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#1605: OS updates with security and bug fixes, April Fools article retrospective, Audio Hijack 4, 5G home Internet

We haven’t published an April Fools issue in years because the disregard for fact and truth in so much of today’s public discourse has rendered April Fools Day jokes uncomfortably quaint. But we love the idea of a day dedicated to fun, prank, and speculative mistruth, so Adam Engst commemorated the holiday with a look back at some of our April Fools Day articles that accurately pointed to the future. The bug and security fixes in Apple operating system updates are no joking matter, though, so we recommend installing last week’s releases soon. Podcaster Glenn Fleishman offers an overview of the new Audio Hijack 4, which overhauls the audio recording and processing app’s interface and adds welcome new capabilities. Finally, Julio Ojeda-Zapata evaluates new 5G home Internet services from T-Mobile and Verizon. Could one of their cellular data routers replace your wired Internet connection? Notable Mac app releases this week include Cardhop 2.0.10, OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.10, Cyberduck 8.3

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Cardhop 2.0.10 4 comments

Cardhop 2.0.10

Contact management app adds support for sending messages using Signal. ($39.96 annual subscription, free update, 33.7 MB, macOS 10.13.2+)

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Cyberduck 8.3

Maintenance update with a grab bag of bug fixes for the open-source file transfer app. (Free, 141 MB, macOS 10.12+)

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