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World Emoji Day, BatchPhoto, TechTool Pro, Linux Netinstall Server, battery health

Apple celebrates World Emoji Day with tease of new options in iOS 11, High Sierra — To commemorate World Emoji Day, Apple has shared some new emoji included in the next versions of its operating systems, and is promoting some movies with titles made of the graphics.
The App Store will be highlighting apps to create or do fun things with emoji, and iTunes Movies is also featuring the graphics in place of select movie titles.

BatchPhoto is a versatile photo manipulation app for the Mac — Bits&Coffee’ BatchPhoto is a handy, all-in-one photo manipulation program for Mac (and PC) that lets photographers, web designers, business people, and families enhance photos. To use it, you select a group of photographs, and, with a single operation edit, resize, convert, watermark, and rename every image in the group.
BatchPhoto comes in three editions: Home, Pro, and Enterprise priced at US$29.95, US$49.95, and US$129.95, respectively. A free demo version is available for download.

TechTool Pro on special again — Mac consultants and IT pros know that there’s one go-to app for troubleshooting and fixing Mac issues: TechTool Pro. It’s been a staple in the toolkit of Mac pros for years, and now Apple World Today is making it affordable. For just US$39.95 (60% off the usual US$99.95 price tag), you can get TechTool Pro 9.5 for Mac, but the deal won’t last long. [This is like the free Apple Disk Utility already on every Mac in the Utilities folder, but with way more routines and options]. 

Setting up your Mac to be a Linux Netinstall Server — [This is really one for true nerds] If installing Linux from a CD or DVD didn’t work out for you. I guess it’s time to learn how to turn your Mac into a Linux netinstall server. Grab a couple of Mountain Dews, fill up on Cheetos, and let’s get cracking. There’s a fair bit of work to be done.

Supercharged Battery Monitor — Battery Health is a professional battery monitoring utility for viewing vital statistics about your MacBook’s and iOS device’s battery [when connected to your Mac], such as power level, heath, capacity, temperature, charge cycles and more. FipLab has this available for US$9.99 or update from BH2 US$5.