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  • Reddit Client Apollo to Shut Down on 30 June 2023

    Fri 7:58pm By Adam Engst
    Apollo developer Christian Selig tells a sad but dramatic tale about how Reddit's surprise introduction of exorbitantly high prices has caused him to pull the plug on Apollo.Read original article
  • Another Dozen Compelling Features Coming to Apple’s Operating Systems in 2023

    Wed 4:35pm By Julio Ojeda-Zapata
    Apple has pulled back the curtains on the new features it is adding to iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS 14 Sonoma, watchOS 10, and tvOS 17. Adam Engst recently wrote about his top features; here are 12 more that caught Julio Ojeda-Zapata’s eye. 
  • 12 Compelling Features Coming to Apple’s Operating Systems in 2023

    Mon 8:24pm By Adam Engst
    Apple has pulled back the curtains on the new features it’s adding to iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS 15, watchOS 10, and tvOS 17. Here are the 12 that Adam Engst finds the most immediately interesting.
  • Three New Macs Complete the Apple Silicon Transition

    Mon 7:53pm By Adam Engst
    With the release of the M2 Ultra-based Mac Pro alongside a new 15-inch MacBook Air and upgraded Mac Studio, Apple has completed its promised transition of moving the entire Mac line to Apple silicon.
  • A Roundup of Vertical Tab Support in Mac Web Browsers

    Mon 12:12pm By Adam Engst
    After becoming a convert to vertical tabs thanks to Arc, Adam Engst is now seeing and hearing about vertical tabs support all over the place. Though none are luring him away from Arc, he runs down the options in Brave, Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge,…
  • DEVONthink 3.9.1

    Mon 11:40am By Agen Schmitz
    Adds support for the squiggly underline PDF annotations made in some PDF applications. ($99 new, free update, 134 MB, macOS 10.14+)
  • Quicken 7.1

    Mon 11:37am By Agen Schmitz
    Replaces older charts in the Loan account with modern, native versions that offer more options. ($35.99/51.99/77.99 annual subscription, free update, 3.2 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • Camo Studio 2.0.3

    Sun 2:17pm By Agen Schmitz
    Expands support for virtual cameras built to work with DSLRs and GoPros. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 42.3 MB, macOS 10.13+)
  • 1Password 8.10.7

    Sun 2:16pm By Agen Schmitz
    Brings more improvements for importing passwords from LastPass and several bug fixes. ($35.88 annual subscription, free update, 4.8 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • Audio Hijack 4.2

    Sun 2:14pm By Agen Schmitz
    Wide-ranging list of additions, improvements, and bug fixes for the audio-recording workflow app. ($64 new, free update, 34.8 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • BusyCal 2023.2.3 and BusyContacts 2023.2.1

    Sun 2:13pm By Agen Schmitz
    Maintenance updates for the calendar and contacts management apps. ($49.99 new for each, free update, various sizes, macOS 10.15+)
  • Google’s .zip Provides Another Reason to Beware of Wacky Top-Level Domains

    Jun 1, 2023, 1:33 pm By Adam Engst
    Google's new .zip top-level domain has raised concerns from the security community due to the ease with which it enables ambiguous URLs that could be used in phishing attacks.Read original article
  • watchOS 9.5.1 Probably Fixes Some Problem

    May 31, 2023, 5:18 pm By Adam Engst
    It's hard to get excited about a watchOS update that lacks descriptive release notes or even an indication that it might address security vulnerabilities. Install it sometime.
  • Apple to Shut Down My Photo Stream on 26 July 2023

    May 29, 2023, 1:01 pm By Adam Engst
    Apple has announced that My Photo Stream will shut down in 2 months. If you find its syncing capabilities useful, consider switching to iCloud Photos, which may require paying Apple for iCloud+ storage.Read original article
  • Fantastical 3.7.14 and Cardhop 2.2.7

    May 29, 2023, 10:12 am By Agen Schmitz
    Brings improvements and bug fixes to the calendar and contact management apps. ($39.96 annual subscription, free update, 69.2/31.3 MB, macOS 11+)
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.6

    May 26, 2023, 5:27 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Addresses a crash that occurs on older Macs using the Open Core Legacy Patcher. ($49.99 new, free update, 22.3 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • Final Cut Pro 10.6.6, Compressor 4.6.4, and Motion 5.6.4

    May 26, 2023, 5:25 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Updates for Apple's three professional video apps with a blend of new features, improvements, and bug fixes. ($299.99/$49.99/$49.99 new, free updates, various sizes, macOS 12.6+)
  • SoundSource 5.6

    May 26, 2023, 5:23 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Adds a new AUSoundIsolation effect for isolating voice from background audio. ($39 new, free update, 29 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • Mellel 5.1.4

    May 26, 2023, 5:18 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Addresses various EPUB issues. ($49 new, free update, 107 MB, macOS 10.9+)
  • BBEdit 14.6.6

    May 26, 2023, 5:14 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Maintenance release with fixes for reported issues. ($49.99 new, free update, 24.2 MB, macOS 10.15.4+)
  • TidBITS Arrives on Mastodon, Continues (Reluctantly) on Twitter and Facebook

    May 25, 2023, 12:51 pm By Adam Engst
    After Twitter put a  $42,000-per-month API fee for enterprises into effect, the WordPress Jetpack service dropped its Twitter connections, ending automatic posting of TidBITS articles on Twitter. Curious if he could sort out a free replacement, Adam Engst dug…
  • Why I Use Mimestream for Gmail

    May 24, 2023, 6:48 pm By Adam Engst
    The Gmail-specific email app Mimestream has emerged from a multi-year public beta with a 1.0 version that’s familiar, fast, and fluid. Adam Engst explains why he has chosen Mimestream as his preferred email client.
  • Parallels Desktop 18.3

    May 22, 2023, 1:20 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Brings improvements and stability updates to the virtualization software. ($99.99 Standard Edition, free update, macOS 10.14.6+)
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 16.73

    May 22, 2023, 1:17 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Outlook-focused update for the office suite. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update, macOS 10.15+)
  • Pixelmator Pro 3.3.3

    May 22, 2023, 1:10 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Adds support for the just-released Photomator for Mac. ($49.99 new, free update, 572 MB, macOS 11+)
  • Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher 2.1

    May 22, 2023, 1:05 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Brings hundreds of improvements and bug fixes to the three Affinity graphic design apps. ($69.99 new for each, free updates, various sizes, macOS 10.15+)
  • macOS Monterey 12.6.6 and Big Sur 11.7.7

    May 19, 2023, 1:15 pm By Adam Engst
    Security patches for Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12 and 11)
  • Safari 16.5

    May 19, 2023, 1:07 pm By Adam Engst
    Patches five WebKit security vulnerabilities in Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11+)
  • BusyCal 2023.2.2

    May 18, 2023, 6:27 pm By Agen Schmitz
    Brings improvements for push sync to Exchange and Office 365 accounts. ($49.99 new, free update, 54.6 MB, macOS 10.15+)
  • Sports and Bugs in tvOS 16.5, macOS 13.4 Ventura, iOS 16.5, iPadOS 16.5, watchOS 9.5, and HomePod…

    May 18, 2023, 6:20 pm By Adam Engst
    The latest updates to Apple’s operating systems increase the visibility of sports in Apple News and bring four-up multiview sports games to the Apple TV 4K. Otherwise, there are just a few bug fixes and a new Pride Celebration wallpaper and watch face. Most…