Linea Sketch 4 for iPad and iPhone is out, and it sports new watercolor brushes, annotations, a rounded corner tool, and more. It’s a free update for version 3 users.
Jeff Gamet is the Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and co-host of the Apple Context Machine podcast. He is the author of “The Designer’s Guide to Mac OS X” from Peachpit Press, and writes for several design-related publications. Jeff has presented at events such as Macworld Expo, the RSA Conference, and the Mac Computer Expo. In all his spare time, he also hosts TMO’s Daily Observations podcast, co-hosts The iOS Show podcast, and makes guest appearances on several other shows, too. Jeff dreams in HD.
Adobe unveiled new versions of its Creative Cloud apps at Adobe MAX on Tuesday. The updated creative design apps rely more on AI and machine learning for editing, Photoshop and Illustrator for iPad get some new features, and now you can use Photoshop in a web browser.
You can use the Clock app on your iPhone to stop music from playing after a preset amount of time, which is handy if you want to play music while you fall asleep. Watch our video tip to learn how.
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Finding just what you want on Apple’s app, music, book, and video stores can be frustrating, which is why fnd is such a cool, well, find. The website lets you search across all of Apple’s content stores along with video charts you can filter. For example, you can see all of the top free iPhone apps in the US App Store. It also has integrations for Alfred and Launch Center Pro. The fnd.io website is free to use, and a much better experience than Apple’s own store search options.
Cyan releases Myst on the Mac App Store and Steam with updated graphics and sound along with M1 Mac support.
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We have four more great Mac menu bar add-ons to follow up from last week’s list. They’ll all help do even more with your Mac, so read on to see our list.
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Quitting all the open apps on your Mac involves a lot of Command-Q typing or building your own Automator action, or now just installing Quit All from Amico Apps. This cool app lets you quit every running app on your Mac from the menu bar with a mouse click, and you can view and quit hidden processes, too. You can also force quit frozen apps, or quit just the one or two apps you don’t need running. Quit All costs US$5 and is available for download at the Amico Apps website.
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As if the anticipation for the live-action version of Cowboy Bebop isn’t already high enough, Netflix started posting photos from the series on Twitter on Monday. The original anime series from 1998 followed the adventures of space bounty hunters, and the photos so far seem pretty faithful to the source material. The live-action Cowboy Bebop premieres on Netflix on November 19. See you space cowboy…
Finding the right iPhone and iPad apps can help you get even more out of your LEGO brick collection. These are the three apps we rely on when we’re building.
A macOS public beta for the private messaging app WhatsApp is available now with features not yet available in the regular public release, and there’s also confirmation of an iPad-native app in the iPhone app code.
Apple released a new Today at Apple video on Friday with tips on shooting portrait photos on an iPhone with professional photographer Mark Clennon. Mark is a New York-based photographer who has worked with TIME Magazine, Netflix, Esquire, Marvel, Forbes, Sony/RCA, and a long list of other companies and publications. The video has some great tips and is worth checking out.
Personal data from some 70 million AT&T customer records has been stolen, but the company is denying the data is really theirs.
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