Hi! My name is Cédric Bozzi, I make websites and iOS apps, and this is my blog about technology (mostly a Twitter archive, really).

18 October

@johnregehr:

how to deprecate an interface

Copying folders, there are two duplicates.

For the first macOS offers to stop, replace or merge.

Only the second I’m allowed to skip.

@HSuggests:

ZUCKERBERG

E X P O S E D

@mrgan:

Cool feature in iOS 11: add Magnifier to Control Center. Even with healthy vision, handy for reading tiny/inaccessible text (via @foozmeat)

@NathanJLiu:

I’d always disliked DxOMark after owning poor phone cameras with high scores, but MKBHD’s explainer clears it up. [youtube.com]

17 October

This tweet brought to you by the Instagram messages I miss because I’ve had to disable sounds for the ‘Like’ notifications.

Growl allowed you to assign different settings to an app’s different notifications like, what, ten years ago?

16 October

“It’s still an open question whether people will accept self-driving cars.” Huh? Oh, yeah, sometimes I forget I live in a tech bubble.

15 October

@dhh:

USB-C is such a mess, and Apple bears a central role in just why it’s so fucked up. For shame. [marco.org]

14 October

@brazenqueer:

Dear @biz: This is the platform you created. Nazis are coming here because they know you allow them. What are you going to do about it?

13 October

Not sure I’ll be able to make it an entire day, but — #WomenBoycottTwitter

@tarastrong:

This was @twitter’s response when I reported a guy who tweeted 34 consecutive violent death threats #WomenBoycottTwitter

@nataliesurely:

Some alt-right dickbag tweeted my phone number last winter, and when I reported it Twitter denied it was a violation of terms of service [twitter.com]

12 October

@flyosity:

Smart idea for making sliders on mobile a lot more usable from @virgil_pana. Love the fluid bounce! [dribbble.com]

@tapbot_paul:

Remember when Apple killed backward compatibility of apps with a new OS and then made it impossible to revert to the old OS? Good Times!

Funny how package delivery is so obviously, universally, acceptedly terrible that it’s the only service which never asks users for a rating.

11 October

I really think Apple lit a privacy fire under everyone’s feet and the Google of two years ago would have answered “eh no big deal.”

@jeremysliew:

Evan Spiegel on why @Snapchat doesn’t “move fast and break things” [wired.com]

10 October

@panzer:

Today marks the third time one of my iPhones has vibrated itself out of alignment with its wireless charging pad over night.

Xcode auto-indent has suddenly lost its mind

@KrauseFx:

The problem is actually easy to fix: instead of asking for the password directly, iOS should tell the user to open the settings app

@KrauseFx:

📝 One of these is Apple asking you for your password and the other one is a phishing popup that steals your password [krausefx.com]

WTF? Isn’t that supposed to only happen when an app is removed due to a copyright violation?

9 October

@SCMP_News:

Chinese thieves demand cash via QR code for return of stolen wing mirrors [buff.ly]

7 October

Every so often my timeline includes a tweet from someone who has blocked me. I’m telling you, Twitter must be genuinely malevolent.

6 October

What if Twitter was actually the Bad Place?

I wouldn’t want to overreact just because I have lost access to constructed written thought after two tantalizing weeks, but hear me out:

5 October

Now that iOS 11 has made the keyboard unbearably laggy in Facebook Messenger, what’s the best cross-platform (PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad) chat app?

4 October

@twostraws:

Why many developers still prefer Objective-C to Swift: [hackingwithswift.com] #swiftlang

I don’t think anything prevents a third-party app from providing the same kind of real-time translation, but it would look really good for the iPhone to offer that functionality out of the box, too. (If Apple can find the right company to buy.)

@heatherkelly:

Real time translation with the Google Pixel Buds headphones. OK, that is super cool and I have nothing snarky to say about.

Isn’t this the first keynote where Google repeatedly makes a point of having the AI run, and the data remain, on-device? Thanks, Apple!

Well, I feel much lighter knowing the Pixel 2 isn’t for sale in France anyway.

@dmoren:

Google’s giving free unlimited Google Photos storage to Pixel 2 users…time to step up, Apple.

Come to think of it, why doesn’t every camera handle low-light situations by taking a lot of short exposures and aligning them together, instead of a single, blurry long exposure?

Damn, the Google Assistant stylus is a genius concept. I don’t think even the legendary Microsoft Courier thought of that.

Now that Amazon’s putting cameras in all its Echos, the idea of having Google mics all over your apartment feels so much more mundane.

At $49 I’m almost tempted by the mini Google Home but I refuse to call my voice assistant ‘Google.’

Instagram now has magnetic alignment guides popping up when you place stickers 💜

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