Photoflow, a beautiful Instagram client for the Mac

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This might be the best way to experience Instagram on your Mac.
This might be the best way to experience Instagram on your Mac.
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Instagram is great on the iPhone. It kind of sucks on the iPad. And it’s nonexistent on the Mac. But Photoflow aims to change the latter.

It’s a beautiful new Instagram client, just for the Mac. And while Photoflow won’t ever replace Instagram on your iPhone, it does supplement a lot of the app’s features for power users.

How to fix battery life issues in iOS 8.4.1

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Battery got you down? Try these tips.
Battery got you down? Try these tips.
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iOS 8.4.1 might have fine-tuned Apple Music, but some users are complaining about about battery issues after updating to Apple’s latest mobile operating system.

If you’re afflicted, the good news is that iOS 9 is right around the corner. The bad news? That doesn’t help you now, and iOS 9 will likely have its own host of bugs that Apple needs to address. Here are some tips to help you eke out as much battery life in iOS 8.4.1 as possible.

iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak could be incoming

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An iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak could be incoming.
An iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak could be incoming.
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The game of jailbreak cat-and-mouse has never been quicker. Thanks to Chinese jailbreaking teams like Pangu, the slow, careful back and forth between jailbreak teams cracking open iOS, and Apple patching it, has hit breakneck speeds.

Case in point? A week after Apple released iOS 8.4.1, closing a security hole that allowed iOS 8.4 to be jailbroken, Pangu is already showing off a jailbreak solution for it.

The most popular colors for App Store icons explained

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The Top 200 iOS app icons, charted to a color wheel.
The Top 200 iOS app icons, charted to a color wheel.
Photo: Stuart Hall / Medium

There are thousands of colors an App Store icon can be … so why does it so often look like developers only had half a box of crayons to choose from when we look at our iPhones?

But App Store iconography may be more colorful than it seems at first. Don’t believe me? These color wheels show exactly how dominant certain colors are in the icons of the most successful apps.