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OS X 10.11.3 and iOS 9.2.1 Bring Bug Fixes

Apple has updated both El Capitan and iOS 9 with unspecified bug fixes and security updates.Show full article

Apple Brings Back Podcasts in tvOS 9.1.1

The tvOS 9.1.1 update for the fourth-generation Apple TV is largely shrouded in mystery, but one thing is for sure: it brings the Podcasts app back to the Apple TV.Show full article

Why Apple Defends Encryption

With the U.S. government once again campaigning against encryption, why does it seem as though only Apple is standing up for users? Rich Mogull has some answers.Show full article

CarPlay Offers Limited, Glitchy iPhone/Auto Integration

Touchscreens in select cars can now become iPhone extensions via CarPlay, Apple’s attempt to extend its influence into vehicle cabins. Alas, Julio Ojeda-Zapata found CarPlay to be a dumbed-down and glitchy experience.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 25 January 2016

Notable software releases this week include iMovie 10.1.1, Parallels Desktop 11.1.2, Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.3, ClamXav 2.8.9, and Security Update 2016-001 (Mavericks and Yosemite).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 25 January 2016

In this week’s ExtraBITS collection, the director of the National Security Agency defended encryption, a widow had to fight Apple to get her late husband’s App Store password, Apple released a new iOS app for musicians, and we got a preview of what iOS 9.3 will do for education.Show full article

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