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February 2021

@KenHatesSoftwar Looks like you can do Int32(Double(Int32.max)), but for 64 bits the floating point rep is not exac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@KenHatesSoftwar Why can’t you compare it with Double(Int.max)? That does fit in an Int.

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Apple Documentation and SwiftUI for Mac: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Clubhouse Wants to Upload Your Contacts’ Phone Numbers: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Outdated Software Keeps Inmates Beyond Their Release Dates: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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@tclementdev @tempelorg Right, otherwise you are funneling even more of your traffic through the same IP unique to you?

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Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Arizona Bill on App Store Payments: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Epic Counterclaims, Europe, and Valve: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Swift Proposal: ConcurrentValue and @concurrent Closures: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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Apple Store Polices “Irrationally High Prices”
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Scammy KeyWatch and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A Retrospective Look at Mac OS X Snow Leopard: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/2…

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spamsieve SpamSieve 2.9.43 improves compatibility with the forthcoming macOS 11.3: c-command.com/blog/2021/02/2… (cc: @MailPlugins)

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@z31r4m Appreciate the advice, but sometimes it’s the phone that doesn’t receive the messages, and everyone I commu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mboesch_ios Oh, that sounds much worse. I do get *almost* all the messages on each device. I don’t know if it’s a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@stemount Yep, I’ve tried that. And I do get 99% of the messages. But some never arrive, and this has been happening since day 1.

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Still having iMessages that randomly never arrive on one of my devices, even though they show up on all the others… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tylerhall Good to know. I got some confusing receipts myself in December or early this year.

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Apple Store Polices “Irrationally High Prices”: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Unhelpful App Store E-mail Receipts: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Safari to Support WebM Video Playback: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Apple Adds Proxy for Safe Browsing Queries: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Code Signing When Building on Apple Silicon
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@cocoaphony @lapcatsoftware So what else do you think “this tampering could enable an attacker to extract encrypted user data” refers to?

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@tempelorg Can you use NSWindow.userTabbingPreference?

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@lapcatsoftware It seems like they are worried that it’s not actually secure at rest. I think the idea isn’t that y… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Either because you want to donate your time or because you think it will make a fix that you care about more likely.

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@lapcatsoftware There are lots of non-developers in the public beta program. And developers would still be incentiv… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Exactly. Developers not reporting bugs isn’t going to prevent customers from buying, which is what… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Hard to say that anyone’s crossing a picket line when there isn’t even a strike. I don’t think this… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Yes, maybe things would be different if a boycott were on the table. But it isn’t. Apple already ha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Citibank’s $500 Million UI Lesson: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Mail Search vs. Big Sur’s Fast User Switching: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Code Signing When Building on Apple Silicon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Why Reporting Bugs to Apple May Harm Software Quality: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.9.3 can now merge mailbox files with .eml files; improves importing from Web pages, Evernote, Outlook,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Why Does the Apple TV Still Exist?: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.6.2 improves the “Get Image Info…”, “Mount Image…”, and “Verify Image…” panels; error logging; and the so… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@simX I’ve used it less than a week. But, personally, I’m glad I already updated, and I’ve not heard from anyone who regrets it.

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@NSExceptional @lapcatsoftware I was more wondering if it stops working after a while if you do that.

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@jcieplinski Right. My point is that Apple has defined it so that what matters is who owns the app. Google Analytic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@r_ffin @jcieplinski I’m guessing that would be Not Tracking so long as it’s not linked with Google data that was o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski I assume that Apple is not doing that. But given their definitions, they could do do and still say tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski According to Apple’s definition, Google linking Google Music data with data they got from Google Analy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski I get that it’s a hard line to draw, but I’m not sure this really makes sense. And it has nothing to d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski Instagram using the Facebook SDK before 2012: Tracking. Instgram and Facebook using the same ad network today: Not Tracking.

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@jcieplinski I agree that it’s not really hypocrisy. But Apple defines tracking in a way so that what they’re doing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcieplinski The wording is ambiguous, but it sounds like Apple does track you across the three Apple apps that sho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jgordonshare @howardnoakley Not sure of exact ranking, but if going by the final release of each cycle I think 10.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Bad AppleScript: Fake RSS, Real Newsletter: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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The Evolution of “safe” and “unsafe” in Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Still no macOS 11.2.1 installer in the App Store. Nor downloadable updater.

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Facebook Ads Relied on Deprecated Chrome Feature: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Is Apple Banning Free Analytics SDKs?: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Student’s Developer Account Mistakenly Terminated: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Apple Removes Apps for Pakistani Government: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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“EDR” Brings HDR to Non-HDR Displays: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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Apple Legal vs. Prepear
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@tjluoma Is there any reason that you would need to?

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iOS 14.5: Setting the Default Music Service: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Scammy KeyWatch and Trezor Apps
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The Big Sur Sneeze
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@pointum Some RSS readers can detect updated articles (if they are still in the feed). But there’s not (yet) a sepa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@geoffhackworth Yeah. In this case the customer has not been refunded.

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Anyone know why a Mac App Store review would never show up in the store and then disappear from the reviewer’s hist… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nickheer I bet you were using lots of apps simultaneously, too.

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Check Free Space Before Updating to Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Call Recorder Succumbs to Apple Silicon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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iPhone’s Adult Content Filter Blocks Anything “Asian”: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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No More Downloadable macOS Updates
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Deleting DerivedData the Right W… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Scammy KeyWatch and Trezor Apps
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Apple Wants Developer Transition Ki… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@redsweater @danielpunkass Congrats! Looking forward to the FastScripts update.

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ContentFilterExclusionList
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Apple Report Card
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Yottamaster 4-Bay Hard Drive Enclosure: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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@lapcatsoftware @NSExceptional I’m kind of surprised "xcodebuild clean" doesn't have a way to do this.

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Deleting DerivedData the Right Way: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Apple Wants Developer Transition Kits Back: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Tim Cook to Be Deposed for Epic Case: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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LAMBDA: the Ultimate Excel Worksheet Function: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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Restarting the Mac fixed this, as expected.

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@Sam_Ohanaware I’m assuming this is a temporary bug that will resolve when I restart the Mac. The archive is less t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Finder shows 207 GB of free space but also says it doesn’t have enough room to expand Xcode_12.5_beta.xip.

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Chrome Browser Extension for iCloud Passwords: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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iOS 14.5: Unlock an iPhone While Wearing a Mask: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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@VadimShpakovski Planning to, just haven’t gotten around to it yet. In the meantime, maybe Safari Reader mode would help?

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@ProfessaChapman That would be nice, but the rep would probably (truthfully) say that they care about quality and h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Misleading and Inaccurate iOS Privacy Labels: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/0…

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