Publisher Adam Engst is back from the annual MacTech Conference, and he has highlights to share from his week in Los Angeles. You’ve likely never read the iTunes Terms and Conditions, but Michael Cohen offers a reason why you might want to: a graphic novel that co-opts the legalese into an adventure story starring Steve Jobs. Rich Mogull joins us this week to discuss the million-dollar iOS exploit and the shady world of cyber arms dealers. Live Photos are one of the coolest things about the iPhone 6s, but they’re hard to share in their full glory. Julio Ojeda-Zapata explains how to convert Live Photos into more common formats. Finally, “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers examines some of the most interesting Apple TV apps to see where the new tvOS platform is heading. Notable software releases this week include ClamXav 2.8.7, OmniFocus 2.3.1, Postbox 4.0.8, Voila 3.9.2, Evernote 6.2, and TextExpander 5.1.3.
Apple’s big iPad Pro goes on sale Wednesday, along with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories.
If you’ve never read the terms and conditions that accompany your iTunes purchases, here’s your chance, as illustrated by artist R. Sikoryak.
Although a security exploit broker paid out ONE MILLION DOLLARS for an iOS 9 attack, most users are safe, and the exploit’s days are already numbered.
The new Live Photos feature in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus transforms pictures into mini videos, but these creations can be shared only with other iOS and Mac users (and not even always then). Turning Live Photos into animated GIFs allows for a wider audience.
Adam reports on MacTech Conference 2015, focusing on a new external storage solution, an application that anyone managing projects should investigate, and the trend toward proactive support.
“Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explores the first wave of Apple TV apps to see how things are shaping up, what works, and what doesn’t.
Notable software releases this week include ClamXav 2.8.7, OmniFocus 2.3.1, Postbox 4.0.8, Voila 3.9.2, Evernote 6.2, and TextExpander 5.1.3.
In our latest ExtraBITS roundup, Managing Editor Josh Centers weighs in on the Apple TV with the MacJury, we explain why the FBI won’t help you with ransomware, and Microsoft severely limits its OneDrive cloud storage service.