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#1632: Apple Card Savings accounts, SOS in the iPhone status bar, Tab Wrangler, Focus in iOS 16

Apple has announced that it will soon offer savings accounts for Apple Card customers through its partnership with Goldman Sachs, though details remain scant. If you’ve seen SOS in your iPhone’s status bar, don’t worry, it’s a useful hint about your connectivity status, not a cry for help, as Adam Engst explains. To wrap up the issue, Josh Centers looks at the Tab Wrangler extension for automatically closing idle tabs and what’s new with Focus in iOS 16. Notable Mac app releases this week include TextExpander 7.3.1, Little Snitch 5.5, and EagleFiler 1.9.9.


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TextExpander 7.3.1

Text expansion utility now requires macOS 10.15 Catalina or later. ($40 annual subscription, free update, 54.1 MB, macOS 10.15+)

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Little Snitch 5.5

Network traffic management utility adds support for macOS 13 Ventura. ($45 new, free update, 36.5 MB, macOS 11+)

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EagleFiler 1.9.9

Brings various code modernizations and a workaround for the Share menu in Apple News. ($49.99 new, free update, 32.7 MB, macOS 10.13+)