How can Monterey on an M2 💻 with the Music app still not play smoothly to a stereo pair of HomePod Minis. Seriously, this is stupid; it can’t get through a single music track without a drop out, or switching from stereo to one channel and then back. 🤦♂️
With Apple’s very minor updates to the iPad Pro models, I’m even more glad I sold my 2020 iPad Pro 12.9” and Magic Keyboard a couple of months back. I now use an old iPad Mini 2 (2013!) for YouTube – it’s too old to run most things e.g. Netflix – and iPhone (Pro Max) otherwise.
You can’t tell here, but this is a 31-megapixel HEIC photo taken with Halide, and there’s so much detail. I love that it can use the iPhone’s entire 48MP sensor, but still output “normal” processed photos for those of us who are too lazy to deal with RAW.📱📷
Just come out from watching Top Gun: Maverick. Really good, and they nailed the intro. Also very happy to see Taiwan’s flag beside Japan’s on Maverick’s jacket, after it was shown unexpectedly replaced in the trailers. 🇯🇵🇹🇼 🎥
We were a tiny speck in the vast vista of the sea – the ocean that is open to all and merciful to none, that threatens even when it seems to yield, and that is pitiless always to weakness.
Ernest Shackleton, South: The Endurance Expedition 📚
Purple Zone. Soft Cell and Pet Shop Boys, what a combo. I think many Brits of 40+ will appreciate this.
The yearly “dancing” musical fountain display started today in Bitan (碧潭). It will continue half-hourly each evening for a month or so.