Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Access OpenType Font Features

OpenType fonts (.otf) often have special features, such as swashes and alternate characters, that are accessible in any app that uses the OS X font panel, including Pages and TextEdit. To access them, type and select your text, press Command-T to open the font panel, and then choose Typography from the Actions pop-up menu. That shows the Typography panel, where you can toggle available options for the font and characters you've selected.

Visit OTF Tutorial from CleverSomeday

Submitted by
Kay Hall

 
 

Apple Updates iPod touch, Recolors iPod nano and iPod shuffle

After nearly three years, Apple has updated the iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle. The iPod touch receives updated innards and six new colors, plus a 128 GB model, whereas the iPod nano and iPod shuffle remain unchanged other than the new colors.

 
Show summaries of articles

Accessibility Showdown: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus

AT&T Offers Rollover Data While Defending Throttling

The TidBITS Wishlist for Apple in 2015

Workflow Is the Next Step for iOS Automation

iOS 8 App Development Becomes a “Bring Me a Rock” Game

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.2 to Restore Vanishing Ringtones

PDFpen 2 for iOS Offers New Features along Paid Upgrade Path

 

Automatic turns almost any car into a connected car. By pairing
Automatic’s connected car adapter with iPhone apps on
Automatic’s platform, drivers are able to drive safer and smarter.
TidBITS readers get 20% off all orders at <http://automatic.com/tb>
 

Thwarting Twitter’s Upcoming Data Collection

Bring iPhone Slo-Mo Videos Back Up to Speed

“Take Control of iCloud, Third Edition” Unravels iCloud Confusions

FunBITS: Overglide Pushes the Limits of iOS 8 Widgets

First Apple Watch Apps Will Only Skim the Surface

Apple Releases OS X 10.10.1, iOS 8.1.1, and Apple TV 7.0.2

Next 20 articles for iPhone, iPad, and iPod News...

 

Mapbox: fast, beautiful maps for your app and Web site.
Swap out Apple Maps for our open source SDK in just a few steps.
Choose a map design that suits your app and wows your users.
Start developing today for free! <https://www.mapbox.com/mobile/>