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Apple Silently Updates AirPods Firmware to 3.5.1

Apple has stealthily updated the firmware in the AirPods with minor bug fixes. Josh Centers explains how to apply the update if you don’t already have it.Show full article

Apple Sees Apparent Return to Growth with Q1 2017’s Record Results

Apple’s still not dead, nor even pining for the fjords, as it sees an apparent return to growth thanks to record-setting iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch sales, as well as an ever-growing Services segment. However, the results weren’t so rosy for the iPad and Apple TV.Show full article

What Apple Can Learn from Airwalk

Josh Centers explores what Apple can learn from a once-mighty shoe company.Show full article

A Prairie HomeKit Companion: Controlling Accessories

In this installment of A Prairie HomeKit Companion, Josh Centers moves past setup and explains how to manipulate your HomeKit Accessories. He also tells you how to set up Scenes to save time.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 6 February 2017

Notable software releases this week include Airfoil 5.5.2 and CleanMyMac 3.7.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 6 February 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, LG admits to interference problems with its UltraFine 5K Display, and Apple is reportedly adding more ARM-based chips to the Mac.Show full article

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