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Apple Releases OS X 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3, and Apple TV 7.0.3

Apple has updated all three of its major platforms to fix outstanding bugs and security issues.Show full article

Big iPhones Mean a Big Q1 2015 for Apple; Apple Watch Date Revealed

Apple has posted yet another record-shattering financial quarter, and Tim Cook has finally announced when we will be able to get our hands on the Apple Watch.Show full article

“Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Streaming in TidBITS

The modern world brings with it modern worries. If you worry about someone breaking into your email account, reading files on your Mac without your knowledge, or monitoring your Wi-Fi connection, Joe Kissell’s new “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” book has the calm, friendly advice you need to increase your security without turning your Mac into Fort Knox.Show full article

Audio Hijack 3 Bumps Up the Volume

The latest revision of Rogue Amoeba’s audio workflow tool for Mac OS X dramatically overhauls audio capture, adding flexibility but requiring existing users to learn an entirely new interface.Show full article

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 4

In the fourth part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram shares a wide variety of resources to help those with low vision use the Mac more effectively.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 2 February 2015

Notable software releases this week include Remote Desktop 3.8, Alfred 2.6, Downcast 1.1.6, SpamSieve 2.9.19, PDFpen and PDFpenPro 7.0.1, DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.8.3, Audio Hijack 3.0.1, iTunes 12.1, 1Password 5.1, Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.5, and Security Update 2015-001 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 2 February 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, we point to articles about Apple losing its edge in accessibility, AOL shutting down The Unofficial Apple Weblog, and Wired offering a theory on the iPad’s sales slump.Show full article

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