The Only-Work-With-Mac Edition Sunday, March 20, 2022

Apple Updates Boot Camp With Studio Display Drivers For Windows Users, by Filipe Espósito, 9to5Mac

However, while you can connect a Studio Display to a Mac or PC running Windows, there are some limitations. Features such as Center Stage, Spatial Audio, and the “Hey, Siri” voice command only work with macOS.

Not Using A Password Manager? Here’s Why You Should Be…, by Kate O'Flaherty, The Guardian

Many people are put off by the hassle, while others are suspicious about allowing one company to store all of their passwords. How do you know which one is trustworthy, and what if the company is hacked?

It might seem daunting at first, but a password manager will make your life a lot easier. Here’s everything you need to know.

Get It Done! 6 Best iPhone Apps To Help Beat Procrastination,b y Sergio Velasquez, iDrop News

You can use your iPhone to help you focus instead of letting you get distracted with social media.


Asahi Linux Is The First Linux Distro To Support Apple Silicon, by Mark Tyson, Tom's Hardware

Asahi Linux for Apple Silicon has launched for the public. It is the first Linux distribution to offer native support for Apple M1 chips. As this is an alpha release, please be aware of the likelihood of easy to stumble upon bugs and some significant missing features. However, this critical milestone now made, “things will move even more quickly going forward,” promises the Asahi Linux development team.


So Apple Is Just Never Going To Fix Screen Time, Huh?, by Matt Wille, Input

The crux of the problem is that Screen Time is registering Safari use when the app isn’t even in use. Screen Time reports end up showing a ludicrous number of hours spent on a single website, even when the user hasn’t directly spent more than a few minutes on it. Some users even say Screen Time is reporting sites they’ve never accessed or apps they don’t have installed.

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When I retire, I'll probably go attend some Today at Apple sessions. Maybe a session on how iPhone can help older people who are losing their eyesights and hearing and memory.

On a related note, I do have a checklist of sorts in my To-do app for the two days that I am returning to office. No, I didn't have to put "wear pants" as a to-do. That I can still remember.


Thanks for reading.