Apple World Today News Update: April 4, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: April 4, 2018

Apple Music keeps getting more popular, Scanbot turns 7, and macOS 10.13.4 breaks some apps and accessories:

  • Apple Music now has 40 million paid subscribers, showing solid growth and a lot of potential
  • iOS paper scanning and storage app Scanbot has been great in the past, with the release of Scanbot 7 today it gets even better
  • Oops. macOS 10.13.4 may have added eGPU support, but it also broke screen extender apps like Duet Display and Air Display, as well as USB DisplayLink monitors and docks
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Unfade: A photo scanning app from the makers of Scanbot and an Apple World Today Top Pick of 2016

Unfade: A photo scanning app from the makers of Scanbot and an Apple World Today Top Pick of 2016

My go-to app for making my world paper-free is Scanbot (free with in-app purchases). Every bill, statement, or document that comes into my house gets an immediate Scanbot scan, then is stored locally and in the cloud for future reference. Today the same company that developed Scanbot -- doo GmbH -- released a new app called Unfade ($4.99) that makes scanning, touchup and storage of old photographs as easy as scanning paper documents with Scanbot.

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Update to popular Scanbot app adds two powerful integrations

Update to popular Scanbot app adds two powerful integrations

With as many apps as I have on my iPhone 6 Plus, I usually put them all in nicely arranged folders. There's an exception, though -- Scanbot (free with in-app purchases) always remains on my Home screen because I use it constantly. It was just a year ago that the app was launched, and the developers announced that over 1.75 million people have now downloaded Scanbot. Today the app received an update to version 3.7, and the developers added some extremely powerful integrations to the mix as well.

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