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Friday December 7, 2018. 09:46 PM
Is your mouse making your wrist or forearm hurt? The $15 Anker Ergonomic Optical USB Wired Vertical Mouse may be able to ease your pain.
Adds detailed information about all recent hardware and operating system releases, including the refreshed Mac mini and MacBook Air. (Free, 113 MB)
Patches security vulnerabilities in Apple’s last two operating systems. (Free, various sizes)
Addresses WebKit and address bar vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra. (Free)
Thursday December 6, 2018. 11:00 PM
The Mac App of the Year for 2018 brings redesigned Color Balance adjustment tools. ($39.99 new, free update, 169 MB)
Original Pixelmator app gains full compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($29.99 new, free update, 112 MB)
Apple has updated iOS, macOS, and tvOS with tweaks and bug fixes, and most importantly, you can once again switch between iPhone cameras with a single tap when making FaceTime calls.
Wednesday December 5, 2018. 11:33 PM
Apple has opened a special online store that offers a 10% discount on all Apple products to current and veteran members of the US military, National Guard, and Reserve, plus their immediate family living in the same household.Read original article
Tuesday December 4, 2018. 12:00 AM
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Monday December 3, 2018. 08:51 PM
The hosts of the Command Control Power podcast for Apple consultants have commissioned a theme song from songwriter extraordinaire Jonathan Mann—anyone who has ever answered tech support questions will particularly appreciate its sly humor.
Friday November 30, 2018. 10:56 PM
In a shocking announcement, Amazon has announced that Apple Music will soon be available through its Alexa voice assistant on its Echo smart speakers.Read original article
Developer David Barnard is tired of scammy copycat App Store apps, and he’s divulging all of these developers’ tricks in an effort to call Apple’s attention to them.Read original article
Optimizes support for APFS-formatted drives for faster file scanning and copying. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 66.7 MB, 25.4 MB)
Thursday November 29, 2018. 06:23 PM
Wondering about the best approach for making a book or calendar as a holiday present, now that Apple has gotten out of the business of print projects? Over at Six Colors, “Take Control of Photos” author Jason Snell compared Mimeo and Motif. Read original article
The SubEthaEdit text editor, whose real-time collaborative editing features were jaw-dropping when it first came out, is back with version 5, and is now free and open source.Read original article
Wednesday November 28, 2018. 10:16 PM
Many public Wi-Fi hotspots require you to click a button on a “captive portal” page before you can get online, which is a problem if your device doesn’t have a Web browser. Here’s a workaround you can try with a device like an Apple TV or Nintendo Switch.
Adds support for new Windows releases. ($79.99/$159.99 new, $49.99/$119.99 upgrades, 495 MB)
Ensures compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and improves how dialogs display in Dark mode. ($30 new, free update, 3.0 MB)
A feast of bug fixes for the word processor built for long-form writing. ($49 new, free update, 84.9 MB)
For those whose offices cannot accommodate a full-size standing desk, a converter placed atop an existing desk serves the same function. Ergotron’s newest converter, the WorkFit-TX, remedies the flaws in other such products. It isn’t cheap, though.
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