Google wants them, Amazon wants them, Twitter, Facebook, DropBox, Evernote , Yahoo wants them. Everyone on the internet, it seems, wants your photos. And for good reasons: • Photos are what makes you come back over and over to a site/app. Not only your images but those of your friends,
There are two types of tech start-ups in the photo space: Those who enhance the photographic experience and those who use photos as a starting point. The first are your editing, filter, archiving apps and web services like Instagram, EyeEm or VSCO, the second are usually in the social media
Let’s face it. Photos are dumb. Without context they don’t reveal much. While they can be really good at evoking emotions, they are really bad at explaining their content. In fact, without a viewer, an image explains nothing. Let me explain. When confronted with a photograph, we are only able to
In 2014, there will be 2.25 billion picture-taking devices sold . According to a slide shown by Christian Müller-Rieker, the Executive Director of the Photoindustrie-Verband (The German Imaging Association), this will be a 9% increase over the 2.05 billion sold during 2013. Overwhelming numbers What is even more spectacular is the huge difference between smartphones
Mobile phones with cameras are certainly becoming ubiquitous and with them a flurry of apps battling to take control of their mini desktop. But what about Tablets? They might not be the most practical tool to take pictures but they are certainly perfect for everything else . Bigger screens, higher
It didn’t last long. Less than a week after Dropbox and Twitter announced new photo oriented features, the other major players responded. Loud and clear. Google bets on Email First Google. Today, it announced a tighter integration of its very popular Gmail with it’s photo backup solution Google Photo album.
Imgur newly announced massive round of funding ( $40 Million by Andreessen Horowitz) is a captivating shot at the bow of the photo tech world, and here’s why: Practically unknown outside the geek and nerd world, Imgur is not your traditional photo sharing platform because it has nothing to do