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Monday December 20, 2021. 06:12 PM
Adds full compatibility for macOS 12 Monterey and improves conversion quality. ($29 new, free update, 13.8 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Update to the photo text recognition app adds the capability to select specific albums for scanning. ($12.99 new, free update, 466.8 KB, macOS 10.15+)
Adds support for PHP scripts in Monterey and returns expansions to the Citrix viewer. (€24.99 new, free update, 9.7 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Maintenance releases for the calendar and contacts apps from BusyMac. ($49.99 new for each, free updates, various sizes, macOS 10.12+)
Brings a variety of improvements to the reference management tool. ($59.99 new, free update, 99.5 MB, macOS 10.13+)
iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 can sum up less-urgent notifications in regular summaries to reduce the number of times per day your phone distracts you.
Friday December 17, 2021. 11:39 PM
Adam Engst shares how he has significantly added to his HomeKit-based home automation system over the past year and muses about the true benefits of home automation. Hint: it’s not about making things physically easier.
With the iOS Music app, it’s easy to accidentally delete a purchased song from your library when you merely intend to remove the downloaded audio. You can’t recover from this mistake within the Music app but must work through the iTunes Store using a Mac.
Thursday December 16, 2021. 03:49 PM
Patches six WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15+)
Maintenance update for the recently upgraded note-taking assistant focused on actions. ($249 new, free update, 44.9 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Maintenance update with improvements and bug fixes for the text expansion utility. ($34.95 new, free update, 53.4 MB, macOS 10.14+)
The Life360 app lets subscribers see where their friends and family members are at all times, but unfortunately, the company is also selling access to that data to data brokers that repackage and resell it widely. Read original article
Wednesday December 15, 2021. 11:47 PM
Maintenance release with bug fixes and improvements for the professional audio app. ($199.99 new, free update, 1.1 GB, macOS 11+)
Adds support for Shortcuts in macOS 12 Monterey. ($29 new, free update, 17.8 MB, macOS 10.10.14.6+)
Tuesday December 14, 2021. 12:16 AM
Apple has released iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2, with delayed features like App Privacy Report and Digital Legacy. Apple also dropped watchOS 8.3, tvOS 15.2, and HomePod Software 15.2.
Monday December 13, 2021. 10:00 PM
Patches security vulnerabilities in Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)
Adds full compatibility with macOS 12 Monterey and brings bug fixes and improvements to the audio control utility. ($39 new, free update, 25.3 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Wireless audio broadcasting app gains full compatibility with macOS 12 Monterey and fixes bugs. ($29 new, free update, 33 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Adds full compatibility with macOS 12 Monterey and updates Audio Capture Engine to version 11.7.7. ($49/$19 new, free updates, various sizes, macOS 10.14.4+)
Apple’s latest operating systems offer powerful features to tame notifications, but how can you make sure you always get important alerts at the right time? The answer is Time Sensitive notifications.
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