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  • NASA Got Up Close And Personal With Pluto, The Data Blows Their Minds

    NASA Got Up Close And Personal With Pluto, The Data Blows Their Minds

    It might not be a planet anymore, but Pluto is fascinating. NASA is just scratching the surface after its Pluto “fly-by” on July 14th. It says that it’s retrieved just 5% of the data on the spacecraft, but has already learned new things and snapped some shots unlike anything we’ve seen before. Here’s an amazing farewell shot taken of Pluto, highlighting a… Read More

  • Flickr Brings Back Its “Pro” Subscription Plan

    Flickr Brings Back Its “Pro” Subscription Plan

    Flickr announced today it’s bringing back its “Pro” subscription plan aimed at power users of Yahoo’s photo-sharing service, which will introduce a variety of new features, including access to improved analytics, software discounts, and more, as well as allow for an ad-free experience. Pro users will also again receive a “Pro” badge highlighted on their… Read More

  • Picasa Desktop Users Prompted To Move To Google Photos Backup Instead

    Picasa Desktop Users Prompted To Move To Google Photos Backup Instead

    As part of the transition to Google’s new photo hosting and sharing service, Google Photos, launched this May, users of Google’s older Picasa desktop software are now being prompted to upgrade to Google Photos Backup for saving their images to Google’s cloud storage. The change could signal the beginning of a plan to migrate Picasa users over to the newer Google Photos… Read More

  • SimplePrints Launches “Photo Magic,” A Photo Book Publishing Service That Works Over SMS

    SimplePrints Launches “Photo Magic,” A Photo Book Publishing Service That Works Over SMS

    The growth in shopping-by-SMS services knows no bounds, apparently. The latest entrant into the field is now Photo Magic – no relation to on-demand delivery service Magic. (Or perhaps the company is aiming for brand confusion?). The new service is an offshoot of the photo book publishing company SimplePrints, which currently offers mobile apps that allow consumers to build books by… Read More

  • Shutterfly Launches TripPix, A Quick Way To Create Travel Photo Books From Your iPhone

    Shutterfly Launches TripPix, A Quick Way To Create Travel Photo Books From Your iPhone

    These days, many of our mobile photos are snapped, shared and then forgotten. But photo publishing company Shutterfly has built a business on top of the idea that some people want to do more with their photos – turn them into prints, cards, gifts, books, and more. Today, Shutterfly is releasing a new app aimed at a younger demographic with TripPix, which turns travel photos into an… Read More

  • 8 Super Handy Things I Just Learned About Google Photos

    Google just launched a free, unlimited photo storage service. They’re calling it — wait for it — Google Photos. I met with Google shortly after the announcement, and they mentioned all sorts of neat tricks they didn’t get around to discussing in the keynote. Read More

  • Bundle’s New App Automatically Organizes Photos For You

    Bundle’s New App Automatically Organizes Photos For You

    Organizing our massive photo libraries is a task that a number of startups and big companies alike are still trying to solve. While Google is poised to introduce a new, standalone Photos app at Google I/O this week to address this challenge, a new Amsterdam-based startup called Bundle has also now launched an app focused on helping users automatically group photos together into albums and… Read More

  • After Backlash Over Upgrade, Flickr Considers Letting Users Opt-Out Of Auto-Tagging

    After Backlash Over Upgrade, Flickr Considers Letting Users Opt-Out Of Auto-Tagging

    Not everyone was happy with last week’s major revamp of Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site Flickr. A small, but very vocal, portion of Flickr’s user base of 100 million members, immediately took to the forums to lament the fact that the site’s new “auto-tagging” feature was enabled by default, and, worse, that there was no opt-out option provided. But that may now… Read More

  • Flickr Now Recognizes What’s In Your Photos, Revamps Site, Search And Apps

    Flickr Now Recognizes What’s In Your Photos, Revamps Site, Search And Apps

    Flickr today is rolling out a revamped version of its website, software applications for desktop and mobile, as well as its search service, in what’s perhaps the biggest update since the company’s decision to increase users’ free storage space on its photo-sharing site to 1 TB back in 2013. The new series of upgrades are focused on making every aspect of the service easier to… Read More

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