Topic: mac
Posts: 25
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So, About the MacBook Pro Notch…

So, About the MacBook Pro Notch…
I’m here to say that yes, I notice the notch on the 2021 MacBook Pro every single time I use the computer, and yes, it’s annoying. When these machines came out, everyone went out of their way to say something like, “I don’t even notice it!” and

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The Mac is Exciting Again

On Thanksgiving 2018 I bought the 12.9” iPad Pro and sold my MacBook Pro to pay for it. I was all in on the iPad because I loved it and in retrospect, because it was where all the excitement was in new Apple computers. The iPad Pro was where

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Thoughts on the New MacBook Pros

Oh man, do I wish I had $3,000 to throw at a computer right now… These machines look insanely good and I’m jealous of every Mac user who’s been waiting to get a new Mac until now because you just got yourself a doozy of an update.

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The Culmination of Years of Arguments

The Culmination of Years of Arguments
For years people have been telling me that SD cards are a legacy feature, they’re just for a niche of users, and an SD reader didn’t belong on a Mac sold to millions and millions of people (despite Apple marketing their Pro machines specifically at people who use

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iPads, MacBooks, Aspect Ratios, and Window Chrome

With my recent purchase of a MacBook Air, I now have two 13” computers in my life, the MacBook Air and iPad Pro (2018). What I find really interesting is that while my iPad Pro feels almost too expansive sometimes, the MacBook Air feels very cramped by comparison. Why is

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A Hill to Die On

For 13 years straight, people asked for iOS to add home screen widgets. For 13 years you heard the same refrain from Apple fans: they suck on Android, Apple doesn’t want that crop on their phones. Then in iOS’s 14th revision, Apple added widgets. And you know what?

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The UI Changes Between Catalina and Big Sur

Andrew Denty has a great collection of comparisons between the current and upcoming versions of macOS. One example from the many on his page.I have not installed Big Sur yet, mainly because the only Mac in my life is my work Mac, and while it is cleared for betas,

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Apple Silicon Mac Will Have Touch Screens

Quinn Nelson put out a video yesterday about "Big Sur's Big Secret" I should have shared this thought earlier, but from the moment this year's WWDC keynote ended, I was convinced every Mac made with Apple Silicon is going to have a touch screen. The UI changes in this fall's

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Catalyst Problems

Catalyst Problems
Catastrophe | waffle Podcasts should be the optimal poster child for Catalyst because it exists on many platforms, and I think it could be made to work so much better by being responsive to ways in which a Mac is not an iOS device. But what upsets me is not a

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Twitter for Mac is Not a Good Mac App

https://youtu.be/uATN5jYvyTc I don't know how to blame here, Twitter or Apple, but the Twitter app for Mac is really rough in its current form. Text editing specifically is really hard to justify and is not what I would expect from any app on the Mac.

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