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DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of Letter Opener for macOS Mail

If you regularly receive email from Windows users that comes with essential portions of the message in a winmail.dat attachment, you need Letter Opener for macOS Mail. Enter to win a copy in this week’s DealBITS drawing!Show full article

Apple Drops Cylindrical Mac Pro Prices by $1000

While we wait for a redesigned Mac Pro from Apple, those who need the ultimate Mac performance can find a bit of solace in lower prices for beefed-up versions of the existing design.Show full article

Maca Culpa: Apple Admits Mac Pro Missteps and Promises More Transparency

In an effort to repair its relationship with professional users, Apple took the unprecedented step of inviting a handful of prominent journalists for an on-the-record talk. In it, the company acknowledged design errors with the Mac Pro, promised a redesigned Mac Pro and accompanying pro display, and said it was trying to communicate better with pro users.Show full article

Verizon to Drop Email Service

Verizon’s ISP business is dropping email service for its customers. You have the option of retaining your email address, but there’s a catch. Josh Centers helps you explore your options.Show full article

TextExpander by Subscription One Year Later

A year ago, Smile made TextExpander a subscription service, causing much hubbub in the Apple community. How has that worked out for the company?Show full article

Colonel Mustard in the Library with the Shift Key

Why did Sierra change the modifier key necessary to reveal your Library folder from Option to Shift? Or did it? Adam Engst delves into a minor mystery that takes place deep within the Finder.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 10 April 2017

The only notable software release this week was OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.0.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 10 April 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, AT&T is using HBO as a carrot to lure more TV and cellular subscribers, YouTube is rolling out its own TV service, Comcast is entering the cellular market, and developer Panic voices concerns about the market for professional-grade iOS software.Show full article

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