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#1410: Finder freezes, Apple TV 4K HDR, reading on the iPad, TidBITS transition

If all goes as planned in our transition to WordPress, SendGrid, and Discourse later this week, this issue will mark the end of one era and the start of another. Adam Engst explains how the new system will revolve around your TidBITS account, which we’re moving over for you. Is your Mac’s Finder locking up? If you’re a Dropbox user, Josh Centers has a possible solution, and he also delves into the muddy waters of HDR on the Apple TV 4K. Finally, Charles Maurer draws on his experience in visual research to explain how you can figure out the optimal settings for reading on your iPad. Notable software releases this week include VLC Media Player 3.0.1, ScreenFlow 7.3, Mellel 4.1, OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.3, and Keyboard Maestro 8.2.

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How Accounts Work in the Next-Gen TidBITS Infrastructure

If all goes according to plan, we’ll be starting the transition to our next-generation Internet infrastructure at the end of the week. Here’s an overview of how accounts will work, which you may need to know as you make article comments on the new site and manage your email subscriptions and TidBITS membership.