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Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

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As we approach the end of 2012, many of us take the time to reflect on what we did over the past 12 months — the highs, the lows, and fun times, and the accomplishments. A lot of that information is shared with friends on Facebook and offers up a...
Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

Google's Picasa URL now redirecting to Google+ photo albums

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In yet another bid to seemingly sunset its Picasa branding, Google's redirecting Picasa users who head to its direct URL. Hilariously, that redirection is to Google+ web albums, which ... well, let's just say we haven't been using our G+ photo albums all that much. But perhaps you have,...
Google's Picasa URL now redirecting to Google+ photo albums

Incredimail launches for iPad with a photo inbox and built-in browser

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Many of us whose parents discovered the internet in the past decade are all too familiar with Incredimail, mostly through the excessively cute stationery that would come attached to virtually every message. It's time to shake some of those old preconceptions now that an iPad version is here. The...
Incredimail launches for iPad with a photo inbox and built-in browser
Social: Google Just Bought Its Own Instagram

Samsung ships QF20 camcorder with WiFi, toughened-up W300 pocket cam

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Samsung's CES blitz included a tease of five new camcorders, but precious little in the way of launch details. Some of the mystery has ended, as two of the camcorders -- the QF20 and W300 -- are at last hitting US stores. The QF20 caters to the Internet crowd...
Samsung ships QF20 camcorder with WiFi, toughened-up W300 pocket cam

New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud

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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. The app is a crucial part of...
New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud

Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260

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After having launched in January, Samsung's WiFi-enabled DV300F camera officially hit the market today, according to a fresh announcement from the Korean manufacturer. As the latest addition to the DualView line, this 16 megapixel shooter features a 25mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom, and boasts a three-inch...
Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260

Pixelpipe Automates Pi.pe, Now Lets You Schedule File Transfers Across Cloud Services

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Today, the San Francisco-based startup Pixelpipe is adding a new feature called “Pipelines” to its file transfer service Pi.pe. The feature automates file copying between cloud services, similar to the way IFTTT automates other tasks on the web. Now available as a public beta, Pi.pe first launched in April of this year, offering users...
Pixelpipe Automates Pi.pe, Now Lets You Schedule File Transfers Across Cloud Services

Google's new privacy policy: what has changed and what you can do about it

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Today's the day Google's broad new privacy policy goes into effect. European regulators are claiming it violates data protection laws, but it's here and it may be here to stay. There are some not-completely-foolproof ways to hide from Google, but first let's talk about what's changed. Prior to today,...
Google's new privacy policy: what has changed and what you can do about it

Eye-Fi Looks Toward New Photo App

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Eye-Fi, maker of SD memory cards that bring Wi-Fi to non-connected devices, is working to develop a more powerful photo storage and sharing app. In an interview with AllThingsD following last week’s CE Week program, Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren said that the new app would be “platform-agnostic,” expanding beyond the...
Eye-Fi Looks Toward New Photo App

A Hangout for All Your Social-Network Photos

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Nowadays, people are storing a lot of personal photos on a variety of social networks. They capture photos with their smartphone cameras, instantly share them with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and never see them again. [ See post to watch video ] This week, I tried two methods for gathering...
A Hangout for All Your Social-Network Photos

File Transfer And Sync Service Pi.pe Launches Pi.pe Prints, Offering Photo Printing Options For Over A Dozen Cloud Services

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Pi.pe, the file transfer and synchronization service which emerged from San Francisco-based Pixelpipe, has previously served as one of the only serious utilities to move photos and other media files between all the various cloud services. Since its launch a little over a year ago, Pi.pe’s focus has been primarily on...
File Transfer And Sync Service Pi.pe Launches Pi.pe Prints, Offering Photo Printing Options For Over A Dozen Cloud Services

Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

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Most of the media coverage of Facebook’s latest proposed revisions to its legal agreements with users has focused on one change: the proposed elimination of users’ right to vote. The reality, however, is that this change probably won’t have any practical effect because a vote by users would almost certainly...
Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

Wappwolf’s Automator Now Connects/Syncs Google Drive, Dropbox And Others

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Previously we’ve covered Dropbox Automator, a sort of IFTTT for Dropbox. (IFTTT, if you haven’t heard, automates tasks to trigger when a particular action has occurred, e.g. if a Facebook profile picture changes, then update a Twitter profile, etc). Like IFTTT, Dropbox Automator is capable of triggering a similar series...
Wappwolf’s Automator Now Connects/Syncs Google Drive, Dropbox And Others

How Private Can You Get? Origami's Social Network Takes Families Into the Fold

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The natural reaction to the meteoric rise of sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is to pull back. We’ve seen it with Path and EveryMe, the latter being Oliver Cameron’s friends and family-centric mobile application launched earlier this year. Strange thing, these apps: As Cameron tells me, despite what they...
How Private Can You Get? Origami's Social Network Takes Families Into the Fold

Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz

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The Wall Street Journal reports that more changes are planned for Buzz in response to user feedback, including the option to block conversations and other filtering features.Even as Buzz impressed some social media enthusiasts, it also angered some folks for various reasons — the most significant being that it’s a...
Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz

Toshiba Camileo Air10 WiFi camcorder available now for $160 from HSN

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Remember that Toshiba full HD WiFi camcorder we got our hands on back at CES? Well, if you've been jonesin' for one since January, you're in luck. The Camileo Air10 is now available from HSN for the "event price" of $159.95 and ships with a 4GB SDHC card. In...
Toshiba Camileo Air10 WiFi camcorder available now for $160 from HSN

Gladinet revamps its ‘cloud desktop’ service

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A startup called Gladinet is announcing version 2.0 of its Cloud Desktop, which lets users access online storage services like Google Docs and Box.net as if they were just another drive on their computer. Co-founder Jerry Huang said version 2.0 brings the Cloud Desktop closer to his vision of making...
Gladinet revamps its ‘cloud desktop’ service
Cloud Photos Service Everpix Exits Beta With New Website & iPad App; Semantic Photo Search Coming Soon

HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

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HP has announced a major new initiative and a slew of new devices that enable users to print from any device to a web-enabled printer by simply using email.The idea – which builds off the Google Cloud Print announcement we saw back in April — starts with giving each...
HP Looks to Change the Way We Print
Google now offers Google Earth, Picasa, and Chrome in Syria

Gadgetwise Blog: Q.& A.: Fixing Incorrect Photo Dates

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If your photos show up in Picasa with the wrong dates for when they were taken, you can correct the timestamps right in the program....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q.& A.: Fixing Incorrect Photo Dates

Steve Jobs Replies: No, iPad Won’t Support Picasa

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Steve Jobs seemingly elected to reply to another question sent to his SJobs [at] apple.com email address yesterday, this time in response to a question about support for Google’s Picasa photo sharing service on the iPad:In short: no, the iPad won’t support Picasa albums or face recognition … and...
Steve Jobs Replies: No, iPad Won’t Support Picasa

Is Apple Thinking of Challenging Google's Picasa?

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The US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application relating to their figurative, non-textual "iPhoto for iOS" logo. There's specific verbiage in one of the trademark classifications that would strongly suggest that Apple may be secretly working on a service to challenge Google's Picas and similar type of...
Is Apple Thinking of Challenging Google's Picasa?

Software downloads in Syria

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Free expression is a fundamental human right and a core value of our company—but sometimes there are limits to where we can make our products and services available. U.S. export controls and sanctions programs, for example, prohibit us from offering certain software downloads in some countries. The fine details of...
Software downloads in Syria

Wireless Memory Card Maker Eye-Fi Raises $20M Series D, Led By NTT DOCOMO

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Eye-Fi, the maker of those nifty, wireless memory cards that automatically sync digital camera photos to your devices as well as to cloud services like Facebook, Flickr, Picasa and YouTube, is today announcing it has raised $20 million in Series D funding. The round was led by NTT DOCMOCO, the...
Wireless Memory Card Maker Eye-Fi Raises $20M Series D, Led By NTT DOCOMO

Google Buys Another API With Picnik Acquisition

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Picnik, the very popular browser based photo editing service that’s been integrated into many other sites via their Picnik API, has just been acquired by Google: We’ve just been acquired by Google! What does this mean for Picnik? It means we can think BIG. Google processes petabytes of data every day, and with...
Google Buys Another API With Picnik Acquisition

Free storage takes a (small) hit in Google's latest house-cleaning

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Google has been on a mission ovet the past year to trim the number of products and features it supports, and the latest batch of pink slips came today. Among the soon-to-be-gone features Senior Engineering Director Yassi Matias highlighted in a Friday-afternoon blog post are separate Google storage accounts, and...
Free storage takes a (small) hit in Google's latest house-cleaning

Does Google’s Acquisition of Picnik Suggest That Google’s Picasa is Getting Ready to Seriously Challenge Yahoo’s Flickr Photo Sharing Site?

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Google acquired image editing site Picnik today. Financial terms of the deal were disclosed, but you can read the announcements by Picnik and Google on their respective blogs. This is interesting to me for a few reasons. First, Picnik is the default image editing software built into Yahoo’s photosharing...
Does Google’s Acquisition of Picnik Suggest That Google’s Picasa is Getting Ready to Seriously Challenge Yahoo’s Flickr Photo Sharing Site?

Google Tweaks Buzz After Overblown Privacy Backlash

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Google is quickly making changes to its new social networking service Buzz — built on the back of its popular Gmail service — as a complaint to federal regulators follows a populist privacy backlash over the past week. Google admitted to rare gaff in its rollout of Buzz last...
Google Tweaks Buzz After Overblown Privacy Backlash
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