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El Capitan System Integrity Protection Update Breaks Ethernet

An unfortunate update to OS X 10.11 El Capitan’s System Integrity Protection feature broke Ethernet for many Mac users over the weekend. Fortunately, Apple released a fix quickly.Show full article

Apple Keeps Making Its Case for Protecting iPhone Users

In the standoff between the FBI and Apple over an iPhone 5C used by one of the assailants in the San Bernardino terrorism case, Apple continues to take its case to the public, but is also lawyering up in preparation for what is certain to be a major court battle.Show full article

The Power of Preview: Pulling Files into Preview

The simple facade of OS X’s built-in Preview document and image viewer conceals many powerful features. This week, we show you all the ways you can open files in Preview, including from cameras, scanners, and your Mac’s screen.Show full article

Your Favorite Mac Personal Finance Apps

With votes from nearly 700 TidBITS readers in the past week, we have recommendations for the top personal finance apps on the Mac, including some strong contenders for alternatives to Quicken.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 29 February 2016

Notable software releases this week include Banktivity 5.6.6 and Simon 4.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 29 February 2016

In ExtraBITS not related to Apple’s battle with the FBI, Apple has updated the third-generation Apple TV to fix bugs and close security vulnerabilities, and the photos in the latest issue of Bon Appétit were shot with iPhones.Show full article

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