Winner’s Circle

Bill Hadden was the Lucky winner of a one year subscription to Apple TV+ drawn for at our February General Meeting.  Congratulations to Bill! Contents Winner’s CircleNew MembersThe Few Remaining Uses of the Word “Macintosh”Squash Is a Fun Way to Compress...

New Members

Nicola CooperVito DunfordJoanne HolmesIrene KhuranaKathy Gilbey Shelagh Levey – returning member Contents Winner’s CircleNew MembersThe Few Remaining Uses of the Word “Macintosh”Squash Is a Fun Way to Compress ImagesFront and Center Brings Back Classic Mac...

Swift Playgrounds Now Available for the Mac

JOSH CENTERS 17 February 2020No comments   Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds in 2016 as an iPad-only app that provided a friendly way to learn the Swift programming language (see “Playing Around with Swift on the iPad,” 13 June 2016). Apple has now made Swift...

One Switch: My New Must-Have Mac Utility

JOSH CENTERS 5 February 202015 comments Over the past eight years of writing for TidBITS (wow, that long?), I’ve never tried an app and immediately thought, “Everyone needs to be using this!” Until now. I recently spotted an app called One Switch in Setapp with this...

How to Deal with Running Out of iCloud, Google, and Dropbox Space

ADAM ENGST 17 February 202024 comments   We think of “the cloud” as an amorphous space without limits. That may be true in the aggregate, but each of our personal cloud storage accounts has limits, and in comparison to the terabyte-sized drives in our Macs, our...