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Tim Cook Sits Down with Jim Cramer on Mad Money

As Apple comes under fire from financial analysts, CEO Tim Cook talks to Mad Money’s Jim Cramer to tell Apple’s side of the story.Show full article

Netflix Adds 600 Kbps Preset Throttle to Mobile Apps

Ostensibly to save its subscribers from overage charges, Netflix has updated its mobile apps to include a default 600 Kbps streaming rate limit, but you can override the setting.Show full article

Chapter 10 of “Take Control of Slack Basics” Available

Two things that distinguish Slack from other chat platforms are its built-in virtual assistant Slackbot and integrations that let Slack tie into third-party services. Glenn Fleishman explains both in this week’s chapter.Show full article

Google Flights Offers a Slick Travel Planning Interface

If you haven’t used Google Flights when looking for inexpensive airfares, give it a try. Adam Engst took it for a spin and found its interface fast, efficient, and elegant.Show full article

tvOS at 6 Months: Where Are the Apps?

Six months in, the tvOS ecosystem feels a bit empty. “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers investigates to find out why.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 9 May 2016

Notable software releases this week include iFlicks 2.4, Hazel 4.0.1, Quicken 2016 for Mac 3.3.1, and Capto 1.0.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 9 May 2016

This week in ExtraBITS, Apple finds itself at a crossroads when it comes to podcasting, as big-name podcasters demand changes, but developer and podcaster Marco Arment warns colleagues to be careful what they wish for. In other news, satellite TV provider Dish is now offering house calls for sick and injured iPhones.Show full article

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