macOS Sierra and Later Not Listed in Mac App Store Purchased Tab, Updates Not Tied to Apple ID

purchased *, downloaded, and installed version 10.12.6 of correctly. * By which I mean, the program not only downloaded Sierra, it did so using the Apple-supplied App Store frameworks in /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks, resulting in an application ...

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Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android

To get around these problems, we developed Register, an open-source library and companion app that allows seamless mocking of responses from Google Plays In- app Billing. Similar to a mock web server, you can point your app to use Register rather than ...
New York Times        

Send and Receive Faxes Cheaply with the Right iOS App - TidBITS

Apps proliferate for sending and receiving that antiquated form of document transfer, the fax. Pick the right app to keep costs down.

How to use Apple's terrific document scanner in iOS 11

One of the most useful tricks in Apples iOS 11 update is found inside the Notes app: its a document scanner. If theres a business card, receipt , or any other document you want to save or mark up, this tool makes getting it on your iPhone or iPad ...
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Android Users: To Avoid Malware, Try the F-Droid App Store

Apple is currently under fire for its own lack of software transparency, admitting it had slowed down older iPhones. And iOS users should not breathe a sigh of relief in regard to hidden trackers, either. As we at Yale Privacy Lab noted in November ...

How to Stop Hackers From Ransoming Your Mac or iPhone [Updated]

Hackers are using Apples Find My service to remotely hold devices for ransom, reports MacRumors. Multiple people have tweeted about stolen accounts in the past week. Two-factor authentication does not prevent the hack.
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If Apple were to spin-off the App Store, it would be a Fortune 100 company by itself

Here are some amazing statistics recently released by Asymco analyst Horace Dediu. Using his slide rule, the analyst calculated that App Store developers made 26.5 billion in 2017. That is more than McDonalds gross revenues for 2016. In 2018, Apple ...
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Apple's App Store set to eclipse global box office revenues

During the week starting on Christmas Eve, a record number of customers made purchases or downloaded apps from the App Store , spending more than US 890m in that seven-day period. We are thrilled with the reaction to the new App Store and to see so ...    
New Zealand Herald        

Analyst: Apple's iOS economy could reach half a trillion dollars in 2019; people will spend 100 million a day on ...

According to the latest revenue data from Apple, iOS developers earned 26.5 billion from App Store purchases in 2017. Asymco analyst Horace Dediu took a deep dive at what this figure means for the App Store . According to his research and findings, App ... (blog)        

YouTube Currently Testing New Dark Mode for Mobile iOS App

YouTube appears to be in the testing phase of adding a new dark theme for its official iOS app, according to reports. Reddit user Dean Cobb revealed on Monday night that a new dark mode was already live as an option in the Settings section of the app ...    
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The Flood Zone Map has been updated

FLOOD ZONE is an informational tool for displaying FEMA approved flood hazard maps using National Flood Insurance Program data. You can customize the map to show FIRM Panels, Flood Hazard Zones, LOMRs, LOMAs, River Mile Markers, Coastal Gages, Base Flood Elevations, Water Lines, Coastal Barrier Resources System Area, and Levees. In the United States, flood zones are areas identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Each flood zone is defined by it�s risk of flooding. What is your zone? What is your risk?    

Developers can now offer subscription add-ons in Microsoft Store apps

Developers now have the ability to offer subscription add-ons within their Windows app on the Microsoft Store . Microsoft has announced that developers can now add subscription add-ons to their Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps on the Microsoft ...    
Windows Central        

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, youll find dozens of lesser-known settings and ...    
Popular Science        

15 apps to power up your productivity

There is no shortage of teleconferencing services, but is one worth knowing about. Meetings can be hosted directly on the website, so no one needs to download and configure software (although Android and iOS apps are also offered). And ...    
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New Year's Day was another record-setting day for Apple's App ...

Apple just released its end-of-year App Store numbers for 2017 and the first day of the new year, and the holiday season was once again a boon in terms of app purchases. During the week-long period of December 24 to December 31, 2017, Apple customers ... -    
The Verge