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February 2019

Ten Years Ago, Apple Said Goodbye to Macworld: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Inline Types and Functions in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Inline Types and Functions in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Inline Types and Functions in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Daring Fireball 2018 Apple Report Card: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Google, Our Patron Saint of the Closed Web
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Sad State of TV App… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski @spamsieve will do this. Mail rules don’t affect messages that you manually mark, or messages caught by a server junk filter.

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@lapcatsoftware So you think the changes are more about limiting functionality?

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@mikeymikey @howardnoakley Are we sure you don’t need one to enable it in the first place?

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Using Tuples As Lightweight Types in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Accessing the Log and Utilities From the macOS Installer: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Developer Apple ID’s to Require Two-Factor Authentication
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Stealing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Amazon Acquires Eero
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AWS, MongoDB, and the Economic Realities of Op… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Developer Apple ID’s to Require Two-Factor Authentication: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Most Security Bugs Are Memory Safety Issues: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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iTunes U and iBooks Author Are Suffering From Software Rot: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Stealing High-Value Instagram Accounts: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Kara Swisher Interview of Jack Dorsey: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Flickr Moving Away From Yahoo Logins: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Cell Carriers Sold Location Data to Bounty Hunters: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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AR Will Spark the Next Big Tech Platform: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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The Future of Blogger and MarsEdit: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Amazon Acquires Eero
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Transparency in macOS 10.14… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley @lapcatsoftware Yeah. Although there aren’t 100 different countries/zones. But 2 GBP is also > $1.99… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware They now tell me that they cannot release any payments that are (individually) below 2 GBP.

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@jcenters @adamengst @siegel A nice area (for us). I bet it wouldn’t have taken him 12 years to add AppleScript support.

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@lapcatsoftware Posted around 4 *PM* along with twitter.com/mjtsai/status/…, but somehow the IFTTT got delayed. :(

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Apple Storing Russian Users’ Data on Local Servers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Apple Retail Employees Aggressively Pushing iPhone Upgrades: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Mojave Privacy Protection Aftermath
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Facebook Pays Teens to Install… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Ah, I think you’re right. I have some unreleased ones. But I’m not 100% sure they haven’t been paid… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@leebennett I haven’t used it, but I think it does more in the way of backups.

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@lapcatsoftware How did you calculate what they owe you? I got a whole bunch of little payments over the last month… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@e_k_ Thanks. Oddly, the non-mobile Twitter Web site doesn’t show the client anymore.

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Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Jeff Bezos and the National Enquirer: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Sandboxed macOS X Login Item With XPC: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/1…

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Productivity Apps and Subscription Pricing
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Text Replacements Do Not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Google Should Force Better Security on Nest Users
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Swift ABI Stabili… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Major FaceTime Privacy Bug
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KeySteal Mac Keychain Exploit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@McCloudStrife I don’t have a watch, but I have seen something like that on iOS. mjtsai.com/blog/2018/12/1… I’m guessi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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How Hackers and Scammers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Google Should Force Better Security on Nest Users: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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The Definitive Guide to iCloud Photos in 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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KeySteal Mac Keychain Exploit
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Popular iPhone Apps Secretly Record Y… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Is Removing “Do Not Track” From Safari: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Popular iPhone Apps Secretly Record Your Screen for Analytics: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Fast Safe Mutable State in Swift 5: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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APFS in 2018
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Mojave Privacy Protection Aftermath… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@EricFromCanada Probably, but curious what you’re using it for given the built-in support.

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@lapcatsoftware Me, too. Least reliable messaging service I’ve ever used.

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Why Swift’s Copy-on-Write Is Safe: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Considering Pulling Google News From Europe: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Secure Erase and Mojave’s Disk Utility: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Amazon and Fake Books and Filtered Reviews: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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@MccBcck @etresoft @lapcatsoftware I tried a lot of things that didn’t work and ended up reinstalling macOS. That fixed it.

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Wishing for a Low-End Apple Watch: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Top 25 Photos on Flickr in 2018 From Around the World: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Mojave Privacy Protection Aftermath: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Acceptable Renewable Subscriptions Pitch Screens
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Google Pixel’s Nig… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Despair, Thy Name Is App Store
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Margins on AirPods, Apple TV, and Ho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley @lapcatsoftware It’s there but has to be specifically enabled for certain folders. (No GUI.)

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Got a weird error from Messages saying that it couldn't send a message, and did I want to re-send. (Generic app ico… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna 39b2dcb7-7d74-4883-946d-f3645b71f26f

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@rosyna I’m running 10.14.3. But I have that command in my Makefile from when I had 10.13.x. Is it possible for it… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@OhMDee Yeah, if that had been the strategy they would have made a really cheap Apple TV to drive Services revenue.

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Margins on AirPods, Apple TV, and HomePod: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Xcode 10.2 Beta Release Notes
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Blocking the Big 5: Google… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Is Indeed Patenting Swift Features: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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UltraViolet Digital Movie Locker Service Will Close: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Major FaceTime Privacy Bug
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Flexgate: Display Issues With MacBook Pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Xcode 10.2 beta 2 release notes don’t seem to say what’s new in *this* beta. And the beta 1 release notes redir… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I wonder what’s going on. Currently, I can’t log into App Store Connect with Safari…just spins and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.6 improves importing from Evernote and Outlook, Dark Mode, bulk importing, e-mail display, and lots… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna Yeah, it seems to be some kind of certificate failure. But I’m not behind a portal. Using the same home Wi-… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Stapling seems to be broken: “Could not establish secure connection to api.apple-cloudkit.com

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@hotdogsladies I was going to write this up as a feature request, but it turns out the app already does it. :-)

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Just discovered that I can Command-drag onto a tag in OmniFocus to “move” an action there (i.e. assign that tag and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley I think it’s just that the “-exec” subcommand can take an arbitrary number of arguments, so it needs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Comparing Xcode Target Build Settings: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Clearing the Icon Services Cache in Mojave: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Clearing the Icon Services Cache in Mojave: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/02/0…

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Major FaceTime Privacy Bug
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macOS 10.14 Mojave Released… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley Are you missing a semicolon at the end of the “find” command for clearing the icon cache?

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