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The reason I can't type well on the iPad anymore seems to be that I type too fast. iOS 10 detects a quick two-finger tap on the keyboard as meaning "select the last word." I accidentally trigger this all the time, resulting in deleted and overwritten words.
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Foscam makes affordable IP Cams with good quality hardware. It's a shame that their web configuration requires an unsecure, buggy browser plugin. It's 2017. Requiring a plugin is inexcusable. Avoid Foscam until they change this.
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I've had a MacBook Pro with the touch bar for 4 months now. The touch bar almost a non-feature for me, as 95% of the time I use the laptop with an external mouse, keyboard, and monitor. I'll bet most "pros" have a similar setup.
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iOS generally assumes that Cel connections are low-bandwidth, and WiFi is unlimited bandwidth. But this assumption is often incorrect, particularly with mobile hotspots. I wish iOS had a way to manually impose a low-bandwidth mode.
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Was wondering why audio quality sounded awful after macOS Sierra upgrade. Turns out the bitrate/freq settings for my USB audio DAC were changed from 24-bit/96kHz to 16-bit/8kHz(!). Easily fixed via the Audio MIDI Setup app in Utilities.
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It takes a ton of effort to train the Google News and Apple News apps to stop serving clickbait and junk/fake news. Apple even serves junk in the unhideable "Trending Stories" section. It appears easier to trick an algorithm than train one.
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Beware of 3rd party fonts, perhaps even Google's, in macOS Sierra. The new font hinting and AA system can be corrupted system-wide by a single bad font. Use Font Book to "Disable" (or remove) all User Fonts, then reboot to fix the issue.
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I use Google Voice to forward calls to all of our family iPhones. The iPhones, in turn, ring their connected iPads and Macs. Now whenever someone calls, the whole house lights up like a jackpot on a Vegas slot machine.
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I've been a bit skeptical of the impact of blue light on my quality of sleep. So naturally, after installing iOS 9.3 on my iPad last night, I sat down on the couch, enabled Night Shift mode... and promptly fell asleep.
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I accidentally changed a picture setting on my Pioneer Kuro plasma, and ended up doing a full calibration. It looks simply stunning, and better than ever, but I can't believe I had some settings flat-out wrong for years. I hope it lasts until the definitive 4K OLED comes out.
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VSCO has some of my favorite photo filters on iOS. I wish I would use the app more, but the hassle to have to import my photos into their proprietary library is too much. And I can never figure out the icon-heavy UI.
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It took a couple of months of post-upgrade system decrufting, patches, customization, and general "getting used to it," but I've come to really like Windows 10. It feels faster than El Capitan on my bootcamped mid-2010 iMac.
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