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Tuesday July 5, 2022. 11:00 PM
Having trouble dragging selection handles in Preview because Live Text wants you to select text in the image instead? Here’s how to turn off Live Text if necessary.
Sunday July 3, 2022. 11:54 PM
Brings some handy additions and improvements to the display brightness control utility. ($23 new, free update, 18 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Major update for the Photos library manager that improves performance and handling of iCloud Photos compatibility. ($29.95 new, free update, 29.5 MB, macOS 11+)
Introduces an all-new shapes browser and brings photo browser improvements. ($39.99 new, free update, 449 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Saturday July 2, 2022. 04:27 PM
macOS 12.4 Monterey removed colorful flag icons that made it easy to see the keyboard input menu. If that’s a problem for you, here’s how you can get them back.
Friday July 1, 2022. 08:58 PM
Introduces an updated menu that provides improved at-a-glance information about your Mac. ($89.95 new, free update, 97.4 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Brings additions, improvements, and bug fixes for the file transfer app. ($45 new, free update, 33.9 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Brings a few new features and enhancements to the desktop-focused photo cataloging and editing app. ($9.99/$19.99/$52.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update for subscribers, macOS 10.15+)
Updates the Audio Capture Engine to improve audio capture reliability. ($19 new, free update, 22.4 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Improves Enhanced Tracking Protection to stop certain sites from tracking the links you follow in Firefox. (Free, 121 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Thursday June 30, 2022. 10:36 PM
Years after removing the feature in a major rewrite, Apple has returned mail merge to Pages so you can use data from Contacts or a spreadsheet to customize letters, envelopes, or cards.
Apple has announced Apple Community+, an invitation-only club for its top contributors, to whom Apple promises special perks.Read original article
While the Russian military attempts to level Ukrainian cities, Russian intelligence agencies have targeted the rest of the world online. Microsoft offers early insights into what its threat intelligence team has learned on the digital front lines.Read original article
Wednesday June 29, 2022. 06:48 PM
Time and productivity tracking app adds a new Easy mode for reports. ($42 annual subscription, free update, 28 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Maintenance release enables you to now sort items by frequently and recently used. ($35.88 annual subscription, free update, 2.9 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Over the years, Apple has quietly enhanced Home automations to take advantage of more sensors and let you automatically turn off automations. “Take Control of Apple Home Automation” author Josh Centers examines the new features.
Monday June 27, 2022. 11:32 PM
Passkeys are a new way to log into websites and apps that replaces passwords. The industry-standard passkey technology is simpler and more secure than passwords (even with two-factor authentication), resists phishing, and is built to be compatible across browsers and...
Updates the video conferencing app with a lengthy list of improvements and bug fixes. (Free, 32.9 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Updates the the Audio Capture Engine with improved reliability and reduced CPU usage. ($39 new, free update, 26.6 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Long and varied list of additions and improvements for the document and information manager. ($99 new, free update, 136 MB, macOS 10.14+)
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