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Do You Have These Photos on Your Phone?

Do You Have These Photos on Your Phone?

Buzzfeed has some fun with a trend we’ve long highlighted — all the photos we have piling up on our phones (and cameras). Are you guilty of having these photos on your phone? We know we are…  

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What to Look for in Your Next Photo Printer

What to Look for in Your Next Photo Printer

You may not believe it, but the best way to preserve a digital photo for generations is to print it out at home. While there’s no sense in printing every photo you snap, a good home printer is a wise investment if you want to preserve some of your precious photographic memories. Printer technology may […]

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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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Shadow Puppet App Lets You Add Voice-Overs to Your iPhone Photos

A picture, as we’ve been told countless times, is worth a thousand words. But since your iPhone is both a camera and a microphone, it’s quite easy to add a bit more narration to your photos. That’s where Shadow Puppets comes in. It’s a new app from two former Facebook employees that lets you add […]

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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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Turn Summer Photos Into Lasting Memories with a Free Brag Book from MailPix

Sitting on a pile of summer photos? Why not turn them into a sharp photo brag book? As a special offer to Your Digital Life readers, you can make a 20 page 4 x 6-inch brag book from MailPix for just the cost of shipping and handling — $2.99 (a $7 savings). It’s a simple […]

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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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Coming Soon: You As an Action Figure

Most of us think of photos as two dimensional objects, but the birth of 3D printing is changing all that. If you’re not familiar with 3D printing, the short version is that, for under $1,000 you can by a printer capable of created three dimensional objects — usually out of a plastic-based “ink” that gets […]

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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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Make Free Prints from Your Smartphone Photos

Are photos piling up on your smartphone? Why not print them? Better still, why not print them for free? It sounds too good to be true, but the app “Free Prints” promises to do just that. Simply load the app (which debuted for the iPhone but has just recently launched for both Android and Windows […]

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