Apple has announced plans to cease development of Aperture. Corel and Adobe have already started courting photography enthusiasts and professionals with their respective photo management and editing products.
Before moving away from Aperture you will want to safeguard geotags currently stored with Aperture Places. HoudahGeo can copy these to industry-standard EXIF / XMP tags embedded within your JPEG or RAW image files. There geotags will be available for other photo management and editing tools to pick up.
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Improve your Sudoku Uno skills by accepting the occasional hint. Sudoku Uno gives you the reasoning behind hints so that you can learn and apply new solving techniques.
Sudoku Uno includes a powerful solver. Unlike most Sudoku solvers, Sudoku Uno solely relies on human logic. It does not brute force the game to find a solution. Instead it applies that same techniques you would apply.
This gives Sudoku Uno the unique ability to explain the reasoning behind the hints it gives you. When you ask Sudoku Uno for a hint your are not (only) cheating. You can actually improve your skills by learning the techniques used to solve Sudoku grids.
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If you prefer to use a keyboard to type on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV but don’t want to actually buy one, Type2Phone will allow you to use your Mac instead. Not only did you not need to buy an extra keyboard, but you also have one less keyboard cluttering up your desk.
Using your Mac as a keyboard has many more advantages:
- Copy-paste text to your device (command-shift-v)
- Use Mac OS X dictation
- Set up custom keyboard shortcuts
- Quickly switch between Mac and iPhone. Just command-tab
There is much more you can do by combining the power of Type2Phone with that of other utilities on your Mac.
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HoudahGeo integrates with iPhoto, Aperture and Lightroom. This makes it easy to geotag photos that are managed by your favorite photo library.
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Tembo includes a couple of hidden features and settings. Read on for instructions to enable or configure these features.
- Default search scope
- List mounted volumes
- Maximum result count
- Sort by date added
- Grouped results: Date and time values
- Show results with no value for the sort attribute
These settings are intentionally hidden.
If things go wrong, you may need to trash your Tembo preferences file.
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