Google’s not the only company offering new photo features to users. Yahoo is overhauling Flickr with a major update today, including up to 1TB of free photo storage for all users.
Here are some of the top news stories from around the web today.
- Yahoo revamps Flickr, 1TB of free photo storage for everyone
Yahoo is making it easier for users to upload uncompressed photos… and lots of them. The new Flickr also has a completely redesigned user interface with an emphasis on images and social elements. And users can upload 1080p videos up to 3 minutes in length as well. A new Android app also arrives today. [Flickr]
- Google+ updated for Android brings new photo experience (including auto-enhance)
Last week Google added some pretty nifty new photo enhancing tools to Google+ and now they’re available in mobile app form. The updates also adds hashtags, improved controls over location sharing, and more. [Google]
- Asus Transformer Book reviewed
The Asus Transformer Book is a 13.3 inch notebook with a detachable screen which you can use as a tablet. It’s scheduled to go on sale in the States this week, and according to this review it offers decent battery life, and excellent performance — but at nearly $1500, it’s pretty expensive. It’s also coming out with an Ivy Bridge CPU just as Intel gets ready to launch Haswell. [Engadget]
- Notes on using pre-release Ubuntu Touch as a daily driver for a smartphone from @jonobacon
Ubuntu Touch isn’t really ready for most people to use it as a daily driver for a smartphone operating system, but it’s getting a lot closer. And now you can install daily updates without losing your data. [Jono Bacon]
- LG to show off a new 5 inch flexible, “unbreakable” OLED display
Unbreakable sounds to me more like a challenge more than a promise. [Engadget]
- AT&T to lift restrictions on using mobile data for video calls
Sure, AT&T caps your mobile data no matter what you’re using it for — but for some reason the company has long insisted you shouldn’t use it for making video calls over the network. That’ll change by year’s end. [Gizmodo]
- MacBook Air inventory dipping… sign of new Haswell models to come?
Intel is getting ready to launch its Haswell processors, Apple’s WWDC is coming up soon, and stores are running out of inventory of MacBook Air laptops. Coincidence? Maybe. [Apple Insider]