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Adam Engst Joining CCATP Podcast Regularly

If you like TidBITS and Apple tech podcasts, take note: Adam Engst is now a regular contributor to Allison Sheridan’s Chit Chat Across the Pond podcast. For the inaugural episode, they talk about how to avoid missing calendar and reminder notifications and a slew of related topics.

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Exploring Generative AI on the Command Control Power Podcast

In this wide-ranging podcast conversation, Adam Engst and hosts Joe Saponare and Jerry Zigmont explore some of the deeper questions surrounding generative AI.

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Talking about WWDC with Allison Sheridan on the NosillaCast Podcast

Looking for some more insight into Apple’s WWDC keynote announcements? Listen to Adam Engst and Allison Sheridan delve into the more exciting features on her NosillaCast podcast.

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LittleBITS: Be Aware of TidBITS Server Changes

We’re starting the process of moving TidBITS servers to the Cloudways managed hosting service, so don’t worry if you see occasional hiccups in the next few weeks. 

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Take Control Author Charles Edge Dies

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Charles Edge, a prolific author, blogger, and podcaster who was one of the best-known figures in the Mac admin community. 

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34 Years of TidBITS and New Mac App Discounts for Members

It’s our 34th anniversary today, and Adam Engst marks the occasion by sharing some thoughts and stats about where TidBITS is now, along with new discounts on apps from the Ukrainian companies Belight Software and MacPaw.

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No TidBITS Issue on 8 April 2024 for the Solar Eclipse

We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to view the total solar eclipse, although we’ll continue to publish articles on our website. You can look forward to the next email issue on 15 April 2024.

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Do You Use It? Podcast Apps

This week’s Do You Use It? poll asks what podcast app you prefer, Apple’s Podcasts or one from an independent developer. Or do you not listen to podcasts at all?

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Text-to-Podcast Service Listen Later Sponsoring TidBITS

Please welcome our latest long-term TidBITS sponsor, Listen Later. Email an article URL to this innovative Internet service, and it cleanly converts the article text into a custom podcast episode in your favorite podcast app.

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Do You Use It? Software Update on the Mac

This week's Do You Use It? poll asks several questions about how when and how you install macOS updates.

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Vision Pro Value Poll Results: $500–$1000 or Nothing

The top answer in last week’s poll suggests that many TidBITS readers consider the Vision Pro to be equivalent in value to an iPhone, iPad, or external display and thus worth between $500 and $1000. Nearly as many people said they wouldn’t buy one at any price.

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Art Authority Sponsoring TidBITS

Please welcome our latest long-term TidBITS sponsor, Art Authority, whose most recent project is the new Art Authority Museum, an immersive virtual museum for Vision Pro.

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TidBITS 2023 Holiday Hiatus—See You in 2024!

In keeping with our tradition, we’re going to take a few weeks off to spend time with family and friends over the holidays. You can expect the next email issue of TidBITS on 8 January 2024. Thanks for reading TidBITS, and we hope our articles enriched your year!

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Do You Use It? Widgets on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch

This week’s Do You Use It? poll asks how heavily you use widgets in various places on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. Have they become a core part of your Apple experience, or are they another feature you barely use?

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TidBITS Needs Your Support in 2024

We don’t have deep-pocketed corporate backers, nor do we harvest every last bit of your personal information to sell to advertisers, so would you kick in a few bucks to keep TidBITS vibrant in the next year?