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Copy Before Submitting Web Forms

Filling in Web forms (like the one used to submit this tip) can be a bit of a gamble - you put in your pearls of wisdom, perhaps only to lose them all if the Web page flakes out or the browser crashes. Instead of losing all your text, "save" it by pressing Command-A to select all and then Command-C to copy the selected text to the clipboard. Do this periodically as you type and before you click Submit, and you may "save" yourself from a lot of frustration. It takes just a second to do, and the first time you need to rely on it to paste back in lost text, you'll feel smart.

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Peter Nixey’s Open Letter to Apple about Photo Management

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Developer and entrepreneur Peter Nixey has posted an open letter to Apple emoting about problems with and proposing solutions to managing photos on Apple devices. Nixey’s main complaints revolve around the lack of useful iOS tools for photo management, duplicates and confusion in Photo Stream, Photo Stream’s inability to sync videos, and devices with too little storage. He suggests a new paid Apple service that would store the canonical version of a user’s entire photo and video collection in iCloud, allowing access from any of that user’s devices. Fingers crossed that Apple realizes just how broken the current system is and addresses these and other complaints!favicon follow link

 

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Anonymous  2013-05-09 12:15
Peter's post is right on. I took the occasion of a system rebuild last week to export all of my photos out of iPhoto and into Picasa for Mac, where I feel I have more direct control over the files. Then, for insurance and accessibility, I uploaded every last photo to Everpix. I left Photostream enabled as a last line of defense against losing my photos. Next up: Finding a similarly straightforward system for my home videos.