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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...
Friday June 14, 2019. 09:38 PM
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 multiple...
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.
Thursday June 13, 2019. 08:25 PM
Removes support for sharing videos to iMovie Theater. (Free, 2.2 GB)
Third public beta for the recently upgraded information management app. ($99/$149/$499 new, upgrades available, 88.0 MB)
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
Wednesday June 12, 2019. 07:52 PM
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 gave nine apps an Apple Design Award this year, but Mac apps didn’t get much representation.Read original article
Tuesday June 11, 2019. 07:31 PM
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.
Monday June 10, 2019. 10:59 PM
“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.
Open-source file transfer app adds a new multi-segmented download feature and simplifies sharing files from file sharing services. (Free, 93.6 MB)
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.
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.
Tuesday June 4, 2019. 03:34 AM
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.
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 menstrual and...
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.
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.
Sunday June 2, 2019. 12:26 AM
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
Saturday June 1, 2019. 11:44 PM
Apple has created a PR page for the App Store aimed at responding to criticism from competitors and politicians.Read original article
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