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Please Welcome Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Julio Ojeda-Zapata is our newest contributing editor — please give him a warm welcome!Show full article

The Beats Solo2 Headphones Don’t Deserve Their Bad Rap

Beats headphones have a reputation for being overpriced fashion items, but are things changing under Apple’s command?Show full article

Google’s Fall Event Echoes Apple’s

Google followed Apple’s September media event with a set of product announcements that were quite similar: new smartphones, a productivity-focused tablet, new streaming-media hardware, a mobile OS update, and photography announcements. Google and Apple, once very different, are more alike every day.Show full article

Retuning Rdio: Why I Dropped Apple Music

After the three-month trial of Apple Music, Adam Engst has returned to Rdio, where collecting and playing music doesn’t require constant interaction or navigating through the insanely bad iTunes interface. Here’s why.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 12 October 2015

Notable software releases this week include Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.2, Lightroom CC 2015.2.1 and Lightroom 6.2.1, ChronoSync 4.6.4, Microsoft Office 2011 14.5.6, Tweetbot 2.1, Typinator 6.7, and iBooks Author 2.4.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 12 October 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, Adam Engst talks about electric cars and iTunes on the Tech Night Owl, Verizon plans to share your personal information with AOL, and Apple claims that different iPhone A9 chips have only a minimal impact on battery life.Show full article

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