Foolish Chatter

geekery, and so forth w/ @alsmo

  • via Toys for Tot • The Breakroom:

    The main focus of today’s release are system extensions that allow Tot to co-exist with other apps. To this end, we’ve added a Sharing extension for both iOS and macOS.

    I’ve started to use Tot a lot recently for various text functions, so today’s additions were a nice surprise. My use as a whole is something I plan to write about soon.

  • Hat tip to The Newsprint for bringing this to my attention: Speed:

    Very useful.


    via Copilot — A Smart Budgeting App for iPhone — Tools and Toys:

    Tools & Toys with a great rundown of this (new to me) finance app. Perfect time for a Mint replacement that doesn’t hammer you with advertising.

  • Siri – not so smart

    via Daring Fireball: ‘What Time Is It in London?’:

    So every other service that tries to answer “What time is it in London?” gets it right. Only Siri gets it wrong.

    Reminds me of a post I made roundabouts last year’s NHL trade deadline (lost in various site migrations, such is life). I asked Siri when the NHL trade deadline was and it showed me the current standings. Google, on the other hand, provided the correct date AND time. And provided me news stories about who the Penguins were targeting. Worlds better.

    In regards to the London time test noted above, that Bing clock is a slick design feature.

    Do better, Apple.