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Instagram Launches ‘Layout’ App for Collages

7:04 PM, Mar. 23rd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Instagram announced Monday a new app called Layout for iOS (Android users can expect it in "the coming months"). Layout is a standalone app for making collages that can be posted to your Instagram feed, Facebook, or sent to other apps in iOS. It allows users to choose apps n the camera roll and then pick a layout pattern. The app auto-populates the photos into that layout, and the user can then swap photos out, rotate them, flip them, pinch to zoom, or drag them around. It includes a Faces tab that automatically detects photos with faces in them, and there's also a Photo Booth mode that allows you to take several photos in quick succession. Layout is a free app, and it's available now.

Video Shows How Apple Watch Companion App Rearranges Apps

9:46 PM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Hamza Sood posted a great video to Twitter (via 9to5Mac) showing how rearranging the apps on the Apple Watch Companion App works on the iPhone. While shot on the iPhone companion app, the process will work in a similar way on the Apple Watch itself. The Apple Watch will be available for preorder on April 10th and it ships on April 24th.

80% Off MacDojo ‘Yosemite OS X Productivity’ Course: $19

7:54 PM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

80% Off MacDojo 'Yosemite OS X Productivity' Course

We have a deal today on the MacDojo 'Yosemite OS X Productivity' Course. It gives you access to more than 50 HD-quality video lessons, and they're designed to teach you how to be productive with OS X Yosemite. How to utilize multiple desktops, hidden settings, Mission Control, Notification Center, Hot Corners...if you want to learn more about these things, this course is for you. Through our deal it's just $19, 80 percent off retail. Check it out!