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Smile Releases PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7

Smile has released Yosemite-friendly versions of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, featuring OCR text layer access and iCloud Drive compatibility.Show full article

The TidBITS Reader Wishlist for Apple in 2015

After the TidBITS staff shared their Apple wishes for 2015, our readers wrote in with a few more excellent ideas.Show full article

View iCloud Photo Stream Photos on Your Mac with MyPhotostream

If you want to view photos that are saved to iCloud’s My Photo Stream feature on your Mac, you need to do it in iPhoto or Aperture — two Apple applications that are scheduled to be retired. MyPhotostream is a new alternative that intentionally does just one thing: displays your My Photo Stream photos in a simple environment.Show full article

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 2

In the second part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses various visual problems that can affect computer users.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 19 January 2015

Notable software releases this week include Coda 2.5.2, CrashPlan 3.7, Moneydance 2015, and Typinator 6.4.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 19 January 2015

Adam Engst joins the MacBreak Weekly and The Tech Night Owl podcasts to discuss the latest in Apple news, we say goodbye to MacUser UK, German designers mock up an homage to the original Mac, and encrypted messaging apps come under threat in Britain.Show full article

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