Instagram for the PC desktop
Instagram for the PC desktop

We know you’ve wanted Instagram for the PC desktop (laptop) for quite a while and, just for you, an app has crossed over from the Mac: Grids. Instagram has its own web client, of course, but let’s be honest: it’s not exactly that great. Instagrammers can’t do much with it other than simply look at […]

Instagram enhances its search and utility
Instagram enhances its search and utility

Instagram enhances its search and utility and, well, makes everyone’s favorite photo sharing app a little more useful in the overall online dynamic. With the update, Instagramers can search the 70 million daily uploads for trending topics (a la Twitter, GooglePlus & Daddy Facebook), more easily search hashtags and – this is cool – search […]

Facebook Moments – to give one pause?
Facebook Moments – to give one pause?

With the June 15th rollout of Facebook Moments, the social network behemoth jumps feet first into the expanding sphere of stand-alone photo storage and sharing apps. Hardly any need any longer to take up valuable smartphone storage space with photos and videos because a growing number of apps will do that for you: Google Photos, […]

Google Photos appears focused and sharp
Google Photos appears focused and sharp

Google Photos may well be the frame into which all your future (and past) pix are seen, shared, stored and edited. Google has, of course, sprung Google Photos as a stand-alone app just as it announced in March it would do and the result is pretty impressive. And here’s the good news: one doesn’t have […]

Received your Instagram Highlights email yet?
Received your Instagram Highlights email yet?

Have you received your Instagram Highlights email yet? No? It’s coming soon, according to various published reports which originated at TechCrunch. Instagram – everyone’s favorite photo sharing app and network – has already started emailing users with a summary of highlights you might have missed when not actually gazing at the app (or seeing the […]

Instagram blowing up for big brands
Instagram blowing up for big brands

Instagram users are engaging with the world’s top brands on the photo sharing platform 416 percent more than two years ago. At least, that’s what research firm Simply Measured indicates in a study published just last week. By engagement we mean Instagram users actually taking the time to like or comment or share or move […]

Instagram Bolt photo messaging app – oh boy.
Instagram Bolt photo messaging app – oh boy.

Just what we need: another messaging app from Facebook – and it looks like Instagram Bolt is on the way. Leaked screen shots, disappearing ads on Instagram itself and rumors of the app actually rolling out in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. Instagram Bolt, not to be confused with a certain Jamaican sprinter and […]