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Arrange Icons on the iPhone/iPod touch Home Screens

Unhappy with the arrangement of your icons? You can move them around as follows: First, hold down on any Home screen icon until all the icons wiggle. Now, drag the icons to their desired locations (drag left or right to get to other screens). Finally, press the physical Home button on your device. (Unlike earlier releases, iPhone Software 2.1 doesn't move just-updated apps to the end of your Home screens, so your icons should be more stationary once you've installed the update.)

Remember that you can replace Apple's default icons in the four persistent spots at the bottom of the screen with your four most-used apps!

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iPhoto ’11 9.2.2

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While it offers just a single change, Apple’s updated iPhoto ’11 9.2.2 will be a welcome release for many. The update enables you to delete individual photos from your iCloud Photo Stream, which should help you winnow out any mistaken photos you may have shot on your iPhone or iPad (or, perhaps, reams of screenshots saved to the Photos app by a preschooler). Previously, the only way to delete any photos from Photo Stream was to delete them all from iCloud via a reset performed in iCloud’s online account settings. ($14.99 new from the Mac App Store, free update through Software Update or the Mac App Store, 256.9 MB)

 

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Tommy Weir  2012-03-08 14:28
Bizarre if they don't add Journal syncing....
SSteve  2012-03-08 15:02
I wish you had a Take Control book for iPhoto '11. My wife has been taking some great photos, but whenever she sits down in front of iPhoto she gets overwhelmed and gives up. Now she just gets overwhelmed before she starts and doesn't even try.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2012-03-09 05:19
Yes, having written about every previous version of iPhoto for Peachpit's Visual QuickStart Guide series, I'm quite troubled by iPhoto '11 - I find it confusing and inconsistent (and in some ways, I'm glad I didn't have to write about it, since it's a tough program to explain).

We've thought about a Take Control book, but we've never come up with what seems like a good approach.