LG UltraFine, Luminar, secure VPN, leaving Apple, VPN deal, Adobe flaws


LG UltraFine 5K Thunderbolt 3 display ship times drop to one week, in-store pickup [in the US] on January. 23 — Shipping times for the LG UltraFine 5K Display have dropped precipitously in the US, with outstanding orders being updated, and new order shipping estimates falling from 2-4 weeks, to just one week.
The New Zealand prices are $823.95 and $1528.95, but no shipping times are stated.

Dr Mac loves Luminar — When Bob LeVitus first saw the web page for Macphun’s new Luminar photo editor, he was skeptical of its claims. “But, having used Luminar for several months now, I’m no longer skeptical. Luminar does indeed make image editing easier and more enjoyable; its interface does indeed adapt easily to different styles and skill levels; and, while this part is strictly subjective, I find it both responsive and beautiful.”

Get a VPNSecure Lifetime Subscription for just US$39 — If  you spend a lot of time on public Wi-Fi networks? Perhaps you do a lot of traveling and want to have access to streaming services at home that are blocked from the country you’re visiting.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides an encrypted secure tunnel that keeps your data safe, and through a network of VPN servers around the world, your streaming requests can look like they’re coming from a local address. Apple world Today has a great deal on VPNSecure, with a lifetime subscription for $39 (about NZ$55) – this is normally US$450, about NZ$640.

More important people leaving Apple — Apple employee Chris Lattner, the senior director of Apple’s Developer Tools Department and the the leading figure behind Swift, has shared that he’s leaving the company after more than a decade. And Matt Casebolt, a “high profile” Senior Director of Design for Apple’s Mac lineup left the company in December for a role at Tesla as Senior Director Engineering, Closures & Mechanisms.

Effect Stack is an effective, non-destructive image editor for macOS — Sinisa Drpa’s Effect Stack is a useful non-destructive image editor for macOS 10.9 or higher. With it you can easily chain multiple image filters. Effect Stack costs US$9.99 (NZ$14.99) and is available at the Mac App Store.

Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash Player, Reader, and Acrobat — Adobe Systems released security updates for its Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and Acrobat products fixing critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to install malware on computers.