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vendredi 22 février 2019, 18:25
Ever wondered if you could go back to a simpler time without Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft controlling our technological lives? Kashmir Hill of Gizmodo tried cutting each one out in turn and then blocked all five. Here’s how it went.Read original article
Who knew? Howard Oakley reveals an Apple support note that explains that the kernel_task process monopolizes your Mac’s CPU to protect it from overheating and isn’t itself causing the problem.Read original article
Maintenance release for the photo editing app improves the recently added Library feature. ($69 new, free update, 18.4 MB)
If you’d like to use another screen with your MacBook while traveling but can’t figure out how to arrange and support it, Jeff Porten has found a simple clip that attaches an iPad to a MacBook for use as a second display.
If you make your living in the Apple world as a consultant, developer, designer, or tech, there are a wide variety of conferences you can attend to hone your skills, learn new topics, network with your fellow wizards, and open your mind to new ways of thinking. Here’s our...
jeudi 21 février 2019, 22:55
The New York Times reports that YouTuber Matt Watson has revealed a hidden pedophile ring in the comments on Google’s video-sharing site, which has led to a massive backlash by advertisers.Read original article
Cable companies make ridiculous sums by renting customers cable modems at inflated prices. In most cases, you can save money by buying your own.
Maintenance release with a lengthy list of bug fixes and improvements for the long-form writing tool. ($45 new, free update, 109 MB)
Provides a new AppleScript dictionary and enables you to insert Cited Pages anywhere in a custom format. ($59.99 new, free update, 50.1 MB)
Remember what it was like in the early days of laptops and Internet access when we first started to be able to use technology while traveling? At the turn of the century, Gideon Greenspan penned a pair of articles for TidBITS about how he kept his shareware business humming...
lundi 18 février 2019, 23:37
Thinking about dropping cable TV? Cord cutters may want to check out Locast, a Web site and mobile app that lets you watch your local TV channels for free, provided you’re in one of the nine cities where it works.
Opens any photos taken in iOS 12's Portrait mode together with a layer mask. ($39.99 new, free update, 170 MB)
vendredi 15 février 2019, 16:56
Europe’s potentially disastrous Internet copyright rule update is headed to the European Parliament for a vote, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation warns that it’s even worse than before.Read original article
TechCrunch has revealed that more apps are abusing Apple’s enterprise certificate program, this time to distribute gambling and porn apps outside the App Store.Read original article
jeudi 14 février 2019, 22:22
Maintenance update with a lengthy list of improvements and bug fixes for the calendar app. ($49.99 new, free update, 21.2 MB)
Major new release for the note-taking and task management app with new features and improvements. (Free with $24.99 premium purchase option, free update, 31.5 MB)
Adds a new feature that enhances the details of raw images using Adobe Senseis artificial intelligence. ($9.99/19.99 monthly subscription Creative Cloud subscription, free update)
Adds a new trackpad sketching feature to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
mercredi 13 février 2019, 22:48
When Apple broke the news that retail chief Angela Ahrendts would be stepping down in April, we asked for your thoughts on how she ran Apple’s retail efforts.
Photoshop may be the 800-pound gorilla of the graphics world, but Pixelmator Pro has stepped into the ring. How does it match up? The answer largely depends on what you need from an image editor. Find out what advantages Pixelmator Pro has, and where it lags behind, in this...
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