The Unpopular-Blade Edition Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro, Fixing Location Bug, Controversial Blade Icon, by William Gallagher, AppleInsider

An otherwise minor update bringing Final Cut Pro to version 10.5.4 has addressed the unpopular new Blade tool icon, plus appears to have resolved region and location bugs.

New 'Behind The Mac' Ad Highlights Multiple Artists From Canada, by Filipe Espósito, 9to5Mac

Apple today released a new advertisement specifically for Canadians. The “Made in Canada” video, which is part of the “Behind the Mac” campaign, highlights multiple artists from Canada, including Justin Bieber, Daniel Caesar, and Shawn Mendes.

What To Do With Old And Dying AirPods: Recycling, Replacing, And Selling, by Michael Potuck, 9to5Mac

Instead of just buying a new pair and tossing (or hopefully recycling them with Apple : ), let’s look at some other options.

The Obsidian iOS App Is Now Available, by Mike Schmitz, The Sweet Setup

We’ve written quite a bit about using Obsidian to manage notes and ideas over the last couple of months. [...] Getting the entire Obsidian interface onto the phone in a way that’s still familiar and discoverable is no small task, but the team has done a great job balancing interface changes and native features without compromising functionality.

Brydge Max+: The Best Third-party Keyboard For iPad Pro, by Killian Bell, Cult of Mac

The big difference with the Max+ — which makes it even better than the Pro+ — is a larger, more reliable trackpad and a new, much more seamless magnetic docking system for your iPad.

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My family of three are all using AirPods, and two ouf three members have already replaced the initial pair of AirPods due to dying batteries.

When I look back to my Apple products purchase history throughout my entire life, earphones probably ranks among the highest in repeated purchases. The iPod earphones used to break quite easily, but for me, it is one of the most comfortable earphones I've ever bought.


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