Hi! Do you remember blogs? Well, this used to be one. Now it just serves as an archive for my multiple Twitter accounts.
Je suis à ça de la crise de narcolepsie dans les toilettes à cause du son de l’aspirateur des voisins via les conduits d’aération.
An experiment to see how many accounts I can create with different filters over my face (with apologies to @fet_complains).
‘Hey Siri’ worked great during the watchOS beta but fails half the time since release.
I think I need to create a @garoo_complains account.
RT @redfacts: This is a public service announcement about the Canada lynx and its ginormous fluffy paws. Thank you for your atten… https://t.co/b0CumeEjlW
RT @neilcybart: We may be seeing Snap’s eventual IPO narrative here. A great IPO often has an easy to understand, yet intriguing st… https://t.co/kXu0yLlZr2
Not that I would be caught dead wearing those things but I’d love it if they started a round-video fad.
Hoping the “app extension issues” iOS 10.0.2 fixes include that user who left a 1-star review because the widget didn’t appear in the list.
I just super-liked someone on Tinder when I meant to scroll down on their profile. Goddamn UI traps.
Gave up on Safari because it has terrible performance with multiple tabs and with YouTube.
So now I’m… checking out Firefox 😳
Sierra opens the “Do you really want to change your default browser?” confirmation popup behind the active window — if not all windows ಠ_ಠ
RT @kezamacdonald: Some of the comments on Palmer Luckey’s now-deleted Reddit account are quite, quite extraordinary. Amazing how fast money can strip empathy.
RT @thedailybeast: EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley billionaire Palmer Luckey secretly funds group dedicated to posting anti-Clinton memes:… https://t.co/auzEWFtG7b
Got a few days to see if I cancel my Forza Horizon preorder. Feels silly to waste time on my 20-inch screen just before I get Driveclub VR.
Didn’t seem possible to disable traction control in Driveclub VR; looks like they want to make sure you won’t do donuts until you throw up.
La démo Playstation VR est à l’angle de la rue des Archives et il y en a pour tous les goûts, si vous n’y allez pas vous êtes de gros nazes.
I don’t think it made me queasy (unlike Rush of Blood) but the lack of G-forces when you hit the brakes hard in Driveclub is extremely weird. Wheeeee! Suddenly you’re in zero-G!
And Rush of Blood is very good at what it does but oh my god demoing a rollercoaster to VR virgins are you fucking mad?
The VR mode in Bound is definitely pretty but having to keep teleporting manually in addition to controlling the character is too much of a pain in the ass.
The Tomb Raider PSVR experience is uninteresting and looks like shit because they’re going for photorealism without the power to achieve it.
Went to a PSVR showcase and somehow chose all of the worst demos. Except for Driveclub — Driveclub on a wheel is awesome.
I need a wheel.
RT @TimTr: Swift Playgrounds on iPad can control robots using Bluetooth. How cool is that?! Here’s a sample to get you started: https://t.co/2ybOysmbAO
Vue la chance que j’ai aujourd’hui avec tout ce qui est informatique, je vais ressortir aveugle de ma démo PSVR demain, moi.
And I completely understand why someone would think it’s a good idea not to switch immediately to an empty tab.
But it’s not.
Safari opening new tabs in the tab bar then not switching to them until the content has loaded, that’s new, right?
RT @stroughtonsmith: In a world where most photos end up on Snapchat/Facebook/Instagram, the faux-bokeh effect on the 7 Plus is as believable as most DSLR pics
Imperfect of course but very impressive
Oh yeah I forgot to say that the glossy iPhone is a gorgeous object, but everyone already knew that. Worth the fingerprints after all.
Sorry I didn’t have the presence of mind to point out that it would be the ultimate status symbol within weeks.
Young guy at the Apple Store table seemed obsessed with Jet Black but dejected that it didn’t broadcast “I have an iPhone!” like White.
Drame à la table iPhone de l’Apple Store : quelqu’un se met à me parler de son dilemme pour choisir une couleur 😱
I tried an iPhone 7 for five minutes in an Apple Store and I’m now completely disgusted with my old physical Home button.
Every OS update I try Safari again but don’t remember why I switched to Chrome and what to look for. This time I swear I’ll make a list.
I’m trying Safari again, as you do after any OS update, and I forgot how nice it is to have smooth scrolling.
I love Rez but, judging by the tone of everyone’s previews, there must have been MDMA in the water at the hands-on event.
I guess the music isn’t as bad as Child of Eden’s and I’ll get used to it.
I like to think the odds are pretty good that SteamVR will be compatible with Playstation VR headset and controllers by the time I get a PC.
RT @CraigGrannell: If you don’t use a cloning tool, SuperDuper! and Carbon Copy Cloner are both fab. I use SuperDuper! daily on my main works Mac.
RT @CraigGrannell: macOS Sierra is out today. If you plan to install, back-up your Mac first, preferably cloning the entire drive. Better safe than ARGH NOOOOO
Est-ce qu’ils ont oublié d’engager un directeur de la photographie pour les prises de vue réelles du film Warcraft ? Ca n’a pas de sens.
It doesn’t look like I’ll get a PC+Rift in the next couple of months, so I couldn’t possibly risk missing PSVR’s release.
Gave in and preordered the PSVR headset. Wanted to wait in case they released a complete bundle, but I’ll look for secondhand Moves instead.
Bon, il me faut un nouveau siège de bureau, et cette fois je ne me fais plus avoir, je prends une simple chaise, no moving parts.
I get how that makes sense to get the best possible picture, but as a photography enthusiast I’d rather they just disabled the 2x setting.
Can’t believe I’ve had this MacBook Pro for two and a half years already. That makes it perfectly reasonable to buy a big new PC for VR!
RT @jamiepinkham: Free killer iPhone 7 accessory idea: external battery with headphone jack
And it probably makes sense because most people didn’t organize their widgets, but it makes the view significantly less useful for power users. Well, I guess that’s iOS for you.
iOS 10 remembering your scroll position in Today view completely defeats the point of putting the most important information at the top 😕
RT @The_Axx: Apparently when I click the home button to exit an app, I do it with my fingernail. Not something I ever realized until it no longer works 😐
The Forza Horizon 3 demo was full of diverse cars at launch, but now all the drivatars are driving the same blue BMW we’re all locked to 😄
Samsung has much better OIS, autofocus, and sound.
It works great for free, and syncs to iCloud so you can create stickers on iPad and use them on iPhone.
I don’t really enjoy wave-based survival modes, but this looks more than decent.
Two things Overwatch gets right that For Honor mysterioulsy chooses not to: your allies are always the same color, and you can change heroes at respawn.
The iTunes Connect app’s notifications are silent therefore the Watch just displays them without tapping. That makes sense.
It wouldn’t take anything away from AirPod and Beats because most people would prefer to go full-wireless, but it would satisfy audiophiles clinging to their expensive headphones.
Since Apple have said they aren’t gonna license the W1 chip — how about releasing a standalone Bluetooth receiver and battery?
Who would have believed that, in 2016, I’d be thinking “I wish I had stuck to web development, there’d be fewer compatibility issues.”
RT @Pinboard: Point: we trust Google with far too much of our email. Counterpoint: Google may be the only organization able to secure our email
If this were a Mac I’d be able to find iMessage’s App Support folder in the backup and transfer all my old texts to the new install in five seconds 😡
And imagine if the only solution to MacBook trouble was to reformat and abandon any file that wasn’t stored in the cloud.
Starting over from a blank iOS does seem to cure my battery issues. How can an iPhone’s backup include information that fucks up battery management?
Not sure if it’s a bug or an annoying intentional change that Watch notifications (sometimes?) stay stuck on screen if I don’t act on them.
RT @nicklockwood: Apple:
Makes the most powerful mobile games console on the planet.
Runs a store where only F2P 2D puzzle games can make any money.
It would be so cool if iOS 11 made iMessage extensions compatible with any chat app that wants them. But that’s not the Apple way, is it.
I’m setting up my iPhone from a fresh iOS image but the App Store’s auth is overloaded so any app that checks its receipt refuses to run.
RT @reneritchie: People won’t spend $2 for a great app, but will buy 10 $2 Disney-owned sticker packs.
Psychology is maddening.
Fuck, Forza Horizon costs 15 € more online than on Amazon… but if I end up buying a PC+wheel the Xbox disc won’t work with it.
The 8-ball was originally a SceneKit view that responded to physical shaking but that triggered the text field’s goddamn undo 😠
So when I said the iMessage App Store launch wasn’t as bad as tvOS I didn’t think iOS 10 would end up as the update nobody dared to install.
RT @dhh: Don’t worry if iOS 10 just bricked your iPhone and you don’t have a Mac to set it straight. A Genius appointment is available on November 13
RT @dhh: What’s so great about bricking your primary phone is that now none of your 2FA logins work. So can’t deploy code or trade stocks 😄✌️
RT @robotspacer: H: I’ll probably wait until it bugs me to install it
M: Noooo install it now so I can send you stickers
H: Hmm, you raise a good point
RT @SavedYouAClick: ios 10 is out. you update your software the same way you always have. don’t need a blog post about it.
RT @kezamacdonald: Things that social media has killed: long, funny, considered, back-and-forth email conversations with friends. Now we Tweet to strangers.
(Rationalizing the 4.7-inch choice.)
Some iOS 10 apps are out, some are “Pending Apple release” while blogs are browsing the App Store. Still not as bad as tvOS launch I guess.
Left my iPhone off all night (to meditate about its battery). Turned in on today. All text substitutions on my Mac disappeared altogether 😡
I was having a crisis of faith re: getting a PSVR before a PC — and then I remembered Rez was coming.
Second consequence: My text substitution shortcuts on my Mac returned to a previous, weeks-old version. iCloud is truly… miraculous.
RT @Pinboard: The Programmers’ Credo: we do these things not because they are easy, but because we thought they were going to be easy
Isn’t it odd that two years later no one’s done this on iOS? Using the camera in video mode to get the data, you should be able to get a nice 4K photo on iPhone 6s.
Overwatch’s pre-game with everyone jumping and running around the base like overexcited children always makes me want to quit the game.
Apple puts the S2 chip in the old body for Series 1 yet no one mentioned the possibility / complained about the impossibility to get an old Watch upgraded? (Say, an Edition, or even an expensive Steel.) That was the whole debate a year ago!
My dream is to become known enough as a dev that it wouldn’t be a waste of time to give in to my urge to make Yet Another Grocery List App.
RT @computerfact: restarting a computer fixes problems because its soul dies and is replaced by a new one which might have different opinions about your work
So let’s focus on that negative rather than buy the game, because I don’t need a time sink right now.
I had successfully forgotten how fun Overwatch can be. When you’re not booted out of the game because too many players quit.