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Mac Help: Sharing files between users on the same Mac

Mac Help: Sharing files between users on the same Mac

Welcome to Mac Help, our new column focused on helping you, the reader, with troubles you're having on your Mac. This installment's question comes from Doug Larsen, who needs help sharing files between his and his wife's user accounts on their family Mac. Dough writes: My wife and I...
Hey Instagram, can we talk about your still-missing iPad app?

Hey Instagram, can we talk about your still-missing iPad app?

I've been using Instagram for a long time. I almost always post my photos to Instagram and then share from there to Facebook and Twitter. I use it enough that I've become somewhat inured to its common limitations — its rough edges and brick walls — most people run into every day. Hearing John...
Facebook and Instagram back online following brief outage

Facebook and Instagram back online following brief outage

Update: Both Facebook and Instagram are back online. Facebook and Instagram, the popular social network and it's photo-centric sub-division, are currently offline. If you've been trying to check your feeds and you've been getting errors, don't worry — it's them, not you. Both Facebook and...
Apple collaborates with artists on another mural for its next Chinese store opening

Apple collaborates with artists on another mural for its next Chinese store opening

After collaborating with artist Wang Dongling to create a mural for its Hangzhou, China store opening last week, Apple has prepared another for its Chongqing store which will open on January 31. Apple says that this new mural is a collaboration between international artists and photographer...
Pandora Radio redesign is crisp, clean, and flat

Pandora Radio redesign is crisp, clean, and flat

Nothing's thoroughly changed about the Pandora service, but the app itself has had a thorough revamp. Now sporting a stark white/gray/blue color scheme that's much more in line with the new interface style introduced with iOS 7, Pandora Radio 5.7 also sports a few new features that make things a...
iCloud.com Photos section gets email sharing, image zoom features

iCloud.com Photos section gets email sharing, image zoom features

The Photos section of the iCloud website has nabbed a couple of new features today. Users now enjoy new email sharing options, as well as a manual zoom slider. The new zoom slider appears in the top left corner of the Photos app, and enables you to do exactly what it implies: zoom in and out...
How to save high-resolution versions of your Instagram photos

How to save high-resolution versions of your Instagram photos

Once you've posted a photo using Instagram, the incredibly popular social photo network, it's locked into its tiny filtered form. Instagram doesn't even let you download it after the fact — you need to screenshot it or resort to a third-part ripper, even for your own photos. What Instagram does...
Apple's Maps Connect tool for small businesses expands to more countries

Apple's Maps Connect tool for small businesses expands to more countries

Apple has expanded its Maps Connect web tool beyond the United States. The tool, which helps small business manage their listing on Apple Maps, is now available in the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. In order to use Maps Connect, go to the Connect website and sign in with...
Tweetbot for Mac returns to the Mac App Store

Tweetbot for Mac returns to the Mac App Store

Yesterday Tweetbot for Mac experienced authentication issues with Twitter and was temporarily pulled from the Mac App Store until those issues could be resolved. Well, they've been resolved and Tweetbot is now back for the Mac. It might take a while to propagate through the servers, but if you...
Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

We live in a modern era of Mac development, but behind that there's 30 years of legacy dating back to the original Mac in 1984. It's easy to ignore the millions upon millions of lines of code that have been written for Mac operating systems from System 1.0 forward, but you do so at the peril of...

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