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#1532: iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14 released; new iPad and iPad Air; Apple Fitness+ and Apple One bundles; Apple Watch Series 6 and SE

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.


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Safari 14

Updates Apple's Web browser with a new tab bar design, customizable start page, and privacy reports. (Free, various sizes)

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Typinator 8.5

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)

ChronoSync 4.9.11 and ChronoAgent 1.9.8 No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.11 and ChronoAgent 1.9.8

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)

Pixelmator Pro 1.8 No comments

Pixelmator Pro 1.8

Brings support for AppleScript with an extensive and full-featured scripting dictionary. ($39.99 new, free update, 200 MB)

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Agenda 11

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)



Why Posting Boarding Pass Photos Is a Bad Idea

In a long, amusingly written blog post, the hacker known as “Alex” outlines how he discovered former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s passport number and phone number from an ill-advised Instagram post, got Qantas to fix the security hole, and avoided going to jail.