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TidBITS#1032/21-Jun-2010

Apple has been wildly busy this last week, releasing iOS 4, taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4, shipping iTunes 9.2, releasing a new Mac mini, pushing Mac OS X 10.6.4 out the door, significantly updating MobileMe Mail, and finally providing a Find My iPhone app. Thanks to various members of the staff, we have all the details on those events. Also this week, Matt Neuburg looks at the Witch 3.5 window-management utility, Jeff Carlson explains how to email files to Dropbox from an iPad, and Adam can’t resist pointing to the ultimate retro keyboard. We’re also starting a new DealBITS drawing for SmileOnMyMac’s TextExpander 3, and for those who didn’t win a Drobo in last week’s drawing, we have some fabulous discounts. Notable software releases this week include Waveboard 1.1, DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.0.3, Cocktail 4.7.5, PopChar X 5.0, Coda 1.6.11, and Security Update 2010-004 (Leopard and Leopard Server).

Glenn Fleishman 10 comments

iOS 4 Available for Download

Apple released iOS 4 today for the iPhone 3G and 3GS, and 2nd and 3rd generation models of the iPod touch. The new operating system adds specific types of multitasking and external keyboard support to newer devices, while all models can use app folders, the unified inbox in Mail, and iBooks.

Jeff Carlson 7 comments

Habilis Enables Email-to-Dropbox Capability

Dropbox is a great way to share files to the iPad, but until recently it was difficult to get a document into your shared Dropbox folder from an iPad app that doesn't explicitly support Dropbox. Habilis introduces a feature for sending files to your Dropbox via email.

Adam Engst 19 comments

Mac OS X 10.6.4 Fixes Highly Specific Bugs

Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.4 to address a wide variety of highly specific bugs and security vulnerabilities. It's undoubtedly worth upgrading to, but perhaps after early adopters have had a chance to determine if it introduces any new problems.