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User: "I love apps!"

Dev: "Great, here's an app for $5!"

User: "Well I don't love apps *that* much..."

Dev: "Okay, here's an app for free with ads instead!"

User: "Ads are disgusting and immoral."

Dev: "Oh, uh, here's an app for free with in-app purchases and no ads!"

User: "In-App purchases are a cancer that's destroying the industry!"

Dev: "Well I'm out of ideas. No More app."

User: "Damn greedy devs stopped updating the app I paid for 5 years ago!"

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I can't believe it. I released 2.6, wrote the press release about it, updated my Patreon blog. I am done, I am free, I can breathe

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Shout out to all the librarians. Oh shit sorry.

New wallpaper. Rough edit I did on the iPhone. Will take the RAW images to my workstation tomorrow and edit more carefully.

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the app’s getting there, just need some help while im time constrained 😅

work is fairly trivial, and there’s not a huge amount to do atm. if you can only do a few hrs a week, still get in touch 👍

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#ZeroPhone, an #opensource #Linux powered $50 #smartphone, is being launched on Crowd Supply. It's described as having, "no carrier locks, bloated apps, or data mining, and it doesn't depend on big companies." It's based on #RaspberryPi Zero and #Arduino.

The activated state for the barcode scanner button in Deliveries app is a detail I had not noticed until now.

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Unix will give you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot. If you didn’t think rope would do that, you should have read the man page.

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apple event spoiler 

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