A New Apple Data Center Could be Built in Waukee, Iowa

· Andrew Orr · News

The Des Moines Register says that tech companies “love” building data centers in Iowa because of available crop land, access to high-speed fiber optics, and a low risk for natural disasters.

Nisus Writer Pro: $39

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Nisus Writer Pro on Mac

We have a deal on Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.5, a writing app for Mac. It features customizable tool pallets, assignable keyboard shortcuts, the ability to open and save in Word file format, and more. It’s $39 through us.

Apple Moves Some Safari Extensions to Mac App Store

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple launched a new Safari Extensions section on the Mac App Store this week. Currently there are 27 Safari Extensions on the MAS, a mix of free and for-fee Extensions. The original Safari Extensions Gallery website is still available, too, though, where you can find every Extension available. There wasn’t a lot of information released with the Mac App Store addition, and we don’t yet know if Apple plans to move all of them. Safari Extensions add hooks into apps, services, and other features into Apple’s Safari browser. Many are free—especially app companions—while others come with a (small) price tag.

Apple Moves Some Safari Extensions to Mac App Store

Prizmo 3 Scanning for Mac: $29.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Prizmo 3 Scanning for Mac

We have a deal for you on Prizmo 3 Scanning for Mac. It will scan, allow you to edit, and built-in optical character recognition (OCR). You can use your smartphone as your scanner, too. It’s $29.99 through us.

iOS 10: Using 3D Touch in Spotlight

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

iPhone 7 Product Line

3D Touch on the iPhone has all kinds of helpful uses, and in today’s Quick Tip, we’re going to cover a handy way to use it with Spotlight to make even an unfamiliar device do your bidding! We’re all about not paging through tons of folders to find what we’re looking for, folks.

Apple Seeds watchOS 4 Developer Beta 7 (15R5365a) to Developers

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

watchOS 4 logo

Apple didn’t include patch notes for the release, but as with other operating systems in Apple’s developer beta program, each seed is a mix of bug fixes, tweaks, and various stages of feature rollouts.

A Wealth of Open-Source Software Is Homebrewed

· Jeff Butts · Deep Dive

open source software homebrew

When it comes to installing awesome software for free, this utility, paradoxically both little-known and popular, makes it quick and easy.