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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Small macOS Feature Request

I’m sure most of us are familiar with the folder view in the macOS dock. It’s been there for years, and it’s one of the most useful little things I use everyday on my Mac. I love how you can see large previews of these files, and

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Logitech MX Master 3 Review

People speak highly Logitech’s MX Master line of mice, and I’ve joined the chorus over the past few years since I got one for myself. I loved it, but it was basically the last device is my life using micro-USB and I lamented literally days ago that all

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Apple Computer Sales Since 2015

Apple separates out Mac and iPad sales in their earnings reports, but I think it’s pretty safe to say that the iPad is a computer, so I decided to combine the company’s Mac and iPad unit sales numbers together to see how their actual “computer” sales have done

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Summer 2018 Browser Speed Test (Mac and iOS Edition)

The most important feature in a web browser for me is performance. Extensions are nice and UI is relatively important to me as well, but at the end of the day it’s speed that I want more than anything else. I never want to feel like I’m being

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