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iOS 10.0.1 and 10.0.2 Fix Important Bugs

Apple has released a small iOS 10.0.2 update to address problems with headphones, iCloud Photo Library, and app extensions. The previous iOS 10.0.1 was a necessary download only for iPhone 7 owners, but it too incorporates key bug fixes.Show full article

ScanSnap Users Should Delay Sierra Upgrades

If you use a ScanSnap document scanner to create PDFs, avoid upgrading to Sierra. Otherwise, new and previously scanned PDFs could lose pages and suffer other problems.Show full article

Behind the iPhone 7 Plus’s Portrait Mode

If you didn’t know the term “bokeh” before the announcement of the iPhone 7 Plus, you’ll learn it soon enough. A developer release of iOS 10 adds Apple’s new depth-based image mode to the iPhone 7 Plus.Show full article

Highlights and Tips for macOS 10.12 Sierra

macOS 10.12 Sierra is now out! We look at some of its new features and offer some tips for using it.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 26 September 2016

Notable software releases this week include Postbox 5.0.2, Sandvox 2.10.8, Tweetbot 2.4.3, TextWrangler 5.5.2, HoudahGeo 5.1, Parallels Desktop 12.0.2, Mailplane 3.6.7, CleanMyMac 3.5.1, Gemini 2.2.2, Safari 10.0, 1Password 6.3.3, Firefox 49.0, OmniFocus 2.7, Capto 1.1, Lightroom CC 2015.7 and Lightroom 6.7, Pages 6.0, Numbers 4.0, and Keynote 7.0 for Mac, SpamSieve 2.9.25, macOS Server 5.2, KeyCue 8.2, iBooks Author 2.5, and BBEdit 11.6.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 26 September 2016

In ExtraBITS this week, we offer a few Apple-specific ways to watch tonight’s presidential debate, or maybe a nice peaceful football game. Apple is working on a fix for a security flaw in iOS 10, while Yahoo is dealing with the theft of data associated with 500 million accounts — ouch! Finally, we note Dejal’s 25th year of Mac development.Show full article

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