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Microsoft's Awesome Photo-Sharing App Xim Just Got Even Better

Microsoft’s Xim is an awesome way to share photos across devices, no matter whether you’re on Android or iOS or even Windows Phone. Now it’s getting even better. The newest update to Microsoft Xim adds Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One and web browsers to the mix. That means you can share photos from virtual any mobile device to virtually any TV. That’s awesome.


Ghump For iOS Can Display Photos On Any Internet-Connected Screen

iOS: When you want to show your friends and family some photos, even the most fabulous of phablet screens may not be big enough. The Ghump app for iOS makes viewing your photo gallery on a bigger screen incredibly simple.


Metapho Strips Photo Metadata Before Sharing

iOS: When you share a photo to a social network, you’re also sharing your metadata, which typically includes your location. A clever person can easily figure out where you are with that data. Metapho is an iPhone app that gets rid of it before you share.


Ask LH: How Can I Manage My Wife's iPad Photos?

Hi Lifehacker, I recently purchased my other half a DSLR camera for Christmas. She doesn’t have a laptop or PC, and I’m not sure we could warrant buying a computer for the purpose of touching up photographs. She does have an iPad Air, and I’m contemplating purchasing a single-bay NAS for photo backups (which will sync to my own NAS for redundancy).


This Cheat Sheet Has The Best Resolutions For Social Media Pictures

If you use social sites like Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably had to upload a bajillion (that’s the scientific term) pictures — and some probably look crappy. This cheat sheet helps you nail down the right resolution.


SlidePick Manages Your Photo Collection With Tinder-Like Swipes

Android: You’ve got hundreds of photos you’ve collected over the years. You don’t want to pore through the pile picking out the good ones. Slidepick helps you get rid of the junk with a simple feed using Tinder-like gestures to swipe away photos you don’t want, and keep the ones you do.


A List Of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock

Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image websites contains a mountain of photos that would look just as good in your project as they would as your computer’s wallpaper.


Pixelmator For iPad Is A Powerful Image Editor On The Go

iPad: Pixelmator is our favourite image editor on Mac, and now it’s available on the iPad with a lot of different editing features. The interface is easy to use, even if you’ve never really messed around with image editors before.


Spot A Touched-Up Photo By Looking At The Light

Recognising edited photos isn’t always easy, but one surefire way to tell is to look at the light sources and the direction that they’re coming from. Here’s how to tell.


Ask LH: How Can I Permanently Tag Names Onto Digital Photos?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m organising my family photos digitally and have a burning question — how can I tag people’s names for posterity? Picasa, iPhoto and the like can recognise faces and record names, but the names are stored in a separate database, not attached to the photo. How can I store this data for posterity, guarding against different programs and different operating systems for the next 50 years? What is the digital equivalent of writing a person’s name on the back of a photo?