A La Carte (June 5)

iCloud, meet Photos. - The iCloud Photo Library will be a fresh take on photo management. Macworld covers all the details Apple has shared for this service. It begins in the fall.

Netflix Worked Closely with Apple on OS X’s Safari - Plugins, like Silverlight, be gone!

Developers Quickly Produce System-wide Keyboards for iOS 8 - Ever seen a smartphone with a keyboard that did something iOS’s didn’t do? Well, there will soon be third party app keyboards for all imaginable setups… Fleksy and others are already busily making some good ones during iOS 8 beta.

iOS Keyboard Shortcuts for Text Expansion - Type an abbreviation on iOS, and it will automatically replace it with the word or phrase of your choosing. This has been one of the greater power user tricks on iOS for awhile. If you’re note already taking advantage of it, get started here.

Why People Who Sleep Longer Achieve More - Just a healthy reminder: hard work is needlessly harder without good sleep.

Joe Darnell

Joe is a UI and graphic designer with prior experience as the creative director for three media-based businesses. Joe’s passionate about web design and graphic design with about 15 years of experience in the media industry. Additionally, Joe is the host of the Top Brew and Techtonic podasts, both featured on iTunes.