Considering how many photos are captured daily with iPhones all over the world, Apple’s Photo Stream (the imaging component of its iCloud offering) is a useful tool for getting pictures off our mobile devices and on to our computers and tablets. The challenge with Photo Stream is that it’s an all-or-nothing proposition. Either it’s on and sharing every shot you take, or it’s off and not helping you at all.
But there is a way to control this flow on your Mac. By using iPhoto as the dam, and Aperture as the final destination, you can enjoy the benefits of Photo Stream without drowning in a deluge of snapshots.
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The holidays are fast approaching and so is the pressure to send out your annual greeting cards to update family and friends about your fabulous life and beautiful children. We looked at five of the best, most user-friendly options that make it easy to design and send photo cards. Starting with the Apple programs you already have on your Mac or iOS device, and ending with sites you may not be familiar with, here's a walk through a veritable winter wonderland of photo card-making options.
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The holidays are upon us, which means you’ll likely be seeing more friends and family in the next few weeks than you usually do the rest of the year. It also means you’ll be taking more photos and sharing them. Rather than sending your guests a digital file via e-mail (how festive!), consider printing some photos on the spot and sending your guests home with bright, sharp prints.
Need a printer? No problem. I’ve got four tips to help you make a smart choice when you go to buy a photo printer. And after you get that shiny new printer, be sure to check out Macworld's tips on how to get the best prints from your digital photos.
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