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Adobe Photo Management Software Revel Comes to Android

If you own an Android phone and are looking for a new way to manage and organize your photos, Adobe’s Revel has just landed in the Google Play store. Revel is free to download and lets you create albums to drop photos/videos in, share those albums via social networks or privately and create “group libraries” […]

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How Safe Are Your Online Memories?

How Safe Are Your Online Memories?

If you want to preserve your online memories, you can’t rely on a third party to do it for you.

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Not Every Cloud Service Will Survive

Not Every Cloud Service Will Survive

A quarter of the cloud companies operating today may not exist by 2015. Uh-oh.

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How Long Will Your Hard Drive Last? Now We Know (Almost)

We now have a good idea of how long a hard drive will last. Are your images safe?

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New Products For Building Your Own Cloud

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 […]

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Three Mistakes You Make with Your Photos — And How to Fix Them

1. You take too many. It’s only natural. It costs you nothing to take a photo and with our camera memory cards and phones offering generous storage, there’s no obvious reason to ease up on the shutter. But you should. Taking tons of photos creates all kinds of problems for you, both short term and […]

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Three Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cloud Service for Your Photos

Cloud services promise a secure back-up for your precious digital memories plus the ability to access those memories from a multitude of devices and computers – basically, if you have a Web browser, you’ll have access to your cloud-based photos. We think they’re a critical piece in protecting your digital memories, but there certain things […]

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1000memories Closing Down

The online photo service 1000memories is shutting down. Users of the service have until September 15, 2013 to download their photos in a Zip file before they are deleted permanently. 1000memories was acquired by Ancestry.com last year and has been migrating its two main features — creating “memory pages” that combine photos and text and […]

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SmugMug Photo Site Gets a Major Makeover – But Is It Better Than the New Flickr?

SmugMug caters to photographers of all skill levels, but it has a few tools (like the ability to sell images online) that have made it particularly popular for pros. Today, the site unveiled a major makeover. Flickr did much the same thing several weeks ago, but, as David Pogue notes, whereas Flickr made changes to […]

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SanDisk’s New Connect Drives Store Your Digital Life on Flash Memory, Streams It Wirelessly

Between your music, photos, videos and apps, smartphone/tablet memory can fill up fast. SanDisk is introducing a pair of new portable storage devices that help you offload your digital files from tablets and smartphones, wirelessly. These new devices can also stream their contents to your portable devices, turning them into tiny media servers you can […]

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