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Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me get my iPhoto library under control

Dear Aunt TUAW, Do you have any good ideas for cleaning out a 165GB iPhoto library and getting it down to a manageable size? Your loving nephew, Mike Dear Mike, Back in the days of film, each shot had a real cost. People realized, "If I snap this, it will cost $ for film and $ for...

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Apple releases iWork, iPhoto, Safari, Aperture, iMovie updates

Apple has released updates to iWork, iPhoto and Safari, each offering compatibility with Mountain Lion, which shipped today (our review). The iWork suite (Pages, Keynote and Numbers) now offers iCloud & Retina MacBook Pro support. iCloud support will let users begin working on one device,...

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iPhoto auto-downloads expired MobileMe galleries

They've hung out the 'Closed' sign on our old friend MobileMe, but Apple is still giving you the opportunity to download iDisk files and stored pictures for a limited time. In fact, if your iPhoto library is linked to your MobileMe account, iPhoto will take care of copying your galleries for...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me store my photos

Dear Aunt TUAW, I have a MacBook Air with only 120 GB of storage. My iPhoto Library is over 40 GB. I don't need all the the photos on my Mac but don't want to lose them or the events that they have been sorted into. Is there a way to keep my iPhoto library stored on iCloud and only download the...

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Apple releases updates for iPhoto and Aperture, unifies libraries

Apple has pushed out updates to its iPhoto and Aperture apps. The updates add a number of fixes and also bring support for the new Retina display MacBook Pro. However, one significant new feature to each app is unified photo libraries. From the Mac App Store Aperture description: New...

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Photo trips with the iPhone 4S and iOS photo apps; past and present

It was about 14 months ago that I took a jaunt to Northern Arizona for a landscape photography trip. I hit Canyon de Chelly, a dramatic area of seldom visited beauty, and the iconic Monument Valley that straddles the Utah and Arizona borders. On that trip I had my trusty DSLR, a Canon 5D, and...

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Apple releases Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.13

Apple has released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.13, which adds RAW image compatibility support for six new cameras to iPhoto '11 and Aperture 3. The newly supported cameras are: Canon EOS-1D X Nikon D800E Nikon D3200 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Panasonic LUMIX...

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Hello iPhoto for iPad & iPhone is an amazing new way to learn

If there's one thing about iPhoto for iPad and iPhone that I've never been too happy with, it's that the apps aren't exactly self-explanatory and Apple doesn't provide much in terms of an onboard guided tour. Long-time Apple developer and publisher Saied Ghaffari has just published a new iBook...

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New Maps for iOS? It's not exactly a surprise

The latest rumor to get everyone talking is that Apple will drop Google Maps for their own proprietary software. Sources told 9to5 Mac that a new Maps app will debut with iOS 6 with an Apple-created backend that will resemble the current Maps app, but with a more amenable solution. This really...

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OpenStreetMap gets acknowledged in iPhoto credits

After iPhoto landed on iOS in March, people quickly discovered the app used OpenStreetMap data for the map tiles. At the time, there was no attribution given to OSM but that has changed in the latest version of iPhoto, which was released earlier this week. OpenStreetMap pointed out in a tweet...

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Apple updates iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand for iOS

Apple just pushed a series of updates for its iLife iOS apps. The iPhoto 1.0.1 update doesn't add any new features, but does offer a number of stability improvements including when publishing a journal to iCloud, the URL of the journal can now be copied using a Copy Link button. It also...

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On "mystery meat" gestures and iPhoto's learning curve

Just shy of a month after its release, Lukas Mathis provides well-reasoned criticism regarding the learning curve for iPhoto for iOS. It's new territory for Apple, as he points out, but it might be pushing the boundaries a little too hard. As much as I like the new iPhoto myself, Mathis...

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Find the best photo manager to fit your needs

After months of deliberation, I finally brought home a new addition to our family -- a digital SLR camera. With the DSLR comes a plethora of options I didn't have before, with the ability to shoot RAW images being at the top of the list. My husband and I passed the camera back and forth to take...

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iPhoto 9.2.3 out now

Not too much in this one -- the latest update to iPhoto is mainly just stability fixes. There is one mentioned issue that causes iPhoto quitting when dealing with multiple user accounts on the system, but otherwise everything else is just smoothing out the app. iPhoto 9.2.3 is now available...

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iPhoto for iOS hits one million users

Apple told Jim Dalrymple of The Loop that iPhoto for the iPad and iPhone reached one million users within ten days of the launch. Dalrymple points out that these are actual users, not downloads, which could be inflated by one person downloading copies to multiple devices. If you're interested...

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