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Creative Memories, AirArts launching TalkingTags labels

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By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline Creative Memories, St. Cloud, Minn., and AirArts announced a new partnership and the launch of TalkingTag Memory Labels, a mobile barcode system using smartphone technology to add voice recordings to scrapbook photo albums, cards, gifts and more. Talking Tags bring 2D barcodes to photo publishing and scrapbook projects The……

PhotoRocket photo sharing app now in Mac App store

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By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline PhotoRocket, Seattle, Wash., announced its free photo-sharing Mac desktop app is available on the Mac App Store. PhotoRocket, which recently announced the availability of its free photo sharing service and downloadable apps for Windows, Mac and iPhone, enables instant and simultaneous photo sharing to friends and family, social networks…

Digital frame, music player, app device chumby gets update

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By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline chumby industries, San Diego, Calif., announced the release of the chumby8, the much-anticipated next generation chumby device. Officially April 5, the $199 chumby8 has an eight-inch, 800-by-600 LCD touchscreen, enhanced features, and more than 1,500 free apps, in addition to serving as a digital photo frame and music player.…

Zacuto adds Point’n’Shoot Pro stabilizer

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By Don Long – PMA Newsline The Point’n’Shoot Pro from Zacuto, Chicago, Ill., is designed for point and shoot camera video stabilization. It is small and lightweight. The camera grip is equipped with a top ¼-inch/20 screw mount plus one on the bottom for mounting the system to a tripod. Related Posts:Handgrip works with iPhones,…

Ricoh updates firmware for two camera lines

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By Don Long – PMA Newsline On March 28, Ricoh Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, will release both the third function-enhancing firmware update for its GXR range of compact digital cameras, initially released in Dec. 2009, and the fourth function-enhancing firmware update for its GR Digital III range of cameras, originally released in Aug. 2009. GXR…

Samsung lays out NX series lens plan

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By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline Samsung Electronics America Inc., recently showcased  featured five innovative lenses for its NX camera system, all compatible with Samsung’s i-Function system, which helps users create powerful effects easily through quick and convenient controls. The new launches, along with the five lenses released in 2010, mean there are now 10…

Shutterfly purchases stationery company, Tiny Prints

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By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline Shutterfly Inc., Redwood City, Calif., entered into an agreement to acquire Tiny Prints Inc., a privately-held company based in Sunnyvale, Calif., which operates tinyprints.com and weddingpaperdivas.com, two fast-growing ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books. Upon the closing of this transaction, the three co-founders, together…

PMA gives retailers newsletters to use

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By Sandy Seitz – PMA Newsline Retailers and labs can help customers take better photos and build loyalty with ready-made newsletters from PMA, Jackson, Mich. PMA recognizes that it’s a challenge to find the time or ideas for a monthly newsletter, therefore offers newsletters that can be customized to include a retailer’s logo and store…