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  • Flickr Photo Books launch: Turn your Flickr photos into hardcover books
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    Flickr Photo Books launch: Turn your Flickr photos into hardcover books

    By 19 November 2013

    There are plenty of photo services on the market that can transform your digital memories into physical ones, but that hasn't stopped Flickr from offering its own service. Flickr - a Yahoo-owned company - has announced Flickr Photo Books, which enables...

  • Photographers use iFruit app to capture GTA V landscapes
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    Photographers use iFruit app to capture GTA V landscapes

    By 27 September 2013

    Many headlines have praised Grand Theft Auto V's ability to rake in more than $1 billion in sales within three days of its release - especially since it took 17 days for the film Avatar to make that much in cinemas - but now that the amazement has settled,...

  • Flickr for iPhone adds new effect filters, free editing tools and camera features
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    Flickr for iPhone adds new effect filters, free editing tools and camera features

    By 29 August 2013

    Flickr's trying to go all Instagram-like. The Flickr iPhone app on Thursday introduced an entirely new set of filters, providing users with the ability to finely photos and add effects. The new filters are also live. That means users can scroll through...

  • Yahoo acquires Beijing-based social data analysis starup Ztelic
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    Yahoo acquires Beijing-based social data analysis starup Ztelic

    By 18 July 2013

    Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is at it again: Yahoo announced on Thursday that it had acquired Bejing-based Ztelic, a year-old social data analysis firm that provides information aggregation and personality development services. The deal marks...

  • Photos from Nokia Lumia 1020 revealed on Windows Phone executive's Flickr account
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    Photos from Nokia Lumia 1020 revealed on Windows Phone executive's Flickr account

    By 8 July 2013

    A few days after Nokia's 41-megapixel Windows Phone surfaced in a leaked press shot, a set of photos apparently from the handset have popped up on a Windows Phone executive's Flickr account under the device name Nokia Lumia 1020. Read: Nokia Lumia 1020...

  • Yahoo acquires KitCam developer GhostBird Software to boost Flickr photos
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    Yahoo acquires KitCam developer GhostBird Software to boost Flickr photos

    By 12 June 2013

    Yahoo has acquired GhostBird Software in an attempt to "re-imagine" its Flickr apps for iOS and Android. The software company is mostly popular for developing photo-editing apps like KitCam and PhotoForge 2, although GhostBird announced on Wednesday that...

  • Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?
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    Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

    By 21 May 2013

    Flickr has reinvented itself. Gone are the days of thumbnails and white backgrounds, replaced instead with full bleed, full-resolution photos and a whopping 1 terabyte of free storage. It is the most drastic redesign the photo sharing site has ever seen...

  • Yahoo announces big redesign for Flickr, everyone gets 1TB of photo storage
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    Yahoo announces big redesign for Flickr, everyone gets 1TB of photo storage

    By 21 May 2013

    Yahoo added to its big news day by launching a completely revamped Flickr - or, as CEO Marissa Mayer called it, another Yahoo-acquired company that dropped the 'e' before the 'r'. Yahoo acquired Flickr for $30 million in 2005, and Flickr's founders, Stewart...

  • Yahoo Weather app lets you always take the weather with you
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    Yahoo Weather app lets you always take the weather with you

    By 18 April 2013

    Come on, how many times have you talked about the weather today, when it was sunny, when it was cold, when it was dark skies, what about that hail storm? We like the weather, and it seems so does Yahoo. It's just launched a new Yahoo Weather app that...

  • BlackBerry Z10 sample photo posted to flickr after trip to the beach
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    BlackBerry Z10 sample photo posted to flickr after trip to the beach

    By 17 January 2013

    We've seen plenty of leaked photos of the BlackBerry Z10, and now we get to see what the BlackBerry Z10 photo capabilities are like, thanks to a photo discovered on flickr. In what is clearly a gaff by the user who, didn't really grasp that by uploading...

  • Get Flickr Pro free for three months
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    Get Flickr Pro free for three months

    By 27 December 2012

    Flickr has always been a great photo-sharing site, it's a great place to store your photos, and it's a useful tool for looking at trends in photography - its Exif search is fabulous. And what it now has, is a free three months for its "Pro" service. What...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Flickr review (Android and iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Flickr review (Android and iPhone)

    By 19 December 2012

    So, Instagram is dead, basically. Facebook may have backed-down on its stance that it can pretty much do what the hell it wants with your photos, but we all know that the company is, at a cellular level, incapable of respecting your privacy. So, the hunt...

  • New-look Flickr iPhone app pictures and hands-on
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    New-look Flickr iPhone app pictures and hands-on

    By 12 December 2012

    Flickr has given its iPhone app a much needed update. A new-look UI, better camera app and improved sharing and uploading options make it a real photo contender for the iPhone.  The app uses pages of photo grids to bring the vast amount of images available...

  • Canon launches own cloud image service, Project 1709, uses Facebook and Flickr rather than rivals them
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    Canon launches own cloud image service, Project 1709, uses Facebook and Flickr rather than rivals them

    By 17 September 2012

    Canon has opened the beta version of a new cloud-based image management service, with the working title of Project 1709. However, rather than offer storage space for your photos itself, it allows you to aggregate all of your pictures stored on other sites...

  • Cloud Collector: The job you'll be applying for 20 years from now
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    Cloud Collector: The job you'll be applying for 20 years from now

    By 5 September 2012

    The year is 2032, Bruce Willis has just died (sorry Bruce), and his cloud, the personal storage space that he has been collecting music, films, documents, and much more for the last 20 years is up for auction to the highest bidder.  Cloud collecting...

  • Seagate Backup Plus stores all your Facebook pics on an external hard drive
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    Seagate Backup Plus stores all your Facebook pics on an external hard drive

    By 12 June 2012

    Seagate Backup Plus will backup any photo and video album from Facebook and Flickr to a remote hard drive. Shudder at the thought, but one day you might decide your social networking days are over and leave the likes of Facebook and Flickr. Perhaps you...

  • Flickr improves editing suite with Aviary partnership
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    Flickr improves editing suite with Aviary partnership

    By 6 April 2012

    Flickr has improved its editing suite after partnering with Aviary. Written in HTML5, Aviary’s editor also makes it possible for Flickr users to touch up and improve their photos on their Apple iPad, something that wasn’t possible previously. Flickr...

  • Flickr web revamp adopts Windows Metro style interface
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    Flickr web revamp adopts Windows Metro style interface

    By 24 February 2012

    Yahoo has given Pocket-lint a "sneak peek" at the forthcoming Flickr redesign which it hopes to make live soon. It's been rejigged to present simpler and more dynamic navigation, and a more elegant layout, and we reckon it's not a million miles away from...

  • Vimeo not YouTube gets instant share option in Mountain Lion
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    Vimeo not YouTube gets instant share option in Mountain Lion

    By 16 February 2012

    Apple has introduced a new share feature in OS X Mountain Lion that will allow users to share files and information much more quickly, thanks to something called Share Sheets. The new feature, demoed in the latest operating system developer preview that...

  • Best Windows Phone 7 apps
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    Best Windows Phone 7 apps

    By 27 December 2011

    So you've got a Windows Phone 7 phone, and now you need to fill it with lovely Windows Phone 7 apps. But with over 45,000 apps available for the Microsoft platform what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage of the Metro interface. ...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Yahoo! Weather review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Yahoo! Weather review (Android)

    By 7 November 2011

    Several things have become synonymous with smartphones: weather and stocks. With stock markets looking so depressing, perhaps your best use of time is sitting and watching the weather around the world.  You probably already have the provision for weather...

  • Flickr Android app finally arrives
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    Flickr Android app finally arrives

    By 29 September 2011

    Flickr, the image hosting site with more than 50 million users, has finally come to the Android party - with its first official app hitting the Android Market. As well as all the usual stuff you'd expect from a Flickr app, like photo browsing and managing...

  • Incredible infographic captures Facebook's digital photo dominance
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    Incredible infographic captures Facebook's digital photo dominance

    By 20 September 2011

    How's this for a mind blowing fact to start your Tuesday? Facebook hosts approximately 4 per cent of all the photographs ever taken. That's 140 billion snaps, with 70 billion of those just from 2011, out of the estimated total of 3.5 trillion taken since...

  • Geofences - the new Flickr buzzword
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    Geofences - the new Flickr buzzword

    By 31 August 2011

    Geofence. That’s the new buzzword you’ll have to remember, especially if you are a flickr user looking to control who sees your images online.  The idea behind Geofencing is that it allows you to create a virtual barrier around key locations, thereby...

  • Police uses Flickr to hunt for London riot suspects
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    Police uses Flickr to hunt for London riot suspects

    By 9 August 2011

    The Metropolitan Police has turned to social media site Flickr in its quest to bring to justice those individuals involved in the riots and looting that have taken place across London. In a Flickr set labelled "London Disorder" the Met has so far released...