The whole of humanity is on track to take more than a billion photos in 2015. In fact, we take now more pictures than were taken in the entire 20th century…every single day. And photos taken on our smartphones account for the majority of them. People love their photos, and we want to keep and cherish them for a long time. It used to be that you would take photos on an analog camera, get the roll of film developed, and you then have a stack of physical photos that you could store indefinitely.
Now we are in the digital age, however, and the overwhelming majority of our photos are taken with some sort of digital camera. It’s harder to keep track of our photos and organize them how we like. Software and app developers have answered this call by offering cloud-based photo backup and storage services. [Read more…]