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  • Walnuts Launches Its Facebook Scrapbook Maker Just In Time For V-Day

    Walnuts Launches Its Facebook Scrapbook Maker Just In Time For V-Day

    Oh crap, it’s Valentine’s Day. Did you just remember, too, courtesy of that clever Google Doodle? The blogosphere will be filled today with last-minute gift ideas and other such ephemera related to this mushy holiday, and while I’m refusing the V-Day pitches as a general rule, there is a startup announcing its launch today that’s actually kind of fun. The company is… Read More

  • Cinemagram Turns iPhone Photos Into Animated Gifs In Seconds

    Cinemagram Turns iPhone Photos Into Animated Gifs In Seconds

    Remember when the iPhone app GLMPS launched last summer, seemingly heralding the start of a new image format that blended static photos and video? No? That’s OK. Today, there’s a new twist on the idea of reinventing the mobile photo, this time by turning static photos into animated ones. With the newly launched app called Cinemagram, you can turn your iPhone pics into animated gifs… Read More

  • New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud

    New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud

    Photo organization service (and TechCrunch Disrupt finalist) Everpix just launched its first iPhone application. The app does two key things: it offers you a way to access your entire photo collection from your phone, plus it automatically uploads all your iPhone photos to the Everpix cloud. Read More

  • Face.com Launches KLIK, A Real-Time, Facial Recognition Camera App For iPhone

    Face.com Launches KLIK, A Real-Time, Facial Recognition Camera App For iPhone

    Facial recognition company Face.com has just released a new mobile application that takes advantage of its technology to identify the faces of your friends in photos. Called “KLIK,” the app is a real-time, facial recognition mobile camera app for iPhone that automatically identifies your friends by name before or after you take their their photo. Read More

  • ShoeBox App Now Integrates With Facebook Timeline, Lets You Add Photos To Years Past

    ShoeBox App Now Integrates With Facebook Timeline, Lets You Add Photos To Years Past

    ShoeBox, the mobile app that lets you scan old photos and post them online, is today announcing Facebook Timeline integration. Using the newly released version of the ShoeBox iOS application, users will be able to scan photographs of family and friends using their smartphone, tag users by name, and then share those photos to Facebook. But here’s the really cool part: ShoeBox is one of… Read More

  • Cool Trick: AntiCrop “Un-Crops” Your iPhone Photos

    Cool Trick: AntiCrop “Un-Crops” Your iPhone Photos

    A newly released iPhone app called AntiCrop proclaims to the be the first application that allows you to “un-crop” your photos. What that means is that the app is able to extend the edges of your photos by using an intelligent content filling tool that duplicates the background, making your picture bigger than it was before. You’re not cropping the photo –… Read More

  • 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

  • PhotoPin: Creative Commons Photos For All Your Stock Photo Needs

    PhotoPin: Creative Commons Photos For All Your Stock Photo Needs

    I’ve been looking for something like this for years: a central, easy-to-use site for stock photos. Called PhotoPin, the site features a search engine that trolls Flickr for pictures. Some of them are also available to buy, but the vast majority are CC licensed. Obviously the site (it’s more a widget, really) reminds you to link back to the original image, but if you’ve ever… Read More

  • Photo Organization Service Everpix Launches Public Beta

    Photo Organization Service Everpix Launches Public Beta

    Photo organization service (and TechCrunch Disrupt finalist) Everpix has just launched into public beta, bringing with it a number of changes to its backend infrastructure, web interface and its desktop software. The service, for those unaware, automatically organizes and combines all your photos, whether they’re stored on your computer or in the cloud. It then combines them into… Read More

  • Evernote’s Skitch Arrives On iPad…iPhone Version Still “In The Works”

    Evernote’s Skitch Arrives On iPad…iPhone Version Still “In The Works”

    Skitch, the popular photo editing Mac app acquired by Evernote in August, is now available on the iPad. The release follows the launch of the Skitch for Android app earlier this year, and is the first iOS-compatible version available. Using the new app, you can annotate just about anything – a new photo, one from your camera roll, a screenshot, a map or you can just draw on a blank… Read More

  • Evernote’s Skitch Sees 3 Million Downloads On Android

    Evernote’s Skitch Sees 3 Million Downloads On Android

    Continuing today’s theme of awesome Android apps (how did that happen?), Skitch also has something to announce: it has reached 3 million downloads of Skitch for Android. Given its Android launch occurred just three and half months ago, the company says that’s equivalent of a new download every 1.5 seconds. Skitch has also added a new feature to its Android app – image rotation. 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

  • Hands On With Everpix, The Service That Centralizes All Your Photos From Desktop & Web

    Hands On With Everpix, The Service That Centralizes All Your Photos From Desktop & Web

    For the past week, I’ve been testing the alpha version of the Everpix service, which aims to automatically centralize and organize all your digital photos, both online and off. I’m happy to report that, so far, it works as advertised. In case you missed it, Everpix, a creation of ex-Apple engineers, was one of this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt finalists. Using a small utility… Read More

  • Location-Based Photo-Sharing App Trover Comes To Android

    Location-Based Photo-Sharing App Trover Comes To Android

    Mobile discovery and photo-sharing app Trover arrives on Android today, after having grown its install base to over 100,000 since its iPhone launch in July. The release extends Trover to a second mobile platform, but doesn’t include a new feature set or other notable changes at this time. Currently, Trover offers integration with Facebook and Twitter for finding friends and sharing… Read More

  • Everpix: All Your Photos, Automatically Organized And Accessible From Anywhere

    Everpix: All Your Photos, Automatically Organized And Accessible From Anywhere

    TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Everpix is a new service that automatically organizes and combines all your photo libraries into an elegant interface, whether they’re stored on the desktop or in the cloud. It supports traditional desktop software programs, like Adobe Lightroom, Aperture and iPhoto, for example, as well as online services like Facebook, Flickr, Picasa and Instagram. It will… Read More

  • New Startup JPEGmini Reduces Photos’ Size, Not Their Quality

    New Startup JPEGmini Reduces Photos’ Size, Not Their Quality

    Photographers, take note. A startup called JPEGmini is introducing a new photo compression technology for JPEG photos which reduces the overall file size (by up to 5 times), while preserving the photo’s quality and resolution. The technology is designed specifically with the Web in mind, as more photographers, both amateur and professional, use online storage for photo archival purposes. Read More

  • Instagram Adds 50 Million Photos In August, Now Over 200 Million Total

    Instagram Adds 50 Million Photos In August, Now Over 200 Million Total

    Instagram is growing like crazy. In June, we noted when the service hit the 5 million user milestone, with 95 million photos uploaded. At the beginning of August, Instagram hit 150 million photos. And now the service has surpassed yet another milestone: 200 million photos. Given that our last measurement was at the beginning of August, and the site is now well beyond 200M, that means… 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

  • Five Years Later, Twitter Rolls Out Image Galleries

    Five Years Later, Twitter Rolls Out Image Galleries

    Over the last few months, Twitter has been rolling out some key new enhancements to their user experience, adding improved search functionality and the ability to upload images right from a user’s Twitter stream. The photo upgrade came thanks to Photobucket hosting and appeared as a pic.twitter link and image for a user’s followers, as we reported in June and again two weeks ago… Read More

  • Flickr Not Dead, But Losing The Soul Of Photo Sharing

    Flickr Not Dead, But Losing The Soul Of Photo Sharing

    The buzz in photography circles this past weekend was a post by Thomas Hawk declaring “Flickr is Dead.” It’s not the first time we’ve heard this attention-grabbing headline. By the numbers, it’s hard to call a photo sharing site with more than 5 billion photos “dead” just yet, and Hawk admits it will take time. But, Yahoo-owned Flickr is facing… Read More