Photos - what's this "new" app all about?

We've been getting a lot of questions lately from our clients about Apples recent release of the "Photos" app.  What is it?  How does it work?  How is it different from iPhoto?  In a nutshell, "Photos" is the culmination of years of development to better integrate and manage your photos across both OS and iOS platforms.  It was also developed to phase out "Aperture" and "iPhoto"...long time common names in Mac households.  To learn more and better prepare yourself on what to expect...this article at The Verge is extremely informative and useful.  Snap away!