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Flickr vs Picasa

Flickr vs Picasa

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What is better Flickr or Picasa? There are handful of popular photo-sharing services out there but it’s probably between two that most people will agonise. On the one hand Flickr has the long standing kudos with a name almost as synonymous with digital... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Picnik

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Picnik

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There's a lot of people out there for whom photo editing software is a bit of a mystery. Who can blame them? When the brand name that has become the verb is "Photoshop", then it's of little surprise. As good as Adobe's software is, and indeed other excellent... >>

Google "dramatically" cuts Gmail and Picasa online storage costs

Google "dramatically" cuts Gmail and Picasa online storage costs

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Google has "dramatically" reduced the cost of its online storage linked to its Picasa Web Albums service and Gmail accounts. The online giant is now offering twice as much storage for a quarter of the old price of its 20GB plan, on top of the free allowances... >>

Picasa gets updated to 3.5

Picasa gets updated to 3.5

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Google's Picasa has been given an update - to version 3.5. The photo manipulation software has been fluffed up with facial recognition and Google Maps functionality, as well as a whole host of bug fixes. The facial recognition is called "Name Tags" and... >>

Picasa photos added to Street View

Picasa photos added to Street View

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Google has announced in a post on its Lat Long mapping blog that it's integrating Picasa Web Albums into Street View. The move means that photos taken by "millions of people" will be available to people exploring landmarks on Google Maps. For pictures... >>

Google Picasa for Mac launches

Google Picasa for Mac launches

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Four years after it first became available for PC users, Google has released a Mac version of its photo album application, Picasa, at Macworld in San Francisco for Mac users. According to Google, the new application that hopes to challenge Apple's iPhoto... >>

Sony VGF-CP1 digital photo frame launches

Sony VGF-CP1 digital photo frame launches

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Sony has launched the VGF-CP1 describing the device, somewhat boldly, as a "next-generation digital photo frame, and more". Based around a 7-inch Clear Photo LCD display capable of reproducing 16.77 million colours, it has integrated 1.6W speakers so... >>

Google selling extra storage for Picasa and Gmail from $20 a year

Google selling extra storage for Picasa and Gmail from $20 a year

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Google has announced, via its online blog, that is has begun to give users the option to purchase extra online storage via Google Checkout. At the moment Google gives free online storage with relevant services, currently 1GB for Picasa Web Albums and... >>

Google adds photos to Maps

Google adds photos to Maps

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Google has added photos to Google Maps local search, to make destinations easier to spot. Once businesses get their photos up on the site, you'll be able to view a map along with images of a storefront or road. This can be immensely helpful if you're... >>

Picasa Web Albums gets new photo ordering features

Picasa Web Albums gets new photo ordering features

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Google has unveiled a few new features to Picasa Web Albums that, while not being groundbreaking, add some useful functionality to the online site. The major new addition is the unveiling of print ordering from various firms. This takes the hassle out... >>