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Another few things

My mobile phone is finally waterproof, so I don’t have to worry about the random drop of water taking setting off the moisture sensor and taking itself out of service. But given that my MBP costs about the same as the damn iPhone (within a factor of two), why isn’t the shitty keyboard also waterproof? […]

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Fanboi

Lest you think I am a total fanboi, here’s some things that bug the shit outta me: When I eject a disk, MacOS closes the finder window. Why!?! I was using that. When I get into the car, Podcasts/Music starts the last one I was listening too even if I had stopped it by hand. […]

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Fanboy

When I read the comments on /. or Verge or Giz or some other site [1], there’s always someone piping up about how real techies use Android or Linux and only fanboys, poseurs, and weak-minded sheeple confused by marketing would buy an Apple. Only marketing sells Apple, not technical proficiency or good value [2]. SJ […]

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Apple iTunes album rating fail

Apple implemented a new feature which derives an “album rating” from the ratings that you give individual songs. However, they did this in the most brain dead way possible – if you rate any song with any stars, the whole album gets that rating. Then any playlist based on ratings will have the whole album […]

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Stupid iTunes Message

Yep, that’s right. 1.10 GB available, 8 MB required. 1.1 GB is more than 100 times as much as 8 MB. The status bar tells me that there is 4.4 GB free. Sigh…

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Confirmation bias

So Apple maps does this when it’s released, first iteration: and it’s OMG, Apple Maps fail! But Google Maps does this six months later: and it’s art. All I know is that the week before Apple Maps came out, Google Maps sent me to the wrong location twice in one week, and not for the […]

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