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T-Mobile Offers Discounted Cellular Plans to Those Aged 55 and Up

T-Mobile is offering steep discounts for customers aged 55 and older, hitting AT&T and Verizon in one of their firmest strongholds.Show full article

Cornell Parents/TidBITS Meetup with Adam & Tonya

If you’re bringing a child to start school at Cornell University this week, we’d love it if you could join us at a meetup for TidBITS readers.Show full article

Ulysses Writing App Moves to Subscription Pricing

The latest high-profile Mac software — joining TextExpander and 1Password — to move to subscription pricing is the cross-platform writing app Ulysses.Show full article

Apple’s 10.5-inch iPad Pro Aims for the Sweet Spot

If Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro seemed awfully big and the 9.7-inch model a bit too small, you might find the new 10.5-inch variation to be just right. Its major under-the-hood upgrades are mirrored on the just-refreshed 12.9-inch version for those who prefer the larger screen.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 14 August 2017

The only notable software release this week is Banktivity 6.1.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 14 August 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, an augmented reality expert explains why we may not see AR glasses from Apple for several years, Google adds phishing warnings to the Gmail app for iOS, and Disney has announced that it will halt its deal with Netflix to launch its own streaming services.Show full article

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