New iPad Pro: Power and Productivity, at a Price

NEW IPAD PRO: POWER AND PRODUCTIVITY, AT A PRICE

Apple has released a third generation of its iPad Pro line with a top-to-bottom redesign and high ambitions to set the tablet in competition...

Bare Bones Software Marks BBEdit's 25th Anniversary

BARE BONES SOFTWARE MARKS BBEDIT'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Bare Bones Software is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the commercial release of its BBEdit text editor with a new merchandise...

 
 
 
Old Automatic Renewal TidBITS Memberships Need Manual Updating

OLD AUTOMATIC RENEWAL TIDBITS MEMBERSHIPS NEED MANUAL UPDATING

If you set up an automatically renewing TidBITS membership before April 2018, our new membership system will require a one-time restart...

Google and Facebook Use the iPhone's Portrait Mode for Fun Effects

GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK USE THE IPHONE'S PORTRAIT MODE FOR FUN EFFECTS

Apple isn't possessive of Portrait mode, the iPhone photography feature for creating shots with blurred backgrounds; it allows third...

 
 
 
Logic Pro X 10.4.3

LOGIC PRO X 10.4.3

Adds preferences to filter MIDI data on a port-by-port basis and eliminates a variety of crashes and hangs.

GarageBand 10.3.2

GARAGEBAND 10.3.2

Resolves some hangs and makes improvements for libraries that have been moved using Logic Pro X or MainStage.

 
 
 
DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.10.2

DEVONTHINK/DEVONNOTE 2.10.2

Brings some fixes for macOS 10.14 Mojave, as well as improves performance and reliability. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office,...

WatchOS 5.1.2 Brings ECG to the Apple Watch Series 4

WATCHOS 5.1.2 BRINGS ECG TO THE APPLE WATCH SERIES 4

Apple announced in September that its new Apple Watch Series 4 is capable of taking electrocardiogram readings as part of its health-monitoring...

 
 
 
Anker's Vertical Mouse Provides Cheap RSI Relief

ANKER'S VERTICAL MOUSE PROVIDES CHEAP RSI RELIEF

Is your mouse making your wrist or forearm hurt? The $15 Anker Ergonomic Optical USB Wired Vertical Mouse may be able to ease your...

Google Fi Comes to the iPhone. Mostly

GOOGLE FI COMES TO THE IPHONE. MOSTLY

Google's Project Fi phone service has become Google Fi, with official support for using the iPhone you bring to the plan. But the iPhone...

 
 
 
Luna Display Turns an iPad into a Responsive Mac Screen

LUNA DISPLAY TURNS AN IPAD INTO A RESPONSIVE MAC SCREEN

Astro HQ's Luna Display dongle for the Mac turns an iPad into a secondary monitor via Lightning or Wi-Fi. Others have pulled off such...

Safari 12.0.2

SAFARI 12.0.2

Addresses WebKit and address bar vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra.

 
 
 
Security Update 2018-003 and Security Update 2018-006

SECURITY UPDATE 2018-003 AND SECURITY UPDATE 2018-006

Patches a goodly number of security vulnerabilities in Apple's last two operating systems.

Mactracker 7.7.6

MACTRACKER 7.7.6

Adds detailed information about all recent hardware and operating system releases, including the refreshed Mac mini and MacBook Air.

 
 
 
Pixelmator 3.8

PIXELMATOR 3.8

Original Pixelmator app brings full compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Pixelmator Pro 1.2.4

PIXELMATOR PRO 1.2.4

The Mac App of the Year for 2018 brings redesigned Color Balance adjustment tools.

 
 
 
Apple Launches Purchase Program for US Military and Veterans

APPLE LAUNCHES PURCHASE PROGRAM FOR US MILITARY AND VETERANS

Apple has opened a special online store that offers a 10% discount on all Apple products to current and veteran members of the US military,...

Apple Releases iOS 12.1.1, macOS 10.14.2, and tvOS 12.1.1

APPLE RELEASES IOS 12.1.1, MACOS 10.14.2, AND TVOS 12.1.1

Apple has updated iOS, macOS, and tvOS with tweaks and bug fixes, and most importantly, you can again perform a single tap to switch...

 
 
 

COMMAND CONTROL POWER PODCAST GETS A HILARIOUS JONATHAN MANN THEME SONG

The hosts of the Command Control Power podcast for Apple consultants have commissioned a theme song from songwriter extraordinaire...

TidBITS Needs Your Help in 2019!

TIDBITS NEEDS YOUR HELP IN 2019!

Our membership program plays a crucial role in ensuring that we can bring you TidBITS every week, but memberships went down earlier...

 
 
 



Final Fantasy XV's Final DLC Gets A Trailer For Its Prologue Anime

Final Fantasy XV's Final DLC Gets A Trailer For Its Prologue Anime

Although Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata recently announced his departure from the company and the subsequent announcement that all but one of the game's upcoming DLCs... Read more ...

Evo 2019 Lineup Announced, Dragon Ball FighterZ And Super Smash Bros...

Evo 2019 Lineup Announced, Dragon Ball FighterZ And Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Absent

Evo, the world's largest fighting game tournament organization, has announced the lineup for its upcoming Japan tournament , and while it's a solid lineup, the deals to have... Read more ...

Popular SEO Fitness Workbook: The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization...

Popular SEO Fitness Workbook: The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization Success on Google

Read SEO Fitness Workbook: The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization Success on Google Online Get now online SEO Fitness Workbook: The Seven Steps to Search Engine... Read more ...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' multiplayer weapons guide

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' multiplayer weapons guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has several different guns to choose from in its multiplayer mode, and they're split across multiple classes. Here's a guide to all of them and when... Read more ...

These $10 wireless Bluetooth headphones can last for up to eight hours

These $10 wireless Bluetooth headphones can last for up to eight hours

IClever's well-reviewed headphones are 50% off via Amazon today. Amazon has the iClever Bluetooth Wireless Headphones on sale today in your choice of black or brown when you... Read more ...

A new mid-range tablet is coming from Samsung in the first quarter of 2019

A new mid-range tablet is coming from Samsung in the first quarter of 2019

2019 is already shaping up to be a busy year for Samsung, which has a slew of hardware releases teed up that includes everything from new flagship phones to foldable devices... Read more ...

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Earlier this week, stock-trading app Robinhood announced that it would offer a new feature to users in early 2019: a checking and savings account that didn't have any fees... Read more ...

YouTube - Best Search Engine Optimization Software & FREE Training Videos

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Capcom Cup 2018 Day 2 streaming live from Las Vegas, Nevada

Capcom Cup 2018 Day 2 streaming live from Las Vegas, Nevada

The 2018 Capcom Pro Tour has reached its final stop, travelling from Final Round in Atlanta, hitting locations around the globe and ending in Las Vegas for the finale, Capcom... Read more ...

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson's patients

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson's patients

Ever since the Microsoft Band 2 came out back in 2015, old Redmond has mostly been out of the wearable game. That being said, that wearable did pack some truly impressive and... Read more ...