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⌥ Old Man Yells at Cloud

Hinted at earlier this week and made official today, MacOS 12...

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Universal Control in the Newest MacOS and iPadOS Betas

Juli Clover, MacRumors: The iPadOS 15.4 and macOS Monterey 12...

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iOS 15.4, Now in Developer Beta, Has an Option to Use Face ID With a Mask

First spotted by Brandon Butch, iOS 15...

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The Curious Case of MacOS 12.3

Joe Rossignol, MacRumors: Dropbox today announced that users who update ...

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Months-Old iCloud Bug Causing Syncing Issues for Third-Party Apps Fixed

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Google Ends Security Updates for Its Pixel 3 Line Just Three Years After Launch

Aaron Gordon, Vice: I think of phones in much the same way I think of re...

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The Inside Story of iBeer

Speaking of the early days of iPhone apps, here is Quinn Myers, writing ...

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MacOS Widgets Deserve Better

Stephen Hackett: Notification Center is a real mess...

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Apple Moved Quickly to Clean Up the Wordle Clones in the App Store, but There Is Still Far to Go

This article by Jason Cross, writing in Macworld, is harsh but mostly fa...

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Apple Confirms It Has Stopped Issuing iOS 14 Security Updates

Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica: Apple told Ars that it always intended ...

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Technology Trade Group Issues Statement on the ‘Banning Surveillance Advertising Act’

This statement from Information Technology and Innovation Foundation VP ...

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U.K. Home Office Launches Anti-Encryption ‘No Place to Hide’ Ad Campaign

James Ball, Rolling Stone: The UK government is set to launch a multi-pr...

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Safari 15 Does Not Respect Same-Origin Policy for IndexedDB, Permitting Extraordinary Cross-Site Tracking

Martin Bajanik, of FingerprintJS: In Safari 15 on macOS, and in all brow...

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Custom 3D Landmarks in Apple Maps

Justin O’Beirne: As part of its 2021 cartographic redesign, Apple replac...

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User-Friendly Diagnostics Should Be a Core Part of Any System

Howard Oakley: Software engineers are hopeless optimists when they desig...

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‘Modern’ Browsers

Jim Nielsen’s mom could not access a website from her computer or iPad t...

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Faking an iPhone Reboot

ZecOps, a security research company (via Bruce Schneier): We’ll dissect ...

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German Company’s Use of Google Analytics ‘Breached GDPR’

Lindsay Clark, the Register: Datenschutzbehörde, or DSB, has found that ...

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An Early Look at Leica’s New M11

A new Leica flagship means there is a lot to be dreaming of if you are t...

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⌥ Responsible

I cannot remember controversy over one of Apple’s products like that whi...

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Consistency Sin

Craig Hockenberry: My answer is something I call “consistency sin”...

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Concerns About AirTags Show Up on the ‘Today Show’

Is this report on NBC’s “Today Show” a killer example of nuanced investi...

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AirTags Are a Classic Story of a New Technology With Benefits That Are Also Concerns

Lucas Matney, TechCrunch: Apple has arranged so much of their wearable p...

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The United States’ Most Prestigious Business Publication Addresses ‘Green Bubbles’

Tim Higgins, Wall Street Journal: That pressure to be a part of the blue...

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Lawsuit Alleges Google Paid Apple to Stay Out of Search

Tim Hardwick, MacRumors: Apple has an agreement with Google that it won’...

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iCloud Private Relay White Paper

Apple (PDF), via Michael Tsai: iCloud Private Relay is a new internet pr...

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Ming-Chi Kuo: Second-Generation AirPods Pro to Support Lossless Audio

Hartley Charlton, MacRumors: Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro will ...

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SKRWT Updated With Better Support for Recent iPhones and Android Phones

Mathäus Jagielski has updated SKRWT, making one of my very favourite iPh...

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Apple Becomes First U.S. Company Worth $3 Trillion

In the time Tim Cook has been CEO of Apple, the company’s value has grow...

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⌥ Something New in Something Old

In late December, for a few years now, I have tweeted out a big list of ...

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