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Monday May 10, 2021. 11:03 PM
The Verge has compiled a map of broadband access in the United States, painting a troubling picture for a country increasingly dependent on high-speed Internet service.Read original article
The US Federal Trade Commission has published a report that strongly supports right to repair measures and slams device makers for spurious arguments, manufactured hazards, and economic harm.Read original article
The New York attorney general’s office has found that 80% of the comments submitted to the US Federal Communications Commission about whether to repeal net neutrality were fake. Nearly half of those were bought by a consortium of broadband companies. The other half came...
Major new release of the PDF editing apps with a revamped, friendlier interface. ($79.95/$129.95 new, $35 upgrade, 90.2/142 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Bug-focused maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup utility. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.5 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Introduces a new preference option that automatically shrinks large images for better readability. ($29.95 new, free update, 78.2 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Technology transitions with accounting packages are scary—you don’t want to mess around with your organization’s financial tracking if you can avoid it. With MYOB AccountEdge failing to break through the 32-bit barrier, we at TidBITS chose to move to the cloud-based...
The Standard Ebooks project is building on the work of Project Gutenberg to spruce up classic ebooks for modern devices. Find out how you can use it to expand your ebook collection.
Tuesday May 4, 2021. 11:41 PM
There are numerous complaints about Apple’s latest update to its Podcasts app, but its nastiest surprise may be gigabytes of unexpected downloads. Here’s how to turn off the downloads and recover your space.
Monday May 3, 2021. 09:04 PM
Apple has issued updates to iOS and iPadOS to fix the App Tracking Transparency, and updates for Big Sur and watchOS—and iOS 12—to fix a WebKit vulnerability.
Megan Rhiannon has documented how she uses her Apple Watch to be more productive while accommodating her needs as an autistic individual.Read original article
Sunday May 2, 2021. 10:33 PM
Adds the Vanishing Pen annotation tool and the Immersive View feature. (Free, 24 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Maintenance update with improvements and bug fixes for the recently upgraded image editing app. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Updates the Audio Capture Engine to upgrade its sample rate converter and improve drift correction. ($29 new, free update, 34 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Saturday May 1, 2021. 12:23 AM
The European Union has charged Apple with antitrust violations related to a Spotify complaint about Apple’s 30% App Store commission and policies that prevent mentioning non-Apple payment mechanisms.Read original article
Friday April 30, 2021. 05:50 PM
Apple has quietly updated the firmware in the AirPods Pro and second-generation AirPods, which will hopefully fix their sound issues.Read original article
Reduces the amount of time required to start a multi-file search of a collection of discrete files. ($49.99 new, free update, 18.7 MB, macOS 10.14.2+)
Improves the Import ENEX File command to handle invalid XML generated by Evernote 10. ($40 new, free update, 31.4 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Enables you to customize the Start Page section order and addresses a number of security vulnerabilities. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15+ and 10.14+)
Adds support for LUT files, enabling you to edit the colors of images using color presets created in other apps. ($39.99 new, free update, 305 MB, macOS 10.14.4+)
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