Apple has updated the MacBook Air with a True Tone display and a price cut, added a Touch Bar to the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and retired both the basic MacBook and the non-Retina MacBook Air. A nasty vulnerability in the Zoom video conference software sent heads spinning last week—we document the saga and explain how to protect yourself. Finally, Rich Mogull joins us this week to examine Apple’s privacy initiatives in light of this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Notable Mac app releases this week include PDFpen and PDFpenPro 11.1 and Logic Pro X 10.4.6.
Apple has revamped its notebook line, mostly on the low end. Its 12-inch MacBook is no more. Meanwhile, it has overhauled its entry-level MacBook Pro, adding a Touch Bar and other hardware features, while providing minor MacBook Air tweaks along with a decent price drop.
Video conference systems Zoom and RingCentral have major vulnerabilities that could trigger your Web cam without permission. Here’s how to patch it yourself.
At WWDC 2019, Apple made numerous announcements that show both how important the company believes privacy to be and how far it’s willing to go to encourage privacy-protecting technologies in its own products. But these efforts will face challenges from all sides.
Improves capability to select and copy column and table data and adds an automatic page rotation option for scans. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, 76.6/124.5 MB)
Maintenance release for the professional audio app that's focused on stability and reliability improvements. ($199.99 new, free update, 1.5 GB)