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#1561: More OS security updates, Apple’s huge Q2 2021, 10 Gbps Ethernet for M1 Mac mini, Color Balance in tvOS 14.5

A week after updating all its operating systems, Apple has pushed out iOS 14.5.1, iPadOS 14.5.1, macOS 11.3.1 Big Sur, and watchOS 7.4.1 to fix an App Tracking Transparency bug and a nasty WebKit vulnerability that may be in the wild. In a quieter update, Apple added 10 Gigabit Ethernet as a build-to-order option for the M1-based Mac mini. Josh Centers explains how to use the new Color Balance feature in tvOS 14.5 to quickly and easily correct color in video from the Apple TV. Finally, Michael Cohen and Josh break down Apple’s record-shattering fiscal Q2 2021. Notable Mac app releases this week include Security Update 2021-002 Catalina and 2021-003 Mojave, Pixelmator Pro 2.0.8, EagleFiler 1.9.4, BBEdit 13.5.6, Airfoil 5.10.3, Acorn 7.0.3, and Zoom 5.6.4.


Pixelmator Pro 2.0.8 No comments

Pixelmator Pro 2.0.8

Adds support for LUT files, enabling you to edit the colors of images using color presets created in other apps. ($39.99 new, free update, 305 MB, macOS 10.14.4+)

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EagleFiler 1.9.4

Improves the Import ENEX File command to handle invalid XML generated by Evernote 10. ($40 new, free update, 31.4 MB, macOS 10.12+)

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BBEdit 13.5.6

Reduces the amount of time required to start a multi-file search of a collection of discrete files. ($49.99 new, free update, 18.7 MB, macOS 10.14.2+)

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Airfoil 5.10.3

Updates the Audio Capture Engine to upgrade its sample rate converter and improve drift correction. ($29 new, free update, 34 MB, macOS 10.13+)

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Acorn 7.0.3

Maintenance update with improvements and bug fixes for the recently upgraded image editing app. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)

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Zoom 5.6.4

Adds the Vanishing Pen annotation tool and the Immersive View feature. (Free, 24 MB, macOS 10.9+)