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#1573: Apple’s record Q3 results, why Apple is “antifragile,” watchOS 7.6.1 fixes security vulnerability

Life intervened this week, so we have a svelte TidBITS issue for you. Apple finished off its operating system updates from last week with watchOS 7.6.1, which addresses the serious vulnerability fixed in the other updates—get those installed! The company also released stellar Q3 2021 earnings, and Michael Cohen and Josh Centers ran down the numbers to share charts that reveal just how well Apple performed. Spurred by Apple’s strong earnings during the pandemic, Josh penned a viral analysis about how Apple has become an “antifragile” company, or one that grows stronger in the face of adversity. How far we’ve come from the days of “APPLE IS DOOMED!” Notable Mac app releases this week include just ScreenFlow 10.0.3.