Starting today, Instagrammers no longer have to crop their latte art shots to the app’s creatively restricting square aspect ratio. Now users can choose one of two additional layouts—portrait and landscape—to add horizontal or vertical real estate to their images. Finally!
Microsoft's Xim is an awesome way to share photos across devices, no matter whether you're on Android or iOS or even Windows Phone. Now it's getting even better. The newest update to Microsoft Xim adds Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, and web browsers to the mix. That means you can share photos…
Back in April, Dropbox introduced a standalone app for viewing and sharing photos. Carousel was an exciting prospect, harnessing the power of Dropbox's popular cloud storage. It was also kind of a mess. Lo and behold, over a series of recent updates, Carousel has fixed almost everything that was wrong, and is now a…
Think back to the last wedding you went to. Or the last birthday party. Even the last nice dinner. Odds are you took multiple photos, dozens even. Maybe you even uploaded one to Instagram. But have you looked at any of them since? Or sent them to anyone? Probably not. And if you did, it wasn't particularly easy.
It's not just you. Instagram is down, with users reporting 503 errors. Don't worry, they're on it, but they better hurry, or I'll have to show these photos of my lunch to the mailman. Update: It's back. Whew.
Today Dropbox announced a new app just for viewing and sharing photos. It's called Carousel, and it allows and your friends to seamlessly share images between your Dropbox folders. But you might not want to give it a spin.
A picture is worth a thousand words and having 10,000 Instagram followers is apparently worth more than $150. At the recently opened 1888 Hotel in Sydney, Australia guests can stay one night for free if they contact the media department to show their social media mettle and follow the hotel on Instagram, of course.
Wow. Five years after it launched, Twitter has finally added native photo-sharing to its service. Starting now, all Twitter.com users have a camera icon that lets you add a photo to your tweet.
It looks like Facebook isn't the only one planning a secret Instagram rival. Pool Party is Google's Android-based answer to Instagram and it's already in beta testing (accessible by invite only).
Facebook wants to out-Twitter Twitter. Facebook wants to out-Foursquare Foursquare. And now, it wants to kill off those super-simple, super-cool photo sharing tools we love, with its own secret mega app, and TechCrunch got their hands on leaked screens.
Twitter's photo sharing service is here. Which doesn't sound like a big deal, on the surface of it, unless you're running one of the Twitter services they're going to squash. But watch this video.
Color has always recommended that you use their photo sharing app with other people who were near you (read: strangers). But what if the other people you really wanted to use Color with were scattered all across the country (read: your friends)? Color doesn't let you care about them! Thankfully, you can game Color by…
Half the fun in taking pictures is sharing, right? Well, Color for iPhone and Android makes sharing all the fun. Except, you don't get to choose who you're sharing with. There's no friending, no following, no privacy—just automatic sharing to the people around you.
What is it?
So if you take Instagram, which lets you share photos with a select group of friends, and take out the ability to choose your friends, what do you have? Color, which is available for the iPhone and Android. It's a bit confusing.
Four years in, paying the annual subscription for my Flickr Pro account remains the best purchase I've ever made online. It's only going to get better, with the new redesign including larger images, location data, and better navigational tools.
Remember that saucy little Lumix with the Wi-Fi and free photosharing that was Japan only? Well, Panasonic is releasing the nine-megapixel point-and-shoot over here, and it's going to come with a year's free access to T-Mobile Hotspots. The TZ-50 is available in silver, and will cost $450 when it comes out next month.…
May sees the Japanese release of Panasonic's Lumix DMC-TZ50, a nine-megapixel point-and-shoot with built-in wifi, meaning you can upload your photos directly to the web. At the moment only the Lumix Club that gets to host your pics, but restrictions will probably be lifted when the TZ50 gets a global release. There's…
TiVo has figured out a way for you to share your home videos and photos directly with other TiVo users, sending that content directly from the Web to someone's TiVo. Teaming up with video and photo sharing site One True Media, the company is offering this service for free until the end of April.