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lundi 22 mars 2021, 19:29
A seven-state class-action lawsuit against Apple over faulty butterfly keyboards cites an unnamed executive who likened the keyboard revisions to putting lipstick on a pig.Read original article
Mark Gurman of Bloomberg reveals that the HomePod mini contains an undocumented—and unused—chip that can sense temperature and humidity. “Take Control of Apple Home Automation” author Josh Centers offers a couple of possible explanations.Read original article
Password manager now runs natively on M1-based Macs. ($64.99 new, free update, 71.1 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Monthly update brings a smattering of improvements to Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
Apple Maps now lists COVID-19 vaccination sites, but it’s currently of questionable utility since you must be both eligible and have an appointment anyway.Read original article
Major upgrade to the file transfer server with updated security and cryptographic libraries and protocols. ($295 new, free update, 27 MB, macOS 10.6+)
Major upgrade to the powerful image editor with an updated user interface and native support for M1-based Macs. ($39.99 new, 19.5 MB, macOS 10.14+)
dimanche 21 mars 2021, 16:37
Apple has mandated App Store privacy labels for all apps, but the company is going a step further with its own apps by publishing the complete collection of those labels on the Web to make them easy to scan.Read original article
vendredi 19 mars 2021, 21:08
Maintenance update with performance improvements for the desktop-focused photo cataloging and editing app. ($9.99/$19.99/$52.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update for subscribers, macOS 10.14+)
Brings user interface improvements and enhanced compatibility with macOS 11 Big Sur to the text expansion utility. (€24.99 new, free update, 8.7 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Adam Engst dips his toes into the sketchy world of knock-off Apple Watch bands but finds that Apple is charging ten times as much for seemingly identical nylon Sport Loop bands.
jeudi 18 mars 2021, 22:56
Two interlocking technologies that phone carriers began rolling out a couple of years ago are helping dramatically reduce unwanted calls from spammers and fraudsters, while giving law enforcement better tools to track those that remain.
lundi 15 mars 2021, 18:53
Apple has announced that it is discontinuing the original HomePod to focus on the HomePod mini. The company will continue to service and support the HomePod, and it will remain available while supplies last.
Updates the Audio Capture Engine to version 11.7 to improve drift correction and upgrade the sample rate converter. ($39 new, free update, 25.4 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Major upgrade for the vector illustration app with new collaboration features and a more flexible design space. ($499 new, 2 MB, macOS 10.15+)
You would pay dearly for Apple’s AirPods Max headphones, which at $549 exceed the cost of rival products by $200 or more. But Julio Ojeda-Zapata came away impressed with their stylishness, ruggedness, audio quality, active noise cancellation, design flourishes, and...
vendredi 12 mars 2021, 20:16
Updates the reference management tool with modernized and streamlined code. ($59.99 new, free update, 95.1 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Provides a speedier native version for M1-based Macs. ($20.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update for subscribers, macOS 10.15+)
jeudi 11 mars 2021, 23:22
Have you been using iCloud Photos but wish you could switch to Google Photos? Apple has now made it possible to transfer photos and videos from iCloud to Google Photos, but not vice-versa.Read original article
mercredi 10 mars 2021, 22:26
Should you upgrade to macOS 11 Big Sur from a previous version of macOS? Only you can answer that question for sure, but Adam Engst has upgraded his primary Mac with no significant problems. Our recommendation is that it should now be safe to upgrade, though you might want...
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