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lundi 17 mai 2021, 19:35
Apple Music will provide free upgrades to lossless audio, Dolby Atmos, and Spatial Audio starting next month.
Resolves an issue with smart rule actions incorrectly running twice and improves installation of the Mail plug-in. ($99 new, free update, 132 MB, macOS 10.11.5+)
Introduces an iOS edition of the bookmark manager included with the macOS edition. ($29.99 new, free update, 20.6 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Introduces a new icon styled for macOS 11 Big Sur to the open-source file transfer app. (Free, 119 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Maintenance release with bug fixes and browser filling improvements for the password manager. ($64.99 new, free update, 71.9 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Brings a refreshed look to the office suite, plus improvements to Outlook and Teams. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update, macOS 10.14+)
The home automation partnership featuring Amazon, Apple, Google, and others is taking off, with an official name for its standard, an enormous list of partners, and a release timeframe.Read original article
samedi 15 mai 2021, 15:00
Apple’s new tracking devices have a lot of potential uses: some good and some not so good. We look at a number of likely scenarios and how they could play out.
vendredi 14 mai 2021, 02:43
Kirk McElhearn mailed an AirTag to a friend to see if he could track it as it worked its way through the mail system. Short answer: he could, although the AirTag’s behavior upon arriving wasn’t entirely as expected.Read original article
The FCC has launched a new program to help struggling families pay for broadband. Meanwhile, New York is setting strict limits on basic broadband costs.
mercredi 12 mai 2021, 16:57
After being flummoxed by updates to Security Update 2021-002 for macOS 10.15 Catalina and Safari 14.1 that required a restart but never installed, Adam Engst discovered that Apple’s installer will fail silently if there isn’t enough free space.
lundi 10 mai 2021, 23:03
The Verge has compiled a map of broadband access in the United States, painting a troubling picture for a country increasingly dependent on high-speed Internet service.Read original article
The US Federal Trade Commission has published a report that strongly supports right to repair measures and slams device makers for spurious arguments, manufactured hazards, and economic harm.Read original article
The New York attorney general’s office has found that 80% of the comments submitted to the US Federal Communications Commission about whether to repeal net neutrality were fake. Nearly half of those were bought by a consortium of broadband companies. The other half came...
Major new release of the PDF editing apps with a revamped, friendlier interface. ($79.95/$129.95 new, $35 upgrade, 90.2/142 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Bug-focused maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup utility. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.5 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Introduces a new preference option that automatically shrinks large images for better readability. ($29.95 new, free update, 78.2 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Technology transitions with accounting packages are scary—you don’t want to mess around with your organization’s financial tracking if you can avoid it. With MYOB AccountEdge failing to break through the 32-bit barrier, we at TidBITS chose to move to the cloud-based...
The Standard Ebooks project is building on the work of Project Gutenberg to spruce up classic ebooks for modern devices. Find out how you can use it to expand your ebook collection.
mardi 4 mai 2021, 23:41
There are numerous complaints about Apple’s latest update to its Podcasts app, but its nastiest surprise may be gigabytes of unexpected downloads. Here’s how to turn off the downloads and recover your space.
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