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#1525: Apple’s record Q3 2020 results, Congress vs. Big Tech, QuarkXPress horrors, updated Apple Style Guide

The global economy might be hurting, but Apple is still firing on all cylinders. Despite slowing growth in iPhone and wearable sales, the company still managed to break quarterly records thanks to preternaturally strong iPad and Mac revenues. Josh Centers offers a roundup of coverage about Apple’s day in Congress, in which CEO Tim Cook was joined by fellow Big Tech titans Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg for an intense day of grilling. Charles Maurer joins us this week to remind us that QuarkXPress still exists on the Mac and share a few examples of why it might best remain forgotten. Finally, Adam Engst outlines recent changes to the Apple Style Guide, which is now available on the Web. Notable Mac app releases this week include MarsEdit 4.4.2 and Ulysses 20.2.

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MarsEdit 4.4.2 3 comments

MarsEdit 4.4.2

Adds the Micro.blog platform as an officially supported publishing system and addresses a variety of bugs and crashes. ($49.95 new, free update, 15.9 MB)

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Ulysses 20.2

Brings a few helpful tweaks to the writing app. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 20.5 MB)