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Apple Releases OS X 10.11.1 to Fix Microsoft Office 2016 Crashes

Apple has updated OS X 10.11 El Capitan to 10.11.1 with new emoji characters and bug fixes for Mail and Microsoft Office 2016.Show full article

iOS 9.1 Improves Live Photos

Apart from an improvement to Live Photos for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users, and more emoji, iOS 9.1 focuses on bug fixes, none of which are particularly notable.Show full article

watchOS 2.0.1 Brings Bug Fixes to Your Wrist

The latest update to watchOS addresses some minor bugs, including stalled software updates and poor battery life.Show full article

Android Wear Watches Now Work with the iPhone

Google has made Android Wear watches compatible with the iPhone – but this may be of limited appeal to most iPhone users given severe restrictions, such as an inability to install third-party apps and most watch faces. Watch-model support is limited, too.Show full article

Apple TV Preorders Have Begun

The fourth-generation Apple TV is just days away. In the meantime, the current model gets a few new channels, and we tell you how to see the new Apple TV’s screensavers today.Show full article

Using Content Reminders in iOS 9

In iOS 9, Siri can now remind you of things you’re viewing on the screen. Josh Centers explains why this feature is useful, and how it helped reduce stress while he was on vacation.Show full article

A Not So Short List of People to Blame for Internet Content Woes

The fuss over Apple allowing ad blockers in iOS 9 made Adam Engst think about who’s to blame for the mess. It’s a long list, and you’re probably on it.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 26 October 2015

Notable software releases this week include Tinderbox 6.3.2, Postbox 4.0.7, SpamSieve 2.9.22, Safari 9.0.1, Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002, and Security Update 2015-007 (Mavericks) and 2015-004 (Yosemite).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 26 October 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, Josh Centers talks about TV shows with the Tech Night Owl, Find My Friends arrives on the Web, and publishers are torn between native apps and the mobile Web.Show full article

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