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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… https://t.co/52gchkadvF

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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… https://t.co/nvxKMNs976

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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… https://t.co/KOHKPNa1kW

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Little Annoyances in macOS 12.0.1: https://t.co/9OQIQLq0CO #mjtsaiblog

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Safari Background Tabs Reactivate: https://t.co/OX8RhTgMxQ #mjtsaiblog

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Requesting Your Personal Data From Amazon: https://t.co/GOuuEwCxg0 #mjtsaiblog

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Are Mac Malware Defenses Changing Again?: https://t.co/qsJJlQVv6b #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/pTJVwjOcDM

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AirPods 3
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Mouse Pointer Memory Leak
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The Pa… https://t.co/SoaSszxscf

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Mac/iOS Safari Extension: Vinegar: https://t.co/j6zUOAVVii #mjtsaiblog

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RT @c_command: Last chance for great deals on our Mac apps: @SpamSieve, @EagleFiler (info organizer/mail archiver), @DropDMG (.dmg files),…

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RT @c_command: Get 25% off SpamSieve, EagleFiler (info organizer/mail archiver), and DropDMG (.dmg files) and 17% off ToothFairy (AirPods/B…

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Xcode’s Environmental Pollution: https://t.co/WqKpyO3bML #mjtsaiblog

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Black Friday 2021
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Tim Sweeney Calls for Single, Universal App Store… https://t.co/8geqePYVCu

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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… https://t.co/Ja5HXwkYVg

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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: https://t.co/SPQq9h9hME #mjtsaiblog

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Mouse Pointer Memory Leak
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AOL Exploits Bug in Own Software… https://t.co/Zbrdhe25fB

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Apple Self Service Repair
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Simplifying Backwards Compatibility in Sw… https://t.co/WCXajWCGez

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Booting an M1 Mac From an External Disk With Monterey: https://t.co/JLGOWGkLId #mjtsaiblog

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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: https://t.co/TCfJ7f08r8 #mjtsaiblog

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Reviewing Content Instead of the App: https://t.co/cuXHDGzwsl #mjtsaiblog

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The Unexpected Return of JavaScript for Automation: https://t.co/GrgSuu9skv #mjtsaiblog

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The Reincarnation of the Touch Bar: https://t.co/T83ALAjpSU #mjtsaiblog

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

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AOL Exploits Bug in Own Software: https://t.co/lCjYb5sena #mjtsaiblog

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Click to Subscribe, Call to Cancel: https://t.co/zeScR9TDFn #mjtsaiblog

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First MacPaint and MacWrite Public Demo: https://t.co/EudfLEhosK #mjtsaiblog

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Unicode and Copying and Pasting Code: https://t.co/oiLQV4N0xQ #mjtsaiblog

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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: https://t.co/iX5mE9nbTS #mjtsaiblog

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Why Won’t That Help Book Open?: https://t.co/FC5SfiCZXN #mjtsaiblog

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Picture This Clothing and App Tracking Transparency: https://t.co/aEoifqa7CJ #mjtsaiblog

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Twitter Improves API and Restrictions
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Microsoft Blocks EdgeDeflecto… https://t.co/PVWAVbep9N

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RT @dropdmg: DropDMG 3.6.3 includes various enhancements for macOS 12 Monterey, improves the command-line tool, error handling, and fixes a…

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RT @toothfairymac: ToothFairy 2.7.6, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, works around an issue that could cause Tooth…

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Twitter Improves API and Restrictions: https://t.co/va9MzzhXFu #mjtsaiblog

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GitHub Notifications and Mail Privacy Protection: https://t.co/OYguvQsV1w #mjtsaiblog

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Tim Sweeney Calls for Single, Universal App Store: https://t.co/Sh8Wk18wAS #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/ODpHs344Ey

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Disk Utility in Monterey
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Notability’s Subscription Transition… https://t.co/j9W9VKk2KD

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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: https://t.co/kGHGnnKMKb #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft Blocks EdgeDeflector to Force Windows Users Into Edge: https://t.co/kuuJEDhSCO #mjtsaiblog

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

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@howardnoakley That’s what I’m seeing, too.

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@howardnoakley Thanks for writing this. However, your Cumulative Size definition seems to imply that I can add the… https://t.co/BoYQ3V060v

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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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Offline Translation in Monterey: https://t.co/45c0mmZhjv #mjtsaiblog

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Revised Messages Communication Safety Feature in iOS 15.2: https://t.co/I5jkaH6ap1 #mjtsaiblog

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Notability’s Subscription Transition: https://t.co/k0VI3hHHPL #mjtsaiblog

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Apple’s 2021 Fiscal Year in Review: https://t.co/sRVoKHOs7H #mjtsaiblog

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Please Shrink the Trackpad
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FastScripts 3
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G… https://t.co/WLM6oKatFZ

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Tweetbot 6 for iOS
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Tesla’s Configurable Floating Point Formats… https://t.co/SOQ0jFuOpT

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App Tracking Transparency Helps Apple’s Ads
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Some Web Sites Will Sto… https://t.co/gfhp2qmZMJ

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Apple Business Essentials
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Disk Utility
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Fed… https://t.co/agfx6oM4lD

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RT @toothfairymac: ToothFairy 2.7.5, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, improves the battery status indicator on mac…

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Firefox Is the 45th Result When Searching for “Firefox” on Windows Store: https://t.co/ZPW7IpwarE #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/dmKBXwDJxz

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Apple Denied Anti-Steering Stay: https://t.co/i5xk9Hvler #mjtsaiblog

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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 https://t.co/jgGSIpcXnb.... doesn’t work with… https://t.co/UGSNkWccL5

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RT @eaglefiler: EagleFiler 1.9.6 includes improvements for macOS 12, Apple Mail, MailMate, Firefox, and Gmail. It also improves e-mail disp…

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Accessibility Exemption for E-book DRM: https://t.co/SV0n3mQf4P #mjtsaiblog

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Federighi and Cook on Sideloading: https://t.co/nt9mmBNpq6 #mjtsaiblog

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Peloton Blames App Tracking Transparency: https://t.co/aogZduty72 #mjtsaiblog

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@tclementdev @NSExceptional There should be a column browser or something so you don’t have to navigate the big blo… https://t.co/CN8i6LB5n7

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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… https://t.co/Lc4PTxn9BE

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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… https://t.co/oElQ9pWsm4

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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… https://t.co/BGDvWSEDKN

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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: https://t.co/DCTtCVSxe2 #mjtsaiblog

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TestFlight for Mac Officially Launches: https://t.co/DnGyXcHJ4P #mjtsaiblog

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A Year of Platformer on Substack: https://t.co/dxFsxgCF8b #mjtsaiblog

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Google Wants Fee for Alternate Billing Systems: https://t.co/2qcd18mdBm #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/EcCD3lpqPt

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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: https://t.co/nhn985Tf4Q #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/92iDyGvnz4

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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… https://t.co/JADeuCAx9J

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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… https://t.co/dzm9D1aiub

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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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Dangerous NSLog() Calls in Swift: https://t.co/tNgh1OGbH8 #mjtsaiblog

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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… https://t.co/ZrziAV5GYv

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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… https://t.co/pNA7fuBomq

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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… https://t.co/aJR3tt78VB

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AppleScript Much Faster in Monterey: https://t.co/8VBDLxusxy #mjtsaiblog

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macOS 12 Monterey and User Interface Inconsistencies: https://t.co/47lbpOSmqC #mjtsaiblog

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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. https://t.co/WIg8qQv2BQ

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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… https://t.co/iVyZRPym65

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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… https://t.co/J9q6fliBUv

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

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