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AirPods Versus PowerBeats Pro: Same Parent, Different Paths

1 day 2 hours ago
AirPods aren’t Apple’s only earbuds. The PowerBeats Pro buds, a product of the Apple-owned Beats by Dre brand, have features in common with their little white cousins yet differ in many ways. Which should you pick? Julio Ojeda-Zapata walks you through your options.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Behind the Scenes of the Backblaze Price Hike

1 day 5 hours ago
It’s unusual for customers to get insight into why companies they work with raise prices and how those price hikes work out, but online backup service Backblaze is being highly transparent about the reasoning behind and results of its February price increase.

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Adam Engst

Bookends 13.2.6

2 days 7 hours ago
Updates the parsing of Google Scholar URLs and checks for multiple active copies of the app. ($59.99 new, free update, 51.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Quicken 2019 5.12.4

2 days 7 hours ago
Maintenance release fixes a bug that prevented Quicken Bill Pay from working with Capital One accounts. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)

Agen Schmitz

BBEdit 12.6.7

2 days 7 hours ago
Maintenance release for the long-standing text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.7 MB)

Agen Schmitz

DEVONthink 3.0

2 days 7 hours ago
Final release of DEVONthink 3.0 after seven betas irons out the rough spots in the evolving upgrade to the information management app. ($99/$199/$499 new, upgrades available, 93.3 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Transmit 5.6

2 days 8 hours ago
Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina but discontinues support for Transmit Disk. ($45 new, free update, 63.3 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Cyberduck 7.1

2 days 8 hours ago
Improves support for Google Cloud Storage and fixes several bugs. (Free, 100 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Evaluating Your iPhone 11 Purchase Options

6 days 1 hour ago
Gearing up to buy an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro? We walk you through all of the different ways you can buy an iPhone from Apple so you don’t have to think too hard during the preorder time before you’re fully awake.

Josh Centers

Apple Watch Series 5 Introduces Always-On Display

1 week 1 day ago
Unsurprisingly, Apple introduced an Apple Watch Series 5 at its special event, but no one was expecting its marquee feature, the Always-On Retina display. It also includes a built-in compass and international emergency calling. Ceramic cases are back, and Apple added titanium cases as well.

Adam Engst

Apple to Ship iOS 13 on September 19th, iOS 13.1 on September 30th

1 week 1 day ago
Despite saying nothing during its iPhone announcement event, Apple has quietly revealed that iOS 13 will ship on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 following soon after on September 30th. With no other word from Cupertino, Adam Engst makes some guesses about macOS 10.15 Catalina, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

Adam Engst

SoundSource 4.1.4

1 week 2 days ago
Rogue Amoeba's sound utility adds preliminary compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($29 new, free update, 14.3 MB)

Agen Schmitz
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