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Better iPhone 7 Plus portraits with Pixelmator

Apple’s new Portrait mode on the iPhone 7 Plus is seriously impressive, but it’s by no means perfecct. But the best part is that when taking a photo with the Depth Effect it saves both the original and blurred photo. I had a hunch that with a bit of tweaking in Pixelmator we might be…Continue readingBetter iPhone 7 Plus portraits with Pixelmator

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Shredding the straw man: my theory on removing the headphone jack from the iPhone

Hint: It’s not about thinness Last week a big rumor started swirling around the Internet about this year’s upcoming iPhone release. It seemed to send chills down spines and sent Apple doomsayers into a fervor. The headlines said it all: New iPhone 7 Leak Exposes Apple’s Achilles Heel iPhone Users Are Already Petitioning Against This Rumored…Continue readingShredding the straw man: my theory on removing the headphone jack from the iPhone

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Sorry publishers, the revolution will not be read about inside of your walls

As someone that’s been in the business of news for a while now, I thought I’d give my quick gut-check on Apple’s new News app and some industry trends. When we launched Circa nearly three years ago much of how we thought about news at the time was that it was a commodity and it would…Continue readingSorry publishers, the revolution will not be read about inside of your walls