The multi-developer SummerFest sale is going on now, offering 25 percent savings on Take Control books and 14 great Mac apps. In sad news, Apple has suddenly discontinued the 27-inch Thunderbolt Display, while failing to announce a replacement. On a happier note, Josh Centers looks at CiderTV, which offers a Notification Center widget to control your Apple TV even when your iPhone’s screen is locked. Michael Cohen explains how Apple’s forthcoming APFS file system will affect you — it’s all good, but not due until late 2017. Finally, Adam and Josh delve into the topic of copy and paste on the Mac, exposing some features that may surprise even Mac veterans. The only notable software release this week is BusyCal 3.0.1.
If you need help with your Mac, iOS device, or apps, or if your work would proceed more smoothly with a capable Mac app at your side, check out the multi-developer SummerFest sale. You can save 25 percent on all Take Control titles and 14 leading Mac apps.
Those who need a screen for a Mac mini or Mac Pro, or who want to revel in the productivity glory of a multiple-monitor Mac, will have to look for solutions from companies other than Apple.
CiderTV offers an interesting suite of remote apps for your Apple TV, but what makes it worth installing is the Today View widget offered by the iOS app.
Apple has announced that a new file system, APFS, is included in the developer preview of macOS Sierra and will become the Mac’s default file system in late 2017. But what does that mean to the rest of us?
Copy and paste is an easy technology to take for granted, but there’s more to it than you may think. We explain the basics, and beyond, of copy and paste on the Mac.
With developers busy absorbing all the new information from WWDC, the only notable software release this week is BusyCal 3.0.1.
In ExtraBITS this week, we get a comparison of Apple Maps and Google Maps, a look into what Apple’s Advanced Computer Vision can identify, and news that Bank of America is rolling out Apple Pay-compatible ATMs.