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Save 50 Percent on All Books in Take Control’s Spring Sale

Through 9 April 2017, you can save 50 percent on the entire Take Control catalog of books. It’s a great opportunity to pick up titles that you want to read or that might be useful to have on your virtual shelf for reference.Show full article

iOS 10.3.1 Provides Important Security Fix

Apple has released iOS 10.3.1 with bug and security fixes, but the company isn’t disclosing much.Show full article

PDF Problems Continue in 10.12.4, but Primarily Affect Developers

Following the release of macOS 10.12.4, Adam talks with PDF-savvy developers to see how well Apple is doing at fixing bugs in its rewritten PDFKit framework. The consensus is that Apple has indeed addressed some bugs but has simultaneously introduced new ones. Tread carefully.Show full article

Congressional Republicans Kill FCC ISP Privacy Rules

The U.S. Congress, by party-line votes, has decided to roll back Obama-era ISP privacy rules. Josh Centers explains what this means, and he shares some techniques you can use to protect your privacy.Show full article

iWork Updates Bring New and Returning Features

Giving new meaning to March Madness, Apple has updated its suite of iWork apps for the Mac, iOS, and iCloud, bringing new refinements and restoring some missing features.Show full article

Photo Editing as One with Luminar

Luminar is a new app from Macphun that combines technologies the company developed in stand-alone apps into one photo editing environment. Is it good enough to stand up to Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, or Apple’s Photos?Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 3 April 2017

Notable software releases this week include Tinderbox 7.0.2, Apple Configurator 2.4, macOS Server 5.3, Skype 7.49, BBEdit 11.6.5, DEVONthink 2.9.11/DEVONnote 2.9.11, Safari 10.1, and Security Update 2017-001 (Yosemite and El Capitan).Show full article

ExtraBITS for 3 April 2017

We have only one ExtraBIT for you this week: those who use Rogue Amoeba’s Airfoil utility with an Apple TV shouldn’t upgrade to tvOS 10.2 for now.Show full article

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