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iPhone 101: Using Photos app to view photos sorted by location

The Photos app in iOS 7 has a useful feature that allows you to view the location information of all the photos you took during the past year. To make use of this feature, you must have geotagging turned on the settings (Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Toggle on Location Services...

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This Apple portable desktop prototype would make you the ultimate hipster at Starbucks

MacBooks are great and all, but this 1980s prototype for a portable computer definitely challenges today's portable Macs for overall cool factor. Less a laptop and more of a desktop-on-the-go, the prototype is housed at Frog Design in San Francisco. You'll never get your hands on it, but just...

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Flickr Find: Three-Card Brag with iPhones

This handful of old iPhones reminds me of a British card game, Three Card Brag. Will you fold or place a bet? What combination of iPhones will give you the highest hand? The photo titled "iPhone 4 joins his older brothers" is from Flickr member hezi cohen.You can contribute to our Flickr pool...

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Flickr Find: Lego Steve Jobs and our beloved Mac

Today's Flickr Find is so adorable it may just kill you with its cuteness. Created by Flickr member Sam, aka "purplelime", the Lego recreation commemorates the 30th birthday of the Mac, which was celebrated earlier this year. In true Apple fan fashion, the lego scene was recorded by an iPhone 5s,...

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How to create an animated GIF from your existing burst mode photos

Burst mode shooting in iOS 7 captures a series of quick-fire photos, allowing you to grab that perfect shot that you likely would have missed if you were taking photos one at a time. When you are done shooting, you are left with a single entry in your Photos app that contains all the photos in...

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Flickr find: Siblings

Don't family reunions bring a tear to your eye? Flickr user Matthew Pearce reunites a MacBook Air with its elder in the form of an eMate 300. He also takes a quick jab when he asks, "How can the MacBook Air be an 'ultraportable' when it doesn't even have a handle?" Good question. You can...

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How to craft the perfect parallax wallpaper for your iPhone and iPad

Sick of stretched, blurry or otherwise lame wallpapers on your iPhone or iPad? Apple's decision to make your background come alive with the parallax effect in iOS 7 means that using your standard wallpapers ends up giving you some not-so-sharp effects. But fear not: You can create a wallpaper of...

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Apple fandom starts at a young age

You may have seen this endearing photo circulating across the web before; just your run-of-the-mill shot of an enterprising young kid with MacGyver-like skills immersed in the world of vintage Macintosh. Thanks to the wonders of the internet, and TinEye.com in particular, I was able to track down...

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Olloclip 4-in-1 iPhone lens gives you a new perspective on the world

If you're an iPhone owner, there's a good chance you take a lot of photos with your phone. That's totally understandable, given that Apple's recent smartphone offerings are widely considered to be fantastic for photography. Still, the built-in lens on your iPhone 4, 4s, 5 or 5s is still hampered...

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Jelly uses photos to ask questions, maybe make a better world in the process

Jelly is an app designed to create empathy, according to Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter. He should know, as it's his new company. Using Jelly, you post a picture and you Twitter and/or Facebook friends who also have Jelly installed can look, answer, ignore or forward your photo question to...

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Apple Campus 2 model unveiled by CFO Peter Oppenheimer

Photo credit: Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group The San Jose Mercury News today posted exclusive photos of a detailed model of Apple's new corporate headquarters campus. The model was unveiled by Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer and Director of Real Estate and Facilities Dan Whisenhunt, and provides an...

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Turning mugshots into models: We have some fun with Facetune

Facetune is currently one of the most popular purchases on the App Store, due in no small part to its ability to drastically alter your selfies. You can tweak just about every aspect of your portraits, from smoothing skin textures to tweaking tones; you can even go as far as altering the shape of...

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Removing filters applied to photos in the iOS 7 camera app

You know the scenario -- you try to take a creative photo by applying a filter and then hate how it turns out. You decide to snap another shot, but the moment is gone, and you are left with an ugly photo of a beautiful scene. If you used iOS 7 to snap your photo, then you are fortunate as you may...

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Parenting tip: Share your iOS photos without revealing your EXIF location data

Exif data is the partially hidden part of a photo file that most people don't think about when they upload a photo to a service like Dropbox or send a photo to a friend. This EXIF data includes the camera model you are using, basic settings of the camera when the picture was taken, the photo...

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Facebook launches shared albums, officially making Cluster obsolete

Last week I wrote an article about how pointless the recently released photo-sharing app Cluster -- which raised a ridiculous US$1.6 million in funding -- is, given that the vast majority of its features are already mimicked on more popular services, including Facebook. Today, in an interview with...

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