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2009-09-16 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Crafts today announced the introduction of Aurora Quick Fix, free powerfully simple photo editing, sharing and publishing software designed for consumers who are looking to quickly edit photos and share them online. Aurora Quick Fix is available immediately at www.lightcrafts.com and is free to download for Mac and PC. It joins a family of powerful and easy-to-use photo editing products offered by Light Crafts, including Aurora and...

2009-09-01 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has drawn attention to hundreds of historic sites and other favorite places across the country with a creative and engaging social media campaign, This Place Matters. Launched earlier this summer with support and guidance from Charity Dynamics, the campaign enables individuals to share stories and photos of places that matter to them and also discuss ways to preserve those places. NTHP is a...

2009-08-27 16:40:07

Innovative software developed in Europe that makes it easier to organize, search and navigate collections of digital images will soon be available to media agencies, photographers and, potentially, anyone trying to keep up with photo-happy Facebook or Flickr friends.The ImageNotion software, which is expected to go on sale next year, takes a user-friendly approach to semantic image annotation and search, a technology that links the content of photos to concepts so as to make the images...

2009-08-18 06:11:00

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The lives of digital artists seeking to sell content via the Web just got easier -- and more efficient. iSyndica now provides a single platform through which they can sell their illustrations on eight different stock vector sites, saving hours of work spent uploading, tagging and submitting content to different sites. With iSyndica Illustrations, digital artists can upload their content once and then choose the sites over which they want to distribute...

2009-08-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Locc.us announces the launch of its iPhone application which provides location based services to allow users to discover local information and share their location with friends on Facebook(R) Platform and Twitter. Locc.us is a geo-social aggregator and is built upon APIs from multiple services. With the Yelp API, users can find local businesses. Geotagged public photos can be browsed through the Flickr API. Wikipedia articles with geographic information...

2009-07-15 08:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Crafts today announced several updates to Aurora, its powerfully simple photo editing, organizing, sharing and storing software, including the addition of two photo editing tools and the availability of Aurora for Mac users. As a summer gift to consumers, Light Crafts is offering Aurora for Mac or PC for free for 24 hours only. Consumers can download and own Aurora permanently, for free, by visiting www.lightcrafts.com/aurora, selecting...

2009-06-22 06:00:00

Follow the action on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter and Facebook as the bloggers write, snap pictures and shoot video (and of course travel!) coast to coast for 7 weeks. To view this as a Social Media Release with additional multimedia content, please visit: http://cli.gs/DZAPav TORONTO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ - Have laptop, will travel. That's the mantra for two bloggers and their interactive pilot project with the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), "Canada is a Big...

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2009-05-21 08:05:00

Even after being deleted, user photographs remain on several social networking sites, Cambridge University researchers announced. The researchers placed photos on 16 sites and then deleted them. The team found them on seven of the sites, counting Facebook, by using the direct addresses of the pictures. Facebook insists that the deleted photos are taken off its servers immediately. The Cambridge University researchers noted that Flickr and Google's Picasa, and Microsoft's Windows Live Spaces...

2009-05-07 16:14:00

UCLA Anderson School's Entertainment and Media Management Institute Will Be First To Premier Product as Knowledge Exchange Platform PARK CITY, Utah, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectrumDNA (OTC Bulletin Board: SPXA) has announced the creation of PlanetTagger, the first rebrandable social media engine that marries online and mobile location-based services with the context of a community to create a highly relevant and rewarding experience for community owners, users and advertisers. The...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

Eye-Fi Wireless Memory Cards Remove the Hassle and Upload Videos Directly to Five Online Video Sharing Sites MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40% of consumers who share videos think it takes too much time to upload them, according to the Consumer Electronics Association's 2009 report Digital Imaging - A Focus on Sharing. Now, with Eye-Fi's newest wireless memory cards, users can share their memories on some of the largest online videos sharing sites on the Web -...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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