Last week was a big one in the Apple world! After Apple announced a redesigned iPad Air, an updated iPad, the Apple Watch Series 6 with a blood oxygen sensor, and the lower-cost Apple Watch SE, the company surprised everyone with a next-day release of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14. Additionally, Apple announced a new Apple Fitness+ service to help you get in shape and a collection of Apple One service bundles that might save you money. Notable Mac app releases this week include Safari 14, Typinator 8.5, ChronoSync 4.9.11 and ChronoAgent 1.9.8, Pixelmator Pro 1.8, and Agenda 11.
Apple has released updated operating systems for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. We recommend waiting a few weeks before installing, in part so developers who were taken by surprise can update their apps.
Apple has overhauled the iPad Air to resemble the iPad Pro and has upgraded the processor in the base-model iPad.
Apple has announced its next-generation Apple Watch Series 6 with a number of enhancements, notably a blood oxygen sensor and new bands. The company also unveiled a lower-cost Apple Watch SE.
Apple has expanded its stable of subscription services with the addition of Apple Fitness+, an integrated “workout experience” that relies on multiple Apple devices and an ever-changing collection of workout classes. Plus, the company will soon offer bundles of services under the Apple One name.
Updates Apple's Web browser with a new tab bar design, customizable start page, and privacy reports. (Free, various sizes)
Brings support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur and adds support for direct editing of tables in formatted text expansions. (€24.99 new, free update, 7.1 MB)
Maintenance updates with enhancements and bug fixes for the synchronization and backup tool and its helper app. (49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 67.2 MB, 26.7 MB)
Brings support for AppleScript with an extensive and full-featured scripting dictionary. ($39.99 new, free update, 200 MB)
Major upgrade for the date-focused note-taking app with a lengthy list of new features and improvements. (Free with $24.99 premium purchase option, free update, 52.3 MB)