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Vote for Your Favorite Mac Personal Information Manager

What do you use for note-taking, snippet-keeping, and all around personal information management on the Mac? Vote for your favorite app in our poll this week, and we’ll report on the results next week.Show full article

Mail in El Capitan and iOS 9 Ignores Named Anchors

If you’ve been wondering why you can’t follow table of contents links in a TidBITS issue while reading in Apple Mail in either El Capitan or iOS 9, it’s because of a Mail bug that Apple has finally acknowledged.Show full article

Augment U.S. National Park Vacations with Chimani’s iOS Apps

Thinking about visiting national parks in the United States this year? The Chimani National Parks app provides an overview of all the units in the National Park System, and 19 individual apps provide maps and information about the most popular parks.Show full article

Channels App Adds Live TV to the Apple TV’s Capabilities

The tvOS Channels app works with popular over-the-air broadcast tuners to let you view live television on your fourth-generation Apple TV. Couple that with streaming apps and a mix of other software for recording live TV and you can build a complete solution for watching all types of television programming within the Apple TVShow full article

31 Conferences for Mac and iOS Professionals in 2016

If you make your living in the Apple world as a consultant, developer, designer, or tech, there are a wide variety of conferences you can attend to hone your skills, learn new topics, network with your fellow wizards, and generally open your mind to new ways of thinking. Here’s our list for 2016. Be sure to let us know if you run across any others.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 11 January 2016

Notable software releases this week include Default Folder X 5.0 and ScreenFlow 5.0.4.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 11 January 2016

This week in ExtraBITS, Jason Snell of Six Colors has issued a report card for Apple’s 2015 efforts, based on survey results from Apple experts, including a number of TidBITS contributors. Circus Ponies has closed the stable on its NoteBook information management app, Marco Arment tries to explain why Apple still sells old MacBook Pros, and the Nielsen Norman Group weighs in on 3D Touch.Show full article

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