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Monday March 21, 2022. 04:51 PM
Improves JSTOR importing from URLs by using the JSTOR APIs to obtain higher quality information. ($59.99 new, free update, 100 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Friday March 18, 2022. 04:02 PM
Maintenance release for the macOS scripting utility. ($39.95 new, free update, 5.9 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Adds keyboard shortcuts for the Go to Left Locator and Go to Right Locator commands. (Free, 782.5 MB, macOS 10.11.5+)
Maintenance release for the audio control utility with bug fixes and improvements. ($39 new, free update, 25.7 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Brings improvements and an updated Audio Capture Engine to the wireless audio broadcasting app. ($29 new, free update, 33.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Thursday March 17, 2022. 10:52 PM
Are your shelves groaning with cookbooks that you pull down only for a recipe or two? All sorts of culinary riches are tucked between beautifully printed pages in Jeff Carlson’s kitchen, but when he was looking for a recipe, he used to revert to a random Google search. No...
There are multiple reports of the macOS 12.3 Monterey bricking Macs that have had their logic boards replaced. If that describes your Mac, hold off on the update for now.Read original article
If you want to avoid confusion surrounding USB-C cable compatibility with USB and Thunderbolt, get a Thunderbolt 4 cable, which supports all the protocol, data throughput, and power delivery possibilities. OWC now sells three Thunderbolt 4 cable lengths for $24, $34, and...
Wednesday March 16, 2022. 10:42 PM
The Luna Display dongle, when connected to a 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display using Thunderbolt, turns the iMac into a full-fledged 5K display. However, Adam Engst found that it comes with a fair number of tradeoffs.
Monday March 14, 2022. 10:58 PM
Security patches for Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)
Apple has finally rolled out its Universal Control feature for Macs and iPad, albeit in beta form, and newer iPhones let you use Face ID even if you’re wearing a mask. The company’s latest operating system updates offer a variety of other enhancements, bug fixes, and...
Maintenance release of the adaptive brightness utility for external monitors. ($23 new, free update, 16.6 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Maintenance update with a smattering of improvements and bug fixes. ($149 new, free update, 84.7 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Updates Audio Unit effects handling on M1-based Macs. ($49 new, free update, 28.7 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Saturday March 12, 2022. 07:26 PM
When Apple unveiled the new Mac Studio and Studio Display, it also quietly dropped the venerable 27-inch iMac from the product line. Those who have been waiting for an Apple silicon 27-inch iMac are disappointed, but as Adam Engst shows (with lots of charts), there are...
Thursday March 10, 2022. 01:39 AM
At the Peek Performance event, Apple announced that Major League Baseball is coming to Apple TV+. Baseball fan Jason Snell of Six Colors explains what it means.Read original article
Wednesday March 9, 2022. 01:25 AM
Apple has introduced a new Mac model—the Mac Studio—powered by its most powerful chips yet, the M1 Max and new M1 Ultra. But for Adam Engst, the most exciting announcement of the day is the new 27-inch Studio Display, which pairs well with any of Apple’s M1-based Macs.
Despite its dated design, the third-generation iPhone SE remains a bargain, especially if you prefer a smaller iPhone and Touch ID.
At its Peek Performance event, Apple unveiled a fifth-generation iPad Air that swaps out the aging A14 Bionic processor for the M1 chip found in the iPad Pro and lower-cost Macs.
Sunday March 6, 2022. 09:10 PM
Synchronization and backup tools now fully compatible with macOS 12 Monterey and M1-based Macs. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; various sizes)
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