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Great Moments in Discoverability: Away in Slack
My colleagues at TidBITS and I use the Slack app so we can discuss article ideas and production. Ordinarily, I have Slack open on my Mac when I’m working and, ordinarily, I have my state set to “Active” (the default … Continue reading
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An accumulation of small pleasures
Now that I’ve been wearing my new Apple Watch for more a week, I’m beginning to get a better idea of its virtues, its limits, and how it fits into my life. I’ve already discovered that I don’t need the Apple Watch, but … Continue reading
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I don’t need those stinkin’ badges!
I’m delighted that Apple’s iBooks app can display an update badge to alert you when a book that you have purchased from the iBooks Store has been updated. It would be more delightful if the alert mechanism worked. For example, here is … Continue reading
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Syncing Vinny with TBS
Vin Scully is doing the play-by-play announcing for the National League Championship Series on the radio. The series is being telecast by TBS, which has its own announcers. They aren’t national treasures like Vin Scully is. A billion years ago, … Continue reading
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