: On iPadOS, I wish I could tap outside a window (Stage Manager being active) to dismiss the front app …

: I’ve been baited into writing about touch screen Macs once more I don’t think these Macs would look …

: Thought of the hour: I don’t think I’ll ever buy the Magic Keyboard for the iPad, thanks …

: When you think about it, not being able to mount an iPad as a USB drive on the Mac to do some files …

: Since getting my new iPad, I decided that this would be the only device that I use when eating …

: It’s Micro.camp day and I’m looking forward to it! This will be my first! @manton @vincent @jean

: This process of having to restore purchases to re-activate in-app purchase for each subscription …

: Skipping Nano-Texture Display on iPad — Why? After spending half an hour in the Apple Store comparing iPads with and without the nano-texture …

: Finally Finally got the new iPad Pro: 11-inch, 512GB of storage, which means “only” 8GB of …

: I’m curious to know if any of you are using Finder’s Tags. Why do you use them? Do you …

: There is one thing that I really want to try and master with the new iPad that I couldn’t do …

: Mind Blown Again I really liked the OpenAI short keynote, especially the few jabs at Google. What OpenAI is doing is …

: To those who reviewed the new iPads and concluded that the hardware is great but iPadOS is the …

: Having to authenticate with Wordpress just to like a blog post is so “tired”.

: Posted a photo on my Ko-fi page this morning. It’s for supporters only. I shared some thoughts …

: My old camera is up for sale on eBay (link). Just saying. If interested, let’s talk …

: Missed the opportunity to order an iPad Pro with nano texture glass and get it before my summer …

: If OpenAI upcoming announcement is about launching a search engine, I’ll take it in a heart …

: Location check in 🗺 — Last stop: Rome, Italy. Going back home soon.

: Apple should remove that ad and say “We’re sorry”. It’s a wrong message. It as nothing to do in …

: Location check in 🗺 — Next stop: Livorno, Italy.

: I hate the way Apple is showing the new iPad Pro with a dark wallpaper we ain’t see the actual …

: After some reading about the new iPads, general sentiment seems to be: great but underutilized …

: Location check in 🗺 — Next stop: Portofino, Italy.

: Were these iPad announcements worth a press release or a keynote? For me, a press release would have …

: The M4 on the new iPad Pro triggers a need-to-upgrade narrative more than any iPadOS-only feature …

: Coming from a 2018 11-inch iPad Pro it will prove to be a massive update for me.

: I guess, I’ll have to go with the 11-inch 1TB configuration to get the nano display option and 16 GB …

: So, there are no “erasure” mode for the Apple apensil Pro?

: Nano glass option only available on 1TB & 2 TB configs. This is so Apple. 🤔☹️#appleevent

: I’ll be watching the event after all, right from the Deck 10! Have a good one to you all! …

: I rarely do and share selfies! But here’s one. Walking on the “Promenade des anglais” in Nice, …

: Worth reading on today’s expected new iPad Pro. My Wishes for the Next iPad Pro

: I find it hard to save time for blogging while traveling. There is always so much to do that I kind …

: It will be a challenge for me to watch the #AppleEvent today. I guess I’ll hit Apple.com later to …

: Location check in 🗺 — Third stop: Nice, France.

: Location check in 🗺 — Next stop: Toulon, France.

: Location check in 🗺 — First stop. Marseille, France.

: Location check in 🗺 — Finally arrived at destination ✈️

: Location check in 🗺 — Tired. 😴

: The iPad revenue share is about 6% of total. Seeing Apple continue to invest in this platform is …

: Information Architect1 is working on something that could prove to be super useful for me: shareable …

: Three years later and it’s funny to remember where I came from and why I’ve migrated to …

: For some reason, tonight, I miss Medium. I used to love writing for it and reading from it. I still …

: About the Super Greedy Broadcom Company VMware is no longer synonym of IT innovations. Now, it has because the new Microsoft of the …

: On AI Pin, Rabbit R1 and Apple Vision Pro. From what I’m reading and seeing, the AI Pin and Rabbit R1 are terrible devices for …

: In this image, according to AI bot, the 2013 Mac Pro is brown… a brown speaker! 😂

: It’s funny how my subscribers count can vary after I share a new video on my YouTube channel. …

: Calling for suggestions: I’d like to back up my iCloud Photos Library content locally on my …

: 🔥 It’s still Sunday where I live, and it’s time to share the newest edition of the …

: You want to know more about all the new features and tweaks introduced on Micro.blog in the last two …

: Today I might have hit the max my M1 Mac mini could give me: while exporting my video in ScreenFlow, …

: I’m currently recording the next edition of the “What’s Up with Micro.blog” …

: Security Is Hard for Everyone This morning, my wife picked up her iPhone and tried to unlock it1. She couldn’t after a few …

: More than half of my planned errands for the weekend is already completed! It’s a rather …

: I forgot about my “numericcitizen.photos” domain. It was due for renewal. I cancelled …

: Tempted to start watching “The Last of Us”. But I need to subscribe to Crave apparently. Is it …

: It’s been such a long time since Apple redesigned their Magic Mouse. Is this the only solution to an …

: Overrated x 1000 Microsoft 365 or Office 365, if you prefer, is so overrated. Microsoft is the master of selling …

: Hey guys, I’m looking for an app that can browser folders containing photos. This app would …

: Ghost and ActivityPub Support - We All Win I’m a bit late to the game but I just read the announcement by Ghost about their ActivityPub …

: It’s a bit sad that I won’t be able to watch the new iPad announcement in two weeks as …

: “🇬🇷🇪🇸 The EU and NATO are putting “strong pressure” on Greece and Spain to provide …

: If Ukraine has been outgunned 5 to 1 or 10 to 1 is some parts of the front for weeks, why is Russia …

: On Comfort Zones Today, I’ll bring my camera to the office1, as I’m declaring myself as the official …

: Dashboards are among the most popular use cases for Notion. As a Craft user, it is tempting to try …

: I love ❤️ Scribbles but the lack of support for Plausible is a bit sad for me. 😔 cc @vincent

: Taking photos of decorative materials with the iPhone is really tricky. The automatic white balance …

: Design Is Hard I’ve been discussing a lot about design in general with my wife recently regarding our home …

: 🚨Okay, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the newest edition of my weekly creative summary! …

: Now ☀️9 °C - 🌡️2 °C - 🌧️29% Today, I wanted to try something different and write this post on Micro.blog instead of Scribbles. …

: I want to discover a new blog, any suggestions for me?

: I’m cautiously happy to see the American settle and go ahead with the military aid for Ukraine …

: I’m currently working on building a creator dashboard in Craft and it’s fun but Craft is …

: The House of Representatives are going to vote on separate bills for Ukraine and Israel aid this …

: Went outside today for lunch and took my camera1 with me. What a good idea it was. I like this a lot …

: Why on earth in 2024 a company like Checkpoint still ships 32-bit software like a MDR client for …

: Why would you need Echofeed when using Micro.blog to syndicate to Mastodon et al.?

: The Magic Is Gone - Initial Charge The magic of Apple’s retail stores is gone. Except when the new …

: On Micro.blog, Scribbles, And Multi-homing It’s easier for me to do this using Scribbles editor. I …

: Funny that, reading a random post this morning, stumbled on that one. A year later and I found a use …

: My two main problems with omg.lol: the branding is no-go and no free tier to try it out. I’m …

: A long time ago, around iOS 7, I played with my iPad to do some mockups, like this one: a redesigned …

: For the first time since its release1, I’m using iCloud Shared Photo Library with my wife for …

: In Search of a New and Optimized Photo Processing Workflow Now that I’m no longer in Adobe’s ecosystem for my photo processing needs, I depend on …

: 🚨 After a three-week pause, here comes the latest weekly creative summary, a day earlier. I hope you …

: Can you imagine having spent $12,000 up-front for Tesla’s “full self driving” only to see it …

: We’re closing in on the weekend. Sadly, I have a lot to do, and it isn’t really creative …

: Ten years (oops, fourteen) years of iPad. This article, first published more than four years ago, …

: After my iPad Pro, my “old” 2020 Mac mini is next1. To be upgraded so that i can use two …

: Jony Ive searching for funding to help develop a dedicated AI device. I hope he will succeed with …

: So, the US defence secretary doesn’t like this idea of Ukraine hitting oil refineries in …

: Sold my little Mac Pro trash can for $600 CAN1. Not bad for a 1TB SDD, 128GB of RAM and the 12-core …

: I’m seriously considering selling my 2018 11-inch iPad Pro, Apple Magic Keyboard and Apple …

: I hate to put things like Apple gear for sale on Facebook Marketplace. Most people are rude, lacking …

: Feeling Undecided — Thinking Out Loud Believe it or not, I’m still undecided about what to use for my summer travel journal. My …

: If rumors are true that Trump’s plan to end the war in Ukraine when he returns to the Office …

: Testing Micro.blog macOS app version 3.2. I should use it more often when I’m on a Mac, which …

: I like HEY mail but I rarely use the client to read The Feed, which is a bit sad. There was no …

: Brought my iPad with me but failed to use it once after arriving at the hotel as I prefer my …

: Hello to my Bluesky followers! Reply and say hello Numeric Citizen! (Posted from Micro.blog)

: Happy April Fools day guys!!! 😀😂 I’m not going anywhere!!! You are stuck with me! Returning to …

: After much thinking I decided to do some cleaning in my life. And this begins with the closure of my …

: Using Arc Search on iPhone to get a summary of an issue affecting a specific tech setup (hardware + …

: For your information: Nikon Zf RAW files aren’t yet supported with macOS and Photomator1. You …

: Every designer knows this thought: _"Everything made around me has a form and a function. So …

: Logging My Intentional Actions I log quite a lot of things I do online using Things 3 Logbook feature to use this in my weekly …

: I just finished a quick Facebook session to see what’s new for my Mac Pro that I put for sale …

: Dear @Vincent, why is this page not showing on my Scribbles blog? BTW, I love Scribbles a lot and …

: I really wish there was a way to save a thread from my Micro.blog timeline because right now, there …

: @Denny wrote: I don’t view myself as a “content creator” and recoil at that …

: Since March 13, 20201, I mostly work from home, coming to the office only once a week2. One negative …

: Reading product reviews through Kagi’s summarize page feature is rather cool and a great time …

: I’ve been setting up a group of to-do lists in Apple Reminders for managing our home …

: Today, 2024-03-24, it’s Sunday, and it’s time for the latest edition of my weekly …

: Here’s an idea: get a generative AI bot to browse all my photo posts on my Pixelfed profile …

: Just spent1 30 minutes trying to configure a contact form for use in one of my Micro.blog site using …

: Now that my Pixelfed presence is well established with more than 650 photos posted, I officially …

: Raycast is becoming a powerhouse; it’s almost unbelievable. I just finished testing the latest …

: “One way or another, real competition may be coming to the iPhone” - The Platformer …

: DOS vs Apple - Am I Getting Too Old? I’m unsure if I’m getting too old, but topics like DOJ vs Apple and everything preceding …

: I find it insulting and inhumane to ask Ukraine to stop hitting the oil refineries in Russia for …

: Wow, I’ve been out for a few hours and what do I get when I come back? DOJ vs Apple. 🫣😳🥴

: It’s an “Apple Store visit” day. I like those. Even if I don’t plan to buy anything. 😬

: I decided to use my Ko-fi page to share more personal tidbits about me and my creative journey. …

: On Writing Inline Links Each time I write a sentence with an inline link to something else, I’m hesitating. Here are …

: On Stage Manager - Again So, I don’t miss Stage Manager on macOS and my M2 15-inch MacBook Air, apparently. I realized …

: Not Everything Should Be "Timeless" Today, I came across a blog via someone’s else blogroll, and to my surprise, while browsing …

: Added a new entry to my blogroll: Enthusiasms. A great blog about many things: sciences, weather, …

: Colourful or black and white? Your call. I just don’t know if I should all in black and white with …

: On Presenting Just completed a one hour customer presentation this morning. It was the culmination of a six-week …

: After much thinking, I think I’m going to put my 2013 Mac Pro for sale. I don’t see much …

: Apple seems to be on a streak of really questionable decisions regarding the App Store and the …

: I just discovered that I can no longer use my Apple ID on my 2013 Mac Pro running macOS 12.4, thanks …

: I should visit Techmeme website much more often than I do. I usually end up on this site by coming …

: It’s Sunday, It’s time for the weekly creative summary, edition 2024-10! Enjoy! Please, …

: On Craft for iPhone Craft on iPhone is so much different than on the iPad. It feels like a totally different app. If I …

: If I were in my thirties, I would run my own instance of Pixelfed. If I were in my twenties, I would …

: Must Have Public Mental Health Disclaimer I’ve been reflecting on blogrolls deeply in recent days and started writing an article on that …

: Gearing up for our next trip to the United States of America[^1] on October, 2024: going to New York …

: Is a corporate “blog”, still a blog? Take for example: Information Architects news site. …

: In my day-to-day work, I’m benefiting so much from many mentors that I had a chance to meet …

: Like a few others, I’m proud to join the One a Month Club put together by @jarrod [^1]! You …

: Dear @Manton, the lack of editing a blogroll entry or moving an entry between blogrolls are really …

: Never Tamper Someone's Desire for Creative Tools My wife gave me a surprisingly mildly negative reaction this morning when I shared with her my …

: I find this fascinating that yesterday, I was in such bad mood about a lot of things (work life, …

: The future doesn't belong to optimists or pessimists. It does what it wants. Here's what's plausible …

: What is the best way to fix the FOMO syndrome when it comes to RSS feeds? Simply hit “mark all …

: When I don’t know what to write, I edit and share photos. 👨🏻‍💻👀

: Why is Dave Winer still caring about Twitter and Facebook? Mr. Winer is such a proponent of the open …

: I’m not sure I’ll be able to publish this week’s edition of my creative summary …

: Been testing FeedLand this morning. I’m still trying to figure out what it is really about. As …

: I updated my blogroll page to take advantage of Micro.blog’s new blogroll feature.

: The Fascinating Game of Moving Between Hosting Platforms I find those stories always fascinating when I read about a blogger moving from one platform to …

: I wish Apple made special editions of their current and past products. A special edition of the iPod …

: Just finish experimenting with Obsidian1. I’m always fascinated by Obsidian but also unpleased …

: I’m done with this week’s creative summary, edition 2024-09. I hope you enjoy as much as …

: Still not clear if it will only rain or if we will get heavy and abundant snow. Weather forecast is …

: I prefer Bear 2 over Craft for managing my reading notes created when using Omnivore and Readwise. …

: 🔗 Apple hires NBCUniversal ad chief Apple has hired away an advertising executive from NBCUniversal, …

: When my sons got old enough, I offered them their first email address on Gmail. That made them …

: Yesterday at the office, during a web conference, one of my colleagues, probably around 24 years …

: Next Monday will be Christmas Monday with new iPad Pro. Fingers crossed 🤞🏻

: I’m considering buying the Elgato Prompter for use during my YouTube video recording. But …

: Isn’t it strange that looking at the Apple Vision Pro today I find it’s look somewhat outdated. …

: I wanted to push my iPad Pro article today, to beat Apple, in case they decided to release new iPad …

: What if EU tells Apple: “you’re changes in iOS 17.4 aren’t enough or wrong”, what then?

: I don’t want to wait next week for the new iPad Pro announcement. I want it TODAY! I need some …

: Photo-editing on the iPad using Photomator is such a joy. I can’t wait to go with the upcoming iPad …

: Before. After. 📷

: What would be the best or the most suitable Micro.blog visual theme for a travel journal type of …

: The M2 13-inch MacBook Air stays in the lineup for 999 US$. The multiplication of price points …

: The new M3 MacBook Air now supports two displays, when the laptop lid is closed.1 🤔 As an M2 15-inch …

: AI Training: Ethics or Coverage? Some authors on the internet are against using their content without permission to train the models …

: 🔗 Amit Gawande Micro posts don’t sit well on the platform, either. For all that, there’s no better …

: 🔗 Source: Apple to Announce New Products This Week - MacRumors Apple plans to announce new products …

: One Big Regret of My Digital Life One of the things I regret the most is not having had the idea of creating a blog in the 90s (and …

: I spent part of my morning testing the creation of a GPT that has the function of producing a …

: For Micro.blog lovers and enthusiasts, I made a video summarizing February improvements and …

: Week number eight is complete. You can read my weekly creative summary right HERE! Coming up later …

: Experiment with Photomator on iPad. Thoughts?

: I made a big cleanup in my Shortcuts this morning. Boy, do I feel this app needs so much more work …

: I’m playing with my content by asking ChatGPT to summarize my blog’s monthly digest …

: On Single-Purpose Device Attractiveness This week during a work meeting with my office colleagues, one of them was using a …

: Lots of meetings today at the office. Used my iPad Pro all the time for note-taking. It’s such …

: 🔗 Tim Cook Says Apple Will ‘Break New Ground’ in Generative AI - MacRumors and during …

: Wow, there is a thunderstorm ⛈️ right now in Montreal! Just like what would get during summer! +11C, …

: Yesterday, while writing and editing a report for one of our clients, I used ChatGPT for two …

: Today is the kind of day where I feel that I’m in a constantly moving mode: from Craft to …

: On Apple Car Project Cancellation - It Did Make Any Sense Anyway This whole Apple Car didn’t make any sense to me. It’s not Apple. A car is not a …

: The Craft team is introducing collaborative whiteboards to Craft. I tested the feature and made a …

: A Metablog That You Can Follow via RSS 💡 Today, I want to share the newest addition to my digital publishing space: my metablog, hosted on …

: Thought of the day: Micro.blog is probably the most fun and flexible thing on the open web these …

: Finalizing This Week's Creative Summary — Plus: An Idea It’s Sunday, and you know the drill: it’s time to share my latest edition of the weekly creative …

: Well, after much testing, and with a bit of sadness, the best way for me to migrate from a …

: After much thinking, I decided not to create exclusive content for paying subscribers of …

: Two Years Already We let Putin’s regime invade Ukraine in 2014, and we did nothing. In 2022, Ukraine and the …

: I’m still looking into new use cases for using Micro.blog’s new blog limits1. Porting a …

: Yesterday I did a 20-min presentation on how to take advantage of ChatGPT and GenAI tools at work, …

: 🔗 Elon Musk nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Billionaire Elon Musk — whose businesses range from …

: Apple Journals is iPhone only. Apple Sports is iPhone only1. Apple Classical is iPhone only. Did …

: 🥺 Oh crap! #Raindrop tekphloyd :prami_neutral: https://social.lol/@tekphloyd/111969675489583131 I …

: Apple Vision Pro Returns https://initialcharge.net/2024/02/gurman-vision-pro-returns/ Initial Charge …

: This looks like a wonderfully designed desk shelf, but I’m not sure I want to jack up my Apple …

: I wasn’t invited to share my thoughts on this year’s SixColors Apple performance …

: 🔗 On digital relationships – Manu Digital relationships are powerful but don’t take my word for it. …

: It’s time for the 2024-06 issue of my weekly creative summary! Not my best week, but good …

: If Ukraine loses the war against Putin’s regime in Moscow, it’s not Ukraine who loses, …

: I wrote a little article1 explaining how I’m using Ghost’s API to “browse” …

: It’s the perfect coffee shop kit for me. At first, I didn’t think of going out today, …

: 🔗 Blogging Struggles | Darren’s Notes I love the design process but never reach a point where …

: 🔗 iOS 18 Rumored to Include ‘Slew of New AI Features’ - MacRumors The report claims that …

: A new post category in micro.blog, filtered to include existing posts writingslowly.comWriting …

: 🔗 My co-worker’s first impressions of the Vision Pro Ultimately, he said he’s not going …

: Day and night, my blog will be in dark mode. I think it better fit my avatar style.

: 🔗 iPhone 16 Rumored to Feature ‘Significantly’ Upgraded Neural Engine for iOS 18’s …

: 🔗 Here’s what percentage of US iPhone buyers are switching from Android - 9to5Mac CIRP has …

: My uneducated expectations tell me that Apple will announce Apple Vision Pro expanded availability …

: One paid subscription cancellation1 and two new free subscriptions2. That is the life of a hobbyist …

: When people are nervous and under pressure, their worst tendencies often surface easily. 😌

: I officially enabled Shoutouts on this blog! It is quite easy and fun to setup1. Happy to show …

: I have been tasked to create a short presentation to my colleagues on how to take advantage of …

: 🔗 Another Longtime Industrial Designer Leaves Apple - MacRumors After Evans Hankey left, Apple …

: I’ve been granted a Microsoft Copilot license at work for testing purposes. I have a love and …

: Apparently, in Ghost, you cannot filter past published posts other than by “Newest …

: 🔥 It’s still Sunday where I live, and it’s time to share the newest edition of the …

: 🔗 Rumor: iOS 18 could borrow some visionOS design elements Apple’s head of software engineering, …

: Since we cannot use an iCloud+ email alias for sending mail in HEY Mail, I depend on free Spark mail …

: I hate it when I get this feeling of losing control of my agenda at work. I’m not used to …

: Funny how help.micro.blog looks like a community in itself. I think it’s cool.

: From an Idea to Blips As I wrote earlier today, I’ve been wondering about a possible use case for Scribbles1. It …

: 👀🕵🏻‍♂️

: I’ll be blipping soon. 👀

: While I’m still waiting my invite for Scribbles (tick tock tick tock @vincent 😬), I’m …

: ☝🏻 Thought of the day: collaborative software or services enabling better collaboration within a …

: I have too many ways to create link posts on Micro.blog: a bookmarklet, Apple’s Shortcuts, …

: 🔗 Is Vision Pro a glimpse into the future of computing? The question is whether future iterations of …

: Sometimes, I have an idea for what would be a short blog post, and start writing it, thinking I’ll …

: I discovered the “Copy URL as Quote” in Arc Browser, this morning. I love this feature. …

: Since getting a MacBook a few years ago, my iPad usage drastically dropped, to a point where …

: A satisfying exercise for me is to open Glass on my iPad and start to glance at photos and members. …

: Still no stock shortage of the Apple Vision Pro? 🤔🧐 Apple must be doomed, again.

: It’s now official: Trump and his clown followers are complicit of Putin. Disgusting. Disclaimer: …

: To be honest, I’m doing only half of what I’d like to accomplish. And I’m being …

: With today’s addition regarding Bookmarks and AI-based summaries, Micro.blog is getting very …

: Our @nileane reviews feeeed, a very nicely designed alternative to classic RSS readers. Instead of …

: About This Permanent State of Being Undecided With Apps I have been a happy user of Apple Safari for the last decade. If possible, I prefer using Apple’s …

: Craft release v2.7.0 is a big one. There are lots of improvements that should please a majority of …

: I learned a lot of things over my long career in IT. But, there is one thing that I fail to learn …

: Let me guess again the upcoming “big” new feature for Micro.blog: a fully-featured Read …

: I get the feeling that Apple is working on a native version of Maps for the Vision Pro that could …

: Is the Apple Vision Pro good for photo editing? I would love to see Photomator for the Vision Pro1. …

: A Powerful Ecosystem of Tech When I look at the Apple Vision Pro, I see a device with many software and hardware technologies …

: 🚨Okay, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the newest edition of my weekly creative summary! …

: Folks, I think I’ve finally rationalized it. Don’t think of it as a PURCHASE. Think of it as an …

: The lack of proper footnotes support in the Ghost editor is… how dare I could say …

: If you’re a Craft user and are looking for ways that Gen AI could add value to the Craft …

: The Next One Is My Best I just completed recording my next YouTube video (my YouTube channel), which will come out early …

: I'm Sorry but Apple Vision Pro Is Another VR Headset, or Is It? Of all people who reviewed or are now active users of the Apple Vision Pro, some are mentioning, …

: I’ll probably buy an Apple Vision Pro when it arrives in Canada. My wife doesn’t know …

: The Arc Browser is the perfect browser to consume my Micro.blog timeline. In fact, it’s the …

: Currently exploring and testing the Arc browser. This thing looks seriously cool. I wish Apple …

: Basic Apple Guy writing about the Apple Vision Pro: For now, Vision Pro remains a very exclusive …

: Message to me📌: don’t subscribe to Scribbles. don’t subscribe to Scribbles. don’t …

: Just spent 15 minutes trying to figure out Safari Profiles, tab groups, etc. Am I alone in thinking …

: Microsoft supports the Apple Vision Pro headset with Office 365 Suite, Teams and Copilot. At least …

: Today, I was watching many YouTube videos and was thinking about how impressive it is that some …

: Imagining Micro.blog’s Next Big Offering — I Think I Cracked It! I’m wondering about this upcoming Micro.blog “big new feature” quite often. What …

: I use Notion quite a lot at work to help me manage my workloads and projects. It’s quite a …

: I’m excited for Tapestry, so I’m supporting it. Mastodon, RSS feeds, and Bluesky can be …

: Remember that, at some point, it was strange to see someone working at a computer and holding a …

: Either AirPods Max is overpriced, or Apple Vision Pro is not expensive enough1. It could be that …

: Technologies At Play in a "Compact" Device I have this thought right now as I’m watching the first reviews of the Apple Vision Pro: it is …

: This is such a busy week, both professionally and personally. So much to do. With Apple Vision Pro …

: I just lost 20 minutes of my life trying to figure out how to log back into a Slack community with …

: This weekend, I released the first video of the “What’s Up With Microblog” series, …

: I’m still surprised and baffled when I see coworkers with so limited knowledge of Microsoft …

: I’m feeling a bit all mixed up this morning after reading an email from “a fan” …

: Weekend done. I spent a significant part of it on my Mac doing things, mostly creative things. And …

: The blog theme switch has been completed. Still, a few issues to fix, but 95% of the job is done. …

: The work to switch my blog’s visual theme is going really well. It’s a bit easier than I …

: 🚨Hey, it’s Sunday! And you know what happens on each Sunday? The new edition of the weekly …

: Thought of the Sunday morning: The biggest problem in my life is that I have too much to explore and …

: I decided to update the look of this blog by switching to the Cards theme by @ericgregorich. I think …

: Decided to send some appreciation to @ericgregorich for his Card theme for Micro.blog.

: I bought Sleeve, for the Mac1. Great design. A useful addition to the Mac. If you are listening to …

: 🚨So, what’s up with Micro.blog this January? Well, quite a lot, if you ask me. Here’s …

: Apple’s insistence on retaining control of the iPhone and the way it’s used is not about protecting …

: This will be a weekend of reading about Apple and its stance with EU. Lots of good stuff so I can, …

: Should I write Micro.blog or Microblog in everything I write about this platform. That is the …

: Following my request to close my Adobe Stock account, I finally got my money for selling some of my …

: Thanks to the recently introduced “one-page” site feature with Micro.blog coupled with a …

: How often did Apple kill an app from launching on the Mac because it was deemed a bad actor? I think …

: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a One-Page Site on Micro.blog Choose your subdomain name1. 2) Create a CNAME pointing to it2. 3) Switch to your full custom …

: Apple, Generative AI and the iPhone Revenues Numerous applications and services now incorporate AI features. For instance, consider Notion …

: Introducing the Numeric Citizen Hub, a brand new landing page1. Thanks to the recently introduced …

: This is how my current avatar came to be. 👀

: I’m unsure if I ever posted this image of me circa 1986 with my fat Mac1. The image was …

: An original Mac. #MyFirstMac. numericcitizen.me/rememberi…

: 5x traffic spike on Gumroad for The Craft Bible. Saturday, I bought a dedicated domain name for this …

: Sometimes, writing is like swimming against the current. Today, ideas were fuzzy, and I could not …

: Reuters report: U.S. tech giant Apple (AAPL.O), opens new tab has paid a Russian fine of 1.2 billion …

: Inoreader is on a roll so far this year: Team folders, monitored feeds, and now the ability to …

: Om Malik link-posting on his blog: David Mills, the creator of Network Time Protocol (NTP), which is …

: Avoiding Vendors Lock-in The notion of “avoiding vendors lock-in” in information technology is interesting. I …

: Confession of the day: I hate being confined to the world of Microsoft 365 for my work, knowing that …

: I just realized that I could (and should) use Raycast AI to summarize articles saved into Omnivore …

: Each week, on Sundays, I select a bunch of my photos that I plan to share on my Pixelfed profile …

: So, I made the decision: **Bye-bye Write.as**👋🏻. It’s fun to move things around on the …

: Quick non-scientific poll: @Manton releases quite a few updates (mostly small1) to Micro.blog during …

: I’m thinking of leaving Write.as. Last year, I purchased a 5-year subscription during a …

: 🌞It’s Sunday, and it’s time for the second edition of the weekly creative summary …

: Hello Madonna! I don’t go often to see shows like this one. Can’t wait! #montreal

: Microsoft Office apps for the Apple Vision Pro? Really? Color me surprised. I’m not convinced …

: I want a dedicated domain name for The Craft Bible. I did some research this morning to find out …

: Another bill to pay, I guess. I love Keyboard Maestro.❤️

: Does anyone know if Cultured Code is actively working on Things 4? Any rumors about what could be …

: After watching this video, I came to the conclusion that 95% of what I’m doing with Things 3 …

: Here’s a possible Apple Vision Pro use case: virtually walking in the street using Apple Maps …

: Installed the brand new Micro.blog plugin to enable the /newsletters page on my website. This …

: My ChatGPT usage at work made me think about using GenAI in general. I came to the conclusion that …

: I’m spending my Friday afternoon writing documents for a big project at work. Even at work, I …

: Steve Jobs was incredible in bringing partners on board when launching a new platform. I wonder how …

: 👉🏻Cast your votes guys! This is your chance to influence what’s next for Micro.blog! I did.

: While many are ordering the pricey Apple Vision Pro, I bought tickets for the Madonna show in …

: Each year brings the iPhone closer and closer to be a “real” camera in term of user …

: Brent Simmons on Apple: Apple has just provided us all with a reminder. Just like the sixth finger …

: My Micro.blog timeline being a bit too busy to my liking, I decided to disable replies from people I …

: So, is Notion Calendar essentially a Google Calendar frontend? This is what Cron was? Is that right? …

: One more yearly subscription to my website1 and one more subscriber to The Craft Bible2. It’s …

: 9to5Mac reporting about WhatsApp usage in the US: The fact that more people in the US have been …

: Here’s another reason to be sad this morning. 😔 Over the past two years, I’ve invested …

: I’m a bit sad 😔 that this post, “Dear Micro.blog - How Can I Help” didn’t …

: Made a tweak to this blog: using the Footer field of the Design section (on a Micro.blog feature), I …

: Finished my work day in Microsoft Loop because one of my colleagues insisted on using it for a …

: This morning, at work, I had the idea of creating a GPT that would act as a virtual resume for me. …

: Google announcement regarding egress fees: Starting today, Google Cloud customers who wish to stop …

: Someone at work sent me a text to get feedback. After reading it, I had this vague impression that …

: Scrolling through my LinkedIn timeline today. It always gives me weird feelings when I see people I …

: Monday. A new work week begins. To celebrate, I created a new category for my work-related posts …

: Micro.Blog — How Can I Help? Following the publication of “What If” by Maique, an avid blogger on Micro.blog, his post prompted …

: GuruShots Is Still a Thing, Apparently I just visited the photography challenge site GuruShots, where I used to play quite a lot a few …

: Is Buying a Car Easier Than Buying an Apple Vision Pro? If Mark Gurman is correct, the rumored sale process for the Apple Vision Pro is rather complex and …

: It’s time for the first edition of 2024 of the weekly creative summary newsletter! Lots of …

: One of the things that is cool with Photomator: the before & after view. If find it helpful from …

: I’m supporting Manu Moreale. Bloggers need to support bloggers!

: For those who are new to Micro.blog, in this video, I talk about creating and managing pages and …

: Gearing up for video recording… smile, please. 😁

: I can’t wait to share my first weekly creative summary of the year tomorrow. So much stuff in …

: Another big snowstorm is coming over to the Montreal area. This one could produce more snow than the …

: I’ve been testing Up Ahead the past day, and one thing is clear: software doesn’t have …

: Currently studying the PARA method for a future video. The funny thing is that without knowing it, I …

: How Many Apple Vision Pro Scheduled Demos Can Apple Provide in the First 10 Days? As reported by MacRumors, Apple will have 80K Apple Vision Pro available on day one. Now, how many …

: It’s the type of work day where I get to meet hyper-brilliant and knowledgeable people, which …

: Introspection time: I chose to be in IT because I thought it was much easier to deal with computers …

: My complete toolset page was updated to start the new year. Make sure to pay a visit if you want to …

: Since the Apple Vision Pro will be available starting in early February, I think any new iPad will …

: Is TextMate abandonware? The last post was in early 2020. I like this app (free). I wonder if BBEdit …

: Dan Moyen, writing for MacWorld The Vision Pro is a brand new platform with a brand new interaction …

: If the 2024 iPad Pro pricing is what the rumors are referring to, ridiculously expensive, not …

: I feel relieved this morning because I finally moved out of Adobe and wrote an article about it. …

: A big one is coming toward us. In Montreal, it will be a mixture of snow and rain, limiting the …

: My return to work went well, but I’m busy and having difficulty balancing my time between …

: Appreciation of the day: putting freshly recharged AirPods Pro in the ear, while they are still …

: Is Apple TV Really Improving With tvOS 17? I’ve extensively used Apple TV (the physical device), Apple TV+ and the Apple TV app during …

: Going back to work tomorrow after a two-week break that was much needed. Now, I know what’s …

: I’m happy to announce my next trip: Croatia in June-July. First time over there! I plan to …

: Today, I spent some time with a friend to talk about Craft, among other things. Video available here …

: It appears that my goal of cancelling CleanShot Cloud was not a good idea. The savings …

: Zavala, an outliner for the Mac, iPad and iPhone, recently got a series of updates after a year of …

: Frankly, I had to read these instructions many times but couldn’t figure it out. The Kagi …

: I’ll be doing a YouTube Live tomorrow, January 7th, at 11AM EST, where I’ll discuss Craft with my …

: While preparing my CleanShot Cloud account closure1, I realized that I had a bad idea at some point: …

: Finally cancelled my Adobe photography subscription plan. Next to cancel: CleanShot Cloud. Just …

: A great documentary about Tim Cook. Must watch.

: Hey Calendar First Impressions HEY Calendar is being rolled out to a limited set of users. It will be free, and a separate app will …

: This year, my writing habits will be impacted by my desire to spend more time interacting with the …

: I’m getting a few more days of vacation and looking forward to practicing my DJ skills to conclude …

: Now that HEY calendar is officially rolling out, I’m curious about the time and habits tracking it …

: Why do we stilll get blank widgets on iOS 17.2? Who’s to blame? Apple? The developers? A combination …

: Create more. Consume less. – Manu I want to do the opposite: consume a bit more and create a bit …

: 1000 subscribers goal achieved! Six month later than I would have hoped. Better late than never!

: I still struggle with the idea of writing posts directly on Mastodon or Bluesky. Replying to others …

: Just finished going through my monthly newsletter come out of Micro.blog. 😳 It’s long and feels a …

: It’s the time of the year where the page is white, everything feels possible and in its place. It’s …

: I wish you all a happy new year! May 2024 be a better one than what 2023 was. It shouldn’t be …

: Each year, at about the same period, I always feel a return of my desire for photography. It is as …

: Writing about leaving Adobe ecosystem and embracing once and for all the Photomator / Pixelmator …

: Is GenAI a Product or a Feature? Just like Steve Jobs once said that Dropbox is not a product but a feature, I wonder if the way we …

: If I post a photo on Pixelfed that is marked as an NSFW image 1, the image is still cross-posted on …

: I’m so much closer than I thought to being able to close my Adobe creative cloud subscription. I …

: Synology Photos as a webapp on macOS Sonoma is 👌🏻

: Merry Christmas to all my followers! 🎅🏻 In other news, I fell into a rabbit hole when I started …

: Playing Christmas music everywhere in the house using HomePods and AirPlay is quite cool. You cannot …

: About blog.numericcitizen.me visitors for 2023 Visitors to blog.numericcitizen.me increased significantly compared to the previous year. Leaving …

: About numericcitizen.me visitors for 2023 My main blog stats show a slight increase in visitors, especially in the last three months of 20231. …

: Here are my five goals for 2024, as posted on my personal landing page.

: Going to my sister’s house tomorrow for holidays celebration. She got a new MacBook that she wants …

: In Montreal city, two days before Christmas, there is no snow. No precipitation is expected either …

: Some possible Micro.blog marketing taglines. Add you own. Micro.blog means Macro Power. Micro.blog …

: I wonder if this QR code could be my next avatar.🤔

: LLM on my iPhone? That sounds like a super interesting development. Suddenly, an iPhone with 1TB of …

: I’m happy to see Zavala is still being updated. 😊

: I sometimes miss this type of user interface.

: Apple Working on Software Fix to Avoid U.S. Apple Watch Import Ban …

: There is also a chance that the ‌MagSafe‌ charging for the ‌iPad‌ that we’re hearing about …

: Contingent pricing for subscriptions on the App Store — a new feature that helps you attract and …

: Apple Pausing Sales of Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 in U.S. Due to Patent Dispute …

: That could be a clever tool for developers to attract new customers and subscribers with the …

: Thought of the day: 500 years from now, when someone discovers a piece of plastic with a QRCode on …

: It’s Sunday; it’s time for the next weekly creative summary! Edition 2023-50 will be my …

: Time for a shameless promotion. To #Craft users out there looking for a great calendar year template …

: I’m considering replacing/upgrading from an M1 Mac mini to the Mac Studio🤑. Upon looking at …

: Just finished creating my 25-minute mix! I’m slowly getting there! I’m super excited for …

: I’m curious: who in this room is using Apple Advanced Data Protection? If yes, are there any …

: Coffee shop time! 😃 For some reason, I always test their Wifi service each place I visit. Always1. …

: I went to the Micro.blog’s Discovery section and set the category to Podcasts. I didn’t …

: Episode 06 — Wrapping Up 2023 It’s time to wrap up 2023! In this last podcast episode for the year😌, I reflect on twelve months of …

: I’m not really fond of this rumoured design.

: One week left to work before “vacations”. 🥴

: Added Kagi search to my subs. F*** Google and their business model!

: Believe it or not, I’m looking at use cases for Capacities. 🙄

: After the My Defaults trend, here comes the My Subscriptions trend.

: I’ve been a long-time blogger with WordPress.com before switching to Ghost. Today, I wanted to …

: Omnivore is out with a new beta today (1.4). Boy, this thing is moving in the right direction and …

: Today is the day I realize that my M1 Mac mini doesn’t support two external displays. 😒 I wish …

: Why does logging in Slack have to be so unfriendly? I’m not exactly sure which email I used …

: Apple Releases watchOS 10.2 With Health Data Support for Siri, Swipe to Change Watch Face Option and …

: iOS 17.2 is now out for everyone! macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS too! Stephen Robles …

: Just two hours in the work day and I have already used ChatGPT three times to better understand two …

: I wish Ghost.org provided an easy way to directly respond to users’ comments from the …

: Being a compulsive creator is not always easy. There are good days and bad days. Yesterday was a bad …

: And here we go for the week: the weekly creative summary for 2023/49 is out! The newsletter version …

: It seems that at the current rate, 2023 will be my second-most active year on Micro.blog, after …

: Strike One After publishing more than 70 YouTube videos on my channel, today I got my first content violation …

: I created the Craft Feature Request Board on Canny.io, because the Craft team doesn’t want to …

: If Apple’s iPhone 16 brings Siri / Gen AI exclusivity, I don’t see that enough for me to …

: If Apple were to release an M3 MacBook Air early in 2024, I would be pissed off1. I bought an M2 …

: Wish of the day: I’d like to connect an Apple TV to an Apple Studio Display.

: HEY, what about Improving Newsletters Reading Experience? As a paying subscriber to HEY mail, I find it strange that the newsletter consumption feature has …

: I had many personal goals for this week-end1, a week-end already coming to a conclusion. I’m …

: 💥 Hey, it’s Sunday! And, it’s time for the new edition of my Weekly Creative Summary! …

: For those who are new to the Micro.blog hosting service, in this video, I share a few tips and …

: My First Genuine Ah Ah Moment With Generative AI Here is a quick recount of my “Ah ah moment” this morning, involving generative AI in a simple …

: There is so much buzz around the Internet about the newly released Ubiquiti Unify Express router. To …

: Happy with Ulysses. 😊 #iawriter7

: I finished watching this video today while waiting for my car at the garage. Andrej Karpathy gives a …

: While on my desk, I want to use my iPad Pro over Ethernet @ 1 GbE (much faster than wifi) while …

: I’m generally unfazed by black Friday sales… I buy things when I need them, not because …

: If you don’t know me, but especially the places where I’m sharing and for what purpose, …

: With a bit of a delay, here is my weekly creative summary for week 2023/47. Coming a bit later for …

: A new goal: about security: migrating my two-factor authentication from Authy to Apple’s …

: Today it’s time for an update to my creative and blogger workflow1. You can get an overview in …

: It’s my most “successful” image ever on Pixelfed, by far. 😊 Testing MarsEdit …

: I created my Backblaze account earlier this week to replace Dropshare Cloud. Today, I discovered …

: This week, I discovered and experienced the joy of having my two-factor authentication PIN …

: I should visit the Micro.blog Discover section more often… there are some gems over there from time …

: A follow-up to my previous post about Dropshare: Are any users of Backblaze over here? Thoughts? …

: Dropshare Cloud is being… dropped1. Too bad. I’ll need to redo my custom-made file share …

: I can’t stress enough how Apple’s Freeform is a joy to use. Is this a sleeper hit? If …

: Which story is worse or more shattering? Steve Jobs fired in 1985, or OpenAI fired one of its …

: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! 😀 Today is the day of the new edition of my weekly creative …

: The Danger of POSSE A recently published article on The Verge discusses POSSE and the Fediverse: “Publish (on …

: Getting vaccinated today for flu and Covid. Hopefully not too many symptoms in the nextt 24 hours. 😑

: The more testing and experimenting I do with ChatGPT, the more I feel we are at an inflection point …

: I made this. It is very handy to write an ALT description for an image posted on Pixelfed.

: According to Grammarly, ChatGPT is really bad at English.1 Or is it Grammarly that is really bad? …

: Apple’s Siri, AI and Next’s Year’s OS Releases I don’t know if Apple is working on LLM stuff; they probably do, they probably do work on improving …

: Raycast is cool. I’m cool. And because we’re cool, here is a rebate. One month free of …

: So, how is** iOS 17.2 beta3** going? Stable? I’m asking for a friend.🤭

: This: Foreseeably, the next step in AI integration will happen on an OS level. In the mean time, …

: I don’t know about you guys, but watchOS 10.1.1 is still killing battery life… 😔

: Musing of the day: Which is worse from an environmental point of view, burning the planet with NFTs …

: It’s Sunday😃, and it’s time for my new edition of my Weekly Creative Summary, the …

: I started subscribing to ChatGPT today so that I could experiment with Dall-E and GPT-4. I’ll …

: One of my first-gen HomePods is slowly dying.1😔 It spits bad “spark”-like sounds after …

: What Happened to the Shortcuts Editor? I’ve been working with Apple Shortcuts editor recently1, on my iPhone and on my iPad, and boy, …

: My theory about what happened at Humane… Founders pitch investors on a hand laser thing when it’s a …

: These Are My Entry Points to AI Usage I’m working on something related to using AI in my creative work. I came up with this. AI is …

: 👉🏻 One quick question for my followers or readers: for those using AI (often or not), did you think …

: NSUserDefaults defaults = [NSUserDefaults NumericCitizenDefaults]; Following the episode (#097) of Hemispheric Views, it’s my turn, I guess, with a little twist for …

: Ok, I may be late to the Mac automation party, but Keyboard Maestro is really nice and powerful. And …

: And here is the next edition (2023/44) of my weekly creative summary. The newsletter edition is …

: Another Case of Abandonware I recently wrote about software is never really finished1. Here’s an example: Keysmith. I …

: For those who are curious, I just updated “my Micro-Workflows Explained” page to list …

: Apple’s scary event: a B-team production | Ken Segall Ouch.

: 👉🏻 I’m thinking about parking my “numericcitizen” name on Threads. Just in case1. …

: 💡 Thought of the moment: owning my own Pixelfed instance would be cool1. But how much work does this …

: In Search of Augmented Capabilities Using AI I want to augment my creative capabilities1. I’m considering the best way to pay for Augmented …

: I wish Inoreader offered some form of article summarization via AI for some of my feeds…

: Following the release of Ghost’s new “Recommendations” feature this week, I set up …

: Shot on iPhone. Edited on Mac. This short behind-the-scenes look at Apple’s “Scary Fast” event is the highlight of a marketing …

: It’s probably my best screenshot of yesterday’s Scary Fast event. Happy Halloween, …

: My timeline right now: cynicism^31. Using 5x less power. ↩︎

: Apple to Intel-based Mac users: “It’s really the best time to upgrade!”1. Less …

: If rumours are to be believed, announcing new M3 MacBook Pro machines tonight in a more …

: Looking for a Useful and Secure Search Engine I’m fed up of Google’s search capabilities and business model. Search results quality …

: So far, I have not felt excited about the upcoming “Scary Fast” event. Maybe tomorrow …

: 👉🏻 I just finished updating my complete content creator toolset with recent changes in my workflows. …

: Since iOS 17.1 in Music.app, Favourite 🌟 replaced Love ❤️? What if I love a song but it is not one …

: I spent some time on Bluesky this morning… found out that I have 6 invite codes. Is anyone …

: Hello, Again, Mac? Surprised by this late-October Apple event (“Scary Fast”). Could this be about Mac …

: Glass Opens Up a Little Bit More Glass feels right at home in Capture One. Long adored as one of the best platforms for editing and …

: A recent addition to Mailbrew made me discover Brief.news1. So far, I like what I’m seeing. …

: Touch down. I’m back from Las Vegas! What a ride. What a city! I’m not loving everything about this …

: Today is a reminder that the internet is probably the worst place to have a debate. You would think …

: My 2018 12.9 iPad Pro is old. In technology years, it’s super old. However, it’s my favourite iPad …

: This week, because of this business trip to Las Vegas, I’m taking a “mild” break …

: And now is the time for another weekly creative summary. This is edition 2023-42, available as a …

: I’m tempted to only bring my 2018 iPad Pro for this business trip to Las Vegas1. I’ll …

: I’m a subscriber of Inoreader, but I read the feeds using Reeder 90% of the time. I only wish that …

: Apple’s use of Swift and SwiftUI in iOS 17 by Timac: Objective-C is still at the core of iOS and is …

: If you are like me, with macOS Sonoma, you like widgets on the Mac desktop. The Mac experience can …

: Some Must-Needed Changes to My (Too Many) About Pages Today, I’m removing my digital garden content. The most valuable parts were moved to my About …

: Why am I getting this on YouTube to watch one of my own videos? I’m using Safari and tried disabling …

: Getting mentally ready for a business trip to Las Vegas next week. I’ll try to put my 15 Pro …

: My 2018 iPad Pro is starting to show its age. iPadOS 17 might be the last enjoyable version on this …

: For some reason, I feel the urge to try iA Writer. I must be bored…1 I’m a satisfied …

: There is a Midjourney plugin for Raycast… but man this is hard to configure and make it …

: For those on Craft, this is my release analysis for v2.5.18 that just came out.

: Remember when it was simple to buy an iPad? Now it is getting harder to buy an Apple Pencil, too.

: Does a foldable iPad = Apple’s Knowledge Navigator? 🤨🤔

: My favorite Apple Watch face of all time.

: 404 - Page Not Found I have an issue with Short.io. I want to contact their support to find a solution to something that …

: If Apple is indeed close to releasing the third-generation Apple Pencil with a magnetic pencil tip, …

: A Definitive Solution to a Simple Problem I finally found the right setup to definitively fix my audio record quality. The problem triggering …

: Episode 05 — Sometimes It’s Better to Say No The timing was right, and the target was well-defined, but the potential traction was far from …

: Who’s reading my weekly creative summary? How could I improve it?

: Apparently, Apple is working on a way to upgrade iOS on iPhone still in their box at the Apple …

: It’s Sunday, it’s the time of the week for another creative summary. Here’s …

: I’m getting an issue with Short.io where domain name cloaking is no longer available. It used to be …

: Discovery of the day: I can use Audio Hijack with ScreenFlow to record the Mac audio from the Finch …

: I went to the Apple Store yesterday. Surprisingly, in the front of the store only has letters …

: hey, bloggers and writers on WordPress1, enable the Fediverse plugin and share your blog “handle” …

: I just received my Nomad leather case for my iPhone 15 Pro Max. Best case I ever used on an iPhone. …

: Thought of the day: read-later services or applications are a consequence of facing or having too …

: I love Omnivore more and more. There, I said it.☝🏻

: Sometimes, a website doesn’t work well (or at all), and the problem is that my NextDNS client …

: Diverted Attention With recent events in Israel, we no longer hear about the conflict in Ukraine. I understand this …

: Another 9-11 Can we say that Israel just got their 9-11? It all seems they didn’t see that one coming… it’s such …

: 👉🏻 What an entertaining story by @basicappleguy about Apple’s controversial cases, with …

: Who remembers this? Countless moments were spent looking at this back in 1984 and 1985. It’s …

: Another creative week is mostly completed, it’s time for a new edition of the Weekly Creative …

: I’m still in my early phase with my iPhone 15 Pro Max 📸📱. Taking photos with this phone offers …

: I made discoveries today while doing some much-needed cleanup in my home office. Here, this is what …

: Ghost offers a new default theme: Source. 👀 And I kind of digg it a lot! Will have to investigate …

: The “new” Microsoft Teams is now available on Mac. Gosh, that is not ready for prime …

: Yesterday at work, I was directed to listen to a podcast hosted on Podbean. I remembered that in …

: I’m going to the office by bike today. 🚴🏻‍♂️ With this splendid weather1, probably the last …

: 👉🏻 I’m ready to share my first digital product: a Craft template to support the process of …

: I spent the early morning on Gumroad to set up something… 👀

: Got an email this morning from Mailbrew about an issue (resolved since then) of logging into the …

: I just realized the upcoming weekend is a long one. I should have enough free time to produce …

: My (Really) Short Experience With a RODE NT-USB Microphone Objective: find a replacement for my lightning-based Finch Lavalier microphone1. Did my research for …

: It’s Sunday, and it’s time for the new edition of my weekly creative summary, available …

: Wish of the day: I would love to have a canonical URL pointing to my published newsletters hosted on …

: Announcing "My Reading Workflow Explained" I’m finally publishing the details surrounding my reading workflow. It’s been long in …

: Why doesn’t the “Switch To Profile” menu item always appear in Safari 17.0? I …

: Peak Design Case Issue With iPhone 15 Pro Action Button For those looking to buy a Peak Design case for the iPhone 15 Pro Max, just like I did. I love the …

: What a Strange iCloud Drive Bug! I have a folder named “Noto” in my iCloud Drive folder that keeps populating empty …

: Currently testing Safari profiles. I kind of like it so far. Still exploring. Currently devising …

: I’ve been working on my reading workflow for many months. I’m very close to publishing …

: When adding widgets on macOS Sonoma, there should be a visual cue telling me which widgets are …

: Rewind is nice, but this is such a resource hog. Battery life is miserable since I run this thing on …

: What happens when you run Micro.blog.app and the web app side by side? Here is a peek at Activity …

: Already at Four Web Apps in My Dock, and You? So far, I have created four web apps on my Dock in Sonoma: Micro.blog1, Pixelfed2, Tinylytics, and …

: Testing a post from Micro.blog as a web app 1 running on macOS Sonoma. Is this how we should call a …

: I’m weak. 🤦🏻‍♂️

: FineWoven case-gate. Titanium-scratch-gate. Overheating-gate. What’s next for the iPhone 15 …

: My iPhone 15 Pro Max is not overheating. But I find those reports, as reported here, a bit worrying. …

: 💡Thought of the day: I don’t have a thing like a second brain 🧠 using a dedicated app. It’s a …

: The Mac is the last platform to get my trust for an upgrade of macOS. I do iPhone and iPad in a …

: I’ve recently been using Apple’s Freeform for different articles I’m working on. …

: Why do I always feel nervous when changing my Apple ID password? 😨

: I read in recent days that the Craft team is supposedly very interested and invested in AI for …

: One of the most confusing parts of iOS and iPadOS UI: configuring the share sheet options. The ⊕ …

: The usefulness of ChatGPT for me is as a replacement for using Google when I have to learn something …

: Shot on iPhone 15 Pro Max with the telephoto lens, at 25x digital zoom. The best I could do with a …

: I finally found THE use case for the Action Button: running a shortcut1 to 1) take a screen capture …

: I am trying to figure out a new sound recording setup using voice isolation with my iPhone 15 Pro …

: Here is my weekly creative summary newsletter for 2023/38, in Craft format. Website and newsletter …

: My Interview with Manton Reece of Micro.blog I had the chance to spend some time with Manton Reece and ask him a few questions about Montreal’s …

: The first few iPhone 15 Pro Max images are making their way onto Glass. Mine included. 👈🏻

: Testing iPhone 15 Pro Max telephoto lens. No processing. Shot in HEIF.

: 😏 I’m about to begin something special that I can’t wait to share with you before the …

: Now it’s confirmed: my Finch Lavalier microphone1 doesn’t work with Apple’s USB-C …

: Well, now one of my Apple Watch1 won’t pair with my new iPhone since the migration was completed …

: iPhone 15 Pro Max - First Impressions It feels great in hand, similar in fact to the weight of my iPhone 13 Pro (not the Max), which is …

: Here is a weird one: I’m using iCloud+ Custom Domain with an email address …

: When Journalists Aren't Any Better Than ChatGPT In the “Craptacular Is More Like It” article, this is @gruber@mastodon.social at its …

: A better title for episode 4 could have been “The Day I Met John Gruber”. Oh well. …

: It took way too long to record, process and publish my latest podcast episode. I must tweak my …

: Episode 04 — Did You Know? Inspired by a recent podcast episode where Martin Feld interviewed John Gruber, for this fourth …

: My expectations for the iPhone 15 Pro Max fit and finish and how it feels in my hands are very high. …

: My iPhone 15 Pro Max is still in “Preparing to ship” state. Delivery is scheduled for tomorrow. I’m …

: I Rarely Visit the App Store I opened the App Store this Monday to see how Apple would promote new app releases supporting iOS …

: Where's The Magic in Adaptive Audio? Adaptive Audio and Conversation Awareness don’t click for me I’ve been using …

: How I Automatically Include a Blog Description in My RSS Feed I’ve been asked a couple of times how …

: Review of Reviews: Great Updates to Already Great iPhone but... Today, I read many iPhone 15 Pro reviews and watched many YouTube videos too. For some reason, I get …

: It’s going to be a big phone. Got my Peak Design iPhone case yesterday😃. I like it. Great …

: Playing with recently updated apps and their respective interactive widgets. They all come out to …

: Some Thoughts About Apps Support of StandBy Mode and Interactive Widgets Many apps are getting updates today and this week. Yes! 😃 But, so far, I have found some bugs in iOS …

: After three years of availability, I experienced the first App Clips case today. I was close to a …

: Who’s reading my weekly creative summary? Do you like? If not, why? I’m genuinely curious. 🧐

: This is how much forests burned so far this summer in Canada. ☹️ There are still close to a thousand …

: Testing Apple's USB-C to Lightning Adaptor with iPad Pro I wanted to follow up a previous post of mine about using my Lightning-based Lavalier microphone …

: Ordered. I’ll wait before buying a case from Apple because I’m not sure about the new FineWoven …

: An Update About My New Quest of Leaving Adobe Lightroom Yesterday night, I spent nearly an hour reading articles and forum posts about the implications of …

: How do you get out of Adobe Lightroom? What if I want to focus on Photomator and Pixelmator instead?

: Waiting for more interactive widgets… ✅ WaterMinder ✅ Longplay Timery 👀 Focused Work 👀 What else?

: Today is a caseless day with my iPhone 13 Pro. Best way to experience the device design and flaws1. …

: “Get Ready for iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro” on Apple.com1, is this new, or was it available …

: Did anyone notice this new “time-based” page indicator on Apple.com?1. It is very …

: Experimenting with reading my Micro.blog timeline in RSS mode with Reeder. It’s surprisingly …

: Apple Wonderlust Event — My Initial Impressions These are my impressions of Apple’s latest product announcements. The mother nature segment was …

: Apple Wonderlust T-15 min. ✅ Focus Mode: ON. ✅ Offline at the office. ✅ Apple.com open ✅ Tv.app open …

: For those on Micro.blog who want to chat about Apple’s today announcements, remember to use …

: First world problem: got this mic for my recordings (YouTube / Podcasts / ScreenFlow). Works fine. …

: And It’s the right time to take a screenshot 📸 of apple.com before it gets revamped and …

: Since 9/11 in 2001, I look up every time I hear a plane in the sky. Every single time. And I’m …

: My Excitement About the Upcoming iPhones Explained Here are some more details about my excitement for the next iPhone1. Besides the camera upgrades, …

: Pixelfed Is Working on “Solo” I’m really curious about this. The idea of having my personal instance of Pixelfed is tempting. I …

: Why I’m Excited for This Week’s Apple Announcements I’m super excited about this year’s iPhone announcements. It’s probably because I’m getting one of …

: ⁉️This iCloud Upload of 78 items has been going on since I migrated from the 13-inch MBA to the …

: Episode 03 — I'm Excited and Stressed This week, Apple will release its latest iPhone models. I’m excited. It will be an exercise of …

: Feeling sad this morning 😥 about the consequences of the earthquake in Morroco. I’m trying to …

: I wish there was a way to subscribe to a RSS feed within Day One. This way, I could delete my IFTTT …

: Early mornings are my favourite creative moments… everyone is asleep, and it is super quiet …

: I find it surprising and annoying that Apple’s PodcastsConnect doesn’t support… …

: I wanted to increase my podcasts listening time. I decided to put Overcast on the first home screen …

: Wondering if @mtt Tiny Theme is compatible with Hugo 0.117… 🤔

: While Elon Musk wants the Twitter brand to disappear from the earth’s surface, you can see the …

: On Apps by Apple What a strange move by Apple. This website made by Apple promotes first-party apps for the iPhone, …

: Apple is reportedly developing a low-cost MacBook series to compete with Chromebook models in the …

: Matte black MacBook again makes an appearance in an Apple patent Source: Matte black MacBook again …

: Remember Apple’s Freeform? I’m curious, is anyone using Apple’s Freeform? For what use case? Personally, I was curious about …

: Pixelfed is rolling out Stories. 😒🤦🏻‍♂️ I’m not a fan at all. I’m not sure that I want PixelFed to …

: I got an Ember coffee mug1 for my birthday, yesterday. The first thing the Ember app detected after …

: Fifty-six. 56. Already. 🧁

: Eventually, in a few weeks, I’ll have to decide if I go with the 256GB storage tier or the next …

: Glass is sending out emails to let us know that we can share and spread the word to our friends and …

: September This is my favourite month of the year1. It’s my birthday month2. The weather is generally …

: Om Malik on Threads capabilities in regards to sharing and consuming photo content: Threads, …

: Has putting Apple silicon in the iPad set unrealistic expectations? The Mac feels too much like a …

: I’m spending way too much time designing the layout of my upcoming weekly creative summary😅. I …

: It would be so great and useful to be able to save great conversations directly from Micro.blog, …

: This morning 🌅, inspired by @maique and @gr36, I decided to create a weekly summary of my creative …

: Some of my Expectations for Apple’s Upcoming “Wonderlust” Event This is going to be about the iPhone, mostly. The iPhone 15, to be more precise. Of course. Apple …

: Episode 02 — I’m an Iterative Type of Guy While writing my next edition of the Friday Notes newsletter (#107), I realized that writing has …

: Waiting for the iPhone 15 Ultra I’m really looking forward to the iPhone 15 Ultra👀. Coming from the iPhone 13 Pro, I skipped the 14 …

: Finally Settled on Blog Post Visual Attributes After so many years of blogging, I think I have finally settled on the styling of each blog post. 😅 …

: I played with Apple’s Maps Places feature, as shown in the following video. It’s nice, but it’s not …

: In a world where we all struggle with how much we use our devices (let’s be real, we mean our …

: This morning, I updated my online About page1, taking some ideas from Brian Lovin’s website. The …

: I updated my toolset website today1 with three additions under consideration: Digest2, Lazy3 and …

: One Podcast, Three Looks I always subscribe to my own content distribution channels for quality control purposes 1. I’m using …

: Episode 01 — This Is Not a Drill! Bad weather 🌧️ means time to the coffee shop for creative work ☕ 👨🏻‍💻 on my next YouTube video about …

: Poll: 1️⃣ iPhone 15 Ultra or 2️⃣ iPhone 15 Pro Ultra? 1 My gut feeling is that if Apple really is …

: Snell, Gruber, Birchler, and I all agree about the iPad’s limits. When we hit one of its …

: On Dark Sky and Apple's Weather A Eulogy for Dark Sky, a Data Visualization Masterpiece The design of Dark Sky was so wonderful that …

: We’re truly honoured to be able to announce that we have taken over development of Toolbox Pro, …

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: Getting ready for the next podcast edition, episode number uno! Fun or not-fun fact: Apple’s …

: Am I alone who happens to get the iPhone keyboard displayed on the iPad instead of the full-size …

: I’m probably the only one, but I liked the Touch Bar on my 2017 MacBook Pro at work. 🤷🏻‍♂️

: At the food court. The guy beside me is listening to some cheap TV show on his cheap-no-name Android …

: Working at the office today. Summer vacations are still ongoing hence so few people here. It’s …

: I’ve been working on this for my podcast. You can tell that I’m no graphic designer. 😆

: I glanced at photographers and photos on Glass this morning and realized that most photographers are …

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: “At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think …

: I decided to stop cross-posting my photos from Glass to my Mastodon account as I feel this is not …

: Sorry But No Sympathy for Russian From a lunar rover to a plane (probably, to be confirmed) carrying the head of the infamous Wagner …

: These transcript links give 404. Is this normal? Editing works fine, though. cc @help @manton

: Craft Docs vs CleanShot: two different apps in different categories and two philosophies of asking …

: Mmmm, 🤔 for some reason, my Microblog RSS feeds are not updated to reflect my latest posts… …

: Pilot Episode #2 — Testing, Testing, Testing, 1-2-3 This is the second pilot episode of my brand-new podcast (“Thoughts & Tribulations of a …

: Tempted to install macOS Sonoma Beta 6 on my shiny new 15-inch MacBook Air… I like to be at …

: It was fun but a bit more challenging to record and share my first podcast episode yesterday. …

: Introducing the Thoughts & Tribulations of a Compulsive Creator Podcast I’m excited to introduce something new: a podcast. 🎙️Something short & sweet. At least, it is …

: This week, I am getting an appointment for a screen replacement on my iPhone 13 Pro (under my paid …

: Made some visual tweaks to the blog visuals: added tags to the list of bookmarks on the bookmarks …

: As a subscriber to Pocket Cast, I would love to be able to use the iPad version on my Apple Silicon …

: Glass questions at 2 years There are effectively no success stories for Glass’s current business …

: I’m back with a new video about Micro.blog. This time, I explore the use of Categories and …

: A commentary video about Craft updates while waiting for the next wow moments for Craft. An update …

: Today marks the day I’m returning to the regular schedule for YouTube video production. Next …

: Powerful hurricane Hilary headed toward the US southwest. Always impressive to see this from space. …

: Trying to figure out robots.txt file format using freely available robots.txt generators on the web. …

: Trying to post one or two or more of my pictures to Pixelfed every day so that I can move out of …

: I’d love to buy one of these, simply because it’s a great object of art and design.

: Dear Original iMac, I Barely Knew You Happy 25th anniversary, iMac! As I started documenting in my series about remembering every Mac I …

: Finding a well-designed, non-bulky, sturdy iPhone bike holder seems mission impossible. Searching …

: The Apple Way I just went through the complete process of an Apple Trade-In for the return of my “old” …

: ★ Holy Hell, Trump Did Use Twitter Direct Messages, There Were ‘Many’ of Them, and the Special …

: An Observation About the Photos From IPPAWARDS Winners of 2023 I forgot to linkpost to the IPPAWARDS winners of 2023. Lot’s of great photos. Really. Twenty …

: If US legal institutions cannot take down Trump, then this country is in a dire situation.

: I made many updates to my Complete Content Creator Toolset to reflect recent additions and removals. …

: Creating a Custom Branded File Sharing Service for Free mattlangford.comReader: mattlangford.com …

: It’s funny and cool how I’m slowly but surely rebuilding my social graph with people who …

: Say hello to hello@numericcitizen.me!. Finally decided to spend some time making my …

: On Being Locked Out of an Apple ID Account Being locked out of an Apple ID account is probably one of the worst nightmares I could imagine. …

: I decided to add a small collection of mini reviews that I read from time to time to my digital …

: I’m thinking of creating an email address like hello@numericcitizen.me using iCloud+. …

: I don’t like these two “disconnected” visual elements: the menu bar from the …

: Every single day, I read a new post by Pixelfed about upcoming features, additions or redesign. The …

: Call for comments: those with a recent MacBook with a notch, what utility are you using to make it …

: Running beta5 of Sonoma on my soon-to-be returned MacBook Air. I’m not so sure this thing is …

: I think I’ll use my previous MacBook Air to test Sonoma this week-end before returning it to …

: I just enabled cross-posting from Micro.blog to my Pixelfed account. I’m not sure I’ll …

: On Apple's Migration Assistant Ok, can we agree that Apple’s Migration Assistant is magical? 🤯 After the new Mac got updated, …

: Yep. 😎

: I’m seeing a lot more AirPods Max than I used to.

: Decided to move PocketCast on my first iPhone homescreen so that I increase my podcasts listening. I …

: On my last flight heading back to Montreal. This is where, for me, the iPad shines. Hey @manton look …

: Apple Should Introduce FlightPlay™ Recently, while on a flight with United from Tenerife to Newark, I played with the infotainment …

: Thought of the day: sometimes, what you decide not to do is as important as what you decide to do! …

: My Non-Review of Apple's Latest Betas Earlier this summer, when Apple’s OSes were at Beta 3, I installed iPadOS 17 on my iPad to …

: It took Adobe Lightroom on my iPad Pro all morning to upload all my 350 photos to Adobe’s …

: Two used, two more to go. I accidentally dropped my Apple Pencil on the floor while getting my iPad …

: Back home. 😀 I have so many things to work on. It’s a typical return from vacation mood.

: There is a lot to say about this new terminal A. Chairs with integrated cup holders, accessible …

: Just went through the security at Newark Airport’s new terminal A. Boy the scanners are so cool. The …

: Sketch, the Mac vector app used by over a million people, recently invited me to adjudicate their …

: Rumors of an M3-based MacBook Air are already being shared… which I find surprising and …

: I want to stay in my holiday bubble and live a life of sun, sea sand and little to no worries. …

: Spending the rest of the day at a hotel near the Newark airport. Hotels like this one are dull x …

: Each passage in an airport is a reminder how bad signs design and positioning can be. Is there any …

: Each passage in an airport is a reminder of how useful Flighty can be.

: Adding Bookmarks to my Blog I decided to expose my Micro.blog bookmarks, in the spirit of the “open blogger” movement (“I’m an …

: It is with sadness that I’m spending the last few hours of my full day in Tenerife. It was a great …

: Surprisingly useful during travel. This is Series 8 with watchOS 10 beta 4.

: If all goes well today, I should be able to make it to a site with many abandoned buildings. this …

: The Post-COVID iPad Era Apple’s services help other Apple lines of products soften their respective crashes. COVID and …

: Musk reminds me of Trump when he says he wants to have a conversation with Tim Cook about the App …

: Apple Can’t Kill Siri Just Like That And gone is Microsoft Cortana. What a weird name that was (Bard is not better in that respect). Some …

: Thought of the day: Tenerife beauties and greatness make me feel humbled as a living species.

: Tenerife, in many ways, reminds me of Hawaii. Vegetation, volcano, photography opportunities and the …

: Yesterday, we went to visit the botanical garden of Puerto De La Cruz forgetting to bring my big …

: Location check in 🗺 — The landscape here highly fascinating!

: Thought of the day: if only we spent as much time on great rollouts (Apple) than we do on really bad …

: Just for you! Right from Santa Cruz! 😂 @maique !!

: Just finished glancing at my Micro.blog posts for the month of July, thanks to my newsletter. Man I …

: Today’s plan: going to the beach and then visit Santa Cruz. I’m not a “beach boy” but I’ll spend the …

: Oh nice: the Citroen car info system reboots as soon as we try to use Car Play. 🤣 can’t use Apple …

: On The Refinement Game in Tech I won’t bother linking to the original piece, linking to Math Birchler’s link post instead will be …

: I started testing Safari’s Profiles feature that comes with iOS 17. And judging from my initial …

: In a few days, on August first to be exact, the next edition of my blog posts summary newsletter …

: Thoughts on Micro.blog Tags I’ve been playing with Micro.blog’s new bookmark tags. At first, I thought the feature was …

: Location check in 🗺 — And we have a touch down! 😅✈️

: Location check in 🗺 — We should be good to go now. Direction Tenerife! ✈️

: And hope we go to the airport. Hope this is the right time this time.

: My next MacBook Air will have 16 GB of RAM (up from 8 GB), 1 TB of storage (of from 512 GB), all …

: Killing some time while waiting for diner time by processing and posting my photos on Pixelfed. Too …

: Location check in 🗺 — Hotel life until early morning tomorrow. Thanks to messy airports and bad …

: Oh nice, we missed our connection flight to Tenerife🫤. We will have to spend the night in London. At …

: Woah. Bad weather northern US causes inbound flight postponed. We won’t make it to the next flight. …

: If you take more than two flights per year, Flighty becomes a must-have, IMO. What a great app. So …

: Seems a good time to fly! 😀

: 👉🏻 Thought of the day: when people put responsibility for solving the climate crisis and the like on …

: I’m super excited about this upcoming trip to the Canary Islands. First time over there, for …

: Pixelfed is way more interactive and busier than Glass. My feeling is that the federative nature of …

: Is anyone looking for Reddit alternatives? Is Beehaw such a viable alternative?

: I digg iOS 17 beta 4: much smoother. I’m guessing we will start to get new betas weekly from …

: Introducing Patron! https://glass.photo/highlights/introducing-patron Reader: mastodon.world Glass …

: Fun fact: “at Threads” is available on Micro.blog. 🤪

: My analysis of Craft’s latest announcements for the summer. They think they are announcing a …

: Putting the final touches on my analysis of today’s announcements by Craft. I’m not sure …

: Paying $44 billion to literally break a popular website, strip it of any recognizable brand, and …

: With the future demise of Vanmoof, I decided to look elsewhere for my ebike. I found it. And bought …

: I’m forcing myself to a Midjourney session daily to learn more about this fascinating service. …

: Speak up. When something doesn't work. When someone is being hurt. When you don't agree. Speak up. …

: (…) the best way to improve your photography is to focus on your ideas, not your technique or …

: This 👇🏻 The most prolific thinkers aren’t thinking with external brains. If you’re a photographer, …

: The Beginning of My Journey to Midjourney “A man sitting in front of a retro computer doing some important work”. 👀 This is my …

: I was six years old. In my early days with computers, I was exposed to some of that stuff: fast line …

: Right from Glass’s highlights website: We’re wrapping up the final touches on our …

: A new camera app for the iPhone. Photon. 📸 By the makers of Camera+. I’m currently subscribing …

: Surprising how many Reddit posts about Notion never get an answer. It’s the vast majority in …

: One of the reasons I’m leaving Smugmug is the fact that most of their improvements in the last …

: No Friday Notes post this week. I have a few ideas but didn’t have time to expand on them and …

: On Articles Size & Twitter Tweets on Twitter use to be 140 characters max. Later it was increased to 280 characters. Now, …

: I'm Subscribing, Now What? Now that I’m a subscriber of Tapbots’ Ivory client for Mastodon, what’s up with …

: On Clipboard Management & Subscription Model I’m testing Paste, a clipboard manager software utility for Mac, iOS (link). I kind of like …

: Apple’s Alan Dye interview. Super interesting interview.

: 🔎 Calling for hints: what do you use for sharing text snippets or sharing a single image with others …

: Poof Vanmoof! July 17, 2023: “VanMoof was declared bankrupt in the Netherlands on Monday by the …

: A new ad by Apple. I never share this but this one made me smile many times. Very entertaining too. …

: I’m excited and upbeat about the upcoming weeks/months. I’ll have a bunch of images to …

: I’m a big fan of Inoreader. Make no mistake. But one quick comment. Consider the following …

: This is the Discover tab with the focus on “people to discover” on the @pixelfed@mastodon.social …

: Notion Can Be Impressive I’ve been working hard with Notion at work for a unique project. It’s a 14-database …

: Hoping for a new beta (beta 4) today because it’s fun! 😂

: On Data Portability in the Modern Digital World I recently read about the news that Evernote is currently downsizing its operations worldwide, …

: When I decided to subscribe to Exposure, it was because I wanted to write short stories using my …

: Github Offers a Fascinating Look at Software Development I learned to use GitHub for the repo of my Blot website last year (read more about my experience …

: Feeling Helpless About Climate Due to Canada’s forest fires and easterly winds, bad air quality is returning to my town for …

: George Monastiriakos: The only way to save Russia is to dismantle it: “To be clear: The Russian …

: Apparently, Russian officials are now banning iPhone because they believe there is an espionage ops …

: For those interested in what others are using in their workflow, I spent some time this early …

: The Apple Vision (Bible | Knowledge Base | Hub)? I’m thinking of building a central web portal gathering information and everything related to …

: It’s funny how much effort I put into writing a small description for each image shared on …

: My week-end so far Exploring Pixelfed✅. Producing a 60-minute video about Pixelfed✅. Writing an article about …

: Even as a satisfied Plausible analytics subscriber (see current analytics), I proudly support …

: This screenshot is from Patreon about my profile page there. You can share a page on social networks …

: A 60-minute Video Tour of Pixelfed I’m finally ready to share my 60-minute video tour of Pixelfed. If you’re contemplating …

: The star of the iOS 17 release is autocorrect and Siri dictation. Oh and text editing with the …

: My First (And Unexpected) FaceTime Moment on My Apple TV! I just had my first experience with FaceTime with one of my sons on my Apple TV. My son called me on …

: Finished recording an hour-long video about Pixelfed. Yep. 60 minutes. If you are on the fence, …

: YouTube put this video suggestion in my feed this morning. I was curious and watched it. Then, I …

: How it started, how it ended. That was yesterday. 88mm of rain in two hours. Oh, and one tornado …

: For the first time, I’m installing a tvOS beta.

: Battery life on watchOS 10 & Series 8… 🫠#notgood

: Wow, we are just in the last moments of a “three-wave” storm with heavy rain, winds and …

: What is the motivation for Google to maintain this rather excellent photo processing app (Snapseed).

: Tornado warning. We mostly never get those in our region. WTF?

: A year from now, my photo-sharing digital landscape will look like this: Pixelfed + Glass + Unsplash …

: Don’t be surprised by my relentless posting of photos… I’m playing with my new …

: I would love to upgrade my iPhone 13 Pro to iOS 17… but I won’t. Unless you tell me …

: After reading this article from Filipe Esposito from 9to5Mac, about the iPhone 14 Pro Max, I’m …

: That is going away soon. #Instagram

: The next time someone tells me that Mastodon is complicated, I’ll respond: try Discord. You …

: A Simple Message to NATO The world is watching. Don’t waste your second chance.

: My experience with Pixelfed goes so well that I’m in the process of migrating my old photos …

: These are my first downloads and purchases from the App Store in July 2008. Since the iPhone 3GS …

: Am I the only one here on Micro.blog who feels satisfactory feelings when I upgrade one of my …

: I spent quite some time on Pixelfed today. I shared a few photos but also started writing an article …

: Apple is now on Threads? Really? It didn’t take long. There is something profoundly ironic to …

: Fediverse is so fascinating and so much interesting. I searched for my handle (@numericcitizen) on …

: A New Start: Pixelfed It didn’t take long. I’m now on Pixelfed (profile page). The reason it was a quick …

: Glass doesn’t support ActivityPub, so I cannot cross-post with Micro.blog. Pixelfed supports …

: I’m curious about Pixelfed. I’m also cautious about joining another service (I already …

: Using Day One for Travel Journaling When I decided to use Day One for my travel journal, I had the following requirements: Data …

: 🤔 Pondering installing iPadOS 17 beta 3 on my 2018 iPad Pro. This is not my primary driver. There …

: I am bored. Is iPadOS 17 beta 3 stable enough?

: Testing a new Micro.blog plugin for embedding YouTube videos inside a post. You can ignore it. Or …

: Writing an email to a long-time friend. What a joyful experience. I like the slowness of the …

: I’m Still Liking HEY Email But… I’ve been using the HEY email service since its introduction. This week I had to search extensively …

: We Must Do Something About Meta’s Monopoly In my mind, every new platforms should start from 0 user base. Meta, just to name that one, have a …

: Thought of the day: blog readers might not like negativity-tinted post or being told the truth they …

: Wondering something this morning: if Threads was to offer “free” APIs, would developers …

: I wish I had a blog about my professional life. I rarely share anything work-related here. Yet, …

: Threads is just another trick by cyberspace to divert my attention to being focused, creative, …

: So, as expected, I went to see the 15-inch MacBook Air. It’s a bigger MacBook Air. While …

: Planning a visit to the Apple Store after work today. Reason? To experience the 15-inch MacBook Air. …

: Bad News for Weather in Canada Yesterday, weather report summary for June in Canada was released and it is ugly. Much higher …

: Hunting vs ChatGPT Hunters are not allowed to use drones to locate their prey. It is seen as an anti-competitive …

: Call it whatever you like, design it whatever you want, release today, tomorrow, in a year, if there …

: I saved over $300 by cleaning up my custom domains Source: I saved over $300 by cleaning up my …

: Related to a previous post, now I’m starting to look at how I can remove Adobe Lightroom …

: Does Apple know that, with the Apple Vision Pro, they have a unique opportunity to reinvent weather …

: One thing that we don’t hear or read about these days is the lack of a standard way to get …

: The only time my M1 Mac mini with 16 GB of RAM struggles is when using Adobe Lightroom Classic. Even …

: Just added two photos to my Unsplash profile page. Spoiler alert: it’s coming from my last …

: Thought of the day: I rarely use my photos as a source of wallpapers on my devices. I’m …

: Annnnnnnnd… back home. 🛬 Feels good. 😃 But this jet lag… bleh.😒

: I’m feeling upbeat about returning to a more normal blogging schedule. It’s part of my life and I …

: Location check in 🗺 — Final step before being back home. Some news from home: forests fires still …

: Location check in 🗺 — First step in returning home. What a wonderful trip that was. 😍

: WSJ: Goldman Sachs wants to bail on Apple Card partnership after $1B loss, in talks with Amex …

: The Bad Side of All Inclusive Resorts I have spent the last two days at an all-inclusive in Agadir, Morocco. It’s quite busy here with a …

: The time for a wrap up to this trip to Morocco is coming soon. Here’s one quick fact: I took 2 times …

: Location check in 🗺 — Last stop. Chilling.

: Location check in 🗺 — Essaouira. 😍

: I’m trying out “Weather on the way” (App Store link) for today’s road. Interesting take on weather …

: We are staying at La Maison Arabe, a well-known Riad in Marrakesh. This hotel is full of corridors, …

: Thought of the moment: to those who think that AI will cause human extinction, we must fight against …

: Location check in 🗺 — Finally. Visiting tomorrow with 45C temp. 🥵

: Location check in 🗺 — Magnificent place. Photos soon. I swear!

: Location check in 🗺 — Time for a quick lunch before continuing our road!

: Location check in 🗺 — Desert is 🥵

: Long Day Spent Visiting The Big Medina of Fez Date: June 21, 2023 at 5:54:55 PM GMT+1 Weather: 29°C Mostly Clear Location: Derb Salaj, Fes, …

: Location check in 🗺 — Arrived today late afternoon. Visiting the médina tomorrow.

: When staying at a five star hotel equipped with a slow internet, you want to… 😡 sync your stuff, …

: Location check in 🗺 — Wow, such a different look here. 😍

: Tempted to take the plunge and order the 15-inch MacBook Air so I can get it by the time I return …

: Waiting for a new release of Craft this week (v2.5.6 today?)👀. Curious to see what’s coming with it. …

: Using Day One to document my trip in Morocco is so refreshing🥰. This app is so well designed and …

: An « Apple Store » in Tangier, Morocco!

: Location check in 🗺 — Tanger!!

: Leaving Rabat Date: June 18, 2023 at 7:28:55 AM GMT+1 Weather: 22°C Mostly Cloudy Location: Rue Jamaa Mourino, …

: I’m really looking forward for this trip... Date: June 16, 2023 at 8:05:30 PM EDT Weather: 20°C Rain Location: Aéroport International de …

: Location check in 🗺 — YUL. ✈️😎

: This time of the year where I fill my iPhone with podcast episodes. Using PocketCast. Getting ready …

: Finally finished and published this article this morning 😅. It’s been long in the making. …

: Well, Riccardo Mori doesn’t like Apple Vision Pro, visionOS, or many of what Apple is doing …

: Charging all my devices. Installing app updates. Getting my bags ready. This two-weeks vacation is …

: Just finished configuring my WhatsApp account on my iPhone. What a weird user experience. I …

: Testing CloudFlare Analytics, because, I can, thanks to this plugin.

: Day One creator Paul Wayne, on Apple’s foray into journaling app: Rather than seeing this as …

: Are We Ready for This Dystopian World? Warning: it’s not about the Apple Vision Pro headset, which many people think will bring a …

: Building a CRM in ... Notion? Really? 💡I’m trying to build my own CRM with Notion for my daytime job. After a few hours today …

: On 15-inch MacBook Air: Is It Too Big? When the 15-inch MacBook Air 💻 was officially announced, I was excited and knew it would replace my …

: Am I the only one who thinks that Adobe is slowly but surely morphine Lightroom Classic into …

: A day at the office. Today, I had a meeting with my client’s external IT resources. One of …

: In Photography, the iPhone Can Be a Killer My nephew, a semi-pro photographer, recently sold 90% of his photography gear (Canon). He only kept …

: 📺 I always keep two Apple TVs: an Apple TV HD for the main bedroom that I gave to my brother-in-law, …

: Funny thing: I don’t see many comments about iOS 17’s autocorrect. Is it really better …

: I’m Testing Day One for My Travel Journal Experiment Date: June 9, 2023 at 5:25:24 PM EDT Weather: 18°C Mostly Cloudy Location: Montréal, QC, Canada I’ll …

: Still working from the coffee shop. 😅 While reading a technical document, I wish I could take notes …

: Suddenly, while I’m working on my iPad Pro in a coffee shop, I’m starting to wonder if having only …

: As much as I’m invested in Craft Docs, I’m not sure I’ll use it for my travel …

: There is one thing that I’m really looking forward to on our trip to Morocco🇲🇦. For the first …

: I’m still slowly digesting Apple news of this week (think of a cow 🐄 in the field 🌿). About …

: One week from now, it’s vacation time! I’m too busy at work, so this seems far away; …

: RSS > Reddit. That is all. Think twice before telling me that I’m wrong. Spoiler alert: …

: Watch Out Reddit 🤨 Because of recent Reddit behaviors towards their API consumption models, seeing Apollo go, just …

: Use Ghost Bookmarker to easily add links and notes to a post, straight from your browser. Links are …

: I don’t know if it is because I’m getting older, but I have more and more trouble and …

: I’m still digesting everything we heard and saw today. Like someone wrote today: what was …

: My blog theme was tweaked this morning to set a wider content area (from 40em to 60em). Since the …

: A Few Last-Minute Questions for WWDC2023 It’s Apple keynote day, and it is exciting but also stressful! Here are last-minute questions. Will …

: 👉🏻 This is WWDC day! Here are some informative tidbits. Two weeks ago, I set up a fake meeting in my …

: In case people want to react and discuss Apple’s WWDC keynote tomorrow, there is still this …

: 😱I just realized that for the first time in quite a while, I’ll be following WWDC news outside …

: Here’s a short “life at the office” story. Our VP of sales never stops bragging about how ChatGPT is …

: I miss ThinkSecret website.

: I forgot so many things to talk about in my WWDC 2023 expectations YouTube video… 🤦🏻‍♂️ like …

: Reflecting on My Photo Processing Strategy For my next trip, I will bring my Nikon D750 and my iPhone 13 Pro (of course!), and my 2018 11-inch …

: Getting ready for my trip to north west Africa. Halide FTW!

: Location check in 🗺 — I’m testing the Micro.blog checkin shortcut. Please, ignore.

: Thanks to @Mtt & @rcrackley, I’m now using a different and quite nice Micro.blog theme for …

: 365 Days Later A year ago, I shared my first YouTube video on my YouTube channel. My initial goal was to share …

: I’ve been watching my feeds analytics through FeedPress, since I made the switch. I’m …

: Mmmm, it seems that I’m unable to use my test blog on Micro.blog to post from Ulysses or …

: From the release notes of the May 30th version of Hazel: Added missing arm64 support for certain …

: And just like that, I discovered that my original Mastodon account is enabled and active. I …

: I hate .webm files. There, I said it. Why? I don’t know.

: My morning so far. Just finished and shared my thoughts on iA Presenter. Got myself ready to watch …

: Getting ready for WWDC keynote. This WWDC23 button on my Stream Deck mini triggers a screenshot of …

: Why my (numericcitizen.me) website is getting a lot more traffic in the last two days from … …

: On Reddit API Access Pricing So, apparently, just like Twitter, Reddit is entering into a “kill-third-party-apps” by …

: I’m thinking: The Mac Pro is expected to feature the same design as its predecessor and the M2 Ultra …

: How many tech sites like MacRumors will switch to Mastondon to live-toot their comments during WWDC …

: I’ve been looking from a distance at the launch of Mimestream, and reactions are pretty …

: I’m not into Mastodon besides cross-posting to it and sometimes interacting with a few people. But …

: I finally checked off enough of my tasks on my to do list to make room for the WWDC conference! On …

: Mentally, my creative hobbies take as much energy as my daytime work. I find it surprising how …

: Where I’ve Been To follow the trend started with Manton from Micro.blog, here’s my list of countries I visited. 🇺🇸 …

: YouTube reminds me every day why I hate algorithmic timelines. Suppose I open up YouTube and click …

: I never share my food over here but god this was delicious: aspergus, lobster for a risotto! Nothing …

: My Morning So Far What an intense morning. I learned about the existence of iTelescope, thanks to this blog post from …

: One of the best activity-tracking apps focused on steps tracking is StepsApp. I always find …

: On AI & Content Creators — So many Questions — So Few Answers Should I care if my content is used to train AI models? How is it different than someone who uses …

: Now there are 42 members (Micro.bloggers) on Wavelength! Keep joining if you want! Invite link.

: On Slowing Down AI To Stay in Control I had a discussion about AI yesterday with my wife. She came back from a two-day conference in …

: Targeting the First Thousand YouTube Subscribers My goal when I started doing YouTube videos about Craft (and now Micro.blog) was to reach a thousand …

: I’ve been following Apple since 1982. At that time, Apple was selling the highly successful …

: What is it like to use the migration assistant on a Mac to move content & settings from one …

: Today’s thought: by accepting the idea that blogging is writing for myself, I would probably …

: I’m fascinated by the lack of visual updates to Gruber’s Daring Fireball website. I …

: Some housekeeping this morning: I made some changes to the navigation bar on my website so that …

: As a fan of meteorology, I was fascinated today by this visible satellite imagery sequence of east …

: For the first time in a long time, I’m satisfied with my online publishing setup. I don’t see …

: Follow up to my previous post. I’ll probably keep Ivory and buy the bundle subscription: one …

: Eventually I’ll have to make a few decisions … 🤔🤦🏻‍♂️

: If they are serious about supporting the federated web, @ivory@tapbots.social could add support for …

: From Weekly to Monthly Digest Following the announcement of the tweaked Micro.blog newsletter functionality, I’m switching …

: Just finished watching a few videos about FinalCut Pro for iPad. One thing came to my mind: the iPad …

: Exposure asks me to upgrade to the business tier subscription to support Plausible analytics via …

: On Belgorod Events What is going on there? Who are behind these actions? Where does the equipment come from? Will it …

: Thoughts On FCP for iPad vs Screenflow I’m more inclined and attracted by the idea of testing (and actually using) FCP on iPad than …

: From my experience (today I shared a visual story named “Cemeteries”), I don’t get …

: On Mimestream Going 1.0 & Native Mac Apps Mimestream, a native Gmail email client, is out of beta and looks quite good if this video, by Matt …

: Quick follow-up to my blog post earlier today about using Craft to create photo journals. Sometimes, …

: I bought a Hookmark license recently, thinking it would play a big role in my creative workflow. It …

: Last year, I went to Italy for my three-week summer vacation. What a trip it was. I built this …

: Time for another blog post category: Travels. Vacations are getting closer by the day.

: I’m looking for travel advice. I’m going to Morocco in June. I’m considering …

: From Authenticity To Attention and Eventually to Connection I recently heard the notion of blogging for ourselves as opposed to writing for other people to …

: I visited my university yesterday, where I studied computer science from 1987 to 1993 (B. Sc, M. …

: Photomator is an alternative to Lightroom. Pixelmator Pro is an alternative to Photoshop. Source: …

: On Apple Stores Evolution After 22 Years, Apple’s Very First Retail Store Is Reopening Its Doors in a New Location …

: Being full of projects is being alive ™

: Here’s a project (another 🤦🏻‍♂️😵‍💫) that I’d like to work on. I’m curious about the impacts of AI …

: Started testing Omnivore. 🫢

: We used to be excited about new iOS releases, weren’t we? Even for small bug fixes releases …

: Apple's Headset — Alarming or Not? A recent report on Apple’s upcoming headset: Key figures including software chief Craig …

: On Android Switchers Coming in Drove to the iPhone Report reveals Android users switching to iPhone at 5-year high 15% of new iPhone owners report …

: Pocket’s new features make it even easier to discover and organize content | The Mozilla Blog: …

: Is NATO Prolonging War in Ukraine? Found on Reddit: NATO has always pandered to Putin, says former officer Samantha de Bendern. …

: The case for Ethernet on Macs: Here’s how much speed you lose with WiFi Source: Ethernet vs WiFi: …

: I’ve got one Bluesky invite available. Just saying. 🙂

: On Photomator 😍 Currently using Photomator for a small project. I love this piece of software. I bought it for …

: Important Housekeeping Announcement If you consume my work through RSS, read carefully. I’ll be transitioning to FeedPress to act …

: I wish I had something interesting to share so I could be part of Micro Camp someday. Maybe next …

: Two Thoughts On Apple’s New Upcoming Accessibility Features Today, Apple announced upcoming features for people with critical disabilities. Here are some …

: Thought: read-later services should be called read-never because, for me, most of the time, I rarely …

: I really can’t wait to see this movie about Apple’s Lisa computer. My journey with …

: I finally completed and shared the last part of my story “Moving out of WordPress”, this …

: The next little challenge related to FeedPress will be deciding if I want to share individual feeds …

: Played with FeedPress this evening. The one thing that I like about it is the ability to merge many …

: My creative goals are all met, and it’s Monday. 😅 Maybe I wasn’t aiming high enough? 🤔

: Thought: Read-later services or applications are a consequence of too much content availability and …

: My full review of Inoreader is finally out, with exclusive content for those who subscribe (free) to …

: For the first time in a long time, I’m starting to think I’m finally catching up to 90% …

: I wanted to publish my long post about Inoreader this weekend so much, but it’s not ready yet. …

: In my last two YouTube videos, I decided to stop using cross-fade between segments. It’s a bit …

: Thanks to some people on my timeline (they recognize themselves, I’m sure 🙂), I’m giving …

: If you’re on Inoreader, this is a link to my profile page. I’m not sure there are many subscribers …

: I’m wondering how good MacWhisper will be at decoding my English with my accent. Will try for my …

: Can't Wait for the Upcoming Publishing Weekend This weekend, I will publish a 6000 words thousand article about my migration to Inoreader. …

: Fun and interesting fact: I have four times more followers on Bluesky than on Mastodon, even though …

: It took like 10 years to get FinalCut Pro on the iPad and now we’re reading that it could run on the …

: By making FCP finally available on the iPad, is Apple getting ready to bring more flexibility to …

: Watch this space. This week is FCP and Logic for the iPad, next week? If Apple keeps releasing new …

: The best UI, the ultimate interface, is the one that you don’t see.

: I got my first two paying members (annual subscription!) on my website (numericcitizen.me) hosted on …

: Like Anything Else, The World is Hybrid DHH wrote “In defence of the office”: I salute Apple, for example, for sticking to their in-person …

: Wow, the Opal C1 camera software is still in beta… after so long on the market?? The last …

: In case you didn’t know: there is a small group of Microbloggers on the messaging app …

: A Peek Into My Typical Creative Week Have you ever wondered what my typical creative week looks like? Here you go, courtesy of Things 3’s …

: Hot AI Summer (or, my practical uses for AI generators) This is the sort of empowering interaction I …

: Wait what? Even millennials don’t like algorithms I don’t fight the future — we need all the help — …

: A Seemingly Mundane Visit to the Apple Store — Random Thoughts It’s been quite a while since I visited an Apple Store. Last I went for a quick stop after work …

: I’m a big fan of Raycast, and I cannot wait to get my hands on Raycast AI, but there is one …

: Another YT video for the “Understanding Micro.blog” series coming soon. But, you know already what …

: I’m going to Morocco this early summer for two weeks. I’ll bring my big camera gear but I wish I had …

: Who’s actually using Apple’s Quick Notes feature? I never do because I always forget …

: I own 3 YubiKeys that I have for personal use. There’s one that I keep connected to the USB hub on …

: So that sales pitch of “it’s just a coffee per month” really doesn’t hold water when you think that …

: I updated my main website to add a banner at the top, using Ghost’s new “Special …

: I am currently learning to use Hookmark. This thing is so, how I could say that, powerful? It’s the …

: Thanks @manton for the auto-complete! It works great on the iPad!

: I had such a busy creative weekend, to the point where I wonder if I did too much. I mean, I didn’t …

: I made my decision. The coffee shop it is. It’s a brand new place near my home. Not too busy yet …

: I’m still wondering where I’ll spend my Sunday afternoon for my creative activities. Should I go out …

: While spending some time in the Anybox bookmarks manager this morning, I was thinking of restarting …

: For each video about Micro.blog that I make and share, I lose subscribers.😔 People don’t like …

: This blog post was created, edited and posted using the venerable and excellent MarsEdit text …

: Something that bugs me with Micro.blog. Nothing serious, but still. The questionable sidebar …

: I started writing my 2023 year summary, and I must candidly admit that I’m proud of my digital …

: Grammarly just enabled Grammarly Go on my account. I think that’s cool and could prove to be handy …

: Message to Those (Still) on Twitter After seeing this post by Chris Hannah: It’s incredible to see the effect of the various …

: I have pulled the trigger: the concierge at Ghost(pro) is already working on importing my Substack …

: Major Updates Coming to WriteFreely And WriteAs Matt, the founder of the WriteFreely ecosystem, recently wrote a promising post: It’s become clear …

: And now, I’m seriously considering closing my Substack account and migrating this to Ghost …

: Blank. At first, I thought it was a joke. It’s not.

: Hello, Bluesky. Nice to Meet You. In my Friday Notes edition #102, I shared my thoughts about my last four months without Twitter and …

: And Just Like That Micro.blog Syncs with Readwise.io Today, I unexpectedly came across this announcement from Micro.blog: Highlights are now synced to …

: How Amazon put Ukraine’s ‘government in a box’ — and saved its economy from Russia …

: There’s a lot of talk about how AI can get facts wrong. That’s fair, but in my experience it’s …

: Arm-based notebooks will gain share over Intel and AMD, almost doubling their shipment share to 25% …

: BasicAppleGuy writes about his website turning three: Today marks the third anniversary of …

: Apple Entering the Journal App Landscape Soon? Hell Yeah, Count Me In! As reported by the Wall Street Journal (since it’s paywalled, look at MacRumors report instead), …

: I read the “Making Something Wonderful” book during my vacations. It’s full of …

: iPhone 15 Pro ‘Action’ Button to Replace Role of Volume Buttons When Performing a Power …

: Just curious here, is anyone paying OpenAI to get one of their apps (like Raycast AI) to work with …

: RIP Twitter 2007-2022 is now live (well, mostly live as tweets are still being processed and …

: Coming back from vacations. 🛬 Returning to normal programming this week. Vacations are always a …

: Still alive. Only on vacation. 😎

: What I Should Have Done Earlier I’ve been following the war in Ukraine on a daily basis since the very beginning. It’s an enduring …

: Brazil's Stupid Suggestion to End Ukrainian War As reported by The Kyiv Independent, Brazil’s proposal to get a peaceful resolution between Russia …

: When AI Failed to Inspire Me I was looking for inspiration all week to write my next Friday Notes edition. Early morning …

: The Trees of Death These are the trees of death. This is what I call them. This scene was taken from a video in a …

: I’m currently testing Little Snitch mini. I had the Little Snitch app on my radar for a while, but …

: Still in my spring cleanup phase, I’m archiving all my bookmarks and references to build a …

: Percentage of the moment: 4% …

: Somehow, I forgot to include my devices in my creator toolset website. Done now.

: Going on vacation for a week. Leaving my MacBook Air behind, but bringing my iPad Pro with Magic …

: 👉 I’ve been testing iA Presenter for a short while, and boy, I like this app. It’s not that often …

: My wife recently told me how she was looking and considering tools like ChatGPT in her work. She …

: I’m late in my readings. I’m not sure what to think of this weird take about the iPad and Mac future …

: Even if Apple releases a HomePod with a screen in a form of a “iPad-like” device, I don’t see them …

: If the Beta switch is OFF, why do I get offered the latest beta of iOS 16.5? 🤔 Bug? Nope, because I …

: I find Rewind to be very fascinating. Now, it comes with ChatGPT integration where I can ask for a …

: Introducing “My Micro-Workflows Explained” Series I’ve been working on this for a while and now I feel it’s time to share with the world. Follow this …

: Some Numbers 🚨 This is post #2000. I have already written more posts in 2023 than for the entire year last year. …

: Finding software bugs at the least expected place and time while recording long YouTube videos, …

: Make Something Wonderful | a book from the Steve Jobs Archive Coming to digital platforms on April …

: I’m fascinated by the fact that very notorious people in the tech space depends on so simple …

: I’ve invested so much of my time into Craft, since I left Notion. I never really left Notion, …

: Hey, just a reminder that this invite is still open if you are curious about Wavelength, a secure …

: Apple, please do a real but simple password manager. I join my voice to many, like John Gruber and …

: The maker behind ToolBox Pro has passed away, as reported here and there. It’s very sad. I recently …

: 2010 - “Before printing this email, think environment”. 2023 - “Before using ChatGPT, just think.”

: Quick Thoughts and Observations About Wavelength After reading Gruber’s article about Wavelength, I decided to try it. I’m not sure I require another …

: Testing the latest Micro.blog beta with picture upload. This is a screenshot of the current list of …

: For those who are (very) curious about Wavelength. This in an invite link to join a private group. …

: Why a dedicated music app for Apple Music Classical? When we first learned that Apple would launch a …

: Time to update all my devices. There are many.🙃 I’m always impressed by how effective Apple can be …

: Notion releases buttons. The world goes wild🤯. Seriously, I came a cross this announcement on …

: It’s time for an update to my content creation workflow (on Numeric Citizen I/O). In the coming days …

: This morning, I had a heated (and respectful) debate about ChatGPT, what artificial intelligence is, …

: Senior Apple executives have apparently gotten a peek at the headset every year since 2018, but …

: Two years ago, I had this wish list for Micro.blog. As much as I love Micro.blog, my list shows that …

: This week I got two unexpected gifts from my readers (fans?). One reader on my Ghost-hoested blog …

: Earlier in March, Alisabeth Hayden, from Washington state in the US, was separated from her AirPods …

: If you are curious about the migration process from WordPress.com to Ghost (the SaaS version), you …

: Found this in my archives. This was my old iPhone 7 in its old case. I love when things wear out …

: From A to B — Another Digital Journey Completed From the Numeric Citizen Blog to the Numeric Citizen Space. The former was my WordPress site, now on …

: Ok, I’m done with this migration/merge ops. More details tomorrow.

: WordPress to Ghost migration report. Content has been imported on Ghost. Domain name moved from …

: 5G+ Is this new?

: Even if my full-time job is in IT infrastructure, I hate playing with DNS and registrars.

: Yesterday, I got my first ever paid subscriber to Ghost website, even though it is basically a free …

: I hate Slack. I mean, a lot. What a UX clusterfuck. 🤮 There. I said it.

: Sad news. DPReview is going away. 😔

: Moving out of WordPress is such a pain. It was a pain to be there. It is a pain to get out of it. My …

: It Was (Probably) a Rough Day at Craft Craft version 2.4.5 came out today after more than six weeks since the previous release. Usually, …

: Never say never, I suppose. Proof.

: I recently discovered two new apps that are now in my documented toolset: Anybox and Zavala. Both …

: Manuel Moreale writes on his blog: I dislike the concept of editing old content on personal sites. …

: Dear @vincode, I love your Zavala outliner. It’s a great native Mac app. I found a great use case …

: Spent most of the day working on something that I hope will have some meaningful impact. Expect the …

: ActivityPub coming to WordPress, Automattic buying the developer of the ActivityPub plugin …

: Microsoft: Today, we are bringing the power of next-generation AI to work. Introducing Microsoft 365 …

: Any Capacities users here? Is it me, or it looks more and more like another Notion? This small team …

: Spending Most of Your Life Running a Blog Kottke.org turns 25. It’s quite a remarkable journey. I didn’t know about this website until …

: For those who watched the Severance series on Apple TV+: sometimes I feel like those guys staring at …

: Rant on. I love Apple’s Safari browser, but the lack of Safari Extensions support by many …

: Good morning! The third video in the series “Understanding Micro.blog” is out! It is …

: After so many iPadOS releases, these two gestures I suggested in 2019 were eventually added. This …

: Another big update to my complete toolset website: a new dedicated section for my current projects. …

: Here is something that I really would like to do. Using Apple shortcuts, Charty for Shortcuts and …

: So, in a nutshell: Obsidian is a Markdown text editor on steroids with a fancy plugin ecosystem. Did …

: Obsidian users: what do you use for syncing across devices if you don’t pay any subs to …

: For the time of my life, I downloaded Obsidian and launched it. Wrote something. Clicked here and …

: In May 2019 I published this: Personally, I think this year is too early for ARM-based Mac. Why? …

: Do you know MacUpdater? It’s a paid utility to keep your Mac up-to-date. I use it on my M1 Mac mini, …

: 21 years ago today, my first blog post. A bunch of promising social networks have come and gone in …

: Riccardo Mori wrote an interesting take about the possible future of the Mac with a touch screen Why …

: You are out: Newsy out. Newsify out. Raindrop.io out. Matter out. Readwise Reader out. Medium out. …

: I finally completed and published my article about migrating to Anybox, a bookmarks manager …

: If you can talk about it, explain it, even write about it, then I guess you can call yourself …

: @numericcitizen@me.dm is my new Mastodon address on Medium’s newly launched Mastodon instance. It’s …

: If Twitter is broken, it might be a fix here and there, actually. Just saying.

: Mind blown. 🤯

: Daniel Jalkut on AI-based art and “prose” Like everybody else, I was fascinated by AI …

: Gurman said it is “plausible” that at least the next 13-inch MacBook Air will be …

: [@numericcitizen](https://micro.blog/numericcitizen) It's a good formal summary of the pros and cons …

: “Social networks can be a great way to connect with friends and family, but they can also be toxic. …

: 🎦 Smile, guys; you’re on camera! 😃 I’m getting myself ready to record th first video in …

: Spent part of the morning trying to do some automation using Hazel and Shortcuts. What a …

: Here's The Weekend… Suggestions Instead of Infinite Social Media Scrolling... It’s the week-end in a few hours, consider those suggestions by Shawn Blanc: A few alternative …

: As noted by MacRumors: The second beta of iOS 16.4 that was introduced to developers today appears …

: About This Special Apple Device I couldn’t agree more with 9to5Mac here: There’s something special about the 2018 iPad …

: Another Day, Another Discovery: TimeStory After Anybox earlier this week, now is the turn of TimeStory to make its debut on my list of apps …

: 👉 Updated my complete toolset website. ➕ Zavala ➕Anybox ➕Inoreader ➖ Raindrop.io

: 😅 Moving all my newsletter subscriptions to Inoreader (instead of Hey Mail) for a better reading and …

: Massive migration going on right now… to Anybox. I’m in love with this little app. …

: I want to share a little follow-up to my previous post regarding Anybox. As much as I like what I …

: Another day, another rabbit hole. This time, meet Anybox, a bookmark manager for macOS, iOS and …

: Got this for the Apple Studio Display and iPhone 13 Pro. With macOS Ventura Camera Continuity, it …

: Testing Micro.blog Bookmarking Feature For the first time today, I diligently tested Micro.blog’s bookmarking feature. I don’t know if this …

: Writing Shouldn’t Be Hard We now live in a world of multimodal communications, and how we …

: Apple pays $12.1 mln fine for alleged app market abuse in Russia - Antimonopoly Service U.S. tech …

: Dear developers, be honest with us. In my usual morning rabbit hole digging, I stumbled on Flow, a …

: Will be spending the rest if the weekend trying to advance my (many) projects. One being to produce …

: Coming out of another rabbit hole… 👨‍💻 I’ve been extensively testing Inoreader recently and I have to say that as much as I like the …

: 👉✅ I’m running a quick poll on my YouTube Channel, in the community section! I’m curious …

: The funny thing about posting ideas on Friday nights, writing out loud ideas, it goes out unnoticed; …

: Since last June I’ve been producing YouTube videos about Craft (the note taking app, not the game! …

: AI Comes to WordPress… Who Knew The pervasiveness of AI is starting to look troubling at best. This week as I was heading to my …

: 👉 It’s Friday, and it is time for another quick experiment. For the next few days, I will …

: Tonight, following one of my year’s goals of focusing on and reducing my digital footprint, I …

: A Typical Morning Rabbit Hole I’m heading to Micro.blog and start reading on my timeline, I read someone’s post about note taking …

: 365 Days... 365 days of destruction. 365 days of murdering. 365 days of looting. 365 days of terror. 365 days of …

: 👉🏻 Day One, now available on the web. Woah! This is cool. I’m a big fan of Day One. I use it 99% of …

: Glass introduces “Highlights”. Oh I like this a lot. They keep adding more and more dimensions to an …

: And here we go again with the new Mac Pro “problem”. Jason Snell writing about the challenges Apple …

: Attorney General Ashley Moody: “We must ensure that consumers have the information needed to make …

: What Comes After Missiles and Fighter Jets? I walked today with my dear wife and quickly chatted about the Ukraine war. My wife asked me a …

: I’m still pondering about cross-posting everything from MB to my …

: Seriously, what’s wrong with me? 🤔

: I don’t know if it is a popular opinion or not, but Telegram is such a well-designed messaging …

: I rarely post my photography work here on Micro.blog, as I prefer to focus on dedicated …

: The Computer is Wrong — Stay Critical & Curious This evening, using an Apple Shortcut called Clips, I imported the « Apple in 2022 The Six Colors …

: 😕 Installing iPadOS 16.4 beta1 on my iPad Pro. This cannot be worst than anything since iPadOS 16.

: Micro.blog things I like: No ads No likes No brands No metrics No algorithms No influencers No …

: OK, I’m excited. According to recent leaks, the iPhone 15 Pro could be ultra interesting (puns …

: Better late than never. As a content creator, these are goals for 2023. More in my Digital Garden.

: Mailbrew still works but sadly feels increasingly abandoned by its founders fooling around with …

: 🤔 @help @manton could look into this error message that I’ve been getting on my timeline for a …

: 👨🏻‍💻I’ve spent quite some time recently on Inoreader, and I must say that I like it a lot. …

: 🤔👀👇🏻 Apple is exploring a stand-alone device that combines an iPad with a speaker hub. The idea is …

: The rumoured launch of a 15-inch MacBook Air this early Spring brings me joy and excitement. As an …

: Are there any Inoreader subscribers here? How do you take advantage of the service’s features? Do …

: Eternally Unsatisfied With My Reading Apps I’ve been a News Explorer RSS reader user for a long time. It’s a less-known RSS reader compared to …

: I thought I was done with the “macOS user interface isn’t touch-friendly” debate …

: I digg the updated design of Apple.com. The drop-down menus remind me of the Mac in its early days.

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: I took back the iPad Air that my mom was using a few years ago. I would like to repurpose the iPad …

: Tim Cook’s introductory comment on Apple’s latest quarter: “As we all continue to …

: DHH’s concluding words about testing an Android phone: I’m no fan of Google in general. …

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: A special message to all the people who expressed their support for the loss of my mother. It really …

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: 9to5Mac reporting about a short Financial Times article on a silent war between Apple and Google: …

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: Listening to Leo Laporte’s voice of Twit.tv in my AirPods Pro 2… wow, what a great …

: Today, from WordPress: Your favorite Jetpack-powered features from the WordPress app – including …

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: My latest project… explaining this thing… harder than I originally thought. 😅

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: There are a lot of rumours surrounding the upcoming Apple headset. I call them noise at best. …

: Thought of the Saturday morning: I like the principle of logging my digital life activities, …

: 👉🏻 Well, that was fast: @numericcitizen@techhub.social 😎 Reasons why I joined this Mastodon …

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: As we can see, while there are definite improvements in Windows 11’s design consistency, they are …

: And the Mac and the iPad continue to move closer together… Source: Gurman: Apple working on …

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: I just finished expanding the descriptions of the apps and services in my toolset.

: Must watch video about the iPhone photography quality. Are the photos shot on the latest iPhone 14 …

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: During my trip to South America, I started to experience RSS feeds sync issues in News Explorer. …

: Why is it so slow to read content in Apple News in general? Opening an article in News takes 2 to 3 …

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: With the introduction of an always-on display in the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, many users …

: Today, you can choose not to drive a Tesla if you don’t want Elon Musk, Inc. knowing everywhere you …

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: I recently wondered if I should put a title to a Microblog post or not (see my post). I finally came …

: Today is the day I turned my Twitter accounts (apple_observer & numericcitizen) into private …

: Dear @manton, How can I get the “reply with Micro.blog” on my post details?

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: During my trip to South America, I decided to shoot every photo in RAW (using iPhone 13 Pro). If the …

: This one for @maique from Punta Del Este. 😉

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: It’s funny how I’m rediscovering people on Mastodon (via MB) who I first met on Twitter in 2009, …

: I would rather buy a Micro.blog client from Tapbots than a Mastodon client. There. I said it.

: AirTags can be quite useful and… stressful to track. Here we are in the plane quite ready to depart …

: Which is Best for Photographers: Twitter or Flickr? Which platform is best for photographer between Flickr and Twitter if you have about the same number …

: Thought of the day: airports are probably the most user hostile commercial environment that we can …

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: Flighty is such a great iPhone app. Here Flighty is showing in a shiny and clever way that one of my …

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: Leaving the Nikon D750 Behind Can you believe it? As an amateur photographer, I’m leaving my Nikon D750 home for my upcoming trip …

: A Few Takeaways About My Mastodon-Related Questions Today Thanks to all who replied to my question regarding Mastodon. What a great community over here! Never …

: Any Mastodon experts in the room? One quick question: how do I proceed to “reserve” my …

: A Few Observations on Apple's Latest AirPods Pro I got a pleasant surprise under the tree for this Christmas🎄: AirPods Pro 2. Some observations: I …

: Comparing Elon Musk at Twitter to Steve Jobs at Pixar When I read articles like this one from The Washington Post about Elon Musk’s current tenure at …

: Just posted on my Twitter account. "This account is being phased out. I no longer believe in Twitter …

: Merry Christmas 🎅

: As you can see, my plan to exit Twitter is well underway. I think I could turn this shit off by …

: The Digital Cleanup Continues This morning, I visited IFTTT and Zapier to turn off ten applets which were using Twitter. My About …

: If you don’t have a website, a blog or a newsletter and only exist on Twitter, then I give up. …

: Digital cleanup night. Medium Partner Program: Cancelled. Buffer: Cancelled. WP for Buffer Plug-in: …

: That is a hell of a low pressure. Very windy now. Lots of rain earlier. Getting way colder by …

: 🇺🇦 I Wish Them Happy Holidays But... We’re close to Christmas and getting closer to new years eve. I hope Ukrainians can get a small …

: Getting Ready for the Holidays and my Next Trip Closing out my working session with my office for the holidays. What a year it was. Now is the time …

: After Closing Twitter, Medium Will Be Next The next victim of my "digital cleanup" will be my Medium account. Even though I stopped writing …

: An iPhone + a Belkin iPhone Mount + macOS Ventura + FaceTime Call I finally tested a FaceTime call with my iPhone 13 Pro and the Belkin iPhone mount with my M1 …

: More is Indeed Better on Micro.blog I receive more user feedback or interactions in a day here on Micro.blog than in an entire month on …

: Sometimes I wish I had started blogging fifteen or twenty years ago. It would be so cool to have …

: Who Should Be Complaining Again? 🇺🇦Russian’s top brass are complaining that Zelensky and Biden didn’t have a single word about …

: Starting from now: I no longer cross-post my original Micro.blog posts to Twitter. Curious to see …

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: Write.as: Are You Fediverse Friendly? Write.as and Fediverse support (or lack of): Write.as doesn't render the URLs of both the toot and …

: Assign to All Desktops - A Must Know macOS Stage Manager Trick Updated my last Mac to macOS Ventura and discovered something super useful when using Stage Manager. …

: Found a great place for my Tidbyt.

: The trend is clear: people are leaving Twitter. This is my follower count since June of 2022. If …

: Why Close My Twitter Accounts? Here Are My Five Reasons I think it is essential to elaborate on why I will close my Twitter accounts in 2023. This is not …

: Installing Windows in 2022 I just spent part of my morning installing Windows 10 version 22H2 on a virtual machine with VMware …

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: On Twitter's Attention Seekers On Twitter, you can get notified when someone starts following you. Sounds great until it …

: Rewind: Thanks but No Thanks After watching a recent video from Matt Birchler about Rewind, a constant screen recording utility …

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: I’ve stopped clicking on Twitter links. Starve the site of attention. Brent Simmons …

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: Twitter Is Xenophobic Now I’m in violation of Twitter’s guidelines because I do promote content coming from other …

: Twitter Down, Micro.blog Up I would love @manton to speak out about how the current Twitter turmoils, people flocking to …

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: Mailbrew, Typefully and Twitter I finally found how to reconfigure my Mailbrew account to log in without using Twitter. Good thing. …

: Found in my Micro.blog bookmarks collection: Culture is shaped by SEO experts and algorithms. …

: The Stars of the Show for 2022 Are... If I look back at my software usage in 2022, three stars stand out: Raycast Things 3 Screenflow …

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: Raycast year in review. Wow. I love this thing so much!

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: Hands Down to Hand Mirror Plus Just got my notice for the Hand Mirror update today. The latest release offers a paid version, for …

: Nobody Cares Apple Missed Their Apple Silicon Timeline birchtree.meMatt Birchler …

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: Exit Plans are Important — Learning the Hard Way With Twitter Exit plans are important. My Twitter exit planning reminds me that we all should have some sort of …

: Updated my bio today, adding a mention of being a Qwitter (someone planning to Quit Twitter). When I …

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: I just realized that to see the list of people I follow on Micro.blog, I need to visit my own …

: Twitter Is the Uneeded Intermediary and How I'm Planning to Get Rid of It Whenever I want to go to Twitter, I should remember that Twitter is mostly a big dump of content …

: On Rumours of Apple Working on Its App Stores Overhaul Bloomberg: Apple to Allow Outside App Stores in Overhaul Spurred by EU Laws. Boom. If true, it’s …

: On Apple's Freeform and Tools Palettes Freeform, the visual and collaborative application from Apple, is finally out for the iPad, the Mac …

: Starting a Journey to My Twitter-Free Digital Life After much thinking and due to recent events on Elon Musk’s Twitter, I’m starting to put …

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: The Most Divisive Mac Pro Is a Thing of Beauty This week, a new Mac joined the family. The 2013 Mac Pro. I always dreamed of owning one. It’s …

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: The Password-Less Future Looks Bright and Secure For the first in years, I just bought something from eBay. Man, this website design sucks and seems …

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: Just released: my first visual story on Exposure. Twenty days in Italy / Summer 2022. Enjoy.

: I’ve been quietly testing Exposure recently, an excellent visual storytelling service. I could …

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: Russian's Strategy — Possible Response 🇺🇦It is becoming clear that Russians are angry about the near collapse of their army in south and …

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: On Software Subscriptions Tweetbot hasn’t been updated for over 6 months, I thought a subscription was going to mean more …

: Putin, the loser 🇺🇦 Putin is showing signs of being a loser (as if it wasn’t clear yet), because he is losing, slowly …

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: Let Apple Fix All Bugs, Will Ya? MacRumors in iPhone 14 Pro Owners Complain of ‘Slow’ Camera App - MacRumors: Affected …

: On iPhone Internal Design - as Important as the External Design iFixit writing about the internal redesign of the iPhone 14 in “The iPhone 14 Feature Apple …

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: The Unexpected Pain That Comes With Lock Screen Customization So, I’ve been testing iOS 16 since its early beta stage, and I love it so much. One of the best …

: Feeling So Happy... 🇺🇦 What is happening right now in Ukraine is nothing but encouraging! I was waiting for this to …

: What's Hot in Italy? Android or iPhone? My Observations Here’s an interesting post by Gruber about Android vs iPhone’s relative popularity in …

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: M2 MacBook Air — Not Going To Happen I paid a quick visit to the Apple Store yesterday to get a pack of AirTags and give another look at …

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: How Apple Is Encouraging Developers to Have Their Own Identity Telegram’s CEO, M. Pavel Durov, complains that Apple is making his life harder than necessary …

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: No, no, no, and no. I’m sorry, Dropzone, you’re good but not that useful. I mean, for such a narrow-usage …

: How fast do you need your internet to be? A recent post from MereCivilian about subscribing to a fast Internet service triggered this one. …

: On Ghost Explorer This could be the best thing to come to Ghost in a long time: Ghost Explorer. And there is more …

: War zone, danger zone 🇺🇦 I’m going to Italy in the next few days, and I realize this will put me at the closest point to a …

: Wondering About Photo Journal for My Upcoming Trip to Italy I’m two weeks away from a long trip to Italy, and I’m wondering about posting photos …

: Less Colour Options at First, Introduce More Later Color Options for All iPhone 14 Models: Everything We Know - MacRumors If iPhone 14 colour options …

: About Heavy Camera Gear for Vacations In The Weight Of Creativity – On my Om, Om Malik thinks about camera gears weight during trips. …

: Light at the End of the Tunnel? 🇺🇦 It’s been a long time since I posted something here. This morning, an article from the Kyiv …

: About This Reading Enabling Device For many reasons that I’m aware of, I forgot that the iPad is the best device for reading and …

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: The Lost of the Nobs About the updated design of the media player on the iPhone with iOS 16 beta 4: this enhancement in …

: Only 84 posts this year Woah, I just paid a visit to my stats for Micro.blog. This year, I’ve got only 84 posts …

: The Disconnected Country We’re currently experiencing a major and nationwide cellular network outage here in Canada 🇨🇦, …

: That Rabbit Hole that is named YouTube Videos Production I felt in a rabbit hole with these YouTube videos production. Either it’s because Craft is …

: How Much is Too Much? 🇺🇦 When reading about the war raging in Ukraine, there is so much to read, see and… digest. As it …

: As much as I like #Ghost as a hosting service for my monthly and weekly newsletters, the lack of …

: Is there any user of Craft in here? In any case, may I suggest that you take a look at my YouTube …

: Sievierodonetsk down. Sad day. Again. 🇺🇦 I feel sad for Ukraine which has been fighting hell for so long and having to retreat from …

: A More Healthy Attitude Dear (few readers), in case you were wondering, I’m still staying informed about the war in Ukraine. …

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: 100 days Time flies. It’s been already 100 days since the beginning of the criminal declaration of war on the …

: Special pre-announcement: I’m mostly done with my preparation for creating YouTube videos. …

: I never post this type of thing here but I wanted to share my enthusiasm about eating this! Simple …

: Appeasing Russia, Are You Kidding Me? After more than 90 days of this nonsense, this criminal invasion by the Russian, are we starting to …

: On The Myth of Lack of Mac Management Tools Recently, during a discussion in a meeting at work, a colleague of mine was expressing his …

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: For those looking to Craft as a site building, here is my most recent experiment: Numeric Citizen …

: A Typical Friday Morning If you’re curious about my Friday morning routine. There you have it. #writer #meta Discuss…

: A Week of Software Releases in Review Some weeks are busier than others for software or service updates. This week saw meaningful updates …

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: The Power of Instant Publishing I’m currently working on a proof-of-concept to migrate one of my website to Craft using the …

: Don't Call Them Soldiers Each time I get news from the war in Ukraine, and I read or hear the expression “Russian soldiers,” …

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: I Should Read More Books 📚 Today, after opening Apple Books on my Mac, I concluded that I’m not reading enough books. Why is …

: Giving 🇺🇦 Today, I gave 100 US$ to the just recently crowdfunding platform United24. I chose to donate to …

: Some Facts About Engagement 💡 Interesting facts: about 5%-10% of visitors to my blogs will click on outbound links (links …

: On Returning on Telegram I’m back on Telegram, after closing my account about a year ago. I wrote about the reasons why on my …

: On Keeping a Seperate Computer for Creative Work In a recent article from Josh Ginter for The Newsprint, If found the idea of having a separate …

: Notes of interest from Apple’s Q2 2022 earnings report and conference call | AppleInsider The …

: Now more than ever, it seems it is the perfect time for @manton to welcome people on Micro.blog who …

: Interesting Ideas for iPadOS 16 I recently wrote an article about where the iPad should go from here. On the subject of iPadOS, …

: When Uber is Being Rude I recently came back from a one-week vacation in Cancun, Mexico. The first thing I did before …

: Russia, GTFO of my blogs 🚫🇷🇺⛔If I could block any IP addresses from Russia from visiting my blogs, I would do it.

: Doing Some Cleanup in My Home Office After spending some time cleanup my office this today, I found these in my drawers and other places. …

: Wondering About Returning to Podcasting Now that I’m finally having my dedicated room in the house for working, I’m wondering about …

: War Games 🇺🇦 It’s fascinating how the war in Ukraine makes me think about many video games. Let me explain. …

: I’m not writing my Friday Notes edition this week, and I feel guilty. I had a hectic week at …

: Taking a break of many things If you are wondering what’s up with me, I’m on vacation for a week. I’m not only taking a break from …

: Suddenly Missing Mikhail Gorbachev This morning while reading the news, I suddenly remembered about Mikhail Gorbachev. He’s still …

: On West Europe Surprising Weak Stance 🧐⁉️ It’s surprising to see European countries’ weak stance against Russia and the dire situation in …

: About TAGS 🤨 Question of the day: are TAGS a sign of bad or weak content indexing in any computer-based …

: The Price To Pay “(…) And we’re likely going to see skyrocketing prices if we did put a complete ban on …

: On My (Lack of) Medium Readings 📖 This week, I received my revenues report from Medium for last year (for taxes purposes). I made …

: Two quick questions: how do you cope with what’s happening in Ukraine? Are you watching the …

: When Apple Pivoted Thanks to MacRumors, as reported today, I didn’t know today was the fifth anniversary of a special …

: Europe's Future “…the fate of the whole Eastern and Central Europe and the Black Sea region is being decided on the …

: How Low Can They Go? 🇺🇦 What is it that Russia doesn’t like about life, love, freedom, everything that makes us humans? 😞

: It’s Was So Fun This weekend I did some cleanup in my old papers and documents. I found an old bank account …

: On Ukrainian's 💥Today’s news about a possible attack by the Ukrainian army on Russia’s land is potentially …

: Already a Routine 🇺🇦 For over a month, Ukrainians have been fighting to defend themselves against the invaders. This …

: 🇺🇦 Another edition of my free monthly Introspection newsletter is out NOW. Get it here! Talked about …

: Keep The Pressure on Putin 🤨 As diplomatic talks progress, don’t be fooled by Russian words. The only viable solution is for …

: Killing Quality 🧐 Thought of the day: the narrative about having to publish on a regular basis to build an audience …

: Is the Wind Slowly Turning? 💪🏻 Stalled or retreating troops. Low morale. Decreasing attacks. High casualties and losts. Retaken …

: Venting My Frustration About Microsoft Teams It’s March 2022. Spring is finally here. Moreover, among us, Apple Silicon, first announced in June …

: Feeling More Optimistic 😀 After reading the news this morning on the situation of the war in Ukraine, I feel more upbeat …

: Dear Mobile Apps Developers Dear iOS developers, dear @Substack, when building screenshots for the App Store, show us your …

: Discussing War Matters 🇺🇦🍽 I had this dinner yesterday night with some friends. The war in Ukraine subject came up. In …

: Russia Isn't That Super Power 🤔 I’m not a military expert, far from it, but as we go further into this insane and highly criminal …

: Pausing My Apple Studio Display Buying Decision Well, after a promising start, following reviews of the Apple Studio display, it seems that I’ll put …

: Negociating 🇺🇦 While current negotiations between Russian criminals and Ukraine leaders are taking place, I …

: ”The Mac Studio contains radical innards in a plain exterior” Benjamin Mayo in Apple Introduces Mac Studio: “…the introduction of a brand new model of Mac is …

: I wrote this some time ago (thanks to Surprise Me!). It was when I started using HEY World to …

: Two Years Ago… On March 13th, in 2020, the world flipped, my world flipped. So many things are different now. This …

: Back to Telegram 📧 I decided to return to Telegram to get the news about the war in Ukraine. It’s fast. Simple. I …

: Putin = Hitler 😡 Let’s face it. Vladimir Putin has no morale. He’s a criminal. His only goal in life is war. He …

: Diverting My Attention to Survive 🗓️ The title may be a bit “clickbait-ish”, but it is what it is. Again, my creativity (writing, …

: Path to the WWIII ‼️ 🇷🇺 Current events around the world, triggered by the criminal invasion of Ukraine, are setting …

: Duties of Russians Living Abroad ➡️ 🇷🇺 If people living in Russia don’t have access to objective news, only to state-controlled …

: Peek Performance, Low Interest It’s now official. Apple will host another virtual event next week, on March 8th. It’s the first …

: Morning Routines in War Time 🇺🇦 Each morning, I open my laptop and visit some news websites to get the latest news from the war …

: Apple is Finally Showing Courage I asked for this since the beginning of the Ukrainian war (on Twitter: first here, then here, then …

: The Real Nature of Putin as an Army Leader 🇺🇦 By not telling his own Russian troops in Belarus what the training and military exercises were …

: The Apparent Weakness of Democracy 🇺🇦 Compared to the aggressors, the invaders and the criminals (Russian leadership and Russian’s …

: NATO's Response is Too Weak 🇺🇦 As I keep watching the unbearable news from Europe, from Ukraine, something is becoming clearer …

: Going Downwards I don’t know about you but I find current events in Ukraine very disturbing and distracting. …

: Ukraine — Some of My News Sources 🗞️ I thought I could share the news sources I consume to stay in touch with current events in …

: Media Consumption Frenzy 🇺🇦 Current events in Ukraine are triggering a media consumption frenzy in me that resembles the one …

: Marks Left From Two Years of COVID-19 ⌛ If I look at myself these days, I find that I’m less willing to go out for a quick getaway outside …

: All My Idols are Dead 😢 What do you think they have in common? Creativity. Man, I miss all of them. They are so different …

: The Online Streaming of War 📺 With current events happening in Ukraine, with the help of smartphones and the internet, dramatic …

: And Suddenly, No More COVID 🦠 It is fascinating to see all media switch from one crisis to another, on a dime. A few days ago, …

: Ukraine, I Can't Believe It 🇺🇦 The news of this criminal invasion of a democratic and independent country like Ukraine by Putin …

: A Message for Ukrainians The news of the Russian criminal invasion of its sovereign neighbour, Ukraine, is appalling. Putin …

: On Time Machine Backups Over Network If you own a desktop Mac, you probably use an external drive for Time Machine. If you use a portable …

: Am I Making a Difference? 🏢 As my workday is coming to an end, I have a few questions in my mind. The same questions pop up …

: Quitting Facebook but Staying in Touch

👉🏻 I posted a farewell letter on my Facebook wall before making it inactive for a while. But here is …

: Slowing Our Life I like this idea of consciously slowing our life by making choices like the ones exposed in this …

: Still Mystified by ProRAW Even after reading this excellent article by the guy behind Halide, I’m still mystified by Apple’s …

: Dune Movie - Woah! Today, I finally saw the Dune movie, by the Canadian director, Denis Villeneuve. As a Canadian …

: Old Computer-Related Memories From 1993 to 1994, I owned a PowerBook Duo 210 sporting a trackball, a low-profile keyboard and a …

: On Carrot Weather — Is It That Cool? Why is Carrot Weather so popular? I’m a weather enthusiast and I like trying new weather-related …

: Floating in My Head While... 💬 Music is playing in my AirPods. I’m not sure that I made the right music choice. What am I gonna …

: I'm Soooo Productive 😌 With silence, a coffee, alone, early in the day, full of ideas and feeling creative, it’s the time …

: Winter's Worst Part ❄️ Right in the middle of February, another snowstorm hit the city. February always felt like the …

: My Source of Dopamine 🧠 It is well documented that social networks are a great source of dopamine. Likes, retweets, etc., …

: Now Discovering Remark.as 🤦🏻‍♂️ Today, I just found out how to use Remark.as for commenting on a writer’s post. On the same …

: Reminder of Substack to Ghost 🤨 Even though I moved my newsletter home a few months ago from Substack to Ghost, as explained here, …

: About ME 👨🏻‍💻 I think it’s important that you know a bit about who’s behind this continuous musing feed. So, …

: People No Longer Read Apparently 📚 While looking around me and paying attention to the generation that follows, I see most people on …

: Maybe I'm Thinking Way Too Much 🤔 When thinking about my newsletter subscribers, I often think about them as being people attending …

: Musing About the Typical Blog Post 📝 As I gain acquaintance with write.as, a typical blog post content and format is settling in. Each …

: Musing About External Links 🔗 When I write articles or blog posts, like this one or this one, I’m trying as much as possible to …

: Learning as I write.as... 🧠 Every day, I learn a few new things about write.as. Today it’s about using tags and the reader …

: Content Expiration Date Today, I deleted 54 blog posts from my blog at https://numericcitizen.me. This blog is where it all …

: My Oldest Post Going back in time on previously published content can be the source of a few smiles. My oldest post …

: On Content Portability 🚀 A message to content creators out there: be wary of content portability when selecting a writing …

: Challenge of the day: exporting posts from WordPress to Ghost Well, well, well, it seems that data portability among CMS is an issue. Who knew! I’m trying …

: Digital Citizen 🤨 I wish I could have used Digital Citizen instead of Numeric Citizen as my pen name. Digital > …

: Voluntary Simplicity Minimalistic. Scarce. Effective. Bare. Imperfect but perfect for the task. Trustworthy. Simple. …

: Peeking at AirDrop in the Coffee Shop ☕️ Going to the coffee shop today after six weeks of sanitary restrictions. Those were lifted …

: An Unexpected Side of the Pandemic The pandemic gave me more time and opportunities to create, write and publish. I don’t want to lose …

: Feeling the COVID-19 Fatigue 😒 We’re approaching two years of this COVID-19 pandemic. We’re entering a phase where people no …

: Engage 👉🏻 If there is something that I have learned in recent months is this: the more you engage with a …

: Please, don’t think that because I’m now subscribing to write.as that I’m leaving …

: The Inspiration Killer I’m sad that I’m rarely doing photography these days… the pandemic and COVID-19 killed my …

: Bonus Content I like the idea of selectively cross-posting some of the posts here to Twitter or Ghost, but not …

: TGIF Time flies; I didn’t see the week. Where did it go? On the eves of the weekend, I’m thinking about …

: I'm in perpetual experimentation mode I’m still thinking about the possibility of subscribing to this service. I’m trying to …

: Health of Developer Relations with Apple in Free Fall According to this year’s Six Colors Report Card, relationships between Apple and its …

: What am I doing here? Here I am, on write.as. What am I doing here? Am I going to subscribe to this service? Do I really …

: On Sideloading on iPhone — It’s OK, I’m Changing My Mind numericcitizen.meNumeric Citizen …

: Only 3$ a Month I’m getting ready to pull the trigger on write.as. For a mere 3$ a month, it won’t be an …

: Write.as. Why am I looking at Write.as now? Aren’t WordPress, Micro.blog, Ghost and Blot …

: Apple is clearly crossing the red line here IMHO. They are being disingenuous. These guidelines from …

: For (more) personal stories of mine, here is the place to go. Friday Notes #61 — Knowing Our Parents …

: I’m mostly done with my love letter to Cleanshot, a screen grabber utility for the Mac. …

: On December 18th of 2019, Here’s what I wrote on Micro.blog: Now that I’m closing my account …

: From Apple’s AirPort Exterme to Ubiquiti’s Amplify HD As reported in my previous blog post, I had a chance to perform a “tech refresh” of my sister’s WiFi …

: Replacing (Another) Aging AirPort Extreme With… In mid-2020, I wrote about my experience of replacing an aging Apple AirPort Extreme with an …

: Universal Control — Finally! I’m a big fan of Apple’s Sidecar. I frequently use it for work. When Apple announced Universal …

: On HomePod mini with a screen - STOP! Consider this recent article from 9to5Mac: Concept: How Apple could turn HomePod mini into a …

: MP3 Files and the iPhone — Harder Than Necessary I find it surprisingly hard to find a simple MP3 player for an iPhone these days. I mean, just a …

: It’s the Time of the Month to Start Crafting the Next Edition of My Monthly Newsletter Well, it’s the time of the month where I start to work on the next edition of my monthly newsletter …

: Yep, Notion is Bad I’m nearly done with my Notion to Craft migration. I know I’ve been lazy; I’ve …

: Give Me Some Time... …and I’ll move out of 1Password. It’s on my to-do list for 2022. Gruber’s article is a …

: Dear Apple: Bring Back the Dashboard I want this so much. We have to voice our desire to get back the Dashboard on macOS. As explained by …

: Taking Advantage of the iPad Screen Consider the previous annotated screenshot from Matter. Way too many applications have the same …

: About iMessage - Again Apple’s Messages app, why does it only support iMessage and SMS? iChat had support for AIM, Yahoo …

: I’m a Big Fan of Craft But… As you probably know, I’m a big fan of Craft. This application is really at the center of everything …

: Exploring the World of DJing I always liked electronic music, but I’m not a musician. In recent moths, I’ve been exploring the …

: Green vs Blue Bubbles: The Definitive And Honest Point of View A few days ago, I wrote a small commentary post regarding the WSJ article on Apple’s iMessage, its …

: On iOS 15 Update Conundrum — Why Apple Is Changing is Mind Apple finally published the numbers of people who upgraded to iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. While the …

: Bye Bye 500px It was written on the walls: my subscription to 500px is coming to an end next week, and I …

: Carriers vs Apple Om Malik writing on the iPhone fifteen anniversary and the carrier companies at the time (emphasis …

: Working from home since March 2020. Over the months, I made quite a few tweaks to my home office. …

: "It’s not just how things look, it’s about how things work." Somehow, I missed David Sparks’ observations regarding the Wallpaper feature of Apple’s …

: One More Gripe Against Apple’s Photos Memory Feature Jim Novell & Stephen Hackett both have valid points against Apple’s Photos Memory feature. I …

: Blue vs Green Bubbles — Blue is In, Green is Out? A recent article in the Wall Street Journal created a concerted reactions chain from news sites and …

: On Talent Retention Challenges I’ve been working in information technologies for nearly three decades. Finding competent people has …

: Those Curves… I’m a big fan of curves, but up until now, I didn’t really know how to take advantage of them. 🙃 …

: On iPhone 14 Pro Max Pricing Kuo has also said that the iPhone 14 Max, or whatever it ultimately ends up being called, will be …

: Surprise Me! The Surprise Me! plugin for Micro.blog is undoubtedly a lot of fun to play with. It will pick a …

: Beyond the iPhone Remember when people claimed Java would replace all computer languages? Maybe you remember when tech …

: On NFTs: What Am I Missing? First, consider this announcement from Samsung: “In 2022, Samsung is introducing the world’s first …

: COVID — Did He Really Got Me? Here is an update following yesterday’s post about getting caught by COVID. I thought that I had …

: COVID — Got Me! After close to two years of relentless fight to protect myself from COVID-19, after following all …

: The Real Cost of Crypto The real cost of Crypto. We need to stop buying into this shit and fast. Why is it so hard to think …

: A New Project for 2022 — Every Apple Computers… What if I documented all Apple computers I ever actively used or owned? For each of them, there is a …

: He says "Hi!" For no apparent reason, I started a photo series of this little guy in all sorts of visual contexts. …

: Completed The Servant Season 2 - At Long Last! Finally was able to finish season 2 of The Servant on Apple TV+ yesterday, just in time for the …

: A Message for Christmas To all of you, even though I don’t know you personally, since I spend quite some time here all year …

: Doing Nothing Useful and Feeling Guilty About It First day of holiday vacations. I’m not into Christmas at all this year. It’s the kind …

: Phasing Out My Vimeo Account Well, I’m not a video guy. I prefer photography. My experience with Vimeo is coming to an end. I …

: Glass — Maybe We Need to Be Patient? Matt Birchler blog post about his interest for Glass’s fading out: I was very high on Glass, a new …

: An idea. The iPad. A Brainstorming Session. Another Article in the Works. I love the iPad. Apple’s Notes.app in dark mode is 😍. You’re currently seeing a brainstorm of ideas …

: The Enigmatic Snapseed from Google Surprising to see Snapseed being updated since it is owned by Google. I use this photo processing …

: Is The iPad Still Exciting — It Depends I want to chime in on a series of posts by Matt Birchler (on his YouTube channel) and Andy …

: I Just Paid $50 to Wikipedia I think it’s worth it and it’s important. The transaction was easy (Apple Pay), which makes a big …

: Currently Working On — A Teaser Directly from Craft, a peek at four articles that I’m currently working on, almost ready for …

: On iOS 15’s Legacy Contacts I remember working on “A Guide for Preparing to Leave Your Numeric Legacy”, one of the cited …

: iOS 15.2 & iPadOS 15.2 are OUT — A Few Thoughts The previous screenshots show the release notes, as seen on an iPhone. I just can’t believe Apple …

: Being Unsplashed — Take 2 If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you probably know by now that I’m a big fan of Unsplash …

: Hey guys, the first microblog posts digest newsletter coming out tomorrow morning, 9EST. If you …

: On #Glass Appreciation Surprise! Today, Glass introduced something I thought would never come: Like! Oops, Appreciation …

: 💥So, you’re an #Apple fan, like #photography, care about #privacy, #privacyprotection and …

: Strangely, my last post about the Micro.blog newsletter feature intro wasn’t made available in …

: Micro.blog Officially Launches Support for Newsletters So, as expected, yesterday Micro.blog introduced support for newsletters in the premium subscription …

: About Micro.blog Upcoming Update — Newsletter Support Apparently, it looks like tomorrow, Micro.blog is going to add support for newsletters. A few weeks …

: On My Photographic Style The photo thumbnails are from a personal trip to Austria in 1998. When I look back at these photos, …

: Changing my Mind Boooooo… Well, it looks like I changed my mind. I didn’t remember that I wrote this blog post …

: Testing Synology Photos as a digital assets management solution (#synology #beta #dsm7) I’m currently testing Synology as a storage solution for all my non-personal, non-photographic …

: Will Apple SharePlay Really Take Off? Readdle software released an update to PDF Expert with support for Apple’s SharePlay. Using …

: Photo editing while on the beach On my iPad Pro, in split-screen view: on the left, Lightroom. On the right, Apple’s Photos. Same …

: My Current Status My current status — spending quality time on vacations in Tulum, Mexico. It’s the first trip for …

: A New Home, Same Purposes I’m done putting the final touches to my new home, a place where I continue sharing my newsletter …

: RTFM (Read The Fuckin Manual They Say!) When I got my first AirTags, I was anxious to get this wallet from this KickStarter project: …

: Some of my heroes over the years. Do you have any?

: Like the Dislike — Put the Decision in Creator’s Hands So, YouTube will remove the dislike button soon from its platform. In one of his recent video, the …

: Android Phones Are For…? A story by MacRumors reports Tim Cook’s answer about not being able to sideload applications on the …

: Revisiting My Craft Content Organization Even though I’m using Ulysses for most of my writings, after reading the “A Complete Ulysses Writing …

: From ProRAW to JPEG — When JPEG is Simply Enough Here is a situation for which I’m searching for a solution. Let’s say I’m going out with my iPhone …

: Exposure Notifications — Still Useful? The other day I was looking at my iPhone battery consumption only to find out that the Exposure …

: Here is my Sunday so far… how is yours going?

: Got Things Done This Week I’m feeling pretty happy again this week-end as I managed to do everything that I was sitting in my …

: Remembering Macintosh Floppies This seemingly insignificant box used to be sold by Apple and contained ten single-sided floppy …

: Comparing Notion and Craft running on an M1 MacBook Air. Notion takes 382 MB of RAM while Craft uses …

: Time to relax, it’s Friday after all. Who’s playing?

: I’ve been experimenting with something in recent weeks. Each Sunday, I open Craft and switch to the …

: Glass Profile Page — Finally? After a successful initial launch, categories support addition, now here is profile page support. …

: Computational Photography Meet Traditional Cameras But I wonder, where is photography headed from here? Surely, computational photography will play a …

: Understanding Halide Pro+ Capture Format I’m still learning new things about shooting in ProRAW on my iPhone 13 Pro. The latest tidbits that …

: Is the Cost of ProRAW Worth It? #apple #photography #proraw I’m still trying to wrap my mind around Apple’s ProRAW. I know, I’m late to the party. Image size …

: Hey guys! I’m still around! Been busy on Twitter recently, using Typefully. I’m still in …

: Big Update to Timery — I Love It! Timery received a major addition in this week’s update: REPORTS! As I wrote recently, I’m tracking …

: A Few #Unleashed Observations About That #AppleEvent The less than an hour Unleashed event took place yesterday, I was there… watching on my Mac mini. I …

: Going to the movies still sucks We went to the movies yesterday night. The first time in two years. “No Time To Die” was good. As …

: I’ve been playing with my iPhone 13 Pro last weekend. On the following diagram, the picture on …

: Where Should Glass Go? A Debate About Likes Matt Bircher on the lack of “Like” on Glass: Maybe this is a terrible idea and I’m in the …

: Google, Are You Kidding Me? Google, recently on Twitter, announcing their adoption of Apple’s UIKit design language instead of …

: E-Bikes: #VanmoofV — What Is Going on Here? Today, Vanmoof announced their latest e-bike, the Vanmoof V model. The announcement video, …

: 👉🏻 This game was destined for the iPad. I’m in love. 🥰 Bye bye Steam! Currently in beta and …

: On the way back home I’m on my way back home from a weekend in the Niagara Falls region. I put my iPhone 13 Pro to …

: Am I missing Notion? @notionhq @craftsdocsapp Been thinking about Notion recently. Before using Craft, I was a fan of Notion. I spent a few …

: The Read Later Syndrome Pocket. Refind. Readwise. Matter. Safari Read Later. When is this going to stop, so I can make up my …

: It’s Becoming Harder and Harder to Sell Second Hand Apple Gear After many weeks of trying, I finally sold my 2017 21.5 inches iMac. Even though Apple is currently …

: Dear @Viticci, I’m Not a Professional Reviewer, So What? This podcast episode from MacStories featuring Viticci triggered quite a few reactions. Why? Because …

: Apple’s Maps — Nine Years of Iterative Updates Today Apple is publishing an article on its newsroom website about all the new thing that comes with …

: The waiting combo. It’s the story of a lonely couple waiting for something to happen. Tomorrow they …

: Microsoft: Wow. Your Turn, Apple. Microsoft’s announcements this week are nothing less than impressive. Microsoft is showing courage. …

: Tim Would Love Stopping the Leaks Of course the memo from Tim Cook about leakers is being leaked. It’s funny to read a leaked memo …

: On iOS 15 Early Adoption Rate Compared to last’s year iOS 14, early numbers show a much slower adoption rate for iOS 15. The …

: Happy iOS 15 & iPadOS 15 to you all! After a long summer of beta releases, today we get to see the final releases of iOS 15 and iPadOS …

: Bokeh is not going to happen apparently. It was written on the walls for quite some time. Too bad. I …

: Dear @AppleInsider STOP THIS! I don’t know who got the idea at AppleInsider of putting video auto-play right in the middle …

: The iterative Apple that delivers If you think that this year’s updates from Apple are meh, I think, either you didn’t pay …

: The future of the App Store According to Marco Arment One of the best recent take on the possible future of the App Store. Regarding IAP purchases: Most …

: Readwise.io Reader App — A Potential Game Changer? In a recent announcement by Readwise.io: We’re now in position to reimagine aspects of the …

: E-Bike and the Apple Watch — a Quick Question So, you’ve got an e-Bike. Good for you. I’m jealous. You’ve got an Apple Watch too. Good for you, …

: Courage, Apple? John Gruber on Apple’s lack of courage regarding vaccination of their employees: So where’s Apple on …

: Remembering that day I was at the office. A normal day. It was a perfect sunny and more than usual mild September day. …

: Can’t wait to try this This is the Opal webcam. For the Mac. Made by Apple people. Can’t wait to try this out. Not cheap, …

: Quick Ranting On Medium App Updates Consider this screenshot of the Medium.app updates streak. It’s not a joke. At least one update a …

: On VMware Not Supporting the Mac Pro VMware: Due to various challenges of COVID-19 and the recent announcement from Apple on their …

: The next #AppleEvent is coming! Just in time for the upcoming Apple event, my rumours site has been updated to reflect the most …

: The (short) story of a scratch Here is a picture of my 2020 MacBook Air that I recently bought. I wanted to use it as a banner …

: A thought on the Apple Watch Series 7 In recent days or weeks, rumours are rampant on the updated design of the Apple Watch: bigger but …

: A typical month on Substack Five publications each month. Four Friday notes posts, one monthly newsletter. Some new subscribers. …

: And so it begins. What's next? According to the Wall Street Journal: South Korea today passed a bill that bans Apple and Google …

: I spend between 4 to 5 hours each month to put together my Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter.

: I’m mostly done with my next issue of The Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter. Get ready …

: On Apple's M1 MacBook Air energy efficiency Funny and fascinating to see that 95% of the time, the four energy-efficient CPU cores are doing all …

: While waiting for iCloud Private Relay... I’m using NextDNS.io for a better web experience… not the same but it does a great job …

: Late to the party, but... Just got this yesterday. You know what this mean, right? Well, maybe not. Anyway, I’m a bit …

: Decided to put everything I read online through @Pocket. Highlights are synced to my @Readwiseio …

: If all goes well, I should be getting my CraftingMAChine today. 👈🏻 👨🏻‍💻 #macbookair #applesilicon …

: Gosh, importing my stuff from Notion into Craft is not funny. There has to be a better way. 😵‍💫

: I’m trying something new, again. I’m testing Revue, by Twitter. What I found is quite …

: Feeling honored It doesn’t happen too often but when it does, I feel very proud about it. One of my blog post about …

: About this “in-public” design Gruber writing about how Apple mostly fixed Safari 15 on iPhone with beta 6 (emphasis is mine): The …

: When designers can’t decide... iOS 15 beta 6 is out and Apple is making great progress with Safari on iPhone. For me, they finally …

: We will have to wait for these... sadly. SharePlay, ID Cards, App Privacy Report, Custom email domain, detailed 3D navigation in CarPlay, …

: Finally Apple. I love this!

: What a bizarre advice A successful Apple investor, Paul Lane, had advice to give to other Apple investors, as reported on …

: Doing all the things I love After an emotional week-end, long in coming, today I’m doing all the things I love the most: …

: Switching to a weekly beta cycle this week? #ios15beta6 #apple

: Apple’s cheap labour: concept creators Parker Ortolani for 9to5Mac published a two-parts concept on a future version of macOS named …

: On this unexpected and mysterious macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 update Dear Apple, as an owner of an M1 Mac mini, a MacBook Air and an iMac, don’t you think that I’m …

: Excited for a… keyboard I got the new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID. I chose the one without the numeric keypad; the desk …

: About the Store, the Store Tab. There is so much to think or write about a simple “Store” tab. Something so …

: (Re)Introducing the Store Tab Yesterday, Apple made some changes to their website with the introduction of a new Store tab at the …

: Magic Keyboard with Touch ID for Mac models with Apple silicon — available separately. 😳🤔👍🏻

: I Love This Machine It is light, fast and an absolute design gem. Small, but not too small. It runs a powerful operating …

: Apple: everything is at least to taps away™ #apple #safari15 #newdesigntrend

: It’s always saddening me a bit when, on the day of a new issue of my newsletter is being published, …

: I’m mostly done with the latest issue of my Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter. …

: Documenting past home screen arrangements Matt Birchler had an interesting blog post this week about a screenshot of his 2013 iPhone home …

: On Safari 15 in iPadOS 15 Beta 4 Apple is slowly but surely getting there with this release of beta 4 of iPadOS 15 and Safari 15. I …

: I’ve been invited to test Safari 15 Preview on Big Sur I’m going to jump in because on macOS, I don’t see the change as controversial as on iOS 15. I find …

: Four days week day? We can only dream it seems Again, Matt Birchler: technology and improved general productivity always had the promise of letting …

: I wish I could have used « Digital Citizen » instead of « Numeric Citizen ». Oh well. It’s a …

: Hey, @Medium, what are these updates all about? Are you counting weeks, days? Meanwhile, on my iPad, …

: Do you remember when you switched to Apple's ecosystem? Matt Birchler writing about Apple ecosystem stickiness: “As I buy more and more Apple …

: Part of my digital garden focusing on Apple’s rumours has been updated this morning. Most …

: On iPadOS 15 Photos improvements I’ve been using Photos in iPadOS 15 since beta 2 and I must say that Apple is in fact offering a …

: Thought of the day: you know that you are entering a post-COVID world when you’ve had your two …

: Moving Adobe Lightroom from one machine to another I’m finally done moving Adobe Lightroom Classic from my iMac to my M1 Mac mini. A few …

: How many times one of my colleage at work, knowing that I’m an Apple zealot, said that iPhone was …

: THIS! 👇🏻 www.macsparky.com That Car Project

: iPhone 13 Pro Max or iPhone 13 Pro — That is the question I’m planning to go big screen this fall with the iPhone 13 Pro (12s?) Max (I currently own an iPhone …

: When a 2013 MacBook Air is > than a two-years old Chromebook I’ll be getting a old 2013 MacBook Air for one of my son to replace an aging Chromebook that I …

: Weird.

: First deception with Pocket Cast: no support for widgets. 😒

: Moving from Castro to Pocket Cast: 100% completed. 👨🏻‍💻⌛️👍🏻😁 I waited for close to a year for Castro to bring its podcasts app to the iPad. Today, with the …

: On PC in the cloud Microsoft announced their PC in the cloud offerings this week. While it is probably based on their …

: Joke of the day: “We believe that personalized ads and user privacy can coexist.”. 😂😂😂

: User Interface design dark age era We are in the dark age (not dark mode!) of user interface design for sure. We get excited for new …

: Google’s openness isn’t enough apparently (#antitrust #security #cybersecurity) Wow, that one is close to being hilarious. Big tech companies are the target of hate these days. …

: Bye Bye Skylum - I barely knew you In preparing to move off my 2017 Intel iMac (and put if for sale), I must make sure to re-install …

: What comes before the right to repair? (#apple #righttorepair) The next step for Apple is to design for repairability which goes beyond recycling. AirPods are the …

: Going to space… to watch a burning planet. So Richard Branson went to space. Next, Jeff Bezos. And then, what? Is there any scientific purposes …

: A few thoughts on cleaning up my Twitter accounts following list Since last year, I’ve been making a major cleanup of my Twitter account. I came from following more …

: The Touch Bar is a great example of a divisive feature. I love the Touch Bar. Poll: Do you think …

: I’ve been experimenting with time tracking. I’ve been doing it as an experiment at first, but …

: The more we wait for beta 4, the more chance we will get a step back for Safari redesign. That’s my …

: If you depend on automation shortcuts and use shortcuts in general on iOS 15 & iPadOS 15, you’ll …

: Maybe Apple should sell iPhone without any operating system, that way, everyone is equal. I’d love …

: The power of iPadOS 15: setting up a workspace made of four apps with a simple shortcut from the …

: The return of the Touch ID? A recent poll ran by 9To5Mac gives surprising results about what people would like to see if Touch …

: Can’t wait for a fresh coat of paint: beta 3. Tomorrow? Thursday? Next week? 🥸

: Here is some relief for Safari 15 users who hate the new design… (#ios15beta2 #apple) For those like me who despise Safari redesign in iPadOS 15 & iOS 15: here is simple trick to …

: Every few days, I go on the Apple Store app to configure a 12.9” 2021 iPad Pro with 512 GB just to …

: Apple in a weakness position… I keep thinking of this phrase from Phil Schiller who once said: “whenever we make a change we …

: Let’s pretend there is side-loading of apps on the iPhone, then what? InitialCharge: The only one that stands to lose anything in this scenario is Apple and that’s why …

: Please… stop… using… ellipsis… for gods sake (#apple #ux #design #iosdev) In the following screenshot taken this morning on my iPad screen, how many ellipsis signs to you …

: I’m starting a new trend: open writing. If you’ve been paying attention in recent months, did you know that you can have a peek at my …

: Instagram Plans to Take on TikTok With Full-Screen Video Content Ridiculous. Facebook: the Instagram …

: I’m very surprised by the public release of iOS 15 today… it’s really rough.

: I’ll never consider moving my newsletter from Subtack to go to Facebook. Over my dead body. …

: I rarely post my photos here… but here we are, it’s an exception day. This one is from the lake in …

: Public beta, already? That was fast. (#ios15publicbeta #ios15beta2) If my experience is any …

: Problem of the day: my read later list is spread among Safari Reading List, Apple’s Reminders, …

: On Apple’s Hybrid work model — Apple’s employees to become targets? Dave Mark for LoopInsight: Did the pandemic make a foundational change to the way we think about …

: Reading this story of the original iPhone demo Steve Jobs did, 14 years ago, using a barely working …

: With iPadOS 15, the more home pages you create on the iPad, the more you’ll wish Apple made a “home …

: What if nobody really knows what is going on? (#google #privacy #surveillance) What if nobody at Google knows exactly what their data hungry engine is all about? I mean, what if …

: Another coat of paint to Windows UI mess? (#windows11) So Windows 11 is a thing. Is it a revolution to Windows? Maybe, maybe not. It depends if you can …

: Thought of the day: for me, Apple’s Widgets are more transformative to the iPad experience than they …

: I made many updates to my Apple-centric rumours micro website which happens to be made entirely with …

: 💉✖️2️⃣. 😎 Let’s go and put all this behind us: get vaccinated.

: Since I began extensively testing iPadOS 15, my idea of upgrading my 2018 11” iPad Pro to a 2021 …

: On design trends — sadness While reading a recent article from Basic Apple Guy about News+, there is this illustration that …

: A few observations on my iPadOS 15 beta2 experience so far So, I took the plunge and installed iPadOS 15 beta2 on my iPad Pro. A few observations. It’s beta …

: When hackers strikes personal NAS-type devices Pool Western Digital My Book Live NAS owners… many of them woke up to find out that their content …

: iPadOS 15 beta 2: install or not, that is the question (#ipados15 #ipadod15beta2) I’m on vacation. I have some time to spare. My vacation time is spent between my home and a rented …

: Are Facetime Links Enough to compete against Zoom or Teams? Benjamin Mayo on FaceTime 15 in the landscape of collaboration tools like Zoom and Teams: FaceTime …

: One design doesn’t fits all device sizes — Safari in iOS 15 This Safari redesign concept misses the point of Apple’s decision to redesign Safari on iPhone. …

: On Gruber’s annotating Apple’s latest white paper This blog post by Gruber is probably one of its best. He annotates Apple’s publication regarding …

: Apple and Architecture This is one of the many reasons why I love Apple. They put so much money into this building …

: Apple’s Shortcuts and Photo processing Now that Darkroom officially supports iOS Shortcuts (and will support Shortcuts on Monterey this …

: Let me repeat it: we don’t need another Android platform (#apple #privacyprotection) As I wrote in this essay, we don’t need another Android platform. I understand Apple being on a PR …

: Reinventing my usage of the iPhone — A start I’ve been working hard in recent days to reinvent the way I use my Apple devices. The idea being to …

: Never looked at soooo many YouTube videos on upcoming iOS releases. I’m very excited for what is …

: People are underwhelmed by Apple’s updates, yet… According to a survey by SellCell, people aren’t too much excited for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Without …

: Full iOS 15 Beta Schedule Revealed! (#apple #ios15beta2) As we are probably getting iOS 15 beta 2 this week (today?), here is a probable schedule for this …

: Finally on vacation for two weeks. Been a long time. For the second summer in a row, we rented a …

: On Antitrust legislation and Apple iPhone experience I always thought that politicians and their aides don’t really have clues about technology in …

: On Safari 15 redesign Great Safari 15 critic here. I didn’t test the new Safari design yet, but eventually I will …

: iOS 15 brings a lot of tweaks, additions, changes. This YouTube video presents 500 of them. It’s …

: Currently entering vacation area. Enjoy. I’m going to be much more active. Be warned.

: Apple did bring back the loupe for selecting text on iOS. Good. The only thing is that we need to …

: On Intel’s market share falling Intel may see its market share fall to a new low next year, in large part thanks to Apple’s …

: Is your iPhone really yours? But the thread running through everything was that if you buy an Apple device, it’s yours. And …

: App Clip can be really cool I’m a bit late to the party but this use of Apple’s App Clip technology is clever: point your iPhone …

: Michael Tsai: On macOS Big Sur lingering issues This blog post from Michael Tsai paints a very terrible picture of macOS Big Sur. Unstable, weird …

: Another exciting update coming this fall is Apple’s Maps data. This site carefully documents what’s …

: macOS Monterey looks more and more exciting each day. Can’t wait for this update from the makers of …

: Focus — A Game changer feature in experiencing Apple devices? The more I read and learn about the upcoming “Focus” feature in Apple’s upcoming OS updates, the …

: A few words to help you get a peek on what I’m working on right now: Toggl. Focused Work.

: Tomorrow I’ll go to an Apple Store to pay a visit to the Genius Bar for a repair. My last …

: FaceTime in iOS 15: too little too late? Maybe. At least, FaceTime is better positioned as a …

: The change that didn’t came (#apple #wwdc21 #developers) This take from Gruber “App Store: The Schiller Cut” has a sour taste following the WWDC keynote and …

: That’s clever, Apple. To run an internal version of iOS, each employee must first install a special profile on the device …

: Time to move off Apple’s Intel iMac? (#apple #adobe #lightroomclassic #applesilicon) With Adobe finally releasing Lightroom Classic for Apple Silicon Macs, This could enable me to move …

: I was over-simplifying quite a bit After publishing my essay on what I was hoping Apple would do in response to the developers …

: iPadOS 15 to limit certain features to iPad Pro? (#apple #ipados15 #wwdc21) If Apple ups the game with iPadOS 15 (background tasks, better multitasking, external monitor …

: Popup Menus — Comments About This Relic of iOS 3 — Could There Be A Better Design? (#apple #wwdc21 #ipadOS15 #ios15) Consider the previous screenshot showing the popup menu when selecting a word in a document. This …

: It’s always fun to re-watch a previous Apple Event. Just did the Spring Loaded one and used …

: The iMac vs a Simple Monitor The Thunderbolt display is now a vintage product for Apple. When I look at this beautiful monitor, …

: Micro.blog > Twitter Blue. I like how Micro.blog stacks up against Twitter’s subscription. $5: Micro.blog hosting, photos, use …

: Count me OUT then - Twitter Blue #twitterblue Here is why I won’t subscribe anytime soon (another reason on top of many, btw): But what is …

: Better reading experience of Twitter Threads, via Twitter Blue, will encourage people to write more …

: Certainly a massive leak... (#apple #iphone13) This CAD view of the iPhone 13 shows a bigger than usual camera assembly on the front of the iPhone. …

: One WWDC wish: bring back that loupe! (#apple #wwdc #wwdc21) Don’t you find it weird and contradictory to see Apple investing so much in accessibility features …

: Another solid update to Craft! Another solid update to Craft released today. This time, Calendar view was added for those who would …

: Time to move off Google Photos I guess (#photography #googlephotos) Time is running out to those using and depending on Google Photos for their online photo library …

: Aaaaaah the joy of RAW photo processing.

: Tempted by a 2013 MacBook Air. Yep, 2013. Runs Big Sur. I want a small laptop running macOS for …

: Current status: publishing.

: Current status: writing. Who knew. 👀

: About those digital attention seekers ... GTFO (#socialnetworks) I hate it when people subscribe to my stuff, to my blog, my newsletters, or whatever, just to grab …

: Here is a free pro-tip for content creators (#writing #author #protip #tip) An easy way to differentiate yourself from the crowd is to persevere with your journey of publishing …

: A new home for my best photos (#photography #visualarts #creativity) I’ve been more silent than usual in recent days. That’s because I was busy building up my new home …

: Where iPadOS Current Multitasking Experience Falls Apart (#apple #iPadOS #ipados15) Multi-Tasking on the iPad is Actually Pretty Great - The Newsprint: Slide Over is genuinely …

: If iOS 15 actually brings an updated lock screen design based on the concept of complications like …

: Following the end of the recalibration period for my iPhone 11 Pro battery under iOS 14.5, the …

: Working on something bigger than I thought. Can’t wait to share.

: Everything Comes From China These Days Apple’s Troubling Relationship With China - Initial Charge This problem isn’t unique to Apple. Most, …

: Let’s the iPhone Become Android (#apple #android #security #appstore) There is apparently no money to be done from having apps on Android; all money being on the iPhone …

: iPadOS is holding the iPad back (#apple #2021ipadpro #ipados) Daring Fireball: The 2021 M1 iPad Pros: The elephant in the room is iPadOS. It’s just not good …

: About These Apple Watch Series 7 Mockups (#apple #applewatch #series7) According to circulating rumours, the Apple Series 7 will go through a small redesign. The Series 4 …

: About Those Tiny Release Notes (#apple) I wonder when Apple will fix the issue of tiny release notes, on the iPhone. I can’t remember since …

: This is so Clever (#apple #applewatch #watchOS8) To support users with limited mobility, Apple is introducing a revolutionary new accessibility …

: I’m Closing my Telegram Account — Here is why First: Apple is very efficient at pursuing their business model, which is based on selling …

: Keep it Simple, Apple, will ya? (#apple #m1chip) For the new MacBook Pros, Apple is planning two different chips, codenamed Jade C-Chop and Jade …

: About Apple’s Flaky Bluetooth Devices (#apple #imac2021) The keyboard flaked out on me once. I wanted to spend time testing the Touch ID button, so I moved …

: About This White Bezel (#apple #imac2021) I know a lot of people are concerned that the white bezel surrounding the display will be …

: Xcode for iPad — Who’s asking for this? (#apple #iosdev #developers #wwdc2021) The iPad is a mighty device considering its form-factor. Many people are asking for Apple to make …

: Can't wait for reviews (#apple (ipadpro2021) Can’t wait for Apple’s embargo to be lifted this week so we can get a better …

: On Extending the Home Screen Parker Ortolani for 9to5Mac: But what if you could add other kinds of things to your Home Screen …

: I’ve completed my first release of my Digital Garden. Entirely made with @Craftdocsapp which makes a …

: Importing HEY World Posts to Substack? @SubstackInc Nope. Better chance next time. No easy way to ask for help either. Tried different variations of the …

: HEY World was a fad. Using the dice feature to pop up a random HEY World website shows that the vast …

: My Go-To Internet Destination for Reading: Mailbrew Website I recently noted that I’m spending much more time on Mailbrew website for my newsletters reading …

: Are we supposed to cry? “I upended my life for Apple. I sold my WA residence which I built with my own hands, …

: Only 17K Apps for the Apple Watch (#apple #applewatch #appstore #apps) (…) there are only 17k Watch apps: like Amazon’s Alexa, the Apple Watch is a huge success but …

: This form-factor, this one or… this one? One of the cooless by-product of the Apple strategy is the unification of the processing unit among …

: Thought (or frustration) of the day Apple’s macOS Big Notifications Center is probably the most frustrating, infuriating and …

: Here is Why Apple’s Safari Purposely Lags Behind Browsers look more and more like operating systems. Apple knows this, and they are probably afraid …

: I am re-falling in love with Apple’s Sidecar with my iPad Pro connected to my M1 Mac mini. …

: Be careful for what you wish for (#apple #appstore #monopoly) Apple is under so much pressure on so many fronts these days. It is so fashionable to put pressure …

: Apple, please, consider us like grown ups (#apple #ios15) On Apple’s Shortcuts notifications: I second this! Notifications are not needed for most of us …

: One quick question: do you think Apple already has a plan B to enable sideloading of applications, …

: 96%. (#asknottotrack #privacy #privacyprotection) I’m so proud of people right now: medias are reporting that 96% of them chose to protect their basic …

: Apple: Opinionated and Stubborn Ken Segall on Apple’s stubborn attitude: “It’s disappointing that the modern Apple is so willing to …

: It was a reminder that technology can play unexpected roles in our lives. Source: Seeing Death From …

: Where is Adobe Lightroom Classic for Apple Silicon? (#photography #adobe #lightroom) That’s a serious question. I mean, we do have Lightroom CC for M1 Macs… (performance is …

: That could prove to be quite useful! Link posts are always a pain to prepare. Thanks to @cdevroe 🙏🏻 …

: On Apple's Night Shift (#apple #iphone) Surprisingly, Apple’s Night Shift does not help in any way to fall asleep, according to a …

: What the hell is this? (#apple #appstore) One evidence taken out of the Epic vs Apple trial yesterday, the above email. This email from Mr. …

: Found! (#apple #airtags) Got my four pack of AirTags. Unboxing is simple. Nice to hold and feel in the hands. Easily …

: The Pandemic Effects on my Digital Good Purchases I never bought so many applications and utilities or subscribed to so many services since the …

: My Apple Purchase Plans (#apple #airtag #mynext) It’s been a quiet week-end in term of content creation; I took a small break. As the week-end come …

: I find it a bit surprising that we don’t get reviews of the iMac today. Next week? #apple #imac2021

: Friday musing TGIF! 🙏🏻 It’s a rainy Friday here. Friday is a slow and strange day for me as a blogger and …

: Build it and they will come (#ipadpro #m1chip) The way I look at this upcoming M1 iPad Pro is, according to this interview with some Apple’s top …

: Back to the 2005 Internet — Thanks to NextDNS (#notracking #nextdns) This is not an ad. I promise. I finally decided to enable NextDNS on all my devices and subscribed …

: I love it! Sooo soft. Thanks to @BasicAppleGuy for the design!

: About My Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter My next newsletter issue is nearly done. On Substack, I’m not a big name in the blogger sphere …

: It’s that simple: choice. That’s all we are asking, us, humans. Thinking otherwise is …

: Happy Apple Updates Day! (#apple #ios145 #notracking #stoptracking) To all my followers, have an successful Apple update day! This one has been long in coming! …

: As much as I like HEY, Mr. @DHH, Basecamp fails big time here: lack of universal binary support in …

: About these iPadOS 15 rumours (#apple #rumours #ipados15) According to the infamous Bloomberg (remember the Big Hack story?), iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 will bring …

: As I’m currently writing my thoughts on Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event, …

: One of those days (#appleevent) This is one of those days where it will be hard to stay focused, thanks to the first Apple Event of …

: Here is a post I wish I would have written. He nailed it. We won’t get iPadOS 15 tomorrow. …

: Who’s excited for tomorrow’s #AppleEvent? Why?

: On Facebook’s pervasive destruction (#deletefacebook #stopmasssurveillance) Today I woke up with this idea of hating Facebook and everything they represents. For those who know …

: HEY World slowly fading... but... (#thoughts #blogging) From time to time, I use the « HEY World Shuffle » URL to trigger the display of a randomly chosen …

: I’m ready for Google’s May 2021 algorithm update. Are you? #SEO #google …

: HEY World missing button I wish there would be a “Reply to the author” button on HEY World user website. As it is now, I …

: Feature blog post (more than 1700 words) coming up to Numeric Citizen I/O talking about my main blog …

: Still relevant. numericcitizen.me/2021/04/0…

: I rarely post pictures of mine here. But, hey, it’s Friday, why not. The structure.

: iPhone is getting fatter and fatter (#apple #jonyive) iPhone is getting fatter and fatter (#apple #jonyive) Since Jony Ive left Apple, a few years ago, …

: Thinking of the next iPad (#appleevent #apple #ipadpro) Tonight, using Craft, I’m writing my next piece for “Numeric Citizen I/O” on my 2018 11’’ iPad Pro …

: My Expectations for “Spring Loaded” Virtual Event (#apple (#appleevent #springloaded) At long last, Apple is calling the first virtual event of 2021 for next week. I have mixed up …

: Upcoming blog post on Numeric Citizen Blog: more than 2800 words 😳 to talk about how I tweaked and …

: Well, if that was the case, this would add fuel to any anti-trust initiative. No? iMessage Kept Off …

: Why I Love Taking Photos of Abandoned Places. world.hey.com/jf.m/why-…

: On Apple Arcades dubious Games quality (#apple #appstore #applearcades) Consider the following App Store screenshot of a recently introduced game in the Apple Arcades …

: I should read this every day. Thanks to @gr36.

: About those two icons (#apple #iOS15) I rarely comment on rumours from highly speculative reports, but this report from MacRumors is …

: On Tim Cook’s interview by Kara Swisher (#apple #timcook #privacy) There is a lot to like in the recent Tim Cook’s interview with Kara Swisher (link to Podcast). It’s …

: > numericcitizen [numericcitizen.io](https://numericcitizen.io/)

: My trick to read more (#reading #writing #tips #tricks) In a word: Pocket. I’ve been rediscovering this application in recent days, and I’m loving it a lot. …

: Remembering... (#techmemories) Today, I’m remembering things like Turbo Pascal, TRS-80, ResEdit, 6502, LDA #$69, Inside Macintosh, …

: It’s been a long time... (#apple #iphone12) Today, I have come to realize that, since its introduction, I didn’t see the iPhone 12 lineup in …

: Curiously Entering the World of DJing (#music #dj #mixing #electronicmusic) I’m no musicien. I know barely nothing about music theory. Yet, I always wanted to do some form of …

: So, Pocket + Readwise for one year it will be. Expect a blog post about why I chose Pocket over …

: I’m thinking about subscribing to Instapaper and Readwise to help me gather and manage text quotes …

: 👉🏻 The next issue of the Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter is coming out tomorrow, while …

: And so it begins (#apple #wwdc #wwdc21 #wwdc2021) Apple just kicked off the 2021 season of high expectations, endless wishes lists, criticism, betas, …

: The race is on. Can’t wait for the moment Notion’s APIs go live and Craft be updated to support them …

: This is a test with the most recent update to a little-know utility: Linky. I love it. 👍🏻 Substack …

: What is your Micro.blog wish list? I’m starting mine for a future post, but I’m really curious to …

: Anyone here using a CDN to accelerate their website access around the world?

: My micro.blog instant joy Friday thinking… I find is so refreshing to be able to have decent conversations on the open …

: Preparing my next Friday Notes issue to be published on HEY World, tomorrow.

: Good morning. There was a time, a long long time ago, I used to say « Good morning » on Twitter. I …

: On Intel’s Tick Tock Strategy (#intel #apple #applesilicon) How funny is that? It seems Intel is applying its “tick-tock strategy” to its relationship with …

: Beyond the HomePod (#apple #homepod) AppleInsider: Apple needs to release new products to compete in the home. Be it an “Apple TV …

: Fuck Facebook — Dear Parents RESIST ! (#facebook #masssurveillance) From BuzzFeed: Executives at Instagram are planning to build a version of the popular photo-sharing …

: Is bloatware coming to iPhone? (#apple #iPhone #russia) According to 9to5Mac, users from Russia, upon setup of their brand-new iPhone: Apple users will see …

: Something is Going with the iMac (#apple #imac #applesilicon) Well, rumours abound, changes to the Apple Store options for the iMac, the demise of the iMac Pro, …

: About these Read Later apps or services Thought of the day: read later lists are useless for me. I tend to forget about the items I save in …

: Anyone using @Readwiseio here? My trial expired. A few thoughts: their app feels “strange”; like a …

: On the upcoming iPad Pro update (#apple #rumour #ipadpro) As reported by MacRumors: “Apple has tested ‌iPad‌ Pros with a Thunderbolt connector that …

: Dear Justin — You’re So Funny (#apple #intel #ads #advertising) Honestly, I like these Intel ads with Justin Long. The one with the dongle, at the very end, is …

: Want to know what Craft is capable of as a website publishing tool? Take a look. Move around the …

: RIP iMac Pro, HomePod (#apple #imacpro #homepod) What does the iMac Pro and the HomePod, two entirely different products, have in common? It’s not …

: Not one but two newsletters (#news) For those who didn’t know, I have two newsletters. One available from Substack available at …

: Guilty of Digital Consumerism (#apps #services #workflow) Greg Morris on digital consumerism: The level of consumerism and marketing tricks being used to sell …

: About those WebP images (#google #usertracking #nonstandard) WebP image format goal, according to Google: WebP is a modern image format that provides superior …

: HEY World, it's now official! (#hey #heyworld #blogging) They flipped the switch to ON. HEY World is LIVE! I’m so glad, curious and already excited to …

: Anyone here using Mastodon? If yes, why? Should I cross-post from here? Which one should I join? …

: On Spoonbill (#twitter #mailbrew) I recently published a long piece about transforming your Twitter experience by using Twitter lists …

: On iCloud Photo Library migration (#keyword) In a surprising move, Apple starting today allows people to export their iCloud Photo Library to …

: Calling for @help here @manton : can you point me to a simple guide or instructions sequence for …

: After spending so many hours trying to understand the requirements to set up my online presence to …

: I often read the word “Quill” in here but never really paid too much attention, until now. Quill …

: Bye Bye Weather Line (#weather #weatherapps #iOS #iosdev) Breaking news from 9To5Mac, but official announcement here: In recent months, we were approached by …

: Dear Google, this time you win (#google #YouTube) This shouldn’t be this way. Thanks to the numerous ads, my YouTube experience was a calculated …

: The state of non-optimized apps on my M1-Mac mini (#m1chip #applesilicon #universal) Here is the current state of yet to be updated apps to fully support Apple Silicon Macs. It’s been …

: Apple’s impressive traction (#apple #ios14 #ipados14) Two very telling graphs from Apple’s development portal: A few takeouts. First, iOS 13 is close to …

: Quick Poll on Writing During the Pandemic (#blogger #writer #poll) Today, I would like to do a quick poll among my blogger / writer friends here on Micro.blog. How did …

: This is what I call a VERY productive Saturday.: three articles published (on Medium, on Numeric …

: For those who likes newsletters, I’ve got one too! It’a about Apple, photography, …

: [@Gaby](https://micro.blog/Gaby) I get a morning email digest from Mailbrew with my Twitter timeline …

: I Tested HEY World! (#hey #heyworld) Today, I tested HEY World. This is my non-review. It could have worked great, but it’s not ready …

: Twitter announces paid Super Follows to let you charge for tweets More shit like this and I guess …

: Ghost’s Killer Feature (#ghost #blogging) After reading “Ghost on the iPad, a Review” from Tablet Habit, I tried to remember my experience …

: Owning media > streaming services Mike Rockwell https://mike.rockwell.mx/asides/1006 On paper, …

: How many websites can a blogger have? (#blogger #blogging #bloggerlife) How many websites a blogger can have? Good question. I do have (too?) many, each filling their own …

: Indeed. Writing is fun. Mike Rockwell https://mike.rockwell.mx/asides/999

: Happy birthday, Steve. (#apple #stevejobs #remembering) Steve would have been 66 years old today. Even if I love what Apple has become over the years since …

: Hey, World (#hey #newsletters) Each day, it seems there is always something new happening in the world of newsletters. When it’s …

: What’s next for the iPad Pro? (#apple #ipadpro) 9to5Mac published a nice comparison between the iPad Air and the 2020 iPad Pro. The latter still …

: HEY, Hey just got updated (#hey) My go-to email client got an update today. Hey version 1.2 brings a few tweaks in the compose mode. …

: Crafting something with Craft (#craft #rumours #apple) In my quest to better understand the full potential of note taking application « Craft », I’ve come …

: Are we digital nomads? (#blogging #internet) In the last few months, on Twitter and on Micro.blog, I’ve been witnessing something that takes the …

: Learning Blot.im the hard way (#blot #selfhosting) So I started another experiment involving Blot.im. For those who don’t know Blot.im, it is a static …

: Testing, testing, 1.2.3. (#webmention #indieweb #openweb) I’m still new to the Indieweb world. Today, I’m learning about webmentions. I like the idea of …

: Love and hate (#microblog) I’m in love with Micro.blog. It’s simple, not too busy. Based on open web standards. But today, I’m …

: Looking behind the scene. (#blogging #Hugo #html #git #github) It all started with the idea of tweaking my micro.blog visual theme. I don’t like it, but this is …

: Dear Micro.blog, where do you plan to go next? (#microblogging #microblog) Thought of the day for @manton and @jean: there is something that could be improved regarding …

: Welcome back to the Mac computer club @mattbirchler (#apple #macbookair #applesilicon) As much as you can like to work on the iPad, there are edge cases where the iPad falls short. Since …

: Hey @jack! Let’s start a discussion.😊 I’m looking at your sites, your work and the tools …

: This could be my next... (#iphone #apple #rumors) As reported by MacRumors, the next major revision of the iPhone looks promising for me: …

: Two simple yet really useful tricks using HomePod mini (#apple #homepodmini #ios144) Here are two simple but very useful tricks using an iPhone with a U1 chip, iOS 14.4 and an HomePod …

: Bye Bye Spend Stack - I barely knew you (#apps) It is a bit of a sad day: I decided to delete the excellent expense tracking app Spend Stack from my …

: Quick question to @jack : Is “baty.net” a micro.blog? If so, what’s your theme?

: Who remember Motorola 68000 Assembly? I do. (#apple #history #macintosh) I dug out my ancient Inside Macintosh reference books from storage. Remember when Apple’s developer …

: Looking for Micro.blog friends (#microblog #socialnetwork) Yes, the title says it all: I’m looking for new friends to follow on Micro.blog. After my big …

: What happened to my Twitter usage? (#twitter) I don’t know what happened to my Twitter usage. It fell off the cliff recently. Since I’ve completed …

: As far as I’m concerned, PopClip is part of macOS. Jack Baty …

: On Apple’s rumoured VR headset (#apple #rumours) Here is a simple one: Apple, please, no. I don’t get the idea of such product. The audience for this …

: Mapping Apple’s mapping efforts (#apple #maps) Apple Maps is so much better than it was when it first launched back in 2012. It’s my go-to apps …

: Writing, like so many creative acts, is hard. Sitting there, staring, mad at yourself, mad at the …

: Woah, I didn’t know we could have a test blog on Micro.blog. It’s free! Thanks to …

: Giving without asking in return (#bloggerlife #blogging #writing) Greg Morris recently on his blog about trying hard as a blogger to make something out of all this: …

: The look of desperation (#intel #benchmark #m1chip #apple) I think Intel could have done better than this in a world without the M1 chip. But the problem is …

: The iPad legitimacy (#apple #iPad #computer) Matt Birchler is writing yet another post about the iPad. The last paragraph (emphasis is mine): “We …

: It’s Rosetta 2’s fault (#apple #rosetta2 #bigsur) According to a recent small survey by AppleInsider, 53% of apps are running natively on M1-powered …

: On the Lack of Safari’s extensions support (#apple #safariextension #browserextension) It’s becoming quite frustrating to see Apple’s Safari not being supported for browser extensions. …

: Apps cannot be installed errors (#appstore #apple #bug) Since running macOS Big Sur, I quite often get these “Unable to Download App” error when trying to …

: Desktop vs Laptop vs Mobile vs Tablet (#blog #bloggerlife #analytics) Here is something absolutely fascinating and surprising to me. According to my main blog’s visitors …

: Apple’s macOS Big Sur updates on the path of iOS updates? (#apple #macos #bigsur) After the release yesterday of macOS Big Sur 11.2, Apple today released the first beta of macOS Big …

: And here goes beta 1 of iOS 14.5 (#apple #ios14.5) iOS 14.5 beta 1 is out today with a slew of new features and small tweaks. Unlocking your iPhone …

: Our secret? Optimizing workflows (#blogger #writer #tools) I like to see other people talk about their own writing or blogging workflows. Here’s an interesting …

: Design is how it works (#apple #design #ux #ui) From John Gruber’s Apple report card: “I’m reminded of all the UI and interaction designs and …

: Apple in 2020 (#review #apple #appletv) Really insightful score card report from Six Colors. Take out for me: Apple TV is the new 2013 Mac …

: What the hell is going on with Flickr? (#Flickr #photography) This morning I got the most recent update to the venerable photo sharing service: Flickr. The only …

: Today is about data privacy (#privacy #dataprivacy #privacyprotection #apple) Today, January 28th, is data privacy day. I didn’t know that. Now I know, thanks to Mr. Phillip …

: I could play with this forever (#snowflakegenerator) Please, do yourself a favour and go to this website, a snowflake generator. If you like winter, it …

: What is worst than Facebook? (#privacy #privacyprotection) Apple made mandatory privacy protection “nutrition” labels on its App Store. One guy refuses to …

: On Tweetbot 6 update (@tweetbot #update #subscription) Really nice update (and unexpected) to my preferred Twitter client. Tweetbot version 6 received a …

: Being robbed, again (#stealing #robbing) Someone stoled my most recent article. I hate when this happens. I guess my article was good enough …

: The challenges with online speech and publishing (#socialnetworks #socialmedia #platforms) A recent article by Benedict Evans exposes how hard it is to “fix” social networks. “The internet …

: If true… (#apple #timcook #theclown) … I want to scream, I want to puke. Not Tim Cook’s best gift.

: That one was hard (#blogging #writing #article) I just published one of my most difficult to write article in a long time. It is about transforming …

: @numericcitizen on Clubhouse (#clubhouse) I’m always curious to try new things, especially in the numeric world. In the case of Clubhouse, I …

: Dear bloggers, let’s not forget about the link posts (#blogging #writing) In “A Love Letter to the Link Post”, CJ Chilvers lament the lost of link posts from the blogosphere. …

: My daytime job reality (#IT #computerscience #tech) First, do me a favour, watch this YouTube video (less than 8 minutes of your time), then come back. …

: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication (#apple #airpodsmax) iFixit completed their usual teardown of one of Apple’s latest product. This time, the AirPods Max …

: Another Massive Update to @CraftDocsApp (#craft #writer #writing #blogging #tools) What a pleasant surprise today: a big update to Craft was released. Version 1.2.2 brings a lot of …

: Apple is Undoing the MacBook Pro (#apple #macbookpro #rumours) Bye bye dear TouchBar. Hello MagSafe power connector. Here’s some more ports. Rumours are pointing …

: Improving my Apple Watch Heartbeat Readings (#applewatch) Since getting my Apple Series 6 last fall (see my review here), my heart readings aren’t working as …

: The Insurmountable Problem for Intel (#intel #apple #applesilicon) Let’s start with a quote from Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger (as reported by The Oregonian) “We have …

: Telegram a Signal to iMessage, Please (#messaging #privacy #apple #parler #signal #telegram) DHH on Twitter seems happy that the messaging app, Signal, finally has its moment. I don’t really …

: Persistent Rumours about Upcoming MacBook Pro Redesign (#apple #macbookpro #m1chip #applesilicon) The latest report from MacRumors about Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro redesign is quite interesting …

: Apple’s Big Moments (#apple #m1chip #intel #transitions) I like this quote from Ken Segall: “In 2005, Apple moved to Intel to gain equality. In 2020, …

: Mailbrew is getter better and better (#mailbrew #newsletters) Mailbrew received a big update this week. The change log is pretty extensive. The most important …

: Optimizing my blogger workflow (#writing #tools #workflow) This is a test with (redacted) currently in alpha, which introduces support for posting to …

: A fix is coming (#apple #M1macmini #bluetooth) At long last, relief is in sight. My M1 Mac mini is not able to keep a stable Bluetooth connection …

: Mac sales booming but the best is yet to come (#apple #m1mac #applesilicon) Thanks to the small wonder, the M1 chip and the Apple silicon transition, Mac sales are booming. …

: Programming, mathematics and brain activities (#research #computers #computerscience) What does it take to be a hood programmer? Or better yet, what does it take to like programming …

: Ten Reasons to love RSS feeds (#rss #openstandard) Alan Ralph, in a blog post, exposes ten reasons why he loves RSS feeds. I agree on all accounts. …

: On the original iPhone, back in 2007 (#apple #iPhone #blackberry) Thirteen years already. Gosh, time flies. Steve Jobs announces the iPhone. One of his best …

: How to turn me off big time (#signin #services #facebooklogin) What’s out for 2021? These “Connect with Facebook” screen. Please, stop doing …

: Unsplash is growing fast — and I like it even more! (@unsplash #photography) Unsplash started the year 2021 with a bang; they are introducing a visual search feature. How cool …

: Next week - back to a "normal" day job (#blogging #writing #personalnews) Next week marks the end of a three-week vacation. I’m lucky. Three weeks where I forgot about …

: About My Friday Notes on @Medium (#writing #blogging #medium) Today, I decided to remove my Friday Notes stories from Medium paywall. In other words, you can read …

: Use case for multi-user support on iPad (#apple #ipadOS #iPad) In his predictions for iPad in 2021, iPadInsight puts multi-user support on top of its list for …

: Another wild Microsoft rumour about Outlook (#microsoft #rumours #outlook #office365) Here is another wild one: Microsoft is reportedly working on making Outlook a progressive web …

: The port-less iPhone is coming (#apple #iPhone #rumours) With patents like this, we can see clearly into Apple’s vision for the future of the iPhone. Apple …

: About this rumoured big Windows visual overhaul (#microsoft #windows) If only Microsoft could finish the job started with Windows 7. Windows 10 user interface is a bunch …

: Wordpress.com: six years already (@wordpress #blogger #bloggerlife) I got this notification in the Wordpress.app this morning. Six years already. Over the years, I …

: Thoughts on Flash and the iPad (#apple #iPad #adobeflash) I want to pick from this blog post from Initial Charge. I remember a small story when the iPad came …

: Don't forget about RSS feeds (#blogger #rss) Paolo Amoroso writes on his blog: Back in the early days of blogging, the tech press bashed RSS out …

: A new kind of goal for me - writer engagement (#writing #blogger #bloggerlife) Writing is an important part of my life. It’s all about feeling creative, thinking, taking a …

: Why I didn’t write a personal year in review for 2020 (#blogger #bloggerlife #writing) The year 2020 came to an end without me posting my personal year in review. You might wonder why. I …

: Pinboard, Pocket, Raindrop, Instapaper, Notion? Which tools is best for you? (#blogger #bloggertools #writers) Alan Ralph on Why I Use Pinboard As My Reading List I’ve mentioned before that I use Pinboard for …

: I'm afraid your maths are right, @brentsimmons (#covid19 #vaccination #usa) Brent Simmons trying to determine where the US should get back to normal. After some maths, he asks: …

: So many questions lefts unanswered (#apple #iCloud #death #legacy) In What to do about Apple devices and iCloud content when the owner dies from AppleInsider, there …

: Bluetooth issues is killing the M1 Mac mini wonder (#apple #applesilicon #m1ship) Two times today, I had to restart my M1 Mac mini because of the bluetooth devices being …

: Grading Apple's response to COVID-19 (#apple #covid19) From Basic Apple Guy’s top 5 of 2020: “I appreciated the stewardship Apple has taken this year …

: Microsoft + ARM: Why it took so long? (#microsoft #arm #surface #intel) About Microsoft being Years Late to a Party They Tried to Start on iPadInsight: “According to a …

: Documenting our numeric life (#journaling #tools) Basic Apple Guy on DayOne, a popular journaling app: “My current journaling habit is to make one …

: The Substack "clique"? (#substack #writers #newsletters) Is Substack the Media Future We Want? “on Substack, the most successful newsletters are almost …

: Not the best way to build brand loyalty, @LGUS (#smarttv #airplay2) According to an article from MacRumors, LG is rolling out a software update to its 2018 Smart TVs to …

: I don't care about the Apple Car (#apple #applecar #rumours) According to Goldman Sachs, Apple doesn’t care about the car itself. I don’t care …

: Thinking of closing my Google Analytics account − who knew (#googleanalytics #privacy @mailbrew @plausiblehq) Mailbrew shared a blog post about the services they use internally for their needs. As a die hard …

: A visual reference to the iPod in iOS 14.3? (#apple #ipodclassic #applehistory) Someone on Twitter thinks iOS 14.3 mediaplayer control is a nod to the iPod Classic. I think this …

: The original iMac — best of them all? (#apple #iMac #history) When the original iMac came out, in 1998, a first tangible and public sign of Steve Jobs return at …

: Thoughts on my first contact with Disney+ on Apple TV (#appletv #disneyplus #streaming) Yesterday I had my first real experience with the Disney+ streaming service on my Apple TV 4K. In a …

: On Apple Fitness+ Launches (#apple #services #fitnetsplus) Benjamin Mayo on Apple Fitness+ Launches “They did a good job with this. It’s not a deeply technical …

: Was this lab setup real? (#apple) In 2020, we started to get a better peek at Apple’s labs, at least, this is what Apple wanted …

: Best wishes to all my followers and readers Original image from Unsplash, the wishes are from me. LOL. Done with Adobe Spark Post.

: I don’t buy commercial Christmas cards. (#adobe #sparkpost #creativity) Every year, a few days before Christmas, I spend some time to create all my own and original …

: Learning by example can be addictive (#photography #adobe #lightroomCC) After installing Lightroom CC on my M1 Mac mini, I spent some time with the Discovery feature. …

: ProRaw and the Gradual Gradation of Grays – On my @Om (#photography #iphone12promax #proraw #apple) ProRaw and the Gradual Gradation of Grays – On my Om: When reviewing these images on a big iMac Pro …

: Tempted by Vimeo, again. (#vimeo #YouTube #experiment) I have too many projects on my plate to complete and experiments that I want to try. Today, …

: My current Applications folder on my M1 Mac, what is yours? (#apple #m1chip #applesilicon) I’m mostly done with the re-installation of all my most used and mandatory apps on my Mac …

: I'm less and less using my Intel-based iMac. And that's ok. (#m1chip #applesilicon #apple) As more and more applications get the universal binary treatment to support M1 Macs, my iMac usage …

: What do you use as a shortcut menu utility on macOS? (#apple #macOS) I’m currently writing a piece about the tools and services I use to help me be more efficient …

: My still pristine M1 Mac mini is a thing of the past 😔 (#apple #m1chip #macmini #rosetta2) Can you believe it, up until today, I was still resisting the installation of any non-native …

: A few thoughts on Twitter's Space feature (#twitter #experience #audio) Today, unexpectedly and for the first timr, I had a chance to experience Twitter’s Space. …

: Where does our data go when we die? (#digitallife #death #legacy) What happens with your numeric assets when you die? I mean, think of your online presence: Facebook, …

: On Apple's ProRAW: extending the range of possibilities (#apple #proraw #photography) From “ProRAW Is Here!” By Austin Mann: I suggest turning on ProRAW when you are shooting …

: Time for something. Again. (#me #avatar) Introducing my new avatar for 2021. It was made by hyxcreations, available on Fivrr. I wanted …

: The shear power of Apple on its install base (#apple #ecosystem #installbase #iPadOS #iOS) Is this new? I mean the format in which Apple is presenting the current iOS and iPadOS usage? The …

: I love those App Clip codes. So approachable. Artful. So Apple.

: The big problem with Sign in with Apple (#apple #security) Here is an issue that I ran into yesterday with “Sign in with Apple”. I suspect …

: My first contact with Apple’s Fitness+ 😍 (#apple #fitnessplus #service) Yesterday Apple launched their latest service offering: Fitness+. I gave it a try, and I fell in …

: Thanks, Apple (#apple #privacy #privacyprotection) Thanks to all the teams at Apple for putting this App privacy feature together. Just like food …

: What happens when an M1 Mac starts up? Fascinating. (#apple #m1chip #applesilicon) What happens when an M1 Mac starts up? – The Eclectic Light Company: You can learn a great deal from …

: The unexpected good side effect of COVID19 on me as a blogger (#writing #blogging #blog) Who knew COVID-19 would have a very positive side effect on me. It started on March 13th of 2020, …

: Remember de Macintosh Quadra 700? (#apple #vintage #Mac #Macintosh) Working from home at 25MHz: You could do worse than a Quadra 700 (even in 2020) | Ars Technica: The …

: Uniformity across diversity (#youtubers #YouTube #design) Recently I spent more time than usual on YouTube for different reasons: to look at AirPods Max first …

: When no new features was a feature (#Apple #macOS #snowleopard #2009) Published by BasicAppleGuy, a short survey of his experience with MacOS Snow Leopard, back in 2009. …

: The Apple Health Index (#apple #finance #marketplace #products #expectations) For a while, I used to maintain a table of measures related to Apple that were in four categories: …

: It's time to call out @iphoneincanada (#tracking #ads) Wait for the previous gif to load and animate. What the fusk is wrong with the owners of iPhone in …

: Here is a throwback... (#Apple #iOS6 #iPad) During my digital assets cleanup this weekend as I’m preparing a move to Synology, I came …

: Did you know... ? (#apple #iOS #tips) When you get an update from the App Store stating a size of, let’s say 179.4 MB, this …

: A broken Apple timeline (#apple #history #myarchives) I use to keep a time of all the news and announcements emanating from Apple, Cupertino. It was fun …

: Detailed Apple Maps comes to Canada 🇨🇦🗺! (#apple #applemaps) At long last, Apple’s detailed maps is now available for Canada! Not only we get more details in …

: The end of the “hackintosh” era? 🥷🏻 (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip) Ernie Smith writing on Tedium about the hackintosh necessity in a world with the M1 chip for the …

: Too bad @AppleNews, this could have been fun 😔 (#applenews #blogger #bloggerlife #writer) Now it’s official, Apple is no longer accepting blogs on their news platform, Apple News. I got my …

: Where are you all? 🤔 👀 (#blogger #bloggerlife) Fridays are always slow, it seems. Are people simply taking time off social networks, blogs, etc.? …

: What came before the diagram (#blogging #tips) I use Apple’s Notes app to jot some ideas, all the time. When the concept is clear in my head, I go …

: Dear Adobe... (#adobe #lightroom #creativecloud) Wanted to give a try to Lightroom CC on my new and still pure Mac mini (no Rosetta installed). Guess …

: I'll take the blue ones, no, the white ones, no, the black ones (#apple #airpodsmax) The AirPods Max is exactly the kind of product that needs a visit to the Apple Store before making a …

: Remembering Desk Accessories (#apple #macosbigsur #iosapps) I’m currently trying a few iOS or iPadOS apps on my M1 Mac mini. I came across the Castro …

: A Substack reader, really? (#substack #mailbrew #hey #newsletters) From Chris Best, Substack CEO: “Something that we think about a lot is readers tell us, ‘Hey, I’m …

: We’ll certainly take speed gains we can possibly get (#adobe #lightroom #photography #m1chip) Adobe Lightroom 4.1 is now available with native M1 support. We didn’t see a lot of comments about …

: Someone had to do it! 😍 (#apple #airpodsmax) There is a maximum of 25 combinaisons available. Someone on MacRumors forums posted an image of them …

: Oh I love their retro look! 😍 (#apple #airpodsmax #design) Many were expecting an update to the aging and expansive Apple TV 4K. Instead, we got a brand new …

: How Synology NAS can improve my blogger workflow (#synology #nas #storage #blogger #tools) As an IT guy, looking at what Synology has in store for 2021 makes me pretty excited. I wrote about …

: 1.0 vs 14.0 - So different, yet similar (#apple #iOS #iPhone) Jordan Singer on Twitter posted this picture showing the iPhone with iPhoneOS 1.0 side by side with …

: Massive update coming to Synology NAS users 😍 (#synology #dsm #update #nas) I’ve been using a Synology DS720+ NAS for a few months now and boy do I like it! On my blogger to do …

: Here is a stressful user experience (#apple #iphone #ux #ui #design) See that UI of the iPhone when you receive a call while being on another with someone else? Pretty …

: Of course they do! Duh (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip #macpro #imacpro) An article today by the infamous Bloomberg news site reports that Apple is working on much more …

: Apple's Sidecar to the rescue (#apple #macos #sidecar) I’m currently using an iMac with a 23.7” LG UltraFine 4K external monitor (read my review …

: The modern business card? (#blogger #writer) Over the last two years, I expanded my online presence. Maybe a bit too much; it’s hard to keep up. …

: The Unifi Dream Machine gets a major update! (@ubnt #udm #update) My home router got an update this week, version 1.8.3. I’ve been running the Unifi Dream …

: Getting ready for the M1 Mac mini (#apple #applesilicon #m1macmini #m1chip) How do you get ready for an M1 Mac mini when you’re a power user of a 2017 21.5" …

: Using Twitter Fleet, why not! (#twitter #creativity) As you know, Twitter came out with « Fleets », its clone of Snapshat’s Stories. People don’t really …

: Let's meet! Here is a free idea for calendaring app makers (talking to you guys! @macguitar @flexibits) Let’s play a game. One of your customer calls you and ask for a meeting (virtual or in …

: Oh I love that one from @gruber (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip) Gruber publishes a piece today about how hard it can be for some people to accept that Apple is yet …

: Dear Microsoft... (#microsoft #privacy #privacyprotection #surveillance #office365) Following this statement from Microsoft, here is one question for you, Microsoft: why haven’t …

: What is holding back the hardware, again? (#apple #iphone #ios) “…until there are some changes with either iOS, the iPhone or both, bigger isn’t really better. It’s …

: I'm already afraid (#apple #m1macmini #applesilicon #intel #imac) Just saw that tweet today. It’s too late. I’ll be installing my new M1 Mac mini along …

: About those iOS Apps screenshot on the App Store (#apple #appstore #iosdev) I hate those screenshots montage. They lack emphasis on the application itself, the product. They …

: Don’t touch this screen (yet!) (#apple #mac #macos) Steve Jobs once downplayed flash memory based MP3 players when the iPod was just beginning its …

: The Mac mini renaissance? (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip #macmini) I don’t know if this is because I’m eagerly waiting for mine, I’m in a distortion of reality, but …

: Apple’s Reminders is so underrated (#apple #ios #ipados) How many To Do apps are available on the App Store? A lot. They all have a different take on how we …

: Why getting a Mac Pro can still make sense (#apple #macpro #applesilicon #mac) In light of all the raving reviews about the M1-based Macs, you might wonder why someone would still …

: Did Apple just killed the Mac resale value? Oh yes. (#apple #applesilicon #intel #mac) The M1-based Macs ramifications are far reaching as we are still pondering about their impact on the …

: AppleOne - Expired or Tired? (#apple #appleone #subscriptions) My AppleOne signup went weird when it was announced by Apple. I was billed for some of the …

: Building his ideas and pushing boundaries on the way (#apple #iosdev #developer #designer @jsngr) A few weeks ago, I wrote about the TestFlight App Store and how cool it was. The guy behind it, …

: Apple is no longer doomed. Intel is. (#apple #intel #applesilicon) Who is winning between Apple’s M1 chip and Intel’s Tiger Lake chip? Well, if benchmarks are to be …

: Shortcuts to frustration (#apple #shortcuts #ios #ipados) Let’s put it straight: Apple’s Shortcuts are the weirdest, most cumbersome and utterly frustrating …

: On using Lightroom on a Mac (#apple #adobe #applesilicon) Let’s set the tone: Adobe software, Lightroom in particular, is not a very efficient piece of …

: Selling a piece of my Apply history (#apple #imac #2007 #elcapitan) Today I sold my oldest Mac in the house: a 24 inches 2007 iMac running El Capitan. When I look at …

: A must have utility for Mac: HazeOver. (#apple #mac #utility #minireview) Just bought a Mac utility: HazeOver! How come I didn’t know about this one?? What is it? …

: The M1 chip never cease to amaze (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip #tech #amdryzen) Another excellent Twitter thread about the M1 chip. This time, it is a comparison with the AMD …

: The future of widgets on iOS (#apple #ios #ipados #widgets) There is a lot to like from this short video showing vivo’s OrigiOS in action. Expandable widgets, …

: The future of the iPad, according to an M1 chip (#apple #ipadpro #applesilicon #mac #m1mac #ipados) In a blog post “Your Move, iPad”, by Becky Hansmeyer, the author asks “So if raw …

: A fascinating Twitter thread about Apple Silicon Wizardry (#apple #applesilicon) Here is a super fascinating Twitter thread that I reproduce here. Find the original tweets here. …

: Overwhelming reactions — When Apple makes history, again (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip #mac) After Apple announced their M1-based Macs and people started to get their hands on them, reactions …

: Apple's worst ad in years? (#apple #applead #advertising #christmas) Apple this year is back with a long and… weird (?) Christmas ad. I must say that’s a …

: Mac nano (#apple #applesilicon #m1macs #macmini) Following my read of this article published by Macworld, the propect of a Mac nano looks more than …

: Better recovery options (#apple #applesilicon #m1macs) According to an article published by SixColors, M1-based Macs offer a much different and improved …

: How ironic (#apple #ios14 #widgets #android @notionhq) Read on Twitter today: “Notion widgets are only for iOS 14 for now. We’ll get there, …

: Saving at least 2 Billions a year (#apple #applesilicon #intel #m1chip) A lot has been written on Apple switch to their own processors already. But one side of the story is …

: My prediction for next year's MacBook (#apple #macbook #applesilicon #m1chip) Here is a simple theory. This year’s MacBook didn’t bring an upgrade to the FaceTime HD …

: A fascinating possibility coming to the Mac, next year (#apple #applesilicon #m1macs) On Substack, I recently stumble on an interesting article from https://apple.substack.com: when …

: Which is faster, then? (#apple #applesilicon #m1macs) Following of new round of benchmarks from MacRumors, my take outs are: 16 GB is (much) better than 8 …

: Apple is not what it used to be (#apple #analysis) Someone on Twitter shared this YouTube video in which the guy tries to explain why and how Apple is …

: He should go work for Apple (@michaelsteeber #apple #applestore #appleretail) Have you seen this short YouTube video on the Apple Store holiday shopping experience? Take a moment …

: Publishing on Apple News, soon? (#apple #applenews #publishing #writing) After months of silence, I’m finally getting some response from Apple regarding my submission …

: The list is growing (#apple #macosbigsur #iOS14 #iPadOS14 #M1Chip) Surprisingly, the list of iOS 14 and iPad OS 14 apps that are made available or updated to work …

: Is It Apple Silicon Ready? (#apple #applesilicon #m1chip #macOSBigSur) It took a while but here is the first and most comprehensive list of application compatibility with …

: The era of customization comes to the iPhone (#apple #ios14 #widgets) Seeing this level of high interest in iPhone homescreen customization holding on since the launch of …

: For Icons lovers (#macos #ios #apple #design #ui #ux #visualarts) I’m a user of Timing for Mac, and recently the app got updated in order to support macOS Big Sur. …

: It’s overwhelming and unanimous (#apple #applem1 #applesiliconmacs #m1chip) Following Apple’s “One More Thing” event, I wanted to gather positives reactions …

: Is 8 GB of RAM enough? (#apple #macbookair #applesilicon #M1chip ) 🤔 Many are asking if they should go with a 16 GB RAM configuration for their new M1-based MacBook Air. …

: The Rosetta 2 tax (#apple #m1chip #applesilicon) One of the best take on Apple’s new M1-based Mac is from TechCrunch. What I learned in this review …

: Pixelmator Pro 2.0 — A Small Wonder (@pixelmator #applesilicon #m1chip #universalapp) I’ve said it before, Pixelmator Pro is one of the best app in the Apple ecosystem for three …

: Microsoft already feeling the heat (#microsoft #apple #m1chip #applesilicon) Carefully look at this add by Microsoft bellow. The phrasing of this ad clearly shows the roots of …

: If Rev(Y-1) < 1M$ Then Comm=15% otherwise Comm=30% (#iosdev #apple #developers) Big news today by Apple. It’s a step in a (new | right) direction. Some are already applauding …

: 11.1. Beta. Already. (#macosbigsur #apple #beta) Apple is on a roll with the release to developers of [version 11.1 of macOS Big Sur](11.1. Beta. …

: About this crappy FaceTime Camera. (#apple #m1chip #macbook #facetimecamera) “We really considered giving these machines 10 out of 10 review scores, but this camera is bad …

: Dear M1 Macs reviewers… (#M1chip #applesilicon #mac #review). Here is what I’m hoping to see from reviewers of the M1-based Macs today. How fast is the …

: Podcasting (#podcasting #blogging #writer #blogger) My podcast adventure was too short (The Numeric Citizen Podcast). I prefer written words over audio. …

: While waiting for "real" benchmarks... (#m1chip #applesilicon #mac #apple) These “behind the scenes" benchmarks of the M1 GPU are again impressive to say the least. Is …

: My Growing List of Universal Apps (#m1chip #apple #macos #macosbigsur #macmini) Here is the list of apps that I use and that are ready for my upcoming M1-based Mac mini. The list …

: It will be (much) faster (#apple #macmini #imac #m1chip) Comparing the performance of a 2017 iMac to a M1-based Mac mini, based on Geekbench numbers. …

: Here is why Microsoft should start to worry (#microsoft #surfacego #macbookair #apple #m1chip) In light of Apple’s recent products introduction, consider the recently introduced Microsoft …

: What's wrong with Medium's stats…? (@medium #writing #bloggerlife) 🤔 What’s wrong with Medium’s “reading time" stat? Here, this story “Thoughts on ‘One More …

: Exposure Notification and battery life (#apple #covid19) Why is exposure notification taking so much battery power? Do you experience the same thing? I’m …

: The list is growing... (#apple #universalapps @elemanssoftware) My favorite RSS reader News Explorer (read my review here), is already supporting macOS Big Sur, …

: Big. (#apple #bigsur #macos #macosbigsur #update) Big Sur update is certainly big. Full of goodies and the enabler for the next decade of excitement …

: Massive Big Sur Review (#macos #bigsur #macosbigsur #apple #review) Ars Technica put together a massive review of Apple’s macOS Big Sur. It is quite impressive. It’s …

: On Big Sur - Maybe I was wrong (#apple #macosbigsur #widgets #design) Maybe I’m wrong with my perception of the disaster Apple created with the introduction of …

: One Computer, Three form factors (#apple #macbookair #macbookpro #macmini) “The new M1-based MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini are best thought of not as three …

: PC Gimmicky features rarely used (#windows #windowslaptop #microsoftsurface) PC laptops introduced pencil support, touch screen, screen-based touchpads, et. al. because these …

: When the low-end beats the high-end... (#apple #macbookair #M1processor) Twitter is ablaze since yesterday when first benchmarks of the MacBook Air were published. They show …

: Hourra, Ulysses ! (#macosbigsur #writingtools #blogger @ulyssesapp) My go to app for blogging, Ulysses, is now ready for macOS Big Sur. Yeah! I’m doing my part, as I’m …

: Another experiment: Mac mini (#apple #macmini #m1processor #macosbigsur) Recently published benchmarks of the upcoming M1-based Macs are impressive enough for me to take a …

: Tim Cook's Apple: not perfect but utterly impressive (#apple #timcook #2020) I recently wrote and published a very critical view of Tim Cook’s Apple. It’s not …

: On M1 based Macs Unified Memory Architecture (#apple #mac #m1processor) Here is the thing: the new M1-based Macs use the new “unified memory architecture” that is at …

: Intel: shit. (#appleevent #m1processor #apple #intel) The graph put together by Anandtech is a wakeup call for Intel and the Wintel world, for that …

: Lingering Questions… (#appleevent #apple #mac #macbook) Why no clock-speed information about the M1 processor? How are iOS-based apps be presented on the …

: What's missing? A lot. 😳 (#appleevent #apple #applesilicon #mac #macbook) No touch screen. No pencil support. No 5G or 5G wireless option. No high-quality FaceTime camera. No …

: History repeats itself (#appleevent #apple #applesilicon #mac) From rewatching Steve Jobs announcing Apple’s transition to Intel processors, here are a few …

: Honest iPhone 12 Pro review. (#apple #iphone12pro #review @basicappleguy) I love those balanced review, even partial, of the iPhone 12 Pro. They feel credible, and I tend …

: When Software Holds Back the Hardware (#apple #iphone12promax #ios14) This quote from the Wall Street Journal’s review of the iPhone 12 Pro Max is priceless as ti …

: Deception waiting to happen? (#appleevent #apple #applesilicon #mac) I have a feeling that we are in for some deception tomorrow at the “One More Thing” keynote. Is this …

: Another iPhone 12 “Virtual” Experience by @MichaelSteeber (#apple #iphone12 #experienceapple) After spending sometime with the virtual experience from Apple, I found out another one by the well …

: My iPhone 12 « Virtual » Experience (#apple #iphone12 #experienceapple) Apple launched a webpage to experience the selection and visualization of different MagSafe cases …

: I can breath. (#bidenharis2020) 😀🇨🇦 Well, I can breath a little bit better now that this clown is on the way out. Good riddance. As a …

: The transition iPhone (#apple #iphone12 #iphonepro) A recent tweet from @LeaksApplePro made me think about the significance of the iPhone 12 in the …

: The battle of the leakers... (#apple #leaks @jon_prosser @onleaks @maxwinebach @appltrack) 🗣 On Twitter, a battle of the leakers is taking place is taking place nearly every day. It’s fun to …

: The screen computer. (#apple #imac #mockup) I want this to be the next iMac, running an ARM-based CPU. That’s what a computer should look like: …

: On the Mac pivotal moment (#apple #appleevent #applesilicon #mac) The Mac has gone through many transitions in the past and I was there for each of them. From the …

: On Apple Watch “unique” requirement (#applewatch #iphone #apple) ⌚️ In the last few weeks, I repeatedly got a simple question regarding the Apple Watch: does it require …

: About those "one more things"... (#appleevent #onemorething #history) On the eve of another “one more thing” moment, please read this interesting article on Medium. …

: How old are they? (#apple #macosbigsur) Here’s a quick and unrelated question: how old, on average, are people who love the design language …

: Updating my Apple purchase plans (#appleevent #apple #macpro #onemorething) As it becomes clearer what Apple won’t announce next week, an update to their Mac Pro, my …

: Please, come to Canada (#apple #iphoneupgradeprogram #iphone) I wish the iPhone Upgrade Program would come to Canada. I’m not holding my breath, though. I …

: Pray. (#vote2020 #electionnight) I rarely if ever post political stuff here. As a Canadian, my sincere hope is that the American …

: Facebook is bad at everything. Period. (#facebook #privacyprotection #design #privacy) Interesting post from @Gruber about Facebook application design. The lack of support for basic …

: Widget Radar (#widgets #ios14 #weatherapps @rjonesy) Another wonderful and really useful widget is finally available for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14: a …

: Mac Pro mini (#apple #rumours #macpro) Surprising rumors by Bloomberg about Apple working on a new Mac Pro, about half the size of the …

: The "real" One More Thing... (#appleevent #apple #macosbigsur #macbook #onemorething) There is a difference between what I expect and what are the things that I would really like to see. …

: One More Thing. (#appleevent #mac #applesilicon #macosbigsur) Big surprise today, it came early, Apple sent their invites for a November 10th Apple event. Rumours …

: Troubling rumours about the Mac (#apple #mac #imac #applesilicon) According to AppleTrack.org, there is a shortage of many different Mac models. Some shipping dates …

: On iStat Menus 6.5 (#macosbigsur @bjango) One of my favorite macOS utilities, iStat Menus, just received an update to version 6.5 which adds …

: I’m done with macOS Big Sur (#apple #macos #macosbigsur) Since the beginning of September I’ve been testing macOS Big Sur. I’m still undecided about …

: Release Candidate (#iosdev #apple #iOS) Ladies and gentlemen, this is the end of an era. Apple is leaving behind the term “Golden Master” in …

: Edge cases (#iphone12 #iphone12pro #photography #apple) I’m an iPhone 11 Pro owner. Photography-centered reviews are interesting to me because they tend to …

: Measuring my success (#blogger #writer #newsletter) As a blogger and a content-creator, how can I measure my success? Well, it’s not an easy one to …

: It's a deal! (#apple #appleone #applemusic #fitnessplus) Sometimes in your life you come across some deals that you cannot refuse. Apple One is one of them. …

: Optimized for Mac (#apple #applesilicon #ios #ipados) Here is one of the most fascinating part of upcoming Apple Silicon Macs: the implicit support for …

: Fascinating times (#apple #microsoft #google #amazon) Here is a fascinating chart: brand value calculated by Interbrand. Apple is on top again this year. …

: We’re humans — Tim Cook (#apple #timcook) “Work can’t solve for all the things we’re missing right now, but a shared sense of purpose goes a …

: Apple is doom! (#apple #iphone #mac #ipad) Poor Apple, iPhone sales are 20% down compared to last year’s quarter. Look, people, it's 2020 and …

: Apple's Clips is Underated (#apple #clips) Apple this week updated their strange application, Clips, to version 3.0. Clips looks like a …

: On Apple Search (#apple #siri #search @parkerortolani) Here is an interesting design concept of a possible Apple Search service. What I find interesting is …

: 11.0.1 beta, really? (#apple #macos #macosbigsur) This curve ball wasn’t expected: Apple comes up with beta 1 of macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. Why? Why …

: Third edition is out! (#newsletter #blogger #writing #apple) After much writing and compositing, the third edition of the Numeric Citizen Introspection …

: That was fast! (#apple #ios14 #ios13) I’m always impressed by the turn over speed of major new releases of iOS. iOS 14 adoption rate is …

: Twisted dialogue (#apple #iphone12 #environment @mattbirchler) Matt Birchler in a funny post hightlights how twisted Apple’s stance can be when it comes to pushing …

: Basic Apple Guy but gorgeous! (#apple #blog #discovery @basicappleguy) Thanks to an article from John Gruber’s website, Daring Fireball, I discovered a new …

: It's all about the story, right? (#apple #mac #applesilicon) Here is what I’ll be looking for at the Apple Silicon Macs introduction: the story they will …

: I kind of like what I’m seeing (#myblog #blogger #bloggerlife) This is my Micro.blog. Using the popular Newsify RSS feed reader, I used my own feeds to see how it …

: Everyone has their price (#apple #google #privacy #privacyprotection) According to the New York Time regarding the antitrust lawsuit in the works, Google is paying …

: The master in action (#stevejobs #ipod #apple #history) This short clip showing Steve Jobs introduce the iPod is a pure joy to re-watch. It is 9m 11sec of …

: The more I read... (#iPhone12 #iphone12pro #apple) The more I read comments on Twitter about the iPhone 12, the more I’m happy to skip this …

: iPhone heritage (#apple #design #iphone #iphone12) _“Enduring design doesn’t need constant reinterpretation. It needs tweaking, polishing, and subtle …

: Apple did it again. (#iphone12 #apple #design) In my opinion, this year’s black iPhone 12 is now their best design of all time, surpassing …

: Staying home... (#iphone12 #apple #applestore) For as far that I can remember, I won’t go to an Apple Store to see the new iPhone this year. …

: Exposure notification (#iphone #apple #google #covid19 #pandemic) I recently got this notification on my iPhone. I didn’t know the exposure feature would keep the …

: They're here. (#iphone12 #iphone12pro #apple) I don’t remember seeing Apple posting photos of behind-the-scenes workers working at …

: On 2021 iPad Pro (#ipadpro #apple) Is it a question of a few more months before the iPad Pro line distance itself from the 2020 iPad …

: Jony Ive working with Airbnb. Who knew. (#jonyive #apple #lovefrom #airbnb #design #UI) In a surprising move, Airbnb has a new partnership with Apple’s former designer chief, Jony …

: SDDCbox project - update #2 (#macpro #apple #vmware #vmwarefusion) My possible future Mac Pro configuration is taking shape. It all started here btw. Reading carefully …

: RIP. Remote.app (#apple #appletv #appstore) Great story about the start of the Apple TV remote app that was removed today from the App Store. …

: Waiting for iPhone 13. (iphone12 #iphone12pro #apple) Thanks to iPhone 12, I can’t wait for the iPhone 13. The MagSafe is cool but is not perfect. …

: This is a drill (#iphone12 #apple #magsafe) With the iPhone 12 and MagSafe, is Apple training us for a port-less iPhone 13? I think so. The …

: Stairway to “heaven”? (#apple #iphone12 #iphone12pro) Tim Cook once said that all products Apple sell can fit on a table. Well, depending of the table …

: These edges... (#iphonex #iphone12 #iphone12pro) As much as I like what the iPhone 12 brings to the table in general… edges got my attention. …

: Stucked on the phone (#magsafe #iphone12 #apple #design #UX) When I first saw the MagSafe snapping into the iPhone, I asked myself: how about taking the iPhone …

: A14: from the iPhone to the Mac (#apple #A14 #applesilicon) I love those feature highlights. Apple started to use them recently (September of last year?). If …

: The 5G Enabler (#iPhone12 #apple #5G) Last year, the iPhone 11 lacked 5G networks support. Apple was doomed. This year, the iPhone 12 does …

: A wild dream (#apple #macpro #vmware #virtualization #lab) I’ve been thinking of something really wild recently, for me at least: replacing my 2017 21.5 inches …

: A follow up to @mattbirchler on why opting for Newsletters instead of a blog? (#blogger #blogging #writing #substack) In a recent blog post, the well known blogger and content creator, Matt Birchler, wants to …

: A simple wish (@ulyssesapp @microdotblog #writing #blogging #tools) You know what I would like that would be really really cool and useful for me and probably for many …

: Look who’s in town (#rssreader #rss #reading @reederapp) The venerable RSS reader app « Reeder » turned to version 5 yesterday. I don’t know how I missed …

: Is this called “Evolution” or “Modernism"? (#apple #ios7 #UI #design) An image is worth a thousand words. We are still paying the price of this shift in design, every …

: Software is art (@airbuddyapp, #macOS) If you have a Mac, many battery-powered Apple devices, you need AirBuddy. Version has been in the …

: Is there a pattern? (#apple #airpower #magsafeduo) With the (re)introduction of the MagSafe for iPhone, Apple is trying to redo their AirPower …

: Secured. (@medium, #blogger, #blog) A word about my other home: Medium, which I love. Following their latest update, they now offers …

: I’ve been robbed by... @duggu24 (#bloggerlife #blogger) For the first time in my numeric life (at least, from what I’m aware of), one of my article has been …

: I won't upgrade to the iPhone 12 Pro (#iphone12pro #appleevent #apple) As great looking and powerful the shinny new iPhone 12 Pro might be, I’ll skip the upgrade …

: It Just Works™ Yesterday, just like mostly everyday since March 13th of 2020, I went for a long walk with my wife. …

: On newsletters rising popularity #blogger #blogging #writing #writers The rising popularity of paid newsletters is good news for many reasons. First, it’s a signal …

: The web in 2020. Please, have a look at this ten seconds GIF to appreciate how bad the web experience is in 2020. …

: Third-party Apple Watch Faces - Yes but no Here is a super interesting article from David Shayer on Tidbits about why there may never be …

: Thanks Apple, you’ll make me like November Bloomberg, via Mark Gurman, is reporting that Apple will hold another event in November for Apple …

: On the upcoming Apple Silicon Macs While many pundits still wonder which Mac Apple will start transitioning the platform to their shiny …

: Deliveries 9.0 - Does it deliver? Here are a few quick comments on Deliveries 9.0 that came out recently. Deliveries 9 helped me track …

: Ready for a 99$ convenience At 99$ each, the HomePod mini would find a space on my desk for sure. I care more about size than …

: Thanks again, leakers! Will there be anything left for Apple to announce next week at the Hi, Speed event? Thanks to …

: What am I doing wrong while doing https://numericcitizen.micro.blog from Safari from iPadOS 14? …

: Is the *.micro.blog certificate expired? @help Issue with RSS and website browsing…

: Oh. my. god. What iOS 14 widgets could have been. Much more interesting interaction model which looks to be more …

: How well will it age? I’m keeping that one mockup to see how well it will age when Apple releases the new iPhone …

: MMMM everything comes in mini version? Rumors are swirling around upcoming products from Apple. What is becoming more persistent is the …

: Is this a sunset or a sunrise? #apple #appleevent We should never read too much in Apple’s invite graphics. They rarely have anything to do with …

: On Ulysses Latest Release for iPadOS 14 Using the latest release of Ulysses for iPadOS 14, it is a joy to write on the iPad. Now, what am I …

: Undiscoverable, Essential UI birchtree.meMatt Birchler …

: HEY, here is an important update! Today is Christmas! Basecamp just released version 1.1 of their email client for HEY which supports …

: Nine years, already. I miss him. The world is different. Apple has become something else. He would probably like what it …

: From 2018 11” iPad Pro to ... ? I have a 2018 11” iPad Pro. Today, I asked myself: what upcoming features or improvements could …

: One year of iPhone 11 Pro... By curiosity today, I went in the battery health section on my iPhone 11 Pro to find out the current …

: I’m currently testing the beta of the upcoming reimagined Medium mobile app and I love it 🥰. For …

: One major observation on @mattbirchler’s iPadOS full widgets experience I’m thinking way too much about widgets these days, thanks to iOS 14 most prominent new …

: My Numeric Citizen Introspection newsletter is out! Check it out, it’s free! Lots of stuff …

: Here is a free tip to those developers thinking of adding widget support in their apps: widgets are …

: From Apple to Ubiquiti Learned something really cool today. A few weeks ago I published my review of the well known router, …

: The second edition of my Numeric Citizen Introspection Newsletter is on the launchpad! My upcoming (and free BTW) Numeric Citizen Introspection Newsletter for September is done. I’m …

: Waiting... waiting... and waiting. It’s coming. Two days. Thanks to the soon to be updated Deliveries app. I can …

: I think this is a great move! Everyone (?) can now test this feature. The highlighting feature works …

: Micro.blog 2.0 - Testing, 1-2-3, Testing... I really like what I’m seeing here on macOS. Only request is the default view of a New Post …

: Deliveries: what’s in for me? I’ve been a long time satisfied user of Deliveries. They are now switching to a subscription model …

: Here is a free idea for iOS 14 widget developers Who can remember the Pinball Construction Set? If you do, or you are well documented or you are …

: Lost in a see of content There is way more content online than we can humanly consume. There, I said it. I’m myself part of …

: On iOS 14 Widgets: So much untapped potential We have to realize that we are only at the early stage of widgets support for iOS 14. There is a lot …

: ok, the widgets experience on the iPad is crippled, so what? When iPadOS 14 beta came out, we were all quick to notice how crippled the widgets experience was …

: Apple’s Upcoming Products #apple #iphone12 #airtags To get a bird’s eye view of the current Apple’s rumours landscape, check out my daily “Apple’s …

: A message to attention seekers Here is something for attention seekers: GTFU. I don’t understand. What do you expect from me by …

: Apple’s best general purpose apps... I wrote about that a long time ago but here it is again: Apple’s iWork suite is probably the best …

: On increasing COVID-19 cases... Quick question: when you say “oh my, COVID-19 cases are on the rise!” and you get the following …

: The Rotten Side of Tim Cook's Apple. Apple, the everlasting success story has been in troubled water in recent years. From faulty or …

: How to you edit a post on MB in order to add a picture? @help

: On iOS 14 Widgets - My Observations & Experience so far Carefully designed and thought out widgets are still scarce. Many developers show a lack of …

: I'm never satisfied. Why? Are you like me and never satisfied with your Apple Watch face arrangement? Why is it so? Why is it …

: Can Apple pundits see the reality as it is? I’m working on something that Apple fanboys won’t like at all: a cornerstone piece of more than 4000 …

: No trackers on Apple.com. Really? After installing Safari 14 on macOS Catalina, I went on Apple.com to see what trackers would be …

: On Developer’s Questionable Choices with iOS 14 Widgets Design There is something fundamentally wrong with the way iOS 14 widgets are being implemented by many …

: Thanks for spoiling today's #AppleEvent A message to all official and less official Apple leakers. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for …

: Who's in charge of saying "no, this is shit"? Look, look closely at this leadership page from Apple. Now, ask yourself, who is directing the …

: I'm falling in love, again. I’m falling back in love with Tweetbot 🥰. For a reason that I don’t remember, I was no …

: Warning: doom and gloom ahead. #AppleEvent On the eve of #AppleEvent tomorrow, I can see a lot of deception on the horizon. The tag line is …

: For what reason do we pay Apple for? Man I still miss him. Steve Jobs had a way of making his point so damn clear. You could disagree …

: Thought of the day for bloggers and written content creators Competing against Google’s YouTube, Facebook, Instagram et al. In order to grab users attention is …

: From Overcast to Castro — Quick Observations Re-discovering Castro podcast player 🎧. Much better than Apple’s Podcast app 👍🏻. Better design than …

: Apple Card, Apple Cash in Canada soon? Can’t wait for this to come over here, in Canada 🇨🇦. One question though: would this mean Apple Cash …

: Stupid 5G Marketing Saw that picture of a guy paying an VR game on a Rogers website to promote 5G networks in Canada. …

: After Tim Cook Having discussions about what comes next after Tim Cook is only a good thing. There is nothing to …

: On IFTTT Pro IFTTT Pro. I’ve been a long time user of this service. I decided to subscribe @ 2.99$ per month. …

: Sad but true in a sense. #climatechange twitter.com/pjux/stat…

: Not too fast, people, not too fast Following the #AppleEvent announcement yesterday, I saw many comments about a possible schedule of …

: A short beta cycle for iOS 14 Following @Gruber hypothetical September schedule: Tuesday 15 September: Event. Friday 18 September: …

: How much more powerful an Apple Silicon ship will be in an iMac which is never running on …

: Apple is “over teasing” AR. #appleevent twitter.com/flyosity/…

: Welcome to Twitter, @gregjoz. #applevent #apple twitter.com/gregjoz/s…

: Time to record current Apple Watch website before Series 6.

: Looks like something is happening tomorrow after all. But, let’s face it, a press release for an …

: I second that. Instagram is going down the drain. Fast. Thank you Facebook. …

: You cannot trust the human race. #covid19

: iPadOS 14 beta 7 homescreen experience with widgets is quite buggy.

: While I’m already preparing for released of the second Numeric Citizen Introspection …

: Updated many of my photo albums on my Adobe Portfolio. numericcitizen.myportfolio.com

: Dear Flipboard users, did you know that I publish my stuff there too? flipboard.com Numeric Citizen

: Really? 🤔 twitter.com/jon_pross…

: When you get the hang of it, Notion is very powerful and can be what you want it to be. …

: Just in case you missed it, I started a newsletter touching subjects like Apple, photography, …

: Have you ever carefully looked at Apple Leadership page? Tell me what’s wrong. Nah, I’m going to …

: I would pay a lot of money for this kind of table.

: Sure EPIC is suffering real harm… because of its own wrong doing. Duh. …

: There you have it. #newsletter #blog #writing #blogger Hoping for a long series. …

: After much thinking, I think I’l go ahead with Stratechery newsletter (was competing against …

: This is my Twitter family. I wonder what my Micro.blog family would look like.

: This is what Apple could and should have done! testflight.apple.com/join/04jM…

: And we’re ready for launch, tomorrow! All systems are ready! Weather is a go too! Don’t …

: It came to my mind that preparing and sending my first newsletter is like putting a message in a …

: Is Apple bending towards Facebook? Not a good day for privacy protection. 😒 …

: I’m close to finishing up my first newsletter on Substack. I’m quite happy of the end results …

: Funny for sure. But, tell me who uses GarageBand for serious Podcasts editing? What tools are they …

: Finding my newsletter purposes. #blogging #blog #newsletter #writing …

: watchOS 7 beta 7 but no iOS 14 beta 7… 🤨🤔 maybe tomorrow then after iOS 13.7 released today …

: I’m building something new. Again. Can’t wait to share the final results and the start …

: A few words about my online presence and how it is related to finding my upcoming newsletter niche. …

: Thought of the day: I think that blogs and newsletters are more than ever critical conduits for …

: Substack is getting competition from Medium. And I like it. #blogging #blogger #writing #tools …

: Not bad. Or is it? medium.com/numeric-c…

: I’m already feeling the pressure. 😰 …

: Where is the folder name? Dear @Apple, why is it so hard? #ios14beta6

: Reflecting on the purpose of my new experiment with Substack. …

: Quick comparison of writing platforms based on my experience of putting something online. You might be surprise! Here is an interesting observation based on my experience with four popular writing platforms: …

: Why Substack? My answer. https://numericcitizen.substack.com/p/this-is-an-experiment

: Another experiment just got started. Will see where it goes. …

: I’m still on the fence with Substack. It is free to start. I don’t know if I’ll be duplicating …

: Here is a side-effect of using @HEY. I no longer use (or rarely use) Apple’s Mail. When an email …

: On the fall of Macs resale value: how much does four years of shitty butterfly keyboards is …

: Steve Ballmer’s reaction to the launch of the iPhone. LOL. Same applies to car companies …

: Forgot to put the evidence for my previous post. Here it is.

: The Social Dilemma by Center for Humane Technology I can’t wait to watch this, even if I know it will be a troubling portrait of our modern society. …

: Apple Search. That’s quite intriguing. Recent Apple behavior and changes hint that it’s …

: An image is worth a thousand words. I find it surprising that UI simplification came to this simple …

: Thinking of becoming a paying subscriber to very notable newsletters. Hard to choose from Benedict …

: Why do I think this year’s Apple Watch Series 6 will be a minor upgrade? 🤔

: The Siri App suggestions widget in iPadOS 14 beta 6 is not very intelligent. On the following …

: To all #iosdev: it is not because you can add support for widgets to your app that you should add …

: Master piece from Ben Thompson of Stratechery looking at ways of rethinking the App Store. Because …

: On iPadOS 14 beta 6: did you know that you can now interact with iPadOS while Siri is on screen …

: It’s coming. #fall

: WTF is this ad, Apple? Am I to old to appreciate this 38 sec eternity? youtu.be

: Yes, I do remember Windows 95 launch. Windows on top of DOS.

: I suspect the iPod is used in many non-consumer scenarios AND is being an introduction to iDevice …

: I’m starting a new article about the rotten side of Apple. Tell me: what do you think is …

: I’m not sure what to think of this. The rumours are indeed true! Apple Marina Bay Sands, the …

: I’m flabbergasted to see soooo many new To Do or expanse tracking apps coming in crowded app …

: I wish we could see more collaborative work among bloggers, just like in the podcasts sphere. Why is …

: Is this the week where weekly beta releases from Apple will begin? My guess is yes if previous years …

: Interesting trend indeed. For each movement, their is a counter-movement. For AI generated feeds …

: What’s a computer?

: “We have to let go of this notion that for Apple to win, everyone else has to lose.”. Interesting …

: What a downgrade. Dull just like the president’s wife. twitter.com

: Remember Apple inviting professionals to learn about their workflow so they could use that input to …

: Wow. Supposedly photos of cancelled AirPower internals leak online. I didn’t know this device …

: I want to be paid or get credits on my account to answer questions of potential buyers about things …

: The Mac is in no way a game platform. Should we give a shit if EPIC is kick out of Apple’s …

: The harder it is to find a “real macOS apps” developer, the more Electron is tempting. …

: BREAKING: Adobe Lightroom CC 5.4 Users - Data Loss Major issue affecting Adobe Lightroom CC users at version 5.4: the cloud-based photo procesing …

: Now you have a clear idea why I’m not yet about macOS 11 Big Sur. These iOS style alerts in …

: I’m still not sure that I like macOS 11 Big Sur, after all. Is it too much iOS? Is it too …

: Super interesting read. Careful explanation of where things come from and why it has to change. …

: Great summary of pain points for developers on Apple’s platform. Twitter thread here: …

: “Google Play is living proof that an app store can justify taking 30% even when alternative app …

: EPIC: Don’t mess with Apple. They can play hardball too. They don’t like this public shit. You …

: The lack of a per-picture sync status in iOS 14 is baffling. #ios14 #apple

: I’d like to find a cool use of Charty, especially with the upcoming support of iOS 14 widgets. …

: iOS 14 Widgets Support Slowly Coming Widgets support is starting to tickle in on iOS 14 beta. I like what I’m seeing so far. Widgets will …

: I love Telegram. I’m not a big user of it but when I do, I find it well executed and feature rich. …

: I vote for this. Will Apple notice? link.medium.com/wv57jyYs0…

: It’s pretty much how I see the American society, if I put it mildly. twitter.com/thefarmer…

: Please, Apple, Think Different, again. Great article. 5ish.org/p/apple-p…

: Something I should show to all my friends on Facebook who doesn’t care about privacy… …

: Screw them all. Period. I’m serious. Daring Fireball: ‘Screw Apple, Screw Google, and Screw Epic …

: On EPIC PR Stunt - Because this is exactly that! On Apple vs The World: I’m all in for Apple to change its App Store rules, whatever it could mean, …

: You thoughts on Substack as a publishing platform for bloggers? #blog #blogging #blogger Substack

: If Epic doesn’t play the same game with Sony and all the other online stores, they are making fools …

: There seems to be a consensus about the need for the App Store to change. Ok. Tell me how? Oh, and …

: This is ugliness in preparation. I’m on the side of Epic. www.manton.org/2020/08/1…

: That’s what teachers are for. 🧡 twitter.com philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) Tweeted: This is extremely …

: Hoping that Apple will take the opportunity to revise their iCloud storage tiers and bring then in …

: Apple Watch Series 6 launched via press release in first half of September? Really? No way. Well, …

: Reflecting on my Twitter presence. Increasing my Twitter followers count is so hard. Even being …

: Sadly, I think we’re not done yet with 2020.

: I decided to turn that off under iPadOS 14. It’s the consequence of not having the full widgets …

: Here is an app idea: how about an app allowing bloggers to easily create « link posts » which would …

: Interesting take by @gruber on Apple’s position regarding Microsoft’s xCloud. My take: it’s about …

: Wondering something about a possible incursion of the nano-texture glass on a future iPad Pro. Would …

: Wishing for similar performance improvements when Apple Silicon hits the iMac line. Coupled with the …

: Great take from @drbarnard on Apple’s App Store issues Here is a great take on Apple’s App Store issues by @drbarnard. To me, the key is for Apple to …

: If you are not on iOS 14 beta 4, hold off and wait for Beta 5. I do experience the same issues …

: Did you know Apple has a Telegram channel? They didn’t post on it since Nov. 2018.

: On Apple's latest iMac update Great reviews on the latest iMac update. As a serious amateur photographer, the thing that stands …

: How Long Apple can stand like this? On Apple’s stance on its App Store policies. Developers are complaining. The tech press is …

: Am I surprised? Nope. Actually, yes, I thought meeting time would have increased much more. …

: Dear Apple, you are (again) painting yourself in another form of thermal cornor. Back off while you …

: As I see it, Twitter could easily differentiates itself from Facebook by actually acting on wrong …

: On iOS 14 Design Considerations Dear iOS developers: be careful when considering widget design and content. Space on my iPhone …

: iOS 14 Beta 4 is crap. There I said it.

: Was he too dogmatic? Stubborn? 🤔 twitter.com/stroughto…

: Five gone, one to go. #apple

: Interesting question. 🤔 twitter.com/benedicte…

: Apple is really not done with Intel in the Mac. It is clear to me that Apple Silicon will find its …

: On Phil Schiller (departure) of Apple Aside from the iMac updates coming out of Apple today, here is another (more important) news: Phil …

: Apple certainly gained a lot of ground in the tablet market during the pandemic. But according to …

: I wish I could schedule a post on Micro.blog.

: If Apple allowed side-loading of apps on iOS: would they still require the ability to use a kill …

: Feels like summer. #mbaug That’s the camp fire in the foreground and the (near full) moon up there …

: When I wanted to work for Apple... Here is a short story. In 1985, I was working for an authorized Apple dealer in my home town. I was …

: Hoping to help you forget about all the ugly things right now. Enjoy.

: +1. Very sad seeing Apple acting like this. Maybe Apple seeling great products, they are telling …

: Apple is doomed. I mean, really doomed this time. Or not. Q3FY20

: After 10 seconds of watching this iPhone 12 concept video I had enough. 🤦🏻‍♂️ youtu.be

: Woah, that is a prime example of impressive architecture for a store. One question: where a the …

: What Steve Jobs would have said… ?

: Do you think Apple has plans already in place to allow for third-party payment systems on the App …