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When is a Product Delayed?

John Gruber on a Bloomberg article stating Apple "pushed back" their VR headset to 2023: It’s a semantic argument, but “pushed back” feels fair for an unannounced product. Shipping is hard, COVID makes everything harder. “Delayed” and “setback” don’t feel fair, though. When it actually does get announced,

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Social Media Safe Spaces

Elaine Godfrey writing for The Atlantic: In Arizona this weekend, 51-year-old Tammy Shutts put it this way to me: “100 percent, 1,000 percent, 1 million percent Biden didn’t win” her state, she said, gesturing to the hordes of people around her. “I’ve been in Arizona for almost

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Google Pixel 6 First Impressions

Google Pixel 6 First Impressions
I've found my way into a Google Pixel 6 (non-pro) and after using it for a week-ish, and wanted to share my thoughts. I'm not getting into any Android vs iOS stuff here since y'all already know how you feel about that. General DesignThe design of the phone is solid.

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Nine Nine! (Newsletter #99)

Happy Friday, everyone! The LinksMust…play: WaPo has a mini-golf game created using gerrymandered districts around the US.Absurdle is the best Wordle remix yet. You have to work this one into a corner 😏This week is all about games, apparently, as looptap is a good, mindless time killer."The

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That's Not a Monopoly

Mike Fahey writing for Kotaku: While the merging of Microsoft and Activision feels like far too much power being consolidated under one roof, once you understand what a monopoly is, it’s pretty clear this isn’t it.I'm not an antitrust lawyer by any means, but this seems like

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My Worst Take Ever

I was looking through a few posts and found this doozy from 2015: With this week’s news that Apple is working on a keyboard with literally no moving parts, it hit me like a ton of bricks: of course physical keyboards are on the way out.And: Don’t

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The Unbelievable Power of Keyboard Maestro

David Sparks: I’ve had a lot of questions about the relationship between Keyboard Maestro and Shortcuts for Mac. Specifically, is Shortcuts for Mac going to replace Keyboard Maestro? In a word, no.Yeah, Shortcuts is great, but Keyboard Maestro is just on another level. David does a great job

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WordleBot Gets More Accessible

WordleBot Gets More Accessible
Federico Viticci updated his WordleBot shortcut based on user feedback: Although well-intentioned, my original approach was misguided: even with line-based scores, the grid of emoji characters still performed horribly with screen-reading technologies such as Apple’s VoiceOver. WordleBot didn’t do much to make results more accessible for VoiceOver users

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When the Assholes Show Up

Doodled Dragons takes at least $30,000 after tweeting "our charity will instead now be... my bank account" They announced on Twitter that they would be donating $30,000, "our first donation", to the World Wildlife Fund. Two hours later, they tweeted, "actually. fuck that. our charity will instead now

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