The Two-Days-After Edition Thursday, July 22, 2021

Apple Releases macOS 11.5 With Podcasts App Improvements And Music App Fix, by Michael Potuck, 9to5Mac

macOS 11.5 comes with bug fixes for the Music app and an update for the Podcasts app.

Apple Releases iPadOS 14.7 To The Public With Home App Upgrades And More, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Two days after releasing iOS 14.7 to the public, Apple today has released iPadOS 14.7 as well. This update includes enhancements to the Podcasts app, bug fixes for Apple Music, and more.

Apple Publishes Full Details Of Security Fixes In iOS 14.7 And iPadOS 14.7, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Apple says that iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 fix an array of security bugs, ranging from WebKit vulnerabilities to Find My vulnerabilities and more.


Apple Camp For Kids Will Soon Kick Off In Stores Around The World, by Stephen Warwick, iMore

Apple Camp for young children will begin in stores around the world over the next few days, giving children the opportunity to attend a two-hour workshop all about making movies.

Two Months With Apple’s New M1 iMac, by John Voorhees, MacStories

An all-in-one computer like the iMac often gets knocked for its lack of flexibility, but the reality of the iMac is that what its design gives up in customization, it has managed to gain in other ways. Today’s iMac can still play the role of a centralized family computer as my first iMac’s did, but it’s equally good at professional work or sitting on a counter at a retail location.


Apple Celebrates Its 40 Year Presence In Singapore, Tim Cook Discusses His First Ever Apple Product In New Interview, by Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac

Cook describes how one of his first jobs upon joining Apple in 1998 was to visit Singapore to validate the production line for the original translucent iMac, which was manufactured in Singapore.

The Nightmare Of Our Snooping Phones, by Shira Ovide, New York Times

This is about a structural failure that allows real-time data on Americans’ movements to exist in the first place and to be used without our knowledge or true consent. This case shows the tangible consequences of practices by America’s vast and largely unregulated data-harvesting industries.

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I am a macOS user that don't like that many icons up there on my menu bar. But I also don't use utilities like Bartender because I don't like to mess around too much with macOS.

And I am also a dock-on-the-right kind of person, but I feel that the days of having the dock on the left or right-hand side of the screen is numbered.


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