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News - April 27, 2012

Brave new world for photo sharing

by Angela Hey

Photo sharing and viewing is undergoing a revolution. Facebook's plan to buy Instagram developer Burbn for $1 billion in stock and cash underscores how valuable sharing has become. Simplicity and speed are what make Instagram attractive to users, with 30 million downloads for iPhones at the time of Facebook's announcement, followed by an Android version that garnered another 5-10 million downloads from Google's Play Store in 10 days.

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Posted by registered user, Angela Hey, a resident of Mountain View Voice Blogger
on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

You can play with Lytro pictures [Web Link here]. If you want to read more about the technology, read founder and CEO Ren Ng's [Web Link dissertation].
Another feature of the camera is 3D. If you have a 3D display or 3D glasses, [Web Link check out this demonstration].