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Keyboard Maestro 7 Features Enhancements Throughout

After two years of free updates, Peter Lewis of Stairways Software has released Keyboard Maestro 7.0, a major update that adds new triggers, new actions, and themed palettes to the macro utility, along with numerous changes to the Keyboard Maestro Editor that improves ease-of use.Show full article

Learn to Record Anything with “Take Control of Audio Hijack”

If you need help to getting started with recording audio from your Mac, or if you’ve upgraded from Audio Hijack Pro 2 to Audio Hijack 3, we now have a book that will help you figure out the best ways of working in Audio Hijack’s new flowchart-like interface.Show full article

iTunes and the 80-20 Rule

The ongoing iTunes feature creep regularly evokes calls for its simplification, with the “80-20 rule” often being used as support for such calls. But what is that rule, and is it a rule at all? Show full article

How to Avoid Data Overage Charges When Traveling to Canada

After getting hit with a data overage charge while on vacation in Ottawa, Adam Engst decided to get serious about working within a small international data cap for his next trip to Canada. Here are his tips.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 3 August 2015

Notable software releases this week include Audio Hijack 3.2, Tinderbox 6.3.1, OmniFocus 2.2.3, DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.9.2, and Piezo 1.2.8.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 3 August 2015

You can now watch Adam and Tonya’s Çingleton 2014 talk about what it’s like to be a small publisher, the Nielsen Norman Group outlines four iOS interface patterns that don’t work well, we learn how iTunes fails fans of classical music, T-Mobile kicks off some intriguing incentives for iPhone users, and Nike has been ordered to pay big bucks to FuelBand owners.Show full article

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