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vendredi 5 février 2021, 23:24
Brings a smattering of bug fixes and improvements to the drive-cloning and backup utility. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.4 MB, macOS 10.10+)
Master the techniques necessary to present slide decks, images, and demonstrations in Zoom by sidestepping limitations in presentation software and learning how to configure some of Zoom’s more fiddly settings.
jeudi 4 février 2021, 22:30
A class-action lawsuit filed by the same law firm that kicked off the eventual antitrust lawsuit against Apple and major publishers alleges something that was long suspected back then—that Amazon also engaged in collusion with publishers to restrain price competition.Read...
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he’ll be transitioning away from the CEO role to that of Executive Chair of the Amazon Board, with Amazon Web Services head Andy Jassy taking over as CEO. Read original article
Apple has quietly revised some core elements of its message-handling system in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to make it far less likely that a maliciously formatted text or attachment would succeed in bypassing other protections.
lundi 1 février 2021, 22:38
Patches security vulnerabilities in Catalina and Mojave. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15.7 and 10.14.6)
Apple has released macOS 11.2 Big Sur to stamp out a handful of miscellaneous bugs and close numerous security holes.
Jason Snell of Six Colors has published his annual Apple report card, featuring ratings and quotes from a select group of Apple commentators, including many from right here at TidBITS.Read original article
Introduces new reconcile functionality and more consistent behavior for saving reports. ($35.99/51.99/77.99 annual subscription, free update for subscribers, 85.5 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Big update for the audio control utility that brings faster device switching with in-app keyboard shortcuts. ($39 new, free update, 24.2 MB, macOS 10.13+)
samedi 30 janvier 2021, 00:04
Apple’s AirPower never shipped, but the notion of a multi-device wireless charger with flexible positioning lives on. Julio Ojeda-Zapata tried Nomad’s Base Station Pro, a charging pad for up to three arbitrarily placed devices. It mostly works as advertised, but its high ...
jeudi 28 janvier 2021, 23:08
Apple has dedicated a day to celebrate some of its new privacy features. Meanwhile, Facebook is planning to sue over them.Read original article
Posting record results for the last quarter, Apple enjoyed double-digit sales growth for all its product categories and tallied increased revenues in every geographic sector.
mercredi 27 janvier 2021, 00:06
Apple is putting in maximum effort for this year’s upcoming Black History Month, celebrating it across many of its services and introducing a special Apple Watch and Sport Band.Read original article
mardi 26 janvier 2021, 23:54
Apple has updated watchOS, iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS to fix a troubling security vulnerability that may have been actively exploited in the wild and deal with a few nagging bugs. Plus, watchOS 7.3 adds a new African-themed face for Black History Month. The HomePod mini also gets ...
lundi 25 janvier 2021, 20:57
Jeff Porten reviews some of the offerings at a perennial sideshow at CES to tell you about AI-based lie detection, another flying car you can’t have yet, and how the robot revolution may be starting with Japanese “pets.”
Adds native support for M1-based Macs. ($30 new, free update, 19.5 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Why does the image quality from computer webcams compare so poorly to even the front-facing cameras on old iPhones? Jeff Carlson explores the economics of webcams and points out all the ways they’re bad.Read original article
Since the iPhone 12 or any other consumer electronics device with strong magnets can interfere with implanted medical devices like pacemakers and defibrillators, Apple has issued more specific safety guidance.
Apple has introduced a new Apple Fitness+ feature called Time to Walk, in which celebrities tell stories, share photos, and play songs to encourage you while you go for a walk.Read original article
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