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Friday June 28, 2019. 03:44 PM
Maintenance updates brings new features to the recently upgraded iWork app suite. (Free, various sizes)
Design legend Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple later this year to start a new company. Apple says it will remain a client.Read original article
Thursday June 27, 2019. 07:20 PM
Do you ever hear a word you don’t know or struggle to find the perfect synonym? If so, the Terminology iOS app might be for you. It’s a great place to start a word search and, with its extensible actions, you’re likely to find what you need.
Tuesday June 25, 2019. 10:38 PM
Apple says future versions of macOS won’t include a number of open-source scripting languages. The impact of this change will vary depending on the audience, but it will affect more people than you might think.
Monday June 24, 2019. 11:41 PM
Apple has opened the public beta program for its upcoming versions of macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS. watchOS 6 isn’t included, but Apple has started to invite select people to its AppleSeed program.
One of the mainstays of the Apple conference circuit—MacTech Conference—is returning to Los Angeles for its tenth anniversary in mid-October, a change from its November dates in recent years.
Maintenance release for the file transfer app adds support for generating 8192-bit RSA keys. ($45 new, free update, 69.4 MB)
Adds Special Sources section to the Source selector to make it easier to capture audio from System Audio, Finder, and Text to Speech. ($29 new, free update, 15.1 MB)
Saturday June 22, 2019. 12:30 AM
Apple’s updated Find My service crowdsources the location of a missing device by letting other Apple equipment identify its unique Bluetooth signals and transmit them to Apple anonymously and securely.
Tired of never knowing which streaming service has the show you want to watch? Reelgood and JustWatch can help.
Friday June 21, 2019. 07:21 PM
Maintenance update to the personal finance app provides improvements to the Welcome window and fixes a bug in OFX parsing. ($49.99 new, free update, 122 MB)
Monthly maintenance release brings new features to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
Patches security vulnerabilities on AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n Wi-Fi. (Free)
Brings improvements and bug fixes to the recently resuscitated graphics suite. ($199.99 annual subscription, free update, 2 MB)
Maintenance update with several improvements and support for new features in Cardhop for iOS 1.1. ($19.99 new, free update, 12.1 MB)
Major new version of the text expansion tool with a long list of new features and improvements including a statistics mode and Magic Keys feature. (€24.99 new, free update, 6.9 MB)
Thursday June 20, 2019. 10:32 PM
Apple has issued a recall for certain 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between 2015 and 2017 due to a fire hazard caused by overheating batteries, and Apple even says to not use affected computers until they’re repaired.
Apple has expanded its repair partnership with technology superstore Best Buy to include every Best Buy store in the United States. But if you have a choice, is Best Buy the best place to go for Apple repairs?
Monday June 17, 2019. 07:07 PM
Optimizes performance for the new Mac Pro with support for up to 56 threads. ($199.99 new, free update, 1.5 GB)
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 Reserve during...
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