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#1450: CES gizmos keep coming, Apple releases bug fix OS updates, Spectrum TV aims to replace cable box, remember RAM Doubler?

We’re still working our way through Jeff Porten’s coverage of the most interesting gadgets and services from CES 2019. More prosaically, Apple updated all four of its operating systems with bug and security fixes, but no new features. If you’re a Spectrum subscriber, you can now get an Apple TV app that could replace your cable box—Michael Cohen took it for a test drive. Finally, remember RAM Doubler? Join us on a 25-year trip down memory lane. Notable Mac app releases this week include Security Update 2019-001 (High Sierra and Sierra), Safari 12.0.3, GraphicConverter 10.6.8, Default Folder X 5.3.3, Slack for Mac 3.3.7, RapidWeaver 8.1, Pixelmator Pro 1.3, Agenda 4.1, and Hazel 4.3.4.

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25 Years Ago in TidBITS: RAM Doubler Debuts

Were you at Macworld Expo San Francisco in 1994, when Connectix unveiled the magical utility RAM Doubler, which did exactly as its name promised? Read on for a trip down memory lane, and be sure to share your stories of that time in the comments.


Safari 12.0.3 2 comments

Safari 12.0.3

Addresses WebKit and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities for macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra and 10.12.6 Sierra. (Free)

Slack for Mac 3.3.7 No comments

Slack for Mac 3.3.7

Introduces a new icon and makes some small improvements to the client app for the group messaging system and collaboration service. (Free, 65.6 MB)

RapidWeaver 8.1 No comments

RapidWeaver 8.1

Maintenance release with a host of bug fixes and improvements for the Web design and publishing software. ($89 new, free update from version 8, 77.9 MB)

Pixelmator Pro 1.3 No comments

Pixelmator Pro 1.3

Adds color tags for visually organizing layers in advanced illustrations and designs. ($39.99 new, free update, 164 MB)

Agenda 4.1 No comments

Agenda 4.1

Brings overall speed enhancements and improves undo/redo stability and accuracy. (Free with $24.99 premium purchase option, free update, 31 MB)

Hazel 4.3.4 No comments

Hazel 4.3.4

File cleanup utility adds an Insert Element item to the contextual menu in Pattern fields and fixes bugs. ($32 new, free update, 9.8 MB)