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#1415: RIP AirPort, iOS 11.3.1, Apple News survey results, Ecobee 4 thermostat, Gmail UI revamp

It’s finally official — Apple has pulled the plug on its line of AirPort routers, and we have some recommendations for how to deal with the loss. Apple also shipped iOS 11.3.1, a focused update aimed at fixing iPhone 8 units with third-party replacement displays rendered unusable by iOS 11.3. In last week’s survey, we asked you how often you use Apple News, and it turns out that you either love it or don’t use it at all. Gmail has revamped its Web interface, and Julio Ojeda-Zapata joins us this week to explain the changes and how to give them a try. Finally, in our ongoing series on home automation, Josh Centers takes an in-depth look at the Ecobee 4 smart thermostat. Notable Mac app releases this week include Security Update 2018-001 (High Sierra), GraphicConverter 10.6, Fantastical 2.4.9, Safari 11.1 (Build 1×605.1.33.1.4), Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1, BBEdit 12.1.3, and Farrago 1.1.

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BBEdit 12.1.3

Maintenance release with a lengthy list of fixes and improvements for the venerable text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.8 MB)

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Farrago 1.1

Maintenance update brings a number of enhancements to Rogue Amoeba's new soundboard app. ($39 new, free update, 14.5 MB)

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