How To Locate Tech Companies Profiled in AARP The Magazine

AARP The Magazine (Dec, 2016, page 36), the world’s largest circulation publication with more than 47 million readers, listed the top 20 tech gifts to simplify your life.  This directory with links to the companies profiled in AARP The Magazine’s tech special boasts their top tech gadgets.  Tech Special, 20 New Gadgets To Simplify Your Life (Dec/Jan, page 36) lists amazing ‘organize and make more memories’ tech gifts, and includes “converting old photos to digital files.”


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Collage.com –  Custom photo gifting ordered online, from fleece photo blankets, t-shirts, photo books and gallery-wrap canvases. Follow on Twitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AARP The Magazine: Tech Special, 20 New Gadgets To Simplify Your Life

AARP The Magazine (Dec, 2016, page 36), the world’s largest circulation publication with more than 47 million readers, just profiled ScanMyPhotos.com 

 

Simplify your life and revisit decades of nostalgic photo memories. How to easily digitize your pictures

“For large [photo scanning] orders, try ScanMyPhotos.com. Tech Gifts To Simplify Your Life

Tech Special, 20 New Gadgets To Simplify Your Life (Dec/Jan, page 36) lists amazing ‘organize and make more memories’ tech gifts, and includes “converting old photos to digital files.”

 

Background: The average family has 5,500 analog photo snapshots to digitally preserve, and for larger orders, at a few cents each, try ScanMyPhotos.com with free 3-way S/H and returned in days.

 

Many popular add-on features are available to enhance your order, including instant cloud storage uploading, flash drives and super high resolution 600 dpi scanning.

 

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Inc Magazine: ‘Shift From Traditional Pricing,’ Profile on ScanMyPhotos.com

“Think You Know What To Charge Your Customers?” 

3 Old-School Pricing Techniques That Still Work Today The rules of what to charge customers are changing--but these tried-and-true methods aren't going anywhere anytime soon.

Inc. Magazine (Dec/Jan) profiles ScanMyPhotos.com

Inc. Magazine, which recently celebrated its 35th anniversary as the gathering place for innovative business leaders, profiled the international photo scanning ecommerce company, ScanMyPhotos.com in its Dec/Jan, 2017 edition. ‘The magazine for growing companies,’ published a feature story (page 44-45) on the changing rules for pricing products and what to charge your customers.

 

 

 

 

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Traditional Pricing Strategies: Do they Work? 

 

Mitch Goldstone, co-founder and CEO of ScanMYPhotos.com, in Irvine, California started his service on a pay-per-photo basis, which offered little value for either party.  

 

 

“We’d get mailed several thousand images per order; individual pricing wasn’t cost-effective.  So we switched to prepaid boxes–the price included scanning and shipping–that could hold 1,800 photos.”  Freed from counting, customers began sending multiple boxes per order.  “Our extreme simplification of pricing has been enormously successful,” Goldstone said.

 

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Bring Your Vintage Photos to Life with Vivid-Pix Restore

We’re always on the hunt for awesome photo technology—whether it’s the latest iPhone app or Instagram feature. This week, we had the chance to review Vivid-Pix’s RESTORE software and were amazed at how this easy-to-use program can bring your vintage photos to life.

 

Who is Vivid-Pix?

 

The idea for Vivid-Pix started five years ago after the founders came back from a vacation and were dissatisfied with the pictures captured during a scuba diving trip. Every photo looked dull in shades of gray and blue—nothing like the vibrant underwater adventure that was witnessed firsthand. To help bring these photos—and eventually others like them—to life, Vivid-Pix was born.

 

There are three products the company offers:

 

 

While all three products have their merits, RESTORE is the one that enhances old photos so this review is centered on that particular software.

 

To test the product, I decided to use my recently scanned family photos as a guinea pig.

 

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Apple’s New Hidden Gem: iOS 10 Automatically Organizes Photos by Person

iOS10The last estimated count of stored digital photos in existence was 4.9 trillion in 2014. It was also projected that by 2017, this number will jump up to 4.9 trillion1.

 

So, yes, digital clutter is a very real phenomenon. Since the popularity of digital cameras, and now our phone’s ability to take a seemingly endless amount of photos wherever we are, the amount of digital photo clutter is only going to continue to increase.

 

But with the new release of Apple’s iOS 10, organizing digital photos just got a whole lot easier.

 

Facial recognition technology

 

Anyone who’s updated to the new iOS 10 platform on their iPhone is in for a treat. In addition to a newly designed Music app and Autocorrect’s new ability to give contextual predictions, your iPhone is also ready to help you better organize your digital photos.

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