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Thursday April 19, 2018. 02:40 PM
Improves the text-expansion tool’s scripting features. (€24.99 new, free update, 7.7 MB)
Adds support for Forklift and improves speed and reliability of switching within file dialogs. ($34.95 new, free update, 7.7 MB)
Wednesday April 18, 2018. 09:43 PM
A study by EverQuote suggests that iOS 11's Do Not Disturb While Driving feature is helping to reduce distracted driving, which has become a major cause of highway accidents.Read original article
When MIT's Nicholas Negroponte announced a $100 laptop in 2005 with the intent of giving a laptop to every child in the world, it promised to revolutionize education. Over a decade later, he's moved on and the One Laptop Per Child project is typically regarded as a failure....
Spotify and Hulu are teaming up to bundle their music- and video-streaming services together for $12.99 per month. The deal is available now for Spotify Premium subscribers and will be broadly available in a month or two.Read original article
Tuesday April 17, 2018. 11:11 PM
Have you ever noticed that Apple's space gray isn't always the same color? You're not alone. 9to5Mac's Michael Steeber has charted out six versions of what Apple markets as a single color.Read original article
Monday April 16, 2018. 08:51 PM
Has the Internet become the victim of unintended consequences? In interviews with New York Magazine, people who played key roles in the development of the modern Internet express regret for what they did and concern for where we're going.Read original article
Over at Fast Company, Andy Ihnatko ponders what might happen if Apple were to develop its own CPUs for Macs, replacing the Intel chips that have powered Macs starting in 2006.Read original article
Apple recently warned employees against leaking information to the media, but the memo itself was leaked. What does this say about the company?Read original article
Sunday April 15, 2018. 11:46 PM
Outlook gains some calendaring features, and the other apps can open locally synced OneDrive documents from the cloud. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
Friday April 13, 2018. 11:41 PM
If you’re running macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra, and you restart, it’s possible that you’ll see an Installation Log screen and an error telling you that the macOS installation couldn’t be completed. Here’s how to recover.
Last year at WWDC, Apple said that High Sierra would be the last version of macOS to run 32-bit apps “without compromise.” The recently released macOS 10.13.4 takes the next step in that direction by alerting users the first time they launch a 32-bit app. Here’s what...
Adds ProRes RAW support to Apple’s lineup of professional video editing apps and improves closed captioning capabilities. ($299.99/$49.99/$49.99 new, free updates)
iOS 11 quietly introduced a camera level that helps you take pictures that don't suffer from skewed sides. Read on to learn how you enable and use this subtle feature.
Thursday April 12, 2018. 04:08 PM
Apple positions the iPad as being a perfect device for kids. Developer Dave DeLong disagrees and lays out 12 reasons why the iPad — or any iOS device — isn’t really designed for use by young children.
Wednesday April 11, 2018. 09:34 PM
Adds a Bookmarks feature to the PDF editing apps. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, 74.4/122.9 MB)
Features a redesigned interface, new presets, and other improvements. (Free, 16.1 MB)
Tuesday April 10, 2018. 12:42 AM
The Take Control series is having a 50%-off sale this week. Take Control’s former editor in chief, Tonya Engst, writes about what makes the series special and which three ebooks are her current favorites.
Monday April 9, 2018. 11:55 PM
Our new Internet infrastructure has been live for a week, and we’ve been getting lots of feedback — most positive, thankfully! — from readers. Adam Engst shares a behind-the-scenes look at the main comments and problems we’ve faced.
Want to listen to a podcast while exercising or doing yardwork, without having your iPhone along? Couple an Apple Watch with one of these five podcast apps and you’ll be able to leave your iPhone behind. But prepare for a few glitches and rough edges.
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