There’s a lot going on in the world this week, though it’s been a pretty quiet week for tech news. Here are the links of note for the week ending January 22, 2017:
- GarageBand and Logic Pro X Music Apps Get Major Updates - Apple - a new design and Touch Bar support for the new MacBook pro.
- How Apple can bring the Touch Bar and Touch ID to desktop Macs - Macworld - Jason snell ponders that it’s really only a matter of time before the Touch Bar moves beyond the new MacBook Pro and into other lines.
- Mossberg: Lousy ads are ruining the online experience - The Verge - content producers need revenue to support their work, ads on the Internet are getting worse all the time, more people are trying to bypass ads, content producers are going out of business or looking for other models. Where’s the happy medium?
- Clearing up Confusion about Netflix and the TV App - TidBITS - No, the TV.app and Netflix aren’t really getting along after all.
- Apple Sued for Choosing Not to ‘Lock-Out’ iPhones Behind the Wheel to Prevent Texting and Driving - MacRumors - It’s a tragic story, but does Apple have a responsibility to put in place technology protect bystanders from an iPhone user’s stupidity? The courts may soon have a say.
- Evernote 8.0 - Evernote Blog - Evernote for iOS gets a facelift.
- I love Stephen Hackett’s new YouTube channel, this week he has a video featuring the PowerMac G4 Cube. I never owned a Cube, but by boss did. I remember ripping part a cube to upgrade a hard drive, Ram and more.