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  • Backed By $4 Million, Bevy Debuts A Photo And Video Storage Solution The Whole Family Can Share

    Backed By $4 Million, Bevy Debuts A Photo And Video Storage Solution The Whole Family Can Share

    Families today often have more photo-taking devices than family members, which has led to the problem of people having massive numbers of photos and videos, none of which are properly organized and shared. A Boston-based startup called Lineage Labs, launching today and backed by $4 million in seed funding, is working on a solution. It’s introducing a product called “Bevy,”… Read More

  • Kanvas’s Mobile Photo Sharing App Lets You Make Your Own GIFs, Flipbooks And More

    Kanvas’s Mobile Photo Sharing App Lets You Make Your Own GIFs, Flipbooks And More

    Kanvas, a photo-sharing app designed to allow self-expression and creativity via simple tools for editing and enhancing photos, is relaunching today on the iOS App Store with a new version that the company likens to what a “mobile-first Tumblr” would look like, if it had been started today. Today the app, which has also just topped a million installs, offers the ability to post… Read More

  • Polaroid Partners With Blipfoto On A New Photo Journaling Service That Only Lets You Post Once A Day

    Polaroid Partners With Blipfoto On A New Photo Journaling Service That Only Lets You Post Once A Day

    Polaroid’s attempt to re-establish its brand in the age of digital photos continues this morning with the announcement that it has partnered with Edinburgh-based photo journaling service Blipfoto, which is now relaunching and expanding into the U.S. The service, available on the web and in mobile apps for iOS and Android, offers users a place to document their lives by sharing only… Read More

  • The Photos App On iCloud.com Has Disappeared

    The Photos App On iCloud.com Has Disappeared

    The beta version of the Photos app on iCloud.com has disappeared, several sites are reporting this morning, and we’ve also confirmed through tests. Previously, the app allowed Apple users signed in via the web to access their iCloud Photo Library on their PC or Mac. The app isn’t just missing from the iCloud.com homepage, either – visiting the URL directly also displays… Read More

  • Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris

    Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris

    Photo app-maker Cooliris just announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo. The company was founded in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and other media content. More recently, its focus shifted to an app (also called Cooliris) that allowed users to browse photos from across services like Facebook, Instagram, and Flickr. It also launched… Read More

  • Photo-Sharing App Memoir Snags $5.5 Million To Help You Recall The Past

    Photo-Sharing App Memoir Snags $5.5 Million To Help You Recall The Past

    Photo-sharing application Memoir, a Timehop competitor that allows you to rediscover old photo “memories,” has raised an additional $5.5 million in a round led by Redpoint Ventures’ Ryan Sarver. Others participating included prior investors Founder Collective, Box Group, Lerer Ventures and Thrive Capital. The company had previously raised $1.2 million in seed… Read More

  • Dropbox Drags Its Expensive, Forgotten Photo App Carousel To Web And Tablets

    Dropbox Drags Its Expensive, Forgotten Photo App Carousel To Web And Tablets

    Early this year, Dropbox threw a glitzy launch event for its new photo storage and viewing app Carousel, and people went right on using the dozen other ways to keep and comb through memories. Despite Dropbox’s 300 million users, it saw less than a half million downloads on Android, and has hovered around #350 on the iOS photo app chart, falling out of the top 1500 apps overall less than… Read More

  • PhotoShrinker Lets You Quickly Free Up Space On Your Smartphone

    PhotoShrinker Lets You Quickly Free Up Space On Your Smartphone

    For those struggling with smartphones that seem to be constantly running out of storage space, a new application called PhotoShrinker can help. The app lets you free up space on your iPhone or Android smartphone by compressing photos up to 1/10th of their original size, potentially freeing up gigs of space, and making room for new photos or videos, apps, games, movies, music and more. The… Read More

  • Prynt's New Photo Printing Case

    The Prynt Case Turns Your Smartphone Into A Polaroid Camera

    Hot off of their Haxlr8r demo day presentation last week, hardware startup Prynt was nice enough to drop by TechCrunch HQ to show off the latest prototypes of their smartphones cases, which contain built-in printers so you can instantly get a copy of that selfie with your best friends. Read More

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