Meet Mylio A New Way to Organize & Protect the Images that Define Your Life

mylio logoThe memories and stories of our life end up spread out across phones, computers, cameras, drives, and shoe boxes. What a mess! Who has time for all that? Thankfully, there’s an app that stores, manages, and helps you to find all of those precious photo memories. Mylio is a free app that turns your digital mess into an organized library. Your photos are kept private, protected and organized across your devices so that you can find and access them all the time.

7 Photo Gifts You Can Make for Family and Friends

Thumbnail of Manarola, ItalyThey say a picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s why photos make for some of the most fun and heartfelt gifts. There are all sorts of photo-related gifts you can give to your friends, family, and colleagues. These don’t have to break the bank, either. With today’s technology, adding photos to gifts is simpler than it has ever been!

The Ultimate Guide to Importing Photos with Lightroom

Lightroom thumbnailImporting photos with Adobe Lightroom looks frightening sometimes because of the intimidating import screen. Each section of the Lightroom Import screen is well laid out and easy to follow. Once you understand each section and the actions Lightroom can do for you, the entire photo importing process can be very much simplified for you. Read along to find out how to import your photos with Lightroom.

How to save text message images to your phone

Getting text message images happens almost daily as our smartphones are always with us. We can take a look at these photos with a simple tap and we can share them with our friends. While text message images are great for quickly sharing special moments, what do you do if you want to make sure you transfer your message photos to your computer? Or what if you wan to be able to save the message image into your phone’s photo collection? In other words, how do you get to use your text message photos? Read on to learn how to save your text message photos to your phone’s photo gallery.

How to change digital photos’ date and time

Many times these days, digital photos come without metadata.  Image metadata contains the date when the picture was taken along with useful location information. However, images downloaded from Facebook, Pintrest or messaging applications on our phones do not have any original metadata.  This is normally a good thing since we don’t want GPS location information to appear on the internet tied to our pictures.  However, if someone texts you a picture, especially containing family members, you would want to know the date when the picture was taken and maybe the location.  Well, it’s not there…so you need to fix it yourself. Read on to learn how to change a photo’s date and time.

How to configure Google Backup and Sync to automatically upload your selected pictures to Google Photos

Google Backup & Sync is the recent combination of Google Drive and Google Photos Desktop Uploader into one product. Since Google Photos is using Google Drive storage space, it makes complete sense to combine both into one application. It surprises me however, how much both Google and Microsoft are copying Apple when it comes to managing people’s media. The much publicized iCloud feature that synchronizes media on all your Apple devices has just showed up in Google….but a bit different and still confusing and difficult to set up. Now you can synchronize multiple devices with your Google Drive storage space. Should you do it? My answer is no…for the most part! However, you can use Google Backup & Sync in a very useful way.

5 steps to transfer photos from phone to computer

Transferring your photos from your phone to your computer should not be hard. However, with the additional complications of cloud backup and sync, things are not very straight forward. In addition, Android and iOS behave very differently which adds complexity as well. Read on to find out how to transfer your phone photos to your computer.

Understand and manage phone photos

Mobile phones have become the tool of this age. This is for good reason because a mobile phone is simply a computer that fits into your pocket. Besides being a computer, your mobile phone is a phone, a camera, a GPS system and a compass. Your mobile phone has a good camera these days which makes it the most convenient camera to take with you everywhere. Mobile phones have made photo taking so easy that we keep creating lots of pictures and videos every month. And I mean lots and lots. However, with quantity comes the problem of organizing them. Organizing photos on your phone is very difficult. Find out why.

4 free photo management software for Windows

For Windows, there are quite a few options when you are looking for free software to help you organize your photos. However, these free tools, while quite capable, they are limited in features. And there is not one tools that has all the features I am looking for, so I tend to use more than one to accomplish what I need in the most efficient way.

How to find your favorite digital photos

Being able to find your specific digital photos when you need them is the “make it or break it” test of any digital media organization system. Retrieving your photos is one of main goals of organizing your photos, and this is where your digital photo organization system. If we have done things the right way, we are now coming to reap the benefits of all of our efforts done for organizing our digital media collection. All those folders, keywords, face tags and geo-tags are finally coming in very handy. Read on to see how.

How to configure Google Photos and use it efficiently

Google Photos has become one of the most popular digital media sharing tool. In addition to sharing, Google Photos can backup your mobile phone photos and provides the strongest automatic organization and search capabilities of all the competition. However, is Google Photos right for you? And how do you get started with Google Photos?

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