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Screwed Shoes, Squirrels, and Apple on the Mac Admins Podcast

1 month 1 week ago
A couple of recent episodes of the Mac Admins podcast are worth checking out. First, Adam and Tonya joined the hosts to talk about Internet technical publishing and a wide variety of other topics—you’ll enjoy the stories. Second, the Mac Admins hosts managed a rare coup, getting two Apple employees on the show to talk publicly.

Adam Engst

VLC Media Player 3.0.5

1 month 2 weeks ago
Updates the VLC dark user interface and adds support for runtime hardening in macOS 10.14 Mojave. (Free, 48.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

HandBrake 1.2.0

1 month 2 weeks ago
Improves support for opening previously unreadable sources and adds new official presets for Amazon Fire and Google Chromecast devices. (Free, 19.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Apple Warns of Lower Revenues, Blaming Slower Sales in China

1 month 2 weeks ago
For the first time in 18 years, Apple has revised its guidance to investors, lowering revenue estimates by $5 to $8 billion. The company blamed the lowered earnings on economic slowdowns in the Greater China market hurting iPhone sales but noted that it would still set revenue records in the US, Canada, and a number of European nations.

Adam Engst

Relieve RSI Pain with This Armrest Mouse Pad

1 month 2 weeks ago
If you’re suffering from upper arm and shoulder pain from reaching for the pointing device on your desk, this inexpensive armrest-mounted mouse pad may be able to help relieve your pain.

Josh Centers

SpamSieve 2.9.35

1 month 4 weeks ago
Works around launching, plug-in, and Full Disk Access problems in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($30 new, free update, 14.3 MB)

Agen Schmitz

EagleFiler 1.8.5

1 month 4 weeks ago
Improves imports from Evernote and adds support for Continuity Camera in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($40 new, free update, 21.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Evernote 7.7

1 month 4 weeks ago
Tweaks Dark mode display in macOS 10.14 Mojave. (Free update, 56.9 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Bookends 13.1.5

1 month 4 weeks ago
Maintenance update with enhancements and bug fixes for the reference management tool. ($59.99 new, free update, 49.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Inside iOS 12: Manage Device Usage with Screen Time

1 month 4 weeks ago
Is your iPhone consuming your life? Are your kids having trouble putting their iPads down when it’s time for bed? iOS 12’s new Screen Time feature provides tools you can use to monitor and manage your usage and that of your family members. Josh Centers has a quick guide on how to use them.

Josh Centers

1Password 7.2.4

1 month 4 weeks ago
Brings a holiday helping of bug fixes and enhancements to the password manager. ($64.99 new, free update, 52.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Audio Hijack 3.5.6

1 month 4 weeks ago
Improves display of audio devices and adds more accurate markings to the 10 Band EQ. ($49 new, free update, 15.8 MB)

Agen Schmitz

BusyCal 3.5.7 and BusyContacts 1.3.2

1 month 4 weeks ago
Maintenance updates with enhancements and bug fixes for the calendar and contacts apps. ($49.99 new for each, free update, 21.2/11.5 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Fission 2.4.5

1 month 4 weeks ago
Improves loading times for several audio formats. ($29 new, free update, 9.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz

TidBITS 2018 Holiday Hiatus: Rest, Recover, and Recharge

2 months ago
In keeping with our tradition, we’re going to take off the last few weeks of the year to spend with family and friends, so look for the next email issue of TidBITS on 7 January 2019. Thanks for your attention in 2018, and we hope you’ve enjoyed both our content and our site redesign this year!

Adam Engst
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