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Use Safari’s Responsive Design Mode in El Capitan | Kirkville

01.10.2015 02:00

El Capitan’s Safari has a great new tool for web designers. In the Develop menu, there is now an Enter Responsive Design Mode menu item. (To turn on the Develop menu, go to Safari > Preferences, and check Show Develop menu in menu bar.) When you switch to this mode, you see the current web page in the following display.

This is going to save me so much time. Seriously. Why haven’t anyone done this before?

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iFixit App Pulled from Apple’s Store | iFixit

01.10.2015 02:00

You might have noticed that there’s no longer an iFixit app in the Apple’s App Store. We are sorry for anyone this has inconvenienced.

Not too long ago, we tore down the Apple TV and Siri Remote. The developer unit we disassembled was sent to us by Apple. Evidently, they didn’t intend for us to take it apart. But we’re a teardown and repair company; teardowns are in our DNA—and nothing makes us happier than figuring out what makes these gadgets tick. We weighed the risks, blithely tossed those risks over our shoulder, and tore down the Apple TV anyway.

A few days later, we got an email from Apple informing us that we violated their terms and conditions—and the offending developer account had been banned. Unfortunately, iFixit’s app was tied to that same account, so Apple pulled the app as well. Their justification was that we had taken “actions that may hinder the performance or intended use of the App Store, B2B Program, or the Program.”

I have seen a lot of stupid comments from people I respect about this. Look above, iFixit are writing the following: “We weighed the risks, blithely tossed those risks over our shoulder”. In other words: they knew this might happen, but they didn’t give a fuck. But Gruber’s comments was fantastic, and as (almost) always spot on.

There are a number of issues regarding this issue.

  • Apple should have known that iFixit would do this

  • Should they just pick the recievers at random, or pick developers that intend to develop tvOS apps?

  • Should Apple exclude developers like iFixit?

I think everything went as they should have, and as we should expect them to. Apple should just send out developer units to randomly selected people, and they should throw out developers that don’t respect the NDA; iFixit should do what is in their DNA, but maybe they should wait to tear down devices until they are available for the general public.

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9 Quotes From Famous Musicians on Love and Life

30.09.2015 02:00

Fantastic!

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9 Quotes from Famous People About Sex

30.09.2015 02:00

Great!

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Apple iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus Water Test! Is it secretly waterproof? A waterproof review. – YouTube

30.09.2015 02:00

Wow! Don’t try this at home, but it is good to see that Apple apparently are working on making their iPhones more water proof.

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Bartender 2 Arrives with New Features and Full El Capitan Compatibility – MacStories

30.09.2015 02:00

Version 2 of Bartender is now available. If you have been running the El Capitan betas, you know that version 1 required you to temporarily disable System Integrity Protection (SIP) in order to install its system file. Version 2 does not need you to perform those steps. It is fully El Capitan-compatible right “out of the box.”

Bartender is a great app, and I think it is a must for everyone with more than a few menu bar apps.

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Jared Sinclair | Blog | Wishlist for Swift 3.0

30.09.2015 02:00

A very good wishlist for Swift 3.0, I can’t wait to see where Swift go in the next few years.

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OS X 10.11 Reviews

30.09.2015 02:00

Here are a few of my favourite OS X 10.11 reviews:

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Russian police may be investigating Apple’s iOS emoji for ‘promoting homosexuality’ | iMore

30.09.2015 02:00

A new report claims that police in Russia’s Kirov region have started an investigation into Apple’s recent updates for emoji in iOS. The story claims that some of those icons, which were included in iOS 8.3 several months ago, could violate Russian laws that prohibit promoting homosexuality to minors.

That law got to be the stupidest piece of shit legislation in recent time. It is impressive to make something worse than “The War On Drugs”.

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Twitter is reportedly planning to support posts longer than 140 characters | iMore

30.09.2015 02:00

Twitter may finally give users of its social networking service an official way to share posts that are longer that its current 140 character limit. At the moment, it’s not clear just what this product will look like.

Interesting.

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