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While Apple has improved its on-board photo organizing tools in iOS 7, it still presents them in a fairly basic fashion. If you’re an avid smartphone snapper, you can pretty quickly overwhelm Apple’s basic organizer, forcing you to scroll back-and-forth or squint closely to view a tiny grid of thumbnails. That’s where a new app […]
While very few devices are actually running the latest version of Android (dubbed “KitKat”) there’s no time like the present to brush up on its newest feature — better photo editing! This video, via CNET, offers a nice walk-through suitable for beginners. If you’re an Android user, don’t miss it.
The photo-sharing and storage service Everpix announced today that it was shutting down. From now until December 15th, the service will be in “read-only” mode — meaning you can view your images but not upload any new ones to the service. In a letter to customers, Everpix promises that users’ data is safe and wont’ […]
While many of us treat our iPads as virtual photo books, Apple’s updated iPhoto for iOS software now allows you to make physical photo books of right from the comfort of your couch. These 20-page photo books will be hard cover and are available in a choice of 8 x 8-inches or 10 x 10-inches […]
Google rolled out a new version of its Android operating system last week (nicknamed KitKat) and one of the changes you’ll find is enhanced photo editing. Specifically, in the Android KitKat Gallery, you’ll be able to make non-destructive (i.e. reversible) edits to any photo on your Android phone or tablet. The edits can also be […]
In its ongoing effort to lure us away from Facebook, Google has thrown more photo and video-friendly features into its Google+ social network. Specifically, they’ve enabled their “Auto Awesome” feature (previously available for editing still photos) to work with videos. Here’s how it works: using the Google Photos app for Android, you can choose photos […]
The Android photo app CameraAce has just added photo printing to its list of features. Using CameraAce, you can send your favorite snapshots to your local Target for printing (the app can use your location to automatically suggest a nearby Target store for printing). The app supports image cropping, print orders up to 20 in […]
Cloud storage (aka storing your files online, on someone else’s servers) is a great way to preserve your digital photos and videos. But it’s not without its drawbacks. Cloud storage companies can go out of business. They can be hacked. They’re pricey, typically commanding monthly fees between $5-$20, depending on how much data you have […]