Angelo Stavrow [dot] Blog

Missives and musings on a variety of topics.

There's a point where you realize that you can't see if you've adequately cleaned your reading glasses without putting on your reading glasses.

Every morning, Merlin plunks himself on my desk, between me and my computer monitor, to hunt the elusive mouse cursor.

Sometimes, the single most important thing to do in the morning is: sit on the couch, with the kitten curled up on my lap, purring, as I sip my coffee.

Renaming “Do Not Disturb” to “Focus” in iOS 15, and expanding how the feature works, is very cool.

Allowing developers to register notifications as “Time Sensitive” to break through Focus, without giving users the ability to report apps that abuse this feature, is… less cool.

If you're running the WriteFreely for Mac beta, check for test version updates! You should find one for v0.6.0, which now lets you restore the window by clicking on the app's icon in the Dock, plus fixes a potential crashing bug.

Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

Read more...

Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

Read more...

Something no-one told me about kittens: their parkour sessions are intense, and really entertaining.

Except when it happens at 3AM.

On your face.

I've seen plenty of smog warnings in my life living in Montreal, but I honestly can't remember a day where it actually smelled like smoke outside.

See Ontario's forest-fire interactive map.

Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

Read more...