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Apple’s Camera Can Read Text, Spotlight Now Searches Photos

Announced today at the WWDC 2021, Apple has added "Live Text" to photos with the forthcoming iOS 15. This feature will enable Apple devices to recognize text and numbers within an image and let users copy that text from the image and paste it into other apps like Mail or Messages.

How to Control Capture One on a Mac With Your iPhone or iPad

With the latest iOS 14 comes some great features, and one of my favorites is the new shortcut app. If you don't know what a shortcut app is, it allows you to perform complicated tasks automatically, some without any interaction whatsoever.

Photoshop’s ‘Save As’ Function Has Changed. Here’s Why

As part of its May 2021 release of Photoshop on Desktop -- version 22.4 -- Adobe made a significant change to how the "Save As" command works. Rather than continuing to act as it has across applications on all computers for decades, Adobe altered the basic functionality and has left users baffled.

Olympus Releases Free OM-D Webcam Software for Mac Users

Olympus has just announced the release of its OM-D Webcam Beta software for Mac. Almost two months after releasing the software for Windows, Mac users can now turn select OM-D cameras into ultra-high-quality webcams for livestreaming or video conferencing without using a capture card.

Photographers Rent a Helicopter to Re-Create the MacOS Big Sur Wallpaper

Photographers and filmmakers Andrew Levitt, Jacob Phillips, and Taylor Gray are back at it with the latest installment of their series in which they re-create Apple's MacOS desktop wallpaper photos. Following the announcement of MacOS Big Sur, the trio immediately set off to see if they could recreate the exact same shot... but it was a bit more challenging than they expected.

You Can Now Use Fujifilm X and GFX Cameras as Webcams on Mac

Following in Canon's footsteps, Fujifilm has just released a Mac version of its Fujifilm X Webcam software. The original version of the software—which allows you to use various X-Series and GFX cameras as webcams for streaming and video conferencing over USB, without the need for a capture card—was only available for Windows 10.