When I talk with others about Apple’s new Live Photos feature on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, they’re either unfamiliar with it or don’t quite exactly know how it works. It’s not an exaggeration to say Live Photos transforms the whole idea of photography. It adds motion both before and after you take a picture and packages it together in one GIF-like 3-second shot.
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For the past two years, I’ve been publishing articles and linked posts on MacStories via Python. This inelegant solution was my only option to automate the process of publishing directly from Editorial (most recently, 1Writer): when it comes to writing on iOS, I’m too fussy to accept primitive copy & paste into WordPress’ official client. Despite its minimal GUI, crude Python code, and lack of advanced features, my ‘Publish to WordPress’ script served me well for two years.1 99% of my MacStories articles since late 2013 have been published with it.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Seoul, Korea - mix1009 is today proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Photo Cleaner 1.0, their handy iPhone app that deletes the video portion of Live Photos, in order to reclaim space on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices. The new app will particularly come in handy for users of low storage capacity iPhones. Users of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus handsets are quickly embracing the new Live Photos feature, introduced alongside the new devices.
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Pebble has added the ability to respond to text messages on an iPhone via the Pebble Time smartwatch range, but only to a limited number of users. US-based owners with a post-paid AT&T account are able to beta test iOS Text Reply, a feature that lets users either select a pre-defined text reply to incoming messages appearing within the iOS Messages app, or respond with a voice reply by speaking directly into the smartwatch.
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After announcing a new partnership with Adobe back in October of this year, Dropbox has today announced that iOS users can now edit PDF documents directly from their smartphone or tablet devices. The new feature has already been made available on Apple devices running iOS starting the integration with Adobe.
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ExpressVPN, one of the world’s largest VPN providers, has just released the highly anticipated 4.7 iOS app. The new release offers customised recommendations to help users browse, find, and connect to VPN servers with ease on iPhones and iPads. The ExpressVPN 4.7 iOS app also groups locations into both regions and countries, helping users connect to the server location of their choice quicker and more efficiently.
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Being able to hide apps is one thing that quite a lot of people wish iOS would offer, but it doesn’t and if we’re honest, it probably never will either. If you use a jailbroken device, then you are in luck because there are plenty of tweaks that offer security features such as hiding apps from the iPhone and iPad Home screen, but not everyone can, or wants to jailbreak their device just to make an app disappear.
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German media giant Axel Springer, which operates top European newspapers like Bild and Die Welt, and who recently bought a controlling stake in Business Insider for $343 million, has a history of fighting back against ad-blocking software that threatens its publications’ business models. Now, it’s taking that fight to mobile ad blockers, too.
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