After Twitter put a $42,000-per-month API fee for enterprises into effect, the WordPress Jetpack service dropped its Twitter connections, ending automatic posting of TidBITS articles on Twitter. Curious if he could sort out a free replacement, Adam Engst dug around and pieced one together.
In honor of the 33rd anniversary of TidBITS, Adam Engst explains the last six months of changes, including the departure of managing editor Josh Centers and an increased focus on sharing solutions to personal tech problems.
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In keeping with our tradition, we’re going to take a few weeks off to spend with family and friends over the holidays. You can expect the next email issue of TidBITS on 9 January 2023. Thanks for reading TidBITS, and we hope our articles enriched your year!
This week’s edition of LittleBITS brings email from a friend of TidBITS in Ukraine, plus details about how you can now respond to TidBITS Talk posts with emoji, much like Apple’s Tapback feature in Messages.
We have two quick things to share that don’t warrant an article: an explanation of why Apple Pay-using TidBITS members may see incorrect credit card expiration dates and the news of Apple Music Sing, which fills Adam Engst with dread.
It’s time for TidBITS to learn new tricks in the wake of managing editor Josh Centers leaving, while continuing to bring you the Apple advice and technical details you’ve come to rely on over the past 32 years. Will you help us start a fun new chapter in our long history?
We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to celebrate Thanksgiving, although we’ll continue to publish articles on our website. You can look forward to the next email issue on 5 December 2022.
After nine years, TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers is moving on. He reflects on what he’s done and where he’s going.
Please welcome our latest long-term sponsor, e3 Software, makers of the powerful Mac-native email newsletter and marketing app Direct Mail.
To take advantage of Rogue Amoeba’s return as a TidBITS sponsor, we’re sharing a few amusing use cases of Rogue Amoeba apps, ranging from hardware hacks and TV show cameos to marine research.
After discovering a bunch of failed TIdBITS membership renewals, Adam Engst spent the week working with Stripe support to figure out why Citibank was refusing to honor payments to TidBITS Publishing, claiming that they were for cryptocurrency.
We’ve been making some changes to the TidBITS website, and while you shouldn’t notice much difference, there are a few rough edges that you may hit while we’re finishing up.
We’re taking a brief break from building an email issue of TidBITS next week in honor of the Memorial Day holiday in the United States, so look for the next issue in your mailbox on 6 June 2022.
Powers of 2 resonate throughout the world of technology, so on our 32nd anniversary, it’s impossible not to think of the long-ago limitation that kept Mac apps and Internet gateways from being able to deal with more than 32K of text.