The Not-Updated Edition Sunday, January 17, 2016

Apple Acknowledges Issue Causing Battery Percentage Indicator Not To Update On iPhone 6s & 6s Plus, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

After a plethora of complaints, Apple this week has posted a new support document acknowledging an issue with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus that causes the battery percentage indicator in the status bar not to update as the battery itself drains. This means that the battery percentage icon could display that you have much more battery life left than you actually do.


An App Dressed Me For A Week. The Results Were Shockingly Good., by Washington Post

In the opening scene of the cult classic, Cher Horowitz — a well-meaning yet oblivious clotheshorse played by Alicia Silverstone —gets dressed with the help of a computer program that digitizes her entire wardrobe. Sitting at her clunky PC, Cher flips through articles of clothing until she lands on a match. (A plaid skirt with a polka-dot top? As if!)

Cluise, a free iOS and Android app that catalogues your clothing and makes five outfit recommendations based on real-time weather data, is a sleeker, modern adaptation of Cher’s sartorial system.

Eat, Swipe And Leave – The New Smartphone Apps For Diners, by Emma Lunn, The Guardian

The “air signature” gesture used by diners to get the bill could soon disappear as a raft of smartphone apps promise a “pay-at-table” revolution.


Minister Orders Investigation Into Game Promoting Killing Of Aboriginal Australians by SBS

Communications minister Mitch Fifield has asked his department to investigate the circumstances under which a game that encourages players to bludgeon Aboriginal Australians to death was offered for sale on major online sites.

Netflix’s VPN Ban Isn’t Good For Anyone—Especially Netflix, by Julia Greenberg, Wired

The real question isn’t whether Netflix is available in 190 countries. The question is when all 190 countries will get the same Netflix.

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Started yet another Xcode project. I think I may have a problem.


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