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Monday September 17, 2018. 04:31 PM
Updates the Audio Capture Engine to version 9.1.0 for macOS 10.14 Mojave compatibility. ($19 new, free update, 7.3 MB)
Adds @mention tagging for communicating with collaborators in Word and PowerPoint. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update).
Friday September 14, 2018. 04:34 PM
A number of Mac apps from Trend Micro have been discovered to be collecting users’ browsing histories and have been removed from the Mac App Store.Read original article
Thursday September 13, 2018. 03:49 AM
Apple has announced its 2018 iPhone lineup: the less expensive iPhone XR, the updated iPhone XS, and the big-screen iPhone XS Max. All three take their core design cue from last year’s iPhone X, dropping the Home button and Touch ID in favor of Face ID.
Apple has announced the Apple Watch Series 4 models that morph a bit in size and shape and boast larger, edge-to-edge screens. Also new are health-monitoring capabilities courtesy of new hardware—including a Digital Crown that can take an electrocardiogram.
Wednesday September 12, 2018. 11:41 PM
If you’re jonesing for major operating system upgrades for your Apple devices, you don’t have long to wait. iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 ship on September 17th, with macOS 10.14 Mojave to follow a week later on September 24th. Read on for our advice on when to install.
Monday September 10, 2018. 06:48 PM
iOS 12 is coming soon, and 'Take Control of iOS 12' author Josh Centers has some tips on how to prepare your devices so the update goes smoothly. You’ll want to clear space, make sure your apps are updated, and make two backups before updating.
macOS 10.14 Mojave brings important security and privacy improvements to the Mac, but both Apple and developers need to work harder to avoid overwhelming users with a cacophony of alerts.
If you’re a font geek, or just want to challenge your powers of observation, check out David Friedman’s online quiz that asks you to identify which of two nearly identical logos is in Helvetica, as opposed to Arial.Read original article
Turns on encryption for all password-protected files by default and fixes a few bugs. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)
Maintenance update for recently upgraded Gmail-specific email client brings performance improvements. ($29.95 new, free update, 62.9 MB)
Saturday September 8, 2018. 01:42 AM
Introduces a new subscription licensing model and adds support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 191 MB)
Slack 3.3.1 is a maintenance release for the group messaging system and collaboration service. (Free, 66.3 MB)
A paid utility that was secretly spying on users’ Web browsing histories somehow made it past both Apple’s review process and macOS’s application sandboxing.Read original article
Thursday September 6, 2018. 10:34 PM
The Arlo Baby security camera is officially a souped-up baby monitor. But look beyond its marketing and you’ll find a quality—if pricey—security camera with broad appeal. Though HomeKit is not yet fully integrated, other capabilities help make up for its limitations....
Evernote, the company behind the popular note-taking app, appears to be in trouble. If you’re worried about Evernote going under, now may be a good time to transfer your notes over to Apple’s Notes app for safe-keeping. Here’s how.
Wednesday September 5, 2018. 04:45 PM
Apple has announced a replacement program for faulty logic boards in certain units of the iPhone 8. If your iPhone 8 is suffering problems, check to see if its serial number is in the range of units eligible for replacement.
Provides an updated user interface with rounded shapes, new icons, and a new color palette, along with enhanced password-related capabilities. (Free, 68.5 MB)
Monday September 3, 2018. 03:44 PM
Adds support for streaming audio to AirPort Express units running firmware version 7.8 with AirPlay 2 functionality. ($29 new, free update, 12.3 MB)
Adds a Relational Workshop wizard, Adjusting Object Spacing dialog, Select Duplicates dialog, and Hotkey Workshop, plus bug fixes. ($100 annual subscription, free update, 45.7 MB)
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