Barbara Hanley

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How to add ripped videos to your iPhone or iPad from your Mac

I've moved across country three times in the last ten years, and discarded most of my physical DVD collection throughout those moves. I've kept only …

How to Take a Non-Crappy Picture of the Moon

On November 14th, we’ll get the closest full moon since 1948, and it won’t happen again for 18 years. If you want to snap a photo of the moon in all …

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration

On Tuesday, Americans handed the U.S. presidency to a racist, xenophobic, authoritarian, climate science-denying, misogynistic, revenge-obsessed …

14 iPhone Gestures You Might Not Know About

It doesn’t take long to learn the swipes and taps you need to get around your iPhone. Its intuitiveness is a major selling point, but there are some …

Making the Most of Breadcrumbs in Web Design

If you are at all familiar with the story of Hansel and Gretel, then you know that they used breadcrumbs to mark their way so they could find their …

UI Design

Protecting Your Privacy in Safari for OS X El Capitan

Every time you visit a website you are sharing information about yourself with the outside world. This article runs through a number of methods you can use to gain more control over what gets shared, and who it gets shared with, whenever you use Apple's Safari browser to access the web on a Mac.<p>It …

Operating Systems

What Does HDR Mean? Take Gorgeous Photos with HDR on iPhone

What is HDR photography on iPhone and why would I want to use it? HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. It works to balance the shadows and highlights of a photo so that neither are being favored or ignored. Basically, HDR on iPhone is done by combining three different exposures into a single shot. …

Mobile Photography

With Launcher 2.0, I’m Rethinking My Notification Center Widgets

When iOS 8 came out, I thought I'd stop using URL schemes altogether. Until two years ago1, my attempts at working on iOS had focused on overcoming the lack of inter-app communication with URL scheme automation, as our old coverage here at MacStories can attest. iOS 8 showed a new way to get things …

Digital Power Tools That Change the Way We Design & Build: The Handibot

By making a CNC machine very small, ShopBot made the possibilities huge<p><i>For our Tech-Tacular design and technology special, we sought out</i> …

Inside iOS 9 Search: Apple’s Plan for More Connected Apps – MacStories

At WWDC 2015, Apple announced app search, a new feature of iOS 9 that will help users find content inside apps. Beyond the user-facing aspects of a new search page on iOS and proactive suggestions from Siri, however, lies a commitment to fundamentally rethink iOS' relationship with apps and the …

Apps

The 45 Hidden iOS 9 Features Apple Didn't Tell You About

Here’s a list of all hidden iOS 9 features for iPhone, iPad that Apple didn’t talk about at WWDC 2015.<p>iOS 9 is a goldmine when it comes to features. …

Mac Terminal trick: How to list your apps

Every week we'll bring you a how-to guide to do something quick and cool with Mac OS X. Sometimes it will be a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, …

Pointers: work smarter with Smart Folders, Albums, Playlists - (May 13)

In the classes I often teach on OS X and iOS devices and how to utilize them, a great deal of confusion comes up about the concept of Smart Folders …