• By TidBITS   -   Dec 15, 2017

    APPLE RELEASES THE IMAC PRO

    Apple has indeed shipped the iMac Pro before the end of 2017. Josh Centers outlines the cost, features, and optional add-ons. It's...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 14, 2017

    APPLE RELEASES IOS 11.2.1 AND TVOS 11.2.1 TO FIX HOMEKIT VULNERABILITY

    Apple has released small iOS and tvOS updates to properly fix a significant HomeKit vulnerability. Read the full article at TidBITS...

    iOS, Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 13, 2017

    AIRPORT BASE STATION FIRMWARE UPDATES 7.6.9 AND 7.7.9

    Patches the KRACK exploit for AirPort models with 802.11n Wi-Fi and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Read the full article at TidBITS , the oldest continuously...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 12, 2017

    THE IMAC PRO ARRIVES ON DECEMBER 14TH

    The iMac Pro is almost here, and the first impressions from early reviews are solid, but don't expect to be able to upgrade this professional...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 12, 2017

    EXTRABITS FOR 11 DECEMBER 2017

    In ExtraBITS this week, Apple is buying the Shazam audio-identification app, the Ai.Type keyboard for iOS and Android has leaked the...

    iPhone, iOS, Apple, Android
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TIDBITS WATCHLIST: NOTABLE SOFTWARE UPDATES FOR 11 DECEMBER 2017

    Notable software releases this week include MarsEdit 4.0.1, Firefox 57.01, and Slack for Mac 3.0. Read the full article at TidBITS...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 11, 2017

    EXTERNAL LINK: APPLE'S BAN ON APP TEMPLATES IS HURTING SMALL BUSINESSES

    In June 2017, Apple updated its App Store rules to prohibit templated or generated apps, a move that seemed to be aimed at reducing...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 11, 2017

    EXTERNAL LINK: AI.TYPE KEYBOARD FOR IOS AND ANDROID LEAKS USER DATA

    The third-party keyboard company Ai.Type has inadvertently leaked data from over 31 million iOS and Android users, including names,...

    Phone, iOS, Android
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 11, 2017

    DEALBITS DRAWING: WIN A COPY OF SWIFT PUBLISHER 5

    If you're looking for an easier way to create standard print pieces, check out this week's DealBITS drawing for a chance to win a copy...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 11, 2017

    EXTERNAL LINK: APPLE BUYS THE SHAZAM AUDIO-IDENTIFICATION APP

    Apple has confirmed that it is purchasing the popular Shazam app, which identifies songs, TV shows, movies, and ads by their audio....

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 10, 2017

    MARSEDIT 4.0.1

    Major new release for the blog editor brings a refined new look, an improved editor, and enhanced WordPress support. Read the full...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 9, 2017

    FIREFOX 57.01

    Brings speed enhancements, revamped user interface, and improved memory usage. Read the full article at TidBITS , the oldest continuously...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 9, 2017

    SLACK FOR MAC 3.0

    Major new release improves speed and memory usage when working with multiple workspaces. Read the full article at TidBITS , the oldest...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 8, 2017

    EXTERNAL LINK: HOMEKIT VULNERABILITY DISCOVERED, ALREADY PATCHED

    Zac Hall of 9to5Mac discovered a vulnerability in HomeKit, Apple's home automation framework, that could allow unauthorized control...

    iOS, Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 7, 2017

    HOW TO USE APPLE PAY CASH FOR PERSON-TO-PERSON TRANSACTIONS

    Months after iOS 11 was released, Apple has finally pulled back the curtains on person-to-person Apple Pay transactions. We explain...

    iOS, Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 7, 2017

    MACOS 10.13.2 FIXES OBSCURE BUGS AND SECURITY VULNERABILITIES

    After last week's emergency software updates, Apple has released macOS 10.13.2, which we hope will be unremarkable. But you still might...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 6, 2017

    WATCHOS 4.2 ADDS APPLE PAY CASH AND MOISTENS HOMEKIT

    In keeping watchOS in sync with iOS, Apple has released watchOS 4.2 with support for Apple Pay Cash, HomeKit sprinklers and faucets,...

    iOS, Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 6, 2017

    AMAZON PRIME VIDEO COMES TO APPLE TV

    Yes, it's finally here! The Amazon Prime Video app has finally appeared on the Apple TV! Read the full article at TidBITS , the oldest...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 5, 2017

    TVOS 11.2 ADDS SPORTS TO THE TV APP, ADVANCED SETTINGS FOR APPLE TV 4K

    TvOS 11.2 introduces some new features for sports watchers and a few welcome tweaks for the Apple TV 4K. Read the full article at TidBITS...

    Apple
  • By TidBITS   -   Dec 5, 2017

    EXTERNAL LINK: IPHONE X REVEALS THE PROS AND CONS OF GESTURES

    The most radical interface change on the iPhone X is the disappearance of the familiar Home button, which frees up a lot of space for...

    iPhone, Apple