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#1599: Avoiding blue light from screens, Bowflex C6 Bike spin cycle, Internet mapping services, Apple Buying Advice website

We have a wide-ranging issue for you this week! Josh Centers kicks things off with an announcement of a new personal site containing Apple buying advice, followed by a look at how to reduce the sleep-disrupting effects of blue light from screens—what if you need to go beyond Night Shift? Want an indoor exercise bike but experiencing Peloton sticker shock? Julio Ojeda-Zapata offers a review of the Bluetooth-connected Bowflex C6 Bike as a cheaper option with a greater variety of workout apps. Finally, Adam Engst takes you on a journey through Internet mapping services that provide an assortment of capabilities, with side trips to talk about ways of annotating maps and correcting any mistakes you find. Notable Mac app releases this week include BBEdit 14.1, Mellel 5.1, DEVONthink 3.8.2, Bookends 14.0.5, KeyCue 10.0, and GraphicConverter 11.6.

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BBEdit 14.1

Adds support for multiple notebooks and Shortcuts in macOS 12 Monterey, plus the capability to display images. ($49.99 new, free update, 22.4 MB, macOS 10.14.2+)

Mellel 5.1 2 comments

Mellel 5.1

Overhauls the Auto-title functionality with configurable hierarchy chains, an updated user interface, and a new style category. ($49 new, free update, 101 MB, macOS 10.9+)

DEVONthink 3.8.2 No comments

DEVONthink 3.8.2

Maintenance release for the document and information manager blends a few new features with improvements and bug fixes. ($99 new, free update, 136 MB, macOS 10.11.5+)

Bookends 14.0.5 No comments

Bookends 14.0.5

Enables you to share synced libraries with either read/write or read-only access. ($59.99 new, free update, 100 MB, macOS 10.13+)

KeyCue 10.0 2 comments

KeyCue 10.0

Major new release for the keyboard shortcut and emoji cheat sheet enables you to assign keyboard shortcuts on the fly. (€19.99 new, €9.99 upgrade, 5.4 MB, macOS 10.10+)

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GraphicConverter 11.6

Brings new effects and filters plus bug fixes to the Swiss Army knife of graphics programs. ($39.95 new, free update, 270 MB, macOS 10.9+)

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