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Apple Posts $8.7 Billion in Profits for Q3 2017

Apple saw year-over-year revenue and unit sales increases for all of its product divisions in Q3 2017, including the relatively beleaguered iPad.Show full article

iMac 1 TB Fusion Drives Have Smaller SSDs

If you’re in the market for an iMac, beware the 1 TB Fusion Drive because it includes a significantly smaller SSD than the one embedded in the 2 TB and 3 TB Fusion Drives.Show full article

What’s Wrong with the Touch Bar

After close to a year with a 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Josh Centers doesn’t find Apple’s new alternative input device all that useful. He explains why, and offers some suggestions for how Apple could make it better.Show full article

Send and Receive Faxes Cheaply with the Right iOS App

Apps proliferate for sending and receiving that antiquated form of document transfer, the fax. Pick the right app to keep costs down.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 7 August 2017

Notable software releases this week include ScreenFlow 7.0, OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.1.1, Fission 2.3.2, and Airfoil 5.6.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 7 August 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, DirecTV Now has reached a deal with CBS Networks to stream its content, and AT&T’s and Verizon’s networks both slowed down after they started offering unlimited data.Show full article

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