Okay. I had to reset my phone, but now I'm back to 100% microG.

The Lao AnySoftKeyboard Pack doesn't include a dictionary. Autocorrect is the only thing that lets me type other languages 😂😢

iOS 14 is out... PWAs still don't obey the webmanifest's icons, and there's still no push notification. I hate you Apple.

How do people tolerate snake_case on QWERTY keyboards? On Dvorak, this in home row, right pinky (where the ' is). I have a hunch one reason people prefer camelCase is because it's much more ergonomic to type in many cases.

I guess it’s now even more relevant that @s2hanano has been working on a Thai alternative keyboard[2] with Arabic numerals on the main layer. The Thai government is mandating Arabic numerals be used for prices online[1] (the main purpose is to prevent people saying to DM for prices, but the Arabic numerals I find more interesting).

Sadly, this isn’t for the physical world, where prices to go to the park is ๔๐฿ for Thais and 200฿ for “foreigners”.

1: prachachat.net/ict/news-525665
2: gitlab.com/sahabandha/ikbaeb-t

Apple doesn't read icons from the Web App Manifest only expecting its own `apple-touch-icon.png` in the root. Why do we bother supporting this shit company that doesn't want to follow the basic specs?

Finally switching back to AnySoftKeyboard after using SwiftKey for like 4 years. The biggest issue with AnySoftKeyboard is how HORRIBLE the configuration menu is. It's an ugly, confusing mess. But I think I'm reconfigured now. I'm just needing to relearn that backspace is now on the right instead of the left. I'll get a Thai keyboard soon.

We had some users today that got scared of identicons. Like they though we were obscuring user data from them or it was fake data when it was just supposed to give a recognizable image to associate with other users. We're going to stay with initials, but it's weird how some non-tech people see the world. 😅😅

What bullshit is this? More anti-dictatorship protests are going to lead to a COVID outbreak -- when Thailand's not seen a domestic COVID outbreak in ages? Ain't nobody buying this.


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Imagine a 1440p OLED laptop display with 90 or 120hz refresh rate with 100% DCI-P3 or Adobe RGB coverage. 🤔

I'd rather trade the imperceptible amount of pixel density for a 30 extra Hz of refresh.

I'd rather go AMD though. Superfin is efficient for 10nm, but like AMD has 7nm and twice the cores on most models. Intel can talk about "real world" performance all they want, but compiling code would certainly benefit from it. But to go AMD and still have the graphical horsepower (as they Ryzen series has Zen2 and not RDNA2 GPUs which are so last gen), it'd be wise to get a dedicated GPU on the system. But GPU will drain power, etc. create more issues than I'd need in a day-to-day versus having a nice docking station at home and a light laptop that's easy to carry to the cafe.

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I think the obvious best route for now is to wait for these 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processors to land. Sure, they don't have the performance of AMD, but they've traditionally had better Linux support (Clear OS) and the juice under the hood in the Xe iGPUs should be enough to do photo editing without hiccups while not having the weight/battery-draw/point-of-failure liability that a dedicated GPU would bring. These are the machines with Thunderbolt as well and I'd prefer to get an eGPU to power a nice monitor when I find a new place to buy.

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I would love to support Purism or System76. System76 doesn't ship to Thailand and I found the hard way ($$$) that you don't fuck around with import fees. Thailand doesn't (yet) have the community to support this sort of open sourcity. I'll probably just go up to Pantip in Bangkok and pick out a Lenovo, HP, or Dell as they traditionally do a good job supporting Linux is some fashion or other (with Dell and Lenovo shipping Ubuntu and Fedora OS respectively as an option on some models.

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Compare to the Purism statement. "We obviously don’t recommend this, but it is your computer to do what you wish with it."

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Do you even own it if you can't partition your own machine. People didn't want full support; they wanted BIOS/firmware/driver upgrades that weren't tied to an OS. You can't install Linux, but you also can't install BSD flavors, or Windows 8, or anything.

You can't even do these upgrades via Windows PE or anything like that. I asked support why, and it was to provide a GUI experience for system upgrades? Da fuq. Give me a *.bin file and a way to load it in the BIOS.

LVFS[0] offers free hosting if you push your firmwares, but Razer's official statement: "Updating firmware is only supported on Windows and Mac"

I hope this bits them in the ass later.

0: fwupd.org/

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