It’s official: Apple will be holding a special event on 12 September 2017. Expect the announcement of the next iPhone and perhaps a few surprises. We also anticipate announcements about the availability of macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11 — Take Control Books has three titles that will help you prepare for the next year of Apple operating systems. Dropbox is eliminating support for older operating systems, including Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard through 10.8 Mountain Lion. As the water in Houston recedes, we take a look at the tech community’s response to the flooding. Finally, Adam Engst explains the surprising restriction that caused him to leave Spotify for Apple Music. Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.12, Tinderbox 7.2, BusyCal 3.2 and BusyContacts 1.2.1, TextExpander 6.2.2, and Boom 3D 1.1.
It’s no great surprise, but Apple has scheduled a special event for September 12th, likely to announce new iPhones, possibly along with a new Apple Watch and Apple TV, plus their associated operating system updates.Show full article
On 16 January 2018, Dropbox will no longer provide desktop support for various legacy operating systems. However, you will have another option, at least for a while.Show full article
Joe Kissell, Scholle McFarland, and Josh Centers have teamed up for a trio of books about macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11, and they’re available now so you can get ready before the new operating systems arrive!Show full article
Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston. Here are some of the ways Apple and the tech community are helping those who have been affected.Show full article
The streaming music service Spotify turns out to have a 10,000 track limit on music collections. That was a deal-breaker for Adam Engst, despite Spotify’s better algorithmically generated playlists.Show full article
Notable software releases this week include Evernote 6.12, Tinderbox 7.2, BusyCal 3.2 and BusyContacts 1.2.1, TextExpander 6.2.2, and Boom 3D 1.1.Show full article
Between Hurricane Harvey and the pre-Apple event tech news vacuum, we have only one ExtraBIT for you this week: Amazon Echo devices now support multi-room audio.Show full article