Tag Archives: iOS

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Apps for Photography

My iPhone, and to an extent my iPad, are really important parts of my seascape, landscape and urban photography. The iPhone itself makes for a good scouting camera, a good camera for a sneaky pano and a tool for making images of my image making. Its true power, however, lies in its abilities to assist…
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Bringing Life to Still Images on iPad Pro with Plotagraph+

My passion is still photography – capturing wonderful landscapes, seascape, underwater and travel scenes is what inspires my photography. I have put together some short videos (mostly timelapse), but the truth of it is that still images grab me, and the challenge of creating an image that tells a story in the sort time a…
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App Support for iPad Centric Workflows

Its been some two years since Apple announced iOS 9, complete with iPad split screen and other multitasking functionality. My iPads Pro are a key part of my writing, productivity and increasingly, photography, workflow. This is even more the case since the announcement of iOS 11, and all the incredible new iPad Pro centric enhancements.…
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Airpods FTW

When I saw the Apple Airpods announced alongside the iPhone 7 I thought they looked interesting, but was a bit skeptical that they would be impractical for my workout needs. Like many, I was worried that they would drop out of my ears easily during a workout. When it was clear that they would be…
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Completing The iPad Pro – The Smart Keyboard

I ordered my iPad Pro just over two weeks ago - and it arrived here in Darwin just two days later. At the same time I considered purchasing the Smart Keyboard, but the expected delivery was 4–5 weeks, so I decided to wait and see what other options would come onto the market. I ordered…
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Around the Web for 16 Dec 15

I've been enjoying working and playing on the iPad Pro. It feels like the start of something new... Checking in with the iPad Pro — MacSparky I’m going to keep writing about this jumbo iPad as I use and wrap my head around it more. If you want something portable, this is definitely not the…
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Pixelmator – Now On iPhone

So it seems that Pixelmator is now a universal app for both iPad and now iPhone. Free to users who have purchased for iPad. Pixelmator is certainly my favourite image editing app for Mac, iPad and now iPhone.
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Day One for iOS gets a huge update with PDF export and more

One of my absolute most used apps is the journalling app Day One, available for iOS and OSX. The iOS version this week received a major update, going to version 1.10, where the ability to export entries (single or a range) to a PDF file was introduced. This is a terrific enhancement that allows the…
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Shifty Jelly on building for Android first

Russell Ivanovic of Australia's Shifty Jelly (developer of my favourite weather app for iOS and OSX) talk about why they developed an Android version of their Pocket Casts 4 app before an iOS version. There's no reason not to launch on Android first or iOS first in 2013. Both are massively viable platforms full of…
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The best weather app for Australians: Pocket Weather AU

There is no shortage of Weather apps available on iPhone, but few do the job in elegant way, particularly for those of us who are outside the US. Most of the international weather services do a reasonable job of Australian forecasts and data, but few seem to have the consistency and accuracy of the Australian…
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The Launch of OmniFocus 2

CEO of Omni Group, Ken Case announced the Debut of OmniFocus 2 (at Macworld/iWorld): …our goals for version 2 are to bring back to the Mac all of the design and innovation that went into our iPad edition of OmniFocus: dedicated Forecast and Review modes, clearer navigation, and a fresh look and feel. As a…
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iOS 6.1 Update for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

No doubt all serious iPad and iPhone users are busy downloading the iOS 6.1 Software Update, which has a couple of new features, though nothing outstanding unless you’re in the US, or one of the additional 23 markets covered by LTE: LTE support for more carriers Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)…
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