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October 2018

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October 2018 Apple Event
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NSMutableDictionary’s Practical Limit… https://t.co/JdHTkHTcMg

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Why a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone in a Medical Facility: https://t.co/skIFhcpxry #mjtsaiblog

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@jemmons The revised design is only a few months old, and the problems don’t manifest immediately. The new Air was… https://t.co/dtEQqr6Ie8

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@jemmons If it’s really a small minority, why are the replacement keyboards still out of stock all the time so that… https://t.co/XcW7pi7yhQ

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@jemmons Sorry, I’m still not following you. If it really is a small minority that are having keyboard reliability… https://t.co/PXpBrOREfY

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@mpweiher The first link in the post is broken.

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@jemmons So I don’t see the keyboard situation as very analogous to antennagate except in that the affected custome… https://t.co/wqXfCKhMgF

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@jemmons With the keyboard, Apple hasn’t even publicly said that the summer 2018 revision (3 years later, and the “… https://t.co/CS9auP3bZW

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@jemmons With Antennagate, Apple did a sleight of hand where they convinced the masses who weren’t affected that th… https://t.co/2odtrziGMn

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@jemmons Antennagate was a real and serious problem for those of us in areas with poor cell coverage. Even with a b… https://t.co/ofriBAsf1R

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@jemmons The keyboard service program does not cover the 2018 models, and 4 years isn’t great given how long comput… https://t.co/gzZHYVzE52

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October 2018 Apple Event
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@petermaurer @lapcatsoftware Yes, that’s a real benefit. Better than hard links, which weren't copy-on-write, were they?

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@jemmons How to weigh lots of anecdotes vs. Apple’s near complete silence? There is at the very least a huge percep… https://t.co/V6ZXg4pFea

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RT @spamsieve: SpamSieve 2.9.34 works more smoothly with Mail on macOS 10.14 (fewer dialogs), makes the text in Mail more readable, is bett…

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@lapcatsoftware Main benefits I see are being able to back up from a consistent snapshot and being able to roll back a failed OS update.

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NSMutableDictionary’s Practical Limit: https://t.co/vErzIU5KBG #mjtsaiblog

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Business Licensing for Omni’s iOS Apps: https://t.co/xKCfCrAG5Z #mjtsaiblog

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Business Licensing for Omni’s iOS Apps: https://t.co/xKCfCrAG5Z #mjtsaiblog

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Business Licensing for Omni’s iOS Apps: https://t.co/xKCfCrAG5Z #mjtsaiblog

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App Stores No Longer Listing All In-App Purchases: https://t.co/Buiyg3C1jJ #mjtsaiblog

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NSKeyValueObservingCustomization Is Fundamentally Broken: https://t.co/dJF9UP7CFL #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Pulling High-Grossing Scammy Subscription Apps Off the App Store… https://t.co/VNoBbJtorx

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Mysterious Reduced iPhone Battery Life
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Forthcoming MacBook and Mac… https://t.co/FyzzaZtivG

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Flattening Nested Optionals Resulting From try?: https://t.co/tuLWOyfmXt #mjtsaiblog

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Apple on the “Radical” Use of Humans to Edit the News: https://t.co/7EN3E0eJ9t #mjtsaiblog

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Mysterious Reduced iPhone Battery Life: https://t.co/EmW5de6X5C #mjtsaiblog

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Apps Can Track You Even After You Uninstall Them: https://t.co/15v2gLPJnz #mjtsaiblog

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The Problem with Facebook and Virtual Reality: https://t.co/tCeg5bxEpK #mjtsaiblog

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Why Apple Doesn’t Allow Custom Watch Faces
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iPhone XR Reviews… https://t.co/bQlsK948px

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What’s Wrong With the Touch Bar
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Requesting Your Personal Data From… https://t.co/q1n4zKqwft

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Mojave Fixes QuickLook Cache Vulnerability With a DataVault: https://t.co/OQW7pKUNWd #mjtsaiblog

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Tim Cook Calls for Strong US Privacy Law: https://t.co/Tkdh0wPbPj #mjtsaiblog

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Deep-dive Into the AirPower Charging Animation: https://t.co/52ui1S1iDE #mjtsaiblog

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Safari Technology Preview Dark Mode CSS
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iPhone XS Users Complain Ab… https://t.co/jINbOLKi3X

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How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
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Is There Ho… https://t.co/hN7blIi8il

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New Git Client: Sublime Merge
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Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Data on 500… https://t.co/m1djcsa9mN

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macOS 10.14 Mojave Released
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Apple Patches “Find My iPhone” Exploit… https://t.co/NKLcQESlzA

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Dragon Speech Recognition Software for Mac Discontinued: https://t.co/F3wTvxaLOq #mjtsaiblog

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Safari Technology Preview Adds Dark Mode CSS: https://t.co/Ifenz0tfJP #mjtsaiblog

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Xcode’s Alignment of Objective-C Dictionary Literals: https://t.co/b73ahK6vFh #mjtsaiblog

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Mac Sales Down in Q3 2018 Amid a Lack of Updates
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Rejected for Menti… https://t.co/OVv8DjlEZO

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Is There Hope for the Mac App Store?
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Apple Stops Maintaining Its Pr… https://t.co/1M97jKASFV

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Apple Pulling High-Grossing Scammy Subscription Apps Off the App Store: https://t.co/JPObb3p7Vr #mjtsaiblog

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Android Phone Manufacturers to Pay for Google Play Store: https://t.co/nTh6fViH7y #mjtsaiblog

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@lapcatsoftware I doubt they know. The whole system still seems to be in flux, with previously notarized apps no lo… https://t.co/A1VOiVEbXZ

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Reduce Transparency and Reduce Motion in macOS Mojave: https://t.co/PpmzeaHiz1 #mjtsaiblog

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Lightroom CC 2.0 and Lightroom Classic CC 8.0
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How China Used a Tiny… https://t.co/2SM39GEy45

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Is There Hope for the Mac App Store?
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Rejected for Mentioning a Pre-… https://t.co/revWsfEtyb

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The Mojave Marzipan Apps
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Mac Sales Down in Q3 2018 Amid a Lack of U… https://t.co/78EDVNTEe0

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Paul Buchheit on Joining and Leaving Google: https://t.co/FRGAM14CxZ #mjtsaiblog

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Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Inflated Video Ad Viewing Times: https://t.co/6fRlLkqrPc #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Stops Maintaining Its Printer Compatibility List: https://t.co/DyUt4XFmVh #mjtsaiblog

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Fraser Speirs Switches to a Google Pixel: https://t.co/gtX2wJL7HZ #mjtsaiblog

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App Bundles Now Support Mac Apps: https://t.co/NN9idQILO5 #mjtsaiblog

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Fraser Speirs Switches to a Google Pixel: https://t.co/gtX2wJL7HZ #mjtsaiblog

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App Bundles Now Support Mac Apps: https://t.co/NN9idQILO5 #mjtsaiblog

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Fraser Speirs Switches to a Google Pixel: https://t.co/gtX2wJL7HZ #mjtsaiblog

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App Bundles Now Support Mac Apps: https://t.co/NN9idQILO5 #mjtsaiblog

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Fraser Speirs Switches to a Google Pixel: https://t.co/gtX2wJL7HZ #mjtsaiblog

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App Bundles Now Support Mac Apps: https://t.co/NN9idQILO5 #mjtsaiblog

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Paul Allen, RIP
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The 2018 MacBook Keyboards Have the Same Old Proble… https://t.co/e4i4Anki19

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@weichsel I’m seeing strange results with a menu bar item, though. For example, it’s sometimes calling readSelectio… https://t.co/VTtTeWQglx

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@weichsel I was able to get a NSMenuItemImportFromDeviceIdentifier menu item (in the menu bar) replaced by the subm… https://t.co/xUdZlHyVk6

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@weichsel This seems so bizarre. What if you’re implementing validRequestor because you want to receive images from… https://t.co/dHOJs6azEW

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@weichsel It doesn’t seem like it could just be that the menu is summoned from an action on a object that is a vali… https://t.co/wMFjvR6aDd

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@weichsel What I meant is, how does it know to add the menu items to that particular context menu? There doesn’t se… https://t.co/HqFK8SVtdA

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@weichsel How does your example work? I don’t see any linkage between your requestor object and the menu.

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@weichsel I thought it was necessary to tell AppKit where to insert the submenu, but I haven’t been able to get it… https://t.co/UsPWXE5kAO

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@weichsel Interesting that you didn’t seem to need NSMenuItemImportFromDeviceIdentifier.

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@howardnoakley Thanks. Your post was actually the first search hit. I’m seeing this in an app that’s not using Swif… https://t.co/4dlb2Gf0EV

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What’s up with os_log messages in Mojave only showing up as “<compose failure [UUID]>”?

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@ClarkGoble @jgordonshare I’m seeing more new bugs than bugs that I was tracking that were fixed. :(

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@Catfish_Man Thanks for all your work on Foundation and for communicating so many details and tips with those of us outside.

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Swift Language Server Protocol Service: https://t.co/zmsTVrwmrC #mjtsaiblog

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Lightroom CC 2.0 and Lightroom Classic CC 8.0: https://t.co/9JOffvNNPj #mjtsaiblog

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The 2018 MacBook Keyboards Have the Same Old Problems: https://t.co/vC7lilg7QJ #mjtsaiblog

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Facebook Access Tokens Stolen
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Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL… https://t.co/TGN2vZS9j4

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Forcing Suspect to Unlock iPhone With Face ID
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Sunsetting Google Plu… https://t.co/xnAIQS8va3

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Spaces, Apple’s Mostly Ignored macOS Productivity Feature: https://t.co/PYtIaySJQg #mjtsaiblog

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Sometimes It’s Better to Just Start Over With iCloud Photo Library Syncing: https://t.co/Oj8zoci3eW #mjtsaiblog

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@jcenters And Lightning-to-HDMI is apparently much less reliable and worse quality than Dock-connector-to-HDMI.

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@mmunz It is maddening. Even worse now because there are two columns and a lot more padding, so it’s harder to scro… https://t.co/UiguPfKLPN

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@lapcatsoftware It seems to have the same problems as the old app with showing stale and inconsistent data.

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@hisaac I will have to get back to you on that. I mostly use it for podcasts and navigation, which are mono, anyway… https://t.co/KWtywkJgJ3

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Anker SoundSync Drive Bluetooth Car Receiver: https://t.co/mcLzKYWv4L #mjtsaiblog

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The Math Behind Project Scheduling, Bug Tracking, and Triage: https://t.co/sJEstD6xFh #mjtsaiblog

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Is There Hope for the Mac App Store?: https://t.co/InAxg9oKCz #mjtsaiblog

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Working Around a Swift “nonmutating” Crash: https://t.co/eVNX9AqraR #mjtsaiblog

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macOS 10.14 Mojave Released
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iPhone XS Benchmarks… https://t.co/M2LrHwcwD8

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Max Inspect 1.0
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Rebuilding Apple Maps Using Apple’s Own Data… https://t.co/lb1lOh7F7n

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@marcoarment Did it go down when you redesigned the interface to make the speed control more discoverable?

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@McCloudStrife No—I wish there were a lot more writing on this topic. Here’s an old post: https://t.co/UxTWQjlIhi

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@McCloudStrife It’s a common misconception, but Dispatch doesn’t really do anything to manage I/O resources in cases like this.

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Mac Sales Down in Q3 2018 Amid a Lack of Updates: https://t.co/R8VARJMm2T #mjtsaiblog

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Mac Sales Down in Q3 2018 Amid a Lack of Updates: https://t.co/R8VARJMm2T #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft Opens Its Patent Portfolio: https://t.co/CGZvLSbuJh #mjtsaiblog

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iPhone XS Users Complain About Skin-Smoothing Selfie Camera
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Sunsett… https://t.co/QFvUXzyONf

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How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
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Mojave’s Ne… https://t.co/j3MtfzH9sm

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History of Uber’s Design: https://t.co/8RuB8GXmij #mjtsaiblog

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Swift Nil-coalescing Performance Trap: https://t.co/CXP184iQYG #mjtsaiblog

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Why Apple Doesn’t Allow Custom Watch Faces: https://t.co/0sFR2n8Fzb #mjtsaiblog

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Apple’s War on iPhone Fraud in China: https://t.co/5nK5DBWe2U #mjtsaiblog

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@handcoding I was referring to the part where McCarthy wrote “We quickly lost count of the amount of times we had t… https://t.co/QbMCEloCzq

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@tperfitt @lapcatsoftware Right now, I’ve only notarized SpamSieve. And it is not stapled due to some sort of tooli… https://t.co/jbdIj6O8Q8

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@handcoding The disconnect is that app promos like this are in the retail Apple Store app, contrary to expectation.

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@handcoding No, I mean it’s understandable that customers got confused because what they were being asked to do didn’t make much sense.

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@tperfitt @lapcatsoftware Odd that the notarization process seems to have gotten much slower. Used to be minutes bu… https://t.co/9awnz7WPle

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Giving Obscura Away in the Apple Store App: https://t.co/tuqcmsXcCk #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Watch Daylight Saving Time Bug: https://t.co/kqNsGd0M3o #mjtsaiblog

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macOS 10.14 Mojave Released
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Wi-Fi Alliance Introduces Wi-Fi 6… https://t.co/jOcReEeexy

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iPhone XS Benchmarks
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iPhone XS Users Complain About Skin-Smoothing… https://t.co/QtxQG3c7eH

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SMS Text Message Login Codes Autofill But Remain Insecure: https://t.co/f5mqVeHh2H #mjtsaiblog

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T2 Macs Require Apple-Authorized Repair: https://t.co/VzztYa0thz #mjtsaiblog

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Finding and Exploiting Safari Bugs Using Publicly Available Tools: https://t.co/LaMU71RGUA #mjtsaiblog

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Why Matthew Green Is Done With Chrome: https://t.co/nZRVTLVLqH #mjtsaiblog

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iOS 12 and Core Data External Binary Data Storage
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iPhone XS Benchma… https://t.co/09srDSt77q

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How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
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The Bandwid… https://t.co/aSxN7shr7H

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iOS 12 and Core Data External Binary Data Storage
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EU Approves Contr… https://t.co/KQgKIVmodf

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@otolithe I assume it does stop background activity. But I think it also means that when Mail is frontmost you have… https://t.co/BXOWoWuYwa

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@otolithe Not quite the same thing, but I think that’s the best it will let me do.

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@LeoNatan That’s what I did before tweeting. So far so good. The funny thing is I think it had been days since I ev… https://t.co/nIy2OwkFKw

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@ShawnKing @davemark I think a reboot of the app that you are invoking it from.

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Happy 25th Birthday, AppleScript: https://t.co/fmer013Hyx #mjtsaiblog

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@ShawnKing @davemark Right. You may need to enable it in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services > Text.

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The Bandwidth Needed to Restore an iPhone: https://t.co/J3gzopOi5r #mjtsaiblog

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How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies: https://t.co/BHF5Q6pCwN #mjtsaiblog

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@tclementdev I guess that could work. Thanks. It’s not ideal because I don’t want to have to manually fetch when Mail is active.

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Looks like Mail doesn’t appear in the Background App Refresh settings in iOS 12. But it’s the one I want to turn of… https://t.co/35wQ3FJhq3

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@iljawascoding It’s an interesting question. You may not actually have fewer bugs if you roll your own. But they li… https://t.co/r8mkkEhYCh

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@drewmccormack Can you confirm whether Ensembles uses external binary attributes internally for its event store? II… https://t.co/7LYZPCYM3l

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Mojave’s New Security and Privacy Protections Face Usability Challenges… https://t.co/1U2PhcphAv

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Apple Removes Infowars From Podcast Directory
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Unreliable MacBook Pr… https://t.co/QTLjVb0U8z

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Wi-Fi Alliance Introduces Wi-Fi 6: https://t.co/NKXDa4RjO9 #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft Is Embracing Android As the Mobile Version of Windows: https://t.co/RyBCaue5bA #mjtsaiblog

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How App Launching Has Changed in Mojave: https://t.co/ICQJRPb0hc #mjtsaiblog

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Vice News Interviews Tim Cook About Privacy: https://t.co/ZwgFE39bAe #mjtsaiblog

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Why Apple Chooses Thin Devices: https://t.co/xJ7eFMQgUj #mjtsaiblog

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The drive icons in the Time Machine preferences pane look blurry on macOS 10.14 with a non-Retina display.

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@DamienPetrilli They talked about using UT within Core Data itself and how that allowed them to ship the initial ve… https://t.co/5SopPtZ7B9

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@DamienPetrilli Odd because the Core Data team is the one that promoted unit testing the most.

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PhotoKit’s Core Data Model
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Creative Selection
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iPhone XS Users Complain About Skin-Smoothing Selfie Camera
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Why Did… https://t.co/8UZdSCHMPQ

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Passcode Bypass Method Exposes Contacts and Photos in iOS 12: https://t.co/aYB9cPvAML #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft Suspends Development of Touch-friendly UWP Office Apps: https://t.co/dg1x0K9Zq2 #mjtsaiblog

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@Tricertops @McCloudStrife I think that particular one was finally fixed, but there are others like this one:… https://t.co/XZNQZwKoEg

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@McCloudStrife I think it’s kind of a Greenspun’s Tenth Rule situation. You are going to reinvent a lot of what Cor… https://t.co/qLpO7scjPG

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@McCloudStrife I do still like and use Core Data, but I’m hesitant about certain features like external binary data… https://t.co/d5WCC4Ayzl

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@carlos78oli @davemark Thanks for the links. Working on an update but didn’t get it done in time for today.

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iOS 12 and Core Data External Binary Data Storage: https://t.co/e1d7wk2Rwf #mjtsaiblog

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The Rise and Fall of The Learning Company: https://t.co/MqtQuRFzoG #mjtsaiblog

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Forcing Suspect to Unlock iPhone With Face ID: https://t.co/27Wvo8DQ52 #mjtsaiblog

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