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iOS 11.1.1 Puts the “i” Back in iOS

Apple has released a small iOS update to fix a bizarre bug that was screwing up the letter “i” and another that could make Hey Siri stop working.Show full article

Face ID’s Innovation: Continuous Authentication

It takes a lot to impress security expert Rich Mogull, but he’s convinced that Face ID is going to change the face of computer security.Show full article

Panorama X Brings the Legendary Mac Database Back to the Future

After six years of development, ProVUE software has released Panorama X for macOS — a completely rewritten and modernized version of the powerful relational database that was one of the first Mac apps. Joe Kissell explores its capabilities, old and new, and muses on who would benefit from this tool.Show full article

Consumer Electronics at the PEPCOM Holiday Expo

Jeff Porten warms up for January’s CES in Las Vegas with a trip to PEPCOM’s branch show in New York City.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 13 November 2017

Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4, Bookends 13.0, Retrospect 14.6, SuperDuper 3.0, Tinderbox 7.3, and ChronoSync 4.8.3.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 13 November 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple defends its tax practices, Facebook’s first president is having second thoughts about social media, Jony Ive sits down for a new interview, and iOS 11 calculator lag is causing fundamental math errors.Show full article

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