Category: News

2020-11-13

Alvadi 1.6.6 is still coming!

A UI glitch has been found on Alvadi 1.6.6 running on iOS 14.2 that prevents the user from inputting a note to either a new or an existing operation. This UI glitch is not present on Alvadi 1.6.5 and backwards. The planned-for-release build, 152, has been removed from TestFlight. Amusingly, this same build has been approved by Apple for the App Store release, and was […]

2020-11-01

Alvadi 1.6.6 is coming!

A new version of Alvadi, 1.6.6, is almost ready for prime time! This new version is built against the iOS 14.1, iPadOS 14.1 and watchOS 7.0 SDKs, but for the first time it’ll retain its iOS 13 compatibility, meaning that Alvadi 1.6.6 can be used on iOS / iPadOS 13.6, iOS / iPadOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1 / iPadOS 14.1 🙂 Also new, on iOS […]

2019-11-16

Alvadi 1.6 is coming!

After a few months in the making, Alvadi 1.6 is finally ready for prime time! If you want to know more about Alvadi, click here! Here’s the full changelog: •Compiled against the iOS 13.2 SDK, iPadOS 13.2 SDK and watchOS 6.1 SDK •iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2 or watchOS 6.1 (or up) required •iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and watchOS 6 compatibility •New 2019 Apple hardware compatibility […]

2019-09-17

Bye VMware ESXi, Hello Proxmox VE!

As you may -or may not- know, I manage my own server farm. This farm is composed of several virtual machines hosted on a physical server (an HPE ProLiant one). I’ve used ESXi for the past several years, but I’ve decided to move away from it for several reasons. I – The context The physical server is located at home (I’m self hosted). It’s mounted […]

2019-05-07

Bloomberg: “Apple to Reveal New Home-Grown Apps, Software Features at WWDC”

On Bloomberg: Apple Inc. is planning to unleash a slew of new apps, features and development tools at its annual software conference next month. To improve its devices and strengthen its connection to customers, the consumer technology giant will continue to walk a fine line between wooing outside app makers while also competing against them.  – Mark Gurman On iOS: It seems like the iOS 11 […]

2019-04-30

Recode: “Anki is shutting down”

On Recode: In a teary all-hands meeting on Monday morning, CEO Boris Sofman told his staff they would be terminated on Wednesday and that close to 200 employees would be paid a week of severance, according to people familiar with the matter. – Theodore Schleifer Farewell, Anki. It’s disappointing to see that company close. IMHO, Cozmo was a great product and it was almost mainstream, […]

2019-04-24

Digitimes: “AirPods 3 said to be launched by year-end 2019”

On Digitimes: Apple is reportedly set to release its third-generation AirPods for sales by the end of 2019, with the new wireless earphones to incorporate a noise cancellation function. – Aaron Lee, Taipei; Willis Ke Sounds way more useful than the “Hey Siri” feature from the AirPods “2” (more like AirPods 1.2 to me IHMO). The double-tap gesture was enough for today’s Siri. If Apple […]

2019-04-19

9to5Mac: “BlackBerry Messenger shutting down next month”

On 9to5Mac: In a blog post, Emtek announced that it will shut down the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger on May 31st. The company says that while it tried make BBM a reality in 2019, users have simply moved on to other platforms – Chance Miller Woooooaaaaaa! This is mind-blowing! BlackBerry Messenger was still a thing in 2019! Link to the article: https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/18/blackberry-messenger-shutdown/

2019-04-18

TechCrunch: “Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users”

On TechCrunch: Facebook  has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought.ďťż – Zack Whittacker I wonder how anyone can still trust Facebook. They track you around the web. They store data that they are not supposed to. They sell your data. They target you with ads. They can’t even securely store passwords. It’s astonishing. I […]

2019-04-18

9to5Google: “Samsung Galaxy Fold display issues emerge just 48 hours after first outing”

On 9to5Google: Over the past hour, journalists from The Verge, Bloomberg, and CNBC all shared issues they encountered with the Galaxy Fold review units they received on Monday. According to Dieter Bohn, a small “bulge” appeared on the crease of the Galaxy Fold that’s “enough to slightly distort the screen.” Besides being able to feel the lump, there are “telltale lines of a broken OLED” […]