This issue marks the 27th anniversary of TidBITS! With his son Tristan starting college in a few months, Adam Engst thinks about what he might be able to do for TidBITS without the burden of daily parenting. Adam also has a warning for folks who use BusyCal 2 with Google Calendar: upgrade as soon as possible, since BusyCal 2 will soon no longer work with Google Calendar. Michael Cohen looks at what’s new in PDFpen 9, and Adam offers a preview of the upcoming business-oriented ACEs Conference for IT consultants, where he’ll be speaking. Finally, Mike Matthews joins us this week to compare five iOS travel management apps — read on to see which one reigns supreme. Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.11, OmniFocus 2.9, Final Cut Pro X 10.3.3, Compressor 4.3.2, and Motion 5.3.2, and iMovie 10.1.5.
While marking the 27th anniversary of the founding of TidBITS, publisher Adam Engst looks forward to upcoming life changes that might free up enough time to rebuild the increasingly creaky technical infrastructure around TidBITS’s strong content heart.
A change in Google Calendar will make it incompatible with BusyCal 2 as of 20 April 2017. The solution is to upgrade to BusyCal 3, if possible.
Smile has released version 9 of its PDF utilities, PDFpen and PDFpenPro, featuring enhanced annotation handling, a new search-and-highlight capability, linked files, and more.
If you’re looking to grow an IT consulting business, consider attending the ACEs Conference in Phoenix on May 31st and June 1st.
Travel veteran Mike Matthews has been booking flights since the days of typewriters and travel agents. He reviews five travel management apps and offers his impressions of each.
Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.11, OmniFocus 2.9, Final Cut Pro X 10.3.3, Compressor 4.3.2, and Motion 5.3.2, and iMovie 10.1.5.
In ExtraBITS this week, Kindle ebook readers finally gain ragged right text alignment and an NYU grad student shares his story of working undercover in an iPhone factory.