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November 2021

@tylerhall The one weird memory thing is that I typically have several GB of Swap despite 16 GB of Inactive and 12… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tylerhall I would get that dialog all the time in Big Sur and Catalina. Haven’t seen it with Monterey yet. I’m act… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tylerhall Sorry to hear that. This sort of thing started for me with Catalina, but it does seem like Monterey degr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Requesting Your Personal Data From Amazon: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/3…

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Are Mac Malware Defenses Changing Again?: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/3…

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@bjango Do you have any guidance on choosing a weather provider? Is the default (w/o Plus) TWC? If I select AccuWea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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c_command Last chance for great deals on our Mac apps: @spamsieve, @eaglefiler (info organizer/mail archiver), @dropdmg (.dmg… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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c_command Get 25% off SpamSieve, EagleFiler (info organizer/mail archiver), and DropDMG (.dmg files) and 17% off ToothFairy (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Black Friday 2021
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Tim Sweeney Calls for Single, Universal App Store… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I wish some press with access would ask Apple about this.

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@lapcatsoftware They’re claiming that Apple did some human review and so therefore notarization means something. It… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I wonder what they changed recently. I’m now getting lots of crash reports from ABAddressBook APIs on Monterey.

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@ednl I’m not sure what’s going on there. The account looks normal to me. Maybe yours is blocked for some reason?

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GitHub’s Commitment to npm Ecosystem Security: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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Mouse Pointer Memory Leak
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AOL Exploits Bug in Own Software… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Self Service Repair
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Simplifying Backwards Compatibility in Sw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Booting an M1 Mac From an External Disk With Monterey: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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@dougrustle It doesn’t seem to offer that option on Macs without a Touch Bar. (But, as I linked, you can use Touché on those.)

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Chromium’s URL Blocklist Can Now Prevent Viewing Page Source: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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Reviewing Content Instead of the App: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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The Unexpected Return of JavaScript for Automation: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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The Reincarnation of the Touch Bar: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/2…

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@lapcatsoftware Apple can’t even give you a single RSS feed. :(

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Click to Subscribe, Call to Cancel: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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First MacPaint and MacWrite Public Demo: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Unicode and Copying and Pasting Code: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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@simX I didn’t see anything on their site about it being a paid upgrade. Will correct, thanks.

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How to Use Apple’s Legacy Contact Feature: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Picture This Clothing and App Tracking Transparency: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Twitter Improves API and Restrictions
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Microsoft Blocks EdgeDeflecto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.6.3 includes various enhancements for macOS 12 Monterey, improves the command-line tool, error handling,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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toothfairymac ToothFairy 2.7.6, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, works around an issue that could cause… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Twitter Improves API and Restrictions: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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GitHub Notifications and Mail Privacy Protection: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Tim Sweeney Calls for Single, Universal App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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@nickheer Doesn’t even follow the capitalization/punctuation guidelines.

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M1 Pro and M1 Max
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Apple Refuses Changes for South Korea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Disk Utility in Monterey
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Notability’s Subscription Transition… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional AFAIK, they aren’t letting third-party apps register the URL scheme that was being used to intercept the clicks.

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Apple Buys Google Ads for Subscription Apps: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Microsoft Blocks EdgeDeflector to Force Windows Users Into Edge: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Shame on Gaia GPS for now requiring an account to export data locally.

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@howardnoakley Thanks for writing this. However, your Cumulative Size definition seems to imply that I can add the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev @tapbot_paul Do we know why they stopped providing the source? I don’t recall an announcement.

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Revised Messages Communication Safety Feature in iOS 15.2: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Notability’s Subscription Transition: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Apple’s 2021 Fiscal Year in Review: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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Tweetbot 6 for iOS
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Tesla’s Configurable Floating Point Formats… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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App Tracking Transparency Helps Apple’s Ads
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Some Web Sites Will Sto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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toothfairymac ToothFairy 2.7.5, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, improves the battery status indicator o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Firefox Is the 45th Result When Searching for “Firefox” on Windows Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/1…

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@TidBITS @jcenters Too bad nobody seems to know what Tidemark and Cumulative Size mean.

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@nriley After deleting duplicate caches and redownloading smaller caches, it went from 25 GB to 10.4 GB.

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@nriley Looks like, sometime in April, Arq change the cache directory structure. I now have 10 GB of cache files in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@catlan Sad that this kind of thing still seems to happen rather commonly.

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@colincornaby What they don’t tell you is that com.apple.CoreData.ConcurrencyDebug doesn’t work with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.9.6 includes improvements for macOS 12, Apple Mail, MailMate, Firefox, and Gmail. It also improves e-m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Accessibility Exemption for E-book DRM: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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Federighi and Cook on Sideloading: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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Peloton Blames App Tracking Transparency: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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@tclementdev @NSExceptional There should be a column browser or something so you don’t have to navigate the big blo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev @NSExceptional Yes, I don’t understand why the compiler can’t do that. I usually end up in huge genera… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@kavehv @eric_young_1 I don’t know. Personally, I think Apple News offers a terrible experience for both readers an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@atomicbird I prefer to do it in code, but unfortunately the API usually seems to lag what you can do in the model… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev @NSExceptional Plus, lots of times it gets stuck and never generates the headers. :(

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Facebook, But Not Meta, Ends Face Recognition: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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TestFlight for Mac Officially Launches: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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Google Wants Fee for Alternate Billing Systems: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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@eric_young_1 I’ll take a look. Maybe there’s an update to the Apple News plug-in that fixes that. I think before i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@heridfan @lapcatsoftware And iTunes was one of the first apps where you could rename directly in the source list.

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diskspace Tool to Report APFS Free Space: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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@lapcatsoftware It’s not clear to me that the aesthetics are better now, either. I was not a big fan of brushed met… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware And the sidebar doesn't get focus when you click on it. And you can't rename a playlist from the sidebar. And…

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@galooticus @lapcatsoftware I thought isFileURL was much older than file reference URLs.

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Anyone know how to work around the problem where you click a diamond in Xcode to run a specific test and it runs a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jmfd @NSExceptional I went straight from 2012 to 2019, and that’s where I started seeing the problems. Sad to hear… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev @NSExceptional No, the problems occur even without tap-to-click, which I always turn off.

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@NSExceptional I don’t understand why some people have constant problems and others have none. I don’t have especially large or small hands.

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@NSExceptional I’ve tried both ways. Pretending it isn’t there is more comfortable, though.

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@johnwalters_sd Interesting, thanks. Did you run into the one where the menu bar temporarily draws at double size on a non-Retina display?

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@dmilith I’ve seen some glitches with Favorites, and one could argue that the left-aligned Preferences window conte… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev I always wondered if this was related to it only ejecting one half of the system/data combo.

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@colincornaby Messages still has such weird limitations on the Mac. Bad text selection. No way to just save an imag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Updating to Monterey turned off Night Shift, and I guess I’m going to leave it off because it only works on one of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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AppleScript Much Faster in Monterey: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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macOS 12 Monterey and User Interface Inconsistencies: mjtsai.com/blog/2021/11/0…

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I’ve heard about Mail search bugs in Big Sur linked to having multiple accounts, but I only have one on this Mac. mjtsai.com/blog/2021/02/1…

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@hifipizza I don’t know. Haven’t heard any reports of it yet, but I suspect most of the people who were running int… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Mail in Monterey seems to mostly fix the bug where searching would get stuck and never show any results. Tabl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@cabel I have no memory of the secret Leopard features, either.

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