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iOS 11.0.3 Fixes iPhone 7 Audio and Haptic Feedback Issues

Apple has released the third iOS 11 update in three weeks to address iPhone 7 audio and haptic feedback issues.Show full article

MacTech Conference Keynote and TidBITS Content Strategy Workshop

MacTech has announced that the MacTech Conference keynote will be given by well-known programmer and security researcher Trammell Hudson, who is known for numerous reverse-engineering exploits. Also, Adam and Tonya Engst will be teaching a half-day pre-conference workshop for IT pros and consultants on creating a compelling content strategy.Show full article

Modernized BBEdit 12 Manipulates Columnar Data and More

Bare Bones Software has released the most significant update to the BBEdit text editor since 2014, modernizing much of the app’s underlying code and adding compelling features like the capability to manipulate columnar data and a WebKit inspector in the Preview window.Show full article

Movies Anywhere Frees Your Films From Platform Lock-In

The Disney Movies Anywhere service has now expanded to four more studios, so you can now watch more of your iTunes movie purchases on non-Apple devices. And there’s more.Show full article

Five Major New Capabilities in Notes in iOS 11

“Take Control of iOS 11” author Josh Centers walks you through what’s new in Notes under iOS 11, including inline sketching, new formatting options, tables, pinned notes, and a decent document scanner.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 16 October 2017

Notable software releases this week include Microsoft Office 2016 15.39, Live Home 3D 3.3, Coda 2.6.8, SoundSource 3.0.2, 1Password 6.8.3, Parallels Desktop 13.1, PopChar X 8.2, and ChronoSync 4.8.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 16 October 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple has already patched the WPA2 KRACK vulnerability in its operating system betas and is offering free MacBook Pro battery repairs for select models if you’re willing to wait a month, iFixit’s CEO explains why repairs are good for the economy, and we have two articles about how some smartphone and social media pioneers are having second thoughts about their creations.Show full article

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