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Saturday March 30, 2019. 12:12 AM
Major update for the sound utility adds per-application audio control, a 10-band equalizer, and volume boosting feature. ($29 new, $19 upgrade, free update from 4.0, 11.1 MB)
Friday March 29, 2019. 11:40 PM
Apple has officially canceled the AirPower wireless charging mat that it announced in September 2017 alongside the iPhone X and iPhone 8. Physics is a harsh mistress.
Thursday March 28, 2019. 06:14 PM
For users in Hong Kong and many European countries, watchOS 5.2 makes the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG and irregular heart rhythm monitoring features available. It also supports the new AirPods and adds RTT for phone calls.
Federico Viticci of MacStories has taken on the thankless task of documenting every available magazine on Apple News+ in the US. Turns out there aren’t actually 300 of them, and only about half are in Apple News Format.Read original article
Apple’s forthcoming Apple Card and updated Wallet app promise innovative features and consumer-friendly particulars. But Jeff Porten thinks Apple Card will have a farther-reaching impact.
Wednesday March 27, 2019. 06:06 PM
Maintenance update for the Mac utility that schools and businesses can use to manage and deploy software to multiple iOS and tvOS devices. (Free, 63.9 MB)
Brings enhancements to Profile Manager for configuring macOS and iOS. ($19.99 new, free update, 87.8 MB)
Streamlines Web site login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill and updates cross-site tracking protection with Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.1. (Free)
Patches 15 security vulnerabilities in Apple’s last two operating systems. (Free, various sizes)
The European Union has passed the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive and its controversial Articles 11 and 13, which regulate online use of news articles and posting of copyrighted content. But it will be several years before it’s implemented in the laws of...
At its recent special event, Apple made a slew of TV-related announcements that transform the Apple TV into more of a service than a hardware product.
Tuesday March 26, 2019. 01:32 AM
Apple News+ may be the main change in iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4 Mojave, but Apple has also added small features and options to a number of apps and technologies, including AirPlay, Apple Pay, Safari, and Screen Time. There are also a handful of bug fixes and a slew of...
Apple has announced a new gaming service called Apple Arcade, but it won't be available until fall 2019, and the company provided few firm details.
Apple has debuted Apple News+, a $9.99-per-month digital news service with access to about 300 top magazines along with a handful of major newspapers and digital publications. The new offering, built into Apple’s News app for iOS and Mac, will give multiple members of a...
Friday March 22, 2019. 08:08 PM
Maintenance release of the task manager with a bevy of bug fixes and improvements. ($49.99 new, free update, 16.8 MB)
Adds the new Space Lens feature for building a storage map and revealing the biggest space wasters. ($89.98/$39.95 new, free update, 72.4 MB)
Adds a new Block Autoplay feature that prevents Web sites from automatically playing audio and video. (Free, 64.9 MB)
Major upgrade for the hard drive repair and system maintenance tool adds compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($129 new, upgrades available)
All three apps improve reliability when sharing video to YouTube and convert media files that may be incompatible with future versions of macOS. ($299.99/$49.99/$49.99 new, free updates)
Maintenance release no longer prompts for sandbox access at startup for non-App Store builds. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.8 MB)
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