The Unspecified-Date Edition Sunday, May 23, 2021

Apple Support Document Clarifies Lossless Streaming Details, by John Voorhees, MacStories

Lossless is supported by iPhones, iPads, and Macs using their built-in speakers and wired headphones, receivers, and powered speakers.


Apple says HomePods and HomePod minis will be updated and an unspecified date in the future to support lossless playback, but they don’t currently support it.

This macOS Time Tracker App Can Help Boost Your Productivity, by Beebom

It collects the data relating to your digital activities on various web browsers and apps to provide you with crucial data and solutions to be more focused on your work.

Netatmo Weather Station Adds iOS 14 Widgets For Monitoring Local Weather On Your Home Screen, by Bradley Chambers, 9to5Mac

In the new update, Netatmo offers multiple options for viewing data from your weather station from your Home Screen.

If Apple Is The Only Outfit Capable Of Defending Our Privacy, It Really Is Time To Worry, by John Naughton The Guardian

So here’s where we are: an online system has been running wild for years, generating billions in profits for its participants. We have evidence of its illegitimacy and a powerful law on the statute book that in principle could bring it under control, but which we appear unable to enforce. And the only body that has, to date, been able to exert real control over the aforementioned racket is… a giant private company that itself is subject to serious concerns about its monopolistic behaviour. And the question for today: where is democracy in all this? You only have to ask to know the answer.

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Today's the second day after my second dose of Moderna: thankfully, I didn't have a fever. Or at least, not one that I noticed. I didn't feel tired anymore, and the soreness on my arm has reduced.

Thank goodness.


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