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Picture thought to be taken by Samsung Galaxy Note 3 appears on Picasa

Picture thought to be taken by Samsung Galaxy Note 3 appears on Picasa

By 19 July 2013

A picture reportedly taken using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 well ahead of its launch date has popped up on photo-sharing site Picasa. The Exif data for the pic shows that it was taken using a Samsung SM-N9005. That model number has been thought to belong... >>

How to move your Facebook photos to Google+

How to move your Facebook photos to Google+

By 6 July 2011

Quick panic! All your photos are stranded on Facebook and you’re desperate to get them over to Google’s shiny new social network. Desperate times call for desperate measures, a shylock, a middleman, a fixer. Calm down dear. Before you head off into... >>

Google rebrands Picasa and Blogger - enter Google Photos and Google Blogs

Google rebrands Picasa and Blogger - enter Google Photos and Google Blogs

By 6 July 2011

It looks like Google is about to rebrand acquisitions Picasa and Blogger under its own Google products name.  Mashable is reporting that the search engine giant plans on retiring the older brand names, renaming them Google Photos and Google Blogs. Google... >>

Google TV: Detailed and explained

Google TV: Detailed and explained

By 5 October 2010

Google TV promises to revolutionise our televisions and bring the web into the living room, but what exactly is it, and what will it bring. On the eve of the Logitech and Sony launch events in the US, Google has finally laid down some of the assets,... >>

Flickr vs Picasa

Flickr vs Picasa

By 27 July 2010

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

By 14 February 2010

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

By 11 November 2009

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

By 23 September 2009

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

By 17 August 2009

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

By 6 January 2009

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... >>