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  • Logic Pro X 10.4.5

    Mon 1:07pm By Agen Schmitz
    Optimizes performance for the new Mac Pro with support for up to 56 threads. ($199.99 new, free update, 1.5 GB)
  • George Jedenoff: A 101-year-old TidBITS Reader

    Mon 12:56pm By Adam Engst
    We’ve known since the beginning that TidBITS readers are an unusual and fascinating group, but George Jedenoff stands out. As an infant, he escaped the Russian Revolution with his parents, and after picking up a Stanford MBA and serving with the US Navy…
  • The Ins and Outs of Non-destructive Editing in Photos for Mac and iOS

    Fri 3:38pm By Nik Bhatt
    Photos boasts non-destructive editing of photos, even when you use a Photos extension to make changes. While the basic non-destructive feature works well, there are some snags that can result in undesirable outcomes, particularly with RAW images and when using…
  • TipBITS: Make the Apple TV’s Home Button Go Home

    Fri 12:54pm By Josh Centers
    Tired of the Apple TV’s Home button taking you to the Apple TV app instead of the Home screen? Here’s a quick and easy fix.
  • iMovie 10.1.12

    Thu 2:25pm By Agen Schmitz
    Removes support for sharing videos to iMovie Theater. (Free, 2.2 GB)
  • DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta 3

    Thu 2:24pm By Agen Schmitz
    Third public beta for the recently upgraded information management app. ($99/$149/$499 new, upgrades available, 88.0 MB)
  • How Catalyst and SwiftUI will Change App Development

    Thu 11:05am By Josh Centers
    Macworld veteran Jason Snell has penned a column explaining what Catalyst and SwiftUI are and how they’ll change app development across the entire Apple ecosystem.Read original article
  • A Plethora of WWDC Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure

    Jun 12, 2019, 1:52 pm By Josh Centers
    If you’d like to while away some hours getting the latest details about Apple from the proverbial horse’s mouth, Apple employees appeared on an unprecedented six community podcasts during WWDC.Read original article
  • Apple’s 2019 Apple Design Award Winners

    Jun 12, 2019, 12:50 pm By Josh Centers
    Apple gave nine apps an Apple Design Award this year, but Mac apps didn’t get much representation.Read original article
  • Apple Releases iOS 12.3.2 to Resolve iPhone 8 Plus Portrait Mode Bug

    Jun 11, 2019, 1:31 pm By Josh Centers
    Apple has quietly pushed out an iOS 12.3.2 update for the iPhone 8 Plus to fix a depth effect bug in Portrait mode. Owners of other iOS devices need not worry about it.
  • An Early Look at tvOS 13

    Jun 10, 2019, 4:59 pm By Josh Centers
    “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers offers a sneak peek at what’s to come in tvOS 13, the most consequential tvOS update in years.
  • Cyberduck 7.0

    Jun 10, 2019, 3:25 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Open-source file transfer app adds a new multi-segmented download feature and simplifies sharing files from file sharing services. (Free, 93.6 MB)
  • Apple Continues to Harass Tiny Norwegian Repair Shop

    Jun 10, 2019, 12:05 pm By Josh Centers
    Last year, Apple sued a small Norwegian repair shop over 63 unauthorized iPhone screens and lost, but Apple is appealing the case anyway. We worry that lutefisk may be involved.
  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Wireless Charging

    Jun 10, 2019, 11:59 am By Josh Centers
    Josh Centers wasn’t a fan of Qi charging until his iPhone X’s Lightning port died while he was on vacation. A Qi charging stand let him recharge wirelessly instead of taking a lengthy side trip to an Apple Store.
  • New Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR Offer Power for a (High) Price

    Jun 3, 2019, 9:34 pm By Michael E. Cohen
    It has been a long time coming, but Apple’s new highly configurable Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR monitor raise the bar—and the price—of a high-end Mac workstation. Well-heeled creative professionals who need maximum performance will be delighted.
  • watchOS 6 Adds an App Store, Expands Health Tracking

    Jun 3, 2019, 8:15 pm By Julio Ojeda-Zapata
    With watchOS 6, Apple has made the Apple Watch more self-reliant and more versatile. It gains an App Store with a library of apps that are, in some cases, iPhone-independent. As a health device, it helps protect users’ hearing and assists women in their…
  • Apple Announces iOS 13 and Breaks Out iPadOS

    Jun 3, 2019, 7:42 pm By Josh Centers
    At WWDC, Apple predictably announced iOS 13 with a slew of new features. In a move no one was expecting, however, the company also announced a new, iPad-specific operating system called iPadOS that’s essentially a superset of iOS 13.
  • No Mac Is an Island with macOS Catalina

    Jun 3, 2019, 7:33 pm By Adam Engst
    At WWDC, Apple threw back the curtains on macOS 10.15 Catalina, bringing the Mac ever closer to iOS without losing sight of what makes the Mac unique. We’re particularly impressed with the work the company did on accessibility features.
  • iOS App Trackers Are Watching You

    Jun 1, 2019, 6:26 pm By Adam Engst
    Investigative journalist Geoffrey Fowler of the Washington Post has discovered that numerous iOS apps include trackers that constantly send information about you back to data brokers.Read original article
  • Apple Makes the Case for the App Store

    Jun 1, 2019, 5:44 pm By Adam Engst
    Apple has created a PR page for the App Store aimed at responding to criticism from competitors and politicians.Read original article
  • AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.9.1

    May 31, 2019, 4:18 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Patches several security vulnerabilities on AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac Wi-Fi. (Free)
  • 1Password 7.3

    May 31, 2019, 4:07 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Redesigned 1Password mini analyzes Web pages to show only items that can be filled in on a Web page. ($64.99 new, free update, 50.4 MB)
  • SoundSource 4.1

    May 31, 2019, 4:05 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Maintenance update to the recently refreshed sound utility with several enhancements and critical bug fixes. ($29 new, free update, 13.7 MB)
  • TextExpander 6.5.1

    May 31, 2019, 4:02 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Tweaks the snippet editor with a number of bug fixes and usability improvements. ($40 annual subscription, free update, 20.9 MB)
  • GraphicConverter 10.7.1

    May 31, 2019, 4:01 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Maintenance update brings improvements and bug fixes to the graphic conversion and editing utility. ($39.95 new, free update, 194 MB)
  • Ulysses 16

    May 31, 2019, 3:57 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Adds support for direct publishing to the Ghost publishing and blogging platform. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 23.5 MB)
  • RapidWeaver 8.2.1

    May 31, 2019, 3:37 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Improves the speed of export when publishing to a RAM disk and ensuring lists in styled text areas behave better. ($89 new, free update, 78.9 MB)
  • The Dark Side of Dark Mode

    May 31, 2019, 2:41 pm By Adam Engst
    Apple has pushed Dark Mode hard in Mojave, and it will appear in iOS 13 as well. If Apple thinks Dark Mode is such a good idea, should you switch to it? Only if you’re more interested in being trendy than productive, since the science behind human visual…
  • SpamSieve 2.9.36

    May 29, 2019, 11:19 am By Agen Schmitz
    Enables you to use Outlook rules to organize messages into folders when running Office 365. ($30 new, free update, 14.3 MB)
  • SEE Finance 2.1.2

    May 29, 2019, 10:53 am By Agen Schmitz
    Update to the personal finance app brings a new reconciling mode and a Memorized Transactions feature, along with other minor features and bug fixes. ($39.99 new, free update, 28.7 MB)