Apple’s patch notes say only, “This update includes minor app and performance improvements.”
Apple notoriously doesn’t include patch notes for most tvOS releases, but like the other updates released on Wednesday, this is likely a maintenance and security release.
Apple’s patch notes for both updates specify only that, “Security Update 2017-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X.”
It’s a maintenance release that, “improves the security, stability and compatibility of your Mac,” and it includes three fixes for enterprise.
Transmit 5’s release got Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro, and Jeff Gamet talking about FTP and other apps they used long ago, plus they offer up their thoughts on advice to wait until next year before buying a new iPad.
The patch notes say simply. “iOS 10.3.3 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.”
Apple’s iPhone manufacturing partners are suing Qualcomm for overcharging patent licensing fees, and Apple is footing the bill.
Apple vice president of wireless technologies Isabel Ge Mahe has a new role with the company: She’s now the Managing Director of Greater China.
Check out the Gravity X Car Mount for your iPhone or Android device. It connects to your car via an adhesive pad, and then holds your device with gravity. If you look at the picture, you can see how your iPhone’s weight will hold it in place. Pretty cool, and it’s $19.99 through us.
When politicians propose that Apple build a backdoor into the iPhone for law enforcement, we write off their idea as ill-informed. So why do they persist?
Panic announced the release of Transmit 5, seven years after the release of version 4 of its popular file transfer app.
A new, independent conference focused on all things Apple is gaining steam in the Chicago suburb, and good times were had by all.
Luckily, there’s a way to make that much more difficult.
By adding a “Customer Support” role to iTunes Connect accounts, developers can designate an employee to respond to App Store reviews without also giving them access to download and financial data.
The new Snapchat features seem to bring it more in line with apps like Clips, and take it a step away from the instant gratification that originally made Snapchat explode in popularity.
Apple Music just pushed out a trailer for Kygo: Stole the Show, a documentary on the life and career of DJ/musician Kygo. If you’re not familiar with Kygo, ask your kids, but the short version is that he’s enormously popular. This documentary is another original movie from Apple Music, and it culminates with a huge show in 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to discuss Australia’s push for encryption back doors, plus the look back at this year’s Macstock conference.
The new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro are pretty impressive, but Ashraf Eassa at The Motley Fool thinks upgrading to one is a bad idea. His reasoning: an even better model will come out next year. Of course there’s a new model coming and it’ll have new and better features. But his logic is the reason why people hobble along with computers, tablets, and phones that don’t meet their needs for far too long.
We have a deal on cloud-based, password manager RoboForm Everywhere. It works across Mac, iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS. A 1-year subscription is $29.99.
Australia’s Attorney General is meeting with Apple this week thinking he can convince the company to give his government a back door into our encrypted data.