Google Is Finally Killing Picasa

It hasn’t made sense for Google to continue to invest in two separate photo storage and sharing applications, as it has been doing with the newer Google Photos and the dated software¬†Picasa. An

Where Are They Now? Google Acquisition Edition

Before the whole Alphabet rejiggering, Google acquired tons of companies over the years. Roughly 184, according to Wikipedia. We thought we’d take a few minutes and pluck out a few names you mig

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 up

Google Quietly Begins Pushing Its Photo Backup Software To Google+ Users

Google has begun pushing its “Auto Backup” photo archival software to Mac and Windows users via the company’s social networking platform, Google+. The promotion is new, we’ve c

Picasa Web Albums Are Almost Dead, Now Redirecting Photo Owners To Google+, Too

We've known for some time that Google would be transitioning users away from its Picasa photo-sharing service to Google+ Photos, but now that process is nearly complete. Google has begun to redirect u

First Look At Snapjoy’s iOS App For Photo Viewing. Apple, Take Notice.

I told you about a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/26/snapjoy-prepares-for-full-launch-adds-brilliant-copy-feature-to-its-photo-offering">new feature from the Snapjoy team</a> just the other d

How To Move Your Facebook Photos To Picasa (Soon, Google Photos) In A Flash

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/picasa.png" class="shot2" /> I'm sure there's more than one way to easily transfer your <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/facebook

Google Offers A 16 Terabyte Cloud Drive For $4,096 A Year

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/179057322_c9c4d9c3a8-215x143.jpg" width="215" height="143" />Well, it's not the mythical Google Drive, but it's close. For a price. And assumi

Picasa Adds Facial Recognition And Geo-Tagging To Its Desktop App

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/Picasa-faces2-630x188-215x64.jpg" width="215" height="64" /> It took a whole year, but Google is finally adding the <a href="https://techcrun

Google Researchers Teach Computers Out How To Recognize Images Of Famous Landmarks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/acropoliscluster-185x200.png" width="185" height="200" /> Image recognition is still one of those things that humans find easy to do but comp

Polar Rose Combines Facebook Connect With Facial Recognition Technology To Tag Photos On Flickr

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/polar-rose-blog-the-new-polar-rose-is-out-215x34.jpg" width="215" height="34" /> <a href="http://www.polarrose.com">Polar Rose,</a> a photo t

Who Has The Most Photos Of Them All? Hint: It Is Not Facebook

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/imageshack-frog.png" width="96" height="72" /> Photo-sharing on the Web keeps getting more popular as people transfer more of their digital p

Facebook Photos Pulls Away From The Pack

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/facebook-photos-vs-chart.png" /> If Facebook has one standout application it has to be Photos. Measured on its own, it is the largest phot

Picasa Finally Hits The Mac, Squares Off With iPhoto

<a href="http://picasa.google.com/mac/"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/picasalogo.png" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="http://picasa.google.com/mac/">Picasa</a>, the popula

Google's Top Ten Products (More Or Less)

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/google-botcatcher.png" /> Can you name Google's top ten products? If you look at how Quantcast ranks <a href="http://www.quantcast.com/goo

Google's Picasa Moves Onto Flickr's Turf: Adds Ways To Explore Interesting Public Photos

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-21860" title="picasa-explore-screen" src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/picasa-explore-screen.png" alt="" /> On the heels of a major upg

Picasa Refresh Brings Facial Recognition

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/picasalogo210.gif" alt="Picasa Logo" class="shot" /> In the anticipated release of Google's new and improved <a href="http://picasa.google.com">Picasa</a>,

Google Developing Mac Version Of Picasa, Due To Be Released This Year

Google’s Picasa photo management software is often regarded by many (particularly Windows users) to be the best basic image editing and management software on the market. Although a desktop app

TiVo now handles Photobucket and Picasa streaming

Your TiVo box added a wee bit o’ usefulness today with the inclusion of Photobucket and Picasa compatibility. You can view your own photos, other people’s photos that you’ve been giv

Google Picasa Goes Mobile and Goes Local (What?)

Google rolled out two new features for its Picasa (think Flickr, only by Google) online photo sharing site yesterday, both of which are useful for showing your friends just how crazy and unpredictable
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