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Comcast Email Delivery Restarted for TidBITS Subscribers

If you use Comcast and subscribe to TidBITS, you haven’t been receiving email issues for a few weeks. Here’s why, and why delivery has now restarted. Our apologies for the delivery interruption!Show full article

Free Scrivener Trial and 50% Book Discount for NaNoWriMo 2014

If you’re taking pen to paper, er… hands to keyboard as part of the NaNoWriMo effort to write a novel during the month of November, we recommend using the free trial of Literature & Latte’s Scrivener, bolstered by a half-off copy of Kirk McElhearn’s “Take Control of Scrivener 2.”Show full article

How to Capture iOS Device Video in Yosemite

QuickTime Player 10.4 in Yosemite enables you to make movies of onscreen actions on iOS devices. Michael Cohen explains how it works.Show full article

The Retina iMac: It’s All about the Screen

Apple’s new iMac with Retina 5K display is gorgeous and priced reasonably, but not necessary for ordinary Mac mortals. After spending a few weeks with a loaner, Julio Ojeda-Zapata explains why he won’t be buying one, while simultaneously recommending that anyone else who is interested go look at it in person.Show full article

Physical Keyboards for the iPhone 6 Plus

The jumbo iPhone 6 Plus has potential as a mini-tablet for productivity, and it could replace the iPad for some users. Julio Ojeda-Zapata suggests mobile keyboards for iPhone 6 Plus productivity.Show full article

FunBITS: Fruit Ninja Meets… Ghostbusters?

An iOS classic gets a breath of new life with an infusion of another classic franchise: Ghostbusters. Sure, it’s a gimmick, but the game is still fun, and it’s an excuse to watch the movies again as well.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 3 November 2014

Notable software releases this week include Microsoft Outlook 15.3 for Mac, Audio Hijack Pro 2.11.4, CloudPull 2.6.1, 1Password 5.0.2, and Downcast 1.1.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 3 November 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook dominated the news this week, with a notable personal announcement and a variety of hints about Apple’s future at the WSJD Live conference. Also this week in ExtraBITS, Backblaze takes a look at OS X 10.10 Yosemite’s adoption compared to that of Windows 8, and Chris Breen of Macworld shares a way to revert back to iTunes 11.Show full article

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