2018-12-12: Two things that were fun about adding Shortcuts to Fin....

2018-12-12: Got to this later than I wanted to, but my...

2018-12-10: New on my blog: Designing for thumbs in an era...

2018-12-08: Doing my annual viewing of The Apartment. Which is the...

2018-12-06: Today’s office. Every time I wonder why I still live...

2018-12-05: Finally getting around to adding Siri shortcuts to Fin. It’s...

2018-12-02: Also, if you’re going to have a few tins where...

2018-12-02: Sorted and wrapped $101.50 in loose change from around the...

2018-12-01: Great show by Steven Wilson and his band last night...

2018-11-27: Today Widget redesign is going well, I think.

2018-11-26: New on my blog: Apple may not make finding subscription...

2018-11-25: That thing where you’ve already added two new features since...

2018-11-22: Today I’m thankful for the incredible music that’s come into...

2018-11-21:

2018-11-20:

2018-11-15: New on the “big”blog: Some impressions of the new iPad,...

2018-11-11:

2018-11-11: Sunrise.

2018-11-06: Squib Cakes from Tower of Power. Still the ultimate funk...

2018-11-06: A little Singleton Scotch and some Marvin Gaye to start...

2018-11-01: Interesting lessons learned during this process: You can put an...

2018-11-01: Very happy with my new screenshots for RECaf. Now to...

2018-10-29: Two songs into the new Haken album, and I already...

2018-10-29: New on my blog: A thought (not a prediction) regarding...

2018-10-22: Okay. I think I could see myself actually living at...

2018-10-20: “Oh, you already gave me a t-shirt yesterday, so I...

2018-10-18: Târgovişte Sunset

2018-10-09: If you work on Mac apps (or you want a...

2018-10-08: RECaf 1.1 is now available on the App Store. Some...

2018-10-05:

2018-10-05: New on my blog: Apple Watch Series 4 is an...

2018-10-03: IntentsUI Extensions, FTW!

2018-10-03: This is coming together nicely now.

2018-10-02: I think these will come in handy.

2018-10-01: x2y for Mac has always had a dark theme option....

2018-09-30: Taking advantage of one of only a handful of days...

2018-09-27: I sat down for 74 minutes today and listened to...

2018-09-27: I forgot how amazing Alex Lifeson’s guitar solo on Between...

2018-09-27: A lot can be gained by starting with the assumption...

2018-09-27: If you’ve spent all of 30 seconds thinking about a...

2018-09-24: I launched an app, then went a bit silent, for...

2018-09-23: At the library.

2018-09-23: I wrote a thing on the blog about transferring a...

2018-09-19: Days like today I’m very glad I inherited my Dad’s...

2018-09-19: RECaf is launching today. I’m posting here first. Might still...

2018-09-18: Tuesday Cafe

2018-09-16: At this point, the only logical conclusion is that my...

2018-09-16: A walk in the park.

2018-09-14: Apple must be slipping. I’ve only received two emails so...

2018-09-14: New Watch complications for RECaf completed. If I get rejected,...

2018-09-12: Very odd that they seem to have ditched the Classic...

2018-09-12: Of course, the most exciting announcement of the day: A...

2018-09-12: Also, home buttons suck.

2018-09-12: Spending a lot of time testing In-app purchase stuff on...

2018-09-11: New on my big blog: Design considerations for shortcuts in...

2018-09-10: Spent some time this weekend adding a little alpha fade...

2018-09-06: From the Pacific Ocean a few days ago, to the...

2018-09-06: It’s so humid here in Philly I can’t perform swipes...

2018-09-05: RECaf Beta testers: You’ll need to erase existing shortcuts if...

2018-09-04: Martin’s Beach, CA

2018-09-04: Why the heck didn’t anyone tell me about MUTEMATH sooner?...

2018-08-30: I know the movie theater is suposed to be a...

2018-08-30: Yes, folks, there is indeed such a thing as caffeinated...

2018-08-26: On the bright side, time zones are working as expected...

2018-08-26: Lack of caffeine due to early flight, compounded by change...

2018-08-25: I must be getting the hang of this development thing....

2018-08-22: Protip: If you are planning on submitting an app with...

2018-08-21: I doubt I’d ever use my Apple Pencil with my...

2018-08-21: Well, at least I caught the fact that my TestFlight...

2018-08-20: Apple Watch app. Today Widget. Notification Extension. Siri Intent Extension....

2018-08-20: Had to do the obligatory app icon assortment.

2018-08-18: Or, as I like to say: You can make a...

2018-08-18: I continue to believe that, operating systems aside, Keynote is...

2018-08-15: I wrote a bit on my blog about the thinking...

2018-08-15: A little something I’ve been working on this summer: RECaf,...

2018-08-11: For some reason, I have Steely Dan’s Bodhisattva stuck in...

2018-07-31: I told myself this morning, when nothing was going according...

2018-07-28: The good news: I finally tracked down the cause of...

2018-07-27: And that’s not meaning any disrespect to the original mixes....

2018-07-27: Listening to the Steven Wilson remixes of Yes this morning....

2018-07-26: Finally got around to building my first small web site...

2018-07-21: Came to the realization today that there’s some time zone...

2018-07-19: Left the laptop at home and just brought the iPad...

2018-07-18: I love catching my own bugs long before anyone else...

2018-07-16: After banging my head against the wall at full steam...

2018-07-15: I’ve been neglecting my writing lately, because I’m knee deep...

2018-07-02: It’s been way too long since I’ve listened to Alice...

2018-07-01: “Tell the Moon-Dog, Tell the March Hare.”

2018-06-29: I seriously can’t wait for the rest of this concert...

2018-06-29: I am so looking forward to this entire show being...

2018-06-25: Vapor Trails remains one of the most underrated Rush albums....

2018-06-24: I used to run into this problem when writing music,...

2018-06-24: Stuck for several minutes now on what to call a...

2018-06-22: The mantra I keep repeating while working on this latest...

2018-06-15: I am unreasonably happy about the time in iPad status...

2018-06-06: I just realized I’m installing Mojave (on a partition, with...

2018-06-04: Got a chance to go to the Park yesterday, while...

2018-05-31: Really jamming in the new Omnifocus. Tags are a game-changer...

2018-05-31: I really need to get some rest before the crazy...

2018-05-28: Now Playing: Esperanza Spalding - Esperanza. album link

2018-05-24: I’ve always been a big fan of Obscura. The new...

2018-05-18: One nice thing about being both the designer and the...

2018-05-17: New on the “big” blog: All demos are lies. joecieplinski.com/blog/2018…...

2018-05-14: Looks like I’m going to be making a short trip...

2018-05-09: Also: I get way better battery life when I’m designing...

2018-05-09: Today started as one of those days I didn’t think...

2018-05-09: Posting this from Icro. Nice job, @hartlco.

2018-05-02: I’m usually not super-keen on remasters and remixes. But the...

2018-04-30: And at long last, my Austin trip has come to...

2018-04-29: When in Austin…

2018-04-23: The fine folks at PhillyCocoa were nice enough to let...

2018-04-23: Very much looking forward to not only my first PeersConf,...

2018-04-21: Got a bit lost in the woods today, but it...

2018-04-20: My only hesitency with going all-in with Drafts as a...

2018-04-20: So much good stuff going on with the new Drafts....

2018-04-15: New on my blog: I hope against all hope that...

2018-04-14: It’s never a matter of a company producing products that...

2018-04-14: Took my iPad Pro in with a screen issue where...

2018-04-14: Invested in this little guy, with the hopes of starting...

2018-04-10: My maps are set to default directions to Transit. Yet...

2018-04-10: Does macOS/iOS have no way to set Time To Leave...

2018-04-07: One final Montreal bagel before I leave later today. Wonderful...

2018-03-31: Debated getting an external Magic Trackpad for the longest time....

2018-03-29: I generally don’t care much about follower counts, but when...

2018-03-28:

2018-03-26: UIDynamicAnimator: How did I overlook you for so long?

2018-03-25: Siri so desperately needs these same settings for HomePod. I’d...

2018-03-24:

2018-03-20: Days I spend primarily coding = days I run the...

2018-03-14: Some fantastic new instant filters in Darkroom.

2018-03-14: 🎶 New album from Brad Mehldau is making me happy...

2018-03-07: This weather (and Dark Room) can even make my crappy...

2018-03-07: I will also never cease appreciating @manton saving me from...

2018-03-07: Between the new Halide update, its integration with Dark Room,...

2018-03-06: I just released x2y for Mac 1.4. A fun little...

2018-03-03: Two things I love about working on small updates for...

2018-03-03: Wasn’t planning on any sort of productive day, but managed...

2018-03-02: And yes, I do slightly regret that a piece I...

2018-03-02: For Fin 4.6, I wanted to go back and fix...

2018-02-27: Had a really great day, from a networking standpoint. Two...

2018-02-12: I have a bit of a backlog of audio editing...

2018-02-09: Sitting at the peak of a mountain in Killington, VT,...

2018-02-03: There’s beer in my fridge, and I’m actually planning on...

2018-02-02: Apple Music knew to recommend the new Simple Minds album...

2018-01-21: Whoah. Looks like the Eagles came to play today.

2018-01-18: New on my blog: Some wearable challenges Apple faces. joecieplinski.com/blog/2018…...

2018-01-15: Portrait mode still misses the edges of objects, especially when...

2018-01-10: I’ve been Re-reading Melvyn Bragg’s The Adventure of English lately....

2018-01-04: Today is a good day to patronize the local businesses...

2018-01-04: The timeline is definitely filling up at greater frequency over...

2018-01-01: My only complaint on the Eero: not enough ethernet ports...

2018-01-01: I have to say, I’m pretty impressed with Eero so...

2017-12-28: My new jam is running Photoshop and Sketch simultaneously. Image...

2017-12-27: When I think of most of my favorite musicians, long-term,...

2017-12-27: “To me, it’s just the music you like, and the...

2017-12-26: New on my blog: I weigh in on Marzipan. It’s...

2017-12-25: My one day per year exception to playing Christmas music...

2017-12-24: TIL the Hanon Exercises are now available online, and that...

2017-12-20: Got my ticket to Peersconf 2018 in Austin. Hope to...

2017-12-19: Love the new icon, @manton.

2017-12-18: Steel Tree.

2017-12-16: Unplanned stop in Baltimore for lunch today, on the way...

2017-12-14: The thing about getting an external keyboard for my iPad...

2017-12-12: Pleasantly surprised by how well the Magic Keyboard reconnects with...

2017-12-12: I’ll repeat what I said to myself when they announced...

2017-12-11: My Canopy has arrived. Looking forward to putting it through...

2017-12-11: And with that last post, I finally received my Daily...

2017-12-11: Woke up at 4am to the sound of pounding in...

2017-12-10: Typing longer pieces on my iPad + keyboard lately. But...

2017-12-09: First snow in NYC today. Wet mess. I’m trying not...

2017-12-08: I cannot understand why there aren’t a dozen more bars...

2017-12-08: Upgraded my Mac to 10.13.2 and my Personal Hotspot refused...

2017-12-07: New addition to the home office.

2017-12-06: Now playing: Yes, The Ladder. Not my favorite Yes record,...

2017-12-06: I will be very curious to see how many more...

2017-12-05: Spent a good part of my early evening fighting my...

2017-12-04: I wrote a thing today on my “big” blog about...

2017-12-03: I find myself choosing my leather and metal Apple Watch...

2017-12-02: Just installed Hue lights in a third room in my...

2017-12-01: Debating getting an Apple Magic Keyboard to use exclusively with...

2017-11-30: Earthquake in Delaware. We live in strange times.

2017-11-29: “Maybe the worst legacy of Steve Jobs, or the Apple-design-y...

2017-11-28: I also finally get why the Recently Added section of...

2017-11-28: Apple Music hooked me up this morning with a playlist...

2017-11-27:

2017-11-26: Aloe plant.

2017-11-25: Today’s mobile office.

2017-11-24: I’m at a point where I’ve identified too many possible...

2017-11-23: That’s barista shorthand for Guatemalan Pour Over.

2017-11-22: Even with the smaller target size, this change to x2y’s...

2017-11-21: So far, I’m ending most days at around 50% charge...

2017-11-20: When I have “down time” weeks like this one in...

2017-11-19: The new Beck is quite good. Already discovering quite a...

2017-11-18: Now that I’ve signed up for Apple Music finally, I’m...

2017-11-18: Pro tip for cooks: If your menu doesn’t say that...

2017-11-17: Now that the Photo Challenge is over, I guess I...

2017-11-17: And the final Photo Challenge day: #shadow. This has been...

2017-11-16: Photo Challenge, Day 6: #seasonal

2017-11-15: And Photo Challenge day 5: #liquid

2017-11-14: Photo Challenge day 4: #upclose

2017-11-13: Today’s Photo Challenge: #onthemove

2017-11-12: Time for photo challenge day two: #tasty

2017-11-11: Here’s my entry for micro.blog’s photo challenge day one: #squares...

2017-11-09: I never like that it gets dark so early this...

2017-11-08: Nine times out of ten when I avoid asking a...

2017-11-07: Pounded my head against the wall for a bit on...

2017-11-05: Enjoying the new iPhone X Camera. Tried just a couple...

2017-11-04: Okay. Third time was the charm. I think I have...

2017-11-04: On my third attempt to get my music library from...

2017-11-03: The only times I’m really noticing the notch on my...

2017-11-02: Still feels good to solve an issue I was having...

2017-11-01: Watching so many of my friends freak out over their...

2017-10-31: I generally don’t do anything for Halloween, but it is...

2017-10-26: Once again, I stepped out of my confort zone a...

2017-10-26: My thoughts on the new Air Porter from Waterfield Designs....

2017-10-25: Nothing like an extra half hour of provisioning profile hell...

2017-10-24: That feeling when you have a massive todo list, but...

2017-10-23: No question, having a Mac app makes it far more...

2017-10-22: Settling back into New York again after more than a...

2017-10-21: Finally got home to New York, which means I finally...

2017-10-20: Nice view of the new Michigan Ave Apple store from...

2017-10-12: I was concerned with the single stalk on my Rimowa...

2017-10-07: Very pleased with my new Air Porter from Waterfield Designs....

2017-10-01: While visiting London, I found myself at a cafe called...

2017-09-29: Ducked into a nice bookstore cafe while caught in the...

2017-09-22: Stopped by an Apple store to see the new iPhone...

2017-09-21: My new Apple Watch is arriving tomorrow. So my series...

2017-09-19: Say what you want about Apple’s customer service: I took...

2017-09-13: I like that iPhone X’s stainless steel band is reminiscent...

2017-09-10: One of the things I’m hoping to learn on Tuesday...

2017-09-02: After spending the bulk of my time the past few...

2017-08-27: Highly recommend “California Typewriter.” Nice documentary for anyone who appreciates...

2017-08-26: Moved my micro posts over to micro.joecieplinski.com. Still feel like...

2017-06-18: Enjoying a summer brew before dinner tonight.

2017-05-24: Somehow got it into my head that I couldn’t do...

2017-05-06: I thought HBO’s Apple TV app was bad. Then I...

2017-05-03: Didn’t think I’d need a Genius Bar appointment just to...

2017-05-01: I am thrilled and relieved now that the details of...

2017-04-28: TIL there’s a wine shop inside Penn Station. Got myself...

2017-04-27: Writing marketing copy remains one of the most laborious aspects...

2017-04-25: Tonight’s dinner: bean and rice tostadas, with Irish cheese, sweet...

2017-04-25: Listening to Big Big Train’s Brooklands. Excitement over their new...

2017-04-25: Quick photo test.

2017-04-24: That thing where you really want to nail that first...