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Ask LH: How Can I Scan Multiple Photos At Once?

Hi Lifehacker, I am scanning hundreds of family photos on a flatbed scanner and there are often six on the flatbed at once. Is there any software which will save each photo as a separate file during the scan, rather than having to rotate, crop and save each photo manually?


Five Best Image Hosting Web Sites

Taking photos and uploading them to the web has never been easier. The best sites to store those photos keep them backed up, make them easy to share, showcase them in good-looking galleries, and offer you lots of space and effective editing tools. This week, we’re looking at five of the best image hosting sites, based on your nominations.


Adobe Lightroom Comes To Android Phones

Android: As part of its Creative Cloud suite, Adobe released a Lightroom companion app for iOS phones and tablets. Now, Android is catching up with a version of the app for phones.


Burstio Turns iOS Burst Photos Into GIFs

iPhone: The burst mode on iOS is great, but Apple doesn’t provide a good way to piece them all together. Burstio turns those photos into GIFs or videos.


Shift Creates An Infinite Number Of Filters For Your Photos

Android/iOS: Photo filters can give your pictures an interesting look, but most apps tend to only have a dozen or so to choose from. Shift lets you adjust and randomise a virtually limitless number of photos and save them for later.


How To Disable Facebook's Automatic Photo Enhance Feature

Facebook just rolled out an automatic photo enhance feature on iOS that automatically enhances and filters your photos for you to make them look better. If you’re not a fan of Facebook screwing with your photos, here’s how to disable the feature.


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).