Pinspiration: Explore Pintrest To View & Share Interesting Photos [WP7]

In today’s digital world, there is no shortage of social networks that are focused on letting people interact with their friends and loved ones. Admittedly, the field is dominated by Facebook and Twitter, but there are other smaller players in the game as well, which have amassed a considerable fan-following. Pintrest is one such social network, which aims to connect people via interest-based photo sharing. While there is no official Windows Phone 7 app for the service yet, now it has become possible for WP7 users to explore Pintrest via its third-party client, named Pinspiration. Even if you don’t have a Pintrest account, the app is a good way of finding out what this service is all about. Read More

Fotoyaki: Apply Effects And Create Mosaics & Collages From Photos [iOS]

What iOS lacks in terms of editing options in the stock Photos and Camera apps, it more than makes up for it with the availability of a lot of third-party photo editors. There is no shortage of apps in the App Store that let users make their photos more interesting before they share them with the world. Each photo-related app has its own set of fans, owing to the fact that almost all of them come with one or more distinguishing features. Fotoyaki is yet another photo editing app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and in addition to having a good collection of filters, it can also be used to create mosaics out of the photos you have in your collection. Read More

InstantPhotoColor: Color Images Without Losing Their Details [Mac]

Finding apps, desktop, mobile or web, that add color filters to your images is no big deal. What’s slightly harder to do is to find an easy-to-use app that lets you color just a portion of an image without losing the image details themselves. InstantPhotoColor is a free Mac app that does just that. It has a single function, and that is, to color your images(s). The app saves images to PNG or JPG format. Using the built-in brush tool and the color selector, pick out a color, and drag the brush over whichever area you want to color. Read More

ZappoTV For Android: Browse Local/Online Media & Stream To Your TV

ZappoTV Mobile Media Center is a comprehensive local and online media discovery, browsing and streaming app for Android and iOS-powered devices. Not only does the app allow you to view all photos and videos stored on your device and local network, but also stream content from numerous popular social media networks including Facebook, YouTube, SHOUTcast, Flickr, Picasa and lots more. What’s even better is that the app can be used to remotely stream media from your Android device to another, or an internet-enabled TV. After its successful debut in the iTunes App Store, ZappoTV has finally made its way to the Android Market. Read More

Alpha Build Of Social Photo Aggregator Pixable Released For Android

The crowd-favorite web-based social photo aggregator Pixable needs no long introduction. The service is popularly known for its elegant interface, and the way in which it gathers and displays all photos on your Facebook Wall and Twitter timeline. While the official Pixable client for iOS has been around for quite some time now, an alpha build of its Android variant has just surfaced on the Android Market. Unlike its iOS version, which supports displaying all your photos as well as videos from both social networks, the Android client of Pixable currently only shows Facebook photos. On the whole, the app follows the same conventional style of ranking, organizing and displaying your photos, for which Pixable is adored by users world over. Read More

MoPic For iPhone/ iPad: Create GIF Animations From Videos & Photos

If you are a fan of GIF animations, then iOS is a pretty good platform to be on, owing to the number of GIF creating apps available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. A few months back we covered GifBoom, which allows its users to create GIFs by stitching together as many photos as they want. The output provided by the newly released MoPic is pretty similar, but it comes with the ability to use a video for creating animations, rather than just photos. Most of the times GIF creators are used just for fun, but even if you need an animation for your important presentation, the results delivered by MoPic are good enough. Read More

Cloudy Exporter For iPhone: Sync Photos To iCloud From Any Album

Once you master its use completely, iCloud is an amazingly useful feature for iOS devices. Of all the areas handled by iPhone’s cloud service, Photo Stream is the most popular. If you own more than one Apple device, it really is convenient to have every picture you take with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch available across all your iDevices immediately. There is a slight catch though; Photo Stream only syncs photos from the Camera Roll of an iDevice. If you are used to having photos in albums other than the native Camera Roll, those pictures will just be ignored by Photo Stream. That’s where the free app, Cloudy Exporter, can come in handy, as using it, you can sync photos to iCloud from any album. Read More

Storytree For iPhone Makes It Easy To Start Writing A Story & Share It

Every person who is even remotely related to writing, or just likes to take notes for fun, is sure to have run into a writer’s block on one or more occasions. Once you have a grasp over the main idea of anything you have to write about, and you get the first few words out, it is relatively easy to proceed with the creation of your masterpiece. Storytree is an iOS app that gives you a lot of ideas on what to write about, and you can also use this app to save and share your memories in the form of photos, videos and audio recordings using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Read More

InstaFlow For iPhone/iPad Adds Gesture Control To Instagram

Instagram is the insanely popular photo-sharing app for iOS, and has amassed a lot of users in a rather short span of time. The app is great if you want to make slight changes to your pics before you show them to the world, but if you just want to view your feeds and see the photos shared by other users, then using Instagram is not too convenient. Enter InstaFlow, a third-party client for Instagram, which will let you view photos in Instagram using simple gestures on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Read More

PicYou For iPhone: Apply Effects & Share Photos Over Facebook & Twitter

A few months back, we covered a web service named PicYou, which promised to be the Instagram for web. Now, however, the service is no longer web-only and has gone a step further. The developers have launched an iOS app for it as well. Not only does the app come with a respectable quantity and quality of filters, linking up with your friends on Facebook and Twitter is also very fast and convenient. PicYou for iOS offers photo effects, some basic editing options and decent integration with social networks. It has the edge over Instagram because of its web client that is sure to attract a lot of users. Read More

Pho.to Lab: An iOS App With An Insanely Huge Photo Effects Collection

We cover a lot of photo editors for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and most of the time, they have some features which make them different from their competitors. However, Pho.to Lab is an iOS app which is really a cut above the rest. Admittedly, the app does not have a lot of editing features, but there are more than 450 photo effects & filters that you can apply to any photo using the app. The app's ample filter and effect collection is neatly categorized, and most of them could be applied to photos with a single touch. The listed filter categories in Pho.to Lab include everything from cartoon effects to photo frames and collage filters. Read More

King Camera Is A Free Replacement App For Stock iPhone Camera

The stock iOS camera app is pretty quaint and has very few options, even with the iOS 5 updates. According to Apple, this is done for the purpose of keeping things simple in iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. However, in real life, you might be faced with a lot of scenarios where you need customizable settings in the camera. King Camera is an app that has a ton of camera features, including a timer and sound trigger, and unlike some of its competitors, you can get it for free. Read More

HalfCamera For iPhone: Stitch Two Photos And Apply Effects To Them

HalfCamera is an iOS app which is laid out to mimic a retro camera, with one roll having 12 slots, but that’s just its interface. Actually the app is a pretty useful photo editor for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Not only does it come with a lot of awesome photo effects, but it can also be used to merge two photos together. HalfCamera comes with all the options that make an app a good photo editor. Not only can you tinker with all the aspects of images using the app, it also lets its users apply frames to photos, add text to them and do a whole lot of other useful stuff as well. Read More

das Image: Download Photos From Instagram, Picasa, 500px & Flickr [WP7]

If you are an admirer of professional photography, or would just like to have some seriously amazing wallpapers on your Windows Phone 7, then das Image is just the app you need. It is a WP7 app which brings a collection of amazing images to your screen by scouring some of the best photo-related sources on the web. das Image pulls photos from services like Picasa, Bing, 500px, Flickr and even Instagram. Read on to learn how you can use this app to get amazing, high quality images on your WP7 device. Read More

Wikihood For Android: Location-Based Browsing Of Wikipedia Content

Wikipedia is arguably one of the most comprehensive online sources of information pertaining to any topic, person, place, event et al. Despite being hugely popular, and having official clients for Blackberry and iOS-powered devices, the service does not have an official client for Android as yet. Having said that, Android users have no shortage of alternative apps to access Wikipedia from their devices. Adding to the long list of such apps is Wikihood, which takes a slightly different route to presenting Wikipedia content, arranging it in various categories, and in relevance to user-defined locations. Simply put, Wikihood allows you to explore places on a map, and view all the Wikipedia articles relevant to them. Read More

The Official 500px App: Enjoy Photography Wonders On Your iPad

A few days back, we covered ISO500, a third-party client for the popular photo hosting service, 500px. That app was specifically for the iPhone, but what’s better than viewing high quality, professionally shot photos on an iPad’s 10-inch screen? That’s what the official 500px app for the iPad lets you do. Looking at the photos in the app, you are sure to realize that the service has always been perfectly suited to iPad. Read on to know everything about this beautiful app. Read More

Instapad Is A Good-Looking Unofficial Instagram Browser For iPad

There is no point denying that photo galleries can best be enjoyed on the iPad, especially when it comes to photos from the popular (and still iOS-exclusive) Instagram network. For all those photo enthusiasts who love to marvel at the precious moments captured by the camera lens, we have another Instagram browser for iPad called Instapad. The app offers a well-crafted interface that is easy to navigate through. You can mark photos as favorite or comment on them from within the app. To find out more about Instagram, keep reading past the break. Read More

Color Splurge: Edit Photos & Post Them As Real Greeting Cards [iPhone]

Color Splurge is the perfect iOS app for the holiday season. There are many apps for creating greetings cards, and they might come with many default templates, but most of them just allow users to add a photo to the card before they can post it. Color Splurge, however, allows iPhone users to make a few changes to their photos before they post them. This app links up with many other services, so that you can post your cards online, or if you choose to do so, also allows users to post the cards in real life. Read on past the break for details and download link. Read More

Official Kicksend App For Android & iPhone Lets You Batch Share Files & Photos Of All Sizes

Sharing files via email from your iOS device isn't all that convenient. By default, there is no attach option in the iPhone or iPad native Mail client. You can only email files from within other apps. In addition, the stock Mail app places restrictions on the size and number of attached files (for instance, you can attach a maximum of five photos to a single mail). However, now that file sharing web service Kicksend has released its client to the iTunes App Store, users can enjoy sharing files and photos without any limitations on size and number. Kicksend already has a desktop client; it's about time it expanded to mobile platforms. Read on for more on the Kicksend app for iOS. Update: The Kicksend app is now available for Android as well. A link to its Google Play Store page has been added at the bottom of this post. Read More

Edit Photos, View EXIF Data & Apply Filters With Photo Light For WP7

Even a platform like Windows Phone 7 has no shortage of photo editing apps. There are apps for just about every aspect of image post-processing. However, there is still room for new apps in that category, apps that integrate most or all of the most popular features, as no one likes to use too many apps for editing one photo. Photo Light is a new, free addition to Mango’s photo editors, which really has the potential to become a one-stop shop for basic photo-editing on your WP7 device. Read More