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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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Why Snapchat Turned Down Billions

Why Snapchat Turned Down Billions

The photo-messaging app Snapchat has turned down billions from Facebook. Are they crazy?

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Why I Only Share Photos By Email

There was a time when sharing photos by email was the cutting edge. Today, in the era of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, not so much. But just because email is being increasingly sidelined by rival sharing methods doesn’t mean it’s necessarily worse. In fact, I’m here to make a qualified argument for why email remains […]

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Photo-Sharing Site Everpix Shutting Down

Photo-Sharing Site Everpix Shutting Down

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’ […]

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Google+ Makes It Easier to Create Highlight Videos

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 […]

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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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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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Free Browser Tool Zooms Images Just By Hovering Your Mouse Over It

  Tired of squinting at tiny thumbnail images when you surf the web? A plug-in for Google’s Chrome browser called Hover Zoom will automatically enlarge an image simply by “hovering” your mouse over it. The plug-in is free but doesn’t work with every website, although major ones such as Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Amazon.com and Google […]

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How to Hide or Blur Faces in a Photo

In this socialized age of ours, it’s not hard to find photos of yourself online. But in the event you want to post an image online and not have your face (or someone else’s face) appear or just want to blur out that ex of yours while retaining your own smiling visage, you have a […]

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