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Apple Photos app to see editing tools return in next iOS, OS X versions

Apple Photos app to see editing tools return in next iOS, OS X versions

Apple's annual WWDC event in June is expected to see the announcement of both iOS 10 and OS X 10.12 this year, and just like with the last few versions of the operating systems, new software and features are a sure thing. One app that is reported to be getting a modest refresh is the mobile and desktop versions of Photos, which made its debut last year as the replacement for the long-standing iPhoto software.

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Report: Apple iCloud dogged by ‘organizational issues’

Report: Apple iCloud dogged by ‘organizational issues’

As far as cloud storage solutions go, Apple’s iCloud is among the oddest. A company with massive resources and deep pockets should be able to provide a clean, cohesive experience for users. They can’t; iCould and iDrive are just not as good as other cloud storage offerings. From layout to syncing — even down to pricing — iCloud is a mis-hit from Apple. They’re sticking with it, though, so a silver lining exists. A new report details why the cloud in front of iCloud is so dark, though.

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How-to: Use Google Photos cloud storage on your iPhone

How-to: Use Google Photos cloud storage on your iPhone

Though OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 aim to fix a few of the gallery annoyances with your iPhone, it doesn’t look to be the fix many have been wanting. The iPhoto app isn’t the best we’ve seen, either, leaving many wanting for something else. Google provides great automatic photo storage, but some may be wondering how to use it for iOS without an actual ‘Photos’ app. Not to worry — we’ll show you.

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iPhone and Bentley team for ultra-luxe portable studio

iPhone and Bentley team for ultra-luxe portable studio

The gap between professional cameras and smartphones continues to narrow, and now Bentley is getting in on the act with a new documentary that ostensibly pimps luxury, but is quietly a paean to what you can do with an iPhone and an iPad, particularly if they're embedded in the motorized tables for your back-seats. A new video, dubbed Intelligent Details, takes the Bentley Mulsanne - the car company's most expensive and luxurious sedan - as its centerpiece, but distinguishes itself by having been entirely filmed and edited on iOS devices.

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iOS devices now coming with iWork suite free

iOS devices now coming with iWork suite free

Live on stage Apple is set to announce their new iPhone 5S as well as launch iOS 7 to the world. While we're still waiting for the exciting news, Tim Cook is quickly talking about iWork. Which just so happens to be one of the most popular and best-selling mobile productivity apps to date. Focusing more and more on mobile, it's about to get a lot better, and free.

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iOS 7 brings Moments, Filters, and Airdrop sharing to Photos

iOS 7 brings Moments, Filters, and Airdrop sharing to Photos

As Apple is currently announcing all the new features of iOS 7, one of the big changes is to the Photo experience. As a part of their massive iOS update, the built-in camera app and photos app has been completely overhauled. Not to mention we have tons of new features to use and enjoy. Long live Instagram, we now have filters galore right in iOS 7.

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The best iOS apps of 2012

The best iOS apps of 2012

2012 ended with quite a bang, and while the world didn’t end as we expected, we got to see so many awesome iOS apps come to fruition this year. It was a big year for Google, and a lot of independent developers stepped up to make not only good apps, but great apps. We decided to gather up all of the iOS apps that released throughout the past 12 months and provide you with 10 of our favorites. It wasn’t an easy task to narrow it down to just 10, though -- there were a lot of amazing apps that just barely missed the cut, but we think we have a solid list here. So, without further adieu, here are our choices for the best iOS apps of 2012.

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iPhoto for iOS updated to version 1.1

iPhoto for iOS updated to version 1.1

Apple has gone update crazy, ladies and gentlemen. Not only did it release iOS 6 and the OS X Mountain Lion update to 10.8.2 today, but it also updated iPhoto for iOS to version 1.1. This new update coincides nicely with the jump to iOS 6, and it comes packing a lot of new features. Hit the jump for some of the highlights along with a full list of added features.

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Apple confirms OpenStreetMaps usage in iPhoto

Apple confirms OpenStreetMaps usage in iPhoto

Apple introduced iPhoto for iOS along with the new iPad, and while Cupertino has relied solely on Google Maps for many of its services, iPhoto featured OpenStreetMap images instead. Apple has remained silent on the issue over the past two months, but OpenStreetMap has found Apple’s acknowledgement within the iPhoto settings. OpenStreetMap says that after making “informal contact” with Apple staff, the credit was eventually added.

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iPhoto for iOS hits 1 million users in 10 days

iPhoto for iOS hits 1 million users in 10 days

Apple's new iPhoto app for iOS, first announced at the iPad event earlier this month, has reached over 1 million users in less than 10 days of being on the market. This is almost certainly one of the fastest selling apps in Apple's mobile app portfolio's history and certainly says a lot about the quality of the app itself. We've got a full review of iPhoto for iOS if you'd like to take a look, and do indeed suggest you try it out for yourself if you've not done so already.

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iPhoto for iOS Review

iPhoto for iOS Review

The photography application originally only available on Apple's desktop operating system OS X is now up for download for iOS devices as well: iPhoto, completely re-imagined for mobile! This new application has been released alongside updates for the other two iLife applications iMovie and GarageBand and offers up an interface and functionality made to take full advantage of your multi-touch interfaces and Retina-quality displays. You've got the ability to view, edit, and share photos in a variety of ways with Apple placing special emphasis on iCloud for ultimate syncing power between your collection of iDevices including your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

UPDATE: SlashGear's review of the new iPad here.

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iPhoto for iOS allows permalinked webspace for Photo Journals

iPhoto for iOS allows permalinked webspace for Photo Journals

The trifecta of iWork applications has finally been completed for iOS devices here at the launch of iOS 5.1 and 2012's newest iPad model, iPhoto ready to go for the summer. This version of iPhoto contains a Journal feature in which you can create your own books of photos and notes which you can then share to your heart's content by exporting to iTunes, sharing to the web, or just by turning to your friend with your iPad and saying "hey check it out." The coolest feature in the whole barrage of features this application has, as it turns out, is in the sharing field: a permanent link.

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