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Photo Streams on iOS are kind of a confusing and horrible way to manage photos. However, blogger Ben Walker points out that you can use shared photo streams as a massive storage system without using your iCloud storage space if you use the shared photo stream option.
iPhone: Sometimes you don’t really need to keep the pictures you take with your iPhone around for a long time. If you use your camera as a tool for making notes, remembering things or just taking throwaway pictures of dumb things to send to friends, Notograph is an app that keeps all those junk shots off your camera roll.
Hi Lifehacker, My grandmother has recently been lamenting that she doesn’t have many recent photos of us, because now they’re all digital. Initially I thought I’d buy her a digital photo frame (a quick eBay check suggests you can pick one up for $99 or less). But then I thought I could just buy her a cheap or second-hand tablet instead.
Dear Lifehacker, I recently had a hard drive fail which contained lots of family photos which hadn’t been backed up anywhere. After days of trying to get my photos back, I was successful, though they were all in an unsorted heap and I had to undertake the painstaking task of resorting them into photos again.
There’s nothing quite like the feel of a new book, the smell of an old record, or the joy of heading to the comic book store every Wednesday. Sometimes, though, those physical collections can be a burden — like when you’re starved for space or want something more portable for travelling. Here are 10 forms of media you can take into the digital age.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m running out of hard drive space because I have an enormous collection of photos. Apart from getting more storage or culling some pictures, the other option I’ve been thinking about is converting all my images to the WebP file format. It looks like it could compress down to somewhere between 40 to 60 per cent of the original size. Is this a good idea?