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Installing the Apple Watch 1.0.1 Update

Apple has released the first update for the Apple Watch, but the installation process isn’t immediately obvious.Show full article

“Photos for Mac: A Take Control Crash Course” Now Complete

We’ve now released the full “Photos for Mac: A Take Control Crash Course,” previously available in an abbreviated early-bird version. It helps you transition to Photos, walks you through importing photo libraries, explains the Photos interface and how you can organize your images, gets you going with the editing tools, assists you with syncing to iOS devices, and looks at creating slideshows and print products.Show full article

Apple Releases Updated MacBook Pro, iMac, and iPhone Dock

Apple has updated the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display to include a Force Touch trackpad, lowered prices on the iMac with Retina 5K display, and introduced a new iPhone dock with a Lightning connector.Show full article

Automatic Launches App Gallery

Automatic has launched a gallery of compatible apps that greatly expand the capabilities of its Link adapter, which has also been revised to allow for real-time engine data transmission.Show full article

TextExpander 5 for Mac Makes Snippet Suggestions

Smile has released TextExpander 5 for Yosemite and TextExpander touch 3.5 for iOS, featuring suggested snippets based on what you type repeatedly, new search capabilities, and iCloud Drive compatibility.Show full article

How to Throttle iCloud Photo Library Uploads

Frustrated by Photos sucking all your Internet bandwidth to sync photos to iCloud Photo Library? There’s a solution, but it’s a bit geeky and requires installing an Apple developer utility. Adam Engst walks you through it.Show full article

FunBITS: The Gaming Potential of the Apple Watch

Josh Centers argues that the Apple Watch has a place in gaming, but its role might not be immediately obvious, or even possible.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 1 June 2015

Notable software releases this week include DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.8.5, Audio Hijack 3.1, PopChar X 7.1, BBEdit 11.1.1, Little Snitch 3.5.3, OmniFocus 2.2, LaunchBar 6.4, and Microsoft Office 2011 14.5.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 1 June 2015

This week in ExtraBITS, App Camp for Girls is kicking off a new round of crowdfunding, Charter is looking to buy Time Warner, comedian Stephen Fry breaks some news about Apple’s Jony Ive, Josh Centers discusses the next Apple TV on The Tech Night Owl podcast, and Michael Cohen and Josh debate the merits of the Apple Watch on the MacJury podcast.Show full article

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