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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.

Free Revolut card:

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 “sponsored” channel. That’s why my TV cannot call “home”.

📣 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.

"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

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.

Not surprised the Apple Card won't come to New Zealand just yet. But quite surprised that the TV service will.

I launch the @TVNZ iOS app.
It prompts me to enable Push.
Then it crashes.
I'm left with the Alert to enable Push.
I sigh.

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