Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the TidBITS Content Network for Apple consultants.
Previous: TidBITS 1255 Next: TidBITS 1257

Accessibility Showdown: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus

Accessibility expert Steven Aquino tested the iPhone 6 Plus against the iPhone 6 for two months, and although the larger screen is welcome, the iPhone 6 Plus’s bigger size presents accessibility challenges of its own.Show full article

Windows Goes Universal… and Holographic

In a high-stakes product keynote, Microsoft showed refinements to the upcoming Windows 10 (now on smartphones as well as tablets and PCs) and announced new products, including holographic headgear. Yes, really.Show full article

24 Conferences for Mac and iOS Professionals in 2015

If you make your living in the Apple world as a consultant, developer, designer, or tech, there are a wide variety of conferences you can attend to hone your skills, learn new topics, network with your fellow wizards, and generally open your mind to new ways of thinking.Show full article

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 3

In the third part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses the numerous annoyances and technical inadequacies of our modern operating systems for those whose vision isn’t perfect.Show full article

FunBITS: Relax On Your Own Private Beach with Sunny

Open Sunny on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, and you’re instantly transported to your own private beach, thanks to stereoscopic 3D audio and beautiful parallax illustrations.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 26 January 2015

Notable software releases this week include ClamXav 2.7.2 and Logic Pro X 10.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 26 January 2015

In this week’s collection of ExtraBITS links, you’ll find out how to watch the Super Bowl for free, see how iOS has evolved over the years, learn why you should upgrade from Leopard if you use Dropbox, discover why you should avoid MacKeeper, and read about which hard drives are the most reliable.Show full article

Show the full text of all articles