Allyson Kazmucha

One of iMore's senior editors from 2011-2015. You can now find Ally making the App Store great over at Apple.

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Streaming is the future of music, and that future is now
Revolutionizing music all over again

Streaming is the future of music, and that future is now

Allyson Kazmucha 48

Over the past decade Apple has completely changed the way we consume music. In the span of only 10 years we've gone from ripping CDs onto our iPods to downloading MP3s from iTunes to storing and streaming music from the cloud. With WWDC 2015 right around the corner, it's how Apple plans to tackle streaming music that has my undivided attention. When I was 16 I got my very first job...

How to add photos to iCloud Photo Sharing in Photos for OS X
Mastering Photos for OS X

How to add photos to iCloud Photo Sharing in Photos for OS X

Allyson Kazmucha

iCloud Photo Sharing is built right into the Photos app for Mac, making it quick and easy to share images and videos. For those not already familiar, iCloud Photo Sharing gives you an easy way to share, like, and comment on photos with select groups of friends and family members. Only people invited to a shared Photo Stream can see it. The Photos app in OS X supports iCloud Photo...

How to quickly silence an incoming call on Apple Watch
Mastering Apple Watch

How to quickly silence an incoming call on Apple Watch

Allyson Kazmucha 6

If you receive a phone call on Apple Watch at an inappropriate time, you can quickly silence it with your palm. We've all had times when we received a call at an inopportune time — or forgot to silence our iPhone in a crowded space. The Apple Watch can make these situations slightly less embarrassing by letting you silence all your devices with one quick gesture. That means no fumbling...

Get more out of automation and app integrations with Zapier
Master of Productivity

Get more out of automation and app integrations with Zapier

Allyson Kazmucha

Having trouble getting your most used apps and services to play nice together? There's a zap for that! Zapier is an integration and automation service that helps you tie together the services and apps that you already use. Tired of manually creating tasks from recurring emails? Zapier can do that for you. Maybe you want to automatically save email attachments to Dropbox. It can do that...