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  • Cyberduck 5

    36m
    Returns support for Google Drive and updates user interface. ($23.99 new, free update, 89.6 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work and…
  • Tinderbox 6.6 and Storyspace 3.1.2

    6:23am
    Updates to Eastgate's personal content assistant and hypertext writing app. ($249/149 new, free update, 55.4/49.6 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help…
  • CrashPlan 4.7

    12:23am
    Prevents Time Machine from backing up the CrashPlan app bundle to avoid high CPU usage. (Free with a 30-day trial of online backup service, 73.8 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To…
  • GraphicConverter 10

    Sat 4:02pm
    Major new release for the "Swiss Army knife" of graphics programs adds face recognition, collage creation, support for Apple Live Photos, and more. ($39.95 new, free update, 113 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published…
  • RapidWeaver 7.0.1

    Sat 3:59pm
    Major update for the Web design and publishing software with over 50 new features and enhancements. ($99 new, free update, 87.8 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text…
  • Mailplane 3.6.3

    Fri 9:27pm
    Maintenance update for the Gmail-specific email client. ($24.95 new, free update, 23.4 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work and…
  • Capto 1.0.1

    Fri 8:26pm
    Maintenance release for the screen capture utility formerly known as Voila. ($29.99 new, free update, 22.8 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help…
  • PopChar X 7.5

    Fri 7:27pm
    Adds support for combined emojis in the Apple Color Emoji font. (€29.99 new, free update, 4.6 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work…
  • TextExpander 6.0.5

    Fri 6:26pm
    Improves the Snippet Editor with better image import. ($40 annual subscription, $20 upgrade subscription, free update from version 6, 7.3 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a…
  • 1Password 6.3

    Fri 6:26pm
    Adds support for the Vivaldi, Brave and Opera developer Web browsers, plus enables anchoring of the Large Type window. ($49.99 new, free update, 47.5 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the…
  • AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7

    Fri 6:26pm
    Separate updates for Airport models with 802.11n Wi-Fi and new tower-like models with 802.11ac Wi-Fi. (Free) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support…
  • Twitter to Loosen Its 140-Character Limit

    Thu 9:34am
    Over the coming months, Twitter will be rolling out rule changes to ease the strict 140-character limit, as well as fixes for some longstanding Twitter quirks. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the…
  • Airfoil 5.1

    Thu 12:54am
    Improves the layout and labels of the Effects window. ($29 new, free update, 13.8 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work and become a…
  • External Link: Spotify Updates Family Plan to Match Apple Music

    Tue 2:18pm
    Streaming music service Spotify is now cheaper for families, matching Apple Music in both price and number of family members. The Spotify family plan now covers up to six people for one monthly $14.99 fee. Previously, $14.99 included only two members, though…
  • MacTech Conference 2016 Adds Home Automation Showcase

    Mon 4:34pm
    Details of this year’s MacTech Conference are starting to become available, and the conference organizers have announced that the event will feature an Apple-focused Home Automation Showcase. Register by the end of the month to save $600 off the standard…
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 23 May 2016

    Mon 3:56pm
    Notable software releases this week include Skype 7.28, OmniOutliner 4.5.3, Parallels Desktop 11.2, PDFpen and PDFpenPro 8.0.1, Security Update 2016-003 (Mavericks and Yosemite), and Safari 9.1.1. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously…
  • ExtraBITS for 23 May 2016

    Mon 3:56pm
    In our most important ExtraBITS this week, Apple first acknowledged issues with iOS 9.3.2 on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and then pulled the update for that device. In other news, Apple has provided a look at the future of the Apple Store, millions of LinkedIn…
  • Google I/O 2016 Includes Announcements with Apple Appeal

    Mon 3:14pm
    Google competes with Apple, but much of its technology also lives on Apple devices. So it’s not surprising that the Google I/O developer conference last week was jammed with technology announcements of direct relevance to Apple users. These include a Google…
  • TuneIn to Radio Stations Worldwide, Plus Sports and Audiobooks

    Mon 12:04pm
    The Internet service and mobile app TuneIn gives you access to radio stations around the world so you can listen to music, news, sports, and talk shows for free. It also offers podcasts, and, for a monthly fee, audiobooks and live sports coverage. Read the…
  • No Email Issue on 30 May 2016 for Memorial Day

    Mon 7:38am
    We’re taking a brief break from building an email issue of TidBITS next week in honor of the Memorial Day holiday in the United States, so look for the next issue in your mailbox on 6 June 2016. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously…
  • Skype 7.28

    Sun 11:33pm
    Enables you to start a call or a text chat from the dock icon. (Free, 43.7 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work and become a TidBITS…
  • OmniOutliner 4.5.3

    May 22, 2016, 7:32 pm
    Fixes a couple of crashes. ($49.99 new, free update, 24.2 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support our work and become a TidBITS member! Members…
  • Parallels Desktop 11.2

    May 22, 2016, 7:32 pm
    Adds a new Developer Settings pane for managing automatic updates in virtual machines ($79.99 new for standard edition, $99.99 annual subscription for Pro/Business Edition, free update, 294 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously…
  • External Link: Apple Union Square Previews the Future of the Apple Store

    May 20, 2016, 2:43 pm
    Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s SVP of Retail and Online Stores, and Chief Design Officer Jonathan Ive have unveiled Apple’s new flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square. Highlights of Apple Union Square include expansive exterior windows, interior…
  • External Link: Apple Pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7-inch iPad Pro

    May 20, 2016, 2:25 pm
    According to MacRumors, Apple has now pulled iOS 9.3.2 for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, telling iMore’s Rene Ritchie that it’s working on a fix. As much as it pains us to say so, this is exactly why we always recommend waiting a week or so before installing…
  • External Link: Apple Investigating iPad “Error 56” Problems with iOS 9.3.2

    May 20, 2016, 12:01 pm
    Over at iMore, Rene Ritchie has passed along a statement from Apple that the company is “looking into a small number of reports that some iPad units are receiving an error when updating the software.” According to an Apple support document, Error 56 might…
  • Apple Increases Focus on Asia

    May 20, 2016, 9:17 am
    Apple has launched a major focus on Asia, with CEO Tim Cook touring China and India and the company announcing several notable initiatives in those countries along with an update to GarageBand that includes traditional Chinese instruments and musical…
  • External Link: 117 Million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked

    May 20, 2016, 8:59 am
    LinkedIn was infiltrated back in 2012, but the repercussions are still being felt, with a collection of 117 million user email addresses and passwords from that breach released online recently. LinkedIn is reaching out to all affected users, but even if you…
  • PDFpen and PDFpenPro 8.0.1

    May 19, 2016, 7:02 pm
    First maintenance update for recently upgraded PDF editing apps. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, free update from version 8.0, 70.3/70.9 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a…
  • The Power of Preview: Converting Images and Exporting PDFs

    May 18, 2016, 4:05 pm
    In this final installment of our series on Preview, OS X’s built-in image and PDF utility, we explore Preview’s export options and explain how to work around a common collaboration problem. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously…