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#1498: Apple Card statement export, iCloud encryption and the FBI, Squash image compression app review, more from CES 2020

Have you been put out by the inability to export Apple Card statements in a format you can import elsewhere? Apple has finally made CSV export possible. The drama of the week came from Reuters, which published an article claiming that Apple dropped full encryption of iCloud backups at the FBI’s request; it seems more likely that Apple decided that being able to recover data for users who forgot their passwords was more important. Do you do a lot of work that requires small image sizes? Josh Centers reviews Realmac’s Squash, a fun and functional image compression tool available in the Setapp collection. Finally, Jeff Porten continues his CES coverage with a look at a robot suitcase, Wi-Fi gear that can also detect falls in a house without needing a wearable, and a bunch of wireless earbuds. Notable Mac app releases this week include ScreenFlow 9.0.2, Tinderbox 8.2.3, and SoundSource 4.2.

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ScreenFlow 9.0.2 No comments

ScreenFlow 9.0.2

Maintenance release with several bug fixes for the recently upgraded screencast recording and video editing app. ($129 new, free update, 54.9 MB)

Tinderbox 8.2.3 No comments

Tinderbox 8.2.3

Brings improvements and bug fixes to the note-taking assistant and information manager. ($249 new, free update, 37.6 MB)

SoundSource 4.2 No comments

SoundSource 4.2

Adds several new features to the sound-control utility, including per-application amplification and menu bar icon adjustments. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)

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