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Apple’s Q2 2017 Financial Results Show Slight Growth

Apple saw yet another quarter of growth in Q2, but just barely, and most of that came from strong performances from the Mac, Services, and Other Products categories.Show full article

Tim Cook Touts Apple’s American Jobs, Promises More

Apple CEO Tim Cook is on a mission to prove that Apple creates American jobs, and he’s putting Apple’s money where his mouth is.Show full article

DealBITS Drawing: Win a Pass to the iBooks Author Conference 2017

Apple’s free iBooks Author app makes it easy for authors and educators to create media-rich ebooks, but if you want to go to the next level, the two-day iBooks Author Conference offers numerous sessions and panels about iBooks Author and ebook publishing. Enter to win a free $599.99 pass in this week’s DealBITS drawing!Show full article

Google Halts Massive Phishing Attack: Check Your Account

Regardless of whether or not you fell for the recent phishing attack that impersonated Google Docs, this is a good time to check your Google account to make sure nothing untoward has access.Show full article

New Microsoft OS and Laptop Aim at Apple and Google in Education

Microsoft is making a renewed push in education to compete with Apple and Google, which have done well in that market. The company announced a new student laptop, a simplified version of Windows, and an assortment of new software tools.Show full article

FCC and Congress Work to Roll Back Net Neutrality

Remember in 2015 when the FCC reclassified ISPs as common carriers and (sort of) made “net neutrality” the law of the land? Now the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are undoing it in the name of “freedom.”Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 8 May 2017

Notable software releases this week include OmniFocus 2.9.1 and OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.0.3.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 8 May 2017

We have just two ExtraBITS for you this week: the popular DVD-ripping app HandBrake was temporarily infected with malware, and Apple has launched an extended repair program for the iPad Pro Smart Keyboard.Show full article

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