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  • Overswipe’s Photo App Makes It Safe To Hand Over Your Phone

    Overswipe’s Photo App Makes It Safe To Hand Over Your Phone

    There are a number of third-party applications that offer up a “secret folder” on your iPhone for hiding certain, ahem, private photos from prying eyes. But most of these require a bit of photo management to take place first – you have to import your photos into the app, then delete the original from the Photo Stream. A new app called Overswipe takes a different approach. Read More

  • Anniversary For iPhone Offers A Moment Of Nostalgia In The Age Of Disposable Photos

    Anniversary For iPhone Offers A Moment Of Nostalgia In The Age Of Disposable Photos

    An app called Anniversary offers a new twist on remembering the past via your photo and video memories. Instead of posting to a social network like Facebook, Anniversary lets you share your content with a friend on some future date of your choosing. The idea is to surprise your friends with old photos, instead of just nostalgically reviewing them on your own. Thanks to smartphones, we… Read More

  • Polymo’s New iPhone App Helps You Pre-Organize Your Photos

    Polymo’s New iPhone App Helps You Pre-Organize Your Photos

    A number of tech companies over the years have attempted to solve the challenges around organizing our ever-growing photo collections. Some offer better tools at curating or sharing photos with friends, while others have focused more on the storage aspects. Now a startup called Polymo is aiming to address the problem from a mobile perspective, with a new app that introduces the concept of… Read More

  • Reelagram Turns Instagram Photos Into View-Master Reels

    Reelagram Turns Instagram Photos Into View-Master Reels

    Before there was Oculus Rift and Cardboard, there was View-Master. Children who grew up in the analog era will have special memories of this stereoscopic viewer and its accompanying cardboard disks featuring images of their favorite characters and scenes from books, TV shows, and movies. Now, a company called Reelagram is tapping into our collective nostalgia for this simpler time by… Read More

  • Apple To Cease Development Of Aperture And Transition Users To Photos For OS X

    Apple To Cease Development Of Aperture And Transition Users To Photos For OS X

    With the release of OS X Yosemite later this year, Apple will cease the development of its ‘pro’ photo editing app Aperture. Users of that program will be transitioned to Photos, a new app that was introduced during the WWDC keynote and that will be released next year. Photos integrates many of the advanced photo editing features that were previously found in Aperture and will… Read More

  • Timeshel Ships You iPhone Photos In A Stackable, Keepsake Box

    Timeshel Ships You iPhone Photos In A Stackable, Keepsake Box

    With the rise of smartphones, a photograph’s value has changed. While some high-quality photos will always be viewed as art, the everyday photos we take of ourselves, our friends and family, and the world around us are viewed differently. Some are so meaningless, we’ve made them disposable – as with apps like Snapchat. Others we want to remember for longer, so we slow down… Read More

  • Flickr Hires Creator Of PhotoDrive To Overhaul Its Photo Uploader

    Flickr Hires Creator Of PhotoDrive To Overhaul Its Photo Uploader

    PhotoDrive, a fantastic photo uploading service powered by Flickr, is being shut down – but that’s because its founder, Jeff Bargmann, is now joining Flickr, as it turns out. This one-man startup machine had earlier impressed us with his mobile apps and newer photo uploading service, which worked something like Dropbox (or the recent Dropbox acquisition Loom) to provide you with… Read More

  • Google+ Stories, Automated Travelogues Built With Your Own Photos And Videos, Arrives On iOS

    Google+ Stories, Automated Travelogues Built With Your Own Photos And Videos, Arrives On iOS

    In the middle of Apple’s big announcement, which includes a revamped iOS Photos application among dozens upon dozens of new features arriving in iOS 8, Google quietly rolled out an update to its own iOS “photos” application, also known as Google+. The company has now released Google+ Stories for iOS, the new multimedia, scrapbooking-like feature which automatically combines… Read More

  • Pictorian Offers A Uniquely Designed Photo Storage App, Perfect For Your GIF Collection

    Pictorian Offers A Uniquely Designed Photo Storage App, Perfect For Your GIF Collection

    On an App Store that today sports over a million applications and a set of recommended design guidelines that hold a heavy influence over how developers proceed, it’s rare to come across an app that offers a unique perspective. But a newly launched photo storage application called Pictorian does just that. The app, a simple utility for storing photos outside your iPhone’s… Read More

  • Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service

    Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service

    It looks like Dropbox has made another acquisition today in the photo space: it has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. We’re reaching out to get more details from both companies. For now, Bubbli has been sending out a notice to its users today… Read More

  • Litely Is The Best New Photo-Filtering Application For iOS

    Litely Is The Best New Photo-Filtering Application For iOS

    A new photo editing application for iOS called Litely, created by the professional photographer responsible for a number of Instagram’s filters, has climbed its way to the top of the App Store in the days following its release earlier this month. Today, the app is #3 Overall on the App Store’s top charts (free apps), and #1 in the Photo & Video category, thanks in part to… Read More