Daily Archives: September 30, 2014

How to Use iOS 8’s Photos Extensions – The Mac Observer

iOS 8 Extensions open the door for iPhone and iPad apps to share data and features, and that creates new potential for Apple’s own Photos app and image editing. Third party image editing apps can now share their filters with … Continue reading

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Use AirDrop to share files between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 | Cult of Mac

When you need to move files quickly between two Apple devices, AirDrop is an incredibly useful tool. It started out as a Mac-to-Mac thing, and then iPhone-to-iPhone, but with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, AirDrop becomes even more powerful: … Continue reading

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Your Devices Broadcast Unique Numbers, and They’re Being Used to Track You

Your smartphone — and other devices that use Wi-Fi — broadcast a unique number when they search for nearby Wi-Fi networks. A device’s unique MAC address is sent along with “probe requests” that search for nearby Wi-Fi networks. This tracking … Continue reading

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