Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Find Next Without Using the Find Dialog in Word 2008

Rarely do you want to find just one instance of a word or phrase in Word. Instead of trying to keep Word 2008's Find and Replace dialog showing while searching, which can be awkward on a small screen, try the Next Find control. After you've found the term you're looking for once, click the downward-pointing double arrow button at the bottom of the vertical scroll bar to find the next instance of your search term. The upward-pointing double arrow finds the previous instance, which is way easier than switching to Current Document Up in the expanded Find and Replace dialog.

 
 

Mac Podcast Client Showdown: Native Clients vs. Web Apps

Julio Ojeda-Zapata compares two podcast client approaches for Mac users: native apps such as Instacast and Downcast versus Web-based apps such as Pocket Casts and Overcast. Which is right for you?

 
Show summaries of articles

Boom 2.0

Downcast 1.1.5

Apple Releases OS X 10.10.1, iOS 8.1.1, and Apple TV 7.0.2

Audio Hijack Pro 2.11.4

Downcast 1.1.1

Examining iTunes 12’s New Interface

Airfoil 4.8.10

GarageBand 10.0.3

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>
 

U2 Giveaway Shows We’ve Entered the Age of Digital Consent

Apple TV Updated to 7.0, Includes Beats Music

How to Get (or Delete) Your Free U2 Album

iTunes 11.4

The NFL Arrives on Apple TV

Delicious Library 3.2.2

RIP: Robin Williams, One of Us

Untangling the Amazon/Hachette Dispute

Next 20 articles for Entertainment News...

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to David Dawson, Paul Hubbard, John Sugars, and Karl
Nyhus for their generous support!