Google Is Funneling Picasa Users into Google+ Without Any Warning

Over the last week, Google has been migrating web albums for its online photo service Picasa over to Google+. No you didn't get any warning, and yes, it's sneaky—if not exactly unexpected. » 3/05/13 1:49pm 3/05/13 1:49pm

Where Do You Upload Your Photos on the Internet?

I know. For most people it's Facebook. Go out, get drunk, snap pics, upload, tag friends, Like. Repeat. Everybody does this. But I don't want this. Flickr was a solution once upon a time but Flickr is, um, not what it used to be. How about Picasa? Something else? » 8/28/12 7:30pm 8/28/12 7:30pm

Flickr's Getting a Facelift on February 28th

Flickr has been bleeding users like a hemophiliac since around the time Google+ launched. Now, Yahoo's doing something about it. Flickr senior product lead Markus Spiering has hinted that big changes are in store for the photo-sharing site come month's end. » 2/21/12 9:05pm 2/21/12 9:05pm

Share Your Facebook Pics on Google+ with Move2Picasa.com

If you're considering migrating your social media life from Facebook to Google+, you'll probably want to start with your pictures. Move2Picasa.com drags your entire photo library from the House of Zuckerberg over to Picasa, which will soon be Google Photos. » 7/06/11 5:20pm 7/06/11 5:20pm

Google Is Going to Kill the Blogger and Picasa Brand

Google's Google+ initiative has brought us a lot already. Turns out, there's more coming. Mashable is reporting that Google will retire the Blogger and Picasa brands and flip them into something like Google Blogs and Google Photos. Laaaaaaame. » 7/05/11 2:25pm 7/05/11 2:25pm

Google+ Gives the Gift of Unlimited Picasa Storage

Picasa is limited to 1GB of storage (unless you pay up for more Google bytes) but now there's a free workaround. You can upload unlimited photos (smaller than 2048x2048) and videos (under 15 minutes) Google+ and it doesn't touch your storage limit. [ReadWriteWeb] » 7/01/11 6:12pm 7/01/11 6:12pm

Google's Command Line Tool Reconciles Web App Convenience and Geek…

You recognize the convenience of Google's cloud-based apps but remain a command line devotee. Thankfully, Google's new command line tool lets you edit Google Docs, upload photos to Picasa and post to Blogger while maintaining your geek cred. [Google] » 6/18/10 3:16pm 6/18/10 3:16pm

Google Picks Up Picnick Image Editor to Make Picasa Better

One of the more straightforward acquisitions Google's made in a while, they've just bought the online image editor Picnick. Given Google's past acquisition strategy—turning Grand Central into Google Voice, Writely into Google Docs—the logical expectation is that it'll get merged into its already excellent Picasa photo… » 3/01/10 4:38pm 3/01/10 4:38pm

Buy 200GB of Google Storage, Get a Free Eye-Fi Card

Kind of nice: If you buy 200GB of Google storage for $50, you'll get a free 4GB Eye-Fi card. Since the card's $60, you could also look at it as "buy an Eye-Fi card, get 200GB of Google storage." » 12/08/09 11:23am 12/08/09 11:23am

Why Apple's MobileMe Doesn't Work As a $100 Service

There's nothing majorly wrong with Apple's MobileMe service. All of its subsidiary pieces and parts—the email, the syncable calendar and contacts, the photo gallery, the online storage—do fine. So why doesn't it make sense? » 4/23/09 3:20pm 4/23/09 3:20pm

Gmail Lets You Take Back Sent Messages, Gets Built-in YouTube, Flickr…

Everyday, Gmail makes desktop mail clients feel a little more dated. The latest Labs features now preview stuff from YouTube (no more Rickrolling??), Flickr, Picasa and Yelp, and you can undo sending regrettable email. » 3/19/09 6:20pm 3/19/09 6:20pm

Picasa Released for Mac, At Long Last

iPhoto hasn't had a great free competitor and in my opinion, Google's photo management is just, well, better. That's why Picasa for Mac is awesome news. » 1/06/09 7:17am 1/06/09 7:17am

Sony Vaio Photo Frame Brings Internet Radio, RSS News to Your…

Sending another (admittedly pretty) digital picture frame into an already overcrowded, under-innovated field, Sony has announced is $300 Vaio CP1, which boasts wireless networking, RSS feed integration and - most interestingly - Shoutcast radio streaming. The picture display capabilities are also above average, as the… » 9/03/08 7:00pm 9/03/08 7:00pm

Panasonic Picks Picasa for Wi-Fi Lumix TZ50

As you can see in the clip above, Panasonic's Wi-Fi enabled Lumix TZ50 connects to most wireless networks—including T-Mobile Hotspots—and uploads your pictures directly to a Picasa account. It works in reverse also, photos placed online are browsable by the camera. When we tried it out, a picture took about 25 seconds… » 4/24/08 12:40pm 4/24/08 12:40pm

TiVo Does HD Photos with Picasa and Photobucket

TiVo today announced you can now access accounts with Photobucket and Google's Picasa using any broadband-connected TiVo, and as a bonus, if you have a TiVo HD or Series3, you can see the pics in HD resolution. This isn't necessarily a revolution—you've been able to pull photos locally from your computer for years… » 12/03/07 8:30am 12/03/07 8:30am

Google To Offer Additional Online Storage Up To 250 GB

Google announced on their blog that they're offering additional storage for their Gmail, Google Apps, and Picasa services. Storage sizes of 6, 25, 100, and 250 GB are available at prices ranging between 20 and 500 dollars a year. We hoped for more flexibility in how the storage could be used, but it's nice for those… » 8/10/07 7:19pm 8/10/07 7:19pm