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Apple Watch Series 5 Introduces Always-On Display

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

Agen Schmitz

Postbox 7.0

1 month 1 week ago
Major upgrade for the email client adds the capability to add pre-formatted HTML clips and brings 20 new themes. ($29.99 annual subscription, free update for current subscriptions, 58.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Apple Launches Beta of Apple Music for the Web

1 month 1 week ago
Have you been wishing you could access Apple Music on a non-Apple platform like that Windows machine at work? You’re in luck—Apple has now launched a beta of a Web-based Apple Music client that brings the service to any platform with a modern Web browser.

Josh Centers

Fetch Celebrates 30 Years

1 month 1 week ago
Remember the file transfer app, Fetch? The old dog has been resting in the corner for quite a few years, but developer Jim Matthews is now teaching it new 64-bit tricks so it will be able to work in macOS 10.15 Catalina. Read on for a trip down memory lane.

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Adam Engst

TidBITS 2019 Reader Survey Results

1 month 1 week ago
We’ve graphed and averaged and pondered the results of our recent reader survey, so read on to learn more about who reads TidBITS, what they think of our work, and much more, including the two topics we’ll be writing a lot less about in the future. And look, no featured image!

Adam Engst

Airfoil 5.8.7

1 month 1 week ago
Updates the Audio Capture Engine backend and provides preliminary compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($29 new, free update, 18.8 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Significant iOS Vulnerabilities Used Against Uyghur Muslims in China

1 month 2 weeks ago
Google’s Project Zero security research team has released the details of a significant series of attacks against iOS. The vulnerabilities have all been patched now, and it appears the attacks may have been part of the Chinese government’s crackdown on the minority Uyghur Muslim community.

Rich Mogull

Take Control Tackles Catalina and iOS 13

1 month 2 weeks ago
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Apple will undoubtedly be announcing ship dates for macOS 10.15 Catalina and iOS 13 at its September 10th event, but you can start preparing for the upgrade and what’s new with three new books from Take Control.

Adam Engst

DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta 7

1 month 2 weeks ago
Seventh public beta with another round of extensive improvements and fixes for the information management app. ($99/$149/$499 new, free update, 90.5 MB)

Agen Schmitz

NetNewsWire 5.0

1 month 2 weeks ago
The prodigal RSS reader has returned from the wilderness with the release of the free, open source Mac app. (Free, 4.9 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Twitterrific 5.4

1 month 2 weeks ago
Adds several new features to the Twitter client, including support for viewing full images in your timeline. ($7.99 new, free update, 17.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz
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