, and even find it superior to the Oasis for that… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@DamienPetrilli Only took a year for a much smaller company to build the first iMac.

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@iravgupta I don’t understand what’s going on here. It used to be so fast. And you’d think that when they rewrote t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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PDF rendering is largely fixed in macOS 10.13.4, but it’s still really slow—5 seconds to draw a single page sometim… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@yalimgerger @OhMDee Apparently the only auto-switching is iOS to Apple Watch. So I guess that’s normal. Apple real… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Twitter Stored Passwords in Log File: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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@morrick I don’t think changing the password invalidates old login tokens.

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Announcing Stack Overflow for Teams: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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@eternalstorms Didn’t realize you had this app. Does it support reordering albums?

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Scuttlebutt Regarding Apple’s Cross-Platform UI Project: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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Mermaid: Markdown-like Generation of Diagrams and Flowcharts: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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Luminar 2018 First Impressions From a Non-Power User: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/05/0…

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