Posts Tagged ‘iosapp’

Instagram Enters the Acquisition Game, Purchases Video App Luma

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It wasn’t so long ago that Instagram was in the business of being bought, but now that the app has the power of Facebook behind it, as Bob Dylan would say: The Times They Are a-Changin’. In addition to the recent update to the company’s brand guidelines that banned the use of “Insta” and “Gram” by connected apps (among other things), the company just made an acquisition of its own. Read more…

Leonardo: A Full-Featured Photo Editing App for iOS Devices

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Back in mid-June, Yahoo! purchased Ghostbird and pulled the company’s popular advanced mobile editing app PhotoForge off of the app store. If you weren’t one of the lucky ones who purchased the app before it got pulled and you’ve been looking for a suitable alternative, look no further: Leonardo has you covered. Read more…

Self-Destructing Snaps: Secret.li is Like Snapchat Meets Facebook Photos

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Privacy concerns abound in the digital age, especially where pictures are concerned. With massive social networks like Facebook and Instagram offering more-or-less on/off security with little in way of customization, apps that allow you to take your photos’ privacy in your own hands by deleting the photo after a set amount of time have taken off (think Snapchat and Facebook’s Poke).

Secret.li is such an app, only it takes a different approach at making the Facebook sharing of photos more secure by combing the self-destructing function of Snapchat with a few other privacy-focused features. Read more…

Tintype App Brings the Magic and History of Tintype Photography to iOS

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A few days ago, we told you about an app called Koloid that allowed iOS users to capture some of the look and feel of wet collodion photography using their iPhone. The $1 app let you not only take photos, but ‘develop’ them as well by tilting your phone to run chemicals over them.

The new app Tintype doesn’t go quite that far, but when it comes to authenticity, creator Michael Newton has made sure that his app brought the most accurate looking tintype processing possible to the iOS world. Read more…

Visual Supply Co Officially Releases the New VSCO Cam and VSCO Grid

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Visual Supply Co has been teasing the release of its new VSCO Cam and Grid apps for a couple of weeks now, and the wait is finally over. Released yesterday as an entirely new (and entirely free) app, VSCO claims that the new iOS camera app yields images more “elegant” and “stunning” than have ever been possible out of a mobile platform before.
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Camera Noir: An Ultra-Simple, Minimalist B&W Camera App

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Some might say that simplicity is a lost art these days. Where the digital realm is concerned, many of us judge a product based on how much it can do — and camera apps are no exception. We want myriad filters, editing options, the ability to comment and like other people’s photos in a social environment, and we want it all to be free.

Camera Noir is a new camera app that breaks every one of those rules including, unfortunately, the last one. Read more…

B&H Photo Brings Their Online Shopping Experience to the iPad with a New App

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B&H Photo has had iPhone and Android apps for some time now, making it that much easier to browse through, learn about and purchase your photography gear from anywhere. And now, the superstore has announced the release of a brand new app designed specifically for the iPad. Read more…

VSCO Teases Exciting New Version of Its Camera App, and This One Will Be Free

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Visual Supply Co, the people behind the film emulation software VSCO Film and the $1 iOS app VSCO Cam, have taken to the interwebz to tease an upcoming version of the latter that has many smartphone photography junkies excited. The new VSCO Cam will come with an all new interface and, according to them, “represents major advancements in mobile photography image processing.” Oh, and by the by, this one’ll be free. Read more…

Wacom Announces ‘Bamboo Loop,’ a Fun Photo Messaging App

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Wacom — the same company that brings Photoshop artists and big spenders products like the 24HD Touch — announced today that it is making an addition to its more whimsical line of Bamboo products. Dubbed Bamboo Loop, the new iOS (and soon Android) app puts photo sharing and SMS together to create a more fun and engaging messaging experience. Read more…

Pit Your Funny Photo Skills Against Your Friends’ with CollegeHumor’s Bout App

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CollegeHumor — the folks behind such photo parodies as the Nickleback Instagram spoof and the overly-specific stock photos parody — are releasing an iOS game today. The game, dubbed Bout, gives you and your friends the chance to battle over taking the most creative or laughter-inducing photo when given a specific prompt. Read more…