24 April 2015
Mac OS X 10.10.3 introduced version 1.0 of Photos.app, Apple’s iCloud Photo Library enabled replacement for iPhoto and Aperture. Over the past couple of weeks, having finally uploaded my 120GB of photos and videos into iCloud Photo Library, I’ve had the opportunity to begin exploring the new application, and much of that time has been spent in “Faces”—the area of the application that allows you to associate photos to people. I previously documented some sync issues related to faces, and in today’s article I’ll highlight some face management issues.
21 April 2015
When designing an online service, always try to anticipate the motivations of potential new customers, and make it easy for them to get a taste of how things work.
As a past user of Reflector—an app for mobile device mirroring—I wasn’t surprised to receive an email announcing the availability of version 2. When I received the second email, I figured it was a mistake. And when I received the third, I thought their mailing system was broken, and that surely they’d get it fixed.
20 April 2015
I recently switched from DreamHost’s DreamPress to GoDaddy’s managed WordPress hosting service. This article explains why, and discusses my experience so far. [Update: Since writing this article, I’ve switched away from GoDaddy, and now host my blog in a VPS at DigitalOcean. You can read about that switch, here.]
14 April 2015
Having updated to OS X 10.10.3 and iOS 8.3, I’ve finally had the opportunity to start using iCloud Photo Library, and here are my initial observations: