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Apple Special Event Scheduled for 12 September 2017

It’s no great surprise, but Apple has scheduled a special event for September 12th, likely to announce new iPhones, possibly along with a new Apple Watch and Apple TV, plus their associated operating system updates.Show full article

Dropbox Dropping Support for Older Operating Systems

On 16 January 2018, Dropbox will no longer provide desktop support for various legacy operating systems. However, you will have another option, at least for a while.Show full article

New High Sierra and iOS 11 Books from Take Control

Joe Kissell, Scholle McFarland, and Josh Centers have teamed up for a trio of books about macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11, and they’re available now so you can get ready before the new operating systems arrive!Show full article

The Tech Community’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston. Here are some of the ways Apple and the tech community are helping those who have been affected.Show full article

The 10,000 Track Limit: Why I Switched from Spotify to Apple Music

The streaming music service Spotify turns out to have a 10,000 track limit on music collections. That was a deal-breaker for Adam Engst, despite Spotify’s better algorithmically generated playlists.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 4 September 2017

Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.12, Tinderbox 7.2, BusyCal 3.2 and BusyContacts 1.2.1, TextExpander 6.2.2, and Boom 3D 1.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 4 September 2017

Between Hurricane Harvey and the pre-Apple event tech news vacuum, we have only one ExtraBIT for you this week: Amazon Echo devices now support multi-room audio.Show full article

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