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Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.3, iOS 10.2.1, tvOS 10.1.1, and watchOS 3.1.1

Apple has updated all of its operating systems, with the macOS Sierra 10.12.3 update addressing the serious bug introduced in 10.12.2 that caused Preview to delete OCR text layers in PDF files.Show full article

Clearing up Confusion about Netflix and the TV App

Netflix doesn’t work with Apple’s TV app. Or does it? “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explains this Schrödinger’s cat conundrum.Show full article

Ideas from CES 2017: 5G in Your Future

Fresh from a panel discussion on 5G networks at CES 2017, Jeff Porten discusses the goals of this next-generation networking technology and speculates on how it will actually be implemented.Show full article

73 Mac Automation Stories from TidBITS Readers

We asked TidBITS readers for stories of how they rely on automation to get their work done. The stories poured in, and you can now read about all the amazing things that fellow TidBITS readers have accomplished with AppleScript, Automator, and the many other automation technologies available to Mac users.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 23 January 2017

Notable software releases this week include Final Cut Pro X 10.3.2, Compressor 4.3.1, and Motion 5.3.1, BusyCal 3.1.4 and BusyContacts 1.1.6, Mailplane 3.6.9, Boom 2 v1.5.2, Logic Pro X 10.3, and Security Update 2016-007 (Yosemite) and 2016-003 Supplemental (El Capitan).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 23 January 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple pulls reviews for the LG UltraFine 5K Display after a slew of negative comments, JetBlue starts offering free in-flight Wi-Fi, and a new piece of Mac malware turns out to rely on very old code.Show full article

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