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#1420: Recover iOS update space, Mac App Store tips, download your Apple data, Design Award winners

After last week’s WWDC-fueled look into the future, we’re now returning to the practical present. Josh Centers kicks things off with coverage of the 2018 Apple Design Award winners. Adam Engst looks at how to recover space from an iOS update that has been downloaded but that you haven’t yet installed. Apple may be redesigning the Mac App Store in Mojave, but until then, you can use Sharon Zardetto’s advice to work more effectively in the App Store app and solve App Store problems. Finally, Kirk McElhearn joins us to explain how European users can download all their Apple data (other countries will be supported soon). Notable Mac app releases this week include Transmit 5.1.4, LaunchBar 6.9.5, MoneyWiz 3.0.2, and BusyCal 3.3.8.

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TipBITS: How to Recover Space from an iOS Update

iOS updates download automatically if there’s sufficient space on your device, but if you want to use that space for photos, videos, or whatnot before you’re ready to install the update, here’s how you can recover hundreds of megabytes (or even gigabytes!) of storage.

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Transmit 5.1.4 No comments

Transmit 5.1.4

Maintenance release with improvements and bug fixes for the file transfer app. ($45 new, free update, 70.3 MB)

LaunchBar 6.9.5 No comments

LaunchBar 6.9.5

Requires 1Password 7 to be unlocked in order to open a Login via LaunchBar. ($29 new, free update, 14.6 MB)

MoneyWiz 3.0.2 No comments

MoneyWiz 3.0.2

Major upgrade for the personal finance manager adds support for cryptocurrencies. (Free with $59.99 annual subscription for Premium, 31.0 MB)

BusyCal 3.3.8 No comments

BusyCal 3.3.8

Adds keyboard shortcuts for batch assigning dates and brings several other improvements and bug fixes. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.7 MB)

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