Locast Gives You No Frills Broadcast TV at No Cost

LOCAST GIVES YOU NO FRILLS BROADCAST TV AT NO COST

Thinking about dropping cable TV? Cord cutters will want to check out Locast, a Web site and mobile app that lets you watch your local...

Pixelmator Pro 1.3.2

PIXELMATOR PRO 1.3.2

Opens any photos taken in iOS 12's Portrait mode together with a layer mask.

 
 
 
EFF: Europe's Copyright Directive Worse Than Imagined

EFF: EUROPE'S COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE WORSE THAN IMAGINED

Europe's potentially disastrous Internet copyright rule update is headed to the European Parliament for a vote, and the Electronic...

Microsoft Office for Mac 16.22

MICROSOFT OFFICE FOR MAC 16.22

Adds a new trackpad sketching feature to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription...

 
 
 
Lightroom Classic CC 8.2

LIGHTROOM CLASSIC CC 8.2

Adds a new feature that enhances the details of raw images using Adobe Senseis artificial intelligence. ($9.99/19.99 monthly subscription...

Agenda 5.0

AGENDA 5.0

Major new release for the note-taking and task management app with new features and improvements. (Free with $24.99 premium purchase...

 
 
 
BusyCal 3.6.1

BUSYCAL 3.6.1

Maintenance update with a lengthy list of improvements and bug fixes for the calendar app.

Porn and Gambling Apps Avoiding the App Store Through Enterprise Certificates

PORN AND GAMBLING APPS AVOIDING THE APP STORE THROUGH ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATES

TechCrunch has revealed that more apps are abusing Apple's enterprise certificate program, this time to distribute gambling and porn...

 
 
 
Pixelmator Pro: How Does It Compare to Photoshop CC?

PIXELMATOR PRO: HOW DOES IT COMPARE TO PHOTOSHOP CC?

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...

TidBITS Reader Thoughts on the Ahrendts-Era Apple Stores

TIDBITS READER THOUGHTS ON THE AHRENDTS-ERA APPLE STORES

When Apple broke the news that retail chief Angela Ahrendts would be stepping down in April, we asked for your thoughts on how she...

 
 
 
Fed Up with Facebook? Move Your Family to Slack

FED UP WITH FACEBOOK? MOVE YOUR FAMILY TO SLACK

Disgusted by Facebook's behavior but feel stuck using it because it's the only way you communicate with some family members? Try the...

Amazon Buys Mesh-Networking Company Eero

AMAZON BUYS MESH-NETWORKING COMPANY EERO

Amazon has purchased Eero, maker of home mesh Wi-Fi systems, long a favorite amongst techies. The move will ensure the future of Eero's...

 
 
 
Backblaze Increases Pricing for Unlimited Backup

BACKBLAZE INCREASES PRICING FOR UNLIMITED BACKUP

Online backup service Backblaze will soon increase the price of its unlimited plan from $5 to $6 per month. Annual and bi-annual discounts...

Boom 3D 1.2.4

BOOM 3D 1.2.4

Adds a new option for selecting the desired connected output device for your audio.

 
 
 
Alfred 3.8

ALFRED 3.8

Maintenance release fixes bugs in the keyboard-driven launcher.

Mellel 4.1.5

MELLEL 4.1.5

Bug-focused maintenance release for the word processor built for long-form writing.

 
 
 
The Lengths Thieves Will Go to Unlock iPhones

THE LENGTHS THIEVES WILL GO TO UNLOCK IPHONES

Apple's Activation Lock feature has helped discourage iPhone thefts by preventing an iPhone from being activated while it's registered...

Flickr Extends Photo Deletion Deadline to 12 March 2019

FLICKR EXTENDS PHOTO DELETION DEADLINE TO 12 MARCH 2019

Flickr's new owner SmugMug is deleting excess photos from free accounts in an effort to make the service sustainable. It originally...

 
 
 
Seek and Ye Shall Find Things in the Dark with an iPhone Thermal Camera

SEEK AND YE SHALL FIND THINGS IN THE DARK WITH AN IPHONE THERMAL CAMERA

If you've ever wanted to spot insulation leaks in your home or search for warm-blooded animals in total darkness, there's finally an...

Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Leaving in April

APPLE RETAIL CHIEF ANGELA AHRENDTS LEAVING IN APRIL

Former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is leaving Apple after five years of running its retail operations. Did the Apple Store improve...

 
 
 



Vivo V15 Pro hands-on review

Vivo V15 Pro hands-on review

After the release of two high-end, exotic smartphones from the NEX lineup, vivo is finally ready to bring some of the innovations to the mid-range segment and the V15 Pro is... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi 9 goes official with Snapdragon 855 and 48MP camera for just $515

Xiaomi Mi 9 goes official with Snapdragon 855 and 48MP camera for just $515

Xiaomi once again shows that it can dominate the spec sheet with the Mi 9. After just eight months from the launch of the Mi 8, Xiaomi is rolling out a new version with... Read more ...

Huawei P30 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 9 show off camera capabilities with full moon shot

Huawei P30 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 9 show off camera capabilities with full moon shot

The Chinese Lantern Festival falls on the first full moon after the Chinese New Year and, as such, is a perfect chance to catch a glimpse of the large night time object in the... Read more ...

Nokia 6 getting Android Pie update

Nokia 6 getting Android Pie update

HMD promised to release Android Pie update for Nokia 6 before MWC 2019. Now, TA-1003 variant of Nokia 6 has started receiving the Android Pie update as tipped by one of our... Read more ...

LG intros a trio of new Android phones, including Q60 with triple rear...

LG intros a trio of new Android phones, including Q60 with triple rear camera setup

The LG V50 ThinQ and LG G8 ThinQ will make their official debut at MWC 2019 later this month, but before they do, LG's got a few mid-range phones to tell us about. The LG Q60... Read more ...

Singapore Airlines passengers unsettled by cameras in seat-back displays

Singapore Airlines passengers unsettled by cameras in seat-back displays

A number of passengers flying with Singapore Airlines recently expressed concern over cameras embedded in seat-back displays on some of its aircraft, though the carrier insists... Read more ...

This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

In less than twelve hours Samsung will take to the stage in San Francisco to unveil the Galaxy S10 series, or at least what is left of it - most details have already leaked... Read more ...

LG's trio of mid-tier smartphones, Q60, K50 and K40 revealed ahead of MWC 2019

LG's trio of mid-tier smartphones, Q60, K50 and K40 revealed ahead of MWC 2019

LG has decided to steal the show this year and introduce its new mid-range smartphone lineup before the start of the Mobile World Congress 2019 trade fair. On top of that, the... Read more ...

Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon tomorrow

Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon tomorrow

Is this a hybrid weapon? This month, Respawn Entertainment - now owned by EA - launched a battle royale experience called Apex Legends. There were rumors that it would be a... Read more ...

Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

The first smartphones with 5G capabilities are just about to become a reality, with the upcoming Mobile World Congress poised to host at least a couple of announcements for 5G... Read more ...