photo sharing

  • GroupShot Launches Impressive Face-Swapping, Photo Editing App For iPhone

    GroupShot Launches Impressive Face-Swapping, Photo Editing App For iPhone

    Remember when Microsoft rolled out Photo Fuse, the crazy feature in its Windows Live Photos product that let you swap people’s heads around in in your photos order to get the perfect shot? Well, now there’s an app that does the same thing, and it’s not from Microsoft. It’s from an Israeli-based startup called Macadamia Apps, makers of the new app GroupShot. And… Read More

  • Lightbox App Debuts New Photo Journal: It’s A Lazy Man’s Tumblr

    Lightbox App Debuts New Photo Journal: It’s A Lazy Man’s Tumblr

    Lightbox, the beautifully designed social photo app for Android backed by $1.2 million in seed funding from Index, Accel, SV Angel, 500 Startups, and others, is today launching a revamped web interface that’s like a lazy man’s Tumblr. As with the hot blogging startup Tumblr, the idea with Lightbox’s new photo journal feature is to provide a stream of updates others can… Read More

  • Fly or Die Batch App Review

    Fly Or Die: Can Batch Find Its Own Path Among The Photo Apps?

    Does the world need another photo-sharing app? That is the question John Biggs and I debate in this episode of Fly or Die (watch the video above). We take a look at one of the latest photo apps to hit iTunes, Batch, which launched ten days ago and is currently one of the Top 50 photo apps for the iPhone (currently at No. 48). The mobile app is a new product from DailyBooth, whose CEO… Read More

  • Gorgeous Photos, Tablet Browsing: 500px Debuts New iPad App

    Gorgeous Photos, Tablet Browsing: 500px Debuts New iPad App

    Toronto-based photography community 500px, the Flickr alternative which recently raised $525,000 in Series A, is now available on the iPad in app format. The new app includes all the feeds you would find on the site, including the feeds for Popular, Editor’s Choice, Upcoming and Fresh photos, plus access to your own photos and those belonging to your friends, the ability to like… Read More

  • First Look At ImageSocial, The Photo-Sharing Network That Just Scored $15 Million In Funding

    First Look At ImageSocial, The Photo-Sharing Network That Just Scored $15 Million In Funding

    Earlier this month, Australian-based Mooter Media took in $15 million from San Francisco investment firm La Jolla Cove Investors, Inc. in order to launch a new social photography platform. The platform, called ImageSocial, will be built with technical development partner Hot Shot Media and, unlike traditional photo-sharing networks, will also include a gaming element. Instead of just… Read More

  • PhotoAppLink Ties iPhone Photo Apps Together, Makes Multi-App Editing Simple

    PhotoAppLink Ties iPhone Photo Apps Together, Makes Multi-App Editing Simple

    Several iPhone app developers have teamed up to launch PhotoAppLink, a new open source initiative that aims to simplify photo editing by tying multiple photo-editing apps together. As you know, there are an incredible number of photo editing apps in iTunes today, and often, each especially excels in one particular area. For example, converting photos to black and white, cropping, compositing… Read More

  • Social Contacts App Twezr Shuts Down, Company Pivots To Photo-Sharing

    Social Contacts App Twezr Shuts Down, Company Pivots To Photo-Sharing

    So long, Twezr, it’s been fun. The mobile social contacts application Twezr is being shut down after having a fairly well-received launch back in November 2010. The app, for those unaware, was based on a great idea: it was a social address book. It aggregated all the activity from your phone’s contacts (e.g., phone calls, SMS’s, voicemails) alongside their social… Read More

  • Hey, You Three! Disney Mobile Is Rolling Out New Features!

    Good news for the few Disney Mobile subscribers out there. Looks like you’ll be getting some new features later this year. Some sound pretty useful actually, like a unique calendaring service that will allow parents to keep a web-based calendar that can push event alerts to family phones via SMS. Another service called Scout will also be debuting this year on Disney Mobile. Scout will… Read More