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Apple Releases macOS 10.12.6, iOS 10.3.3, watchOS 3.2.3, and tvOS 10.2.2

Apple has released bug and security updates for all of its operating systems.Show full article

iOS 10.3.3 Patches High-Profile BroadPwn Flaw

Although Apple didn’t emphasize the importance of the recently released iOS 10.3.3, it patches a particularly ugly security vulnerability found in the Wi-Fi chips of all compatible iOS devices. What about older devices that can’t run iOS 10? There’s the rub.Show full article

Join Adam Engst for Support Essentials at MacTech Pro New York

For Apple professionals in the New York metro area, the MacTech Pro seminar in your area is coming up next week. Adam Engst will be attending, and TidBITS readers who want to take in the sessions can save $200 on an event pass.Show full article

Vote for Your Favorite Mac Markdown Editor

Our last survey to determine the favorite word processor of TidBITS readers revealed that lots of people have moved to Markdown-capable text editors for many writing tasks. So that’s where we’re looking next — if you have a favorite Markdown editor and experience with other apps in the category, register your opinions today!Show full article

Powerline Ethernet Adapters Are Everyday Magic

When Wi-Fi failed and running Ethernet cable was impractical, Josh Centers found a bit of everyday magic in powerline Ethernet adapters.Show full article

The Problem With Abandoned Apps

A growing scrap heap of abandoned iOS apps is creating a troubling environment for developers. Marc Zeedar, publisher of xDev Magazine, explores the situation.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 24 July 2017

Notable software releases this week include Moneydance 2017.4, Logic Pro X 10.3.2, 1Password 6.8, Transmit 5.0, Safari 10.1.2, iTunes 12.6.2, and Security Update 2017-003 (Yosemite and El Capitan).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 24 July 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple teams up with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to promote Siri, and Google Glass (remember Google Glass?) hits the industrial scene.Show full article

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