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April 2021

VMware Fusion on Apple Silicon Later This Year: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/3…

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Catalina Security Update 2021-002 Breaks OpenCL: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/3…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.9.4 improves importing from Evernote, libraries stored in iCloud Drive, custom source list icons, impo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Lots of problems notarizing this morning. Intermittent “Connection reset” errors when uploading. Also, with Xcode 1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@leebennett I don’t think it’s actually related to hardware—something about the macOS installation or Mail database… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@leebennett My experience is that you can test it with a message you don’t care about, and if it works with that pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@leebennett Not sure yet. The bug also deletes messages with manual moves.

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@leebennett There are still issues with rules sometimes moving messages on the server but not locally. Not sure abo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Swift Generics 2: Existentials Boogaloo: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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@infotexture Terminal never needs Automation access for SpamSieve with the standard setup. But that could be necess… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DaveWoodX That’s what I mean—that they think unlocking is so easy. Even before COVID-19, I had issues with Face ID… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DaveWoodX Any idea what the blocker is? Is it seen as an acknowledgement that Touch ID and Face ID aren’t perfect?

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@DaveWoodX I’m not sure “end to end encrypted” is the right term for that, but I don’t know what would be. I comple… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Thanks to Secure ShellFish for sponsoring my blog for the last week! Besides connecting to SSH servers as a termina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DaveWoodX @KeybaseIO I assume the image is altered on device before being encrypted.

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Beware of Signal Recompressing Images and Videos: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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@AlainSTweets I thought you could still redownload 32-bit apps if you had previously purchased?

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@NSExceptional I believe you can still Control-click to open any signed app with SIP enabled. Not much of a hurdle… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mac and iPad Aren’t Meeting in the Middle Yet: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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Apple Sued for Removing Purchased Content: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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Revitalizing the Windows App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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iTunes Podcast Directory Now Hiding Feed URLs: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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Spotify Set to Rival Apple Podcasts Subscriptions: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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@betalogue It doesn’t happen for all PDFs, but the specific bug I’m seeing is that you try to just select a word or… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@betalogue Apple has trouble with this, too, in PDFs on Big Sur. :(

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Online Group Events
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The Best Mac Rumors in a Long Time… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Exploiting Vulnerabilities in Cellebrite: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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@galooticus I think this one was originally from Sofa, then Black Pixel.

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The App Store Isn’t Catching the Most Egregious Scams: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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Examining Competition in App Stores: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/2…

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nubero Only considering the form factor and no other tech specs: Would you
a) rather have the new iMac as thin as it is no… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@petermaurer Is there a hotkey that you recommend (easy to type with a hand on the mouse, doesn’t conflict with apps)?

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@peternlewis You can call NSAccessibilityUnignoredDescendant() on the segmented control, get its NSAccessibilityChi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional I don’t know. Hoping to find a download of it later.

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@matvm Pretty sure it’s a software issue because problems started with a macOS update without any hardware changing. I did try 5 GHz.

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@mrleblanc101 I think you’re right. But not discontinuing doesn’t prove anything. They’re still selling Intel Mac m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mrleblanc101 I was explaining why it’s not a suitable replacement for the 27-inch and hoping that another model is… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@CraigGrannell I’ve heard that it depends on which apps you run. If much of it will stay swapped out, the fast SSD… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@galooticus 256 GB for the base config seems fine to me. Unfortunately, there will probably be a 4x markup to get b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@41Rco Seems like no, but I haven’t seen anything definitive yet

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Microsoft xCloud for iOS Launching Soon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Microsoft xCloud for iOS Launching Soon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Microsoft xCloud for iOS Launching Soon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Microsoft xCloud for iOS Launching Soon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Kindles Can Finally Display Book Covers on Their Lock Screens: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro With MagSafe: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Unlock an iPhone While Wearing a Mask
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Intel’s Anti-Mac Ads… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SwiftUI for Mac
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Booting an M1 Mac From an External Disk… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Mystery of “White Spots” on Apple Trade Ins: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Peloton Cuts Back on Apple Watch Support: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Collecting concurrentPerform(iterations:) Results in a Swift Array: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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How a WhatsApp Status Loophole Is Aiding Cyberstalkers: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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@tolmasky Happened to me, too. First week, just from being in an empty pocket. I can even feel the scratches when scrolling.

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@betalogue I have archived full installers for 10.x.0 and the combo updaters. How did you get an up-to-date install… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@betalogue I think there may be more than one issue. I had to change the clock when installing the OS, too (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Catfish_Man Cool! Is this safe if the array elements are smaller than a pointer?

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Dynamic Type and In-App Font Scaling: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Blocking Discord Channels Marked NSFW on iOS: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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PyCharm’s Transition to Apple Silicon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Big Sur Has Changed How macOS Formats Time: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I heard that retrying and even restarting the Mac didn’t help (with Big Sur).

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A bunch of users on Big Sur getting “Unable to Download App” error when trying to update from the Mac App Store. No… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NHS COVID-19 App Rejected on Privacy Grounds: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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Logitech Harmony Remote Discontinued: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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High Performance Numeric Programming With Swift: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/1…

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@dilorias I’m not sure which question mark you are referring to. Or is this a Swift joke about ignoring errors?

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All of a sudden, Xcode was crashing whenever I tried to open my project. Deleting project.xcworkspace helped. pic.twitter.com/LhYh8AZJ7X

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@lapcatsoftware Yes, the problem occurs for 10.11 through 10.13 (so far).

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Set up another test Mac system. Went to the Mac App Store to install the OS updates. Just like last week, the CSS i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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toothfairymac ToothFairy 2.7.3, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, fixes connection timeouts on Big Sur an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bgannin And I don’t want to file separate issues for each building when there are 10+ of them on any given section… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bgannin Regarding unknown buildings, I don’t see how to report those. “Report an Issue” only lets me rename an exi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bgannin I think the bigger issue is all the data that it has but chooses not to display without an explicit click… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Maps has more recent satellite photos than Google, at least here, but they’re not very useful because it won’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@danielpunkass I got that from Nick, probably should change.

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Why There’s No iMessage for Android: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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Keyboard Shortcuts and non-US Layouts: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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Apple and Epic’s Proposed Findings of Fact: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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@tempelorg @howardnoakley It doesn’t matter how you read it, but that doesn’t say anything about whether NSURL.path returns the same path.

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New Outlook’s Dangerous “Discard” Shortcut: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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The Former Netflix DVD Library Is a Lost Treasure: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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@howardnoakley @tempelorg It’s not just a Unicode normalization issue. They can also differ by case depending on how the URL was created.

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Use Emergency Bypass to Circumvent Do Not Disturb: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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@roryprior As far as I can tell, it doesn't bridge with NSOrderedSet?

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@tempelorg I’m not sure that’s what NSURLCanonicalPathKey is meant to do. Have you tried NSURLNameKey?

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Copying the Java API Was Fair Use: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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Snapchat’s App Tracking Transparency Workaround: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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“Foil” UserDefaults Property Wrapper: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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YouTube Testing Removal of Dislike Count: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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Long Term iPhone 12 Camera Review: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/04/0…

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@LeoNatan @DamienPetrilli @KenHatesSoftwar The Swift ergonomics can be worked around. I wish they would fix bugs in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DamienPetrilli @KenHatesSoftwar I think batch inserts, derived attributes, and the cloud stuff is huge. Those are all after 2017.

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@DamienPetrilli @KenHatesSoftwar There is definitely a cloud hanging over it because people are expecting a new Swi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DamienPetrilli @KenHatesSoftwar It’s definitely not made for Swift, but people were complaining about it long befo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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