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Thursday April 26, 2018. 06:53 PM
A man who founded a successful business recycling computers is about to spend 15 months in prison for planning to distribute restore discs that Microsoft makes available for free download.Read original article
A man who founded a successful business recycling computers is about to spend 15 months in prison for planning to distribute Windows restore discs that work only with a legitimate Microsoft license key.Read original article
Wednesday April 25, 2018. 10:02 PM
Brings a number of improvements to the 'Swiss Army Knife' of image editing utilities. ($39.95 new, free update, 183 MB)
Fixes a bug that prevented some users from adding Google accounts. ($49.99 new, free update, 15.5 MB)
Patches vulnerabilities in macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra. (Free, 970 MB)
The Royole Moon claims to be a “3D mobile theater” that provides a “truly immersive, 3D movie watching or gaming experience.” And it does, but that can prove awkward in the real world.
Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 to address a problem where iOS 11.3 disabled touch input on iPhone 8 models that had received third-party screen repairs. It also provides security fixes for everyone.
Tuesday April 24, 2018. 04:56 PM
Susan Kare, designer of the original Macintosh's icons and several of its fonts, has been awarded the prestigious AIGA medal.Read original article
Photo-sharing service SmugMug has purchased the beloved photo service Flickr from Verizon for an undisclosed sum.Read original article
Monday April 23, 2018. 04:34 PM
Brings a lengthy list of additions and enhancements to the task manager. ($49.99 new, free update, 17.5 MB)
Apple is showing off Daisy, a new robotic iPhone disassembly system that works with several different models and can break down up to 200 iPhones per hour.Read original article
Sunday April 22, 2018. 07:23 PM
Those of you with non-Touch Bar models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro should swing by Apple's Web site to see if your Mac may be covered by a program that replaces batteries that could expand, damaging the laptop.
Friday April 20, 2018. 11:03 PM
Adds support for the iPhone X and additional iPad resolutions, plus fixes a number of bugs. (Free, 2.3 GB)
Josh Centers is back to smartening up his home with a smart thermostat, the Ecobee 4. But it may be more than he bargained for and way more than he needed.
Adds the capability to disable accounts without deleting them. ($49.99 new, free update, 7.3 MB)
Adds support for the Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage service. ($49.99 new, free update, 48.9 MB)
The domain name system is largely insecure, leaking information and subject to compromise. New services from Cloudflare and Quad9 could provide greater security and integrity than Google Public DNS, currently the best known public DNS service.
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Thursday April 19, 2018. 11:15 PM
If you're looking for a podcast episode for your next commute, listen in on The Committed as Adam Engst discusses the recent TidBITS redesign with hosts Kirk McElhearn, Rob Griffiths, and Ian Schray.Read original article
Google has added a feature to its Google Chrome Web browser that the company promises will reduce the annoyance of auto-play videos, but there are exceptions that may make it less useful.Read original article
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