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Snow in Yosemite: Apple Introduces OS X 10.11 El Capitan

At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple introduced the next version of its Mac operating system: OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The feature list is short, pointing toward El Capitan being a Snow Leopard-like release that focuses on polishing existing features and improving performance. Show full article

iOS 9 to Add More Intelligence and iPad Multitasking

Apple has announced iOS 9 with a number of refinements to iOS, improving the efficiency of the operating system, taking better advantage of the iPad’s screen size, adding intelligent features, and enhancing the built-in apps. Show full article

Apple Announces Apple Music Service

Apple has announced its long-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, based on the Beats Music service it acquired last year.Show full article

Apple’s watchOS 2 to Gain Native Apps, Third-Party Complications

New watch faces, new complications, native apps, and a nightstand mode — with watchOS 2, Apple’s new wearable will gain numerous features that early adopters have been clamoring for.Show full article

Mapbox Sponsoring TidBITS

Please welcome our latest TidBITS sponsor, Mapbox, makers of the Mapbox mapping platform for designers and developers.Show full article

Keeping Up with the Snoops 11: News at Eleven

Congress has taken its first step toward surveillance reform. Josh Centers explains how we got here and what that means.Show full article

Exercising with the Apple Watch: The Software

Adam Engst continues his deep dive into what the Apple Watch brings to the fitness world, looking this time at Apple’s apps.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 8 June 2015

Notable software releases this week include Fission 2.2.4, QuarkXPress 2015, CrashPlan 4.2, SpamSieve 2.9.20, Evernote 6.0.13, iFlicks 2.2.1, Mactracker 7.4.4, Tinderbox 6.3, and Fantastical 2.0.6.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 8 June 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, Tim Cook tackles Apple’s diversity problem, Yahoo drops some services for older Apple devices, and Apple recalls the Beats Pill XL speaker.Show full article

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