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Here’s my backup strategy for my 300GB Picturelife account

Picturelife has done it again: They’ve just released the latest version of their service on mobile and it’s even better than before. The price plans have had a total re-jig and now for $15/month, you’ll get unlimited storage for all your photos and video. Picturelife’s back-end data storage parter is Amazon S3. Amazon is rock […]

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Picturelife is the best photo (& video) hosting service I’ve come across

Long term readers who’ve stuck with me through the thick and thin (hello!) will know that photo sharing is a real problem I’ve been examining for years. I even almost managed to start a service — FamilyShare — to fix the problems I perceived as needing addressing. Readers pitched in with ideas and offers of […]

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I think British Airways should ask for my photo

I was reading about the ‘backlash’ against British Airways documented in this post from TechCrunch: According to The Evening Standard, the airline is facing considerable backlash today after it announced a plan to launch a program called “Know Me.” The new intelligence tool uses Google Images to find pictures of passengers for staff to use […]

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iCloud Photo Sync: Yup, this is very smart

After the disappointment of no additional new hardware beyond what man consider to be the bare minimum for the next generation, I think it’s right to point out that Apple certainly haven’t been staring at the wall for the last few months. It’s far too easy to forget that the glue that makes the iPhone […]

Aussie cops ask for cameraphone evidence

According to Aussie reports, cops in New South Wales are asking the public to submit photos or videos of crimes captured on cameraphones to the police to help them with their investigations. Users will then be able to upload the footage to the police over the internet. Apparently, the move was inspired by the London […]