Image editor addresses a problem with the Save As sheet in macOS 13 Ventura. ($39.99 new, free update, 18.9 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Adds a few new filters and blend modes to the image editor. ($39.99 new, free update, 18.9 MB, macOS 10.14+)
The results are in and wow, do people not use a lot of Apple’s features. In fact, only 4 of 20 features garnered more votes from those who used the feature than those who didn’t. Some of the usage patterns are no surprise—SharePlay, really?—but others caught us off guard.
Adds support for Shortcuts to apply filters and filter presets, crop, flip, resize, rotate, auto enhance, and more. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.8 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Brings improvements and bug fixes to the file automation and cleanup utility. ($42 new, free update, 20.9 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Adds support for AppleScript and running Shortcuts on macOS 12 Monterey. ($42 new, free update, 20.8 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Deep in the Accessibility settings of iOS 14 is a new feature called Back Tap that lets you assign a variety of system and accessibility actions—and anything you build in the Shortcuts app—to a double or triple tap on the back of your iPhone.
iOS 13.1 is here to fix numerous bugs in the short-lived iOS 13.0 and to provide some features that were missing from iOS 13’s initial release. Alas, there are still more features that Apple has pushed off to a future iOS update.
It’s time to take a stand. We’re sick and tired of apps (Netflix!) and Web sites (CNN!) assaulting our ears and eyes with audio and video that starts playing on its own, without so much as a by your leave. Let’s fight back.