Thursday, June 30, 2016

Outline of June 2016 NCC-Mac Meeting

Here is the link to the combined  first looks for Apple's new software products.

Here is the link to the iOS 10 "eye candy" video.

Announcements
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Some of Apple's software updated since our last meeting
iTunes 12.4.1
Mac:
This update addresses a number of problems where iTunes doesn’t work as expected with VoiceOver. It also restores the option to Reset Plays and fixes the following issues:

• Up Next may have unexpectedly played songs added together in the incorrect order.
• iTunes was prevented from crossfading between songs.

Windows:
This update addresses a number of problems where iTunes doesn’t work as expected with screen readers. It also restores the option to Reset Plays and fixes the following issues:

• Up Next may have unexpectedly played songs added together in the incorrect order.
• iTunes was prevented from crossfading between songs.

Post Date: Jun 2, 2016

System Requirements
400MB of available disk space

iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, and iTunes Radio availability may vary by country
iTunes Extras require OS X version 10.10.3 or later
Windows 7 or later
64-bit editions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 require the iTunes 64-bit installer; for more information, visit www.itunes.com/download
400MB of available disk space
Screen reader support requires Window-Eyes 7.2 or later; for information about accessibility in iTunes, visit www.apple.com/accessibility 
iTunes is now a 64-bit application on 64-bit versions of Windows 8 and 7. Some third-party visualizers may no longer be compatible with this version of iTunes. Please contact the developer for an updated visualizer that is compatible with iTunes 12.1 or later
iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, and iTunes Radio availability may vary by country
Apple Music requires OS X version 10.9.5 or later
iTunes U 3.3
Jun 07 '16
iOS Universal Education

What's New
• Import Managed Class Rosters from Apple School Manager
• Guide students to specific iTunes U Courses from the Classroom app 
• Add materials from various document providers (iCloud Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)
• Use Explain Everything and Notability project files as course materials or hand-ins from students
• Minor performance and stability improvements
WWDC 5.0.1
Jun 07 '16
iOS Universal Reference

What's New
Thank you for your bug reports and feedback. This update includes the following resolutions:

• News displays properly in all cases.
• Friday sessions display correctly on iPad with a time zone outside of PDT.
• The schedule updates correctly in all cases.
• VoiceOver label is correct for the shuttle stop on Thursday’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium map.
• Videos on Apple TV are more stable.
Logic Pro X 10.2.3
Jun 09 '16
Mac OS Music
$199.99

What's New
This update contains numerous fixes and enhancements including:
• Crossfades between comp sections in Take Folders can now be graphically edited
• Improves sound quality for Flex Pitch editing
• 7 additional plug-ins have been redesigned to add Retina support and improve usability
• New Loudness Meter plug-in provides support for LUFS metering
• Nudge controls can now be used to edit the position of selected automation points
• Icons for Drum Machine Designer cells are now user assignable
• All Alchemy presets now include names for Transform Pad snapshots
• 3 new traditional Chinese instrument Patches for pipa, erhu and percussion
• Over 300 new Chinese instrument Apple Loops
• Ability to enable click zones for Take Folders to provide simultaneous access to editing and Quick Swipe Comping 
• Multiple additional enhancement and stability improvements
iBooks 3.3
Jun 13 '16
iOS Universal Books

What's New
Bug fixes
TestFlight 1.4.1
Jun 13 '16
iOS Universal Utilities

What's New
Minor stability and performance improvements
Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.20
This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to OS X El Capitan:

       • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
       • Canon EOS 80D
       • Canon EOS Rebel T6 / 1300D / Kiss X80
       • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
       • Olympus PEN-F
       • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF8
       • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7 Mark II / GX80 / GX85
       • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS100 / TZ100 / TX1
       • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

For more information on supported RAW formats, see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205272.

Post Date: Jun 23, 2016

File Size: 8.1 MB

System Requirements
OS X El Capitan 10.11
The next meeting will be held Thursday, July 28, 2016, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.
(subject to confirmation)
WWDC 2016
watchOS 3
tvOS [10?]
macOS Sierra [10.12?]
iOS 10
Swift Playgrounds

Q&A, General Discussion