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This Android 10 volume slider confuses me every single time. The icon I immediately notice is the bell icon, which makes me think that I'm changing the volume of... I don't know of what. Phone call? Notifications?

In reality, this icon is a button and it has nothing to do with the slider, which actually controls media volume (indicated by an icon below).

So you’ll bug me now during login that I didn’t log out last time?

When programmers win over normal humans. Name must start AND end with a letter! In theory, this problem should be long solved, same as arbitrary-long file names, non-ASCII urls and other stuff normal people would expect. But here we are, end of 2019, latest iOS, still serving the machines and their logic

Why don’t MORE menus include actions that are represented by icons on a toolbar? Maybe I missed the icon, or I didn’t understand the meaning, or I know action name but don’t want to decypher your charades. Point is, IF I’m already in the actions menu, I should be able to do anything!

One more gotcha is that if you missed e.g. Star icon and opened the menu looking for it, it won’t be there AND the original icon will be hidden to, leaving you with no clue whatsoever.

Thanks @strofimov1972 for pointing that out

You had one job Facebook!

Thx @FKohlgrueber for the picture

I wonder if that’s really the most efficient UI for time input possible on a desktop? Also curious why can’t you schedule messages for 59th minute each hour?

Thx @mxtnr for finding this

Ok, triggered. Yesterday I was told that I need to upgrade ALL my Macs to Catalina just to keep using Reminders.

Yes, Reminders. Those little stupid things. And app that syncs text with tiny checkboxes next to them. Nothing more. An app that, because of its simplicity, is a to-go choice in all 101 programming courses and framework READMEs. The app can be implemented in 600 lines of Ruby code.

This is not a new hardware. This does not need a new chip. It’s not a videodriver, not a new system programming language, not a new system-wide UI framework, not a new operating system. It’s not one of those impossible to solve CS problems. It’s JUST A TODO APP.

In fact, it’s done by the Apple, the very same Apple that once silently upgraded filesystem on all their phones without asking their users or even without letting them know. And all of a sudden A FUCKING TODO APP requires all computers to be upgraded to the latest and greatest multi-gigabyte OS, or otherwise the problem of synchronizing a few KB of text is too hard a task to implement.

Is there anyone at Apple, at least one person, without their head stuck in their ass who could possibly maybe write a TODO app and make it work? Or is it too much to ask these days?

These Whatsapp muting options seem rather limiting. I guess, technically I have a choice, but...

That magic moment before the fonts kick in

I’m sure you’ve all seen one cookie warning before. Well how about three?