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RIP AirPower, but Great Gadget Chargers Abound

3 weeks ago
Apple’s AirPower was supposed to revolutionize wireless charging for Apple users, but Apple killed it before it saw the light of day. However, lots of other wireless—and wired—chargers brim with personality and versatility. Some, as AirPower promised, can even charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods wireless case simultaneously.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Apple Workers May Be Listening to Your Siri Conversations

3 weeks ago
Apple has increasingly used its stance on privacy as a selling point, but The Guardian has revealed that, like Amazon, Apple lets contractors listen in on conversations held while Siri is active. The audio may be difficult or impossible to trace back to the individuals who are speaking, but Apple should still find a better way to improve Siri.

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Josh Centers

Toast 18 Titanium and Toast 18 Pro

3 weeks ago
Major release for the venerable digital media suite that adds the Roxio Akrilic digital art app. ($99.99/$149.99 new, free update, 270 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Apple Buys Intel’s Troubled 5G Smartphone Modem Business

3 weeks 3 days ago
Apple seemingly squeezed Intel into an impossible position by negotiating for a purchase while working on a settlement with Qualcomm. Now Apple has control over a current steady supply of 5G smartphone chips and a path to make its own for future iPhones.

Glenn Fleishman

You May Be Entitled to $125 or More in the Equifax Breach Settlement

3 weeks 3 days ago
Equifax has reached a deal to pay up to $425 million to Americans in order to compensate them for the credit bureau’s massive data breach. But a large percentage of the fine will be paid only if its claimed by people whose data was exposed in the breach—learn how to get your share of the settlement.

Josh Centers

Airfoil 5.8.6

3 weeks 4 days ago
Updates the Audio Capture Engine backend to fix a rare audio capture issue and improve stability. ($29 new, free update, 15.8 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Transmit 5.5.2

3 weeks 4 days ago
Maintenance release for the file transfer app adds support for the official Backblaze file copy API. ($45 new, free update, 69.4 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Pixelmator Pro 1.4

3 weeks 4 days ago
Adds a new Photos extension that lets you edit images using Pixelmator Pro without leaving the Photos app. ($39.99 new, free update, 178 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Safari 12.1.2

3 weeks 4 days ago
Patches numerous WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free)

Agen Schmitz

Slack for Mac 4.0

4 weeks ago
Improves launch and call connectivity speeds for the group messaging system and collaboration tool. (Free, 71 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Bookends 13.2.5

4 weeks ago
Adds the capability to embed links to Web pages in formatted references and provides options for standardizing journal names. ($59.99 new, free update, 50.4 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Quicken 2019 5.11.2

4 weeks ago
Adds a new way to customize the register text size and row height. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)

Agen Schmitz

SoundSource 4.1.1

4 weeks ago
Maintenance update brings improvements and bug fixes to the sound utility. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)

Agen Schmitz

DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta 4

1 month ago
Fourth public beta for the recently upgraded information management app. ($99/$149/$499 new, upgrades available, 90.8 MB)

Agen Schmitz
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