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Friday May 18, 2018. 10:58 PM
Until now, Internet backups required subscribing to a cloud-based backup service and using proprietary software to handle archiving and retrieval. Now, there’s a DIY alternative: Arq backup software and Backblaze’s B2 cloud storage system.
Improves real-time collaboration with in-app chat capabilities and adds support for SVG files. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
Updates files based on last save from any app and remembers form field and link highlighting for each document. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, 74.6/122.8 MB)
Thursday May 17, 2018. 09:02 PM
Makes a variety of improvements to the Play-Thru window, including added support for multi-channel devices. ($10 new, free update, 3.0 MB)
Wednesday May 16, 2018. 09:01 PM
If you’ve ever needed to work with invisible files on your Mac but didn’t want to drop into Terminal, read on for the secret keyboard shortcut that reveals the files and directories that are normally hidden in the Finder.
Users are fed up with the sticky keyboards in recent Apple laptops, as well as the company's lack of response, leading to a class-action lawsuit.Read original article
Tuesday May 15, 2018. 05:32 PM
Brings a variety of small improvements to the calendar app. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.6 MB)
Monday May 14, 2018. 10:17 PM
The keynote presentation at this year’s Google I/O conference introduced no new hardware to compete with Apple devices, but it did feature improvements to Google apps and services used by many Apple users, including Gmail, Google Photos, Google Maps, Google News, and...
Developer Panic has published a report detailing its successes and challenges in 2017, including the release of Transmit 5 and a major source code theft.Read original article
If you’re skeptical of robotic vacuums, but tired of dealing with dirty floors, the affordable Ecovacs Deebot N79 and N79S are worth your consideration.
Apple has distributed a document to Apple Authorized Service Providers discussing how to deal with microphone failures in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus units running iOS 11.3 or later. A repair may be required.Read original article
Friday May 11, 2018. 08:01 PM
Provides performance and usability improvements for the financial management app. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)
Thursday May 10, 2018. 10:54 PM
If you're curious about Apple design and the world of high-end watches, or just interested in the Apple Watch, check out Jony Ive's interview with Hodinkee Magazine.Read original article
iOS 11.4 betas include a USB Restricted Mode that would make it harder for law enforcement and government agencies to extract information from a locked iPhone.Read original article
Wednesday May 9, 2018. 01:01 AM
Momenta's Agenda provides novel ways of organizing projects and tasks within a note-taking system that can link to several other Mac apps. It offers a different subscription model that doesn’t expire purchased features. But it has been out only since the end of 2017, and...
Sunday May 6, 2018. 07:03 PM
Introduces a new file format that improves support for images and attachments. ($50 new, free update, 52.7 MB)
Saturday May 5, 2018. 07:56 PM
After discovering that passwords for many user accounts were logged in clear text internally, Twitter is encouraging all users to change their passwords.
Fixes bugs in the spam filtering utility and improves accuracy. ($30 new, free update, 12.7 MB)
Maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup app brings improvements and bug fixes. ($27.95 new, free update, 5.8 MB)
The iMac is now 20 years old, and 9to5Mac's Michael Steeber takes a look back at its history.Read original article
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