Are you a Verizon subscriber? You’ll be pleased to learn that the company is now offering free call filtering to block robocalls and telemarketers. If you regularly use Pages, Keynote, or Numbers on both your Mac and your iOS devices, the latest iWork update will bring the iOS versions closer to their Mac siblings. And before Mike Matthews looks deeply at the SkyBell HD smart doorbell, we have a quick recap of the results of our two most recent reader surveys about Apple Music and Apple News+. Notable Mac app releases this week include Airfoil 5.8.4, EagleFiler 1.8.7, Audio Hijack 3.5.7, GraphicConverter 10.7, OmniFocus 3.3, and BBEdit 12.6.3.
Under pressure from the US Federal Communications Commission, Verizon now offers a free call-filtering service, but it’s just a band-aid on the spam-call problem.
Following closely upon the release of the new iPad Air and iPad mini, Apple’s latest iWork update brings the productivity suite’s iOS apps closer to parity with their Mac siblings.
It’s time to report on the results of our most recent surveys, which polled TidBITS readers about streaming music services and Apple News+.
A number of video doorbells are on the market, but at the moment, none work with Apple’s HomeKit. A couple of companies announced future support for HomeKit and more products were announced at CES. But is HomeKit really critical for a doorbell?
Fixes bugs and updates Audio Capture Engine to version 10.0 to improve the reliability of audio capture. ($29 new, free update, 12.3 MB)
Adds an import option via the Share button in Apple News and fixes various bugs. ($40 new, free update, 24.4 MB)
Audio recording utility updated with several bug fixes and version 10.0.1 of the Audio Capture Engine. ($49 new, free update, 17.1 MB)
Maintenance update brings several new features and improvements to the graphic conversion and editing utility. ($39.95 new, free update, 196 MB)
Introduces optional subscription pricing and patches several bugs. ($39.99 new, free update, 34.1 MB)
Maintenance release with bug fixes, and a return to the Mac App Store. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.9 MB)