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Movie night tonight. Next up is Goodfellas. Luckily it's < $5 on iTunes so I can spend the savings on Lagavulin.

geo.itunes.apple.com/nz/movie/

New MacBook Pro. Faster CPUs with 65% faster compile times.
4th iteration of the butterfly keyboard... sigh... I want it but it just can't be an impulse buy after what it's siblings have gone through.

It's quite disappointing when I buy a movie on iTunes and it has no subtitles. Among other reasons, it makes it hard to quote when there is uncertainty about the spelling of a character's name.

Yes, there will be a @CocoaheadsWGTN event during . Watch this space for an announcement.

Apple’s VP of Apple Pay Jennifer Bailey today announced NFC stickers. This means iOS users will be able to pay for things (that are not supervised) without even needing an app or an account (!).

I did not expect the extra queues after security just to get to the gate of NZ8. That's even before boarding.

20 min long so not easy to overlook.

Travelling to the US from NZ. I use Revolut as my travel card, but to top it up I use TransferWise.

TransferWise: transferwise.com/i/nickp140
Free Revolut card: revolut.com/r/horaiubgb

This approach works for me, but it may or may not work for you.

I'm disappointed that the latest iOS stock camera crashes while taking a portrait photo on my iPhone X. Stuff like this can drive me to other platforms/ devices.

TIL If you have a rogue stock ticker in your today widget that you cannot remove via the Stocks app (!), try getting rid of it via the macOS Today view. The removal will sync via iCloud to your iOS devices, too.

So good to be back home. I missed more than the usual.

Miss 5 just had her first day of school holidays. She went to Armageddon and came back with a bagful of goodies and a henna tattoo. And, of course, she's completely exhausted.

New Zealand is the 4th largest market that Amazon ships products to, from the countries where Amazon does not have an official store.
– via Rocco Braeuniger, AU Country Manager

stock has grown by more than 40% since Jan 2, 2019.

Doomed or not doomed?

First they tracked what was on screen. Now they optimise what they show us in the β€œsponsored” channel. That’s why my TV cannot call β€œhome”.

theverge.com/2019/4/5/18296639

πŸ“£ Bring your workout clothes to this year and join us for Dub Dub Fitness. Multiple community-organized fitness events to help you close those rings while hanging with some fun people.

dubdub.fitness

"After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have cancelled the project. [..] We continue to believe that the future is wireless and are committed to push the wireless experience forward".

Sounds like a failed kickstarter, except it's from @apple

Ko tātou, tātou – We are one

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I'm happy to introduce to you the Trade Me app for Apple Watch ⌚️

Can't wait to hear what your thoughts are and how we can better suit your (wrist level) needs.

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