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2010-12-19 00:26:02

Families heave collective sigh of relief now that Dad can easily get photos online Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 The Second Half Playbook LLC, in response to requests of family members of subscribers, has announced the immediate availability of a simple automated online photo album. It allows easy viewing of photos and images sent to subscribers of the secondhalfPLAYBOOK.com. Upon the receipt of an email with an image attachment, the secondhalfPLAYBOOK.com does three things. It...

2010-12-11 00:01:10

ezprints, inc., announced the winner of the Beyond Photos 2010 contest earlier this week. Aditya Swami is a UK-based photographer whose winning entry "ËœThalakuppam Pier' competed with scores of world class photographs in a month-long photography contest hosted by ezprints. The pro photo lab has been serving professional photographers since 1998, providing them with the superior printing solutions, color reproduction and visual consistency they seek. Leading national brands in the...

2010-12-08 16:40:01

Research shows that locations of online photos may reveal your friendships Comparing the locations of photos posted on the Internet with social network contacts, Cornell University computer scientists have found that as few as three "co-locations" for images at different times and places could predict with high probability that two people posting photos were socially connected. The results have implications for online privacy, the researchers said, but also suggest a quantitative answer to a...

2010-10-26 23:15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye-Fi Inc. (www.eye.fi), best known as makers of the world's first wireless memory card, today launched Eye-Fi View, giving consumers a new way to access their photos and videos from virtually any computer or mobile device. Along with Eye-Fi View, Eye-Fi also introduced a new email-sharing feature, allowing direct, private sharing of full-resolution images without clogging inboxes or requiring viewers to login. "When we released the first...

2010-10-19 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurb®, the creative publishing and marketing platform, today announced the release of Blurb Bookify(TM), an online bookmaking tool designed to streamline the creation of beautiful, high-quality photo books. Within Bookify, users will find a curated collection of the most popular layouts, fonts, and design elements for book creation. Additionally, users will be able to drag and drop images directly onto a page and the page will...

2010-09-03 04:10:00

COPENHAGEN, September 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest online video and photo exchange services - Flickr, Photobucket, Facebook, Smugmug, Picasa, Youtube, Vimeo - are suddenly facing serious competition from a completely unexpected contender - the barely 4-month-old service, Mejuba. Mejuba has been catapulted to success in the USA by the American consumer service Buxr, which named http://www.mejuba.com as one of the world's 10 best free photo services, together with the more...

2010-09-01 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Making its worldwide debut today, Sony's new Bloggie(TM) Touch enhances the pocket video camera category by making it even easier to preserve and upload life's spontaneous moments. The Bloggie Touch (MHS-TS20 and MHS-TS10) captures full 1920x1080p high definition MP4 video and 12.8-megapixel photos on 8GB or 4GB of embedded memory, respectively, offering approximately four hours of HD movie recording. Its sleek, stylish body sports a three-inch...

2010-08-30 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three compilations of images from more than half a century of NASA history are available for comment on a section of the photo-sharing site Flickr known as The Commons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Visitors to NASA on The Commons can help tell the photos' story by adding tags, or keywords, to the images to identify objects and people. In addition,...

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2010-08-30 11:00:00

Three compilations of images from more than half a century of NASA history are available for comment on a section of the photo-sharing site Flickr known as The Commons. Visitors to NASA on The Commons can help tell the photos' story by adding tags, or keywords, to the images to identify objects and people. In addition, viewers can communicate with other visitors by sharing comments. These contributions will help make the images easier to find online and add insight about NASA's history. The...

2010-06-21 10:41:00

COPENAGHEN, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think Flickr, the world biggest photo and video sharing site, is untouchable - just wait ! A serious competitor is coming around the corner in lightning speed. Today only a few thousand photo and video enthusiasts around the world knows what "Mejuba" stands for. - But it's only a question of time says the man behind the newly launched photo and video site "Mejuba, IT engineer Nicolai Busekist, Copenhagen, Denmark. He has...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'