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Aperture, and the future of photo editing on Apple devices

Today, Apple announced that it is retiring its professional photo editing application called Aperture. I never used Aperture personally, since professional photography is not one of my main interests, but as a casual photographer, I've used iPhoto for many years, although not as much as I could have. This consumer-oriented application is also going the way of the Dodo bird, to be replaced by a brand new application being developed for OS X Yosemite called Photos. With a name mirroring the long-standing iOS application for managing photos, it's clear why Apple is doing this — to create a very sharp...

Announcing My Personal Website - coolfactor

As of this post, I've had the coolfactor.ca domain registered for 12 years, 2 months and 8 days, but I never really used it as I had originally intended. That all changes today. It is with great pleasure that I formally announce my personal website here at coolfactor.ca.Until now, I've always stood behind my company's name, The Digital Orchard, but now I'd like to step out into the spotlight and share with the world about who I am as a person, my personal interests, and have a more laid-back approach to blogging. This site will work hand-in-hand with my professional...