What's New With the iOS 12 Photos App

· Andrew Orr · News

The iOS 12 Photos app has a couple of new features centered around searching and sharing. Here is what’s new.

How to Create GIFs on iOS with the Workflow App

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

For today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt will walk us through creating a simple automated task within the iOS Workflow app…which is kind of like building stuff in Automator on the Mac. In other words, fun! And it’s a good way to learn the basics of automation, too. She’ll tell us all about it!

Photos People: How to Add a Face Photos Doesn't Recognize

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If Photos won’t recognize a face within a picture of yours—either because the subject is making a funny expression or because she’s turned away from the camera—we’ve got the solution for you in today’s Quick Tip! We’ll tell you how to manually add an image to the appropriate “Faces” category.

How to Block Memories in Photos

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

In both Photos on the Mac and on your iOS devices, you can actually block the types of memories you don’t want to see—holidays, for example, specific dates, or even a person. Getting those memories with bad associations out of your face is the subject of today’s Quick Tip!

How to Unsubscribe from Shared Photo Albums

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Within Photos on the Mac and in the iOS app, there’s a way to unsubscribe to shared albums that you’re a part of. So if you no longer need to see twenty pictures a day of your third cousin’s new dachshund, you can opt out! We’ll tell you how, even though we’re not quite sure why you’d want to see fewer puppy pictures.

Photos: Editing Your Images with an External Program

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Photos has a nifty little feature that’ll let you edit an image in Photoshop, say, and have the changes reflected in its library, no importing or exporting required! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll cover all of the details—including a big ol’ caveat that you’ve gotta know.

Future Accidental Probing Failed – Mac Geek Gab 687

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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This time of year more than others, it seems, people need to remote control their friend’s and family’s computers for assistance. It’s what we do here at Mac Geek Gab – helping people, that is – and we’re happy to help you help others, too! But that’s not all we talk about in this episode of MGG 687. In fact, it’s probably only a smidge of it. Managing multiple Photos libraries, migrating from FireWire to the future, and Cool Stuff Found. Listen, learn, and enjoy!

High Sierra: How to Edit Live Photos

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

In this Quick Tip, we’re going to cover how to edit, trim, and add effects to your Live Photos within macOS High Sierra! Which is great considering how many Live Photos Melissa Holt has that include camera jiggling, bad language, and so on. You’d think she’d just get better at taking Live Photos, but now that she can adjust them, she doesn’t have to! Whew.

iOS: How to Duplicate a Live Photo as a Still One

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

In Photos under iOS, you can easily duplicate a Live Image as a still one. So if you’d like to preserve the extra info in your live shot while creating a still version, you can!

Password Mayhem, iOS Photos, & Preventing Sleep – Mac Geek Gab 667

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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You ask, we answer! Tech support every week for over 12 years! First up this episode: Passwords, and lots of ’em. Then it’s on to managing Photos and app files on your iPhone. We revisit the topic of waking a sleeping laptop, and then discuss a few tips and tricks we’ll keep up our sleeves just for you. Download, press play, and enjoy!

How to Prevent Photos and iTunes from Opening Automatically

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’re getting sick of watching programs bounce in your Dock just because you plugged your iPhone into your Mac to charge it, then boy, have we got a Quick Tip for you! Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to stop Photos and iTunes from opening automatically.