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#1627: iPhone 14 lineup, Apple Watch SE/Series 8/Ultra, new AirPods Pro, iOS 16 and watchOS 9 released, Steve Jobs Archive

What a week! Apple has just released iOS 16, watchOS 9, tvOS 16, and HomePod Software 16, with iPadOS 16 and macOS 13 Ventura due next month. At last week’s Far Out event, Apple unveiled the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus with new emergency features like satellite communications and car crash detection, and the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max with an Always-On display and new Dynamic Island feature for notifications. Apple also rolled out the second-generation Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Series 8, and new Apple Watch Ultra—a larger, rugged model for endurance athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. And if you’re looking for new AirPods, the second-generation AirPods Pro boast better audio and longer battery life. Adam Engst muses on the barriers he hurdled while ordering a new iPhone 14 Pro and deciding to hold off on an Apple Watch Ultra. Finally, we cover the launch of the Steve Jobs Archive, a website dedicated to looking back at a man who seldom looked back. Notable Mac app releases this week include Pixelmator Pro 2.4.7, BusyCal 2022.3.2, Keyboard Maestro 10.2,  1Password 8.9.4, Safari 16, and macOS Monterey 12.6 and Big Sur 11.7.

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Steve Jobs Archive

At the Code conference, Laurene Powell Jobs, Tim Cook, and Jony Ive unveiled the Steve Jobs Archive, an elegant website showcasing some classic Jobs quotes. The question is, where will it go from here?


Pixelmator Pro 2.4.7 No comments

Pixelmator Pro 2.4.7

Brings Type tool enhancements and improved HEIC handling to the image editor. ($39.99 new, free update, 450 MB, macOS 10.15+)

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BusyCal 2022.3.2

Updated with enhancements, accessibility improvements, and bug fixes. ($49.99 new, free update, 59.3 MB, macOS 10.12+)

Keyboard Maestro 10.2 No comments

Keyboard Maestro 10.2

Updates the popular automation and clipboard utility with enhancements and bug fixes. ($36 new, free update, 34.5 MB, macOS 10.13+)

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1Password 8.9.4

Enables you to choose how often your account password is required when you unlock with Touch ID. ($35.88 annual subscription, free update, 2.9 MB, macOS 10.15+)

Safari 16 12 comments

Safari 16

Updates the Web browser's Tab Groups feature and provides several security updates. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11/12)