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April 2022

@_saagarjha @leehinde The keyboard works for me if I’m really quick. But if I let it start doing watch unlock, then… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@leehinde Is clicking the trick? Because starting to type my password didn’t work.

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Autocorrect Explained: Why Your iPhone Adds Annoying Typos While Fixing Others: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Which Devices Should You Boot Your M1 Mac From?: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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App Store Removing Old Apps That Still Work
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Apple’s Q2 2022 Results… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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AttributedString’s Codable Format: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Apple Self Service Repair Now Available: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Elon Musk Buys Twitter
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UI Browser to Be Retired… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Video Conferencing Apps Send Audio When Muted: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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@gingerbeardman I wonder why they don’t have an explicit SDK requirement.

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App Store Removing Old Apps That Still Work: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Heterogeneous Swift Dictionary With Strong Types: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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How RAM Affects Xcode Compilation Speed: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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@danielpunkass Just seeing this today. Scary. So glad to hear that you and your family are OK (and the truck driver, too).

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A Cautionary Tale From the Decline of SourceForge: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Why Do New Macs Have a /AppleInternal Folder?: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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@FriendlyAshley I guess so. I mean, I myself have trouble recognizing people under these conditions.

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@FriendlyAshley @DeVerdadera1 @BrandonButch @masklabglobal Cool. I found that it did not work with tinted (but unreflective) ski goggles.

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@TheRealNatha OK, please let me know if it happens again.

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@TheRealNatha Thanks for the report. Seems OK to me and didn’t trip the monitor. Are you still seeing a problem? If so, which URL?

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@lapcatsoftware I canceled my trial Apple News subscription and then got reminders to rejoin in both thew News and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Open Letter to Apple About Final Cut Pro: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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Transcend JetDrive Lite 330
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IAP Bait-And-Switch Apps… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Plenty of Tracking Despite App Tracking Transparency: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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GitHub Deleting Contributions From Russian Developers: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/2…

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@Jon_Alper Interesting. Of course, that shouldn’t limit them for future iMacs…

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@ScooterComputer @tim_cook Plus, they are supply constrained. Delivery is 10 weeks out at the moment.

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@noelc No doubt, but this seems like a “not about the bloody ROI”-type issue.

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@noelc @reneritchie As I say in the post, I don’t think that works anymore.

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@noelc What makes you think there’s an extra hardware cost? And the 27-inch display tech has not really gotten bett… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tim_cook Would be nice if you could restore Target Display Mode so that old iMacs could be reused instead of discarded or recycled.

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@reneritchie I think On is fine as a default. I just want to be able to turn it off for certain apps.

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Mac App Store Ransomware
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iPhone Cameras and Computational Photography
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Upgrading to a 14-inch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@reneritchie It seems like this should just be a built in part of Settings for each app so that the user can choose… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@gingerbeardman Maybe I once did that and that’s why the WWDC videos open in Safari for me now? I don’t see anywher… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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M1 Thunderbolt Ports Don’t Fully Support USB 3.1 Gen 2: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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NSPersistentCloudKitContainer in 2022: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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Satechi Dual Vertical Laptop Stand: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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Former Employee Downloaded Cash App Account Info: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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@betalogue I think that’s the tradeoff for smaller updates with the SSV.

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Apple Employees Returning to Offices
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BBEdit Turns 30
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More Users Opting in to App Tracking: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I don’t think so, but I got one with my new MacBook Pro, too.

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Apple-Funded Study on Success of Third-Party Apps: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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Bug Tracking and Customer Support Tools: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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The Longest Atlassian Outage of All Time: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie I don’t think I would agree, but a good case could definitely be made that customers would be b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie The point is that the same thing happened with and without sideloading. In both cases, Apple wa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie The Facebook Research app was sideloaded, and Apple pulled it.

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@elkmovie @VOLKRING Didn’t it happen twice, once with App Review and once with sideloading via the enterprise progr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie I don’t really see why you are pointing to case where Apple missed a really huge thing twice a success story.

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@elkmovie @VOLKRING Apple has no way of detecting which data is transmitted off the device, nor what happens to it after that.

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@elkmovie @VOLKRING Right. When an app can’t be launched because it’s unnotarized or unsigned, macOS does not even… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie No, it’s not enough to justify Apple’s claims and behavior. And I think the actual benefit of A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I wonder if anyone has compared the nano-texture to the old matte finishes. Do we keep hearing that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@_saagarjha @VOLKRING @elkmovie Kind of? I mean, you are being asked to trust that what’s marketed as E2E is actually that.

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie Yes, and from that we’ve gotten a few high-profile results, with the long tail ignored. That is… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VOLKRING @elkmovie I think the assumption that Apple has this under control now is false. It doesn’t make sense to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tim Cook Attacks Sideloading in Privacy Keynote
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Upgrading to a 14-i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Using shellcheck With BBEdit
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Swift “Async Algorithms” Package… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Edge Cases When Dealing With Music
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External Purchase Without a Sepa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@gpdawson @lapcatsoftware Unregistered trademarks still confer rights.

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@notio It does seem like subscriptions are currently more one-size-fits all. Stop paying and you lose access to all… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@notio I wonder if businesses are so afraid of customers balking at the former (because of subscriptions in general… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@simX I was happy to pay the Apple premium so it would “just work.” But so far the power, USB, and camera all seem flawed.

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@timohetzel I got this weird hang, then spontaneous logout, where apps were clearly reopening when I logged back in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Not sure if this is TB 3/USB 3 or just the Studio Display, but cloning (to spinning disks!) is apparently too stres… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Trying to work around a crashing bug where it seems that separate ImageIO objects are not actually threadsafe. Of c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@morrick What’s weird is that the Studio Display *looks* bulkier than the 27-inch iMac, which also had an internal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nicklockwood Interestingly, I just got a survey from Adobe where it seems like they were trying to figure out whet… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tim Cook Attacks Sideloading in Privacy Keynote: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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M1 Ultra Mac Studio Compilation Benchmarks
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Incentives in Product De… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mac S.M.A.R.T. Support: USB-C vs. Thunderbolt: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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A Tour of Apple’s External LCD Displays: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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Special App Store Behavior for Disney+ Subscriptions
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Upgrading to a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Studio Display Software Update Failures: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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Shipping Services Limit Access for Deliveries App: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/1…

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@gingerbeardman Thanks. I have definitely seen that happen, and even seen a variant of fsck in Activity Monitor at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I’m still pro–Migration Assistant. It’s easy and unattended. I have no reason to believe the few pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I knew I wanted more than 16 GB. I had 40 GB in the iMac, which was good, but I didn’t feel like ge… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Upgrading to a 14-inch MacBook Pro With a Studio Display: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Apple Business Essentials for Small Businesses: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Five Years to Mac Hardware Turnaround: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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2022 Six Colors Apple in the Enterprise Report Card: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Apple Sitting on Applications and Requests: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Edge Cases When Dealing With Music: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Edge Cases When Dealing With Music: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Edge Cases When Dealing With Music: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Edge Cases When Dealing With Music: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Mac External Displays for Designers and Developers: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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@kch You may also be able to foil automatic device switching by playing audio on the Mac before connecting.

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@kch That should happen automatically when you tell ToothFairy to connect. You may need to disable Automatic Device… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nickheer Apparently this scales to $300+B of revenue.

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External Purchase Without a Separate App: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Intel Virtualization and Apple Silicon: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Wider Alerts on Monterey and Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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Apple Sales Support and Apple Card: mjtsai.com/blog/2022/04/0…

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@howardnoakley I think one of the biggest changes was native normalization: mjtsai.com/blog/2017/06/2…

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