No used Indian iPhones, Live Photos to your Mac, IM Multimedia specials


Indian no to used iPhones — India’s minister of commerce and industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, held a press conference on Monday to announce the government had rejected Apple’s request, according to Live Mint. Apple’s goal was to increase its smartphone marketshare in India, which is under 2% right now.

How to get your iPhone 6s/6s Plus Live Photos into your Mac — Apple makes it both easy and opaque. When you import a Live Photos into Photos for OS X, the app tags them: you can see the Live Photos icon in the lower-left corner of a full preview of image alongside the text label LIVE, and the icon also appears if you view information about the photo (Windows > Info). Hover over the LIVE label when viewing the full photo, and it plays the associated movie.
However, Photos doesn’t give any indication a .mov file exists. The Info palette only says it’s a JPEG; if you select File > Export > Export [X] Photo(s), it exports a JPEG. It’s only when you Option-drag an image into the Finder or select File > Export > Export Unmodified Original For [X] Photo(s) are both the unmodified JPEG and the associated MOV retrieved.

Memorial Day specials — Tomorrow is the last day to get 20% off IK Software like Miroslav Philharmonik 2 or Miroslav Philharmonik 2 CE, or IK’s new SampleTank, T-RackS, AmpliTube or Total Studio MAX bundles where you can get 20% additional savings off these value bundles. Simply visit the IK Online Store or the Custom Shop, select the products you’d like to purchase and at checkout enter promo coupon code* MEM20. All AmpliTube titles are 20% off or save up to 50% with the new AmpliTube Power DUOs through May 31, 2016 (remember Europe and the US is a day behind, so these deals last all the way through today for New Zealanders).