All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Picasa’
Did you know that U.S. sanctions also applies to software downloads? Generally, a country uses economic sanctions to prevent food and much needed supplies from reaching a rival country to coerce them into cooperation. The sanctions can also apply to software downloads as in the case of the president of Syria having to use a proxy to gain access to …
If you’re a regular user of Google Maps, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that photos contributed by other Google Maps users are showing up on the map whenever you hunt down a location. In the Map view, they appear as blue dots that you can click on to view the photo (you can also toggle this feature so as to hide the …
“It’s just a little bit; it doesn’t matter” is a common thought. People say it to themselves all the time before purchasing or eating something. And now Google’s said it with respect to Picasa storage space, giving members a lot more leeway in terms of how many pictures and videos they can upload. The previous way Google handled storage caps …
Face.com, the developers of the facial recognition technology behind Facebook apps like Photo Tagger and Photo Finder announced that it is opening up its API, which will allow developers to take advantage of this technology anywhere on the web. We had a chat with Face.com founder Gil Hirsch, who talked about the technology, the API, Facebook’s Open Graph, and what kind of apps we can expect to see around this API.
To some people, 1,000 photo albums sounds like a lot; a handful each for pets, cars, significant others, and vacations would about cover it. But serious photographers take lots of pictures, and for the sake of not stifling them, Google’s raised the per-Picasa-account limit on albums to a whopping 10,000.
Google Earth, Google Maps, and regular Google search results may sport some more geographically relevant photos in the future. Today, Google announced that it’s linked Panoramio and Picasa in order to make it easier for people to share pictures.
Panoramio is the geolocation-centric photo-sharing site that Google acquired in 2007. Picasa is the more traditional photo-sharing site Google’s owned since 2004. Bringing them together makes sense, even if it’s not the timeliest move Google’s ever made.
Google recently announced that it was launching a new feature for Google Docs, which would allow users to upload and store any kind of file. What may not have been clear, however, is that this new storage from Google isn’t limited to just Google Docs.
The company is saying that Gmail and Picasa storage can also be used. Google Docs Product Marketing Manager Peter Harbison writes: