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vendredi 18 janvier 2019, 21:58
Backblaze has rolled out a major 6.0 update that improves performance, increases restore drive sizes, and offers options for permanent backup storage, among other things.
After Motherboard found that a bounty hunter could locate any cell phone for $300, the major US cellular carriers are ending their practice of selling location data. About time.Read original article
Focuses on improving overall reliability for the information management apps. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new; DEVONnote, $24.95 new)
Fixes several bugs in the original Pixelmator app. ($29.99 new, free update, 112 MB)
Improves calculation of Emoji metrics and lets you add custom menu entries to specific submenus. (€19.99 new, free update, 4.0 MB)
Jeff Porten’s visit to the CES Home and Health show floor included a smart mailbox for your deliveries, a battery accessible to the blind, a smartwatch you never charge, and news of an embarrassing moment for the CTA.
OmniFocus, the power user tool of choice for Mac task management, has reached version 3 on the Mac, the iOS version has caught up in features, and a Web version is in beta. Jeff Porten discusses task management in general, what’s new and great in OmniFocus, and where the...
jeudi 17 janvier 2019, 00:08
Updating a product that was last revised for the iPhone 7, Apple has released smart battery cases for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. All three are available now for $129.Read original article
mercredi 16 janvier 2019, 23:53
The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is integrating Apple Maps for search data on Apple devices. The question is, will anyone stop using Google long enough to notice?Read original article
mardi 15 janvier 2019, 19:30
One company lights the world, another proposes to cook for you, and Apple teases Google over privacy while an open-source voice assistant ups the privacy ante.
lundi 14 janvier 2019, 23:33
Analyst Ben Bajarin teamed up with indie app developers to learn how people discover apps and decide which ones to install. Some of the results may surprise you.Read original article
If you love the Apple TV but hate its Siri Remote, you might get some cathartic release from Steve Brykman’s rant against it. His piece covers no significant new ground but is still a fun read.Read original article
Susan Bennett, the original voice of Siri, sat down for another interview to discuss her career and how she dealt with her voice suddenly being famous.Read original article
samedi 12 janvier 2019, 00:32
As CES continues, our roving correspondent Jeff Porten covers the Pepcom Digital Experience, another of the breakout shows that offers a somewhat curated collection of gadgets, gizmos, and pie-in-the-sky services.
vendredi 11 janvier 2019, 21:56
Cheap cables and compatibility issues with USB-C have led USB’s trade and standards group to launch an authentication program that will pair certification with cryptographic locks to ensure device safety and data security.
mercredi 9 janvier 2019, 23:50
Apple is opening up its TV ecosystem to rivals, bringing iTunes content and AirPlay to Samsung TVs, and AirPlay and HomeKit to others. “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explores what this move could mean for the Apple TV.
Faced with his mother’s iPhone suddenly being unable to dial favorites correctly in the Phone app, Adam Engst discovers that iOS region settings can get corrupted. Here’s the solution.
Jeff Porten starts the CES tornado with a mere gale force wind at the kickoff press-only breakout show, CES Unveiled.
mardi 8 janvier 2019, 19:36
Our roving correspondent Jeff Porten is once again attending CES, and his first report comes from the Consumer Technology Association’s annual predictions of what’s coming for the year.
lundi 7 janvier 2019, 18:15
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, ...
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