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Monday October 15, 2018. 06:28 PM
Adds compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and its Dark mode. ($29 new, free update, 14.5 MB)
With watchOS 5 and new apps, the Apple Watch comes into its own as a standalone podcast player. Apple has released an Apple Watch version of its Podcasts app, and developer Marco Arment has followed suit with Overcast.
Thursday October 11, 2018. 07:25 PM
Apple made much of the computational photography capabilities of the new iPhone XS and XR, but it isn’t the only company innovating in the field. Digital Photography Review outlines five features of Google’s Pixel 3 that push computational photography forward. Will we...
The new Siri Shortcuts feature in iOS 12 lets you create your own Siri commands for both built-in features and for capabilities provided by third-party apps. “Take Control of iOS 12” author Josh Centers explains how to create and use these custom Siri commands.
Wednesday October 10, 2018. 09:53 PM
Major upgrade for the all-purpose cleaning and maintenance app. ($89.98/$39.95 new, $44.97/$19.98 upgrade, free update from version 4, 66.6 MB)
Want to create your own Mojave-style dynamic desktops? All you need is 16 appropriate images and GraphicConverter 10.6.5 running in macOS 10.14 Mojave.
Tuesday October 9, 2018. 07:08 PM
A simple Terminal command will let people in countries other than the US, UK, and Australia launch and use the News app in macOS 10.14 Mojave. All the news is still in English, however, and not all publications may be accessible.
Adds a new menu item for accessing Quicken on the Web and fixes bugs. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)
Monday October 8, 2018. 10:52 PM
Apple has released iOS 12.0.1, watchOS 5.0.1, and tvOS 12.0.1 to fix a number of annoying bugs. iPhone XS and iPad users may be the most interested in updating.
Bloomberg Businessweek last week published a bombshell article that alleges that Chinese spies inserted a malicious chip into servers used by Apple and other technology companies. Apple has unequivocally denied everything. Who to believe?
Saturday October 6, 2018. 09:10 PM
Provides Mojave compatibility and fixes bugs. ($45 new, free update, 39.2 MB)
Friday October 5, 2018. 09:10 PM
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The designer of a popular professional iOS camera app has documented all the ways the iPhone XS camera improves on the iPhone X camera.Read original article
So long, 802.11ax. Hello, Wi-Fi 6! The Wi-Fi Alliance has simplified the names for Wi-Fi standards to make it easier to tell generations of equipment apart.
Thursday October 4, 2018. 07:07 PM
Apple streamlined two-factor login confirmations via text message in iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave. But using SMS to validate your login remains problematic because of phone number hijacking. Apple should lead the way to retire it.
Wednesday October 3, 2018. 11:23 PM
To complement its Everyone Can Code initiative, Apple has launched a new media creation training program called Everyone Can Create. It’s aimed at schools but is free for everyone.Read original article
The Apple Watch Series 4 promises to detect falls, identify atrial fibrillation, and let wearers take electrocardiograms on demand. Rich Mogull draws on his paramedic training to evaluate how effective each of these technologies is likely to be.
Brings enhancements to Profile Manager and now requires macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($19.99 new, free update, 106 MB)
Improves Mojave compatibility for both apps and addresses a crash due to Google's backend changes. ($49.99 new for each, free update, 13.8/7.8 MB)
Monday October 1, 2018. 10:54 PM
Do you find yourself turning down the brightness on your Mac screen to make it more comfortable to look at? Particularly if you’re sensitive to light or often work in a darkened room, macOS 10.14 Mojave’s new Dark mode might be easier on your eyes.
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