Google Photos For Your Computer , Tablet , Smartphone

Google Photos is a great way to back up your photos on your computer , tablet and smartphone , whether it is on the Windows , Mac or Android platforms Remember it is free to upload and use the service as long as you have a Google Account It will also help you save space on your smartphone / tablet if you are running out of room. I encourage everyone to install Google photos across all there devices , then all your photos will be combined into one collection. Now they have introduced OCR – optical character recognition – the ability to find words in photos This new capability will make it possible for you to locate a screenshot you took of your new password or that street sign on your trip to Europe and allow you to translate that sign. You can now search with simple keywords and then… Read More

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Transfer Photos & Videos From Your iPhone – iPad To A Computer

If you have filled your iPad or iPhone with photos and videos and want to transfer them to a computer without syncing through iTunes on a computer it is quiet easy. In Windows , if your iPad or iPhone does not appear when you plug it in then go to your Control Panel , Autoplay , find your device , then change the selection. On a Mac , iPhoto should open but if you do not have iPhoto . open up Image Capture from the Applications menu  More information can be found here Import photos and videos from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your Mac or Windows PC Disable Digital Camera Notification In Windows

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Google Photos For Your Computer , Tablet , Smartphone

Google have released Google photos to keep your photos organised and stored for all your devices. Google Photos can be accessed from your Google account on your browser for your computer  The Google Photos app can be installed on your smartphone, tablet  ( iOS or Android ) and means that you can access all your photos across all devices. You can upload all your photos to Google then have access to them and be assured that you have a backup copy of all your photos. Google also include a “Photo Uploader ” that you can install that will search your computer for photos to upload. More information can be found here: Google Photos Google Photos Review  Google Photos Is Your New Essential Picture App

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Goodbye iPhoto – Hello Photos For Mac

Photos for mac is a replacement for iPhoto which enables you to see and access all your photos from all your devices whether you are on a Mac , iPad or an iPhone. Photos was part of an update to Yosemite and is less of a resource hog than iPhoto was and will require you to upload your photos to iCloud Drive. Here are some links to assist you with learning about Photos and maximising its use. Lifehacker : How To Setup And Use Apple New Photos App In OS X Yosemite  Photos For OS X How to delete, recover, and eradicate pictures and videos in Photos for OS X

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Take A Photo To Know What You Are Shopping For

If you are shopping for accesories and or items that plug into your computer and or HDTV and are unsure what you should buy, then take a photo of the ports and or connectors you want to connect the device to with your phone etc. You can then show these photos to the assistant to minimise mistakes when buying.

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