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Apple TV Software Update 4.3 Reaches for the Cloud

Software Update 4.3 for Apple TV (second generation) adds TV show purchasing, streaming access to previous purchases, and access to Vimeo.Show full article

iCloud Storage Upgrade Pricing Announced

Apple has updated its iCloud information page with details on what it will cost to add additional storage to the 5 GB included with each free account.Show full article

MacTech Conference 2011 Announces Sessions

MacTech Conference 2011 has made public the list of speakers and sessions, and if you’re interested in attending, the early-bird pricing remains available through 8 August 2011.Show full article

Boingo Wireless Merges Mobiles into Laptop Wi-Fi Plans

The roaming Wi-Fi hotspot aggregator Boingo Wireless has updated its service plans to allow the use of either laptop or mobile devices with a single account.Show full article

Intego Sponsoring TidBITS

Please welcome our latest TidBITS sponsor, the Apple-focused Internet security software maker Intego!Show full article

DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of DiscLabel 6.3

Looking for a program to help you label your CDs and DVDs? Enter this week’s DealBITS drawing for a chance to win a copy of SmileOnMyMac’s DiscLabel 6.3.Show full article

Lion Awakens Three Sleeping Utilities

Three favorite utilities that seemed to be headed for the PowerPC graveyard under Lion have been rewritten by their developers. Happy days are here again!Show full article

Video Viewing in Lion Freezes New iMacs

Owners of new iMacs are reporting a significant number of hard freezes after upgrading to Mac OS X Lion, even when the same Macs worked perfectly under Snow Leopard. The only way to avoid the problem currently known is to avoid sleeping. The iMac, not you.Show full article

Lion Is a Quitter

A little-known new feature of Lion is that an application can be told to quit automatically while you’re not using it. Is this really a good idea?Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 8 August 2011

Notable software releases this week include 1Password 3.7.2, ExpanDrive 2.3, OmniOutliner 3.10.2, EagleFiler 1.5.5, MacScan 2.9, Dragon Dictate 2.5, QuickTime 7.7 (Leopard-only), Default Folder X 4.4.3, Path Finder 5.7.6, and DEVONagent Pro 3.0.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 8 August 2011

We were too busy with our own writing this week to notice much else going on elsewhere on the Internet, but iMac owners shouldn’t miss this article about an iMac hard drive replacement program.Show full article

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