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  • Google+ is dead. Dropped from Photos, YouTube etc

    Google’s big experiment in social is over. Google+ launched back in mid-June and now it looks like the experiment is over. Google went super aggressive on forcing users to move to Google+ accounts on basically every service they offer. I can personally attest to the Google+ vs YouTube account...
  • Heads up! Flickr down for 8 hours this Friday

    Heads up! Flickr will be down for planned maintenance this Friday from 2 PM AUS to about 10 PM AUS and won’t be available during that time. This is one of Flickr’s largest scheduled outages and lands strangely during the day for Australians. Most scheduled maintenance on websites is...
  • New nameless Canon Service stores and manages your photos better

    Myles Lawlor, the Digital Project Manager at Canon Australia presented the new service this morning at Microsoft’s TechEd event. Canon are using a Windows Azure backend to power the service that is “so new it doesn’t even have a name yet”. The problem Canon are really trying to solve...
  • Bad Panda! Flickr is down

    Since returning to Yahoo, Marissa Mayer has reinvigorated Flickr with a new 1TB of free storage policy, and a full site redesign. It seems Flickr is currently undergoing another big update with a pretty interesting 404 page. Bad, bad panda! Come on. We want photos. Flickr is down for...
  • Merry Christmas! Let your kids hold the camera today

    Often the Christmas photos are taken from an adult perspective. However digital cameras are so easy to operate and cost zero dollars every time you hit the shutter, so why not take this Christmas from your kids perspective. Kids see the world in a completely different way, so here...
  • Instagram clarify new TOS, want to innovate, not own your photos

    Instagram CEO & Co-founder Kevin Systrom has just released a new blog post explaining the confusion around their Terms of service update. Before you go and delete your account to protest the change, you should read what’s actually happening, not what’s been reported. Advertising on Instagram From the start,...
  • Instagram Web Profiles available for some, won’t allow uploading

    The smash hit photo sharing success, Instagram is finally rolling out a web version. Despite having more than 100 Million mobile users, Instagram has taken a very different path to most startups. Building a web version of your site is usually a mandatory item on the development list, but...
  • Facebook photos updated, now looks like Google+

    It seems that while the company was filing their submission to go public, the engineers and designers haven’t taken their foot off the pedal. Today also marks the release of an updated photo viewer. Photos posted on users walls open to a lightbox when clicked, but instead of comments...
  • How to: Remove Blue tint from iPhone photos

      Many of us iPhone owners know too well how our images are being ruined by a flaw in the iPhone’s camera. When taking photos under fluorescent lights a blue tine appears on photos, radiating out from the centre as a circle. Unlike a photo with under or over-exposure,...