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Friday December 3, 2021. 08:35 PM
watchOS 8 wished Adam Engst a happy birthday recently, which was both a nice touch and a small surprise. He also discusses some quirky problems related to printer drivers.
Enables the app to update itself and allows users to choose between two update cadences. (Free, 25.8 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Brings new features, improvements, and bug fixes to the native macOS client for Gmail. (Free, 8.5 MB, macOS 10.15+)
USB-C was supposed to make connectivity easier. Instead, it has acquired a profusion of footnotes, exceptions, and labeling that can leave average users frustrated—and with the wrong cable. USB 4 and Thunderbolt 4 are our last best hope.
Saturday November 27, 2021. 10:59 PM
Major update that adds an automatic background removal feature, automatic subject selection, and a Select and Mask tool. ($39.99 new, free update, 433.4 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Friday November 26, 2021. 06:18 PM
If you’ve wanted to enable HiDPI scaling for sharper text on a 1440p display connected to an M1-based Mac, you’ve been out of luck… until now. The open source BetterDummy helps you take full advantage of 1440p external screens.Read original article
Wednesday November 24, 2021. 08:39 PM
Apple has sued the notorious NSO Group and will be funding two prominent research groups that specialize in discovering and describing cyber surveillance attacks. These moves appear to be the first step in a new strategy against companies that weaponize operating system...
Monday November 22, 2021. 05:17 PM
We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, although we’ll continue to publish articles on our Web site. You can look forward to the next email issue on 6 December 2021.
Fixes a bug that could cause the Finder in macOS 12 Monterey to relaunch at login repeatedly. ($34.95 new, free update, 16 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Character discovery and font exploration utility adds support for Unicode 14.0, including Emoji 14.0. ($€29.99, free update, 5.5 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Improves installation and updating for the network traffic management utility. ($45 new, free update, 34 MB, macOS 11+)
Brings improvements and bug fixes for the Swiss Army knife of graphics programs. ($39.95 new, free update, 266 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Brings improvements and bug fixes to the native macOS client for Gmail. (Free, 8.5 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Sunday November 21, 2021. 06:20 PM
New FaceTime features like links, grid view, and a Web client make FaceTime in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey more competitive with video conferencing apps like Zoom.
Thursday November 18, 2021. 09:41 PM
Maintenance update for the popular automation and clipboard utility following its recent major upgrade. ($36 new, $25 upgrade, free update from version 10, 34.4 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Apple has released watchOS 8.1.1 to address charging problems with the Apple Watch Series 7.
Maintenance update for the professional video editing app. ($299.99 new, free update, 3.2 GB, macOS 10.15.6+)
Major update to the macOS scripting utility with improved script execution and search functionality. ($39.95 new, $19.95 upgrade, 5.4 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Apple has released iOS 15.1.1 exclusively for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 to address a bug causing dropped calls.
Wednesday November 17, 2021. 10:40 PM
After lobbying against right-to-repair legislation for years, Apple has seemingly done an about-face by announcing the Self Service Repair program, which will provide genuine Apple parts, tools, and repair manuals to individuals who want to repair their Apple devices.
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