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Align Windows in macOS 10.12 Sierra

macOS 10.12 Sierra offers a subtle new way to keep all the windows on your desktop neatly aligned. Josh Centers explains how to take advantage of it.Show full article

ScanSnap Conflicts with Sierra Easily Avoided

Fujitsu has published details of the conflicts between its ScanSnap software and Sierra, and it turns out that the previous concerns were overblown. Most ScanSnap users can upgrade to Sierra safely, as long as they avoid certain actions.Show full article

Four Affordable Wireless Audio Solutions

The iPhone 7 may not have a traditional headphone jack, but don’t worry: Josh Centers has four affordable wireless solutions for you to consider, one of which lets you keep using your favorite pair of wired headphones.Show full article

Circle, Square, and Venmo: Payment Apps Let You Pay via iMessage

Some person-to-person payment services have added iMessage app versions, letting you text money to friends. Glenn Fleishman explains the P2P payment space and looks at the iMessage apps for payment services Circle, Square, and Venmo.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 3 October 2016

Notable software releases this week include Default Folder X 5.0.7 and Airfoil 5.1.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 3 October 2016

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple legend Bill Atkinson explains why he’s excited about having Siri accessible via the forthcoming AirPods, The Intercept reveals a potential privacy loophole in iMessage, and Aetna is making a big investment in the Apple Watch.Show full article

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