Apple has released the second public beta of macOS Sierra — Apple has released the second public beta of macOS Sierra (and of iOS 10) to public beta testers. The finished versions of the operating system updates are due this fall. If you’re not already signed up for the public beta program, you can do so here. The public beta program is free, but remember: beta software is unfinished software so use with care (Apple recommends using it on a secondary Mac.)
iTunes U: Free education to make you smarter — Apple’s learning centre is filled with FREE content to expand your mind. iTunes U has been part of the iTunes Store for nearly ten years, and it remains one of the unsung heroes of Apple’s content offering. It features courses in hundreds of subjects, for nearly every age, from educational institutions around the world. Where else can you follow free courses from Harvard, MIT, Oxford, and La Sorbonne? [I’ve said this many times, but you don’t get much free from Apple. When you do, it can be pretty incredible – like this.]
How to disable iTunes Match subscription auto-renew — Apple is taking some of the confusion out of its subscription services by bringing iTunes Match’s song matching system to Apple Music. That means Apple Music users will have get a much better matching algorithm, they get DRM-free versions of matched songs, and they don’t need their iTunes Match subscriptions any more. If that sounds like a winning combo to you, it’s time to disable auto-renew for your iTunes Match account. Read on to learn how.