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

23 October

I never really believed the rumors that Apple had removed Touch ID-through-the-screen at the last minute, but I’m reconsidering.

I just instinctively tried to pay by putting my thumb on the pictogram and wow it really feels like that’s what it was designed for

22 October

21 October

@RVAwonk:

BOOM —> A Suspected Network of 13,000 Twitter Bots Pumped Out Pro-Brexit Messages In The Run-Up To The EU Vote [buzzfeed.com]

@alexqgb:

“It’s the first time that AI has generated art that really looks good.” [hyperallergic.com]

20 October

Or geeks are surfing The Pirate Bay at work and don’t give a shit, I guess.

@stroughtonsmith:

Fun new feature in Photoshop CC 2018—it can read the depth mask from Portrait Mode photos from iOS 11 & let you use it for your own effects

@stroughtonsmith:

accidentally mouses over Safari’s ‘Open Page With’ menu, hangs for 30 seconds while LaunchServices spins up all my external storage

19 October

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]

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