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#1631: iOS 16.0.3 and watchOS 9.0.2, roller coasters trigger Crash Detection, Medications in iOS 16, watchOS 9 Low Power Mode

Apple has released iOS 16.0.3 and watchOS 9.0.2 to fix a handful of specific bugs—it’s worth updating soon if you have an affected iPhone or Apple Watch. For those who enjoy roller coaster rides (in real life, not metaphorically), beware that the extreme g-forces and sounds can trigger the Crash Detection feature in the new iPhone 14 and Apple Watch models—we show you how to turn it off temporarily. Also on the Apple Watch front, Adam Engst explains watchOS 9’s new Low Power Mode, which can dramatically improve your Apple Watch’s battery life. Finally, Glenn Fleishman delves into how to track your medications using iOS 16’s Health app and its companion Medications app in watchOS 9. Notable Mac app releases this week include Pixelmator Pro 3.0.1, Twitterrific 5.4.10, and BBEdit 14.6.

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Pixelmator Pro 3.0.1

Maintenance update improves the design templates introduced in its recent major upgrade. ($39.99 new, free update, 516 MB, macOS 11+)

Twitterrific 5.4.10 1 comment

Twitterrific 5.4.10

Independent Twitter client adds new muffle rules for filtering the timeline. ($7.99 new, free update, 26.7 MB, macOS 10.14+)

BBEdit 14.6 1 comment

BBEdit 14.6

Marks the triumphant return of font ligatures along with other improvements. ($49.99 new, free update, 23.4 MB, macOS 10.15.4+)

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