Tag Archive: Path

Path Update Pulls From Instagram, Facebook And Foursquare, But Only For New Users

New users can get a kick-start from their existing social networks


A new update to the private social network app Path brings a curious secret feature: you can now automatically import your Facebook, Instagram and Foursquare updates without doing anything. But there’s a catch: you’ll need to sign up for a new account to do it.

The Next Web reports that new users (or existing users who sign out after updating the  [Read More…]

Path 2.5 Adds Film & Book Sharing, New Photo Editing Tools, Personal Invitations & More

Path gets a stack of new features in its latest update.

Path just pushed out a new update to its iPhone app, introducing a number of nifty new features. Users now have the ability to share their favorite films and books, send personal invitations with their own message to their friends, snap photos using the volume button and then edit them with Path’s new tools, and more.

Path’s release notes detail all  [Read More…]

Show the Path Bar in Mac OS X to Work Better in the File System

Show the Path Bar in Mac OS X As you probably guessed, the Path bar shows the complete filesystem path to the current working directory in any Finder window. The optional window-dressing item has more use beyond that though, because not only does it show you the present directory, it’s also interactive. You can double-click the individual folders to jump directly to them, and you can even drag and drop files  [Read More…]

Path Co-Founder Dave Morin Grilled by Tim Cook Over Previous Privacy Issue

A new report from Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek claims that Apple CEO Tim Cook “hauled” Dave Morin (co-founder of the company that developed the Path app) into Apple’s Cupertino headquarters to grill him and other executives after hearing about the privacy violation. This all took place after a developer discovered the behind-the-scenes upload feature in February. Although Path wasn’t the only app uploading users’ address books, its high-profile re-launch left the app in an unfortunate spotlight causing controversy. The whole issue  [Read More…]

Path iOS App Updated with Slew of New Features

The Path iOS app was recently updated in the App Store with the introduction of a slew of new features such as Nike+ GPS Running Stories, Music Match (to help identify and share currently playing songs), and camera improvements that include “Focus and Expore” effects along with “Pow!” comic book effects. All of the features combined make Path more enjoyable and convenient to use than before. Of all the improvements, the biggest part of the  [Read More…]

Set the Path Bar to be Relative to the Home Directory in Mac OS X Finder

Finder Path Bar from the Home Folder Here’s another tip from Keir Thomas, author of Mac Kung Fu, a new book with over 300 tips, tricks, hints and hacks for Mac OS X Lion. It’s available from Amazon, and also in eBook form for all eReader devices, including Kindle. Finder can show the path to the currently browsed folder  [Read More…]

Show the Location Path of Current Wallpaper in Mac OS X

Show current wallpaper location on the Mac OS X desktop Ever set a desktop background picture and have no idea where the original wallpaper image is stored? Or maybe you’ve wondered where that default background image is stored so you can share it with your iOS device? Me too, and using a defaults write debug command, you can display the full path to the currently active desktop image, directly on the  [Read More…]

Get More Out of Your Finder Windows By Turning On The Status and Path Bars [OS X Tips]

Finder has two nice features that you might want to turn on if you aren’t using them already the Finder status and path bars. Both of these give you kick access to some very useful information about your Mac. Status Bar The status bar displays at the bottom of Finder windows when it is on. It will show you how many items are in the window, how many you have selected  [Read More…]

Swype For iPhone, iPad Updated, Adds Blue Finger Path, Improves Accuracy [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, we showcased Swype for iOS, a new jailbreak that greatly increases typing speed on iOS devices. Back when we first previewed the tweak, it had several caveats, such as low accuracy and other bugs. Swype has now been updated to address those issues and make the port feel more like the original Android version. Swype_Logo_Black Beta 2 of Swype includes a feature that many users of the original Swype have been hoping for: the blue swipe tracer line. While typing  [Read More…]