An IFTTT competitor from Microsoft. It's not quite a direct competitor as the focus seems to be more towards corporate users wanting to automate moving data between services, rather than turning on your lights when you post to Instagram.
BBC News: Web hosting firm 123-reg has accidentally deleted an unspecified number of its customers' websites. The company, which hosts 1.7m sites in the UK, said an error made during maintenance "effectively deleted" what was on some of its servers. "We can conclude that the issues faced have resulted in some data loss for some … Continue reading UK Web Host Accidentally Wipes Some Customers’ Servers
Smile: Our changes to TextExpander last week caused concern among our customers, and many shared their passion for the product with us. We are equally passionate about TextExpander and have made these changes so that we can expand the customer base and continue to enhance the product for all users. To some of you it … Continue reading Smile Updates the Pricing and Availability of TextExpander After User Feedback
I've been using iCloud, along with its predecessors .Mac and MobileMe, for personal email since 2005. While it may not have as many features as other services, it's always served my needs and been extremely reliable. iCloud's mail service is far from perfect, however, and this is especially true for iOS users.While Apple touts the … Continue reading iCloud’s Second-Class Mail for iOS
Jason Snell, writing for Macworld: Although Apple’s proud of the peek/pop interface that it unveiled with the iPhone 6s, I’m skeptical of its utility. Most of the time, when I accidentally initiate a “peek” of the content behind whatever I’m pressing on, it’s content I was already trying to see by tapping. Loading a “peek” … Continue reading The Trouble with 3D Touch
Smile has published a follow-up article with a statement that includes clarification on their support of TextExpander 5: For those who prefer to stay with TextExpander 5 for now, we intend to support it on El Capitan and the next major upgrade of OS X […]Beyond that, neither we nor anyone else know what to … Continue reading TextExpander Release Follow-up
MacStories reporting on the major change to TextExpander's pricing that comes into effect with the latest versions of its iOS and Mac apps: With the new Mac and iOS versions of TextExpander, Smile has introduced a new pricing model. To use TextExpander going forward, you will need one of two types of accounts: an individual … Continue reading TextExpander Now a Subscription Service