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#1511: Recovering from a dead SSD, preventing tabbed windows in the Finder, iOS Mail security exploits, affordable standing desks

Adam Engst was thrown for a loop recently when his iMac’s SSD died suddenly. This week, he shares lessons learned from the process of figuring out how to become functional again, which is easier said than done, even with good backups. If you’re stuck with tabbed windows in the Finder but would prefer folders to appear in their own windows, Adam also points out which two settings control that behavior. Some serious security vulnerabilities in Mail in iOS have come to light, but Glenn Fleishman explains why you probably don’t have to worry about them. Finally, if you’re working from home and want a standing desk, Julio Ojeda-Zapata suggests two affordable options. Notable Mac app releases this week include Transmit 5.6.4 4/21/20, Default Folder X 5.4.5, Fantastical 3.0.11.

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Transmit 5.6.4 3 comments

Transmit 5.6.4

Adds support for automatically converting Google Docs files during download. ($45 new, free update, 34.8 MB)

Fantastical 3.0.11 No comments

Fantastical 3.0.11

Improves support for the Todoist task app and fixes numerous bugs. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 21.9 MB)

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