Google really, really wants you to use its social network, and if the ability to automatically back up photos from a mobile device isn't enough incentive, maybe doing the same from the desktop will entice you?
When it comes to sharing digital photos, there’s a seemingly endless supply of online vendors who are all too happy to offer their services to you. Facebook is certainly the most obvious choice since most of your loved ones are also already members -- but not everyone feels comfortable with the social networking giant’s privacy policies. Here’s a look at eight places we like to frequent -- and MacLife.com readers are encouraged to share their favorites in the comments!
Google’s photo-management software comes in two flavors: desktop software you install on your Mac and an online version called Picasa Web Albums. While you’ll want to sort, organize, tag, rate, and edit the gigabytes of digital photos you’ve collected on your desktop, Picasa’s Web Albums interface makes publishing and collaborating on those photos easier.
It’s widely known that Apple CEO Steve Jobs often responds to e-mail sent to him by outsiders, usually with short and sweet replies. A U.K. customer recently got one of those replies back, with a little dig at Google to boot.