iPhone 13 Pro Photography

Last month Lux (the makers of Halide, an iPhone/iPad camera app) published an interesting article “iPhone 13 Pro: The Edge of Intelligent Photography”

iPhone 13 Pro is a big shift in iPhone photography. Not only are the cameras all upgraded in significant ways, but Apple’s adaptive, clever computational smarts have never been so powerful. Touching every aspect of the photographic experience, you might be surprised to at times become aware of its power and limitations alike.

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Mac Tip: A Better Way to Go Full Screen

Fellow Mac users, have you ever wanted to make a window fill the screen but didn’t want to use the default full-screen mode (where the menubar disappears)?

There are new (hidden) ways to enlarge your window without going full-screen (which I honestly don’t like). They work in macOS Sierra and later.

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Quickly Switch Between Light & Dark Modes in macOS

I like the new dark mode in macOS Mojave, but sometimes I need to switch back to light mode. I wanted a faster way than having to go into System Preferences. While looking for an answer, I came across a simple AppleScript that I want to share with everyone. Don’t worry if you’ve never even used and AppleScript before, this is easy to use and you don’t have to understand anything about AppleScript!

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macOS Sierra: App Tabs in Apple Maps & More

macOS Sierra brings system-wide access to tabs for many Apple apps as well as third party apps. Apps may need to be updated to take advantage of them, but Apple has updated many of its own apps (such as Maps, Keynote, Numbers, etc.) to support tabs.

Tabs in Apple Maps

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How to Enable 4K Video Recording on the iPhone 6s

One of the big new features of the iPhone 6s is 4k video recording. So when I first got my new iPhone 6s I tried recording a video. I thought it looked the same as my previous iPhone, but didn’t have much time for further testing. I later learned that it does not shoot 4K video by default, you must enable it! Here’s how…

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Force Pinch-to-Zoom on Websites

Ever tried to pinch-to-zoom on a website and been annoyed that you can’t? Sadly this is something the website disabled on purpose. There’s a line of code they added to the webpage to prevent zooming. As a web developer I don’t believe in doing this, because it’s a major hindrance to many readers. Luckily there’s a workaround. You can make a bookmarklet that will let you enabling zooming on any website!

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Force iOS App Store to Refresh

Did you know that you can force the iOS App Store app on your iPhone or iPad to reload? It does not matter what tab/section you’re in: Featured, Top Charts, Updates, etc. You can force the entire store to update with this quick and easy tip.

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Siri Now Makes Speakerphone Calls

One of the new features in iOS 8.3 (released on Apr 9, 2015) is that Siri can place calls using the speakerphone! This finally makes hands-free calling in your car easy, especially if you turn on “Hey Siri” feature.

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