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Memory Clean 2 is free — This free app optimises your Mac’s memory (RAM, not storage) and is best used after you have finished using a memory (RAM) intensive app or game. Memory Clean 2 is the successor to Memory Clean 1 app, which achieved several million downloads. If you would like to restore the Extreme Clean feature that you purchased via Memory Clean 1 on Memory Clean 2, please do not delete Memory Clean 1 until you have opened Memory Clean 2, gone to the Preferences panel and restored the purchase via the ‘Extras’ tab. More info on https://support.fiplab.com.
Note: Memory Clean 2 works by purging the Mac’s inactive memory and is best used when you close an intensive app that you do not plan to use again quickly within a few hours. During the cleaning process, older Macs may slow down until the cleaning is complete. (And extra deep clean feature is available in-app for US$7.49.)

Shares of Apple close at all-time high of $160.08, blowing past previous record — As hype for the “iPhone 8” continues to build, investors are buying in on Apple stock, sending shares to new record highs on Tuesday. The gains held throughout the day, allowing AAPL stock to close above the $160 mark for the first time ever.

Apple spends $2.9 billion in R&D during the third fiscal quarter — Apple must be cooking up some interesting products in its secret labs. The company spending on research and development totalled $2.9 billion for the third fiscal quarter that ended on July 1, rising 15% year-over-year compared to a revenue gain of 7% for the same period, reports the Wall Street Journal. This brought the tech giant’s R&D spending to $11.2 billion for the previous 12 months — about 5% of the company’s revenue for the period.

Get 15% off on Photolemur 2.0 for Mac from Apple World Today — Photolemur 2.0 is available, both for Mac and now for Windows. You can see for yourself how easy it is to make your digital images ‘pop’ with a quick pass through Photolemur 2.0 by watching the video at this link.
Here’s deal on Photolemur 2.0: take 15% off the regular price of US$30 for a single license or US$50 for a family license (up to 5 devices). Take advantage of our coupon code APPLEWORLD15 today and get the family license for US$29.75!

Sonnet debuts Mac compatible Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort adapter — Sonnet Technologies has announced a new addition to its expanding Thunderbolt 3 product line: the Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter. The compact, bus-powered device enables users to connect up to two 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) DisplayPort (DP) monitors or one 5K DP monitor to a single Thunderbolt 3 port on Mac and Windows systems.
The Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter is available now with an manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$89. In New Zealand the vendor is MacSense, where it’s listed for NZ$195.

Apple scores 4/5 out of a possible 5/5 in the 2017 Password Power Rankings — Password manager Dashlane has released its 2017 Password Power Rankings, the results of a deep dive into the password practices of over 40 popular consumer and enterprise websites. Apple did well, scoring 4/5 (5/5 is a perfect score). Google got 3/5, and Dropbox was worst.

Safari Technology Preview 37 adds French Apple Pay expansion, 33 bug fixes — Apple has released Safari Technology Preview 37 (Safari TP37). This release tests Apple Pay support for Cartes Bancaires, France’s interbank network, and includes has 33 different bug fixes and other improvements. Safari’s tech preview releases are aimed at developers, and are similar to the developer betas for macOS and iOS. Bug fixes and other improvements cover Web API, JavaScript, WebAssembly, CSS, Web Inspector, WebDriver, Rendering, Accessibility, and Media.
Developers (or others wanting to living on the browser bleeding edge) can download Safari TP37from the WebKit.org website. [But hey, it doesn’t replace your normal Safari anyway.]

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The wonderful Take Control books has been sold to Joe Kissell

Apple approaches all-time market cap record as investors await Q2 FY17 earnings — Apple’s stock price on Monday hit a new record at the close of business of $146.57, with the stock sitting less than a dollar away from beating the old market capitalization record set in 2015. Analysts suggest that Apple’s share price can climb far higher in fiscal year 2017.

Apple added three million new users in the last quarter to its overall user base — New data from Verto Analytics finds that Apple continued to grow its user base last quarter. CEO Hannu Verkasalo says the tech giant quietly added three million new users in the last quarter to its overall user base for Apple related web sites, online services, apps, in the US.

Obsolete: the last polycarbonate MacBook — Yesterday, Apple placed a few MacBook and MacBook Pro models on the growing list of “obsolete” and “vintage” hardware. Among the sad, discarded few was the 2010 13-inch MacBook, which was the last MacBook to use a polycarbonate outer shell instead of Jony Ive’s beloved ‘aluminium’.

Watch AppleInsider’s Apple Pro discussion live — AppleInsider editors Daniel Eran Dilger and Victor Marks are in New York City to discuss the current state of Apple’s pro-level hardware with the people that use it. If you’re not in NYC, don’t worry, you can watch a livestream of the event right here.

Unsubscribe, unsubscribe again, and then unsubscribe some more — It takes time to read the subject line of a message, and it takes more time to open a message and scan its contents. So when you get mail from a commercial entity, a list, store, or group, you should ask yourself, “do I ever read these?” If the answer is “no,” or even “maybe,” look for the unsubscribe link (usually at or near the end of the message) and click it.

TidBits Sells Take Control Books to author Joe Kissell — Adam and Tonya Engst announced Monday that author Joe Kissell had bought their Take Controlbook business. In a blog post, Adam Engst described the deal as, “an entirely positive move that lets all of us get out of our respective ruts and take on new challenges.” The TidBits site and its respective email lists will continue to operate as they have, and were not part of the transaction. [I have learnt so much from these books!]