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#1482: iOS 13 launch date, Apple event video Easter egg, iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, 7th-gen iPad, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple Arcade and TV+, iPhone purchase options

Did you watch Apple’s special event last week, where the company announced the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max; the new seventh-generation iPad; and the Apple Watch Series 5 with an always-on screen? We have details of each announcement for you, and Apple has also posted a 2-minute supercut video of the event, complete with an Easter egg. If you’re planning to pick up a new iPhone 11 but haven’t already placed your pre-order, Josh Centers outlines all the different ways you can pay for a new iPhone. Finally, even if you don’t plan to buy anything new, read on to discover Apple’s upcoming ship dates—starting September 19th—for iOS 13, iOS 13.1, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+. Notable Mac app releases this week include Cyberduck 7.1, Transmit 5.6, DEVONthink 3.0, BBEdit 12.6.7, Quicken 2019 5.12.4, BusyCal 3.7 and BusyContacts 1.4.1, and Bookends 13.2.6.

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Apple Watch Series 5 Introduces Always-On Display

Unsurprisingly, Apple introduced an Apple Watch Series 5 at its special event, but no one was expecting its marquee feature, the Always-On Retina display. It also includes a built-in compass and international emergency calling. Ceramic cases are back, and Apple added titanium cases as well.


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Transmit 5.6

Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina but discontinues support for Transmit Disk. ($45 new, free update, 63.3 MB)

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DEVONthink 3.0

Final release of DEVONthink 3.0 after seven betas irons out the rough spots in the evolving upgrade to the information management app. ($99/$199/$499 new, upgrades available, 93.3 MB)

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BBEdit 12.6.7

Maintenance release for the long-standing text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.7 MB)

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Quicken 2019 5.12.4

Maintenance release fixes a bug that prevented Quicken Bill Pay from working with Capital One accounts. ($34.99/$49.99/$74.99 annual subscription, free update)

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Bookends 13.2.6

Updates the parsing of Google Scholar URLs and checks for multiple active copies of the app. ($59.99 new, free update, 51.1 MB)


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Apple Cuts 1 TB iPad Pro Prices by $200

Apple has cut $200 from the price tag of its top-of-the-line 1 TB iPad Pro models. Could these and other recent price cuts suggest that Apple is responding to complaints of too-high prices?